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Source: The Guradian

Trump's reaction to McCabe shows he may be the most useless of them all

Today 18:10 GMT

He even commemorated Presidents Day by accusing McCabe, along with the leaders of his own justice department (DoJ) and most of western civilization, of acting illegally because they had the temerity to question the loyalties and legalities of one Donald Trump.

Trump gave McCabe “almost a gleeful description” of his firing of his boss, James Comey, claiming that “people in the FBI were thrilled about this”.

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Source: The Guradian

Fighting pollution: Toledo residents want personhood status for Lake Erie

Today 18:10 GMT

Called the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, it would grant personhood status to the lake, with the citizens being the guardians of the body of water.

The water source for Toledo is Lake Erie, and an algae bloom caused in part by phosphorous runoff from farms had sickened the lake with an overload of “microcystin” bacteria. The city banned drinking the water for a week and “children, the elderly and pregnant women” were instructed not to even shower.

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Source: Fox News

Trump accuses Rosenstein, McCabe of pursuing ‘illegal and treasonous’ plot against presidency

Today 12:40 GMT

President Trump on Monday accused Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe of pursuing an “illegal and treasonous” plot against him, after McCabe detailed private DOJ discussions about secretly recording and potentially ousting the president.

FORMER TOP FBI LAWYER: TWO TRUMP CABINET OFFICIALS WERE 'READY TO SUPPORT' 25TH AMENDMENT EFFORT. Trump seethed on Twitter over the comments, calling McCabe a liar before lashing out at top DOJ and FBI officials, including ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions, for what he described as a “deranged” plan.

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Source: BBC

The hunt for the fish pirates who exploit the sea

Monday 19:04 GMT

You might like: • The ‘miracle mineral’ the world needs • What links elephants and AI? • How to spot rogue fishing boats. The Andrey Dolgov, or STS-50 or Sea Breez 1 as it also sometimes called itself, had been plundering the oceans of their most valuable living resource – fish.

“The fishing vessel left Mozambique’s waters to find refuge on the high seas,” says Peter Hammarstedt, director of campaigns at Sea Shepherd. “What was amazing was the Tanzanian authorities decided to leave their own waters to pursue it even though it hadn’t committed crime in Tanzania or entered its waters.”

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Source: Fox News

Democrats reject push to alert ICE when illegal immigrants fail firearm background checks

Monday 15:24 GMT

But rejected GOP-led efforts to amend the legislation to alert law enforcement authorities when gun buyers, including illegal immigrants, fail those background checks.

Republicans in the House charged that H.R. 8, known as "The Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019," should have included Florida Rep. Greg Steube's proposed amendment to require that law enforcement be notified "when an individual attempting to purchase a firearm fails a federal background check."

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Source: Common Domain

Canopy Growth co-CEO reveals top priorities for world’s largest legal marijuana company

Saturday 20:55 GMT

Canopy Growth Corp. wants to remain the world’s largest legal pot producer, and to hear co-Chief Executive Bruce Linton tell it, has a detailed plan to stay there.

Their work has certainly paid off on Wall Street, especially after a deal with Constellation Brands Inc. STZ, +0.55% Canopy stock has gained 112% in the past year, as the S&P 500 index SPX, +1.09%  rose 0.5%.


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