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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that shut down the strip’s only power plant.

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Israel blasts power plant; 128 killed in Gaza

Israel blasts power plant; 128 killed in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory’s only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on the bloodiest day of the 22-day conflict.

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US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON — Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia.

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US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

President Obama announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in an effort to force Russian to end its support for Ukrainian rebels.

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Utility proposes free rooftop solar panels

Utility proposes free rooftop solar panels

But others in solar industry say the APS proposal is unfair competition.

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US sending dirty coal abroad

US sending dirty coal abroad

As the U.S. reduces its own carbon pollution, it is exporting more of it abroad.

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Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

Rule aims to help clear air around Grand Canyon

FILE - This Sept. 4, 2011, file photo shows the main plant facility at the Navajo Generating Station, as seen from Lake Powell in Page, Ariz. The federal government has come up with a final version of a rule meant to cut haze-causing emissions from the largest coal-fired power plant in the W…

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Stockpiling may be behind rise in US-Russia exports

WASHINGTON — In the months since the United States imposed sanctions on Russian businesses and close associates of President Vladimir Putin, an odd thing has happened: U.S. exports to Russia have risen.

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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

LONDON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's government must pay $50 billion for using tax claims to destroy Yukos, once the country's largest oil producer, and its Kremlin-critical CEO, an international court has ruled.

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Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Head of the Jewish autonomous region Alexander Vinnikov in the Kremlin in Moscow, Friday, July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo show Boardman Coal Plant technician Paz Barratta as he operated the control room in Boardman, Ore. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020. The end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global war…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo shows Boardman Coal Plant manager Tom Myers, in Boardman, Ore., as he demonstrates the operation of the coal crushers. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020 and the end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollutio…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo shows coal supplies at the Boardman Coal Plant in Boardman, Ore. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020 and the end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global warming. If all goes according to …

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014 photo shows Boardman Coal Plant's wastewater lake in Boardman, Ore. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020 and the end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global warming. If all goes according to plan…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo shows Boardman Coal Plant coal train cars in Boardman, Ore. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020. The end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global warming. If all goes according to plan for…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo show the Boardman Coal Plant's fire department. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020. The end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global warming. If all goes according to plan for global ener…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo shows the Boardman Coal Plant that is scheduled to close in 2020. The end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blamed for global warming. If all goes according to plan for global energy conglomerate Amber E…

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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

This June 20, 2014, photo shows Boardman Coal Plant manager Tom Myers, as he stands in front of the plant's flue-gas stack in Boardman, Ore. The plant is scheduled to close in 2020. The end of coal here will help Oregon meet the Obama administration’s latest proposal to slash pollution blame…

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5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

5 things to know about coal trade, global warming

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014, AT 12:01 A.M. AND THEREAFTER - In this May 22, 2014, photo, sunlight reflects off of a chunk of coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in Newport News, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming…

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5 things to know about U.S. coal exports

5 things to know about U.S. coal exports

As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off polluting fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution. Here are five things to know about the issue:

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