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How the Navy’s D-Day amphibious attack on Utah beach achieved 'tactical surprise'

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File photo – American troops supporting those already on the coast of Northern France, plunge into the surf and wade shoreward carrying equipment, on Utah Beach, Les Dunes de Madeleine, France.(Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images) Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Read More

Leader of France’s ‘angry police’ found dead amid troubling pattern of officer suicides

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A policewoman who led a group that raised awareness about violence against French officers has been found dead, amid a wave of suicides in the country’s law enforcement community. Maggy Biskupski, 36, was discovered dead in her home outside Paris, having apparently shot herself with her service weapon. She was the founder and leader of Read More

‘Did he forget the American Revolution?’ Twitter gives Trump a history lesson after France insults

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US President Donald Trump’s early morning Twitter jibe at France over its historical war losses to Germany was met with ridicule on Twitter, with many reminding him that France played a crucial role in the American Revolution. Shortly after Trump returned to Washington, DC from Armistice Day commemorations in Paris, he took aim at France, Read More

Tomb of French Nazi collaborator vandalized after Macron sparks outcry over his praise

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After widespread backlash over President Emmanuel Macron’s praise for a top military chief-turned Nazi collaborator, it looks like locals just don’t want Marshal Philippe Petain to rest in peace, as his tomb has been vandalized. The military chief’s tomb on Yeu Island was defaced last weekend, as its wooden cross was torn apart and “For Read More

Merkel joins Macron in call for ‘real, true’ European army after Trump slams idea

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for a “real, true” European army to be created, just days after French President Emmanuel Macron did the same – and received backlash from Donald Trump for doing so. “We should work on a vision of one day establishing a real European army,” Merkel said during an address to Read More

Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Tuesday it will build offices for up to 25,000 people in New York City’s Queens borough and in Northern Virginia, near Washington, D.C., ending a year-long bidding war for a $5 billion second headquarters that will now be split in two. FILE PHOTO: A woman pushes Read More

Trump ridicules Macron with world wars jibe

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Donald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, claiming the French “were starting to learn German” until the US intervened in the First and Second World Wars. In his latest rebuke of the French president – who last week called for a “real European army” to defend the continent against China, Russia and Read More

Spain to propose ban on sale of petrol, diesel (gasoil) cars from 2040

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain plans to propose a ban on sales of petrol, diesel (gasoil) and hybrid cars from 2040, government sources said on Tuesday, joining a string of countries taking aim at polluting vehicles to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. FILE PHOTO: A man fills up his car with diesel (gasoil) at a petrol Read More

Tethys Oil AB: Production update October 2018

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Tethys Oil’s share of the production, before government take, from Blocks 3&4 onshore the Sultanate of Oman amounted in October 2018 to 371,357 barrels of oil, corresponding to 11,979 barrels of oil per day. The Official Selling Price (OSP) for Oman Export Blend Crude Oil for the month of October 2018 amounts to USD 72.64 Read More