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SoCalGas Plugs the Massive Porter Ranch Methane Leak—For Now

The cloud of methane is temporarily controlled, and a permanent fix is on the way. The post SoCalGas Plugs the Massive Porter Ranch Methane Leak—For Now appeared first on WIRED.
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The Machines Are About To Become Self-Aware And They May Not Like Us Very Much

"Open the pod bay doors please, Hal." "I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that." So said the sentient computer HAL at the controls of the Discovery One spacecraft to astronaut Dave Bowman in the 1
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Making First Scripted Television Show With Dr. Dre

Apple is making its first scripted television show, a "dark drama" produced by and starring Dr Dre called "Vital Signs." The show is likely to launch on Apple Music with every episode available immed
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Goodbye Philae? Comet Lander Team Losing Hope For One Final Wake Up

The end may be near for Philae after scientists from the European Space Agency (ESA) have stopped contact attempts with the comet lander. After bouncing around on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–G
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Schwartzel on the charge at Tswhane Open

Charl Schwartzel makes a charge up the leaderboard at the European Tour's Tshwane Open on Friday, going 6 under in his second round to sit two shots off the lead           &nb
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Over and out: Some MLB teams open with little playoff shot

Spring training is a time for optimism, when players bask under the warm sun of Florida and Arizona while fans dream about their team playing under the bright lights of October      
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Popular Finance

 

Below Zero: Negative 0.5% Interest Rate: Why People Are Paying to Save

It’s not clear that it would even be legal in the United States.
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Generic Drug ETF Offering Portfolio Cure

With biotech stocks getting smashed on the stock market and big pharma getting hammered on the presidential campaign trail, generic drug stocks look awfully appealing.
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BRIEF-Sweett Group says sentencing in bribery case adjourned to a later date

* Further to company's admission of guilt to section 7(1) of UK Bribery Act 2010,sentencing has been adjourned to a later date. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom:
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Ghana 91-day bill yield slips to 22.6428 pct

ACCRA, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Bank of Ghana said the yield on its weekly 91-day bill fell slightly to 22.6428 percent at an auction on Friday, from 22.7521 percent at the last sale.
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European shares rally back as German banks rebound

LONDON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - European shares rebounded on Friday as Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank rallied, helping stock markets stage a partial recovery from stinging losses earlier in the week.
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UPDATE 1-BlackRock's Obsidian fund narrows losses after horrid January

Feb 12 (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc's $1.9 billion Obsidian hedge fund recorded losses in January, suffering its worst start to the year in its nearly 20-year history, but the fund was narrowing those lo
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BRIEF-Imagis signs debt restructuring agreement with Magna Polonia unit

* Signs with Magna Polonia unit, Magna Polonia sp. z o.o., debt restructuring agreement
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BRIEF-Grempco Q4 net profit up at 275,216 zlotys

* Q4 negative revenue 1,458 zlotys ($373) versus positive revenue of 2,860 zlotys a year ago
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BRIEF-Fiducial Real Estate Q1 revenue up at 18.5 mln euros

* Reports Q1 revenue of 18.5 million euros ($20.8 million) versus 16.1 million euros a year ago
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