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Fetterman, Oz face off on crime, inflation in Pennsylvania Senate debate
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Fetterman, Oz face off on crime, inflation in Pennsylvania Senate debate

HARRISBURG, Penn., Oct 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Senate candidates Democrat John Fetterman and Republican Mehmet Oz traded attacks on issues from crime to inflation in the lone debate of a Pennsylvania race that will help decide whether Democrats retain control of the Senate. Fetterman, the state’s 53-year-old lieutenant governor, has since summer lost his lead...

Storm Roslyn dumps heavy rains, flooding on Mexico as it weakens
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Storm Roslyn dumps heavy rains, flooding on Mexico as it weakens

MEXICO CITY, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Storm Roslyn was weakening Sunday as it moved across west-central Mexico, though heavy rains and flash flooding continued, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Roslyn hit land as a Category 3 hurricane at 5:20 a.m. local time (1120 GMT) near Santa Cruz in northern Nayarit, the NHC said,...

America’s new nuclear power industry has a Russian problem
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America’s new nuclear power industry has a Russian problem

WASHINGTON/LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – U.S. firms developing a new generation of small nuclear power plants to help cut carbon emissions have a big problem: only one company sells the fuel they need, and it’s Russian. That’s why the U.S. government is urgently looking to use some of its stockpile of weapons-grade uranium to help...

Worker admits dumping raw waste into Jackson water system
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Worker admits dumping raw waste into Jackson water system

JACKSON, Miss — An employee of a Mississippi wastewater hauling company pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for his part in illegally discharging industrial waste into the capital city’s sewer system. William Roberts, an employee of Partridge-Sibley Industrial Services, admitted to supervising the improper disposal of industrial waste at a commercial entity in Jackson. As...

Dozens of LNG-laden ships queue off Europe’s coasts unable to unload
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Dozens of LNG-laden ships queue off Europe’s coasts unable to unload

LONDON/MADRID, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Dozens of ships carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) circling off the coasts of Spain unable to secure slots to unload have prompted grid operators for the country to warn they may have to suspend loading to deal with this “exceptional situation”. Europe is facing an energy supply squeeze as Russia...

UK police charge two women after soup thrown at van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’
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UK police charge two women after soup thrown at van Gogh’s ‘Sunflowers’

LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Two women have been charged with criminal damage after climate change protesters threw soup over Vincent van Gogh’s painting “Sunflowers” at London’s National Gallery, British police said on Saturday. A video posted by the Just Stop Oil campaign group, which has been holding protests for the last two weeks in...

Druzhba pipeline leak cuts oil flow to Germany, accident blamed
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Druzhba pipeline leak cuts oil flow to Germany, accident blamed

WARSAW, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Poland said on Wednesday a leak in one of the Druzhba pipelines bringing oil from Russia to Europe hit supplies to Germany and was most likely caused by an accident, as Europe remains on high alert over its energy security. The discovery of the leak in the main route carrying...

Will Russia use nuclear weapons? Putin’s warnings explained
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Will Russia use nuclear weapons? Putin’s warnings explained

LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin, who rules the world’s biggest nuclear power, has repeatedly cautioned the West that any attack on Russia could provoke a nuclear response. Will Putin use nuclear weapons, how many such weapons does he command and how might the United States and the U.S.-led NATO military alliance respond?...

Millions urged to evacuate as Florida Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Ian
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Millions urged to evacuate as Florida Gulf Coast braces for Hurricane Ian

SARASOTA, Fla., Sept 28 (Reuters) – Florida Gulf Coast residents emptied grocery shelves, boarded up windows and fled to evacuation shelters as Hurricane Ian barreled closer on Wednesday, lashing the state’s southern tip hours before it was forecast to make U.S. landfall. Ian has strengthened into an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane, the U.S. National...

Mystery leaks hit Russian undersea gas lines, raising European suspicions
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Mystery leaks hit Russian undersea gas lines, raising European suspicions

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Neither Nord Stream pipelines were pumping gas at time Both pipelines still contained gas under pressure Operator says damage to Nord Stream 1 ‘unprecedented’ Crisis over Russian gas has sent prices soaring Europe has been racing to find alternative supplies STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN, Sept 27 (Reuters) – European...