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Trump sparks diplomatic mess with Kashmir ‘mediator’ offer, but his record on mediation isn’t great

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Donald Trump has stumbled into the decades-long dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir, offering to be a “mediator” in the conflict, seemingly upending longstanding US policy and creating a diplomatic mess. The US president made the offer at a White House meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, which was supposed to Read More

‘No such request made’: India DENIES Trump was asked to mediate Kashmir crisis

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India is denying that its prime minister ever asked US President Donald Trump to mediate in the long-standing dispute over Kashmir, after Trump made a comment about it in a meeting with the Pakistani PM in Washington. “No such request has been made by PM Narendra Modi to US President,” Raveesh Kumar, spokesman for Read More

Wall St. set to open higher as earnings season gathers steam

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set to open higher on Monday as investors eyed fresh trade developments between the United States and China during a busy week of corporate earnings, with results from marquee names including Facebook and Amazon on tap. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Read More

Crude oil futures gain on rising geopolitical tensions; Libya

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Singapore — Crude oil futures kicked off the week on a stronger note in mid-morning trade in Asia Monday, buoyed by renewed supply concerns on mounting geopolitical tensions in the Middle East, after Iran seized a UK chemical tanker and briefly detained a UK-owned VLCC in the Strait of Hormuz Friday. Not registered? Receive daily Read More

EIA: Iran drove unplanned OPEC production outage to highest levels since 2015

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7/18/2019 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said unplanned crude oil production outages for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) averaged 2.5 MMbpd in the first half of 2019, the highest six-month average since the end of 2015. EIA estimates that in June, Iran alone accounted for more than 60% (1.7 Read More

New Zealand’s Ardern says plight of Pacific Islanders should spur climate action

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FILE PHOTO: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at the Istana in Singapore, May 17, 2019. REUTERS/Feline Lim MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Climate change is having a real impact on Pacific islanders and that should spur countries to greater action to tackle the problem, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. Ardern, speaking Read More

Iran drives unplanned OPEC crude oil production outage to highest levels since late 2015

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July 17, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook, July 2019Note: OPEC disruptions include crude oil only. Unplanned crude oil production outages for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) averaged 2.5 million barrels per day (b/d) in the first half of 2019, the highest six-month average since the end of 2015. Read More

That’s a match! 3D artist unveils picture-perfect video of Trump & Putin merged into ONE MAN

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A perfectly natural, ultra-realistic 3D version of Donald Trump’s face hybridized with that of Vladimir Putin has made its debut online. A kind warning for US collusionists – don’t check it out unless you’re in a neutral mood. Nightmarish for Russiagaters and astonishing for all other netizens, the staggering video – produced by 3D artist Read More

Wall Street flat as Citi results weigh on bank shares

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three main indexes eased from their record highs on Monday as bank stocks turned lower after the third largest U.S. lender, Citigroup, reported a squeeze in interest margins. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Shares of Read More

Wall Street set open higher as banks rise after Citi results

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(Reuters) – Wall Street was set to extend last week’s gains at the open on Monday as second-quarter corporate earnings got off to an upbeat start with results from the third largest U.S lender, Citigroup, beating expectations. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, Read More