Supporters of opposition leader Navalny rally across Russia

Supporters of opposition leader Navalny rally across Russia
MOSCOW — Supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding his call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race with a wave of demonstrations on President Vladimir Putin’s 65th birthday. The rallies came as Navalny himself is serving a 20-day jail term for calling for an unsanctioned protest. In Moscow, several hundred protesters,... Read More

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. In a plan expected to be made public in coming days, the Environmental Protection Agency declared the Obama-era rule exceeded federal law by setting emissions standards that... Read More