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Feeling too old for this sh** yet? Bioethicist makes ‘moral case’ for trans-ageism

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For those who find trans-racialism too pedestrian, a Finnish researcher has attempted to outline a moral case for “trans-ageism,” publishing a paper in support of those who would legally change their age to match their “identity.” Joona Räsänen claims that there are three situations in which trans-ageism is acceptable – though his reasoning raises more Read More

Lenders and travelers stick with Ethiopian Airlines, for now

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NAIROBI (Reuters) – Financiers, passengers and industry partners are, for now, still backing Ethiopian Airlines’ quest to become Africa’s dominant carrier, despite a March 10 crash that killed 157 people. FILE PHOTO: Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash victims at the scene Read More

U.S. fintech to buy Worldpay as electronic payments business booms

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(Reuters) – U.S. fintech Fidelity National Information Services Inc (FIS) has agreed to buy payment processor Worldpay for about $35 billion, the biggest deal to date in the fast-growing electronic payments industry. FILE PHOTO: A waitress issues a receipt at a cafe in Athens, Greece, June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis The deal is part of Read More

ExxonMobil delays $1.9 billion Canada project amid oil-sands woes

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By Kevin Orland on 3/17/2019 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — ExxonMobil Corp. is delaying a C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion) oil-sands project in Canada by at least a year as the nation’s energy industry grapples with a shortage of pipeline space and government-mandated production cuts. Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, Imperial Oil Ltd., had originally planned to bring the 75,000-bopd Read More

Marathon mimics private equity hunting next big thing in crude

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By Rachel Adams-Heard on 3/12/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Marathon Oil Corp. is mirroring private equity as it looks for the next big thing in U.S. crude. Instead of buying up smaller players in the crowded Permian basin of West Texas and New Mexico, the explorer is opting to gobble up cheap acreage in overlooked areas Read More

Insurers face large claims after second Boeing 737 MAX crash

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co’s insurers face big claims from families of the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash, coming less than six months after the crash of the same type of Boeing aircraft in Indonesia, insurance and aviation sources said. Relatives and friends of Sara Gebremichael, 38, a senior hostess and a crew leader on Read More

Global Aerospace lead insurer for Boeing

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(Reuters) – Britain’s Global Aerospace is the lead insurer for the world’s biggest plane maker Boeing Co, its top boss said on Monday. “I can confirm that Global Aerospace leads Boeing , and also Lion Air,” Chief Executive Officer Nick Brown said in an email. An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after Read More

Fallen saints: Liberal icons who dared express NUANCED OPINION & were DESTROYED by radical activists

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Like Martina Navratilova, who seems to have been explaining herself every week over supposed transphobia, these heroes were feted for achieving public breakthroughs for equality. But then they thought they could speak their mind… Navratilova, one of the most-decorated tennis players in history, was one of the most high-profile LGBT advocates for decades, when it Read More

Enbridge pipeline delay spooks traders in long-term Canada crude market

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NEW YORK/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – North American energy traders are reluctant to take up long-term positions on Canadian crude price moves, preferring to stick to spot deals, as uncertainty around government intervention in the market grows following delays to a critical pipeline project. A sign listing emergency contacts for the companies on “Pipeline Alley” (Kinder Read More