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California and 23 other states sue Trump administration over vehicle emissions change

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Pittsburgh — The state of California filed a lawsuit Friday challenging a decision Thursday by US President Donald Trump’s administration to revoke the state’s tailpipe waiver under the Clean Air Act in favor of setting a national standard for vehicle emissions. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

California, 22 other states sue U.S. over Trump auto emissions rules

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FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration’s determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards and zero emission vehicle mandates. Read More

Jeffrey Epstein accuser: ‘I was trafficked to Prince Andrew’

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A woman has described in detail how she allegedly had sex with Prince Andrew in 2001 when she was 17-years-old. Speaking to NBC’s Dateline, Virginia Roberts Giuffre claimed the incident happened in Ghislaine Maxwell’s London house after the royal gave her vodka at a nightclub. The prince has repeatedly denied Mrs Giuffre’s accusations. A Buckingham Read More

Millions of young people, led by Sweden’s Thunberg, to strike for climate action

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe. Sixteen year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg listens to Read More

Australian regulator loses landmark pension fund court battle

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog lost a landmark case on Friday after a court ruled it had not proved its case alleging wealth manager IOOF Holdings had breached pension laws. The dismissal of the case, which sent IOOF’s shares soaring by 8%, was the second setback in as many months for regulators looking to Read More

Australian regulator loses court battle against wealth manager IOOF

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s banking watchdog lost a key case against IOOF after a court ruled the wealth manager did not breach pension industry laws, marking a second setback in as many months for financial regulators looking to clamp down on misconduct in the country. The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has failed to demonstrate Read More

Conman who posed as MI6 spy faces more time in prison

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By Martin Brunt, crime correspondent Jailed conman Mark Acklom is facing more time in prison after being hit with a new European arrest warrant. Sky News has discovered the serial fraudster is wanted in Spain and faces extradition at the end of his current UK sentence. And his wife Maria is now being investigated by Read More

Shaman on trek to expel ‘demon’ Putin arrested

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By Diana Magnay, Moscow correspondent A Siberian shaman walking across Russia on a mission to expel Vladimir Putin from the Kremlin has been arrested by armed police. Aleksandr Gabyshev was six months and 3,000km (1,864 miles) into an epic journey he claimed was divinely inspired. He was arrested near Lake Baikal in Siberia at a Read More

US EPA chief sees no ethanol demand destruction from small refinery waivers

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Washington — Small refinery waivers to the US biofuel mandate have not hurt ethanol demand, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler told Congress on Thursday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “We’ve seen an uptick in ethanol over the last two years,” Wheeler told the House Committee Read More