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Climate change climbs up U.S. voters’ list of concerns

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NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue will be crucial in how they cast their ballots in the 2020 presidential election, according to a poll released on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: An attendant holds a placard during Read More

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 trillion in 10 years in modern manufacturing and green infrastructure to “revitalize America’s economy for the 21st century.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and Governor Jay Inslee participates Read More

No kissing gays or conservative hunters: Overcautious Facebook blocks political ads in Sweden

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Two political parties in Sweden have been told by Facebook that they cannot promote their campaign videos on the platform. One featured a gay couple kissing while another showed a candidate carrying a hunting shotgun. Just like other EU members, Sweden is preparing to elect its representatives to the European Parliament, so various parties are Read More

Buffett’s Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake

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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, Jan. 19, 2019. Read More

Buffett’s Berkshire reveals $861 million Amazon stake

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FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo (Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at Read More

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future climate change damage and reduce its greenhouse gas emissions at certain bases in a little over 10 years. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during Read More

U.S. bank regulator will vet next Wells Fargo CEO

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top U.S. bank regulator said on Wednesday it will vet Wells Fargo & Co’s pick for its next chief executive, a development that could complicate the scandal-hit lender’s efforts to find a permanent replacement for CEO Tim Sloan. A Wells Fargo logo is seen in New York City, U.S. January 10, Read More

Rovco awarded suite of HSEQ certifications

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5/13/2019 Photo: Rovco. BRISTOL — Subsea service specialist Rovco has been awarded the full suite of Health, safety and environmental management system standards by DNV – only two and a half years after they launched.The Bristol-headquartered organization secured the ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 45001:2018 accreditations, underlining its team’s dedication to achieving the very Read More

Oxy CEO forms MandA dream team from a position of strength

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By Kevin Crowley and Rachel Adams-Heard on 5/12/2019 HOUSTON (Bloomberg) — Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s Vicki Hollub defended her $38 billion pursuit of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. as she and eight other company directors survived a shareholder vote that had turned into a proxy referendum on the deal. Investors won’t get to vote on the Anadarko takeover Read More

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating a sweeping scheme with 19 other drug companies to inflate drug prices – sometimes by more than 1,000% – and stifle competition for generic drugs, state prosecutors said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries during a Read More