Now, fruit juice is linked to a higher cancer risk

The research, part of a broader effort carried out in France to investigate links between nutrition and health, is one of the first to find a connection between sweet drinks and cancer.

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Amazon to spend $700 million to train workers in new skills

In the tightest labor market in a half-century, Amazon is competing with other companies to hire the best and brightest and could help sidestep that challenge with a renewed emphasis on training.

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Adani wants to bring in ‘Googles, Amazons of the world’ with Indian data hubs

Gautam Adani is setting his sight on what he believes could become another big money maker

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Jeff Bezos’ Amazon may hit $1 trillion sweet spot again after 7-day streak

Amazon has added about $119 billion in market value since the end of May.

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Vodafone CEO takes $1.6 million bonus cut after share slide

The move heads off a potential showdown with investors at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on July 23. Institutional Shareholder Services, one of the most influential proxy advisers, had recommended that Vodafone sh

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Amazon will co-develop ‘Lord of the Rings’ game with Leyou Inc. has scooped up another piece of entertainment based on “The Lord of the Rings.”

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France to end Homeopathy funding

The Lyon-based company, which competes with Switzerland’s Weleda AG and others in the market for homepathic remedies, has seen its stock price lose about 20% in the past two months amid apprehension over the government’s

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Germany’s Angela Merkel suffers third bout of shaking during ceremony

In subsequent days she also appeared to be fine, joking about the incident. The second incident over a week later, which occurred indoors, she tried to explain as a psychological effect.

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Once little-noticed PhonePe is now emerging as surprise benefit for Walmart post Flipkart acquisition

PhonePe -- which means “on the phone” in Hindi and is pronounced “phone pay” -- has grown into one of India’s leading digital payments companies.

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Trump administration says Huawei still blacklisted, except when it’s not

Like Donald Trump and other high-level U.S. officials, Ross did not specify a time frame or elaborate on what constitutes a national security threat

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Facebook sets goal to double female workforce in five years

Facebook released the new targets alongside its annual diversity report, which details the ethnic and gender breakdown of its workforce.

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Spotify eyes bottom of the pyramid users in India with Spotify Lite app

Spotify’s biggest challenge remains the royalties it pays for music rights, which eat up more than 60% of revenue and are a major source of its losses

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Bitcoin breakout may be ahead as technicals show rally extension

The cryptocurrency broke above its upper band limit for the first time this year in early February, for instance, and reached a fresh yearly high shortly afterward.

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Amazon workers plan Prime Day strike at Minnesota warehouse Inc. warehouse workers in Minnesota plan to strike during the online retailer’s summer sales extravaganza, a sign that labor unrest persists even after the company committed to paying all employees at least $15 a

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India may raise Rs 68,000 crore selling bonds overseas this year

India plans to raise as much as $10 billion from its first overseas sovereign bonds leveraging on the huge appetite for its debt in the foreign market, a top finance ministry official said.

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Modi govt’s $10 billion external borrowing plan lights up market

Bonds rallied on Friday after the government surprised traders by trimming its fiscal deficit target to 3.3% of gross domestic product from 3.4% projected in February.

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Additional petrol, diesel tax unlikely to stoke inflation much

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s decision Friday to increase federal taxes on transport fuels by 2 rupees a litre will have an impact of less than 10 basis points on headline inflation.

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Tata settles $7.3 billion of dues to complete sale of mobile business to Bharti Airtel

India’s Tata Group paid lenders and the government about 500 billion rupees ($7.3 billion) to help complete the sale of its mobile-phone services business to Bharti Airtel Ltd., a deal that was announced almost two years ag

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra has a new challenger — a skeptical Indian govt

Both the government and the central bank have virtually outlawed cryptocurrencies after it barred banks from dealing in them.

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What is keeping Apple from dying? Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates makes big revelations

Gates spoke of Jobs, the Apple Inc. co-founder and chief executive officer who died of pancreatic cancer in 2011, in a segment on leadership to be broadcast Sunday on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS.”

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Indo-Thai, Bhai Bhai! More Indians now visiting Thailand as Chinese tourists shun ‘land of smiles’

What’s happening to Thai tourism could prove a canary in the coal mine for the leisure sector in other Asian economies as China matures and a new India emerges.

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Deutsche Bank’s $8 billion overall includes exit from global equities

About 74 billion euros of risk-weighted assets will become part of a new non-core unit and the lender’s capital buffer will be reduced as part of the plan, which will avoid tapping shareholders.

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Europe weighs next move on Iran after Uranium enrichment breach

Iran’s Sunday announcement kept the pressure on Europe to help ease the impact of crippling U.S. sanctions imposed after President Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement a year ago.

Iran threatened 60 days ago to abandon some of its commitments under the deal if Europe didn’t meet a July 7 deadline to relieve sanctions that include penalties for buying Iranian oil. (AP Photo/ File) News

Christine Lagarde must shift ECB policy, German ruling party head says

A spokesman for AKK, as she is widely known in Germany, later clarified her remarks to say she expects Lagarde to cautiously adjust policy as the ECB strives to achieve price stability so it can move away from ultra-low inter

Lagarde, who currently heads the International Monetary Fund, was nominated earlier this week by the European Council to lead the ECB in Frankfurt. (Reuters photo) News

Kamala Harris’s $100 billion plans aims to help black families buy homes

Speaking at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on Saturday, Harris said the program would help with down payments and other costs associated with purchasing homes.

Harris has previously laid out proposals to offer relief for renters and working families. (Bloomberg photo) News

Economic Survey 2019: Political stability fuels economy’s rebound; to push animal spirits

Economic Survey 2019: Real gross domestic product growth for the fiscal year started April 1 is projected at 7%, the Finance Ministry said in its annual Economic Survey report.

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