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Fedspeak in three voices, from recession to bubbles to ‘in a good place’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions over the state of the economy and what should be done about it on full display Friday with warnings of a slowdown and financial risks bookending talk of how well things are going. FILE PHOTO: James Read More

Action Against Hunger ‘FED BOKO HARAM,’ Nigerian Army claims, as its SHUTS the NGO’s offices

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The Nigerian Army, operating in the country’s besieged northeast, has shut the offices of NGO Action Against Hunger (AAH). The group is accused of aiding terrorist groups such as Boko Haram and Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). AAH ignored repeated warnings to cease “aiding and abetting terrorist groups” by supplying them with food and medicine, Read More

Spain approves 774 million euro help package after floods, wildfires

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MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government on Friday approved a set of measures valued at 774 million euros ($850 million) to help the municipalities affected by deadly floods earlier in September, as well as by wildfires in the past few months. Seven peopled died in record-breaking torrential rains and flooding on Sept. 12-13 that prompted Read More

Tropical Depression Imelda brings heavy rains and flooding to southeast Texas

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Highlights Beaumont refining complexes hit by floods ERCOT says no reliability issues from storm Houston — Tropical Depression Imelda brought heavy rains and flooding to the Houston and Beaumont, Port Arthur areas of southeast Texas Thursday, impacting some oil refining operations and leaving almost 70,000 electricity customers without power. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, Read More

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

Saudis have not asked for crude after attacks: Iraqi oil minister

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Dubai — Saudi Arabia has not asked Iraq for crude supplies, Iraqi oil minister Thamir al-Ghadhban said Thursday, denying reports that his country had fielded a request from its neighbor to compensate for a shortfall caused by the weekend’s attacks on two key facilities. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

Do you know who owns all the land in Canada? Not its citizens

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The second largest country in the world by total area, Canada, is one of the most highly urbanized globally. However, none of its citizens have the right to own physical land in the country. Land in Canada is solely owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who is also the head of state. Canadian law in Read More

Talos Energy strikes Gulf of Mexico deals with BP, ExxonMobil

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9/19/2019 HOUSTON – Talos Energy has entered into two separate agreements with BP and Exxon Mobil related to new exploration opportunities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Company will work with BP to drill and evaluate the Puma West prospect, located in Talos-owned Green Canyon Block 821, in the fourth quarter of 2019. Additionally, Read More

Factbox: Attacks on Saudi oil units affecting major Asian crude buyers differently

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Singapore — The attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil facilities have exposed Asia’s vulnerabilities in absorbing supply disruptions with purpose-built emergency stocks, which either don’t exist or fall short of global standards. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now While organizations like the International Energy Agency have coordinated strategic Read More