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Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, some rescue efforts suspended

MEXICO CITY A magnitude 6.2 earthquake that shook southern Mexico on Saturday spread fear in the capital and frustrated rescuers, some of whom were forced to suspend the search for survivors of an earlier, bigger tremor.

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EPA extends enforcement discretion for Texas fuel storage facilities hit by Harvey

WASHINGTON The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it will extend enforcement discretion for fuel storage facilities and tanker trucks in Texas at least until Sept. 29 as recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey continue.

22 Sep 2017

NHC sees 30 percent chance of cyclone near Bermuda

A low pressure system that has developed over the central Atlantic Ocean almost a thousand miles east-southeast of Bermuda has a 30 percent chance of developing into a cyclone over the next two days, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Friday.

22 Sep 2017

Jose weakens into post-tropical cyclone off New England: NHC

Jose, previously a tropical cyclone, has weakened into a post-tropical storm off the southeastern coast of New England in the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.

22 Sep 2017

Diesel's disgrace brings hybrids-for-all in race to electrify

FRANKFURT Carmakers squeezed between carbon emissions cuts and falling sales of fuel-efficient diesels have used the Frankfurt auto show to spotlight a future generation of electric cars that will largely come too late to help them out of their bind.

22 Sep 2017