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World sleepwalking into total nuclear war as callous elites fear no bloodshed – Russian scholar

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Limiting nuclear arsenals doesn’t make the world safer – not while the elites, who have never seen a big war, complacently believe they never will. This dangerous illusion invites apocalyptic conflict, a renowned scholar believes. Humankind’s history might be a history of wars, but for several decades there was a sort of lull, with no Read More

Rule, Britannia! Hong Kong protesters sing ex-colonial sovereign’s anthem

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Activists flocked to the UK Consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, waving Union Jacks and singing ‘God Save the Queen’ in a bid to convince London to step in and protect them from Beijing like it would have in the colonial era. The hundreds of protesters who gathered in front of the British Consulate-General claim Read More

Apple’s app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe

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(Reuters) – The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Apple is seen at a store in Zurich, Switzerland January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann The lawmakers in a letter sought information related Read More

Royal wedding: How much will it cost?

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Everyone knows weddings are pricy. Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding to Prince Harry in the UK will take things to the next level. Seasoned wedding planners estimate the cost for the May 19 wedding could reach £1 million ($1.4 million) or more. The cost for special security raises the bill much further. Still, even the most Read More

Top U.S. trade official submits USMCA ideas to Democrats: lawmakers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators’ concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the Read More

Industry showcases positive change at SPE Offshore Europe 2019

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9/6/2019 ABERDEEN – Commitment to accelerating the energy transition is gathering pace, as operators and technology developers at SPE Offshore Europe 2019 said they will invest to secure a more sustainable energy mix. In another encouraging sign that the energy industry is steadily continuing to emerge from the downturn, there were more than 38,000 visitors Read More

Gold & bitcoin to replace fiat money as consumers lose faith in ‘social contract’ – Keiser Report

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As the debt-based monetary system gradually collapses the ideas of central banking and the social contract, an expert tells RT that other forms of money may take over the market soon. “We’ve landed at the point where we’re pretty much at the end of the road in terms of yields and interest rates. And central Read More

Offshore Europe 2019, Day 2: Making the industry part of the solution

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By Ian Lewis on 9/4/2019 ABERDEEN – The North Sea industry’s drive towards greater efficiency and lower-carbon operations over recent years reflects the sector’s willingness to play its part in meeting the world’s sustainability and climate change goals. But more needs to be done, if oil firms are to be seen as a part of Read More

Warren challenges 2020 Democrats to embrace 10-year clean energy transition

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday challenged her rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to commit to transition the United States fully to clean energy over the next decade for electricity, vehicles and buildings. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at a campaign Read More

Alberta coal mine reclamation project to provide green energy source

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alberta Innovates is joining federal, provincial, municipal and industry partners in contributing to a unique clean technology demonstration project to reclaim land at an Alberta coal mine. Municipal organic waste from Edmonton will be used to replenish soil at the mine site to grow a willow Read More