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Video of pilot whales rescued on U.S. East Coast viewed around the world

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Atlanta (Reuters) – Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the U.S. state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities said that three of the animals had died. Around 50 short-finned pilot whales were spotted in the Read More

Bitcoin drops more than 10% as scrutiny of cryptocurrencies grows

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FILE PHOTO: Bitcoin.com buttons are seen displayed on the floor of the Consensus 2018 blockchain technology conference in New York City, New York, U.S., May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew on mounting Read More

China’s H1 GDP grows 6.3% on year, Q2 rises 6.2%; expands at lowest rate in 27 years

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Singapore — China’s National Bureau of Statistics on Monday said the country’s first-half gross domestic product rose 6.3% year on year, while its second-quarter GDP grew 6.2% year on year. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Both reflected the slowest year-on-year pace of growth since 1993. NBS’ Read More

Feature: Saudi Arabia struggles to push GDP growth amid output cuts, weak oil prices

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Dubai — Saudi Arabia’s balancing act of extending the OPEC/non-OPEC output cuts into the first quarter of 2020 and maintaining economic growth is being tested by weaker oil prices, with concerns of a potential economic contraction. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The world’s biggest oil exporter Read More

Erdogan Fires Central Bank Head As Desperation Grows

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The Turkish president is getting desperate. Not only does he have a rival for the first time in many years after his party lost elections in Istanbul, but the Central Bank has been trying to operate independently, as it should–but Erdogan isn’t having that.   On Saturday, Erdogan fired the country’s Read More

In Japan, the business of watching whales overshadows resumption of hunt

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RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) – People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling over, and leaping out of the water. In Kushiro, just 160 kilometers south of Rausu, where the four dozen people laughed and cheered, boats Read More

China finds armyworm pest in corn crops in Gansu province

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China has found the destructive fall armyworm in corn crops in the northwestern province of Gansu, the local government said on Monday, further stoking fears about damage to the country’s grain output. The pest, which was found in crops near Longnan city in southern Gansu, has now spread to 20 provinces and Read More

In Japan, the business of watching whales is far larger than hunting them

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RAUSU, Japan (Reuters) – People packed the decks of the Japanese whale-watching boat, screaming in joy as a pod of orcas put on a show: splashing tails at each other, rolling over, and leaping out of the water. A killer whale swims in the sea near Rausu, Hokkaido, Japan, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon In Read More

Hong Kong protests: Suicides spark mental health fears

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By Siobhan Robbins, Southeast Asia correspondent Twenty minutes from the Chinese mainland, a Hong Kong community is grieving. A young life has been lost; a 21-year-old woman fell to her death last Saturday. Lo Hiu Yan’s friends say she left a message demanding the controversial extradition bill be withdrawn. Her suicide is one of four Read More

U.S. vertical farms are racing against the sun

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(Reuters) – Leafy salad greens grown under banks of LED lights, with mist or drips of water are having their day in the sun. Several top U.S. indoor farms, stacked with plants from floor to ceiling, tell Reuters they are boosting production to a level where they can now supply hundreds of grocery stores. Plenty, Read More