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Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court
June 28, 2017
The helicopter is reported to have been stolen by a police officer, whose whereabouts are unknown.

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Global businesses dig out from latest cyber attack
June 28, 2017
FRANKFURT/MOSCOW (Reuters) - A major cyber attack, believed to have first struck Ukraine, caused havoc around the world on Wednesday, crippling computers or halting operations at port operator Maersk, a Cadbury chocolate plant in Australia and the property arm of French bank BNP Paribas.
Helicopter attacks Venezuela court, Maduro denounces coup bid
June 28, 2017
CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan police helicopter strafed the Supreme Court and a government ministry on Tuesday, escalating the OPEC nation's political crisis in what President Nicolas Maduro called an attack by "terrorists" seeking a coup.
European Union extends Russia sanctions until Jan 2018
June 28, 2017
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union formally extended its economic sanctions on Russia on Wednesday, a widely expected step that keeps restrictions on business with Russian energy, defense and financial sectors until Jan. 31, 2018.
Syrian Observatory says 30 killed in east Syria air strike
June 28, 2017
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an air strike early on Wednesday killed at least 30 civilians and injured dozens more in a village held by Islamic State in eastern Syria.
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WORLD • Business
Global Firms Work to Contain Fallout From Cyberattack
June 28, 2017
Firms scrambled to cope with fallout from a cyberattack that disrupted computers across Europe and the U.S., as Maersk, the world’s biggest containership operator, shuttering terminals around the world.
Nestlé Plans Share Buyback After Pressure From Third Point
June 28, 2017
Nestlé announced plans to launch a $20.8 billion share buyback, focus its capital spending on categories like coffee and pet care, and look for consumer health care acquisitions, a move that comes after it found itself the target of activist investor Third Point.
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President Trump Is Reportedly Considering Trade Actions Against China Again
June 28, 2017
After growing increasingly frustrated over China's inaction on North Korea and bilateral trade.
This Ukrainian Company Is Likely Behind the Ransomware Wave
June 27, 2017
Hackers allegedly compromised the firm's software updates.
Miranda Kerr Hands Over $8.1 Million in Jewelry Linked to Corruption Case
June 27, 2017
Kerr reportedly received the jewelry as gifts.
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WORLD • Markets
Early movers: GIS, UPS, QCOM, AET, BABA, KBH, V & more
June 28, 2017
Names on the move ahead of the open.
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Post-Draghi surge drives euro to one-year high
June 28, 2017
The euro hit a 10-month high after the ECB chief hinted its days of aggressive stimulus are numbered.
Weaker dollar and stock market jitters drive gold higher
June 28, 2017
Gold prices firmed on Wednesday as the dollar struggled and shares weakened after a vote on U.S. healthcare was postponed.
Oil prices dip ahead of US stockpile data; industry report signals rise in inventories
June 28, 2017
Oil prices came under renewed pressure on Wednesday after an industry report suggested U.S. inventories increased.
European markets move lower; tech and oil stocks weigh; Dialog Semicon slips 3.5%
June 28, 2017
European bourses were lower during early afternoon trade on Wednesday, as technology stocks slumped after weakness seen on Wall Street.
US Treasurys edge lower as bond investors digest Yellen remarks, and look to data
June 28, 2017
U.S. bonds fell, as investors geared up for more economic releases, while digesting recent comments made by Fed members.
Nasdaq futures dragged lower by falling tech stocks
June 28, 2017
U.S. futures pointed to a mixed open, as investors turned their attention to upcoming data releases and tech stocks.
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Daily briefing: Latest global cyber attack, bank stress tests, Trump’s fake magazine cover
June 28, 2017
Experts see ‘WannaCry’ link as new malware attack sweeps globe

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WORLD • Opinion
Who Does Business Represent?
June 28, 2017

On whose behalf do business associations speak? It’s an increasingly urgent question, because while firms have radically changed how they think about themselves, business associations have yet to catch up, and the resulting lag is making capitalism less legitimate in many countries.

PS On Air: Chris Patten on a Life in Global Politics
June 28, 2017

Chris Patten, the last Governor of Hong Kong, discusses his memoir First Confession with Mark Leonard, Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and François Bougon of Le Monde.

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