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04/24/2017 07:01 PM
French prosecutors open Peugeot diesel-cheating probe
PARIS (Reuters) - French prosecutors have opened a formal investigation into suspected diesel emissions test-cheating by carmaker PSA Group, a court official said on Monday.

04/24/2017 06:04 PM
China, under pressure at WTO, suggests revamp of dumping rules
GENEVA (Reuters) - China has proposed tightening the rules on when countries can impose anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs, saying their use was rising and that such charges were often misused and distorted international trade.

04/24/2017 05:52 PM
Snowy weather worries pile onto backed-up Canada farmers
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - A snowy spring on the Canadian Prairies is raising jitters from the farm to the futures market about double delays in harvesting and planting in the major wheat- and canola-exporting country.

04/24/2017 03:46 PM
Norway's Statoil plays down risks ahead of Arctic drilling
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's Statoil on Monday played down concerns that drilling in the Arctic is risky, days before it kickstarts its drilling campaign in the Barents Sea, where the country believes around half of its remaining resources could be located.

04/24/2017 10:46 AM
Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday.

04/23/2017 09:05 PM
Florida evacuation orders lifted as rain quells wildfires
(Reuters) - Florida officials on Sunday lifted evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes threatened by wildfires in drought-stricken central and southwestern parts of the state, after rainfall helped firefighters battle the blazes.

04/23/2017 01:42 AM
March for Science draws big crowds, clever signs across U.S.
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people turned out in cities across the United States and beyond on Saturday for Earth Day events billed as a "celebration of science" to counter what organizers say is a growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge in Washington.

04/22/2017 08:27 PM
On Earth Day, an environment-minded Republican turns to birds
NEW HOPE, Pa. (Reuters) - In his white dress shirt and black pin-striped pants, U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick stood out from the other birdwatchers gathered near a grove of bud-studded trees in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday morning.

04/22/2017 05:03 PM
Exclusive: Vomitoxin makes nasty appearance for U.S. farm sector
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A fungus that causes “vomitoxin” has been found in some U.S. corn harvested last year, forcing poultry and pork farmers to test their grain, and giving headaches to grain growers already wrestling with massive supplies and low prices.

04/22/2017 01:11 PM
Canary Islands battles two-mile oil slick after ferry crash
MADRID (Reuters) - Emergency teams in the Canary Islands raced on Saturday to contain a three-kilometer oil slick caused by a ferry crashing into underwater fuel pipes, the regional government said in a statement.