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South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax

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(Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.) FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near cooling towers of the Hendrina power station, located south of Middelburg, South Africa, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s average temperatures are rising more Read More

Amazon facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote

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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, while a resolution to audit the service drew more support, a regulatory filing on Friday showed. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. Read More

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default

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FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines plane with the Continental Airlines logo on its tail, taxis to the runway at O’Hare International airport in Chicago October 1, 2010. UAL Corp and Continental Airlines Inc. closed their merger on Friday to form the world’s largest carrier, called United Airlines. REUTERS/Frank Polich (Reuters) – United Airlines said on Read More

Singapore chases tech ‘Jedi Masters’ for Silicon Valley ambitions

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene. A man passes a Google signage outside their office in Singapore May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su He made the 8,000-mile trip, but said Read More

Cequence Energy Announces Proposed Debt Transaction Private Placement and Credit Facility Renewal Update

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CALGARY, Alberta, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cequence Energy Ltd. (“Cequence” or the “Company”) (TSX: CQE) is pleased to announce a proposed debt restructuring transaction, private placement and credit facility renewal update. Under the terms of a first amending agreement to the Company’s $60.0 million Term Loan entered into between the Company and the Read More

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division

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FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA’s passenger jet unit, it will call the Read More

US offshore oil and gas plan on pause, potentially for years

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Highlights Proposal for 47 lease sales likely to be scrapped Court ruling, opposition complicates path forward Work likely on hold until after 2020 election Washington — In January 2018, the Interior Department unveiled a draft proposed leasing plan to open nearly all federal waters to oil and gas drilling, but a federal judge’s ruling and Read More

Global growth worries slam Wall St. as trade tensions persist

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of technology companies as well as businesses in cyclical sectors on fears that the escalating trade war between United States and China would stymie global economic growth. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Read More

Moscow concerned over Haftar’s ‘purge’ plan as UN warns Libya is heading towards civil war

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A plan by Libyan National Army commander Khalifa Haftar to wipe out “terrorists” has sparked concern in Moscow as it is unclear who is considered a target. It comes as the UN warns that Libya is on the verge of a new civil war. If Haftar genuinely seeks to free Libya from terrorists, he should Read More

Deutsche Bank CEO pledges tough investment bank cuts as shares hit low

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank’s chief executive promised shareholders “tough cutbacks” at its underperforming investment bank on Thursday as he battled to convince them he can turn around Germany’s biggest lender, whose shares hit a record low. Ranked as one of the most important banks in the global financial system, the bank has been plagued Read More