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Teams search for 1,000 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Forensic recovery teams searched for more victims in the charred wreckage of the northern California town of Paradise on Saturday as the number of people listed as missing in the state’s deadliest wildfire topped 1,000. Trish Moutard (C), of Sacramento, and other volunteers search for human remains with Moutard’s cadaver dog, Read More

Weight of change: Kilogram shakeup confuses netizens

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A vote by scientists to redefine the kilogram in terms of universal natural constants has brought about confusion online, as people joked about metric system measurements that few seemed to fully understand. For over 130 years, the kilogram was physically represented by one very special lump of platinum. On Friday, the General Conference on Weights Read More

Delta adds 10 A330neo in boost to Airbus' slow-selling jet

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PARIS/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus (AIR.PA) A330neo long-haul jets, reinforcing its position as the first U.S. airline to operate the upgraded jet and lending its influential support to a slow-selling model. Passengers check in at a counter of Delta Air Lines in Mexico City, Read More

US-funded NGO that sank $4.1mn into Nicaragua protests says it's 'misleading' to report about it

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Just months after boasting about ‘laying the groundwork for insurrection’ in Nicaragua, a US government-funded think tank has branded as ‘misleading’ a Redfish documentary that reports exactly that. Global Americans, a think tank subsidiary of the US government-funded soft power organization National Endowment for Democracy (NED), has published an article accusing Berlin-based Redfish media (styled Read More

Power play: China wants to boost trade & energy cooperation with Russia

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Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang said Beijing is ready to further develop economic ties with Russia, increasing bilateral trade and facilitating mutual access to each other’s markets. “China is ready to boost energy, innovation, finance and trade cooperation with Russia,” Li Keqiang said during his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the ASEAN Summit Read More

Russia’s most powerful oilman: We're fine with any oil price

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Rosneft is fine with any level of oil prices, chief executive Igor Sechin told Kommersant radio station as quoted by news agency TASS. “We manage risks. If prices fall, we will work on increasing our market share,” Sechin said, adding that if prices continued their current slide, Rosneft would focus on maintaining and expanding its market Read More

FRO – Third Quarter and Nine Months 2018 Results

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Frontline Ltd. (the “Company” or “Frontline”), today reported unaudited results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018: Highlights Net income attributable to the Company of $2.2 million, or $0.01 per share, for the third quarter of 2018. Net loss attributable to the Company adjusted for certain non-cash items of $8.4 million, or Read More

Dell sweetens VMware tracking stock offer with higher price, board seat

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(Reuters) – Dell Technologies on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware (DVMT.N) to $120 per share, sweetening the deal for shareholders with an additional $5 billion in cash. A logo of Dell Technologies is seen at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain February 28, Read More

Swiss competition watchdog probes suspected payment systems boycott

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FILE PHOTO: The Credit Suisse logo is pictured on a bank in Geneva, Switzerland, October 17, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s competition watchdog WEKO said it had searched offices of Swiss financial companies including Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) and UBS (UBSG.S) as it probes a suspected boycott of mobile payment solutions such as Read More

Ackman's Pershing Square exits Mondelez in favor of other bets

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Billionaire investor William Ackman has turned his back on snack maker Mondelez International and put the money into potentially more lucrative bets, including global coffee company Starbucks and hotel operator Hilton Worldwide Holdings. William ‘Bill’ Ackman, CEO and Portfolio Manager of Pershing Square Capital Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference Read More