• Cost plunges for capturing carbon dioxide from the air
Cost plunges for capturing carbon dioxide from the air

The study implies that falling costs of solar power could produce hydrogen affordably from electrolysis without producing an excessive increase in CO2. Keith explains it like a relatively straightforward process, but Carbon Engineering have been working on the problem of affordably capturing CO2 at a pilot plant in Squamish, British Columbia ...

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  • Verizon names Ericsson veteran Hans Vestberg as CEO
Verizon names Ericsson veteran Hans Vestberg as CEO

Some analysts feel that Verizon needs new business streams to revive the growth. "The timing of the change could be good as the court decision on AT&T's Time Warner deal comes next week". He will stay on as executive chairman through the end of the year. Current Verizon CEO, Lowell McAdam , said in an interview it was the flawless time to hand...

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  • USA strikes ZTE deal, commerce secretary announces, but congressional critics object
USA strikes ZTE deal, commerce secretary announces, but congressional critics object

ZTE will pay a $1 billion fine and have to put $400 in escrow for violating sanctions, Ross said Thursday during an interview on CNBC . As part of the agreement, ZTE has promised to replace its current board of directors and executive team within thirty days and will allow the company periodic inspections to verify that the locally manufacture...

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  • Trump on Talks with Trudeau: Relationship ‘Better Than It’s Ever Been’
Trump on Talks with Trudeau: Relationship ‘Better Than It’s Ever Been’

Solidifying his solo status on the world stage, Trump also lashed out at longtime allies over their criticism of his trade policies and plans an early exit from the G-7 meeting. Trump railed against trade deficits with other countries. . Mr Trump's "America First" message to allies has hardened since he brought hardline national security adv...

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  • KM execs' $1.5M bonuses
KM execs' $1.5M bonuses

First Citizens Bankshares Comm invested in 0.13% or 65,266 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Mgmt Limited invested 0.11% in Kinder Morgan, Inc . (NYSE: KMI ). The Trans Mountain project has faced fierce opposition from the B.C. government, environmentalists and protestors, prompting Kinder Morgan to suspend spending on the project in April until it was ...

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  • Apple to ship 20% fewer new iPhones than expected this year
Apple to ship 20% fewer new iPhones than expected this year

The reported memo to suppliers is yet another milepost in Apple's transition from a hardware company to a more services-based business. Other European semiconductor stocks including Dialog Semiconductor Plc, STMicroelectronics NV and Infineon Technologies AG all slipped after the Nikkei said that Apple told its supply chain to prepare about...

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  • Porsche's first electric vehicle will be called the Taycan
Porsche's first electric vehicle will be called the Taycan

Now, as we get closer to the launch of the production version of the electric sports vehicle next year, Porsche is ready to let us get used to the car's actual name. All-wheel drive is expected to be standard on all versions initially, but there is the possibility of Porsche launching a more affordable rear-wheel-drive edition in the future.

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  • Newfoundland and Labrador's Tim Hortons restaurants celebrating Camp Day
Newfoundland and Labrador's Tim Hortons restaurants celebrating Camp Day

All proceeds from hot beverage purchases, donations at the drive-through window, bracelets sold in-store will help send kids to camp. Officials with Cambridge Fire, Kitchener Fire, ROW Paramedics, and Waterloo Regional Police Service are also set up at Tim Hortons across the Region for Camp Day.

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  • Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charges; 90 Women Accuse Him
Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty to Rape Charges; 90 Women Accuse Him

Weinstein, who appeared in court in a dark blazer, jeans and a tie, uttered only a few words at the brief arraignment hearing in Manhattan. Like many of Weinstein's alleged victims , Sorvino is hopeful justice will be served, but she is hesitant to celebrate the criminal proceedings just yet, because she won't be satisfied until he is firmly beh...

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  • Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation
Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russian Federation

And I would recommend, but it's up to them, but Russian Federation should be in the meeting, and should be a part of it. This year's G7 summit comes at a time, when leaders of seven major economies view the current global order as a historic division between Washington and its major allies in North America, Europe and Asia.

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  • Poundworld reported to be considering the appointment of administrators
Poundworld reported to be considering the appointment of administrators

A potential buyer for troubled discount retailer Poundworld is understood to have walked away from talks, with the company potentially set to appoint administrators if a deal can not be completed. Poundworld was acquired by TPG Capital for £150m in 2015 but it has struggled in the wake of the Brexit blow to sterling that pushed up the cost of impor...

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  • Iran criticizes U.S. for Saudi oil request
Iran criticizes U.S. for Saudi oil request

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude rose $1.22, or 1.88 percent to $65.95 a barrel. In April, PDVSA shipped 1.49 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude and fuels to its customers, 665,000 bpd below the 2.15 million contracted. More generally, Brent has been pushed up by the voluntary production cuts put in place a year ago, led by the Orga...

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  • Trump heading to G7 summit after report says he wanted to bail
Trump heading to G7 summit after report says he wanted to bail

President Donald Trump comes to this week's Quebec G7, which begins Friday, touting an America First agenda that hits United States allies with trade tariffs and threatens multilateral free trade deals. As Trump was about to depart for the summit, which will take place on Friday and Saturday in Charlevoix, Canada , White House Press Secretary Sa...

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  • MPs have 'lost confidence' in TSB chief
MPs have 'lost confidence' in TSB chief

FCA chief executive Andrew Bailey outlined the joint probe in a letter to treasury committee chairman Nicky Morgan, who has warned she is "deeply concerned" about how problems at TSB were communicated. MPs on the Treasury Committee said they had "lost confidence" in TSB boss Paul Pester after the bank's IT meltdown. The Labour MP John Mann aske...

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  • U.S. and Canadian trade balance data coming up
U.S. and Canadian trade balance data coming up

The trade surplus with the US widened to $3.6 billion in April, after falling to $2 billion in March. The goods deficit decreased 1.5% to $68.3 billion, while the services surplus slipped 0.1% to $22.1 billion. The trade deficit with China widened to -$28.0 billion from -$25.9 billion. Imports of services rose 0.6% to $47.9 billion. But the exp...

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  • Trump blasts Trudeau on eve of G7 summit
Trump blasts Trudeau on eve of G7 summit

Trump tweeted Friday he's "looking forward to straightening out unfair trade deals with G7 countries" at the summit, saying the United States would "come out even better" if the deals were not improved. "They should let Russian Federation come back in because we should have Russian Federation at the negotiating table", Trump noted. Mr Altmaie...

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  • Google says its A.I. won't be used for weapons, surveillance
Google says its A.I. won't be used for weapons, surveillance

Google said it will not pursue development of AI when it could be used to break global law. The statement comes amid employee discontent over Google's involvement in Project Maven , a controversial Pentagon AI program that seeks, among other things, to use machine learning to quickly detect and categorize objects in images captured by drone...

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  • GFA dissolution: Ghana risks Federation Internationale de Football Association ban; interim body crucial - Kwabena Yeboah
GFA dissolution: Ghana risks Federation Internationale de Football Association ban; interim body crucial - Kwabena Yeboah

He said the government would soon announce provisional measures to govern football activities until a new association could be formed. Meanwhile, government has to dissolved the current FA and has promised to ensure there is sanity in football in Ghana .

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  • Brexit: May refuses to guarantee 'backstop' end date
Brexit: May refuses to guarantee 'backstop' end date

In a bid to calm Brexiteers, the Prime Minister held one-on-one talks with Mr Davis, Boris Johnson and Liam Fox on Thursday morning ahead of a meeting of the Brexit "war cabinet" at lunchtime. Labour MP Chris Leslie, who is campaigning for a "People's Vote" on the final Brexit deal and believes the United Kingdom should stay in the single mar...

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  • Taiwan part of mainland under one-China policy: China on Qantas row
Taiwan part of mainland under one-China policy: China on Qantas row

Hong Kong and Macau, on the other hand, were European colonies that have been returned to China. But Qantas, which had until mid-2018 to make changes, announced on Monday it will follow Beijing's description of Taiwan. radio on Monday. The measure is part of China's policy of isolating Taiwan, as the communist regime's ties have deteriorated w...

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