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March 26, 2018 1:32 AM Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills 37: Russian agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - At least 37 people died in a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, Russian news agencies reported, citing authorities. News agencies said more than 100 people had been evacuated from the mall, which contains cinemas, restaurants and shops. There was no immediate indication of the cause of the fire. Television 68

March 23, 2018 12:54 AM 2018 Nissan Leaf: A Worthy Electric Rival for the Chevy Bolt?

Starting seven grand cheaper than the Bolt, the redesigned Nissan Leaf EV got an upgrade in range to 151 miles on a full charge. Dan Neil ponders its relative virtue ONE OF THE OLDEST and lamest arguments against electric vehicles is called the “long tailpipe.” EVs aren’t any cleaner than gasoline-powered cars, this song goes; they just move their greenhouse-gas 64

March 20, 2018 1:01 PM Glencore Doubles Down on Coal With $1.7 Billion Australian Investment

Purchase of assets from Rio Tinto is latest bet that Southeast Asia will continue to rely on the commodity LONDON—Glencore PLC added to its growing portfolio of coal assets with a $1.7 billion investment in a pair of Australian producers—part of a bet by the mining giant that demand for coal in Southeast Asia will remain strong, even as competitors shy away from the stuff 51

March 2, 2018 10:57 PM At U.N., China delays U.S. bid to blacklist ships, companies over North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China delayed a U.S. request for a United Nations Security Council committee to blacklist 33 ships, 27 shipping companies, and a Taiwan man for violating international sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said on Friday. The United States submitted the request a week ago, a move it says is“aimed at shutting down North Korea’s 63

March 2, 2018 4:18 AM China, Finally, Clamps Down on North Korea Trade—And the Impact Is Stinging

At a border crossing, garments and seafood aren’t coming out, and fewer Chinese goods are going in. Will it stop Kim Jong Un? HUNCHUN, China—Six months ago, the Quanhe checkpoint on China’s border with North Korea was a hive of activity and a vital conduit for trade helping Pyongyang finance its nuclear-weapons program. Hundreds of vehicles queued up on the Chinese 90

February 23, 2018 7:34 PM White House Unveils ‘Largest Ever’ Set of Sanctions on North Korea

The president says the new actions will ‘further cut off’ sources of revenue and fuel for Pyongyang’s nuclear program WASHINGTON—The Trump administration on Friday levied what it called its largest ever North Korea sanctions package, hitting dozens of shipping and trading companies as it seeks to shrivel foreign-currency revenues to the nuclear-armed 50

February 11, 2018 9:06 AM In secret deal, tax-backed Amtrak pays for private railroads' screwups: report

A CSX coal train, right, moves past an idling CSX engine at the switchyard in Brunswick, Md., Oct. 16, 2012. (Reuters) The Amtrak passenger rail line receives more than $1 billion in annual federal subsidies, but private railroads own 97 percent of the tracks upon which Amtrak trains travel. As part of the relationship between the publicly financed passenger 117

February 6, 2018 11:46 PM Nationwide flu outbreak shows no sign of easing up as more deaths reported

A nationwide flu outbreak is showing no sign of easing up as at least four more deaths have been reported in the past few days, including three children. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta said 14,676 people have been hospitalized with influenza since the flu season began in October, double the number from all of last year and the highest 139

February 5, 2018 12:13 PM Federal utility appeal: Judge wrongly ordered ash cleanup

Federal utility appeal: Judge wrongly ordered ash cleanup An appeal by the nation's largest public utility says a federal judge abused his discretion by ordering a massive coal ash cleanup at a Tennessee power plant. The Tennessee Valley Authority argues the Clean Water Act shouldn't have been applied in the case over the Gallatin Fossil Plant, and says there's 41

January 19, 2018 7:12 PM Donald Trump Is Still Their Man

In the heart of Virginia coal country, the people of Buchanan County gave candidate Trump some of his biggest majorities, and they remain loyal. The big reason: a local rebound. Times were so tough in the coal mining region around Buchanan County, Va., in 2016 that people looked for a political savior. They got Donald Trump. A year after his inauguration 63