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Exclusive: T-Mobile, Sprint see U.S. security approval for deal after Huawei concessions – sources

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp expect their merger to be approved by a U.S. national security panel as early as next week, after their respective parent companies said they would consider curbing their use of equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: People Read More

Annova's Texas Brownsville LNG export plant passes environmental test

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(Reuters) – Annova LNG’s proposed Brownsville liquefied natural gas export terminal in Texas took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Friday after staff at the federal energy regulator issued a draft environmental report. In the report, known as an environmental impact statement, staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded construction Read More

U.S. consumer spending strengthening in boost to economy

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer spending gathered momentum in November as households bought furniture, electronics and a range of other goods, which could further allay fears of a significant slowdown in the American economy even as the outlook overseas continued to darken. FILE PHOTO: Durable goods are seen on sale in a store in Los Read More

International Petroleum Corp. and BlackPearl Resources Inc. Announce Closing of Strategic Business Combination and Appointment of Director

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TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corp. (“IPC“) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) and BlackPearl Resources Inc. (“BlackPearl“) (TSX: PXX, Nasdaq Stockholm: PXXS) are pleased to announce the closing today of the strategic business combination of IPC and BlackPearl by way of the previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement“). In connection with Read More

U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures muted

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing applications for jobless benefits tumbled to near a 49-year low last week, which could ease concerns about a slowdown in the labor market and economy. A container ship is shown at port in Long Beach, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake Other data on Thursday showed Read More

Canada warns U.S. not to politicize extradition cases

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize extradition cases, a day after President Donald Trump said he could intervene in the affair of a Chinese executive detained in Canada at Washington’s request. Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Read More

Fed seen slowing, or even stopping, rate hikes next year

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(Reuters) – The Federal Reserve’s plans to continue raising interest rates next year were met with more skepticism on Wall Street on Monday, with futures traders betting on a pause and one major bank partially walking back a hawkish prediction. FILE PHOTO: A cyclist passes the Federal Reserve building in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, Read More

Roger the muscle-bound kangaroo dies aged 12

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Roger the muscle-bound kangaroo, who crushed a metal bin like it was a paper cup, has died at the age of 12. The animal, who was 6ft 7in and weighed 14 stone (89 kilos), became famous in 2015 when a photo of him crushing the bucket went viral. The Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia, Read More

World famous metal bucket crushing kangaroo dies aged 12 (PHOTOS)

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A kick-boxing kangaroo who gained millions of followers after footage of him crushing a metal bucket with his paws went viral in 2015 has passed away. Roger, 12, died of natural causes while sleeping under his “favorite witchetty bush” in the Australian animal sanctuary where he grew up. The buff Alpha kangaroo, who weighed 89 Read More

World famous metal bucket crushing kangroo dies aged 12 (PHOTOS)

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A kick-boxing kangaroo who gained millions of followers after footage of him crushing a metal bucket with his paws went viral in 2015 has passed away. Roger, 12, died of natural causes while sleeping under his “favorite witchetty bush” in the Australian animal sanctuary where he grew up. The buff Alpha kangaroo, who weighed 89 Read More