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DoubleLine Capital LP warns on U.S. investment-grade bonds

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – DoubleLine Capital LP portfolio manager Monica Erickson has a problem. She thinks the investment-grade corporate bond market, which is her specialty, is the worst place to be for bond investors. Monica Erickson, senior portfolio manager at DoubleLine Capital LP, speaks during the Reuters Global Investment 2019 Outlook Summit in New York, Read More

Trump's FERC nominee to seek counsel if coal bailout plan returns

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to join a key panel of independent energy regulators, who helped roll out a Department of Energy (DOE) directive to bail out aging coal and nuclear plants, told senators on Thursday he did not know if he would recuse himself if the issue reappears before the commission. Read More

Dutch court rejects bid to ban ‘racist’ blackface Christmas character from state television

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A Dutch court has turned down a request by activists to ban state television channels from airing images of a controversial ‘blackface’ Christmas holiday character known traditionally as Black Pete. The activist group Majority Perspective Foundation sought to implement a €50,000 fine for broadcasters if they aired images of Black Pete characters with “racist characteristics.” Read More

Explainer: Unraveling the Boeing 737 MAX Lion Air crash

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(Reuters) – The crash of a Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX jet in Indonesia on Oct. 29 has raised questions on whether the manufacturer shared enough information with regulators, airlines and pilots about the systems on the latest version of its popular narrow-body plane. FILE PHOTO: A worker assists his colleague during the lifting of Read More

Erroneous climate change study reported far and wide, corrections few and far between

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As the world grapples with extreme weather and wildfires, the issue of climate change is at the forefront of policy decisions, scientific research and media coverage – but bias towards alarmism is proving somewhat irresistible. A new study recently published in the journal Nature suggested that “ocean warming is at the high end of previous Read More

‘I don’t use computers,’ says Japan’s deputy chief of…cybersecurity

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A Japanese top official in charge of cybersecurity has baffled the public after saying he doesn’t use a computer. He was also confused by a question over whether USB drives are used in nuclear facilities. Japan is a country one might associate with tech enthusiasts and people familiar with the latest developments in computer technologies. Read More

Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year’s talks, according to three people with knowledge of the matter. Coal sits in train cars on tracks in Grundy, Virginia, U.S., May Read More

Apple supplier AMS cuts forecast, indicating poor iPhone demand

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VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s AMS (AMS.S), which makes facial recognition technology, became the latest Apple supplier to cut its revenue forecast, adding to growing evidence that the latest iPhones are not selling well. The logo of the multinational semiconductor manufacturer AMS (Austria Mikro Systeme) is seen during a annual news conference, in Zurich, Switzerland February Read More

No volunteers: EU countries bow to US pressure over alternative payment channel for Iran

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Plans by Brussels to create a special payment channel to continue doing business with Iran and bypass US economic sanctions against the country, are now in tatters, as no EU country has agreed to support the idea. All the members of the 28-nation bloc are reportedly scared by the punitive measures that Washington may potentially Read More

Low emission zones improve city air, but not enough: study

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LONDON (Reuters) – London’s low emission traffic zone has modestly reduced residents’ exposure to diesel (gasoil) engine pollution, but the better air quality has not brought improved lung Health among the capital’s children, research found on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Cars sit in a traffic jam along the Embankment during the morning rush hour in central Read More