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MSCI upgrades Kuwait equities to its main emerging markets index

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(Reuters) – MSCI Inc upgraded Kuwaiti equities to its main emerging markets index on Tuesday, which could trigger $2.8 billion of inflows from passive funds. MSCI, the world’s largest index provider, whose emerging-market group of indexes has about $1.8 trillion of assets tied to it, also said it will consult on the potential reclassification of Read More

Latest US tariff threat would hurt US oil, gas output: API

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Highlights US depends on China for key drilling fluid component API says US energy security at stake in trade dispute US Q1 crude flows to China shrink to 6,991 b/d Washington — The latest US tariffs threatened against Chinese imports would hamper US energy exports, hurt domestic energy security, and push China to import more Read More

VIDEO of Indian mob lynching Muslim while forcing him to praise Hindu gods sparks national outrage

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The brutal lynching of a young Muslim man in India has become an object of national attention after a video of the incident went viral, prompting nearly a dozen arrests, and an investigation into a potential cover-up. Police arrested 11 people on Monday in connection to the lynching after the victim’s family showed them the Read More

Trapped in simulation: Can computer models replace real testing of passenger aircraft?

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“It was safe in theory, get in,” are not the words you want to hear while boarding a flight. As Boeing reportedly seeks to reduce real-life testing of its planes, experts doubt that this approach will ever replace genuine tests. The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing appears to have some far reaching plans on reducing actual Read More

New tool detects deepfakes with 96 percent accuracy, researchers say

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Researchers have developed a new tool that could be a crucial part of the fight against deepfakes. The tool, which was produced by researchers from the USC Information Sciences Institute, can detect subtle face and head movements along with unique artifacts in video files, and apparently can identify such fakes with up to 96 percent Read More

Essential Energy Services Provides a Patent Litigation Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: ESN) (“Essential” or the “Company”) provides an update with regards to the patent litigation. As previously disclosed, on April 25, 2019, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision (the “Appeal Decision”) dismissing the appeal filed by Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. Read More

Infrastructure Networks, Machfu partner to deliver data solutions to the oil field

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6/25/2019 HOUSTON — Infrastructure Networks, Inc. and Machfu have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to help oil and gas companies improve the performance of their existing assets by easily connecting them to new cloud solutions. INET will sell, supply and service Machfu solutions, delivered over INET’s wireless platform. Machfu will utilize Read More

International Petroleum Corporation announces commencement of drilling program in Malaysia

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TORONTO, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corporation (IPC) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling of the first well in a planned multi-well drilling program on Block PM307, located offshore Peninsular Malaysia. IPC is the operator of Block PM307 and holds a 75% working interest, with Read More

Putin to meet with Saudi Prince just days before OPEC+ gathers

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By Ilya Arkhipov and Javier Blas on 6/25/2019 MOSCOW and LONDON (Bloomberg) — Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman at the Group of 20 summit in Japan this week, just days before OPEC and its allies gather in Austria to discuss extending oil-output cuts. “Intense” preparations are under Read More

Russian heatwave not affecting spring wheat areas too much: state weather forecaster

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Conditions for Russia’s spring wheat harvest are generally good or satisfactory with only a few areas affected by a heatwave that has hit some parts of the country, state weather forecaster Hydrometcentre said on Tuesday. Russia is starting active harvesting of its 2019 grain crop amid concerns that hot and dry weather Read More