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Hacker claims to have stolen 1 bln records of Chinese citizens from police

A police officer in a protective suit checks on a commuter at a subway station, after the lockdown placed to curb the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak was lifted in Shanghai, China June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register SHANGHAI, July 4 (Reuters) – A hacker has claimed …

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No experience, no resume, you’re hired! Hotels fight for staff

DOHA/LISBON/MADRID, July 4 (Reuters) – Top European hotel chains are hiring workers without experience or even a resume as executives admit years of underpaying staff have come back to bite, leaving them unable to meet post-pandemic travel demand. Thousands of workers left the hospitality industry when international travel shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many …

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Ryanair cabin crew in Spain announce 12 more days of strikes

MADRID, July 2 (Reuters) – Spain-based cabin crew at Ryanair (RYA.I) plan to strike for 12 days this month to demand better working conditions, the USO and SICTPLA unions said on Saturday, raising the prospect of travel chaos as the summer tourist season gets under way. The announcement came on the final day of the …

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German road traffic agency says 59,000 Tesla vehicles have software glitch

FRANKFURT, July 3 (Reuters) – Germany’s road traffic agency said it was recalling Tesla (TSLA.O) models Y and 3 because of a fault in the automatic emergency call system that affects 59,000 vehicles globally. The KBA watchdog said on its website dated June 29 that a software flaw was causing a breakdown of the eCall, …

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India imposes windfall tax on oil producers, fuel exporters

Oil tankers are seen parked at a yard outside a fuel depot on the outskirts of Kolkata February 3, 2015. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register India levies windfall tax of 23,250 rupees/T on oil producers Imposes export tax of 6 rupees/liter on gasoline and jet fuel Imposes 13 …

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Exxon signals operating profits could double over the first quarter

People pump gas at an Exxon gas station in Brooklyn, New York City, US, November 23, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register HOUSTON, July 1 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) on Friday signaled that skyrocketing margins from fuel and crude sales could generate a record quarterly profit, according …

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US West Coast port labor contract expires, raising stakes for talks

LOS ANGELES, July 1 (Reuters) – The union and employers negotiating a new labor contract for more than 22,000 US West Coast port workers said high-stakes talks that are being closely watched by industry and the White House would continue after the agreement expired late on Friday. The agreement covers 29 Pacific Coast ports stretching …

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US regulator bars Freeport LNG plant restart over safety concerns

Smoke billows from the Freeport LNG plant in Quintana, Texas, US, June 8, 2022, in this still image obtained from a social media video on June 9, 2022. Courtesy of Maribel Hill/via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Regulator finds conditions posing public safety risk US set timeline for independent review …

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GM calls off plan to sell India car plant to China’s Great Wall

The new GM logo is seen on the facade of the General Motors headquarters in Detroit, Michigan, US, March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register NEW DELHI/SHANGHAI, July 1 (Reuters) – General Motors (GM) (GM.N) said on Friday it had called off the sale of a shuttered …

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Russia seizes control of Sakhalin gas project, raises stakes with West

Putin signed decree to secure all rights on Thursday Five-page decree follows tightening Western sanctions Move raises risks for Western firms still in Russia Shell was already in talks to sell up Sakhalin stake TOKYO/LONDON, July 1 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has raised the stakes in an economic war with the West and its …

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