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Super Blood Wolf Moon: Your essential guide to rare lunar event

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Stargazers are in for an epic astronomical treat this weekend, when three cosmic elements merge to create a ‘super blood wolf moon’, something that’s only going to happen three times this century. Here’s RT’s guide to the rare lunar event. Why all these names A ‘wolf moon’ is the name given for a full moon Read More

Explainer: How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a bench painted in the colours of the U.S. flag outside a clothing store in Beijing, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter Read More

Granite Oil Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

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NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GRANITE OIL CORP. (“Granite” or the “Company”) (TSX: GXO) (OTCQX: GXOCF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of Read More

Wall Street extends rally on U.S.-China trade optimism

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, helping Wall Street’s major indexes advance for the fourth consecutive week, as increased hopes the United States and China would resolve their trade dispute lifted shares across sectors. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Child drag queen poses next to almost-naked adult counterpart, but mother says boy not sexualized

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A photo showing a 10-year-old Canadian drag queen posing next to a half-naked adult performer sparked outrage online. But the boy’s mother thinks it’s all OK and the child is not overtly sexualized. The world of drag queens – male performers taking on exaggeratedly female personas and taking to the stage – may seem like Read More

Hitachi debacle strengthens Franco-Chinese hand in UK nuclear

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PARIS (Reuters) – Hitachi’s decision to freeze its $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain strengthens the hand of France’s EDF (EDF.PA) and its Chinese partner in talks with the government on how to finance new reactors. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers are seen beside one of two ‘nuclear islands’ at the Hinkley Point C nuclear Read More

Banca Carige questions Fitch's downgrade

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FILE PHOTO: he logo of Carige bank is seen in Rome, Italy, April 9 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi MILAN (Reuters) – Banca Carige (CRGI.MI) on Thursday challenged a downgrade by ratings agency Fitch, saying it reserved the right to ask authorities to look into the “anomalous” move. Earlier on Thursday Fitch downgraded Italy’s 10th largest lender Read More

Heavy snow traps dozens of nuns in Alpine monastery

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Dozens of Catholic nuns have been cut off from the world for days after heavy snowfall left them trapped in their Alpine monastery. Authorities in Austria have deployed heavy equipment to clear the snow and fallen trees that were blocking roads to the Marienparadies cloister, which is run by the Sisters of Bethlehem order. Despite Read More