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Pence, Giuliani will not cooperate in U.S. House impeachment inquiry

Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump and former mayor of New York City, applauds Vice President Mike Pence with White House chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow at a signing ceremony for the "Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act" in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival.  Full Article 

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U.S. chipmaker Broadcom told to stop exclusivity deals till EU probe ends

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to three years while EU antitrust enforcers investigate whether these agreements are aimed at thwarting rivals.  Full Article 

A man holds a Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller spray containing glyphosate in a garden in Bordeaux, France, June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Bayer expects significant surge in number of U.S. glyphosate cases

Bayer expects the number of claims in the United States related to Roundup herbicide to have surged in the third quarter, as the German drugs and pesticides maker tries to reach a settlement after earlier court rulings against it.  Full Article 

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U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive.

Pence, Giuliani will not cooperate in U.S. House impeachment inquiry

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president.

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Barnes & Noble cafe managers lose overtime class certification bid

A federal judge on Tuesday declined to certify a nationwide class of former Barnes & Noble Inc cafe managers who claimed the bookstore operator for nearly three years failed to properly pay them overtime.  Read more 

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Oracle shareholders claim coverup as Ellison, Catz balk at discovery

In August, I told you about an extraordinarily unusual recommendation by three Oracle board members who essentially gave a green light to plaintiffs' lawyers to pursue billion-dollar breach-of-duty claims against their colleagues on the Oracle board. Now those same directors – as well as Oracle chair Larry Ellison and CEO Safra Catz – are being accused by shareholders of trying to cover up crucial discovery.

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