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Saudi to slash oil exports after price slide: Energy minister

Saudi to slash oil exports after price slide: Energy minister

The country said oil reserves witnessed an increase from 2.2 billion barrels to 263.2 billion barrels while gas reserves increased from 17 trillion cubic feet to 319.5 trillion cubic feet. Total gas reserves, including those in the shared zone, were revised up 5.6 per cent to 325.1 trillion standard cubic feet, the company added. That the carbon intensity of Saudi Arabia's oil and corresponding gas flaring are among the very lowest in the world, and he called on the industry to use this ... Consulte Mais Informação

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IRS will reportedly issue tax refunds during government shutdown

IRS will reportedly issue tax refunds during government shutdown

Sens. Warner and Kaine have been outspoken against President Trump's use of a government shutdown as a negotiating tactic. This decision could prove extremely consequential for USA households and the US economy. Some others have worked to contain the fallout by reversing policies multiple times in recent days. Neither, apparently, are house Democrats. "We keep trying to call people at I.R.S. Consulte Mais Informação

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Billionaire Oracle founder Larry Ellison reveals $1bn stake in Tesla

Billionaire Oracle founder Larry Ellison reveals $1bn stake in Tesla

The Oracle Corp. founder and long-time friend of Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk joined the electric auto maker's board in December in an effort to show regulators that the board is providing effective oversight. The agency said this and other claims the CEO made on August 7 were false and misleading and affected Tesla's stock. Tesla shares were trading 0.9 percent higher at $338 million in the pre-market in NY, giving a market value of $58 billion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Workers at GM's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

Workers at GM's Canada plant hold work stoppage over closure

Unifor president Jerry Dias sat down with GM on Tuesday to talk about proposals the union had made to extend the life of the Ontario plant, but came away empty-handed. Dias previously promised "one hell of a fight" to prevent the Oshawa plant's closure. Already late Tuesday, Unifor members at the Oshawa Assembly Plant began staging a sit-down protest on the job to express their outrage following the meeting with GM on the future of the plant. Consulte Mais Informação

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French ministers aghast at support for boxer who fought police

French ministers aghast at support for boxer who fought police

The police at times appeared defenceless, with former heavyweight fighter Christophe Dettinger, 37, filmed landing blows on officers guarding a bridge leading to the National Assembly. In his statement, Salvini also said that he "firmly and fully" condemned any act of violence. "The French Boxing Federation sends its support to the family and loved ones of the officer who was a victim of this individual, but equally to all the security forces who have been on duty these last weeks", it said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil gains 2 percent, extending rally from December lows

Oil gains 2 percent, extending rally from December lows

According to Maley, a rally could form this time around too, if WTI breaks above $50 a barrel-the new resistance level around which prices bounced in November and much of December. United States oil rig count dropped by 8 last week. Saudi Arabia started to slash production earlier, output in Iran fell because of the US sanctions, and Libya's production dropped due to a shutdown and unrest at its biggest oil field Sharara, the survey showed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ousted Nissan Boss To Make First Public Appearance Since November Arrest

Ousted Nissan Boss To Make First Public Appearance Since November Arrest

The former chairman of Japan's Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, appeared in court on Tuesday and asserted his innocence while demanding the reason for his prolonged detention. The French state, the car-maker's biggest shareholder, is questioning whether Ghosn can remain at the helm of one of the country's most important manufacturers, according to a senior government official. Consulte Mais Informação

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Hyundai sees Walking Car prototype as ideal disaster relief vehicle

Hyundai sees Walking Car prototype as ideal disaster relief vehicle

Elevate is Hyundai's first-ever vehicle with four moveable legs that give the auto an insect-like look. If worst comes to worst, the vehicle can even freeze its wheels in place and "walk" over the debris field. The company believes that the technology could be used in non-emergency situations as well, particularly helping those with disabilities. If someone could not access a building without a ramp, for example, the Elevate could walk across, level itself and allow the wheelchair to enter ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Samsung forecasts huge profit drop on slower smartphone and chip sales

Samsung forecasts huge profit drop on slower smartphone and chip sales

Samsung's weaker earnings adds to worries for investors already on edge after United States tech giant Apple last week took the rare move of lowering its quarterly sales forecast , citing poor iPhone sales in China. Shares in Samsung Electronics , the flagship subsidiary of the giant Samsung Group that dominates South Korea's economy, rose 0.5 percent in early morning trading. Consulte Mais Informação

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China expects population decline around 2028

China expects population decline around 2028

Its elderly population has increased from 3.76 percent to 8.40 percent since 2010, and the country's total population will begin to show negative growth around 2028, according to the report. Based on current calculations, the number of new-borns across the nation might drop by more than two million", He said. The CASS report found that the "dependency rate", the proportion of non-working people, which includes children and the elderly, rose for the first time in more than 30 years in 2011, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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