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Canada begins long cleanup after Fiona sweeps homes at sea

Canada begins long cleanup after Fiona sweeps homes at sea

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PORT AUX BASQUES, Newfoundland, September 25 (Reuters) – It will take several months for Canada to restore critical infrastructure after powerful Storm Fiona left an “unprecedented” trail of destruction, officials said on Sunday, as crews were fanning out across five provinces to restore power and clean …

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Storm Fiona hits Canada's east coast, forcing evacuations

Storm Fiona hits Canada’s east coast, forcing evacuations

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, September 24 (Reuters) – Powerful storm Fiona slammed into eastern Canada on Saturday with hurricane-force winds, forcing evacuations, blowing trees and power lines and leaving hundreds thousands of homes and businesses without electricity. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the center of the storm, downgraded to post-tropical cyclone Fiona, was now …

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California must charge electric vehicles during the day, not at night, to save the grid, study finds

California must charge electric vehicles during the day, not at night, to save the grid, study finds

To successfully increase Californians’ reliance on electric vehicles over the next decade without overloading the state’s electric grid, more drivers will need to charge their cars during the day, according to a Stanford study. According to the study published this week in the scientific journal Nature Energy, the state needs to dramatically increase and improve …

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Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Airbus slams skeptical supplier Raytheon over jet production

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus (AIR.PA) clashed on Friday with U.S. giant Raytheon Technologies (RTX.N) over a plan to ramp up production of jet planes to a record high. line, after the industry’s largest contractor questioned whether a failing supply chain could carry on. …

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The yen strengthens after Japan supported its currency for the first time since 1998

The yen strengthens after Japan supported its currency for the first time since 1998

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register “We have taken decisive action,” says Japan’s vice finance minister Dollar/yen has widest gap between daily high and low since 2016 British Pound, Swiss Franc and Norwegian Krone Slip After Moderate Rate Hikes The dollar hits a new multi-year high against the British pound and the …

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California Is Bursting With Renewables - Except When It's Needed Most

California Is Bursting With Renewables – Except When It’s Needed Most

LOS ANGELES — As California suffered from an epic heat wave this month, state officials pleaded with residents to conserve power. Almost simultaneously, power grid operators were rejecting thousands of megawatts of solar and wind power that could have provided a cushion through the crisis. The explanation illustrates one of the paradoxes California faces as …

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Dollar hits two-decade high as Putin shakes up FX market ahead of Fed

Dollar hits two-decade high as Putin shakes up FX market ahead of Fed

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dollar index hits two-decade high The euro drops to its lowest level in two decades Putin announces partial troop mobilization for Ukraine Markets assess Fed hawkishness in Powell briefing LONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The dollar hit a new two-decade high on Wednesday just ahead …

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US dollar gains as markets brace for big Fed rate hike

US dollar gains as markets brace for big Fed rate hike

U.S. one dollar banknotes are seen in front of the stock market chart displayed in this illustration taken February 8, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Markets in consolidation mode ahead of Fed policy decision The price of fed funds futures has a 21% chance of rising by …

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Queen's death highlights wrongs suffered by Indigenous peoples

Queen’s death highlights wrongs suffered by Indigenous peoples

Australian Indigenous MP Lidia Thorpe raises her fist during her swearing-in ceremony in the Senate Chamber of Parliament in Canberra, Australia August 1, 2022. AAP Image/Lukas Coch via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY/TORONTO, Sept 18 (Reuters) – When newly elected Indigenous Australian parliamentarian Lidia Thorpe was sworn in last …

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King Charles and William wave to well-wishers in the Queen's queue

King Charles and William wave to well-wishers in the Queen’s queue

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren will hold the vigil Queue to see Queen’s coffin stretches to 4.5pm World leaders start arriving in London for funerals LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – King Charles and his son William shook hands and greeted well-wishers who lined up for hours in central London on Saturday to march past Queen Elizabeth’s coffin, …

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