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Dubai futures: Middle East crude tracks higher after Iran’s seizure of ships

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Singapore — Benchmark Dubai crude futures rose in Asia early Monday as market participants mulled the possibility of an escalation in tensions after Iran detained two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 11:00 am Singapore time, September Dubai Read More

Kashagan consortium eyes output increases, new joint project

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London — Kazakhstan’s North Caspian Operating Company, which manages the giant Kashagan oil field, is planning further production increases after recent upgrade and maintenance work, and aims to present a new project for two nearby fields in the current quarter, it told S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as top box office movie of all time

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Avatar’s 10-year reign as the world’s highest-grossing film has ended. On Sunday, Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame crossed $2.7902bn (£2.23bn) at the box office, pushing it over the $2.7897bn earned by James Cameron’s sci-fi epic. Marvel chief Kevin Feige hailed the achievement at Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend, although it was still officially $500,000 short at Read More

Sigrid meets crying Glastonbury girl

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A 13-year-old girl who shot to prominence after being seen crying and singing throughout the set of Sigrid at Glastonbury Festival has finally met her idol. The Norwegian singer spotted Nina at the festival last month and a social media appeal was then launched to find her. Nina was tracked down and was invited to Read More

100 firefighters tackle huge blaze at London shopping mall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Around 100 firefighters are battling a large fire at The Mall shopping centre in Walthamstow, in North East London, in what police say is a “major incident.” Dramatic images taken at the scene show a massive cloud of smoke and flames billowing above the building. The cause of the fire hasn’t been established. “The Brigade Read More

Avengers: Endgame overtakes Avatar as top box office movie

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Avatar’s 10-year reign as the world’s highest-grossing film has ended. On Sunday, Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame crossed $2.7902bn (£2.23bn) at the box office, pushing it over the $2.7897bn earned by James Cameron’s sci-fi epic. Marvel chief Kevin Feige hailed the achievement at Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend, although it was still officially $500,000 short at Read More

Jervois Mining takes over Canada’s Ecobalt, shares jump

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian cobalt developer Jervois Mining (JRV.AX) will take over eCobalt Solutions (ECS.TO) after shareholders of the Canadian company voted in favor of the deal, Jervois said on Monday. Jervois will acquire eCobalt in a plan of arrangement that values the deal at C$57.6 million ($44.1 million), and will become the owner of Read More

Reporter’s Notebook: With Mueller hearings ahead, the ‘book’ may be better than the ‘movie’

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“When you are courting a nice girl, an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder, a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.” – Albert Einstein, explaining his Theory of Relativity It’s hard to imagine there could be more bedlam in the House of Representatives this week than there was Read More

Sally Pipes: How Trump can replace ObamaCare with something ‘far better’

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On July 9, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit hinted that it might strike down ObamaCare. If it does, then the U.S. Supreme Court will likely have the last word on the law’s fate. And it’s unclear whether ObamaCare could survive another date with the high court. If the courts axe ObamaCare, Read More

Roger Fisk: Trump abdicates role as leader of free world because he doesn’t support American values

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For the first time since the end of World War I, the president of the United States is not the leader of the free world. When the guns fell silent at the end of the Great War on Nov. 11, 1918, Europe was in ashes after more than four years of fighting. America was newly Read More