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Source: Reuters

EU agrees to cut greenhouse gas emissions from trucks

Today 19:05 GMT

The European Union agreed on Tuesday to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from new trucks and buses by 30 percent by a 2030 deadline as part of its commitment to cut its output of greenhouse gases.

Curbs on the transport sector, the only one in which emissions are still rising, aim to help the bloc meet its overall goal of reducing greenhouse gases by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 under the Paris climate accord.

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Source: The Guradian

Malcolm X at Oxford: 'They're going to kill me soon'

Today 15:25 GMT

As a result, the debate took place and is now part of Malcolm X’s history: two books on his visit to the Oxford Union; a movie under way, and, later this week, a documentary to launch the Smithsonian Channel in the UK.

Asked to comment, Malcolm calmly informed US TV reporters that he was not at all surprised that “the chickens were coming home to roost”. It was November 1963 and he was by then a leading member of the Nation of Islam, a black separatist organisation.

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Source: The Guradian

Manny Machado agrees $300m deal with Padres, according to reports

Today 19:05 GMT

Manny Machado, one of baseball’s biggest free agents, has signed a 10-year, $300m deal with the San Diego Padres, according to ESPN.

The Padres executive chairman, Ron Fowler, said “we are continuing discussions” but it is believed the financial part of the deal has been confirmed with Machado still needing to pass a physical. The 26-year-old who, along with fellow free-agent All-Star Bryce Harper, had remained unsigned with spring training rapidly approaching last played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Source: Global News

‘We need to hear from the attorney general herself’: Navdeep Bains on SNC-Lavalin affair

Monday 15:24 GMT

Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the government is being as clear as possible with Canadians about the allegations of political interference in what has become known as the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Bains said he understands concerns about jobs, which SNC-Lavalin has argued would be at risk if it is convicted and is banned from bidding on government contracts. READ MORE: Telus says ban on Huawei over national security concerns could set back 5G network plan. He noted that the core purpose of remediation agreements for businesses is “to level the playing field” with countries like the U.S. that have them and that he always made it clear in his conversations with SNC-Lavalin that he would not get involved in their push for such a deal.

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