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West-backed think tanks threaten new Ukrainian president with disturbing list of ‘RED LINES’

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When President Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide victory in the free and undisputed April elections, most accepted that he was given a fairly strong mandate to lead Ukraine. But it seems not everyone is so democratically-minded. Particularly unmoved by the democratic process are a collection of Ukrainian ‘civil society’ groups, who have just issued a Read More

Montenegro moves to halt small hydro power plants

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FILE PHOTO: Environmental activists on bicycles arrive to protest in the dried out riverbed of Cijevna River in Dinosa village, near Tuzi, Montenegro October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Bowing to pressure from environmental groups, Montenegro’s government has decided to stop issuing permits for the construction of small hydro power plants and reconsider Read More

Veteran German auto boss joins board of U.S. self-driving software startup

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A company working to make open-source self-driving software reliable enough to be used in commercially available vehicles said it had hired a former German car boss as it seeks to expand its reach. FILE PHOTO: Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann speaks during a news conference on media day at the Paris auto show, Read More

Why pessimism on Social Security could come back to bite millennials

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Why does the word “old” come to mind for so many of us when the topic of Social Security comes up?   FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen on the entrance to a Social Security office in New York City, U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo     Retirement benefits are the Read More

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. Announces Formal Signing of Ecuador Blocks

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (“Gran Tierra” or the “Company”) (NYSE American:GTE)(TSX:GTE)(LSE:GTE) is pleased to announce that the Company has officially signed Participation Contracts (“Contracts”) for three blocks located in Ecuador. The three blocks were preliminarily awarded to the Company in March 2019 by the Ministerio de Energia Read More

Is Soros-linked Avaaz group a credible source on fake news? Mainstream media seems to think so

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Mainstream news outlets have eagerly reported on a study by the Avaaz campaign group, claiming far-right disinformation groups have been spreading fake news in the lead up to EU elections — but is the group all that it seems? The Avaaz network bills itself as social action group bringing “people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere” and Read More

Seizure of Caracas’s oil assets by US endangers lives of sick Venezuelan kids treated abroad – FM

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Venezuela’s foreign minister has said that the freezing of some $7 billion in assets belonging to the Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA in the US made it impossible to further finance the treatment of young transplant patients abroad. The crippling US sanctions and economic embargo that has been in place for several years have already cost Read More

Al Jazeera pulls video that links Zionism with Nazism & calls Israel ‘biggest winner’ of Holocaust

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An Al Jazeera video which accused Israel of exploiting the Holocaust to carry out a Nazi-like policy of “annihilation” against the Palestinians has been deleted following accusations of anti-Semitism. Posted on the Arabic version of Al Jazeera’s popular current events channel, AJ+, the short commentary video argued that while the Holocaust did in fact happen, Read More

Final votes cast in world’s biggest general election

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Voters in India have gone to the polls in the final stage of the world’s biggest general election to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term. Around 900 million people have been eligible to vote in the mammoth seven-phase ballot, spread out across 39 days. The last round of elections alone, Read More

Jones Energy, Inc. Emerges From Chapter 11 Thirty‑Three Days After Voluntarily Filing for Bankruptcy Protection; Announces New $225 Million Borrowing Base Agreement

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jones Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: JEII) (“Jones Energy” or the “Company”) today announced that it is emerging from bankruptcy. The Company emerges following satisfaction of all of the conditions to effectiveness under the Company’s prepackaged chapter 11 plan (the “Plan”), previously confirmed by the United States Bankruptcy Read More