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Oil giant Shell strikes deal to buy power from ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm’

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here mcKensa | iStock | Getty Images Shell said Wednesday it had signed a deal to purchase power from a development dubbed “the world’s largest offshore wind farm.” The 15-year power purchase agreement relates to 240 megawatts from Dogger Bank C,......

How a Dispute Over Groceries Led to Artillery Strikes in Ukraine

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here HRANITNE, Ukraine — Artillery shells fired by Russian-backed separatists shrieked into this small town deep in the flatlands of eastern Ukraine, shearing branches from trees, scooping out craters, blowing up six houses and killing one Ukrainian soldier. It......

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes southern Iran – state TV

DUBAI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan near the port city of Bandar Abbas on Sunday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) and Iranian state TV reported. The quake was upgraded from a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 and depth of......

Biden says U.S. will respond to Iran’s actions, including drone strikes

U.S President Joe Biden speaks during a press conference in the G20 leaders’ summit in Rome, Italy October 31, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque ROME, Oct 31 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Sunday that the United States will “respond” to actions Iran has taken against Washington’s interests, including drone strikes.......

German union calls for strikes at seven Amazon sites

An Amazon logo is pictured at a logistics centre in Mannheim, Germany, September 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Photo FRANKFURT, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The German labour union Verdi on Sunday called on employees to strike at seven different Amazon locations in a protracted pay dispute. The strikes are planned to......

Photoshop Troll Who Takes Photo Requests Too Literally Strikes Again, And The Result Is Hilarious (17 Pics)

There are few photo editors on the internet who have made as big of a splash with their witty antics as British graphic designer James Fridman, Photoshop troll and wizard extraordinaire. Odds are that you’ve scrolled past one of his hilarious photo edits on social media without realizing that it’s......

From atmospheric river to tornadoes to nor’easter, extreme weather strikes coast to coast

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In a matter of days, the weather pattern has shifted from weeks of calm to one of the most dynamic fall patterns in memory. And while autumn is known for its wild swings, the pattern right now is literally......

Foxconn strikes deal to acquire former Lordstown Ohio plant

A Lordstown Motors beta version of its all electric pickup truck, the Endurance, is seen at the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Lordstown, Ohio, U.S., June 21, 2021. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo WASHINGTON/DETROIT, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Global technology firm Foxconn will buy an assembly plant owned by U.S. electric vehicle startup......

EV maker Polestar strikes $20-bln deal with Gores Guggenheim SPAC

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Swedish electric-car maker Polestar said on Monday it will go public by merging with a U.S.-listed blank-check firm backed by billionaire Alec Gores and investment bank Guggenheim Partners at an enterprise value of $20 billion. The deal with Gores Guggenheim (GGPI.O) will provide Polestar cash proceeds......

Earthquake of magnitude 6.5 strikes Crete, Greece – EMSC

Sept 27 (Reuters) – An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck Crete, Greece on Monday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said. The quake had a depth of 2 km (1.24 miles), EMSC said. Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.......

Huawei CFO strikes agreement with U.S. over fraud charges, allowing her to leave Canada

Sept 24 (Reuters) – Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou has reached an agreement with U.S. prosecutors to end the bank fraud case against her, officials said on Friday, a move that should allow her to leave Canada and relieve a point of tension between China and the United States.......

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes near Melbourne, tremors rattle southeast Australia

SYDNEY/MELBOURNE, Sept 22 (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country’s biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states. The quake’s epicentre was near the rural town of......

UK strikes deal for CO2 producer CF to restart operations

A general view of the CF industries plant in Billingham, Britain September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Lee Smith LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Britain has struck a deal with CF Industries for the American company to restart the production of carbon dioxide (CO2) after soaring gas prices forced it to halt operations,......

Haaland strikes twice in Dortmund’s 4-2 win over Union Berlin

Haaland has scored 68 goals in 67 matches for Dortmund Union briefly cut deficit to one goal from 3-0 down Dortmund move within a point of leaders Bayern DORTMUND, Germany, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland scored twice, including a spectacular lob, to guide his side to a......

North Carolina court strikes down a voter ID law, citing racial discrimination.

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In an interview, Ms. Riggs said the coalition brought the suit in a state court instead of a federal one in part because provisions in the North Carolina Constitution are more protective of voting than those in the federal Constitution. Beyond that, the Superior Court ruling, should it be upheld,......

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