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US political hype over Russian pic editor FaceApp generates more cash for company – report

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Selfie-editing service FaceApp, which, among other features, makes users look older, has earned $1 million in 10 days, Forbes reports. The revenues came despite warnings from US politicians against using the Russian-made app. The AI-powered app, developed by Russian company Wireless Lab, went viral last week after around three years in existence. While social media Read More

Trump denies Iran held ‘CIA spies’ after ‘breaking ring’

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Claims from Iran that it broke up a CIA spying ring have been dismissed as “totally false” by Donald Trump. Iran also said it had sentenced some of the 17 suspects to death But the US president said the claims contained “zero truth”. Mr Trump tweeted: “The report of Iran capturing CIA spies is totally Read More

‘Zero truth’: Trump says Iran’s claim it captured CIA spies is ‘totally false’

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US President Donald Trump has denied reports that over a dozen CIA operatives were captured in Iran, calling it ‘just more lies and propaganda’ on Tehran’s part. The allegation is a desperate measure by a “badly failing” government with a “dead” economy, Trump tweeted on Monday. It mirrors earlier comments made by Secretary of State Read More

In 2018, foreign-sourced uranium accounted for 90% of U.S. nuclear operators’ purchases

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July 22, 2019 Most uranium purchased by U.S. civilian nuclear power reactor operators every year comes from foreign countries. In 2018, 90% of the 40 million pounds of uranium purchased was from foreign countries, led by Canada (24% of total), Kazakhstan (20%), Australia (18%), and Russia (13%). U.S.-origin uranium accounted for 10% of purchases, or Read More

TerraForm Power to Acquire Large-Scale U.S. Distributed Generation Platform

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Investment Highlights Acquisition is expected to add ~320 megawatts of distributed generation assets in 20 states and in the District of Columbia Expected to grow TerraForm Power’s distributed generation portfolio to ~750 megawatts, making it one of the largest distributed generation businesses in the United States Portfolio consists of recently constructed assets that have an Read More

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer Read More

‘Avengers: Endgame’ dethrones ‘Avatar’ as highest-grossing movie of all time

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The epic finale to Marvel’s Infinity Saga, ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ has officially become king of the global box office set, topping James Cameron’s ‘Avatar,’ which held the title for almost a decade. ‘Endgame’ is now the biggest film of all time, with worldwide ticket sales currently standing at US$2.79 billion, according to Box Office Mojo. This Read More

Kashagan consortium eyes output increases, new joint project

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London — Kazakhstan’s North Caspian Operating Company, which manages the giant Kashagan oil field, is planning further production increases after recent upgrade and maintenance work, and aims to present a new project for two nearby fields in the current quarter, it told S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

France asks EU for early farm aid to help drought-hit farmers

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FILE PHOTO: A corn field affected by drought is pictured in Montbert near Nantes, France July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – France will ask the European Commission to bring forward the payment of 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) of subsidies to help farmers cope with a hot spell that hurt crops and Read More