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Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Back to nature: UK Duchess Kate shows off garden skills at Chelsea…

Published 20/05/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Kate, Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge, released new pictures of her family playing in a woodland wilderness garden she designed for London’s Chelsea [more…]

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees – letter

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees – letter

Published 17/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the [more…]

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Exclusive: Trump EPA did not await court ruling to loosen biofuel…

Published 16/05/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration made it easier for oil refineries to get waivers from the nation’s biofuel law at least four months [more…]

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Trade frictions raise questions about China’s fentanyl promise

Published 11/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America’s streets, where it kills thousands of people a [more…]

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

Out of a drawer and into your nightmares comes a vicious ancient beast

Published 18/04/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Ohio University integrative biologist Nancy Stevens peered into a drawer in the wooden cabinets on the top floor of a Nairobi [more…]

American tourist kidnapped in Ugandan park rescued

American tourist kidnapped in Ugandan park rescued

Published 07/04/2019

KAMPALA (Reuters) - An American tourist and her driver have been rescued unharmed after being kidnapped in a national park in southwestern Uganda last week, [more…]

Little sun bear’s facial mimicry reveals complex social skills

Little sun bear’s facial mimicry reveals complex social skills

Published 21/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sun bears, the smallest of the world’s eight bear species, are generally solitary animals, content to spend most of their time alone [more…]

EPA bans consumer sales of methylene chloride paint removers

EPA bans consumer sales of methylene chloride paint removers

Published 16/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it had issued a final rule to prohibit the manufacture, import, processing and distribution [more…]

U.S. imposes visa bans on International Criminal Court…

U.S. imposes visa bans on International Criminal Court…

Published 15/03/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will withdraw or deny visas to any International Criminal Court personnel investigating possible war crimes by U.S. forces or [more…]

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing’s KC-46 tankers over debris issue

Published 01/03/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Co’s KC-46 tankers since Feb. 20 and is working with the [more…]