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'Bikini hiker' dies after falling into ravine

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A Taiwanese hiker and social media star who posed in bikinis on mountain summits has died during a solo trek. Gigi Wu, 36, fell into a ravine in Taiwan’s Yushan National Park. She managed to call emergency services using a satellite phone on Saturday but efforts to rescue her from the 30m-deep gorge were hampered Read More

Search for plane missing near Alderney in the Channel Islands

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A search is underway for a light aircraft after it disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on Monday evening. The Alderney lifeboat was launched at 8.50pm on Monday night to scour an area north of Alderney for the Piper Malibu plane. The Guernsey lifeboat and two helicopters were also helping in the search. Air Read More

Targa Resources Corp. to Participate in U.S. Capital Advisors Midstream Corporate Access Day

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HOUSTON, Jan. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE: TRGP) (“Targa” or the “Company”) announced today that representatives from the Company will participate in investor meetings at the U.S. Capital Advisors Midstream Corporate Access Day on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 in Houston, Texas. A copy of the slides used for the conference meetings Read More

Fugro has enhanced IRM capability with new ROV support vessel

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1/21/2019 SCOTLAND — Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilization for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services in Europe. The Edda Sun is extremely versatile Read More

Deep freeze grips eastern United States, 12-year-old dies in Chicago

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(Reuters) – Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen behind a snow pile in Washington, Read More

'Life-and-death' cold grips eastern, Midwest United States

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(Reuters) – Winter winds brought extreme cold and ice-slicked roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday, with the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday and an ongoing government shutdown allowing many to heed official advice to stay indoors. Time square is seen during the rainy day in the Manhattan borough of Read More

Asset managers brace for more job cuts amid market turbulence

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LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Turmoil on financial markets is expected to deepen layoffs and accelerate acquisitions in the fund management industry. FILE PHOTO: People walk through the financial district during rainy weather in London, Britain, September 23, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo BlackRock (BLK.N), the world’s largest money manager, and industry No. 3 State Street (STT.N) Read More

Famous bikini-clad hiker freezes to death on Taiwan mountain

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A hiker who gained fame for scaling summits while scantily clad has been found frozen to death on the side of a mountain in Taiwan after suffering a bad fall during her latest challenge. Dubbed the ‘Bikini hiker’, Gigi Wu clearly had a passion for climbing. The 36-year-old ascended many of Taiwan’s tallest mountains and Read More

Arctic blast brings dangerous cold to Midwest, New England

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(Reuters) – Winter winds and ice sheets will bring extreme cold and ice-slick roads to the Midwestern and Eastern United States on Monday. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen behind a snow pile in Washington, U.S., January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo An arctic blast of frigid air has followed a January storm that Read More

China vows no leeway for underperformers in war on pollution

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will order detailed punishment measures for officials in regions that miss air quality targets this winter, refusing to accept unfavorable weather or mounting economic pressure as excuses, an environment ministry official said on Monday. A woman wearing a face mask rides a bicycle on a bridge in front of the financial Read More