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Big tech ‘indenture entire populations into servitude’ to corporations & govts – Snowden

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Tech giants such as Google or Facebook store vast amounts of personal data for their own gain but they are also “happy to hand over” this data to governments, making people vulnerable to persecution, Edward Snowden warned. Any person can pretty much be sure that “everything you’ve done, everything you’ve typed into their search box, Read More

UK to facilitate release of Iran’s oil tanker if its destination is not Syria – Hunt

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London will “facilitate” the release of the Iranian oil tanker captured in Gibraltar if Tehran guarantees its destination is not Syria, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said after speaking to Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said that London would agree to set free the Iranian tanker the British marines seized in Read More

‘Destroy caves & shelters’: Turkey launches 2nd wave of military op against Kurdish PKK in Iraq

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Ankara has launched military operation ‘Claw-2’, seeking to destroy PKK hideouts in northern Iraq. The move is part of Turkey’s bigger fight against Kurdish militants, which has taken a toll on its relations with Baghdad. The Turkish army began moving into northern Iraq at 10pm local time on Friday, after conducting airstrikes and shelling the Read More

Migrant women ‘drinking from toilets’ in border facilities

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By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Women detained at the US-Mexico border were forced to drink out of toilets when their sinks stopped working, a Congresswoman has said. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, known as AOC, told a Congressional committee that the US border policy is needlessly cruel, after she visited detention centres. In a passionate speech she said: Read More

Storm Barry’s threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

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NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday. A view of the Mississippi River as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in Read More

Range Announces Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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FORT WORTH, Texas, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — RANGE RESOURCES CORPORATION (NYSE: RRC) announced today that its second quarter 2019 financial results news release will be issued Thursday, July 25 after the close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. A conference call to review the financial results is scheduled on Friday, July Read More

Iran-UK tanker row escalates in Strait of Hormuz standoff

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Singapore — A diplomatic row between Iran and the UK involving oil tankers escalated Thursday after a standoff in the world’s biggest oil shipping artery raised fresh concerns over global energy security which have also spiked insurance costs for ships transiting the Middle East. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

Infographic: Is Iran really targeting ‘British’ tankers?

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Iranian officials have threatened to seize ‘a British tanker’ in response to the arrest of VLCC Grace 1 in Gibraltar last week, allegedly carrying Iranian crude to Syria. On Thursday morning the Royal Navy said it foiled an attempt by Iranian boats to accost the Suezmax British Heritage near the Strait of Hormuz. Iran’s Revolutionary Read More

China ‘hopping mad’ about UN letter on Uighur Muslims

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By Thomas Cheshire, Asia correspondent Nearly two dozen countries have signed a joint letter to the United Nations calling on China to end the mass detention of Uighur people. In the letter to the high commissioner for human rights, 22 ambassadors – including those from the UK, Germany and Japan – raised concerns about “large-scale Read More

UK’s Hurricane Energy raises Lancaster 2020 output guidance

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UK independent Hurricane Energy said Thursday it was more confident of its production goals at its closely watched Lancaster field in the west of Shetland area, with its early production system likely to produce 17,000-20,000 b/d of oil from 2020. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Hurricane Read More