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Morocco Aims for Deal on Financing Climate Change Projects

Friday September 23rd, 2016 10:01:12 PM
Morocco is aiming to get a global agreement on how developed countries plan to finance climate change projects in poorer nations, during a United Nations conference in Marrakesh in November.

U.N. Security Council Approves Nuclear Test Ban Resolution

Friday September 23rd, 2016 09:54:06 PM
The United Nations Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution calling on countries to refrain from nuclear testing, weeks after North Korea defied the international community by carrying out a new nuclear test.


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Digital Ad Doubts Rise Over New Revelations

Saturday September 24th, 2016 09:49:24 PM
Marketers pouring huge sums into digital advertising are wrestling with several recent events that underscore a troubling picture: some are finding they can’t be sure how well that money was spent or what they’ve received in return for it.

Yahoo Executives Detected a Hack Tied to Russia in 2014

Saturday September 24th, 2016 11:46:30 AM
The intrusion was launched from computers in Russia and sought data on 30 to 40 targeted users of the company’s online services who did business in Russia, a person familiar with the matter said.

Salesforce Considers Takeover of Twitter

Saturday September 24th, 2016 04:04:28 PM
Salesforce is considering a takeover of Twitter Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, as the social-media company’s efforts to ignite growth sputter.


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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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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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