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U.S. may follow China with first quarter GDP upside surprise

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – A temporary government shutdown with no end in sight, rising trade conflicts and a global growth slowdown: the first quarter outlook for the U.S. economy did not look promising at the turn of the year. FILE PHOTO: A container ship is shown at port in Long Beach, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. Read More

Ukraine election: TV star could uproot corrupt elites

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent, in Kiev Polls have opened in Ukraine as people there choose their next president in a run-off vote. Petro Poroshenko will have managed to pull off something pretty close to a miracle if he manages to beat his rival Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The latest opinion polls show Zelenskiy streaks ahead – Read More

‘Crustacean Jung v Cocaine Hegel’: Zizek-Peterson debate blowout sparks meme war

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In the wake of Saturday’s debate between intellectual superstars Slavoj Zizek and Jordan Peterson, an onslaught of mockery has appeared online satirizing the clash between the highly-memeable thinkers. Ticket prices reportedly went as high as $1,500, not for a game in the NBA playoffs, but to see these two prominent public intellectuals duke it out Read More

Ukraine’s TV star turned politician could uproot corrupt elites

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent, in Kiev Petro Poroshenko will have managed to pull off something pretty close to a miracle if he manages to beat his rival Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Sunday’s presidential election run-off vote. The latest opinion polls show Zelenskiy streaks ahead – on 72% to Poroshenko’s 25%. At Friday’s election spectacular in Read More

New 40mm cannon on Marine Corp amphibious combat vehicle destroys drones, pickup trucks

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A Marine Corps amphibious combat vehicle armed with a 40mm cannon is seen in Kingman, Arizona.(Kris Osborn) Navy and Marine Corps interest in up-gunning its new Amphibious Combat Vehicle with a stronger, longer-range 40mm cannon may have taken a step forward following a live-fire demonstration which blasted off the cannon — destroying enemy pick-up trucks, Read More

Brazil’s Pre-salt Exclusive Economic Zone discussion postponed for 2020

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4/17/2019 HOUSTON — The government postponed for next year the discussion on the definition of exploratory oil and gas blocks in a promising pre-salt area located beyond the limits of the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), 200 nautical mi off the Brazilian coast. The issue will not be discussed at a meeting of the National Energy Read More

Fried chicken vs $13: Apple, Qualcomm explain claims to jury as trial opens

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday opened a complex trial with the iPhone maker using a fried chicken analogy to illustrate its claim the chip company is abusing its market power while Qualcomm alleged a years-long plan by Apple to deprive it of billions in revenue, $13 at a Read More

‘America, face the competition!’ Huawei’s top security officer blasts US push against telecom giant

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Washington’s animosity towards Chinese tech giant Huawei is based on deep-rooted prejudice, while its crusade against the company is motivated by greed rather than security concerns, the firm’s chief security officer said. The persistent scaremongering campaign by the US targeting the Chinese company, which is one of the pioneers in 5G technology development, appears to Read More

Thousand ton twist: Gold buying frenzy by global central banks to push bullion prices higher

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Gold prices could reach $1,400 per ounce in 2019 due to the US Federal Reserve’s less aggressive stance on interest rates, bullion purchases by central banks and lingering global uncertainties, market analysts explain. “I think that we expect gold to continue to trade pretty much within that range for the coming months,” said Martin Huxley, Read More