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Protesters clash with French police in Souillac before Macron visit (VIDEOS)

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French demonstrators scuffled with armed police as they await Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Souillac. The town in southwest France has been locked down in anticipation of the presidential visit. Videos circulating on social media shows protesters gathering in front of police who prevent them from passing. On Boulevard Louis Jean Malvy, demonstrators are seen attempting Read More

100% Pure? New Zealand's deteriorating water raises a stink

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s clean, green image took a beating this summer as tourists traveling through the countryside posted pictures of lakes and rivers off limits due to contamination by farm effluent, garbage and human faeces. FILE PHOTO – A general view of Queenstown September 14, 2011. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo A booming dairy farming Read More

Small quake shakes northern California, no immediate damage reported

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OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – A small earthquake shook buildings and roused Northern California residents from their sleep early on Wednesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported the 7.2-mile (11.6 km) deep earthquake at 3.7 magnitude in the Oakland, California, area, at about 4:42 a.m. PST Read More

‘Glorification of evil’: Spanish city protests against selfie-taking Satan statue (PHOTO)

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Thousands of residents in the Spanish city of Segovia are protesting against a planned 1.7-meter sculpture of a selfie-taking Satan, because they say it makes the devil appear too friendly. The proposed bronze statue is intended as a tribute to a local legend which says the devil was tricked by a local Segovian into building Read More

U.S. charges hackers, traders with stealing SEC filings

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(Reuters) – U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a suspected Ukrainian computer hacker and several traders with scheming to trade on market-moving corporate earnings news stolen from a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission database. FILE PHOTO: Jay Clayton, Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, listens during an interview with CNBC at the Sandler O’Neill + Read More

Vedanta tells top English court pollution case should be heard in Zambia

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LONDON (Reuters) – Lawyers for Vedanta Resources told England’s Supreme Court on Tuesday that a case raised against the mining company by nearly 2,000 Zambian villagers should be heard in Zambia not London. A man walks past the logo of Vedanta outside its headquarters in Mumbai, India January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui India-listed Vedanta, which Read More

FedEx pays $35.3 million to end NY lawsuit over illegal cigarettes

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FILE PHOTO: A FedEx Office logo is pictured in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S. April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri NEW YORK (Reuters) – FedEx Corp (FDX.N) agreed on Monday to pay $35.3 million to settle lawsuits in which New York state and New York City accused the company Read More

Magnitude 5.0 quake strikes near Anchorage, Alaska

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – A 5.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Anchorage, Alaska, on Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said, with tremors felt as far as 120 miles (193 km) southwest of the state’s capital city. Residents of southcentral Alaska were jolted awake by the quake, which was centered 9 miles (15 km) northwest of Read More

‘Whipping up tension:’ Moscow slams Tokyo over ‘distorting’ information about territorial dispute

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While Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vows to end a territorial dispute with Russia over a group of islands in the Pacific as soon as possible, Moscow says Tokyo is ‘distorting’ information on the talks to push its agenda. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono is in Moscow to discuss, with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, Read More

Three people killed after gas explosion in Paris

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An explosion thought to be caused by a gas leak in central Paris has left three people dead and dozens injured. Two firefighters and a Spanish woman are confirmed to have been killed. The Paris prosecutors’s office says 10 people are in critical condition and 37 others were less seriously injured. It was previously reported Read More