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White House will not turn over documents on AT&T-Time Warner merger

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(Reuters) – The White House has told two U.S. House Democrats it will not turn over documents that could show whether Republican President Donald Trump sought to intervene in the regulatory review of AT&T Inc’s $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner Inc. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks to the media as he arrives Read More

Facebook wants to install a massive fiber optic cable around Africa

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Facebook has dominated the tech news for months with a variety of privacy issues, from hacked accounts to user data stolen to Russian bots spying on us. But now the social media giant is making headlines for a different reason. Facebook officials say they want to install a massive underwater fiber optic cable, just not Read More

Yellow Vests flood streets of France for 20th weekend in a row

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Thousands of protesters are rallying across France as Yellow Vest demonstrations show no sign of abating on their 20th week despite authorities banning many locations. A heavy police presence can be seen throughout the country. In Paris, protesters gathered in two locations, forming a joint column. The Yellow Vests are now marching towards Trocadéro square. Read More

Selskabsmeddelelse 4/2019

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INDKALDELSE til ordinær generalforsamling i Nordic Shipholding A/S Bestyrelsen indkalder herved til den ordinære generalforsamling i Nordic Shipholding A/S, CVR-nr. 76 35 17 16 (”Selskabet”), der afholdes torsdag den 25. april 2019, kl. 10.00, Danske Rederier (tidl. Danmarks Rederiforening) Amaliegade 33, 1256 København K Dagsorden: Bestyrelsens beretning for regnskabsåret 2018 Fremlæggelse af årsrapporten for 2018 Read More

Article 13: Memes exempt as EU backs controversial copyright law

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Copyright laws which critics say could change the internet have been voted in by the European Parliament. The new rules, including the controversial Article 13, will hold tech firms responsible for material posted without copyright permission. Sharing memes and GIFs will still be allowed under the new laws. Many musicians and creators say the legislation Read More

Houston suburbs lift travel restrictions imposed after petrochemical fire

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Two Houston-area cities told residents to stay indoors and closed schools on Thursday due to air pollution from a petrochemical plant fire, then lifted the travel restrictions after airborne levels of the chemicals abated. Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, Texas, Read More

Houston suburbs order residents indoors, close schools after chemical plant fire

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution after a petrochemical plant fire. Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, Texas, U.S., March 18, 2019. Jaimie Meldrum/@jamiejow/Handout Read More

Texas residents ordered indoors, schools closed after chemical plant fire

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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Residents of two Houston-area cities were told to stay indoors and schools in six communities were closed on Thursday due to air pollution by a cancer-causing chemical after a petrochemical plant fire. Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston, Texas, U.S., March Read More

Engineers develop cheap, simple tests for car emissions

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DUEBENDORF, Switzerland (Reuters) – Engineers working to tackle carcinogenic pollution from cars have developed cheap and simple devices to test the effectiveness of particle filters, which could help take toxic vehicles off roads without resorting to blanket bans. Cars pass a sign alerting about fine particulates on a busy street in downtown Stuttgart, Germany, February Read More