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Argentina pursues $5 billion LNG project amid political havoc

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By Jonathan Gilbert on 9/4/2019 BUENOS AIRES (Bloomberg) – Argentina’s state-run oil company, YPF SA, is pushing ahead with plans to build a $5 billion natural gas export terminal despite the political and financial chaos racking the nation. The driller, which has led development of the nation’s Vaca Muerta shale trove, is in talks with Read More

Russia favored for half-trillion dollar Iranian oil project

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With most US and European oil majors side-lined, the huge South Pars Oil Layer project will most likely go to a Russian or Chinese partner. Last week’s announcement from the director of integrated planning at the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Karim Zobeidi that the South Pars Oil Layer (SPOL) project will be assigned to Read More

Man jailed for ‘evil’ rape and murder of comedian

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A man has been jailed for life for the “evil” rape and murder of an up-and-coming Australian comedian. Jaymes Todd stalked Eurydice Dixon for more than two-and-a-half miles before attacking her in a park in central Melbourne in June last year. The 22-year-old woman had been walking home after performing a late-night gig in the Read More

Dorian hammers Bahamas as second strongest Atlantic hurricane on record

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TITUSVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian crashed into the Bahamas on Sunday as the second strongest Atlantic storm on record and inched closer to the United States, with parts of Florida evacuating and Georgia and the Carolinas bracing for wind and flooding. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Dorian made landfall on Elbow Cay Read More

Saudi-led coalition strike on prison in Yemen kills at least 100 people – Red Cross

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A Red Cross official has estimated that Saudi airstrikes killed at least 100 people at a Yemeni prison. Medics have been dispatched to the scene of what looks like the deadliest strike in Yemen this year. Airstrikes pounded the detention center located in a college building in the southwest of the country on Sunday. The Read More

Cow-culated moove? Indian govt to introduce ‘sex-sorted semen’ to ensure cows outnumber bulls

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They take cattle production very seriously in India, so much so that the country’s minister of animal husbandry has revealed plans to introduce “sex-sorted semen” technology, to ensure that cows always outnumber bulls. Minister Giriraj Singh announced the plans on Saturday, along with a measure that should breathe new life into the udders of cows Read More

After Dorian takes a turn, central Florida city breathes sigh of relief

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(Reuters) – After a frantic week in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, residents of Fort Pierce, Florida breathed a bit easier on Saturday when forecasters said the state’s central Atlantic Coast may dodge a direct hit from the monster storm. Radar from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA-42 WP-3D Orion aircraft shows the eye of Read More

Dorian strengthens, heads toward Florida as dangerous category 4 hurricane

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JACKSONVILLE, Fl. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into a dangerous Category 4 storm as residents and visitors hunkered down in one of America’s most popular tourist destinations. Workers install storm shutters before the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, on the Great Abaco Read More

Dorian churns toward Florida as dangerous category 4 hurricane

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JACKSONVILLE, Fl. (Reuters) – Hurricane Dorian spun west across the Atlantic ocean toward Florida on Saturday after growing into an even stronger Category 4 storm as residents and visitors hunkered down in one of America’s most popular tourist destinations. Workers install storm shutters before the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour, on the Great Read More

S&P slashes Argentina’s long-term debt three notches on maturity extension plan

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BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Standard & Poors announced on Thursday that it was slashing Argentina’s long-term credit rating another three notches into the deepest area of junk debt, saying the government’s plan to “unilaterally” extend maturities had triggered a brief default. FILE PHOTO: A man shows Argentine pesos outside a bank in Buenos Aires’ financial Read More