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Russian satellites may soon become INVISIBLE from Earth

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Russia’s space agency claims to have found an unconventional way of equipping its satellites with stealth features, effectively making them hard to spot from Earth. A special wrap may be the solution, they say. Roscosmos has invented top-notch technology which involves covering satellites with a unique air-bubble wrap that scatters light, Russian media reported. The Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader– who Read More

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created an opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader – Read More

Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation’s biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers. FILE PHOTO: A biodiesel (gasoil) vehicle is seen at Dogpatch Biofuels filling Read More

Oil rises as Germany pledges economic stimulus, OPEC slashes output

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New York — Crude futures edged higher Friday as Germany’s leadership pledged to undertake economic stimulus measures and OPEC reported sharply lower crude output in July. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX September WTI settled up 40 cents at $54.87/b and ICE October Brent was 41 Read More

Argentina enforces fuel price caps despite warnings of oil production slowdown

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Buenos Aires — Crude sales price falls to $40-42/b Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Caps seen a threat to Vaca Muerta development Refined products imports rise Argentina imposed a 90-day freeze on diesel (gasoil) and gasoline prices Friday, driving down domestic crude prices by around 30% Read More

Trump fat-shames one of his own supporters at campaign rally

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Donald Trump is no stranger to insulting people at his political rallies, but even he doesn’t normally go for his own supporters. The US president fat-shamed one of his fans during a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Thursday. Image: Mr Trump claimed Frank Dawson had a ‘serious weight problem’ Hearing a protester interrupt behind Read More

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA ‘screwed us’ with biofuel waivers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iowa’s Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency has “screwed” the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) Read More

Amazon.com defeats IRS appeal in U.S. tax dispute

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Friday defeated an appeal by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in what the online retailer has called a $1.5 billion dispute over its tax treatment of transactions with a Luxembourg subsidiary. FILE PHOTO: An Amazon package is seen after being delivered in London, Britain February 29, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files In Read More