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08/02/2015 01:48 AM
Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, a plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, N.H. President Barack Obama on Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, will unveil the final version of his unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions from existing U.S. power plants. The Obama administration first proposed the rule last year. Opponents plan to sue immediately to stop the rule's implementation. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.



08/02/2015 01:09 AM
Obama To Unveil Tough Emission Cuts As Part Of Climate Change Actions

Obama To Unveil Tough Emission Cuts As Part Of Climate Change ActionsNEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, White House officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming.A year after proposing unprecedented carbon dioxide limits,...



08/01/2015 04:05 PM
Bad weather, broken speaker disrupt synchronised swimming

Members of team Russia pose with their gold medals after the women's synchronised swimming free routine combination final at the Aquatics World Championships in KazanBy Rod Gilmour KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Judges were forced to wear rain jackets and hold umbrellas and an underwater speaker broke during Russia’s gold-medal winning routine as bad weather and technical problems disrupted the synchronised swimming at the world championships on Saturday. Heavy rain leaked through the temporary roof into the arena, however, during the final of the women’s free combination and half of the 14 judges bore the brunt of the inclement weather. Midway through an energetic final, seven of the officials judging the 12 competitors on one side of the pool deck were handed rain jackets and black umbrellas.



08/01/2015 04:03 PM
Swimming-Bad weather, broken speaker disrupt synchronised swimming
(Repeats fixing day in first para) By Rod Gilmour KAZAN, Russia, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Judges were forced to wear rain jackets and hold umbrellas and an underwater speaker broke during Russia's gold-medal winning routine as bad weather and technical problems disrupted the synchronised swimming at the world championships on Saturday. Heavy rain leaked through the temporary roof into the arena, however, during the final of the women's free combination and half of the 14 judges bore the brunt of the inclement weather. Midway through an energetic final, seven of the officials judging the 12 competitors on one side of the pool deck were handed rain jackets and black umbrellas.
08/01/2015 01:06 PM
Not Just for Greens Anymore: More Big Corporations Are Backing Clean Energy

Not Just for Greens Anymore: More Big Corporations Are Backing Clean EnergyNext week, the Environmental Protection Agency is expected to outline what could be the Obama administration’s most influential policy on climate change. Called the Clean Power Plan, the rule is aimed at reducing harmful emissions from existing electric power plants—the country’s largest source of carbon dioxide, the most significant greenhouse gas. The plan will task each state with coming up with a strategy and take action to reduce its carbon emissions from power plants by up to 30 percent by 2030.



08/01/2015 06:59 AM
Auto-rally - Latvala edges further ahead in Finland

Auto-rally - Latvala edges further ahead in Finland- Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala marginally extended his overnight lead after the first four specials on Saturday at the Rally of Finland. The VW Polo-R driver won stages SS11 and SS14 to hold a three-second advantage on his French teammate Sebastien Ogier who won SS12 and SS13. "I'm not certain of being able to attack this afternoon, it will all depend on the weather conditions," said Ogier, who won in 2013 with Latvala winning last year.




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