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Why new report on May parliamentary elections spells trouble for the EU

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Anti-EU parties are on track to “paralyse decision-making” in Brussels after upcoming parliamentary elections in May, a new report claims. Does that spell serious problems for European politics? RT explains. The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) report describes the vote as “the most consequential parliamentary vote in the EU’s history” and says it is Read More

LGBT group drops Navratilova over 'transphobic' comments

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been sacked as an ambassador for a group campaigning for LGBT sportspeople over “transphobic” comments. She wrote in The Sunday Times that it was “insane” and “cheating” for male-to-female athletes to be allowed to compete in women’s sport. “A man can decide to be female, Read More

Targa Resources Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Provides 2019 Operational and Financial Guidance

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HOUSTON, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP) (“TRC”, the “Company” or “Targa”) today reported fourth quarter and full year 2018 results. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results Fourth quarter 2018 net income (loss) attributable to Targa Resources Corp. was ($106.4) million compared to $283.1 million for the fourth quarter Read More

Alberta expects $1.7 billion profit from crude-by-rail operation

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By Kevin Orland and Robert Tuttle on 2/19/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Alberta is preparing a giant crude-by-rail operation to help its oil-sands producers cope with a pipeline crunch, and it expects a big profit from the venture. The Canadian province, which holds the world’s third-largest crude reserves, plans to net $1.7 billion (C$2.2 billion) after investing Read More

A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a world of extremely rapid change, we have seen plenty of things vanish, from rotary phones to electric typewriters to 8-track music cartridges. FILE PHOTO: A coil of USA First Class postage stamps, bearing an image of the Statue of Liberty and U.S. flags, is shown in Washington, April 15, Read More

Germany sees 'most difficult part' in EU-U.S. trade talks ahead

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BERLIN (Reuters) – The most difficult part in trade negotiations between Europe and the United States is starting now and talks should focus on reducing tariffs on industrial goods to increase the chances of a deal, German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Tuesday. German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier presents the national industry strategy for Read More

India to continue buying Venezuelan oil despite US warning

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India will look into commercial considerations and related factors to determine the value of oil imports from any country, an Indian official said, after a top US official warned countries against buying oil from Venezuela. Earlier this week, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warned countries and companies against buying crude oil from Venezuela, after Read More

China-U.S. trade talks 'making a final sprint': state media

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced “step-by-step” progress. Aides set up platforms before a group photo with members of U.S. and Chinese trade negotiation delegations at the Diaoyutai Read More

Proposed ‘sanctions from hell’ against Russia may curb Trump, but won’t help US rule the world

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Even as the ‘Russiagate’ probe crumbled in the US Senate, five senators resurrected a ‘sanctions bill from hell’ against Russia. What are the prospects of it passing, and does it even need to in order to achieve its objective? The “Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression (DASKA)” Act, also known as Senate Resolution 482, was Read More