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Wheat rises 1% as heavy rains stoke fears of crop damage
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Monday, 03 June 2019
Wheat rises 1% as heavy rains stoke fears of crop damage
U.S. wheat futures rose 1% on Monday as heavy rains across a key North American growing region stoked fears of potential crop losses. FUNDAMENTALS * The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were up 1% at $5.08-1/4 a bushel by 0207 GMT, having closed down 2.2 percent on Friday. * The most active soybean futures were up 0....
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Asian markets wobble as US, China trade jibes over trade
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Monday, 03 June 2019
Asian markets wobble as US, China trade jibes over trade
BANGKOK Asian shares wobbled Monday after U.S. and Chinese officials traded jibes in their widening clash over trade and technology. China’s Shanghai Composite...
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A YouTuber who fed a homeless man a toothpaste-filled Oreo was just given a 15-month prison sentence
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Monday, 03 June 2019
A YouTuber who fed a homeless man a toothpaste-filled Oreo was just given a 15-month prison sentence
ReSet/YouTube. A YouTuber in Spain has been given a 15-month jail sentence and a 20,000 euro (about $22,390) fine after he gave a homeless man an Oreo filled w...
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Negative Sentiment Lingers As U.S., China Play Blame Game
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Monday, 03 June 2019
Negative Sentiment Lingers As U.S., China Play Blame Game
(RTTNews) - The major U.S. index futures are currently pointing to a lower opening on Monday, with stocks likely to add to the steep losses posted last week. T...
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Striking French workers block world's biggest Nutella factory
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Monday, 03 June 2019
Striking French workers block world's biggest Nutella factory
. The stoppage has hit the Villers-Ecalles factory of privately-owned Italian confectionery giant Ferrero, which normally churns out 600,000 jars per day; Wor...
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.