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Google thwarts Baltimore ransomware fightback

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Google has inadvertently thwarted attempts by Baltimore’s city government to fight off crippling ransomware. The cyber-attack struck civil computers in Baltimore on 7 May, blocking email accounts and online payment systems. City officials set up GMail accounts to restore communications between citizens and staff. The mass creation of the accounts triggered Google’s GMail defences which Read More

West-backed think tanks threaten new Ukrainian president with disturbing list of ‘RED LINES’

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When President Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory in the free and undisputed April elections, most accepted that he was given a fairly strong mandate to lead Ukraine. But it seems not everyone is so democratically-minded. Particularly unmoved by the democratic process are a collection of Ukrainian ‘civil society’ groups, who have just issued a Read More

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Announces Proteus and Endymion Transports First Oil from Shell-operated Appomattox in the Gulf of Mexico

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Houston, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) announced today that the systems owned by Proteus Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Proteus”) and Endymion Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Endymion”) increased volumes of crude oil from the startup of the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system via the newly commissioned Mattox Pipeline (“Mattox”), Read More

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China’s yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank’s atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency. FILE PHOTO: A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, Read More

Oil recovers, but set for biggest weekly loss of 2019

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices recouped more than 1% on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly loss this year after swelling inventories and jitters over an economic slowdown led to big falls earlier in the week. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July Read More

Assange indictments aim to ‘discourage media from reporting atrocities & war crimes’

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New charges against WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange are revenge for the embarrassment he brought on the US government and a signal to media to stay clear of US war crimes and corruption, lawyer and activist Kevin Zeese told RT. A superseding indictment revealed by the US Justice Department on Thursday charges Assange with additional 17 counts Read More

Crude oil futures rise after overnight dive, to remain volatile

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Singapore — Crude oil futures were higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Friday, after recovering from an overnight crash that sent both benchmark contracts to fresh lows. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Ongoing geopolitical and supply-side concerns are expected to keep pries volatile, analysts said Friday Read More

Oil bounces back, but markets remain fragile amid trade disputes

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped more than 1% on Friday amid OPEC supply cuts and Middle East tensions, but still did not fully recoup losses earlier in the week on economic slowdown jitters and swelling inventories – their steepest drops since the start of the year. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump jack pumps oil Read More

India’s jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment

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GANDHINAGAR, India (Reuters) – When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the style of Singapore or Dubai. People walk past buildings under construction at the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) at Gandhinagar, in Read More

US rig count adds nine on week, despite Permian drop: Platts Analytics

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Denver — Permian sheds seven rigs Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Gas production slowing in Appalachia, Haynesville US oil and natural gas rigs totaled 1,074 for the week ended May 22, according to data by S&P Global Platts Analytics. This represents a net increase of nine Read More