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The real history of fracking: Oil, bombs and civil war

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Over the past twenty years, the most important and most exciting development in the United States energy sector has been hydraulic fracturing, also referred to as fracking. This controversial drilling technique made it possible for producers to extract oil and natural gas from shale rock, a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock, composed of mud that is Read More

Pope Francis’ inadvertent New Orleans Saints prayer goes viral before team’s close victory

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The New Orleans Saints may have some divine intervention to thank for their close win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Prior to the start of the game, a tweet from Pope Francis thanking God for saints went viral because the pope hashtagged “Saints,” prompting the New Orleans Saints’ team emoji to pop up in the tweet. There Read More

Take Five: Time to talk

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(Reuters) – 1/STERLING BULLS UNLEASHED? FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., October 3, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sterling bulls could be forgiven if they thought Christmas had arrived early. Deadlocked for months over Brexit, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Read More

Liberty Global backs Sunrise deal to tune of $500 million

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Liberty Global (LBTYA.O) has offered a 500 million Swiss franc ($501.45 million) sweetener to rescue the sale of its Swiss cable and TV business to Sunrise Communications (SRCG.S) but a key Sunrise shareholder said it remained opposed to the deal. FILE PHOTO: The logos of Swiss telecom company Sunrise and broadband and Read More

Andy Puzder: Desperate Dems pursue impeachment inquiry based on flimsiest of justifications

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It has always seemed strange to me that Democrats so readily accepted the Steele dossier’s allegations against President Trump. Perhaps this was because my personal reaction on reading the dossier was mild amusement at how very poorly it was written and how absurd the patently “salacious and unverified” allegations sounded. In the end, what sounded Read More

Ecuadorian govt agrees to repeal austerity law that sparked protests as indigenous groups pledge to stop rallies

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The Ecuadorian government has agreed to terminate Executive Decree 883, which canceled fuel subsidies and prompted protests throughout the country for 11 days. Indigenous groups have agreed to discontinue the rallies. Negotiations brokered by the UN kicked off as the country’s capital Quito began to resemble a war zone after protests and clashes with police. Read More

Ecuador govt agrees to repeal austerity law that sparked protests as indigenous groups pledge to stop rallies

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Ecuadorian government agreed to terminate Executive Decree 883 that canceled fuel subsidies and prompted protests throughout the county for 11 days. Indigenous groups that led the rallies consented to stopping the mobilization. The negotiations brokered by UN started as the country’s capital Quito started to remind more of a war zone after protests and clashes Read More

California high school football player tackles teammate after interception for going the wrong way

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A California high school football team spun a unique moment in sports on Friday night oddly similar to Jim Marshall’s iconic gaff as a member of the Minnesota Vikings more than five decades later. In the third quarter, Antonio Bush, one of the defenders for Fairfield High School picked off an interception from quarterback Jackson Troutt of Rodriguez Read More

Riots return to streets of Ecuador’s capital despite previously imposed curfew (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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Anti-austerity protesters are burning fires and building barricades in the city of Quito, despite Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno imposing and then delaying a curfew, while sending the military to deal with the unrest. Live footage from RT’s video agency Ruptly shows groups of protesters gather opposite police lines, many of them clutching improvised shields. Some Read More

South Carolina shocks No. 3 ranked Georgia in double overtime

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The University of South Carolina shocked the unbeaten Georgia Bulldogs, 20-17 in double overtime on Saturday, giving college football one of the more surprising upsets of the 2019 season. The No. 3 ranked Bulldogs missed a 42-yard field goal as time expired in Athens, Georgia, handing the Gamecocks their biggest upset win since they knocked off No.1 Read More