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Keystone pipeline leaks more than 200K gallons of oil


The leak was detected after a drop in pressure in the operating system. "Ultimately, the cleanup responsibility lies with TransCanada, and they'll have to clean it up in compliance with our state regulations", Walsh said. Moreover, in the years since TransCanada first proposed Keystone XL, a National Academy of Science study concluded that tar sands spills are much more damaging to the environment and hard to clean. Read More »

France beat South Africa and Ireland to host competition


South Africa‚ who hosted and won the 1995 World Cup‚ had been recommended by World Rugby's Board but the Council members voted for France . This process, according to World Rugby , was transparent and fair - something which Ireland and France disagreed with. Read More »

Airbus wins biggest jet order from Indigo Partners


Speaking at the Dubai Airshow Tuesday, the Chief Executive of Ethiopian Airlines , Tewolde Gebremariam, said the deal underlined the vitality of air traffic in North Africa. Bill Franke, Managing Partner of Indigo Partners, and a man widely credited with creating the ultra low cost carrier sector, said: "This underscores our optimistic view of the growth potential of our family of low-cost airlines, as well as our confidence in the A320neo Family as a platform for that growth". Read More »

U.S. oil and gas 'resurgence' expected as global demand grows


The Paris-based IEA cut its oil demand growth forecast by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) for this year and next, to an estimated 1.5 million bpd in 2017 and 1.3 million bpd in 2018. The IEA estimates that there will be 50 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road by 2025 and 300 million by 2040, from closer to 2 million now. "It's quite spectacular, because you're going to see the number of cars on the road double from one billion to 2 billion, thanks to electric vehicles and fuel economy ... Read More »

Bombardier in talks with EgyptAir for $1.1 bln CSeries deal-Bbg (BBD.)

Less than a month after Airbus agreed to rescue Bombardier's struggling C Series jet program, Bombardier has announced a second order for the narrowbody passenger plane. The Bombardier logo is seen at the Bombardier factory in Belfast, Northern Ireland September 26, 2017. The total list-price value of the deal rises to $2.2 billion if all options are exercised. Read More »

Amazon isn't leaving China


The e-commerce giant said it was not dropping its operations in the superpower, and added that it was retaining ownership of the vast majority of its intellectual property in the country. Companies targeted by the regulations are required to carry out a security self-assessment or obtain approval from the relevant regulator before transferring the controlled data overseas. Read More »

Has 'Agent Pogba' Done It Again For Manchester United?


But Pogba has remained at Carrington in a bid to return in time to feature against Newcastle at Old Trafford on November 18. Martial has also earned an global recall on the back of his exploits, with Pogba convinced that there is still more to come from a player he holds in the highest regard. Read More »

Electric shuttle bus returning to downtown Las Vegas roads


The driverless electric shuttle in downtown Las Vegas, pictured on November 9, 2017, is back on the road one day after it was involved in an accident with a truck. Since first deploying the NAVYA ARMA in France in late 2015, the vehicles have transported more than 100,000 people and have grown to have a fleet of 30 ARMA's in use in seven countries around the world, including the United States, as of today. Read More »

Consumer Group Calls for Target Toy Recall

Company representatives argue that a fidget spinner is not a toy because such products are not intended for kids 14 and older. CoPIRGreport that when Target and the toy's distributor, Bulls i Toy, were alerted to the findings, they refused to address the problem. Read More »

European Commission upgrades GDP growth forecast for Poland

With current surveys already suggesting that heightened uncertainty is weighing on business investment in the United Kingdom, the EC report forecast investment growth will weaken in 2018, as many firms are likely to continue deferring investments in the face of uncertainty. Read More »

Congress grills former Equifax, Yahoo CEOs over identity data breaches

Last month, Yahoo reported its entire user base of 3 billion accounts was compromised in an August 2013 data breach. In the end, she said "Russian agents intruded on our systems and stole our users" data'. Thune also pressed Equifax's former CEO Richard Smith and interim CEO Paulino Barros on Equifax's known security vulnerabilities that led to its recent data breach and how the company is now addressing these issues. Read More »

Hidden Valley's ranch keg includes a year supply of dressing


According to the product's website, the keg is made with a special FDA-approved inside coating that locks in the freshness. The keg stands at 10 inches tall and will hold a year supply of the dressing. The keg begins shipping on December 11, but you can pre-order now. Then there's the "Not Your Ugly Christmas Sweater" that features a festive, red sweater with snowflakes and an image of a bottle of ranch dressing. Read More »

Waymo Announces 'Fully Self-Driving Cars Are Here,' Taxi Service Coming


Waymo, the autonomous auto company from Google's parent company Alphabet , has started testing a fleet of self-driving vehicles without any backup drivers on public roads, its chief executive officer said Tuesday. "You could take these vehicles for one ride, for a day, for a week, or even longer". Initially, the driverless vans will be confined to a small area of metro Phoenix, with the goal of opening it up to the roughly 100-square-mile area already being tested with humans at the wheel ... Read More »

Apple moved offshore billions to new tax havens


The move is said to have enabled Apple to amass as much as $252bn (£191bn) of cash offshore. That prompted Apple to seek an alternative and, according to the BBC investigation of the Paradise Papers , the company identified Jersey - a UK Crown dependency that makes its own tax laws and has a zero per cent corporate tax rate for foreign companies. Read More »

Broadcom plans Qualcomm bid according to sources

It is said that if Broadcom merges with Qualcomm, combination of Broadcom with Qualcomm will make Broadcom third largest Chip makers in the world. Qualcomm apparently isn't happy with the offer, with Bloomberg saying that Qualcomm thinks the deal "undervalues the company". Read More »

Has Disney been in talks to buy Fox?


Fox declined to comment on the reports. It would be barred from buying the Fox broadcasting network and was not in talks to buy local affiliates, Fox News or Fox Business Channel. And more resources could perhaps be diverted to sports in a leaner company, allowing Fox to possibly pick up bigger rights packages. Disney will be able to get the rest including movie and TV properties. Read More »

United Kingdom auto sales fall for seventh consecutive month

The SMMT blamed a drop in business and consumer confidence for the fall. Year-to-date, fleet and business registrations now stand at 1,231,693 units, 3% lower than the 1,270,103 cars registered in the first 10 months of 2016. Diesel sales tumbled by almost 30% in October following the scandal over rigging emissions tests and political rumblings over restrictions on diesel cars. Read More »

New email scam targets millions of Netflix subscribers


There is also a link that takes subscribers to a fake Netflix page seeking login information and a credit card number, according to MailGuard , a global SaaS email and web security company. So if you see an email in your inbox that looks anything like the below, be sure to get on to Netflix and confirm it's really from them. There's no word yet on how many people have fallen for this scam. Read More »

Panthers running game comes alive in 20-17 win over Falcons


The Falcons were looking like they were the better team in the first half, then Atlanta does what it does best: blow leads. On fourth-and-7 from the Carolina 39 in the fourth quarter, the man who may be the best receiver in the National Football League got open by 10 yards in the Panthers end zone. Read More »