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Integration call or stigmatization? Austria’s ‘10 commandments of immigration’ prompts DEBATE

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The so-called ‘10 commandments of immigration,’ a set of vague rules for migrants tabled by an anti-immigration politician in Lower Austria, has provoked heated debate. RT has heard from both sides. The 10 rules for immigrants, unveiled by Austrian FPO politician Gottfried Waldhaeusl this week, are ranging from “learning German” to the vague “show gratitude Read More

Cheap ‘shots’ & attacks at light speed: Why laser weaponry is a trend for 21st century

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Lasers are commonly seen as a ‘weapon of the future’ – and that future is already here as they are making it into the military. Laser systems have unique properties, opening new ways of waging warfare, RT’s military analyst says. Laser weaponry “will largely define” the combat potential of the Russian armed forces “throughout the Read More

Wall St. falls as trade anxieties spike

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street ended lower on Friday as continuing trade tensions pulled industrial and tech shares down, and the Dow capped a fourth straight week of losses in its longest weekly losing streak in three years. While all three major U.S. indexes struggled for direction for much of the session, they turned Read More

Wall Street mixed as strong consumer data dampened by trade jitters

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

Tankers sought to store abundant LNG as traders wait for better prices

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By Anna Shiryaevskaya on 5/17/2019 Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard’s 270,000 cbm LNG carrier design. Photo: DNV GL. LONDON (Bloomberg) — A long-established practice in oil trading, the complexity and cost of keeping natural gas in liquid form on ships for extended periods meant it wasn’t widely used until last fall, in anticipation of a surge in Chinese Read More

Starbucks’ China rival Luckin serves up a hot debut

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(Reuters) – Shares of China’s Luckin Coffee Inc surged 47% in their market debut on Friday, indicating strong investor demand for the self-declared challenger to Starbucks Corp in the Asian country. A screen welcomes Luckin Coffee during the company’s IPO at the Nasdaq Market site in Times Square in New York, U.S., May 17, 2019. Read More

EU wheat in good shape after rain eases concerns over dry spring

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HAMBURG (Reuters) – Welcome rain in the four largest European Union wheat producers raised hopes for a good harvest this summer after a dry spring sparked fears of a repeat of last year’s drought-damaged crop, experts said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A field of unharvested wheat is seen in Remouille, western France, July 6, 2017. Read More

LNG players weigh ship-storage gambit that backfired last winter

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By Anna Shiryaevskaya on 5/17/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — With so much cheap liquefied natural gas around, traders are again looking at tankers to store the fuel in the hope of better prices. A long-established practice in oil trading, the complexity and cost of keeping natural gas in liquid form on ships for extended periods meant Read More

NATO-led airstrike reportedly kills 17 Afghan police officers ‘by mistake’

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An airstrike by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission reportedly killed 17 police officers in Afghanistan on Thursday, injuring a dozen others in a ‘mistake’ during fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban. The strike was conducted as Afghan police were fighting the Taliban outside Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province, with Afghan officials describing the Read More