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Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded lagoon city

12 November[ —]

Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded lagoon cityTourists and Venetians alike donned high boots and took to strategically placed raised walkways on Tuesday to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city. Venice's tide forecast office said the water level peaked at 1.27 meters (about 4 feet 3 inches) Tuesday morning but warned that an even higher tide was forecast for after nightfall. Sirens warned people in Venice of the rising water, and as a precaution, authorities closed nursery schools.



New York City beats Tokyo to become world's most innovative city

12 November[ —]

New York City beats Tokyo to become world's most innovative cityNew York took first place in a list of the world's most innovative cities on Tuesday, with the United States performing strongly for its embrace of smart technology and start-ups. Japan's Tokyo - last year's winner - and the British capital London took second and third places in the Innovation Cities Index, with the U.S. cities of Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston also making the top 10. "What really surprised us this year was a United States bounce-back at the top of the league," said Christopher Hire, director of commercial data provider 2thinknow, which publishes the annual ranking of 500 cities.



Disney+ faces glitches on launch day

12 November[ —]

Disney+ faces glitches on launch dayWhile trying to access the service, users were greeted by an image of "Mickey Mouse" on a blue screen, with a message asking them to exit the app and try again. Disney did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.



UPDATE 1-Bolivia seeks new leader as Morales heads to Mexico for refuge

12 November[ —]

UPDATE 1-Bolivia seeks new leader as Morales heads to Mexico for refugeBolivia's former leader Evo Morales was heading to Mexico to seek asylum on Tuesday as security forces sought to quell violence over the long-serving leftist's resignation and lawmakers jostled to establish an interim replacement. Morales, who quit after weeks of protests over a disputed October election, flew in a Mexican Air Force airplane from the town of Chimore, a stronghold where Bolivia's first indigenous president had retreated to as his 14-year rule imploded. The plane stopped in Paraguay to refuel, before flying on to Mexico where it was due to arrive around 11 a.m. local time (1700 GMT).



Warren proposes 'corporate perjury' law related to industry-funded research

12 November[ —]

Warren proposes 'corporate perjury' law related to industry-funded researchU.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed a new "corporate perjury" law that she would pursue if elected to the White House, inspired by Exxon Mobil Corp's failure to share accurate climate change research with government regulators. Warren said companies and executives could face criminal liability for false information they knowingly provide to U.S. agencies, leading to up to $250,000 in fines or jail time. "No one would be liable for mistakes, for submitting research in good faith that turns out to be wrong, or for raising honest disagreements," Warren wrote on the website Medium.



US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open flat as focus shifts to Trump speech

12 November[ —]

US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open flat as focus shifts to Trump speechWall Street was set to open flat on Tuesday, as investors looked forward to a speech by President Donald Trump later in the day for clarity on U.S.-China trade relations. Hopes of a resolution to the 16-month long tariff war and a strong corporate earnings season have pushed Wall Street to record highs this month.



COLUMN-Oil price risks shift to the upside, funds continue buying: Kemp

12 November[ —]

COLUMN-Oil price risks shift to the upside, funds continue buying: KempHedge funds continued to buy oil derivatives last week, anticipating the oil market has entered an upward price cycle as the global economy steadies and the surge in shale production fades. Hedge funds and other money managers purchased the equivalent of 26 million barrels of futures and options in the six major petroleum contracts in the week to Nov. 5 (https://tmsnrt.rs/2X5HQQs). Fund managers were buyers of ICE Brent (+28 million barrels), NYMEX and ICE WTI (+14 million) and U.S. gasoline (+4 million), while selling some U.S. heating oil (-8 million) and European gasoil (-12 million).



Warren proposes 'corporate perjury' law related to industry-funded research

12 November[ —]

Warren proposes 'corporate perjury' law related to industry-funded researchU.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday proposed a new "corporate perjury" law that she would pursue if elected to the White House, inspired by Exxon Mobil Corp's failure to share accurate climate change research with government regulators. Warren said companies and executives could face criminal liability for false information they knowingly provide to U.S. agencies, leading to up to $250,000 in fines or jail time. "But where companies engage in egregious and intentional efforts to mislead agencies in an effort to prevent our government from understanding and acting on facts, they will face criminal liability," she added.



Denmark starts border checks at crossings to Sweden

12 November[ —]

Denmark starts border checks at crossings to SwedenDanish police have begun carrying out border checks at Denmark's crossings with Sweden after a series of shootings and explosions around Copenhagen that Danish authorities say were carried out by people from Sweden. The controls are also being carried out at ferry ports.



GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb, investors seek enlightenment from Trump on trade

12 November[ —]

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks climb, investors seek enlightenment from Trump on tradeWorld shares and benchmark government bond yields inched higher on Tuesday, as investors awaited a speech by U.S. President Donald Trump on U.S. trade policy and an inevitable maelstrom of headlines. Firstly, that there would be reassurances that China talks were progressing, and secondly, that there would be a nod to overnight reports that a decision on European car tariffs would be delayed for another 6 months. Trade-sensitive chipmakers helped pushed Europe's STOXX 600 up 0.4% and U.S counterparts including Micron Technology, Nvidia and NXP rose between 0.6% and 0.9% in premarket New York trading.



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