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26 April 2018

Energy

North Korea's pledge to dismantle nuclear site sounds good, but verification will be tough (4)
... External Content The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. Reuters International This content was published on April 26, 2018 7:07 AMApr 26, 2018 - 07:07 FILE PHOTO - North Korea's Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site is seen in commercial satellite imagery taken April 12, 2017.
EPA chief faces Capitol Hill grilling over ethical missteps (4)
By MICHAEL BIESECKER Associated Press April 25, 2018 09:37 PM WASHINGTON Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faces potentially make- or-break hearings Thursday on Capitol Hill, where he is expected to be peppered with questions about spending and ethics scandals that have triggered bipartisan calls for his ouster. Pruitt was scheduled to testify about his agency's budget in back-to-back hearings before two House subcommittees.
ConocoPhillips Wins $2 Billion Ruling Against Venezuelan Oil Company (1)
The award is related to the government's seizure of two oil projects a decade ago By Julie Wernau April 25, 2018 4:08 p.m. ET ConocoPhillips won a $2 billion arbitration against Venezuela's state- controlled oil company over the 2007 expropriation of two oil projects, though the Houston-based oil producer faces obstacles collecting the award. The ruling on Wednesday, by a tribunal representing the International
Xi urges stronger independent innovation capacity (3)
Video PlayerClose YICHANG, Hubei, April 25 (Xinhua) - President Xi Jinping has urged stronger independent innovation capacity for China during an inspection to the Three Gorges Dam, saying the country must master the core technology of high-end equipment. China must rely on its own efforts, Xi said Tuesday at the dam, which lies on the Yangtze River near Yichang City, central China's Hubei Province. As the world's largest hydropower project, the Three Gorges project is a
Development our only agenda, Narendra Modi tells Karnataka BJP workers (5)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that development was his only agenda for the Karnataka Assembly polls, and accused the State's Congress government of stalling its progress. Mr. Modi also accused the Congress of playing caste politics during elections. "BJP has a three-pronged agenda for Karnataka - development, fast-paced development, all-round development," he told BJP leaders, office bearers and party workers via video conference.
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