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India, China look to form ‘Oil Buyers Club’

India and China have discussed creating an ‘oil buyers’ club’ to be able to negotiate better prices with oil exporting countries. They will be looking to import more US crude oil in order to reduce OPEC’s sway, both over the global oil market and over prices, India’s Petroleum Ministry said on Wednesday. Read more “With oil producers’ cartel OPEC playing ...

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French police thwart terrorist attacks on swingers club & LGBT community

French authorities have foiled five terrorist attacks this year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb revealed, with local media reporting that, in at least two cases, radicalized suspects had plotted to target gay and swinger groups. Two alleged Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) radicals, aged 21 and 22, were arrested in the eastern Paris suburb of Seine-et-Marne, were indicted on Tuesday by ...

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American gymnastics coach & club owner arrested for filming kids in change rooms

American coach and Wind Lake Gymnastic Center owner, James Kivisto, has been arrested on charges of secretly taping children while they were changing in the club’s bathroom. On Tuesday, a parent informed the local police that a hidden camera was found in the bathroom, prompting detectives to immediately execute a search warrant for the club in Racine County, Wisconsin. JUST ...

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Russian hockey great Ovechkin makes history by entering NHL 600-goal club

Russian ice-hockey great and Washington Сapitals captain Alexander Ovechkin has reached yet another milestone in his sporting career by becoming the 20th player in the National Hockey League (NHL) to score 600 goals. Going into Monday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets, Ovechkin was just two goals short of reaching six-century mark. The Caps captain duly scored a brace to successfully ...

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Tory boys accused of sexual harassment are members of club linked to Cameron ‘pig head’ scandal

A young Tory who is a member of the exclusive Bullingdon Club and has been was accused of groping women is also a member of the secretive Piers Gaveston Society, it has emerged. Antonio Gottardello, 20, was recorded being drunk and disorderly with friend Alasdair Macpherson, 20, after downing a reported 43 drinks at an Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) ...

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Bulk retailer Sam’s Club adds free shipping in bid to compete with Amazon

If you can’t beat ‘em, shift to a similar business model. In its struggles to adapt to a post-Amazon retail landscape, Walmart subsidiary Sam’s Club is adopting an online membership model notably similar to Prime. The bulk retailer’s new Plus membership gives shoppers the ability to opt out of shipping costs by ponying up $ 100 a year — that’s ...

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Turkish football club completes world’s first bitcoin transfer

Turkish amateur football club Harunustaspor has completed the first ever transfer funded by cryptocurrency by paying a player in bitcoin. The club forked out the equivalent of 2,000 Turkish lira in bitcoin (0.0534 bitcoin), in addition to paying 2,500 Turkish lira (US$ 666) to player Omer Faruk Kiroglu, 22, to secure his services. Club chairman Haldun Sehit told Turkey’s state-run ...

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Cannabis ‘social’ club becomes first in UK to be backed by police

A cannabis club where people can smoke freely while watching TV or playing pool has been backed by police in the UK. Users at the Teeside Cannabis Club, the first of its kind, pay an annual £35-membership to get high in peace. The Middlesbrough club, set up by Michael Fisher four years ago, allows for guests to make use of ...

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Anti-Semitic Anne Frank stickers land Lazio football club with €50k fine

Italian football club Lazio has been hit with a €50,000 fine after supporters placed anti-Semitic stickers of Jewish Holocaust victim Anne Frank around their shared stadium. Fans of the Serie A club have avoided a stadium ban for the incident on October 22, which saw a cluster of supporters post up stickers of Anne Frank wearing the shirt of their ...

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Footballer seeks legal advice after club owner claims ‘voodoo message’ caused his departure

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 17:47 Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will seek legal advice after the majority shareholder of former club Everton said ‘voodoo’ was responsible for him leaving the club. Billionaire businessman Farhad Moshiri made the comments during a club general meeting on Tuesday, saying that the 24-year-old was all set to sign a contract extension with Everton before ...

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