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- 2018-02-07 18:43:34Z
Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, alluded earlier this week that global warming may be beneficial to humans, once again questioning the world's leading scientists who have declared the phenomenon one of the greatest known threats to humanity.
Afghanistan has become the US Air force's main theater of operations following troop reductions in Iraq and Syria, a top commander said Wednesday. "Afghanistan has become CENTCOM's main effort, thanks to the recent successes in Iraq and Syria," said head of NATO's Air Command in Afghanistan James Hecker, referencing the Central Military Command that operates throughout the Middle East. "This has allowed CENTCOM to shift more assets our way, which will significantly improve our ability to assist the Afghans," he said during a Pentagon conference call.
First lady Melania Trump may have over 9.7 million followers on her @FLOTUS twitter account, but she only follows five people - one of whom may surprise you.
Watching Space X's Falcon Heavy launch, the future suddenly materialized in front of me. For years, space nerds have heard about this huge new rocket with three boosters that could land back on Earth after flying payload after payload to space. But did I think it would really happen, and that somehow, someway I'd get to see it live? Nope. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk just revealed a secret message SpaceX sent to space aboard the cosmic Tesla And yet, there I was at 3:45 p.m. ET on Tuesday, standing by the water outside the press site at Kennedy Space Center watching as the Falcon Heavy lifted off into the blue sky above Cape Canaveral, Florida. The sound of the launch rattled my...
China's detention of Swedish book publisher Gui Minhai while he was being accompanied by Swedish diplomats could set a dangerous precedent for other EU citizens, Germany's ambassador to China said Tuesday. Michael Clauss said all European countries with diplomatic representation in Beijing were concerned about China's actions, and "stood behind Sweden" in its efforts to secure Gui's release and in condemning his arrest. "That China's authorities treat an EU citizen this way is without precedence.
White supremacist groups have targeted college campuses in surging numbers since President Donald Trump's election, emboldened by political and racial tensions over immigration and other issues, according to a group that monitors extremism and bigotry.