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Source: Fox News

Florida sheriff on border crisis after major drug bust: ‘It makes me absolutely crazy’

Today 00:35 GMT

A sheriff in Florida warned Thursday of dangerous drug smugglers infiltrating the U.S. after his department seized 50 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of $1.4 million during an undercover drug trafficking investigation.

Speaking on “Fox & Friends,” Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said it makes him “absolutely crazy,” adding, “You want to just pull your eyeballs out” when it was revealed the alleged leader of the group of drug smugglers is an illegal alien.

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Source: The Guradian

North American drilling boom threatens major blow to climate efforts – report

Today 02:25 GMT

More than half of the world’s new oil and gas pipelines are located in North America, with a boom in US oil and gas drilling set to deliver a major blow to efforts to slow climate change, a new report has found.

“What we need is increased investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency, not increased investments in fossil fuel infrastructure.”

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Source: Fox News

#MeToo scandal shakes up major DC lobby run by Clinton official

Thursday 19:05 GMT

The nation’s largest and oldest Native American lobby is facing a major shakeup in the wake of a #MeToo scandal, with Fox News confirming that its embattled leader – who announced her resignation in February amid criticism of her handling of that case – is set to leave the organization in early May.

Jacqueline Pata, the executive director of the National Congress of American Indians for 18 years, initially said she would stay on until the organization has hired a successor.

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Source: Reuters

Chinese people love peace, Xi says as kicks off major naval parade

Tuesday 22:44 GMT

The Chinese people love peace and countries should not threaten each other with the use of force, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday as he kicked off a large-scale naval parade marking 70 years since the founding of China’s navy.

Meeting foreign naval officers in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao, Xi said the navies of the world should work together to protect maritime peace and order. “The Chinese people love and long for peace, and will unswervingly follow the path of peaceful development,” Xi added, in remarks carried by the official Xinhua news agency, after foreign reporters were asked by Xi to leave the room.

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Source: Fox News

Joe Bastardi: Hurricanes happen, whether they are politically exploited by climate change activists or not

Wednesday 04:14 GMT

Using hurricanes as a political tool to advance an agenda, however, does nothing to expand or enhance this, or the safety net for our nation.

When it comes to hurricanes and the hysteria that the climate change purveyors are trying to encourage, I believe that presenting the other side of the issue will allow you to at least be able to question the ideas that are being pushed on you. Hurricane research and forecasting methods need to be a major initiative for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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Source: Common Domain

FTSE 100 trades at more than 6-month high as major oil companies rally

Wednesday 10:50 GMT

The commodity-heavy FTSE 100 got a lift after the U.S. on Monday said it would cease to allow countries from importing Iranian oil, deciding not to renew waivers, set to terminate May 2, which were granted to countries including China, India and Turkey.

As oil prices climbed, shares of Royal Dutch Shell RDSA, +1.84% were up 1.7%, and BP PLC’s stock BP., +2.17% gained 2.2%, with shares of Tullow Oil PLC TLW, +3.26% climbing 4.2%.

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Source: The Guradian

This week's Game of Thrones: a booze-fest – and the most moving episode yet

Tuesday 10:50 GMT

Once that dust has settled, we might look back on this episode as the last night of the old Game of Thrones and, like Tyrion urging his companions to stay for one last drink, wish we could have made it last a little longer.

Episode two of the final season of Game of Thrones was called A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms, a grand and unusually courtly title for a drama defined by political opportunism and devious backstabbing.

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Source: DW

Major meeting in Paris to review first global biodiversity assessment since 2005

Wednesday 17:16 GMT

Prepared by 150 leading international experts from 50 countries, balancing representation from the natural and social sciences, with additional contributions from a further 250 experts, the Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is to be presented to representatives of 132 governments in Paris next week.

The report will offer an integrated overview of where the world stands in relation to key international goals, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and the Paris Agreement on climate change.

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Source: Common Domain

This is where you should buy a home if you want to live in the suburbs

Tuesday 09:55 GMT

While over half the nation’s housing stock is located in the suburbs, most of these communities cannot compete with major cities on house-price increases.

Throughout most of the housing industry’s recovery from the Great Recession, housing markets in urban areas have outpaced those in the suburbs and exurbs. List prices for homes in major cities have skyrocketed and, thanks to the tight supply of homes available for sale, properties have in recent years flown off the market.


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