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‘No other options’: US will deliver F-35s, while Turkey will get S-400… and S-500, Erdogan says

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The US will ‘sooner or later’ have to face reality and understand that Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, President Erdogan said, noting that the current agreement is just the beginning. “We’re done with the S-400. There is absolutely no question of stepping back on the S-400. It is a defense Read More

‘No other options’: US will deliver F-35s, while Turkey will get S-400… and S-500 – Erdogan

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The US will ‘sooner or later’ have to reconcile the reality and understand that Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, President Tayyip Erdogan stressed, noting that the current agreement is just the beginning. “We’re done with the S-400. There is absolutely no question of stepping back on the S-400. It is Read More

As Chernobyl nuclear disaster feeds TV drama, is Ukraine looking at a real-life re-run?

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This month, HBO has launched its new historical drama ‘Chernobyl’, looking back at one of the worst nuclear disasters in history – but for Ukrainians, it’s also a chilling reminder that history could repeat itself. US cable giant HBO is reviving the 33-year-old memory of one of the worst – and the most infamous – Read More

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change

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LONDON (Reuters) – BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil and gas industry to do more to clean up its act. FILE PHOTO: A BP logo is seen at a petrol station in London, Britain Read More

No kissing gays or conservative hunters: Overcautious Facebook blocks political ads in Sweden

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Two political parties in Sweden have been told by Facebook that they cannot promote their campaign videos on the platform. One featured a gay couple kissing while another showed a candidate carrying a hunting shotgun. Just like other EU members, Sweden is preparing to elect its representatives to the European Parliament, so various parties are Read More

Depression risk could derail your retirement portfolio

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Retirement savings can suffer from interest rate moves, market volatility and other financial risks, but depression can be just as damaging. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A couple sit on the beach and look out to sea on the August bank holiday weekend in Worthing, Britain, August 26, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Boyce/File Photo/File Read More

Tanzania to offer 26 big game hunting blocks in new auction

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania plans to introduce a new auctioning system for big game hunting blocks next month, in a move aimed at enhancing transparency and curbing corruption in that part of the tourism industry. Allocation of hunting blocks by government officials to tourist companies has been dogged by allegations of impropriety and Read More

Instagram blocks vaccine hoax hashtags

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Instagram says it will block hashtags being used to spread “verifiably false” information about vaccinations. The social network already blocks hashtags that are themselves false claims, such as #vaccinescauseautism. It says it will now block more general hashtags that are being used to spread lies by so-called anti-vaxxers. However, several anti-vaccine topics and accounts spreading Read More

TechnipFMC awarded subsea contract for BP GOM project

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5/10/2019 LONDON, PARIS and HOUSTON – TechnipFMC has been awarded an integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract by BP for the Thunder Horse South Expansion 2 Project located in the Gulf of Mexico. TechnipFMC will manufacture, deliver and install subsea equipment, including subsea tree systems, manifolds, flowline, umbilicals and subsea tree jumpers, pipeline end Read More

OTC: Argentina has much to offer, both unconventionally and offshore

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief on 5/9/2019 Expertise in unconventionals is growing by leaps and bounds in Argentina, and operators are also taking a hard look at the country’s offshore potential.That was the message delivered during a topical breakfast held on Wednesday morning (May 8) at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston. The session was Read More