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Ethiopia and Indonesia crash parallels heap pressure on Boeing

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – Investigators into the Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia have found striking similarities in a vital flight angle with an airplane that came down off Indonesia, a source said, piling pressure on the world’s biggest planemaker. The Ethiopian Airlines disaster eight days ago killed 157 people, led to the grounding Read More

Nebraska floods inundate military bases, cut off nuclear plant

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a significant portion of a major U.S. Air Force base, while more of region’s residents faced the possibility of evacuation on Monday. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, is seen in this aerial Read More

Isolation, evacuations in U.S. central Plains as floods kill three

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a large portion of a U.S. Air Force base, forcing it to work with a skeleton staff on Monday, while more of region’s residents possibly faced evacuation. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, Read More

Spring weather to bring more floods to waterlogged U.S. Plains states

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Central Plains states could face more flooding this week as rising temperatures accelerate snow melt across the region, weather forecasters said Monday. Highway 281 is seen damaged after a storm triggered historic flooding, in Niobrara, Nebraska, U.S. March 16, 2019. Office of Governor Pete Ricketts/Handout via REUTERS Floods in the aftermath Read More

Rio asks shareholders to vote against emissions resolution

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto said on Monday it would recommend that shareholders vote against a resolution requiring the miner to report its direct emissions and those of its customers in greater detail. FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto mining company’s logo is photographed at their annual general meeting in Sydney, Australia, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Read More

'Worse than Voldemort': Global students' strike targets climate change

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WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of classes across Australia and New Zealand on Friday in a global student strike to protest against government inaction on climate change. Students are seen during the global school strike for action on climate change outside New Zealand’s parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. Read More

Australian, New Zealand students kick off global climate change strike

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WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of class across Australia and New Zealand on Friday as part of a global student strike against government inaction on climate change. Students are seen during the global school strike for action on climate change outside New Zealand’s parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. Read More

New Zealand students walk out of class, kicking off global strike

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Thousands of school students walked out of class across New Zealand on Friday kicking off a global student strike against government inaction on climate change. Students are seen during the global school strike for action on climate change outside New Zealand’s parliament in Wellington, New Zealand, March 15, 2019. AAP Image/Boris Jancic/via Read More

Royal Navy saves 27 sailors from burning ship in 'horrendous' seas

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Sailors aboard HMS Argyll have saved 27 people from a container ship after its cargo caught fire. The frigate was heading back to Plymouth when it responded to a mayday call in the middle of the night off the coast of France. It took about eight hours to save the crew members, and the Royal Read More

SPE/IADC '19: Industry executives detail efforts to close oil-and-gas gender gap

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief, World Oil on 3/8/2019 THE HAGUE — Everyone is familiar with the effects of the Big Crew Change in the upstream industry over the last several years. Fewer and fewer older employees remain, as they hit retirement age, yet they are the ones with the greatest accumulation of critical operating knowledge Read More