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On the menu soon: lab-grown steak for eco-conscious diners

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REHOVOT, Israel (Reuters) – Diners in some upmarket restaurants will soon be able to tuck into laboratory-grown steak, thanks to an Israeli startup that seeks to tap into consumer concerns about health, the environment and animal welfare. Employees work in a laboratory at Aleph Farms, an Israeli company producing lab-grown steak from cow cells, in Read More

Russian S-400 benefits NATO, US should do what strategic partnership entails – Erdogan

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Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan said NATO “should be happy” that a member state was beefing up security, even with Russia’s S-400 air defense system. He also called on Donald Trump to waive sanctions and sell Turkey fighter jets. If Turkey “will become stronger in its security area, who will also be stronger? This will strengthen Read More

Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana in first test of post-Katrina defences

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Louisiana strengthened its flood defences significantly after Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago and their first major test is just hours away. The first hurricane of the season, Tropical Storm Barry is due to reach the state as early as Saturday, with Louisiana and parts of Mississippi expected to suffer the Read More

NW Natural Holdings Schedules Earnings Release and Conference Call for Tuesday, August 6

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PORTLAND, Ore., July 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northwest Natural Holding Company (NYSE: NWN) (NW Natural Holdings) announced today it will issue its second quarter and year-to-date earnings release and conduct an analyst conference call and webcast to review results at 8 a.m. Pacific Time (11 a.m. Eastern Time) on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. 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

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG’s $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co’s (F.N) Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector. Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett, Argo AI co-founder Bryan Salesky and VW CEO Herbert Diess appear with a prototype vehicle after announcing Read More

Property speculators hope for investment paradise in southwest China

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XISHUANGBANNA, China (Reuters) – A bus came to a halt amid a tropical rainforest not far from China’s border with Myanmar, dropping off about 30 investors on a property tour, some with children in tow. Villas of real estate property “Viva Villa” developed by Ping An Real Estate are seen under construction in Xishuangbanna Dai Read More

NW Natural Holdings Announces Dividend

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PORTLAND, Ore., July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Northwest Natural Holding Company (NYSE: NWN) has declared a quarterly dividend of 47.5 cents per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividends will be paid Aug. 15, 2019 to shareholders of record on July 31, 2019. The Company’s indicated annual dividend Read More

Investors pour $28 billion in money-market funds as S&P 500 hit record high: Lipper

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(Reuters) – U.S.-based money-market funds attracted about $28 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their largest weekly inflow since mid-May, as the S&P 500 Index rose above 3,000 for the first time on Wednesday. It was money funds’ third consecutive week of cash inflows, with a four-week moving average of $18.8 billion, according to data Read More