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USGC octane prices slip as gasoline complex softens, exports dip

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US Gulf Coast octanes took a fall Thursday, softened by weaker gasoline prices and decreased exports. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Of the blendstocks, alkylate saw the steepest day-on-day fall and was assessed by S&P Global Platts at pipeline gasoline plus 48 cents/gal. The USGC gasoline Read More

Syngenta profits hit by U.S./China trade wars, bad weather

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Agricultural chemical maker Syngenta on Friday reported a 34% fall in first-half net income, showing the impact of U.S. trade disputes with China and Mexico as well as bad weather in some of its markets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss agrochemicals maker Syngenta is seen on a farm in the village Read More

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week. The magnitude 2.2 quake was registered at 1:55 p.m. local time (1855 GMT) in the central neighborhood of Alvaro Obregon, Read More

Drug lord El Chapo set to die in jail after getting life sentence

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life plus 30 years for smuggling drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career. Jurors found the 62-year-old guilty of drug trafficking, money laundering and the use of firearms in February after an 11-week trial. Speaking to Read More

Drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in US prison

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Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years by a US federal judge. The infamous crime boss was found guilty of trafficking tons of cocaine, heroin and other drugs into the United States as the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel in February. Directly before Wednesday’s sentencing, Read More

Oklahoma at trial’s end says opioid ‘kingpin’ J&J fueled epidemic

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NORMAN, Okla. (Reuters) – Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis. The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a Read More

Oil firms on storm fears, continued geopolitical concerns

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London — 1008 GMT: Crude oil futures were higher in early European trade, with the escalating geopolitical concerns that have dominated much of the week now being joined by concerns about the impact of Topical Storm Barry on the US Gulf Coast. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More

Futures 2: Oil firms on storm fears, continued geopolitical concerns

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London — 1008 GMT: Crude oil futures were higher in early European trade, with the escalating geopolitical concerns that have dominated much of the week now being joined by concerns about the impact of Topical Storm Barry on the US Gulf Coast. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More

Buggin’ out: Last ever Volkswagen Beetle rolls off Mexican production line

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Volkswagen’s iconic Beetle car rolled off the production line in Mexico for the final time this week. The sendoff ceremony was accompanied by a Mariachi band. The Volkswagen factory in Puebla was the only one left in the world making the original Beetle cars and more recently the only one making the modern version. The Read More