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Controversial Alaska gold-copper mine moves step closer to approval

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – The world’s biggest undeveloped gold and copper mining project, planned in southwestern Alaska near the largest fishery for sockeye salmon globally, moved a step closer to approval on Wednesday after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft environmental impact statement. The Pebble Mine would produce 70 million tons of Read More

Feeling vengeful? Here’re 4 REALLY petty ways people got back at their exes for Valentine’s Day

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For some people, Valentine’s Day is an excuse to engage in gushy displays of love and appreciation for their partner. For other people, it’s an opportunity to name a cockroach after your ex and feed it to a meerkat. No, seriously. Zoos and animal organizations across the world are coming up with a bunch of Read More

Price for heavy-crude surges with U.S. ban on Venezuelan oil

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By Michelle Kim and Serene Cheong on 2/14/2019 NEW YORK and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — Some of the world’s dirtiest and densest crudes, traditionally spurned for being too difficult to process, are having a moment in the sun, with a little help from President Trump. “Heavy-sour” oil from nations such as Venezuela and Iraq have a Read More

Two competing forces are setting the price of oil

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By Julian Lee on 2/10/2019 Photo: Offshore Latin America. WASHINGTON (Bloomberg Opinion) — As winter keeps its grip on the northern hemisphere it is the oil bulls, not the bears, who have gone into hibernation. The price rally that greeted the new year has fizzled out as renewed concerns about demand growth outweigh the tightening Read More

New UK laws will block China's Huawei from sensitive state projects: The Sun

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Have you seen the viral video where a choir of gummy bears sing a rousing chorus of Adele’s Someone Like You? Or maybe the slightly bizarre sight of people putting make-up on potatoes? Or perhaps you have been out and about and someone has inexplicably sh Amazon Read More

TikTok: When gummy bears singing Adele rule online

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Have you seen the viral video where a choir of gummy bears sing a rousing chorus of Adele’s Someone Like You? Or maybe the slightly bizarre sight of people putting make-up on potatoes? Or perhaps you have been out and about and someone has inexplicably shouted “hit or Read More

Seismic surveys of U.S. Arctic refuge coastal plain delayed

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – There will be no seismic exploration this winter on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Interior Department said on Friday, after the company seeking permission to conduct the tests ran out of time to get the required permit. “We can confirm that seismic surveys will not take Read More

Expectation v reality: Finnish cable car goes viral for all the wrong reasons (PHOTOS)

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The end result of a three-year-long, €5.4-million cable-car project in Finland has gone viral for how hilariously different it looks to the original design. Sarcastic social media users have been poking fun at the funicular service since it finally started test runs in the city of Turku earlier this week following years of delays and Read More

Last children held in notorious Aussie-run Nauru detention camp for refugees to be resettled in US

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The four remaining children in a refugee camp in Nauru are preparing to fly to the US, the Australian PM has said. They would be resettled as part of a deal struck under Barack Obama and slammed by Donald Trump as “dumb.” Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that the four minors were the last child Read More