Month: November 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lifted its annual blending mandate for advanced biofuels by 15 percent for 2019, while keeping the requirement for conventional biofuels like corn-based ethanol steady, according to an agency document seen by Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – An empty podium awaits the arrival of U.S. Environmental Protection
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A prehistoric 15-foot-long (4.5 meters) whale that sucked prey into its mouth represents a key missing puzzle piece concerning the evolution of today’s huge filter-feeding whales, scientists said on Thursday. An illustration showing an artistic reconstruction of a mother and calf of Maiabalaena nesbittae nursing offshore of Oregon during the Oligocene, close
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NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer, pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow, prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and “weak person.” The unexpected plea stemmed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s intensifying investigation into
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ASUNCION (Reuters) – The delayed second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between River Plate and Boca Juniors could be played in Qatar, a source from the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) told Reuters on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – Copa Libertadores Final – Second leg – River Plate v Boca Juniors – Antonio
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Miners and workers at Bulgaria’s largest coal-fired power plant Maritsa East 2 marched in Sofia on Thursday to protect their jobs and to urge the government to support coal-fired energy production in the Balkan country. Workers at state coal mines and the largest coal-fired plant in Bulgaria take part in a demonstration
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A Facebook sign is seen during the China Digital Entertainment Expo and Conference (ChinaJoy) in Shanghai, China August 3, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has started enforcing its verification requirements for political advertisements in UK, the social network said on Thursday. “Now political advertisers must confirm their identity and location, as well as
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Lawyer Michael Cohen enters Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 16, 2016. Picture taken December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen was expected to plead guilty to making false statements to congressional committees investigation whether the Trump campaign cooperated with Russia to
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