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Wall Street gains as earnings season gathers steam

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Monday, lifted by technology companies, as investors eyed fresh U.S.-China trade developments during a busy week of corporate earnings with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 16, 2019. Read More

Iran oil stacking up in Chinese ports adds to market uncertainty

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7/22/2019 BEIJING -Tankers are offloading millions of barrels of Iranian oil into storage tanks at Chinese ports, creating a hoard of crude sitting on the doorstep of the world’s biggest buyer. Two and a half months after the White House banned the purchase of Iran’s oil, the nation’s crude is continuing to be sent to Read More

Crew seen in first pictures from inside UK-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran

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The crew of a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf have been pictured inside the vessel for the first time since armed soldiers took control. Some of the 23 personnel stationed aboard the Stena Impero are seen working in the kitchen and assembled around a table, while others are visible near the Read More

Wall St. set to open higher as earnings season gathers steam

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Monday as investors eyed fresh trade developments between the United States and China during a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Read More

‘Grave aggression’: Israel begins demolition of residential buildings in the West Bank

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Israel has started demolishing 13 residential buildings in East Jerusalem’s Wadi Hummus for being too close to the separation barrier, even though the area falls under the Palestinian Authority’s administration. Israel Defense Force soldiers were seen placing explosives in a building set for demolition after they arrived before dawn. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Read More

Reform of Japan’s ‘pacifist’ constitution clause at stake as super-majority slips from PM Abe

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The ruling coalition led by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is poised for a solid win in the upper house of parliament. Still, early projections show it won’t secure the super-majority needed to change the constitution. Japan held elections for the upper house of its parliament, the Diet, on Sunday. After initial evaluations signaled that Read More

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact

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LONDON (Reuters) – European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk. With the extreme weather and natural disasters associated with climate change intensifying around the world, some asset managers are Read More

Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as stifling heat grips US

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend off as a sweltering heatwave causes disruption across the East Coast. In a tongue-in-cheek plea on their Facebook page, officers in Boston wrote: “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold Read More

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi in the Netherlands: paper

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FILE PHOTO: Former Nissan Motor Chariman Carlos Ghosn leaves the Tokyo Detention House in Tokyo, Japan April 25, 2019. REUTERS/Issei Kato AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Carlos Ghosn has launched a court case in the Netherlands against Japanese carmakers Nissan Motor (7201.T) and Mitsubishi Motors (7211.T), who ousted him as chairman of their alliance last year on Read More

White House to host meeting with tech executives on Huawei ban: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday. A Huawei logo is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile Read More