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Italy hosts Macron-snubbing Libya peace conference as Eni and Total race for petroleum assets

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A two-day Libya conference is starting in Palermo, Italy – an event widely perceived as a counter to a similar gathering organized by France in May – as two European countries compete for the fractured nation’s oil and gas assets. The meeting in Sicily is meant to bring together key stakeholders involved in the ongoing Read More

‘Fuehrer’s child’: Stunning photo of Hitler hugging Jewish girl goes on sale in US

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An astonishing photo is up for sale in the US, showing what may seem like an illusion: a little Jewish girl gently hugged by… Adolf Hitler. The Nazi leader kept his affinity for the girl even after he learned of her roots. The photograph of Bernile “Rosa” Nienau and Hitler is set to be auctioned Read More

Paws for breath: India's pampered pooches get clean air as people choke on smog

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GURUGRAM (Reuters) – While most residents of the Indian capital Delhi choked on toxic air this week, the dogs of the city’s elite were enjoying ambient music and purified air at a luxury resort for pets. “Snickers”, a Portuguese Water Dog breed, stands on rubber tyres as his brother “Peanut” is seen in the background Read More

Saudi Arabia targets Palestinians in Israel with latest Mecca ban

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Saudi Arabia has banned Palestinians and Israeli Muslims from entering the country with temporary passports, ending their chance to make the pilgrimage to Islam’s holiest site, Mecca. Practicing Muslims are supposed to try to get to Mecca once in their lives, if possible, for the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimages. Given that Israel and Saudi Arabia Read More

CBS anchor Jeff Glor's first detour was through dentistry

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you think you have big shoes to fill at work, take a moment to consider Jeff Glor. Jeff Glor, an Emmy Award winning veteran CBS News journalist, on the set as he anchors CBS Evening News in New York, U.S., December 18, 2017. Picture taken December 18, 2017. Gail Schulman/CBS Read More

Colorado rejects new drilling restrictions

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Highlights 57% vote against Proposition 112 Would have cut production in half by 2023 Denver — The sound reverberating over Colorado on Tuesday night was a collective sigh of relief by the oil and gas industry as voters defeated a ballot proposition that would have devastated the future of production in the Centennial State. Not Read More

Voters in three U.S. states reject initiatives to curb fossil fuel use

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(Reuters) – Voters in Colorado, Arizona and Washington states rejected ballot initiatives that sought to curb fossil fuels use by restricting drilling, putting a fee on carbon emissions and mandating wider use of renewable energy. The results were a setback for green activists, but a win for the energy industry and the Trump administration, which Read More

Colorado voters reject tougher rules on oil and gas drilling

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(Reuters) – Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected a measure calling for greater distances between oil and gas drilling and public spaces, a move opponents said would have sharply limited new wells in the fifth-largest oil producing state in the nation. The measure was defeated in an election that saw oil companies pour millions of dollars Read More