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'Only positive solution': EU chiefs hint at 2nd referendum after May's Brexit deal defeat

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Led by European Council president Donald Tusk, EU officials sensed an opportunity in the chaotic aftermath of Theresa May’s humiliating Commons defeat, to suggest reversing the results of the 2016 Brexit referendum. “If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only Read More

FRO – Correction – Increase in Ownership Interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers

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Frontline Ltd. (the “Company” or “Frontline”) (NYSE:FRO) today announced that its ownership interest in Feen Marine Scrubbers Inc. (“FMSI”) has increased to 28.9% following the purchase by FMSI of a 30.8% stake in FMSI from Bjørnar Feen. Robert Hvide Macleod, CEO of Frontline Management said: “FMSI has gained market share since our initial investment, and Read More

Huawei founder says firm does not spy for China

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday rejected claims his company is used by the Chinese government to spy and said he missed his daughter, who is being held by Canadian authorities, the Financial Times newspaper reported. FILE PHOTO: Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) pauses as he is shown around the offices Read More

Macron's 'grand national debate' starting today is like 'SLEEPING GAS,' Yellow Vests say

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French President Emmanuel Macron hopes to use nationwide debates, set to kick off on Tuesday, to tackle anger emanating from the Yellow Vests, but protesters and the opposition remain skeptical that he seeks genuine change. By launching “grand national debates,” the president has promised to reach out to citizens and listen to everyone. “For me Read More

Macron's 'grand national debate' is like 'SLEEPING GAS,' Yellow Vests say

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French President Emmanuel Macron hopes to use nationwide debates, set to kick off on Tuesday, to tackle anger emanating from the Yellow Vests, but protesters and the opposition remain skeptical that he seeks genuine change. By launching “grand national debates,” the president has promised to reach out to citizens and listen to everyone. “For me Read More

WikiLeaks hits $50,000 in donations, enough to start suing Guardian over Assange-Manafort ‘scoop’

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WikiLeaks says it has collected enough funds to file a lawsuit against the Guardian for publishing an uncorroborated story about alleged meetings between former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and Julian Assange. The whistleblowing website has thanked all its supporters who contributed to its GoFundMe campaign, launched on November 27 following the publication of an Read More

Sears bankruptcy raises old questions about cost of going broke

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – Sears has survived the Great Depression and world wars. Whether the 126-year-old retailer stays afloat or goes out of business now hinges in part on paying for the enormous bill piled up by going broke. FILE PHOTO: A dismantled sign sits leaning outside a Sears department store one day after it Read More

Russia’s coal exports, production hit 5-year high in 2018

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Russia’s production and exports of coal hit last year their highest levels since 2013, according to S&P Global Platts estimates of data from Russia’s Energy Ministry. Russian coal exports increased last year by 3.4 percent compared to 2017, to reach 191 million mt—the highest level since S&P Global Platts started collecting data on Russia’s coal Read More

Afghan serial offender deported from Germany & flown back… to Germany – media

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An Afghan man, who has 23 offenses in his criminal record in Germany, reportedly spent only a few hours on board a deportation flight to Kabul, but was sent back to Germany right after landing in Afghanistan. The male in question, identified as Mortaza D., was subject to deportation from Germany after being convicted for Read More

TOP Ships Inc. Announces Exchange of Warrant

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ATHENS, Greece, Jan. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TOP Ships Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ:TOPS) announced today that it has entered into a Warrant Exchange and Exercise Agreement (the “Agreement”) for the outstanding warrant previously sold on October 26, 2018 with an original exercise price of $1.50 per common share of the Company, par value $0.01 Read More