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EnQuest receives waiver ahead of test on loan covenants

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EnQuest, the heavily indebted North Sea oil producer, has received a waiver from its lenders ahead of a key test on its loan covenants at the end of September as it seeks to reassure investors over its liquidity position. Analysts raised questions about its liquidity last month after the group warned production from its new Kraken field in the North Sea ...

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In North Dakota, Trump calls embattled Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp a ‘good woman’

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President Trump invited Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) onstage at a tax speech in North Dakota on Sept. 6, calling her a “good woman,” and saying “I think we’ll have your support” on tax cuts. (The Washington Post) MANDAN, N.D. — A year from now, North Dakotans may be hearing these two words a lot: “Good woman.” The man who uttered ...

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Ezekiel Elliott Loses NFL Appeal, 6-Game Suspension Stands

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Ezekiel Elliott Loses NFL Appeal 6-Game Suspension Stands 9/5/2017 5:38 PM PDT Breaking News Ezekiel Elliott has officially taken an L with his domestic violence appeal … as the NFL upheld the RB’s 6-game suspension Tuesday following an arbitration hearing at the league’s NYC headquarters.  NFL-appointed arbitrator, Harold Henderson, handed down the verdict … after hearing Elliott’s case from a team led ...

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Card gangs

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Image copyright US Department of Justice Image caption The AlphaBay market is one of many shut down by police action The notorious dark web marketplaces Alphabay and Hansa were shut down in July following “landmark” action by police forces in the US and Europe to unmask who was running them. They join a long list of other forums, chat rooms ...

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'Begging for War': Will North Korean Missile Launch Trigger U.S. Attack?

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As tense as the standoff with North Korea has already become, it could get worse. South Korea believes the regime of Kim Jong-un is planning another missile launch within a few days.   The test launch of what some suspect will be an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States could come this Saturday.   That’s the anniversary ...

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UK power distributors criticised for ‘huge’ profit margins

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British electricity distribution companies are generating “huge” profit margins of up to 39 per cent and some are paying investors dividends of more than a third of turnover, according to a new report. The Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit, a think-tank supported by MPs and academics, found the six electricity distribution network companies that operate in the UK mainland, which include SSE ...

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The Trumps go to St. John’s Church to mark national day of prayer

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President Trump talks with the Rev. D. Andrew Olivo at St. John’s Church in Washington. The president last week named Sept. 3 a national day of prayer for victims of Hurricane Harvey. (Susan Walsh/AP) President Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended services Sunday morning at St. John’s Church in downtown Washington, marking what the president proclaimed as a national day ...

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Richard Simmons To Appeal Ruling That Misidentifying Transgender People is NOT Defamation

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Richard Simmons to Appeal Ruling That Transgender Misidentification Is NOT Defamation 8/30/2017 1:08 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE Richard Simmons will appeal the devastating ruling on his transgender defamation lawsuit, TMZ has learned, and that could establish whether people are allowed to say someone’s gay or transgender without fear of lawsuit. Simmons’ lawyer, Neville Johnson, tells TMZ, if the ruling becomes final ...

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Jailed YouTuber: 'Not proud' of prank

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionYouTuber Daniel Jarvis is “not proud” of his part in a fake robbery at a major London gallery A YouTuber jailed for his part in a prank on the public says he is “sorry if he frightened people”. Daniel Jarvis, 27, is a member of the Trollstation YouTube channel, which has about ...

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How This Taiwanese Movie Star Left Fame Behind to Serve God in a Radical Way

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In Taiwan, one popular movie star amazed the island nation when he announced he was becoming a Christian, and now he is encouraging his fellow countrymen to do the same. Taiwanese actor Lin Qing Tai has been well-known in the film industry for years. The characters he played delighted audiences nationwide. Not too long ago, Lin moved to the most ...

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