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UK House Speaker Bercow blocks ‘meaningful vote’ on BoJo’s Brexit deal

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UK Speaker of the House John Bercow has rejected the UK government’s request for a so-called “meaningful vote” on the Brexit deal agreed with the EU, in a further blow to PM Boris Johnson. Bercow ruled that granting such a request would amount to debating the same matter twice. Speaking in the House of Commons Read More

Halliburton revenue drops more than expected as shale demand slows

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(Reuters) – Halliburton Co reported a bigger-than-expected 10% drop in quarterly revenue on Monday, as the oilfield services provider battled lower demand from shale oil producers in North America, its biggest market. FILE PHOTO: Oil production equipment is seen in a Halliburton yard in Williston, North Dakota, U.S., April 30, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen/File Photo Revenue Read More

India’s Infosys U.S. listed shares plunge after whistleblower complaints

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FILE PHOTO: The Infosys logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren BENGALURU (Reuters) – U.S.-listed shares of Infosys Ltd (INFY.N) (INFY.NS) fell nearly 16% in premarket trading on Monday after the Indian software services exporter said it had received whistleblower complaints alleging “unethical Read More

Oil prices steady as investors weigh demand concerns

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices largely held steady on Monday, recouping some early losses as investors took stock of global economic pressures that could impact oil demand. FILE PHOTO: Oil rigs are seen at Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas drilling, in the Patagonian province of Neuquen, Argentina January 21, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Global benchmark Read More

Cancer research: Scientists seek clues to how disease ‘is born’

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British and American scientists are teaming up to search for the earliest signs of cancer in a bid to detect and treat the disease before it emerges. They plan to “give birth” to cancer in the lab to see exactly what it looks like “on day one”. It is just one of the research priorities Read More

Osram labour reps reaffirm opposition to AMS takeover offer

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MUNICH/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Austria’s AMS (AMS.S) faces opposition to its 4.5 billion euro ($5 billion) takeover bid for German lighting group Osram (OSRn.DE) from powerful shop stewards at the target company. FILE PHOTO: The logo of German lighting manufacturer Osram is illuminated at the company’s headquarters in Munich, Germany, September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert AMS Read More

India set to eclipse US with global economic growth share by 2024

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India is expected to become a much bigger driver of global growth than the world’s current largest economy, the US, in just five years, according to Bloomberg calculations based on International Monetary Fund (IMF) data. The global economic watchdog warned about the risks of the slowdown that the world is currently facing as it downgraded Read More

Jim Breslo: To help homeless, California turns to dumb idea loved by the left – And guaranteed to fail

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What’s really behind California’s homeless crisis? It was former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who famously said, “You never want to let a serious crisis go to waste. What I mean by that is it gives you an opportunity to do things that you could not do before.” The tactic has been linked to Saul Alinsky, Read More

Boeing, J&J, dismal China data drag Wall Street lower

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street fell on Friday as negative headlines about Johnson & Johnson and Boeing, along with bleak economic data from China, soured investor risk appetite and offset generally positive corporate earnings. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan Read More

Dollar weakens on Brexit, shares sapped by weaker China growth

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar posted its worst week in almost four months on Friday, pummeled by sterling and euro rallies driven by a deal on Britain’s departure from the European Union, while China’s weakest growth in nearly three decades weighed on equities. The dollar crept lower against the euro as the common currency Read More