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Rio asks shareholders to vote against emissions resolution

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto said on Monday it would recommend that shareholders vote against a resolution requiring the miner to report its direct emissions and those of its customers in greater detail. FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto mining company’s logo is photographed at their annual general meeting in Sydney, Australia, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Read More

If new gene-edited cooking oil is a scientific marvel just say so – but don’t secretly feed it to us

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With a new generation of genetically-altered foods, manufacturers are still trying to gain public acceptance by stealth. If they are sure of their product, they should convince people to buy it, not sneak it into the food chain. This week, Minnesota biotech firm Calyxt announced the first commercial gene-edited product on the US market – Read More

SEC sues Volkswagen, ex-CEO over alleged emissions fraud on investors

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WASHINGTON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Volkswagen (VW) and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn over the German automaker’s diesel (gasoil) emissions scandal, alleging a “massive fraud” on U.S. investors. A Volkswagen logo is seen on a new car model at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Read More

Ethiopia crash may test Boeing's success in defeating U.S. lawsuits: legal experts

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(Reuters) – The crash of Boeing Co’s 737 MAX 8 passenger jet in Ethiopia raises the chances that families of the 157 victims, even non-U.S. residents, will be able to sue in U.S. courts, where payouts are larger than in other countries, some legal experts said. A Saudi man who’s brother died in the Ethiopian Read More

Facebook apps down for some users across the globe

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FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Wednesday some users around the world were facing trouble in accessing its widely used Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook apps, making it one Read More

Boeing faces crisis with worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jetliners

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States grounded Boeing Co’s money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people, leaving the world’s largest planemaker facing its worst crisis in years. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cited new satellite data and evidence from the scene of Read More

Awilco Drilling PLC: Key information relating to the Subsequent Offering

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Woman attacked by jaguar while 'trying to take selfie' at zoo

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By Emily Mee, news reporter A woman has been attacked by a jaguar after “crossing over a barrier to get a photo” at a safari park in Arizona. Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and Safari Park said the unnamed victim suffered non-life threatening injuries to her hand from a female jaguar. US media reports the woman Read More

Bodies of British climber Tom Ballard and climbing partner found

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The bodies of a missing British man and his Italian climbing partner have been found by rescuers on a mountain in Pakistan. Tom Ballard, 30, from Derbyshire, and Daniele Nardi, 42, from near Rome, were reported missing on Nanga Parbat, nicknamed killer mountain, more than a week ago. The pair had set off on the Read More

Bodies of missing British climber and climbing partner found

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The bodies of a missing British man and his Italian climbing partner have been found by rescuers on a mountain in Pakistan. Tom Ballard, 30, from Derbyshire, and Daniele Nardi, 42, from near Rome, were reported missing on Nanga Parbat, nicknamed killer mountain, more than a week ago. The pair had set off on the Read More