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Motor racing: Alonso staying at McLaren in 2018
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Double world champion Fernando Alonso will stay with McLaren in 2018, the team said on Thursday in a long-expected announcement that finally ended one of the sagas of the Formula One season.
FIFA to look into changing nationality rules
ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA is considering an overhaul of the rules which govern players’ eligibility for national teams, including a proposal which would allow them to switch allegiance in certain circumstances.
Micro-investing app Stash to launch bank accounts
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Stash, a New York-based startup that lets individuals make micro-investments through a mobile app, will launch free bank accounts aimed at low-income U.S. consumers.
Airbus CSeries deal unlikely to spur quick boost in sales: Air Lease CEO
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Airbus SE's deal with Bombardier
boosts confidence in the CSeries jet program but may not spur many new sales until it is finalized and a U.S. trade dispute is resolved, the head of a major aircraft leasing firm said on Thursday.
Stocks end flat, U.S. Treasury yields fall after Powell report
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets were flat on Thursday as a report on President Donald Trump's possible selection to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve pushed Wall Street to the plus side and sent U.S. Treasury yields lower.
FOREX-Euro hits 6-day high as U.S. yields fall; kiwi drops most in a year
NEW YORK, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The euro climbed to the highest in nearly a week on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields fell, pulling back from a two-year high, with the dollar weakening further late in the day on a report that President Donald Trump was leaning toward Jerome Powell as the next chair of the Federal Reserve.
U.S. lawmakers want crackdown on Facebook, Twitter political ads
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers, alarmed that foreign entities used the internet to influence last year's election, introduced legislation on Thursday to extend rules governing political advertising on television, print and radio to also cover social media like Facebook Inc
UPDATE 2-No EU unity for Russia Nord Stream 2 talks -Juncker
BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The European Commission on Thursday said that despite a lack of unity among member states over Russia's plans for a new gas pipeline to Germany, it would press ahead to seek support for talks with Russia on its objections.
Motor racing: Hartley calls on his old mates for advice
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - New Zealander Brendon Hartley has been grilling fellow-Antipodeans Mark Webber and Daniel Ricciardo for all the information he can get as he prepares for his Formula One debut in Texas on Sunday.
Facebook to launch news subscription feature, some big names opt out
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc
said on Thursday it has signed up 10 news publishers including the Washington Post and The Economist to take part in a trial that gives its mobile app users access to a limited number of articles a month and then the option to subscribe via the publishers' own websites.
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