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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:51:01 -0500
Second U.S. winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations
  NEW YORK (Reuters) - A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to carriers' first quarter outlooks.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 02:03:23 -0500
Iranian oil tanker wreck produces two slicks in East China Sea: China
  BEIJING (Reuters) - An Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea has left two oil slicks covering a combined 109 square km (42 square miles), the Chinese government said late on Tuesday, as maritime police scour for damage and prepare to explore the wreck.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 01:17:59 -0500
Aliens, apocalypse, lightning? ... No, just a meteor rocking Michigan
  (Reuters) - A bright meteor briefly swept across the sky over parts of the U.S. Midwest and Canada on Tuesday, weather and geology agencies said, and then caused a powerful explosion that rattled homes and onlookers.


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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:24:29 -0500
Not just Florida: Tourism big in other states opposing coastal drilling
  (Reuters) - The Trump administration's decision last week to exempt Florida from its national offshore drilling plan was based in part on the state's argument that a spill would cripple its crucial tourism industry.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:13:00 -0500
France plans to accelerate wind power projects
  PARIS (Reuters) - France is expected to announce measures this week to accelerate the installation of wind turbines and overcome long-running opposition from activists who have frustrated the country's attempts to hit renewable energy targets.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:19:01 -0500
Mauritius on alert for tropical cyclone Berguitta, port and airport closed
  PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius closed its port and airport on Wednesday after raising its warning as a potentially dangerous tropical cyclone approached the Indian Ocean island nation.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:03:47 -0500
Quake rattles Taipei but no reports of damage
  TAIPEI (Reuters) - A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's capital Taipei on Wednesday with several witnesses reporting a slight rocking of buildings in the city's business district.


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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:49:04 -0500
EU targets recycling as China bans plastic waste imports
  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are searching for ways to increase recycling of plastic, as waste piles up in ports after China banned imports of "foreign garbage" from the start of 2018.


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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:07:29 -0500
World's biggest flooded cave found in Mexico, explorers say
  MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help shed new light on the ancient Maya civilization.


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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:28:49 -0500
Without rain, South Africa's Cape Town may run out of water by April
  CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa's Cape Town, one of the world's iconic tourist destinations, could run out of water by April as the city's worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.


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