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Chinese mum suspected of faking son’s kidnapping to test husband’s loyalty

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A mother in China has been detained on suspicion of perpetrating an elaborate kidnapping hoax which fooled her family and the entire nation, all to elicit some attention from her husband, police allege. The 33-year-old mother, surnamed Chen, allegedly filed a missing persons report with police Friday, sparking a major manhunt involving officers from Yueqing Read More

Petrofac collaborates with supply chain to deliver significant savings on Tullow scope

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11/27/2018 LONDON — When Petrofac was appointed as well operator and main contractor for the latest phase of the Thames decommissioning project, the pressure was on to relive the success it delivered in 2016 for Tullow Oil. Back then, a rig-less approach to working, new pipe severance and recovery techniques had delivered more than $2.5 Read More

Wary whistleblower casts light on dark Danish drama

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COPENHAGEN/LONDON (Reuters) – When Howard Wilkinson was given a tablet as a gift from a client and his boss did not respond to questions about what he should do with it, the Briton sold it and donated the proceeds to the Tallinn Childrens’ Hospital in Estonia. Danske Bank whistleblower Howard Wilkinson speaks at a public Read More

‘Vicious’ stalker moved countries, hired private eye & ordered £200 of pizza to pursue her ex

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An Irish woman has been jailed for four years after a “sinister and sustained” decade-long harassment campaign against her ex-boyfriend, whom she drove to thoughts of suicide with inventively relentless stalking. The sentence was handed at Lewes Crown Court, after Lina Tantash was found guilty on two counts of stalking, and handed a series of Read More

Asian shares tick up but growth worries keep investors on edge

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stepped ahead cautiously on Thursday while oil rebounded from a steep sell-off, though rising U.S. interest rates and escalating trade tensions kept financial markets on edge amid signs of slackening global growth. Passersby walk past in front of an electronic stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September Read More

Europe 5G network buildout to trigger deals, won't bust capex budgets

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BARCELONA (Reuters) – The launch of fifth-generation mobile services across Europe looks set to trigger a wave of infrastructure deals as telecoms companies seek ways to upgrade their networks without busting their strained capital budgets. People speak before the first demonstration of the technology 5G in Lisbon, Portugal June 4, 2018. Picture taken June 4, Read More

Regulator 'stunned and terrified' after causing PG&E stock surge

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(Reuters) – The chief of California’s top utilities regulator said on Friday he was shocked to learn that reassurances he made to investors about PG&E (PCG.N) caused the embattled power utility’s stock to surge over 40 percent in a matter of minutes. Employees of Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) work in the aftermath of the Read More

Apple Stores to employ human trafficking victims

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Apple has announced a programme to help human trafficking victims get behind-the-scenes jobs at its stores. The technology company has teamed up with an NGO that will help the victims pass interviews for caretaker and landscaping posts among other roles. The individuals will not be identified to Apple and will be employed by its suppliers Read More

ISIS paid fighters with gold & silver for taking down aircraft and launching chemical attacks

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ISIS jihadists were paid well for their service, documents belonging to the terrorist group, and obtained by RT in Iraq, reveal. Use of chemical agents was paid-for in silver, while taking down a chopper was rewarded with gold. Despite the common belief that Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters were often forced to join the Read More