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‘Israel at historic juncture’: Netanyahu refuses to concede as Gantz claims ‘mission accomplished’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to fight on even as exit polls showed him tied or lagging behind his main opposition rival, with a slim chance of assembling the coalition needed for a fifth term. “We won’t have and can’t have a government dependent on anti-Zionist Arab parties,” Netanyahu proclaimed as the crowd of Read More

Investors turn heat on Big Oil ahead of U.N. climate summit

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LONDON (Reuters) – Investors managing $15 trillion in assets turned up the heat on oil and gas sector on Wednesday ahead of a United Nations summit in New York aimed at accelerating efforts to fight climate change. FILE PHOTO: Vapor is released into the sky at a refinery in Wilmington, California March 24, 2012. REUTERS/Bret Read More

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emission rules: sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards and barring all states from setting such rules, two auto industry officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Reacquired Volkswagen and Audi diesel (gasoil) cars sit in a Read More

Swedish climate activist Thunberg asks U.S. Congress for action, not praise

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday called for action, not praise, from U.S. lawmakers as she joined other youth leaders in kicking off two days of meetings and speeches on Washington’s Capitol Hill. Swedish 16-year-old youth climate activist Greta Thunber sits on the side amongst other youth climate activists Read More

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill

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FILE PHOTO: Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg and other environmental advocates join Washington DC-area students at a rally on the Ellipse near the White House in Washington U.S., September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support Read More

Dozens killed after explosion hits president’s re-election rally in north Afghanistan

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At least 24 people have been killed and dozens more were wounded after an IED attached to a security vehicle exploded near a campaign rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, potentially signaling an attempt on his life. The bombing occurred on Tuesday afternoon in Afghanistan’s northern city of Charikar as President Ghani began addressing Read More

Passengers fight strong winds to escape airliner full of smoke after emergency landing (VIDEOS)

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A Spanish airliner that filled up with smoke was forced to make a hasty landing in Barcelona, but the evacuation was hampered by powerful winds that blew the plane’s inflatable slides up into the air. Vueling flight VY2118 was traveling from Malaga to Barcelona when things went awry. Passengers told media that the cabin started Read More

Apple takes fight against 13-billion-euro EU tax order to court

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LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a European Commission order to pay 13 billion euros ($14.4 billion) in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU’s crackdown on tax avoidance by multinational companies. FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is displayed at an event at their headquarters Read More

Oil rallies after attack on Saudi facilities, stocks slip

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices jumped on Monday after attacks on crude facilities in Saudi Arabia sliced the kingdom’s production in half and sparked worries over the impact of an oil shock on economic growth, halting a positive run in world stock markets as investors reached for less-risky assets. Increased demand for safe-haven U.S. Read More

Exclusive: Cities to step up at U.N. to push climate fight, sustainable development

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – As some world leaders question whether the world is facing a climate emergency, more than a dozen cities are stepping up to tackle global warming and sustainable development and will next week pledge to report their progress to the United Nations. People take part in a bicycle demonstration on a highway Read More