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Melania Trump 'hates' scenes at US border

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Melania Trump has waded into the row over a controversial White House clampdown on immigration that has seen thousands of children separated from their families at the US border. The debate over the “zero tolerance” policy has escalated since it emerged that 1,995 minors were separated from 1,940 adults in just six weeks as they Read More

Industry needs to demonstrate “license to operate,” says new OE2019 chair

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6/17/2018 ABERDEEN — The energy industry has to continuously demonstrate its excellence in order to maintain a ‘license to operate’, says the newly appointed conference chair of SPE Offshore Europe 2019 Michael Borrell, senior V.P., North Sea and Russia at Total. ‘Our license to operate: breaking through to excellence’ will form the theme of the Read More

Israeli ministers approve bill to ban filming of IDF actions, despite opposition of Attorney General

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A controversial bill that criminalizes filming IDF soldiers has been advanced by an Israeli government committee. The Israeli Attorney General, however, said it would not withstand a constitutional review in its current form. The Ministerial Committee for Legislation, which determines the coalition government’s position on all pending bills, has green-lighted the legislation, which envisages penalties Read More

2,000 children taken from their parents at US border

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A controversial clampdown on immigration has caused nearly 2,000 children to be separated from their families at the US border over a six-week period. Stories of weeping children torn from the arms of their frightened parents have emerged since a “zero tolerance” policy on illegal entries was enforced, with all cases now being referred for Read More

FSB accused of torturing suspects with electric shocks

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Somewhere behind the sorry-looking compound walls of Remand Prison no. 6, an hour’s drive south of St Petersburg, sits a 23-year-old fresh-faced computer programmer called Viktor Filinkov. On a recent visit by officers from Russia’s domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, Mr Filinkov said he was asked in words far cruder than this whether he’d been Read More

German politicians should not boycott FIFA World Cup in Russia – poll

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As speculation continues as to whether Chancellor Angela Merkel will attend the World Cup in Russia, the majority of Germans believe that boycotting the event would be a bad choice, according to a new poll. The survey, conducted by Infratest-dimap for Germany’s major ARD broadcaster, revealed that 69 percent of respondents believe German officials should Read More

Wells Fargo settles retail sales lawsuit for $142 million

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(Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co said on Friday a district court in California approved a $142 million class-action settlement to compensate customers who were affected by a sales scandal related to the opening of phony bank accounts. A Wells Fargo logo is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada Read More

Russia in talks to build gas pipeline uniting the Korean Peninsula

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Russia’s energy major Gazprom has resumed talks with Seoul over the construction of a gas pipeline connecting Russia with North and South Korea. “The political situation has changed, and the South Korean side has contacted Gazprom regarding the resumption of this project. A series of talks has been held, and these negotiations are continuing,” said Read More

US House Republicans push plan to penalize states blocking offshore drilling

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Republicans in the US House of Representatives want to penalize states who block oil and natural gas drilling off their coasts by forcing them to pay the federal government potentially billions of dollars to compensate for unused leases. The proposal would allow states to keep drilling off their shores, but would levy a “lost production Read More

Norwegian politicians nominate Trump for Nobel prize

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Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by two Norwegian politicians after his historic meeting with Kim Jong Un. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, an MP, and former justice minister Per-Willy Amundsen said Mr Trump “had taken a huge and important step in the direction of the disarmament, peace and reconciliation between North and South Read More