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Car Services and Livery Cabs nytimes.com

When Calling an Uber Can Pay Off for Cities and States

New taxes and fees on ride-hailing services have raised millions of dollars for transportation, infrastructure, and even public schools.

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Confluence of crises crashes Trump's 'Infrastructure Week'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This was supposed to be “Infrastructure Week” for U.S. President Donald Trump, a time to unveil a long-promised plan to create jobs by revitalizing America's roads and bridges.

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White House blames Russia for 'reckless' NotPetya cyber attack

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

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White House blames Russia for 'NotPetya cyber attack

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday blamed Russia for the devastating 'NotPetya' cyber attack last year, joining the British government in condemning Moscow for unleashing a virus that crippled parts of Ukraine's infrastructure and damaged computers in countries across the globe.

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White House cancels Trump trip to Orlando set for Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will not be traveling to Orlando, Florida to promote his infrastructure plan on Friday, White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters said on Thursday.

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Trump suggests 25 cent gas tax increase, senator says

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that a one-time, 25 cent increase in gas and diesel taxes would be needed to help pay for the administration's new infrastructure plan, according to Democratic Sen. Tom Carper.

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Trump backs 25-cent-a-gallon gasoline tax hike: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump endorsed hiking the federal gasoline tax by 25 cents a gallon in a meeting with lawmakers on Wednesday about funding his infrastructure spending proposal, a Democratic lawmaker said.

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U.S. Energy Department forming cyber protection unit for power grids

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said on Wednesday it is establishing an office to protect the nation's power grid and other infrastructure against cyber attacks and natural disasters.

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Trump asks Democrats to negotiate on infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats on Tuesday to make a deal to modernize the country's infrastructure after his plan received critical reviews as lacking enough federal funding, but said he was open to changes.

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U.S. transportation chief: Weighing all options to fund infrastructure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is weighing a range of options to fund public infrastructure projects, including private-sector investments and a higher tax on gasoline, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Tuesday.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Trump Pressures Democrats Over DACA and Infrastructure Plan

In two early tweets, Mr. Trump said a March deadline to protect young immigrants would be the “last chance,” and suggested that Democrats should come to a deal on his infrastructure proposal.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Puts Burden on State and Private Money

The president’s $200 billion plan recasts the federal government as a minority stakeholder in the nation’s new infrastructure projects.

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Factbox: Trump on Twitter (February 12) - Infrastructure, Opioid scourge, Maga

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Op-Ed Columnist: Trump Doesn’t Give a Dam

His infrastructure “plan” is an obvious scam. But why didn’t he offer something legit?

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Trump unveils infrastructure plan; uphill battle awaits in Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump unveiled a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday designed to encourage spending on improvements by states, localities and private investors, but it faces an uphill battle in Congress and he made remarks that called into question how hard he will fight for it.

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Trump infrastructure plan would speed up pipelines, cut environmental reviews

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration’s infrastructure proposal released on Monday would speed up the permitting of U.S. natural gas pipelines, including by cutting Congress out of the process for allowing them to cross national parks.

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Factbox: Trump on Twitter (February 12) - Infrastructure, Opioid scourge

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

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White House releases 2019 budget proposal, seeks funds for wall, military

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump released his second budget on Monday, seeking to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs.

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Trump budget plan to seek funds for border wall, infrastructure, opioid treatment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will unveil his second budget on Monday - seeking to make good on his promise to bolster military spending and requesting funds for infrastructure, construction of a wall along the border with Mexico and opioid treatment programs.

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Trump plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure faces steep hurdles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will roll out an infrastructure plan on Monday that already faces significant hurdles in Congress because it does not offer as much new federal funding as Democrats want or directly address how to pay for the effort.

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Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border security: budget director

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Sunday its budget proposal would include $200 billion for infrastructure spending and $23 billion for enhanced border security to help fulfill campaign promises by U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Trump’s Infrastructure Plan: Modest Federal Incentives, Facing Long Odds

President Trump this week will call for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure initiative by matching up to $100 billion in funds that states and cities put toward infrastructure projects.

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Trump to roll out plan to overhaul U.S. infrastructure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will roll out an infrastructure plan on Monday that already faces significant hurdles in Congress because it does not offer as much new federal funding as Democrats want or directly address how to pay for the effort.

cnn.com

Trump to unveil infrastructure plan Monday

President Trump will finally unveil his long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday.

Global Warming nytimes.com

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan May Ignore Climate Change. It Could Be Costly.

President Trump wants to spend $1.5 trillion on rebuilding roads and bridges, but experts say failing to account for climate change will add to costs.

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BRIEF-Voyageur Aviation Announces New Production, Infrastructure Project

* VOYAGEUR AVIATION ANNOUNCES NEW PRODUCTION AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT

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Republicans, Democrats fight over infrastructure plans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Thursday proposed $1 trillion in new infrastructure spending over 10 years - five times the amount President Donald Trump is expected to offer in his upcoming plan to spur states and cities to seed new public works projects.

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Russia: allegations of Olympics cyber attacks are unfounded

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's foreign ministry said on Wednesday any allegations that Russian hackers have attacked infrastructure connected to the Pyeongchang Olympic Games are unfounded.

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Trump to unveil infrastructure plan Monday: White House official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to unveil details of his long-awaited plan to generate at least $1.5 trillion in infrastructure improvements over 10 years next Monday, a White House official said on Tuesday.

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BRIEF-Capital Dynamics Clean Energy Infrastructure Team To Acquire 8Point3 Energy Partners

* CAPITAL DYNAMICS CLEAN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE TEAM TO ACQUIRE 8POINT3 ENERGY PARTNERS

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'Let's talk': Japan hopes low-key strategy averts U.S. trade flare-up

TOKYO (Reuters) - Economic talks between the United States and Japan, tackling topics from persimmons and potatoes to energy and infrastructure, have helped keep Tokyo clear of protectionist moves such as those that recently hit Chinese solar panels and South Korean washers.

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IATA warns rising costs for airport infrastructure are risk for airlines

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The growing cost of airport infrastructure poses risks to the airline industry's profitability and growth, the head of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said, adding there was an infrastructure crisis almost everywhere in the world.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

Editorial: How Trump Can Keep His Vows on Opioids and Infrastructure

Perhaps he will finally take them seriously to impress midterm voters. If so, there are many good ideas to consider.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump’s $1.5 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is Light on Federal Funds, and Details

The proposal received a cool reception from Democrats, who disagree with the president over how to finance the nation’s ailing roads, bridges and other infrastructure.

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In push to cut permits, U.S. must still protect water quality: CEO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The CEO of America's largest water utility warned that a federal push to streamline permits for infrastructure projects could stymie stronger water quality standards.

Trump, Donald J nytimes.com

Trump Issues Appeal for Unity in First State of the Union

The president asked Democrats to join him in overhauling immigration and rebuilding infrastructure as the Russia investigations are intensifying.

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Trump urges Congress to help stimulate $1.5 trillion in infrastructure spending

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to pass legislation to stimulate at least $1.5 trillion in new infrastructure spending.

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Crumbling bridges? Fret not America, it's not that bad

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump called out the nation's crumbling infrastructure and called for more spending on bridges and roads.

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Hong Kong drowning in waste as China rubbish ban takes toll

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong boasts glittering skyscrapers, seamless transportation and billion dollar infrastructure projects, but it is struggling with a much more mundane problem: disposing of its trash.

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Britain reviewing risks to its satellite-reliant infrastructure

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is reviewing its reliance on satellite-based technology for critical infrastructure including the Global Positioning System (GPS) as the threat of jamming attacks and disruptions grows, a government report said on Tuesday.

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What Trump's own party wants to hear from him

Senate Republicans are looking for President Donald Trump to focus on his accomplishments in his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, but many also said they'd like to hear specifics about issues ranging from North Korea to infrastructure.

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Alternative assets raised to 23 percent of sovereign investors' holdings: PWC report

LONDON (Reuters) - Sovereign wealth funds have increased their exposure to alternative assets such as private equity, property, commodities and infrastructure to almost a quarter of their overall...

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Trump infrastructure plan details expected in mid-February: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will outline his much-anticipated infrastructure plan in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, but details will not be unveiled until mid-February, an administration official briefed on the plan said on Monday.

United States Politics and Government nytimes.com

State of the Union Preview: Will Trump Stick to the Script?

President Trump plans an optimistic address promoting priorities like overhauls of infrastructure and immigration, but there are no guarantees when the president faces a television camera.

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Biggest infrastructure nightmare facing America

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UK defense minister says Russia looking to cause thousands of deaths in Britain

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's defense minister warned that Russia was looking to damage the British economy by attacking its infrastructure, a move he said could cause "thousands and thousands and thousands of deaths", The Telegraph newspaper reported.

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BRIEF-Landmark Infrastructure Announces Quarterly Distribution Increase

* LANDMARK INFRASTRUCTURE PARTNERS - ‍BOARD OF ITS GENERAL PARTNER DECLARED A CASH DISTRIBUTION OF $0.3675 PER COMMON UNIT

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Trump raises infrastructure investment plan to $1.7 trillion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that his long-awaited plan to help rebuild the nation’s infrastructure will result in about $1.7 trillion in overall investment over the next 10 years, a larger figure than he has previously announced.

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There's one part of America that Trump can make great again

If 2017 is remembered as the year of major tax reform, let 2018 be remembered as the year that the nation's infrastructure was finally recognized as a priority for federal investment.

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Trump administration's infrastructure plan taking shape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is finalizing its long-awaited infrastructure plan, which would push most of the financing of projects to private investment and state and local taxpayers, according to sources familiar with the proposal taking shape.

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Pimco doubts U.S. will enact infrastructure spending, welfare reform in 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investment firm Pimco thinks it is unlikely that Washington will enact welfare reform or a major spending plan to improve bridges, roads and other infrastructure in 2018, Libby...

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Google to expand cloud infrastructure with new regions, submarine cables

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would add five regions and build three new submarine cables as it expands its infrastructure for cloud customers.

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Britain will pay Carillion's private sector workers for 48 hours -minister

LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Britain will pay Carillion workers on private sector contracts for 48 hours after the infrastructure firm's collapse but will not offer them the same protection as those in the public sector, the minister handling the liquidation said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Brookfield Infrastructure To Issue $200 Mln Of Preferred Units

* BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE TO ISSUE $200,000,000 OF PREFERRED UNITS

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BRIEF-‍SPI Energy Establishes Blockchain-Based Infrastructure Application Division​

* ‍SPI ENERGY CO., LTD. ESTABLISHES BLOCKCHAIN-BASED INFRASTRUCTURE APPLICATION DIVISION​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors green-light infrastructure trade, but expect road bumps

NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Volatility awaits shares of U.S. construction, engineering, building materials and other companies tied to infrastructure spending, but steel-nerved investors could be poised for gains if they weather a few bumps.

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Investors green-light infrastructure trade, but expect road bumps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Volatility awaits shares of U.S. construction, engineering, building materials and other companies tied to infrastructure spending, but steel-nerved investors could be poised for gains if they weather a few bumps.

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Wall St Week Ahead-Investors green-light infrastructure trade, but expect road bumps

NEW YORK, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Volatility awaits shares of U.S. construction, engineering, building materials and other companies tied to infrastructure spending, but steel-nerved investors could be poised for gains if they weather a few bumps.

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Cloud companies consider Intel rivals after security flaws found

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Some of Intel Corp's data center customers, whose thousands of computers run cloud networks, are exploring using microchips from the market leader's rivals to build new infrastructure after the discovery of security flaws affecting most chips.

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Trump says wants to take up infrastructure overhaul soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would like to pass legislation to overhaul the nation's aging roads, bridges, and other infrastructure as quickly as possible.

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MOVES-Jefferies hires two senior RBC utilities bankers

LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Jefferies has hired Dai Clement and Lorna Shearin from Royal Bank of Canada to develop its investment banking business in power, utilities and infrastructure, two banking sources said on Tuesday.

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Trump pushes to expand high-speed internet in rural America

NASHVILLE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump was expected on Monday to sign an executive order to make it easier for the private sector to locate broadband infrastructure on federal land and buildings, part of a push to expand high-speed internet in rural America.

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U.S. rivers getting saltier, drinking water at risk: study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. rivers and streams have become saltier and more alkaline over the last 50 years, posing risks to drinking water by damaging pipelines and other infrastructure, according to a study released on Monday.

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White House sends mixed messages on infrastructure

President Donald Trump and his top economic adviser appear to have different views about the use of public-private partnerships for building projects, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

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Trump, meeting with Republican leaders, says welfare reform may have to wait

CAMP DAVID, Md. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders said after talks on Saturday that they would make an election-year push this year for an immigration overhaul and infrastructure spending but that welfare reform may have to wait for later.

Sewers and Sewage nytimes.com

F.Y.I.: From Bicycles to Wooden Beams: The Weird Stuff Found in City Sewage

While potentially amusing, foreign items can cause serious damage to a sewage treatment plant’s infrastructure.

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BRIEF-Macquarie Infrastructure Announces Refinancing, Upsizing Of Revolving Credit Facility

* MIC ANNOUNCES REFINANCING, UPSIZING OF REVOLVING CREDIT FACILITY

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Trump, Congress face a long to-do list in 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have set their sights on an infrastructure initiative and welfare reform as two of their top legislative priorities for 2018. Lawmakers also have must-pass budget bills and other unfinished business they need to tackle after the holiday break.

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There is a wave of Republicans leaving Congress

House Republicans are announcing they're leaving office at a significantly faster rate than any other recent Congresses, suggesting Democrats could pick up seats in the 2018 midterm elections. On Tuesday it was Pennsylvania Republican Bill Shuster, the influential chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

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BRIEF-Tortoise Power And Energy Infrastructure Fund Says Co's Net Asset Value Was $152.2 Mln As Of Dec. 31

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Tortoise Power And Energy Infrastructure Fund Inc:

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Exclusive: Liberian President-elect Weah tempers expectations, plans agriculture push

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberian President-elect George Weah on Tuesday set modest goals for his six-year term, calling for Liberia to start exporting crops and repairing decrepit infrastructure, in his first interview since winning election last week.

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Big league 2018 goal: Trump hopes for infrastructure deal

President Donald Trump, looking ahead to a critical election year where his record will be on the ballot alongside Republican lawmakers, plans a major push on infrastructure in January, aides said this week.

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BRIEF-Brookfield Infrastructure Announces Agreement To Sell Chilean Regulated Transmission Business For $1.3 Billion

* BROOKFIELD INFRASTRUCTURE ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO SELL CHILEAN REGULATED TRANSMISSION BUSINESS FOR $1.3 BILLION

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UPDATE 2-Norway's Supreme Court to hear Gassled pipeline case

OSLO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The Norwegian Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the owners of Gassled, Norway's gas infrastructure network, in a case involving the government's decision to cut pipeline tariffs, Njord Gas Infrastructure said on Friday.

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MIDEAST STOCKS-Region edges up, building-related shares boost Saudi before budget

* Saudi 2018 budget seen hiking infrastructure spending a bit

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Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack

(Reuters) - Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted.

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Hackers shut down infrastructure safety system in attack: FireEye

(Reuters) - Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently penetrated the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in an attack that caused operations to shut down, according to cyber security firm FireEye Inc, which said it investigated the incident.

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BRIEF-Tidewater Midstream And Infrastructure Ltd Announces 6.75 Pct Senior Unsecured Note Offering

Dec 14 (Reuters) - Tidewater Midstream And Infrastructure Ltd:

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BRIEF-Renesola Secures Financing From Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund For Poland Projects

* RENESOLA SECURES PROJECT FINANCING FROM SEQUOIA ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE INCOME FUND FOR 55MW OF PROJECTS IN POLAND

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RPT-UPDATE 1-Banks eye Paris airports operator in Macron privatisation drive -sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Investment banks are vying to work with potential buyers or the French government on the sale of its majority stake in Aeroports de Paris (ADP) , sources close to the matter said, in one of the largest infrastructure deals expected to come to market in 2018.

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Saudi Aramco lifts spending plans to $414 bln over next decade

DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco plans to raise its spending to $414 billion over the next 10 years, including on infrastructure and drilling, as the state oil giant moves into new businesses, executives said.

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BRIEF-American Water Announces 2018 Earnings Guidance

* AMERICAN WATER WORKS COMPANY - ‍INVESTING $7.2 BILLION IN REGULATED INFRASTRUCTURE OVER NEXT FIVE YEARS, AN INCREASE OF $1.3 BILLION OVER 2017 FIVE YEAR PLAN​

Elections, Senate nytimes.com

With Alabama Senate Race Defined by Scandal, Policy Issues are Overlooked

Alabama struggles with health care, education and infrastructure. But such issues have often been forgotten during the race between Doug Jones and Roy S. Moore.

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China warns of imminent attacks by "terrorists" in Pakistan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Friday warned its nationals in Pakistan of plans for a series of imminent "terrorist attacks" on Chinese targets there, an unusual alert as it pours funds into infrastructure projects into a country plagued by militancy.

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Connecticut infrastructure funding in question: state report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after revenue that helps pay off the state's transportation debt has decreased and additional funding sources have not yet been identified, according to a report released on Thursday.

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BRIEF-Warburg Pincus Announces Sale Of Majority Stake In INEA To Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5

* WARBURG PINCUS LLC SAYS FUNDS AFFILIATED WITH FIRM AGREED TO SELL THEIR MAJORITY STAKE IN INEA TO MACQUARIE EUROPEAN INFRASTRUCTURE FUND 5 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: ( Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com ;)

Federal Taxes (US) nytimes.com

How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill

The legislation could send home prices tumbling, increase the region’s tax burden, and make it harder for local governments to pay for infrastructure.

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Saudi Arabian exchange enlists Nasdaq to turbocharge technology

DUBAI, Dec 4 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange said on Monday it has hired U.S. group Nasdaq to replace its 16-year-old registry, depository and settlement infrastructure as it tackles challenges including the forthcoming listing of Saudi Aramco.

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Morning News Call - India, December 1

To access the newsletter, click on the link: http://share.thomsonreuters.com/assets/newsletters/Indiamorning/MNC_IN_12012017.pdf If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: https://forms.thomsonreuters.com/india-morning/ FACTORS TO WATCH 9:30 am: Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia at India Gold and Jewellery Summit in New Delhi. 9:30 am: Reliance Infrastructure Oil

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Enbridge shares climb after company announces $2.3 billion in asset sales

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Enbridge Inc shares jumped as much as 6.2 percent on Thursday after North America's largest energy infrastructure company announced plans to sell C$3 billion ($2.3 billion) of noncore assets to focus on its central business.

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BRIEF-Ares EIF Divests Operating Coal Portfolio

* ARES MANAGEMENT’S ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDS DIVEST OPERATING COAL PORTFOLIO

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METALS-Shanghai nickel tumbles on doubts over steel demand

SYDNEY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Shanghai nickel futures tumbled more than 4 percent on Tuesday to their lowest since mid-October as reforms in China threaten steel-intensive infrastructure projects.

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METALS-London nickel skids, metals slip as investors cut risk

(Updates prices) MELBOURNE, Nov 27 (Reuters) - London nickel led metals lower on Monday, as investors cut their exposure to risky assets as Beijing steps up a crackdown on shadow banking and other riskier forms of financing. China will check local governments' investment in railway projects, the state planner said on Friday, amid official concerns that breakneck infrastructure spending is racking up too much debt. "Today's selling is also a likely reaction to the U.S. PMI numbers wh

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UPDATE 1-Israel's Kenon agrees to sell IC Power's Latam business for $1.2 bln

JERUSALEM, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Israel's Kenon Holdings said on Sunday it has agreed to sell IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses to infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital for about $1.2 billion.

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Israel's Kenon agrees to sell IC Power's Latam business for $1.2 bln

JERUSALEM, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Israel's Kenon Holdings said on Sunday it has agreed to sell IC Power's Latin American and Caribbean businesses to infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital for about $1.2 billion.

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BRIEF-‍SeaFort Capital subscribes for 6.8 mln shares in capital of Distinct Infrastructure Group

* Subscribed for 6.8 million shares in capital of Distinct Infrastructure in connection with private placement completed by Distinct on Nov 21​

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Americans haven't forgotten about Puerto Rico, poll finds

Two months ago today, Hurricane Maria made direct landfall in Puerto Rico, devastating the island and wiping out the power grid and transportation infrastructure for its millions of residents.

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Trump: Healthcare, infrastructure, welfare reforms up next after taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he plans to take up healthcare, infrastructure and welfare reform issues soon after Republicans' tax overhaul is finalized, which the party has pledged to complete by the end of the year.

Infrastructure (Public Works) nytimes.com

Trump Wants More Big Infrastructure Projects. The Obstacles Can Be Big, Too.

The president is pushing for repairs to the nation’s crumbling infrastructure, and he has promised to streamline government approvals. It still might not be enough.

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Spain's Gas Natural sells Colombian distribution unit to Brookfield

MADRID, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Spain's Gas Natural said late on Friday it had agreed to sell the 59.1 percent stake it owns in its Colombian retail distribution unit to infrastructures fund Brookfield Infrastructure for 482 million euros ($568 million.