Europe Expands Virtual Borders To Thwart Migrants

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It was after midnight in the Maltese search-and-rescue zone of the Mediterranean when a rubber boat originating from Libya carrying dozens of migrants encountered a hulking cargo ship from Madeira and a European military aircraft. When I got to Libya, I didn’t have money,” Jacob says.

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US DOE, IEA member countries releasing a total of 60 million barrels of oil from reserves

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The IEA estimates that the unrest in Libya had removed 132 million barrels of light, sweet crude oil from the market by the end of May. IEA net oil-importing countries have a legal obligation to hold emergency oil reserves equivalent to at least 90 days of net oil imports.

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Uber, Lyft respond to Trump ban on entry to US from targeted countries

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Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order suspending “immigrant and nonimmigrant entry” into the US from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen for 90 days, with the potential for adding further countries of origin to the list of proscribed. Uber will: Provide 24/7 legal support for drivers who are trying to get back into the country. Create a $3 million legal defense fund to help drivers with immigration and translation services.

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