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CORRECTED-UPDATE 4-Trump pulling U.S. out of U.N. arms treaty, heeding NRA

President Donald Trump told the National Rifle Association on Friday he was pulling the United States out of an international arms treaty signed in 2013 by then-President Barack Obama but opposed by the NRA and other conservative groups. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/KmU6P9FP1-c/corrected-update-4-trump-pulling-u-s-out-of-u-n-arms-treaty-heeding-nra-idUSL1N2280UT

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Tesla’s Musk agrees to new vetting rules for tweets in SEC deal

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a dispute over his use of Twitter, agreeing to submit his public statements about the company’s finances and other topics to vetting by its legal counsel, according to a court filing on Friday. JEFFREY LIPTON in […]

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UPDATE 2-Tesla’s Musk agrees to new vetting rules for tweets in SEC deal

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a dispute over his use of Twitter, agreeing to submit his public statements about the company’s finances and other topics to vetting by its legal counsel, according to a court filing on Friday. JEFFREY LIPTON in […]

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Bayer says non-executive directors back management board

Bayer said on Saturday its non-executive supervisory board unanimously expressed its confidence in the board of management, which was given a vote of disapproval from shareholders at Friday’s annual general meeting. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/_-KJ1KiqVD0/bayer-says-non-executive-directors-back-management-board-idUSKCN1S22FK

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Brazil’s Petrobras to sell 8 refineries, gas station chain-filing

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras said on Friday its board had approved a plan to sell eight refineries in Brazil, including its large, recently built Abreu e Lima unit, according to a securities filing. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/rjBIaJlwaGo/brazils-petrobras-to-sell-8-refineries-gas-station-chain-filing-idUSE6N1XN05G

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Toyota abandons plan to install U.S connected vehicle tech by 2021

Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it was halting plans to install Dedicated Short-Range Communications technology on U.S. vehicles aimed at letting cars and trucks communicate with one another to avoid collisions. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/jFe2StEjS2Q/toyota-abandons-plan-to-install-u-s-connected-vehicle-tech-by-2021-idUSKCN1S2252

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UPDATE 1-Toyota abandons plan to install U.S connected vehicle tech by 2021

Toyota Motor Corp said on Friday it was halting plans to install Dedicated Short-Range Communications technology on U.S. vehicles aimed at letting cars and trucks communicate with one another to avoid collisions. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/xpu7TK0txtc/update-1-toyota-abandons-plan-to-install-u-s-connected-vehicle-tech-by-2021-idUSL1N2281KH