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As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen’s air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment. Children play in a water feature in Domino Park as a heatwave continued to Read More

Libya declares force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya: NOC

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Dubai — Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corporation said Saturday it declared force majeure on Sharara crude loaded at Zawiya port due to an unlawful closure of a valve. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NOC said 290,000 b/d of production at the Sharara oil field has been Read More

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as concerns that slowing economic growth could dent global oil demand cast a cloud. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Vaudoy-en-Brie, near Read More

Cummins makes offer for VW’s large engines unit: sources

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – United States-based diesel (gasoil) engines maker Cummins (CMI.N) has made an indicative offer for Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) MAN Energy Solutions unit, people close to the matter said, as the carmaker seeks to slim down its portfolio of disparate assets. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Volkswagen is seen in front of its plant, in Read More

French authorities just shot a resting herd of runaway bison to protect hikers. Were they right?

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An ethical debate has broken out in France, after the wildlife and hunting agency opted to gun down a herd of escaped bison, rather than trying to stun and catch them, because they feared the cattle could hurt humans. Some 19 animals, who were reared for human consumption and weighed between 300kg and 600kg, escaped Read More

The number of electric utility rate cases increased in 2018

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July 19, 2019 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on data from S&P Global Rate Case Database and the University of Texas, Austin Energy Institute In 2018, 89 utilities—or nearly half of all major U.S. electric utilities—tried to change electricity rates by filing rate cases with state regulatory commissions; this number was the largest number Read More

World’s longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

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Dutchman Wiebe Wakker holds a charging cable as he poses with his electric vehicle, the Blue Bandit, after travelling 34 countries to reach Bluff, New Zealand’s most southern tip, in this handout photo released July 19, 2019. Wiebe Wakker/Handout via REUTERS WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an Read More

BMW picks insider Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) has named Oliver Zipse as its new CEO, hoping the “decisive” company lifer will help the automaker regain its edge in electric cars and win back the premium market lead lost to Mercedes-Benz under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ Zipse as CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the company’s Read More

BMW picks ‘decisive’ new CEO to catch up with rivals

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – BMW (BMWG.DE) named Oliver Zipse as its new chief executive late on Thursday, praising his “decisive” qualities after the luxury carmaker lost its edge in electric cars and ceded the premium sales crown to Mercedes under his consensus-seeking predecessor. FILE PHOTO: Oliver Zipse, board member of German luxury carmaker BMW attends the Read More