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Less yellow at Champs-Elysees: Protesters march in Paris demanding Macron resign

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Paris looks ‘less yellow’ this Saturday as only several hundred people descended on the avenue amid a heavy police presence. This time a week ago the number of protesters was much higher and rallies resulted in heavy clashes. At least 37 people have been detained and 22 taken into police custody across the Ile-de-France region, police Read More

‘Nobody looked at this before’: Parker solar probe shares first up-close look of the sun (PHOTO)

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A clear image of plasma flowing from the sun taken by the Parker Solar Probe during its rendezvous with the center of our Solar System has amazed NASA scientists who now expect more treasures from the robotic spacecraft mission. While the solar approach of the probe took place on November 8, NASA only recently received Read More

For one week in November, the U.S. was a net exporter of crude oil and petroleum products

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December 12, 2018 During the week ending November 30, 2018, the United States exported more crude oil and petroleum products than it imported for the first time in weekly data going back to 1991. From November 24–30, the United States exported an estimated record 3.2 million barrels per day (b/d) of crude oil as well Read More

‘Shocking for democracy’: Thousands put into custody since start of Yellow Vest protests in France

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The number of people arrested since the beginning of the massive popular protests that have gripped France for weeks has surpassed a staggering 4,500, with critics calling the actions of the authorities crackdown on democracy. The French police have detained a total of 4,523 people in connection to the so-called Yellow Vests protests that united Read More

Pupils' hit song for boy with cancer aims for Xmas number one

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A school in Ireland could be heading for a Christmas number one after releasing a version of the song Lean On Me to support a pupil diagnosed with cancer. St Colman’s College, a boys’ school in Fermoy, County Cork, has recorded a rousing video of its pupils and music teacher recording the classic Bill Withers Read More

J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

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BOSTON (Reuters) – A unit of Johnson & Johnson will pay $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The Johnson and Johnson logo is seen at an office building in Singapore January Read More

Huawei CFO facing extradition after arrest in Canada

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The global chief financial officer of Chinese phone firm Huawei is facing extradition to the US after being arrested in Canada. Meng Wanzhou, who is the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, has been detained in Vancouver in relation to suspected violations by Huawei of US sanctions placed on Iran. Huawei is one of the Read More

Stocks battered by Wall Street, fears of U.S. slowdown

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stocks fell on Wednesday, plagued by a flattening yield curve that sparked concerns about a economic slowdown in the United States and weakening expectations of a lasting U.S.-China trade truce, while the dollar steadied. U.S. markets were closed to mark former President George H.W. Bush’s death, but the effect of Read More

Back on track: South Africa pulls out of recession as economy surges

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South Africa emerged from its first post-crisis recession, with the economy growing by 2.2 percent in the three months through September compared with a revised 0.4 percent contraction in the prior quarter. The economic growth was largely driven by the manufacturing, transport and finance industries, South Africa’s statistics office said on Tuesday. Economic output rose Read More