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TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster

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MUNICH (Reuters) – Germany’s TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 people in January, the industrial inspection firm’s chief executive told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A view of a collapsed tailings dam owned by Brazilian mining company Vale SA, Read More

Millions stranded in India as early monsoon downpours bring flood havoc

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GUWAHATI, INDIA (Reuters) – Millions of people are stranded by flooding in northeast India with concern growing about food and water supplies even though the impact of heavy, early monsoon rain appeared to be easing, the government said on Wednesday. An ariel view of a flooded area is seen from a plane during a flight Read More

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands

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(Reuters) – Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc (TPB.N) in a report on Wednesday. The group, which holds shares in Turning Point Brands, called it “a highly profitable, but woefully under-covered and under-valued company” with a network of 1.5 Read More

At least 22 die as three walls collapse in India amid monsoon rains (PHOTOS)

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Over 20 people have been killed overnight after heavy rainfall triggered the collapse of three walls in India. Streets have turned into rivers and dozens of flights have been canceled or diverted. At least 13 people died after a compound wall fell, crashing onto shanties built on a hill slope in Kurar Village in the Read More

Rotting seaweed sours beaches at Mexican tourist hotspots

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Visitors to some of the most luxurious beaches in Mexico have been faced with stinking mounds of rotting seaweed and muddy-brown waters thanks to an enormous build-up of algae on the shoreline. Huge quantities of the eyesore, known as sargassum, have accumulated on the normally golden sand found in the tourist towns of Cancun, Playa Read More