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Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

Cosmic black eye? Massive punch from dwarf planet may explain why our moon is so weird

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The far side of the moon is weirder than we previously thought and new research indicates that, in the distant past, the moon could have faced off against an unknown object in a massive collision that changed its face. On the near side that faces Earth, we can see large dark areas of volcanic basalt Read More

In coal we trust: Australian voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is coal – don’t be afraid!” His surprise win in what some dubbed the ‘climate election’ may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy – big coal. FILE PHOTO: Read More

In coal we trust: Australia’s voters back PM Morrison’s faith in fossil fuel

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s re-elected Prime Minister Scott Morrison once brandished a lump of coal in parliament, crying, “This is coal – don’t be afraid!” His surprise win in what some dubbed the ‘climate election’ may have stunned the country, but voters should know what comes next in energy policy – big coal. FILE PHOTO: Read More

US won’t start war with Iran… at least that’s what prominent coup enthusiast Rubio says

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The pullout of non-emergency government staff from Iraq is not a “prelude” to an attack but a precaution, Senator Marco Rubio has explained on his Twitter. Many users, however, perceive it to be laying the groundwork for war. Rubio took a break from tweeting non-stop in support of the US regime-change activities in Venezuela on Read More

Peltz’s Trian Fund may push for changes at mutual fund Legg Mason

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Nelson Peltzs’ Trian Fund Management LP may push Legg Mason Inc. to implement changes to boost returns, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, the second time in 10 years that Trian has targeted the mutual fund company. FILE PHOTO: Nelson Peltz founding partner of Trian Fund Management LP. Read More

Shawcor Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2019 Results

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First quarter 2019 revenue was $350 million, a decrease of 1% from the $354 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2018 and in line with the $351 million reported in the first quarter of 2018. Adjusted EBITDA1 in the first quarter of 2019 was $28 million, which reflects a positive impact from the adoption Read More

Trump tweets optimism on China trade, lines up new U.S. tariffs

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump sounded optimistic about prospects for a trade deal with China on Tuesday even as his administration readied 25 percent tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports with no new talks scheduled. In early-morning tweets, Trump kept up his “America First” agenda in support of hefty tariffs and called on Read More

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle. In a string of early-morning tweets, Trump kept up his “America First” agenda in support Read More

Trump defends China trade negotiations, vows deal will happen

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears escalated about a protracted battle. In series of early-morning tweets, Trump kept up his “America First” agenda in support of Read More