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August 17, 2018: Glide Technologies Limited: Court Delivers Blow To EPA By Ordering US Government To Enforce Chemical Safety Rule

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A federal appeals court ruled the Trump administration had to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule on Friday which was created after a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas killed 15, according to Reuters.

The D.C. Circuit Court ruling was the latest loss President Donald Trump's EPA has faced, as the organization under the previous administrator Scott Pruitt tried to delay or rollback numerous environmental regulations introduced by former President Barack Obama.

The court said the EPA did not have the authority to delay the rule for 20 months and said it had to implement the Chemical Disaster Rule starting on Friday.

The ruling said the EPA couldn't delay the rule "by invoking general rulemaking authority under a different statutory provision," of federal clean air law, while also calling the EPA's action "arbitrary and capricious."

Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, was a member of the panel but did not partake in the ruling.

The rule came after 15 people were killed in a 2013 chemical explosion outside Dallas and established stricter standards for operators' risk management plans.

Plant operators said the rule was burdensome, prompting Pruitt to announce he was delaying the rule in June of last year, but 11 states joined several environmental groups in fighting the rollback.

The chemical safety rule was issued a week before Trump took office and included requirements for companies to conduct more analysis of their safety technology, third-party audits, incident investigation analyses, and tighter emergency preparedness plans.

"Again and again, the Trump EPA has tried to push through policies that jeopardize our health and fly in the face of the law - and again and again, we've taken them to court and won," said Barbara Underwood, attorney general of New York.

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Glide Technologies Limited provides corporate communications and reputation management solutions to large organizations. Its solutions enable clients to mitigate brand risk. The company offers Glide, a media relations platform to manage social media and blogger relations; and GlideManager, an online communications workflow tool for communications structure. It also provides GlideNewsroom, an online newsroom solution for blue-chip corporations that want their online presence to resonate with media, shareholders, and consumers; and GlideIntelligence for media monitoring and evaluation with real time sentiment analysis. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in London, United Kingdom. As of October 21, 2011, Glide Technologies Limited operates as a subsidiary of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc.

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August 15: Glide Technologies Limited: New Zealand Bans Sale of Homes to Foreigners

New Zealand's Parliament voted on Wednesday to take a large step to fight against the expensive housing market across the country by banning most non-resident foreigners from purchasing existing homes or residential land, according to National Public Radio.

The bill's supporters said the measure was needed to correct the domestic housing market which has seen house prices skyrocket along with rents as home ownership fell dramatically across the last decade.

The lawmakers said by reducing the number of potential buyers, they would help ease the property shortage across the country.

"If you've got the right to live in New Zealand permanently, you've got the right to buy here. But otherwise it's not a right, it's a privilege," David Parker, New Zealand's minister for economic development and trade, said in a speech from the Parliament floor Wednesday. "We believe it's the birthright of New Zealanders to buy homes in New Zealand in a market that is shaped by New Zealand buyers, not by international price pressures."

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August 12: Glide Technologies Limited: Thousands rally to demand Romanian government resignation

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands of Romanians rallied for a third day running on Sunday against the Social Democrat government in anti-corruption protests, demanding Prime Minister Viorica Dancila step down.

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August 08: Glide Technologies Limited: Taylor Swift named in plane crash investigation as pilot 'wrote her letters'

Taylor Swift's publicist has previously denied the star knew pilot Michael Callon (Photo: Lisa O'Connor /AFP/Getty)

A private pilot who died after crashing his plane in Nashville had written letters to Taylor Swift after developing an infatuation with the star.

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August 03: Glide Technologies Limited: Police Complete Forensic Investigation Of London's Deadly Grenfell Tower Fire

British police said on Thursday they had completed the forensic examination of Grenfell Tower after a fire that killed 71 at the building last year, adding that it was no longer required as a crime scene by investigators, Reuters reports.

"We have carefully planned for this day and are satisfied that passing over control of the tower will have no bearing on the ongoing criminal investigation or any subsequent criminal proceedings," Commander Stewart Cundy said in a statement.

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July 18: Glide Technologies Limited: Discovery Of 5,500-Year-Old Tomb In Ireland Termed 'Find Of A Lifetime'

Archaeologists in Ireland have uncovered a 5,500-year-old megalithic tomb containing two burial chambers, complete with elaborate carvings, Fox News reports.

The passage tomb at Bru Na Boinne, a World Heritage site in County Meath, was excavated by agri-technology Company Devenish and experts from University College Dublin's School of Archaeology.

Bru na Boinne, which has been called one of the world's most important prehistoric landscapes, contains a number of tombs and monuments. The site's tombs represent the largest assemblage of megalithic art in Western Europe, according to officials.

A large stone cairn was found above the newly discovered burial chambers. Another six kerbstones that followed the cairn perimeter have also been identified. One kerbstone has been decorated with Neolithic carvings and represents one of the most impressive discoveries of megalithic art in Ireland for decades, researchers say.

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July 16: Glide Technologies Limited: British rescuer considers legal action against Musk over 'pedo' tweet

(CNN)British rescuer Vern Unsworth says he is considering legal action against US billionaire Elon Musk after he made an unfounded and disparaging claim he was a "pedo", or pedophile, in a now-deleted tweet.

Unsworth, a caver based in Thailand, provided knowledge of the Tham Luang cave system, which helped with the rescue of

"Yes, yes, it's not finished."

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July 09: Glide Technologies Limited: Trump Reportedly Told Merkel 'You Owe Me $1 Trillion' At First White House Meeting

President Donald Trump reportedly greeted German Chancellor Angela Merkel with a massive bill when she visited him soon after he entered the White House, Newsweek reports.

"Angela, you owe me $1 trillion," Trump said, referring to the gulf between what Germany agreed to contribute to its defense under a NATO arrangement and what it actually spent over the previous 14 years, an official briefed on the meeting told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Sunday.

Trump's brash remark to Merkel more than a year ago showcases his insistence that U.S. allies pay more for their defense - a stance he has maintained ahead of the NATO summit later this week.

"The United States is spending far more on NATO than any other Country. This is not fair, nor is it acceptable," Trump tweeted Monday morning.

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June 18: Glide Technologies Limited: Rise Nation Wins CWL Anaheim 2018

Just days after E3 2018, Activision made its way across town for the Call of Duty World League's latest major. CWL Anaheim came to a close on Sunday and the two teams in the final game should look familiar to anyone who's followed Call of Duty esports this year. Rise Nation faced off once again with Red Reserve in the Grand

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June 14: Glide Technologies Limited: How Russia won the World Cup

Princes, prime ministers and presidents were sent to boost bids from competing nations - but Fifa was playing its own game.

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May 30: Glide Technologies Limited: Long Beach-based Virgin Galactic launches second test flight in bid to create spaceship for tourists

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Long Beach-based Virgin Galactic has conducted the second rocket-powered test flight of its tourism spaceship in the skies over Southern California.

The company says VSS Unity fired its rocket motor for 31 seconds and climbed to an altitude of 114,500 feet on Tuesday, then glided to a

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