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Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic

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BANGKOK (Reuters) – An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said. The dugong, whom Thais had fondly taken to calling Marium, meaning “lady of the sea”, had been under the care of Thai authorities since she was founded stranded Read More

Russian satellites may soon become INVISIBLE from Earth

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Russia’s space agency claims to have found an unconventional way of equipping its satellites with stealth features, effectively making them hard to spot from Earth. A special wrap may be the solution, they say. Roscosmos has invented top-notch technology which involves covering satellites with a unique air-bubble wrap that scatters light, Russian media reported. The Read More

Epstein’s prison death was suicide, officials confirm

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By Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by hanging, a medical examiner in New York has confirmed. The disgraced financier, 66, was found dead in his prison cell on 10 August. His death sparked outrage as he was facing a 45-year sentence if convicted of multiple counts of sexually abusing underage girls. Read More

Trump intervention triggered EPA’s surprise biofuel waiver decision -sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A phone call from U.S. President Donald Trump last week ended a nearly two-month-long review of the nation’s biofuels program, three sources familiar with the matter said, with the White House siding in favor of oil refiners over corn growers. FILE PHOTO: A biodiesel (gasoil) vehicle is seen at Dogpatch Biofuels filling Read More

Reported! Instagram to roll out special button letting users flag ‘fake posts’

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Fresh after the memes purge, Instagram is getting more ‘alert’ to ‘fake content’ urging users report it with a touch of a button. Experienced ‘fact-checkers’ of its parent company Facebook will take it from there. The company is rolling out the option first in the US, and then worldwide by the end of August. “I’m Read More

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the euro after a report said the German government was prepared to take on new debt to lift the economy. The dollar hit a two-week high against the Read More

Husky to Resume Full Production at White Rose

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CALGARY, Alberta, Aug. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following an extensive investigation, flow line repairs, integrity testing and approval of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB), Husky Energy (TSX:HSE) today announced it will resume production from the remaining two drill centres shut in following the November 2018 oil spill offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. Read More

Tyson recalls nearly 40,000 pounds of Weaver chicken patties

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FILE PHOTO: Traders gather at the post that trades Tyson Foods on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange June 3, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – Tyson Foods Inc is recalling nearly 40,000 pounds of its Weaver chicken patties after some consumers found pieces of rubber in the product, the no. 1 U.S. Read More

Girl won’t be allowed to sing with prestigious German boys’ choir as legal bid fails

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A girl who tried to become the first female member of a 554-year old Berlin boys’ choir has lost her gender discrimination case after a court ruled that the choir had not been sexist when it rejected her application. The State and Cathedral Choir of Berlin has never admitted any women since it was founded Read More