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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has backed off a series of controversial changes to the nation’s renewable fuel program after a massive backlash from corn-state lawmakers, the agency said in a letter to lawmakers seen by Reuters. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks during an interview for Reuters at his
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore-headquartered solar panel maker REC hopes to be exempt from potential U.S. restrictions on imports following a recent trade finding that said no significant injury to the United States had been caused by makers including those from Australia, Canada and Singapore. FILE PHOTO: An employee makes a final inspection on panels during
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(ANSA) COMO – Dramma familiare a Como: un cittadino di nazionalità marocchina avrebbe volontariamente appiccato il fuoco all’abitazione in cui viveva con quattro bimbe di età compresa tra i 3 e i 12 anni. Poi si è tolto la vita. A causa delle ustioni e le intossicazioni riportate nel rogo, tre delle quattro bambine sono
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s drive to overhaul the U.S. tax code cleared a critical hurdle on Thursday when the Senate approved a budget blueprint for the 2018 fiscal year that will pave the way for Republicans to pursue a tax-cut package without Democratic support. By a 51-to-49 vote, the Republican-controlled Senate approved the
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Barack Obama torna a fare politica intervenendo a due eventi elettorali, in New Jersey e in Virginia, e ha attaccato il suo successore Donald Trump senza mai nominarlo. “Ci sono politiche che invece di riflettere i nostri valori infettano le nostre comunità”, ha denunciato Obama in Virginia, per sostenere la candidatura a governatore dello stato
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday he did not believe that Britain would crash out of the European Union with no Brexit deal. European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker holds a news conference during a European Union leaders summit meeting in Brussels, Belgium, October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Dario Pignatelli EU leaders
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ATLANTA (Reuters) – Alabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car, prison officials said. Torrey McNabb, 40, was pronounced dead at 9:38 p.m. (0238 GMT) at the Hollman Correctional Facility in Atmore. He was convicted of killing Montgomery police officer
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters. The Coalition for the American Dream intends to ask Congress to pass bipartisan legislation
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LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) – Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year. These deep-pocketed financiers, which have traditionally invested in the public markets but are seeking
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday failed to pass a measure to block oil and gas drilling in part of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, losing to Republicans who believe production there would provide jobs and wealth. An amendment blocking the development failed 48-52, mostly along party lines. A lone Republican, Senator Susan
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel offered one of her most positive assessments of Brexit talks in months on Thursday, saying she believed negotiations between the EU and Britain were moving forward and dismissing the prospect of a breakdown. Merkel made her comments after the first day of a European Union summit at which
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Los Angeles Police Department said on Thursday that it is investigating a 2013 sexual assault allegation against movie producer Harvey Weinstein. FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein attends the 2016 amfAR New York Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, New York, U.S. on February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly The LAPD
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