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Energy-related emissions up in December despite pandemic

PARIS (AP) — Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions rose slightly in December compared with the same month of 2019, indicating the sharp drop seen due to the pandemic was short-lived. ...

Asian stocks sink after Wall St rises

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets declined Tuesday after Wall Street rose as a wave of investor concern about possible higher interest rates receded. Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong and ...

Next Big Ten Showdown: No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 4 Illinois

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Illinois coach Brad Underwood gained a new appreciation for Michigan's season recently when he saw Baylor struggle a bit after a lengthy layoff. Michigan, of ...

Business Highlights

___ Countries urge drug companies to share vaccine know-how PARIS (AP) — The new head of the World Trade Organization is joining calls for pharmaceutical companies ...

Texas top utility regulator quits in fallout over blackouts

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' top utilities regulator resigned Monday in the widening fallout from blackouts triggered by an unusually heavy and widespread winter storm that left millions in the state ...

NRG Energy, Perrigo rise; Athenex, Ontrak fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Twilio Inc., up $22.90 to $415.78. The cloud communications company plans on inv...

Democratic senators propose clean energy tax credits

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Two U.S. senators from states with declining manufacturing sectors are pushing to invest $8 billion through tax credits to create clean energy jobs. U.S. Sen...

ESPN re-signs Rece Davis as 'College GameDay' host

ESPN has re-signed Rece Davis to a multiyear contract that will keep him in place as host of the network’s popular Saturday college football pregame show. The network announced the d...

Greenliant Launches High Capacity 1TB microSD ArmourDrive(TM) Industrial Memory Cards

Offering Reliability, Portability and Durability at Wide Temperature Ranges BEIJING, CHINA and SANTA CLARA, US - EQS Newswire - 1 March 2021 - Greenliant has expanded its ArmourDrive™ industrial memor...

AG sues Texas utility over customers' sky-high energy bills

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general said Monday he's suing electricity provider Griddy for passing along massive bills to its customers during last month's winter storm. The...

UN atomic watchdog: deal with Iran key to full inspections

BERLIN (AP) — A temporary agreement with Iran to allow United Nations inspectors continued access to the country's atomic facilities lays the groundwork for the return to full verification measures if...

Biden to meet with Mexican president amid migration issues

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden is planning a virtual meeting Monday with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — a chance for the pair to talk more fully about migration, confront...

Pakistan hopes to save $3 billion in new gas deal with Qatar

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s landmark, new deal with Qatar for liquefied natural gas at lower rates will save Islamabad a total of about $3 billion over the next 10 years, an adviser to the country’s p...

Taiwan algal reef protection campaign nearly surpasses referendum threshold

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cherish Algal Reefs Referendum Group on Monday (March 1) announced that more than 290,000 signatures for a reef protection referendum have been collected. According...

Europeans get 'right to repair' for some electrical goods

BERLIN (AP) — Companies that sell refrigerators, washers, hairdryers or TVs in the European Union will need to ensure those appliances can be repaired for up to 10 years, to help reduce the vast mount...