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‘Political censorship’: Sputnik slams Facebook as it removes 350+ pages for ‘inauthentic behavior’

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Sputnik news agency says it was engaged in legitimate promotion of its content, before Facebook took down hundreds of accounts it said were secretly run by its staff, following a tip-off from the NATO-backed Atlantic Council. “The decision is clearly political in its nature and, as a matter of fact, is practically censorship — seven Read More

Donations keep Death Valley National Park partly open during shutdown

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DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (Reuters) – California’s Death Valley National Park, famed for its record-breaking heat, is keeping its visitor center and some restrooms open during the partial U.S. government shutdown with donations from a non-profit group and two hotels, a spokeswoman said on Thursday. A National Park entrance fee collection service is temporarily suspended at Read More

BP discovers another giant gas field in the Caspian

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By Anna Shiryaevskaya and Kelly Gilblom on 1/10/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — BP and its partners just spent $28 billion bringing a giant natural gas project in Azerbaijan online, and that may only be the start.  The British oil major intends to drill six new exploration wells in the country by 2020, according to Gary Jones, Read More

Bostic: Fed needs to be patient, seek 'greater clarity' on economic risks

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (Reuters) – Firms are growing cautious and hesitant to invest, a likely drag on growth in 2019 that should leave the Fed patient about further rate increases until there is “greater clarity” about the direction of the economy, Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president Raphael Bostic said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Bank Read More

Morien Provides Project and Corporate Update

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Jan. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Morien Resources Corp. (“Morien” or the “Company”) (TSXV:MOX), today provided an update with respect to the Company’s projects and ongoing corporate activities. Donkin Coal Mine Kameron Collieries ULC (“Kameron”), an affiliate of The Cline Group LLC, and owner/operator of the Donkin Coal Mine (“Donkin” or the Read More

More U.S. regions see job openings outnumbering jobless

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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Job openings are outnumbering unemployed workers across increasingly wide swaths of the United States, forcing businesses to rethink how they find workers, which could keep pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates despite a global economic slowdown. FILE PHOTO: A help wanted sign is posted at a taco stand Read More

‘For peace and stability’: Russia and Iran prepare for joint naval drills in Caspian Sea

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The Caspian Sea will play host to fresh joint naval exercises currently being planned by the navies of Iran and Russia, a top Iranian naval commander said on Sunday. “We have established a very good and lasting relationship with the countries in the Caspian Sea region,” Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi told the Mehr news agency, Read More

Fed Chair Powell says he would not resign if Trump asked

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ATLANTA (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday said he would not resign even if President Donald Trump asked him to do so, a clear assertion of the U.S. central bank’s independence in the face of Trump’s strident criticism of the Fed’s rate hikes. U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, former Fed chairs Read More