LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – For three decades, California has led the fight to control tailpipe pollution, with countless policies promoting cleaner gasoline, carpooling, public transportation and its signature strategy – the electric vehicle. Rush hour traffic moves north and south on interstate 5 near Encinitas, California, U.S. October, 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake Californians now buy
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Global jostling intensified on Thursday between countries that want Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in power and those trying to force him to resign, as opposition leader Juan Guaido made overtures to his rival’s allies Russia and China. Guaido told Reuters he had sent communications to both powers, which are Venezuela’s top foreign
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The Dallas Mavericks made injured forward Kristaps Porzingis’ wish come true Thursday by agreeing to acquire the All-Star player from the New York Knicks in a deal involving seven players and two first-round picks. Jan 30, 2019; New York, NY, USA; New York Knicks forward Kristaps Porzingis (6) walks off the court after losing to
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday approved court-appointed oversight of the Chicago Police Department to address a 2017 Justice Department finding of widespread excessive force and racial bias by police officers in the nation’s third-largest city. FILE PHOTO: Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks about the latest police districts to start wearing body
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BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Residents devastated by a mining dam burst in Brazil that may have killed more than 300 people reacted on Thursday with indifference and in many cases anger to miner Vale SA’s pledges to pay victims’ families and improve safety. A rescue helicopter is seen over Paraopeba river after a tailings dam
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British and EU flags flutter outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville LONDON (Reuters) – The European Union’s markets watchdog said it has approved an agreement on supervisory cooperation with Britain after Brexit to avoid disruption to cross-border financial services like asset management. “The board agreed in substance the
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Parliament recognized Venezuela’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido as de facto head of state on Thursday, heightening international pressure on the OPEC member’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido takes part in a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government outside a hospital
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