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Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war

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(Reuters) – Hopes for settlement of the yearlong U.S.-China trade war dimmed further on Friday as China said it will slap retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, the latest escalation in the dispute between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: Containers are seen at the Yangshan Deep Water Port in Read More

Trump administration considers boost to biofuel mandates to ease farmer anger: sources

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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is considering ramping up biofuel blending quotas in the coming years to assuage anger in the Farm Belt over its recent broad use of waivers for small refineries, but is not planning to rescind any of the exemptions it has granted so far, four sources familiar with the Read More

Oil spills into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – China on Friday said it would impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand. Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Read More

Brazil’s indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon ‘to last drop of blood’

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CANUTAMA, Brazil (Reuters) – Members of Brazil’s Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle this week, prepared for battle. Their enemy? The deforestation and destruction of their home, the Amazon rainforest. There are more than 18,000 Mura that live in Read More

Poland getting ready to welcome major shipments of America’s ‘freedom gas’

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Poland will be ready to purchase large volumes of US liquefied natural gas (LNG) starting 2022 or 2023, the country’s state-run natural gas company PGNiG has announced. At the present time, the country is actively buying LNG from a number of countries, according to PGNiG’s Vice-President of the Management Board for Trade, Maciej Woźniak. “Since Read More

Enerflex Announces Appointment of Sanjay Bishnoi as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and David Izett as Senior Vice President, General Counsel

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enerflex Ltd. (TSX:EFX) (“Enerflex” or the “Company”) announced today the appointment of Sanjay Bishnoi as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and David H. Izett as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, effective September 9, 2019. Mr. Bishnoi is a proven Chief Financial Officer with over 20 Read More

Thyssenkrupp, Kloeckner in talks over co-operation in materials trading: sources

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Thyssenkrupp (TKAG.DE) is in talks with Kloeckner & Co (KCOGn.DE) over future cooperation in materials trading, but is not exploring a near-term takeover of the metals firm, three people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Thyssenkrupp AG is pictured at the company’s headquarters in Essen, Germany, November 21, Read More

Brexit has opened old wounds in Ireland — and anti-British sentiment is back

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Anti-British sentiment in Ireland was never healed completely, but in the twenty years since the peace process and the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, it had sunk so low as to be almost negligible. Then came Brexit. Britain’s decision to ditch the European Union and strike out alone has unleashed what feels like a Read More

Direct link? Rocks discovered on asteroid closely resemble those found on Earth

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Boulders discovered on the surface of a recently-explored asteroid share similarities to rocks from meteorites that crashed into Earth, according to a new study, providing insight into the origins of our planet’s geology. Images taken on the surface of Ryugu show dust-free rocks that wouldn’t look out of place on Earth, a group of European Read More