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Startup helps Scottish farmers grow gourmet plants with sea water

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 18:04
A British startup is teaching farmers how to grow crops using water from a source which won't run out – the sea.
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Wall Street hits new record high on Disney, Best Buy

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 18:01
Wall Street's three main indexes hit all-time highs on Tuesday, as gains for Disney and Best Buy countered weak consumer confidence data and a slump in shares of discount store operator Dollar Tree.
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Trump administration seeks to put judge's order for McGahn testimony on hold

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 18:01
U.S. Justice Department lawyers asked a judge on Tuesday to put on hold a ruling that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to comply with a congressional subpoena to testify in a legal battle that could have implications for the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
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Turkey says car bomb kills 17 near Syria's Ras al Ain

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 17:58
A car bomb killed 17 people near a Syrian border town seized by Turkish-backed forces last month, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, in an attack which it blamed on Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters.
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Maltese government officials resign as murder scandal escalates

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 17:55
A top aide to Malta's prime minister resigned on Tuesday and was questioned by police investigating the murder of a prominent journalist, while two government ministers also stood aside in a widening scandal rocking the European Union's smallest state.
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Malta econ min suspends himself from government as murder probe continues

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 17:55
Maltese Economy Minister Christian Cardona suspended himself from his government role on Tuesday pending the conclusion of the police investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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Russia says it showed hypersonic nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 17:53
Russia's Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday it had shown the country's new Avangard nuclear missile system to U.S. inspectors for the first time, a move Moscow said showed a key arms control treaty was still effective.
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U.S. consumer confidence slips; new home sales decline

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 17:45
U.S. consumer confidence fell for a fourth straight month in November amid worries about current business conditions and employment prospects, but remained at levels sufficient to support a steady pace of consumer spending.
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Hong Kong's Lam appeals for calm but offers no concessions after election drubbing

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 15:52
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam renewed her appeals for peace in the Chinese-ruled city on Tuesday but failed to offer any concessions to anti-government protesters despite a resounding victory for pro-democracy parties in local elections.
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Best Buy's profit forecast points to robust holiday shopping demand

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 15:33
Best Buy Co Inc signaled it expected a strong holiday shopping season by forecasting fourth-quarter profit above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, sending the shares of the biggest U.S. tech retailer up 5% in premarket trading.
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Dollar Tree holiday-quarter forecast disappoints as tariffs bite; shares fall

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 15:19
Dollar Tree Inc on Tuesday forecast holiday-quarter profit below Wall Street expectations, as the discount store operator expects a hit from U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, sending its shares down about 8% before the opening bell.
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London Stock Exchange shareholders bless $27 billion Refinitiv deal

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 15:05
London Stock Exchange shareholders overwhelmingly backed the exchange's $27 billion takeover of data and analytics company Refinitiv on Tuesday, a deal designed to broaden LSE's trading business and make it a major distributor of market data.
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Malta government chief of staff resigns; questioned in murder probe

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 15:02
Malta government chief of staff Keith Schembri resigned on Tuesday, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told reporters, as police continued their investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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World stocks edge off highs to await U.S.-China progress

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 14:58
World stocks edged off their highest in almost two years on Tuesday, but kept record levels in sight, following fresh signs that the United States and China were working to end a trade war dragging on the global economy.
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Exclusive: Sudan militia leader grew rich by selling gold

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 14:49
Late last year, as President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's hold on power weakened, one of Sudan's most feared militia leaders lashed out against the government of his long-time ally and benefactor.
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Global temperature rises could bring 'destructive' effects, U.N. says

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 14:40
Global temperatures could rise sharply this century with "wide-ranging and destructive" consequences after greenhouse gas emissions hit record levels last year, international climate experts warned on Tuesday.
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'Chile awakened': Graffiti across shattered city reflects protest intensity

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 14:03
A month of intense protests against inequality and police repression in Santiago have transformed the Chilean capital's streetscape into a caterwaul of graffiti whose messages reflect the deep discontent in this once genteel Latin American city.
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Uber's carpool pricing strategy revealed by Chicago fare data

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 13:11
How much ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft charge customers throughout a day is one of the most closely held secrets in Silicon Valley.
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Malta government chief of staff Schembri has resigned: PM Muscat

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 12:53
Malta government chief of staff Keith Schembri resigned on Tuesday, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat told reporters, as police continued their investigation into the 2017 murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
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Fast-moving fire threatens homes in Santa Barbara County

Reuters - Τρί, 2019-11-26 12:51
Fire ripped through brush and woodland on hills above the Californian city of Santa Barbara early on Tuesday, forcing residents to leave their homes, authorities said.
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