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Big companies commit to slash emissions ahead of U.N. climate summit

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Almost 90 big companies in sectors from food to cement to telecommunications are pledging to slash their greenhouse gas emissions in a new campaign to steer multi-nationals towards a low-carbon future, organizers said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Young people protest outside of the San Francisco Federal Building during a Climate Strike Read More

Ramp walks, dancing: Indian watchdog clamps down on flight crew TikTok videos

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s aviation regulator has told airlines to crack down on the behavior of flight crew after several videos on popular Chinese video app TikTok showed crew members singing and dancing while on duty, a senior official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The logo of TikTok application is seen on a mobile phone Read More

Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb

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OVER THE NORWEGIAN SEA, Norway(Reuters) – Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink. FILE PHOTO: Kathryn Bennett, a postgraduate student Read More

U.N. climate summit to test world’s resolve to halt warming

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WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – After a summer of wildfires, heat waves and hurricanes, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is banking on new pledges from governments and businesses to abandon fossil fuels during a special climate summit in New York on Monday. Former U.S. President Barack Obama fist bumps Greta Thunberg during a meeting at Read More

WATCH NATO jets shadowing Russian nuke-capable bomber over Baltic Sea

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Russian airmen have filmed a swarm of Belgian, Danish, Polish and Swedish fighter jets flanking a Tu-160 Blackjack bomber and its escort while on routine patrol over the Baltic Sea. Released by the Defense Ministry on Wednesday, the spectacular footage shows the supersonic Tupolev Tu-160 bomber taking off from an undisclosed airfield and heading for Read More

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

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LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to guarantee the supply of life-saving drugs through a chaotic Brexit. Georgina shows off her insulin medical supplies at her home in London, Read More

UAE’s Ruwais upgrade may boost naphtha, middle distillates output: OMV CEO

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Abi Dhabi — An upgrade of the Ruwais refinery, Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s biggest processing facility, may help boost naphtha and middle distillates output thanks to the introduction of new crudes other than Murban, according to the CEO of OMV, one of three shareholders in ADNOC Refining. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

Footing the bill for IS? Jihadists embroiled in massive tax fraud scheme in Denmark, reports say

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Two men accused of defrauding the Danish Treasury of millions of dollars in unpaid value-added tax (VAT) are jihadists who may have used their shady businesses to finance terrorists in Syria, according to Danish media reports. An investigation carried out by Dagbladet Information and Jyllands-Posten found that a large-scale VAT scam in Denmark has ties Read More

10,000+ cases under review in Denmark after phone data glitch used to convict the innocent

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Dozens of prisoners have been released and over 10,700 criminal cases are under review after Danish police realized the software they use to pinpoint the location of cellphone users is riddled with inaccuracies. Some 32 prisoners – some of whom had already been convicted and sentenced – were released after an external audit launched late Read More

7 things to know before the bell

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Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just over half of Monet, the Read More