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  • Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

    KIEV/BERLIN (Reuters) - Ukraine accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of hitting a refugee convoy of buses with rocket fire near the eastern city of Luhansk, killing people trapped in the burning vehicles, but the separatists denied responsibility....
  • Russian sanctions threaten both Europe's farmers and policymakers

    PARIS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Pascal Sauvetre, an apple farmer in Poitou-Charentes on France's Atlantic coast, has a headache beyond the usual concerns about weather and tree fungus - Polish apples. As the European Union's second biggest apple producer,...
  • White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam

    White House: Obama authorized strikes to help Iraq retake Mosul Dam
    The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. air strikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, and that the action was consistent with his goal of protecting U.S. citizens in that country. "The...
  • Finnish PM says EU military support for Ukraine not possible

    HELSINKI (Reuters) - The European Union and NATO are unable to give military support to Ukrainian troops fighting pro-Russian separatists, the prime minister of Finland said on Monday. "That is of course not possible. We know that NATO only gives...
  • The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the...
  • Euro zone trade surplus rises more than expected in June

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's trade surplus grew more than expected in June from June a year ago, data showed on Monday, but the improved surplus does not yet reflect the full effect of sanctions and counter-sanctions imposed by the European...
  • Russia may ban import of cars if West applies new sanctions: paper

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on imports of cars, among other things, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, Vedomosti daily newspaper...
  • Britain's EU exit could lead to banking exodus: Financial Times

    (Reuters) - Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans that include moving some of their London-based operations to Ireland to deal with the possible scenario of Britain leaving the European Union, the Financial Times reported on Sunday,...
  • It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown

    It's easy to see where the bus stops in Highlandtown
    Artist Pablo Machioli hangs out in the belly of the letter "B." Kyle Miller likes to linger in "U," a letter he helped shape from steel and pine. And bus driver Kaliha Taylor waits for her shift to begin while perched on the lower curve of "S."...
  • How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood

    How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood
    Faced with a crisis of "runaway production" that is threatening one of Los Angeles' signature industries, California lawmakers are poised to quadruple the amount of money available to help persuade film and television productions to remain in the state....
  • Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics

    NORWICH England (Reuters) - Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.     As the world cries out...