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Worldwide Statoil presents $5.9 billion Castberg oilfield development plan
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The Johan Castberg project is being touted to be the biggest offshore oil and gas development to be sanctioned in the current year. The project was not commercially viable due to high capital expenditures of more than NOK100 billion ($12.08 billion) and a break-even oil price of more than $80/bbl.

Worldwide Erdogan: Turkey can not be tried by 'virtual courts' in US
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The rebound came after lawyers for Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the former deputy chief executive officer for Halkbank, revealed Monday that key USA government witness Reza Zarrab said in a recorded jailhouse conversation that he would need to lie to get leniency, according to a summary of his comments submitted to the court.

Worldwide Senator Feinstein foresees obstruction of justice case
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Dowd's claims did not come in isolation. Not the prospect that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is closing in on the president's inner circle. "I feel very badly. In a separate tweet, Trump portrayed the FBI as an embattled agency with a tarnished reputation: "After years of Comey, with the phony and dishonest Clinton investigation (and more ), running the FBI, its reputation is in Tatters - worst in History!" The shifting explanations for why President Donald Trump fired national ...

Worldwide Yashwant Sinha has my full support, concerned about him: Mamata Banerjee
Author: 0 Yashwant Sinha has my full support, concerned about him: Mamata Banerjee

I am sending our MP Dinesh Trivedi to meet him. Trinamool Congress chief stated that Sinha has her full support. On Monday, Akola Police detained Sinha along with 250 farmers under Section 68 of the Bombay Police Act after they vandalised the barricades of the district office on their way out, following what they said was an unsatisfactory discussion with the district magistrate over the farmers' demands.

Worldwide Manchester terror bombing could have been prevented, review finds
Author: 0 Manchester terror bombing could have been prevented, review finds

Amber Rudd told the House of Commons that the suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , had been under investigation at the time of the attack, but the intelligence on him had been assessed as not related to terrorism. Khalid Masood , who attacked Westminister, and Abedi were former subjects of interest - no longer under active investigation. Ex-counter terror chief David Anderson said spooks would have launched an investigation had the "true significance" of the intelligence received in the months ...

Worldwide Gujarat Election: Congress releases lucrative people's manifesto
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The manifesto also envisages setting up Rs 32,000 crore corpus that would provide finance to 25 lakh youth for self-employment, abolition of the fixed salary contractual appointments by the government and turning them into permanent employees and provisions of an unemployment allowance of Rs 4000 per month.

Worldwide Special counsel subpoenas German bank for Trump account details: Reuters source
Author: 0 Special counsel subpoenas German bank for Trump account details: Reuters source

Robert Mueller, who is heading the Russian Federation investigation, has reportedly demanded Deutsche Bank hand over details of Trump's accounts with the organization. Trump borrowed $640m in 2005 from the bank to build Trump International Hotel & Tower in Chicago. In July, Trump said in an interview with the New York Times that if Mueller examined his family's finances beyond any relationship with Russian Federation he'd consider it "a violation".

Worldwide Italy's Prysmian to buy U.S. rival General Cable for €3bn
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Clearbridge Limited Liability Corporation has 201,439 shares. The law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of General Cable Corporation ("General Cable" or the "Company") ( NYSE: BGC - News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law in connection with the sale of the Company to Prysmian Group ("Prysmian").

Worldwide Grumpy baby panda takes a swipe at France's first lady
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Mrs Macron, considered the panda's "godmother", officially announced the name, which roughly translates as "accomplishment of a dream". France's First Lady was honored to perform as a "godmother" to the panda cub, and to choose a new name together with the Chinese representatives.

Worldwide Weather: Snow and ice warning for Northern Ireland
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However Dundee and much of Fife looks set to miss the worst of the snow once again. The Met Office said up to 20cm was possible over high ground, mainly in Scotland , Northern Ireland and Wales. " On Friday and Saturday, the snow showers could lead to snow accumulations which vary markedly across the warning area ". The warning states Storm Caroline is "expected to bring a spell of very windy weather to northern Scotland on Thursday".

Worldwide NY, NJ, CA Governors Condemn Federal Tax Overhaul
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In a statement responding to the Democratic governors' press call, MacArthur attacked Murphy for his plans to raise taxes on the wealthy and large corporations in New Jersey. "I can not think of anyone worse to give advice on tax policy than Jerry Brown", she said. "Our job is to communicate the fraudulent and nefarious character of this tax bill".

Worldwide N'Zonzi Revealed As Allardyce's First Everton Target
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N'Zonzi made a name for himself in England with Blackburn Rovers, after impressing with Amiens in France. Arsenal and Liverpool are both believed to be interested in Sevilla star midfielder Steven N'Zonzi, who is understood to be in London for talks over his future.

Worldwide St Paul's in London EVACUATED with people urged to stay away
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The discovery of a "suspicious package" has caused panic among Londoners for the second time in as many weeks; the hashtag #stpauls spread like wildfire among people trying to find information on social networks regarding the incident. Reuters have reported that the item being investigated in the area has now been deemed non-suspicious, and roads have started to reopen. Called at 10.23am.

Worldwide All you need to know about 1st-phase of Chabahar port
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The port's inauguration comes more than a month after the first consignment of wheat from India to Afghanistan was sent via Chabahar - the first shipment after the trilateral agreement to develop the port as a transport and transit corridor between India, Iran, and Afghanistan was signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Iranian and Afghan Presidents Rouhani and Ashraf Ghani, respectively, in May 2016.

Worldwide Austrian court rules in favour of same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Austrian court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said: 'The distinction between marriage and registered partnership cannot be maintained today without discriminating against same-sex couples'. Twitter has wasted no time celebrating the news , with one social media user writing: "Australia and Austria allowing same sex marriage within one week of each other, finally".

Worldwide Amber Alert canceled after sisters found safe
Author: 0 Amber Alert canceled after sisters found safe

Records do not list an attorney who could comment on John Coltharp's behalf. Immediately concerns turned to when the girls would be reunited with their mother, although it was not clear when this would be. The boys were with their paternal grandparents. An Amber Alert has been issued out of Utah for two young girls from Colorado. Coltharp is not cooperating with investigators.

Worldwide Dead In Wexford Crash
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It has emerged that four people have now died as a resut of the horror crash. A vehicle and a lorry were involved in the collision. All of the occupants - three males and one female - of the vehicle were fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

Worldwide Announcement on future of Rep. John Conyers coming Tuesday morning
Author: 0 Announcement on future of Rep. John Conyers coming Tuesday morning

No other details were released. After days of silence, Conyers is expected to make a major political announcement at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday. The sexual harassment allegations against Conyers surfaced November 20 after BuzzFeed News reported he settled a wrongful dismissal complaint with an employee in 2015 for $27,000 in exchange for a confidentiality agreement and that he made advances toward female staffers, including requests for sexual favors, caressing their hands in a "sexually ...