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Cosmic black eye? Massive punch from dwarf planet may explain why our moon is so weird

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The far side of the moon is weirder than we previously thought and new research indicates that, in the distant past, the moon could have faced off against an unknown object in a massive collision that changed its face. On the near side that faces Earth, we can see large dark areas of volcanic basalt Read More

Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harboring “extravagant expectations” for a deal to end their dispute. Investors added up the costs of higher tariffs on Chinese and U.S. goods as well Read More

U.S. Administration lifts Section 232 steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico, API responds

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5/20/2019 WASHINGTON — API released the following statement on the Administration’s decision to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports under Section 232 on Canada and Mexico: “We applaud the Administration for reaching an agreement with Canada and Mexico to lift the 25% steel tariffs and not replace them with harmful quotas that would stifle Read More

Gulfport Energy Corporation Selects Patrick K. Craine as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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OKLAHOMA CITY, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gulfport Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: GPOR) (“Gulfport” or the “Company”) announced today that Patrick K. Craine has joined the Company as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary reporting to David M. Wood, President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Craine has over 20 years of extensive senior-level experience handling a Read More

Factbox: IMO 2020 – a major shake-up for oil and shipping

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(Reuters) – Tougher rules on sulfur emissions from ships will come into effect next year in the biggest shake-up for the oil and shipping industries for decades. United Nations shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met in London this week for the only Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) session this year and will fine Read More

Iran’s short-range missile can reach US fleet in Gulf – Revolutionary Guards deputy commander

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Published time: 17 May, 2019 10:14 Edited time: 17 May, 2019 10:22 The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has said that the US fleet in the Gulf is already within striking distance of his country’s short range missiles, adding that the US could not sustain a new war in the region. It marks the Read More

Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words

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LONDON (Reuters) – World share markets suffered a fresh bout of risk aversion on Friday after tough words on trade from China, while bets on a new pro-Brexit leader in Britain whipped the pound towards its worst week since October. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain Read More

‘A total lie’: US never bothered to secure its Pacific nuclear waste ‘coffin’ from leaks

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The US has failed to prevent the Runit Dome temporary nuclear waste storage site from leaking into the ocean, leaving the inhabitants of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands and cleanup workers with an array of Health problems. “There was never any lining put in that dome,” Ernest Davis, an Enewetak Atoll cleanup veteran, told Read More

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters’ list of concerns

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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An attendant holds a placard during Read More