UK coal plants must close by 2025, Amber Rudd announces. Energy secretary says it is imperative that Britain builds new gas-fired power plants to replace polluting coal plants.
For once, oil prices are responding to supply and demand, not OPEC 55
A World of Debt. LIKE the sub-prime mortgage crisis in America and the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, emerging markets could be on the cusp of their own debt reckoning.
Marriott to buy Starwood to create world's biggest hotel chain. (Reuters) - Marriott International Inc will buy Sheraton owner Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc in a $12.2 billion deal to create the world's largest hotel chain.
Exclusive: China's Tsinghua Unigroup to invest $47 billion to build chip empire. BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd plans to invest 300 billion yuan ($47 billion) over the next five years in a bid to become the world's third-biggest chipmaker, the chairman of the state-backed technology conglomerate said on Monday.
FXStreet (Bali) - The EUR/USD is trading under heavy pressure in early Asian session, presently a few pips below 1.07, as participants continue to flee ...
GBP/USD: 1.5315 is key resistance - FXStreet - FXStreet
Canada's Will Dutton, Ivanie Blondin race to World Cup speed skating medals again - Fri, 20 Nov 2015 19:21:18 EST - Canada's Will Dutton and Ivanie Blondin continued their fast start to the World Cup long track speed skating season with bronze medals in races Friday in Salt Lake City.
Canucks vs. Maple Leafs final score - Jannik Hansen and Alex Burrows scored for Vancouver but the Canucks fell 4-2 to the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Canucks are 1-3-1 on their road trip. They visit Montreal on Monday. Listen for sports at :15 and :45.
Link repaired: Many feared dead as homes are flooded as a Dam bursts in Mariana, Brazil
For first time, Canada's indigenous flex their electoral muscles in a big way. For decades, many of Canada's Aboriginals have viewed voting in federal elections as something foreign. But that changed this year, as a newly galvanized community made their voices heard
Government data-requests to Facebook. FACEBOOK recently issued its latest report on the number of requests it received from governments around the world for data about its users’ accounts in the first half of 2015.
Content of Automotive News. (AN) Analysis Amongst Other Reportage Indicates It May Be Time For VW to Accelerate Legal Separation of the VW, Porsche and Audi Brands in Order to Preserve Them
The Cruel HIV Stalking of Charlie Sheen, BY Tim Teeman – Tabloid speculation, threats of being outed, and alleged blackmail ahead of his announcement is reminiscent of the hateful early days of AIDS
America’s Best History Teacher Doesn’t Work At A School. Dan Carlin has created a one–man podcasting empire by making the past as entertaining as a blockbuster.
UFO off California? Streaking light was missile test, Pentagon says
(Reuters) - Social media lit up on Saturday night with reports of streaking lights across the skies from California to Arizona, but the phenomenon turned out to be a Navy missile test flight launched off the southern California coast, the Pentagon said.
By Louis Sahagun: Researchers determine origin of mysterious stone columns along Crowley Lake in California. The strange pillar-like formation emerged after Crowley Lake reservoir was completed in 1941: stone columns up to 20 feet tall connected by high arches, as if part of an ancient Moorish temple. They had been buried and hidden for eons until the reservoir's pounding waves began carving out the softer…
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