newszine

UPDATE 3-Powerful Pemex union boss resigns amid graft charges in Mexico

2 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on UPDATE 3-Powerful Pemex union boss resigns amid graft charges in Mexico
(Recasts headline, lead to reflect new sourcing) MEXICO CITY, Oct 16 (Reuters) – The longtime head of Mexico’s powerful oil workers union, Carlos Romero Deschamps, has resigned, a ruling party federal lawmaker said on Wednesday, a day after the president hinted he should step down to face allegations of wrongdoing. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Read More

Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: officials

4 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took place in late Read More

Toilet rolls & tensions fly high in Barcelona amid fresh rallies in support of jailed pro-independence leaders (PHOTO, VIDEO)

6 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Toilet rolls & tensions fly high in Barcelona amid fresh rallies in support of jailed pro-independence leaders (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Defying Madrid’s demand to “firmly” keep order, supporters of jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders launched a fresh rally in Barcelona. The protest later turned into scuffles with police and barricades were also set ablaze. The unrest is gripping the Catalan capital, as well as other cities, for the third consecutive day. The mass rallies were sparked Read More

Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s new emperor declares enthronement

7 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Factbox: Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan’s new emperor declares enthronement
TOKYO (Reuters) – New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries. FILE PHOTO – Japan’s Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first public appearance at Read More

Toilet rolls & tensions fly high in Barcelona amid fresh rallies in support of jailed pro-independence leaders

7 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Toilet rolls & tensions fly high in Barcelona amid fresh rallies in support of jailed pro-independence leaders
Defying Madrid’s demand to “firmly” keep order, supporters of jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders launched a fresh rally in Barcelona. The protest later turned into scuffles with police and barricades were also set ablaze. The unrest is gripping the Catalan capital, as well as other cities, for the third consecutive day. The mass rallies were sparked Read More

Bond manipulation ruling would be credit negative for affected banks: Moody’s

7 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Bond manipulation ruling would be credit negative for affected banks: Moody’s
Oct 16 (Reuters) – A ruling against banks in an investigation by Mexico’s competition commission of possible manipulation in the government bond market would be credit negative for seven banks, Moody’s Investors Services said in a statement Wednesday. Mexico’s Federal Commission for Economic Competition (COFECE) on Monday announced it had completed its investigation of anticompetitive Read More

World Bank court orders Tanzania pay $185 mln to Standard Chartered

14 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on World Bank court orders Tanzania pay $185 mln to Standard Chartered
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania has been ordered by a World Bank arbitration court to pay $185 million to the Hong Kong subsidiary of Standard Chartered for breaching an energy contract. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Standard Chartered is displayed at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Bobby Yip The Read More

Gregg Jarrett: Latest Pelosi-Schiff impeachment ‘witch hunt’ is venomous affront to constitutional principles

19 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Gregg Jarrett: Latest Pelosi-Schiff impeachment ‘witch hunt’ is venomous affront to constitutional principles
The quixotic quest to impeach President Trump is not only anathema to the fundamental principles of due process, but constitutes a full-frontal assault on the procedural protections inherent in the “due process” clause of the Constitution. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her chosen marionette, Rep. Adam Schiff, are operating in the shadows of secrecy. Their authority does Read More

Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack, officials say

21 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Exclusive: U.S. carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack, officials say
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, Read More

Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million Johnson & Johnson talc verdict

22 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Missouri appeals court overturns $110 million Johnson & Johnson talc verdict
FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Missouri appeals court overturned a $110 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) in a lawsuit by a Read More