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Hiker who went missing in Hawaii two weeks ago found alive

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By David Mercer, news reporter A yoga instructor who vanished while hiking in Hawaii two weeks ago has been found alive. Amanda Eller, 35, disappeared in the Makawao Forest Reserve in Maui on 8 May, prompting a frantic search effort to find her. Warning: Graphic image of injury below In a post on a Facebook Read More

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

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The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US. Andrew Garfield published now widely discredited and condemned research suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. In 2010 his licence to practice was revoked and he was struck off the Read More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

Light PBOC touch makes once unlikely yuan at 7/$ seem possible

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – As China’s yuan slips to historically weak levels against the dollar, the central bank’s atypical light touch is spurring speculation that policymakers want to be more judicious in their intervention and have no specific target for the currency. FILE PHOTO: A China yuan note is seen in this illustration photo May 31, Read More

Exploration well completed on the Vinstra and Otta prospects in the North Sea

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Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has completed exploration well 3/7-11 S, targeting the Vinstra and Otta prospects in PL539 in the North Sea. Both targets were dry. The main objective of the well was to test the reservoir properties and hydrocarbon potential of the Middle Jurassic Read More

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth

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(Reuters) – The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserve policymakers said on Thursday. Richmond Fed President Thomas Barkin (L), San Francisco Fed President Mary Daly, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic (2nd R) and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan (R) sit together Read More

Trump says ‘dangerous’ Huawei could be included in U.S.-China trade deal

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday U.S. complaints against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd might be resolved within the framework of a U.S.-China trade deal, while at the same time calling the Chinese telecommunications giant “very dangerous.” Washington last week effectively banned U.S. firms from doing business with Huawei, the world’s largest telecoms Read More

US forecasters predict ‘near-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season with two-four major storms

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Highlights Outlook sees up to 15 named storms, eight hurricanes Rising US oil, gas exports add to energy sector risks Demand destruction remains top power concern Washington — The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts four to eight hurricanes will develop during this year’s Atlantic hurricane season, including two to four major storms with Read More

Oil plummets, on track for biggest weekly drop in 2019

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices plunged on Thursday, losing about 5% as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months. FILE PHOTO: A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is pictured during a tour by the Department of Energy Read More

Global shares slide on fear trade spat is now a tech cold war

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices slid more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies, boosting the dollar and sending benchmark government debt yields down. Worries over German manufacturing, trade-sensitive Asian economies, Brexit Read More