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12/10/2017 11:30 PM
California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds that have fueled blazes across the state for nearly a week.

12/10/2017 03:45 PM
Trains canceled, flights grounded after snow hits Britain
LONDON (Reuters) - Some trains were canceled, flights were grounded and a rugby match was called off on Sunday after Britain experienced heavy snow fall in some areas.

12/10/2017 03:35 PM
Egypt to sign contracts for nuclear power plant during Putin's visit: sources
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will sign contracts with Moscow during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Cairo on Monday for the country's first nuclear power plant, three senior sources told Reuters on Sunday.

12/10/2017 12:32 PM
France to push for European financial transactions tax
PARIS (Reuters) - France will push for an European financial transactions tax to fund the fight against climate change, four French government ministers said in a joint statement.

12/10/2017 09:27 AM
China looks to nuclear option to ease winter heating woes
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - With its smog-prone north desperate to slash coal consumption, China is looking to deploy nuclear power to provide reliable winter heating, raising public safety concerns - though developers say the risks are minimal.

12/09/2017 06:55 AM
China's Xinjiang halts mining in nature reserve to curb pollution: Xinhua
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's far western Xinjiang region has suspended mining in one of its big nature reserves, the official Xinhua news agency reported, amid rising environmental concerns.

12/08/2017 10:10 PM
Delta Air Lines cancels hundreds of flights due to winter storm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines has canceled more than 600 flights due to inclement weather at its Atlanta hub, the carrier said on Friday, as a winter storm travels towards the northeast, threatening more cancellations and delays.

12/08/2017 06:14 PM
NYC mother seeks millions from city after child's lead poisoning
(Reuters) - A Brooklyn mother is seeking millions from the city after her toddler was poisoned while living in a lead-infested apartment, the latest charge that New York has failed to protect children from the toxin.

12/08/2017 05:10 PM
Berlin zoo on survival watch for newborn polar bear
BERLIN (Reuters) - Berlin's Tierpark zoo is anxiously waiting to see if a polar bear cub survives its first few days, when the likelihood of it dying is especially high, the zoo's director said.

12/08/2017 02:40 PM
France's Macron hunts for more money to slow climate change
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will next week press rich countries to increase climate financing and urge investors worldwide to turn their backs on polluters in a bid to accelerate efforts to combat global warming.