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China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. A woman looks at job advertisements on a wall in Read More

Granite Oil Corp. Announces Closing of Final Tranche of Private Placement

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NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES. FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RESTRICTION MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES LAW. CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GRANITE OIL CORP. (“Granite” or the “Company”) (TSX: GXO) (OTCQX: GXOCF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second and final tranche of Read More

Anti-vax movement among TOP THREATS to global health, with HIV & Ebola, WHO says

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The anti-vaccination trend has landed next to HIV and Ebola as a key global threat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Experts say “vaccine hesitancy” risks reversing progress in fighting preventable diseases. Although various diseases that can be prevented by vaccines, such as diphtheria and meningitis, were on WHO’s Health threat lists before, in Read More

State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

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(This January 17 story fixes attribution in 8th paragraph to GAO’s David Gootnick instead of anonymous GAO official) FILE PHOTO: The remains of a dead tree are pictured at the almost empty Maria Cristina water reservoir during a severe drought near Castellon, Spain, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Heino Kalis/File Photo By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Read More

Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I Read More

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Announces Closing of Sale of Its Equity Interest In VTTI B.V.

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HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Buckeye Partners, L.P. (“Buckeye”) (NYSE: BPL) announced today that it completed the sale of its equity interest in VTTI B.V. (“VTTI”) to Vitol Investment Partnership II Ltd and IFM Investors for cash proceeds of $975 million.  The proceeds from the sale will be used to pay down debt. Read More

Consumer giants spurn risks to chase online subscribers

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LONDON (Reuters) – Major consumer companies including Unilever (ULVR.L), Procter & Gamble (PG.N) and Nestle (NESN.S) are chasing consumers who want food and household goods delivered automatically, even though this kind of business has not always worked. One of the possible personalised skincare regimens created by the Skinsei diagnostic, is seen in this undated handout Read More

Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

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MILAN (Reuters) – An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attends a news conference ahead of the Davos annual Read More

U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said in a report released by the investigative arm of Congress on Thursday it may recommend President Donald Trump revoke an Obama-era order directing federal agencies to consider climate change in international development programs. FILE PHOTO: The remains of a dead tree are pictured at the almost empty Read More

Gevo and Avfuel Partner to Supply Sustainable Jet Fuel for the Business Jets Fuel Green Event at Van Nuys Airport

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEVO) announced today that it is supplying its sustainable and renewable alcohol-to-jet fuel (ATJ) to Avfuel Corporation for use at the Business Jets Fuel Green: A Step Toward Sustainability event, scheduled for January 17, 2019, at the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) in Southern California.  Read More