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UPDATE 5-Oil firms on supply threats and easing demand woes

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China’s efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Brent crude futures LCOc1 Read More

Tucker Carlson: Politico is one of the reasons sucking up to China is normal in Washington

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One of the most important stories of this era, one that’s rarely told, is the ongoing betrayal of American interests and ideals by our elites in favor of China. China is surpassing the United States in economic power and in global influence, and that didn’t happen by accident. Our leadership class actively helped them do Read More

UPDATE 4-Oil firms on supply threats, easing demand woes

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Thursday supported by China’s efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Brent crude futures LCOc1 Read More

Riot troops & armored vehicle sent to small Ukrainian town as residents attempt to block evacuated coronavirus patients

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Ukraine had to resort to old-school police tactics to quash a protest by local residents of a small town when they closed roads after learning that a plane full of possible carriers of the new coronavirus was heading their way. On Thursday, the Ukrainian government finally evacuated its citizens from the epidemic-stricken Chinese city of Read More

Virus limits next Tokyo Olympic test event to Japanese-only

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A test event for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for later this month that would have involved some non-Japanese athletes is being revamped because of fear of the spreading virus from China. It’s now limited to only Japanese athletes with the Olympics just over five months away. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Read More

Oil near one-month high on supply threats, easing demand woes

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LONDON (Reuters) – Brent oil prices held near one-month highs on Thursday supported by China’s efforts to boost its economy, a drop in new coronavirus cases at the epicentre of the outbreak and supply concerns in Venezuela and Libya. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in Midland, Texas, U.S., February 11, 2019. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Read More

Shares of HNA affiliates rally after report of China bailout plan

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares in affiliates of HNA Group surged on Thursday following a news report that China plans to take over the debt-laden conglomerate as the coronavirus outbreak has further hit its ability to meet financial obligations. FILE PHOTO: The HNA Group logo is seen on the gate of HNA Plaza building in Beijing, Read More

Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

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China’s GDP growth is expected to fall from six percent last year to 5.4 percent in 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, said the latest report by Oxford Economics. It has modeled two scenarios on the coronavirus outbreak morphing into pandemic. Under the first scenario, if it spreads more widely in Asia, Read More

‘The world might need us to step up’: London offers to host 2020 Olympics if coronavirus forces IOC to move Games from Tokyo

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The city of London is ready and willing to step in and play host to this summer’s Olympic Games, according to one of the major candidates for the city’s mayor. Shaun Bailey, the governing Conservative Party’s candidate for the job of Mayor of London, has boldly stated that the English capital would be ready to Read More

Victor Davis Hanson: China’s government is showing us what ‘1984’ looks like

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The Chinese communist government increasingly poses an existential threat not just to its own 1.4 billion citizens, but to the world at large. China is currently in a dangerously chaotic state. And why not, when a premodern authoritarian society leaps wildly into the brave new world of high-tech science in a single generation? The Chinese Read More