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Missing Argentine navy sub 'imploded' at sea

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An Argentine navy submarine that went missing last year may have partially imploded while at sea, a senior official has said. The ARA San Juan disappeared on 15 November 2017 and was finally found on Friday night after an extensive search aided by international navies – including the UK and US. Speaking at the first Read More

Rain storms could bring more misery for California fire evacuees

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CHICO, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands of people displaced by California’s most destructive wildfire, including hundreds living in tents and cars, face heavy rains next week that could trigger dangerous floods and mudslides, while helping douse the flames. After losing their home in Magalia in the Camp Fire, Robin Tompkins and her son, Lukas, line up Read More

Sub that vanished with 44 crew found after a year

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A submarine which went missing a year ago with 44 sailors on board has been found, the Argentinian navy has said. The ARA San Juan disappeared on 15 November 2017, prompting an international search which included assistance from the UK and US. Argentina said early on Saturday that the vessel has been discovered about 2,600ft Read More

CNL Announces 2018 Awards of Excellence Winners

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Technical expertise and innovative approaches to safety recognized at annual awards ceremonyCHALK RIVER, Ontario, Nov. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to announce that it celebrated the outstanding achievements of its employees last week during the 2018 CNL Awards of Excellence. Held at Read More

Europe has economic woes of its own beyond Brexit

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Business and City folk who spend much time travelling, when asked about how the rest of Europe looks at the Brexit issue, report two key trends. The first, understandably enough, is that Europeans cannot stop laughing at the ineptitude of Britain’s political class or shaking their heads in disbelief at the way one of the Read More

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 strikes Solomon Islands: USGS

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 struck east of a provincial capital in the Solomon Islands on Friday, the United States Geological Survey said. There was no immediate tsunami threat or reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 33 km (21 miles) about 161 km (100 Read More

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year End Results

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Quarterly U.S. Land revenue days (activity) increased approximately 6% H&P’s spot pricing in the U.S. land market increased by approximately 25% during fiscal 2018; roughly 5% during the fourth fiscal quarter Quarterly U.S. Land adjusted average rig revenue increased by more than $900(1) per day, up 4% sequentially H&P upgraded/converted 54 FlexRigs® to super-spec(2) capacity Read More

U.S. retail sales rebound on autos, building materials

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged, likely driven by recovery efforts in areas devastated by Hurricane Florence. FILE PHOTO: A woman walks with shopping bags at Bryant Park in New York, U.S. December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton The report on Thursday from Read More

Facebook morale takes a tumble along with stock price

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Facebook Inc.’s difficult year is taking a toll on employee morale, with several key measures of internal sentiment taking a sharp turn for the worse over the past year, according to people familiar with the matter and messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. Amid a plunge in the stock price, ongoing leadership turmoil and critical Read More

Hiding in plain sight: Scientists discover massive, Paris-sized crater under Greenland ice

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Scientists have discovered a massive 31-kilometer (19.3 miles) diameter crater made by a 10 billion-tonne meteorite which smashed into Greenland up to three million years ago – and it’s been hiding in plain sight all along. The giant, iron space rock blasted ancient Greenland at a speed of 12 miles per second, releasing 47 million Read More