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Supreme Court to hear arguments on whether pipeline can cross Appalachian Trail

Trump celebrates US being energy independent President Trump discusses U.S. energy and windmills while speaking at a ‘Keep America Great’ rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The U.S. Supreme Court is set to wade into a long-running battle between developers of a 605-mile (975-kilometer) natural gas pipeline and environmental groups who oppose the pipeline crossing the storied Appalachian Trail. Continue Reading […]

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Coke vs. Pepsi: The cola wars are back

Hong Kong (CNN Business)PepsiCo is taking a stake in one of China’s largest natural food producers as it seeks to capitalize on the global health food craze. The American soda and snack company said Friday that it was buying 26% of Natural Food International for $131 million, becoming the company’s second largest shareholder. Shares in Natural Food International added 14% […]

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Iraqi nurse spends her weekends stitching wounds at protest site

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Hannaa Jassem bends over a patient in a makeshift clinic on the edge of Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, one of a handful of women in an overwhelmingly male world of demonstrations and political confrontation. The 24-year-old works as a nurse in a hospital in Iraq’s capital during the week, and volunteers at its main protest site at weekends. […]

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Virus spread beyond China spurs new round of dollar buying

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian currencies slid on Monday as the rapid spread of the coronavirus beyond China drove fears of a pandemic and sent investors flocking to gold and the dollar for safety. Italy, South Korea and Iran all posted sharp rises in infections over the weekend. South Korea now has more than 600 cases, Italy more than 150 and […]

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Who is China's biggest trading partner?

VanEck CEO is optimistic on markets, China despite coronavirus VanEck Associates CEO Jan van Eck discusses China, bitcoin, coronavirus, gold, e-sports and why his philosophy for 2020 is ‘don’t worry, be happy.’ The U.S. has been among China's top trading partners for years, and 2019 saw China lose its spot as the biggest exporter of goods to the U.S. amid President […]

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Climate change gets first mention in G20 finance communique of Trump era

RIYADH (Reuters) – Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) on Sunday referenced climate change in their final communique for the first time in U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration, but stopped short of calling it a major risk to the economy. The United States blocked including climate change on a list of downside risks to global growth that […]

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Boeing to stockpile 737 Max parts, offer financial support for suppliers

Boeing CEO: 737 Max production process is disciplined, smart Boeing CEO David Calhoun on restarting the production of 737 Max jets and what the process will look like. Boeing Co. is planning more support for suppliers for its 737 MAX jetliner to prepare them for restarting production — and to dissuade some from seeking more business from Airbus SE. Continue […]

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G20 agrees final communique with reference to climate change

RIYADH, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Finance officials from the world’s 20 biggest economies (G20) meeting in Riyadh on Sunday reached agreement on the wording of a final communique that includes a reference to climate change, a G20 diplomatic source said. The agreement came after compromise language was found to overcome U.S. objections to an earlier draft that had referred to […]

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WRAPUP 3-Buffett defends stock investments, which fueled record Berkshire profit

(Adds details from shareholder letter and annual report, investor comments, changes slug from BERSHIRE-RESULTS/) By Jonathan Stempel and David Randall NEW YORK, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday forcefully defended Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s decision to invest heavily in stocks of companies such as Apple Inc as he labors through a four-year drought since his last major acquisition of […]

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Canadian PM Trudeau says rail blockades have to end

Robots may be packing, shipping your next online order FOX Business’ Robert Gray discusses how inVia Robotics is developing robots to help retailers with filling shipments. TORONTO  — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday indigenous barricades that are blocking rail service across Canada and hurting the economy have to come down now. Continue Reading Below Trudeau said that court injunctions […]

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