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Microsoft goes green, commits to reducing carbon footprint

(CNN) – Microsoft is going green. The software giant is investing one billion dollars to help develop clean technologies. The company has committed to eliminating its carbon footprint by more than half just this year. Some steps it will take include buying enough renewable energy to offset 100% of its electricity consumption by 2025. The company also said it will…

Boeing shows new orders fell by more than half in 2019

The maker of the 737 Max releases new numbers showing a drop in orders after two deadly plane crashes in 2019

(CNN) —Boeing has announced there were more cancellations than new orders in 2019. The company reported its final order numbers and deliveries for 2019 this week. Total orders for commercial jets last year fell by 87 jets and deliveries also tumbled 53% percent from 806 to 380. Boeing says much of that is due to the grounding of the 737…

CDC: E-Coli outbreak linked to romaine ends

(CNN) — health officials say the e-coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has finally ended. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the the outbreak, that started in September, ended Wednesday. The romaine lettuce, grown in Salinas, California, infected 167 people across 27 states and hospitalized 85 others. No deaths have…

Truist unveils new logo

(CNN) You’ll soon be seeing a lot of purple around town as Truist revealed its identity. The $28 billion dollar merger of BB&T and Sun Trust was completed in December 2019. Truist says it decided on purple because it’s a mixture of BB&T’s signature burgundy and the blue from Sun Trust’s logo. The banks new logo features two T’s that…

Thousands of pounds of food delivered in ‘Operation Rock Wallaby’

(CNN) — thousand of pounds of vegetables have been dropped across new south wales, australia for hungry animals fleeing the bush fires. * operation rock wallaby* will drop two-thousand pounds of carrots and sweet potatoes in various brush-tailed rock-wallaby colonies. officials say the number of animals affected by the bush fires could be as high as one-billion. this is the…

Pompeo: killing of Iran’s general is part of a bigger picture

(CNN) – As tensions continue to escalate between the US and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo continues to praise the killing of an Iranian general. During a speech at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University Monday, Pompeo said the death of Qasem Soleimani was a part of a bigger plan. Pompeo’s comments are a shift from the previous reasoning…

Baby opossum survives vicious attack in Hilton Head

(CNN) — A baby opossum is recovering after a vicious beating in the Low Country. The Wildlife Rehab of Greenville is treating the animal, who’s now been named Scarlett. Staff there claim the animal was beaten with golf clubs in Hilton Head. The opossum suffered numerous injuries, including a broken jaw and a gash across the throat. Scarlett was also…