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Minnesotan Scandinavians Irked as Ted Cruz Blocks Ambassador Nominees

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Category: Politics

Presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz is blocking a vote in the U.S. Senate to confirm the Norwegian and Swedish ambassador nominations. The move by the Texas Republican has angered some members of Minnesota’s sizable Scandinavian communities, as Norway has been without an ambassador for more than 800 days and Sweden tops 400 days without a […]

Source: Star Tribune

Published: December 13, 2018


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Republicans: Give Norway a US Ambassador

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Category: Politics

Norway has been without an American ambassador for more than 850 days. It is time for Ted Cruz and his fellow Senate Republicans to allow crucial nominations to pass. More than two years have passed since the American ambassador to Norway, Barry White, completed his tour and left the country. An uncontroversial candidate stands ready […]

Source: The Huffington Post

Published: December 13, 2018


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Rubio: Sanders Would be a Great President — for Norway

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Category: Politics

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders’ political leanings belong in another country. “I think Bernie Sanders is a great candidate for president — of Norway,” Rubio said Saturday at the New Hampshire GOP’s First In The Nation presidential town hall in Nashua. “I don’t want to be called Norwegian , I […]

Source: The Hill

Published: December 13, 2018


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‘TTIP kan vekke til live norsk EU-debatt’

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Category: Trade

NHO og europaminister Elisabeth Aspaker: – Vi ønsker norsk EU-medlemskap. Men en EU-debatt er ikke relevant nå. En TTIP-avtale mellom EU og USA kan forandre på det. Det sa NHO-direktør for internasjonalisering og europapolitikk, Tore Myhre, til Høyres europapolitiske konferanse i Oslo. Den nyutnevnte europaminister Elisabeth Aspaker (H) sier seg enig: – Jeg tror at […]

Source: abc nyheter

Published: September 1, 2016


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US and European Business Groups Urge Agreement on Data Flows

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Category: IP & Innovation

Cross-border data flows are essential to innovation, job creation, and economic growth in both Europe and the United States.  This week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, along with BUSINESSEUROPE, DIGITALEUROPE, and the Information Technology Industry Council issued a letter to President Obama, the Presidents of the European Commission and Council, and the heads of the […]

Source: US Chamber of Commerce

Published: December 13, 2018


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