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Trump picks Scott Pruitt to head EPA

Environmental groups have reacted with dismay at the nomination of Pruitt, warning that he will not only tear up much of Obama's climate legacy but also imperil the reliably clean air and water that Americans have largely enjoyed over the past 40 years.


French premier Valls expected to launch presidential bid

French premier Valls expected to launch presidential bid

Against China of Xi Jinping, Russia of Vladimir Putin, America of Donald Trump, Turkey of Recep Erdo─čan, there has to be a strong experience in this world. Former economy minister Arnaud Montebourg and former education minister Benoit Hamon, who have joined a group of Socialist rebels opposed to Valls' pro-business policies, have announced their candidacy, alongside other lower-profile candidates.


Taiwan's President: A Phone Call 'Doesn't Mean A Policy Shift'

Taiwan's President: A Phone Call 'Doesn't Mean A Policy Shift'

He continued to praise Trump for doing what he did, which he compares to other people being anxious about China being insulted. The transit stop issue has surfaced days after President-elect Donald Trump infuriated China by accepting a call from the Taiwanese president and blasting China for manipulating its currency, engaging in unfair trade practices, and militarizing the South China Sea on Twitter .



Trump promises to heal divisions, plans visit to Ohio State

Trump claimed on Tuesday that the cost of the new Boeing 747-8s that are slated to become the new Air Force One is upwards of $4 billion. "I think its ridiculous". In September, Boeing won approval from the U.S. government to sell 109 planes worth $17.6bn to Iran Air. Trump also suggested that the Air Force One program should be canceled because of the cost.



Forecast: Snow expected for northwestern parts of New Jersey

Forecasters said traffic will be hard as some brief snow accumulations change to sleet and then freezing rain and as roads become snow- and ice-covered and slick. We're also in for as much as a quarter-inch of ice later Thursday and Thursday night. Before and during severe winter weather coverage, you may hear the News 12 NBC 26 weather team talk about watches, warnings, and advisories issued for the CSRA.


Brexit case sees starkly different views of UK constitution

Brexit case sees starkly different views of UK constitution

Lord Pannick told a panel of 11 Supreme Court justices on Tuesday that the case brought by Gina Miller was that "the prerogative power to enter into and terminate treaties does not allow ministers to nullify statutory rights and duties". Lawyers from Scotland and Northern Ireland argued Wednesday that their legislatures also must give consent before the government can act, creating another potential obstacle.