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China bans Australian coal imports as diplomatic tensions over Huawei intensify

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One of China’s biggest ports has put restrictions on shipments of coal from Australia, its top supplier of anthracite, casting a shadow upon Australia’s second largest export earner. The Port of Dalian is set to cap overall coal imports from all sources at 12 million tons until the end of 2019, according to an official Read More

Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball star's shoe splits

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University and North Carolina, prompting an outcry on social media as the company sought to figure out what caused the malfunction. Zion Williamson, a 6-foot-7-inch freshman forward Read More

Nike’s $350 ‘smart’ shoes are refusing to lace themselves following software update

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It’s bad enough when your phone or laptop is having technical difficulties, but that headache has now extended to footwear, after owners of Nike’s new smart sneakers have reported shoe malfunctions following an Android update. Owners of the newly released $350 Adapt BB shoes were unimpressed to find one of the pair of their new Read More

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. 2018 Form 10-K Available on Website

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Houston, Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) today announced that its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018 was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and can be viewed on the Partnership’s website at www.shellmidstreampartners.com. The filing can be accessed by selecting Read More

U.S. stocks fall on weak economic view; oil, gold fall

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street stocks fell on Thursday due to a deteriorating economic outlook that was only partially offset by signs of trade progress between China and the United States, while gold and oil prices retreated from their recent peaks. Visitors look at a stock quotation board at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo Read More

Philadelphia sues seven big banks, alleges municipal bond collusion

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The city of Philadelphia has filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing seven major banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for a type of bond used by cities, towns and other public entities, costing them potentially billions of dollars. FILE PHOTO: The Citigroup Inc (Citi) logo is seen at the SIBOS banking Read More

Swedish and Estonian watchdogs open joint Swedbank probe

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s and Estonia’s financial watchdogs have opened a joint investigation following a media report linking Swedbank to a Baltic money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, they said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Swedbank’s logo is pictured on its Lithuanian headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania, in this May 10, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins/File Photo Read More

De Beers says lab-grown diamond wholesale prices fall by up to 60 percent

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LONDON (Reuters) – Wholesale prices for lab-grown diamonds have fallen by up to 60 percent since De Beers began selling synthetic stones for jewelry in September, CEO Bruce Cleaver said on Thursday, adding margins for the sector would continue to fall. Lab grown diamond jewelry displayed at Pure Grown Diamonds headquarters in Woodbridge, New Jersey, Read More

Smallpox bioterrorist attack could devastate planet for 10 years

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In August 2018, Australian scientists launched a complex international simulation dubbed, ‘Exercise Mataika’, which investigated a ‘worst-case scenario’ for a smallpox bioterrorist attack and the results are horrifying. Smallpox, one of the most infectious diseases known to man, was officially eradicated in 1980, but two officially known samples of the disease are held in secure Read More

Wall St. opens lower after grim economic data

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (Reuters) – U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday after a batch of disappointing economic data, while investors tracked U.S.-China trade talks amid signs that the two countries were tackling some of the stickiest issues. Read More