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IDF chief turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

IDF commander turned PM candidate touts body count & bombing Gaza into ‘stone age’ in campaign ad

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Former Israeli Defense Forces chief turned political candidate Benny Gantz is touting the body count he racked up leading Operation Protective Edge with a campaign that boasts about bombing parts of Gaza “back to the Stone Age.” Gantz has released a series of campaign ads for his “Hosen Le Yisrael” (Israel Resilience) party, glorifying the Read More

Stocks, dollar up on trade hopes; Wall Street set for fourth week gains

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major stock indexes rose worldwide on Friday and the dollar was on track for its first positive week this year, boosted by optimism that the trade conflict between the United States and China may come to an end. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Read More

U.S. stocks edge up on defense, healthcare gains; pound firms

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Gains in defense shares as well as healthcare helped to keep U.S. stocks in positive territory on Thursday, while an end to the latest chapter in Britain’s exit from the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May’s defeat of a confidence vote, lifted sterling. Traders work on the floor of the New Read More

Finding the bright side in a graying U.S. workforce

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) FILE PHOTO: People walk their dogs along the beach after sunset in Cardiff, California, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Economists call it the “old-age dependency ratio” – a rough measure of the balance between people who work and Read More

Transocean Ltd. Amends Previously Announced Cash Tender Offers

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STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) announced today on behalf of Transocean Inc., its wholly-owned subsidiary (collectively with Transocean Ltd., “Transocean”), amendments with respect to Transocean Inc.’s previously announced cash tender offers (as amended, the “Amended Tender Offers”) for the series of notes issued by Transocean Inc. listed in Read More

S&P cuts rating on PG&E unit in third such cut this month

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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage (Reuters) – S&P cut its rating on PG&E Corp’s (PCG.N) Pacific Gas & Electric Co unit on Wednesday, making it the third such cut this month, after the unit missed Read More

DCP Midstream, LP Announces Upsizing and Pricing of an Additional $325 Million of 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025

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DENVER, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DCP Midstream, LP (NYSE: DCP) (the “Partnership”) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, DCP Midstream Operating, LP (the “Operating Partnership”), priced an upsized offering of an additional $325 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.375% senior notes due 2025 at a price of 100.75% of their face value plus accrued interest Read More

Sterling up after May wins confidence vote; stocks climb

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government won a confidence vote in parliament. FILE PHOTO: A trader works on the floor at the New York Read More