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Saudi Arabia must OK nonproliferation standard - U.S. energy secretary
WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia must commit to a broad international monitoring program of nuclear power facilities if it develops nuclear power reactors with technology from the United States, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told lawmakers on Tuesday.
Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central bank said on Tuesday.
Canada's farm labor shortage is costing billions and expected to rise: report
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's farm labor deficit is expected to double by 2029 to 123,000 workers, or one in three jobs, as shortages continue to hit the sector's bottom line, the Canadian Agriculture Human Resource Council said on Tuesday.
Rain gives Canadian farmers relief for now from three-year drought
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - With drought turning Chad Ross's pastures brown, the Saskatchewan rancher sent 140 head of cattle to slaughter earlier than usual this spring, as the Canadian Prairies' three-year drought made them too expensive to feed.
Facebook expands rules on political ads to Canada and Ukraine
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Tuesday added Canada and Ukraine to the list of countries where advertisers looking to run political ads on its platform must first verify their identity and disclose who paid for the ads.
Refurbishing Prince Harry and wife Meghan's home cost $3 million
LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of renovating Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's new home was $3 million, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday as it detailed how the royal family had spent money provided by taxpayers.
Democracy falls short for people around the world: survey
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Only half of the world's population thinks their country is democratic, a survey published on Tuesday found, with many Western Europeans viewing banks and social media as threats to democracy.
Democracy falls short for people around the world - survey
BRUSSELS, June 25 (Reuters) - Only half of the world's population thinks their country is democratic, a survey published on Tuesday found, with many Western Europeans viewing banks and social media as threats to democracy.
Lawyers for Huawei CFO urge Canada to withdraw extradition proceedings
(Reuters) - Lawyers for Huawei's chief financial officer urged Canada's justice minister on Monday to withdraw extradition proceedings against Meng Wanzhou, who has been detained in Vancouver since December on U.S. fraud charges.
Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan
TORONTO (Reuters) - A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, as part of a 1,500-page master plan released on Monday.
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