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August 1, 2018 8:24 PM Canada Scales Back Carbon-Tax Plans

Changes reflect increasing concern among businesses about global competition, ability to draw investment into Canada OTTAWA—Canada’s Liberal government is scaling back elements of its planned carbon-tax regime to address worries from the business community about global competition. The amendments to the carbon-tax regime were relayed to business representatives 42

August 1, 2018 5:06 AM Bird scooters roll into Paris, Tel Aviv

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Scooter rental company Bird rolled into Europe on Tuesday, a month after the two-wheeled electric vehicle startup was valued at $2 billion in its latest funding round. Bird announced its foray into Paris, followed by a launch in Tel Aviv in the coming weeks, suggesting the company is dipping into its venture capital funding 72

July 27, 2018 3:43 AM EPA will enforce 'glider truck' limits after states sue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s acting chief said late Thursday the government will withdraw a decision to lift strict sales limits on remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks”. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former U.S. President Barack Obama, a Democrat 88

July 23, 2018 4:19 PM U.S. Republican unveils bill calling for carbon tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a bill calling for a carbon tax on Monday, saying he hoped the legislation would at the very least renew a U.S. debate on climate change that has languished for a decade. Representative Carlos Curbelo, a member of the House tax committee who faces a tough re-election 91

July 18, 2018 8:10 PM U.S. court blocks EPA decision not to enforce 'glider truck' limits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Wednesday temporarily blocked a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would have lifted strict limits on the number of remanufactured heavy duty vehicles known as “glider trucks” that could be sold. The vehicles have a used engine in a new frame and rules introduced under former President 90

July 17, 2018 1:49 PM California woman expected to survive 'head to toe' bee ordeal

(Reuters) - A California woman who was stung hundreds of times when a swarm of bees covered her “from head to toe” was left in critical condition but is expected to survive, authorities said. A rescue crew found the woman, who officials said is about 50 years old, outside a home in Lake Forest on Monday morning after answering a call about a bee sting 52

July 10, 2018 1:12 PM Israel plans to land unmanned spacecraft on moon in February

YEHUD, Israel (Reuters) - An Israeli non-profit group plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon in February in the first landing of its kind since 2013. The craft, which is shaped like a round table with four carbon fiber legs, is set to blast off in December from Florida’s Cape Canaveral aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, said Ido Anteby, chief 94

July 9, 2018 10:15 PM Campaign group says illegal ivory trade breezes past EU law

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In spite of a ban, illegal ivory trading is still flourishing in the European Union, as traders use a loophole allowing for the exchange of very old pieces, an Oxford University study sponsored by a campaign group found. European law allows ivory obtained prior to 1947 to be traded freely. Ivory obtained after 1947 but before 1990 can be sold with a government 74

July 7, 2018 2:25 PM Thailand Cave Rescue: Worsening Air Quality Adds to Pressure for Swift Solution

MAE SAI, Thailand—Authorities working to rescue a teenage soccer team from a flooded cave in northern Thailand said they would withdraw nonessential personnel from a staging area in the cave over concerns that air quality could drop to a dangerous level. “Today we made the decision to withdraw some unnecessary people from chamber three,” said Gov. Narongsak 79

June 30, 2018 12:51 AM Trump to name nominee for Supreme Court on 9 July

US President Donald Trump says he plans to announce his nominee for a new Supreme Court judge on 9 July. He told reporters on board the presidential aircraft Air Force One he had narrowed the choice down to "about five" candidates, including two women. The vacancy arose when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement earlier this week. It gives 75