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California wildfire rages, threatens communities

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 1,000 buildings and charred an area larger than New York City on Monday struggled to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline.

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Strained firefighters brace for second week battling California wildfire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 1,000 buildings and charred 230,500 acres braced on Monday to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline.

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Weary firefighters brace for second week battling California wildfire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews battling a massive wind-driven California wildfire that has torched nearly 800 buildings and charred 230,000 acres are bracing on Monday to protect communities menaced by flames along the state's scenic coastline.

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California wildfire rages toward scenic coastal communities

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Reuters) - A raging wildfire pushed toward a string of California coastal cities on Sunday, prompting new evacuations as crews fought to save homes in the face of gusty winds that have fueled blazes across the state for nearly a week.

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New evacuations ordered as winds reinvigorate California wildfire

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - California's largest wildfire pushed toward prosperous coastal cities on Sunday, prompting a new wave of evacuations as firefighters struggled to curb its destructive power with the gusty winds that have fueled fires for nearly a week.

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New evacuations ordered as California wildfires rage on

VENTURA, Calif. (Reuters) - The largest California wildfire advanced on coastal towns near Santa Barbara on Sunday, stoked by the gusty winds and dry conditions that have fueled destructive blazes across the state's southern region.

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13th dismembered foot found on beach

A man walking his dog on a British Columbia beach this week made a grisly discovery: A foot in a shoe, along with part of a lower leg. Adding to the mystery is that it is the 13th foot to wash up on the Canadian province's coastline over the past decade.

Snow and Snowstorms nytimes.com

Snow in Texas Is ‘Pretty Cool’ for Children Seeing It for the First Time

Corpus Christi, Tex., got snow for the first time since 2004. It was part of a storm that affected several Southern states and was headed up the East Coast.

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Five Travel Stories From 2017 to Help You Escape Into the World

From the coastlines of Europe to remote Kodiak Island, Alaska, here are five of our favorite stories to help you explore the world from your comfort of your screen.

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BRIEF-Atlantic Coast Pipeline Signs Project Labor Agreements

* ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE SIGNS PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENTS WITH FOUR LEADING CONSTRUCTION TRADE UNIONS

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Mysterious ghost ships in Japan raise concern

Dozens of ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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US ship that fired first WWII shots found

The wreckage of the USS Ward has been found off the coast of the Philippines. The Ward is credited with sinking a Japanese submarine shortly before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Saudi-backed fighters capture coastal area in Yemen from Houthis

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Western-backed Saudi-led coalition scored its first major gains in Yemen since former President Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed on Monday when local fighters captured an area on the Red Sea coast from Houthi rebels, residents said on Thursday.

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Kinder Morgan Canada announces C$200 mln stock offering

Dec 6 (Reuters) - Kinder Morgan Canada on Wednesday announced a C$200 million ($157 million) stock offering to fund its Trans-Mountain pipeline expansion to west coast, and Base Line terminal project in Alberta.

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Ivory Coast in talks with Hershey over cocoa products factory

ABIDJAN, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast is in talks with Hershey over the construction of a factory for making and marketing semi-finished cocoa products, the government's spokesman said on Wednesday after a cabinet meeting.

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U.S. entrepreneur bets on new Silicon Valley in west France

PARIS, Dec 6 (Reuters) - When Rob Spiro left San Francisco to settle in France with his wife and kid in 2016, the family chose a mid-sized city on France's west coast over Paris' burgeoning start-up scene.

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Andeavor undeterred by Washington state panel's rail-terminal snub

HOUSTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Independent U.S. refiner Andeavor said on Tuesday it will not abandon a push to build a Pacific Coast rail-to-marine terminal despite a Washington state panel's recommendation against the project.

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Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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UPDATE 1--Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. Dec 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Shaker movement shaped homes around the world

Admittedly, there was more to the United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing than pegs, ladder-back chairs and quilts. The Shakers, as they were otherwise known, were an English religious sect that fled to America's east coast in the 18th century to create communities predicated on abstinence, celibacy and pacifism.

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Kenyan opposition says a strategist arrested, no reason given

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition National Super Alliance said on Sunday that one of its key strategists had been arrested in Kwale, in the country's coastal region, and that his whereabouts were unknown.

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13 die in South Korea fishing boat crash

Thirteen people are dead and two missing after a fishing vessel collided with a refueling tanker off the South Korean coast early Sunday morning, the country's coast guard said.

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Exclusive: Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites - officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

sportsNews reuters.com

Smith beats Zunic in Australian PGA sudden-death playoff

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cameron Smith clinched the Australian PGA Championship title after beating Jordan Zunic on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff at Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast on Sunday.

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Exclusive - Pentagon evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites: officials

SIMI VALLEY, Calif (Reuters) - The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two Congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from an attack.

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Fishing boat capsizes in South Korea, eight killed

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean fishing boat capsized off the country's western coast on Sunday after it collided with a refueling vessel, killing eight people, South Korea's coast guard said.

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Cyclone batters southwestern India coast killing 14, many missing

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighboring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared trapped at sea.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 strikes off northeast Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.0 struck the northeast coast of the Pacific Ocean nation of Papua New Guinea on Thursday, the United States Geographical Survey (USGS) said.

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Yet another North Korean boat found in distress in Japanese waters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's coast guard on Thursday boarded a North Korean fishing boat near a Japanese island where the crew said they had taken shelter from rough seas, the latest in a series of North Korean vessels in distress drifting into Japanese waters.

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Bangladesh could move some Rohingya to flood-prone island next year: official

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh could start relocating Rohingya Muslim refugees to a flood-prone island off its coast in the middle of next year, a government official said on Thursday, as it pushes ahead with the plan despite criticism from aid agencies and rights groups.

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REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech tumble hits Asian stocks, bitcoin steadies

TOKYO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying tech shares on fears that a long boom in micro-chips may have peaked, while virtual currency bitcoin steadied after a roller-coaster ride in the previous session.

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Tech tumble hits Asian stocks, bitcoin steadies

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying tech shares on fears that a long boom in micro-chips may have peaked, while virtual currency bitcoin steadied after a roller-coaster ride in the previous session.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Tech tumble hits Asian stocks, bitcoin steadies

TOKYO, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Thursday, weighed down by a plunge in high-flying tech shares on fears that a long boom in micro-chips may have peaked, while virtual currency bitcoin steadied after a roller-coaster ride in the previous session.

Geology nytimes.com

Trilobites: Storm Waves With the Power to Heave Massive Boulders Over Cliffs

Instead of tsunamis, scientists think that massive stones sitting on cliffs above the western Irish coast were probably moved there by storm surges.

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Kenya set to build coast-to-centre highway to boost Africa trade

NAIROBI, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Kenya on Wednesday signed a $620 million agreement to build a 530 km (329 mile) highway from its east coast to the centre of the country, part of a campaign to boost its role as a regional trade hub.

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Mexichem says Pemex tie-up at blast site depends on insurance

MEXICO CITY, Nov 28 (Reuters) - Mexican chemicals company Mexichem said on Tuesday its future association with state oil firm Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in a petrochemical plant on the Gulf Coast will depend on insurers' assessment of a major explosion that occurred last year.

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Millions of creatures swarm Oregon Coast

Beachgoers are noticing unusual "pickle" looking sea creatures washing up on Oregon's coast.

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Difficult migration debate looms as African and EU leaders meet

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - European leaders under pressure from a far-right revival at home hope to avoid a difficult debate about immigration when they meet their African counterparts in Ivory Coast from Wednesday.

lifestyleMolt reuters.com

Famed Libyan ruins rely on locals for support

LEPTIS MAGNA, Libya (Reuters) - The limestone and marble ruins of Leptis Magna on Libya's coast could be a hive of activity and a top tourist destination, but conflict has left one of ancient Rome's...

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8 skeletons found on boat that washed up on Japan's coast

At least four ships have washed up on Japan's west coast this month, some with bodies on board, and while authorities haven't confirmed their origin, signs suggest they're from North Korea.

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Crippled US destroyer damaged again

The USS Fitzgerald, a Navy destroyer that was damaged in June after a deadly collision with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan, suffered two punctures to its hull on Sunday while being loaded onto a transport ship destined for the US, according to the service.

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10 irresistible winter beach hotels

Moody skies, chilly sea spray and windswept coastal walks possess a certain blustery charm, especially when they're followed by a soothing hot toddy.

Vietnam nytimes.com

Vietnamese Blogger Gets 7 Years in Jail for Reporting on Toxic Spill

Nguyen Van Hoa was convicted of spreading information about the discharge that killed marine life and sickened people along a 120-mile stretch of coastline.

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First turbine turned on at E.ON's Rampion offshore wind farm in UK

LONDON, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The first turbine has come online at E.ON's Rampion wind farm off the coast of southeast England, the German utility said on Monday.

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Eight bodies found in boat washed up on Japan beach: coast guard

TOKYO (Reuters) - Eight bodies, which had been reduced partly to skeletons, were found on Monday in a small wooden ship that washed up on a beach in the sea of Japan, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said.

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At least 25 dead after migrant boat sinks off Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - At least 25 migrants died after their boat sank off Libya's western coast on Saturday and survivors were being brought back to port in Tripoli, Libyan coastguard officials said.

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Japan coast guard finds body of dead male suspected from North Korea

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Coast Guard found the body of a male and parts of a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, an official said.

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Fire in hotel on Georgia's Black Sea coast kills 11

TBILISI (Reuters) - A fire in a hotel in Georgia's Black Sea resort city of Batumi killed 11 people, an official said on Saturday.

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Officials keep searching for Argentine sub

The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South Atlantic coast.

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BRIEF-WestJet introduces WestJet Link

* WestJet Airlines Ltd - Introduced WestJet Link, a new regional air service operating under a capacity purchase agreement with Pacific Coastal Airlines​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Mosques nytimes.com

Scene of Deadly Attack at Egypt Mosque

More than 200 were killed when Islamist militants detonated explosives and sprayed gunfire at a crowded Sufi mosque near Egypt’s Sinai coast.

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Analysis: The 13 most bizarre lines in Trump's Thanksgiving speech

President Donald Trump stopped by a local Coast Guard station in Florida on Thursday to celebrate Thanksgiving. While there, he gave a speech extolling the virtues of the Coast Guard "brand" and talking about how everything is now better thanks to, well, him.

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For Puerto Ricans, a bittersweet holiday

San Juan, Puerto Rico (CNN) -- On the southeastern coast of this island, where Hurricane Maria made landfall two months ago, the waves of the Caribbean lash the crumbling foundation of Jose Morales' battered seaside home.

Agriculture and Farming nytimes.com

Zadar Journal: Can a Wild Daisy Rejuvenate Croatia’s Farming Economy?

Cosmetics manufacturers use an extract from a proliferating plant on the Adriatic coast in high-end creams. But so far local farmers have been unable to benefit financially.

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Trump celebrates economy at Coast Guard visit

The President and first lady met with Coast Guard members and their families to thank them at the Coast Guard Station Lake Worth.

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Trump visits Coast Guard for Thanksgiving

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit a US Coast Guard station in Riviera Beach, Florida.

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Canada's first LNG export to China on its way by container

VANCOUVER, Nov 22 (Reuters) - British Columbia has sent its first shipment of liquefied natural gas to China, part of a pilot project to test the feasibility of small-scale LNG exports by container ship from the Pacific Coast province to global markets, FortisBC said on Wednesday.

Books and Literature nytimes.com

Books of The Times: Not if the Seas Rise, but When and How High

Jeff Goodell’s “The Water Will Come” reports on climate change and contemplates the future fates of coastal cities.

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Missing sub could be out of oxygen soon

An Argentine navy submarine that's been missing for nearly a week may soon run out of oxygen if it hasn't surfaced, the country's navy says -- a scenario giving urgency to a multinational search for the vessel and its 44-member crew off Argentina's South Atlantic coast.

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BRIEF-Graham Corp awarded $6.4 mln in orders

* Graham Corp - ‍received two new orders totaling approximately $6.4 million, both for refining industry installations in U.S. Gulf coast​

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Argentine navy loses contact with submarine

The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday.

United States Coast Guard nytimes.com

Feature: The Coast Guard’s ‘Floating Guantánamos’

In an expansion of the war on drugs, the U.S. Coast Guard is targeting low-level smugglers in international waters — shackling them on ships for weeks or even months before arraignment in American courts.

Venture Capital nytimes.com

As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

Funding and start-ups are concentrated on the coasts, especially in California. But there are signs of an entrepreneurial awakening in the heartland, where talent is rich but prices aren’t.

environmentNews reuters.com

Tsunami warning issued after magnitude 7 undersea quake strikes near New Caledonia

SYDNEY (Reuters) - An undersea earthquake of magnitude 7.0 struck 82 kms (51 miles) east of New Caledonia's Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific on Monday, prompting a tsunami warning for coastlines within 300 kms (186 mile) of the epicentre.

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Algeria picks up 286 boat migrants en route to Europe

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's coastguard has picked up 286 illegal migrants heading across the Mediterranean to Europe by boat, the Defence Ministry has said.

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Argentina loses contact with submarine

The Argentine navy has lost contact with one of its submarines that was traveling off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service said Friday.

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CORRECTED-AIRSHOW-Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

sportsNews reuters.com

Kirk takes lead as Snedeker makes strong return from injury

(Reuters) - Former champion Chris Kirk took the first-round lead at the RSM Classic in coastal Georgia on Thursday, as two-times American Ryder Cup member Brandt Snedeker made a solid comeback after a long injury absence.

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New NASA tool can tell you which glacier may flood your city

Sea level rise is one of the most recognizable consequences of climate change and is likely to be one of the most destructive as well. Projecting when destructive coastal inundation could occur in your city just became easier, thanks to a new tool developed by NASA scientists.

businessNews reuters.com

Jetmakers end Dubai rollercoaster with big orders pending

DUBAI (Reuters) - It started with a deal that never was and ended with the mother of all air show announcements - this week's Dubai Airshow saw little in the way of firm new business, but reminded observers the rivalry between two global giants is as fierce as ever.

environmentNews reuters.com

Ivory Coast to expel cocoa farmers from largest forest reserve

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Top cocoa producer Ivory Coast will launch an operation to expel thousands of illegal farmers from the Goin-Debe forest reserve, the West African nation's largest, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

environmentNews reuters.com

At least 15 dead in flash floods on Greek coast

MANDRA, Greece (Reuters) - Flash floods killed at least 15 people, made scores homeless and destroyed infrastructure in Greece on Wednesday after a raging torrent inundated two coastal towns west of Athens following a night of heavy rain.

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U.S. consumer prices edge up; retail sales unexpectedly increase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices barely rose in October as the boost to gasoline prices from hurricane-related disruptions to Gulf Coast oil refineries was unwound, but rising rents and healthcare costs pointed to a gradual buildup of underlying inflation.

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Battle to save beached sperm whales

Rescuers in Indonesia managed to save six sperm whales that had beached off the coast of Aceh.

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Eni signs Oman oil and gas exploration deal, Qatari firm to take stake

MILAN, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Italian energy firm Eni signed a deal on Tuesday to explore an area off the southern coast of Oman for oil and gas and inked an agreement for Qatar Petroleum (QP) to take a stake in the block.

Whales and Whaling nytimes.com

A Race to Save 10 Stranded Whales

Long after sunset, local officials and nonprofits worked to rescue a pod of whales that had become stranded off the coast of Indonesia.

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Ghana opens talks with Exxon on deepwater drilling contract -deputy energy minister

ACCRA, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Ghana has opened talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to allow the U.S. oil firm to undertake deepwater exploration off the West African nation's coast, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.

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Rare 'fossil fish' shark caught off Portugal

According to SIC Notícias TV, a rare frilled shark was caught off the coast of Portugal and boy is it terrifying.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of major damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or significant damage to infrastructure.

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Strong quake hits Costa Rica, no reports of injuries, damage

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A strong 6.5 magnitude quake struck the Pacific coast of Costa Rica near its capital city San Jose on Sunday night, but there were no initial reports of injuries or damage to infrastructure.

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Costa Rica hit by preliminary magnitude 6.8 quake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.

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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off Costa Rica: USGS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 6.8 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Costa Rica near the capital, San Jose, on Sunday night, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

environmentNews reuters.com

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits off east coast of Japan: USGS

(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.8 quake struck off the east coast of Japan on Monday, the U.S. Geological Service said.

worldNews reuters.com

Japan to build four radar stations for the Philippines to counter piracy surge: sources

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan will build four coast guard radar stations on islands in the Sulu Celebes Seas separating the Philippines and Indonesia to help Manila counter a surge in piracy by Islamic insurgents, two sources said.

domesticNews reuters.com

Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash: NTSB

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses reported that retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before the aircraft crashed off the coast of central Florida, killing him, a federal official said on Wednesday.

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Famed MLB pitcher Roy Halladay dead at 40

Pitcher Roy Halladay, who won two Cy Young awards and more than 200 Major League Baseball games during a stellar career, died Tuesday in a plane crash off the Florida coast, authorities said.

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Retired pitcher Roy Halladay's plane flew low before crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Witnesses reported that retired baseball star Roy Halladay maneuvered his plane at low altitude before the aircraft's crash off the coast of central Florida that killed him, a federal official said on Wednesday.

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Shell Enchilada oil platform in Gulf of Mexico shut after fire- USCG

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc's Enchilada oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico has been shut and all associated production has been stopped after a fire on Wednesday, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.

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Bundle up! Record lows possible in Northeast by the weekend

Folks on the East Coast should break out their winter coats.

sportsNews reuters.com

Final three African soccer World Cup slots to be settled

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Senegal and Tunisia are on the brink of qualification for next year's World Cup finals but the tussle between the Ivory Coast and Morocco is set for a dramatic finale in Abidjan at the weekend.

Elections, Mayors nytimes.com

De Blasio Coasts to Re-election, as Second-Term Challenges Await

It remains to be seen if Mayor Bill de Blasio’s win on Tuesday will help him push his agenda in Albany and beyond.

sportsNews reuters.com

Roy Halladay, ex-Major League pitching star, dies in plane crash off Florida

(Reuters) - Retired Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay, who twice won the game's top pitching award and threw one of only two no-hitters in postseason history, died on Tuesday when his small plane crashed off the west coast of Florida. He was 40.

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Roy Halladay, 40, former star pitcher, killed in plane crash

Pitcher Roy Halladay, who won two Cy Young awards and more than 200 major league baseball games during a stellar career, died Tuesday in a plane crash off the Florida coast, authorities said.

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CEE MARKETS-Leu eases, Romanian central bank hawks seen still weak

* Leu eases ahead of Romanian central bank meeting * Romanian bank may cool rate hike expectations-analysts * Polish bank stocks surge on Q3 results, rate hike hopes * Small-cap stocks put Budapest index on rollercoaster By Sandor Peto BUDAPEST/BUCHAREST, Nov 7 (Reuters) - The leu eased on Tuesday while other Central European currencies were mixed ahead of a meeting of the Romanian central bank that is expected to deliver a relatively dovish message. The latest meeti

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Bolstered Libyan coast guard intercepts packed migrant boat

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's European-backed coast guard on Saturday turned back more than 150 migrants trying to reach Italy by boat amid its heightened efforts to block such crossings of the Mediterranean.

Politics and Government nytimes.com

Poised for West Coast Dominance, Democrats Eye Grand Agenda

A special election in Washington State could give Democrats a free hand to enact liberal policies, including on climate, across the entire West Coast.

worldNews reuters.com

At least one dead, scores rescued off Greek islands as arrivals rise

ATHENS (Reuters) - One person drowned, at least six were missing and scores of other migrants were rescued by Greek authorities in three separate incidents in the Aegean Sea early Friday, the coastguard said.

worldNews reuters.com

Seven bodies found in migrant boat off Libya

ROME (Reuters) - The bodies of seven migrants were discovered on Wednesday in a boat adrift off Libya while around 900 people were saved in operations in the southern Mediterranean, Italy's coastguard said.

companyNews reuters.com

BRIEF-Transcanada launches binding Open Season for Marketlink

* Says ‍launched Open Season to solicit commitments for transportation of crude oil on Marketlink from Cushing, Oklahoma to U.S. Gulf coast​

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BRIEF-McDermott receives letter of award for KG-D6 subsea installation contract from Reliance Industries

* Mcdermott-Letter of award for contract from reliance industries for KG-D6 subsea field development in Krishna Godavari Basin, off east coast of India​