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U.S. Reopens Harley Settlement, Cutting Funds for Pollution Reduction Plan

U.S. Reopens Harley Settlement, Cutting Funds for Pollution Reduction Plan

Last year the United States government fined Harley-Davidson $15 million for selling devices that shut down its motorcycles’ emissions controls — and said part of that money would go toward a project to reduce pollution from wood-fired stoves.

On Thursday, …

by July 21, 2017 0 comments News
Shyp is reducing headcount and suspending all operations outside of SF

Shyp is reducing headcount and suspending all operations outside of SF

Shyp, the on-demand shipping service launched in 2013, has announced in a blog post that they are withdrawing from all but one city and “reducing headcount at headquarters” in an effort to “prove their business model and set Shyp up …

by July 21, 2017 0 comments Tech
Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

Russia, U.S. duel at U.N. over whether North Korea fired long-range missile

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Russia are waging rival campaigns at the United Nations Security Council over the type of ballistic missile fired by North Korea earlier this month as the U.S. pushes to impose stronger sanctions …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
Elon Musk suggests SpaceX is scrapping its plans to land Dragon capsules on Mars

Elon Musk suggests SpaceX is scrapping its plans to land Dragon capsules on Mars

Today, Elon Musk suggested that SpaceX will abandon its plans to land the company’s Dragon capsule on Mars — a mission the company had been aiming to do as early as 2020.

SpaceX will not fully develop the landing technique …

by July 20, 2017 0 comments Finance
US restoring asset seizures — with safeguards

US restoring asset seizures — with safeguards

Attorney General Jeff Sessions addresses the summer meeting of the nation’s district attorneys from around the country at the Hilton in Minneapolis, Minn., Monday, July, 17 2017. Sessions said the Justice Department will soon make it easier for local law …

by July 19, 2017 0 comments News
MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

MARKETS LIVE: London shares turn up, while the pound drops off after inflation in June eases

Inflation unexpectedly slowed in June for the first time since October, adding to the likelihood that the Bank of England will keep interest rates at a record low in August.

Consumer prices rose by 2.6 per cent compared with a …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

5 Socially Responsible Funds that Pass the Stress Test

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When investors and financial professionals talk about building a portfolio, they usually put the focus on risk vs. reward, or growth vs. preservation.

Sometimes, though, the conversation moves past that, and people choose to follow their conscience, putting …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments Finance
Federal government to name industry veteran Ian Scott CRTC chairman

Federal government to name industry veteran Ian Scott CRTC chairman

After filling the role on an interim basis in June, the federal Department of Heritage has found its permanent candidate and will appoint Ian Scott chairman of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission on Tuesday, The Globe and Mail has …

by July 18, 2017 0 comments News
Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

Trump Taps Washington Lawyer To Become White House Special Counsel Amid Russia Probes

People gather outside the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, to protest President Donald Trump.

President Trump has hired a former federal prosecutor to assist in how the White House handles its response to …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments News
Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

Disneyland reveals the name of its new Star Wars attraction: Galaxy’s Edge

A depiction of the new Star Wars land expansion was unveiled at this week at D23, an expo for Disney fans. The images and scale models show buildings, spaceships and rock formations. (Walt Disney Co.)

For several months, Star Wars …

by July 16, 2017 0 comments Finance