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Trump seeks $16 billion to fight flooding tied to climate change

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November 23, 2017 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - Hidden in the Trump administration's US$44 billion (S$59.3 billion) emergency budget request is a plan to expand an Obama-era effort to make cities and towns resilient to the more frequent storms tied to climate change.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Notorious gang behead man near Washington

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November 23, 2017 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON (AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE) - An ultra-violent Latino street gang that President Donald Trump has vowed to wipe out beheaded a man and cut out his heart before burying him in a park near the US capital, reports said on Wednesday (Nov 22).

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Venezuela Arrests Five US Citgo Executives As 'Traitors'

Added: 22.11.2017 21:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that the Venezuelan-American executives that were arrested in a corruption probe from the oil refiner Citgo would be tried as "corrupt, thieving traitors," despite a request from the U.S. to free them, according to The Washington Post. A source familiar with the matter said that five of six executives from the U.S.-based refiner Citgo were arrested in Caracas earlier this week which added further complications to Venezuela's wide-ranging anti-graft sweep of the oil industry. The six executives also included acting President of Citgo Jose Pereira, who has Venezuelan citizenship and U.S. permanent residency. Citgo has not responded to requests for...

After ditching Paris agreement, Trump has another international climate decision to make

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November 23, 2017 10:01 AM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - While it's not the Paris climate agreement, hopes are rising that the Trump administration will not walk away from another international climate accord, one designed to limit emissions of super-polluting gases from air conditioners and refrigerators that could otherwise sharply warm the globe.

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Ethics lawyer says Rep. Conyers mistreated her during her years on Capitol Hill

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A high-profile Washington lawyer specializing in congressional ethics said Wednesday that Rep. John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., harassed and verbally abused her when she worked for him on Capitol Hill in the 1990s and that her repeated appeals for help to congressional leadership were ignored.
"There...

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North Korea Calls U.S. Terror Label a 'Declaration of War'

Added: 22.11.2017 20:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korea lashed out at the U.S.’s decision to redesignate it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling the move an “impudent provocation” that undermines Washington’s stated desire for diplomacy.

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Daredevil To Set Out In Homemade Rocket To Dispel Myth Of Spherical Earth

Added: 22.11.2017 19:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

A daredevil will try to prove that the Earth is flat by launching himself 1,800 feet over the California desert Saturday in a rocket he built from scrap metal, The Washington Post reports. Mike Hughes believes that the whole idea of a spherical earth was fabricated by a conspiracy of billionaire astronauts, and Saturday’s flight is the first step in the California man’s efforts to dispel the idea. Assuming the 500-mph (805-kmh), mile-long (1.6 km-long) flight through the Mojave Desert does not kill him, Hughes told The Associated Press, his journey into the sky will mark the first phase of his ambitious flat-Earth space program. Hughes's ultimate goal is a subsequent launch that puts him...

MS-13 gang 'behead man' in park near Washington DC

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One man has been arrested and charged over the gruesome gang killing.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Trump pardons Drumstick, the turkey

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November 23, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • United States President Donald Trump, who has raised eyebrows by mulling his power to pardon as investigators probe possible ties between his 2016 election campaign and Russia, used his authority in a less controversial way on Tuesday to "pardon" a Thanksgiving turkey.

Trump defends Moore against charges

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November 23, 2017 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON • President Donald Trump has defended embattled United States Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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