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Pentagon claims Iran’s Revolutionary Guards behind ship ‘sabotage’ off UAE coast as Abu Dhabi mum

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The US military has blamed the Iranian elite unit for damage sustained by four commercial ships off the shore of the United Arab Emirates but gave no proof of their claims while the nature of the incident remains unknown. “The attack against the shipping in Fujairah we attribute it to the IRGC,” Rear Admiral Michael Read More

China says U.S. demand on its state-owned enterprises is ‘invasion’ on economic sovereignty

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A U.S. dollar banknote featuring American founding father Benjamin Franklin and a China’s yuan banknote featuring late Chinese chairman Mao Zedong are seen among U.S. and Chinese flags in this illustration picture taken May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Illustration BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States has called on China to curb the development of its state-owned Read More

Hiker who went missing in Hawaii two weeks ago found alive

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By David Mercer, news reporter A yoga instructor who vanished while hiking in Hawaii two weeks ago has been found alive. Amanda Eller, 35, disappeared in the Makawao Forest Reserve in Maui on 8 May, prompting a frantic search effort to find her. Warning: Graphic image of injury below In a post on a Facebook Read More

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump. The epicenter of the earthquake was southern Chiba, about 60 km (35 miles) southeast of the capital, the prefecture where Trump is due to play Read More

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink

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PARIS (Reuters) – Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year’s harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks. FILE PHOTO: A farmer plows next to a rapeseed field, near the Mont Saint-Michel 11th century abbey, in Ardevon, Normandy, Read More

Control of armyworm crucial for China’s grain output targets: ministry

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BEIJING (Reuters) – The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China’s ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday. The destructive worm has spread to 14 provinces and regions and has been found in 92,000 hectares of farmland in China after it Read More

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world’s two largest economies would reach a settlement soon. FILE PHOTO: A man is reflected in an electronic board showing the graph of the Read More

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Reuters) – The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday. The three deaths and several injuries were recorded in and around Golden City, Missouri, some 30 Read More

Russia, Poland set goal to restart oil pipeline as tensions linger

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By Maciej Martewicz and Marek Strzelecki on 5/23/2019 Photo: Druzhba pipeline, Russia. WARSAW (Bloomberg) — Although compensation for damage caused during a contamination crisis remains a sticking point, Russia and Poland said flows of clean oil through the giant Druzhba pipeline into Europe could resume within 2 1/2 weeks. Transneft PJSC, Russia’s state crude oil Read More

US forecasters predict ‘near-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season with two-four major storms

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Highlights Outlook sees up to 15 named storms, eight hurricanes Rising US oil, gas exports add to energy sector risks Demand destruction remains top power concern Washington — The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts four to eight hurricanes will develop during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, including two to four major storms with Read More