California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to

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Argentine soccer giant River opens stadium to homeless as winter bites

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China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report

A woman rides a scooter past a steel plant in Anyang, Henan province, China, February 18, 2019. Picture taken February

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Greenpeace activists halt BP’s North Sea oil rig

(Reuters) – Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc’s North

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Almodovar and dark comedy ‘Parasite’ in spotlight as Cannes closes

CANNES, France (Reuters) – An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a

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South Korean social satire ‘Parasite’ wins Palme d’Or at Cannes

CANNES, France (Reuters) – “Parasite”, a suspenseful dark comedy about class struggles directed by South Korea’s Bong Joon-Ho, won the

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Transgender love story shines in Cannes

CANNES, France (Reuters) – Starring in her first ever feature film, transgender model Leyna Bloom said “Port Authority”, about a

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Elton John touches down in Cannes for ‘Rocketman’

72nd Cannes Film Festival – Screening of the film “Rocketman” out of competition – Red Carpet Arrivals – Cannes, France,

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