Monday , 20 August 2018

Politics

EPA's response to Obama climate policy includes fewer restrictions on coal plants

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday is expected to formally announce its replacement for the Clean Power Plan, a signature policy designed to fight climate change that was supported by President Barack Obama. The new plan will include measures aimed at making it easier for electricity produced from coal to compete with natural gas and renewable sources, such as eliminating …

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American teenager reported missing in Paris

American and European authorities are scrambling to locate a Miami-area teenager who traveled with his family to Paris, left a goodbye note and then disappeared, a federal law enforcement official told ABC News this evening. The source said the disappearance appears to have been a deliberate, pre-planned action, and that the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the U.S. …

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Trump taunts former CIA director to sue over revoked security clearance

Labeling former CIA director John Brennan “the worst CIA Director in our country’s history” in a tweet, President Donald Trump on Monday challenged Brennan to file a lawsuit over the president’s stripping of his security clearance last week. The president appeared to be responding to comments made by Brennan over the weekend, calling the president’s decision to revoke his security …

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In the city that claims him, Ben Carson falls from grace

The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents to the Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore: a smiling Dr. Ben Carson in surgical scrubs, rubbing together the careful, steady hands that helped him become the nation’s most famous black doctor. “The person who has the most to do with your success is you,” it reads. That was …

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