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President Trump nominates new Ambassador to Norway

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Category: Government

President Donald J. Trump announced today his intent to nominate Kenneth J. Braithwaite of Pennsylvania to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Norway. Mr. Braithwaite, a distinguished 27-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserve, currently serves as Group Senior Vice President for Vizient, a healthcare […]

Source: US Embassy in Norway


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Supreme Court to consider major digital privacy case on Microsoft email storage

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Category: Defense / Security

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a second important case on digital privacy, agreeing to hear a dispute between the federal government and Microsoft about emails stored overseas. The case began in 2013, when U.S. prosecutors got a warrant to access emails in a drug trafficking investigation. The data was stored on Microsoft servers in […]

Source: Washington Post


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Norwegian Government Proposes Significant Boost in Defence Expenditures

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Category: Defense / Security

The Norwegian government continues to give priority to the defence sector in its annual budget proposal through a NOK 3 billion increase in 2018. It shows the government’s commitment to increase defence spending every year to meet the ambitions set out in the Long Term Plan “Capable and sustainable” for the defence sector for the […]

Source: Regjeringen


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Foreløpig ingen «USA-grense» på Gardermoen

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Category: Airline / Travel

Siden ingen amerikanske flyselskaper har rute til USA fra Gardermoen, er det foreløpig helt utelukket å få til en forenklet innreiseordning til USA. Norge og Sverige har i flere år jobbet med å få på plass en ordning med såkalt preclearance for flyreisende til USA. Ordningen innebærer at amerikanske tjenestemenn fra US Customs and Border […]

Source: Dagbladet


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Norway sees growth pick-up, but keeps oil fund spending high

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Category: Accounting / Financial

Norway’s government raised its economic growth forecasts for 2017 and 2018 on Thursday and said it would keep a lid on the proportion of oil revenues it spends in next year’s budget. Norway has increasingly relied on the sovereign oil fund, now worth a record $1 trillion, to boost state revenues during a two-year slowdown […]

Source: Reuters


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