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Australia’s drought wilts support for government in rural heartlands

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MILDURA, Australia (Reuters) – A conservative stronghold for a century, Australia’s hinterland is now cracking like the drought-parched earth, voters say, with once-safe districts in jeopardy ahead of Saturday’s election. The drought-affected Darling River sits well below its banks at Pooncarie, a town in outback western New South Wales, Australia April 25, 2019. Picture taken 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

John Sverdrup Phase 2 approved, according to Equinor

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5/15/2019 Trond Bokn, senior V.P. for the Johan Sverdrup development in Equinor, received the formal approval of the plan for development and operation from Kjell-Børge Freiberg, Minister of Petroleum and Energy. (Photo: Håkon Fonseca Nordang / Equinor ASA). STAVANGER — The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup Read More

5 killed, 10 injured in midair seaplane collision in Alaska

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Published time: 14 May, 2019 03:12 Edited time: 14 May, 2019 03:14 Two seaplanes carrying a total of 16 people have collided midair and crashed into waters off Ketchikan City, Alaska. While ten people miraculously survived the incident, at least five were killed and another one is still missing. Five people have been confirmed dead after Read More

What’s at stake for Europe Inc in a trade spat with Washington

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LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s listed companies are expected to generate 1.2 trillion euros (£1.04 trillion) in revenue from the United States this year, highlighting what’s at stake as global trade tensions grow and earnings and economic growth stall. A worker sweeps up the floor in preparation for a BMW press conference at the Los Angeles Read More

Houston ship channel reopens after crash polluted air and water

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By Joe Carroll and Robert Tuttle on 5/13/2019 Photo: U.S. Ship Channel. HOUSTON and CALGARY (Bloomberg) — The Houston Ship Channel reopened to limited traffic on Sunday after a vessel collision dumped almost 400,000 gal of a gasoline ingredient and choked suburbs of the U.S. city with noxious fumes. A U.S. Coast Guard-led response team Read More

Russian oil quality back to normal at Baltic port after contamination

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MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) – Russia has begun shipping clean oil via the Baltic after a contamination problem disrupted flows for three weeks and it is working to resume supplies by a pipeline to Europe although traders said this might take several more weeks to fix. FILE PHOTO: A general view shows the Novorossiysk Fuel Oil Terminal Read More

US moving missile system to Middle East to counter Iran

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The United States will move a Patriot air defence missile system into the Middle East to counter threats from Iran. The Pentagon announced the move following concerns that Tehran may be planning an attack on American forces or interests in the region. An official said the decision comes after intelligence showed that the Iranians have Read More

First Quarter 2019 Review of the Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Space

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By Kevin Hurd and Steve Togher for Cross Shore Capital Management Equity markets rebounded sharply in the first quarter following a pivot by the Federal Reserve to a more dovish stance and an easing of global trade tensions. The S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Russell 2000 indices rose 13.6%, 16.5%, and Read More