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Four dead after man opens fire in Brazil cathedral

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Four people have been killed after a man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil following midday mass. The gunman injured four more people before being wounded in a firefight with police and then shooting himself in the head, authorities said. The shooting happened right after the midday service had ended at the Metropolitan Read More

Cenovus’s 2019 budget demonstrates cost leadership and capital discipline

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CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) remains committed to increasing shareholder value through cost leadership, capital discipline and safe and reliable operations. These commitments, in combination with the company’s high-quality upstream assets and joint ownership in strong Refining assets, are expected to further strengthen Cenovus’s ability Read More

With steel waste in crosshairs, China extends its war on pollution

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ANSHAN, China/MANILA (Reuters) – China’s self-styled war on pollution is extending to a new front: the solid waste that makes up thousands of slag heaps around the country, a byproduct of its record steel output. Samples of processed steel slag are seen at a steel slag treatment plant of Ansteel in Anshan, Liaoning province, China Read More

Huawei CFO seeks bail on health concerns; Canada wants her in jail

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TORONTO/BEIJING (Reuters) – A top executive of China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd argued that she should be released on bail while awaiting an extradition hearing, citing fears for her Health while incarcerated in Canada along with other factors, court documents showed on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Meng Wanzhou, Executive Board Director of the Chinese technology Read More

China to crack down on extravagant weddings & rising ‘bride prices’

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Plans for a Chinese bride’s dream wedding, as marvelous as her groom can afford, may have to be put on hold. Authorities say that extravagant and pricey ceremonies do not fall in line with national moral values. The government is concerned about rising ‘bride prices’ in particular – a goodwill gesture between the two families, Read More

Trump's EPA proposes looser carbon limits on new coal plants

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday proposed rolling back an Obama-era rule requiring new U.S. coal plants to slash carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at Read More

Claws come out on Twitter after footage of woman striking & robbing stray cat goes viral

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A Turkish woman has come under fire after footage of her stealing a blanket from a stray cat before striking the animal with it went viral. People took to Twitter to brand her a “brutal thief.” The footage shows the white cat hanging around on the side of a street next to a cardboard box, Read More

Trump to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected on Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule requiring new coal plants to slash carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium Read More

EPA to roll back carbon rule on new coal plants

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is expected on Thursday to roll back an Obama-era rule that requires new coal plants to capture their carbon emissions, a move that could crack open the door in coming years for new plants fired by the fossil fuel. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on Read More