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Bombardier says on track to solve Swiss train problems: paper

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A Bombardier logo is pictured during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) at Geneva Airport, Switzerland May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse ZURICH (Reuters) – Bombardier (BBDb.TO) is making progress resolving problems with double-decker passenger trains which have drawn criticism from buyer Swiss Federal Railways (SBB), the company’s Swiss country chief has told a Read More

Shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven U.S. economic growth

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – After tax cuts, rising incomes and buoyant stock markets set off a consumer boom in 2018, signs are emerging that the main engine of U.S. economic growth could sputter, and a record-long government shutdown further muddies the waters. FILE PHOTO: A federal worker left unpaid or furloughed collects a free bag Read More

Hitachi debacle strengthens Franco-Chinese hand in UK nuclear

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PARIS (Reuters) – Hitachi’s decision to freeze its $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain strengthens the hand of France’s EDF (EDF.PA) and its Chinese partner in talks with the government on how to finance new reactors. FILE PHOTO: Construction workers are seen beside one of two ‘nuclear islands’ at the Hinkley Point C nuclear Read More

Five deaths blamed on storms that dump snow, rain on California

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(Reuters) – At least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California with at least five feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains this week, besides triggering flooding and mudslides, officials said. Forecasters expect the bitter weather to push eastwards into the Rockies and U.S. Midwest through the Read More

Camber Energy has reported its January 2019 update

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1/16/2019 Stratigraphy in West Texas. Photo: Cambra Energy. HOUSTON — Camber Energy, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, has provided a monthly update on its workover activities. In the Panhandle in Hutchinson County, Texas, the Company’s production Read More

Severe sandstorm hits Egyptian cities, ports

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Women cover their face near the River Nile during a sandstorm in Cairo, Egypt January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s capital Cairo and some of its port cities were hit by a severe sandstorm, with strong winds and heavy dust forcing the closure of several ports. Pedestrians ducked into buildings Read More

Canadians back Trudeau's pipeline, but some voters are wary

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By Josh Wingrove on 1/16/2019 OTTAWA (Bloomberg) — A wide margin of Canadians support an oil pipeline that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government is pushing to build — though it remains unpopular among some voting blocs key to his reelection, a poll has found.  In a poll published Wednesday by the Angus Reid Institute, 53% Read More

California storms to dump up to seven feet of snow, force evacuations

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Striking teachers in the Los Angeles public school system deal with the rain and wind after going on strike in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 14, 2019. Picture taken January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – A big Pacific storm is set to dump up to seven feet of snow in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains Read More

California storms to dump up to 7 feet of snow, force evacuations

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(Reuters) – Big Pacific storms are set to dump up to seven feet (2.1 meters) of snow in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and several inches of rain elsewhere in the state, forcing evacuations in areas at risk to mudslides. The first storm moved over Southern California on Tuesday, with rainfall of up to 3 inches Read More

Delta Air growth to slow further in first quarter as shutdown weighs

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(Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc (DAL.N) on Tuesday posted a slight beat in fourth-quarter profit but forecast a decline in revenue growth in the first quarter, hit by a partial government shutdown and worries about whether airlines can raise fares in an uncertain global economy. FILE PHOTO: A Delta airlines flight arrives in Salt Read More