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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Peabody Energy , the world's largest private-sector coal company, sees a light at the end of the coal tunnel but analysts and the latest economic data from China aren't as optimistic. The St. Louis-based company released third-quarter...
From: TheStreet | By: Sarfaraz A. Khan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week.
From: Fox News | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Will foreigners soon flock to the Hermit Kingdom? Should they?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Kim Wall | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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A daily roundup of the most important energy, environment, and climate news from around the world.
From: Earth and Industry | By: Silvio Marcacci | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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This is not a simple "we win, they lose" scenario.
From: Reason | By: Zenon Evans | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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It seems safe to say that the GOP will pick up the Senate this year. No one can quite know the details yet, and the scale and extent of the wave (or not) remains again up in the air. But what this actually means – for policy and this presidency –...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Over the past two decades, as Russia grew toaprovide more than one-third of the European Union's natural gas, state-controlledaOAO Gazprom has assembledaa network of holding companies, ownership stakes in energy and finance firms,...
From: TheStreet | By: Peter Green | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Henry Tudor, who was crowned Henry VII on this day in 1485, founded the Tudor dynasty, ended the Wars of the Roses, used his children's marriages to build alliances, and signed treaties that increased England's power.More Events on this day:1974: Muhammad...
From: Britannica | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Russia's annexation of Crimea is reshaping the lives of residents throughout the peninsula. Some find comfort in Russian rule, while others equate Moscow's control with intimidation and persecution.
From: NPR | By: David Greene | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Crimeans are adjusting to Russian control in small and big ways, like rooting for a new soccer team and finding new ways to make a living.
From: NPR | By: David Greene | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The latest Two Minutes' Hate in lefty land is over AT&T getting sued by FTC because of throttling of unlimited bandwidth users. The problem is, FTC is wrong, and AT&TThe post Tech at Night: Sorry, FTC is wrong and AT&T is right. Without a...
From: Red State | By: ( | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Russian bombers could be conducting nuclear strike drills over the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea, United States Air Force officials warn. In a period of 24 hours this week, Russia sent 19 combat aircraft to test NATO defenses and also test-launched a...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nathan Francis | Friday, October 31, 2014
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His grievances sound like those from the days of the U.S.S.R....
From: New York Times | By: SERGE SCHMEMANN | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NATO says it has seen an 'unusual level of air activity over European airspace,' involving 19 Russian bombers and fighters on Wednesday alone. But the flights are more message than menace, experts say....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The agreement, under European Union auspices, ends a standoff over payments for gas Ukraine had already consumed, and terms for future deliveries....
From: New York Times | By: JAMES KANTER | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine throughout the winter despite their intense rivalry over the fighting in eastern Ukraine....
From: Fox News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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You had to know it was coming, and now it’s here. With Tim Cook’s public acknowledgement of his sexuality still rippling through the news, the haters have made themselves known, and one is actually calling for a travel ban on Cook. Because of Ebola....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kevin Bostic | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The Tzar Bomba was one of the most fearsome devices ever built, a multi-stage hydrogen bomb that shattered the idea that there were any technological limits to the destructiveness of atomic weaponry. After the Soviet Union detonated a 50-megaton bomb...
From: Business Insider | By: Armin Rosen | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week.Alexei Miller, the chief of
From: Taiwan News | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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The low down on the latest and greatest in travel literature from National Geographic Traveler's #TripLit guru, Don George.
From: National Geographic | By: Don George | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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From: Uniwatch | By: Paul Lukas | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week.Click to Continue »...
From: Charlotte Observer | By: The Associated Press () | Friday, October 31, 2014
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Into that good night(click to view full) The 5th-generation F-22A Raptor fighter program has been the subject of fierce controversy, with advocates and detractors aplenty. On the one hand, the aircraft offers full stealth, revolutionary radar and sensor...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Joe Katzman | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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After the debacle of the Iraq War, Democrats were suddenly the party Americans trusted to protect them. This midterm election suggests that's over....
From: The Atlantic | By: Noah Gordon | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Russia says gas supplies to Ukraine will resume after it pays off the first debt installment next week.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 31, 2014
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This week, protesters reject the Internet tax in Hungary, Italian wonks cook up a new Internet bill of rights, and malware menaces use Ebola paranoia to their own gain.
From: Global Voices | By: Netizen Report Team | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NATO's new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe.
From: Fox News | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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On Tuesday, the unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after launching: Ioffe highlights Russia’s reaction: Russia Today reported that the Antares rocket was “American-Ukrainian,” and other outlets ran with it. The spectacular failure, wroteone...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Ramelow on the high road to power NEXT weekend Germany celebrates the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Yet a few days before that, Die Linke (The Left), the party that descends from the communists who ran the old East Germany, may take...
From: The Economist | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Authors on Museums: Most of the treasures in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts spent their early lives outside America. For the novelist Claire Messud, that makes them kindred spirits From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, November/December 2014 I first came to...
From: More Intelligent Life | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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As soon as Ukraine transfers the first chunk of debt worth USD 1.4 B, Russia will renew gas deliveries, Economy Minister Alexander Novak says.At a meeting held in Brussels with officials from the outgoing EU Commission, Russia and Ukraine, the two countries'...
From: Novinite | Friday, October 31, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Energy behemoth Exxon Mobila adesperately needs new ways to boost earnings and offset slowing production. Cash flows are down with energy prices, so relying on dividend growth to boost shareholder value may not cut it anymore...
From: TheStreet | By: John Licata | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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"There is now no reason for people in Europe to stay cold this winter"
From: Time | By: hcregan | Friday, October 31, 2014
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David Greene continues his reporting in the newest part of the Russian empire, Crimea. He visits a Muslim Tatar community as it celebrates a holiday, with a new Russia-appointed mayor.
From: NPR | By: David Greene | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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More than 40 percent of the vote in this past weekend’s parliamentary elections in Ukraine went to two liberal, pro- European parties, one headed by President Petro Poroshenko, the other by Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
From: Reuters | By: John Lloyd | Friday, October 31, 2014
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I was only vaguely aware that Russia Today existed until our venerable chum Paul Marks mentioned it for the hundredth time, usually whilst he was sharpening a cavalry sabre (I may have imagined that last bit). So eventually I just bit the bullet (picked...
From: Samizdata | By: Perry de Havilland (London) | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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With only weeks to go until a November 24 deadline for a deal between Iran and the West over Tehran's nuclear program, Iranian and Western investors have their fingers crossed...
From: Time | By: conalurquhart | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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The UK awarded a £1.5 billion contract ($2.4B) to Aquila, a joint venture set between Thales and NATS to update and sustain military air traffic management. They’re merging what used to be about 70 contracts into a single program called Marshall,...
From: Defense Industry Daily | By: Olivier Travers | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It was business as usual when F5 Networks' reported fiscal fourth-quarter financial results on Wednesday. As it did in each of the seven preceding quarters, the company beat analysts' estimates for revenue and earnings. It's an...
From: TheStreet | By: Richard Saintvilus | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Treasury undersecretary David Cohen on using finance to fight terrorism...
From: The Atlantic | By: Kathy Gilsinan | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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From ISIS to climate change, the Pentagon chief says, the threats that face the United States are long-term challenges....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Quietly, oil prices have been falling for months now. That's potentially a very big deal.
From: Gone Hollywood | By: Doug Mataconis | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Russia and Ukraine have agreed on the conditions under which gas supplies from energy giant Gazprom will be conducted in the winter, Russia's Energy Minister says.A "document package" to elaborate on technical details of the agreement is to be drafted...
From: Novinite | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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David Greene reported from Russia for NPR for two years. He and his wife, Rose, found life there to be frustrating and complicated – even as it was remarkable and unforgettable. Recently Greene returned to Russia, traveling its enormous expanse by...
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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LATELY the Czech Republic has become one of the weaker links in Europe's efforts to punish Russia for its interference in Ukraine. For months, critics, especially in Poland and the Baltic states, have accused Czech leaders of insufficient vigilance against...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Giants Tower Over Royals Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief on short rest and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons...
From: Time | By: Andrew Katz | Thursday, October 30, 2014
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Prime Minister Viktor Orbán openly admires the 'illiberal' models of Russia and China. Critics say his Fidesz party is using Putin-like tactics to cut the funding of newspapers and NGOs that conflict with the Orbán government....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Ottoman Empire shelled the Russian port of Odessa 100 years ago today, entering into the Great War on the side of Germany and Austria-Hungary.  The Christian Science Monitor reported as it happened....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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The Nov. 2 vote would be held in defiance of Ukrainian national elections last Sunday in which pro-Western parties, dedicated to holding the former Soviet republic together and negotiating a settlement to the conflict, triumphed....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Yuka, a 39,000-year-old baby mammoth, was found four years ago in the Siberian permafrost. Scientists call Yuka the best preserved mammoth in the history of paleontology....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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