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Man shot by police after stabbing several people in Marseille

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A man has assaulted pedestrians with a knife in Marseille, France, injuring at least two people. The attacker was confronted and shot by the police, local media reports. The incident took place in central Marseille on Tuesday. A person wielding a knife attacked passersby, wounding at least two people, AFP reported. Other media outlets, however, Read More

Oil lingers around 2019 highs but demand worries weigh

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil steadied on Tuesday after hitting 2019 highs as concerns about global crude oil demand, coupled with uncertainty over the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks, countered investor optimism around tightening supplies. FILE PHOTO: A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is pictured during a tour by the Department of Read More

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' smuggler sentenced to 15 years jail in Tanzania

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” was sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants, weighing nearly 2 tonnes, to Asia. Chinese businesswoman Yang Feng Glan, dubbed the “Ivory Queen”, sits inside the Kisutu Resident Read More

British start-up breeds high performance bugs for animal feed

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LONDON (Reuters) – After centuries of selective breeding of animals and plants to maximize yields in agriculture, bugs are getting the same treatment, as demand for insect protein grows. British start-up Beta Bugs is breeding high performance strains of black soldier fly for the insect feed sector, and is selecting traits like growth rate, protein Read More

U.S. top court takes case that could limit water pollution law

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting environmentalists against local authorities in Hawaii over a wastewater treatment plant. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2018. REUTERS/Erin Schaff/File Read More

Oil slips from 2019 high as economy worries weigh

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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil fell from its 2019 high of almost $67 a barrel on Tuesday as concerns about the progress of U.S.-China trade talks and slowing economic growth countered lower supplies. FILE PHOTO: A maze of crude oil pipes and valves is pictured during a tour by the Department of Energy at the Strategic Read More

Tanzanian court sentences Chinese 'Ivory Queen' to 15 years for smuggling

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FILE PHOTO: Chinese businesswoman Yang Feng Glan, dubbed the “Ivory Queen”, is escorted by a prison warden at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania September 25, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A Tanzanian court sentenced a prominent Chinese businesswoman dubbed the “Ivory Queen” to 15 years in prison on Read More

British supermarkets battle to secure stocks as chaotic Brexit looms

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britons could face shortages of fresh food, price rises and less variety if the country leaves the European Union next month without agreeing on trade terms, food industry officials say. FILE PHOTO: Picked apples are seen at Stocks Farm in Suckley, Britain, October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/File Photo With no deal in Read More

Gas guru who corrected CIA says U.S., Russia pick wrong fight

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By Jonathan Tirone on 2/18/2019 Nebojsa Nakicenovic. Photo: IIAC. VIENNA (Bloomberg) — The scientist who built the most prominent Cold War energy advisory said the U.S. and Russia should set aside their fight over natural gas markets and focus on slashing fossil fuel pollution more quickly. Nebojsa Nakicenovic helped set the stage for the global gas Read More