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December 7, 2021 By Elizabeth Culliford (Reuters) – Instagram said on Tuesday it will be stricter about the types of content it recommends to teens in the photo-sharing app and will nudge them toward different areas if they dwell on one topic for a long time. In a blog post, the social media service announced […]

December 7, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Microsoft Corp resolving allegations that the company discriminated against non-U.S. citizens in the hiring process. The department said Microsoft asked job applicants for unnecessary immigration documents to prove they could work for the company without needing […]

December 7, 2021 By Andrea Shalal and Ismail Shakil WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top U.S. trade negotiator Katherine Tai emphasized Washington’s focus on addressing excess capacity in the steel and aluminum sectors from “non-market” economies during a meeting with UK trade minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan on Tuesday, her office said. Tai and Trevelyan underscored the “special relationship” […]

December 7, 2021 AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Sebastien Haller kept up his scoring streak to help Ajax Amsterdam end the Champions League group stage with a 100% record as they beat Sporting Lisbon 4-2 at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Tuesday. Haller became only the second player after Cristiano Ronaldo in 2017-18 to score in each […]

December 7, 2021 LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other European leaders agreed with U.S. President Joe Biden on the need for ongoing dialogue with Russia aimed at ending its threatening behaviour towards Ukraine, Johnson’s office said on Tuesday. Biden spoke to Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron […]

December 7, 2021 (Reuters) -Online brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc said on Tuesday it was seeking a termination of the resale of its common shares by certain investors including affiliates of venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Ribbit. Shares in the Menlo Park-based company were up 2.9% at $23.39 in extended trading. Robinhood said it had […]

December 7, 2021 Roy Jones Jr. and James “Lights Out” Toney once met in the ring to determine who was the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. Some 27 years later, Jones and Toney were elected for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame on Tuesday. The duo will be inducted on June 12 […]

December 7, 2021 By Pete Schroeder and Katanga Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top executives from six cryptocurrency firms will on Wednesday tell Congress to tread lightly in imposing new rules on digital assets – or risk sending activity underground or outside the United States. Ahead of a hearing at the U.S. House Financial Services Committee […]

December 7, 2021 (Reuters) – Nestle SA said on Tuesday it had agreed to sell 22.26 million L’Oreal shares to the cosmetics brand for 8.9 billion euros ($10.03 billion). Following the deal, Nestle said it would own 20.1% of L’Oreal. ($1 = 0.8876 euros) (Reporting by Praveen Paramasivam in Bengaluru; Editing by Ramakrishnan M.)

December 7, 2021 By Sarah N. Lynch and Chris Prentice (Reuters) – As the inspector general at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Carl Hoecker leads investigations into wrongdoing by agency staff. In one case, however, it was Hoecker himself who was under an investigation – one that concluded in 2019 with a recommendation that […]

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