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Voice for Ottawa: Washington demands Beijing to release 2 detained Canadians

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted China for the detention of two Canadian nationals, in what is widely seen as retaliation against Ottawa for seizing a Huawei executive on Washington’s request two weeks ago. The “unlawful detention” of Canadian citizens Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig “is unacceptable” and “they ought to be returned,” Pompeo Read More

China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

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WASHINGTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference after the U.S.-Canada ministerial meeting at Read More

U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – The United Nations’ climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming. U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, executive secretary of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Read More

Anti-harassment groups share $20 million CBS handout after Moonves exit

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – CBS Corp on Friday named the Time’s Up anti-sexual harassment group and 17 other organizations that will share a $20 million donation stemming from the exit of its chief executive Les Moonves following allegations of sexual misconduct. FILE PHOTO: CBS chairman Moonves arrives for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” at Read More

Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. Confirms Dividends for January 15, 2019

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. (TSX: PEY) (“Peyto”) confirms that the monthly dividend with respect to December 2018 of $0.06 per common share is to be paid on January 15, 2019, for shareholders of record on December 31, 2018.  The ex-dividend date is December 28, 2018. Dividends Read More

Wall St. tumbles on global growth worries, J&J decline

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three major indexes tumbled on Friday and the Dow confirmed a correction as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown, while Johnson & Johnson shares were the biggest drag after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained asbestos. The S&P Read More

Spark Energy, Inc. Announces Management Changes

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HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spark Energy, Inc. (“Spark” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SPKE), an independent retail energy services company, today announced the resignation of Gil Melman, Spark’s Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary.  Mr. Melman is resigning to pursue other opportunities, effective December 31, 2018. “It is with mixed feelings that Read More

Global growth worries, J&J's tumble drag Wall St. lower

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks slumped on Friday as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown, while Johnson & Johnson slid after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder. Investors worried about global growth after China reported weak monthly retail sales growth and Read More

Canada says it agrees with U.S. on need to keep politics out of Huawei case

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Canada and the United States agreed on Friday that politics should be kept out of the process to extradite senior Huawei Technologies Co executive Meng Wanzhou, who is being held on a U.S. extradition warrant, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said. “We all agree that the most important thing we can Read More

KANATA Energy Group Ltd. Announces New Partnership With TAQA North Ltd. – Expansion of Valhalla Facility

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KANATA Energy Group Ltd. (“KANATA”), together with its joint venture partner TAQA North Ltd. (“TAQA North”), is pleased to announce the successful completion and start-up of an expansion to the 13-21-076-09 W6M Valhalla Sour Gas Processing Facility. The facility processing capacity has been expanded from 12 mmcfd Read More