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Oil slips on profit-taking, weak demand outlook

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Thursday after sharp gains in the previous session following a surprise draw in U.S. crude inventories, with concerns over a weak demand outlook adding to downward pressure. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang province, China August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer Brent Read More

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Trump threats to ignore part of Constitution raise questions about fitness for office

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In nearly three years in office, President Trump has spent federal dollars not authorized by Congress, separated families and incarcerated children at the Texas-Mexico border in defiance of a federal court order, pulled 1,000 American troops out of Syria ignoring a commitment to allies and facilitating war against civilians, and sent 2,000 troops to Saudi Read More

Morning News Call – India, October 24

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. INDIA TOP NEWS • India announces $8 billion plan to revive loss-making state telecoms firms India announced an Read More

Oil pares U.S. stock-draw gains on weak demand outlook

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Thursday on lingering concerns about a weak demand outlook, after surging more than 2% in the previous session on the back of a surprise draw in U.S. crude stocks. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang province, China August 22, 2019. Read More

BBC News launches ‘dark web’ Tor mirror

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The BBC has made its international news website available via Tor, in a bid to thwart censorship attempts. Tor is a privacy-focused web browser used to access pages on the dark web. The browser can obscure who is using it and what data is being accessed, which can help people avoid government surveillance and censorship. Read More

Trump channels ‘America invades for oil’ meme as he says some troops will stay in Syria to ‘protect’ it

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US forces have secured Syria’s oil, and now most of them are on their way out, President Donald Trump has declared, patting himself on the back for “saving a lot of lives.” He then produced an oil-grabbing quote worthy of a meme. “Let someone else fight over this long, bloodstained sand,” Trump told reporters on Read More

Republicans STORM secure Capitol chamber where Democrats held ‘impeachment’ hearing

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Demanding transparency in the impeachment probe of US President Donald Trump, GOP lawmakers stormed the secure room inside the Capitol where Democrats were interrogating a Pentagon official, derailing the proceedings. Led by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), two dozen Republican members of Congress made their way into the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) on Wednesday, as Read More

WeWork’s new chairman defends payouts to founder, says company will survive

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(Reuters) – WeWork’s new Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure on Wednesday defended huge payouts to the office-sharing company’s founder Adam Neumann and said there is now “zero risk of the company going bankrupt,” according to an audio recording of a meeting he held with employees that was reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A WeWork logo is Read More

But China! Cryptos crater as Congress tries to pin Zuckerberg down on ‘too big to fail’ Libra

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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plummeted as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to defend his beleaguered digital currency Libra – a project rapidly losing institutional support as it hits one regulatory hurdle after another. If Facebook isn’t allowed to go forward with the rollout of its digital currency, China will surpass the US in technological innovation, Read More

WATCH Russian Tu-160 nuclear-capable bombers land in South Africa

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Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers and other military aircraft have touched down in South Africa. The planes covered over 11 thousand kilometers to get there, staying in the air for more than 13 hours. The two Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers landed at Waterkloof air force base in Tshwane on Wednesday. Russian Il-62 and An-124 military Read More