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Venezuela's fugitive helicopter cop appears at opposition rally - CNN.com

...... shortages of medicines, food and other essentials have infuriated many people, who are struggling to afford even basic necessities. Under former President Hugo Chavez, who was Maduro's mentor, oil revenue fueled Venezuela's economy. However, falling oil prices have made state subsidies unsustainable. Anti-government protesters want Maduro to step down, accusing him of eroding democracy. ......

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Venezuela bribery investigation halted, says top official - Jul. 14, 2017

...... Curtailing Ortega's ability to charge government officials in connection with the bribery probe could be Maduro's latest attempt to strip Ortega of her power. Related: Venezuela's oil production dives as big debt bills loom Ortega broke ranks this spring and criticized Maduro for human rights abuses and for fanning the country's many crises, from food and medical shortages ......

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Cuba's Castro rebuts Trump at national assembly | Reuters

...... solidarity with Venezuela, saying the country was suffering a "nonconventional war imposed by imperialism and oligarchic sectors" that were fomenting violence in the streets. Despite lower oil shipments from Venezuela, the Cuban economy managed to grow 1.1 percent in the first half of the year, bouncing back from a recession in 2016, Castro said. ......

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Cheaper options knock Gulf's share of Indian June oil imports to 19-month low | Reuters

...... NEW DELHI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - India's reliance on Middle East oil imports shrunk in June to the smallest since October 2015 as the world's third-biggest importer tapped other sources amid OPEC supply cuts, ship tracking data from industry sources and data available on Thomson Reuters Eikon showed. India's imports of Middle Eastern crude oil shrunk in June to the smallest since October 2015 ......

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Oil dips on ample supply despite OPEC pledge to cut output | Reuters

...... SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil markets dipped on Friday, pulled down by high fuel inventories and improving industry efficiency, but were still on track for a solid weekly gain. Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were down 7 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $48.35 per barrel at 0443 GMT, but up 3.5 percent for the week. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures ......

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Japan's June exports seen extending solid gains, BOJ set to hold fire: Reuters poll | Reuters

...... a 14.9 percent jump in May - the fastest growth rate in more than two years, . Imports are forecast for a 14.6 percent rise from a year ago, up for a sixth straight month, boosted by higher oil prices and solid domestic demand. The poll tipped a resulting surplus at 484.7 billion yen ($4.27 billion), versus a trade deficit of 203.4 billion yen in May. "A weak yen boosted exports' value. ......

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Canada's fund managers target growth stocks as rates rise | Reuters

...... of the S&P/TSX composite index. Canada's benchmark index has doubled from its financial crisis trough in 2009 even after it has underperformed many other major markets this year as prices of oil, one of the country's major exports, fell. Still, investors say that the rally in stocks can continue and look to those sectors that will benefit most from a rosy growth outlook. "We have quite ......

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One of worst droughts in decades devastates South Europe crops | Reuters

...... prospect of a larger harvest in France this year should ensure adequate overall supplies in the trading bloc. Scorched Olives Spain and Italy are also among the world's top producers of olive oil. Production in both countries is expected to fall, but the decline is likely to be particularly steep in Italy, where drought is the latest headache for olive growers already plagued by ......

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Asserting sovereignty, Indonesia renames part of South China Sea | World | Reuters

...... the new official map, the deputy of maritime sovereignty at the Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Arif Havas Oegroseno, noted the northern side of its exclusive economic zone was the site of oil and gas activity. "We want to update the naming of the sea [and] we gave a new name in line with the usual practice: the North Natuna Sea," he told reporters. In Beijing, Chinese Foreign ......

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BlackRock supports effort to boost number of women board members | Reuters

...... on generating long-term value for shareholders, rather than meeting short-term earnings targets. Breaking with prior practice, BlackRock this year publicly disclosed opposition to practices at oil company Exxon Mobil Corp ( XOM.N ), drugmaker Mylan NV ( MYL.O ) and other firms over climate change, compensation and other policies. BlackRock's own board includes 17 members, four of whom are ......

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Bullish oil funds lead hedge fund losers at half-year mark | Reuters

...... LONDON (Reuters) - Many of last year's most successful oil market bulls have seen their winnings dissolve in the first half of this year, as the crude price has wallowed below $50 a barrel despite output cuts by some of the world's largest producers. Three of the top five worst-performing hedge funds in the first half of the year specialize in trading oil, directly or indirectly, according to ......

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Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes near Cushing, Oklahoma, oil storage hub | Reuters

...... HOUSTON (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.2 on Friday struck Stroud, Oklahoma, about 20 miles (32.2 km) from the key oil storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Geological Survey (OGS) said. There were no reports of damage from the quake, Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) spokesman Matt Skinner said by phone. The OCC and OGS were investigating Friday's ......

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Turkish oil wrestlers grapple to win 600-year-old title | Reuters

...... EDIRNE, Turkey (Reuters) - Some 2,200 oil wrestlers began fighting bouts at a stadium in the northwestern Turkish city of Edirne on Friday, competing to win a golden belt in a contest dating back to the 14th Century. Organizers said a record number of wrestlers were taking part in the annual Kirkpinar tournament, in which participants don leather trousers and pour olive oil over their bodies ......

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Australia shares up, set for best week in a month on firmer financials | Reuters

...... and financial stocks, with the Australian energy index on track to record its best trading day since early May with a 2.4 percent rise. Aussie energy sector bellwether Woodside Petroleum, an oil and gas explorer, climbed 2.1 percent boosted by overnight advances in oil prices, which came on the back of data showing stronger Chinese demand for crude. Smaller rivals Oil Search and Santos ......

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In search for new CEO, Cenovus seeks fresh blood for old path | Reuters

...... by profession, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Cenovus made a transformational acquisition in March, paying about C$16.8 billion ($13.2 billion) for ConocoPhillips' Canadian oil and gas assets, which doubled the company's production capacity. But the debt-fueled deal angered shareholders, and last month Ferguson, who had championed the transaction, decided to leave the ......

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PRESS DIGEST- Canada-July 14 | Reuters

...... a portfolio of more than 150 U.S. properties, pushing into the industrial real estate sector after many months of circling the space. tgam.ca/2vkvSUi National Post ** The recent slide in both oil and natural gas prices has hit oilfield services companies particularly hard and has turned the forecast bleak for the sector ahead of quarterly results. bit.ly/2tQd4OM ** The chief executive of ......

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UK fund trade body says listing rule changes could hurt investor protection | Reuters

...... Conduct Authority on Thursday said it wanted to loosen the rules on listing state companies, a move many believe is tied to a desire to win business from the impending IPO of Saudi Arabian oil company Saudi Aramco. Chris Cummings, chief executive of the IA, was critical of the proposed changes to the rules around gaining a 'premium' listing on the London Stock Exchange. "A premium ......

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U.S. House may be near deal on stalled Russia sanctions bill | Reuters

...... reporters. He said he expected the House to make changes that would not affect the bill's overall character and to address issues that have worried energy companies, such as a provision that oil firms said could block them out of international exploration projects if Russian firms were also involved. Hoping to send a message to President Donald Trump to maintain a strong line against ......

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Cautious Fed lifts stocks to record high, investors eye earnings boost | Reuters

...... time since 2010, with further tightening expected this year. The loonie was about 0.1 percent weaker early on Friday at C$1.2729 to the dollar but is up 1.1 percent this week. In commodities, oil crept lower as high fuel inventories revived concerns about a supply glut but losses were limited by data that showed China's oil imports in the first half of 2017 rose 14 percent from a year ......

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Saudi soldier killed, another wounded in restive Qatif province | World | Reuters

...... was killed and another was wounded in a shooting attack on their patrol vehicle in the kingdom's Qatif province, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, which calling it a "terrorist crime". The oil-producing region is home to a large Shi'ite population and has been a flashpoint between the Sunni Muslim government and Shi'ites complaining of discrimination. Qatif has seen protests for more ......

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