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Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of Clinton

Doubts surface about key witness in Uranium One probe of ClintonFederal officials have serious questions about the credibility of a key witness in congressional investigations of Hillary Clinton’s role in the Uranium One sale.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 3:36 PM

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned You

Keystone XL Opponents On 210,000-Gallon Spill: We Warned YouIn April 2016, just five months after President Barack Obama rejected the proposal to build the Keystone XL pipeline, the existing Keystone pipeline leaked 17,000 gallons of oil onto private land in southeastern South Dakota.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 5:51 PM

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues Island

Head Of Puerto Rico Power Utility Resigns As More Controversy Plagues IslandThe head of Puerto Rico’s power utility resigned Friday while facing scrutiny for the slow progress being made on restoring the island’s power grid eight weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 6:50 PM

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North Korea

Injured defector's parasites and diet hint at hard life in North KoreaBy Josh Smith and Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - Parasitic worms found in a North Korean soldier, critically injured during a desperate defection, highlight nutrition and hygiene problems that experts say have plagued the isolated country for decades. At a briefing on Wednesday, lead surgeon Lee Cook-jong displayed photos showing dozens of flesh-colored parasites - including one 27 cm (10.6 in) long - removed from the wounded soldier's digestive tract during a series of surgeries to save his life. The parasites, along with kernels of corn in his stomach, may confirm what many experts and previous defectors have described about the food and hygiene situation for many North Koreans.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:07 AM

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream Act

19 Asian-Americans Arrested At Paul Ryan's Office Pushing For Dream ActNineteen Asian-Americans protesting outside Speaker Paul Ryan’s office on Capitol Hill were arrested Wednesday while calling for him to move the Dream Act to a vote.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:17 PM

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger JetRich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America's B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.




POSTED NOVEMBER 18, 2017 8:39 PM

Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTA

Florida fruit growers sour over NAFTAWith the fifth round of talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement underway, Florida fruit and vegetable growers are pressing for changes. All sides are trying to make their voices heard as negotiators from the United States, Canada and Mexico gather in Mexico City to continue the US-initiated effort to revamp the deal. Under NAFTA, exports to Canada and Mexico of food produced in the United States have jumped to $39 billion this year from $8.7 billion in 1992.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 2:19 PM

Tesla Revives Roadster for 2020

Tesla Revives Roadster for 2020Tesla unveiled a reimagined Roadster on Thursday that is essentially a redesign of its very first vehicle but with amped-up promises for speed and performance, and a $200,000 price tag. "The poin...




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 11:56 AM

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, son

Neighbor: Northern California gunman targeted victim, sonRANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — A neighbor's account indicates that a Northern California shooter who killed five people this week may have targeted an elementary school as part of his long-running feud with neighbors.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 7:37 PM

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, Kenya

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga clash with police in Nairobi, KenyaTwo people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters cheering a convoy carrying opposition leader Raila Odinga in Nairobi.




POSTED NOVEMBER 17, 2017 8:37 AM

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