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Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow of looming garbage crisis

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An ongoing spat between developing and developed nations over garbage imports has drawn attention to an issue that ‘advanced’ countries seemed to have put on the back burner – waste management. A bitter feud between the Philippines and Canada over a shipment of garbage made world headlines when President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to dump the Read More

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar declares her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Read More

Mt. Agung volcano erupts in Bali, spewing lava & hurling rocks (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

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A volcano on the Indonesian island of Bali has erupted, spewing lava and throwing chunks of rock up to 3 kilometers away. An ash column rose about 2.5 kilometers high over the volcano, according to local officials. Mount Agung’s latest eruption poured ash over dozens of nearby villages, but there were no reports of casualties Read More

Volcano erupts on Indonesia’s Bali causing flight cancellations

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Thick smoke and glow from lava are seen as Mount Agung volcano erupts in Karangasem Regency, Bali, Indonesia, May 24, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Wayan Kartika/via REUTERS JAKARTA (Reuters) – A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an Read More

US faces worst measles outbreak in nearly three decades

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The disgraced British former doctor behind the anti-vaccine movement has defended his recent communications with the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community in the US. Andrew Garfield published now widely discredited and condemned research suggesting a possible link between the MMR vaccine and autism. In 2010 his licence to practice was revoked and he was struck off the Read More

Till Trump do they part: Top tech firms cut ties with Huawei following US trade blacklisting

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Last week, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at banning Chinese telecoms like Huawei from selling equipment to the US over an unacceptable risk to national security. Following the order, the US Department of Commerce announced the blacklisting of Huawei along with 70 of its affiliates. The step prevented US-based corporations from Read More

Wall St. edges higher after Trump sparks U.S.-China trade hopes

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street’s major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China “happening fast.” Read More

Global stocks climb on muted trade hopes, dollar slips

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – World equity markets rebounded on Friday from the previous day’s sharp fall, boosted after U.S. President Donald Trump said complaints against China’s Huawei Technologies might be resolved within the framework of a Sino-U.S. trade deal. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

Brazil’s ANP identifies opportunity to postpone oil and gas auctions in 2019

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5/24/2019 Photo: Petrobras Andre Ribiero vessel. RIO DE JANEIRO (Brazil Energy Insight) — There is room to discuss postponement of at least one oil and gas auction in 2019. The president of the National Oil, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP), Décio Oddone, said in late May that “there is room” for the postponement to Read More

Germany monitoring oil supplies closely as Russian pipeline outage drags on

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London — Germany is not planning to tap its strategic oil reserves but is monitoring the local fuel supply situation closely, the country’s economy economic and energy ministry said Friday, faced with at least another month without piped Russian crude imports. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More