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‘Very engaged’ Trump talks biofuels policy with U.S. oil-state senators

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed biofuels policy with senators from U.S. oil states, including Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, who said the president was engaged on the issue that has pitted Big Oil and Big Corn against each other. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before presenting the Medal of Read More

U.S. biofuel credits slump ahead of Trump meeting with senators: traders

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. biofuel blending credits fell sharply on Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and senators from oil states, who are opposed to his administration’s tentative plan to boost annual ethanol usage mandates, traders said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks before presenting the Medal of Freedom to Read More

The hobbyists competing to make AI human

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This weekend Steve Worswick will be pushing the boundaries of what it is to be human, attempting to fool a panel of judges into thinking they are chatting to another person while really they will be talking to a chatbot. But Steve isn’t an engineer at Apple or Amazon, he is a designer from Leeds Read More

Exclusive: Purdue Pharma nears partial opioid settlement, bankruptcy filing – sources

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is nearing a partial agreement to resolve widespread litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states opposing its settlement offer in bankruptcy proceedings starting as soon as next week, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: Read More

Impossible Foods says China its top priority meat substitute market

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(This September 9 story corrects spelling of chief executive’s name to Pat O. Brown, not O’Brown) FILE PHOTO: The completed plant-based hamburger is displayed during a media tour of Impossible Foods labs and processing plant in Redwood City, California, U.S. October 6, 2016. REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach/File Photo FUXIAN LAKE, China (Reuters) – Impossible Foods, a California-based Read More

Murphy USA Inc. Announces Expiration and Results of Tender Offer for 6.000% Senior Notes Due 2023

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EL DORADO, Ark., Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Murphy USA Inc. (NYSE: MUSA) (“MUSA”) announced today the expiration and results of the previously announced offer by its wholly owned subsidiary, Murphy Oil USA, Inc. (the “Issuer”), to purchase for cash (the “Tender Offer”) any and all of its outstanding 6.000% Senior Notes due 2023 Read More

Jack Ma says goodbye to Alibaba on his 55th birthday

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Jack Ma, the self-made Chinese business magnate with a net worth of nearly $42 billion and founder of the online shopping giant Alibaba, has officially retired from the company he started. The billionaire, who announced his retirement as chairman of the company last September, fulfilled his pledge to step down on his 55th birthday on Read More

China CO2 emissions to peak in 2022, ahead of schedule: government researcher

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FUXIAN LAKE, China (Reuters) – China’s emissions of climate-warming greenhouse gases are likely to peak by 2022 even without the introduction of tougher policies, well ahead of an original target of “around” 2030, a senior government researcher said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Smoke is seen from a cooling tower of a China Energy ultra-low emission Read More