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Double middle finger…to EU? Top Romanian official slams union, makes ‘offensive gestures’

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Things got obscene at the Romanian parliament as its deputy speaker vowed to resist pressure from the EU and go on with a controversial judiciary reform. The politician reinforced his statement by producing a double middle finger. The fiery speech from the top official came in response to a damning report from the bloc, which Read More

PG&E's stock deepens slump as wildfire fans liability fears

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Shares of PG&E Corp sank 30 percent on Thursday, bringing the loss in its stock market value to nearly $16 billion since the breakout of a deadly wildfire in northern California that investors fear will be blamed on the utility. Employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) work in the aftermath Read More

Troops sift through California wildfire ruins amid fears death toll will rise

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state’s north. An anthropologist (R) examines the remains of a dog found in a Read More

Putin says $70 crude suits Russia fine

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By Stepan Kravchenko and Henry Meyer on 11/15/2018 MOSCOW (Bloomberg) — President Vladimir Putin said he discussed the price of oil with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump when they met in Paris briefly on Sunday, adding that Russia is happy with current prices.  Putin was more upbeat on the current market situation than his colleagues in Read More

Sterling, euro stocks scuttled as Brexit deal slams the rocks

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled and the rest of Europe’s share markets groaned on Thursday after a long-awaited Brexit agreement was thrown into chaos as Britain’s chief negotiator for the deal quit just hours after it had been unveiled. A shop cash register is seen with both Sterling and Euro currency in the till at Read More

Sterling, euro stocks scuttled as Brexit deal hits the rocks

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LONDON (Reuters) – Sterling tumbled and the rest of Europe’s share markets groaned on Thursday, after a long-awaited Brexit agreement was thrown into chaos as Britain’s chief negotiator for the deal quit just 12 hours after it had been unveiled. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes; oil resumes retreat

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Thursday, taking heart from a bounce in Chinese shares on news that China has delivered a written response to U.S. trade demands, while oil prices resumed their retreat on fears of oversupply. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, November Read More

Asia edges up as oil slide slows; pound, euro firm on Brexit optimism

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Thursday as a steep slide in crude oil prices which had chilled investor sentiment slowed, while the pound and euro were supported after British Prime Minister Theresa May gained cabinet support for a Brexit deal. A man looks at an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage Read More

Oil claws back after plunge, sterling rises on Brexit deal

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices bounced up on Wednesday, as hopes for output cuts fueled a partial rebound from the previous session’s steep decline, and the euro and sterling gained as British Prime Minister Theresa May obtained her cabinet’s backing for her Brexit deal. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Read More

S&P 500 falls for fifth day as financials drag

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fifth straight day of losses as financial stocks were hit by fears that regulations on the banking industry would tighten once the Democratic Party takes control of the U.S. House of Representatives. A trader works on the floor at Read More