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A solar panel array collects sunlight, with the Fremont, Nebraska, May 31, 2018, with a power plant seen behind it.
Credits for solar power projects in homes and businesses will be phased out starting next year; industry says credits are hugely successful in fighting climate change  
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July 17, 2019
Zimbabwe's Foreign Currency Ban Spurs Demand for Cryptocurrency
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But Zimbabwe authorities warn that digital currencies are open to manipulation and hacking
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July 17, 2019
Protesters stage a rally denouncing the Japanese government's decision on their exports to South Korea in Seoul, July 17, 2019.
Crisis erupted earlier this month when Japan restricted exports of high-tech materials to South Korea
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July 17, 2019
Former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden arrives to speak at a house party at former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's house, July 15, 2019, in Waukee, Iowa.
Democratic presidential candidate and former US VP's plan to revitalize rural America builds on proposals he's already released on health care and climate change
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July 17, 2019
FILE- A sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas, Jan. 9, 2019.
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Qualcomm, the largest supplier of modem chips that connect smartphones to wireless data networks, on May 21 lost in an antitrust lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission earlier this year
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019
Demonstrators protest against Tia Maria mine in Arequipa, Peru, July 15, 2019.
Residents from area bordering $1.4 billion Tia Maria mine project began protesting on Monday with a blockade of a portion of country's main coastal highway
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By Reuters
July 16, 2019
FILE - Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri gestures during the Paris Peace Forum after the commemoration ceremony for Armistice Day, 100 years after the end of the First World War, in Paris, Nov. 11, 2018.
PM was speaking on first day of a three-day parliamentary session that is expected to approve a state budget that aims to slash the deficit, as a step towards putting Lebanese state finances on a sustainable path
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July 16, 2019