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China Breached Dozens of Pipeline Companies in Past Decade, U.S. Says

New York Times
The Biden administration disclosed previously classified details on Tuesday about the breadth of state-sponsored cyberattacks on American oil and gas pipelines over the past decade, as part of a warning to pipeline owners to increase the security of their systems to stave off future attacks. From 2011 to 2013, Chinese-backed......

Former Macy’s CEO says retailers welcome rising prices on apparel after stagnant decade

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Retired retail executive Terry Lundgren told CNBC on Friday that rising inflation will not be a point of tension in the apparel market. Lundgren, former executive chairman and chief executive of Macy’s, said in fact the industry welcomes what he......

Singapore economy stumbles, but Q2 GDP pace fastest in a decade

Reuters
Storm clouds gather over the skyline of the central business district in Singapore April 5, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su Q2 GDP +14.3% y/y vs Reuters poll +14.2% Q2 GDP -2% q/q, seasonally adjusted SINGAPORE, July 14 (Reuters) – Singapore’s economy lost momentum in the second quarter after battling new outbreaks of......

E.P.A. Approved Toxic Chemicals for Fracking a Decade Ago, New Files Show

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A class of man-made chemicals that are toxic even in minuscule concentrations, for decades PFAS were used to make products like nonstick pans, stain-resistant carpeting and firefighting foam. The substances have come under scrutiny in recent years for their tendency to persist in the environment, and to accumulate inside the......

Indonesia sets coal benchmark price at highest in a decade

Reuters
Coal barges are pictured as they queue to be pulled along Mahakam river in Samarinda, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia, August 31, 2019. Picture taken August 31, 2019. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan JAKARTA, July 5 (Reuters) – Indonesia set its coal benchmark price higher in July at $115.35 per tonne, an official document......

Croatian island eyes green energy self-sufficiency in this decade

Reuters
NJIVICE, Croatia, June 18 (Reuters) – The northern Adriatic island of Krk, among the biggest in Croatia, looks headed towards energy self-sufficiency by the end of the decade in what environmentalists say is an example for the Mediterranean in transition to green and sustainable power. Several years ago local environmentalists......

Former Ivory Coast president Gbagbo returns home after decade of exile

Reuters
Gbagbo returns for first time since war crimes acquittal Crowds gather in Abidjan to celebrate his arrival Police fires tear gas to disperse Gbagbo supporters BRUSSELS, June 17 (Reuters) – Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo, ousted during a civil war in 2011 and acquitted of war crimes in The......

Singapore records slowest decade of population growth since independence

Reuters
Commuters wearing protective face masks leave a train station during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Edgar Su SINGAPORE, June 16 (Reuters) – Singapore’s population rose by about 1.1% each year over the past decade, the slowest rate since independence in 1965, the latest census showed......

AWOL weapons: At least 1,900 U.S. military guns were lost or stolen last decade, AP tally finds

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In the first public accounting of its kind in decades, an Associated Press investigation has found that at least 1,900 U.S. military firearms were lost or stolen during the 2010s, with some resurfacing in violent crimes. And that’s certainly......

Inside White Sox Resurgence After Decade of Dysfunction

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgxNjYxMTA1NTE5NjAwODk4/white-sox-anderson-mercedes.jpg Eric Rynston-Lobel It’s May 16 on the South Side of Chicago. Just east of the historic neighborhood of Bridgeport, Guaranteed Rate Field howls with enthusiasm. An announced crowd of nearly 10,000 produces cheers that reverberate throughout the ballpark on a quintessential Chicago spring day. “Let’s Go White Sox!” chants......

Famine Hits 350,000 Ethiopians, Worst for Any Country in a Decade

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Famine has afflicted at least 350,000 people in northern Ethiopia’s conflict-ravaged Tigray region, a starvation calamity bigger at the moment than anywhere else in the world, the United Nations and international aid groups said Thursday. With their joint......

Treasury says tax gap to balloon to $7 trillion over next decade, calls for beefed-up IRS

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The Treasury Department estimates that the difference between how much Americans owe in taxes and how much they actually pay will balloon to $7 trillion over the next......

T-Mobile CEO says company is poised to dominate 5G for the next decade

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert on Monday laid out his vision for the next decade, telling CNBC that he believes his company can be the leader in 5G for the next decade. “We’re making the rules for the 5G era because......

China’s imports grow at fastest pace in a decade

Reuters
China’s imports grew at their fastest pace in 10 years in May, fuelled by surging commodity prices, while export growth missed expectations, customs data showed on Monday. Exports in dollar terms grew 27.9% in May from a year earlier, slower than the 32.3% growth reported in April and missing analysts’......

Pep Guardiola hasn’t been to the final in a decade. Really.

New York Times
Chelsea Manager Thomas Tuchel was in the Champions League final last season, when he coached Paris St.-Germain. His center back Thiago Silva started for him that day. But while Manchester City and Chelsea are annual fixtures in the competition, they (perhaps surprisingly) lack direct, or even recent, experience with the......

Biden’s budget will include $5 trillion in new federal spending over the next decade

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will propose $5 trillion in new federal spending over the next decade on Friday, part of his fiscal year 2022 budget request, a source familiar with the proposal tells CNBC. The new spending would be......

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