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New North American trade deal modestly boosts U.S. economy, trade panel finds

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new North American free trade pact would modestly boost the U.S. economy, especially auto parts production, but may curb vehicle assembly and limit consumer choice in cars, a hotly anticipated analysis from the U.S. International Trade Commission showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Read More

‘Don’t think about suicide’: Indian FM Swaraj tweets to man trapped in Saudi Arabia

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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj regularly helps Indians living abroad who tweet her with visa issues, but on Wednesday a desperate man asked her whether she could help him or if he should just kill himself. “Tell me one thing, can you help me or should I kill myself? It has been about 12 months Read More

‘Sovereign decision of Ecuadoreans’?! Amid street clashes, Moreno denies Assange arrest was revenge

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Ecuador’s president Lenin Moreno claimed the expulsion and arrest of Julian Assange had nothing to do with the US pressure or himself seeking revenge for damaging leaks, telling RT these are all insinuations by his predecessor. Assange spent almost seven years holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London until last week, when Moreno abruptly Read More

Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

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STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) today issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of, and contract information for, the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs. Since its last report Transocean added approximately $373 million in contract backlog, bringing total backlog to $12.1 billion. This Read More

‘Unlawful & unrecognized’: Twitter heaps criticism as US maps show Golan Heights as part of Israel

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The Trump administration has released a controversial new US government map of Israel that shows the Golan Heights in Syria as being part of Israel, much to the outrage of many online. Special envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, shared the updated map on Twitter on Tuesday. Israel occupied the Syrian region in the Read More

Pub-goers rejoice: Revelers in Moscow to get virtual drinking assistant

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As Google and Amazon vie to develop the world’s smartest digital helper, a Russian IT startup has announced AI for a very specific niche – a voice assistant that gives advice to pub-goers. Bar hoppers in Moscow can look forward to having a trusted adviser who can – hopefully – save them from buying the Read More

Cancellation of Jair Bolsonaro’s NY gala shows museums are next battleground for leftist protesters

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Run by opinion-sensitive urban elitists, museums make easy targets for campaigners who want to decide who can stage events there or give money. The humiliating disinvitation of the Brazilian president is a sign of things to come. In what would be an international scandal in more diplomatic times, but is par for the course in Read More

‘America, face the competition!’ Huawei’s top security officer blasts US push against telecom giant

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Washington’s animosity towards Chinese tech giant Huawei is based on deep-rooted prejudice, while its crusade against the company is motivated by greed rather than security concerns, the firm’s chief security officer said. The persistent scaremongering campaign by the US targeting the Chinese company, which is one of the pioneers in 5G technology development, appears to Read More

India’s Jet Airways faces imminent shutdown without emergency funds: sources

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MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s Jet Airways Ltd will be forced to shut down as soon as Wednesday if it does not get emergency funding from its lenders, two sources familiar with the situation said. FILE PHOTO: Jet Airways aircrafts are seen parked at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, April 13, Read More

Notre-Dame altar cross a symbol of hope after ‘terrible’ blaze

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By Aubrey Allegretti, news reporter Notre-Dame has been saved from total destruction after a blaze ripped through the cathedral, French fire services have said. Flames broke out at the 12th century historic building on Monday evening, quickly devastating the spire and roof and sending plumes of black smoke into the sky. One firefighter has been Read More