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US planning ‘tactical assault’ on Iran in response to ‘tanker attack’ — report

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UN sources believe that the United States is planning to carry out a “tactical assault on Iran” in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which it blamed Tehran for without providing credible evidence. Diplomatic sources based at the UN’s New York headquarters told the Hebrew-language Israeli newspaper Maariv Read More

Kremlin compares US attacks on Iran to fake ‘white powder evidence’ against Iraq in 2003

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The US campaign for a war against Iraq in 2003 serves as a cautionary tale against saber-rattling and finger-pointing amid current tensions in the Persian Gulf, the Kremlin’s spokesperson has said. “We didn’t forget the vials with white powder. We remember and, therefore, have learnt to show restraint in our assessments,” Dmitry Peskov said on Read More

Insta model apologizes after racy ‘Chernobyl’ photoshoot causes massive online fallout

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A Russian Instagram model caused uproar after posting racy photos tagged as if they were taken at the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. She was forced to apologize, explaining the steamy shoot was held nowhere near the site. Veronika Rocheva, 23, was accused of gross insensitivity on social media this week, after pictures of Read More

Burnout Nation: How companies are de-stressing workforces

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out right now. FILE PHOTO: A trader looks at his screen on the IG Group trading floor in London March 18, 2013. REUTERS/Neil Hall Was I right? If so, you are Read More

API: Bipartisan conservation fund protects public lands, relies on oil and gas revenues

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6/13/2019 WASHINGTON — API released the following statement as a bipartisan group of House lawmakers introduced legislation to guarantee $900 million in annual funding to the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) which helps protect and conserve public lands and improve outdoor recreation opportunities: “As lawmakers consider the legislative options for the Land and Water Read More

‘The Cold War is over’: Pakistan PM mulling arms deals with Moscow ahead of SCO summit

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In an exclusive interview with Sputnik, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan discusses developing relations with Moscow, his hopes from the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit and the ongoing crisis with rival India. Sputnik: Do you plan to have talks with the Russian leadership in the near future? Do you yourself plan any visits to Russia? Imran Khan:I would love to visit Read More

Western oil supplies could be jeopardized if Strait of Hormuz becomes unsafe, tanker union claims

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Crude shipments designated for the West could be in danger, the International Association of Independent Tanker Owners (INTERTANKO) has warned after what Iran described as suspicious attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. “We need to remember that some 30% of the world’s (seaborne) crude oil passes through the Straits. If the waters Read More

Yes, dodgeball is a ‘TOOL OF OPPRESSION’ – but that doesn’t mean we should ban it

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Forbidding a children’s ball game to combat violence and injustice in society makes no sense, as long as young people will ultimately face survival in a real world that is far more violent and unjust. In one of those stories that was bound to birth a slew of political-correctness-gone-mad responses, Canadian scientists have presented as-yet-unpublished 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

Is Keanu Reeves refusing to touch people in photos because of #MeToo? Should we as well?

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We can’t know for certain if Keanu Reeves is just shy, or wary of potential sexual harassment accusations – but that both are equally plausible is a terrifying indictment of the state of relations between the sexes. A tweet has gone viral with a compilation of photos featuring the Hollywood actor posing together with women, Read More