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Sun, 26 May 2019 18:00:39 -0400
Rescuers search for survivors after Oklahoma tornado kills at least two
  Rescue workers on Sunday searched for survivors in the rubble left by a tornado that devastated parts of a small community near Oklahoma City, killing two people, injuring more than two dozen and leaving hundreds homeless, officials said.


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Sun, 26 May 2019 17:15:06 -0400
Strong quake in Peru kills one person, disrupts some oil operations
  A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said.


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Sun, 26 May 2019 11:46:11 -0400
South African carbon tax finally becomes law
  South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change.


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Sat, 25 May 2019 14:06:41 -0400
Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker
  Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential.


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Sat, 25 May 2019 12:15:51 -0400
Sweden's Thunberg demands climate action on day of global school strikes
  Swedish teenage activist Greta Thunberg urged European politicians on Friday to focus on a climate crisis instead of "bickering", as children walked out of classes around the world to back her demands for urgent action to curb carbon emissions.


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Sat, 25 May 2019 10:51:17 -0400
Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules
  Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how small refineries are exempted from the nation's biofuel laws, a proposal aimed at boosting her standing in the politically critical state of Iowa.


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Sat, 25 May 2019 05:38:01 -0400
Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of Trump visit
  A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump.


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Sat, 25 May 2019 05:21:29 -0400
South African government withdraws sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax
  (Corrects headline and paragraphs 4, 5 and 7 of this May 24 story to show government withdrew changes before court ruling.)


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Sat, 25 May 2019 03:59:58 -0400
Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations
  A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose into the sky, officials said on Saturday.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 15:57:12 -0400
Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst
  It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 14:27:27 -0400
Flash flooding, heatwave threaten central, Southeast U.S
  More violent thunderstorms are expected to unleash flash flooding across the central United States in coming days while record high temperatures will bake the Deep South and Carolinas.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 13:27:01 -0400
Summer theater: Fireflies that synchronize light up two U.S. forests
  Crowds of eco-tourists from around the world will gather in two remote Appalachian forests in Tennessee and Pennsylvania in coming weeks to see spectacular light shows created by a rare species of firefly that can synchronize its flashes.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 12:39:06 -0400
City of London plans to cut speed limit to reduce pollution
  The City of London Corporation, which runs London's historic finance district, has proposed a new, lower speed limit of 15 miles per hour and the closure of some streets at lunchtime in an effort to reduce air pollution.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 12:26:56 -0400
Ohio House committee passes bill to save nuclear power plants
  A committee in Ohio's House of Representatives voted along party lines to approve a bill to save the state's two nuclear power reactors from retirement and provide some financial support for a couple of ailing coal plants.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 11:59:36 -0400
U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month
  The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 10:41:05 -0400
Rapeseed gets relief from rain but EU crop still set to shrink
  Rain brought some relief to European Union rapeseed crops this month, but analysts still expect this year's harvest to be the lowest in more than a decade after drought and insect attacks.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 10:34:05 -0400
Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires
  Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 09:23:44 -0400
Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank
  Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 08:15:30 -0400
Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry
  The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.


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Fri, 24 May 2019 07:48:39 -0400
In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast
  Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast.


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