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Greenpeace activists board 2 drilling rigs to protest oil search in Arctic waters
STAVANGER, Norway – Greenpeace says activists have boarded two offshore drilling rigs in a protest against oil and gas exploration in Arctic waters. Juha Aromaa, a spokesman for the environmental group, says 15 activists boarded a rig operated by ...
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Chinese vessel sinks Vietnamese fishing boat, raising tension
Los Angeles Times
Police try to disperse protesters near the Chinese embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam on May 18 amid growing tension over China's move to drill oil in disputed waters of the South China Sea. Police try to disperse protesters near the Chinese embassy in Hanoi, ...
China Tensions Grow After Vietnamese Ship Sinks in ClashNew York Times
Vietnamese boat sinks after collision with Chinese vessel in disputed watersCNN International
Vietnam, China trade accusations after Vietnamese fishing boat sinksAsahi Shimbun
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Greenpeace boards 2 drill rigs in Arctic protest
STAVANGER, Norway — Greenpeace says activists have boarded two offshore drilling rigs in a protest against oil and gas exploration in Arctic waters. Juha Aromaa, a spokesman for the environmental group, says 15 activists boarded a rig operated by ...
Dutch arrest Greenpeace activists for blocking oil rigZee News
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Greenpeace blocks Gazprom's platform at Ijmuiden seaport, Netherlands (photo)PortNews IAA
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The Moscow Times
Russian Gas Reliance in Europe Skewing Sanctions Debate
European leaders, while calling Ukraine's May 25 presidential election a success, are still facing a deeper dilemma: how to free their countries from an addiction to Russian energy. Pro-European billionaire Petro Poroshenko's victory has relieved the ...
Ukraine PM Hopes Gazprom, Naftogaz Sign Agreement By Thursday -- InterfaxWall Street Journal
Ukraine demands 2.2 billion cubic meters of gas 'stolen' by Gazprom in CrimeaChicago Tribune
Russia will cheat you - Ukraine PMiAfrica.com
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Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013
NEW YORK — They're the $10 million dollar men and women. More business news. From S to XXL: The story of CustomInk. J.D. Harrison. Recall just the beginning of a bad spell for hummus. Max Ehrenfreund. OSHA report on 2011 death at a hummus plant ...
Top 50 highest-paid CEOsSFGate
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US bosses' pay crosses $10m in 2013NEWS.com.au
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California's flawed water system allows 4000 to thrive while others conserve
The Denver Post
In this May 1, 2014 photo, irrigation water runs along the dried-up ditch between the rice farms to provide water for the rice fields in Richvale, Calif. (Jae C. Hong, The Associated Press). SAN FRANCISCO — Call them the fortunate ones: Nearly 4,000 ...
California's flawed water system can't track usageseattlepi.com
California fails to adequately track water useChron.com
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China to take 5 million older vehicles off roads
La Crosse Tribune
BEIJING (AP) — China's government says it plans to take 5 million older commercial vehicles off the road this year in an effort to clean up smog-choked cities. A Cabinet statement says the plan is part of efforts to revive stalled progress toward meeting ...
China to Scrap Mlns of Cars in Anti-pollution PushCRIENGLISH.com
Millions of vehicles head for scrap heapHong Kong Standard
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Official: Tornado that hit North Dakota oil worker camp injured 9, 1 critically
WATFORD CITY, N.D. (AP) — Official: Tornado that hit North Dakota oil worker camp injured 9, 1 critically. Printable Version. Email This. Tweet · Need to Register? X. Remember Me. Forgot your password? Click to View RSS Feed · Sign up for seattlepi.com ...
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Hong Kong Stocks Swing Between Gains, Losses on Retailers
Hong Kong stocks swung between gains and losses amid thin trading as retailers declined and Lenovo Group Ltd. rose most on the city's benchmark index. China Resources Enterprise Ltd. (291) dropped 2.4 percent after the retailer was downgraded at ...
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Hacking case belies profitable US links with China
WASHINGTON (AP) China's accused of trying to steal trade secrets from U.S. businesses, but for many U.S. companies China's vast market remains an irresistible source of business. Even some companies China is accused of victimizing by computer hacking ...
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Venezuela's government announces deal to settle part of $4 billion debt owed to ...
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela's government has agreed to pay part of some $4 billion owed to foreign airlines in a bid to prevent more carriers from leaving the country. Finance Minister Rodolfo Marco Torres announced a deal Monday to allow six Latin ...
Venezuela pays debts owed to six international airlinesReuters
Venezuela announces debt deal with airlinesDaily Mail
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The Australian Financial Review
Amazon escalates standoff with publisher Hachette Book Group
Los Angeles Times
In its ongoing battle with publisher Hachette, Amazon has removed pre-order buttons for such books as J.K. Rowling's “The Silkworm,” a detective story coming out next month that she wrote under the pen name Robert Galbraith. Above, Rowling in 2012.
Amazon Strategy Raises Hackles in GermanyNew York Times
While Apple is taken to task for e-book antitrust violations, Amazon wields true ...tuaw.com
Amazon's tough negotiation tactics raise publishers' angerThe Australian Financial Review
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Bank of Japan, more confident about recovery, quietly eyes stimulus exit
Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda attends a news conference at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters. mail · print. View all comments. Share on Tumblr · Tweet. Published: May 27, 5:41 AM. (Page 1 of 4) - NEXT PAGE | SINGLE PAGE.
BoJ's Kikuo Iwata signals chance of tapering if economy overheatsgulfnews.com
BOJ Must Move Delicately in Removing QE, John Taylor SaysWall Street Journal (blog)
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Cranston man convicted for threats to IRS agent
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Cranston man has been convicted of threatening to kill an Internal Revenue Service agent and his wife over a tax bill. Andrew A. Calcione was found guilty by U.S. District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith on Friday of ...
Judge: Man owing $330K threatened IRS agent's lifeThegardenisland.com
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Sharp rise in West Coast oil trains, fears abound
File- In this Sept. 30, 2013 file photo, Edie Cotton, second from left protests outside Hudson's Bay High School in Vancouver, Wash., before the start of a public information meeting of a proposed transfer facility to handle railcars carrying North American crude ...
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No injuries reported after gas pipeline fire in NW Minnesota
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No one was injured early Monday when a natural gas pipeline ruptured and flames went shooting 100 feet into the air from a patch of farmland in northwestern Minnesota, the Marshall County sheriff's office reports. The Associated Press reports officials got a ...
Gas pipeline explosion near Warren prompts evacuations in northwestern ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Gas pipeline explodes in WarrenSt. Cloud Times
Gas Pipeline Explodes In Rural Marshall County MinnesotaKAALtv.com
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EU: Tentative deal in Ukraine-Russia gas dispute
BERLIN — The European Union's energy commissioner says a tentative deal has been reached for Ukraine's gas company to pay $2 billion to Russia's Gazprom to end a dispute over Ukraine's gas debts and prevent a cutoff of Russian supplies.
Ukraine provisionally agrees to pay Russia some gas debt - EUThe Star Online
'Ukraine must pay gas debts' – EU Energy CommissionerRT
2014-05-27 China-Russia Energy CooperationCRIENGLISH.com
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Times of India
Breton Eyes Bull in Push to Restore Computer Maker to Past Glory
The 59-year-old former finance minister of France, now chief executive officer of software maker Atos, is engineering a 620 million-euro ($846 million) bid to acquire Bull (BULL), the computer company he tried to revive two decades ago. Once an icon of ...
Atos set to buy Bull in an all-French IT sector dealeuronews
26/05/2014France's troubled tech group Bull gets offer from Atos:firmExpatica France
Atos Offers $844 Million for French RivalWall Street Journal
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Raw satellite data on MH370 to be released Tuesday, Malaysia says
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) -- Raw satellite data about missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be released Tuesday, a Malaysian official said Monday. Malaysian acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein made the comments about the data from ...
Raw satellite data on missing MH370 may be released tomorrowEconomic Times
Hunt for MH370 to be tendered to private contractors: ReportTODAYonline
MH370: Transport Safety Chief Says Next Phase of Underwater Search Months ...KUTV 2News
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Pfizer ditches pursuit of AstraZeneca
Pfizer has given up on its attempt to take over the British pharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca. The American drug maker announced Monday that it was withdrawing its latest in a series of unsolicited offers. That bid valued AstraZeneca (AZN) at nearly $120 ...
AstraZeneca welcomes Pfizer climbdown in takeover fightReuters
Pfizer Says Its Bid For AstraZeneca Is DeadNew York Times
US drugs giant Pfizer has withdrawn its £55 a share, £69bn takeover bid for UK ...BBC News
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