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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd agrees to return to UK

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Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has agreed to be extradited back to the UK. Shepherd, 31, went on the run as he faced trial over the death of Charlotte Brown, 24, on a champagne-fuelled first date when his speedboat overturned in the River Thames in December 2015. Image: Charlotte Brown, 24, died on her first date Read More

Ethiopian Airlines questions Boeing's 'aggressive' software

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian Airlines executive questioned whether Boeing had told pilots enough about “aggressive” software that pushes a plane’s nose down, a focus of investigation into a deadly crash in Ethiopia this month. FILE PHOTO: Candle flames burn during a commemoration ceremony for the victims at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

In foreboding sign for U.S. economy, factory sector softens

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly cooled in March, a troubling sign for the economy although the housing market showed signs lower interest rates were giving it a boost. A man walks his dog past a mural depicting factory workers in the historic Pullman neighborhood in Chicago November 20, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles Financial data Read More

EU lawmakers to vote on copyright overhaul next Tuesday

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – EU lawmakers will vote next Tuesday on whether to endorse an overhaul of the bloc’s two-decade old copyright rules as Google and internet activists stepped up their criticism of a requirement to install copyright filters. FILE PHOTO: Google Senior Vice President and General Counsel Kent Walker appears before the House Intelligence Committee Read More

Denbury and Penn Virginia Mutually Agree to Terminate Merger Agreement

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PLANO, Texas, March 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE: DNR) (“Denbury” or the “Company”) today announced that it has mutually agreed with Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ: PVAC) (“Penn Virginia”) to terminate their previously announced agreement under which Denbury was to acquire Penn Virginia. Chris Kendall, Denbury’s President and CEO, commented, “While we Read More

Canadian CO2 removal firm secures finance to expand

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LONDON (Reuters) – Canada-based Carbon Engineering has exceeded its financing target which will enable it to deploy its first commercial operation to remove carbon dioxide directly from the air, it said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Cleaners walk past windows that look out onto the tarmac of the Beijing Capital International Airport covered in haze July Read More

China to cut coal from new green bond standards: sources

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese regulators are close to releasing new “green bond” standards that would exclude polluting fossil fuel projects from corporate financing channels designed to lift environmental standards, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker walks past coal piles at a coal coking plant in Yuncheng, Shanxi province, China January Read More

From California to Oslo: foreign subsidies fuel Norway's e-car boom, for now

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OSLO (Reuters) – On the outskirts of Oslo, a row of Fiat 500es imported from California stand parked in the snow outside the Buddy Electric dealership, part of a global flow of pre-owned electric cars to Norway powered by green subsidies elsewhere in the world. Maiken Skram of Buddy Electric car dealer company shows the Read More

Short & distort? The ugly war between CEOs and activist critics

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – On the morning of July 11, Paul Pittman was on a corn farm in Western Illinois, unaware his company had taken a devastating hit. Joshua Mitts, Associate Professor of Law at Columbia University in New York City, is seen in this undated photo released from New York, NY, U.S., March 8, Read More