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Ukrainian Orthodox hierarchs refuse to take part in Poroshenko’s ‘unification council’

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Hierarchs of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church have refused en masse to take part in the so-called ‘unification council’ championed by the country’s president, sending “invitations” to the event back without reply. The unification council kicks off on Saturday in Kiev. The event, announced by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko himself in early December, is supposed Read More

Kosovo’s US-backed army: ‘A nominal claim to statehood & revenge on EU’

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Kosovo has upset just about everyone (except the US) by creating its army, in a move that researchers see as revenge against both Serbia and the EU, and an attempt to better stake a claim for the breakaway region’s sovereignty. On Friday, the parliament of the breakaway Serbian region of Kosovo voted to create a Read More

Exclusive: France plans Renault CEO hunt as board frays over Ghosn – sources

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PARIS (Reuters) – The French government is seeking candidates to replace Renault’s (RENA.PA) embattled boss Carlos Ghosn, sources told Reuters, as board members began to voice doubts about keeping him in office following his indictment in Japan for suspected misconduct. FILE PHOTO: Carlos Ghosn attends the Paris Auto Show, in Paris, France, October 1, 2018. Read More

Jagged Peak considering new acquisitions in Permian

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By Kiel Porter and Rachel Adams-Heard on 12/13/2018 NEW YORK and HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Jagged Peak Energy is considering expanding its footprint in the oil-rich Permian basin of West Texas and New Mexico, according to people with knowledge of the matter.  The oil and gas company, with a market value of $2.2 billion, is working Read More

How one humble English club is greening up soccer

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LONDON (Reuters) – Tucked away in the leafy Cotswold hills, English fourth-tier club Forest Green Rovers rarely make sporting headlines, but have become unlikely trailblazers for something more pressing than three points on a Saturday afternoon. FILE PHOTO: Football – Forest Green Rovers v Northampton Town – FA Cup First Round – New Lawn Stadium Read More

Little Foot mystery solved?: Scientists may have confirmed new species of human ancestor

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Scientists who have studied a set of fossilized pre-human remains for the past two decades now believe they have discovered one of our ancient lost ancestors, whom they have affectionately named ‘Little Foot.’ Little Foot’s bones were found in a deep in a South African cave, Sterkfontein, northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in 1994 by Read More

OPEC data suggest deeper cut may be needed in late 2019

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By Grant Smith on 12/12/2018 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Production cuts agreed by OPEC and its allies are on track to balance global oil markets in the first half of 2019, but more work may be needed after that.  If Saudi Arabia, Russia and other countries in the so-called OPEC+ coalition cut production by 1.2 MMbpd Read More

Sun’s mesmeric shapeshifting atmosphere revealed in stunning timelapse VIDEO

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Recent headlines have been dominated by far-flung, water-carrying asteroids and interstellar probes, but The European Space Agency (ESA) has shared a video that reminds us of the majesty present much closer to home. On Wednesday morning, the agency shared an incredible timelapse image of our own sun, laying bare its atmospheric activity we rarely get Read More

Guardians of the truth? Some of TIME’s ‘Person(s) of the Year’ choices are perplexing

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TIME magazine has chosen a group of journalists it refers to as ‘The Guardians’ as its 2018 most influential ‘Person of the Year’ – but some of the journalists the magazine included for honors have raised a few eyebrows. The decision to pick journalists for the annual title was perhaps not so surprising in the Read More

NHS told to ditch 'absurd' fax machines

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The NHS will be banned from buying fax machines from next month – and has been told by the government to phase out the machines entirely by 31 March 2020. In July, the Royal College of Surgeons revealed nearly 9,000 fax machines were in use across the NHS in England. The Department of Health said Read More