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Moscow concerned over Haftar’s ‘purge’ plan as UN warns Libya is heading towards civil war

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A plan by Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to wipe out “terrorists” has sparked concern in Moscow as it is unclear who is considered a target. It comes as the UN warns that Libya is on the verge of a new civil war. If Haftar genuinely seeks to free Libya from terrorists, he should Read More

Actor Geoffrey Rush wins record US$1.9mn in Daily Telegraph #MeToo defamation case

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Actor Geoffrey Rush has received the largest defamation payout to a single plaintiff in Australian history, to the tune of AU$2.9 (US$1.9mn) million in his case against the Daily Telegraph over sexual misconduct allegations. The newspaper was ordered to pay the Oscar-winning actor just shy of AU$2 million (US$1.3mn) for lost earnings, on top of Read More

Iran’s supreme leader promises young Iranians will see US & Israel crumble

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Israel and the American civilization in its present state are doomed and will last no longer than one generation, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said, promising Iranian students they would see them crumble. With tensions running high between the US and the Islamic Republic, Khamenei picked up the baton of apocalyptic predictions  from Read More

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: A man riding on a bicycle looks at an electronic board showing the Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Read More

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: A man riding on a bicycle looks at an electronic board showing the Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More

Canada’s oil-rich Alberta tables bill to repeal carbon tax

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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with Read More

Renewed U.S.-China trade tensions push down Wall Street

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major indexes dipped on Wednesday as inflamed trade tensions between the United States and China weighed on investor sentiment. A day after Washington’s temporary easing of curbs against Huawei Technology Co Ltd provided respite to U.S. stocks, reports that the White House could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology Read More

Factbox: Qualcomm’s ‘obstinance’ needs monitoring – judge

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(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen in San Diego, California, U.S. Read More

U.S. judge says Qualcomm violated antitrust law; appeal planned, shares plunge

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(Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a U.S. judge ruled, a decision that could force the company to overhaul its business practices. FILE PHOTO: A sign on the Qualcomm campus is seen, as chip maker Broadcom Ltd Read More