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As Chernobyl nuclear disaster feeds TV drama, is Ukraine looking at a real-life re-run?

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This month, HBO has launched its new historical drama ‘Chernobyl’, looking back at one of the worst nuclear disasters in history – but for Ukrainians, it’s also a chilling reminder that history could repeat itself. US cable giant HBO is reviving the 33-year-old memory of one of the worst – and the most infamous – Read More

U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China’s top paper says

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A worker cycles past containers outside a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in northern China, May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee BEIJING (Reuters) – The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party’s People’s Daily wrote in a front page commentary Read More

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during Read More

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Agrees to be Acquired by IFM Investors for $41.50 per common unit

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IFM Expands Midstream Energy Infrastructure Portfolio with Addition of Buckeye Transaction valued at $10.3 billion enterprise value and $6.5 billion equity value HOUSTON and NEW YORK, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IFM Investors and Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) today announced a definitive agreement (“Agreement”) under which the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund will acquire all of the Read More

Buckeye Partners, L.P. Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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HOUSTON, May 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Buckeye Partners, L.P. (“Buckeye”) (NYSE: BPL) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2019. Net income attributable to Buckeye was $80.8 million for the first quarter of 2019 compared to $112.4 million for the first quarter of 2018. Adjusted EBITDA (as defined below) for the first Read More

‘Making people pawns & hostages’: UN rights expert slams US sanctions war on Iran, Cuba & Venezuela

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United States sanctions on Iran, Cuba and Venezuela are illegal under international law, lead to a “denial of basic human rights” and amount to “economic starvation,” a UN rights expert has warned. Idriss Jazairy, UN special rapporteur on sanctions and human rights, said in a scathing statement on Monday that US efforts at “regime change Read More

World Banks scales up support for Cyclone Idai hit nations to $700 million

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MAPUTO (Reuters) – The World Bank has increased emergency support for the three southern African countries affected by a devastating cyclone that killed hundreds in March to $700 million, the lender said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Flooded homes are seen after Cyclone Idai in Buzi district outside Beira, Mozambique, March 21, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko More Read More

Mammoth Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

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OKLAHOMA CITY, April 30, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. (“Mammoth”) (NASDAQ:TUSK) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.125 per share of common stock, to be paid on May 17, 2019 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 10, 2019. Read More

‘Unforeseen’? German Interior Ministry seeks extra money for 30th Unity Day festival it overlooked

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Germany is going to celebrate three decades since its reunification next year. One tiny problem: the Interior Ministry has seemingly overlooked this fact and is now desperate for additional funding to make things right. German Unity Day is a major national holiday the country celebrates every October as it marks the anniversary of the reunification Read More

Boeing boss refuses to quit after two plane crashes

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Boeing’s chief executive has said he will not resign after two plane crashes that cost 346 lives, vowing to “re-earn the trust” of customers and passengers. Addressing the aircraft manufacturer’s annual meeting in Chicago, Dennis Muilenburg started by holding a moment of silence for those that died when two of the company’s 737 MAX 8 Read More