Companies decry 'valve turners' who shut down pipelines

As Enbridge prepared to move climate-damaging tar sands crude through a 40-year-old pipeline in eastern Canada in 2015, environmentalists and indigenous peoples including Vanessa Gray thought about what happened in Michigan just five years earlier: Another of the company’s lines had burst, sending oil into a river in one of the largest spills in U.S. history. With that in mind, […]

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Buffett says Bloomberg would make a ‘very good’ president

Warren Buffett thinks the country could use another billionaire in the White House. No, the investing mogul isn’t considering a run for president — but he thinks Michael Bloomberg could make a “very good” POTUS. More On: michael bloomberg Daily News confuses de Blasio with Bloomberg in headline Michael Bloomberg to announce 2020 decision by end of month Bloomberg blasts […]

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Russia charges top U.S. investor Michael Calvey with fraud

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian state prosecutors on Thursday formally charged top U.S. investor Michael Calvey, the founder of the Baring Vostok private equity group, with fraud, hours before Washington accused Moscow of denying its diplomats access to him. Calvey was first detained last week along with three other executives from his fund after investigators accused him and others of embezzling […]

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China, US announce more trade talks next week

With a deadline looming, U.S. and Chinese negotiators will hold more talks in Washington next week aimed at ending a battle over Beijing’s technology ambitions. The announcement Friday came after U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Chinese President Xi Jinping that negotiators “made headway” in talks this week in Beijing. They had been the last scheduled before planned U.S. penalties […]

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Coal mine collapses in northern China, killing at least 21

Twenty-one coal miners were killed when a mine collapsed in northern China, state media reported Sunday. The disaster occurred Saturday in Shenmu in Shaanxi province in the heart of the country’s coal-mining belt, according to state TV and the Xinhua News Agency. Sixty-six other miners were rescued, the city government said in a statement. The number of fatalities reported in […]

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Top Notch back in business at Kempton with eyes on the Ryanair Chase at Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson was delighted with his eight-year-old's return to fences revealing he suffered a setback early in the season. He stayed on well to win the Listed 32Red Casino Chase for prominent owners Simon Munir and Isaac Soude. Bookmakers reacted by cutting Top Notch into as short as 8-1 for the Grade 1 Ryanair over two-and-a-half-miles. Henderson said of the 6-4 […]

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