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What3words: ‘Life-saving app’ divides opinion

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A woman rescued from near Everest’s base camp after a fall, a business traveller caught up in a terrorist attack in Somalia and a diving accident in the Maldives. Three successful rescues which relied on three simple words. What3words divides the world into three-metre squares and gives each one a unique three-word address in order Read More

We stop, you stop! Houthis offer Saudi Arabia mutual halt to strikes in wake of devastating oil-plant attacks

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels have announced a halt on strikes against Saudi Arabia, adding that they expect reciprocal steps from Riyadh. The ceasefire offer comes days after a major attack on Saudi oil refineries claimed by the Houthis. The televised announcement was made on Friday by Mahdi al-Mashat, head of the Houthi political council in Sana’a. Read More

1,000+ UN employees urge organization to look at its OWN carbon footprint

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The United Nations is being urged by more than 1,000 of its employees to reduce its carbon footprint by cutting down on perks, such as business-class flights and travel allowances. Staff members are calling on the organization to take a leaf out of its own climate change manual and make changes to address the group’s Read More

Oil slips on trade fears but soars in week after Saudi production attacked

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices eased on Friday on renewed concern over the U.S.-China trade war, but futures still posted weekly gains, with Brent marking its biggest weekly increase since January, after an attack on Saudi Arabia’s energy industry last weekend. Brent crude LCOc1 futures fell 12 cents to settle at $64.28 a barrel, Read More

Saudis reveal extent of damage to Kuharis oilfield following attack

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By Anthony DiPaola on 9/20/2019 ABQAIQ, SAUDI ARABIA (Bloomberg) – Saudi Aramco revealed the significant damage caused by aerial strikes on its Khurais oil field and Abqaiq crude-processing plant last weekend, and insisted that the sites will be back to pre-attack output levels by the end of the month. Abqaiq crude processing facility Aramco took Read More

CME to start offering options on bitcoin futures early next year

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange operator, said on Friday it plans to launch options on its bitcoin futures contracts in the first quarter of 2020, giving traders another way to hedge their risk in the cryptocurrency. CME launched bitcoin futures in December 2017 and has signed up 3,300 individual Read More

Fedspeak in three voices, from recession to bubbles to ‘in a good place’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After delivering a split-decision rate cut earlier this week, U.S. Federal Reserve officials put their divisions over the state of the economy and what should be done about it on full display Friday with warnings of a slowdown and financial risks bookending talk of how well things are going. FILE PHOTO: James Read More

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stimulus supports stocks, oil heads higher

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – An index of global stock markets edged higher on Friday as stimulus measures by major central banks eased worries about growth, especially in Asian markets, while oil headed for its best week since January. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Justin Bieber shares Pastor Judah Smith’s guided prayers on Instagram: ‘They have really been helping me’

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Justin Bieber shared two guided prayers led by celebrity pastor, Judah Smith, with his 119 million Instagram followers. Smith, the pastor of Churchome, which has locations in Seattle and Los Angeles, voiced the minutes-long prayer time with music in the background. PASTOR BILL JOHNSON ON THE RECIPE FOR REVIVAL, HOW BETHEL CHURCH EXPLODED ONTO THE Read More

Japan ships Khafji crude from reserves to Sinopec refineries in Shandong: sources

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London — Japan has shipped a Khafji crude cargo from the Shibushi strategic petroleum reserves in Kagoshima to Sinopec refineries in China’s Shandong province, sources with direct knowledge of the matter told S&P Global Platts Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The Khafji crude cargo of Read More