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Chinese Activists Probing Ivanka Trump's Factories Have Gone Missing

Hua Haifeng was working undercover for the US-based China Labor Watch (CLW), which said he had witnessed examples of forced overtime and wage violations, BBC reported today. The White House and Ivanka Trump's lawyer did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Over the last seventeen years, China Labor watch has conducted investigations in hundreds of factories across China.



As Trump steps backward on climate, Panetta looks forward

Standing alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang , EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake". decision to pull out of the global climate accord has drawn harsh criticism from leaders all around the world. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris agreement can not be renegotiated, since it is a vital ...


NOAA predicts more active than usual Atlantic hurricane season

NOAA predicts more active than usual Atlantic hurricane season

Forecasters predict a 70 percent likelihood of 11-17 named storms (winds of 39 miles per hour or higher), of which five to nine could become hurricanes . For 2017, forecasters predict a good chance of an above-normal season. Hurricane season officially starts Thursday, and authorities across the Tri-State Area want people to be prepared.


Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election

Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election

US intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails and helping US President Donald Trump's election victory, although there is no hard evidence to suggest the country or Putin was directly behind the contentious win.



Almost 300000 evacuated as cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora has killed five people in Bangladesh, damaging thousands of homes and destroying a refugee camp housing thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Myanmar. The Fishing Boat Association said an estimated 200 fishermen had not returned to port since the cyclone slammed into the coast. Officials told the AP that at least 15 districts, including Chittagong, are at risk to be inundated by the storm surge.


Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

Wray served as assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's Criminal Division from 2003 to 2005. He began his career with Justice in 1991 at the U.S. The committee on Wednesday issued seven subpoenas seeking testimony and information in its investigation into Russian activities during the election.