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US deploying missiles along Russia’s borders could lead to ‘new Cuban crisis’ – Russia’s deputy FM

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Washington will provoke explosive tensions, reminiscent of the darkest moments of the Cold War, if it sends missiles close to Russia’s border after suspending the INF Treaty, a senior diplomat in Moscow warned. If Washington deploys short or mid-range ground-based missiles along Russia’s borders, the situation “will not only become complicated, it will escalate to Read More

Explainer: Initial exchange offerings flourish in crypto market

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Initial exchange offerings (IEOs) are currently the most popular fundraising trend in the cryptocurrency industry, which has seen poster child bitcoin surge more than 150% in 2019. As the name suggests, initial exchange offerings are conducted over crypto trading platforms and exchanges. FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin (virtual currency) coins are seen in Read More

North Macedonia firm plugs vintage minis into electric age

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SKOPJE (Reuters) – In the North Macedonian capital Skopje, a small light blue car, reminiscent of bygone Communist times, silently zips through the streets in the first major attempt in the Balkan country to produce its own electric vehicle. A converted supermini car Zastava 750, which has its combustion engine replaced with an electric one Read More

Beware! Two ‘black swans’ may come out of nowhere & kill stocks this summer, experts warn

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The aftermath of the spiraling US-China trade war tariffs could be a “clear and present danger” to the markets, according to Barry Knapp, managing partner of Ironsides Macroeconomics. He told Yahoo Finance: “If tariffs go up to 25 percent and there is an adjustment in the and it moves much more Read More

A cake, a vase and… a BOX of ice cream: Putin’s birthday gifts that blew Xi Jinping away (PHOTOS)

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Vladimir Putin has delighted Xi Jinping, it seems, by giving him a stunning set of birthday gifts, one of which is said to be his favorite. That didn’t leave the Chinese leader unimpressed, as he generously responded in kind. Putin congratulated Xi on his 66th birthday while in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, wishing him “best of luck,” Read More

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos. Tens of thousands of protesters had gathered peacefully outside the Chinese-ruled city’s Read More

G20 financial leaders to stay vague on global trade in communique

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FUKUOKA, Japan (Reuters) – Financial leaders of the world’s top economies are likely steer clear of promises to avoid protectionism in their communique on Sunday, amid an escalating trade conflict between the United States and China, officials said on Saturday. US Secretary of Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R, on podium) delivers a speech during the G20 Read More

Proactive checks on crypto risks needed, global watchdog FSB says

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LONDON (Reuters) – Regulators need to step up risk assessments of the cryptocurrency sector as current rules are patchy, and quick technological change may lead to gaps in policies on digital money, the global financial stability watchdog said. FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December Read More

Moby’s romantic failures are not your cue to attack ‘white men’ ‘beta males’ & ‘the patriarchy’

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The electronic musician’s “creepy” abortive seductions of Natalie Portman and Lana del Ray are not an excuse to air bigoted grievances about men in general. And Moby himself deserves pity, rather than self-righteous viciousness. It is easy to see why Moby – who was more known than adored, even in his turn-of-the-millennium heyday when he Read More