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Indonesia oil pipeline fire kills Chinese worker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:51am

Authorities say a Chinese worker was killed in a fire at an oil pipeline in western Indonesia.

Fairbanks Energy Services Engineers Sustainability Project at Thayer Academy, Saving 630,000 kWh Annually

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:30am

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Riverbed Names Rich McBee as New President and CEO

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:30am

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McDonald's comparable-store sales feed on deliveries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:08am

Surging demand for delivery is pushing comparable-store sales higher at McDonald's, but it's coming at a cost.

Plutoshift and Water Foundry Announce Partnership to Bring Digital Transformation to Businesses That Rely on Water

Business Wire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:02am

we call it ‘Grounded AI’— and Water Foundry’s unparalleled expertise in corporate water strategy and adoption of innovative digital technologies together make for a powerful combination. Joining forces will allow us to drive change, engage in strategic thought leadership and deliver real value to companies that face Business Water challenges,” said Prateek Joshi, CEO and founder of Plutoshift.

Demand for fast, online delivery drives UPS 3Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:47am

UPS is reporting strong third quarter earnings with e-commerce driving volumes higher, particularly next-day service.

Swiss file their 1st charges in Petrobras-Odebrecht scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:44am

Swiss prosecutors have filed their first indictment in investigations related to Brazilian construction company Odebrecht and state-run oil giant Petrobras, charging a suspect with complicity in the bribery of foreign public officials and with money laundering.

Thailand bans use of paraquat and other toxic farm chemicals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:40am

Thailand's government has agreed to ban the use of three farming chemicals widely regarded as dangerous to human health.

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank relinquishes CEO post

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:32am

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank will step down as CEO in the new year to become the company's executive chairman and brand chief.

Lebanese protesters dig in, even after proposed reforms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:12am

Lebanese protesters have set up barricades in the streets around their central rallying point in Beirut.

AP Interview: Slovenia hails EU on Brexit, not enlargement

Ali Zerdin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:11am

Slovenia's foreign minister said Tuesday the European Union showed unity during the Brexit negotiations, but failed in the Balkans when it couldn't agree to open accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania.

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank to relinquish CEO position, Patrik Frisk, chief operating officer, to take the job

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:06am

Under Armour founder Kevin Plank to relinquish CEO position, Patrik Frisk, chief operating officer, to take the job.

Best Buy joins Amazon, Walmart in offering next-day delivery

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:00am

Best Buy is firing the latest salvo in the holiday shipping wars with a new option: next day shipping — with no minimum order.

Snipcart: Changing the E-Commerce Game for Developers

Newswire, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:00am

Francois Lanthier Nadeau, CEO, Snipcart

UK lawmaker challenges Facebook on political ads

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:52am

An influential British lawmaker challenged Facebook's new effort to safeguard elections on Tuesday, warning that they will place a heavy constraint on the company's ability to combat misinformation.

UK lifts ban on Egypt resort flights, 4 years after bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:40am

The British government says U.K. airlines can resume flights to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, suspended after an Islamic State bombing that brought down a Russian passenger plane four years ago.

Delivery food fight: Just Eat rejects another takeover offer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:35am

Food delivery company Just Eat has rejected a takeover offer from South Africa's Prosus, saying that the 4.9 billion-pound ($6.2 billion) cash offer "significantly undervalues" it.

Berlin state government agrees on 5-year rent freeze

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:07am

Berlin's state Cabinet has agreed on a rent freeze for five years to counter rising rents in one of Germany's hottest real estate markets.

French president kicks off trip to overseas territories

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:39am

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to combat illegal immigration on the French island of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean.