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FILE - In this file photo dated Sunday May 1, 2016, helicopter rotor blades are loaded onto a truck following the Friday April 29 helicopter crash on the coast of Norway near Bergen. Norway's Accident Investigation Board report Thursday July 5, 2018, that "a fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused the Airbus EC-225 helicopter to crash off western Norway, killing all 13 people on board. (Torstein Boe / NTB scanpix FILE via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 9:13 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — "A fatigue fracture" in the main rotor gearbox caused an Airbus helicopter to crash off western Norway in 2016, killing all 13 people on board, Norway's Accident Investigation Board said Thursday. The Airbus EC-225 helicopter was carrying workers from an offshore rig in...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, spent nuclear fuel rods are stored in a storage pool at the Rokkasho nuclear fuel reprocessing plant, run by Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. in Rokasho village in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan. Japan’s nuclear policy-setting body adopted an annual paper, Thursday, July 5, 2018, calling for stricter management on its fuel recycling program to reduce plutonium stockpile in response to escalating pressure from Washington as the U.S. tries to push forward North Korean pledge toward denuclearization. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
July 05, 2018 - 7:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear policy-setting body on Thursday endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile. The annual "nuclear white paper" approved by the Atomic Energy Commission is an apparent response to intensifying pressure from...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, spent nuclear fuel rods are stored in a storage pool at the Rokkasho nuclear fuel reprocessing plant, run by Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. in Rokasho village in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan. Japan’s nuclear policy-setting body adopted an annual paper, Thursday, July 5, 2018, calling for stricter management on its fuel recycling program to reduce plutonium stockpile in response to escalating pressure from Washington as the U.S. tries to push forward North Korean pledge toward denuclearization. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
July 05, 2018 - 5:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear policy-setting body on Thursday endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile. The annual "nuclear white paper" approved by the Atomic Energy Commission is a response to intensifying pressure from Washington as...
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July 05, 2018 - 3:08 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear policy-setting body has endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile. The annual report approved Thursday by the Atomic Energy Commission is a response to intensifying pressure from Washington as it pursues...
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July 04, 2018 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says OPEC is "doing little to help" rising gas prices and claims "if anything, they are driving prices higher." Trump tweeted Wednesday: "The OPEC Monopoly must remember that gas prices are up & they are doing little to help. If anything, they are...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 27, 2018, environmental activist & billionaire Tom Steyer poses at his offices in San Francisco. Arizona’s largest utility is fiercely opposing a push to mandate increased use of renewable energy in the sun-drenched state, setting up a political fight over the measure funded by Steyer. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
July 04, 2018 - 1:40 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest utility is fiercely opposing a push to mandate increased use of renewable energy in the sun-drenched state, setting up a political fight over a measure funded by a California billionaire. Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona aims to ask voters whether they want the...
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Investors walk in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher U.S. tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 03, 2018 - 7:36 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher Tuesday as German leaders put to rest fears that a weeks-long dispute on migration may topple Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth government. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX rose 1.2 percent to 12,385 and France's CAC 40 added 0.9 percent to 5,322...
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, arrives at the Zurich airport, in Kloten, Switzerland. Monday, July 2, 2018. Hassan Rouhani is on a two day state visit to Switzerland(KEYSTONE/Walter Bieri)
July 03, 2018 - 3:26 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran issued a new warning over Mideast oil supplies as the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it could increase its own production, the latest remarks to follow President Donald Trump's demand for lower global energy prices. The comments by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and...
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Investors walk in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher U.S. tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 03, 2018 - 3:00 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher U.S. tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. The U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, are set to impose tariffs on billions of dollars of each other...
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FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, spent nuclear fuel rods are stored in a storage pool at the Rokkasho nuclear fuel reprocessing plant, run by Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. in Rokasho village in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan. Japan on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, approved an energy plan that sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy use and allows the country's struggling spent fuel recycling program to continue in the coming decade despite setbacks after the 2011 Fukushima disaster and international concern. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, FIle)
July 03, 2018 - 2:48 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Tuesday approved an energy plan that sets ambitious targets for nuclear energy use and sustains a struggling program for spent-fuel recycling despite setbacks after the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The plan approved Tuesday by the Cabinet noted for the first time the need to...
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