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Russia, US & Israel hold security talks as Middle East turns into ‘battlefield’ against Iran

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Blaming Iran for all the problems of the Middle East is just bad policy, Moscow has said as the national security advisers from Russia, Israel and the US meet in Jerusalem to discuss escalating tensions in the region. “Just like us, Iran is legitimately present on Syrian territory to help fight terrorists, invited by the Read More

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More

BOURBON: Extension of existing shareholder’s agreement concerning 69.5% of BOURBON Corporation shares

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Marseilles, June 24, 2019               Extension of existing shareholders’ agreement between “initial concert” and new concert concerning 69.5% of BOURBON Corporation shares On June 26, 2014, Mr. Jacques de Chateauvieux, Jaccar Holdings, Cana Tera, Mr. Henri de Chateauvieux, Mach Invest and Mach Invest International signed a shareholders’ agreement constituting a concerted action toward BOURBON Read More

Done deal: Turkey says it ‘already bought’ Russian S-400 & US sanctions won’t change that

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Nothing the US does will make Turkey abandon its deal with Moscow to purchase S-400 air defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said, as Washington keeps threatening Ankara with sanctions. The purchase of the Russian-made weapons has long been a point of contention in relations between the two NATO allies. The US has repeatedly Read More

Supreme Court invalidates law banning foul language trademarks

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 11, 15.) FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” Read More

Natixis’ H20 arm sells some of its bonds portfolio

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PARIS (Reuters) – H20, the London-based fund management arm of French bank Natixis which has been hit by outflows of money, said on Monday it had sold some of its bonds portfolio. “H2O has sold part of its non-rated private bonds and, based on a valuation received by international banks, marked down the balance in Read More

Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. A passerby walks past in front of a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, May Read More

Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil prices firmed on worries over heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. A passerby walks past in front of a stock quotation board outside Read More

Iran ‘executes ex-defence employee accused of spying for US’

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Iran has reportedly executed one of its former ministry of defence employees suspected of spying for the US. Jalal Hajizavar was a contract employee for the aerospace organisation, according to reports on Saturday. He left his post nine years ago and was convicted by a military court after an investigation Read More

Florida town pays $600,000 virus ransom

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A Florida town has decided to pay malicious hackers $600,000 (£475,000) to get its computers working again. Municipal computers for Riviera Beach, a suburb of Palm Beach, were rendered unusable by the ransomware attack. The virus disabled email, hit emergency response systems and forced staff to use paper-based admin systems. The local council for the Read More