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Most of Europe to see below normal temperatures in March: The Weather Company

Most of Europe to see below normal temperatures in March: The Weather Company

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LONDON (Reuters) – Most of Europe will experience colder than normal temperatures in March, The Weather Company said on Tuesday. There will “likely be an extended period of cold and dry weather across much of Europe, with warmer and wetter weather confined to parts of southern Europe,” said Todd Crawford, chief meteorologist with the company. Read More
Refiner goes belly-up after big payouts to Carlyle Group

Refiner goes belly-up after big payouts to Carlyle Group

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Throughout 2016 and 2017, a rail terminal built to accept crude oil for the largest East Coast refinery often sat idle, with few trains showing up to unload. Although little oil flowed, plenty of money did. Under a deal Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) signed in 2015, the refiner paid minimum quarterly Read More

US, S. Korean militaries to conduct joint drills despite detente with Pyongyang

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The US and South Korea will go ahead with military drills off the Korean peninsula despite the “Peace Olympics” and the recent thaw in North-South relations, the South’s defense ministry said in a report to the National Assembly. In the run-up to the Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Seoul was able to convince Washington to delay Read More

Europe’s ‘last hope’ in face of mass migration is Christianity – Hungarian PM

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EU politicians endanger Europe by advocating migration, with Christianity being the only means of preventing a Muslim majority on the continent, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has said. “Our worst nightmares can come true,” Orban warned, referring to the influx of migrants from north Africa and the Middle East since 2015. “The West falls as Read More
Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud

Indonesia raises aviation warnings after Sumatra volcano emits ash cloud

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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia on Monday raised flight warnings around the Mount Sinabung volcano on Sumatra island to their highest level after it sent a towering plume of ash more than 7 kilometers (4.4 miles) into the air, its biggest eruption this year. Areas around the crater of the volcano, located about 1,900 km (1,181 Read More

Anti-fascists clash with police as far-right demonstrators take to Italian streets (VIDEOS)

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Italian far-right demonstrators were met with opposition from their anti-fascist counterparts in several Italian cities over the weekend amid heightened tensions in the run-up to national elections. In the southern city of Naples two people required medical treatment, while 20 were arrested, when demonstrators protesting a rally by the neo-fascist CasaPound party clashed with police Read More
Once OPEC's oil-price dove, Saudi Arabia takes a harder line

Once OPEC's oil-price dove, Saudi Arabia takes a harder line

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By Grant Smith on 2/19/2018 LONDON (Bloomberg) — For decades, Saudi Arabia was the voice of moderation within OPEC, pushing back against the urging of members like Venezuela and Iran for higher oil prices. That role seems to be shifting. Thanks to OPEC-led production cuts, crude prices are double their level two years ago and Read More

Top European banker arrested in money-laundering probe

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The head of Latvia’s central bank and member of the European Central Bank (ECB) governing council has been detained as part of a corruption investigation in the country. The arrest comes four days after the US Treasury accused Latvia’s third-largest lender of “institutionalized money laundering”. According to the US officials, Latvia’s ABLV bank had made money Read More
Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

Transocean Ltd. Provides Quarterly Fleet Status Report

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STEINHAUSEN, Switzerland, Feb. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG) today issued a quarterly Fleet Status Report that provides the current status of and contract information for the company’s fleet of offshore drilling rigs. On January 30, 2018, the company closed the acquisition of Songa Offshore SE. The transaction added seven semisubmersibles to the Read More