US meets with refineries on high pump prices; No plan yet – sources

US Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has expressed interest in a possible lifting of gasoline rules to combat smog to combat high pump prices and backed away from a plan to ban fuel exports during a wide-ranging meeting with refiners, two industry sources said. Thursday. With tensions rising between US President Joe Biden and Big Oil, … Read more

Afghanistan earthquake kills at least 1,000 people trapped under rubble

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from Wednesday’s earthquake in Afghanistan has reached 1,000, with more than 600 injured, and the death toll is expected to rise as information flows from remote mountain villages, disaster management officials said. Houses were reduced to rubble and bodies were later dumped on the ground 6.1 magnitude earthquakePictures showed … Read more

Europe may return to coal as Russia rejects gas flows

A photo of pipes is taken at the landing facilities of the “Nord Stream 1” gas pipeline in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Germany may take ‘painful’ step to ignite coal power Italy and Austria are also looking to burn more coal … Read more

It’s hot outside – bad news for children’s health

Posted on Jun 17, 2022, 8:36 AM Colin Degusman Kaiser Health News Heat waves are getting hotter and more frequent due to high rates of air pollution, putting children’s health at risk, on a large scale new report Find. An article published June 15 in the New England Journal of Medicine reviews the current research … Read more

Analysis: Investors brace for recession, more market turmoil after Fed’s massive rally

View of the exterior of the Federal Reserve Board Marriner S. Eccles building in Washington, D.C., United States, June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK (Reuters) – Investors’ faith in a soft landing in the US economy is being severely tested as a massive interest … Read more

In the hottest cities on Earth, mothers bear the brunt of climate change

Jacobabad in Pakistan reaches 51 °C (124 °F) Women are especially vulnerable to extreme heat – studies Scientists warn that pregnant women are at greater risk More photo essay: JAKOBABAD, Pakistan (Pakistan) (Reuters) – A pregnant Sunari weighs in under the blazing sun in fields filled with bright yellow watermelons in Jacobabad, which last month … Read more

Exclusive, former Amazon India seller says antitrust raid illegally detained employees

Amazon raided sellers in April on suspicion of nepotism Cloudtel says the Antitrust Authority carried out an illegal raid The Antitrust Authority says the raid was in line with the regulatory process Regulators in India and foreign firms squabble over e-commerce NEW DELHI, June 10 (Reuters) – A former top seller of Amazon (AMZN.O) In … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes cameras

And Tehran warned against responding to the decision of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s board of directors Iran now removes IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA Secretary-General Grossi sees an opportunity of 3-4 weeks He adds that if this window is not captured, the 2015 deal will be over But a senior US official … Read more

Exclusive: US will allow two companies to ship Venezuelan oil to Europe

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Italian oil company Eni SpA and Spain’s Repsol may start shipping Venezuelan oil to Europe as soon as next month to replace Russian crude, five people familiar with the matter said. Debt swaps were halted two years ago when Washington intensified sanctions on Venezuela. One person said that Eni and Repsol are … Read more