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Gas guru who corrected CIA says U.S., Russia pick wrong fight

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By Jonathan Tirone on 2/18/2019 Nebojsa Nakicenovic. Photo: IIAC. VIENNA (Bloomberg) — The scientist who built the most prominent Cold War energy advisory said the U.S. and Russia should set aside their fight over natural gas markets and focus on slashing fossil fuel pollution more quickly. Nebojsa Nakicenovic helped set the stage for the global gas Read More

Amazon's New York project foundered on labor organizing, opposition to subsidies

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Jeff Bezos and other top Amazon executives gathered in Seattle on Wednesday to decide whether to go ahead with its planned headquarters in New York City. Brian Huseman, vice president for public policy, was on the phone, and the news was not good. He had met with Andrea Stewart-Cousins, the majority leader in the restive Read More

Navy to 'live fire' missiles from its USS Zumwalt stealth destroyer

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File photo – Oct. 15, 2016: The USS Zumwalt before its commissioning.(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George M. Bell/Released) The Navy’s stealthy USS Zumwalt destroy is preparing to fire its first missile as part of an effort to prepare the ships radar, weapons and tracking system as the service the new, high-tech Read More

Johnson & Johnson supplier seeks bankruptcy over talc lawsuits

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(Reuters) – A key supplier of talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in the wake of multibillion-dollar lawsuits alleging its products caused ovarian cancer and asbestos-related mesothelioma. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New Read More

Two dinners talked Brexit in Brussels last night. One was private

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By Mark Stone, Europe correspondent It was a busy night for the chefs at the British ambassador’s residence in Brussels on Monday night. The opulent building, sandwiched between the Swiss and American embassies on the Belgian capital’s grand Rue Ducale, was the venue for two separate but simultaneous dinners. One, we knew about – the Read More

A bridge too far: US claims Venezuela blocked aid deliveries… at a crossing that was never open

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Photos and video of oil tankers and shipping containers blocking a bridge between Venezuela and Colombia were used as proof Caracas was “blocking” US aid. Left out was the fact that the bridge was never open for traffic. The bridge figured prominently in last week’s push by official Washington to paint the elected government of Read More

Trump urges U.S.-owned TVA to keep coal plant open

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump listens during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 1, 2019. REUTERS/Jim young WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Tennessee Valley Authority not to close a plant in the heart of coal country, as the U.S.-owned power generator Read More