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Google loses appeal against 2.4 bln-euro EU antitrust ruling

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | Google on Wednesday lost its appeal against a 2.4-billion-euro (2.76 billion U.S. dollars) fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 after it had found the U.S.-based company had indeed broken antitrust laws. The European Union’s (EU) General Court upheld the Commission’s decision that Google breached …

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Richest 1 pct of Americans responsible for inequalities: economist

Paris, France | Xinhua | The indebtedness of the poorest households in the United States was largely financed by the accumulation of savings of the rich, French economic researcher Frederic Cherbonnier said in an article published recently in newspaper Les Echos. The phenomenon locks the American economy in a vicious circle …

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France to restart building nuclear reactors

Paris, France | Xinhua | French President Emmanuel Macron announced Tuesday evening that France will relaunch the construction of nuclear reactors to “guarantee France’s energy independence.” In his address to the nation, Macron said “we will, for the first time in decades, relaunch the construction of nuclear reactors in our country …

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COP26: Call to end War on Mother Nature

Glasgow , Scotland | THE INDEPENDENT | Mother Nature took centre stage as the pivotal UN climate conference reached the halfway point, with millions taking to the streets of the cities around the world with a call to invest in nature-based solutions and a greener approach to farming. Nature is …

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