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Nine people killed in attack involving female suicide bomber

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At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa. The bomber struck outside a hospital as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting targeting police. The assault in Dera Ismail Khan, Read More

Man thrashed & killed by mob in India over allegedly hunting peacocks

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A man was murdered by a mob in central India after locals suspected him and his associates of killing peacocks. Ten people were booked for murder, while survivors of the hunt face jail for slaying the country’s national birds. The incident occurred outside Lasudiya Atri village located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh Read More

‘Something fishy here’: Putin doesn’t believe UK poisoned Skripals

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Russian President Vladimir Putin doesn’t believe in conspiracy theories that say the British government poisoned former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury. The Skripal affair, which turned relations between the UK and Russia from bad to worse, was brought up by filmmaker Oliver Stone during an interview with Vladimir Putin. Stone Read More

French forests scarred as heatwaves bring bark beetle infestation

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(Reuters) – Long spells of hot, dry weather have brought the worst bark beetle infestation in two decades to eastern France, ruining conifer forests and causing timber prices to plummet as forestry firms fell trees before they are damaged. An employee of the ONF (French national forests office) looks at the trunk of a tree Read More

EIA: Iran drove unplanned OPEC production outage to highest levels since 2015

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7/18/2019 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said unplanned crude oil production outages for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) averaged 2.5 MMbpd in the first half of 2019, the highest six-month average since the end of 2015. EIA estimates that in June, Iran alone accounted for more than 60% (1.7 Read More

Global stocks slip as U.S.-China trade war drags on corporate earnings

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, Read More

Verizon resurrects media business as safe haven on the internet

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New York (Reuters) – Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media’s strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out. The Verizon logo is seen on the side of a truck in New York City, U.S., October 13, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid After Read More

Japanese town celebrates first whale catch of the season

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MINAMIBOSO, Japan (Reuters) – As Misako Komiya watched a crew of men in rubber boots peeling skin and blubber off a whale with long knives, she was already planning how to prepare the five kilos (10 lbs) of meat she intended to buy. Children watch a Baird’s Beaked whale being dragged up to be butchered Read More

China’s debt tops 300% of GDP, constituting 15% of all global debt – report

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A report from the Institute of International Finance (IIF) has shown rising debt levels worldwide. The world’s second-largest economy China’s debt exceeded 303 percent of gross domestic product in the first quarter of the year. Data showed the country’s total corporate, household and government debt rose from 297 percent in the same period a year Read More

Global stocks slide as U.S.-China trade war takes toll on earnings

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global shares slipped on Thursday on growing signs that a trade dispute between the United States and China was taking a toll on corporate earnings, with nerves spreading from Wall Street through Asia to European markets. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Read More