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While generating clean power using offshore wind resources creates a net emissions reduction compared to burning fossil fuels for power generation, constructing, operating and maintaining offshore win
President Trump’s address to the nation gave a cursory nod to clean air and clean water but during the same speech, he also vowed to rollback the nation’s regulation and to keep existing coal plants a
The average value of an uncollected receivables  went up by 20 percent to RON 900 in 2016 compared with 2015, according to the portfolio analysis of Top Factoring, one of the main local companies from
According to Iulian Iancu, president of the Committee for industries and services of the Chamber of Deputies, the full liberalization of natural gas prices will halt discussions on the saving of the c
On February 28, 2017, the National Bank of Romania’s foreign exchange reserves stood at EUR 34,495 million, compared to EUR 34,518 million on 31 January 2017. During the month, the following flows hav
A price war among online brokerages is getting even more heated, to the benefit of individual investors. TD Ameritrade said late Tuesday it would cut its commission for online stock and ETF trades to
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s Corp. says trading of its stock has been halted as it prepares to share its growth plans during its investor day in Chicago. The world’s biggest burger chain ha
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Sending stuffed animals for a sleepover at the library encourages children to read with them, even long after the sleepover took place, say researchers. For the first time, the study proves stuffed an
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SALMON AND STEELHEAD Cowlitz River – A few steelhead being reported caught along with an occasional spring Chinook. Last week, Tacoma Power employees recovered one coho adult and 51 winter-run steelh
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Researchers from Drexel University, Pennsylvania, used a 'mind-reading' headband to show that synchronisation between two people only occurs when they both understand the language.
Twitter on Wednesday launched a wider effort to use algorithms to identify accounts as potentially engaging in abusive behavior, a departure from its practice of relying on users to report accounts.
Girls have admitted there are role models available to them from the science, technology, engineering and maths industries, but they want to hear from coders and developers
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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have expelled a Greenpeace employee and a filmmaker following a trip to forest communities affected by industrial logging.
Researchers in Australia have found a gender divide in screening for cardiovascular disease, with women much less likely to be screened for heart disease.
LILLE, France (Reuters) - French authorities reported a possible outbreak of bird flu on a poultry farm in the far north of the country on Wednesday, which could mark a spreading of the disease beyond
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Chief executive Dr Ralf Speth said a lack of spare capacity at JLR’s three UK car plants, meant it was considering building the Defender replacement abroad.
PepsiCo, which owns the Walkers brand, says the proposal to close the factory in Peterlee, County Durham, was part of an efficiency drive that would see it move production to other sites across Brit
New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said in a televised interview that the case for tightening monetary policy has become ‘a lot more compelling’ since the US election.
The FTSE 100 finished up 119.4 points up at 7382.9. US stocks have also surged to new highs as the promise of a $1trillion infrastructure spending spree put the Trump rally back in full swing.
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The top-flight FTSE 100 index closed 119.4 points higher at 7,382.9, smashing through its previous closing high of 7,337 reached on 13 January this year.
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Land Rover Defender replacement could be built abroad

Chief executive Dr Ralf Speth said a lack of spare capacity at JLR’s three UK car plants, meant it was considering building the Defender replacement abroad.
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PepsiCo plans to close Walkers Snacks factory in Durham

PepsiCo, which owns the Walkers brand, says the proposal to close the factory in Peterlee, County Durham, was part of an efficiency drive that would see it move production to other sites across Brit
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Trump speech and Federal Reserve banker pressure pound

New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said in a televised interview that the case for tightening monetary policy has become ‘a lot more compelling’ since the US election.
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MARKETS CLOSE: FTSE hits new high as dollar strengthens

The FTSE 100 finished up 119.4 points up at 7382.9. US stocks have also surged to new highs as the promise of a $1trillion infrastructure spending spree put the Trump rally back in full swing.
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Ford 'to axe 1,100 workers from its Bridgend plant'

Ford is meeting with unions and staff as a leaked report reportedly showed it could be looking to cut up to 1,160 jobs at the plant in south Wales, leaving it with 600 workers at the site.
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London stock market soars to new record highs

The top-flight FTSE 100 index closed 119.4 points higher at 7,382.9, smashing through its previous closing high of 7,337 reached on 13 January this year.
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Virtual currencies pose real financial risk: RBI's Gandhi

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor R Gandhi today raised concerns over virtual currencies such as Bitcoin and said they pose potential financial, legal, customer protection and security-related risks.
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Don't expect lending rates to fall further: ICICI's Kochhar

Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Chanda Kochhar, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Bank, said a large part of the lending rates cut had already happened.
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Huila: Governor assesses investments in Jamba, Cuvango

Lubango - Governor of the southern Huíla province, João Marcelino Tyipinge, is visiting Thursday and Friday the municipalities of Cuvango and Jamba, 356 and 315 kms east of Lubango city, respectivel
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Disney: Epcot arts fest coming back in 2018

There will be a second Epcot International Festival of the Arts, Walt Disney World announced on Wednesday.

The event, which debuted in January, will return in early 2018, according to a post

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Mardi Gras: ’One time of year people can act like fools’ [Photos] [Video]

NEW ORLEANS — The trumpets and horns from the marching bands blared. The crowd screamed for beads. People paraded in costumes ranging from the politically-charged to the whimsical. And despite all the
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Are these the world's most heart-warming acts of kindness?

One image sees a tourist giving up his own shoes for a homeless girl in Rio de Janeiro, while another captures an Indian villager rescuing a litter of kittens from a flood in Cuttack City.
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Average daily room rate in Vegas reaches all-time high

LAS VEGAS - The average cost of one night at a Las Vegas hotel has climbed to an all-time high, heralding good news for resort owners but empty wallets for visitors. The Las Vegas Review-Journal repo
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National parks saw a record-setting number of visitors last year. Were they too much of a good thing?

Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Sequoia and Yosemite national parks all set attendance records in 2016 — as did the park system nationwide, recording more than 330 million visits during its centenni

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Cher's not done with Las Vegas. Singer adds 18 shows at the Monte Carlo.

Cher’s upping the ante on her Las Vegas run by adding 18 shows to her live performance schedule at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino this year. Tickets go on sale Saturday.

The music ico

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Santa Barbara's new science museum aims to spark your curiosity

You can walk inside a giant guitar to see how its sound works or build a race car and send it speeding down a track at a new science museum in Santa Barbara that connects science and innovation

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The world's funniest airport codes revealed

Some of the unintentionally rude, comical or unfortunate code names, given to airports across the world including OMG in Namibia and FUN in Tuvalu are revealed in an infographic.
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Faith in humanity restored

One image sees a tourist giving up his own shoes for a homeless girl in Rio de Janeiro, while another captures an Indian villager rescuing a litter of kittens from a flood in Cuttack City.
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