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IRS seeks information about Norway bank accounts

Federal courts in Oklahoma and several other states have authorized the Internal Revenue Service to gather information from financial institutions in those states about people who have used certain credit or debit cards in Norway. Full story

Prince William: Why Paternity Leave Is Good for the Whole Family

When Prince William revealed he was taking two weeks paid paternity leave, he sent a strong message: Dads are critical during a newborn's first few weeks of life. Full story

Statoil sees Q2 earnings sink on weak oil prices

Lower oil and gas prices weighed heavily on second-quarter earnings at Norway's Statoil, even though production levels were more or less unchanged. Full story

Norway rejects U.N. experts claims on Somalia assistance

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Norway has complained to the U.N. Security Council that accusations by U.N. experts that Oslo's assistance to Somalia was a cover to promote the commercial interests of Norwegian oil companies were "completely unfounded and simply wrong." Full story

Woman jailed for reporting rape released, pardoned

   Interior designer Marta Deborah Dalelv said she will return home to Norway as soon as possible after being jailed in Dubai for 16 months. After reporting her own rape, she was charged with perjury and having had extramarital sex.

Dubai pardons Norwegian woman convicted after reporting rape

DUBAI (Reuters) - Dubai has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to the emirate, the public prosecutor's office said on Monday. Full story

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