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World running out of gold & there’s no substitute, experts warn

People responsible for supplying the world with gold are sounding the alarm, saying discoveries of the precious metal are shrinking and there’s no reasonable substitute. Mining companies are no longer finding new deposits of gold to replace their aging mines. South Africa’s 140-year-old gold industry – which was once the world’s largest – is currently facing a major crisis. The ...

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China can substitute US oil with Iranian crude to ‘infuriate Trump’ – analyst

Beijing’s retaliatory measures against US tariffs can include penalties on oil coming to China from America. A cut in Chinese purchases of US oil may benefit Iran’s sales. Read more “The Chinese may just replace some of the American oil with Iranian crude,” said John Driscoll, director of consultancy JTD Energy Services, as quoted by Reuters. “China isn’t intimidated by ...

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Why American LNG is no substitute for Russian gas in Europe

Washington’s plan to oust Russian natural gas from the European market and substitute it with its own liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments is not economically feasible, analysts told RT. “American LNG exports have failed to become a full-fledged alternative to Gazprom’s pipeline gas in Europe, as the latter has set another record-high last year. About half of the US LNG ...

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‘No substitute for US in Israeli-Palestinian peace process’ – Netanyahu

The US is the only party that can serve as mediator in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas directly and repeatedly questioned Washington’s credibility. Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital on December 6 drove a stake through the heart of the two-state peace process, which envisions East Jerusalem as ...

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Substitute teacher accused of sexual relationship with student

A high school substitute teacher in California was arrested for engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a female student. Trevor Jack Trathen was taken into custody on Saturday after school officials contacted the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Yucaipa Station to report the alleged tryst. Detectives, along with the Sheriff’s Specialized Investigations Division, launched an investigation and gathered enough information to ...

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