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Trump administration halted a study of mountaintop coal mining's health effects - Washington Post

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 14:20

Washington Post

Trump administration halted a study of mountaintop coal mining's health effects
Washington Post
The Trump administration's Interior Department ordered the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to halt a study of health risks for residents near surface coal mining sites in the Appalachian Mountains. A statement by the academy ...
Feds halt study of potential link between surface mining and health problemsLexington Herald Leader
Trump agency halts strip-mining health study across Central AppalachiaThe Courier-Journal
Halt Ordered on Study of Health Threat From Surface MinesU.S. News & World Report
Courthouse News Service -ThinkProgress -Washington Examiner -Daily Beast
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Eclipse to Cost Employers $700M - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 13:21

U.S. News & World Report

Eclipse to Cost Employers $700M
U.S. News & World Report
A new study suggests lost productivity could cost U.S. companies hundreds of millions of dollars. By Andrew Soergel, Economy Reporter | Aug. 21, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Eclipse to Cost Employers $700M ...
The Solar Eclipse Cost the US Economy a Huge Amount of MoneyVanity Fair
Today's Solar Eclipse Will Blind You, Destroy Your Business and Steal Your Cat.Inc.com
People Skipping Work for the Solar Eclipse Could Cost Their Employers $700 MillionTIME
WFMY News 2 -KITV Honolulu -Chicagoist -Hot Air
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Nike, Foot Locker, Finish Line downgrades highlight struggles in the sporting goods sector - MarketWatch

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:15

MarketWatch

Nike, Foot Locker, Finish Line downgrades highlight struggles in the sporting goods sector
MarketWatch
Changes in consumer shopping habits and tastes are creating challenges for sporting goods brands and retailers. Analysts went on a downgrading and price-cutting spree in the sporting goods sector as some of the biggest names in the athletic arena ...
Foot Locker Just Dropped Devastation on Nike, Jim Cramer ExplainsTheStreet.com
More Pain Ahead for the Footwear Industry24/7 Wall St.
What Really Happened To Foot LockerSeeking Alpha
Benzinga -Barron's -Markets Daily -Markets Insider
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Markets Are Losing Their Patience With Trump - Bloomberg

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:00

Bloomberg

Markets Are Losing Their Patience With Trump
Bloomberg
Last week brought “good” news, at least as far as markets are concerned, and poor performance. This is telling. by. David Ader. More stories by David Ader. Mon Aug 21 2017 09:00:07 GMT-0700 (PDT). Markets are starting to crack. Photographer: Drew ...
US stock futures eye political developments amid hopes for tax reformYahoo Finance
The Monday ReportFN Arena News
Trump Buys Time With Bannon's Departure But Doubts On Policy RemainInvesting.com UK
Business Insider India -Vanity Fair -The Australian -Gears Of Biz
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Lithuania takes delivery of US gas to cut reliance on Moscow - Washington Post

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:10

Trend News Agency

Lithuania takes delivery of US gas to cut reliance on Moscow
Washington Post
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania — Lithuania has taken delivery of its first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States, a milestone that the Baltic state hopes will further reduce its reliance on Russia. Independence, the U.S.-based tanker, docked ...
Lithuania becomes first ex-Soviet state to buy US natural gasFinancial Times
Lithuania receives first batch of US LNGTrend News Agency
Lithuania expects more LNG shipments from USThe Baltic Course
Sputnik International -Natural Gas World
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JPMorgan pledges up to $2 million to fight racism, support human rights - Reuters

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:01

Reuters

JPMorgan pledges up to $2 million to fight racism, support human rights
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) said on Monday it will contribute up to $2 million to fight racism and support human rights in light of a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that led to violence and the death of a ...
JPMorgan is pledging millions to anti-hate groups, citing 'deep divisions'CNBC
Anti-Defamation League donations spiked 1000% after CharlottesvilleYahoo Finance
JPMorgan pledges $1 million to fight hate after CharlottesvilleAmerican Banker
New York Business Journal -Newsline -Markets Insider -The Daily Caller
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Ross Stores' (ROST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Instinet - TrueBlueTribune

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:55

Ross Stores' (ROST) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Instinet
TrueBlueTribune
Ross Stores, Inc. logo Instinet reiterated their buy rating on shares of Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST) in a report published on Sunday morning. They currently have a $74.00 price objective on the apparel retailer's stock. A number of other equities ...

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Walmart Is Using Uber Drivers to Deliver Food and Attack Amazon - TheStreet.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:36

TheStreet.com

Walmart Is Using Uber Drivers to Deliver Food and Attack Amazon
TheStreet.com
Enter Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT) . On Monday, Aug. 21, the big-box retailer announced the expansion of its online grocery delivery service to the Dallas and Orlando markets, just ahead of a meeting set for Wednesday, when Amazon's $13.7 billion bid for ...
Walmart expands grocery delivery service using UberUSA TODAY
How Target Plans to Replace $10 Billion in SalesMadison.com
Wal-Mart Extends Online Grocery Home Delivery to Dallas and OrlandoBloomberg
Orlando Sentinel -Washington Post -Retail Dive -CNBC
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Here's Where You Can Find Free Food and Deals During the Solar Eclipse - Fortune

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:12

Fortune

Here's Where You Can Find Free Food and Deals During the Solar Eclipse
Fortune
The retail world never passes up the chance for a good promotion. So despite the threat of traffic nightmares and Lizardmen, a number of national chains are using the 2017 solar eclipse to win over customers with deep discounts or free food. While you ...
Solar eclipse deals and treatsWLS-TV
Snack on freebies and dining deals during the Great American Solar Eclipse on MondaySun Sentinel
Which Chains Have Eclipse Deals and Promotions?nwitimes.com
SCNow -9NEWS.com -WNCN -FOX 61
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Herbalife Held Unsuccessful Sale Talks - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:57

U.S. News & World Report

Herbalife Held Unsuccessful Sale Talks
U.S. News & World Report
Herbalife says it was recently in talks with a financial institution to become a private company, but those discussions ended last week. Aug. 21, 2017, at 8:57 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Herbalife Held Unsuccessful Sale ...

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Warren Buffett loses Oncor deal to Sempra Energy - USA TODAY

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 07:01

USA TODAY

Warren Buffett loses Oncor deal to Sempra Energy
USA TODAY
A San Diego-based power company snatched Texas electrical grid giant Oncor from billionaire investor Warren Buffett, scuttling a deal that the billionaire investor had banked on to bolster his energy business. Sempra Energy said Monday that it had ...

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Ron Paul: Stocks may get chopped in half within a year, but it won't be Trump's fault - MarketWatch

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 05:20

MarketWatch

Ron Paul: Stocks may get chopped in half within a year, but it won't be Trump's fault
MarketWatch
Last month, libertarian and multiple campaigner for president Ron Paul made headlines with his gloomy prediction that the stock market, plagued by an overrated recovery for the U.S. economy, could plunge 25% by October. Obviously, not much in the way ...
Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge 'conceivable,' but it's not President Trump's faultCNBC

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China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains - STLtoday.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 04:04

STLtoday.com

China to again have one of the world's fastest bullet trains
STLtoday.com
FILE - In this June 26, 2017 file photo, railway workers pose for photos with the Fuxing, China's latest high speed train capable of reaching 400kph (248mph) during its maiden service from Beijing. China is relaunching the world's fastest bullet trains ...
Get ready for Fuxing: World's fastest train is launching in SeptemberBusiness Standard
World's fastest train to run Shanghai-BeijingKorea Times
World's fastest train to begin in SeptExpressNewsline
XNewsPress -China.org.cn -Global Times -TODAYonline
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China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler - Reuters

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 03:15

Reuters

China's Great Wall confirms interest in Fiat Chrysler
Reuters
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Great Wall Motor Co Ltd (601633.SS) is interested in bidding for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) (FCHA.MI), a company official said on Monday, confirming earlier reports that it is pursuing all or part of the owner ...
Marchionne's Fiat Review Spurs Great Wall Interest in JeepBloomberg
Fiat Up on China's Great Wall Motor Takeover InterestTheStreet.com
China's Great Wall eyes Fiat Chrysler bidBBC News
U.S. News & World Report -Barron's -New York Times -Financial Times
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Infosys Fight Isn't Tata Redux - Bloomberg

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:32

Bloomberg

Infosys Fight Isn't Tata Redux
Bloomberg
The similarities are hard to miss. Last October, the 79-year-old Ratan Tata staged a coup to oust his successor Cyrus Mistry, 49, as chairman of the $100 billion conglomerate that bears his family's name. Last week, the 50-year-old Vishal Sikka quit ...
Wanted at Infosys: Superhuman CEO to rescue a $10 billion tech companyQuartz
India's Infosys shares extend losses after CEO quitNew York Daily News
Ego-battle set to cost Infosys dear on biz turf: Look who's smilingEconomic Times
Livemint -Times of India -Business Standard -Business Today
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Total Chases Growth With $5 Billion Purchase of Maersk Oil - Bloomberg

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 02:14

The Indian Express

Total Chases Growth With $5 Billion Purchase of Maersk Oil
Bloomberg
Total SA agreed to buy the oil and gas unit of A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the French company's biggest acquisition since 1999 and another sign of the accelerating pace of energy deals after a long downturn. Total will pay Maersk with $4.95 billion of its ...
French group Total buys Maersk Oil in $7.5 billion dealReuters
European markets edge lower as faith in the Trump agenda slides; Moller-Maersk up 3.8%CNBC
Total buys Maersk oil unit in $7.45 billion dealMarketWatch
New York Times -The Guardian -Fox Business -Financial Times
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Oil dips on rising US output, but drilling activity slows - Reuters

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:45

Reuters

Oil dips on rising US output, but drilling activity slows
Reuters
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil dipped on Monday, weighed down by rising U.S. output although a 13 percent fall in U.S. crude inventories since March indicated a gradually tightening market. Brent crude futures, LCOc1 the international benchmark for oil ...
Brent Oil Steals the Show as Hedge Funds Leave US Crude AsideBloomberg
Crude prices in limbo; ball back in OPEC's courtNikkei Asian Review
Crude Makes a Comeback as Gold KO'ed at 1300MarketPulse (blog)
Investing.com -NRT -FX Empire -polymerupdate.com
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Don't use eclipse glasses from Dutch Bros -- even if you read they're safe - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 01:14

OregonLive.com

Don't use eclipse glasses from Dutch Bros -- even if you read they're safe
OregonLive.com
Dutch Bros took back assurances that the eclipse glasses the local coffee chain handed out are safe. Dutch Bros had said a misprint of the ISO rating made the glasses appear suspect. The company countered the questioning by posting a certification ...
RECALL: Dutch Bros recalls eclipse glassKIRO Seattle
Free eclipse glasses recalled hours before solar eventKCRA Sacramento
Dutch Bros. issues full recall of eclipse glassesKTVL
KFSN-TV -KOIN.com -KATU -KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
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“We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weapons - Quartz

Sun, 08/20/2017 - 23:08

Quartz

“We do not have long to act”: Elon Musk and others warn the UN about autonomous weapons
Quartz
The prospect of tanks, machine guns, and drones that think for themselves becoming widespread is giving tech luminaries the heebie-jeebies. In an open letter today (Aug. 21), a group of specialists from 26 nations called for the United Nations to ban ...
Elon Musk among tech founders to call for UN to ban 'killer robots'ZDNet
Elon Musk and AI Experts Call for Total Ban on Robotic WeaponsYahoo News
Elon Musk and 115 other experts ask the UN to ban killer robots in open letterMashable
CNET -MarketWatch -Washington Examiner -ABC Online
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