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$1 billion in Notre Dame donations: Philanthropy or rich patrons seeking praise?

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With wealthy donors giving a billion dollars to restore Notre Dame following the devastating fire, some have been left asking why the money only comes after tragedy strikes. RT guests debate the Notre Dame patrons’ priorities. “Two years ago you couldn’t get a crumb out of ”, argues journalist and social commentator Sonia Poulton. Read More

Senior Sri Lankan officials ‘withheld intel on terrorist attacks’

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The head of Sri Lanka’s parliament has made damning accusations against senior officials in the government, alleging that they withheld intelligence about impending attacks on churches, hotels and politicians. A series of Easter Sunday bombings at Sri Lankan churches andhotels killed at least 359 people. Authorities have made dozens of arrests in the aftermath. “Some Read More

Samsung plans $116 billion investment in non-memory chips to challenge TSMC, Qualcomm

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SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest $116 billion in non-memory chips through 2030, to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power self-driving cars and AI-enabled devices. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea, March Read More

Notice of annual general meeting in Matra Petroleum AB (publ)

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The shareholders of Matra Petroleum AB (publ), reg. no. 559082-2689, (the “Company”) are hereby invited to the annual general meeting on Thursday 23 May 2019 at 16.00 pm CET at Baker & McKenzies premises at Vasagatan 7 in Stockholm. The doors to the meeting will open at 15.45 pm CET. Right to attend and notificationShareholders Read More

Essential Energy Services 2019 First Quarter Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast Details

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CALGARY, Alberta, April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Essential Energy Services Ltd. (TSX: ESN) (“Essential”) intends to release its 2019 first quarter financial results on May 7, 2019 and has scheduled a conference call and webcast at 10:00 am MT (12:00 pm ET) on May 8, 2019. The conference call dial in numbers are 416-340-2217 Read More

RT’s Boom Bust looks at how Huawei is ‘really kicking butt’ in the face of US pressure

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Despite sharp criticism from Washington and its top allies, China’s telecom giant Huawei has managed to post impressive revenues. Spying allegations only seem to have pushed the firm’s international profile higher. Huawei boosted its revenue of 179.7 billion yuan (US$26.8 billion), a wild surge of nearly 40 percent year-over-year, showing impressive resilience in the face Read More

U.S. may follow China with first quarter GDP upside surprise

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DUBLIN (Reuters) – A temporary government shutdown with no end in sight, rising trade conflicts and a global growth slowdown: the first quarter outlook for the U.S. economy did not look promising at the turn of the year. FILE PHOTO: A container ship is shown at port in Long Beach, California, U.S. July 16, 2018. Read More

Emergency powers imposed after Sri Lanka bomb attacks

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Emergency powers have come into force in Sri Lanka following a series of bomb attacks on Easter Sunday. The powers, which came into place at midnight local time on Monday, will allow police and the military extensive powers to detain and interrogate suspects without court orders. A government minister said militant group National Thawheed Jama’ut Read More

Wood: Earth Day 2019 – Protect our species

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4/22/2019 Photo: Emma Scott, environment director, Wood. ABERDEEN — Earth Day is celebrated by more than a billion people every year. It is a day of action that aims to change human behavior and provoke policy changes worldwide. Nature’s gifts to our planet are the millions of species that we know and love, and many Read More