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December 19, 2018 Environmental impact assessments aren’t protecting the environmentSource: Eco-business
All around the world we see a growing catalog of cases where EIAs are giving green lights to developments that should never see the light of day — projects that are destroying irreplaceable habitat or threatening the last...
A bipartisan bill aimed at overhauling federal prisons and reducing recidivism crossed a major hurdle on Tuesday when it was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate.
December 19, 2018 A 2nd Brexit Referendum Once Seemed Unthinkable. Now Support Is GrowingSource: NPR
Not so long ago, staging another Brexit referendum in the United Kingdom seemed almost unthinkable. But in recent weeks, as calls have grown louder, the unthinkable has begun to seem plausible.
December 18, 2018 Plans to break the current Brexit impasse could land Theresa May in even deeper troubleSource: CNBC
Despite efforts by the Labour party and other political opponents of the government in the House of Commons, it now looks very unlikely that Theresa May — after last week's postponement — will put her Brexit proposal to a...
December 18, 2018 Oil prices hit fresh lows as supply worries plague marketSource: MaerketWatch
Crude prices were under fresh pressure on Tuesday, in a third-straight session of losses as investors continued to fret over signs of rising U.S. supply.
Source: The Street
French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire saying that he plans to raise taxes on Alphabet (GOOGL - Get Report) , Apple (AAPL - Get Report) , Facebook (FB - Get Report) and Amazon (AMZN - Get Report) in the immediate future -- as of...
December 18, 2018 Johnson & Johnson CEO: 'We unequivocally believe' our baby powder does not contain asbestosSource: Yahoo Finance
"And that's demonstrated in thousands of studies, studies not only conducted by J&J, but studies conducted by independent authorities, well-respected authorities, where we work closely with regulators who are overlooking the...
December 18, 2018 Xi Jinping promises miracles, but fails to deliver specificsSource: CNN
Xi pledged to continue liberalizing the economy and boosting private companies, while also strengthening state-owned enterprises. There will be "no turning back" to the policies of the past, he said.
December 18, 2018 Cybersecurity failures raise threat of 'deadly missile attacks,' Pentagon watchdog saysSource: NBC News
Cybersecurity lapses as basic as neglecting to encrypt classified flash drives and failing to put physical locks on critical computer servers leave the United States vulnerable to deadly missile attacks, the Defense Department's...
December 17, 2018 UN climate change deal leaves door open for US to rejoiSource: USA Today
Details emerging from a United Nations climate conference in Poland drew rave reviews Sunday from U.S. experts despite the Trump administration's controversial vow to exit the Paris Climate Accord.
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