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William in New Zealand ‘bringing comfort’ after mosque attacks

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in New Zealand for a two-day visit aimed at “bringing comfort” to those affected by last month’s terror attacks. Fifty people were killed when a gunman opened fire in two mosques in the South Island city of Christchurch on 15 March. Prince William is Read More

Russian and North Korean leaders meet for first summit

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un have met in Russia for their first summit together. The two shook hands as they met in the far eastern city of Vladivostok on Thursday, with the Russian president saying he is “confident” the meeting will develop ties between their countries. Mr Putin said Read More

Ex-Nissan boss Ghosn to walk free again after posting $4.5 million bail

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn was set to walk out of a Japanese detention center for a second time since his arrest last year on financial misconduct charges, after posting the $4.5 million bail set by a Tokyo court on Thursday. FILE PHOTO : Former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn sits Read More

Pieridae Energy Announces 2018 Year End Results, Progress Made on Goldboro LNG Project and Board Change

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NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN UNITED STATES CALGARY, Alberta, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pieridae Energy Limited (“Pieridae” or the “Corporation”) (PEA – TSXV) released its 2018 financial and operating results today, highlighting the fact it took some key steps forward last year in advancing its Goldboro Read More

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals: lawmakers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross-party group of lawmakers said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A man walks through Greenwich Park as a haze of pollution sits over the London skyline April 3, 2014. REUTERS/Luke Read More

Visa profit jumps, lower cross-border volume weighs on shares

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(Reuters) – Visa Inc reported higher expenses and lower spending by people using its cards abroad on Wednesday even as increased overall consumer spending drove quarterly profit 14 percent higher. FILE PHOPTO: Security staff stand next to a Visa logo at Murtala Muhammed International Airport before the arrival of the Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team, in Read More

Oil hovers near six-month high as U.S. stockpile build counters supply fears

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices hovered near six-month highs on Wednesday after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles surged to their highest levels since October 2017, countering fears of tight supply resulting from OPEC output cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing Read More

U.S. biofuel trade group asks judge to halt new EPA small refinery waivers: documents

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. biofuels trade group asked a federal court on Wednesday to stop the Environmental Protection Agency from giving refiners new waivers from the country’s biofuels law until the agency reverts to the tougher criteria it used to assess applications before Donald Trump’s presidency, according to court papers. The waivers can Read More

Kiev is fuming over Russia’s move on passports for residents of Ukraine’s rebel regions

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Russia’s decision to facilitate getting Russian passports for residents of Ukraine’s breakaway regions has caused an angry reaction in Kiev, which condemned the “aggression” and even filed a complaint with the UN Security Council. The decree, implementing a simplified three-month period to get Russian citizenship for residents of the rebel-controlled areas of the Lugansk and Read More

Kim in Russia for 1st summit with Putin – 18 yrs after his father

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Much like his father 18 years ago, Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia by armored train on Wednesday to much fanfare — but while the trip has echoes of history, the circumstances are much different. The late Kim Jong-il’s trip to Moscow in 2001 came at a time when North Korea’s missile program had just begun Read More