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Hundreds of migrants saved after boats get into trouble in Med

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Almost 300 migrants have been rescued from the Mediterranean after trying to reach Europe from Libya. The migrants – mostly from Arab and African countries – were saved as rescue charities warned of the increasing danger and instability of Libya. The International Organisation for Migration in Libya described conditions in the north African country as Read More

Woman who escaped serial killer watches his execution

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A woman who escaped the clutches of a serial killer and helped bring him to justice has watched him being executed in Florida. Lisa Noland was 17 when she was repeatedly raped by Bobby Joe Long in 1984. In the witness room at Florida State Prison, she positioned herself where she hoped he would see Read More

A pollution crackdown compounds slowdown woes in China’s heartland

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ANYANG/SANGPO, China (Reuters) – For years, China’s industrial heartland has been cloaked in smog, its waterways choked with pollution pumped from enormous clusters of factories churning out the mountains of cement and steel needed to build the Chinese economy. A poster showing Chinese President Xi Jinping is seen in front of the Xinyuan Steel plant Read More

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth

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MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth. FILE PHOTO: A mans hold a Zara shopping bag outside Read More

EU’s Juncker says ‘stupid nationalists’ are ‘in love with their country’ & hate foreigners

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Ahead of the EU elections, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has blasted “stupid nationalists,” who dare to “love their own counties” and dislike migrants. Juncker took to CNN on Wednesday to share his belief the nationalist politicians pose a distinct threat to European unity with their stance on migration. “These populist, nationalists, stupid nationalists, they Read More

Who will cash in on US trade wars & how to get around the tariffs? RT’s Boom Bust has the answer

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While the trade dispute between the US and China is leaving scores of companies in a state of confusion and uncertainty, some beneficiaries are emerging. RT’s Boom Bust talked to Richard Wolff, a professor emeritus of economics at the University of Massachusetts, to find out which nations may capitalize on the trade turmoil, and if Read More

New CEO takes N-Sea helm

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5/23/2019 Photo: N-Sea CEO Arno van Poppel. LONDON — N-Sea Holding has announced the appointment of Arno van Poppel as chief executive of the subsea IMR services provider. Mr. van Poppel succeeds Gerard Keser, who steps down from his current role after eight years with the company to take up a position on the company’s Read More

Investor group to place $10 billion bet on East Med gas

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By Yaacov Benmeleh on 5/23/2019 TEL AVIV (Bloomberg) — A little-known investor group is planning a major shakeup of the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas industry in a bid to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars of sales stymied by the political and industrial complexities of the region. Cynergy Group, an investment firm based in Cyprus, Read More

Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital

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(Reuters) – Tornadoes killed at least three people in southwest Missouri and slammed into the state capital just before midnight on Wednesday, with rescue workers in Jefferson City searching into the morning for the injured, officials said. Damage is seen on a street after a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S. May 23, 2019, in Read More

3D-printable ‘Death Pod’ for ‘stylish’ and ‘peaceful’ suicide premiered at Venice expo

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Tired of the old, painful and ugly suicide methods? Now you can have a “peaceful, elective and lawful death” at the press of a button with Sarco, a suicide pod – and it even comes with a built-in eco-friendly coffin. Alongside halls filled with abstract art and video installations, browsers at the 58th Venice art Read More