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From California to Oslo: foreign subsidies fuel Norway's e-car boom, for now

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OSLO (Reuters) – On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a global flow of pre-owned electric cars to Norway powered by green subsidies elsewhere in the world. Maiken Skram of Buddy Electric car dealer company shows the Read More

Space herpes? Long missions risk activating virus, NASA warns astronauts

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In space, no one can hear your herpes flare up. NASA has warned its astronauts and International Space Station crews that long spaceflight missions risk triggering herpes eruptions as their immune systems are suppressed. Herpes indicators soar in spaceflight conditions, with sleep deprivation and stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol bombarding the body from within Read More

OPEC urges oil producers to prevent return of surplus this year

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By Grant Smith on 3/14/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — OPEC’s secretariat urged oil producers to keep going with efforts to prevent a surplus this year, as supplies from their rivals increase faster than world demand. Key OPEC members and their allies will meet this weekend in Baku, Azerbaijan, to review output curbs they’ve been implementing to Read More

Czech president slams denial of entry for Russian official, calls it ‘stupid provocation’

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Czech President Milos Zeman slammed local authorities after a Russian government official wasn’t allowed into the country to participate in bilateral trade talks. Moscow earlier called the incident “a cynical stunt.” The incident occurred on Monday as an official from the Russian Industry and Trade Ministry was denied entry at Prague Airport and had to Read More

Malnourished children who fled IS are 'close to death'

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By Alex Rossi, Middle East correspondent, Syria On a scratch of land four miles from Baghuz, the families of IS fighters who’ve fled the conflict lie and rest. They’ve been camped at this spot for the last two days, running away during a pause in the violence. Image: The youngsters are hungry and confused More Read More

IS families still 'fanatical' despite miserable life at camp

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By Alex Rossi, Middle East correspondent, in Syria The al Hawl camp was meant to be temporary but now exists as a hinterland of misery. The Islamic State women and children inhabiting the Syrian camp are damned to be shunned by their countries of origin. They are unwanted and stateless. The women are all covered Read More

Washington prepares 'global strike' to overthrow undesired govts like Venezuela – Moscow

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The US is using the technologies of color revolutions to bring down unwanted regimes and is set to deploy a new warfare strategy dubbed “Trojan Horse”, Russia’s top army official said on Saturday. Countries whose governments are left out in the cold by Washington should beware of a mix of military and soft power, Valery Read More

Nevada regulators fine Wynn Resorts $20 million in settlement

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FILE PHOTO: An exterior view Wynn hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 7, 2018. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/File Photo BOSTON (Reuters) – Nevada casino regulators said on Tuesday they had fined Wynn Resorts Ltd $20 million in a settlement with the company involving misconduct claims against former chief executive Steve Wynn. The casino company, which has Read More

‘Profiting from pain’: Amazon under fire for selling ‘gay cure’ books

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LGBTQ advocates are incensed following revelations this week that multinational e-commerce giant Amazon is selling gay conversion therapy books, “promoting hatred, abuse, and self-harm,” in the process. Award-winning author and LGBTQ rights activist Damian Barr raised the issue online, accusing Amazon of taking sides by allowing people to profit by pushing harmful, pseudoscientific ‘treatments.’ Among Read More