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Chris Hedges: No future for our grandchildren unless we ‘overthrow corporate power’

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Corporations motivated by insatiable greed endanger us all and must be stopped before it’s too late, veteran journalist Chris Hedges told RT, warning that future generations will suffer immeasurably unless action is taken now. Appearing on George Galloway’s political talk show ‘Sputnik’, Hedges decried how the “psychopaths” who run the world’s largest multinational corporations are Read More

‘Exceptional’ and ‘kind’ British teens killed in Bolivia named

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By Sanya Burgess, news reporter The families of two British teenagers who died in a car crash in Bolivia have paid tribute to their loved ones. Freddie Michael McLennan and George Joseph Atkins, who were both 19, were killed when the vehicle they were in flipped over on the Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest Read More

Baker’s dozen for USA as they set a new World Cup record

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Holders USA have set a new record for FIFA World Cup finals, for either women or men, by thrashing Thailand 13-0 in their opening match of the 2019 tournament. Alex Morgan, who scored five times in total, opened the goal spree for the title favourites, who are in pursuit of a fourth world crown, with Read More

Devon Energy establishes target to reduce methane emissions

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6/10/2019 OKLAHOMA CITY — Devon Energy Corp. has announced that it is establishing a voluntary, company-specific target to reduce methane emissions for its U.S. oil and natural gas production operations, consistent with its core value of being a good environmental steward. By 2025, Devon will achieve a methane-intensity rate of 0.28% or lower. In 2018, Read More

Anadarko pressed Occidental for cash, expecting investor opposition -filing

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Anadarko Petroleum exacted a top price for itself by repeatedly spurning Occidental Petroleum’s approaches and pushing for all-cash offers, reasoning the market might react negatively to the blockbuster $38 billion deal, according to securities filings released on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is seen in The Woodlands, Texas, U.S., April 30, Read More

New Navy ocean attack plan combines air, surface and undersea drones

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Should an enemy submarine surface well beyond undersea or surface drone detection range and send intelligence to attack platforms — U.S. Navy platforms could be vulnerable in some instances. Fortified by targeting data from well beyond the horizon, enemy subs, planes and ships might, in this case, be well-positioned for a coordinated strike. However, should Read More

China rallies energy giants as trade battle with U.S. heats up

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By Aibing Guo and Jasmine Ng on 5/30/2019 HONG KONG and SINGAPORE (Bloomberg) — China is mobilizing its vast state-run energy industry to prepare for an economic tussle with the U.S. that could escalate further and might last for years. Top oil executives were busy this week touting the need for energy security, and even Read More

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’

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A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, the Google chief executive wrote that “privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy Read More

Mohawk Energy receives sizeable investment to enhance international growth

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5/28/2019 Photo: Mohawk Energy tubular well solutions. HOUSTON — Mohawk Energy, the expandable tubular well solutions specialist, has received a substantial investment from private equity firm Buckthorn Partners to support its domestic and international growth ambitions. The Houston-based company provides expandable solutions in pursuit of well integrity, improved well productivity and recovery. Mohawk Energy (Mohawk) Read More

Shortages plague Cuba as U.S. sanctions sharpen economic woes

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HAVANA (Reuters) – Israel Hidalgo and his wife left home around 7:30 a.m. to reach a supermarket across Havana because they heard it might be selling chicken, a staple of the Cuban diet increasingly scarce on the shortage-plagued island. After Cuba started limiting sales this month, partly blaming tightened U.S. economic sanctions on the Communist-run Read More