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Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests in the US

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As the issues of the legality and morality of abortion consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as an inalienable Read More

Venezuela crisis: Maduro officials & Guaido’s opposition to hold talks in Norway

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Both Caracas and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have confirmed they sent their representatives to Oslo for talks scheduled to begin next week, a second such attempt at dialogue within two weeks. As the Venezuelan government and the opposition remain deadlocked, with Western-backed, self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Guaido failing to enlist enough support from the military Read More

Pope Francis says abortion is like ‘hiring a hitman’ amid heartbeat law protests splitting US

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As the issues of legality and morality of abortions consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life side of the argument, comparing the procedure to hiring an assassin. The pontiff, who is known for his outspoken aversion to the practice, tore into the proponents of abortion as Read More

South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax

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(Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.) FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near cooling towers of the Hendrina power station, located south of Middelburg, South Africa, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s average temperatures are rising more Read More

At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. Some 2.4% of votes were in favor Read More

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. Read More

Pompeo confirms $8.1bn arms sales to Arab nations without Congress approval to ‘deter Iran’

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that the administration has invoked a rarely-used statute of the arms control law to “immediately” clear $8.1 billion in arms sales to its Arab allies to “deter Iranian aggression.” In a statement on Friday, Pompeo said that the transfer of weapons Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Read More

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default

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FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines plane with the Continental Airlines logo on its tail, taxis to the runway at O’Hare International airport in Chicago October 1, 2010. UAL Corp and Continental Airlines Inc. closed their merger on Friday to form the world’s largest carrier, called United Airlines. REUTERS/Frank Polich (Reuters) – United Airlines said on Read More

‘Not even White Helmets confirm it’: Russian MoD rubbishes Washington’s Syria chemical attack claims

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Moscow has blasted the US State Department’s claims about an alleged chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province, saying the allegations totally lack proof and haven’t even been confirmed by Western-backed groups on the ground. The Russian Defense Ministry said that Washington’s attempts to “impose another lie on this world” about the situation in Syria were Read More

Brazil’s ANP identifies opportunity to postpone oil and gas auctions in 2019

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5/24/2019 Photo: Petrobras Andre Ribiero vessel. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Insight) — There is room to discuss postponement of at least one oil and gas auction in 2019. The president of the National Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), Décio Oddone, said in late May that “there is room” for the postponement to Read More