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Wall St. falls on government shutdown fears, oil swoon

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks gave up their gains on Tuesday as energy stocks were weighed by a steep drop in oil prices and as the possibility of a partial government shutdown loomed. Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch ...

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Mexico’ season 2- The New Indian Express

By IANS LOS ANGELES: Actors Diego Luna and Scott McNairy will reprise their roles from “Narcos: Mexico” season 1 for the second chapter. Netflix on Friday announced that Luna and McNairy will star in the upcoming second season of “Narcos: Mexico“, read a statement. Production recently began on season two in Mexico. Luna was recently honoured with a Critics’ Choice ...

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Libya’s NOC declares force majeure on El Sharara oilfield

TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) – Libya’s state oil company NOC has declared force majeure at the country’s largest oilfield, El Sharara, a week after announcing a contractual waiver on exports from the field following its seizure by protesters. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the El Sharara oilfield, Libya December 3, 2014. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny/File Photo El Sharara, which produces 315,000 barrels ...

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How Welsh TV farming show ‘helped mum conceive’

Image caption Lowri’s second son Gwil was born after she took advice from the show A woman who had suffered a series of miscarriages says a farming show item about the problems cows face during pregnancy helped her conceive a son. Lowri Jones had thyroid problems, but watching a TV feature about chemical iodine imbalances in cattle made her think ...

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U.S. agency to speed reviews of automaker self-driving petitions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Tuesday it is speeding up the process for reviewing whether automakers can deploy self-driving vehicles without devices such as brakes and steering wheels. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks part of a route used to test a driverless electric shuttle at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S. March ...

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North Korean media warns of unhealthy ideas spread by mobile phones

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea’s main state newspaper warned on Tuesday of the “negative impact” from mobile phones use around the world, as both legal and illicit communications devices proliferate in the isolated country. Rodong Sinmun published an article citing a ban on phones in classrooms in France and reports of technology-enabled cheating in India and argued that mobile devices ...

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Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts ‘works’

Image copyright Getty Images Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buying by shoppers, a large UK study suggests. Researchers used data from 30,000 households to look at the year before and after bans were introduced by six out of nine major supermarkets. Purchases fell immediately after the bans and the reduction continued while ...

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Glencore’s Katanga pays $22 million to settle Canada regulator probe

(Reuters) – Glencore-controlled (GLEN.L) Katanga Mining (KAT.TO) said on Tuesday it had agreed to pay more than $22 million to settle Canadian allegations of inadequate historical disclosures of its finances and activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. FILE PHOTO: The logo of commodities trader Glencore is pictured in front of the company’s headquarters in Baar, Switzerland, July 18, 2017. ...

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