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Death toll from Colombia landslide rises to 28

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – The death toll from a weekend landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca has risen to 28 people, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Monday. The landslide, caused by heavy rains, occurred early on Sunday morning in a rural area of Rosas municipality. “In the last two days we have Read More

T-Mobile, Sprint lobby regulators to win U.S. approval for tie-up

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior executives at T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp made the case to U.S. officials in Washington last week that they should approve a planned tie-up between the two wireless companies, arguing a combined firm would have incentives to “aggressively lower prices.” FILE PHOTO: A smartphones with Sprint logo are seen in Read More

Deadly swine fever spreads across all China, threatening massive pork shortage

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African swine fever has spread all across China’s mainland, threatening the country’s entire sprawling hog industry and the global supply of pork. The epidemic broke out nine months ago but still appears to be uncontained. It has now reached China’s southernmost province of Hainan – which had thus far been spared from swine fever. Over Read More

China urges local governments to shell out resources to treat soil pollution

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China has urged local authorities to invest more to clean up contaminated agricultural land, with some regions still failing to take responsibility for dangerous levels of soil pollution, the country’s agriculture ministry said on Monday. Soil pollution has emerged as one of China’s biggest environmental challenges, with nearly a fifth of the Read More

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

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills 17

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Sunday. The landslide, which was caused by heavy rains, occurred early on Sunday in a rural area of Rosas municipality, the agency said in a statement. On Read More

Landslide in southwestern Colombia kills at least 14

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BOGOTA (Reuters) – At least 14 people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster relief agency said on Sunday. The landslide, which was caused by heavy rains, took place in the early hours of the morning in a rural area of Rosas municipality, Read More

US Army truck catches fire in Poland, 3 injured

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Three US service members were injured in yet another traffic incident in Poland, as Washington and Warsaw are reportedly nearing a deal on permanent US presence in the eastern European country. A military truck traveling in a convoy between Swietoszow and Luboszow in Lower Silesia caught fire on Wednesday, local media reported. The injured service Read More

China soil pollution efforts stymied by local governments: Greenpeace

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s efforts to combat dangerous soil pollution are being stymied by local governments and their need to earn money through land sales, environmental group Greenpeace said on Wednesday. Soil pollution is one of China’s biggest environmental challenges. A 2014 government survey showed nearly a fifth of the country’s farmland was contaminated to Read More

U.S. Justice Department tells T-Mobile, Sprint it has concerns about merger deal: sources

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp it has concerns about their proposed $26 billion merger in its current structure, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, although no final decision has been made. FILE PHOTO: A sign for a T-Mobile store is seen in Manhattan, New Read More