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People BP, SOCAR Sign Azerbaijan Oilfield Extension Deal
Author: 0 BP, SOCAR Sign Azerbaijan Oilfield Extension Deal

The complete terms of the contract, which include cutting BP's stake in the project and a one-time $3.6B payment to the Azeri government, are not disclosed. The consortium is considering the addition of one more production platform as well, BP said in the press release. ACG now has eight offshore platforms - six production platforms and two process, gas compression, water injection and utilities platforms.

People USA must consider broader Iran threats when formulating new strategy - Tillerson
Author: 0 USA must consider broader Iran threats when formulating new strategy - Tillerson

The top U.S. diplomat also said if countries realize that they can do more to bring Pyongyang "to a point of dialogue", they should certainly make necessary steps. "The UK is at the heart of mobilising world opinion with the aim of achieving a diplomatic solution to the situation on the Korean peninsula", Johnson said in a statement ahead of the meeting.

People Violence in Slovenia as Spartak Moscow fans fire flare at ref
Author: 0 Violence in Slovenia as Spartak Moscow fans fire flare at ref

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will deal with both the cases on 21 September. It is not the first time Spartak fans have displayed hooliganism - last season they unveiled banners aimed at the BBC after they aired a documentary highlighting the dangers posed by Russian "ultras" ahead of next year's World Cup.

People Harvey, Irma to hit USA apparel retailers more than restaurants
Author: 0 Harvey, Irma to hit USA apparel retailers more than restaurants

Same-store sales at Home Depot and Lowe's are expected to rise 3.5 percent to 4 percent in the second-half of the year, Morgan Stanley analyst Simeon Gutman said in a note. "To have any kind of focus on the cause and effect of the storm versus helping people, or actually facing the effect of the storm, is misplaced", Pruitt said during an interview with CNN ahead of Hurricane Irma .

People This is not a tall story: Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya
Author: 0 This is not a tall story: Rare white giraffes spotted in Kenya

The Hirola Conservation blog noted the baby giraffe had darker reticulation than the mother, though still faint, and wondered whether babies are born with darker markings and if they fade as the baby grows up. 'It was evident that the colouration, especially on the mother giraffe, was not as conspicuous as the baby'. The giraffes have only been found in Kenya and Tanzania where they were first reported in January 2016 in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania.

People Irma causes no major damage in Florida
Author: 0 Irma causes no major damage in Florida

About 15 million people in Florida were without power , however, and Governor Rick Scott said the island chain known as the Keys had suffered widespread damage. "Fuel, water, power & medical super limited", the county said on Twitter . Officials have not released a reopening date, and it's likely to vary across the different islands of the Keys.

People Catalonia independence vote: Spain threatens to arrest 700 mayors
Author: 0 Catalonia independence vote: Spain threatens to arrest 700 mayors

Lloveras and Buch are on the list of 712 Catalan mayors who were called to give evidence by Spanish State Prosecutor Jose Manuel Maza on Wednesday, after signing decrees to allow local authority buildings to be used for the referendum. Like Spain's, the central government of Iraq is determined to prevent an independence vote for its largest majority. "If anyone urges you to go to a polling station, don't go , because the referendum can't take place, it would be an absolutely illegal act", ...

People Trump and Democrats Haggle Over DACA as 250000 Students Await Fate
Author: 0 Trump and Democrats Haggle Over DACA as 250000 Students Await Fate

These individuals, Malloy said in his statement, play a great role in the state labor force and benefit communities with their education and talents. "It was the ability to not be scared". Kera Peterson, Political Director of the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation , explained that "800,000 students and workers across the country now protected by DACA are potentially impacted by this termination".

People Fatah: It is impossible to talk to Hamas
Author: 0 Fatah: It is impossible to talk to Hamas

Egyptian and Palestinian sources participating in the talks now held in Cairo said that a Hamas delegation discussed with officials from Dahlan's Democratic Reformist Current a plan to dissolve the Hamas administrative committee ahead of holding general elections and forming a new national unity government.

People Jacob Rees-Mogg: Increased Use Of Food Banks Is
Author: 0 Jacob Rees-Mogg: Increased Use Of Food Banks Is "Rather Uplifting"

Rees-Mogg said the reason more people were using food banks was a Conservative reversal of a previous Labour policy to stop people knowing they existed. Challenged over the growth in food banks under Tories, Mr Rees-Mogg said this had happened because of a change in rules allowing JobCentre staff to inform clients of their availability.

People Ryan International murder case: Bombay HC asks school's owners to surrender passport
Author: 0 Ryan International murder case: Bombay HC asks school's owners to surrender passport

The Bombay High Court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail applications of Ryan International School's founder and Chairman Augustine Pinto, Managing Director Grace and CEO Ryan Pinto, reports said. Kumar has been arrested. File image of Ryan International School. "The remorseless, spineless and senseless approach and attitude of the school management, its directors/CEO and other top notch executives in this rarest case is absolutely inexcusable and hence, the present bail ...

People Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Trump receives 'comprehensive update' on Hurricane Irma

Irma cut off communication in entire neighborhoods. While Matthew's destruction was largely confined to coastal areas, Irma had a much wider path of damage. On Tuesday, the office of Florida Gov. Rick Scott confirmed five additional deaths. It plans to leave both reactors in service at the St. Lucie plant about 120 miles (193 km ) north of Miami because hurricane-force winds are no longer expected to hit the sites.

People Soldiers hurt in training accident and explosion at Fort Bragg
Author: 0 Soldiers hurt in training accident and explosion at Fort Bragg

Col. Rob Bockholt told Fox News . Other media reports earlier indicated that 15 people were injured. An explosion during a training exercise injured a number of USA special operations forces at Fort Bragg on Thursday. Fort Bragg is home to more than 50,000 active-duty personnel, making it the largest Army base in the world by population. The fort is named for Confederate General Braxton Bragg.

People Hurricane Max forms in Pacific, Acapulco may feel impact
Author: 0 Hurricane Max forms in Pacific, Acapulco may feel impact

National Hurricane Center said. The cyclone is about 55 miles southwest of Acapulco and is heading east. The hurricane is expected to strengthen before it makes landfall. Guerrero state and parts of Oaxaca state were forecast to receive five to 10 inches (12.7 to 25.4 centimeters) of rain, with some areas receiving more than 20 inches.

People Bengal CPM recommends rebel Ritabrata's ouster
Author: 0 Bengal CPM recommends rebel Ritabrata's ouster

The parliamentarian responded by asking the person's company management to take punitive action against him, leading to an uproar in party circles.In a television interview telecast on Monday evening, Banerjee accused the CPI (M ) leadership of being "anti-Bengali" and alleged that politburo members Prakash and Brinda Karat had blocked general secretary Sitaram Yechury's return to the Rajya Sabha.

People White House: Trump to visit Florida on Thursday
Author: 0 White House: Trump to visit Florida on Thursday

Trump has also taken pains to appear personally involved in planning and relief efforts, appearing in photos from the Oval Office with large maps and briefing materials spread across the wooden Resolute Desk. Late Wednesday, Florida Power & Light reported that almost 442,000 of its 1.1 million customers in Miami-Dade County were without power. Traveling to the region so quickly came with challenges, however; because Trump did not want to divert resources from search and recovery efforts, he ...

People FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed
Author: 0 FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

Twelve Irma-related fatalities were confirmed by Florida emergency management officials on Tuesday, while authorities in Georgia and SC each reported three deaths from the storm and its immediate aftermath. North Carolina: More than 29,000 customers don't have electricity, according to Duke Energy. "Plus we are still without water, power, sewer, gas, and cell service", she said.

People Arizona Motel 6 Accused Of Tipping Off ICE On Undocumented Guests
Author: 0 Arizona Motel 6 Accused Of Tipping Off ICE On Undocumented Guests

Neither ICE nor the Motel 6 corporation provided the paper with comment on whether or not that was the case, but New Times found that between February and August, ICE agents made at least 20 arrests at Motel 6 locations in Phoenix, which are both located in predominately Latino neighborhoods.

People NK nuclear test shows progress in increasing weapons yield: 38 North
Author: 0 NK nuclear test shows progress in increasing weapons yield: 38 North

The pictures show what appears to be a fresh crater, potentially caused by the portal used for the hydrogen bomb test caving in after detonation, although 38 North said it was impossible to be certain. North Korea responded in characteristically aggressive fashion, promising to "redouble the efforts" to develop a nuclear arsenal after the "unprecedented sanctions and pressure".

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