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Western-born Muslims ‘more likely’ to be drawn to extremism and violent ideas – study

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Muslims born and raised in the West are more likely to support extremist ideas than those who are born elsewhere and who later emigrate to the West, a new study by researchers at a Swedish university has found. While it is a common assumption that the threat from extremist Islam comes from outside the West Read More

'Golden cross' for stocks doesn't always glitter

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow Jones Industrial Average triggered a technical signal on Tuesday that many investors believe could portend more gains for stocks in the short term, known as the golden cross. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 20, 2019. Read More

‘Super smeller’: Woman can sniff out Parkinson’s, leading scientists to create early detection test

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A former nurse who can smell the “musky odour” of Parkinson’s disease has helped scientists develop a new test that can detect the condition before symptoms appear. People with a heightened sense of smell have reported a musky odour from patients with Parkinson’s disease, and “super smeller” Joy Milne, 68, from Scotland claims she first Read More

Escalation of US-China bilateral tariffs to shave off $1 trillion from America’s GDP

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A study by the US Chamber of Commerce shows how the deterioration in the trade dispute between the world’s two largest economies, China and the United States, will drastically affect the American economy. “Escalation of bilateral tariffs results in lower GDP, lower employment, lower investment, and lower trade flows for the United States,” said the Read More

North American Construction Group Ltd. Announces Completion of $55 Million Offering of 5.00% Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures

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NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. ACHESON, Alberta, March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North American Construction Group Ltd. (“NACG” or the “Company”) (TSX/NYSE: NOA) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced offering (the “Offering”) of 5.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures of the Company (the “Debentures”) Read More

BMW delivers 2019 profit warning and plan to cut costs by 12 bln euros

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MUNICH (Reuters) – BMW expects group pretax profit to fall by more than 10 percent this year, it said on Wednesday as it announced a sweeping 12 billion euro ($13.6 bln) savings and efficiency plan to help offset higher technology investment and currency costs. FILE PHOTO: The BMW logo is seen on the wheel of Read More

Wall Street set for muted open as investors await Fed outlook

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(Reuters) – Wall Street’s main indexes were set to eke out gains at open on Wednesday, as investors cautiously waited for more clarity on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy outlook for the year, while trade worries still lingered. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Ormat Signs a 25-Year PPA With SCPPA for Its Casa Diablo-IV Geothermal Power Plant in California

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RENO, Nev., March 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced the signing of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between a subsidiary of the Company and Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA). Under the PPA, SCPPA will purchase 16MW of power generated by the expected 30MW Casa Diablo-IV (CD4) geothermal project Read More