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MIL-OSI United Nations: News comment: Death of former High Commissioner Thorvald Stoltenberg

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Central America, English, Global Bodies, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, NATO, Norway, Open Source Intel, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: News comment: Death of former High Commissioner Thorvald Stoltenberg

Source: United Nations Former UN High Commissioner for Refugees Thorvald Stoltenberg passed away in Oslo on Friday.  “Thorvald Stoltenberg was a peacemaker, a humanitarian and an internationalist,” said UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. “During his illustrious career as a statesman and diplomat he made an outstanding contribution to peace.” In 1990 Stoltenberg became […]

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MIL-OSI China: Fleet Street gives its take on Trump’s UK visit

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, British, Business, China, China State Council Information Office, Commerce, English, Justice, law, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, NATO, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Politics, PRC State Government, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Fleet Street gives its take on Trump’s UK visit

Source: China State Council Information Office As the helicopter-whisked dust settled on Donald Trump’s whirlwind visit to Britain, Fleet Street went into overdrive in giving its verdict on the president’s first visit since moving into the White House. Quentin Letts, political sketchwriter for the Daily Mail said of the U.S. president: “Is he a braggart? […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Search and Rescue Mt Ruapehu

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, NATO, New Zealand, New Zealand Police, Open Source Intel, Police, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Search and Rescue Mt Ruapehu

Source: New Zealand Police A 21-year-old man has been rescued following a cold, wet night on Mount Ruapehu. Police were called at 5pm yesterday after the man did not return from a day hike up the mountain. A search base was set up at Turangi and four search teams, around 12 people, searched overnight until […]

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MIL-OSI China: China’s central bank regulates forced cashless payment

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking, Banking and Finance, Business, China, China State Council Information Office, Commerce, English, law, Legal, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, NATO, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PRC State Government  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: China’s central bank regulates forced cashless payment

Source: China State Council Information Office China’s central bank is taking measures to ban business practices of refusing or discriminating against cash payments to deal with over-hype of a cashless society. Some consumers have complained about being denied the ability to use cash in places like tourist areas, restaurants, and retail stores, which harms the […]

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As Seniors Across New York Continue To Face Soaring Prescription Drug Prices, Gillibrand Visits Utica To Announce Legislation To Drive Down Costs And Increase Access To Safe, Affordable Medications

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Budget, English, Exploration, Health, Inflation, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Mining, NATO, Open Source Intel, Opioid, prescription drugs, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for New York Kirsten Gillibrand, USA  /  Comments Off on As Seniors Across New York Continue To Face Soaring Prescription Drug Prices, Gillibrand Visits Utica To Announce Legislation To Drive Down Costs And Increase Access To Safe, Affordable Medications

Source: United States Senator for New York Kirsten Gillibrand July 13, 2018 Trump Administration Refuses to Defend Pre-Existing Condition Protections in Lawsuit That Would Kick Millions Off of Insurance and Could Raise Prescription Medication Costs; Last Year, Nearly 28 Million Americans Experienced a Spike in Prescription Medication Prices and Many Seniors Were Forced to Go […]

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Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Following Latest Hamas Attack on Israel

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  america, Americas, English, Iran, Israel, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Technology, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Texas Ted Cruz, USA  /  Comments Off on Sen. Cruz Issues Statement Following Latest Hamas Attack on Israel

Source: United States Senator for Texas Ted Cruz WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement in response to the terrorist organization Hamas firing rockets and mortars into Israel: “The Palestinian terror group Hamas fired over 100 rockets and mortars at Israeli civilians today, sending tens of thousands of men, women, […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Frank Bakke-Jensen, Norway Minister Of Defense

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Afghanistan, america, Americas, Defence, Defense, English, Environment, Human Rights, Intelligence, Iraq, MIL OSI, Military Intelligence, NATO, Norway, Open Source Intel, Secretary of Defense, Security, Trade, United States, United States Department of Defense, United States Federal Government, United States Government, United States of America, United States Security, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Frank Bakke-Jensen, Norway Minister Of Defense

Source: United States Department of Defense Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis; Frank Bakke-Jensen, Norway Minister Of Defense FRANK BAKKE-JENSEN, NORWAY MINISTER OF DEFENSE:  Welcome, let me start by saying it is an honor to welcome Defense Secretary Mattis to Oslo.  The United States is our closest and most important ally and we have a […]

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Heitkamp Holds Farm Bill & Trade Policy Discussion in Langdon, Tours NDSU Research Extension Center

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Banking and Finance, Business, China, Commerce, Commodities, Cuba, Culture, English, Exports, Fiscal Updates, Health, Imports, India, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Trade, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp, USA  /  Comments Off on Heitkamp Holds Farm Bill & Trade Policy Discussion in Langdon, Tours NDSU Research Extension Center

Source: United States Senator for North Dakota Heidi Heitkamp LANGDON, N.D. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today toured the Langdon NDSU Research Extension Center and continued her discussions with farmers, ranchers, agriculture leaders, and faith leaders about North Dakota priorities she fought for in the bipartisan Senate-passed Farm Bill and the damaging impact of the […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Norway Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Afghanistan, Aid, america, Americas, Canada, Culture, Defence, Defense, English, Environment, Intelligence, MIL OSI, Military Intelligence, NATO, Norway, Open Source Intel, Politics, Secretary of Defense, Security, Trade, United States, United States Department of Defense, United States Federal Government, United States Government, United States of America, United States Security, USA, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis’ Meeting with Norway Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide

Source: United States Department of Defense Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis MINISTER INE ERIKSEN SØREIDE:  Good afternoon everyone and thank you Defense Secretary Mattis — Jim, for taking the time to visit Norway.  It is a great honor to invite you and to welcome you here to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The relationship between […]

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Alexander: Supreme Court Decision on State and Local Sales Taxes a Big Boost for Main Street Businesses, Local Governments

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Business, Commerce, Currency Exchange Rates, English, Environment, Health, Justice, law, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Opioid, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Tennessee Lamar Alexander, USA  /  Comments Off on Alexander: Supreme Court Decision on State and Local Sales Taxes a Big Boost for Main Street Businesses, Local Governments

Source: United States Senator for Tennessee Lamar Alexander NASHVILLE, July 14, 2018 – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today told the nation’s county leaders that a recent Supreme Court decision allowing states to collect state and local sales taxes from out-of-state sellers will be “a big boost for Main Street businesses and local governments.” “Main Streets across America […]

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