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US plans to send nuclear reactors to space

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Despite the nuclear industry stumbling in the domestic United States, the country is looking to put nuclear reactors on Mars and the Moon. While the nuclear energy industry is struggling to stay afloat in the United States, bogged down by public and political mistrust, crushing nuclear waste-maintenance costs, and a market flooded by cheap natural gas, Read More

Hong Kong police rush protesters after brief stand-off

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Riot officers carrying shields have chased protesters through a busy district in Hong Kong to end a brief stand-off outside a police station. Pro-democracy protesters gathered outside the station in Mong Kok after an approved rally ended on Saturday evening. Videos and photos posted to social media showed demonstrators pointing lasers as they passed the Read More

Hong Kong teachers march against police brutality

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Thousands of protesters are marching through the streets of Hong Kong for a tenth week, demanding democratic reforms and a halt to police brutality. In the first of three protests planned for today, black-clad teachers gathered in a public square in the city’s central district, before marching toward the home of chief executive Carrie Lam. Read More

China prepares its ‘nuclear option’ in trade war

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As the trade war continues to escalate, China is becoming increasingly active in Iran and is considering retaliating with what has long been described as the country’s ‘nuclear option’. For the first of these projects – Phase 11 of the supergiant South Pars non-associated gas field (SP11) – last week saw a statement from the chief executive Read More

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and Read More

Rental firm walks away from Tesla order after quality dispute

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a 5 million euros ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla (TSLA.O) Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Philip Floyd, senior engineering technician for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Read More

Germany’s Nextmove cancels Tesla order, citing quality issues

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FILE PHOTO: Philip Floyd, senior engineering technician for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, demonstrates a front crash prevention test on a 2018 Tesla Model 3 in Ruckersville, Virginia, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German car rental firm Nextmove has canceled the bulk of a 100-vehicle order from Tesla worth Read More

CLOSE-UP: Moscow plane largely intact after hero pilots’ emergency landing

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Flattened cornstalks and a dented nose cone make up the bulk of the damage in the aftermath of an emergency landing near Moscow. Footage shows the wreckage of the largely intact aircraft up close. Russia’s Investigative Committee rushed to the scene of Thursday’s accident, near Moscow’s Zhukovsky Airport, but what they found was atypical for Read More

GE stock drops as whistleblower levels accounting accusations

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By Tony Robinson on 8/15/2019 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – General Electric Co. fell in early trading after a whistle-blower accused the company of masking financial problems. Harry Markopolos, who had raised concerns over investment manager Bernie Madoff before his Ponzi scheme was exposed, said GE has understated liabilities in its insurance unit and hasn’t properly Read More

Analysis: US crude supply expands amid import surge, refinery slowdown

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New York — Commercial crude stocks up 1.58 million barrels at 440.51 million barrels Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Imports strongest since late May at 7.71 million b/d Gasoline demand fresh record high at 9.93 million b/d US crude oil inventories showed a counter-seasonal build last Read More