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Trump orders withdrawal of fresh North Korea-related sanctions announced earlier by US Treasury

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US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of the new round of North Korea-related sanctions that had been announced earlier by the US Treasury. The move was announced by the US President through Twitter on Friday. “It was announced today by the US Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those Read More

South Africa to get extra 900 MW of power from Mozambique

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FILE PHOTO: Men walk past electricity pylons as they return from work in Orlando, Soweto township, South Africa March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s state power utility Eskom will get an additional 900 megawatts of power from Mozambique after power lines damaged by Cyclone Idai were restored, President Cyril Ramaphosa Read More

UK economy dodges no-deal Brexit hit, for now

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s economy has struggled beneath the weight of Brexit uncertainty for nearly three years, but many business leaders would probably be relieved just to have more of the same for the next few months. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the Canary Wharf financial district of London, Britain, December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson Read More

Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush into bonds: BAML

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global equity funds saw massive outflows this week, a sharp reversal from last week’s inflows as pessimism over economic growth gripped investors once again, driving them instead to search for yield in credit and buy safer assets like bonds. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange Read More

Flip of a switch’: Scientists 'cure' alcoholism in rats by firing lasers at their brains

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Rats have been cured of alcoholism by having laser beams blasted at their brains, ending their dependency with a “flip of a switch,” exciting new research has revealed. Scientists from Scripps Research fired lasers at specific neurons in the alcohol-addicted rat brains, which rid the rats of the desire to drink, as well as reducing Read More

Uber 'picks New York Stock Exchange' for stock listing

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Ride-hailing firm Uber will list on the New York Stock Exchange, according to reports, in one of the most anticipated stock debuts of the year. The decision to opt for the Wall Street exchange over the tech-heavy Nasdaq was first reported by Bloomberg, citing sources. It comes as smaller, ride-sharing rival Lyft prepares to list Read More

ClearStream Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 Financial Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, March 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (“ClearStream”, TSX: CSM and CSM.DB.A) today announced its results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2018. “EBITDAS” and “Adjusted EBITDAS” are not standard measures under IFRS. Please refer to the “Non-IFRS measures” section of this release for a description of Read More

'Time to recognise' Israel sovereignty over Golan Heights, Trump says

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Donald Trump has said it is “time to recognise” Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.  On Twitter, the US president wrote: “After 52 years it is time for the United States to fully recognise Israel’s Sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which is of critical strategic and security importance to the Read More

Aid workers rush to rescue African cyclone victims amid mounting death toll

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BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Rescue workers plucked more survivors to safety from trees and roofs on Thursday, a week after a cyclone ripped through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods that have killed hundreds of people and displaced hundreds of thousands. Helicopters whirred above the turbid, red-brown flood waters searching for people to ferry back Read More

Fund managers skittish over Levi's long-term growth prospects

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Levi Strauss & Co’s is betting it can convince investors there is still plenty of global growth left for the 165-year old company, but fund managers fret the iconic blue jeans maker’s stock may be too pricey to generate a decent return. FILE PHOTO: Levi Strauss & Co. CEO Chip Bergh Read More