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Climate Change Once Again Appears On White House Website
- Any mention of climate change was scrubbed from the site the day Trump moved into the White House. Climate change vanished as a relevant governmental issue almost the instant Donald Trump became president when all mention of it was scrubbed from his administration’s website . But its reality was once again recognized on the site Wednesday with a somber acknowledgment of the problem and a vow from President Joe ...

Source: huffpost.com
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Biden administration to seek five-year extension on key nuclear arms treaty in first foray with Russia
- President Biden is seeking a five-year extension with Russia on the only remaining treaty limiting the world’s two largest nuclear arsenals just days before it expires, said two senior US officials. At the same time, his administration is preparing to impose new costs on Russia pending a newly requested intelligence assessment of its recent activities. The officials said Biden is ruling out a “reset” in ...

Source: bostonglobe.com
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EU leaders ‘discourage’ travel, eye stricter curbs
- EU leaders warn tougher restrictions on movement could come within days if efforts to curtail the pandemic fall short. European Union leaders have “strongly discouraged” Europeans from non-essential travel and warned tougher restrictions on trips could come within days if ongoing efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic fall short. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told a news conference on ...

Source: aljazeera.com
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Dozens killed as 2 suicide bombs tear through Baghdad market
- Baghdad — Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 32 people and wounding more than 100, officials said. The rare suicide attack hit the Bab al-Sharqi commercial area in central Baghdad amid heightened p­olitical tensions over planned early elections and a severe economic crisis. Blood smeared the floors of the busy market amid piles of clothes and shoes ...

Source: cbsnews.com
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Biden admin condemns 'unproductive and cynical' Chinese sanctions against Trump officials
- © Greg Nash President Biden’s administration condemned China’s Inauguration Day sanctions against former Trump officials, calling them “unproductive and cynical.” Emily Horne, Biden’s National Security Council (NSC) spokesperson, called China’s move to sanction officials from the former administration “seemingly an attempt to play to partisan divides,” according to Reuters . “Americans of both ...

Source: thehill.com