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June 20, 2017 2:38 PM Rio Tinto Rejects Glencore’s $2.5 Billion Offer in Favor of Yancoal

Mining giant recommends shareholders approve the smaller $2.45 billion bid for its Australian coal assets LONDON—Rio Tinto PLC rebuffed a $2.5 billion offer by Glencore PLC for its Australian coal assets and recommended that shareholders approve a previous bid by a Chinese company. Rio Tinto said Tuesday that its board considered a number of factors 31

June 18, 2017 4:42 PM A small-town American left Belleville, Ill., and turned his weapons on Washington

BELLEVILLE, ILL. — On the western edge of town, where midcentury suburban streets give way to cornfields and farms, a weathered barn sits among neat rows of soybeans. This bucolic stretch was long accessible only via a gravel lane, and the barn was one of the only buildings. A few miles to the east, a renaissance has been transforming Main Street after 157

June 16, 2017 10:37 PM Peabody Energy Fights Lawsuit Over Protesters’ Arrest

Thomas Asprey and Leslie Glustrom say the company colluded with police in their arrest at 2013 shareholder meeting Peabody Energy Corp. is fighting accusations it colluded with police in the unlawful arrest of two protesters who took a photo with coal miners and their “Peabody Abandons Miners” banner at its 2013 shareholder meeting in Wyoming. The allegation 51

June 15, 2017 2:31 PM Is Trump About to Go Down in Flames? Here’s How to Tell

Whether you love President Donald Trump or hate him, there’s a media outlet ready to fan your flames, 24 hours a day. Think our president hung the moon? Fox will happily preach to your choir. Convinced Trump is the devil incarnate? CNN’s down like James Brown. But what if you’re simply a concerned citizen who wants to know the truth? If that’s you, don’t 58

June 14, 2017 3:02 AM Fear and Greed: Why Are Australians So Anxious About Chinese Influence?

Paying its bills is a country with clashing political values and strategic goals SHANGHAI—In a moment of candor, former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott once admitted that his country’s approach to China is driven by two emotions: fear and greed. Increasingly, Chinese money pays the bills. It was unflagging Chinese demand for iron ore, coal and other 110

June 9, 2017 11:10 PM Glencore Swoops In on Deal for Rio Tinto’s Australian Coal Mines

Offering over $2.5 billion, Glencore looks to disrupt Rio Tinto’s agreement to sell assets to Chinese company LONDON—Glencore PLC on Friday offered to buy a major piece of Rio Tinto PLC’s Australian coal business for $2.5 billion, swooping in to disrupt a plan by a Chinese company to acquire the assets. The offer demonstrates the renewed appetite for deal-making 69

June 9, 2017 6:04 PM Trump says environmental reports should shrink to ‘a few simple pages’

After a day dominated by James B. Comey’s testimony and a week of persistent Democratic opposition to his approach to infrastructure, President Trump on Friday appeared before a friendly audience at the U.S. Department of Transportation to try to build some momentum for a signature campaign promise. Standing in a sunlit atrium, flanked by American flags 56

June 7, 2017 8:22 PM Rallying blue-collar workers in Cincinnati, Trump blames Democrats for obstructing his agenda

CINCINNATI, Ohio — President Trump traveled to the banks of the Ohio River here on Wednesday to rally blue-collar workers behind his emerging infrastructure plan, using the event to bash Democrats as “obstructionists” over his stalled legislative agenda. Trump’s trip, part of a week of events aimed at promoting the White House initiative, was heavy on symbolism 79

June 7, 2017 2:52 PM The Daily 202: Ohio is hurting because of Obamacare’s uncertain future, but Trumpcare could make matters worse

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The White House has tacked on a last-minute addition to Donald Trump’s Ohio itinerary. After landing in Cincinnati this afternoon to talk about infrastructure, the president’s official schedule says he will meet “with Obamacare victims” on Air Force One. His quick trip comes one day after Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced that it is pulling 156

June 4, 2017 4:07 PM Project begins to clean pollution from Wisconsin harbor

A project to remove contaminated sediments from a harbor on Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin is underway after years of planning and legal battles. Contractors have started to dredge the bottom of the Ashland harbor, which long has been tainted with cancer-causing pollutants and clogged with wood from shuttered lumber mills as well as cast-off docks 79