Daily Archives: April 23, 2018

U.S. judge gives conditional green light to Line 3 pipeline project

A judge in Minnesota has given a conditional green light to a Canadian energy company’s plan to expand a crude oil pipeline connecting the Alberta oilsands to American refineries  — but not in the location Enbridge Energy wanted. The administrative law judge’s report recommends the expansion project be allowed to proceed, as long as it sticks to the line’s current corridor and ...

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Avicii's family thanks fans for support after his death

The family of Avicii is thanking his fans for their support days after the superstar DJ died. Avicii, born Tim Bergling, was found dead Friday in Muscat, Oman. Details about his death were not revealed. “We would like to thank you for the support and the loving words about our son and brother. We are so grateful for everyone who ...

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F-35 sends target data to aircraft carriers and land weapons

F-35 Series Part II: Multi-Domain War – F-35s test attack missions with surface ships and ground weapons. (Credit: Lockheed Martin F-35) The Pentagon’s F-35 has conducted test attack missions in tandem with other aircraft, surface ships and ground weapons as part of its maturation as both a multi-role fighter and aerial “node” or sensor system able to acquire and relay ...

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Canadian rugby is facing a critical moment

It’s a difficult time to be a Canadian rugby fan, with both sevens teams struggling and Rugby Canada facing criticism for a fee increase to support the men’s 15s team’s last-chance bid for the World Cup. While there is still optimism, things could become dire for the sport in Canada. Source link

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Waffle House 'hero' snatched AR-15 from gunman

As the search continued for a gunman who fled naked after killing four people at a Waffle House in Nashville, the man who snatched the rifle from him said it was a “selfish” act of self-preservation and he doesn’t consider himself a hero. Never mind that James Shaw Jr. is being credited with saving several other lives. “When I grabbed the barrel of the weapon, ...

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Hong Kong defends its dollar peg in both directions

THE Hong Kong dollar is one of the most and least manipulated monies in the world. For over 34 years the territory’s monetary authority, the HKMA, has kept it pegged to America’s currency at around HK$7.80 to the dollar, resisting all temptations to let it fall or rise. In 2005 it refined the peg with two promises: to buy dollars ...

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'Westworld' Season 2 premiere: Enchantment under the sea

SPOILERS AHEAD: The following contains spoilers from the Season 2 premiere of “Westworld.” The very first shot of “Westworld” reminds us of what worked best about the HBO drama’s first season. All television shows should open up with a tight shot of Jeffrey Wright. But then that shot moves back, and Wright starts talking, and it becomes clear that, like ...

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