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Venezuela Arrests Two Chevron Executives Amid Oil Purge

Venezuela Arrests Two Chevron Executives Amid Oil Purge

Chevron said on Tuesday two of its executives were arrested in Venezuela, a rare move likely to spook foreign energy...

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO Refuses to Testify in UK

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO Refuses to Testify in UK

Cambridge Analytica’s ex-CEO, Alexander Nix, has refused to testify before the U.K. Parliament’s media committee, citing British authorities’ investigation into...

More Than 100 Parts for NASA’s Orion Capsule to Be 3-D Printed

More Than 100 Parts for NASA’s Orion Capsule to Be 3-D Printed

More than 100 parts for U.S. space agency NASA’s deep-space capsule Orion will be made by 3-D printers, using technology...

IMF: World Economy Expands Next 2 Years; Growth Fades After 2020

IMF: World Economy Expands Next 2 Years; Growth Fades After 2020

International Monetary Fund experts say the global economy will continue growing well for the next two years, but expect expansion...

Ramaphosa Team to Seek $100B Investment for South Africa

Ramaphosa Team to Seek $100B Investment for South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a team of business and finance experts on Monday to hunt the globe for...

Russia’s Drive to Replace Western Power Technology Hits Snag

Russia’s Drive to Replace Western Power Technology Hits Snag

Russia’s drive to build a large power-generating turbine to lessen its dependence on Western technology has suffered a major set-back...

US, Global Tech Firms Vow Not to Aid Governments in Cyberattacks

US, Global Tech Firms Vow Not to Aid Governments in Cyberattacks

Microsoft, Facebook and more than 30 other global technology companies on Tuesday announced a joint pledge not to assist any...

Trump Accuses China and Russia of Manipulating Their Currencies

Trump Accuses China and Russia of Manipulating Their Currencies

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday it is unacceptable that Russia and China are devaluating their currencies, days after...

Ramaphosa Team to Seek $8 Billion Investment for South Africa

Ramaphosa Team to Seek $8 Billion Investment for South Africa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appointed a team of business and finance experts on Monday to hunt the globe for...

British Facial Recognition Tech Firm Secures US Border Contract

British Facial Recognition Tech Firm Secures US Border Contract

A British technology firm has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to use biometric...

EU Demands Compensation for US Steel Tariffs at WTO

EU Demands Compensation for US Steel Tariffs at WTO

The European Union is seeking compensation from the United States for U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum, despite Washington’s assertion...

Russia Blocks Popular Telegram Messaging App

Russia Blocks Popular Telegram Messaging App

 Russia began implementing a ban on popular instant messaging service Telegram after the app refused to provide encrypted messages to...

Farmers Go High-Tech to Monitor Their Cows

Farmers Go High-Tech to Monitor Their Cows

Farmers in the American South are upgrading their cattle to the 21st Century.  With tech tools like AI (artificial intelligence)...

New AG School Teaches Secrets to Conserving Farmland

New AG School Teaches Secrets to Conserving Farmland

Doug Fabbioli is concerned about the future of the rural economy, as urban sprawl expands from metropolitan areas into farm...

China Eyes Australian Donkey Exports

China Eyes Australian Donkey Exports

The Northern Territory government in Australia says it has been approached by nearly 50 Chinese companies looking to buy land...