The proposed Keystone XL pipeline cleared a key hurdle today with a government study that found its impact on the climate would be minimal, which supporters said meets President Barack Obama’s test for allowing the project to be built.
Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and Sprint Corp. are among the companies pledging more than $750 million in computers, software and services to an Obama administration project to give almost all U.S. students access to broadband and wireless technology.
The U.S. State Department is preparing a report that will probably disappoint environmental groups and opponents of the Keystone pipeline, according to people who have been briefed on the draft of the document.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie could get knocked out of the 2016 presidential campaign before it even starts if allegations that he lied about his knowledge of politically-motivated traffic jams are true, bipartisan strategists said.
Jonathan Allen, Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.’s head of hedge fund sales in Asia, sued his former company Carnelian Capital Pte in Singapore to be removed as a director, saying it has strained ties with his employer.
Canadian lawmakers begin reviewing a bill today that would give workers’ pensions priority over other debt in a bankruptcy, which analysts say could cost corporate bondholders as much as C$7 billion ($6.93 billion) if enacted.