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Heat wave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

U.S. heat wave begins with utility worker ‘army’ on, outdoor races off

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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert NEW YORK (Reuters) – A third of the U.S. population was under excessive heat warnings on Friday through the weekend as a Read More

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future. FILE PHOTO: U.S President Donald Trump is greeted by Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, as Read More

Bills targeting China’s Huawei introduced in Congress

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump’s easing of curbs on the Chinese firm. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, Read More

Bills targeting China’s Huawei introduced in U.S. Congress

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump’s easing of curbs on the Chinese firm. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, Read More

How lithium-rich Chile botched a plan to attract battery makers

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – In March 2018, the Chilean government unveiled big news: Corporate investors, including South Korean electronics giant Samsung, would build three factories in Chile to produce battery parts for electric vehicles. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the brine pools of SQM lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama desert Read More

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources familiar with the discussions said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S President Donald Trump Read More

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China – sources

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October federal election, given increasingly strained relations with Beijing, say three well-placed sources. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More

EIA: Growth in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale, tight gas production leads to LNG exports

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7/12/2019 WASHINGTON, DC — Argentina’s domestic natural gas production has been rising steadily in the past three years, largely because of increasing production from the Neuquén basin’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas play. Production from Vaca Muerta surpassed 1.0 Bcfd in December 2018. As production has grown, Argentina has resumed exporting natural gas by Read More

Growth in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas production leads to LNG exports

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July 12, 2019 Argentina’s domestic natural gas production has been rising steadily in the past three years, largely because of increasing production from the Neuquén Basin’s Vaca Muerta shale and tight gas play. Production from Vaca Muerta surpassed 1.0 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in December 2018. As production has grown, Argentina has resumed Read More