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Environment emerges as major issue for Australian voters

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A man snorkels in an area called the “Coral Gardens” near Lady Elliot Island, on the Great Barrier Reef, northeast of Bundaberg town in Queensland, Australia, June 11, 2015. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The environment has emerged as a major issue for Australian voters, a poll showed on Sunday, but healthcare and the Read More

Asian shares off nine-month peak, European PMIs in focus

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares slipped on Thursday after losses on Wall Street but trade was subdued as investors awaited business surveys in Europe and largely stayed on the sidelines ahead of the long Easter weekend holiday. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage in Read More

Asian shares edge up to nine month high, European, Japan PMIs awaited

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were subdued on Thursday after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good Friday and Easter holidays keeping investors on the sidelines. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at an electronic board showing the Nikkei stock index outside a brokerage Read More

One killed in shooting outside Melbourne nightclub

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter One man was killed and another one critically wounded in a drive-by shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia, police have said. The shooting took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran – just outside the city, at 3.20am local time (5.20pm GMT), according to Victoria Police. The victim, Read More

At least 4 people shot, 1 killed outside Melbourne nightclub

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A man has died in hospital after a gunman opened fire on revelers from a passing car outside a nightclub in Melbourne, Australia. Three other people have been treated for injuries, one remains in critical condition. Police reported on Sunday morning that they had launched an investigation into a shooting in Prahran, an inner suburb Read More

At least 4 people shot, 1 killed, outside Melbourne nightclub

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A man has died in hospital after a gunman opened fire on revelers from a passing car outside a night club in Melbourne, Australia. Three other people have been treated for injuries, one remains in critical condition. Police reported on Sunday morning that they launched an investigation into a shooting in Prahran, an inner suburb Read More

One dead after shooting outside Melbourne nightclub

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter One person has died and one other is in a critical condition after a shooting outside a Melbourne nightclub in Australia. According to Victoria Police, the incident took place at the Love Machine nightclub in Prahran – just outside the city, at 3.20am local time. (5.20pm GMT) Detectives and police Read More

Sims Metal Management to expand recycling, renewable energy business

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Aluminum used profiles are seen in a metals recycling company in Rome, Italy, August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi (Reuters) – Metals and electronics recycler Sims Metal Management (SGM.AX) said on Wednesday it plans to build up its metals recycling business and secure municipal recycling contracts in the United States as part of plans to drive Read More

Australia PM seeks new law to penalize animal rights activists

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s government proposed on Wednesday to criminalise some actions of animal rights protesters after activists blocked traffic in Melbourne and stormed farms and abattoirs this week to protest factory farming. FILE PHOTO – Prime Minister of Australia Scott Morrison reacts during the APEC CEO Summit 2018 at Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Read More

Malaysia environment groups, Lynas workers rally over rare earths plant

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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysian environmental groups and Lynas Corp workers held rival demonstrations in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday over concerns about radioactive waste from the company’s rare earths processing plant in the country. Following the rallies outside the country’s parliament, both groups handed statements to government representatives over the plant’s license to operate, which Read More