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Bear with us: Beloved Hammerfest mascot gets horrifying makeover, locals laugh (PHOTOS)

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The polar bear statue that has proudly stood at the gates of Hammerfest, Norway since 1993, recently underwent a makeover and locals are both horrified and doubled over in laughter, though some worry it may scare tourists away. The town mascot, which also features on its municipal coat of arms, was taken down after it Read More

Peninsula fund gives Mediaset insurance in Vivendi dispute

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MILAN (Reuters) – A private equity firm led by former bankers from top Italian investment house Mediobanca has agreed a backstop worth up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) to help Mediaset (MS.MI) ensure safe passage for its plans to create a pan-European TV player. FILE PHOTO: The Mediaset tower is seen in Cologno Monzese Read More

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, two senior weather department officials told Reuters, in a boon for the country’s cooling economy. A woman is seen seen through a rain covered window of a taxi Read More

Delisting of Tenaris’s shares in Argentina to become effective on October 11, 2019

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LUXEMBOURG, Sept. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tenaris S.A. (NYSE, Buenos Aires and Mexico: TS and MTA Italy: TEN) (“Tenaris”, or the “Company”) announced today that the Argentine National Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional de Valores, or “CNV”) has authorized the delisting of the Company’s shares in Argentina, through a voluntarily withdrawal from listing pursuant to Read More

India says it meets ‘developing country’ criteria in bid to reclaim US trade concessions

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India’s foreign secretary says his country meets the criteria for a developing country, calling on Washington to backtrack on its decision to withdraw trade concessions. “Generalized System of Preferences is a unilateral decision, given by countries to other countries based on certain criteria. We are a developing country, we meet those criteria,” Vijay Gokhale Read More

Saudi oil attacks came from ‘north’ not Yemen: defense ministry

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London — The Saudi oil attacks over the weekend that took down half of the country’s output did not originate from Yemen and were likely launched from the “north”, a defense ministry spokesman said Wednesday, refusing to point the finger directly at Iran. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Read More

Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used to attack oil facilities

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By Vivian Nereim, Abbas Al Lawati and Bill Faries on 9/16/2019 RIYADH (Bloomberg) – Saudi Arabia said preliminary findings show Iranian weapons were used in the attack on one of its key oil installations, but stopped short of directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the strikes that cut its crude output by half and rattled Read More

Providence Resources P.l.c. – Conditional Placing to raise US$3.76 million

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Oil plummets as Trump signals thaw in Iranian sanctions deadlock

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By Sheela Tobben on 9/11/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Oil plunged as U.S. President Donald Trump considered easing sanctions on Iran that severely restricted the OPEC member’s ability to export crude. Futures fell as much as 2.8% in London on Wednesday. Trump is preparing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani later this month, according Read More

House Democrats seek to block oil drilling along U.S. coasts

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By Jennifer A. Dluohy on 9/11/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote Wednesday on two proposals for limiting drilling in U.S. coastal waters, including an effort to permanently ban rigs near Florida, as Democrats seek to demonstrate their opposition to fossil fuels and emphasize Republicans’ sustained support for oil. Read More