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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake rocks buildings in Albania

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Destroyed cars stand next to a damaged building after an earthquake in Tirana, Albania, September 21, 2019. REUTERS/Florion Goga TIRANA (Reuters) – An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 and an aftershock only slightly weaker shook the Albanian port town of Durres on Saturday, rocking buildings there and in the capital Tirana and sending Read More

Bonanza Creek Energy to Participate in the 2019 Johnson Rice Energy Conference

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DENVER, Sept. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. (NYSE: BCEI) (the “Company” or “Bonanza Creek”) today announced that members of the Company’s management will attend and participate in meetings at the 2019 Johnson Rice Energy Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. An updated Corporate Presentation has been posted Read More

India rains to be above average for first time in six years: officials

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MUMBAI (Reuters) – India is likely to receive above-average monsoon rains in 2019 for the first time in six years as seasonal rainfall continues longer than expected, two senior weather department officials told Reuters, in a boon for the country’s cooling economy. A woman is seen seen through a rain covered window of a taxi Read More

Pesticides or random coincidence? Mystery lingers over NEW CASES of babies born with hand and arm defects in Europe

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Authorities are at a loss to explain why several babies born in a west German province have similar hand deformities. One hospital, where three such cases were seen, described the baffling phenomenon as “striking.” With “no nationwide registry” to keep track of deformities, the St. Mary’s Hospital in Gelsenkirchen, near Dortmund, has admitted it is Read More

Brazil clears new pesticides as government aims to speed approvals

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s Agriculture Ministry on Tuesday approved 63 pesticides for commercial use as the government seeks to reduce a backlog of applications for new agricultural chemicals. In a statement, the ministry said 56 of the new approvals were for generic products with active ingredients already in use in Brazil. Seven of the Read More

Taliban revokes months-long ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan

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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will again be able to operate in the part of Afghanistan under the control of the Taliban, the militant group announced as it offered safety guarantees to the relief body. The ICRC and the World Health Organization (WHO) were expelled from Taliban-held areas in mid-April after being Read More

Dreamhouse for free? These 5 destinations offer free homes, but there’s a catch

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Many places worldwide offer newcomers insanely cheap real estate or even cash in an effort to tackle problems like urbanization, bad demographic situations, or lack of workforce. However, they all come with strings attached. 1. Molise region, southern Italy A region in southern Italy has recently announced it will pay newcomers €700 ($780) a month for Read More

Years after nun’s murder, church activists face threats in lawless Amazon

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ANAPU, Brazil (Reuters) – Fourteen years ago, on a dirt road near a remote settlement in northern Brazil, a gunman paid by local cattle ranchers executed a U.S. nun who had spent much of her life fighting to save the Amazon rainforest and advocating for the rural poor. FILE PHOTO: Children play next to logs Read More

Filipino villagers swap trash for rice in fight against plastics

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MANILA (Reuters) – A village in the Philippines is trying to tackle the scourge of plastic waste by offering rice to residents in exchange for their trash. Residents of Bayanan outside the capital, Manila, can get one kg (2.2 lb) of rice, the staple food for Filipinos, for every two kg of plastic waste, which Read More

Teenagers charged as Australia’s bushfires continue

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Two teenagers have been charged in connection with one of the dozens of bushfires devastating parts of Australia. The 14-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl are accused of deliberately lighting a fire that destroyed one home, severely damaged another, and ripped through bushland near the Queensland town of Peregian Beach. Police say the pair were among Read More