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$1tn Norwegian oil fund plans to ditch oil and gas stocks

$1tn Norwegian oil fund plans to ditch oil and gas stocks It invests Norway's revenues from oil and gas production for future generations in stocks, bonds and real estate overseas. Norges Bank Investment Management, which runs Norway's $1tn oil fund, has recommended that the sovereign wealth fund ditches its investments in oil and gas stocks. [Full Article...]

TransCanada shuts down Keystone oil pipeline after another leak

TransCanada shuts down Keystone oil pipeline after another leak The company said that crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning after a drop in pressure was detected resulting from an oil leak that's under investigation. That new proposed pipeline would begin in Hardisty, Alberta, and extend south to Steele City, Neb., crossing through Montana, a thin slice of far southeast North Dakota, and then run through western and central South Dakota into Nebraska... [Full Article...]

Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023

Ireland misses out on Rugby World Cup 2023 South Africa was named as the preferred host nation by World Rugby's independent review, but that only sparked spiky reactions over that process from Ireland and France . "One has to ask the question, why has the vote gone against the recommendation when most of the unions said they would vote with the recommendation?" "The set of rules were broken during that process, which we are upset a... [Full Article...]

Missouri AG Launches Antitrust And Privacy Probe Of Google

The Federal Trade Commission has come to rely more heavily on states attorneys general for enforcement. Hawley noted Google has access to an estimated 70 percent of all card transactions in the United States, as well as online users' location, device information, cookie data, online queries and website history. [Full Article...]

Autonomous shuttle test in Las Vegas has crash on first day

Autonomous shuttle test in Las Vegas has crash on first day Another AAA rep confirmed to Mashable that the shuttle wasn't damaged either, calling the accident a minor fender bender and emphasizing that the system responded exactly how it should have to prevent the incident. But, just an hour into its year-long trial (which follows a successful stint in January) the shuttle was hit by a delivery truck that was backing up. [Full Article...]

Uber reaches for the skies with plan for sleek flying taxi

Uber reaches for the skies with plan for sleek flying taxi An UberAir journey between Los Angeles' airport and the Staples Center arena, for example, would take 27 minutes - three times less time than the same journey by auto. Uber's partnership with NASA marks their first joint venture with a government entity, according to CNBC . Uber will need to come up with an appropriate way for its flying cars to co-exist with existing helicopter, plane and dr... [Full Article...]

Google's Waymo Is Launching a Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

Google's Waymo Is Launching a Driverless Ride-Hailing Service The self-driving minivans will now be allowed to drive in restricted areas sans drivers and will eventually be allowed to drive in the entire Phoenix metro area. This news doesn't, however, mean the self-driving revolution is here. Speaking at the Lisbon Web Summit, company chief John Krafcik said that Waymo is "now working on making this commercial service available to the public", reports F... [Full Article...]

High levels of lead found in fidget spinners

Now, new research shows that some of the popular spinners sold at Target contain dangerously high levels of lead. And the Fidget Wild Premium Spinner Metal center circle tested for 1,300 ppm of lead. "The two fidget spinners cited in their letter are clearly marked on the package as 'appropriate for customers ages 14 and older, ' and are not marketed to children", the statement continued. [Full Article...]

Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown

Paradise Papers: Apple moved offshore tax haven to Jersey after Ireland crackdown As Breitbart News reported in June 2016: "Tech companies, including Apple, Cisco Systems and Google pay lower overseas tax rates than their non-tech US peers, such as Boeing or Johnson & Johnson". Apple has now released a press release in response to the recent allegations, they have said that they have not paid any less tax as a result of the changes, you can see a statement from the company be... [Full Article...]

Qualcomm expected to keep their extra m and say no to Broadcom

Qualcomm expected to keep their extra m and say no to Broadcom Broadcom president and CEO Hock Tan said the bid was "compelling for stockholders and stakeholders in both companies". But the San Diego-based company is expected to try and persuade shareholders to reject the deal by arguing it has been undervalued by the unsolicited offer. [Full Article...]

Kohli becomes 2nd highest run-getter in T20Is

Kohli becomes 2nd highest run-getter in T20Is New Zealand made two changes from New Delhi bringing in Glenn Phillips and Adam Milne in the place of Tom Latham and Tim Southee. Mohammed Siraj will make his debut and has come in for now retired Ashish Nehra. Trent Boult struck twice in his first over to get rid of first Shikhar Dhawan and then Rohit Sharma cheaply. "We didn't take our chances, yes, but at once stage they were looking to ... [Full Article...]

United Nations implores Australia to resume feeding 'starving' refugees at remote camp

United Nations implores Australia to resume feeding 'starving' refugees at remote camp There was no immediate comment from Australia or its representatives in Geneva. "We have conveyed to the Australian government and to the local government of Papua New Guinea as well that until the time the accommodation is ready, refugees should not be moved there", UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch said. [Full Article...]

Sterling drop after United Kingdom rate hike questions point of the exercise: McGeever

Sterling drop after United Kingdom rate hike questions point of the exercise: McGeever Immediately after the announcement, the pound was trading around 0.4 per cent lower against the euro at around €1.1347 and around 0.2 per cent lower against the dollar at $1.3221. Fatemi said. In September, inflation reached 3%, the highest in five years. "The combination of inflation stabilising, real income growth improving and the likelihood of a transition deal leave us unconvinced that the ... [Full Article...]

Paytm adds chat feature to its app with Inbox, aims at WhatsApp

Paytm adds chat feature to its app with Inbox, aims at WhatsApp Paytm is the largest mobile payments app in India. Paytm , which has the backing of SoftBank and Alibaba among many others, mentioned in the statement that users cannot only carry out financial transactions with their loved ones but could also enjoy a seamless chat experience. [Full Article...]

Tesla can't ramp up Model 3 production until next year

Tesla can't ramp up Model 3 production until next year But the third quarter saw a collective total of just 260 being built and while Musk didn't offer hard numbers on what the build rate is now, he made it clear the company remains, as he warned earlier this year, in "production hell". During the same period previous year, the business earned $0.71 earnings per share. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was stolen and republishe... [Full Article...]

Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman

Russian embassy employees not hurt in explosion in Kabul - spokesman A defence ministry spokesman said that the blast happened outside their building. According to the Ministry of Defense, which has an office in 14th Street, the explosion happened close to them but that they were not the target. "It was a awful scene", one witness told Afghanistan's Tolo news. The suicide attack took place near a gate of the academy, near Qambar square. A Reuters witness reported t... [Full Article...]

The first charges have been filed in special counsel Mueller's Russian Federation investigation

The first charges have been filed in special counsel Mueller's Russian Federation investigation The timing was confirmed by a second source familiar with the matter. He was appointed by the Justice Department to lead the investigation a week after the US President fired FBI director James Comey , who was leading a federal investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Air India steps up security procedure for US-bound flyers

All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures, including both American citizens and foreigners possibly facing security interviews from airline employees, a USA government official said on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Locked in cooler, man decides to sit and drink beer

Locked in cooler, man decides to sit and drink beer But commenters on WAOW Newsline 9's Facebook page accused Van Ert of not drinking enough while he was in the cooler. Jeremy Van Ert , 38, stopped into a Kwik Trip store to buy beer. He had a number of options in his predicament; he could've just knocked on the glass door and someone would've let him out. "This is unique, I've been here twenty years". [Full Article...]

Dodgers Leave Ex-Tiger Granderson Off World Series Roster

Dodgers Leave Ex-Tiger Granderson Off World Series Roster Roberts has given Granderson's roster spot to pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who hasn't appeared in a game since October 1. The Los Angeles Dodgers are turning to right-hander Brandon McCarthy for pitching depth in the 2017 World Series against the Houston Astros . [Full Article...]


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