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December 20, 2018 5:36 PM ExxonMobil shelves Canada LNG export project

LONDON/HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) has withdrawn its WCC liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Canada from an environmental assessment, it said on Thursday, signaling that the project has been shelved. The decision to pare its LNG project portfolio follows the decision by a Royal Dutch Shell-led group to build 117

December 20, 2018 6:54 AM Italian PM Conte says not ready to step aside after EU vote: paper

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told an Italian newspaper on Thursday he was not ready to give up his job in favor of Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini after a European election in May. “Honestly not, I’m not ready to hand over the baton,” Conte told the Corriere della Sera daily when asked if he was willing to be replaced 68

December 18, 2018 3:22 PM EU approves state aid for six broadband networks in Bavaria

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission approved on Tuesday state aid for a project to build very high capacity Internet networks in six cities in the German region of Bavaria. “The aid will bring very fast broadband to customers in areas where the market does not provide them, in line with the EU broadband connectivity goals,” the Commission said in a statement 111

December 16, 2018 6:38 PM California is first state to mandate zero-emission bus fleet

California moved Friday to eliminate climate-changing fossil fuels from its fleet of 12,000 transit buses, enacting a first-in-the-nation mandate that will vastly increase the number of electric buses on the road. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to require that all new buses be carbon-free by 2029. Environmental advocates project 75

December 15, 2018 3:02 PM Wanda inks $1.7 billion "red tourism" site in China's Communist heartland

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Wanda group has signed a deal to build a sprawling complex for patriotic tourists to visit a site where the ruling Communist Party’s traces its revolutionary roots in northwestern Shaanxi province. At a ceremony in Beijing on Thursday, China Wanda Group and the Yanan city government agreed to start work on a 12 billion yuan ($1.74 billion) 76

December 13, 2018 5:09 AM Kentucky governor blasts local newspaper's alliance with Soros-backed journalism outlet

Kentucky’s Republican Gov. Matt Bevin blasted the Louisville Courier-Journal newspaper Wednesday for partnering with ProPublica, an investigative journalism outlet whose backers include liberal financier George Soros. In a YouTube video, Bevin accuses the outlet, ProPublica, of left-wing bias and also tears into the local paper. “This is the same Courier-Journal 150

December 10, 2018 8:35 AM Hitachi shares rise after report it is considering scrapping Britain nuclear project

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd (6501.T) shares rose as much as 2.9 percent on Monday after Japan’s TV Asahi reported the firm is considering scrapping its 3 trillion yen ($26.61 billion) nuclear project in Britain due to projections of further increases in construction costs. Hitachi’s Horizon Nuclear Power plans to build over 5 gigawatts of new nuclear 73

December 6, 2018 3:29 PM Teen's 'hijacked' birthday party invite goes viral, sparks riot fears in small town

File photo - Chairs burn in the northern Dutch town of Haren late on Sept. 21, 2012 as riot police went into action to contain thousands of party-goers who turned up after a teenager's birthday invite on Facebook went viral. (CATRINUS VAN DER VEEN/AFP/GettyImages) A 15-year-old Dutch girl’s innocent message inviting friends to her birthday party has been “hijacked 110

December 5, 2018 11:33 PM For-profit college closes operations, surprising students

JACKSON, Miss. – A troubled chain of for-profit colleges has closed abruptly in dozens of locations nationwide, after its accrediting agency suspended approval. Birmingham, Alabama-based Education Corp. of America on Wednesday closed schools operating as Virginia College, Brightwood College, Brightwood Career Institute, Ecotech Institute and Golf Academy 66

December 5, 2018 9:06 PM World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rose 2.7 Percent in the Last Year, New Studies Show

(WASHINGTON) — After several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide experienced their largest jump in seven years, discouraging scientists. World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project , an international 100