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Woodlands, Texas-based Anadarko Petroleum Corporation announced on Wednesday it was shutting down more than 3,000 of its older, vertical wells in Northeastern Colorado following a home explosion and fire on April 17 that killed two people.

VW to launch production of electric utility vehicle in Poland

German carmaker Volkswagen will manufacture its new e-Crafter electric utility vehicles at a factory in neighbouring Poland, a spokesman for the group said Thursday.

Trump says to renegotiate NAFTA, no exit for now

President Donald Trump stopped short Wednesday of pulling out of NAFTA despite earlier threats to exit the trade deal, saying he will renegotiate the agreement with Canada and Mexico.

Trump proposes major tax cuts, 15% corporate rate

The Trump administration has unveiled plans to dramatically cut taxes for US businesses and individuals, slashing the corporate rate to 15 percent, but the once-in-a-generation overhaul is headed for a tough fight in Congress.

Cuban sugar burns to recapture sweet smell of success

A sweet smell of treacle used to fill the air in the village of Pedro Betancourt -- but like the workers from the derelict Cuba Libre sugar refinery, it has dispersed.

Op-Ed: US stock markets moving up again after French election

Stock market indices in the US and Canada rose for the second day in a row as French election results in the first round showed that Emmanuel Macron was likely to win over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.

Review: 'Taste of Hellas' event amazing at Hermes Expo in New York City Special

On April 24, the 2017 Hermes Expo International took place at its kick-off event at the Russian Tea Room in New York City.

Coal-fired power plant closures in 2017 will reduce coal demand

In a report issued Friday by the Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis, 46 coal-burning units at 25 power plants across 16 states will close or greatly reduce production by 2018, resulting in a 30 million-ton decrease in demand for coal.

Campbell Soup recalls over 4,000 pounds of mislabeled soup

Campbell Soup has issued a recall of one of their soup products due to mislabeling. They are recalling nearly 4,185 pounds of soup.

Almost 10,000 retail stores expected to close in 2017

Retail stores across the U.S. are closing their doors at a record-breaking rate this year - victims of decades of overbuilding and a rise in online shopping.

Trump stock rally begins to fade as investor doubts gain ground

The stock market did well after Trump won the presidency even after his inauguration He had promised business friendly policies, such as deregulation, a huge infrastructure spending program and reduced taxation.

Op-Ed: Trudeau responds to Trump's attack on Canada's dairy system

Trudeau defended Canada's dairy supply management system noting that every nation including the US defends its agricultural industries as much as it can.

US judge orders VW to pay $2.8 bln criminal penalty

A US judge on Friday sentenced Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the diesel emissions cheating scandal, in line with a deal struck between the automaker and the US government.

Two brothers just sold their company to Oracle for $850 million

New York is still abuzz that an ad-tech company called Moat sold itself to Oracle. Terms of the deal were undisclosed but an unnamed source told Recode's Peter Kafka that Oracle would pay upwards of $850 million for Moat.

Walmart takes aim at supply chain emissions with Project Gigaton

On April 19, during its Sustainability Milestone Summit, Walmart officially kicked off a new project to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its global supply chain, inviting suppliers to join them in pledging to cut GHG emissions.

Boeing to continue layoff of hundreds of engineers

The giant airplane manufacturer Boeing has warned employees that it is planning another round of layoffs that will affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airlines units according to Reuters.

The U.S. solar power industry now employs over 260,000 workers

The solar power industry has done amazingly well in the United States over the past nine years, seeing a 30-fold increase in photovoltaic (PV) sales. Perhaps more significant is the number of people working in the solar industry - Over 260,000 to date.

IMF warns of growing risks to improving global recovery

The global economic recovery is picking up steam, but the rise of protectionist rhetoric and the threat of trade wars could erode those gains, the International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday.

IMF raises China growth forecast to 6.6% this year, 6.2% in 2018

The International Monetary Fund Tuesday raised its economic growth forecast for China for this year and next but warned of serious longer-term problems unless it reduces its reliance on credit.The IMF's forecast for 2017 was 6.

IMF chief tells Ukraine to tackle pricey pension system

The IMF's chief to Ukraine told Kiev on Tuesday its pension system was unsustainable because it supported nearly a third of the population and must limit the number of retirees.

Berlin startup offers a year with no money worries

Miko from Berlin may only be five, but he already has 1,000 euros ($1,063) per month to live on -- not from hard graft, but as part of an experiment into universal basic income.

Global carmakers converge on China as rare slowdown looms

Global carmakers converge on China for the Shanghai auto show this week, with the industry bracing for a sharp sales slowdown and potential price war as competition stiffens in the world's biggest car market.

Global companies abandon Canada's oil sands for greener pastures

In the last year, five multinational energy companies have sold off close to $25 billion of their assets in Canada's oil sands holdings to domestic companies, leaving experts to wonder if the exodus will continue.

2017 Hermes Expo announces guest speakers for New York event

The guest speakers have been announced for the 2017 Hermes Expo International, which kicks off in New York City on April 24.

Corruption claims flood Brazilian TV

Brazilians are glued to a mesmerizing, disturbing new version of reality TV: back-to-back broadcasts of jailed executives accusing President Michel Temer and almost every other big politician of corruption.

World oil market 'close to balance' despite OPEC cuts: IEA

Supply and demand in the oil market are close to matching up, the IEA said Thursday, as landmark OPEC-led production cuts are mitigated by rising US supply and slipping worldwide demand growth.

Daimler races ahead of expectations in Q1

German top-of-the-range carmaker Daimler said its underlying profits overtook expectations and almost doubled in the first three months of the year, driven by the strong performance of its Mercedes-Benz brand.

Whither Wine O'Clock? Trade frets over Brexit

Ask Cesare Cecchi about Brexit and he wrinkles his nose as if he has opened a Chianti Classico from his 'Riserva di Famiglia' range and found it to be corked.

Italy greenlights plan to cut deficit by 3.4 bn euros

Italy's debt-burdened government approved a package of economic reforms Tuesday designed to cut 3.4 billion euros from its deficit this year, Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said, following pressure from Brussels.

Interview with Wayne Chang: Entrepreneur and investor Special

Wayne Chang, serial entrepreneur and angel investor, chatted with Digital Journal. His latest company, Crashlytics, was acquired by Twitter in 2013 in its largest acquisition at the time.

Tesla briefly overtakes GM to become No 1 U.S. car maker

Shortly after the start of trading on April 10th, Tesla's stock market cap overtook that of GM. Like the story about the "Little Engine that Could," the 13-year-old electric car company made the big-time, briefly leading on the "big board."

United Airlines overbooks flight, has man dragged off plane

On Sunday evening, a video posted on Facebook showed a man being dragged off an overbooked flight surfaced. The clip has since gone viral.

Shell's Brent Field decommissioning plan rejected by green groups

Royal Dutch Shell's decommissioning plans for its infrastructure in the Brent oil and gas fields in the North Sea have been rejected by environmental groups.

Jewelry store employee ordered to pay thousands over fake review

An employee at a jewelry store in Massachusetts has been ordered to pay $34,500 to a rival jewelry merchant after posting a review that the jury decided was fake.

Massachusetts looks to Canada for clean, renewable electricity

Canada's renewable energy sector may get a huge boost now that Massachusetts has requested a supply of clean, renewable electricity via proposed transmission lines through Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

Adidas will sell 3D-printed shoes

Adidas has unveiled a new sneaker that features a 3D-printed sole. The sneaker is expected to hit the market in the coming year.

YouTube blocks ads on channels with less than 10,000 views

In an effort to weed out bad actors, such as people uploading copyrighted content, YouTube will no longer allow creators to make money until their channel reaches 10,000 views.

Amazon to spend about $4.5 billion on its fight against Netflix

Amazon is set to spend a gargantuan ~$4.5 billion on video in 2017, according to analysts at J.P. Morgan, a figure that would put the internet giant much closer to rival Netflix than many industry observers thought.

Hermes Expo International 2017 event to kickoff in New York City Special

The 26th annual Hermes Expo International will take place from April 24 to 27, with a kick-off "Taste of Hellas" event in New York City.

Swiss drugs giant Novartis likely bribed 'thousands' in Greece: minister

Greece's justice minister on Friday said Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis had likely bribed "thousands" of doctors and civil servants to promote its products, amid an ongoing probe."A great number of state officials are implicated...

Crude prices jump after US strike on Syria

Oil prices rallied on Friday after the United States launched a missile strike against Syria, sparking fears that an escalation of the conflict in the crude-rich Middle East could disrupt supplies.
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