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September 6, 2018 2:54 AM Japan government says quake-hit Hokkaido's main power plant damaged

TOKYO (Reuters) - A coal-fired power plant supplying half of Japan’s northern Hokkaido island was damaged in a powerful earthquake that struck earlier on Thursday, the country’s industry ministry said. Hokkaido Electric Power (9509.T), the plant’s operator, said earlier it shut down all its remaining fossil fueled plants in the immediate aftermath of the quake 51

August 24, 2018 7:31 AM What Adam Smith Knew About Trade Wars

The ‘father of economics’ was committed to free markets but believed there was a role for governments in the global economy In recent weeks, the U.S. and China have announced tens of billions of dollars of import tariffs on goods including steel and aluminum, washing machines and bicycles, coal and diesel. With at least $200 billion of further tariffs 56

August 23, 2018 5:14 AM China vows counter-attack on Trump's new tariffs

China says it plans to file a fresh complaint against President Donald Trump's tariffs at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The threat comes after the US imposed a second round of tariffs on $16bn (£12.4bn) of Chinese goods, in an escalation of their trade war. There are fears that more tariffs could further hurt companies and consumers. China's commerce 94

August 21, 2018 7:50 PM Who is Patrick Morrisey? A look at the West Virginia Senate hopeful

West Virginia Attorney Gen. Patrick Morrisey pulled off an upset in the Republican primary for Senate, beating out coal baron Don Blankenship and Rep. Evan Jenkins to secure the GOP nomination in May. Although the race leans Democrat, according to Fox News’ rankings, it’s one where Republicans hope to have the chance to unseat incumbent Joe Manchin 128

August 20, 2018 10:16 PM EPA Head Signs Proposal to Undo Restrictions on Coal Plants

Trump administration moves to scrap regulations on energy sources, setting up a battle The Trump administration moved to overturn Obama-era environmental rules on power-plant emissions, a long-telegraphed action designed to help coal-burning plants compete with natural gas and other cleaner alternatives as a national energy source. Andrew Wheeler, President 67

August 10, 2018 10:01 AM Sanctions Busters Smuggled North Korean Coal, Iron to the South via Russia

South Korean trio imported more than 35,000 tons—worth almost $6 million—last year, customs officials say DAEJEON, South Korea—Three South Koreans illegally imported North Korean coal and iron via Russia in violation of sanctions, South Korean customs officials said, exposing a crack in the U.S.-led campaign to cut off trade with the Pyongyang regime 49

August 10, 2018 5:20 AM Three South Korean firms imported North Korean coal in breach of sanctions: customs service

SEOUL (Reuters) - Three South Korean firms imported coal from North Korea disguised as Russian products in violation of U.N. sanctions, South Korea’s customs agency said on Friday. South Korea has been examining nine cases of potential imports of North Korean coal, which would breach a resolution passed last August by the U.N. Security Council to choke 59

August 1, 2018 7:06 AM Rio Tinto to Buy Back Shares After First-Half Profit Jumps

World’s second-biggest miner by market value reported net profit of $4.38 billion SYDNEY—Rio Tinto PLC said it would buy back a further $1 billion in stock as it recorded a 33% rise in first-half net profit and raised its dividend by 15%, aided by recovering prices of some commodities. The world’s second-biggest miner by market value reported Wednesday 48

July 30, 2018 1:07 PM Loretta Lynn, Crystal Gayle's brother Herman Webb dead at 83

Herman Webb, brother of country music star Loretta Lynn, sits on the porch of the home they grew up in at Butcher Hollow, outside Van Lear, Ky., on Oct. 3, 2002. (AP) The brother of country singers Loretta Lynn and Crystal Gayle has died at a Kentucky hospital. Phelps-Son Funeral Home Inc. said Herman Webb died Saturday at King's Daughters Medical Center 93

July 26, 2018 6:40 PM Election official won't approve Blankenship's bid for Senate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An election official has blocked former coal executive Don Blankenship's bid to run in West Virginia's U.S. Senate race as the Constitution Party's nominee. News outlets report Secretary of State Mac Warner announced Thursday that he won't approve Blankenship's candidacy application, based on the state's "sore loser" law. The law prohibits 129