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Hand grenades, rifle, crossbow & machete found in new neo-Nazi cell bust in Italy

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Italian police seized a new cache of weapons and Nazi materials during a raid on an underground far-right group linked with the conflict in Ukraine. The bust is tied to an earlier raid in which an air-to-air missile was found. Last week, the General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) found a cache of 20 Read More

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector’s main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the Vale SA mining dam collapse that killed at least 240 people. FILE PHOTO: A helmet with a logo of Vale SA is seen in a collapsed tailings dam Read More

Trump claims he ‘felt bad’ about racist chants at his rally

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Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the “send her back” chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally. The president has been engaged in an escalating war of words with Ms Omar and three of her Democrat colleagues in recent days, having kicked off the racism row when he told Read More

Expiring U.S. solar subsidy spurs rush for panels

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – America’s biggest solar power developers are stockpiling panels to lock in a 30% federal tax credit set to start phasing out next year, a strategy that could backfire if projects do not materialize or panel prices slide substantially. FILE PHOTO: An array of solar panels is seen in the desert near Read More

Democrats slam USDA’s relocation of economists as blow to scientific research

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic senators on Thursday slammed the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s plan to relocate hundreds of its economists and other researchers from Washington to the Midwest, saying it will hurt the agency’s research capabilities by prompting many to resign. The plan, unveiled last year, would move 547 workers for the USDA’s Economic Research Read More

U.S. solar sector launches lobbying push to preserve key subsidy

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(Reuters) – The U.S. solar industry on Wednesday kicked off a lobbying push aimed at convincing Congress to extend a generous tax credit for solar energy systems that is set to begin phasing out next year. FILE PHOTO: Solar panels are pictured at the BP America Gasosaurus Gas Unit well site in Lufkin, Texas, U.S., Read More

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency are displayed in front of the Libra logo in this Read More

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had not shown it could be trusted. FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency are displayed in front of the Libra logo in Read More

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra

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FILE PHOTO: Representations of virtual currency are displayed in front of the Libra logo in this illustration picture, June 21, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, Read More

Bills targeting China’s Huawei introduced in Congress

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep tight restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, amid concern about President Donald Trump’s easing of curbs on the Chinese firm. FILE PHOTO: A Huawei signage is pictured at their store at Vina del Mar, Chile July 14, Read More