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Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Canadian regulator backs oil pipeline expansion, urges whale protections

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WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) regulator recommended on Friday that Ottawa approve expansion of the government-owned Trans Mountain oil pipeline, but made new, nonbinding recommendations to mitigate harm to Pacific Ocean killer whales. FILE PHOTO: Steel pipe to be used in the oil pipeline construction of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Read More

Canadian regulator recommends expanding oil pipeline, urges whale protections

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FILE PHOTO: Steel pipe to be used in the oil pipeline construction of Kinder Morgan Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion Project sit on rail cars at a stockpile site in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada May 29, 2018. REUTERS/Dennis Owen WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) – Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) regulator recommended on Friday that Ottawa approve expansion Read More

British fraud office abandons Rolls-Royce, GSK investigations

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LONDON (Reuters) – The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has abandoned two of its largest and longest investigations, into alleged bribery at aero engine maker Rolls-Royce and drugs maker GlaxoSmithKline, in a move described by one lawyer as “extraordinary”. A sign is displayed in an unmarked Serious Fraud Office vehicle parked outside a building, in Read More

IS brides' utopian fantasy has ended in de facto imprisonment

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By John Sparks, news correspondent, in Syria It was quickly clear to me that time spent in a special camp reserved for the family members of Islamic State is a form of punishment – and their sentence has already begun. The camp is called al Hawl and people who are trying to run it – Read More

Shamima Begum set to begin fight to return to UK

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter A lawyer representing Shamima Begum’s family has told Sky News he hopes to help the IS bride appeal against the decision to strip her of British citizenship “as soon as possible”. Tasnime Akunjee, who is working on behalf of the teenager’s relatives, also said her family is “quite eager” to Read More

Could Huawei threaten the Five Eyes alliance?

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In the shiny, optimistic vision of the future we will all be living in “smart cities” in which self-driving cars will check the best routes after being charged up on intelligent, connected power grids. Public services and safety will be carefully managed though data, while devices in our homes will talk to each other and Read More

Huawei plan to fix British security fears due in H1 this year: executive

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LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei will present a plan to address British security concerns about its equipment by the end of the first half of this year, a senior company executive said on Thursday, following criticism the Chinese firm has not moved fast enough to fix the issues. FILE PHOTO: Ryan Ding, the chief of Huawei’s Read More

IS bride Shamima Begum getting help to appeal loss of her citizenship

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter A lawyer representing Shamima Begum’s family has told Sky News he hopes to help the IS bride appeal the decision to strip her of British citizenship “as soon as possible”. Tasnime Akunjee, who is working on behalf of the teenager’s relatives, also said her family is “quite eager” to hear Read More