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Macron demands ‘rapid clarification’ on Brexit as May’s resignation prompts EU anxiety

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Divided reactions to Theresa May’s long-expected resignation are coming in from around the world, with the principal concern being the state of Brexit negotiations as the timeframe to strike a deal dwindles rapidly. May’s resignation as prime minister of the United Kingdom marked the end of her tenure and failure to negotiate a deal to Read More

Macron demands Brexit ‘rapid clarification’ as May’s reisignation prompts EU anxiety

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Divided reactions to Theresa May’s long-expected resignation are coming in from around the world, with the principal concern being the state of Brexit negotiations as the timeframe to strike a deal dwindles rapidly. May’s resignation as prime minister of the United Kingdom marked the end of her tenure and failure to negotiate a deal to Read More

North Korea warns no more talks until US backs off ‘impossible demands’

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Negotiations between the United States and North Korea over the latter’s nuclear program will not resume until the US administration backs off from what Pyongyang has characterized as a unilateral demand that it disarm. US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un held summits in Singapore in June 2018 and in Hanoi Read More

Assange may spend the rest of his life in jail, he’s got a ‘HANGING judge’ – CIA whistleblower

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There is little hope for Julian Assange to be given a fair trial in the hands of the US justice system, former CIA analyst and whistleblower John Kiriakou, whose case was handled by the same District Court in Virginia, told RT. Kiriakou, who blew the whistle on the government-sanctioned torture program in 2007 and was sentenced to Read More

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank’s chief executive promised shareholders “tough cutbacks” at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany’s biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low. Ranked as one of the most important banks in the global financial system, the bank has been plagued Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial and Operating Results

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ATHENS, Greece, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Operational utilization of 98.8% in Q1 19’ Read More

Why pessimism on Social Security could come back to bite millennials

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Why does the word “old” come to mind for so many of us when the topic of Social Security comes up?   FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the entrance to a Social Security office in New York City, U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo     Retirement benefits are the Read More

Seizure of Caracas’s oil assets by US endangers lives of sick Venezuelan kids treated abroad – FM

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Venezuela’s foreign minister has said that the freezing of some $7 billion in assets belonging to the Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA in the US made it impossible to further finance the treatment of young transplant patients abroad. The crippling US sanctions and economic embargo that has been in place for several years have already cost Read More

U.S. eases restrictions on Huawei; founder says U.S. underestimates Chinese firm

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(Reuters) – The U.S. government has temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, a move aimed at minimizing disruption for its customers but dismissed by its founder who said the tech firm had prepared for U.S. action. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high Read More

U.S. eases restrictions on China’s Huawei to keep networks, phones operating

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(Reuters) – The U.S. government on Monday temporarily eased some trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, a move that sought to minimize disruption for the telecom company’s customers around the world. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France Read More