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French submarine that disappeared with 52 sailors on board in 1968 found

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A French Navy submarine which inexplicably disappeared off the Toulon coast in the Mediterranean on January 17, 1968 has finally been rediscovered over five decades later. The Minerve disappeared without a trace with 52 sailors on board, amid speculation that a faulty rudder, a possible collision with another vessel, or even a torpedo or missile Read More

‘Not a threat or a bluff’: Turkey promises tit-for-tat response if US imposes sanctions over S-400s

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Ankara has warned it will retaliate in kind if the US imposes sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems, while Moscow has hinted at a potential expansion of defense cooperation with Turkey. The first deliveries of Russian surface-to-air S-400 defense systems arrived in Turkey earlier in July, as part of a Read More

Franklin Electric Declares Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend

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FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Franklin Electric Co., Inc. (NASDAQ: FELE) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.145 per share payable August 15, 2019, to shareholders of record on August 1, 2019. Franklin Electric is a global leader in the production and marketing of Read More

TerraForm Power to Acquire Large-Scale U.S. Distributed Generation Platform

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Investment Highlights Acquisition is expected to add ~320 megawatts of distributed generation assets in 20 states and in the District of Columbia Expected to grow TerraForm Power’s distributed generation portfolio to ~750 megawatts, making it one of the largest distributed generation businesses in the United States Portfolio consists of recently constructed assets that have an Read More

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE), facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer Read More

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector’s main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people. FILE PHOTO: A helmet with a logo of Vale SA is seen in a collapsed tailings dam Read More

Strong quake jolts Athens, three people lightly injured

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday, briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic. Rocks block part of a road following an earthquake in Aspropirgos, near Athens, Greece, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis The European Earthquake Read More

Polish newspaper compared to ‘German fascists’ over ‘LGBT-free zone’ stickers

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A conservative Polish newspaper has kicked off heated controversy after announcing it would include ‘LGBT-free zone’ stickers in a future issue, prompting comparisons to anti-Jewish signs and slogans used by the Nazis. A preview of the contentious sticker was shared to Twitter on Wednesday by Gazeta Polska, a right-of-center publication with a readership of around Read More

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More

Heat wave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages. Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, Read More