(Reuters) – Conservationists on Wednesday notified the Trump administration that they would sue over its reversal of a 2014 decision prohibiting bee-killing pesticides and genetically modified crops on U.S. wildlife refuges. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the FY2019 funding request
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LONDON (Reuters) – A stray cat that wandered into a London cathedral a decade ago has been immortalised in the building’s stone renovations, the first addition in 200 years. ‘Doorkins Magnificat’, affectionately named after the door she entered in Southwark Cathedral and a song sung in the church, has had her face carved in stone
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CAIRO (Reuters) – A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air. Mechanical engineering students from Helwan University check the air-powered vehicle that they have designed to promote clean energy and battle increasing gas prices, in Cairo, Egypt
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KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not stand in December’s presidential election, a spokesman said on Wednesday, announcing that former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary would be the ruling coalition’s candidate. FILE PHOTO: Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila addresses a news conference at the State House in Kinshasa,
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(Reuters) – A hotly contested race in Ohio for a U.S. House of Representatives seat that has gone Republican for more than 30 years remained too close to call on Wednesday, in an encouraging sign for Democrats heading into the Nov. 6 elections. Republican candidate Troy Balderson, in Ohio’s 12th congressional district, gestures at a
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BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Sixty-four years after her death, the personal life and politics of Frida Kahlo have come under scrutiny in Hungary. Visitors attend the “Frida Kahlo: Masterpieces from the Museo Dolores Olmedo, Mexico City” exhibition at the Hungarian National Gallery in Budapest, Hungary, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo A right-wing pro-government newspaper has criticized
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rose on Wednesday on the back of firmer Wall Street earnings while expectations for increased Chinese stimulus helped take the edge off wider concerns about the worsening Sino-U.S. trade dispute. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan October 11, 2017. REUTERS/Toru
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