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Mahjong, cartoons coming to Tesla car screens in China next year

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> said on Friday it will offer its Chinese customers more video and gaming content next year, marking the first time the automaker will offer internet-connected games in its vehicles. Two video-streaming channels from cartoon-focused Bilibili <BILI.O> and Alibaba-backed <BABA.N> Youku will be added for a total of four. Owners […]

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Blitzing Buttigieg: Democratic U.S. presidential rivals train debate attacks on young mayor

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) – If either Elizabeth Warren or Amy Klobuchar is going to win the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential nomination, they will have to take down Pete Buttigieg to do it. That seemed to be the calculation the two senators made at the debate in Los Angeles on Thursday, when they blasted […]

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China’s tech stocks valuations soar as foreign investors pile in

By Luoyan Liu and John Ruwitch SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Foreign investors are on their longest spell of buying Chinese stocks this year, increasing their bets on the mainland markets as Beijing and Washington prepare to resolve a long-running trade war. That has turned the fortunes around for Chinese technology shares. The sector, which was facing […]

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Factbox: Nestle CEO Mark Schneider’s top deals since his appointment in 2017

(Reuters) – Mark Schneider, Nestle’s <NESN.S> first outside chief executive officer in almost a century, has made big strides in positioning the world’s largest food company for the future with aggressive deal making since taking over in January 2017. He has set a vision on selling premium products in fast growing categories such as pet […]

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Sparks fly as Democrats Warren and Buttigieg spar over wealthy donors

By Tim Reid, Sharon Bernstein and Ginger Gibson LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Billionaires and crystal-studded wine caves became the center of a spat as seven Democratic U.S. presidential contenders squared off in Los Angeles on Thursday for the final televised debate of the year. After a policy-heavy first hour, in which the candidates offered their […]

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India will emerge stronger from economic slowdown, Modi says

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Indian will emerge stronger from an economic slowdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a speech on Friday, reassuring investors about their long-term bets on Asia’s third-biggest economy. India, once the poster child of economic growth in the developing world, grew at the slowest pace in six years during the July-September […]

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Two deals in pocket but no holiday cheer for U.S. trade chief Lighthizer

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was looking forward to some holiday peace and quiet after wrapping up trade deals with the United States’ most important trading partners – China, Mexico, and Canada – last week. Instead, the long-standing member of President Donald Trump’s inner circle who normally eschews public […]

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Almost all of Trump’s TV campaign ads discuss impeachment: report

By Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 99% of U.S. President Donald Trump’s television ads have focused on impeachment this year, according to an analysis that shows how central the topic has become for his re-election campaign. The anti-impeachment blitz has cost the Trump campaign over $4.4 million for more than 4,500 television ad […]