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Adani Enterprises could wait up to two years for Carmichael mine approval

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Adani Enterprises might have to wait up to two years to get two environmental approvals to start construction at its controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, a Queensland government official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Indian billionaire Gautam Adani speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office in the western Read More

U.S.-China trade hopes extend equity surge; central banks supportive

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks hit a four-month high on Wednesday on hopes of progress in trade talks between the United States and China, with a dovish backdrop at major central banks also helping push markets back into the black. People stand and sit outside the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square, London, Britain August Read More

Coups are peace, censorship is trust, intolerance is love: 3 Orwellian slogans Western leaders adore

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Exactly 70 years after George Orwell’s 1984 came out, most fancy themselves smart to totalitarian doublespeak. But perverse lies need no torchlight or mass rallies, just a tailored suit, complacent media and a docile populace. We know this, yet hear them so often that they become background noise, and even if they come from the Read More

Asian millers turn to Argentina for wheat as drought hits Australian output

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(Reuters) – Asian wheat millers are snapping up cargoes of the grain from Argentina to arrive in the first-half of the year, typically peak-export season for traditional supplier Australia where a second year of drought is hitting production. FILE PHOTO – A combine harvester is used to harvest wheat in a field in the village Read More

Wall Street rises modestly on Walmart bump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained ground on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed in Washington. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. equity indexes closed higher, Read More

Wall Street ekes out gains on upbeat Walmart results

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained modestly on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. equity indexes edged higher, with the Read More

Honeywell-Pratt venture protests U.S. Army's contract to GE

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FILE PHOTO: A logo of Honeywell is pictured on their booth during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland, May 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (Reuters) – A joint venture of Honeywell International Inc and Pratt & Whitney on Tuesday protested the U.S. Army’s decision to award General Electric Co a contract Read More

British start-up breeds high performance bugs for animal feed

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LONDON (Reuters) – After centuries of selective breeding of animals and plants to maximize yields in agriculture, bugs are getting the same treatment, as demand for insect protein grows. British start-up Beta Bugs is breeding high performance strains of black soldier fly for the insect feed sector, and is selecting traits like growth rate, protein Read More

Fashion icon and Chanel boss Karl Lagerfeld dies

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Fashion icon and Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85, a source at the French fashion house said. Chanel’s creative director died on Tuesday morning at the American Hospital just outside Paris after being admitted the day before, French celebrity website Pure People reported. His death came just over a Read More

Documentary about dark-skinned ‘first Swedes’ sparks horror on Twitter

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An ad for an upcoming documentary about ‘The First Swedes,’ who were dark-skinned and blue eyed, has prompted fear and denial on Twitter. The series will start to air on Swedish television this Wednesday, and when channel SVT began promoting it last week, some people reacted on social media with disbelief and anger. The documentary Read More