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Conoco moves to take over Venezuelan PDVSA Caribbean assets: sources

HOUSTON (Reuters) – US oil company ConocoPhillips ( COP.N ) has moved to take Caribbean assets in Venezuela's state-run PDVSA to enforce a 2 billion arbitration over a decade nationalization of its project in the South American country, according to two sources familiar with its actions. PHIL PHOTO: Logos of ConocoPhillips is seen in its booth at Gastech, the world's …

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Backstage Capital invests $ 36 million in Black Female Founders

A venture capital company that aims to promote underrepresented founders as color, women and members of the LGBTQ community launched a new $ 36 million fund that will invest in black female founders. The new funding will be invested in black female founder $ 1 million at a time, announced the venture capital fund founder and management partner Arlan Hamilton …

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Conoco moves to take over Venezuelan PDVSA Caribbean assets: sources

HOUSTON (Reuters) – US oil company ConocoPhillips ( COP.N ) has moved to take Caribbean assets in Venezuela's state-run PDVSA to enforce a 2 billion arbitration over a decade nationalization of its project in the South American country, according to two sources familiar with its actions. PHIL PHOTO: Logos of ConocoPhillips is seen in its booth at Gastech, the world's …

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Unemployment Stop raises efforts in Feds Goldilocks Conundrum

Stable inflation and low unemployment indicate that the US economy is enjoying a Goldilock moment, which does not go too hot or too cold to cause major difficulties for households. But how low can unemployment fall and how long before a blessing for the economy becomes a burden for all? Since the end of the recent recession, US unemployment has …

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Air France can "disappear" when more strikes begin

Image Copyright AFP Image Texts Jean-Marc Janaillac left his departure after the staff at the airline rejected a new pay agreement. The survival of the Air France strike team is in balance, according to the country's finance minister. Bruno Le Maires warning that Air France could "disappear" comes as staff begins another round of industrial activity over a wage negotiation …

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Oregon craft beer is experiencing a slowdown in sales

BEND, Ore. (AP) – At a time when craft bridges compete more than ever for shelf space and crane handles in pubs, industry's sales level, even in Bend, is also known as Beer Town USA. slowdown has helped to lower sales at Bock's biggest beer success, Deschutes Brewery, and invited other breweries to make more effort in their local pubs. …

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You meet a new milestone by eating 30,000 Big Mac burgers

FUND DU LAC, Wis. – A man in Wisconsin has consumed his 30,000 th McDonald's Big Mac Burger after eating two a day for more than four decades. WBAY reported that 64-year-old Don Gorske reached the milestone at a McDonalds in the Fond du Lac, Wisc. on Friday. It's one for the history books. He has done it. Local public …

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The VW Board's eyes are damaging claims on former CEO Winterkorn

FILE – In January 19, 2017, the file file Martin Winterkorn, former CEO of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen, arrives at an inquiry committee at the German Federal Parliament in Berlin, Germany. VW spokesman Michael Brendel says that the German automaker's board checks whether it may claim damages from former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn in connection with the company's diesel …

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Elon Musk's friendship with hip suits clothing CEO

In connection with his tremendous relationship on / off relationship with actress Amber Heard – Elon Musk has become friends with Tyler Haney, the ultralight founder and CEO of Athletic Dress Upstart Outdoor Voices – although the couple insists they do not date. Tesla and SpaceX Founder Musk, 46 and "Rum Diaries" actress split for the second time in late …

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