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Strong quake jolts Athens, three people lightly injured

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ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake rattled the Greek capital Athens on Friday, briefly knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running from buildings in panic. Rocks block part of a road following an earthquake in Aspropirgos, near Athens, Greece, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis The European Earthquake Read More

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation

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FILE PHOTO: Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a National Soccer Day Cerenomy in Brasilia, Brazil July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adriano Machado BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July. “I am Read More

Strong earthquake in Athens sends people running out into streets

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A strong earthquake has struck Athens, causing people to run out into the streets of the Greek capital and causing minor injuries. The quake was initially measured at magnitude 5.1 by the Athens Institute of Geodynamics, but the US Geological Survey gave it a higher preliminary reading of 5.3. It hit at 2.13pm local time Read More

Strong quake felt in Athens, two people lightly injured

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People stand outside a department store on the Syntagma Square following the evacuation of nearby buildings after an earthquake in Athens, Greece, July 19, 2019. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis ATHENS (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook the Greek capital Athens on Friday, knocking out power and telecommunications in parts of the city and sending people running Read More

GM’s mid-engine Corvettes roar onstage to take on Europeans

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TUSTIN, Calif. (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) unveiled on Thursday its newly designed mid-engine 2020 Corvette in a splashy tribute to its emblematic sports car, even as the No. 1 U.S. automaker faces mounting pressures in a sluggish and uncertain global sales environment. Mark Reuss, president of General Motors Company, gestures next to the Read More

Pulse Seismic Inc. Reports Q2 2019 Results

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pulse Seismic Inc. (TSX:PSD) (OTCQX:PLSDF) (“Pulse” or “the Company”) is pleased to report its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2019. The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements, accompanying notes and MD&A are being filed on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and will Read More

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal

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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a regional trade deal with the European Union. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a section of deforested Amazon rainforest turned into farmland near the city of Alta Floresta, Read More

Sunrun Solar and Battery Systems To Help Replace Retiring Oakland Power Plant

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sunrun, Inc. (Nasdaq:RUN), the nation’s leading residential solar, battery storage, and energy services company, was awarded a landmark contract on Wednesday evening by the East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) board of directors to help replace the retiring jet-fuel Oakland Power Plant in Oakland, California with home solar Read More

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge

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(Reuters) – Australia’s LendLease Group (LLC.AX) on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder’s stock to a more than eight-month high. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices Read More

Australian property firm LendLease lands $15 billion deal with Google

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FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo (Reuters) – Australian construction firm LendLease Group (LLC.AX) on Thursday said it has secured a contract from Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google to jointly undertake development of properties worth $15 billion in the Read More