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Harry Kazianis: NATO should die if allies won’t increase defense spending as Trump wants

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The NATO summit continued for its second and final day in London Wednesday, after President Trump renewed his necessary and reasonable call for all NATO members to recommit to spending at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product for defense. Trump has been criticized by European nations for demanding that NATO members pay their Read More

QEP Resources Announces Extension of Expiration Date of its Consent Solicitations Related to Senior Notes

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DENVER, Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) (“QEP” or the “Company”) today announced that the deadline for its current solicitations of consents (the “Consent Solicitations”) from holders of its outstanding senior notes listed in the table below (the “Notes”), currently set to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, Read More

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shy from breaking new highs as trade mood darkens

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Friday, knocking a global stock index off its path to hitting an all-time peak as investors turned cautious, fearing a new U.S. law backing Hong Kong protesters could torpedo efforts to end the U.S.-China trade war. FILE PHOTO: Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside Read More

EarthRenew Closes First Tranche of Private Placement

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TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EarthRenew Inc. (CSE:ERTH) (“EarthRenew” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its first tranche of a previously announced non-brokered private placement financing of common shares (the “Offering”) for gross proceeds of $685,100 (the “First Tranche”). For more information on the Offering, please see the Read More

Stocks hesitate just short of new peaks as clouds darken over U.S.-China ties

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TOKYO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian markets slipped on Friday leaving global shares just short of an all-time peak as investors turned cautious, fearing a new U.S. law backing Hong Kong protesters could torpedo efforts to end the U.S.-China trade war. FILE PHOTO: Passersby are reflected on a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Read More

Using sport as a political tool? USADA chief declares only ‘full ban’ on Russian athletes will do

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As the sporting world awaits WADA’s decision on the fate of Russian athletes, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) chief decided to pour fuel on the fire, calling for a total ban on Russian participation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Travis Tygart even called for Russians to be banned from competing as neutrals, and not under Read More

QEP Resources Announces Consent Solicitations Related to Senior Notes

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DENVER, Nov. 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE: QEP) (“QEP” or the “Company”) today announced that it is soliciting consents (the “Consent Solicitations”) from holders of its outstanding senior notes listed in the table below (the “Notes”) to proposed amendments to the indentures (the “Indentures”) relating to such Notes. Title of Notes Read More

US Fed is a ‘mortician pumping formaldehyde’ into economy – RT’s Keiser Report

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International rating agency Moody’s has issued a debt downgrade warning to the entire world due to deepening global geopolitical uncertainty and risks. RT’s Keiser Report discusses the issue, noting that despite the rising turmoil the US Federal Reserve continues with its money-printing. “Certainly, we do have a zombie economy thanks to the never-ending parade of Read More

Asian stocks cheered by fresh trade talk momentum

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, bolstered by Wall Street’s record closing highs and signs of new momentum in Beijing’s and Washington’s efforts to end their long and acrimonious trade dispute. FILE PHOTO: Investors look at screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China May 6, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song/Files MSCI’s Read More

U.S.-based chip-tech group moving to Switzerland over trade curb fears

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SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S.-based foundation overseeing promising semiconductor technology developed with Pentagon support will soon move to Switzerland after several of the group’s foreign members raised concerns about potential U.S. trade curbs. FILE PHOTO: Technology on display at Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee The nonprofit RISC-V Read More