Shrimp farming is booming in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo, but little of the shellfish is destined for tables in this malnourished nation.
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Hong Kong extradition bill officially killed, but move unlikely to end unrest
Hong Kong's legislature on Wednesday formally withdrew planned legislation that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, but the move was unlikely to end months of unrest as it met just one of five demands of pro-democracy protesters.
Johnson & Johnson CEO testified Baby Powder was safe 13 days before FDA bombshell
Facing off against a plaintiff’s lawyer for the first time about Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, the company’s Chief Executive Alex Gorsky earlier this month insisted that the company’s iconic brand was safe.
China factory production key as Tesla reports third-quarter results
Tesla Inc is conducting trial production runs at its new $2 billion China factory for the past several weeks and will sell some of the first cars from the plant to its employees, sources told Reuters.
Brexit ball back in EU court, offer of three-month delay likely
EU leaders will consider Britain's request for a Brexit delay on Wednesday, and are likely to move quickly to extend the Oct. 31 deadline, with officials expecting a three month postponement that could be cut short if Britain passes legislation sooner.
Global shares hit by tech problems and Brexit snags
World stock markets fell on Wednesday, as hopes faded that a Brexit deal would be wrapped by next week and a profit warning from Texas Instruments pulled down tech shares.
SoftBank clinches WeWork takeover deal, bailing out co-founder
SoftBank Group Corp agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over U.S. office-space sharing startup WeWork on Tuesday, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and paying off its co-founder Adam Neumann to relinquish control.
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