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06/24/2017 06:19 PM
15 dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
BEIJING (Reuters) - Fifteen people were killed in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Saturday and about 100 were believed to be still buried in the debris and feared dead, state media said.

06/24/2017 05:43 PM
France's Macron to back push for global environment rights pact
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Saturday to play an active role in a campaign aimed at securing a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environment.

06/24/2017 04:10 AM
Quake magnitude 5.8 strikes in Mozambique: USGS
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude struck 60 kilometers (37.28 miles) northwest the Mozambique city of BEIRA, the United States Geological Survey said on Saturday.

06/24/2017 12:30 AM
Invasive Asian carp found in waterway beyond Great Lakes barriers
(Reuters) - A single live Asian carp, a species of invasive fish that has infested the Mississippi River and is seen as a threat to the Great Lakes, has been caught in a waterway beyond a barrier designed to keep them out, state officials said on Friday.

06/23/2017 10:20 PM
On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Kampong Thom province, north of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, tarantula hunting is all in a day's work.

06/23/2017 09:25 PM
USDA finds abscesses, unidentified material in raw Brazil beef: USDA
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has found repeated import violations in raw Brazilian beef, including abscesses and unidentified foreign material, a top agency official said, explaining reasons for a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef.

06/23/2017 07:01 PM
Drought has cost Italian farmers 1 billion euros: agriculture group
ROME (Reuters) - Soaring temperatures and a lack of rainfall across Italy have cost farmers 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) so far this year, the national agricultural association said on Friday.

06/23/2017 06:14 PM
Rising temperatures and acidification threaten Mediterranean sea species
VILLEFRANCE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) - Water temperatures in the northwestern Mediterranean are increasing much faster than global averages, threatening the survival of several species, French researchers said.

06/23/2017 08:53 AM
VW waives appeal against German dieselgate compensation cases
BERLIN (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen has agreed to buy back diesel cars equipped with illicit emissions control software after deciding not to appeal a German court ruling backing plaintiffs' calls for compensation.

06/23/2017 05:11 AM
Chained to health ministry, Peruvians protest mining pollution
LIMA (Reuters) - Parents of sick children who live near one of Peru's oldest mining pits camped out in front of the health ministry in Lima for an eighth day on Thursday, demanding help to deal with the impact of decades of mining pollution.