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Monday, February 11th, 2019


U.S. settles with Antero over water pollution from fracking

The U.S. Justice Department said on Monday it reached a settlement with oil and natural gas company Antero Resources Corp over claims it violated the Clean Water Act at 32 different sites in West Virginia, mostly tied to fracking.

College basketball rankings: Gonzaga up to No. 3; Houston vaults into top 10 in new AP Poll

Here’s an analysis of the newest college basketball rankings. Houston, Gonzaga and Florida State rose in the AP Top 25. …

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Venezuelan opposition envoy says Brazil will send aid to border

Venezuelan opposition envoy Maria Teresa Belandria was received as her country’s official ambassador in Brazil on Monday, and said Brazil’s government will provide all possible support to get humanitarian aid to the border.

Former executive of Duo Security, Zscaler joins IronNet as co-CEO

IronNet Cybersecurity Inc, a startup led by former U.S. National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander, has appointed William Welch as co-chief executive, the company told Reuters on Monday.

Trump administration unveils order to prioritize and promote AI

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign an executive order asking federal government agencies to dedicate more resources and investment into research, promotion and training on artificial intelligence (AI), a senior administration official said.

German energy grids say plans ready for 100MW hydrogen plant

German power and gas grid firms Amprion and Open Grid Europe (OGE) said on Monday they would shortly apply to build the country’s first large hydrogen plant that can convert windpower to alternative fuels that are easier to store and transport.

Marvel to make four animated superhero series for Hulu

Walt Disney Co’s Marvel superhero studio will produce four new adult-oriented animated series for the Hulu streaming service, Hulu said in a statement on Monday.

Altria to tap European bond market to help fund Juul stake buy

Altria Group will tap the European investment grade corporate bond market to help finance its $12.8 billion purchase of a stake in e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Marlboro maker said in a regulatory filing on Monday.

College basketball rankings: Tennessee, Duke hold top spots, Kansas State makes big leap in Andy Katz’s Power 36

Tennessee is playing the best basketball in the country and Duke’s NCAA tournament resume is second to none. That’s how Andy Katz sees it in his just-released power rankings of the top 36 college basketball teams in the country….