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Airbus mimics nature with ‘Bird of Prey’ concept plane

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An Airbus concept aircraft with a wing design inspired by nature, dubbed Bird of Prey, is displayed at the Royal International Air Tattoo at Raf Fairford, near Fairford, Britain July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Tim Hepher RAF FAIRFORD, England (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired Read More

WoodMac, P2 Energy Solutions join forces to deliver data-driven insight to US energy sector

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7/15/2019 LONDON, HOUSTON and SINGAPORE — As multi-billion dollar global energy M&A activity gains pace, U.S. lower 48 valuation data has never been more keenly sought. This is particularly true for locations across the Permian basin, where unconventional hydrocarbon development not only influences global commodity prices, but also drives investment decisions. Wood Mackenzie, the global Read More

New Orleans residents huddle at home, and in bars, ahead of hurricane

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry, poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019, churned ever closer to Louisiana’s shore early on Saturday as most New Orleans residents huddled at home, or in bars, bracing for the threat of severe flooding. Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coast of Louisiana, U.S. from Read More

‘Life-threatening’ Tropical Storm Barry grinds toward Louisiana

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – City officials warned New Orleans residents on Friday to secure their homes, stock up on supplies and prepare to huddle indoors with Tropical Storm Barry poised to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. Barry’s maximum sustained winds were clocked at 65 miles per hour (100 kph) as it Read More

OPCW report on 2018 Syria chemical ‘attack’ politicized, new probe may be needed – Russian envoy

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The OPCW report on the 2018 chemical “attack” in Syria’s Douma is inconsistent and was clearly made to fit the pre-existing political narrative, Russia’s envoy to the organization has said, adding that a new probe might be needed. The report, released early in March, was the main topic of a large press conference held by Read More

‘Life-threatening’ Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as “life-threatening” Tropical Storm Barry was poised to come ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. While the tempest did not yet have hurricane-force winds, it was forecast to Read More

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans’ century-old pump system

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lapping at the door of his bar, Tracey’s. He was prepared to kayak through his Irish Channel neighborhood – among the highest elevations in the city Read More

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans

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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and flooding when it comes ashore as possibly the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019. The storm was forecast to bring torrential rains of up to 25 inches (64 cm) Read More