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Lithuania just changed its laws to allow for a possible three-way spy swap with Russia and Norway

Lithuania just changed its laws to allow for a possible three-way spy swap with Russia and Norway.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

The face mask is a political symbol in America, and what it represents has changed drastically in the 100 years since the last major pandemic

Western Neighborhoods Project/OpenSFHistory.org/wnp26.1205/Karen Ducey/Getty Images/Business Insider Mask laws were enacted in the US during th.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 29th, 2020

Explainer: Why Norwegian Air matters to Norway

Norwegian Air , the budget carrier that changed the way people travel across the Atlantic, is fighting for survival as the coronavirus pandemic deepens the company's financial straits, forcing it to furlough staff and cancel flights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 22nd, 2020

Russia says its alarmed after a US Air Force visit to a remote Norwegian island in the Arctic

US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Christopher Ruano Russia is protesting after a November visit by US Air Force personnel to Norway's remote Jan Mayen Island in the Arctic. The personnel visited to see if the air base there could su.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytFeb 13th, 2020

Oil steadies as Russia touts easing OPEC+ output

Oil prices were little changed on Monday as Russia said an OPEC-led producer group may consider easing output cuts next year, offsetting support from some investor optimism that an initial U.S.-China trade deal would be signed soon......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2019

Oil steadies near $66 as Russia touts easing OPEC+ output

Oil was little changed on Monday, holding near a three-month high on optimism over a nearing U.S.-China trade deal even as Russia said an OPEC-led pact may consider easing output cuts next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2019

Oil prices steady as Russia touts easing OPEC+ output

Oil was little changed on Monday, holding near a three-month high on optimism over a nearing U.S.-China trade deal even as Russia said an OPEC-led pact may consider easing output cuts next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 23rd, 2019

US Troops, Tanks Headed To Lithuania For "Extended Mission" Meant To "Deter Russia"

US Troops, Tanks Headed To Lithuania For "Extended Mission" M.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 28th, 2019

Trump Congratulates "Both Countries" As Russia And Ukraine De-Escalate Tensions With Prisoner Swap

Trump Congratulates "Both Countries" As Russia And Ukraine De-Escalate Tensions With Prisoner Swap Russia and Ukraine conducted a long-expected prisoner swap on Saturday, as.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 7th, 2019

U.S. fines Deutsche Bank $16 million to settle China, Russia corruption charges

Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than $16 million to settle charges that it violated U.S. corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials in order to win or retain business, the U.S. regulator said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 23rd, 2019

Equinor, Gazprom lose European gas market share as LNG surges

Europe's two biggest suppliers of pipeline gas, Norway's Equinor and Russia's Gazprom, have lost market share for the first time in at least four years amid a tripling in liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports into the region over the past 10 months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Russia’s Latest Internet Crackdown Targets Tools for Avoiding Online Censorship

History suggests that may prove difficult. Internet freedom in Russia has been under attack for several years now, with an host of laws designed to monitor what pe.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 7th, 2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here"s the history behind the controversial method of protest.

Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregn.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2019

Stocks close little changed amid fears of economic slowdown

Stocks ended little changed Monday after a sharp decline in the previous session as worries over the global economy overshadowed news that the special counsel found no collusion with Russia on the part of President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2019

Stocks close little changed amid fears of economic slowdown

Stocks ended little changed Monday after a sharp decline in the previous session as worries over the global economy overshadowed news that the special counsel found no collusion with Russia on the part of President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2019

Under U.S. gaze, Latvia votes to dismantle banking bridge to Russia

RIGA/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Latvia's parliament voted on Thursday to scale back domestic banks' ties with risky shell firms under laws aimed at tackling money laundering, but pressure will remain on the Baltic state to do more......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2018

Are your workplace policies evolving, or are they obsolete?

Not all employer policies are affected by state and federal laws, but if your policies haven’t changed over the past one, three, or even five years, there’s a very good chance that at least some of them are out of date. Given recent legal activity, y.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2018

US Marines are stationed in Norway to help deter Russia, and Norway may ask them to stay longer

(US Marine Corps photo by Sgt Patricia A. Morris) Norway is considering whether to ask the US to extend the deployment of Marines to the country. The US has already expressed interest in an extension, Norway's defense minister said in Mar.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 16th, 2018

Obama Education Chief Arne Duncan: Boycott US Schools Until There"s Gun Control

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan proposed that parents hold a nationwide boycott of schools until U.S. gun laws are changed to protect students......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 20th, 2018

Norway is worried about Russia"s increasing naval activity

NATO/FRAN CPO Christian Valverde LONDON (Reuters) - Russia has increased its naval activity in international w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2018

Romania, Lithuania Violated Human-Rights Laws by Hosting Secret Prisons

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Romania and Lithuania violated the Continent’s primary human-rights treaty by secretly holding al Qaeda suspects and failing to investigate their treatment by CIA interrogators......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018