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Facebook still auto-generating Islamic State, al-Qaida pages

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Pages from a confidential whistleblower’s report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But Read More

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax

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BERLIN (Reuters) – France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive competition from abroad, a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States. It is the first time the German government has officially shown a willingness to look into the Read More

Kvaerner invests to increase productivity and competitiveness

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Kvaerner is taking new steps to increase competitiveness and position the company for future growth. At the Group’s advanced facilities at Stord, the capacity in the yard area, storage area and offices is expanded. In addition, Kvaerner establishes its own inhouse capacity to supply insulation boxes, which often makes up a significant part of offshore Read More

Saudi Arabia shows ‘material evidence’ of Iranian involvement in oil attacks

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The Saudis have displayed what they say are cruise missiles and drones proving Iran’s responsibility for the recent attack on oil facilities. The Abqaiq facility and the Khurais oil field were attacked in the early hours of Saturday, causing a reduction of more than half in Saudi Arabia’s daily oil exports – more than 5% Read More

Garments for lease: ‘rental’ apparel brings new wrinkles for retail stores

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MADRID/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lisa Batitto, 54, says she has virtually stopped buying clothes ever since she started renting them. FILE PHOTO: Lisa Batitto, demonstrates how she browses a clothing rental site at her home in Montclair, New Jersey, U.S., August 30, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton The New Jersey-based museum publicist spends $277 a month on Read More

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington’s Capitol Hill. Swedish 16-year-old youth climate activist Greta Thunber sits on the side amongst other youth climate activists Read More

Delphi Energy Corp. Announces Close of Alliance Service Sale and Agreement to Reactivate Alliance Lateral Line

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CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Delphi Energy Corp. (“Delphi” or the “Company”) announces the closing of the sale of a portion of its Alliance Service and the execution of an Interconnection Development Agreement with Alliance Pipeline Limited Partnership to reactivate its lateral line to the company-owned Bigstone West Gas Plant located at Read More

US, Israel talk about mutual defense treaty – Trump

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The US and Israel are discussing a mutual defense treaty that would further cement the already “tremendous” alliance between the two countries, President Donald Trump has revealed. “I had a call today with Prime Minister Netanyahu to discuss the possibility of moving forward with a Mutual Defense Treaty, between the United States and Israel, that Read More

Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid

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NASSAU (Reuters) – A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support. FILE PHOTO: A volunteer of the NGO World Central Kitchen gestures as a helicopter leaves after Read More