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Russia goes all in on Arctic oil development

Neither sanctions nor persistently low oil prices are hindering Russia’s ambitions or plans to develop oil resources in its sections of the Arctic. Read Full Article at RT.com
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SDS pleased with election result

The candidate of the opposition Democrats (SDS), MEP Romana Tomc, finished third in the presidential election with about 14% of the vote. Despite hoping for a run-off, both she and her party are pleas
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Catalonia defiant in face of Spanish threat to impose direct rule

The Catalan regional government refused anew on Sunday to back off from its independence bid, even as Madrid harshly chided secessionist leaders and branded as illegal any move to try to break awa
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Latest from NFL: Titans tight end Walker carted off sideline

The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): ___ 4:02 p.m. Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker has been carted from the sideline to the locker room after hurting ...
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Malta: Newspapers, citizens take up slain reporter's message

VALLETTA, Malta - Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honour an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets ...
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Police: Alcohol appears to be a factor in pedestrian’s death

FREDERICA, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say alcohol appears to be a factor in the death of a woman struck on a highway. The News Journal of Wilmington reported that the 54-year-old died early Satur
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U of Minnesota names new medical school dean

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has named a longtime faculty member as the new dean of the medical school. University President Eric Kaler on Friday named Dr. Jakub Tolar to the top me
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Trial to begin against Philip Morris in smoker’s death

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit against Philip Morris in connection with the lung cancer death of a Connecticut woman who smoked the company’s Marlboro cigarettes.
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Top Massachusetts high court justice to give annual address

BOSTON (AP) — The chief justice of Massachusetts’ highest court will update attorneys and judges this week on issues in the courts and the criminal justice system. Supreme Judicial Court Chief
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Czech office says election result web sites were hacked

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Statistics Office says the web sites it used to publish results from a parliamentary election were hacked. The office made the announcement on Sunday, a day after two sites th
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U.S.-Backed Fighters Take Largest Syrian Oil Field From ISIS

The loss is a major blow to the militant group, but it is unclear how long the militia forces can hold the area, which the Syrian government aims to retake.
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Quebec justice minister promises to clarify rules surrounding face-covering ban

Quebec's justice minister says she'll clarify the rules surrounding the application of the government's controversial religious neutrality bill in the coming days. Stephanie Vallee says she's shocked
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