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Roger Stone’s legal team files request for Judge Jackson’s removal from case

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The legal team of Roger Stone – the former adviser to President Trump who received a 40-month prison sentence this week – filed court documents Friday to have the judge removed from his case. Stone’s defense team argues that Judge Amy Berman Jackson’s claim during his Thursday sentencing that the jury in the case had Read More

Wall Street set to fall again as coronavirus spreads beyond China

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Friday as a spike in new coronavirus cases in China and elsewhere sent investors scrambling for safer assets such as gold and government bonds. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S., February 6, Read More

Withdrawal of mercenaries and Turkish troops from Libya is a condition for end of hostilities – General Haftar

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Ankara and Libya’s Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) have used the truce to deploy fresh troops and mercenaries from Syria, Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar said in an interview. Haftar told Russia’s RIA Novosti news agency that his forces will halt their advance towards Tripoli if Turkish troops and mercenaries leave Libya. The Read More

Morgan Stanley’s Gorman charts ambitious course with $13 billion E*Trade deal

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley said on Thursday it would buy discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp in a stock deal worth about $13 billion, the biggest acquisition by a Wall Street bank since the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Part of a broader consolidation in the discount brokerage sector, the move will add breadth to Morgan Stanley’s wealth Read More

Asian elephant in Argentina packs trunk for long trip to Brazil

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Mara the elephant is packing for what may be the final trip of her 54-year life spent globe-trotting from India to Germany before joining circuses in Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has been for the last 25 years. A veterinarian offers apples to 54-year-old Asian elephant Mara in her Read More

NYT shredded on social media for running ‘propaganda’ article by Taliban leader wanted by the FBI

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Twitter users are scratching their heads and openly questioning the New York Times’ standards after the outlet published an opinion piece by the Taliban’s deputy leader – a man on the FBI’s most-wanted list with a $5mn bounty. Considering the current position of the US in the Middle East, the Times running a piece penned Read More

Peyto Increases PDP Liquids 23% in 2020, Replaces 285% of Produced Liquids

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Peyto Exploration & Development Corp. (“Peyto” or the “Company”) (TSX: PEY) is pleased to present the results and in-depth analysis of its independent reserve report effective December 31, 2019. The evaluation encompassed 100% of Peyto’s reserves and was conducted by InSite Petroleum Consultants (“InSite”). The year 2019 Read More

Lofty stocks, hefty debt sow seeds of worry for some at Fed

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(Reuters) – Rock-bottom corporate bond yields, high levels of business debt and one of the fastest expansions of stock market valuations on record are worrying some Federal Reserve officials who fret such financial imbalances could aggravate any negative shocks to the U.S. economy. While agreeing that overall financial vulnerabilities were modest, minutes of the Fed’s Read More

Fed staff float plan to end term-repo after April, minutes show

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(Reuters) – Senior Federal Reserve staff proposed ending longer-term loans to banks after April as part of a broader blueprint laying out how the central bank could scale back the support provided to money markets, the minutes from the January policy meeting showed. The proposal, which received a warm reception from policymakers, explained how the Read More

Fed policymakers cautiously optimistic on U.S. economy despite new risks, minutes show

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Federal Reserve policymakers were cautiously optimistic about their ability to hold interest rates steady this year, minutes of the central bank’s last policy meeting showed, even as they acknowledged new risks caused by the coronavirus outbreak. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Read More