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Mosque massacre suspect Tarrant fires lawyer, wants to represent himself in court

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Brenton Tarrant, a suspect behind the massacre of 50 people in two New Zealand mosques, has fired his court-appointed lawyer and wants to defend himself amid concerns he might use the high-profile trial to promote his beliefs. Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian charged with murder in the brutal attack on two Christchurch mosques, has sacked his Read More

‘He wasn’t representing Ireland’: Irish PM upstaged by Conor McGregor at Chicago St Patrick’s parade

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PR-obsessed Irish PM Leo Varadkar was left squirming after leading Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade alongside recently-arrested UFC bad boy Conor McGregor. Varadkar claimed McGregor “wasn’t representing Ireland.” Varadkar led the massive, three-hour parade through the streets of the Windy City on Saturday, as part of his annual four-day trip to the US as Taoiseach Read More

Global recycling crisis shows West can’t use poorer countries as dumping grounds

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India has followed China’s lead and banned imports of solid plastic waste from in an effort to tackle its own environmental crisis — but the move has added to an ever-growing global recycling and plastics crisis. One year ago, the Chinese government implemented its ‘National Sword’ policy, which put a stop to the massive flow Read More

EBRD arranges $52 million loan to replace coal-fired plant in Bosnia

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FILE PHOTO: The headquarter of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is seen in London, Britain, November 22, Britain 2016. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth SARAJEVO (Reuters) – The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has arranged a 46 million euro ($52.09 million) financing package to replace a highly polluting coal-fired plant in the central Read More

Advantage Lithium replaces CEO in wake of college admissions scandal

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(Reuters) – Advantage Lithium Corp said on Thursday it has temporarily replaced Chief Executive David Sidoo as he battles U.S. fraud charges connected to a sweeping college admissions scandal. FILE PHOTO: Students walk on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo The company has named board member Read More

‘Influencing human behavior’: UK MoD-funded psychological research project leaked

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The UK Defense Ministry is actively looking for a contractor for its new psychological research, which is allegedly aimed at boosting troops’ performance and well-being. Some details of the project are quite unnerving, though. The ministry’s agency known as the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has been seeking contributions from specialists in the fields Read More

Top gamer 'Ninja' made $1 million to promote EA's 'Apex Legends' launch: source

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – What are a few hours playing videogames and a handful of tweets worth? $1 million if you are Tyler Blevins, known to millions as “Ninja,” the world’s most-followed computer gamer. Feb 2, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Ninja during red carpet arrivals for the NFL Honors show at the Fox Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Read More

European Parliament formally asks to freeze Turkey’s EU accession talks, sparking anger in Ankara

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The European Parliament has called on the EU to shut down Turkey membership talks, citing its crackdown on media and alleged human rights abuses. Ankara has slammed the vote as a “meaningless” show by the far-right. The European Parliament on Wednesday voted in a non-binding resolution to call on EU member states to bar Turkey Read More

GLOBAL BIOENERGIES greets the French parliament’s proposal aiming to promote a French bio-jet fuel industry

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Global Bioenergies greets the French parliament’s proposal aiming to promote a French bio-jet fuel industry Evry (France), 13 March 2019 – Global Bioenergies (Euronext growth: ALGBE) greets the proposal made by France’s parliament to establish a public support programme to promote the emerging French bio-jet fuel producing channels. The draft Mobility Orientation Law includes ambitious Read More

TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Year End 2018 Financial and Operating Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransGlobe Energy Corporation (AIM & TSX:  “TGL” & NASDAQ:  “TGA”) This Announcement contains inside information as defined in Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation No. 596/2014 (“MAR”). Upon the publication of this Announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain. TransGlobe Read More