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Storm Son Tinh kills 20, leaves 16 missing in Vietnam

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HANOI (Reuters) – Tropical storm Son Tinh has killed 20 people, left 16 missing and injured 14 in Vietnam, the country’s rescue committee said on Saturday. Floods triggered by heavy rains hit northern Vietnam after tropical storm Son Tinh made landfall in northern coastal areas on Thursday, while the capital Hanoi was flooded and lashed Read More

Russia teams up with France to deliver aid to Eastern Ghouta – Foreign Ministry

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Russia and France will send a relief convoy to Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, delivering first aid kits and medication to local hospitals, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The distribution of aid will be supervised by Moscow. The two countries will launch a humanitarian project for Syria to provide care and Medicine for people in Eastern Ghouta Read More

Japan Inc to chase casino stakes as key law passes: industry insiders

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese firms are likely to pursue stakes in the country’s first casino resorts, after parliament on Friday enacted a law smoothing the way for large-scale gambling – a business expected to generate billions of dollars in revenue. Japan legalized casinos in 2016 but a further law was needed to lay out specific Read More

U.S. dollar drops, yields rise after Trump comments on Fed policy and tariffs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar weakened, long term Treasury yields rose and stocks closed mostly lower on Friday after President Donald Trump complained again about the greenback’s strength and about Federal Reserve interest rate rises. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 18, Read More

Baytex and Raging River File Joint Management Information Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Strategic Combination

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) (“Baytex“) and Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX) (“Raging River“) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint management information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular“) for their respective special shareholders’ meetings to be held in connection with the proposed strategic Read More

Jones Energy, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer and Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

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AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has hired Mr. Carl F. Giesler, Jr. as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective July 23, 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Giesler served since September 2014 as the Read More

GlaxoSmithKline considers splitting up the group: FT

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(Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK.L) is considering a break-up of the group after investors pressed the company’s board to spin off its consumer division, the Financial Times reported on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo GSK Chairman Philip Read More

Dollar drops on Trump criticism; U.S., Europe stocks tepid

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar weakened on Friday against key world currencies as President Donald Trump complained again about its strength, while U.S. and European stock markets were tepid amid fresh tariff talk and another round of corporate earnings. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Elon Musk crossed a line, analyst says

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Musk’s tweets distract from his mission, says tech analyst The world needs to see the real Elon Musk. “The public perception of Elon Musk more recently is he is thin-skinned and short-tempered,” said tech analyst Gene Munster in an interview with Christine Romans on CNN on Friday. Munster penned an open letter to Musk asking Read More

Nigeria to devise green bond issuance program by end 2018

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LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s debt office will devise a green bond program before the end of 2018 to raise funds for environmental projects, a junior minister for the environment said on Friday. Ibrahim Jibril said the capital market could see issues of around 208 billion naira ($682 million) this year to fund projects to reduce Read More