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Joe Biden is the Democrat Trump probably fears most

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By Ian Woods, senior news correspondent If you put all the Democrats who’ve announced they’re running for president into a boxing ring, it would be so crowded there would barely be enough room for any of them to swing a punch. But there is no doubt which one is the political heavyweight. Joe Biden brings Read More

Swedbank admits money laundering flaws, cooperating with U.S. authorities

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Swedbank admitted to failings in combating money laundering and said on Thursday it was facing investigations in the United States, adding to pressure over its Baltic business. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a Swedbank branch in Riga October 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Sweden’s oldest bank, whose CEO and chairman have both Read More

26yo man arrested with maps of Sri Lankan Parliament, assault rifle ammo

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A 26-year-old man in possession of improvised maps of and six passes to parliament and assault rifle ammunition was arrested by Sri Lankan authorities overnight. Local reports say police were responding to a tip-off when they found the 26-year-old carrying several parliamentary passes and a rough map marking out the road route to the parliament. Read More

Media trust ranker NewsGuard launches in UK by greenlighting tabloids, adding ex-NATO chief to board

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NewsGuard, the trust-rating outfit that continues to approve of US media that spread the Russiagate conspiracy theory, has expanded operations to the UK and added a former NATO chief to its advisory board. Announcing its UK debut on Wednesday, NewsGuard bragged about including Anders Fogh Rasmussen to their advisory board, describing him only as “former Read More

Archrock Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

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HOUSTON, April 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Archrock, Inc. (NYSE: AROC) (“Archrock”) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of $0.132 per share of common stock, or $0.528 per share on an annualized basis. The dividend will be paid on May 15, 2019 to all stockholders of record on May 8, Read More

‘Intellectual terrorism’: French uni nearly forced to nix conference because of anti-fascist protest

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A conference organised by a student association at France’s renowned Sciences Po University has found itself on the verge of disruption as another student group vowed to prevent the attendance of a philosopher they called racist. The participation of a well-known French-Jewish philosopher and a member of the Academie francaise, Alain Finkielkraut, in a round-table Read More

Three-year-old migrant boy found alone and in tears near US border

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A three-year-old migrant boy was found wandering alone in a Texas cornfield near the US-Mexico border. The boy, in tears, was discovered in the Rio Grande Valley near Brownsville by US Border Patrol agents on Tuesday morning. Officials said his name and a telephone number were written on his shoes. The US Customs and Border Read More

Weekly share repurchase program transaction details

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  April 24, 2019 SBM Offshore reports the transaction details related to its EUR175 million (c. US$200 million) share repurchase program for the period April 18, 2019 through April 24, 2019. The repurchases were made under the EUR175 million share repurchase program announced on and effective from February 14, 2019. The objective of the program Read More

Trudeau-Duterte fight over illegally-dumped Canadian trash highlights global problem

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The global waste crisis was brought into sharp focus again after Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte threatened “war” with Canada over illegally dumped trash — an issue PM Justin Trudeau has repeatedly failed to address. Duterte threatened to send back 103 shipping containers full of household waste which were illegally shipped to his country by Canada Read More

‘Rules of engagement have been liberalized’: Ex-Pentagon analyst to RT on US killings in Afghanistan

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More Afghan civilians are being killed by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgents, the UN reports, 18 years after US military involvement in the country began. Between January and March 2019, 581 civilians were killed in Afghanistan, 305 died at the hands of foreign and pro-government forces, while insurgent groups Read More