Archive for August 12th, 2017

Big Oil’s dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway is fading away – Standard-Examiner

August 12, 2017
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Big Oil’s dream of $65 billion hidden off Norway is fading awayStandard-ExaminerBacked by unions and business, Norway’s two biggest parties, Labor and the Conservatives, have long favored steps that could open up the area for exploration. But so far they have had to compromise with smaller parties that are determined to keep …and more >>...
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Severe thunderstorms target southern Finland – YLE News

August 12, 2017
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YLE News Severe thunderstorms target southern FinlandYLE NewsThe Finnish Meteorological Institute says a front of severe weather is approaching Finland, moving over the southwest already in the afternoon Saturday and hitting the capital city region hard during the evening, before moving east. The storm is … Source: finland – Google News Sharing information is...
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In Denmark, Is It Really That Good to Be the King? – The New Yorker

August 12, 2017
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The New Yorker In Denmark, Is It Really That Good to Be the King?The New YorkerIn the always active “it’s tough to be a guy” department, few recent developments are more choice than the announcement, last week, by His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark that he refuses to be buried next to his...
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Behind the Lens: Iceland’s Down syndrome dilemma – CBS News

August 12, 2017
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CBS News Behind the Lens: Iceland’s Down syndrome dilemmaCBS NewsThe summer solstice in Iceland is in full swing. An 18-hour day recedes, and in less than 6 hours the sun will begin to rise again. I am walking back to my hotel. I zip my fleece, stuff my hands into my pockets and my...
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