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Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto whips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging nearly the whole Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and heavy rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies Read More

Large parts of Bermuda plunged into darkness as Hurricane Humberto clips island

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Hurricane Humberto knocked out power lines in Bermuda on Wednesday night, plunging half of the Atlantic archipelago into darkness, as the storm whipped the British territory with powerful winds and rain. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter flies across Read More

Exclusive: London Metal Exchange to delay ban on tainted metal until 2025 – sources

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LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The London Metal Exchange (LME) will postpone plans to ban metal tainted by human rights abuses until 2025, giving producers three more years to comply with guidelines and the exchange time to rethink its approach, industry sources said. FILE PHOTO – The offices where the London Metal Exchange is headquartered are seen Read More

Bermuda braces for approach of major hurricane Humberto

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HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) – Bermuda residents boarded up windows of homes and businesses on Wednesday as Hurricane Humberto became a major storm on route the Atlantic archipelago, although forecasts showed they could be spared a direct hit. FILE PHOTO: The eye of Hurricane Humberto is seen as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Hurricane Hunter Read More

U.S. worker, food-safety advocates sound alarm over new hog slaughter rules

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. food safety and the health of plant workers will be at risk from new federal rules that allow meat companies to slaughter hogs as fast as they want and shift the role of government inspectors, food and environmental advocates said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Workers cut pork at a slaughterhouse in Read More

Gold & silver rally as investors seek safe havens amid global uncertainty

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The price of gold surged more than one percent on Monday as investors turned to safe-haven assets, following attacks at the weekend on Saudi Arabia’s oil and gas facilities. The strikes cut off five percent of world oil supply. The yellow metal jumped 1.2 percent at the open, hitting $1,506 per ounce. Gold is now Read More

After LSE’s sharp rebuff, HKEX begins investor charm offensive

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HK) is embarking on a three-week charm offensive with London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) investors as the Asian trading house tries to salvage its proposed $39 billion takeover offer. FILE PHOTO: The name of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited is displayed at the entrance in Hong Kong, Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

Pro-Hong Kong rally in DC against ‘CHINAZI regime’ being sponsored with US govt-linked money

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A planned Washington DC protest in support of Hong Kong activists and promoting the ‘Chinazi’ flag is being sponsored by at least six organizations backed by the notoriously shady, US-funded National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Posters for the event circulated online contain an image of the so-called ‘Chinazi’ flag – an altered version of the Read More

Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain’s LSE

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LONDON (Reuters) – Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (0388.HK) made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange (LSE.L) on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE’s acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse. The unsolicited approach, a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its $27 billion Refinitiv deal, Read More