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A Railroad Megamerger Could Be A Boon To Canada’s Dirty Oil Industry – Heemang Parmar

Shortly after 1 a.m. on July 6, 2013, Bernard Théberge stepped outside a bar in eastern Québec for a cigarette. At just that moment, a runaway freight train carrying 2.1 million gallons of oil throttled into Lac-Mégantic, a tiny town near the Maine border. The train derailed and exploded in a giant fireball. When he…

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Elon Musk And Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Were Briefly Pals, Texts Show – Heemang Parmar

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Newly disclosed text messages between Elon Musk and Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal showed that the two men briefly bonded in the spring over their love of engineering — at least until Musk publicly tweeted this message early on April 9: “Is Twitter dying?” That soured a relationship that appeared to bloom…

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Walmart, Target Kick Off Holiday Deals Early To Ease Inflation Sting – Heemang Parmar

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart and Target plan to begin offering deals and price matching offers earlier this year to keep up with Americans pressed by soaring inflation and looking for ways to ease the potential sting of holiday shopping. For two years now, shoppers have started preparing for the holidays early but last year…

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Home Depot Workers Want To Form The Chain’s First Store Union – Heemang Parmar

A Home Depot store in Northeast Philadelphia could soon become the home-improvement chain’s very first to unionize, giving yet another boost to an energized U.S. labor movement that’s tackling the retail sector. Vince Quiles, who works in the store’s receiving department, filed a petition this week for a union election with the National Labor Relations…

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Bank Directors Urge Firing Of Trump Official In Ethics Probe – Heemang Parmar

MIAMI (AP) — Executive directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously Thursday to recommend firing a former Trump official as president of the Washington-based institution, a person familiar with the vote said. The move came after an investigation conducted at the bank board’s request determined that Mauricio Claver-Carone violated ethics rules by favoring a…

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Car Guy Biden Touts Electric Vehicles At Detroit Auto Show – Heemang Parmar

DETROIT (AP) — President Joe Biden, a gearhead with his own vintage Corvette, showcased his administration’s efforts to promote electric vehicles during a visit Wednesday to the Detroit auto show. Biden traveled to the massive North American International Auto Show to plug the huge new climate, tax and health care law that offers tax incentives…

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