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Child drag queen poses next to almost-naked adult counterpart, but mother says boy not sexualized

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A photo showing a 10-year-old Canadian drag queen posing next to a half-naked adult performer sparked outrage online. But the boy’s mother thinks it’s all OK and the child is not overtly sexualized. The world of drag queens – male performers taking on exaggeratedly female personas and taking to the stage – may seem like Read More

MGM hands board seat to activist hedge fund Corvex's Meister

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FILE PHOTO: Keith Meister, Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Corvex Management, speaks during the Sohn Investment Conference in New York City, U.S., May 8, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – MGM Resorts International (MGM.N) has struck a deal with hedge fund Corvex Management’s founder, Keith Meister, to give him a board seat, one Read More

Russia looks to build ‘LNG Island’ to supply booming Asian market

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Russia’s largest LNG (liquefied natural gas) producer is looking to boost supply to the fast growing Asian markets by upgrading its facilities in the Far East. While Russia’s gas giant Gazprom is working to complete the Power of Siberia gas pipeline expected to begin delivering gas to China in December 2019, another Russian company — Read More

On the autofarm: China turns to driverless tractors, combines to overhaul agriculture

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Xinghua, China (Reuters) – A brand new combine harvester buzzes up and down a field in eastern China without a driver on board, chopping golden rice stalks and offering a glimpse of what authorities say is the automated future of the nation’s mammoth agricultural sector. Staff members taking part in the experiment on automated farming Read More

Netflix, tech rally lift Wall Street as investors shrug off weak bank results

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as Netflix spurred a rally in technology and internet stocks and UnitedHealth posted strong results, while hopes of more stimulus for China’s slowing economy encouraged buying in risky assets. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., January Read More

Portuguese parliament widens residency scheme with 'green visas'

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LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal’s parliament on Friday extended a residency program for wealthy foreigners to include investors who spend at least 500,000 euros on environmental projects. FILE PHOTO: A view of the Portuguese Parliament hall during a debate on 2019 state budget in Lisbon, Portugal, November 29, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante A majority of lawmakers approved Read More

Out to pasture? Delhi minister suggests elderly people & cows live together

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A minister in Delhi, India, plans to let cows and elderly people coexist in a shared space where they can both enjoy their golden years together. The “experimental” idea would see an old-age home built where a cattle shelter is currently being modernized in Delhi’s Ghummanhera, where “cows and senior citizens will co-exist, taking care Read More

Use Hollywood films to counter China & Russia: Integrity Initiative psyop plan exposed in new leaks

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UK-backed covert influence network apparently planned to use its connections to ensure Hollywood and foreign-language films put out a pro-Western message and sought to influence awards like the Oscars and Baftas, show leaked docs. “We need to refocus and reenergize ‘Western’ entertainment to combat increasing authoritarianism and illiberal tendencies worldwide, how to go about doing Read More

EIA: U.S. LNG export capacity to more than double by the end of 2019

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1/1/2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — EIA projects that U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export capacity will reach 8.9 Bcfd by the end of 2019, making it the third-largest in the world behind Australia and Qatar. Currently, U.S. LNG export capacity stands at 3.6 Bcfd, and it is expected to end the year at 4.9 Bcfd as Read More

Alchemy vindicated? Chinese scientists turn copper into ‘gold’

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A group of Chinese researchers may have discovered the science behind King Midas’ magic touch. By toying around with atoms, they managed to turn copper into a material that shares similarities with gold. Time to retire? Not quite. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Liaoning used electrically-charged argon gas to produce a thin Read More