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Let me borrow your ride: US gets UK carrier, while her captain gets the boot

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The captain of the HMS Queen Elizabeth has just been relieved of command, reportedly over borrowing the ship’s car for personal use. Yet the US Marines are about to do basically the same with the Royal Navy’s flagship carrier. Commodore Nick Cook-Priest, who took over as captain of the Queen Elizabeth (R08) in October 2018, Read More

Interim results for the period ended 31 March 2019

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Highlights Gross contract earnings backlog1 increased from $7.3 billion to $10.3 billion. Golar’s (“Golar” or “the Company”) total operating revenues decreased from $181.9 million in 4Q 2018 to $114.3 million in 1Q 2019. Adjusted EBITDA1 decreased from $121.2 million in 4Q 2018 to $62.9 million in 1Q 2019. After recognition of $28.4 million of unrealized Brent oil Read More

Exclusive: A delicate balance – Toyota took care to make offering to U.S. before China deals

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BEIJING (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp last month announced two deals in China that were small in size but large in strategic planning. FILE PHOTO: President of Toyota Motor Corporation Akio Toyoda speaks during the unveiling of the 2020 Toyota Supra during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 14, 2019. Read More

Sniper-killing journalist game pulled after outcry over ‘Breaking News’ mission

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A popular sniper-mission video game encouraging players to assassinate a journalist has been pulled by its developer after media reports exposed the controversial shooting scene. ‘Sniper 3D Assassin’ was a free game on Apple devices as well as gaming platform Steam, and was available on Amazon, Google and Microsoft app stores. New York Times journalist Read More

Canada vows ‘full steam ahead’ on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland takes part in a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Read More

Canada vows ‘full steam ahead’ on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs

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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum. FILE PHOTO: Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland takes part in a bilateral meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Read More

Gray whale deaths on West Coast may be linked to Arctic warmth

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – Dozens of gray whales have been found dead along the U.S. West Coast in recent weeks and some scientists believe the cause lies far to the north, in the heated-up Arctic waters off Alaska. Fifty-eight gray whales have been found stranded and dead so far this year in sites stretching from Read More

Bitcoin holds above $7,000 after hitting nine-month high

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LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin hovered above $7,000 on Monday, close to nine-month highs, as the biggest cryptocurrency’s 2019 rally gathered steam. Bitcoin was last up 1.1% at $7,056 on the Bitstamp exchange after soaring 14% on Saturday – its second largest daily jump this year – to its highest since early August. Analysts and traders Read More

U.S.-China trade setback stokes recession fears; stocks slide

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LONDON (Reuters) – Global equities fell on Monday after their worst week of 2019 as hopes of an imminent U.S.-China trade deal were crushed, raising fears of a fresh round of tit-for-tat tariffs. FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen outside the entrance of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo Read More