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Columbus Business Solutions Now Operating as C&W Business in the Dominican Republic | Business

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 8, 2018--Columbus Business Solutions, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, a Liberty Latin America company, announced today that it will be operating under the trading name of C&W Business in the Dominican Republic, effective immediately. The Company has offered broadband and related cloud…

In New Orleans, 9 South American men charged with plot to smuggle 3,400 kilos of cocaine into U.S. |

In an unusual case spanning several foreign countries, a federal grand jury in New Orleans charged nine South American men Thursday with plotting to smuggle 3,400 kilograms of cocaine into the U.S. Authorities said the men charged in the case first drew scrutiny while on a sizable container ship spotted by a U.S. Coast…

API Launches Offshore Drilling Coalition

A ship trails an array of seismic air guns. Photo: Ocean Conservation ResearchWASHINGTON — A new coalition in support of offshore energy exploration and development was launched Wednesday by a national oil and natural gas industry trade association.Explore Offshore, a project of the American Petroleum Institute, or API…

Northrop Grumman Receives FTC Clearance to Close Acquisition of Orbital ATK and Updates 2018 Financi

From: Northrop Grumman CorporationPosted: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared Northrop Grummans proposed acquisition of Orbital ATK Inc. The FTCs Bureau of Competition has completed its review of the merger, and…

4 Reasons Either Superpower Would Win a War

Robert FarleySecurity, How it could start--and how it could end. China vs. America: 4 Reasons Either Superpower Would Win a WarPotentially, victory could cement the US-led alliance system, making the containment of China considerably less expensive. Assuming that the war began with an assertive Chinese move in the East or South China Sea…

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Colombia looking to join new TPP

New Zealand Trade and Export Minister David Parker has said Colombia has informed Wellington of its intention to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) once it comes into force. NZ is the depositary of the trade agreement signed between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Brunei, and Chile.

Exhibit at North Carolina Maritime Museum brings Blackbeard to life

BEAUFORT, N.C. (WNCT) --- Three hundred years ago this month, one of the most famous pirates of all time ran his ship aground just off the Crystal Coast. Blackbeard the Pirate is notorious for his vicious deeds. And here at the North Carolina Maritime Museum, a new exhibit is bringing him back to life this summer.The museum…

PressTV-Iran rescues four sailors held by Somali pirates

Iran's intelligence forces have rescued four Iranian sailors from the captivity of pirates in Somalia following a complicated operation.The sailors Masoud Balouchi, Ahmad Balouchi, Adam Balouchi and Shir-Mohammad Tabezar, kidnapped three years ago in international waters near Somalia, were welcomed by Iranian Intelligence…

In First, Israel to Participate in World's Largest Naval Exercise

Israel will join 26 other nations, 47 surface ships, five submarines, 18 national land forces, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel at RIMPAC later this month.“As part of the efforts to maintain its competence and develop its capabilities, the Navy takes part in international exercises regularly. In the coming weeks…

Blackbeard exhibit expands at NC Maritime Museum, kicks off Pirate Week

Blackbeard, feared and loathed during his short piratical career, is celebrated in these more modern times. Nowhere is that more evident than at the North Carolina Maritime Museum on the Beaufort waterfront, which marks the 300th anniversary of the grounding the Queen Annes Revenge this weekend with an expanded exhibit including never-seen-before artifacts from the shipwreck…

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North Korea's elites love Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy, sanctions be damned Quartz

In one of the many staged photographs of Kim Jong Un, the leader of North Korea appears seated at a desk beside what looks like an iMac computer.Given the harsh sanctions placed against North Korea by the United Nations and individual countries, including the US, one might suspect the machine is actually a prop. But it…

Decatur Marine Audit & Survey Earns Auditor Status in AWO Responsible Carrier Program

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Waterways Operators (AWO) has approved Decatur Marine Audit & Survey as a third-party organization authorized to conduct audits of AWO member operations as part of its Responsible Carrier Program (RCP). The RCP, a safety management system for tugboat, towboat and barge companies…

Japan says it has detected apparent Chinese ship breaking ...

TOKYO, May 29 (Reuters) - Japan on Tuesday said it had detected what appeared to be a Chinese-flagged vessel, 350 km (218 miles) off Shanghai, conducting illegal transfers to a North Korean ship."Following a comprehensive assessment, the government of Japan strongly suspects that they conducted ship-to-ship transfers banned by UNSCR…

Robot submarine discovers the holy grail a shipwreck with bi - Newschannel 6 Now

By Mark AustinContent Provided by   A robot submarine operated by researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) discovered the remains of the San Jos, a Spanish galleon that was sunk more than three hundred years ago. The REMUS 6000, an autonomous underwater vehicle, discovered the wreck in nearly 2,000 feet of water off the coast of Cartagena…

The original Doom, one of 64 Objects that shaped video game history

Enlarge/ Cutting edge at the time, we swear.Doom (1993): Dooms success lay not only with its addicting gameplay and technical innovations, such as its introduction of a portable game engine, but also in its innovative digital distribution. Note the prominent shareware advertisement on the top front of the game packaging.