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Amazon won’t stop selling ‘offensive’ toilet rugs with Hindu gods despite mass backlash from Indians

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Amazon has faced a major backlash in India, as online users – yet again –discovered toilet seat covers, door rugs and other questionable items featuring Hindu gods and other Indian symbols sold by the e-commerce giant. The questionable merchandise caught the eye of Twitter users this week, promptly sparking outrage among Hinduists and others, who Read More

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. Announces Agreement to Acquire Additional Interests in Explorer and Colonial Pipelines

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Houston, May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SHLX) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Shell’s 25.97% equity interest in Explorer Pipeline Company (Explorer) and 10.125% equity interest in Colonial Pipeline Company (Colonial) for $800 million. The acquisition will increase Shell Midstream Partners’ interest in Explorer Read More

Berkshire takes $377 million charge tied to solar company that U.S. linked to fraud

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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Wednesday said a $377 million charge it incurred recently was tied to a solar generation company that U.S. authorities have linked to fraud. FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Read More

Turner Closes Placement Plan of $4,000,000 with GHS Investments, LLC To Fund Infrastructure Acquisitions

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HOUSTON, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Turner Valley Oil and Gas, Inc. (the “Company”) (OTC: TVOG), a company focused on capitalizing on a technology-forward American infrastructure expansion, proudly announces that on the heels of a $2 Trillion infrastructure spending announcement made yesterday by the White House, funding for Phase 1 of its infrastructure acquisition Read More

Esports organization Fnatic raises $19 million for big expansion

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fnatic, the London-based global esports team owner, has raised $19 million in new funding and restructured its leadership as it plans a major expansion, the company said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Esports – ESL One – Dota 2 Major – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – May 27, 2018 Fnatic in action Read More

Big brands dive into esports to court youth market: Nielsen

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – From snack companies to carmakers, a wide range of brands is trying to reach one of the hottest demographic groups around: esports fans. FILE PHOTO: Esports – ESL One – Dota 2 Major – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, Britain – May 26, 2018 General view as fans watch on Action Images via Read More

US offers $10 million reward in hunt for Hezbollah financiers

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The US government is offering a bounty of up to $10 million for information about three alleged financiers of Hezbollah, a Lebanon-based organization that the US considers to be Iran-backed terrorists. Adham Tabaja, Ali Charara and Mohamed Bazzi were named as Hezbollah financiers on Monday by State Department and Treasury officials, who announced the bounty Read More

New York calls for Monsanto’s ‘toxic’ pesticides to be banned from city parks

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Two New York City council members have introduced legislation that would ban the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides and other toxic pesticides in parks and other public spaces. The measure would prohibit the application of synthetic pesticides within 75 feet of a natural body of water. It would encourage city agencies to start using biological pesticides, Read More

DNV GL in UK extends contract for Dana Petroleum

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4/16/2019 Photo: Angus Milne, head of department, UK verification and DNV GL project sponsor. London — DNV GL has secured a 3-year contract across the Dana Petroleum operated assets on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS). DNV GL has worked with Dana Petroleum since 2012 with the development of the Western Isles floating production storage Read More

STEM students compete in ROV competition at Robert Gordon University

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4/16/2019 Photo: STEM students at work on an ROV. ABERDEEN — The engineers of the future will go head to head at Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week (Wed. April 17) when they put underwater robots, which they have designed and built, to the test as part of an annual competition.The Scottish MATE ROV competition, Read More