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NW Natural Water Signs Agreements to Purchase Water Companies in Idaho and Washington

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PORTLAND, Ore., March 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NW Natural Water Company, LLC (NW Natural Water), a subsidiary of Northwest Natural Holding Company (NYSE:NWN) (NW Natural Holdings), has signed agreements through its subsidiaries to acquire six water utility systems and one water and wastewater management company, together serving nearly 1,200 water distribution connections and managing Read More

ClearStream Announces Fourth Quarter and Annual 2018 Financial Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, March 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ClearStream Energy Services Inc. (“ClearStream”, TSX: CSM and CSM.DB.A) today announced its results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2018. “EBITDAS” and “Adjusted EBITDAS” are not standard measures under IFRS. Please refer to the “Non-IFRS measures” section of this release for a description of Read More

Afghan refugee accused of repeatedly raping 11yo in Germany could avoid trial as he was underage

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An Afghan asylum seeker, who has been accused of repeatedly raping an 11-year-old girl in Germany, could be set free as his lawyer maintains the refugee was younger than 14 at the time of the incident and cannot be tried. The Afghan teenager, identified only as Mansoor Q, is suspected of raping the German girl Read More

UN court increases Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic’s sentence to life in jail for ‘Srebrenica genocide’

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A UN court has increased the sentence of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison over what it says were mass killings in Srebrenica during the 1990s Bosnian wars. Karadzic was earlier sentenced to a 40-year term – which likely amounted to a life sentence for the 73-year-old politician in practical terms Read More

US & allied diplomats storm out as Venezuelan FM addresses UN drugs convention

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US officials led allied diplomats in a huffy walkout as Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza stood to address a UN convention on narcotics in Vienna, declaring that he represented an “illegitimate government.” “The members of the Venezuela delegation here today represent the illegitimate government of Nicolas Maduro, and thus cannot be considered as speaking on Read More

No need for outside investigators into Khashoggi, says Saudi

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Saudi Arabia has refused to allow any international investigators to look into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying those responsible are already facing justice. Bandar bin Mohammed al Aiban, president of the Saudi Arabia’s human rights commission, described Mr Khashoggi’s killing as both an “unfortunate accident” and a “heinous Read More

Oil industry extends olive branch to green new dealers

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By Joe Carroll and Javier Blas on 3/14/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — As President Donald Trump’s energy czar and former governor of the biggest source of American oil, Rick Perry had a startling response to the author of the Green New Deal: Let’s talk. Perry, in an appearance at the biggest North American energy conference on Read More

Former Trump campaign chief jailed for 43 more months

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Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed for an additional three-and-a-half years after admitting two charges of conspiracy. On sentencing the 69-year-old, the judge questioned his remorse and criticised him for his crimes and years of lies. “It is hard to overstate the number of lies and the amount of fraud and Read More

U.S. minorities consume less but suffer more from pollution: study

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. air pollution is disproportionately caused by white consumers, while African-Americans and Hispanics are burdened most by the emissions, a peer-reviewed study showed on Monday. On average, African-Americans are exposed to about 56 percent more fine particulate matter pollution than is caused by their consumption of goods and services, said the study, Read More

Woman freed after murder charge dropped in Kim killing

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By Siobhan Robbins, southeast Asia correspondent A woman accused of using a chemical weapon to assassinate the estranged half brother of the leader of North Korea has been released in Malaysia after the charges against her were dropped. Siti Aisyah, 27, from Indonesia, had been charged along with Doan Thi Huong, 30, from Vietnam over Read More