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World stocks slip as growth fears linger; euro slides

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar rose on Thursday, hitting the highest in almost two years against the euro on an upbeat U.S. capital goods report, while a gauge of world equity markets slid as weak economic data from South Korea and a profit warning from 3M Co renewed concerns about global growth. FILE PHOTO: Read More

Emerson’s downhold reservoir network first to connect wireless sandface data to upper completion

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4/25/2019 Photo: Emerson Intelligent Multistage Completion Network (IMCN). STAVANGER — Emerson, in partnership with Metrol, a leader in battery-powered wireless well monitoring, has launched the Intelligent Multistage Completion Network – an integrated upper and lower completions downhole solution that communicates wirelessly with instruments at the reservoir sandface, the physical interface between the formation and the Read More

Joe Biden is the Democrat Trump probably fears most

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By Ian Woods, senior news correspondent If you put all the Democrats who’ve announced they’re running for president into a boxing ring, it would be so crowded there would barely be enough room for any of them to swing a punch. But there is no doubt which one is the political heavyweight. Joe Biden brings Read More

Cyclone Kenneth batters Comoros and heads to Mozambique

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MORONI (Reuters) – Violent winds of up to 140 kph (87 mph) lashed the East African island nation of Comoros overnight, killing three people, authorities said on Thursday, as Cyclone Kenneth swept toward flood-battered Mozambique. Tropical Cyclone Kenneth approaches the coast of Mozambique in this April 25, 2019 handout satellite image. NASA/Handout via REUTERS In Read More

‘We have no secrets from US’: Putin says he is ready to tell Trump about Kim talks

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Vladimir Putin said North Korea will give up nuclear weapons, but fears for its security if it does so, and added he was prepared to share the results of his landmark meeting with Kim Jong-un with Donald Trump. “I got the impression that Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees Read More

Russian prankster duo strikes again, say they tricked Macron with fake call from Ukraine’s Zelensky

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The French president has fallen victim to infamous Russian pranksters Vovan and Lexus, who posed as Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky after his recent landslide victory, a video from the trolling duo claims. Vladimir ‘Vovan’ Kuznetsov and Alexei ‘Lexus’ Stolyarov released a 15-minute recording of the call on Wednesday with a person they claim is Macron Read More

‘Lay-off our spuds!’ PepsiCo slammed for suing Indian farmers over potatoes

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Snack giant PepsiCo’s Indian subsidiary is suing nine farmers in the state of Gujarat, telling them to lay-off growing a type of spud used in its popular brand of potato chips. Advocacy groups, meanwhile, have vowed to bite back. The potato farmers, who tend plots averaging 3-4 acres in size, stand accused by the US Read More

Russian oil imports to Europe halted due to contamination

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By Aliaksandr Kudrytski and Maciej Martewicz on 4/25/2019 MINSK and WARSAW (Bloomberg) — Russian oil flows to parts of Europe were halted after customers complained of unusual impurities in the crude, adding another disruption to the global oil market and pushing prices in London above $75/bbl. Poland, which receives oil through a northern section of Read More

Trump’s widening OPEC fight puts Saudi oil capacity in spotlight

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By Grant Smith on 4/25/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — The biggest threat to President Donald Trump’s hopes for low gasoline prices is his growing entanglement in the politics of OPEC nations. The White House plans to choke off oil exports from Iran without triggering a spike in prices largely by getting Saudi Arabia, the only OPEC Read More

Wall Street bankers make triumphant return to Saudi Arabia just in time for mass beheadings

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Global finance leaders, who boycotted the Saudi investment summit last year over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, have returned to Riyadh despite the beheadings of dozens of people this week. Big investors, particularly from Wall Street, joined panels at the two-day financial forum which began on Wednesday in Riyadh. Larry Fink, CEO of US Read More