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Apple pleads with Trump for China trade war truce

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Apple has warned that Donald Trump’s threatened China trade war escalation could “tilt the playing field in favour of its global competitors”. The tech firm used an online submission to hearings conducted by US trade officials to argue that plans to extend tariffs to another $300bn (£236bn) of Chinese goods would be counterproductive and risked Read More

Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. Announces Approval of All Resolutions at Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Voting Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. (“Saturn” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: SOIL) (FSE: SMK) announced that at its annual general and special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) held on June 14, 2019, a total of 30,891,883 shares, representing 13.2% of common shares outstanding, were represented in person or Read More

Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. The deal, announced on Friday after three days of negotiations Read More

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. The deal, announced on Friday after three days of negotiations Read More

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter. FILE PHOTO: The sun rises behind Fiddlers Ferry coal fired power station near Liverpool, northern England, Read More

‘Nothing short of madness’: Netanyahu slammed for gender segregation offer to ultra-Orthodox parties

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has faced fresh accusations that he is pandering to Israel’s religious right, following reports he was prepared to back gender segregation in public spaces in return for their coalition support. Yair Lapid, a lawmaker with the Blue and White political alliance, tweeted Tuesday that Netanyahu had “surrendered to the demands” of Read More

Trump vows rapid, high tariffs on Mexico unless illegal immigration ends

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WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a surge of illegal immigrants across the southern border, vowed on Thursday to impose a tariff on all goods coming from Mexico, starting at 5% and ratcheting much higher until the flow of people ceases. Trump’s move dramatically escalates his battle to control a wave Read More

Shares shaken, bonds surge as Trump stirs recession risk

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures slid and sovereign bonds surged on Friday as investors feared President Donald Trump’s shock move to slap tariffs on Mexico risked tipping the United States, and maybe the whole world, into recession. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax

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(Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.) FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near cooling towers of the Hendrina power station, located south of Middelburg, South Africa, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s average temperatures are rising more Read More

Pakistan tests Shaheen-II ballistic missile as India counts election votes

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Pakistan has said it test-fired a ballistic missile, amid tensions with India, while also claiming it wants peace with its rival. The statement comes as India counts election votes, with Narendra Modi expected to retain power. Pakistan’s military claims the missile is capable of delivering conventional and nuclear weapons at a range of up to Read More