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Essential Energy Services Wins Patent Appeal

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CALGARY, Alberta, April 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: ESN) (“Essential”) announces it has won the patent appeal. Essential has been advised that the Federal Court of Appeal (“Appeal Court”) has rendered its decision with regard to the appeal filed by Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. (“Packers Plus” or the “Appellants”) Read More

UPS profit hurt by severe weather, issues disappointing outlook for second quarter; shares sink

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(Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc said it saw signs of softening in the U.S. economy and issued a disappointing second-quarter profit forecast, sending shares down 7 percent even as it promised a strong end to the year. FILE PHOTO: Vehicles of United Parcel Service are seen at the new package sorting and delivery UPS Read More

Biden announces bid to become US president in 2020

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Former US vice president Joe Biden has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election. Launching his campaign for the Democratic nomination, the 76-year-old declared in a video posted on Twitter: “We are in the battle for the soul of this nation. “If we give Donald Trump eight years in the White House, he will Read More

Netflix, streaming services win Oscars cinema rule battle

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(Reuters) – In a win for Netflix, Amazon and other internet streaming services, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted not to change its rules for winning an Oscar, Hollywood’s top prize. FILE PHOTO: The Netflix logo is seen on their office in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Read More

Tesla’s Musk ‘sees merit’ in capital raise, vows profit in third quarter after large loss

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(Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk suggested on Wednesday a capital raise could be imminent, as the electric vehicle maker lost $700 million in the first quarter and predicted a return to profit in the third. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla logo is seen at a groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, Read More

Oxy faces a heavyweight in Anadarko Prize Fight

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By Liam Denning on 4/24/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg Opinion) — Anadarko Petroleum’s executives will be big winners in bidding war. Oh yeah, and the shareholders, too. It’s been a bruising 24 hours for CEO Al Walker and the board. First, it emerged the board had tweaked severance terms in favor of the c-suite just a day Read More

Occidental offers $38 billion for Anadarko, topping Chevron

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil and gas producer Occidental Petroleum Corp on Wednesday started the first takeover battle for a major oil company in years, offering $38 billion, or $57 billion including debt, for Anadarko Petroleum Corp, a bid that topped an offer by Chevron Corp. FILE PHOTO: The Occidental Petroleum Corp headquarters is pictured in Read More

‘Ungrateful’: Fox host Tucker Carlson claims Ilhan Omar is ‘attacking country that took her in’

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Fox News host Tucker Carlson lashed out at Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar for being “ungrateful” and accused her of “spending her life attacking this country” in light of an old tweet by the congresswoman about US action in Somalia. Carlson’s outburst was in reference to a resurfaced tweet of Omar’s from 2017 in which she Read More

Big brands dive into esports to court youth market: Nielsen

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – From snack companies to carmakers, a wide range of brands is trying to reach one of the hottest demographic groups around: esports fans. FILE PHOTO: Esports – ESL One – Dota 2 Major – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – May 26, 2018 General view as fans watch on Action Images via Read More

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised by weak demand. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go for a Read More