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Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale – sources

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(Reuters) – Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc (FIT.N) has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully pivoting from fitness trackers to smartwatches, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The ticker symbol for Fitbit is displayed at the post where it Read More

Even Saudis don’t believe fiction of Iranian attacks on oil plants – Zarif

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Saudi Arabia may have joined the US in blaming Iran for last week’s attack on its oil facilities, but the kingdom’s response clearly shows it doesn’t believe it to be true, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said. “Since the Saudi regime has blamed Iran – baseless as that is – for the attacks Read More

From crickets to insecticides: Effects of Cuba ‘sonic attacks’ caused by anti-Zika fumigation, new study claims

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The droning noises that the US dubbed “sonic attacks” on the unwell diplomats in Havana has previously been attributed to crickets. But the mystery symptoms prompted more studies, with one now pointing to… gases that kill insects. There might be more to the infamous story that caused a diplomatic row between Cuba on one side, Read More

Exclusive: Fitbit considers whether it should explore a sale – sources

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(Reuters) – Wearable device maker Fitbit Inc (FIT.N) has been in talks with an investment bank about the possibility of exploring a sale amid challenges in successfully pivoting from fitness trackers to smartwatches, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The ticker symbol for Fitbit is displayed at the post where it Read More

Oil slips on trade fears but soars in week after Saudi production attacked

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices eased on Friday on renewed concern over the U.S.-China trade war, but futures still posted weekly gains, with Brent marking its biggest weekly increase since January, after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s energy industry last weekend. Brent crude LCOc1 futures fell 12 cents to settle at $64.28 a barrel, Read More

Oil heads for weekly gain of more than 7% after Saudi attacks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices rose about 1% on Friday, with Brent set for its biggest weekly gain since January, lifted by rising Middle East tensions and supply concerns after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s energy industry last weekend. Brent crude LCOc1 futures rose 45 cents, or 0.7%, to $64.85 a barrel by 11:32 Read More

All options on the table against Iran, Saudi envoy to Germany warns

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Riyadh won’t rule out military action after blaming Iran for an attack on one of its oil facilities, Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Germany has hinted. The diplomat doubled down on the accusations against Iran, but offered no evidence. Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud told Germany’s Deutschlandfunk radio that his country is considering a range of Read More

U.S. bankers seize on repo-market stress to push for softer liquidity rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Big U.S. banks are using the recent chaos in short-term funding markets as an opportunity to pressure the Federal Reserve to ease liquidity requirements they have long despised. JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon speaks at the North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) 2019 legislative conference in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jeenah Read More

‘Protect your glass skyscrapers’: Yemen’s Houthis claim to have NEW ATTACK DRONE & threaten UAE with DOZENS OF STRIKES

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to launch attacks on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and its bustling financial center of Abu Dhabi using new drones, after taking credit for a recent attack on Saudi oil facilities. On the heels of a Saudi press conference blaming Tehran for this weekend’s oil field and refinery attacks, a Read More

US believes attacks came from Iran as oil supplies resume

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities originated from inside Iran, according to US media reports. It comes as the Saudi energy minister announced that half of the crude oil production cut after the attack had been restored. The remainder will be fully restored by the end of the month, Read More