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Elon Musk flexes Russian skills while reacting to wild video of backward-driving Soviet car

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has expressed his approval, in Russian, for an innovative automobile design: a Soviet-era car which gives the appearance of driving backward as it zooms down the highway. Breathing fresh life into a long-lost meme, Russian television network NTV tweeted a video of the modified “Zhiguli” at Musk, asking “How do you Read More

Airopack's debt revamp collapses, cites accounting issues

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Airopack’s (AIRN.S) recapitalization plan collapsed as lenders including Apollo Global Management (APO.N) demanded repayment following the discovery of “inadequate sales and accounting practices”, the Swiss aerosol packaging maker said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Leon Black, Chairman, CEO and Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Shares in the Read More

Desperate Mongolians send children into countryside to escape choking winter smog

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ULAANBAATAR (Reuters) – Mongolia has extended school winter holidays in the world’s coldest capital and many families have sent children to live with relatives in the vast, windswept grasslands to escape choking smog and respiratory diseases such as pneumonia. Women walk with their belongings amid smog in Sukhbaatar district of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia January 31, 2019. Read More

'Don't breathe or go outside': Polar vortex freezes US

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By Russell Hope, news reporter Americans are being told to limit their breathing and the amount of time they spend outside as temperatures in parts of the country are forecast to drop as low as -70C (-94F). In Minnesota, where temperatures could drop as low as -70C (-94F) because of wind chills, the local National Read More

Newborn lion cubs die in Gaza after winter storm

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Bodies of four baby lion cubs that died in a zoo, are seen in the southern Gaza Strip, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa GAZA CITY (Reuters) – Four baby lion cubs died from the cold in a Gaza zoo after wind ripped protective plastic sheeting from their cage during a winter storm, the zoo’s Read More

#Romanovs100 trailers shortlisted for One Screen Short Film Festival in NY

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A series of videos shot for RT’s history photo-project #Romanovs100 is nominated for Best Foreign Film by The One Club for Creativity, a short film festival to be held in February in New York. One Screen is part of The One Club awards family including The One Show and ADC Annual Awards – the creative Read More

U.S. limits on coal plant mercury emissions too costly: Trump's EPA

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday said limits on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants were unnecessary as they were too costly, sparking an outcry from environmentalists who feared the next step would be looser rules favoring the coal industry at the expense of public Health. FILE PHOTO: A view of Duke Energy’s Read More

Trump's EPA says limits on mercury emissions from coal plants not necessary

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Friday said limits on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants were not necessary as their costs outweighed the benefits, sparking an outcry among environmentalists who say the move favors the coal industry at the expense of public Health. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing Read More