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Swiss Voters Back Plan to Phase Out Nuclear Power - New York Times

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:42am

New York Times

Swiss Voters Back Plan to Phase Out Nuclear Power
New York Times
The Gösgen Nuclear Power Plant near Däniken, Switzerland, last year. Swiss voters on Sunday backed a plan to ban new nuclear plants. Credit Fabrice Coffrini/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. ZURICH — Swiss voters on Sunday backed the ...

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Ford Motor Is Replacing Mark Fields as CEO - New York Times

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:37am

New York Times

Ford Motor Is Replacing Mark Fields as CEO
New York Times
Mark Fields, right, and William C. Ford Jr., chairman, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, last year. Credit Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. DEARBORN, Mich. — In a shake-up reflecting the pressures on the American auto industry, Ford ...
Ford Fires CEO Mark Fields; Former Steelcase Chief Jim Hackett To Take OverForbes
Ford CEO Fields to Leave as Hackett Takes Over, Forbes SaysBloomberg
Ford reportedly fires CEO Mark Fields and taps executive Jim HackettCNBC
Detroit Free Press -Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY -Jalopnik
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Chemical maker Huntsman Corp. near merger deal with Swiss comany Clariant, reports say - Houston Chronicle

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:04am

Houston Chronicle

Chemical maker Huntsman Corp. near merger deal with Swiss comany Clariant, reports say
Houston Chronicle
Peter Huntsman, president and CEO of Huntsman, speaks with U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, before a tour of the company's operation in The Woodlands Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Photo: Jason Fochtman, Staff Photographer. Image 2 of 2.
Huntsman and Clariant Are in Talks Toward a $14 Billion MergerBloomberg
Huntsman, Clariant near all-stock merger dealMarketWatch
Huntsman Corp. negotiating merger with Switzerland rival to create a $14B chemical giantSalt Lake Tribune
Plastics News -Deseret News -FuelFix (blog) -Houston Business Journal
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Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts - CNN

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:03am

CNN

Trump budget: $800 billion in Medicaid cuts
CNN
(CNN) Donald Trump's budget that is expected to be unveiled on Tuesday will include $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid -- a move that underscores the President's resolve to significantly downsize the federal program even as Republican lawmakers are ...

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Loss-making Cathay Pacific makes biggest job cuts in 20 years - Reuters

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:38pm

Reuters

Loss-making Cathay Pacific makes biggest job cuts in 20 years
Reuters
Passenger planes of Cathay Pacific Airways park at the Hong Kong Airport terminal in Hong Kong, China March 7, 2016. REUTERS/Bobby Yip. By Jamie Freed and Brenda Goh | SYDNEY/SHANGHAI. SYDNEY/SHANGHAI Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd (0293.
Cathay Pacific cuts hundreds of jobs in major shake-upBBC News
Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressureWashington Post
Cathay Pacific to Shed 600 Staff; Shares SoarBarron's
Bloomberg -Nasdaq -Business Standard
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Facebook's Zuckerberg is working on a way to connect you to people you “should” know - Recode

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 8:29pm

Recode

Facebook's Zuckerberg is working on a way to connect you to people you “should” know
Recode
Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook CEO who is totally not a future presidential candidate, shared some of what he learned from his early trips around the country. (ICYMI: The not-White House hopeful wanted to visit every state he hadn't spent a lot of time ...

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New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars - News & Observer

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:36pm

News & Observer

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars
News & Observer
New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work out. Founded by New Zealander Peter Beck, the company was ...

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Plane has to dump fuel over lake, return to Detroit airport - WILX-TV

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 7:10pm

WILX-TV

Plane has to dump fuel over lake, return to Detroit airport
WILX-TV
DETROIT (AP) - A Delta Air Lines spokesman says a flight on its way to Seoul, South Korea, had to dump fuel and return to Detroit Metropolitan Airport after a cockpit light showed there was possibly an open maintenance panel on the outside of the aircraft.

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Barron's Picks And Pans: Retail Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway And More - Benzinga

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 6:32pm

Benzinga

Barron's Picks And Pans: Retail Stocks, Berkshire Hathaway And More
Benzinga
This weekend's Barron's cover story and a companion article take a look at retailers that can thrive despite big e-commerce competition. Other featured articles offer the prospects for Warren Buffett's formidable conglomerate and an exclusive ranking ...

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New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars - Reading Eagle

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:46pm

Reading Eagle

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars
Reading Eagle
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work out. Founded by New ...

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New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars - Reading Eagle

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 5:39pm

Reading Eagle

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars
Reading Eagle
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States. That's if the plans of California-based company Rocket Lab work out. Founded by New ...

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Eight Injured After Aeromexico Jet Clips Truck On LAX Runway - Patch.com

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:55pm

Patch.com

Eight Injured After Aeromexico Jet Clips Truck On LAX Runway
Patch.com
LOS ANGELES, CA — The Aeromexico Boeing 737 passenger jet that knocked over an airport food truck Saturday remained in a hanger Sunday, as airport police have completed — but not released — their investigation. Aerial video showed the jet plane ...

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Cuomo asks Trump for emergency assistance at Penn Station - New York Daily News

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:37pm

New York Daily News

Cuomo asks Trump for emergency assistance at Penn Station
New York Daily News
Gov. Cuomo said Amtrak's need to cut service has “created both a short-term crisis and dramatically exposed the system's chronic problems.” (Theodore Parisienne/for New York Daily News). BY Stephen Rex Brown. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Sunday, May ...
Cuomo asks Trump for Penn Station funding to repair 'emergency situation'amNY
Cuomo asks Trump for help with 'intolerable' Penn Station situationNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

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I've discovered the magic of ordering ahead at Starbucks, and all the guilt that comes with it - The Verge

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:00pm

The Verge

I've discovered the magic of ordering ahead at Starbucks, and all the guilt that comes with it
The Verge
My day starts at 7AM. I get up, brush my teeth, throw on tinted SPF moisturizer, and leave my Queens, New York apartment by, ideally, 7:30. My usual first stop is the Starbucks next to my subway station, which inevitably adds at least 15 minutes to my ...

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New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars - Thegardenisland.com

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:51pm

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars
Thegardenisland.com
This Sept. 23, 2016 photo supplied by Rocket Lab, shows the launch site for the Electron rocket on the Mahia Peninsula in the North Island of New Zealand. New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more ...

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Tesla Focuses on Connecticut's Budget Woes in Latest Bid for Direct Sales - Bloomberg

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:27pm

Bloomberg

Tesla Focuses on Connecticut's Budget Woes in Latest Bid for Direct Sales
Bloomberg
Maybe all that's standing between Tesla Inc. and the driveways of some of America's wealthiest residents is a little financial disarray. The electric-car maker is taking a third crack in as many years at getting approval to sell directly to Connecticut ...
Many workers at “world-changing” tech companies might as well work at WalmartQuartz
Avinash Singh (@TheAvinashSingh) | TwitterTwitter

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Boeing signed a number of defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia during Trump's visit - Business Insider

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:51am

Business Insider

Boeing signed a number of defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia during Trump's visit
Business Insider
TRUMP SAUDI arabia Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) receives US President Donald Trump for the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. DUBAI, May 21 (Reuters) - Boeing ...
Boeing inks defense, passenger jet deal with Saudi ArabiaUSA TODAY
Boeing inks military, commercial agreements with Saudi ArabiaFox Business
Saudi Arabia and America ink $110 billion arms dealQuwa Defence News & Analysis Group
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Boeing signed a number of defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia during Trump's visit - Business Insider

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 11:51am

Business Insider

Boeing signed a number of defense and commercial deals with Saudi Arabia during Trump's visit
Business Insider
TRUMP SAUDI arabia Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (L) receives US President Donald Trump for the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. DUBAI, May 21 (Reuters) - Boeing ...
Boeing inks defense, passenger jet deal with Saudi ArabiaUSA TODAY
Saudi Billionaire Says Companies Struggled to 'Absorb' ReformsBloomberg
US-Saudi Defense Deals Open Up JobsWall Street Journal (subscription)
CNBC
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Swiss voters embrace shift to renewable energy - Reuters

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:40am

Reuters

Swiss voters embrace shift to renewable energy
Reuters
A Swiss flag is pictured in front of the Federal Palace (Bundeshaus) is pictured in Bern, Switzerland, January 16, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse. By Michael Shields and John Miller | ZURICH. ZURICH Swiss voters backed the government's plan to provide ...
Switzerland votes in favour of ban on new nuclear plantsFinancial Times
Swiss to vote on gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeoverPhys.Org

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Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target - CNNMoney

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 10:18am

CNNMoney

Saudi-SoftBank tech fund nears $100 billion target
CNNMoney
A huge tech fund backed by Saudi Arabia and Japan's SoftBank is nearing its target of raising $100 billion. Investors have now committed $93 billion to the SoftBank Vision Fund, and the rest of the money should be raised in the next six months, the ...
Softbank-Saudi tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion of capitalReuters
SoftBank Closes Funding For Record $93 Billion Investment FundBloomberg
It's official: SoftBank's tech fund becomes world's biggest with $93 billion to investBusiness Insider
TechCrunch -Business Wire (press release) -Phys.Org -The Australian
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