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Extinction Rebellion to end London blockades on Thursday

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LONDON (Reuters) – Environmental campaigners Extinction Rebellion will close their two remaining central London protest sites on Thursday, the group said after 10 days of disruption in the British capital to highlight the risks of climate change. Drawing are pictured at the Extinction Rebellion protest site at the Marble Arch in London, Britain April 24, Read More

Boeing sees FAA approving software fix in May, MAX ungrounding in July: sources

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CHICAGO/SEATTLE (Reuters) – Boeing Co has told some 737 MAX owners it is targeting U.S. Federal Aviation Administration approval of its software fix as early as the third week of May and the ungrounding of the aircraft around mid-July, two sources told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on Read More

China to support hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles to go green

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will push ahead with the development of China’s hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry, a government official said on Tuesday, as part of wider efforts to promote green energy in the world’s largest auto market. “Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles with lithium batteries are important technical routes Read More

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

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From so-called zombie rumours – viral online stories that refuse to die – to the difference between misinformation and fake news, much of the talk at TED 2019 has been about the need to improve online conversation. And this is not just because it would be nice to counter the vast amounts of online lies Read More

Les LNC reconnus pour leur excellence sur le plan environnemental par le Wildlife Habitat Council

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CHALK RIVER, Ontario, 22 avr. 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Les Laboratoires nucléaires canadiens (LNC), plus importante organisation de science et technologie nucléaires du Canada, a le plaisir d’annoncer avoir reçu la certification Or du Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) pour son campus des Laboratoires de Chalk River, reconnaissance de l’engagement de l’entreprise en matière de gérance Read More

Well-known mountain climbers feared dead after Canada avalanche

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By Rachael Kennedy, news reporter Three well-known mountain climbers are presumed dead after they were caught in an avalanche in Canada’s Rocky Mountains earlier this week. Austrian climbers David Lama and Hansjorg Auer, and American climber Jess Roskelley, had set out to scale the 10,810ft Howse Peak at Banff National Park but never returned. Search Read More

India halts Pakistani cross-border trade in Jammu and Kashmir as conflict escalates

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The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu and Kashmir regions bordering Pakistan as tensions between the two countries intensify. The permanent ban comes into effect on Friday. Indian authorities cite the use of current trade routes by Pakistani elements for illegal Read More

Airbus sells longer-range A321s, sees quick end to Boeing crisis

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FILE PHOTO: The Airbus logo is pictured at Airbus headquarters in Blagnac near Toulouse, France, March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau TOULOUSE, France (Reuters) – The new sales chief at Europe’s Airbus hinted at orders for an unannounced new version of its A321 jet, while softening market rhetoric and predicting rival Boeing will emerge quickly from Read More

Switzerland backs China’s new Silk Road as Western allies twiddle their thumbs

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Switzerland has become the fourth European country to join China’s ambitious global trade infrastructure project, the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). The Swiss Finance Ministry announced that President Ueli Maurer is planning to sign a deal on cooperation with China under the new Silk Road project during his visit to Beijing later this month. Maurer, Read More

U.S. airlines face too many travelers, too few planes in 737 MAX summer dilemma

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Normally, U.S. airlines compete to sell tickets and fill seats during the peak summer travel season. But operators of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX are facing a different problem: scarce planes and booming demand. The grounding of Boeing Co’s fuel-efficient, single-aisle workhorse after two fatal crashes is biting into U.S. airlines’ Northern Read More