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British football fan 'beaten and starved in UAE'

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By David Mercer, news reporter A British football fan who claims he was detained in the United Arab Emirates for wearing a Qatar shirt has told Sky News he was left to starve in prison after being beaten up. Ali Issa Ahmad was allegedly arrested for wearing the t-shirt after going to watch an Asian Read More

Noble Energy announces 2018 results, provides 2019 guidance

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2/19/2019 Photo: Noble Energy Chairman and CEO Dave Stover. HOUSTON — Noble Energy, Inc. has announced fourth quarter and full-year 2018 financial and operating results. In addition, the company will be focused on delivering sustainable organic free cash flow in 2020 and beyond. Fourth quarter highlights  Organic capital expenditures funded by Noble Energy totaled $643 Read More

Wall Street ekes out gains on upbeat Walmart results

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gained modestly on Tuesday as upbeat results from Walmart boosted investor sentiment and high-level U.S.-China trade talks resumed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid All three major U.S. equity indexes edged higher, with the Read More

Wall St. flat as Walmart offsets bank losses; trade talks eyed

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks struggled for direction on Tuesday as gains in Walmart offset losses in financials, with trade talks between the United States and China in focus. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Hopes that the two countries will Read More

Strong U.S. economy boosts Walmart holiday-quarter sales, shares gain

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(Reuters) – A strong U.S. economy boosted Walmart Inc’s holiday-quarter sales growth to the best in a decade, lifted by consumer spending in key categories like groceries and increased e-commerce purchases. Shares of the world’s larger retailer rose nearly 4 percent on Tuesday and were up 7 percent so far this year. Walmart’s performance and Read More

Wall St. subdued with U.S.-China trade talks in focus

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks struggled for direction on Tuesday after rallying strongly last week, as investors focused on the latest round of trade talks between the United States and China. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Hopes that the two Read More

Danske Bank pulls out of Russia, Baltics after money-laundering backlash

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TALLINN/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danske Bank will pull out of Russia and the neighboring Baltic states, the Danish lender said after Estonia ordered it to close the branch at the center of one of the largest-ever money laundering scandals. FILE PHOTO: A Danske Bank sign on a building in Copenhagen, Denmark, September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen/File Read More

Kellogg stocks up on Pringles, cereals for fear of 'hard Brexit'

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CHICAGO(Reuters) – As the possibility of a no-deal Brexit looms, Kellogg Co is taking measures to protect Britons from a potential shortage of Pringles, the UK’s second-favourite brand of chips. FILE PHOTO: Cans of Pringles are seen on display in New York April 5, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton With Britain at risk of leaving the European Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. Announces the Date for the Release of the Fourth Quarter and Twelve Months 2018 Financial and Operating Results, Conference Call and Webcast

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ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ:GASS) (the “Company”), a ship-owning company serving primarily the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and  twelve months’ operating and financial results for the period ended December 31, 2018 before the market Read More

HSBC warns on China, UK slowdowns as 2018 profit disappoints

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HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) – HSBC warned it may have to delay some investments this year as Europe’s biggest bank missed 2018 profit forecasts due to slowing growth in its two home markets of China and Britain. Its shares fell 3 percent and analysts cut their forecasts as HSBC reported a drop in fourth-quarter revenue amid Read More