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Oil Industry Tool to Spare Polar Bears Is More Miss Than Hit

46 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A camera technique used to spot polar bear dens in the Arctic identifies less than half of them, a new study suggests.
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US considers more water recycling - including from oilfields

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration moved Thursday on a water-recycling push it says could get good use out of more of the wastewater that industries, cities and farms spew...
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Mexico's state-run Pemex posts steep 2019 loss in blow to president's revival plan

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Petroleos Mexicanos posted a $18.3 billion net loss for 2019 on Thursday, nearly doubling the previous year's loss and dealing a major blow to the Mexican president's quest to...
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NewsAlert: Alberta files red-ink budget but says hope on horizon

4 hours ago   |   National Post

EDMONTON - The Alberta budget remains mired in red ink, but doubles down on oil and gas and gives a boost to diversification.
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Polymers get caught up in love-hate chemistry of oil and water

4 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers have achieved a rare look at the inner workings of polymer self-assembly at an oil-water interface to advance materials for neuromorphic computing and bio-inspired...
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Oil industry's polar-bear detection methods fails often -study

5 hours ago   |   National Post

ANCHORAGE - The oil industry's system for locating polar bear dens in the snowdrifts of Alaska's North Slope failed more than half the time over a 12-year period, according to...
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Nationals' Sean Doolittle put lavender oil in his glove to relax during stressful postseason outings

6 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

The aromatherapy method seemed to work as his Doolittle's performances contributed to the Nats' title run
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Kuwait's KOC suspends official missions, employee training programs

7 hours ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - State-owned Kuwait Oil Company said on Thursday that it has suspended all domestic and foreign official missions and training programs for its employees until further...
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Oil prices dive to lowest in over a year on coronavirus fears

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

Oil prices tumbled for a fifth day on Thursday to their lowest since January 2019, as further novel coronavirus cases outside China fanned fears that a pandemic could slow the...
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Whiff: Nats closer Doolittle calmed by lavender oil on glove

Whiff: Nats closer Doolittle calmed by lavender oil on glove

8 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Washington Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle moves a glove out of the way as he reaches into a shelf in his spring training locker and grabs a different...
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Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to...

Congress approves making lynching a federal hate crime, bill heads to president's desk

The bill comes 120 years after Congress first considered anti-lynching legislation and after dozens of similar efforts were defeated. Read more ...

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

Obama sends cease-and-desist letter to Republican super PAC over Biden ad

The ad was made by The Committee to Defend the President, a super PAC that works to help President Donald Trump and hurt his Democratic rivals. Read more ...

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

Actor Steven Seagal charged with failing to disclose payments

The SEC accused the actor of failing to disclose he was promised $250,000 in cash and $750,000 worth of cryptocurrency. Read more ...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers...

Panera Bread launches monthly coffee subscription program that offers bottomless cups

The unlimited coffee subscription costs just $8.99 a month. Read more ...

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh sentenced in book scheme

The veteran politician will serve time in federal prison for using fraudulent book sales to funnel illegal donations to her campaign and evade taxes. Read more ...

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE crushes The Fiend at Super ShowDown with Bill Goldberg decision

WWE sure knows how to spoil a good thing. “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt was one of the hottest characters in wrestling, a seemingly unstoppable, otherworldly force. So instead of... Read more ...

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

US workers sent to assist coronavirus evacuees reportedly lacked proper gear

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services brass sent more than a dozen workers to meet the first Americans evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan... Read more ...

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police ID victims in Miller brewery mass shooting

Milwaukee police on Thursday identified the five victims of the Miller brewery mass shooting. Read more ...

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NBA fines Timberwolves for violating player resting policy

NEW YORK - The NBA fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 on Thursday for violating the player resting policy with point guard D'Angelo Russell. Read more ...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound...

'No longer in position to hold them': Turkey says can't contain Europe-bound Syrian refugees amid Idlib flare-up

Turkey is no longer able to contain millions of displaced Syrians and has reached “full capacity,” Ankara's ruling AK party said in a fresh threat to open the floodgates into... Read more ...