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‘No proof of crime’: Austrian prosecutor won’t launch probe over leaked video scandal

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Austrian prosecutors have examined the scandalous videotape which cost vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache his job and said they couldn’t find any grounds to launch an investigation over its content. “There’s no specific proof of a crime being committed coming from this ,” Oesterreich 1 radio revealed, citing the statement from the prosecutors. The Justice Ministry’s Read More

Iran wants peace but not ‘afraid’ of war – Revolutionary Guards chief

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Iran does not want war with the United States, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards has claimed, adding that Washington lacks the “will” to fight Tehran. “The difference between us and them is that they are afraid of war and don’t have the will for it,” Major General Hossein Salami said, according to the Read More

Huawei founder says growth ‘may slow, but only slightly’ after U.S. restrictions

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(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies’ founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei said on Saturday the growth of the Chinese tech giant “may slow, but only slightly” due to recent U.S. restrictions. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Huawei is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. Read More

‘There will be no war in Gulf region,’ despite wishes of Trump’s ‘B Team’ – Iran’s Zarif

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Armed conflict will not break out because nobody has any “illusions” about seriously going against Iran, the nation’s foreign minister said amid the recent escalation with Washington and its regional allies. “There will be no war because neither we want a war, nor has anyone the idea or illusion that it can confront Iran in Read More

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says

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FILE PHOTO: Gas flares from an oil production platform at the Soroush oil fields in the Persian Gulf, south of the capital Tehran, July 25, 2005. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi/File Photo (Reuters) – Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official Read More

Grumpy Cat’s funniest memes in honor of the famous feline’s death

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Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the memes that helped propel her to fame live on. Grumpy Cat, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, died on Tuesday due to “complications from a recent urinary tract infection,” her owners shared in a statement posted to the feline’s official social media accounts on Friday. She was 7. “Despite care Read More

Exclusive: U.S. may scale back Huawei trade restrictions to help existing customers

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it may soon scale back restrictions on Huawei Technologies after this week’s blacklisting would have made it nearly impossible for the Chinese company to service its existing customers. FILE PHOTO: A woman looks at her phone as she walks past a Huawei shop in Beijing, China Read More

Anti-coup activists charged with ‘interfering’ in US raid on Venezuelan embassy

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Four protesters arrested inside the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC have been released pending hearing – but could face up to a year in jail for trying to prevent a takeover of the building by the US-backed opposition. Members of the Embassy Protection Collective have been released on various conditions after their arrest Thursday afternoon Read More

National Grid says no new NYC natgas customers without Williams pipeline

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(Reuters) – National Grid Plc said on Friday it will not process new applications for natural gas service in its New York City and Long Island service area until Williams Cos Inc’s Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) pipeline receives the permits it needs to proceed. On Wednesday, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) denied Read More

Nissan retains Saikawa as CEO, in likely rebuff of Renault

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co said on Friday that Hiroto Saikawa would stay on as chief executive, backing the protege of former boss Carlos Ghosn even as top shareholder Renault had earlier pushed for a change in the Japanese automaker’s leadership. FILE PHOTO: Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa attends a news conference in Yokohama, Japan, Read More