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Orca Announces Quarterly Dividend

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TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orca Exploration Group Inc. (“Orca” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 (Cdn) per Class A Common Voting Share of the Company and $0.06 (Cdn) per Class B Subordinate Voting Share Read More

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

AB InBev braves Hong Kong turmoil with second Asia IPO attempt

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (ABI.BR) will brave jittery Hong Kong markets in a second attempt to spin off its Asian business on Wednesday, aiming to raise up to $6.6 billion in what could be the world’s second largest IPO this year. The brewing giant, which in July tried to raise up to Read More

India will eventually take control of Pakistan Kashmir, Indian FM predicts

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India’s foreign minister says he expects Pakistan-controlled Kashmir to one day become Indian territory, fanning the flames of an escalating territorial dispute between the two nuclear rivals. The region of Kashmir currently administered by Pakistan “is part of India and we expect one day that we will have physical jurisdiction over it,” Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Read More

Genetically-modified mosquito apocalypse plan BACKFIRES spectacularly in Brazil

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An experimental trial to reduce the mosquito population in Brazil through the deliberate release of 450,000 genetically modified mosquitoes has failed miserably and may have even created a genetic hybrid super species. British biotech company Oxitec conducted a 27-month long experiment in 2013 Jacobina, Brazil, aimed at reducing the local mosquito population by 90 percent Read More

Factbox: Britain’s insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company’s research and production centre in Vitry-sur-Seine, France, August 6, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau LONDON (Reuters) – With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case Read More

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. Georgina shows off her insulin medical supplies at her home in London, Read More

Elon Musk invokes ‘another Epstein’ defense, redefines ‘pedo guy’ as innocent insult in legal battle with British diver

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Tesla tycoon Elon Musk was worried British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth might be “another Jeffrey Epstein,” he said in a sworn deposition – but his initial tweets calling the diver a “pedo guy” were just innocent internet insults. Musk only called Unsworth a “pedo guy” as a generic insult, “synonymous with ‘creepy old man’ and Read More

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters Read More

UK police charge climate activist over Heathrow protest

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FILE PHOTO: Police vehicles are seen parked near Heathrow airport after climate activists said they planned to fly drones near the airport, in London, Britain, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Monday they had charged a climate-change activist who last week attempted to disrupt Europe’s biggest airport, London Heathrow. Read More