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Author: 0 Trump Administration Moves To Expand Offshore Drilling

Rutherford's office, in June, released a letter that collected more than a 100 signatures from members of Congress stating their opposition to coastal drilling and seismic airgun testing, a method used in oil exploration that experts say is harmful and disruptive to wildlife.

People Governor Cooper Declares State Of Emergency For Eastern NC
Author: 0 Governor Cooper Declares State Of Emergency For Eastern NC

Thirteen states from SC to ME are under a winter storm warning as a massive bombogenesis begins wreaking havoc Thursday. Duke Energy reports about 3,500 customers without electricity, with the biggest problems in Cumberland and Harnett counties.

Author: 0 North And South Korea Plan First Talks In Two Years

Seoul responded with an offer of talks between the two, and earlier this week the hotline between them was restored after being suspended for nearly two years. Since taking office last May, South Korea's liberal President Moon Jae-in has pushed hard to improve ties and resume stalled cooperation projects with North Korea.

Author: 0 Iguana stunned by cold moved to safety

Now, we know the temperature has really dropped in Florida - the iguanas are dropping, too. They typically land belly-up, sprawled out. However, as the website iguanainvasion.com notes, a Florida cold snap in 2010 that lasted for a few weeks was enough to "significantly reduce their numbers".

People Trump and Bannon's War of Words
Author: 0 Trump and Bannon's War of Words

The book - which paints Trump as craven, unstable and far out of his depth in the Oval Office - extensively quotes his former ally and chief strategist Steve Bannon , who also received a "cease and desist" order from Trump's attorneys. Trump noted, "He called me a great man last night". The meeting, held after the Russians promised damaging information on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, was attended by Donald Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Paul ...

People Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Coast Guard searches for missing plane off Gulf Coast

A C-130 aircraft was used to search for the missing plane in a region close to Freeport, about 100 km south of Houston, Texas. "Our report shows 150 nautical miles off Freeport", the Coast Guard said on Wednesday. An organization on social media says Kinsinger was on his way to pick up a senior husky in need of medical care. The search is on for an animal rescue pilot whose small plane went missing over the Gulf of Mexico.

People Iran's revolutionary guard says anti-government protests are over
Author: 0 Iran's revolutionary guard says anti-government protests are over

In the southwestern city of Ahvaz, police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators. This time, however, the main takeaway of the protests is not clear, and neither is the outcome. "These hard-earned rights will be protected, and infiltrators will not be allowed to sabotage them through violence and destruction", Zarif tweeted .

People Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20
Author: 0 Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 20

All of the dead were police. Kabul police spokesman Basir Mujahid said police were conducting operations against illegal drug and alcohol sales in the area and that security personnel were attempting to maintain safety among crowds that had gathered.

People Roy Moore cites polygraph to insist he's no pedophile
Author: 0 Roy Moore cites polygraph to insist he's no pedophile

Moore and his campaign also accused some of the women quoted in the Post of being paid by the publication, an allegation the women and the paper have denied . Corfman's lawsuit is an opportunity for her to pursue legal action against Moore even though the statute of limitations on the alleged assault has run out.

People No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach
Author: 0 No matter the laws, result is always abuse: Snowden on Aadhaar breach

The UIDAI had refuted the reports, calling it "misreporting" and reiterated that the server is secure and confidential information of billions of Indians, safe. The Aadhaar-issuing body said the search facility is designed for designated personnel and state government officials to help residents. A detailed investigation done by the daily revealed that with just Rs 500, information such as the names, telephone numbers and addresses of millions of people could be bought.

People Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book
Author: 0 Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book

Bannon instead avoided commenting at length on his feud with Trump, only praising his former boss as a "great man" on Breitbart radio and saying he still supports the Trump agenda. Late Wednesday an attorney for Trump threatened Bannon with legal action, accusing him of violating written confidentiality and non-disparagement agreements by talking to Wolff for the book.

People U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran
Author: 0 U.S. calls for urgent United Nations meetings on Iran

Last night, state media focused on pro-government rallies after a second night without reports of major protests. "We support these legitimate aspirations of the Iranian people, and call on the government to allow the free exchange of ideas and information".

People Another Wind Chill Advisory but relief is in sight
Author: 0 Another Wind Chill Advisory but relief is in sight

In these conditions, frostbite is possible in as little as 15 to 30 minutes. Areas to the south of 8 Mile are in a Wind Chill ADVISORY for the same time. With the surface well below freezing, any snow will stick to the roads. Minimum wind chill values will range from five below zero to five above zero.

People Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt
Author: 0 Hot air balloon crash kills tourist in Luxor, Egypt

According to Egyptian local news outlet Ahram Online , the dead tourist was a US citizen. Currently, Egypt is witnessing unstable weather conditions. One tourist killed and twelve injured. Since then, balloon rides have been monitored by cameras and banned from flying above 2,000 meters. Multiple sources have told the Herald that three or four Kiwis were onboard the balloon, which plummeted to the ground near Luxor on Friday, killing a South African tourist.

Author: 0 Sessions takes aim on marijuana enforcement

But he added that federal prosecutors are unlikely to get much help from local law-enforcement authorities in states where marijuana is legal. "I'm aware of well-known cannabis companies shipping cannabis across state lines", Herzberg said .

People Israel Just Voted To Make It Easier To Kill Terrorists
Author: 0 Israel Just Voted To Make It Easier To Kill Terrorists

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely declared after the vote that "the death penalty for terrorists is moral and just". The legislation must have three readings in Knesset following the preliminary reading in order to be approved .

People More than 100 Orlando airport flights canceled Thursday by winter weather
Author: 0 More than 100 Orlando airport flights canceled Thursday by winter weather

That later jumped to 90 percent. Miami International Airport canceled more than double that and Palm Beach International Airport had over 40 cancellations. However, the board at Bradley already had a lot of red on it. Officials are expecting a lot of people at LaGuardia on Friday and urge people to use mass transit , saying the LaGuardia Link Q70 bus will be free.

People New York State seeks major offshore wind and energy storage rollout
Author: 0 New York State seeks major offshore wind and energy storage rollout

While many top Republicans in NY object to the provision too, Republican Senate Leader John Flanagan was skeptical about Cuomo's plans for a lawsuit. With our public transportation system in crisis for so long, and New Yorkers suffering as a result, we should ask the Governor: If he knows how to fix the system, why has he continued to allow it to fall into disrepair? Local government taxes typically aren't the major part of the tax burden, he said , and finding new, innovative ways to fund ...