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October 18, 2016 Exxon asks court to toss out New York State's climate change case

Source: Reuters

Exxon Mobil Corp asked a federal court on Monday to throw out a subpoena from New York State that would force the oil company to hand over decades of documents as part of a wide-ranging inquiry into whether it misled investors...

October 18, 2016 Brexit Bulletin: Does May Have a Secret Plan?

Source: Bloomberg

The idea that she has a specific destination in mind for Britain’s future, or a secret plan for getting there, is a misunderstanding of how she works, according to two people closely involved with her strategy.

October 18, 2016 Mismanagement cost NY pension $3.8 billion over eight years: regulator

Source: Reuters

Bets on expensive but poorly performing hedge funds have cost pensioners in New York $3.8 billion in the last eight years, according to a report published by the state's financial regulator on Monday

October 18, 2016 Public Opposition to Fracking Grows Worldwide

Source: EcoWatch

Public opposition to pumping water and chemicals into the ground to extract gas from shale—the technique known as fracking—is growing even in the countries whose governments are most in favor.

October 18, 2016 Nine Things You Need to Know About a ‘Hard Brexit’

Source: Bloomberg

In London and the capitals of continental Europe, political leaders are preparing to discuss the terms and conditions of the U.K.’s coming separation from the European Union.

October 17, 2016 Goldman Sachs won a 2.5-year legal battle with a Libyan fund — but it got bruised along the way

Source: Business Insider

The outcome of a two-and-a-half-year legal battle between Goldman Sachs and Libya's $67 billion sovereign fund is a triumph for the Wall Street giant, which was vindicated despite embarrassing revelations about how some of its...

October 17, 2016 Exploding phones causing U.S. airlines to carry fire-containment bags

Source: Digital TRends

Airlines aren’t messing around with the threat of exploding phones. Smoking, burning, and exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phablets have added urgency to concerns about mobile devices with lithium-ion batteries. Two U.S. airlines...

October 17, 2016 The gap between ambition and action in tackling global warming

Source: The Guardian

The world’s governments have agreed to ambitious climate goals. But if we are to hit our new targets, scientists and innovators need to move quickly to close the gap between hope and reality.

October 17, 2016 Countries Reach Landmark Deal to Limit Global Warming

Source: Fortune

More than 170 countries agreed early Saturday morning to limit emissions of key climate change-causing pollutants found in air conditioners, a significant step in the international effort to keep global warming from reaching...

October 16, 2016 After the scandal, Wells Fargo's damage becomes apparent

Source: AJC

In the wake of the biggest scandal in the bank's 164-year history, distrustful customers are not opening as many checking accounts or applying for credit cards, and branch visits and meetings between customers and bankers are...

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