Climate Change

Hundreds of demonstrations in Sudan day after nine deaths during protests

CAIRO (AP) – Funeral processions turned into anti-military marches and hundreds took to the streets in Sudan’s capital on Friday, a day after nine people were killed in demonstrations against the country’s ruling generals. The United States and others in the international community condemned the violence in this East African country, which has been rocked …

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Same-sex couples update legal status after ruling on abortion

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Emails and phone calls from same-sex couples, concerned about the legal status of their marriage and the keeping of their children, flooded the office of attorney Sydney Duncan within hours of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional law. right to abortion† Last week’s ruling did not directly affect the …

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N. Korea suggests balloons brought COVID-19 from the south

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea suggested Friday’s COVID-19 outbreak started in people who had contact with balloons flown from South Korea — a highly questionable claim that appeared to be an attempt to rival its rival accountable amid mounting tensions. Activists have flown balloons across the border for years to distribute hundreds of …

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Trump’s vulnerabilities for 2024 increase after new testimony

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa (AP) — Stunning new revelations about former President Donald Trump’s struggle to topple the 2020 election have exposed growing political vulnerabilities just as he sees a new presidential bid. A Former White House Assistant This Week described Trump as an unhinged leader disregarding the safety of elected officials in both parties as …

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Here Hong Kong’s heavy-handed leaders are rewarded in new cabinet

(Bloomberg) – Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee will install a cabinet Friday that will retain national security hardliners and elevate officials with strong ties to China, while President Xi Jinping touts his greater control over the financial center. Most read by Bloomberg The 21-strong group approved by China’s State Council is keeping just six …

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All eyes on airlines as the fourth holiday weekend in July approaches

DALLAS (AP) – Airlines that have stumbled hard over the past two holidays are undergoing their biggest test yet to see if they can handle large crowds when travelers storm domestic airports on July 4 this weekend. Problems surfaced well before the weekend, with some disruptions caused by thunderstorms slowing air traffic. American Airlines canceled …

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As Israel returns to elections, Lapid puts his vision on the line

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s parliament voted on Thursday to dissolve itself, leading to the country’s fifth election in just over three years and pushing veteran politician Yair Lapid into the role of interim prime minister as he swept a deeply polarized country. tries to convince him to embrace his centrist vision. Polls show that it …

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BE OPEN celebrates winners of a competition to support the UN’s Sustainable Goals and fight the food crisis

A design competition entitled “Design to Nurture the Planet” has announced the winners and recipients of five cash prizes awarded by the BE OPEN foundation for proposing a solution to the global food crisis. London, United Kingdom–(Newsfile Corp. – June 30, 2022) – Organized by BE OPEN in support of the United Nations SDG program, …

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Emissions rise from the chimneys of the Jeffrey Energy Center's coal-fired power plant as the sun sets, near Emmett, Kansas, on September 18, 2021.

Supreme Court rules against EPA efforts to curb power plant emissions

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against an attempt by the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate emissions from power plantsdeal a blow to the Biden administration in one of the decides key climate issues by the Supreme Court in more than a decade. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the opinion for a 6-3 …

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