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Viral drone VIDEO slammed over dangerously close flyby to superjumbo jet

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The drone community has condemned an operator for reckless flying after footage released this week showed a drone coming dangerously close to the world’s largest commercial passenger jet, the Airbus A380. Filmed at Plaine Magnien Airport on the tropical island of Mauritius, the video shows the take-off of an Emirates A380. As the jet starts Read More

‘Foreign recruits’ mulled by German military raise ‘mercenary army’ debate

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In a bid to cope with shortage of recruits at home, German army reportedly floats an idea of opening its ranks to foreigners. Critics of the head-hunting proposal say the move might turn Bundeswehr into a “mercenary army.” The German army may put up a call for foreigners to fill in understaffed military positions, according Read More

Newly discovered deep water fish named after ‘Shark Lady’ (VIDEO, PHOTO)

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Scientists have named a deep sea fish newly discovered in the Gulf of Mexico after a trailblazing female marine biologist dubbed ‘Shark Lady’. Eugenie Clark has been honored for her work in the study of sea creatures, which included founding the Mote Marine Laboratory in the 1950s, by having her name associated with tiny long Read More

Mattis slams ‘authoritarian’ Turkey but still wants it to buy F-35 jets – report

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US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays. “I understand and agree with Congressional concerns about the authoritarian drift in Turkey and its impact on human rights and rule of law including Read More

Earnings Data Deluge

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Q2 results continue to heat up at the end of this first full week of earnings season coming off yesterday afternoon s fiscal Q4 results from 160 Microsoft 160 MSFT 160 beating on both top and bottom lines The software giant s 1 13 per share topped the Zacks consensus Read More

Wall Street slips as trade worries dampen upbeat earnings

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its third consecutive weekly gain, while the S&P 500 also rose for a third Read More

Baytex and Raging River File Joint Management Information Circular Seeking Shareholder Approval of Strategic Combination

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Baytex Energy Corp. (TSX:BTE) (NYSE:BTE) (“Baytex“) and Raging River Exploration Inc. (TSX:RRX) (“Raging River“) are pleased to announce that they have filed a joint management information circular and proxy statement (the “Circular“) for their respective special shareholders’ meetings to be held in connection with the proposed strategic Read More

Valero Energy Corporation Declares Regular Cash Dividend on Common Stock

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SAN ANTONIO, July 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) (“Valero”) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on common stock of $0.80 per share. The dividend is payable on September 5, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on August 7, 2018. As a reminder, Read More

Agent bear: Russia’s FSB enlists animals as ‘strategic resource’

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Russian brown bears may soon become an item in the budget of Federal Security Bureau (FSB), the domestic successor to the soviet KGB, which wants to designate them a national treasure. KGB and bears you say? It’s not exactly what one might be tempted to think. The initiative wants to place bears on a list Read More

Honeywell eyes supplier shift to avoid tariff hit

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(Reuters) – U.S. industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) said on Friday it had started sourcing some of its components from countries other than China to counter growing costs related to a tariff war between the world’s two largest economies. Honeywell’s shares rose as much as 4.4 percent to $153.99 after the company also reported Read More