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 2021-09-17 17:37 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE U.S. shale oil firm Pioneer Natural launches land sale - sources...

Top U.S. shale oil producer Pioneer Natural Resources Co has put its assets in the Delaware basin of Texas on the block, aiming to secure more than $2 billion for the properties, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday....

 2021-09-17 17:36 

Reuters

Ecuador expects 4 major mining projects to start up by 2025...

Ecuador expects four major mining projects to start production by the end of President Guillermo Lasso's first term in 2025, as the conservative leader seeks to diversify the economy before oil exports, the natural resources ministry said on Friday....

 2021-09-17 17:36 

AP

New Mexico reports 5 cases of West Nile virus infections...

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say they have identified five cases of West Nile virus infections across New Mexico and that wet weather may be a factor.The Department of Health said F......

 2021-09-17 17:28 

Reuters

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Apple's Cook says he will talk with U.S. official on immigration | Reuters...

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook told an all-hands meeting of employees on Friday he planned to discuss U.S. immigration policy with U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas later in the day, according to a source familiar with ...

 2021-09-17 17:28 

UPI

Hyundai to feature facial recognition in electric vehicles...

South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor announced it will include a new facial recognition system in its forthcoming GV 60, the first electric sport utility vehicle from its Genesis brand....

 2021-09-17 17:27 

UPI

Big cats at National Zoo test presumptive positive for COVID-19...

Six African lions, a Sumatran tiger, and two Amur tigers in the Smithsonian National Zoo tested presumptive positive for COVID-19 this week....

 2021-09-17 17:27 

AP

Judge lifts Cincinnati police race-, sex-based hiring quotas...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has lifted race- and sex-based hiring quotas imposed on the Cincinnati Police Department 40 years ago to fix its lack of diversity, agreeing with the U.S. Just......

 2021-09-17 17:26 

UPI

Purdue band without World's Largest Drum for football game vs. Notre Dame...

Purdue's football team will play Notre Dame without one of its most-cherished trademarks this weekend, the World's Largest Drum, the band said. The drum is too big to fit through a visiting tunnel at Notre Dame Stadium....

 2021-09-17 17:26 

AP

RYDER CUP '21: A hole-by-hole look at Whistling Straits...

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A hole-by-hole look at the Straits course at Whistling Straits, site of the 43rd Ryder Cup matches to be played Sept. 24-26:No. 1, 364 yards, par 4: The tee has been moved fo......

 2021-09-17 17:24 

AP

Broberg shoots course-record 64 to lead Dutch Open by 1 shot...

CROMVOIRT, Netherlands (AP) — Kristoffer Broberg of Sweden shot 8-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Dutch Open on Friday.The 772nd-ranked Broberg rolled in a 12-foot ......

 2021-09-17 17:23 

Reuters

U.S. Capitol Police cite threats amid planned pro-Trump rally...

There have been threats tied to Saturday's planned pro-Trump rally to support those charged in the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, U.S. Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger said but offered no specific details....

 2021-09-17 17:23 

Reuters

Iran's fuel shipments violate Lebanon's sovereignty -PM...

Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Iranian fuel shipments imported by the Hezbollah movement constitute a breach of Lebanon's sovereignty, according to comments published by his office....

 2021-09-17 17:23 

Reuters

General counsel have ESG jitters even as efforts increase...

Despite pressure to improve their companies' commitment to environmental, social, and governance matters, general counsel are still wary of disclosure risks and CEO and employee-driven activism that could come with ESG, according to a new report....

 2021-09-17 17:22 

Reuters

Daimler Truck boss says chip supply has tightened further...

Daimler AG's truck business, the world's largest, has seen the supply of crucial chips tighten further in recent weeks, the division's chief executive said in a Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung report....

 2021-09-17 17:20 

UPI

Emmy Awards: How to watch, what to expect...

The 73rd annual Emmy Awards will air live Sunday from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles....

 2021-09-17 17:19 

Reuters

Barca, Real and Bilbao challenge LaLiga CVC deal...

Barcelona, Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao all announced on Friday that they were challenging LaLiga's private equity investment deal with CVC....

 2021-09-17 17:18 

AP

MATCHDAY: Man City, Bayern in good form; pressure on Lille...

A look at what's happening in European soccer on Saturday:ENGLANDManchester City has scored at least five goals in each of its last four home games in all competitions. Next in the firing line at E......

 2021-09-17 17:17 

AP

Access, travel rules influence missionary vaccine policies...

COVID-19 vaccine refusal rates may be high among white evangelical Christians, but the International Mission Board — which deploys thousands of missionaries — is not hesitant about the shot. The gl......

 2021-09-17 17:16 

Reuters

UK considering response to report of ethics issues in World Bank report...

Britain is considering its response to a report that found the International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva applied "undue pressure" on staff to boost China's ranking when at the World Bank, her previous employer....

 2021-09-17 17:15 

UPI

British scientist breaks two Guinness records for gymnastics...

A British scientist with a passion for gymnastics put her skills to the test by breaking two Guinness World Records: most back somersault burpees in 30 seconds and fastest 100 meter forward rolls....

 2021-09-17 17:13 

AP

Judge sentences pair who fought with cops after mask request...

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A Yuma couple have been sentenced to time behind bars on convictions stemming from a 2020 incident in which they fought with police after coughing on Walmart employees who asked ......

 2021-09-17 17:10 

AP

Judge: Gov. Lee's mask opt-out can endanger disabled kids...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge has indefinitely blocked Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee from allowing parents to opt out of school mask requirements in Shelby County, saying Friday that evidence sho......

 2021-09-17 17:09 

Reuters

Ex-lawyer for Clinton campaign law firm pleads not guilty to charge in Trump-Russia probe...

A former lawyer for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign law firm pleaded not guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI, a charge by a U.S. special counsel investigating the origins of a FBI probe of potential ties between Russia and Donald Trump's ...

 2021-09-17 17:08 

AP

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press check......

 2021-09-17 17:03 

UPI

Dan Levy signs Netflix deal to write, produce films, TV...

Dan Levy, who co-created and starred as David Rose on "Schitt's Creek," will write and produce new projects for Netflix....

 2021-09-17 17:03 

AP

North Macedonia: Protest in Tetovo for deadly hospital fire...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in the North Macedonian city of Tetovo on Friday called for the resignation of officials in the wake of last week's fire that destroyed a COVID......

 2021-09-17 17:03 

AP

Payton: Saints to spend Week 3 at TCU, then return home....

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have decided to continue practicing at TCU next week in preparation for their Week 3 game at New England before returning to their New Orleans-area headqua......

 2021-09-17 17:03 

AP

Ingram has energetic, veteran presence on rebuilding Texans...

HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston was wrapping up its win over Jacksonville Sunday, coach David Culley found Mark Ingram on the bench to congratulate him on a successful debut with the Texans before delive......

 2021-09-17 17:01 

AP

Davenport settles with former fire chief over termination...

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — The city of Davenport will pay its insurance carrier about $260,000 as part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed by a former fire chief who alleged she was discriminated agains......

 2021-09-17 17:01 

AP

Gabrielle Union on using 'radical honesty' to tell her story...

LONDON (AP) — Gabrielle Union's using "radical honesty" in her new book, which combines lively lighthearted stories with chapters dealing with her recovery from sexual assault, racist encounters an......

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