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‘Ticking bomb’: Abandoned tanker in Red Sea could EXPLODE & spill 1m barrels of oil into the ocean

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An abandoned tanker off Yemen’s coast threatens to turn the Red Sea black. Experts warn that a build-up of volatile gasses in the ship could cause a “catastrophic” explosion that would dump millions of gallons of oil into the sea. The tanker, moored near the Yemeni port of Ras Isa, contains around 1.1 million barrels Read More

Superior Energy Services Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

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HOUSTON, July 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Superior Energy Services, Inc. (the “Company”) today announced a net loss from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2019 of $71.1 million, or $0.46 per share, on revenue of $436.3 million. This compares to a net loss from continuing operations of $47.7 million, or $0.31 per share, Read More

Wait! US & UK doctors warn against hormones/surgery for trans-identified kids

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Medical professionals in the US and UK are sounding the alarm about the growing use of “hormonal and surgical interventions” for children who are confused about their gender identity, saying that more studies are required. Members of the conservative childrens’ advocacy group the American College of Pediatricians (ACP) wrote a letter on Monday to the Read More

Atlantic Petroleum signs Bridge loan facility and a Standstill

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Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, 2019-07-23 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — P/F Atlantic Petroleum (NASDAQ Copenhagen: ATLA DKK & Oslo Stock Exchange: ATLA NOK) today announces that it has signed a unsecured Bridge loan facility for up to DKK 5 million from one of the shareholders and a standstill agreement with LOG. Bridge Loan facility A DKK 5 million Read More

China’s century? Chinese companies dominate Fortune 500 list

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China has overtaken its trade war rival, the US, for the first time in a new list of the world’s largest companies by revenue. Since the Global 500 debut in 1990, the list has, until now, been dominated by American firms. As the world balance of power shifts, Chinese companies took 129 spots, including 10 Read More

Triad-linked arrests over Hong Kong mob attacks

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Six men, some with Triad connections, have been arrested following violent attacks on pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. A police spokesperson said the men were aged 24 to 54, and several had triad backgrounds, while others were drivers, hawkers, renovation workers or unemployed. Triads are organised criminal networks operating and are also known as the Read More

At least 37 killed in airstrikes in rebel-held Syrian town

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter At least 37 people have been killed in airstrikes on a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria, according to opposition activists and a war monitor. More than 100 others were injured in the attacks in Maaret al-Numan in southern Idlib province, which caused widespread destruction and buried Read More

‘This is slander’: China says US criticism over South China Sea prevents resolution of disputes

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Recent American criticisms of Chinese conduct in the South China Sea amount to “slander,” the country’s foreign ministry has said, insisting US interference only complicates the dispute over the highly-trafficked sealane. The contested waters have long been a source of conflict for Beijing and its neighbors, particularly over rights to drill for the area’s rich Read More