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St. Patrick’s Day: From Japan to Africa to US and ‘space’, world goes green (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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With St Patrick’s Day falling on a Sunday this year, Irish and non-Irish alike have been given a whole weekend to get fully “involved” in the festivities. RT brings you some of the best Paddy’s Day action from around the globe. Most Irish will scoff at the cliché of drinking beer that’s been dyed green. Read More

Tel Aviv tries out new crosswalk lights for cellular addicts

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A woman holds children hands near a pedestrian crossing as they look at newly installed ground-level crosswalk lights, in Tel Aviv, Israel March 14, 2019. REUTERS/Corinna Kern TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s bustling business capital wants to stop “smartphone zombies” in their tracks. Tel Aviv has placed ground-level LED lightstrips, which turn red and green, Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash: Questions that remain unanswered

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The crash of the 737 MAX 8 jet in Ethiopia has rocked the world and apparently spelled hard times for Boeing. The incident itself – as well as its aftermath – has also raised some questions that need to be answered. In the wake of the tragedy, the US manufacturer struggles to contain the fallout Read More

Tesla unveils Model Y as electric vehicle race heats up, price starts at $39,000

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc unveiled its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle on Thursday evening in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals. Chief Executive Elon Musk said the compact SUV, built on the same platform as the Model 3, would Read More

Tesla unveils Model Y SUV as electric vehicle competition heats up

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc unveiled its Model Y electric sports utility vehicle on Thursday evening in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals. Tesla Inc’s Model Y electric sports utility vehicle is pictured in this undated handout photo released on March Read More

‘No vaccine, no school’: Italy starts punishing parents who refuse to immunize their kids

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Italian parents are being warned not to send their kids to school without vaccinations, or face a €500 fine, while children under six can be turned away altogether. Following months of debate over the issue of mandatory vaccines in Italy, the deadline has been reached for parents to prove their children have received mandatory immunisations Read More

Your Money: Pay yourself first? Last is how small biz often works

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Everyone knows the Golden Rule of business is to pay yourself first. But more than half of small business owners are going months without pay – if they are taking any at all. FILE PHOTO – An employee of a bank counts US dollar notes at a branch in Hanoi, Vietnam Read More

John Oliver tackles robocalls by flooding FCC with spam calls

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“Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”(HBO) Do you hate picking up your phone and hearing an automated voice on the other end? John Oliver has your back. The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight has come up with a new way to encourage FCC commissioners to take a harder stance on robocalls: by robocalling them. Read More

Shale on brink of MandA as oil majors flex muscles in Permian

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By Kevin Crowley on 3/11/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Cowboy boots and turquoise belt buckles are giving way to smart suits and silk ties as the world’s biggest shale oil field prepares for mergers. As oil executives from across the world gather in Houston for the annual CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference, the Permian basin in Read More

Oil's big reset: Energy majors learn to thrive after price crash

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By Javier Blas on 3/10/2019 LONDON (Bloomberg) — When OPEC started an oil-price war in late 2014, most people believed U.S. shale was doomed. In reality, the giant oil majors suffered most — burdened by expensive mega-projects, Chevron Corp., BP Plc and the rest struggled to adapt to the fall in energy prices. Slowly, those Read More