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August 7, 2018 7:57 PM Elon Musk says going private is 'best path forward' for Tesla

Elon Musk says going private is the "best path forward" for Tesla. He stunned investors on Tuesday with a tweet saying he had already lined up funding, and he told employees that it would relieve the electric car company of the "enormous pressure" of Wall Street's expectations. "As a public company, we are subject to wild swings in our stock price that can be a major 79

August 1, 2018 8:38 PM U.K., EU Are Replaying Historical Debates

British prime minister isn’t the first to make a bid for a special relationship with European counterparts When Theresa May visits Emmanuel Macron at his holiday retreat on Friday, the British prime minister will be treading a well-worn path. Her mission is to try to persuade the French president that it is in the European Union’s geopolitical interest 67

August 1, 2018 5:06 AM Bird scooters roll into Paris, Tel Aviv

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Scooter rental company Bird rolled into Europe on Tuesday, a month after the two-wheeled electric vehicle startup was valued at $2 billion in its latest funding round. Bird announced its foray into Paris, followed by a launch in Tel Aviv in the coming weeks, suggesting the company is dipping into its venture capital funding 72

July 27, 2018 3:43 AM EPA will enforce 'glider truck' limits after states sue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s acting chief said late Thursday the government will withdraw a decision to lift strict sales limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks”. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former U.S. President Barack Obama, a Democrat 88

July 26, 2018 6:40 PM Election official won't approve Blankenship's bid for Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An election official has blocked former coal executive Don Blankenship's bid to run in West Virginia's U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party's nominee. News outlets report Secretary of State Mac Warner announced Thursday that he won't approve Blankenship's candidacy application, based on the state's "sore loser" law. The law prohibits 129

July 23, 2018 4:19 PM U.S. Republican unveils bill calling for carbon tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a bill calling for a carbon tax on Monday, saying he hoped the legislation would at the very least renew a U.S. debate on climate change that has languished for a decade. Representative Carlos Curbelo, a member of the House tax committee who faces a tough re-election 91

July 20, 2018 3:05 PM Samsung or Xiaomi? It's a two-horse race for India's smartphone market

India's booming smartphone market is turning into a two-horse race between Samsung and Xiaomi. The world's biggest smartphone maker and its fast-growing Chinese rival now account for 60% of the country's sales, according to a new report by research firm Canalys. Samsung (SSNLF) and Xiaomi each sold nearly 10 million smartphones in India in the three 145

July 18, 2018 3:48 PM U.S. EPA eases Obama-era standards on toxic coal ash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Wednesday it has eased Obama-era standards on the disposal of toxic coal ash, a move expected to be the agency’s first revision of the standards and one that was slammed by environmentalists. The 2015 rule established minimum national standards for the disposal of coal ash, a byproduct 72

July 16, 2018 2:50 PM US Naval Academy: New hair rules don't apply to midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A Navy rule change that lets servicewomen wear ponytails and other longer hairstyles won't apply to the U.S. Naval Academy. The Capital reports that academy spokesman Cmdr. David McKinney said the updated policy does not include midshipmen at this time. McKinney says the academy "will look at the policy and discuss how the regulations 38

July 14, 2018 12:49 PM FIFA warns FA for England fans' 'political chants' at World Cup vs. Croatia

FIFA has warned England's Football Association (FA) for "political chants" made by fans during Wednesday's World Cup semifinal defeat to Croatia. The tournament organisers opened disciplinary proceedings on Thursday, but the details of the allegations were not disclosed. FIFA said in a statement: "The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has warned The Football 70