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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares firm after Wall Street records; China GDP awaited

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares inched higher on Friday after global stock indexes and Wall Street posted more records, with strong corporate earnings and upbeat U.S. economic data adding to optimism after China and the U.S. signed a partial trade deal. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a board showing stock prices outside a brokerage Read More

China set to post weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, investment sputters

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China is expected to report on Friday that economic growth slowed to its weakest in nearly three decades in 2019 amid a bruising trade war with the United States, and more stimulus steps are expected this year to help avert sharper slowdown. FILE PHOTO: A teller counts yuan banknotes at a China Read More

Microsoft to erase its carbon footprint, past and future, in climate push

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday set a new ambition among Fortune 500 companies in addressing climate change, pledging to remove as much carbon as it has emitted in its 45-year history. The focus on clearing carbon from the atmosphere sets Microsoft’s climate goals apart from other corporate pledges which have focused on cutting Read More

Factbox: How NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service stacks up against others

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(Reuters) – Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal on Thursday gave specifics on its planned Peacock video streaming service, which will do battle with industry leader Netflix Inc and others in the highly competitive field. FILE PHOTO: The NBC and Comcast logo are displayed on top of 30 Rockefeller Plaza, formerly known as the GE building, in midtown Read More

Pentagon: US could soon restart training Saudi military students

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Training for more than 800 Saudi Arabian military students in the United Statescould resume, the Pentagon said Thursday, weeks after a Saudi gunman killed three U.S. sailors at a Florida base. The military halted flight and field training for around 850 Saudi students amid fears that some knew about or were involved in the deadly Read More

Nearly 1 in 4 countries saw jump in protests, civil unrest in 2019, study finds

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A new report published Thursday claims that nearly one in four countries around the world saw jumps in protests and civil unrest in 2019. Verisk Maplecroft, a risk analysis and strategic forecasting company, said 47 countries globally experienced a huge uptick, including Hong Kong, Chile, Nigeria, Sudan, Haiti and Lebanon. “The pent-up rage that has boiled Read More

‘You’re a liberal hack!’ GOP Senator snubs CNN journo at impeachment trial – then tweets the insult

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With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump officially underway, not everyone involved is keen to give the liberal media soundbites. Arizona Senator Martha McSally let CNN’s Manu Raju know exactly what she thought of him. Following the delivery of the articles of impeachment to the Senate on Thursday and the swearing-in of Senators, CNN’s Read More

Iran must compensate plane crash victims’ families fairly, other governments say

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The five countries that lost citizens when Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board, are demanding that Tehran accept “full responsibility” and compensate the victims’ family members. After a meeting in London Thursday, foreign ministers from Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine urged Iran to allow a Read More

DCP Midstream to Host Conference Call on February 12 to Discuss Fourth Quarter Financial Results and 2020 Guidance

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DENVER, Jan. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DCP Midstream, LP (NYSE: DCP) will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter earnings and 2020 guidance at 11:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, which will be released after the New York Stock Exchange closes for trading on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The live Read More

Parkland announces acquisition of Kellerstrass Oil

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CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”). Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a Read More