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Iranian oil exports fell below 100,000 b/d in July: US

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Washington — Iranian oil shipments have been ‘zeroed out’ Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Platts’ initial estimate is 450,000 b/d Pompeo pushing maritime security partnership US sanctions caused Iranian crude exports to fall to about 100,000 b/d in July, down from roughly 2.5 million b/d a Read More

British govt worker ‘detained in China’ after telling girlfriend to ‘pray for me’

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By Sunita Patel-Carstairs, news reporter The Foreign Office has said it is “extremely concerned” following reports a British consulate official was detained in China after telling his girlfriend to “pray for me”. Simon Cheng Man-Kit has not been seen for 10 days after he failed to return to work after a business trip to Shenzhen Read More

Twitter bans ‘state media’ from advertising… and guess who decides how they are defined

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As mainstream media outlets accused Twitter of allowing a Chinese news agency to advertise its reporting on the Hong Kong protests, the platform announced it would ban all “state-controlled” media advertising within a month. “Going forward, we will not accept advertising from state-controlled news media entities,” Twitter announced on Monday afternoon. We have updated our Read More

Judge dismisses turnaround guru’s racketeering case vs McKinsey

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WILMINGTON, Del (Reuters) – A federal judge dismissed claims on Monday by turnaround pioneer Jay Alix that McKinsey & Co violated racketeering laws when the consulting firm expanded into advising bankrupt U.S. companies. FILE PHOTO: The logo of consulting firm McKinsey and Company is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Read More

U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the U.S. government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from U.S. companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a U.S. economic blacklist. Read More

Ukraine’s ex-president Poroshenko siphoned off at least $8 billion, US businessman claims

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Ukraine’s former president, Petro Poroshenko, withdrew at least $8 billion from the country while he was in office, American billionaire Sam Kislin claims, adding that it’s impossible to bring back the bulk of the “stolen” money. Kislin, a Ukrainian-born businessman, who emigrated to the US decades ago, was denied entry to Ukraine last year on Read More

Uber appoints new UK boss as London licence renewal nears

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FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Uber (UBER.N) appointed a new boss for Britain and Ireland on Monday just over a month before Read More

Novartis executive sold shares before drug data manipulation made public

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VIENNA (Reuters) – An unnamed Novartis executive sold 925,400 Swiss francs ($946,000) worth of shares less than three weeks before the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced data from tests of its gene therapy Zolgensma had been manipulated. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss Read More

‘An eye for an eye’: Hong Kong protesters chant in huge rally

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters are making their way through the streets of Hong Kong chanting anti-government slogans. The words “SS Nazi” have been scrawled on walls in the city and the marches follow hours of gatherings at the city’s Victoria Park and surrounding streets. Sky News correspondent Diana Magnay, who is in Hong Kong, Read More