Month: December 2018

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it. FILE PHOTO – British Prime Minister Theresa May
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KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – Nearly 200 countries overcame political divisions late on Saturday to agree on rules for implementing a landmark global climate deal, but critics say it is not ambitious enough to prevent the dangerous effects of global warming. COP24 President Michal Kurtyka is greeted after adopting the final agreement during a closing session
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Saturday that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will step down at the end of December, the latest senior official to exit Trump’s high-turnover administration. FILE PHOTO: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the FY2019 funding request and budget
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The logo of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is seen at OPEC’s headquarters in Vienna, Austria December 5, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh praised OPEC on Saturday for what he said was the producer group’s ability to reach agreement despite intense internal political differences. The Organization
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(Reuters) – Motiva Enterprises has preliminarily been chosen by the government of Curacao to operate the 335,000-barrel-per-day Isla refinery, replacing Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA, local media said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO – A general view shows the Isla refinery in Willemstad on the island of Curacao, April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Andres Martinez Casares The refinery has been
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