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Epstein’s prison death was suicide, officials confirm

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By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging, a medical examiner in New York has confirmed. The disgraced financier, 66, was found dead in his prison cell on 10 August. His death sparked outrage as he was facing a 45-year sentence if convicted of multiple counts of sexually abusing underage girls. Read More

Failed state made in the USA: Ex-president of Honduras and coup victim Zelaya tells all

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President Jose Manuel Zelaya of Honduras was deposed from power in a military coup after joining a progressive alliance of Latin American leaders and he has “absolutely no doubts” the US was behind his ouster, he tells RT America. “The US warned me: if you sign the Bolivarian Alternative to the Americas (ALBA) you’re going Read More

Take Five: Fed in a hole

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(Reuters) – FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis 1/FED IN A HOLE On Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its last meeting, revealing what policymakers said about the flattening Treasury yield curve and the strength of support for July’s 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

Husky to Resume Full Production at White Rose

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following an extensive investigation, flow line repairs, integrity testing and approval of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) today announced it will resume production from the remaining two drill centres shut in following the November 2018 oil spill offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. Read More

Boycott Chan? Jackie angers woke fans over Hong Kong comments supporting ‘peace’ & ‘patriotism’

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Kung fu film star Jackie Chan has joined Mulan actress Liu Yifei in stoking outrage over pro-Beijing comments amid heated protests in Hong Kong, his birthplace, and calling for peace. The torches and pitchforks came out online. After a video appeared online earlier this month showing protesters defacing the Chinese flag, a number of Chinese Read More

‘Proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More

GulfDrill JV inks $656 million jackup contract with Qatar Petroleum

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8/16/2019 HAMILTON, BERMUDA – Seadrill and Gulf Drilling International have entered into a 50:50 joint venture, GulfDrill, which will initially manage and operate five premium jackups in Qatar with Qatar Petroleum commencing throughout 2020. Seadrill West Telesto The five firm, well-based contracts will have staggered commencements throughout 2020 with initial terms concluding in 2023 & Read More

Frac companies get fresh hope UK government will loosen rules

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By Timothy Abington and Jeremy Hodges on 8/16/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) – A change of British government has given the much-maligned fracing industry another opportunity to make out its case for stimulating the controversial technique to tap unconventional natural gas reserves. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his new business minister, Andrea Leadsom, have come out in Read More

‘Final proof he has gone mad’ – Trump ridiculed over plan to buy Greenland

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying the island of Greenland – sparking a bemused reaction from Danish MPs. The US president is said to have discussed a potential purchase of the autonomous Danish territory during a private meeting with aides and advisers. But there appears to be Read More