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TC Energy’s Keystone XL moves closer to 2020 construction with Nebraska ruling

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Houston — TC Energy’s hope to start construction on the 830,000 b/d Keystone XL heavy oil pipeline in 2020 took a step forward Friday with a favorable ruling from the Nebraska Supreme Court, one of the final legal obstacles facing the project after US President Trump granted a permit. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, Read More

Oil declines as China plans tariffs on imported US crude, escalating trade fight

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New York — Oil settled lower Friday amid renewed concerns that spiraling US-China trade tensions could blunt global energy demand growth. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now NYMEX October WTI settled down $1.18 at $54.17/b, and ICE October Brent was 58 cents lower on the day at Read More

US to raise tariffs on $550 billion of Chinese imports by 5 percentage points: Trump

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Washington — The US will raise the tariff on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports from 25% to 30% on October 1, and raise the current 10% tariff on another $300 billion of Chinese imports to 15% on September 1, President Trump tweeted late Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize Read More

DNC rebuffs push for unofficial climate change-focused presidential ‘debates’

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The Democratic National Committee voted down a resolution at its summer meeting in San Francisco Saturday that would have freed the party’spresidential candidates to participate in unofficial “multi-candidate” forums focused solely onclimate change. The national party committee voted 222-137 against a resolution that would have encouraged candidates to essentially disregard a rule set by DNC Chairman Tom Perez that barred them from appearing on Read More

Athletes have poor teeth despite brushing

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Elite athletes have bad teeth despite putting more effort into looking after them than other people, a study shows. UCL scientists interviewed 352 British athletes, including those preparing to compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. It showed they were far more likely to brush twice a day and floss between their teeth, Read More

Tesla and Walmart address solar panel fire issues

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US supermarket chain Walmart and Tesla are working to solve the issues which allegedly caused solar panel fires in seven of its stores, Reuters reports. It follows a lawsuit launched by the retailer, alleging “widespread negligence” when the panels were installed on roofs. Clean energy firm SolarCity had installed panels on 240 Walmart stores, and Read More

China to impose 5% tariff on US crude from Sep 1: State Council

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Singapore — China’s plans to levy 5% tariff on US crude imports from September 1 caused a drop in benchmark crude prices Friday, jeopardized seaborne US crude shipments heading to China and limiting buying interest in US crude from Chinese refiners. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

Qualcomm wins a pause in enforcement of FTC ruling

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FILE PHOTO: A woman walks past a sign advertising Qualcomm at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Shanghai, China June 28, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc won a partial stay against the enforcement of a sweeping antitrust ruling in a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), according to a court filing on Read More

Oil dragged into U.S.-China trade war, prices slump

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – China on Friday threatened to impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports for the first time, sending prices down nearly 4% to two-week lows as the escalating bilateral trade war fed worries over a slowdown in global oil demand. Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court Affirms Keystone XL route approval

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OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TC Energy Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TC Energy or the Company) today announced the Nebraska Supreme Court has affirmed the November 2017 decision by the Nebraska Public Service Commission that approved the Keystone XL Pipeline route through the state. “The Supreme Court decision is another important step as Read More