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Fact Check: Trump's Speech On The Economy Annotated 29.6.2016 NPR News
NPR's politics team has annotated Donald Trump's Tuesday speech on the economy.
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There's discontent in Mongolia as the 'oasis of democracy' votes 29.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Mongolians vote in parliamentary elections Wednesday with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation's crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment.

The Democratic Party could lose its majority in parliament, known as the State Great Khural,...

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Sluggish economy overshadows Mongolia elections 28.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia • Mongolians vote in parliamentary elections Wednesday with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. The Democratic Party could lose its majority in parliament, known as the State Great Khural, to the opposition Mongolian People’s Party a year ahead of the 2017 presidential election. But with no major policy offerings on the table and an economy pummeled by the global slu...
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CSIR to analyse coal quality for affordable power generation 28.6.2016 New Kerala: Technology
New Delhi, June 28 : To ensure that quality coal reaches the power generation companies, the CSIR on Tuesday signed an MoU with Coal India and NTPC to analyse the quality of coal reaching from source to user.
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Sluggish economy casts shadow over Mongolians elections 28.6.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolians vote in parliamentary elections Wednesday with sentiment weighed by a sharp downturn in the landlocked Asian nation’s crucial mining sector, rising unemployment and political disillusionment. The Democratic Party could lose its majority in parliament, known as the State Great Khural, to the opposition Mongolian People’s Party a year ahead of […]
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Oakland City Council discusses coal ban 28.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
The Oakland City Council tonight is discussing a proposed ordinance that could block Utah coal from being exported through a major deep-water port taking shape on the shores of this Bay Area city. After months of studying public health impacts of coal shipments, city staff recommend the nine-member council adopt an ordinance banning the storage and handling of coal, and applying such an ordinance to the Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal (OBOT), which four coal-producing Utah counties want to... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Anglo American close to coal mines sale 26.6.2016 Financial Times: Energy
BHP Billiton among the leading bidders for Moranbah and Grosvenor mines
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Behind the support for Brexit and Trump: Economic resentment 25.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom’s stunning vote to leave the European Union was driven by much of the same sentiment that fueled Donald Trump’s insurgent march toward the Republican presidential nod: A rejection of economic globalization and the elites who favor it by those who feel left behind. Many economists warn that the British […]
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Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 24.6.2016 AP National
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, has died. He was 89....
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Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 24.6.2016 Seattle Times: Top stories

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, has died. He was 89. Stanley died Thursday at his home in Sandy Ridge, Virginia, because of difficulties from skin cancer, publicist Kirt Webster said. Although he influenced […]
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Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89 24.6.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Ralph Stanley, a patriarch of Appalachian music who with his brother Carter helped expand and popularize the genre that became known as bluegrass, died Thursday. He was 89.

Stanley died at his home in Sandy Ridge, Va., because of difficulties from skin cancer, publicist Kirt Webster said.

Stanley...

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Coal giant’s hiccup causes turmoil in dependent Colorado towns 23.6.2016 Headlines: All Headlines
Peabody Energy’s failure to pay a $1.2 million June installment to Routt County translated almost instantly to trouble for fire protection, the library, cemetery and school for 325 children. It is an example of how the shaky status of coal-mining companies reverberates around the West.
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Rio Tinto in Management Shake-Up Following Prolonged Price Slump 21.6.2016 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Mining giant Rio Tinto said its incoming chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques has restructured the management team.
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Board of County Commissioners mulls legal approach to Peabody bankruptcy, property taxes 21.6.2016 Steamboat Pilot
The Routt County Board of Commissioners decided June 20 to take another week to mull its legal strategy in the wake of the news that Peabody Energy, which operates Twentymile coal mine and is currently seeking to reorganize under protection of bankruptcy, had missed a second property tax payment and is now delinquent on its property taxes. The exact amount of unpaid taxes was not known at press time Monday. Peabody has 125 distinct property tax accounts spread over Routt County, according to County Assessor Gary Peterson, and a portion of the overall 2015 tax bill due the county’s general fund was paid in January. County Finance Director Dan Strand was working Monday to refine the total amount of unpaid taxes. “Routt County is willing to wait and allow the (bankruptcy) process,” to be carried out, County Manager Tom Sullivan said Monday. And it’s fairly certain that any future inquiries Routt County might make about the status of Peabody’s property tax delinquency would be through an outside attorney ...
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Groups demand federal probe into Utah role in coal port 21.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Several environmental groups on Monday sent a joint letter to federal authorities asking them to investigate Utah’s plan to sink $53 million of federal mineral royalties — revenue that should be dedicated to local public works projects — into a deepwater terminal in Oakland, Calif., that would ship Utah coal oversees. The groups allege Utah leaders are brazenly circumventing common-sense limits on how the Utah Permanent Community Impact Fund Board, or CIB, is to administer such revenue. This pas... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Stop selling off federal coal at taxpayer expense 19.6.2016 Seattle Times: Opinion

We urge readers to speak out at Tuesday’s public hearing in Seattle and insist that the federal Bureau of Land Management stop selling off federal coal at taxpayer expense.
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150 New Mexico coal workers laid off 18.6.2016 Durango Herald
SANTA FE – At least 150 coal workers were laid off this week as two of the state’s largest producers cut back due to the declining market.The Santa Fe New Mexican reports that Peabody Energy officials confirmed Thursday that the company was laying off 65 workers from mines in Cibola and McKinley counties and San Juan Coal...
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Benefits at risk, coal-miner union rallies in Kentucky 15.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Lexington, Ky. • Thousands of retired coal miners rallied Tuesday in Kentucky to call on Congress to protect their benefits as the industry struggles and operators seek bankruptcy protection from debts. United Mine Workers president Cecil Roberts told the gathering in Lexington of about 4,000 members from seven states that miners spent their lives working in dangerous places to provide the nation’s electricity and steel. The miners, some of whom arrived in wheelchairs, don’t deserve to have thei...
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With benefits at risk, coal miner union rallies in Kentucky 15.6.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of retired coal miners rallied Tuesday in Kentucky to call on Congress to protect their benefits as the industry struggles and operators seek bankruptcy protection from debts. United Mine Workers president Cecil Roberts told the gathering in Lexington of about 4,000 members from seven states that miners spent their lives […]
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Obama mentor paid to fight climate plan 14.6.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Peabody Energy Corp. is set to pay President Barack Obama’s Harvard Law School mentor $435,000 this year to help the bankrupt coal producer challenge the administration’s signature environmental law. The payments to Laurence Tribe, a constitutional law expert and legal icon — spanning May to December this year — were disclosed in a legal filing tied to Peabody’s bankruptcy proceedings. They do not include any money Peabody sent Tribe before its April bankruptcy filing as part of the company’s cr...
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