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‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ & art historian’s laser scans may prove critical to Notre Dame restoration

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As France and the wider world mourns the blaze that gutted the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, speculation is growing online that help in rebuilding the national treasure may come from the unlikeliest of places: a video game. French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild the devastated building, even as some 400 firefighters were still battling Read More

Putin offers to send Russia’s ‘best experts’ to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended his condolences to France and its leader as well as an offer of help in rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral. In a message to Emmanuel Macron published on the Kremlin’s official website, Putin says he hopes the historic cathedral can be repaired after the fire destroyed part of its roof, Read More

Chevron gets treasure, trouble with rebel-hit Mozambique gas

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By Paul Burkhardt and Matthew Hill on 4/14/2019 Photo: Anadarko in Mozambique. JOHANNESBURG and MAPUTO (Bloomberg) — “With great power comes great responsibility,” said Uncle Ben in the famous Marvel Comic turned blockbuster film Spider-Man (2002). Chevron Corp.’s acquisition of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. gives it access to the popular Permian Basin, in addition to one Read More

Wynn ends A$10 billion acquisition talks with Australia’s Crown Resorts

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(Reuters) – Wynn Resorts Ltd, the world’s No. 2 casino operator, said on Tuesday it scrapped preliminary talks to acquire Crown Resorts Ltd for A$10 billion ($7.1 billion), after the Australian Financial Review broke news of the negotiations. Wynn’s backtracking illustrates how media leaks of deal talks can test the resolve of potential acquirer. Crown Read More

Pope Francis awkwardly jerks his hand away refusing to let people kiss his ring

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Pope Francis is at the center of a peculiar firestorm after refusing to allow members of the faithful to kiss his papal ring during a visit to an Italian shrine. Video of the cringeworthy scene caused an outcry from acolytes. It remains unclear why Pope Francis recoiled whenever the pilgrims attempted to kiss his ring Read More

Internet in uproar as Pope Francis refuses to let people kiss his ring

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Pope Francis is at the center of a peculiar firestorm after refusing to allow members of the faithful to kiss his papal ring during a visit to an Italian shrine. Video of the cringeworthy scene caused an outcry from acolytes. It remains unclear why Pope Francis recoiled whenever the pilgrims attempted to kiss his ring Read More

Energy Transition Outlook reveals crude oil demand through 2050

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3/20/2019 Chart: Energy transition timeline. HOUSTON — The Energy Transition Outlook is a model-based forecast of the world’s energy system through to 2050 and, owing to DNV GL’s independent view and technical expertise, has become a widely cited voice on the energy future. Users can now take a deep-dive into the forecast by downloading the Read More

Israel moves pristine corals after restricted beach reopens

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EILAT, Israel (Reuters) – For 50 years an Israeli oil company kept bathers and scuba divers away from a prime strip of beach in the Red Sea resort of Eilat. But it couldn’t stop the sea life. A still image taken from underwater video footage shows a diver from Israel Nature and Parks Authority removing Read More