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Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Environmentalists warn Mr Trump's order will have serious consequences at home and abroad.

Francois Fillon's wife Penelope under formal investigation

The French presidential candidate's wife is accused of being paid public money for a "fake job".

Cyclone Debbie: Queensland braced for dangerous floods

A 1,300km (800 miles) area is at dangerous risk of flooding after Cyclone Debbie, authorities warn.

Russia arrest 'like a bad dream'

Olga Lozina featured in an iconic photo taken during an anti-government protest in Moscow on Sunday.

Turkey 'spied' on pro-Gulen opponents in Germany

Hundreds of people suspected of backing a US-based cleric are being watched, reports say.

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International Herold Tribune - Asia & Pacific

F.B.I. Arrests Iraqi Refugees Related to American’s Kidnapper

The two refugees in Virginia are accused of failing to disclose that a brother had been involved in the 2004 kidnapping of an American contractor in Iraq.

Afghan General Tasked With Cutting Corruption Is Now Accused of It

Maj. Gen. M. Moein Faqir was arrested on charges that included misuse of food money meant to supply his soldiers, officials say.

Samsung May Bring Back Its Fire-Plagued Galaxy Note 7

The South Korean giant is considering offering refurbished models of its canceled smartphone, a move that has raised eyebrows in the technology world.

Indian-Americans Reward Man Who Intervened in Kansas Shooting

Ian Grillot, who was shot and wounded when he reacted to an attack on two Indians, received a $100,000 check from India House Houston to help buy a home.

Bones Aboard South Korean Ferry Stir Hope, Then Anguish, in Relatives

Officials reported finding human remains on the Sewol, nearly three years after the ship sank, but later said the bones were from an animal.

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International Herold Tribune - Africa&Middle East

Ex-First Lady of Ivory Coast Found Not Guilty of War Crimes

Simone Gbagbo was also acquitted of crimes against humanity in a trial that focused on her role in abuses that led to deaths after a 2010 election.

‘Social Discontent’ Grips Ivory Coast as Economic Gains Pass Many By

Shaken by a mutiny and then a strike by 180,000 civil servants that closed schools, the West African nation looks for a way back.

Bodies of 2 U.N. Researchers Are Found in a Shallow Grave in Congo

Michael Sharp of Kansas and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were investigating a new rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Ahmed Kathrada, Anti-Apartheid Activist in South Africa, Dies at 87

He spent 26 years in prison, many alongside his close friend Nelson Mandela, for resisting white minority rule.

International Herold Tribune - Africa & Middle East



MSNBC.com

Embattled DNC Asks All Staffers For Resignation Letters

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has launched a major reorganization of the party, which has been battered by recent crises, and the DNC has requested that resignation letters of all current staffers be submitted by next month. Perez is interviewing staff and others as part of a review process to decide who will stay and how the party should be structured in the future.

Cyprus Connection: Manafort-Linked Accounts on Island Raised Red Flag

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, operated a complex and opaque network of businesses on Cyprus, an island long known as a hub for moving money in and out of Russia, an NBC News investigation has found.

'Stop Shaking Your Head': Spicer Lashes Out at Reporter

Spicer snapped at a reporter over a question about the administration's image, telling the veteran correspondent to "stop shaking your head."

New Executive Order Takes Aim at Obama Era Climate Policy

The White House took a major swipe at President Obama's climate change legacy Tuesday with the signing of an executive order on energy independence.

Trump Proposes Slashing NIH by $1.2 Billion Immediately

President Trump, who had just proposed slashing the NIH budget for next year by 20 percent, suggested an immediate $1.2 billion cut Tuesday.

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The New York Times

Trump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate Policies

Flanked by coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump signed an order directing the agency to start the process of rewriting the Clean Power Plan.

Coal Miners Hope Trump’s Order Will Help. But Few Are Counting on It.

President Trump’s move aiming to roll back environmental regulations elated many in coal country who felt bullied by his predecessor. But expectations for a comeback remain muted.

Policy Shift Helps Coal, but Other Forces May Limit Effect

Reversing clean power rules may lead to more drilling and pipelines, but economics and state initiatives still favor natural gas and renewable energy.

Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Words on Energy and Jobs

President Trump claimed undue credit for job gains and miscast the effect of his executive orders on energy.

What to Know About Trump’s Order to Dismantle the Clean Power Plan

President Trump is set to undo key aspects of Obama’s climate legacy, targeting regulations for coal-fired power plants.

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