• Somali pirates release hijacked Aris 13 oil tanker without ransom

    Somali pirates release hijacked Aris 13 oil tanker without ransom

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    The hijacked product tanker Aris 13 was released by pirates without condition and ransom after gunshots with local naval forces. The hijacking was the first time Somali pirates had taken over a commercial ship since 2012. Puntland's Anti-Piracy Agency Director Abdirizak Mohamed Ahmed said that the men told authorities that the ship was taken only as a protest of the illegal fishing in local waters and not for ransom.
  • Syrian rebels and families start leaving Homs

    Syrian rebels and families start leaving Homs

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    Residents and fighters began leaving a rebel district in the central Syrian city of Homs, around a week after a ceasefire agreement was reached with the government, state media and a monitoring group reported. And no aid has reached the area in at least four months, with a United Nations convoy that attempted to reach Waer in February seized by gunmen who diverted the assistance to a government-held area.
  • Ex-UK Treasury chief George Osborne to edit London newspaper

    Ex-UK Treasury chief George Osborne to edit London newspaper

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    Osborne, it also turns out, failed to get a place on the Times trainee journalism scheme after he graduated from Oxford in 1992 and was similarly rejected by the Economist. As a former government minister, Osborne will have to seek the advice of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments before he takes up his seat in the editor's office - in the building the Evening Standard still shares with the staunchly pro-Brexit and pro-Theresa May Daily Mail.
  • "Now is not the time", British PM blocks second Scottish independence vote

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    May added: "Our party believes heart and soul in our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". But that union is more than just a constitutional artefact. Ms Davidson said in... May and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon both dug in their heels in a showdown that could complicate Britain's path out of the European Union and threaten the future of the United Kingdom.
  • Ancelotti Looking Forward To Madrid Return

    Ancelotti Looking Forward To Madrid Return

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    Zidane was Ancelotti's assistant when Real won their 10th European Cup in 2014 before going on to match the Italian's achievement by winning the Champions League in his debut season as coach a year ago. Ancelotti, meanwhile, said he is excited by Bayern's tie against what he termed as his "fantastic" former club. "We've come on a long way since the last time we crossed paths in the 2015 final and I believe that this is the right time to be facing them again".
  • Attack on migrant boat off Yemen coast 'kills 31'

    Attack on migrant boat off Yemen coast 'kills 31'

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    Reports said up to 80 refugees had been rescued after the attack. The medical official said the bodies of the dead were being retrieved from the sea and taken to the morgue of a hospital in al-Thawra. Mohammed Abdiker, emergencies director at the International Organization for Migration in Geneva, said the attack was " totally unacceptable " and questioned why there had been no effort to check who was on board the boat before it was sacked upon.
  • Tillerson: State Department funding 'simply not sustainable'

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    Toner insisted the accredited press is not being ostracized and that the 20 or so reporters who traveled to Asia on their own to follow Tillerson would have access to him. Asked why Tillerson is breaking with tradition as he traveled to Japan, South Korea and China from March 15-19, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said: "This is a chance, or an opportunity at the beginning of a new administration, to look at outside-the-box - if I could say that - approaches to how we cover or how we ...
  • Rex Tillerson's secret email name 'Wayne Tracker' outed

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    Tillerson, now the USA secretary of state, used the pseudonym "Wayne Tracker" from at least 2008 to 2015, according to the attorney general". A spokeswoman for the State Department said that inquiries related to Tillerson's email accounts should be directed to Exxon.
  • Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Announces 23% Increase In Q4 Earnings

    Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Announces 23% Increase In Q4 Earnings

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    Previously on 12/17/2015, RBC Capital Markets released a statement about Penn West Petroleum Ltd (USA) (NYSE:PWE) maintained the target price at $1.00. Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for Penn West Petroleum Ltd.as $224.58 Million in the Current Quarter. The Moving Average SMA50 is -11.4% while SMA200 is -2.74%.
  • Trump budget goes big on border wall, short on agents

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    The Trump administration will roll out two budget plans on Thursday: one that amends the Obama administration's 2017 spending plan, and another for fiscal 2018, which begins on October 1. The emerging split is likely to add tension to upcoming budget negotiations created to keep the government open past the end of April. Yet the budget proposal appears to fall short of early cost estimates for the wall's construction and maintenance, which could total as much as $21.6 billion, according to ...
  • Trump puts brakes on vehicle emission targets

    Trump puts brakes on vehicle emission targets

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    President Donald Trump has signaled he wants to roll back the regulations amid complaints from USA automakers that the standards are too costly and cumbersome, and was expected to announce the review in Detroit on Wednesday . "Our industry is committed to producing even safer and more energy-efficient vehicles in the future and that's what this process is all about". However, unless the Trump administration succeeds in doing that, it's likely that California will adopt the current EPA ...