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Responding to Trump, UPS, FedEx say they already fight illegal drug shipments

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(Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) and FedEx Corp (FDX.N) on Friday said they already work closely with law enforcement to stop illegal shipments from entering the country, after U.S. President Donald Trump called on delivery firms to refuse packages of synthetic opioid fentanyl from China. FILE PHOTO: The logo of United Parcel Service Read More

‘My life is s**t’: EasyJet pilot suspended after telling friends he felt suicidal, reports say

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UK airline EasyJet has suspended a pilot after he discussed taking his own life in an online chat, local media reported. The news revives memories of a German pilot who crashed his A320 into the Alps, killing all on board. The grounding came after EasyJet learned that the pilot, whose name is being withheld, said Read More

Seeking clarity from Fed’s Powell? Good luck with that

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JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) – When Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday, traders will comb through his remarks for clues on whether the U.S. central bank will deliver more rate cuts this year. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell holds a news conference following the Federal Reserve’s two-day Read More

YouTube axes anti-protest channels as US Ministry of Truth battles China over Hong Kong

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YouTube has disabled 210 channels for posting content related to the Hong Kong protests “in a coordinated manner,” following in the footsteps of Facebook and Twitter in restricting its arbitrary censorship to pro-China accounts. “Channels in this network behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong,” Google Read More

LAGCOE introduces Energy Innovators Pitch Challenge for 2019 event

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8/22/2019 LAFAYETTE, LA – LAGCOE leadership is proud to host the fourth Energy Innovators Pitch Challenge at the 2019 Technical Exposition and Conference, scheduled for October 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. In partnership with The Idea Village and sponsored by Shell Game Changer, this event will connect the best Read More

Fed doubts dominate as futures tick lower

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main markets were set to edge lower on Thursday as the previous session’s hints of a skeptical Federal Reserve attitude to a new cycle of interest rate cuts offset a handful of more bullish signs from U.S. retailers. The minutes from the U.S. central bank’s meeting on July 30-31 showed policymakers Read More

UN-believable: Investors swindled out of $280k over ‘United Nations HQ moving to China’ scam

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A gaggle of audacious con artists has been arrested in China for swindling investors out of US$283,000, claiming they were the construction company behind the ambitious (but fake) relocation of the UN headquarters to Xi’an. The squad of scammers were caught trying to dupe investors into believing the UN was relocating its headquarters from New Read More

Bidders show interest in new plays in US Gulf Lease Sale 253

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Houston — Bidders in US Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 253 on Wednesday appeared interested in what may be a new play area in that region’s midsection, suggesting a willingness to venture outside of more developed offshore areas. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Even with WTI Read More

Nordstrom beats profit estimates as it clears inventory faster and sells more online

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(Reuters) – Upscale U.S. retailer Nordstrom Inc (JWN.N) reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday as it said it had cut costs and cleared more inventory, sending its shares up 10% in extended trading. FILE PHOTO: The Nordstrom store is pictured in Broomfield, Colorado, February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo The Seattle-based company, which sells Read More