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Crude spill hits Venezuela oil port, exports unaffected

CARACAS/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA on Wednesday confirmed reports of a crude spill from a pipeline connecting its main oil-exporting complex with a tanker loading facility, but said shipments have not been affected.

Supreme Court rules in favor of merchants who want to advertise credit card fees

Trump orders the unwinding of Obama's Clean Power Plan March 29, 2017, 8:43 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Supreme Court rules for credit card merchantsPresident Trump moves to undo Obama's Clean Power PlanThe House Freedom Caucus looks to be back driving...

Justice Department watchdog finds that DEA's cash seizure program may pose risk to civil liberties

Trump orders the unwinding of Obama's Clean Power Plan March 29, 2017, 8:43 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: Supreme Court rules for credit card merchantsPresident Trump moves to undo Obama's Clean Power PlanThe House Freedom Caucus looks to be back driving...

Four dead, about 200,000 without power after Texas, Oklahoma storms

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Four people were killed and nearly 200,000 customers were without electric power on Wednesday morning after overnight storms pounded Texas and Oklahoma, bringing tornadoes, torrential rain and hail to large parts of the states.

'Daily Show' at work on the Trump Presidential Twitter Library: 'It will be so tremendous'

Today in Entertainment: Round 2 of Sean Hannity versus Ted Koppel; New 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' trailer March 29, 2017, 8:17 a.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early start with "Beauty and the Beast" and other films, music fans are making plans for recently...

Man shot and killed in Watts

The Los Angeles Police Department is trying to determine the motive for a shooting in Watts that left a man in his 30s dead early Wednesday. The shooting was reported shortly after midnight near 107th Street and Lou Dillon Avenue, according to the LAPD. Officers found a man on the ground with multiple...

The president tweeted Tuesday night criticizing the mainstream media

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about) March 29, 2017, 8:08 a.m. His tweets have the power to shape international relations, send stock prices up - or down - and galvanize the American public.We're watching how Donald Trump is using this platform of unfettered communication...

Baseball/softball: Tuesday scores

BASEBALL ACADEMY LEAGUE Crean Lutheran 10, Brethren Christian 0 St. Margaret's 20, Whitney 10   AMBASSADOR LEAGUE Woodcrest Christian 5, Arrowhead Christian 4   CITRUS BELT LEAGUE Redlands 5, Carter 3   GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE Garden Grove 13, Bolsa Grande 1 Garden Grove Santiago 2, Rancho Alamitos...

Trump's poll numbers are low. But the people who put him in office say it's not time to judge him — yet

Trump orders the unwinding of Obama's Clean Power Plan March 29, 2017, 7:42 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: President Trump moves to undo Obama's Clean Power PlanThe House Freedom Caucus looks to be back driving the GOPWho will win the emerging White...

To fight woman’s defamation claim, Trump cites the Bill Clinton-Paula Jones case – which the president lost

Trump orders the unwinding of Obama's Clean Power Plan March 29, 2017, 7:42 a.m. Here's our look at the Trump administration and the rest of Washington: President Trump moves to undo Obama's Clean Power PlanThe House Freedom Caucus looks to be back driving the GOPWho will win the emerging White...

Paris and London mayors announce scheme to gauge car emissions

PARIS (Reuters) - The mayors of Paris and London announced a new scheme for monitoring emissions from vehicles on Wednesday, aimed at improving air quality in the two capitals.

Trump’s Executive Order: Bad Policy and More Uncertainty

President Trump’s Executive Order on climate policy is an invitation to bad policymaking and legal uncertainty. The big-ticket item targeted by the Order, of course, is the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan and related rules on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. The EO has limited immediate legal impact: none of the major rules can […]

London, Paris, Seoul launch 'name-and-shame' polluting car index

The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul on Wednesday launched an initiative to rate the most polluting vehicles in a bid to keep them off the roads of their cities.

Carnegie Mellon Power Sector Index tracks 24 percent decline in carbon emissions

Yesterday during Carnegie Mellon Energy Week, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) Americas President & CEO Paul Browning unveiled the initial results of a new Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) index measuring carbon dioxide emissions from the U.S. Show More Summary

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone is about to be unveiled

Samsung needs to have an explosive launch event for its next premium smartphone — speaking figuratively, of course. Stung by the embarrassing recall of the Galaxy Note 7 after several of the gadgets burst into flames, Samsung is ready to move forward with the new Galaxy S8. The tech giant has to...

Global warming and coral bleaching in the Great Barrier Reef

Researchers are using 3-D mapping techniques to capture the Great Barrier Reef in incredible detail in order to study the effects of global warming and the extent of coral bleaching.

VW files complaint at Munich court against dieselgate firm searches

BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen has filed a legal complaint with a Munich court against the searches carried out by German prosecutors against the law firm it hired to investigate its emissions scandal, a spokesman said.

Thai jungle cameras reveal new breeding population of endangered tigers

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Images of Indochinese tigers and cubs captured on camera in Thailand's eastern jungle have confirmed the existence of the world's second breeding population of the critically endangered animals, wildlife conservationists said on Wednesday.

Scientists highlight Antarctic ice upheaval in response to prehistoric climate change

A team of scientists led by the University of Southampton has found that the Antarctic ice cap underwent dramatic cycles of expansion and melt-back millions of years ago when carbon dioxide levels were similar to those experienced today.

Microalgae could play key role in relieving climate warming

Think better living through marine microalgae, as it may become crucial to mitigate atmospheric greenhouse gases, reduce carbon dioxide emissions from commercial agriculture and steady the global climate, according to Cornell-led research published in the March issue of Earth's Future, a journal of the American Geophysical Union.

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