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Mexican drug lord El Chapo is a scapegoat, trial told

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Notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is a scapegoat for the real leader of Mexico’s drugs cartel, his lawyer says. Guzman is on trial accused of leading the Sinaloa cartel from 1989 to 2014 – the biggest drug trafficking organisation in the world. But on the first day of his trial in New York, Read More

Prairie Provident Confirms Shareholder Consent Process for Acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd.

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CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prairie Provident Resources Inc. (“Prairie Provident” or the “Company”) (TSX:PPR) is pleased to confirm that, in connection with its previously-announced acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd. (“Marquee”), the Company elected to obtain requisite approval of the Prairie Provident shareholders by written consent.  The acquisition is proposed to be Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America’s financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C. The world’s largest online retailer plans to spend Read More

Steam bug allowed unlimited free downloads

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A man has been given $20,000 (£15,500) for discovering a bug in the Steam video games store that let people download any game for free. Security researcher Artem Moskowsky found a flaw in Steam’s portal for games developers that let anybody generate licence keys without paying. Millions of people use Steam to buy and download Read More

German officials sound China alarm as 5G auctions loom

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior German officials are planning a last-ditch drive to convince the government to consider excluding Chinese firms such as Huawei from building the country’s 5G infrastructure amid concerns this could compromise national security. FILE PHOTO: Journalists follow the presentation of a Huawei smartphone ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, Germany, Read More

Oil slumps 7 percent to one-year low as rout extends to 12 days

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil’s slide accelerated on Tuesday, with U.S. futures suffering their steepest one-day loss in more than three years due to ongoing worries about weakening global demand and oversupply. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the drilling platform, the first out of four oil platforms to be installed at Norway’s giant offshore Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America’s financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C. The world’s largest online retailer plans to spend $5 billion on the two new developments Read More

Oil slumps 6 percent as rout runs to 12 days on supercharged selling

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil’s slide accelerated on Tuesday, with U.S. futures dropping to lows not seen in 11 months due to ongoing worries about weakening global demand, oversupply and selloffs across other asset classes, including equities. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the drilling platform, the first out of four oil platforms to be Read More

‘Did he forget the American Revolution?’ Twitter gives Trump a history lesson after France insults

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US President Donald Trump’s early morning Twitter jibe at France over its historical war losses to Germany was met with ridicule on Twitter, with many reminding him that France played a crucial role in the American Revolution. Shortly after Trump returned to Washington, DC from Armistice Day commemorations in Paris, he took aim at France, Read More

Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) picked America’s financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C. FILE PHOTO: A woman pushes a stroller at Gantry Plaza State Park, in Long Island Read More