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Humanity is at a crossroads, Greta Thunberg tells Extinction Rebellion

Governments will no longer be able ignore the impending climate and ecological crisis, Greta Thunberg, the teenage climate activist, has told Extinction Rebellion protesters gathered at Marble Arch in London. In a speech on Sunday night where she took aim…

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HURRICANES: Fla. lawmakers move Michael aid bills as Congress stalls

With disaster aid stalled in Congress, Florida lawmakers on Tuesday began moving legislation aimed at providing money and other assistance to people in the Panhandle still recovering from powerful Hurricane Michael.

Climate activists chain themselves up outside Jeremy Corbyn’s house

Climate activists have chained themselves up outside Jeremy Corbyn’s house in the latest escalation of the civil disobedience protests that have been blocking road junctions and landmarks in London since Monday. At about 2pm four protesters, including one Labour councillor,…

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WHITE HOUSE: Trump ballyhoos tax breaks at big rig dealership

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — President Trump played town crier to a warehouse of supporters in the Twin Cities yesterday, offering a series of headlines about how Minnesota and the nation had benefited from his policies on taxes, the economy and regulations.

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CAMPAIGN 2020: Poll: Iowa Democrats love the Green New Deal

The Green New Deal enjoys sky-high support among Iowa Democrats, according to a new poll — a sign the ambitious climate plan could play a significant role in the state’s milestone presidential caucus and the 2020 Democratic primary overall.

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RISK: Schumer vows to fight FEMA flood plan

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency to halt revisions to the flood insurance program that could result in millions of homeowners seeing their premiums rise or fall.