Daily Archives: February 4, 2019

Jayme Closs enjoys steak dinner with family weeks after being found safe

Jayme Closs enjoyed a steak dinner with her grandfather on Sunday. (Facebook/Jennifer Naiberg Smith) Jayme Closs, the Wisconsin teen who was kidnapped last year and found last month, is safe and recovering at home with family — and recently was pictured enjoying a hearty meal. Closs’s aunt and legal guardian, Jennifer Naiberg Smith, posted a photo to Facebook of Closs eating a ...

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In quest for better batteries, Tesla buys Maxwell Technologies

Tesla has agreed to buy energy storage company Maxwell Technologies for $218 million US in an all-stock deal that could help the electric car maker produce batteries that hold more energy and last longer at a time when it needs to cut costs and faces growing competition. Tesla is rapidly increasing production of its Model 3 sedan and needs to lower ...

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SNC-Lavalin should be barred from federal contracts: Angus

The Canadian government should suspend engineering giant SNC-Lavalin from competing for future federal government contracts after two former top executives pleaded guilty to charges in recent weeks, says NDP MP Charlie Angus. “How is it that a company with such a horrific record of corporate malfeasance is able to obtain so many government contracts and continue to bid on government ...

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Rising CO2 won't make trees grow more, study suggests

Everyone knows plants need CO2 to grow. So it seems logical that the extra carbon we’re spewing into the atmosphere will make plants grow more, capturing more carbon and mitigating climate change, right? That’s something argued by climate change skeptics and assumed by some scientific models used to predict future changes in the Earth’s vegetation. But growing evidence suggests that ...

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