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Trump to dump controversial environmental nominee

The White House By Science News StaffFeb. 4, 2018 , 10:23 AM President Donald Trump plans to withdraw his highly controversial nominee to chair a key White House environmental panel, according to media reports. Kathleen Hartnett White, who had been picked to chair the White House’s Commission on Environmental Quality …

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The Nunes memo wasn’t meant to win over everyone — just 34 senators

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.). (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images) “When you’re attacking FBI agents because you’re under criminal investigation, you’re losing.” That was White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeting on Nov. 3, 2016. Back then, it was Democrats who were complaining about the FBI, and with ample justification: …

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This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

“Pulp Fiction” made Weinstein rich and respected, and Thurman says he introduced her to President Barack Obama at a fund-raiser as the reason he had his house. “The complicated feeling I have about Harvey is how bad I feel about all the women that were attacked after I was,” she …

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‘Australian flu’: It’s not from Australia

It’s the “influence” of the stars on human beings that causes the sickness, according to Italian folklore from centuries past. Much more is known today about what actually causes influenza, but the contagious respiratory illness remains an international health threat. Currently, flu is widespread across much of the world, including …

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Donald Trump vs. football

But this season, Popson has boycotted the NFL and he says it’s all because of President Donald Trump. “I stopped watching football this current NFL season after President Trump made his remark about team owners kicking out and firing any player who kneeled during the National Anthem,” the 56-year-old told …

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Democrats respond to memo release, calling it ‘dangerous’

The memo, from the GOP and led by House Intelligence Committee’s chairman, Devin Nunes, alleges that then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe told the committee that no surveillance warrant would have been sought for a Trump campaign aide without the opposition research dossier on Trump written by ex-British intelligence office Christopher …

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Dow plunges 666 points — worst day since Brexit

Wall Street just suffered the worst day of the Trump presidency. The Dow closed down 666 points, or 2.5%, its biggest percentage decline since the Brexit turmoil in June 2016 and steepest point decline since the 2008 financial crisis. A strong jobs report showed wage growth is finally starting to …

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