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Italy’s ‘Robin Hood’ banker sentenced

Breaking News – Italian ‘Robin Hood’ banker sentenced


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Italy will be third biggest EU contributor after Brexit

Italy will be third biggest EU contributor after Brexit: Economist | Street Signs Europe




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Who is Elon Musk?

Who is Elon Musk? BBC



He runs a space exploration company and a futuristic car business, plays with flamethrowers and intervenes in foreign emergencies. Read the rest of this entry »

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Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation

Pentagon chief spokeswoman under investigation




Dana White, one of Secretary James Mattis’ most senior civilian advisers, is being investigated by the Defense Department Office of Inspector General for allegedly retaliating against staff members after she used some of them to conduct her personal errands and business matters, sources say. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.

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Elon Musk startles Wall Street with tweet on possibly taking Tesla private

Elon Musk startles Wall Street with tweet on possibly taking Tesla private




Tesla CEO Elon Musk stunned Wall Street on Tuesday by saying he may be preparing to take his struggling company private. The announcement sent the company’s stock price soaring and led the NASDAQ to stop trading Tesla shares for a short time. Tony Dokoupil reports.

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China starts buying Russian gaz

China starts buying Russian gaz



The European Union (EU) has agreed to step up LNG imports from the United States, Trump said earlier this week following his talks with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who confirmed the plans and announced the EU’s intention to build more terminals for this purpose. In 2017, the US supplied 3 bln cubic meters of gas to Europe, which is considered to be a small portion, considering that Europe’s total consumption reached around 500 bln cubic meters last year. The US is going to deliver another 8.4 bln cubic meters by 2020 pursuant to long-term contracts (there are four of them in total).
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Ivanka Trump closing clothing company

Business: Ivanka Trump closing clothing company



President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, has announced she is shutting down her clothing company to focus on her work in Washington. The announcement comes as several ethics issues with the company remain unresolved. CNN’s Cristina Alesci reports.

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The Heat: US-China Trade War escalates

US-China Trade War escalates



The United States hits China with a new list of an additional $200 billion on Chinese products to be hit with tariffs. To discuss the new tariffs, Afshin Molavi, a senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University Foreign Policy Institute; Michael Johns, the Co-founder of the National Tea Party movement; Jessica Stone, CGTN’s White House Correspondent; Victor Gao, the director of the China National Association of International Studies.

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Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years in prison

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years in prison




Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by an anti-corruption court in Pakistan. The case relates to the sale of upscale London flats. Sharif has described the charges as politically motivated and is expected to appeal…

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Could the Stock Market Crash Lead to Bitcoin / Crypto Bull Market!?

Could the Stock Market Crash Lead to Bitcoin / Crypto Bull Market!? | Bloomberg News



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