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US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

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The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US. Andrew Garfield published now widely discredited and condemned research suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. In 2010 his licence to practice was revoked and he was struck off the Read More

Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink

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PARIS (Reuters) – Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year’s harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks. FILE PHOTO: A farmer plows next to a rapeseed field, near the Mont Saint-Michel 11th century abbey, in Ardevon, Normandy, Read More

Canada’s first Tier 4 final service rig

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5/23/2019 Photo: CARE Industries Tier 4, final-certified service rig build for Compass Well Servicing in Red Deer, Canada. RED DEER, Canada — Built by CARE Industries, Canada’s first Tier 4 final-certified service rig was recently delivered to Compass Well Servicing in Red Deer. To stay productive, oil and gas operations must upgrade their equipment to Read More

Amazon heads off facial recognition rebellion

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Shareholders seeking to halt Amazon’s sale of its facial recognition technology to US police forces have been defeated in two votes that sought to pressure the company into a rethink. Civil rights campaigners had said it was “perhaps the most dangerous surveillance technology ever developed”. But investors rejected the proposals at the company’s annual general Read More

‘How can you harass code?’ UN report calling ‘feminine’ Alexa & Siri SEXIST prompts ridicule online

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Default feminine voices used in AI assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri promote gender stereotypes of female subservience, a new UN report has claimed, prompting the internet to ask the question: “Can you harass code?” The report, released Wednesday by the UN’s cultural and scientific body UNESCO, found that the majority of AI assistant Read More

ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE THE CLOSING OF THE FIRST TRANCHE IN A SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES

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Allentown, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —                         ALIMENTATION COUCHE-TARD AND CROSSAMERICA ANNOUNCE THE CLOSING OF THE FIRST TRANCHE IN A SERIES OF ASSET EXCHANGES Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (“Couche-Tard”). has transferred to CrossAmerica 60 U.S. company-operated convenience and fuel retail stores (the “Circle K stores”) CrossAmerica has transferred to Couche-Tard 17 company-operated convenience and fuel Read More

KLX Energy Services Reports Financial Results for First Quarter Ended April 30, 2019; Provides Second Quarter Financial Guidance, Confirms Full Year 2019 Guidance

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WELLINGTON, Fla., May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KLX Energy Services Holdings, Inc. (“KLX Energy Services” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: KLXE), a leading U.S. onshore provider of mission critical oilfield services, today reported its first fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2019 financial results. During the first quarter, KLX Energy Services completed the acquisitions of Tecton Read More

Changing the world, one supplier at a time

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5/20/2019 Photo: Blue Bull Energy President & Founder, Blue Bell Energy. LONDON — The oil & gas industry can be proud of the opportunities it creates in developing countries. The problem is that local suppliers are often overwhelmed by the complex array of international and national standards relating to the industry across everything from Health Read More

If Tehran wants to fight, that’ll be the official end of Iran, Trump warns

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US President Donald Trump has threatened Tehran that it would “the official end” if it fights in a tweet as Washington builds up its military presence close to Iran. It’s unclear what triggered the US leader as all the Iranian officials were saying in recent days is that they want to avoid a military confrontation Read More

Iran wants peace but not ‘afraid’ of war – Revolutionary Guards chief

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Iran does not want war with the United States, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards has claimed, adding that Washington lacks the “will” to fight Tehran. “The difference between us and them is that they are afraid of war and don’t have the will for it,” Major General Hossein Salami said, according to the Read More