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Special Report: The three young women racing to defuse a climate-change bomb

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OVER THE NORWEGIAN SEA, Norway(Reuters) – Banking hard over the whitecaps off the west coast of Norway, the jetliner flying Dominika Pasternak and her fellow scientists descends so sharply that it seems for a moment as if the crew is about to ditch them all in the drink. FILE PHOTO: Kathryn Bennett, a postgraduate student Read More

FDA launches criminal probe of vaping-related illnesses; Congress to hold hearing about outbreak next week

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday launched a criminal investigation into the nationwide epidemic of vaping-related illnesses after the number of cases recorded by U.S. health officials jumped to more than 500 since last week. The agency’s tobacco director, Mitch Zeller, stressed the agency is not interested in prosecuting individuals who use illegal products Read More

Rep. Ted Budd: Curtailing Second Amendment won’t keep us secure

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What happens when our need for security clashes with our constitutional freedoms and liberties? Benjamin Franklin once said of this choice, “those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” If all you do is listen to political pundits, you would think that we have to Read More

Dog leashes, plastic straws & Christmas lights: Trump exempts 400+ Chinese goods from tariff list

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The US is temporarily exempting some 400 types of Chinese products from tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration. The list includes coffee filters, patio torches and skateboards. The products about to be excluded from the 25-percent duty are listed in the notices scheduled to be published by the Office of the US Trade Representative Read More

Omarosa visits Michael Cohen in prison, has taken on role of ‘personal adviser’: source

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How far hasMichael Cohen sunk in prison? He’s madeOmarosa Manigault Newman his new self-help guru, a source told Page Six. “She apparently has taken on the role of his personal adviser/coach,” said the source, who revealed that the former White House staffer and “Apprentice” star was spotted visiting Cohen at the Otisville Federal Correctional Institution in Otisville, Read More

Dem threatens legal action in standoff with White House over Trump whistleblower

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President Donald Trump (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know as you start your Friday … Congress, White House at standstill over whistleblower complaint reportedly over alleged Trump ‘promise’ to foreign leaderA whistleblower complaint that reportedly involved allegations President Trump made a troubling and unspecified Read More

Bolton, neocons hit Trump for not striking Iran

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John Bolton had to know he was sending a message to the man who pushed him out of the White House. And a strong message it was, disagreeing with the president on just about every foreign policy hot spot. The recently departed national security adviser was speaking to a Manhattan luncheon for the Gatestone Institute, Read More

Marc Thiessen: Impeach Kavanaugh? Democrats, I say go for it

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The latest smear on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is a disaster for Democrats, and everyone seems to know it except the party’s presidential candidates. No sooner had The New York Times published a new, unsubstantiated allegation of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh, then most of the candidates demanded Kavanaugh’s impeachment. “These newest revelations are disturbing,” Read More

‘Five minutes of fame’: UK rapper blasted for brandishing fake severed head of BoJo

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A British rapper’s ‘tasteless’ publicity stunt has been lambasted on social media, after he waved a fake severed head of Prime Minister Boris Johnson during an award show. The 24-year-old rapper slowthai, whose real name is Tyron Frampton, ended his performance at the Mercury Prize ceremony in London on Thursday night by pulling out a Read More

Explainer: Abe, Trump head for trade deal; auto tariffs a sticking point

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TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to clinch a deal on farm tariffs and digital trade when they meet in New York next week. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit Read More