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Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests splitting US

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As the issues of legality and morality of abortions consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side of the argument, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as Read More

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from indictment (PHOTOS)

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Protesters took to the streets of Tel Aviv, rallying against the recently tabled immunity bill that could shield Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from mounting corruption investigations. The demonstration under the banner “Defensive Shield for Democracy” showed a rare unity of almost all the parties in Israeli opposition. The exact number of the protesters remains unclear, Read More

Trudeau’s pipeline expansion gets boost from court ruling

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By Natalie Obiko Pearson on 5/24/2019 Photo: Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. VANCOUVER (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to complete the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has received a British Columbia top appeals court ruling that states that the province doesn’t have the jurisdiction to restrict shipments of oil-sands crude. Premier John Horgan’s Read More

SeaBird Exploration: signing of agreements to acquire vessels, private placement becomes unconditional

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24 May 2019, Limassol, Cyprus NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF ANY OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN. Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

Exploration well completed on the Vinstra and Otta prospects in the North Sea

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Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has completed exploration well 3/7-11 S, targeting the Vinstra and Otta prospects in PL539 in the North Sea. Both targets were dry. The main objective of the well was to test the reservoir properties and hydrocarbon potential of the Middle Jurassic Read More

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd.: Filing of Interim Financial Statements

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FALCON OIL & GAS LTD.(“Falcon” or the “Company”) Filing of Interim Financial Statements 24 May 2019 – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO, AIM: FOG, Euronext Growth: FAC) announces that it has filed its Interim Financial Statements for the three months ended 31 March 2019 and the accompanying Management’s Discussion and Analysis (“MD&A”). The Read More

Weinstein reaches $44m compensation deal with accusers

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Harvey Weinstein has reached a tentative compensation deal worth $44m with women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, Sky News understands. His former film studio’s board members and executives are also part of the deal, after they were accused of failing to protect employees from a hostile work environment and Weinstein’s conduct. Adam Harris, Read More

Bellatrix Announces Senior Unsecured Noteholders, Convertible Debentureholders and Shareholders Approve Recapitalization Transaction

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix” or the “Company”) (TSX: BXE) today announced that at the meetings (the “Meetings”) of holders of the Company’s outstanding 8.5% senior unsecured notes due 2020 (the “Senior Unsecured Noteholders”), holders of the Company’s outstanding 6.75% convertible debentures due 2021 (the “Convertible Debentureholders”) and Read More

Reality bites: Ukraine’s President Zelensky puts showbiz pals in positions of real power

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Volodymyr Zelensky went from playing the Ukrainian President on TV to taking on the job for real. Now he is bringing his showbiz friends into the government, because why not? The show must go on… Before Zelensky was sworn in on Monday, he spent years playing a fictitious president of Ukraine in the popular sitcom, Read More