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Australia softens climate change rhetoric as bushfires, and voters, rage

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Three years ago, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, then Treasurer, brandished a lump of coal in parliament as a totem of...

Gray pineapples: Volcano devastates Philippines farm

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (Reuters) – Farmer Jack Imperial woke to a picture of devastation after ash spewed from a volcano in the Philippines – his...

Parts of British Columbia in grip of rare, extreme cold weather

(Reuters) – Parts of British Columbia were in the grip of rare and extreme cold weather on Wednesday, resulting in school and daycare closures...

White House unveils plan to speed big projects permits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Thursday unveiled a plan to speed permitting for major infrastructure projects like oil pipelines, including by dropping...

After quake, Puerto Rico governor says power should be back by Monday

(Reuters) – Puerto Rico’s governor said power should be fully restored across the island by Monday after the worst earthquake in over a century...