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At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor Read More

LatAm bunker markets see delay in price impacts from weaker energy

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Houston — Spot marine fuel markets throughout Latin America felt pressure Friday from back-to-back days of strong declines in North American energy markets, with sources pointing to typical lags resulting from various factors. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Pricing indications heard early Friday pointed to stable Read More

Germany monitoring oil supplies closely as Russian pipeline outage drags on

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London — Germany is not planning to tap its strategic oil reserves but is monitoring the local fuel supply situation closely, the country’s economy economic and energy ministry said Friday, faced with at least another month without piped Russian crude imports. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

SeaBird Exploration: signing of agreements to acquire vessels, private placement becomes unconditional

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Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, sterling yo-yos as PM May quits

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LONDON (Reuters) – World stocks edged higher on Friday and oil prices bounced after comments by President Donald Trump encouraged hopes of progress in U.S.-China trade talks while British Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation briefly sent sterling fluctuating wildly. FILE PHOTO: The London Stock Exchange Group offices are seen in the City of London, Britain, Read More

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

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ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. A poster showing Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of the Xinyuan Steel plant Read More

‘Modern fascism is breaking cover’: Journalists react to Assange Espionage Act charges

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The US government’s indictment of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange on 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act has shocked and horrified journalists who are calling it an unprecedented attack on press freedom. The new indictment claims Assange endangered the lives of individuals working for the US government when Wikileaks published leaked documents received from intelligence Read More

10,000 US troops set for Middle East to counter ‘Iran threat’

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The Pentagon is preparing to send as many as 10,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to rise, according to reports. The move is not in response to any new threat but is aimed at strengthening security in the region, according to officials quoted by The Associated Press. A final Read More

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technologies of lying about his company’s ties to the communist government and Beijing saying Washington must end its “wrong actions” if it wants trade talks to continue. FILE Read More

EU elections: Here’s what you need to know

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The 28 EU member states, comprising some 512 million people will take to the polls to elect a total of 751 MEPs between now and Sunday, but what’s at stake and what can we expect? Elections for the ninth European parliament come at a critical juncture for European politics, with rising geopolitical tensions worldwide thanks Read More