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Germany’s Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook’s Libra

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday policymakers could not accept the emergence of parallel currencies such as Facebook’s (FB.O) planned Libra, adding that Berlin would reject any such plans. Facebook’s planned Libra is the most well-known of the stablecoins, a certain form of cryptocurrency backed by assets such as traditional Read More

Air Force four-star general: We need 225 bombers

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The Northrop Grumman B-2 Stealth Bomber comes in to land at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire on September 11th, 2019 – Close up underneath photos of the B-2 bombers – the world’s most expensive and secretive planes – returning from a training exercise from Iceland.(SWNS) Senior Air Force leaders believe that current shortages in the U.S. bomber Read More

Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

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Pages from a confidential whistleblower’s report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But Read More

Exclusive: France’s CNP and Brazil’s Caixa close to reaching $1.7 billion insurance deal – sources

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FILE PHOTO: A man passes with an umbrella in the pouring rain near a branch of Spanish CaixaBank in central Madrid, Spain, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Perez/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – France’s CNP Assurances SA (CNPP.PA) is close to reaching a deal worth 7 billion reais ($1.7 billion) with Brazil’s state-owned lender Caixa Economica Read More

Amazon vows to be carbon neutral by 2040, buying 100,000 electric vans

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos on Thursday committed the company to being carbon neutral by 2040 and said part of that pledge is an order for 100,000 electric delivery vans from a start-up the online retailer has invested in. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company Read More

SEC’s Clayton worries about private markets, negative rates

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Jay Clayton said on Thursday he was concerned about the growth of private markets and negative interest rates as policymakers try to stimulate growth. FILE PHOTO: Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, speaks at the Economic Club of New York luncheon Read More

Airbnb plans public listing in 2020

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FILE PHOTO: The logos of Airbnb are displayed at an Airbnb event in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo (Reuters) – Home rentals giant Airbnb said it plans to list on stock exchanges in 2020, making it one of the most high-profile market debuts next year. (bit.ly/2mqasWw) In a short statement posted on Read More

Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

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(Reuters) – For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog “Moose” deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient. “Pets are your loved ones, pets should be your family, pets are not something you keep on a chain in the backyard,” the intensive-care nurse from Somers, Connecticut, Read More

Rosehill Resources Inc. Provides Operational Update

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HOUSTON, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rosehill Resources Inc. (“Rosehill” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ROSE, ROSEW, ROSEU) today provided an operational update for recent activity as well as expected production for the quarter ending September 30, 2019. Highlights Placed onto production nine wells in the Northern Delaware area and four wells in the Southern Read More