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Immunity bill submitted to Knesset with Netanyahu indictment pending

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The Israeli Knesset is weighing legislation that would grant government officials immunity from criminal prosecution, and just so happen to spare Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from three looming corruption indictments. If the proposed amendment to the Immunity Law passes, elected officials cannot be charged with a criminal offense unless the 120-member Knesset and the Knesset Read More

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world’s plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Plastic waste is piled outside an illegal recycling factory in Jenjarom, Kuala Langat, Malaysia October 14, 2018.REUTERS/Lai Read More

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. Announces Closing of $50 Million Equity Transaction

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”), a leading infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, today announced that it has successfully completed the previously announced $50 million equity transaction (“Equity Transaction”) with a fund managed by the Private Equity Group Read More

Questerre updates shareholder rights plan

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THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICATO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR UNITED STATES PERSONS CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questerre Energy Corporation (“Questerre” or the “Corporation”) (TSX,OSE:QEC) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has amended its shareholder rights plan (the Read More

US tech industry regulations are ‘no longer subject to democratic checks & balances’ – Macron

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France’s President Emmanuel Macron has taken a jab at Washington by saying that its policies relating to the tech industry are at the hands of corporations. A quite surprising statement for one of America’s closest allies. The French leader said that US policies, in fact, fall short of being a paragon of democracy – at Read More

US rejects ‘Christchurch call’ to censor ‘extremist’ online content over free speech concerns

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The US has refused to endorse a new global initiative to combat “violent extremism” online citing First Amendment concerns, even as US-based tech firms have joined France and New Zealand in embracing and defending the censorship. “We continue to be proactive in our efforts to counter terrorist content online while also continuing to respect freedom Read More