BEIJING — The world’s biggest coal users China, the United States and India have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions.
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—Typewriter enthusiasts gather at an Albuquerque restaurant to experiment with vintage Smith Coronas.
Fans in Boston kneel in a city square and type stories about their lives during a pro-immigration demonstration.
A documentary on typewriters featuring Tom Hanks and musician John Mayer is set for release this summer.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Fast-food chain McDonald’s has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early.
The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.
IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says “we understand that McDonald’s is looking to focus on different business priorities.”
TORONTO — Canadian merchants may soon start charging customers extra to pay with certain credit cards thanks to a settlement agreement in a class action suit.
OTTAWA — Homeowners with variable rate mortgages losing sleep over the increased chatter about a potential interest rate hike by the Bank of Canada should consider locking their rates in now, mortgage experts say.
James Laird, co-founder of interest rate-comparison website RateHub, says in order to stick with the variable option you need to be able to handle fluctuating rates.
LONDON—British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament, throwing British politics into chaos.
The shock result could send Britain's negotiations to leave the European Union—due to start June 19—into disarray.
The pound lost more than two cents against the U.S. dollar.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — President Donald Trump says withdrawing from a global climate change agreement will boost the U.S. economy, but existing market forces have had far more of an effect on the fossil fuel industries than climate regulations.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SpaceX is taking recycling to a whole new realm all the way to orbit.
On this week's supply run to the International Space Station, SpaceX will launch a Dragon capsule that's already travelled there.
The milestone comes just two months after the launch of its first reused rocket booster for a satellite.
DETROIT — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests.
WASHINGTON — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump’s presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law.