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‘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

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

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock Read More

Asia stocks gain, dollar sags as Fed reinforces rate cut expectations

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month. FILE PHOTO: A man in a bicycle stops in front of an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers – sources

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(Reuters) – J.C. Penney Co Inc (JCP.N) has hired advisers to explore debt restructuring options that would buy more time for the money-losing U.S. retailer to forge a turnaround, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A J.C. Penney Company Inc. store is pictured at a mall in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, U.S. November Read More

Fujairah port says ‘flexible approach’ needed for IMO 2020

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Dubai — The Middle East marine bunkering hub of Fujairah said a “flexible approach” will be required in the run-up to the International Maritime Organization’s new sulfur fuel cap as it allocated four berths to compliant fuels. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The port’s initial step Read More

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes. Ashley Avila, 11, plays with her nephew Alexander Avila, 3, outside of their home where Alexander was lead poisoned by lead-based Read More

FEATURE: Canadian oil traders see IMO 2020 risk easing on demand, changing market

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Houston — A surging differential for Western Canada’s benchmark heavy crude has traders and analysts wondering if predictions that tighter sulfur requirements for marine fuel will devalue the country’s oil assets are overblown. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “Nobody is talking about IMO 2020 anymore,” one Read More

UK carbon emissions target ‘doing more harm than good’ – Thunberg

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By Hannah Thomas-Peter, climate change correspondent, and David Mercer, news reporter Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK’s pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is “actually doing more harm than good”. The 16-year-old Nobel Peace Prize nominee – who has inspired an international movement to fight climate Read More