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Texas Republicans to host in-person convention despite coronavirus surge

Texas Republicans to host in-person convention despite coronavirus surge

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The Executive Committee of the Texas Republican Party voted on Thursday to push ahead and have their state convention in person this month [more…]

Antarctica’s ‘deflated football’ fossil is world’s second-biggest egg

Antarctica’s ‘deflated football’ fossil is world’s second-biggest egg

Published 17/06/2020

(Reuters) - A mysterious 68-million-year-old fossil found on Seymour Island off Antarctica’s coast that looked like a deflated football has turned out to be a [more…]

Berger wins playoff at Colonial in PGA Tour’s return from COVID-19

Berger wins playoff at Colonial in PGA Tour’s return from COVID-19

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - Daniel Berger emerged from a tightly-bunched leaderboard to win the PGA Tour’s first tournament back after a three-month COVID-19 break with a playoff [more…]

Commissioner hails ‘phenomenal start’ to PGA Tour return

Commissioner hails ‘phenomenal start’ to PGA Tour return

Published 15/06/2020

(Reuters) - Commissioner Jay Monahan said on Sunday the PGA Tour’s return from a three-month COVID-19 shutdown was off to a phenomenal start and that [more…]

William S. Sessions, former FBI director, dies at 90: media

William S. Sessions, former FBI director, dies at 90: media

Published 13/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - William S. Sessions, an FBI chief under three U.S. presidents who won praise for bringing more diversity to the agency but who [more…]

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Tesla’s Musk says ready for arrest as he reopens California plant against local order

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk on Monday said production was resuming at the automaker’s sole U.S. vehicle factory, in California, defying [more…]

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

As U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 51,000, handful of states move toward reopening

Published 25/04/2020

ATLANTA (Reuters) - With the U.S. coronavirus death toll topping 51,000 and nearly one in six workers out of a job, Georgia, Oklahoma and several [more…]

CERAWeek energy conference in Houston scrapped over coronavirus worries

CERAWeek energy conference in Houston scrapped over coronavirus worries

Published 02/03/2020

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Coronavirus concerns prompted organizers on Sunday to cancel one of the world’s most prestigious gatherings of oil ministers and top executives from [more…]

On the trail: Buttigieg heckled, Bloomberg and Sanders tussle on vandalism, guns

On the trail: Buttigieg heckled, Bloomberg and Sanders tussle on vandalism, guns

Published 24/02/2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg on Monday clashed with front-runner Bernie Sanders over vandalism at Bloomberg’s Chicago office and their gun [more…]

Pioneer Natural CEO calls on investors to divest in companies with high flaring

Pioneer Natural CEO calls on investors to divest in companies with high flaring

Published 22/02/2020

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The chief executive of Pioneer Natural Resources, Scott Sheffield, on Thursday called on energy investors to sell shares or pull funding from [more…]