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‘Political assassination’: Austrian Vice Chancellor Strache resigns after leaked video scandal

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Heinz-Christian Strache has resigned as Austria’s vice chancellor a day after German media reported that he and a close aide discussed potentially illegal quid pro quo arrangements with a suspected Russian business woman. Speaking the media on Saturday, Strache said he has submitted his resignation letter to Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, which the latter “will accept.” Read More

Facebook forms Swiss fintech firm with payments focus

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FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – Facebook has set up a new financial technology company in Switzerland focusing on blockchain and payments as well as data analytics and investing, Geneva’s commercial register Read More

The Google city that has angered Toronto

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It was meant to be a vision of how we will all live in future – a smart city built from the internet up – offering citizens the chance to experience the very latest technology. That would include autonomous cars, innovative ways to collect rubbish and shared spaces for communities to come together in new Read More

Italy central bank to spurn firms that don’t go green

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FILE PHOTO: Banca D’Italia (Bank of Italy) sign is seen in downtown Rome, Italy, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi ROME (Reuters) – The Bank of Italy plans to adopt investment criteria which reward companies that take action on climate change, joining other central banks, commercial banks and fund managers in ratcheting up pressure on boardrooms Read More

Indian Navy test fires medium range air defense missile, boasts ‘enhanced combat effectiveness’

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The Indian Navy has successfully tested a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) developed by the national military research agency in cooperation with Israel Aerospace Industries. “The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Chennai, wherein the missiles of both ships were controlled by one ship to intercept different aerial Read More

Russia warned ‘whale jail’ release could risk orcas’ survival

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Conservationists have warned Russia against its plan to release 10 captive killer whales into the Sea of Japan, rather than where they were originally taken from. Celebrities including Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio, have backed a petition that has had almost 1.5 million signatures, urging the mammals be released from their Read More

Questerre updates shareholder rights plan

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THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICATO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR UNITED STATES PERSONS CALGARY, Alberta, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questerre Energy Corporation (“Questerre” or the “Corporation”) (TSX,OSE:QEC) announced today that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has amended its shareholder rights plan (the Read More

Jones Energy, Inc. Emerges From Chapter 11 Thirty‑Three Days After Voluntarily Filing for Bankruptcy Protection; Announces New $225 Million Borrowing Base Agreement

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Jones Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: JEII) (“Jones Energy” or the “Company”) today announced that it is emerging from bankruptcy. The Company emerges following satisfaction of all of the conditions to effectiveness under the Company’s prepackaged chapter 11 plan (the “Plan”), previously confirmed by the United States Bankruptcy Read More

Alta Mesa Resources Provides Operational and Financial Update; Receives NASDAQ Notice Regarding Non-Compliance With Continued Listing Standards; Alta Mesa Holdings Files Form 10-K

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HOUSTON, Texas, May 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMR, “Alta Mesa” or the “Company”) today provided an operational and financial update for its subsidiaries Alta Mesa Holdings, LP (“Alta Mesa Upstream”) and Kingfisher Midstream, LLC (“Kingfisher Midstream”) and announced that Alta Mesa Upstream has filed its Annual Report on Form Read More