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Strong quake rocks northern Peru, one dead

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LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian authorities were scrambling to assess the damage after an earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 rocked the Peruvian Amazon region in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving at least one person dead. An aerial view shows a landslide caused by a quake in Yurimaguas, in the Amazon region, Read More

Tornado tears through Oklahoma community, killing at least two

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Emergency vehicles sit near a partially collapsed building after a tornado touched down in El Reno, Oklahoma, U.S., May 26, 2019 in this still image taken from social media video. Gale Vancampen via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. MANDATORY CREDIT (Reuters) – A tornado Read More

Strong earthquake strikes northern Peru

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LIMA (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude as high as 8.0 stuck northern Peru in the early hours of Sunday morning, the United States Geological Survey reported. The quake, at an “intermediate depth” of around 110 kilometers, was felt around the country and even hundreds of miles away in the capital city of Lima, Read More

Strong earthquake hits Peru: USGS

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LONDON (Reuters) – An earthquake with a magnitude of as much as 7.5 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday. The quake was around 180 km east of the town of Moyobamba and at a depth of around 105 km, it added. Editing by Keith Weir Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Read More

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker

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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) – Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic’s commercial potential. A view shows the nuclear-powered icebreaker “Ural” during the float out ceremony at the Baltic Shipyard in Read More

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar declares her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Read More

South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax

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(Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.) FILE PHOTO: Workers are seen near cooling towers of the Hendrina power station, located south of Middelburg, South Africa, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s average temperatures are rising more Read More

Volcano erupts on Indonesia’s Bali causing flight cancellations

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Thick smoke and glow from lava are seen as Mount Agung volcano erupts in Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia, May 24, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Wayan Kartika/via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an Read More

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit

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TOKYO (Reuters) – A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump. The epicenter of the earthquake was southern Chiba, about 60 km (35 miles) southeast of the capital, the prefecture where Trump is due to play Read More