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Mattis slams ‘authoritarian’ Turkey but still wants it to buy F-35 jets – report

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays. “I understand and agree with Congressional concerns about the authoritarian drift in Turkey and its impact on human rights and rule of law including Read More

U.S. loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuit

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(Reuters) – A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration’s renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change. By a 3-0 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the government fell short of the “high Read More

Wall Street slips as trade worries dampen upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its third consecutive weekly gain, while the S&P 500 also rose for a third Read More

Baytex and Raging River File Joint Management Information Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Strategic Combination

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) (“Baytex“) and Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX) (“Raging River“) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint management information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular“) for their respective special shareholders’ meetings to be held in connection with the proposed strategic Read More

Valero Energy Corporation Declares Regular Cash Dividend on Common Stock

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SAN ANTONIO, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (“Valero”) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on common stock of $0.80 per share. The dividend is payable on September 5, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2018. As a reminder, Read More

Jones Energy, Inc. Appoints New Chief Executive Officer and Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

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AUSTIN, Texas, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE:JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors has hired Mr. Carl F. Giesler, Jr. as the Company’s new Chief Executive Officer effective July 23, 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Giesler served since September 2014 as the Read More

Wall Street flat as earnings offset tariff threats

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks were largely unchanged on Friday as a string of strong earnings led by Microsoft offset escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest salvo of tough China tariff threats. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

‘When we baked bread, we didn’t do spacewalks’ – robotics guru to RT

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What happens when robots surpass humans in every job? Robotics guru Peter Redmond told RT there will always be a place for humanity to explore, hone new skills and sate its curiosity. Redmond is an inventor, engineer and scientist, who did a lot of amazing things in his life, from teaching Augmented Reality at Trinity Read More

Oil set for weekly drop as Trump issues new trade threats

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By Robert Tuttle on 7/20/2018 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Oil headed for a third weekly loss amid concern escalating trade rows would undercut energy demand, undermining reassurances from Saudi Arabia that it won’t flood global crude markets. Futures pared gains in New York on Friday as President Donald Trump said that he’s “ready to go” with Read More

Nigeria to devise green bond issuance program by end 2018

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LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria’s debt office will devise a green bond program before the end of 2018 to raise funds for environmental projects, a junior minister for the environment said on Friday. Ibrahim Jibril said the capital market could see issues of around 208 billion naira ($682 million) this year to fund projects to reduce Read More