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Cameras spot Kenya's rare black panther

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LOISABA CONSERVANCY, Kenya (Reuters) – Images of a rare African black leopard have been captured in Kenya, the first verifiable record of the animal for nearly 100 years, researchers have said. Using motion-sensitive cameras set up near water holes, researchers from San Diego Zoo Global and the Loisaba Conservancy captured video of the largely nocturnal Read More

Pennsylvania suspends all permit work for Energy Transfer

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(Reuters) – Pennsylvania environmental regulators suspended all permit work for Energy Transfer LP after the company failed to comply with an October order following an explosion of the Revolution natural gas pipe in the western part of the state in September. The company said the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) action on Friday did Read More

‘We are like the living dead’: Citizens of Mosul in despair 1.5 years after liberation from ISIS

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Chaos and misery – that’s what life in Mosul is like more than 1.5 years after Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition staged one of the deadliest battles in decades to liberate the city from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS). What was once Iraq’s second-largest city and home to millions was reduced to ash in Read More

Take Five: Dogs and Pigs. World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate the thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. People walk by a giant decoration in the shape of a pig ahead of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yu Yuan Garden in Shanghai, China January Read More

Take Five: Dogs and Pigs – World markets themes for the week ahead

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(Reuters) – Following are five big themes likely to dominate the thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them. People walk by a giant decoration in the shape of a pig ahead of the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year in Yu Yuan Garden in Shanghai, China January Read More

Groundbreaking black-hole study reveals universe growing faster than previously imagined

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Scientists using supermassive black holes to measure how fast the universe is growing have produced some extraordinary results that may require “new physics” to explain. Universal expansion, measured in a rate known as the Hubble constant, is a well-known phenomenon. However, its exact pace has eluded astronomers for some time as it seems to depend Read More

Somalis turn a profit by transforming their scrap plastic

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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – As the rubbish built up on the rubble of Mogadishu’s wrecked streets, Ahmed Abdullahi saw a business opportunity. A man sorts plastic litter collected from a garbage dump to be recycled into roofing tiles at the Envirogreen recycling plant in Mogadishu, Somalia January 13, 2019. REUTERS/Feisal Omar He recruited a team of Read More

100% Pure? New Zealand's deteriorating water raises a stink

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s clean, green image took a beating this summer as tourists traveling through the countryside posted pictures of lakes and rivers off limits due to contamination by farm effluent, garbage and human faeces. FILE PHOTO – A general view of Queenstown September 14, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo A booming dairy farming Read More

Fed chair is ‘very worried’ about ballooning debt US will inevitably face

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The head of the US Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, is concerned about US debt, which has recently topped $21.9 trillion, according to US Treasury Department data. “I’m very worried about it,” the Fed chief told participants of The Economic Club of Washington, DC on Thursday. “From the Fed’s standpoint, we’re really looking at a business Read More

Shining like 600 trillions suns: Hubble spots stunning star-producing quasar

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After a 20 year search, the Hubble Telescope has found the brightest quasar ever seen in the early universe, which is brighter than 600-trillion suns and creates 100,000 stars each year. What’s a Quasar? Quasars are massive celestial objects which emit huge amounts of energy. They are the bright nuclei of active galaxies and have Read More