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Democratic ‘climate change candidate’ outlines plan to wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. A passerby walks past in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, May Read More

Trump: If it was up to John Bolton we’d be fighting WHOLE WORLD at once

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Donald Trump has confirmed that his top foreign policy adviser wants to embroil the US in multiple international conflicts. But the US president insists he retains final say on whether American missiles are to fly into Iran. In a sit-down Meet the Press interview broadcast Sunday, host Chuck Todd asked Trump if he was “being Read More

Iran will add to its ‘collection of downed drones’ if US border violations continue – IRGC commander

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Shooting down a US drone was a ‘natural response’ by Iran when its airspace was violated, a high-ranking Revolutionary Guard commander said, adding that any further aggressive acts by the Americans would be tackled the same way. “We possess a collection of US drones, which is proof that the US has violated Iran’s airspace, and Read More

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. The S&P 500 closed at a record high on Read More

Four U.S. states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, in Read More

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means

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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was “close” to its inflation target and three others warning the weak price increases posed major risks the Fed may need to attack with lower interest rates. FILE Read More

Wall St. Week Ahead: Investors eye G20 with hopes for U.S.-China trade detente

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – All eyes will be on U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping next week as investors are desperate for any signs of a thaw in U.S.-China relations even if it shifts expectations for much awaited Federal Reserve interest rate cuts. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Read More

Four more states join lawsuit to stop T-Mobile-Sprint deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Four more U.S. states have joined an unusual effort by state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc’s acquisition of Sprint Corp, a New York official said at a court hearing on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A smartphone with Sprint logo are seen in front of a screen projection of T-mobile logo, Read More