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'Massive slap in the face': Activists slam British Museum's ties to BP

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Oil giant BP backed the war in Iraq and its exploits in the nation today are akin to “neocolonialism,” a campaigner told RT after hundreds of protesters came out to denounce a BP-sponsored exhibit at a UK museum. British Petroleum (BP) was “one of the biggest supporters of the Iraq War” as the company saw Read More

Citi to double Brazil commercial bank unit's assets by 2020

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FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc plans to double its Brazilian commercial banking unit’s assets by 2020, thanks to growth in loans to mid-sized companies, department head Antonio Rubens Read More

As Amazon drops New York City project, progressives claim a major coup

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wasted no time on Thursday in calling Amazon’s decision to scrap plans to build a major New York outpost with nearly $3 billion in city and state incentives a big victory for progressive politicians. The democratic socialist congresswoman has become the face of the Democratic Party’s ascendant Read More

U.S. tax refunds down nearly 9 percent vs year ago: IRS data

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The average U.S. tax refund under President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul is down nearly 9 percent so far in this year’s tax filing season, according to Internal Revenue Service data released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The new Form 1040 tax form for individuals, released by U.S. Treasury Department, is shown in this Read More

Amazon to New York City: Fuggedaboutit!

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc will not move forward with plans to build a headquarters in New York after rising opposition from local politicians, the third most-valuable public U.S. company said in on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Read More

Third suspect in Salisbury poisoning 'identified'

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A third suspect linked to the Salisbury poisoning has been named by an investigative website as Denis Sergeev, a high-ranking Russian military intelligence officer. Bellingcat said Mr Sergeev, 45, is a senior member of Russia’s GRU agency who uses the alias Sergey Fedatov. Sky News has independently verified that the name is correct and Sergeev is Read More

Goldman Sachs to boost number of mid-sized corporate clients: CEO

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FILE PHOTO: David M. Solomon, President and Chief Operating Officer, Goldman Sachs, speaks at the Milken Institute’s 21st Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. April 30, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon said on Tuesday the bank aims to boost the number of Read More