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Oil slips as U.S. sanctions on Iran begin, Tehran defiant

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday as U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports were softened by waivers allowing major buyers to import Iranian crude for a while, while Tehran said it would defy Washington and continue to sell. A pumpjack is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, ...

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Emirates seeks Rolls-Royce A380 engine deal, nothing finalised

DUBAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Emirates is edging towards a deal with Rolls-Royce (RR.L) to power its latest Airbus (AIR.PA) A380 superjumbos but has not yet reached a final agreement, the Dubai-based airline said on Sunday. An Emirates Airbus A380-800 plane is seen at Nice International airport in Nice, France, September ...

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Trade war, spy claims cloud horizon for China airshow

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Trade frictions with the United States and accusations of industrial espionage are set to cast a cloud over China’s largest aerospace meeting this week, as suppliers consider what the country’s slowing economy could mean for booming jet demand. FILE PHOTO: Red Falcon, an aerobatic team of Chinese ...

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Business figures call for vote on Brexit terms: Sunday Times

An anti-Brexit demonstrator waves flags outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Britain, September 10, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – More than 70 business figures are calling for a public vote on the final terms of Britain’s exit from the European Union, warning that the country faces “either a ...

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U.S. allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it re-imposes sanctions on Monday to try to force Iran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who announced the decision, did ...

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