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Embattled EPA chief's calendar shows industry had his ear

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt held 25-times more meetings with industry representatives than environmental advocates during his first seven months in office, according to a Reuters analysis of his schedule, reflecting the agency’s pro-business approach under his tenure. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott …

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PSNI warns net closing on German backpacker's killers

A PSNI detective hunting the killers of a German backpacker says he only needs fractional pieces of evidence to bring the chief suspects to justice. Munich teenager, Inga Maria Hauser was last seen alive 30 years ago, as she travelled by ferry from Scotland to Northern Ireland. The 18-year-old’s body …

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Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Preparations for a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be affected by sweeping U.S. sanctions imposed on Friday on Russian government officials and businessmen, the White House said. FILE PHOTO: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. President Donald Trump …

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Jacob Zuma in court over corruption charges

Former South African president Jacob Zuma has appeared in court to face charges of fraud, money laundering and racketeering. The 16 charges against Zuma were recently reinstated and relate to a $2.5bn (£1.78bn) arms deal in the 1990s when he was deputy president. He denies the charges and is challenging …

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