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Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz, unveils sanctions

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Highlights In tweet, Trump signals change to 40-year-old maritime security doctrine Analyst sees move as a negotiating tactic amid heightened US-Iran tensions US unveils new sanctions on Iranian leaders following attacks on drone, tankers Washington — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now President Donald Trump signaled Monday Read More

Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz

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Washington — President Donald Trump signaled Monday that the US may lessen its role in the Strait of Hormuz as domestic oil and gas output grows and US energy imports from the Middle East decline. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “China gets 91% of its Oil Read More

Iran aims to direct more oil, condensate to domestic market: NIORDC

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Tehran — Iran plans to raise its current oil refining capacity by 250,000 b/d before next March, against the backdrop of strict sanctions on its crude exports from the US, the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company said Monday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We Read More

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida’s Everglades on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s Read More

Democratic ‘climate change candidate’ outlines plan to wean U.S. off fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining

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By Saleha Mohsin and Ladane Nasseri on 6/24/2019 WASHINGTON and DUBAI (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is threatening Iran with additional sanctions on Monday, but there’s not much left for the U.S. to target because most of the Islamic Republic’s economy has been crippled by earlier penalties. The U.S. is already sanctioning significant sectors including Read More

Democratic candidate outlines plan to end to U.S. fossil fuels

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democrat running as the “climate change candidate” in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States off fossil fuels that includes banning drilling on public lands and ending crude oil exports just as the country is poised to become the world’s biggest producer. Democratic Read More

Water shortage could cut India’s food exports, minister warns

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks through the dried-up Puzhal reservoir, on the outskirts in Chennai, India, June 20, 2019. Read More

Monsoon covers half of India, to accelerate crop sowing

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s annual monsoon rains have covered nearly half of the country and conditions are favorable for further advancement into the central and western parts this week, a weather department official said on Monday. The monsoon’s progress will help farmers to accelerate sowing of summer-sown crops, which has been lagging due to a Read More

Billionaire Arkady Rotenberg discusses Putin friendship & Western sanctions fight in rare interview

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Russia can’t rely on the West or China if it wants to become a world-leading economy, construction tycoon Arkady Rotenberg – often described as one of Vladimir Putin’s closest confidantes – told RT’s Sophie Shevardnadze. “In the past, we could afford to be idle and put things off or not do them at all, but Read More