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Bombing St. Pete & sinking trade ships: ‘Deterrence’ plan of Estonian journo slammed in Moscow

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A major Estonian news outlet has run an opinion piece suggesting the country purchase a “missile system” that could hit Russia’s St. Petersburg as a means of ‘deterrence’. Moscow blasted the idea as a provocation. Seemingly obsessed with a hypothetic ‘Russian aggression’ against his home country – an Estonian journalist Vahur Koorits has come up Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham says Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-SC), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of the withdrawal of Read More

Lindsey Graham warns of 'Iraq on steroids' if Trump doesn't delay Syria withdrawal

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Sen. Lindsey Graham has said that Syria might face the same bleak future Iraq saw when the US pullout in 2011 arguably gave rise to Islamic terrorism there, warning that sending US troops home will turn it into “Iraq on steroids.” Graham (R-South Carolina), who has styled himself as one of the main opponents of Read More

Real ladies don’t lick ice cream, Istanbul municipality says in etiquette course

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A Turkish municipality caused quite a debate on social media when its ‘manners course’ told young women that ladies shouldn’t lick ice cream in Istanbul. Critics found the advice plain weird and said it hurts women’s freedom. Istanbul’s Bagcilar municipality launched a two-month etiquette course for young women, local media reported. The lectures, provided in Read More

Providence Resources P.l.c. – Licence Update – Avalon – Approval of Conversion to Frontier Exploration Licence 2/19

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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONTAINS INSIDE INFORMATION LICENCE UPDATEAVALONAPPROVAL OF CONVERSION TO FRONTIER EXPLORATION LICENCE 2/19 Dublin and London – January 18, 2019 – Providence Resources P.l.c. (PVR LN, PRP ID), the Irish based Oil and Gas Exploration Company (the “Company”), today provides an update on Licensing Option (“LO”) 16/27, operated by TOTAL E&P Ireland B.V. (“TOTAL”) Read More

Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

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MILAN (Reuters) – An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. World Economic Forum (WEF) President Borge Brende attends a news conference ahead of the Davos annual Read More

Israeli PM shows off beefed-up border fence in #10YearChallenge post

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With the #10YearChallenge craze sweeping social media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu jumped aboard, showing off his progress erecting a concrete and barbed wire wall on the border with Egypt. A lot can change in ten years. The selfies flooding social media in recent days show people growing older, more mature and wiser. Or, in Read More

Your Money: The words and wisdom of Jack Bogle

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – America just lost a true giant in investing legend and Vanguard Group founder Jack Bogle. FILE PHOTO: A tribute to Jack Bogle, founder and retired CEO of The Vanguard Group, is displayed on the bell balcony over the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Finding the bright side in a graying U.S. workforce

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) FILE PHOTO: People walk their dogs along the beach after sunset in Cardiff, California, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Economists call it the “old-age dependency ratio” – a rough measure of the balance between people who work and Read More

Perfect storm of threats is destroying marine life

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The oceans are facing a perfect storm of threats that will destroy marine life unless the government takes urgent action, a new report has warned. Plastic pollution, climate change, and overfishing are combining to put sea creatures under intolerable stress, according to MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee. The report, Sustainable Seas, says the UK Read More