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Ghosn may have had questionable ethics, co-chair of external Nissan probe says

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TOKYO (Reuters) – The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards. FILE PHOTO: The logos of car manufacturers Renault and Nissan are seen in front Read More

Saudi-led airstrikes rock Sanaa, Yemen casting shadow over 2nd round of peace talks

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Sanaa, Yemen was hit by massive Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, hitting civilian as well as military targets. The raid, described as “violent” by locals, comes before a second round of UN-sponsored peace talks later this month. Coalition warplanes struck several targets across the Houthi-held city in raids on Saturday evening, including training camps, drone storage facility, Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-SC), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of the withdrawal of Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of 'Iraq on steroids' if Trump doesn't delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-South Carolina), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of Read More

Facebook shocker: Unsealed docs will detail how social media giant made money off children

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A figurine is seen in front of the Facebook logo in this illustration taken, March 20, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic – RC155C02C7D0 Facebook will surely be bracing itself for some fresh backlash from the public next week following a number of revealing legal documents being unsealed. Those documents are expected to detail how Facebook made money Read More

Granite Oil Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

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NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GRANITE OIL CORP. (“Granite” or the “Company”) (TSX: GXO) (OTCQX: GXOCF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of Read More

NATO, church & brotherhood of arms: Vladimir Putin visits Belgrade

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Russian President Vladimir Putin got a hero’s welcome in Belgrade. The one-day visit to the last holdout against NATO’s ambitions in the Balkans may have been somewhat short on substance, but was certainly loaded with symbolism. Even before he landed, the Russian leader was given an honor guard by Serbian air force MiGs, a 2017 Read More

Hitachi debacle strengthens Franco-Chinese hand in UK nuclear

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PARIS (Reuters) – Hitachi’s decision to freeze its $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain strengthens the hand of France’s EDF (EDF.PA) and its Chinese partner in talks with the government on how to finance new reactors. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers are seen beside one of two ‘nuclear islands’ at the Hinkley Point C nuclear Read More