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Trump To Sign Offshore Drilling Order A Day Ahead Of Climate March

0SHARESShare WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Friday — one day before a massive demonstration for climate action — clearly aimed at opening up now-protected areas of the Arctic and Atlantic to oil and gas development. In a call with reporters Thursday, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said the order, called the “America-First Offshore Energy Strategy,” will add ...

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Wild Deer Visits 81-Year-Old Woman Twice A Day For A Snack

Having a friend who mooches off you twice a day is usually annoying, but 81-year-old Mette Kvam doesn’t seem to mind. Kvam lives alone in Aurland, Norway, and her friend is a wild deer named “Flippen.” He shows up at her doorstep twice a day looking for some grub , according to Inside Edition. Flippen has been a daily visitor for the ...

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Head Of Uber's Self-Driving Car Effort Steps Down

0SHARESShare Anthony Levandowski, the head of Uber ’s self-driving car unit once described by CEO Travis Kalanick as his “brother from another mother,” is stepping down from his position for a different role at the company. Levandowski’s new job will remain in Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group , which researches self-driving technology. But he will no longer be involved in a key ...

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Trump Says Mexico And Canada Convinced Him To Stay In NAFTA

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was on the verge of withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement until the leaders of Mexico and Canada talked him out of it. “I was going to terminate NAFTA as of two or three days from now,” Trump said at the White House. But then, Trump ...

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Rep. Brad Sherman Worried North Korea Could Smuggle Nuke In 'Bale Of Marijuana'

At least one congressman seems increasingly afraid North Korea could try to send the U.S. some really bomb weed. Illustration: HuffPost Photo: Getty Images A sampling of some North Korean kush. As North Korea continues to threaten the West with a nuclear attack, U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) suggested the isolationist nation could simply smuggle in a nuke through a “bale of ...

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Being The Pope Isn't Always A Breeze

For many Catholics, Pope Francis was a breath of fresh air. But that doesn’t stop him from getting winded ― literally.  It seems that where Pope Francis goes, so do breezes, gales, zephyrs and plain old air currents. Luckily, The pontiff accepts it without getting, dare we say, blustery, as the photos below amply demonstrate. Tony Gentile / Reuters Reuters ...

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Youth Suing Trump Bring Climate Fight To Washington

WASHINGTON — Back home in Hawaii, Journey Zephier is a vocal opponent of the genetically modified crop industry and its extensive use of toxic pesticides. But today, the 17-year-old activist finds himself at the center of a much larger fight: climate change.  Zephier, a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe, is among 21 children and young adults from around the ...

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How North Korea's Political Ideology Became A De-Facto Religion

On Tuesday, the highly insular North Korea conducted a massive artillery drill to mark the foundation of its military as tensions with the United States continued to escalate. Like many aspects of North Korea’s political and economic systems, its military came into being under the late president Kim Il Sung. Born into a Christian family during a time of Japanese ...

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The Alluring Power Of Leopard Print, In Photos From Across The World

Leopards are carnivorous cats distinguished by their strength, adaptability and rosette-speckled fur, which acts as easy camouflage in their natural environments. If you’ve ever adorned yourself with some sort of leopard print clothing or accessory, you may have felt a certain power in its furry grip ― a connection to nature, a feline poise, the fearlessness of a predator.  Haitian-Canadian photographer ...

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GOP Lawmakers Team Up With Anti-Islam Activist To Launch Israel Victory Caucus

WASHINGTON ― A pair of Republican lawmakers launched a caucus on Thursday aimed at ensuring the “victory of Israel in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.” The legislators seek to replace peace talks with a policy that could be seen as greenlighting Israeli aggression towards Palestinians. “Israel Victory Caucus” co-chairs Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) and Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) are partnering with ...

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