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White House’s Cohn Wants to See ‘More and More’ LNG Terminals

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Category: Energy

If Gary Cohn gets his way, the U.S. could be the biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas in the world. The director of the White House’s National Economic Council — and former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. president — said the administration would step up approvals for LNG export terminals, starting with a project in the Northwest […]

Source: Bloomberg

Published: April 29, 2017


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Drosjemonopol for fall – priskutt i vente

Business

Category: Automobile / Transport

Et ferskt ESA-vedtak pålegger Norge å avvikle drosjemonopolet innen to måneder. Efta er i ferd med å gjøre det Uber ikke klarte. I alle år har det vært et fast tak for antall drosjeløyver i hvert fylke. Begrensningen av taxitilbudet gir nødvendigvis høyere taxipriser for forbruker. Det er dette som i korthet kalles «taximonopolet». Det er strengt […]

Source: DN

Published: April 29, 2017


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HiOA Blir Universitet og Starter Samarbeid med IBM

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Category: Education / Research

Til neste år blir dette Norges neste universitet. Navnet er foreløpig ikke bestemt, men kanskje blir det det Aker Universitet? Uansett er forvandlingen og planene allerede godt i gang. Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus (HiOA) tar flere grep på veien. Det inkluderer styrking av sitt teknologifakultet. Onsdag ettermiddag signerte skolen en fersk samarbeidsavtale med en amerikansk […]

Source: Digi.no

Published: April 29, 2017


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Poll: 62% of US Voters Support Controversial Border-Adjustment Tax

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Category: Government

A majority of registered voters support a proposal to impose a new 20 percent tax on imports, according to a new poll. The Harvard-Harris Poll survey found that 62 percent of Americans would support a 20 percent tax on all goods made outside the United States. The idea is backed by 77 percent of Republicans, […]

Source: The Hill

Published: April 29, 2017


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Speaker Ryan and Delegation Reaffirm Strong Partnership in Norway

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Category: Government

OSLO, NORWAY — Beginning a four-nation visit focused on strengthening our transatlantic alliances, a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) arrived in Norway to meet with top government officials.  “We believe that the NATO alliance is as important today as it ever has been, and that is something that we in the United […]

Source: Speaker.gov

Published: April 29, 2017


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