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‘We’ll respond to US plots, all the way from the Mediterranean Sea to the Indian Ocean,’ Iran warns Washington

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Tehran has promised to strongly retaliate against any potential US attacks, after both Washington and Riyadh accused the Islamic Republic of bombing Saudi oil refineries. “If the Americans think of any plots, the Iranian nation will respond from the Mediterranean to the Red Sea and to the Indian Ocean,” a top military adviser to Iran’s Read More

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws. The dismissal of the case, which sent IOOF’s shares soaring by 8%, was the second setback in as many months for regulators looking to Read More

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals. The iPhone maker is appealing to Europe’s second Read More

Apple says $14 billion EU tax order ‘defies reality and common sense’

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – The European Union’s order to Apple (AAPL.O) to pay 13 billion euros ($14 billion) in back taxes “defies reality and common sense”, the U.S. firm said as the two sides sparred in a case key to the EU’s crackdown on sweetheart deals to multinationals. The iPhone maker is appealing to Europe’s second Read More

Elon Musk invokes ‘another Epstein’ defense, redefines ‘pedo guy’ as innocent insult in legal battle with British diver

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Tesla tycoon Elon Musk was worried British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth might be “another Jeffrey Epstein,” he said in a sworn deposition – but his initial tweets calling the diver a “pedo guy” were just innocent internet insults. Musk only called Unsworth a “pedo guy” as a generic insult, “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’ and Read More

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters Read More

Evidence points to Iran weapons used in Saudi strike, says alliance, as oil jumps

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DUBAI (Reuters) – An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was “locked and loaded” to hit back. The Iran-aligned Houthi group that controls Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility Read More

Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used to attack oil facilities

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By Vivian Nereim, Abbas Al Lawati and Bill Faries on 9/16/2019 RIYADH (Bloomberg) – Saudi Arabia said preliminary findings show Iranian weapons were used in the attack on one of its key oil installations, but stopped short of directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the strikes that cut its crude output by half and rattled Read More

Trump says he waits to hear from Riyadh on oil attacks’ culprit, US ‘locked & loaded’ to respond

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US President Donald Trump has said that Washington has “a reason to believe” it knows the mastermind behind the drone strikes on the Saudi oil refineries and is poised to respond pending the confirmation from Riyadh. “Saudi Arabia oil supply was attacked. There is reason to believe that we know the culprit, are locked and Read More

Iran says it’s ready for war with US after Saudi oil attack accusations

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Iran has dismissed US accusations it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil plants, and warned it is ready for a “full-fledged” war. Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Washington had adopted a “maximum pressure” strategy against Iran, but because of “it’s failure is leaning toward Read More