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Biden's climate crusade: Oil and gas drilling BANNED on federal land in new round of executive orders

Biden's climate crusade: Oil and gas drilling BANNED on federal land in new round of executive orders

17 minutes ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

President Joe Biden has signed more climate-focused executive orders. Among them are directives setting climate change as a national security priority, and imposing a...
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Kamala Harris administers oath to top US diplomat

Kamala Harris administers oath to top US diplomat

47 minutes ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

America's new top diplomat took the helm of the State Department on Wednesday with a vow to rebuild the ranks of the foreign service and rely on its expertise as the Biden...
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Norway to SHUT BORDERS to all except essential travelers to halt spread of Covid-19 variants, PM says

Norway to SHUT BORDERS to all except essential travelers to halt spread of Covid-19 variants, PM says

1 hour ago   |   RT

All foreign arrivals apart from travelers on essential journeys will be banned from entering Norway as of midnight on Friday, in an effort to contain the spread of Covid-19...
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UN pick says US will counter China's agenda

UN pick says US will counter China's agenda

1 hour ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

President Joe Biden's pick to be America's ambassador to the United Nations says if she's confirmed by the Senate, she'll vigorously counter China's authoritarian agenda and...
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JFK and the Strategy of Peace 

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

John F Kennedy was inaugurated as president of the United States nearly sixty years ago today. In the less than three years before he was assassinated in November of 1963, he...
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Top House Democrats Ask Joe Biden To Stop Trump-Era Saudi Arms Deal

Top House Democrats Ask Joe Biden To Stop Trump-Era Saudi Arms Deal

1 hour ago   |   The Huffington Post

House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Gregory Meeks leads a letter obtained by HuffPost that requests reversals of pro-Saudi U.S. policies.
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Brazil Foreign Minister May Be Replaced in Cabinet Shake Up, VP Says

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro may soon replace Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo as part of an overhaul of his cabinet, Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Wednesday.
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Moscow issues hefty fines to US state-run media RFERL for failure to declare ‘foreign agent' status on material aimed at Russians

Moscow issues hefty fines to US state-run media RFERL for failure to declare ‘foreign agent' status on material aimed at Russians

1 hour ago   |   RT

Russia's national media watchdog has slapped a media outlet funded and controlled by the US Government with a large fine, after it was found to have failed to declare its links...
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After agreeing New START extension, Moscow warns treaty may not last long if US attempts to ‘undermine Russia's national security'

After agreeing New START extension, Moscow warns treaty may not last long if US attempts to ‘undermine Russia's national security'

2 hours ago   |   RT

A day after Moscow and Washington agreed on a long-awaited extension to the New START nuclear arms reduction treaty, a senior Russian diplomat has warned that the deal may not...
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Russia fines US-funded broadcaster under foreign agent law

3 hours ago   |   ABC News

A Russian court has fined U.S.-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty $14,600 for violating the country's law on foreign agents
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Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

Feds Get First Conviction in Plot to Kidnap Governor

One of six men accused of plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pleaded guilty Wednesday and agreed to testify against the other five suspects. Ty Garbin, a... Read more ...

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King named NFL's 1st Black female assistant position coach

Jennifer King is just the second woman in league history to be an assistant position coach after Tampa Bay's assistant defensive line coach Lori Locust. Read more ...

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

No Mardi Gras parades, so thousands make 'house floats'

You just can't keep a good city down, especially when Mardi Gras is coming. Read more ...

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

Biden aims for most ambitious US effort on climate change

President Joe Biden is undertaking the most ambitious effort ever to cut America's oil, gas and coal emissions and stave off the worst effects of climate change. Read more ...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

'I couldn't believe it': Customer leaves huge tip for restaurant's entire staff

The customer left a $2,021 cash tip and a note. Read more ...

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

FDA places all alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico on 'import alert'

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico will now be subject to heightened scrutiny, and FDA staff may detain shipments. Read more ...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl...

Inaugural poet, Harvard grad, Amanda Gorman to participate in Super Bowl coin toss

Amanda Gorman will recite a poem about the impact of the three honorary Super Bowl captains. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

Mets name Zack Scott acting GM after Jared Porter firing

The Mets are moving forward with Zack Scott as their acting general manager, the team announced Wednesday, after they fired GM Jared Porter for sending lewd text messages to a... Read more ...