QUITO - Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document.
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios
Google's Chief Executive Sundar Pichai denied reports of efforts to politically bias the company's internet search results, Axios reported on Friday citing a memo.
Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.
Adviser says U.S. close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved
The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday.
U.S. sets November 12 deadline for investors to divest holdings of Rusal, EN+
The U.S. Treasury said on Friday it had extended until Nov. 12 a deadline for investors to divest holdings of debt, equity and other assets in sanctioned Russian companies EN+ and Rusal . A deadline of Oct. 23 remained in force for divesting holdings of Gaz Group , the Treasury said.
FCC chairman ramps up defense of net neutrality repeal
With a federal appeals court preparing to consider the Trump administration's reversal of Obama-era U.S. net neutrality regulations, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is ramping up his defense of the decision.
Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan
A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday and ordered to leave the island after his U.S. passport was annulled, officials said.
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NEW YORK (LPC) - The overwhelming response to the US$13.5bn buyout loan and bond financing for Refinitiv and the similar US$7.6bn debt financing backing Akzo Nobel’s spin-off of its chemicals business looks set to have far-reaching consequences for the debt markets.
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