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BRIEF-Melia Hotels says owns no Cuba assets subject to potential U.S. lawsuits
April 18 (Reuters) - Melia Hotels International SA :
Trump's Cuba hawks try to squeeze Havana over Venezuela role
MIAMI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new sanctions and other punitive measures on Cuba and Venezuela, seeking to ratchet up U.S. pressure on Havana to end its support for Venezuela's socialist president, Nicolas Maduro.
Bank of Canada to hold rates until at least early 2020: Reuters Poll
BENGALURU (Reuters) - The Bank of Canada is expected to hold policy steady for the rest of this year, with calls for the next hike in early 2020 resting on a knife's edge, a Reuters poll showed, the latest dulling of rate expectations for a major central bank.
U.S. Energy Secretary Perry planning to leave Trump administration: Bloomberg
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is planning to leave the Trump administration and is finalizing the terms and timing of his departure, a Bloomberg reporter, citing two people familiar with his plans, said on Twitter on Wednesday.
EXPLAINER-Trump allows lawsuits over Cuba confiscated property: What you need to know
HAVANA, April 17 (Reuters) - The Trump administration announced on Wednesday it was allowing U.S. citizens to file lawsuits against both Cuban entities and foreign companies over property seized and used following Fidel Castro's 1959 revolution.
Canopy Growth nearing deal to buy U.S.-based pot company Acreage Holdings: source
(Reuters) - Canadian marijuana producer Canopy Growth Corp is close to a deal to buy U.S.-based pot firm Acreage Holdings, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
Trump team readies PR offensive on North America trade deal's economic effects
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is readying a public relations offensive over the economic impact of its new North American trade deal to counter a crucial report expected on Thursday that economists see as likely to show minimal gains at best.
UPDATE 3-Conservative victory in Canada's Alberta may spell trouble for Trudeau
Calgary, Alberta, April 17 (Reuters) - The landslide election win of a right-leaning, pro-energy industry party in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta signals momentum may be building against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau months ahead of a federal election in October.
UPDATE 3-Canada transport minister wants simulator training for 737 MAX fix
MONTREAL, April 17 (Reuters) - Canada called on Wednesday for pilots to receive simulator training for new Boeing 737 MAX software, rather than computer courses, going a step beyond proposals by U.S. regulators and opening the door to disagreement over measures to end a global grounding of the jets after two fatal crashes.
Sherritt sees no impact as Trump lifts ban on lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba
(Reuters) - Sherritt International Corp will not be materially impacted by the Trump administration's decision to allow lawsuits in U.S. courts against foreign firms in Cuba, the Canadian mining firm said on Wednesday.
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