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Kim’s ‘great satisfaction’ over sixth missile test in three weeks

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By Philip Whiteside, international news reporter North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed “great satisfaction” over the “amazing success” of his country’s missile programme after another test on Friday, according to state run media. The North Korean leader was seen in a newly released photo smiling as several apparently senior military officers stand around Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader– who Read More

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and Read More

US policy destroyed Honduras, & Honduras’ destruction created an opening for Trump – Max Blumenthal

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The 2009 US-backed coup in Honduras caused the migration crisis US President Donald Trump has weaponized, creating a situation where “everybody’s making money except the Honduran people,” writer Max Blumenthal tells RT America. Honduran President Orlando Hernandez is “hated by every sector of society,” Blumenthal told RT America’s Rick Sanchez, explaining that the leader – 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

Canada awards multi-billion contract to General Dynamics as election looms

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FILE PHOTO: The General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada factory is seen in London, Ontario, Canada October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Friday announced a multi-billion dollar contract with General Dynamics Corp for equipment that will be manufactured in a region where the ruling Liberals need to do well in an 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

OPEC reports big drop in crude production, amid ‘somewhat bearish’ market outlook

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London — Led by its kingpin Saudi Arabia, which said it pumped at its lowest level in more than five years, OPEC on Friday reported it slashed its crude production in July, as it continues to battle slumping oil prices. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now OPEC Read More

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal

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COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resistance in the east of the bloc. Denmark’s Climate and Energy Minister Dan Jorgensen speaks during an interview in Copenhagen, Read More

API: Total U.S. petroleum demand in July highest since 2005

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8/16/2019 WASHINGTON – Total U.S. petroleum demand averaged 20.8 MMbpd in July 2019, which represented a 0.9% year-over-year increase and the highest demand for the month since 2005, according to the latest Monthly Statistical Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute. The increase in demand came as the U.S. continued to sustain world-leading production, Read More