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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert (August 29, 2020 13:00)

­­Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Oslo, Norway – August 29, 2020 There are two demonstrations planned for this Saturday, August 29, 2020, from 1300 to 1500 hours at Eidsvoll Plass in front of the Storting (Parliament) in downtown Oslo – one by a group called “Stop islamisation of Norway” (SIAN) and a counter-protest by Oslo ...
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ACTING U.S. ATTORNEY ANNOUNCES FEDERAL CHARGES AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATION TO DISMANTLE ONLINE PIRACY GROUP

The Sparks Group is Alleged to Have Caused Tens of Millions of Dollars in Losses to Film Production Studios NEW YORK – Acting United States Attorney Audrey Strauss for the Southern District of New York, Special Agent-in-Charge Peter C. Fitzhugh of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York Field Office, and Inspector-in-Charge Philip ...
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Interior and Norway Strengthen Offshore Energy and Mineral Resource Knowledge and Experience

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior formalized its partnership with the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of the Kingdom of Norway to strengthen cooperation in offshore mineral, oil and gas, and wind energy activities. Deputy Secretary of the Interior Katharine MacGregor and Norwegian Ambassador to the U.S. Kåre R. Aas signed a Memorandum ...
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Alert: COVID-19 Information – August 11, 2020

The Department of State has lifted the level 4 global health advisory to avoid all international travel.  The Department of State now advises that all citizens reconsider travel to Norway due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Norway due ...
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GEC Special Report: Russia’s Pillars of Disinformation and Propaganda

The Department’s Global Engagement Center (GEC) is leading and coordinating efforts of the U.S. Federal Government to recognize, understand, expose, and counter foreign propaganda and disinformation. In line with its congressional mandate, the GEC is releasing a special report that provides an overview of Russia’s disinformation and propaganda ecosystem. The report outlines the five pillars ...
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