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US political hype over Russian pic editor FaceApp generates more cash for company – report

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Selfie-editing service FaceApp, which, among other features, makes users look older, has earned $1 million in 10 days, Forbes reports. The revenues came despite warnings from US politicians against using the Russian-made app. The AI-powered app, developed by Russian company Wireless Lab, went viral last week after around three years in existence. While social media Read More

Oil prices rise more than 1% after Iran seizes British tanker

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the energy-rich Gulf. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo Brent crude futures climbed 79 cents, or Read More

Franklin Electric Declares Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.145 per share payable August 15, 2019, to shareholders of record on August 1, 2019. Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of Read More

TerraForm Power to Acquire Large-Scale U.S. Distributed Generation Platform

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Investment Highlights Acquisition is expected to add ~320 megawatts of distributed generation assets in 20 states and in the District of Columbia Expected to grow TerraForm Power’s distributed generation portfolio to ~750 megawatts, making it one of the largest distributed generation businesses in the United States Portfolio consists of recently constructed assets that have an Read More

Stocks struggle, oil jumps on Middle East tensions

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks lingered on Monday, hamstrung by dialled-down expectations for a larger U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in the Middle East boosted oil prices and rising fears for a no-deal Brexit haunted the pound. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange Read More

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB

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LONDON (Reuters) – After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday’s European Central Bank meeting will give the clearest signal yet of imminent policy easing, if not the details. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the European Central Bank (ECB) is pictured outside Read More

Dubai futures: Middle East crude tracks higher after Iran’s seizure of ships

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures rose in Asia early Monday as market participants mulled the possibility of an escalation in tensions after Iran detained two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 11:00 am Singapore time, September Dubai Read More

Police tell criminals to take the weekend off as stifling heat grips US

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By Lucia Binding, news reporter Police in the US have told criminals to take the weekend off as a sweltering heatwave causes disruption across the East Coast. In a tongue-in-cheek plea on their Facebook page, officers in Boston wrote: “Due to the extreme heat, we are asking anyone thinking of doing criminal activity to hold Read More

‘Alter your course’: Audio of moment Iranians warn UK-flagged tanker

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By Chris Robertson and Emily Mee, news reporters New audio has been released of both the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the HMS Montrose giving instructions to a British-flagged tanker before it was “illegally” seized by Tehran. In the audio, the Revolutionary Guard can be heard telling the Stena Impero: “If you obey, you will be Read More

Iran’s actions are an ‘illegal interference’ – UK tells UN

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By Emily Mee, news reporter Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “constitutes illegal interference”, the UK has said in a letter to the United Nations Security Council. The ship was in Omani territorial waters and was “exercising the lawful right of transit passage in an international strait”, Britain’s UN mission Read More