Europe Rethinks Its Reliance on Burning Wood for Electricity

A new proposal would significantly rewrite E.U. rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets.

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1972 Killing of North Carolina Family Was Work of ‘Dixie Mafia,’ Sheriff Says

Investigators recently identified four suspects in the 1972 killings of Bryce, Virginia and Bobby Durham. Three of the men are dead, and one is serving a life sentence for other murders.

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Grisly Killing of North Carolina Family Was Work of ‘Dixie Mafia,’ Sheriff Says

Investigators identified four suspects in the 1972 killings of Bryce, Virginia and Bobby Durham. Three of the men are dead, and one is serving a life sentence for other murders.

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DarkSide, Blamed for Colonial Pipeline Attack, Says It Is Shutting Down

The hacking group, which the F.B.I. has said was responsible for the ransomware attack, said it had received “pressure” from the U.S.

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SEC Warns Mississippi Over Confederate Emblem on State Flag

The league’s statement will place new pressure on Mississippi lawmakers. But it may not make much difference.

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