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‘In Russia, deepfake creates you!’ Even fake Putin won’t admit to meddling in US elections

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A real-time deepfake construct of Vladimir Putin was interviewed live on stage by the MIT Technology Review editor, who ducked into a booth to play the Russian leader. Perfect? Not quite, but rapidly crossing the uncanny valley. The computerized Putin was asked about (what else) the ‘Russian meddling’ in US politics – specifically, about the Read More

US oil and gas rig count posts first weekly gain in nearly two months, up 5 to 954: Enverus

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Houston — Rig increase may be simply ‘noise’: analyst Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now US rig count now down over 275 in 10 months Oil-driven rigs rise by 8; gas rigs down 3 The US oil and gas rig count posted its first weekly gain in Read More

UTC technology chief Eremenko steps down

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(In the September 18 story corrects to delete “by email” and to clarify that technology and engineering not a business within UTC in paragraphs 3,6) FILE PHOTO: United Technologies logo is displayed on a screen at the post where it’s stock is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More

Hiker ‘carried’ broken leg for two days before rescue

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By David Chipakupaku, news reporter A hiker says he had to “carry” his own broken leg for two days after falling six metres (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia. Neil Parker, 54, slipped and fell while walking by himself through the bush in Mount Nebo, near Brisbane, leaving him with a broken wrist and lower Read More

Saudi oil outage impact following attacks on refineries not as bad as predicted

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The attacks on Saudi oil facilities that led to the largest ever disruption in oil markets might not last for several months, and therefore, additional supply from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve isn’t necessary. The outage at Abqaiq is not just a problem because of the immediate impact on production, but also because it takes much Read More

US lawsuit against Snowden is a warning to other whistleblowers to keep their mouths shut, says fellow whistleblower

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The US government is suing NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for his memoir profits not just to punish him, but also to intimidate others into staying silent, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou tells RT. ​“The CIA takes every opportunity to threaten whistleblowers and to warn whistleblowers to just keep their mouths shut,” Kiriakou said, explaining how no Read More

France’s Macron bets on private-sector funding to fuel startup push

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PARIS (Reuters) – France aims to raise 5 billion euros ($5.53 billion) in funds from private-sector investors to give French startup companies a leg up and help the most promising ones grow further, President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting in Bonneuil-sur-Marne, France, September 10, 2019. Ludovic Read More

UK officials tell migrants in France: You are being lied to

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British immigration officials have warned migrants in northern France they are being lied to by people smugglers promising them a better life in the UK. Their intervention comes at a time when the number of migrant crossings has been increasing, partly because of camps being cleared. There was another clearance on Tuesday, when almost a Read More

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. Georgina shows off her insulin medical supplies at her home in London, Read More

Drone strikes on oil facilities were Yemen’s ‘reciprocal response’ for Saudi bombings – Rouhani

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said recent drone attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure were a proportionate Yemeni response to years of daily bombings carried out by a Saudi-led coalition. Speaking to reporters in Ankara following three-way talks between the presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran, Rouhani suggested the drone attacks were a legitimate act of self-defense. Read More