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Exclusive: Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline – factory sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc nearly produced 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans in the last week of its second quarter, with the final car rolling off the assembly line on Sunday morning, several hours after the midnight goal set by Chief Executive Elon Musk, two workers at the factory told Reuters. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: China shuns U.S. request for talks on airline website dispute over Taiwan

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has rejected U.S. requests for talks over how U.S. airlines and their websites refer to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, according to sources, including a U.S. official, adding to tensions in a relationship already frayed by a major trade dispute. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: Malaysia considering seeking return of Goldman Sachs’ 1MDB fees

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia is considering asking the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) to get Goldman Sachs to return nearly $ 600 million in fees it earned from bonds raised for scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: U.S. may soon claim up to $1.7 billion penalty from China’s ZTE – sources

(Reuters) – The Trump administration may soon claim as much as $ 1.7 billion penalty from ZTE Corp , as it looks to punish and tighten control over the Chinese telecommunications company before allowing it back into business, according to people familiar with the matter. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: Comcast prepares all-cash bid to gate-crash Disney-Fox deal – sources

(Reuters) – U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp is asking investment banks to increase a bridge financing facility by as much as $ 60 billion so it can make an all-cash offer for the media assets that Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has agreed to sell to Walt Disney Co for $ 52 billion, three people familiar(…)

Exclusive: U.S. considers tightening grip on China ties to corporate America

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. government may start scrutinizing informal partnerships between American and Chinese companies in the field of artificial intelligence, threatening practices that have long been considered garden variety development work for technology companies, sources familiar with the discussions said. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: China looks to speed up chip plans as U.S. trade tensions boil – sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is looking to accelerate plans to develop its domestic semiconductor market amid a fierce trade stand-off with the United States and a U.S. ban on sales to Chinese phone maker ZTE that has underscored the country’s reliance on imported chips. Reuters: Business News

Exclusive: James Comey strikes back against 'morally unfit' Donald Trump in scathing interview

In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, former FBI director James Comey calls Donald Trump “morally unfit” to be president. Comey's comments and his new book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,” are fueling a combustible moment in Washington that could become a constitutional crisis.           GANNETT Syndication Service

EXCLUSIVE! All That Glitters Is Sexy, Shimmering GOLD — Check Out This Fire Remix By Ricky Bell & Amy Correa Bell!

Sexy people rubbing their sweaty hot bods up on each other to a perfectly choreographed jam? COUNT US IN!! Ricky Bell (New Edition, Bell Biv Devoe) and his wife Amy Correa Bell gave us the EXCLUSIVE! on their new music video for GOLD Remix — and it’s a temperature raiser! The visual, directed by actress(…)