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Antarctica's krill shift south as icy waters warm

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OSLO (Reuters) – Krill are shifting south towards Antarctica as the oceans warm, disrupting stocks that are eaten by penguins and whales and caught by industrial trawlers, scientists said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A blue whale surfaces to breathe in an undated picture from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NOAA/Handout via REUTERS/File Read More

WhatsApp enforces new restrictions to combat spread of fake news

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WhatsApp is limiting the number of times a message can be forwarded on in a bid to combat the spread of fake news. The messaging service rolled out the change in India last summer after rumours spread on social media led to several brutal murders and lynchings – and now, the restrictions are being imposed Read More

Germany has no legal grounds to meddle in Russian gas pipeline project to Europe – Berlin official

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The German government has no legal basis to interfere in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier said as he hit back at critics of the Russian-led gas project. In an interview published Sunday, Altmaier stressed that Nord Stream 2 meets all legal criteria, including permissions to Read More

Germany has no legal grounds to meddle in Nord Stream 2 project – Berlin official

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The German government has no legal basis to interfere in the Nord Stream 2 pipeline construction, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier said as he hit back at critics of the Russian-led gas project. In an interview published Sunday, Altmaier stressed that Nord Stream 2 meets all legal criteria, including permissions to Read More

Climate plans could make Germany's 'no limits' Autobahns history

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FILE PHOTO: Cars pass a 120 km/h (75 mph) speed limit sign on the A27 Autobahn near the northern German city of Bremen April 10, 2008. REUTERS/Morris Mac Matzen BERLIN (Reuters) – The days of unlimited speeding on Germany’s famously fast Autobahns could be over if the government adopts a series of draft proposals on Read More

Before start of new oil pact, OPEC made progress averting glut

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LONDON (Reuters) – OPEC cut oil output sharply in December before a new accord to limit supply took effect, it said on Thursday, suggesting that producers have made a strong start to averting a glut in 2019 as a slowing economy curbs demand. FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Read More

Volatile market hits Morgan Stanley's trading, wealth management

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(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley’s (MS.N) profit fell short of analyst expectations as trading revenue slumped more than rivals and its wealth management business faltered, sending its shares down more than 5 percent. FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The bank has Read More

Lazarus of lager: Man pumped full of 15 cans of beer in radical, life-saving procedure

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Desperate times call for desperate measures, such was the bizarre case in which a man at risk of dying from alcohol poisoning was pumped full of 15 cans of beer to save his life. Nguyen Van Nhat, 48, was taken to the General Hospital in Vietnam’s Quang Tri province with a blood-alcohol level a staggering Read More

Shutdown is starting to hurt Trump's financial deregulation agenda

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s call for Congress to fund a wall he promised to build on the U.S.- Mexican border is threatening another campaign pledge to make rules easier to navigate for banks and corporations. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the news media before boarding Read More

Dutch citizens demand end to quake-hit Groningen gas production

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Angry Dutch citizens on Thursday will ask their country’s highest court to put an immediate end to gas production in the Groningen region due to the risk of life-endangering earthquakes. Decades of extraction from what once was Europe’s largest natural gas field have led to dozens of minor tremors every year, Read More