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Tuesday April 24th, 2018 evening edition

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A UK firm managing assets of $1.2 trillion will pull its investment from companies that fail to act on climate change.

Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing at Legal and General, said they will be “naming and shaming” these companies next month.

“There comes a time when talk is over, and it’s time to vote with our feet… Money talks as they say,” said Morrissey.

LONDON – Legal and General, which oversees more than $1.2 trillion in assets, said it would punish companies with a bad record on climate change and strip them of their funding.

Helena Morrissey, head of personal investing, said the firm will be “naming and shaming” companies that have failed to act on climate change next week, and pull investments from those companies.

Many individuals don’t invest in the market because of fear their money will be used for purposes they disagree with, Morrissey said.

“Legal and General runs almost a trillion pounds of money so we are doing a lot with that. »

Histories of making Indiana Jones films

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After an intensive search for just the right fit, Lucas and Spielberg decided upon relative unknown Tom Selleck.

Filming on RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK began in June 1980 - one year before the films anticipated release date.

But Spielberg felt her earthly good looks and irrepressible charm were perfect for the role. »

Democratic presidential hopeful wants to give citizens $1,000 a month

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A Democratic presidential hopeful for the 2020 presidency is proposing $1,000 a month for all for all citizens between the ages of 18 and 64 as part of a universal basic income program.

Andrew Yang, an American entrepreneur and the founder of Venture for America, said the spending proposal would cost the U.S. Treasury an estimated $2 trillion a year.

We can easily afford $1,000 a month per citizen,” he told FOX Business’ Stuart Varney on Monday. »

Report: President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care

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WASHINGTON (Circa) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized at Houston Methodist Hospital and is in intensive care.

Bush went to the hospital just hours after the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush on Saturday.

"President Bush was admitted to the Houston Methodist Hospital yesterday morning after contracting an infection that spread to his blood. »

Perspectives on the Great Amazon Reef: Extension, Biodiversity, and Threats

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The occurrence of a reef system off the Amazon River mouth was first hypothesized by Collette and Ruetzler (1977).

Beside calcareous algae, scleractinian corals were also recorded during our surveys, with Madracis decactis being by far the most abundant one.

Only areas shallower than 70 m were devoid of consolidated substrata and dominated by fine sand and/or mud bottoms. »