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Weight of change: Kilogram shakeup confuses netizens

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A vote by scientists to redefine the kilogram in terms of universal natural constants has brought about confusion online, as people joked about metric system measurements that few seemed to fully understand. For over 130 years, the kilogram was physically represented by one very special lump of platinum. On Friday, the General Conference on Weights Read More

Black or brown? Twitter explodes over Juncker wearing ‘different’ shoes

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A Twitter storm broke out after it was suggested that Jean-Claude Juncker was wearing shoes of different color during a press briefing. Some blamed it on alcohol, but there might be a bit more to the story. A video uploaded on Twitter shows European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker finishing up a news conference in Brussels. Read More

Karate-loving 10 year-old Siberian girl fends off outdoor pedophile attack

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The preteen used her skills to hold off the attacker until help arrived on the scene. The 43-year-old suspect has been taken into custody. Police say the attack took place on Wednesday evening in the small Siberian town of Lesosibirsk, when the would-be victim, aged ten, was walking alone to her after-school karate lesson. The Read More

Total U.S. natural gas stocks end refill season at lowest level in 13 years

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November 15, 2018 Working natural gas in underground storage in the Lower 48 states as of October 31, 2018, totaled 3,208 billion cubic feet (Bcf), according to interpolated data from EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report released on November 8. Inventory levels for the Lower 48 states and in each of the U.S. natural gas Read More

U.S. farmers scramble to contain trade-war damage, find new markets

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ADDIEVILLE, Ill.(Reuters) – Clouds crowded the Illinois sky as Nick Harre walked away from his combine at the peak of harvest to join four fellow farmers in greeting some unlikely visitors. Members of Illinois Soybean Growers Association and a trade group of grain buyers from Sri Lanka inspect soybeans of Pioneer-DuPont Seed facility in Addieville, Read More

Prairie Provident Confirms Shareholder Consent Process for Acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd.

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CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Prairie Provident Resources Inc. (“Prairie Provident” or the “Company”) (TSX:PPR) is pleased to confirm that, in connection with its previously-announced acquisition of Marquee Energy Ltd. (“Marquee”), the Company elected to obtain requisite approval of the Prairie Provident shareholders by written consent.  The acquisition is proposed to be Read More

Corridor Announces Third Quarter Results and Guidance for Winter 2018/2019

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HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX – CDH): Corridor Resources Inc. (“Corridor”) announced today its third quarter financial results. The following table provides a summary of Corridor’s financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2018, with comparisons to the three and nine months ended September Read More

Tecogen Announces Third Quarter 2018 Results

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Reporting a 14% increase in Product Sales WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ:TGEN), a leading manufacturer of clean energy products which, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer’s carbon footprint, reported revenues of $7,938,684 for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 compared to $8,501,198 for the Read More

Hedge funds resume attack on sterling as Brexit fears mount: McGeever

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(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) Pound Sterling notes and change are seen inside a cash resgister in a coffee shop in Manchester, Britain, September 21, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) – The likelihood of a hard Brexit, where the UK economy crashes out Read More

Shale cash gusher sees EOG join $1 billion-a-quarter club

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By Kevin Crowley on 11/12/2018 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — The well-heeled, buttoned-down world of international oil now has competition from cowboy boots and jeans.  EOG Resources Inc.’s $1.1 billion in third-quarter adjusted net income vaulted the biggest American shale driller into the same league as Italian oil giant Eni, ConocoPhillips and Occidental Petroleum and ahead of Read More