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Former Argentine Dictator Sentenced

Sunday May 29th, 2016 05:05:04 AM
Argentina’s last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced for human-rights crimes, marking the first time a court has ruled that Operation Condor was a criminal conspiracy to forcibly disappear people across international borders.

Eight Russian Athletes Test Positive for Doping in 2012 Olympics

Saturday May 28th, 2016 09:05:25 PM
The Russian Olympic Committee said its was officially informed by the International Olympic Committee that eight samples from Russian athletes in three sports tested positive.


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Apple and Others Are OLED Picks

Friday May 27th, 2016 07:24:41 PM
Applied Materials, Advanced Energy and MKS will also benefit from the adoption of OLED in mobile devices.

Stocks Defy the Bears, but Charts Say Be Fearful

Friday May 27th, 2016 03:12:26 PM
Stocks are breaking out, but retail, industrial and employment stocks, plus technical patterns, urge caution.


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US Business

Airlines to Gather at IATA Event

Monday May 30th, 2016 12:38:19 AM
The airline industry has finally shaken off its boom-and-bust past, says the head of the world’s largest carrier, but investors aren’t buying it. It’s a challenging mix for executives gathering in Dublin for the annual jamboree hosted by the International Air Transport Association.

Trademark Board Issues Mixed Opinion in Coca-Cola 'Zero' Dispute

Saturday May 28th, 2016 01:47:48 AM
U.S. trademark authorities said Coca-Cola Co. doesn’t have exclusive rights to use “zero’’ even as they agreed to register the common English word for the company’s diet-soda and sports-drink brands.

Hulk Hogan Case Stirs Funding-Disclosure Debate

Friday May 27th, 2016 07:06:37 PM
Tech entrepreneur Peter Thiel’s financial backing of Hulk Hogan’s suit against Gawker is rekindling a debate about disclosing such arrangements.


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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Cyber Monday Is Still The Busiest Online Shopping Day Of The Year, Even As Year-Round Web Commerce Booms

Monday November 30th, 2015 09:11:34 PM
Eager to capture the frenzied crowds that flock to brick-and-mortar stores on Black Friday, online retailers banded together 10 years ago and birthed a shopping holiday of their own. Since then, so-called Cyber Monday has turned out to be an enormous success, becoming the busiest online shopping day of the year.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.


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World's First Full-Scale Carbon Capture And Storage Project To Launch At Canada's Boundary Dam Plant

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 06:41:15 PM
The world’s first commercial-scale “carbon capture and storage” (CCS) project is set to launch this week at a coal-fired power plant in Canada. The $1.4 billion development marks a major milestone for the fledgling technology, which is seen as critical for cutting global warming pollution from fossil fuels.

Marijuana Trademarks: Product Owners Struggle With Federal Trademarks

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 04:53:26 PM
A booming American cannabis industry has fostered a growing group of entrepreneurs looking to make millions from marijuana products. But even in states where recreational use is legal, enterprising business owners are seeing their profits go up in smoke due to another legal snag - the lack of protection for intellectual property.

New York Times Plans Job Cuts And Will Eliminate About 100 Newsroom Jobs: Report

Wednesday October 1st, 2014 01:53:25 PM
The New York Times unveiled plans for job cuts on Wednesday as part of a companywide restructuring intended to safeguard the newspaper’s long-term profitability.  About 100 newsroom jobs will be eliminated, in addition to a smaller number of positions from the editorial and business operations. If the Times cannot get enough people to leave voluntarily, they will offer buyouts and resort to layoffs.


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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.






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