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A matter of volume: threat from ascendant Chinese phones hangs over Apple

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A raft of profit warnings from Apple Inc (AAPL.O) suppliers this week has fueled investor concerns that iPhone sales, in terms of volume, have hit a wall that could spell trouble for the company’s plans to make services its main pillar of growth. FILE PHOTO: A customer compares the size of Read More

ExxonMobil drillship on location – Cyprus Block 10

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11/13/2018 Photo: ExxonMobil’s Stena Icemax drillship. HOUSTON — The Stena Icemax drillship has arrived on location in Cyprus’ offshore Block 10, and is preparing to bore down into the seabed, Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said, early this week. He was speaking to the press after giving MPs a briefing on the overall state of play Read More

Iran’s armed forces vow to protect oil tankers against US threat

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The Iranian Army has vowed to defend the country’s commercial shipping vessels from any potential threats after the US warned countries against allowing Iranian tankers into their territorial waters and ports. Last week, Washington imposed a unilateral ban on the Iranian crude, shipping and banking industries after withdrawing from the 2015 international pact that aimed Read More

Paradise destruction as complete as Mosul or Raqqa

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Suddenly the sky turns yellow – you don’t expect it. The bright Californian sunshine dims and huge clouds of smoke envelope the landscape, burnt black by wildfires that have brought death and destruction on an unprecedented scale. From miles out, passing through this scarred landscape, you know that what happened in the northern town of Read More

Highway to hell? WATCH sinkhole swallowing major Israeli road after flooding

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A sinkhole has consumed part of a major highway along the Dead Sea coast after heavy rains battered Israel, causing severe flooding. Police fear similar incidents may occur in the coming days. Israel has recently suffered from rising floodwaters in several areas, and had to dispatch a rescue team for four hikers stranded in a Read More

What is at stake in the Keystone XL pipeline ruling?

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge in Montana halted construction of TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL oil pipeline on Thursday, saying a U.S. environmental analysis “fell short of a ‘hard look’” at the cumulative effects of greenhouse gas emissions and the impact on Native American land resources. FILE PHOTO: A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump Read More

Boeing jet crash-lands at Guyana airport, 6 people injured (PHOTOS)

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Six people were injured after a Boeing 757 with more than 120 people on board crash-landed at Guyana’s Georgetown airport, officials said. The aircraft was en route to Canada. Less than 20 minutes after takeoff, the Toronto-bound jet had to change course and return to the departure airport due to mid-air malfunction. The crew noticed Read More

Feature: Uganda's long and arduous journey to first oil

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Highlights First oil plans postponed to 2021 Delays impact connected Refinery, pipe projects Puts ball in investors’ court on FID Cape Town — Uganda’s route to first oil continues to be pushed back by delays around getting key oil projects approved, with the country’s oil minister now banking on 2021 as the revised date. Not Read More

CBS anchor Jeff Glor's first detour was through dentistry

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you think you have big shoes to fill at work, take a moment to consider Jeff Glor. Jeff Glor, an Emmy Award winning veteran CBS News journalist, on the set as he anchors CBS Evening News in New York, U.S., December 18, 2017. Picture taken December 18, 2017. Gail Schulman/CBS Read More

Midterms 2018: Election brings mixed results for energy interests

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Washington — Reflecting a deeply divided political landscape, results were decidedly mixed on the wide range of oil, natural gas and power issues at play in the raucous and sharp-edged US midterm elections, which came to a head Tuesday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Democrats regained Read More