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Man ‘fought snakes’ to survive after falling down 100ft mineshaft

Image copyright CBS Image caption It took workers six hours to free the 62-year-old father from the mine An Arizona man has survived two days trapped alone in an abandoned mine shaft with rattlesnakes. He killed three of the snakes while waiting to be discovered, according to rescue crews. John Waddell, 62, was lowering himself into a 100ft (30m) gold ...

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SEC investigates Honeywell for asbetos-related accounting

(Reuters) – Honeywell International Inc (HON.N) said on Friday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission had opened an investigation into its accounting for asbestos-related liabilities. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The industrial conglomerate’s revised estimate for asbestos-related liabilities was $2.61 billion as of ...

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Brazil front-runner proposals could lead deforestation to ‘explode’: NGOs

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Proposals made by Brazil’s far-right presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro present a serious threat to the country’s environment that could lead deforestation “to explode,” a group of non-government organizations said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of a tract of Amazon jungle recently cleared by loggers and farmers near the city of Novo Progresso, Brazil September 22, ...

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Bolton readies Moscow visit amid U.S. concerns about missile treaty

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, will visit Moscow next week for talks that may include telling Russian officials that the United States plans to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. FIL PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton answers questions from reporters during a news conference in the White House briefing room ...

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Cardi B hands out free winter coats in Brooklyn

Cardi B handed out free winter coats and trainers in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday. The singer and rapper, who is from the Bronx, was faced with crowds of fans who had queued for hours for the clothing, as well as selfies with the star. New York has had particularly cold temperatures this week. “You gotta support the ppl who ...

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Frustrated GM investors ask what more CEO Barra can do

DETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co (GM.N) Chief Executive Mary Barra has transformed the No. 1 U.S. automaker in her almost five years in charge, but that is still not enough to satisfy investors. FILE PHOTO: General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks at GM’s press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January ...

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