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Elon Musk's 'Teslaquila' drink faces clash with Mexican tequila industry

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Tesla Inc co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers could be headed for a collision after the agave-based drink’s industry group opposed the flamboyant billionaire’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” FILE PHOTO: Farmers, also known as jimadores, load blue agave hearts onto a truck after harvest in Tequila, Read More

Prairie Provident Confirms Shareholder Consent Process for Acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd.

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CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prairie Provident Resources Inc. (“Prairie Provident” or the “Company”) (TSX:PPR) is pleased to confirm that, in connection with its previously-announced acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd. (“Marquee”), the Company elected to obtain requisite approval of the Prairie Provident shareholders by written consent.  The acquisition is proposed to be Read More

German officials sound China alarm as 5G auctions loom

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Senior German officials are planning a last-ditch drive to convince the government to consider excluding Chinese firms such as Huawei from building the country’s 5G infrastructure amid concerns this could compromise national security. FILE PHOTO: Journalists follow the presentation of a Huawei smartphone ahead of the IFA Electronics show in Berlin, Germany, Read More

U.S. in China trade talks again, demands 'change of posture'

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said on Tuesday that the United States welcomed the resumption of talks with China on trade, while Vice President Mike Pence warned Beijing to change its behavior so as to avoid a new cold war with the United States. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow Read More

You’ve goat to be kidding me: Beastly passenger brings Paris Metro to a halt (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Hordes of passengers were left stranded during their early morning commute on the Paris underground. To add insult to injury, many became even more agitated when they discovered that the delay was due to a goat. The drudgery of the early morning commute was broken up by an extremely unusual scene Tuesday morning along Paris’ Read More

Exclusive: Juul sounds out Indonesia for expansion, other Asian countries in its sights

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JAKARTA/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Juul Labs Inc is exploring selling its compact vaping devices in Asia and has sounded out government officials in Indonesia, one of the world’s most smoker-friendly countries, although gaining approval there could face significant hurdles. A woman holds a Juul e-cigarette while walking in New York, U.S., September 27, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson’s book is a hit in Sweden – even though FM loathes him

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A Swedish book retailer has listed Jordan Peterson’s new book as a top seller, just days after the country’s foreign minister told the Canadian academic to “crawl back under his rock”. Peterson’s new book, ’12 Rules For Life, an Antidote to Chaos’, is currently one of the most popular titles on Adlibris – a Swedish Read More

Student beats up, attempts to strangle teacher as French school violence hits headlines again

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Just as France calmed down after the case of a student threatening a teacher with a ‘gun’ in class went viral, another scandal has hit the suburbs of Paris after a student beat and attempted to strangle his teacher at a school. The violent incident took place at a vocational high school in the Bezons Read More