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Canadians cry oil crisis as pipeline problem grows worse

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Sixty percent of Canadians now feel that the country’s oil pipeline capacity has reached crisis levels, according to a new survey from the Angus Reed Institute. Pipeline takeaway capacity has bitten into Canada’s oil revenues as Canada’s Western Canadian Select benchmark price continues to trade at an uncomfortable discount. An astonishing 70 percent of all Read More

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. A woman looks at job advertisements on a wall in Read More

Paris informs Tokyo it wants Renault and Nissan to integrate: Nikkei

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The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front of a common dealership of the companies in Saint-Avold, France, January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann TOKYO (Reuters) – A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault (RENA.PA) and Nissan (7201.T), most likely under the umbrella of Read More

'Hostage-taking': Democrats reject Trump's offer to end shutdown

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Donald Trump has offered to extend temporary protection for people brought to the US illegally as children in a bid to end the government shutdown. The US president said he wanted to “break the logjam” but stuck to his demand for $5.7bn (£4.5bn) to fund his proposed wall on the US-Mexico border. He offered to Read More

117 migrants feared dead as dinghy capsizes off Libya

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Survivors from a rubber dinghy that capsized off Libya fear that more than 100 migrants may have died, a rescue official has said. The fragile vessel left the North African country two days ago and it sank in the Mediterranean, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman Read More

1000s of police on guard as Yellow Vests hit streets in France for 10th week in a row

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For the 10th week in a row, Yellow Vest protesters filled the streets of Paris and other cities in France, with thousands of police standing guard. Earlier, Emmanuel Macron launched his “national debates” on the crisis. In what is being called ‘Act 10’ of the nationwide protests, the Yellow Vests gathered in French cities on Read More

Ex-president turns pizza delivery man amid US shutdown

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Former US president George W Bush tried his hand at delivering pizza to treat unpaid Secret Service staff amid the ongoing government shutdown. The Republican posted a picture of himself on social media bringing a stack of pizzas to his security detail, who have not received a paycheck since the partial government shutdown began last Read More

Bangkok pollution 'at crisis level' as planes trigger rain

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Doctors in Thailand are warning Bangkok could face a pollution Health crisis if it does not address its smog problem. On several occasions this week hazardous dust particles known as PM 2.5 reached unsafe levels in 30 of the city’s 50 districts. The government has been using water cannon to try to clear the dust, Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

JPMorgan raises boss Dimon’s pay to a sweet $31 million, topping pre-crisis record

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Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan has awarded its chief executive Jamie Dimon $31 million in total compensation for his work in 2018. The pay exceeds his record compensation of $30 million in 2007 before the financial crisis. It’s a 5.1 percent increase from 2017 as the bank raked in a record profit last year. Dimon’s Read More