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Hebron platform heading out to sea Saturday – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

The weather is finally right for the Hebron oil platform to begin its journey to offshore Newfoundland. Source: Hebron platform heading out to sea Saturday – Newfoundland & Labrador – CBC News

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Trump repeal of Obama energy regulation signals more to come

WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump has overturned an Obama-era anti-corruption rule that would have forced oil, gas and mining companies to disclose payments to foreign governments, becoming the first president in 16 years to take advantage of a law … Continue reading

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When fast food gets an Indian twist

The BBC’s in-house cartoonist, Kirtish Bhat, on McDonald’s bid to become “more Indian”. Source: When fast food gets an Indian twist

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BBC – Future – The unsurpassed 125-year-old network that feeds Mumbai

Dabbawalas deliver hundreds of thousands of meals on foot and by bike in one of India’s busiest cities every day. The new wave of food-delivery start-ups wants to know how they do it. Source: BBC – Future – The unsurpassed … Continue reading

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Great Train Story Diorama

This $3 million model train takes you through Chicago, Seattle, and the thousands of miles in between. Source: Great Train Story Diorama

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Preparations underway for busy New Year’s Eve in downtown Edmonton —

From restaurants and bars, to the Edmonton Oilers game and festivities in Churchill Square, tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on the downtown core to celebrate in one way or another. via Preparations underway for busy New Year’s … Continue reading

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The Baby in the Plastic Bag – A true story in 9 parts – Dagbladet Magasinet

It’s a human being. A living newborn baby, blue and cold. «Am I seeing things?» Tor Schou Nilsen thinks to himself. «Am I losing my mind?» Source: The Baby in the Plastic Bag – A true story in 9 parts … Continue reading

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See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

Selections from 128 years of “National Geographic” magazine’s best charts, maps and diagrams. Source: See the Most Captivating Infographics of the Last Century

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The Once Glamorous Salton Sea is Now Rife With Toxic Dust and Dying Fish

The Salton Sea is a polluted accident turned natural resource, and the government is finally giving it funding. Source: The Once Glamorous Salton Sea is Now Rife With Toxic Dust and Dying Fish

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Sukhbir confirms tickets for Kohar, Wadala, Khera

JALANDHAR: Almost confirming tickets for three of the six Akali Dal constituencies in Jalandhar, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal said there was no doubt that minister Ajit Singh Kohar, MLA Gurpartap Singh Wadala and constituency in charge Baldev Khera would … Continue reading

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