White Island volcano victims cannot bring civil lawsuits for negligence

New Zealand’s accident compensation scheme covers cost of treatment for all injuries and bars victims from taking legal action against operatorsIn New Zealand, where bodies still lie on a volcano after Monday’s eruption and survivors fill hospital burns units across the country to capacity, questions are mounting about who exactly was responsible for the safety of tourists on Whakaari or White Island, and, if failings are found, who will be held accountable.Questions are also being asked about t...
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Salt truck falls into Lake Michigan

Security footage captures the moment when a salt truck plunges into Chicago's Lake Michigan. The two men inside the truck managed to escape without incident. CNN affiliate WLS' Karen Jordan reports.
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See salt truck plunge into Lake Michigan

Security footage captures the moment when a salt truck plunges into Chicago's Lake Michigan. The two men inside the truck managed to escape without incident. CNN affiliate WLS' Karen Jordan reports.
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$2.5m Contract for Explosive Hazard Clearance

By John Lee. Swiss-based Global Clearance Solutions AG has won a contract with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) for the provision of “Explosive Hazard Clearance Teams (EHC Teams) and Risk Education (RE) in Iraq with International Technical Oversight Component: Sinjar & Tal Afar“. The contract is worth $2,548,636. (Source: UNGM) Source: Post your commentary below.
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Oil Trail reveals Turkey funding Syrian Kurdish rivals

By Amberin Zaman for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Oil trail reveals Turkey funding Syrian Kurdish rivals At the Halifax Security Forum, an annual event attended by high-powered government officials, business titans and assorted other movers and shakers from across the globe, national security adviser Robert O’Brien took the stage with PBS’ Nick Shifrin and let the cat out of the bag. When the ve...
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Iraq Britain Business Council hosts meeting with Ambassador

By John Lee. Mr. Mohammad Jaafar Al-Sadr, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in London, has participated in a round-table meeting hosted by the Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) . The Ambassador said Iraq welcomes the contribution of British companies to the reconstruction of the country, reviving the Iraqi economy, and providing job opportunities, because “British companies enjoy high experience in various fields, especially in the infrastructure sector, electricity, water, health, and e...
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More New Investment Opportunities in Iraq

By John Lee. The National Investment Commission (NIC) has announced the following investment opportunities: Madium ammunition – State Company for Military IndustriesLight ammunition, State Company for Military IndustriesMilitary Gas Masks, State Company for Military IndustriesTreatment of oil wells by ultrasound technology, State Company for Military Industries (Source: National Investment Commission) (Picture: Business opportunity word cloud, from ibreakstock/Shutterstock) Source: Iraq-Business...
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More Americans Are Dying at Home Than in Hospitals

In a historic reversal, fewer patients are dying in hospitals. But experts warn that many families are unprepared to care for seriously ill relatives at home.
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Stonehenge 1875 family photo may be earliest at monument

The picture of a family dressed in finery features in an exhibition charting 150 years of visitors.
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GKP launches second Share Buyback Programme

Gulf Keystone Petroleum (GKP) has provided an operational and corporate update. Operational Average gross production for the year up to 30 November 2019 of 32,127 barrels of oil per day (“bopd”).November gross production averaged 40,582 bopd, with current production rates from the field at c.42,000 bopd.GKP is therefore on track to meet its original gross production guidance for 2019 of 32,000-38,000 bopd.The first well of the drilling campaign, SH-12 came onstream on 13 November. During commis...
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General election 2019: From the count, to your TV

The BBC's election count specialist, Tim Burke, shows us the operation that brings you every result from across the country.
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Sunderland v Newcastle: The 'race' to return the election result

How do Sunderland and Newcastle return election results so quickly and is there really a race?
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General Elections 2019: Who will be first past the post in the North East?

Will Sunderland and Newcastle City councils do it again or will they get a new challenger?
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In Champions League, the Rich Don’t Get Richer. They Get It All.

For the first time, all 16 teams in the Champions League knockout stages will come from Europe’s so-called Big Five leagues. The continent’s elite clubs like the sound of that.
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Warwickshire man uses pension to save 62,000 animals

Geoff Grewcock set up the Nuneaton and Warwickshire Wildlife Sanctuary in his garden 18 years ago.
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Karen Gillan: 'I got rejected for the local panto'

She is one of Scotland's biggest film stars, but Karen Gillan says her young dreams took a few knocks.
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She’s 16 and Wants to Be President: Meet the Teenagers Planning Their Campaigns

Research shows that Generation Z is the first in which women are more likely than their male peers to be engaged in politics. Here’s what some of them told us.
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Karen Gillan: 'Never been more happy to be rejected from a film'

Inverness-born actor Karen Gillan reflects on the success of the Jumanji film franchise.
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How millennials are changing the perfume business

Perfumers describe how they're adapting to calls for sustainable contents and gender-neutral smells.
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Salisbury Novichok clean-up mission 'couldn't fail'

Jason Davies says overseeing the Salisbury decontamination "was a mission that couldn't fail".
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Household Cavalry: Second shire horse from farm joins

Five-year-old Ed could perform in front of the Queen at Trooping the Colours if he makes the grade.
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Yungblud, Georgia and Celeste make the BBC Sound of 2020 longlist

They're among 10 acts tipped for success in the annual BBC list, previously won by Adele and Sigrid.
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Justice Department watchdog says no political bias in Russia probe, but sharpens FBI rebuke

The Justice Department's internal watchdog sharpened his criticism of the FBI on Wednesday, telling lawmakers he was alarmed that "so many basic and fundamental errors" occurred in the early months of the FBI's probe into potential Trump-Russia collusion.
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‘How texts to my dead brother brought us together’

A Minneapolis woman started messaging her brother's old phone but she didn't expect what happened next.
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This community of 3D-printed homes will stun you

Housing non-profit New Story has partnered with ICON to create the first 3D printed housing community. The houses will be granted to families in Mexico living in extreme poverty and who are currently in make-shift housing.
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Video shows man's quick reaction when dog's leash gets stuck in elevator doors

A man saved his neighbor's dog after its leash got caught in an elevator door on Monday and their apartment security cameras captured the rescue.
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Man saves dog after leash gets stuck in elevator

Security footage shows a Texas man leap into action and save his neighbor's Pomeranian after its leash got caught in elevator doors.
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See man rescue dog after its leash gets stuck in elevator

Security footage shows a Texas man leap into action and save his neighbor's Pomeranian after its leash got caught in elevator doors.
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USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list

USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list ranks the 150 top-selling titles each week based on an analysis of sales from U.S. booksellers.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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