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Dutch court rejects bid to ban ‘racist’ blackface Christmas character from state television

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A Dutch court has turned down a request by activists to ban state television channels from airing images of a controversial ‘blackface’ Christmas holiday character known traditionally as Black Pete. The activist group Majority Perspective Foundation sought to implement a €50,000 fine for broadcasters if they aired images of Black Pete characters with “racist characteristics.” Read More

James Baker named global co-head of Piper Jaffray

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11/15/2018 MINNEAPOLIS– Piper Jaffray Companies, a leading investment bank and asset management firm, has named James Baker as global co-head of investment banking and capital markets, effective January 1, 2019. Baker will co-lead the group alongside Scott LaRue who has served as global co-head of investment banking and capital markets since 2010. Baker will also Read More

James Baker named as global co-head of Piper Jaffray investment banking and capital markets

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11/15/2018 MINNEAPOLIS– Piper Jaffray Companies, a leading investment bank and asset management firm, has named James Baker as global co-head of investment banking and capital markets, effective January 1, 2019. Baker will co-lead the group alongside Scott LaRue who has served as global co-head of investment banking and capital markets since 2010. Baker will also Read More

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims

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Apple has announced a programme to help human trafficking victims get behind-the-scenes jobs at its stores. The technology company has teamed up with an NGO that will help the victims pass interviews for caretaker and landscaping posts among other roles. The individuals will not be identified to Apple and will be employed by its suppliers Read More

Suncor announces Steve Williams’ retirement and transition plan

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Mark Little, chief operating officer appointed president and will become chief executive officer at Suncor’s 2019 Annual General Meeting CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Suncor today announced that Steve Williams will retire as chief executive officer at the company’s Annual General Meeting on May 2, 2019. Mark Little, chief operating officer is Read More

Mexican imports of US crude a win for Pemex: CEO Carlos Trevino

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New York — Implied volatility for NYMEX crude options across the front three months was trading above 40% Wednesday, CQG data showed, signaling downside risk has not abated despite the rebound in prompt crude prices. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Second-month NYMEX January crude appeared to Read More

Crude options: Implied volatility signals downside crude risk remains

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New York — Implied volatility for NYMEX crude options across the front three months was trading above 40% Wednesday, CQG data showed, signaling downside risk has not abated despite the rebound in prompt crude prices. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Second-month NYMEX January crude appeared to Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows as teams sift through ashes for remains

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres. Teams of workers wielding chainsaws cleared downed power lines and other obstacles from the Read More

‘Unlike us, Elon Musk is using old tech’: Russia shows off reusable NUKE ENGINE for Mars mission

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A leading Russian space research center has posted a video of its nuclear-powered rocket, that will be able to land on Mars after seven months, and can be re-launched into space just 48 hours after landing. “A mission to Mars is possible in the very near future, but that’s not an aim in itself. Our Read More

Every breath you take: Indian capital's smog leaves children gasping for air

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Deepa Tampi worries a lot about the air her two children breathe. The garment exporter says she believes her 14-year-old daughter Mahika and 12-year-old son Vihaan both became asthmatic because of high levels of pollution in the New Delhi area. A schoolboy wearing a protective mask looks on from the inside Read More