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Trump increases NASA budget by $ 1.6 billion to launch the "Artemis" – Spaceflight Now lunar mission

HISTORY FOR CBS NEWS AND USED WITH AUTHORIZATION Artistic representation of a lunar module. Credit: NASA The Trump Administration adds another $ 1.6 billion to NASA's $ 21 billion payment for 2020 to fuel plans to return American astronauts to the Moon in 2024, four Years earlier than previously planned, NASA announced on Monday. In a surprise announcement, agency administrator …

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The jury pronounces a $ 2 billion judgment against Monsanto on a cancer-stricken couple

Oakland's verdict includes more than $ 55 million in compensation for the couple and $ 2 billion in punitive damages, a statement said, "What they're doing," said Brent Wisner, one of the plaintiffs' lawyers, on Monday to reporters. Thousands of similar cases are pending at federal or state level. Bayer, the parent company of Monsanto, insists that glyphosate – the …

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Monsanto Roundup Verdict: Jury Awards Couple $ 2 Billion in Monsanto Roundup cancer lawsuit trial

A jury in Oakland, California, has awarded $ 2 billion in punitive damages after having sustained exposure to Monsanto Co.'s popular Roundup weed killer led to their cancer diagnoses. The Alameda County Superior Court jury deliberated for less than two days before reaching a verdict. Seventy-six-year-old Alva and 74-year-old Alberta Pilliod has used Roundup for about 30 years for residential …

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SoftBank's Market Value Decreases $ 9 Billion As Uber IPO Flops

(Bloomberg) – On Thursday, when its company recognized a $ 3.8 billion gain on its investment in Uber Technologies Inc., Masayoshi Son announced to investors in SoftBank Group Corp. with, that their time finally came. Instead, they are still waiting. The day after Son's earnings presentation, SoftBank slipped 5.4%, down 4.9% on Monday. The IPO of Uber was a flop …

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Pakistan Accepts $ 6 Billion Bailout from I.M.F.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund announced on Sunday that they have reached an agreement on a $ 6 billion bailout for the country's emaciated, debt-ridden economy, a prime minister rescue Imran Khan had refused before taking office since then reluctantly accepted. Officials have described Pakistan's rising current account deficit – a measure of the imbalance between …

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New satellites could save Americans US $ 30 billion in monthly Internet bills, according to a report

The upcoming satellite technology could lower the prices for Internet services, predicts a new report. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from the SpaceX Starlink project by Elon Musk and the Jeff Bezos project Kuiper could save US households more than $ 30 billion a year "The advent of this emerging technology is likely to increase monthly Internet prices for hundreds …

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Oil M & A continues as IFM buys Buckeye for $ 10.3 billion. Oil M & A continues as IFM buys Buckeye for $ 10.3 billion

Buckeye Partners, LP – one of the largest independent pipeline operators for liquid petroleum products in the United States – announced Friday that asset manager IFM Global Infrastructure Fund is buying $ 10.3 billion in cash Stock value would be $ 6.5 billion. Buckeye Partners – a publicly listed, limited-partner limited partnership – owns, operates or holds significant interests in …

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