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Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted oil prices and rising fears for a no-deal Brexit haunted the pound. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange Read More

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer Read More

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted safe-haven assets and oil prices. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 19, 2019. Read More

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, pricier oil

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate cut, while crude oil prices rose on heightened Middle East tensions following Iran’s seizure of a British tanker. FILE PHOTO: Market prices are reflected in a glass window at the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Read More

British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

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The UK’s flag carrier has apparently suspended all its flights to the capital of Egypt for a whole week, calling the move a “precaution.” Germany’s Lufthansa reportedly followed suit. The abrupt move was made by British Airways on Saturday and quietly announced to the customers through letters that provided little insight into why the “precaution” Read More

‘Great day for all humanity’: Nazi-looted artwork finally returned to Italy after 75yrs

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German authorities have finally returned an 18th-century masterpiece that was stolen from Florence, Italy by Nazi soldiers during the Second World War and retained by an unnamed family. The ‘Vaso di Fiori’ (Vase of Flowers) oil painting by Dutch artist Jan van Huysum was officially returned to Italy by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Read More

Airbus mimics nature with ‘Bird of Prey’ concept plane

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An Airbus concept aircraft with a wing design inspired by nature, dubbed Bird of Prey, is displayed at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Raf Fairford, near Fairford, Britain July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Tim Hepher RAF FAIRFORD, England (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired Read More

Polish newspaper compared to ‘German fascists’ over ‘LGBT-free zone’ stickers

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A conservative Polish newspaper has kicked off heated controversy after announcing it would include ‘LGBT-free zone’ stickers in a future issue, prompting comparisons to anti-Jewish signs and slogans used by the Nazis. A preview of the contentious sticker was shared to Twitter on Wednesday by Gazeta Polska, a right-of-center publication with a readership of around Read More

Global stocks up on Fed rate cut hopes, Microsoft results; dollar bounces

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday as investors looked for a strongly dovish U.S. Federal Reserve at its next meeting and as early returns on earnings season have come in better than anticipated. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More