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Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

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The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US. Andrew Garfield published now widely discredited and condemned research suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. In 2010 his licence to practice was revoked and he was struck off the Read More

‘Huge threat to First Amendment’: US seeks to intimidate reporters by indicting Assange – journalist

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The prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is nothing but an intimidation campaign waged by the US to discourage journalists from revealing Washington’s dirty secrets, journalist Cassandra Fairbanks told RT. The US is apparently seeking to lock Assange away for the rest of his life as an example for all other journalists around the world Read More

Terra Nova to Exhibit at APPEA 2019 Conference

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TORONTO, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Terra Nova Resources Inc. (“TNR” or “the Company”) (CSE: TENO) is pleased to announce that it will participate in the 2019 Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference as an exhibitor in Brisbane, Australia, between May 27 to 30, 2019. The APPEA Oil and Gas Conference and Read More

Patriots, fighter jets, spies & engineers: What US is sending to Mid East after hyping Iran ‘threat’

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Washington continues to amass forces in the Middle East as the Pentagon accuses Iran of an ‘ongoing threat’ to US allies and interests. Here’s what they plan on sending. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan outlined the deployment, which he said will include 1,500 troops, a Patriot missile battalion, combat and reconnaissance aircraft, as well as Read More

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Announces Proteus and Endymion Transports First Oil from Shell-operated Appomattox in the Gulf of Mexico

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Houston, May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) announced today that the systems owned by Proteus Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Proteus”) and Endymion Oil Pipeline Company LLC (“Endymion”) increased volumes of crude oil from the startup of the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system via the newly commissioned Mattox Pipeline (“Mattox”), Read More

IHS Markit and Informa to exchange business units

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5/23/2019 LONDON  — IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, and Informa, the international exhibitions, events, information services and scholarly research group, has announced the exchange of the majority of the IHS Markit Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT) intelligence business for Informa’s Agribusiness Intelligence group. “This agreement is very positive for Read More

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region

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(Reuters) – HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region. Severe storms have brought heavy rain and rising floodwaters to Oklahoma this week, prompting the city of Tulsa to issue flood Read More

Ukraine announces massive licensing rounds in 2019

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5/23/2019 KYIV, Ukraine — Ukraine has outlined terms for a series of oil and gas licensing rounds with acreage of nearly 25,000 km2. At this moment, 35 onshore and 1 offshore blocks have been officially opened for transparent competitive bidding. Concession areas to be sold through online auctions cover more than 4,000 km2, and production Read More

Ireland launches privacy probe into Google for personal data hoarding & trading

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The Irish internet privacy watchdog is investigating whether Google’s collection and use of personal data on its Ad Exchange platform violates EU laws, potentially putting Google on the hook for millions of euros in fines. The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has opened a probe into the search behemoth’s compliance with the sweeping data protection Read More