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Trump's Homeland Security Secretary Claims She Doesn't Know If Norway is Mostly White

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen appeared to hesitate when asked whether Norwegians come from a predominantly white country. Nielsen gave her questionable remark while testifying under oath in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday on a new report from her department regardi

NEWSWEEK - 2018-01-16 18:29:17

Leahy Challenges Merit-Based System: 'Being from Norway Is Not a Skill'

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was grilled over reports that President Trump used the word, "s***hole" to describe Haiti, El Salvador and African nations during an immigration meeting last week. He was supposedly asking lawmakers why we are accepting immigrants from those countries and not more immi

TOWNHALL - 2018-01-16 17:15:00

Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.04%

Reuters. Norway shares higher at close of trade; Oslo OBX up 0.04% Investing.com - Norway equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare Equipment & Services, Telecoms and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher. At the close in Oslo, the Oslo OBX added 0.04%. The bigg

INVESTING.COM - 2018-01-16 17:07:36

Trump official: 'I don't know if Norway is predominantly white' – video

Donald Trump's secretary of homeland security, Kirstjen Nielsen, admits not knowing whether Norway's population is mainly white, during questioning by the Senate homeland security committee. Asked by Senator Patrick Leahy if Norway is 'predominantly white', Nielsen replies: 'I actually do not know t

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-01-16 19:14:46

Norway awards record 75 oil exploration licenses, led by Statoil's 31

Norway awards a record 75 offshore oil exploration licenses - the most ever awarded in a licensing round on the Norwegian continental shelf - to Statoil (NYSE:STO), Aker BP (NYSE:BP), Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A, RDS.B), Total (NYSE:TOT) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), among others. STO was the biggest

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-01-16 18:10:32

Trump says he wants people "to come in from everywhere"

President Trump on Tuesday attempted to refute the description of comments he made about "sh*thole" or "sh*thouse" countries and Norway last week, telling reporters he wants people to "come in from everywhere." Mr. Trump, seated in the Oval Office with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbaev, was

CBS NEWS - 2018-01-16 18:55:29

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen Fails to Make Norway's Olympic Team

OSLO, Norway - Olympic great Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has failed to make Norway's biathlon team for the Pyeongchang Games, missing out on a chance to compete at his seventh Olympics. With 13 medals, including eight gold, Bjoerndalen is the most decorated Winter Olympian in history. Tore Ovrebo, the hea

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-16 12:57:33

Iowa voters laugh after GOP senator says Trump is standing up for Norway

Voters in Iowa laughed when Sen. Joni ErnstJoni Kay ErnstThanks to the farm lobby, the US is stuck with a broken ethanol policyUS trade deficit rises on record imports from ChinaFlake, GOP senators to meet with Trump on tradeMORE (R-Iowa) told them that President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat

THE HILL - 2018-01-16 14:15:20

Norway pledges to shut down all fox and mink fur farms by 2025

Norway's government has pledged to shut all fur farms by 2025, a move welcomed by animal rights charities. The country is the 14th European nation to phase out fur farming, according to Humane Society International (HSI), which campaigns against the fur trade. Norway's Conservative Prime Minister Er

THE INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-16 15:28:13

Statoil may build onshore terminal for Castberg oil: minister

SANDEFJORD, Norway (Reuters) - Statoil has begun work on a proposal to build an onshore terminal in northern Norway for handling oil from the Arctic offshore Johan Castberg oilfield and other yet-to-be-developed resources, the country's energy minister and Statoil's chief executive said on Tuesday.

REUTERS - 2018-01-16 16:55:58

In Infamous Meeting, Trump Spoke of Attracting Asian Immigrants

Everyone is putting such weight on last Thursday's White House meeting, it'd be nice to have a transcript to know exactly what was said. As it is, we are working off differing, fuzzy accounts that, while broadly consistent, are inevitably influenced by the viewpoints of the various participants (my

ARTICLE.NATIONALREVIEW.COM - 2018-01-16 15:20:56

Norway's sovereign fund excludes 9 more firms on ethics grounds

January 16, 2018 / 9:27 AM / Updated 3 minutes ago OSLO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Norway's $1.07 trillion sovereign wealth fund has excluded nine more companies from its portfolio based on breaches of its ethical investment criteria, the Norwegian central bank, which manages the fund, said in a statement

REUTERS - 2018-01-16 09:26:17

Norway's DNB will lend more to big firms in 2018 -executive

OSLO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Norway's DNB, the country's biggest bank, has significant funds available for lending to large corporation in 2018, executive vice president Harald Serck-Hanssen told Reuters on Tuesday. "There's a change here. While we've been cutting back on lending to big firms in the la

REUTERS - 2018-01-16 11:40:52

BAE ditched by Norway's $1 trillion investment fund over nuclear weapon concerns

Defence group BAE Systems has been "excluded" from investment by Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund for ethical reasons. Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) said BAE had been dropped from investment status by the state pension fund it runs because of the company's "involvement in the pr

TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-16 11:41:00

Norway's $1.1 Trillion Wealth Fund Dumps Nuclear Arms Producers

Norway's wealth fund dumped a series of companies involved in making nuclear weapons and excluded others based on human rights concerns as the $1.1 trillion investor steps up its scrutiny over how corporations behave. AECOM, BAE Systems, Fluor Corp. and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. were exclu

BLOOMBERG - 2018-01-16 09:54:35

Norway's Oil Fund Excludes Companies Including BAE Systems on Ethical Grounds

Norges Bank Investment Management, the arm of Norway's central bank that manages the country's $1.1 trillion oil fund, said Tuesday that it has excluded a further nine companies from the fund on ethical grounds. Continue Reading Below Among those excluded is U.K. weapons maker BAE Systems PLC becau

FOXBUSINESS - 2018-01-16 10:41:30

EMX Royalty Executes Definitive Sale Agreement for the Modum Cobalt Project in Norway to Boreal Metals

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 16, 2018) - EMX Royalty Corporation (TSXV: EMX) (NYSE American: EMX)(the "Company" or "EMX") is pleased to announce the execution of a definitive agreement (the "Agreement") for the sale of the Modum cobalt project (the "Project") in Norway to B

CNBC - 2018-01-16 08:05:00

A Very Royal Tour: 48 Hours in Oslo

Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. The popular Aker Brygge restaurant and business district of Oslo's Harbour Promenade. With a British royal wedding on the horizon, there seemed to be no better time than the present to go wheels up again on my self-pro

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-01-16 05:27:19

May faces tougher transition stance from EU amid Norway pressure

EU and UK flags Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Theresa May has been hit with a double Brexit blow as the EU toughened up its terms for a transition period and Norway privately warned Brussels that giving in to the UK's demands for a "special" trade deal could force it to rip up its own agreements

THE GUARDIAN - 2018-01-16 07:29:17

UPDATE 1-Norway's Aker BP raises 2018 dividend forecast, more to come

(Adds quotes, details) OSLO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Norway's Aker BP will pay out $450 million in dividends for 2018, $100 million more than previously indicated, and has "a clear ambition" to raise them by the same amount each year to 2021, the oil company said on Monday. "Our financial position has

REUTERS - 2018-01-15 07:24:20