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‘Influencing human behavior’: UK MoD-funded psychological research project leaked

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The UK Defense Ministry is actively looking for a contractor for its new psychological research, which is allegedly aimed at boosting troops’ performance and well-being. Some details of the project are quite unnerving, though. The ministry’s agency known as the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) has been seeking contributions from specialists in the fields Read More

Fiat Chrysler to recall 862,520 U.S. vehicles over emissions standards

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV will recall 862,520 gasoline-powered vehicles in the United States that do not meet U.S. emissions standards, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday. A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) sign is seen at its U.S. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, U.S. May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook The recall, reported Read More

U.S. business spending on equipment increases strongly in January

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose by the most in six months in January and shipments increased, pointing to solid business spending on equipment at the start of the year. FILE PHOTO: Caterpillar machines are seen at a construction site in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Read More

U.S. core capital goods orders post biggest gain in six months

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WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods rose by the most in six months in January and shipments increased, pointing to strong business spending on equipment at the start of the year. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday orders for non-defense capital goods excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending Read More

Halcón Resources Announces Fourth Quarter 2018 Results and Provides an Update on Operations and Other Activities

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DENVER, March 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) (“Halcón” or the “Company”) today announced its fourth quarter 2018 results and provided an update on recent well results, operations and other matters. Net production for the three months ended December 31, 2018 averaged 17,196 barrels of oil equivalent per day (Boe/d).  Production was Read More

U.S. consumer prices post first rise in four months

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WASHINGTON, March 12 – U.S. consumer prices rose for the first time in four months in February, but the pace of the increase was modest, resulting in the smallest annual gain in nearly 2-1/2 years. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry bags of purchased merchandise at the King of Prussia Mall, United States’ largest retail shopping space, Read More

Insurers face large claims after second Boeing 737 MAX crash

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co’s insurers face big claims from families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, coming less than six months after the crash of the same type of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, insurance and aviation sources said. Relatives and friends of Sara Gebremichael, 38, a senior hostess and a crew leader on Read More

BP awards contracts to McDermott, BHGE for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project

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3/11/2019 HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc., and Baker Hughes, a GE company have announced today that they have been awarded subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines (SURF) and subsea production system (SPS) equipment contracts by BP for the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim natural gas project, located offshore Mauritania and Senegal. BP, BHGE and McDermott are working together Read More

Russia-China jointly developed heavy-lift helicopters to be delivered by 2032

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The first of the 40-ton heavy-lift helicopters developed by Russia and China is to be delivered by 2032, chief designer of a Chinese helicopter manufacturer has revealed to state-linked newspaper Global Times. China wants to learn from Russia’s vast experience in building heavy helicopters, according to Wu Ximing of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China. Read More