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Comcast in talks to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney: CNBC

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FILE PHOTO: The NBC and Comcast logo are displayed on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, formerly known as the GE building, in midtown Manhattan in New York July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Comcast Corp is in talks to sell its stake in Hulu to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing Read More

N. Korea warns of ‘corresponding response’ as Washington & Seoul stage joint war games

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North Korea has warned of a “corresponding response” as it vented anger at the ongoing military drills between the US and South Korea. Pyongyang says such steps simply hamper the reconciliation process. In a strongly-worded statement issued by the North’s Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country on Thursday, Pyongyang blasted the joint air Read More

Clinking glasses & swapping swords: Watch highlights from Kim’s summit with Putin (VIDEOS)

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Kim Jong-un arrived in Russia on Wednesday for a short visit, traveling in his trademark train and with his famous running bodyguards in tow. From sword swaps to salty starts, here are some of the highlights so far of his trip. The short official visit got off to a traditional start with ‘karavai,’ a type Read More

Flames seen shooting out of plane engine during takeoff

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Shocking footage of a passenger plane shooting flames out of its engine, accompanied by terrifying thunderous bangs, has emerged online. The plane’s engine caught fire shortly after takeoff from Barcelona in Spain. The flight was run by Israeli airline Arkia, who rented the plane from Italian company Neos, and was bound for Tel Aviv before Read More

French ship ‘illegally’ enters Chinese waters, gets warned off – MoD

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China had to deploy navy ships to escort off a French vessel which “illegally” entered the Taiwan Strait, the country’s defense ministry said. “China’s military sent navy ships in accordance with the law to identify the French ship and warn it to leave,” defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said. The official did not specify the Read More

German ambitions evaporate as Deutsche Bank merger talks with Commerzbank collapse

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German hopes of creating a national banking champion able to challenge global competitors were dashed on Thursday when Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank ended merger talks due to the risks of doing a deal, restructuring costs and capital demands. Germany’s two largest banks announced that nearly six weeks of high-level negotiations about a Read More

‘We have no secrets from US’: Putin says he is ready to tell Trump about Kim talks

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Vladimir Putin said North Korea will give up nuclear weapons, but fears for its security if it does so, and added he was prepared to share the results of his landmark meeting with Kim Jong-un with Donald Trump. “I got the impression that Kim Jong-un is interested in denuclearization, all North Korea needs is guarantees Read More

Russian prankster duo strikes again, say they tricked Macron with fake call from Ukraine’s Zelensky

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The French president has fallen victim to infamous Russian pranksters Vovan and Lexus, who posed as Ukraine’s President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky after his recent landslide victory, a video from the trolling duo claims. Vladimir ‘Vovan’ Kuznetsov and Alexei ‘Lexus’ Stolyarov released a 15-minute recording of the call on Wednesday with a person they claim is Macron Read More

‘Lay-off our spuds!’ PepsiCo slammed for suing Indian farmers over potatoes

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Snack giant PepsiCo’s Indian subsidiary is suing nine farmers in the state of Gujarat, telling them to lay-off growing a type of spud used in its popular brand of potato chips. Advocacy groups, meanwhile, have vowed to bite back. The potato farmers, who tend plots averaging 3-4 acres in size, stand accused by the US Read More

New wind and solar power projects tend to come online at the end of the year

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April 25, 2019 New electricity generating capacity is brought online throughout the year, but December has historically been the most significant month for both onshore wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity additions in the United States. Over the past nine years (2010–2018), 43% of all onshore wind capacity and 33% of all solar PV capacity Read More