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‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More

Chainalysis, LINE unit BITBOX in anti-money laundering partnership

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Chainalysis, a start-up specializing in countering money laundering and fraud in the digital currency space, has forged a partnership with BITBOX, a cryptocurrency exchange launched in July 2018, a top official of the U.S. company said on Thursday. New York-based Chainalysis will provide anti-money laundering and transaction-monitoring services to BITBOX, said Read More

Anadarko announces FID on Area 1 Mozambique LNG project

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6/19/2019 HOUSTON — Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and the co-venturers in Mozambique’s Offshore Area 1, today announced a Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Anadarko-led Area 1 Mozambique LNG project. This official declaration of FID confirms the Area 1 Plan of Development is now effective, with notice provided to the Government of Mozambique that all conditions Read More

Wall Street nears record as mood on trade again turns optimistic

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(Reuters) – Wall Street surged on Tuesday and the S&P 500 approached a record high after Washington rekindled trade talks with Beijing, boosting sentiment along with growing investor confidence that the Fed will cut interest rates this year. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Wall St. pushes higher on trade hopes, dovish Fed bets

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes rallied on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 inching close to record levels, as President Donald Trump’s comments on restarting trade talks with China added to optimism of a more accommodative Federal Reserve. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Southeast Asia should ban foreign trash imports: environmentalists

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok. FILE PHOTO: Plastic and styrofoam garbage litters the shoreline in Cilincing in Jakarta, Indonesia, Indonesia, November 26, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Read More

Thailand’s PTTEP boosts Middle East assets with $622 mil Partex acquisition

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Singapore — Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd has made its largest venture into the Middle East with the $622 million acquisition of Partex Holding BV from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, underscoring how Southeast Asia’s national oil companies are building up an increasingly global upstream portfolio. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Sotheby’s snapped up by French tycoon Drahi for $3.7 billion

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PARIS/BOSTON (Reuters) – Franco-Israeli cable magnate Patrick Drahi made a surprise move into the art world by snapping up Sotheby’s in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the art auction house’s return to private ownership after 31 years. The acquisition allows Drahi to join French billionaire Francois Pinault – who owns Sotheby’s main rival Christie’s Read More