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Chilean regulators reject Albemarle's plans to boost lithium output

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean environmental regulators have rejected plans by Albemarle Corp, the world’s top lithium producer, to expand output from the Salar de Atacama salt flat, according to filings with Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service (SEA). FILE PHOTO: Brine pools from a lithium mine, that belongs U.S.-based Albemarle Corp, is seen on the Atacama salt Read More

Sitting in the embers, Californians wonder: can Paradise be rebuilt?

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Lovingly placed statues of a family of deer still mark the entrance to Mare Reasons’ house in Paradise, California, but her woodland home was so thoroughly devoured in the state’s deadliest wildfire that only an iron bed and an antique stove remain intact above the rubble. FILE PHOTO: Ken’s Automotive Service Read More

S&P, Dow lose ground as crude plunge punishes energy stocks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Dow and S&P 500 ended slightly lower on Tuesday following losses in energy shares and Boeing, offsetting a small gain in technology stocks and renewed hopes for progress in trade talks. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., November 12, Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows as teams sift through ashes for remains

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres. Teams of workers wielding chainsaws cleared downed power lines and other obstacles from the Read More

How the Navy’s D-Day amphibious attack on Utah beach achieved 'tactical surprise'

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File photo – American troops supporting those already on the coast of Northern France, plunge into the surf and wade shoreward carrying equipment, on Utah Beach, Les Dunes de Madeleine, France.(Photo credit should read STF/AFP/Getty Images) Battling rough seas with five-foot waves, thrashing wind gusts and heavy enemy fire, U.S. Navy amphibious landing craft attacking Read More

Brazil lawmakers slam Norsk Hydro, regulators for Alunorte leak

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FILE PHOTO: A ship navigates at Para river as alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, is pictured in Barcarena, Para state, northern Brazil March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – “Failures and possible crimes” led to a February leak of mineral byproduct at Norsk Hydro ASA’s Alunorte Read More

Wall Street gives up early gains as energy weighs on stocks

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street struggled for momentum on Tuesday, giving up early gains as a rebound in technology stocks and renewed hope for progress in trade talks were offset by drops in Boeing and energy stocks. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows as city of Paradise smolders

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres. Teams of workers wielding chainsaws cleared downed power lines and other obstacles from the Read More

Deadly California wildfire grows, only 30 percent contained

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PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – Firefighters struggled on Tuesday to contain the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history as a further 8,000 acres burned and search teams resumed sifting through charred wreckage in a hunt for human remains. The “Camp Fire,” raging about 175 miles (280 km) north of San Francisco, has expanded to Read More