Libya summit calls for all parties to refrain from oil hostilities

China's state planner says approved projects in 2019 worth $195 billion BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s state planner said on Sunday that it had approved 157 fixed-asset investment projects in 2019, worth a total 1.33 trillion yuan ($195 billion). National Development and Reform Commission spokeswoman Meng Wei told a news conference that China’s economy has the foundations to continue to operate […]

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Snow route parking ban extended after heavy snow hammers Winnipeg

European Champions Cup: John Cooney looks to help Ulster seal quarter-final spot against Bath Kick off at the Kingspan is 3.15pm Lebanon's president asks army, security chiefs to restore calm in Beirut BEIRUT, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun asked the army and security commanders to restore calm in central Beirut, where security forces clashed with protesters on […]

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Tepper, Druckenmiller Say They’re ‘Riding’ Market Rally

Oil exports from eastern and central Libyan oil ports to be shut: NOC source CAIRO (Reuters) – Oil exports from eastern and central Libyan oil ports will be shut from Saturday resulting in the loss of 700,000 barrels a day, a source at state oil firm NOC said on Friday. The closure of the ports with the exception of the […]

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Useful Idiots: Glenn Greenwald on Russiagate and Mainstream Media

U.S.'s representative on Iran: Tehran's threats will isolate it more WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Threats made by Iran will only further isolate the country, the U.S. Department of States special representative to Iran said on Friday after Tehran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said its fight could move beyond its borders. The State Department’s representative, Brian Hook, also told reporters in […]

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Experian organic revenue grows 7%, backs full-year guidance

Iranian representative coming to Ukraine next week, Kiev says KIEV (Reuters) – An Iranian representative will travel to Ukraine next week following the shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran last week, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told parliament on Friday. He said Iran was willing to pass on to Ukraine the data and voice recorders from the flight […]

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Merkel makes clear she won’t join Trump in challenging China

Taiwan Semiconductor profit up 16% on higher sales Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (2330.TW) said its fourth-quarter net profit rose 16% thanks to higher sales. Net profit was 116.04 billion New Taiwan dollars (US$3.88 billion), compared with NT$99.98 billion a year earlier, the company said Thursday. TSMC supplies chips to technology companies including Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. Fourth-quarter revenue rose […]

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Marc Thiessen: Iran was 'clear winner' at latest Dem debate

Juul to stop making fruity flavored vape pods in Canada Juul Labs will stop producing its fruit-flavored vape pods in Canada amid growing concerns about teens getting hooked on e-cigarettes. The vaping giant is temporarily halting production of its fruit, mango, cucumber and vanilla pods in Canada as part of an ongoing review of the company’s practices, Juul spokesman Austin […]

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Stock Alert: Shares Of Onto Innovation Inc. (ONTO) Hit 52-Week High

Persimmon revenue drops, but expects pretax profit in line with market view Persimmon PLC (PSN.LN) said Wednesday that revenue fell 2.4% in 2019, but it expects pretax profit to be in line with market consensus. For the year ended Dec. 31, the U.K. house-builder PSN, +2.23%  said that revenue was 3.65 billion pounds ($4.74 billion), compared with GBP3.74 billion the […]

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