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Amazon rivals ride on Prime Day marketing as protests unfold

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in Read More

Barricades & tear gas: 150+ arrested amid Bastille Day celebrations (PHOTO, VIDEO)

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Riot police and anti-government protesters faced off during Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. Dozens of people were arrested, with calls for president Emmanuel Macron to resign again being chanted out loud. An increasing number of demonstrators flocked to the Champs Elysees avenue around midday on Sunday, setting objects alight and trying to block the iconic Read More

Iran tells UK it wants to resolve supertanker crisis

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Iran has told the UK it wants to resolve the stand-off over the supertanker held in Gibraltar and insists it is not trying to escalate the issue. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the crisis and heightened tensions in a phone call. In a series of tweets announcing the Read More

China plans to toughen emission checks on steel mills

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will continue to enforce production restrictions in heavy industry in winter this year and will tighten its emission assessment on steel mills when granting exemptions from curbs already in place, an environment ministry official said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: A worker is seen at the workshop of a steel mill in Read More

Marksmen Announces Increase and Extension of Private Placement

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marksmen Energy Inc. (“Marksmen” or the “Company”) announces that it is increasing its previously announced non-brokered private placement of units (the “Units”) of Marksmen at a price of $0.05 per Unit by $150,000 for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $500,000 (the “Offering”). Each Unit will be Read More

Analysis: SCOOP/STACK operators scale back rig activity

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Highlights Active rigs drop 25% this year Midship Pipeline likely guarantees future growth Denver — Operators in the SCOOP/STACK have shed about a quarter of rigs in the play year to date, but with Midship Pipeline on track to enter service soon, it looks to ensure production growth despite the recent decline in activity. Not Read More

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years. FILE PHOTO: Price tags are pictured at a Ralphs grocery store in Pasadena, Read More