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Docs claim US trained UAE pilots for combat in Yemen, signaling deeper involvement in conflict

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The American military has trained UAE fighter pilots for combat missions in Yemen, indicating Washington’s deeper involvement into the ongoing conflict, a recent report citing US Air Force documents claims. The papers were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request by Yahoo News. They appear to show how United Arab Emirates (UAE) pilots and Read More

Israeli PM shows off beefed-up border fence in #10YearChallenge post

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With the #10YearChallenge craze sweeping social media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu jumped aboard, showing off his progress erecting a concrete and barbed wire wall on the border with Egypt. A lot can change in ten years. The selfies flooding social media in recent days show people growing older, more mature and wiser. Or, in Read More

‘Global strike capability’: US deploys B-2 strategic bombers to Pearl Harbor for ‘24/7 watch’

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B-2 Spirit bombers are returning to Hawaii to project American power in the Indo-Pacific region. The deployment comes amid heightened tensions between the US and China, who square off in trade and over several contested waterways. “Deploying to Hawaii enables us to showcase to a large American and international audience that the B-2 is on Read More

Donations keep Death Valley National Park partly open during shutdown

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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government shutdown with donations from a non-profit group and two hotels, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. A National Park entrance fee collection service is temporarily suspended at Read More

Merkel ‘inspects the desert she made’: Varoufakis slams German chancellor’s visit to Greece

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Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis slammed German Chancellor Angela Merkel, ahead of a two-day visit by Merkel to the austerity-stricken country. “Mrs Merkel is in Greece to inspect the desert she made and to call it… recovery,” Varoufakis tweeted on Thursday. “Ironically, her Greek triumph unleashed deflationary forces that hit Germany (eg -ve interest Read More

Standard Lithium Makes First Pilot-Scale Battery Quality Lithium Carbonate, Engages Investor Relations Firm, LHA

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Standard Lithium Ltd. (“Standard Lithium” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SLL) (OTC-Nasdaq Intl. Designation: STLHF) (FRA: S5L), announced that the Company has produced its first quantity of battery quality (>99.56% purity) lithium carbonate. Dr. Andy Robinson, President and COO of Standard Lithium, commented, “We continue to be Read More

Chile okays lithium miner SQM's plan to remedy water violations

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FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows the brine pools of SQM lithium mine on the Atacama salt flat in the Atacama desert of northern Chile, January 10, 2013. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chile’s environmental regulator on Monday approved a $25 million compliance plan by top lithium producer SQM SA , ending a multi-year investigation Read More

Bloomberg Opinion: Saudis slash oil output. Get ready for Trump tweets

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By Julian Lee on 1/6/2019 U.S. President Donald Trump NEW YORK (Bloomberg Opinion) — The list of things that President Donald Trump criticizes in his tweets varies from one day to the next. He may soon have to direct his ire to oil prices and the actions of his ally, Saudi Arabia, once again. The Read More

Anarchy in the USA: Parks a free-for-all amid govt shutdown

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The mood is one of bewildered, slightly sheepish, celebration among visitors to Joshua Tree National Park. No one to collect the entry fee, almost no one to operate or police the park, at peak tourist season it feels a little like anarchy has broken out. Even the coyotes seem to be howling in delight at Read More