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'Get me back' pleads Briton jailed in Dubai in prison recording

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

Brit jailed in Dubai pleads to come home

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By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor A decorated former soldier has called on Britain to help save him from jail in Dubai where he has spent the past four-and-a-half months despite not being charged with a crime. Andrew Neal, 44, who is accused of selling drugs but denies the allegation, made the appeal in an Read More

Asia push, Wall Street support lift stocks; oil rises

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stocks rose on Wednesday, hitting a four-month high on hopes for progress in trade talks between the United States and China, and a supportive backdrop from major central banks also helped push risk assets higher. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Putin warns of retaliation if US places missiles in Europe

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent Vladimir Putin has warned Moscow will match any US move to deploy nuclear missiles closer to Russia by placing its own missiles closer to the US or by deploying new, faster missiles. The Russian president issued a clear message to American politicians in his annual state of the nation address. “Let Read More

Chinese tech a threat? Europe weary of Washington's 'nonsense' allegations against Huawei

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Washington is riding another wave of scaremongering by warning the world about the alleged dangers posed by Chinese tech giant Huawei. However, without solid proof, the message seems more like a cover for self-interests. Senior US officials have been urging the world to be “vigilant” over Chinese tech corporations and their communication grids, threatening to curb Read More

Amazon sets 'shipment zero' goal for lower emissions

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The bigger the scale a company works at, the more of an impact even the smallest change can have. You don’t get much bigger than Amazon, and a new initiative could have a huge impact on the carbon emissions produced from delivering all those products we order. Posting on the Amazon blog, Dave Clark, senior Read More

A career secret weapon: Thank-you notes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a world of extremely rapid change, we have seen plenty of things vanish, from rotary phones to electric typewriters to 8-track music cartridges. FILE PHOTO: A coil of USA First Class postage stamps, bearing an image of the Statue of Liberty and U.S. flags, is shown in Washington, April 15, Read More

‘You’ll lose everything!’ Trump issues ultimatum to Venezuelan military, says all options are open

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US President Donald Trump warned the Venezuelan military that they are risking their lives and future by supporting President Maduro in a heated speech that left “all options” open to bring democracy in the Latin American country. “We seek a peaceful transition of power, but all options are open,” Trump declared, speaking at Florida International Read More

Quadriga: The cryptocurrency exchange that lost $135m

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When the 30-year-old founder of a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange died suddenly, he took the whereabouts of some C$180m ($135m; £105m) in cryptocurrency to his grave. Now, tens of thousands of Quadriga CX users are wondering if they will ever see their funds again. In 2014, one of the world’s biggest online cryptocurrency exchanges – MtGox Read More

CNL Welcomes Public Officials From Renfrew & Pontiac Counties to the Chalk River Laboratories

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CHALK RIVER, Ontario, Feb. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it welcomed a delegation of local public officials and representatives from Renfrew and Pontiac counties to the Chalk River Laboratories today for a series of presentations on its operations and Read More