Shell to shutter Convent gasoline unit in early '18 – sources

July 28, 2017

FILE PHOTO – Filled oil drums are seen at Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s lubricants blending plant in the town of Torzhok, north-west of Tver, November 7, 2014. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo More HOUSTON (Reuters) – Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to begin permanently shuttering the gasoline-producing unit at its 227,586 barrel-per-day (bpd) Convent, Louisiana, refinery in

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Scaramucci threats, insults inflame fierce White House fight

July 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s new communications director exploded the smoldering tensions at the White House into a full-fledged conflagration Thursday, angrily daring Trump’s chief of staff to deny he’s a “leaker” and exposing West Wing backstabbing in language more suitable to a mobster movie than a seat of presidential stability. In a pull-no-punches,

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LPC: Loan market contemplates life after Libor

July 27, 2017

By Kristen Haunss NEW YORK, July 27 (Reuters) – The head of Britain’s financial markets regulator said a substitute for the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) must be in place by the end of 2021, presenting a challenge for the US$925bn US leveraged loan market, which pegs its interest payments to the rate. Libor, set

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Sean Hannity responds to claim he ran up a $42,000 tab at Trump’s hotel after flying in a 70-year-old lobster from Maine

July 27, 2017

(Sean Hannity apparently spent big at Trump Hotel.Reuters) Fox News commentator Sean Hannity says a story about him spending thousands of dollars dining at the Trump Hotel in Washington, DC on inauguration weekend is “fake news.” A waiter told GQ that Hannity ran up a $42,000 tab at the hotel’s restaurant. According to the waiter, the huge check included the

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