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Duterte threatens to ‘declare war’ on Canada over long-running trash dispute

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare war with Canada amid a long-standing diplomatic dispute between the two nations over Canadian waste that was illegally dumped in his country five years ago. “I want a boat prepared. I’ll give a warning to Canada maybe next week that they better pull that thing out or Read More

U.S. petroleum product exports set record high in 2018

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April 23, 2019 U.S. exports of total petroleum products set a record high in 2018, reaching an annual average of 5.6 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 366,000 b/d from 2017 levels. The three largest petroleum product exports from the United States in 2018 were distillate, propane, and motor gasoline. U.S. exports of Read More

Samsung recalls Galaxy Fold review samples, postpones launch after slew of issues

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Samsung is recalling all review samples of its new Galaxy Fold device after a slew of bad reviews citing display issues with the device’s trademark screen, just days before its US launch and several key promotional events. The South Korean tech giant has postponed the Fold’s launch indefinitely while it investigates the issue, the company Read More

To survive trade battles, China manufacturers deploy every weapon they can

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GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Manufacturers in China facing trade barriers are deploying an array of moves to try to keep foreign customers – giving discounts, tapping tax breaks, trimming workforces and, occasionally, shifting production overseas to skirt tariffs. FILE PHOTO: Visitors attend the China Import and Export Fair, also known as Canton Fair, in the Read More

Climate change protesters descend on France’s SocGen, energy companies

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PARIS (Reuters) – Climate activists blocked thousands of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a “civil disobedience action” to urge world leaders to act against Read More

Climate change protesters block access to French multinationals

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PARIS (Reuters) – Climate activists blocked hundreds of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said. Environmental activists block the entrance of the French bank Societe Generale headquarters during a “civil disobedience action” to urge world leaders to act against Read More

Samsung gets reports of Galaxy Fold screen problems, raising specter of Note 7 fiasco

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NEW YORK/SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it has received “a few” reports of damage to the displays of samples of its upcoming foldable smartphone, raising the prospect of a less-then-smooth entry for the splashy $1,980 handset. FILE PHOTO: The Samsung Galaxy Fold phone is shown on a screen at Samsung Electronics Co Read More

Samsung’s $2,000 foldable phone falls apart in DAYS, reviewers complain (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold smartphone is making headlines for all the wrong reasons, with multiple tech journalists reporting problems with the high-end device’s foldable screen. The company acknowledged receiving “a few” complaints. Several journalists given Galaxy Fold units have reported serious problems with the phone, just two days after the hotly-anticipated device was distributed to Read More

Venezuela accepts first batch of aid from Red Cross

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Venezuela has accepted its first shipment of humanitarian aid from the Red Cross, after the government spent months refusing to allow it into the country.  Volunteers in blue vests lowered boxes of aid from a plane in the capital of Caracas, beginning an operation to deliver medicine and supplies to Read More

EU countries back copyright reform targeting Google, Facebook

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FILE PHOTO: A 3D plastic representation of the Facebook logo is seen in front of displayed cables in this illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina May 13, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed Read More