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Aug 04 2022
China fired multiple missiles around Taiwan on Thursday, launching unprecedented military drills a day after a visit by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to the self-ruled island that Beijing regards as its sovereign territory.
The exercises, China's largest ever in the Taiwan Strait, began as scheduled at midday and included live-firing in the waters to the north,Reuters
Dec 21 2021
Two notable acts of Democratic defiance signal a change.
One is an old-school Democratic senator from West Virginia, surviving and thriving in an increasingly red state; the other is the progressive mayor of San Francisco, a city that is a byword for cutting-edge left-wing politics.
Yet both, in their own ways over the last week, signaled that Biden-era progressivism has reachedRich Lowry
Jul 29 2022
Airports, parking lots, and the entire Las Vegas Strip, which houses some of the world’s most famous casinos and hotels, were flooded Thursday night.
Heavy rain filled countless buildings as the city put a flash flood and severe thunderstorm warning in place.
Video footage shared on Twitter shows the streets of Sin City consumed with floodwater. Other videos showed downtownNew York Post (News)
Jul 27 2022
Shipping companies are not rushing to export millions of tons of trapped grain out of Ukraine, despite a breakthrough deal to provide safe corridors through the Black Sea. That is because explosive mines are drifting in the waters, ship owners are assessing the risks and many still have questions over how the deal will unfold.
The complexities of the agreement have set off a slow,Associated Press
Jul 15 2022
The Biden administration on Thursday proposed undoing a Trump-era rule that limited the power of states and Native American tribes to block energy projects like natural gas pipelines based on their potential to pollute rivers and streams.
The Clean Water Act allows states and tribes to review what effect pipelines, dams and some other federally regulated projects might have on waterAssociated Press
Sep 13 2021
The appeal for green is growing: among Americans, 77 percent say they are concerned about the environmental impact of the products they buy, according to a 2021 study from GreenPrint, an environmental technology company.
In addition, nearly eight in ten consumers indicate sustainability is important for them, and more than 70 percent would pay an average of 35 percent more for brandsThe Epoch Times
Aug 26 2021
The discovery that a Michigan town’s drinking water treatment plant has been adding Chinese-made fluoride to its water supply for years has some of its residents upset.
“It’s absurd,” said Steve Stencel, a long-time restaurant owner in Lexington, Michigan. “It’s not good at all, buying our drinking water treatment chemicals from a communist nation that is our enemy. I am surprised thatThe Epoch Times
Jul 06 2022
California and six other Western states have less than 60 days to pull off a seemingly impossible feat: Cut a multi-way deal to dramatically reduce their consumption of water from the dangerously low Colorado River.
If they don’t, the federal government will do it for them.
A federal Bureau of Reclamation ultimatum last month, prompted by an extreme climate-change-induced drop inPolitico
Jul 16 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris said that state lawmakers have proposed hundreds of laws that will suppress or make it difficult for people to vote, and that one way state lawmakers have sought to curtail access to the ballot is to cut off food or water to voters in line.
"They are punishing people for standing in line to vote," Harris told Soledad O’Brien during an interview on BET. "TheyPolitiFact
Jul 04 2021
Record-breaking holiday weekend travel at JFK Airport was grounded Saturday night by a “minor water leak” at the airport’s control tower, officials said.
Hundreds of departing and incoming flights were canceled or delayed at the international transit hub, the Port Authority’s online flight tracker showed at around 10:30 p.m.
“JFK controllers are operating from a secondary controlNew York Post (News)