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Elections Commission Chief Uses the “Nuclear Option” to Rescue the Agency From Gridlock 20.2.2019 Mother Jones
Fed up with the Federal Election Commission’s gridlock that has given violators of election law a free pass, the agency’s new chair says she won’t allow FEC lawyers to defend the government when the FEC has been sued for not enforcing the law. This drastic step, which one former FEC lawyer called the “nuclear option,” is effectively an effort […]
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Top Trump Advisers Are Still Plotting a Dubious Nuclear Deal With the Saudis, Lawmakers Warn 20.2.2019 Mother Jones
Top advisers to President Donald Trump plotted to orchestrate a major US national security move—the transfer of sensitive nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia—and to potentially profit from the plan. That’s the takeaway from an interim staff report released on Tuesday by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which announced a full-fledged investigation into the matter. The report, […]
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Congress Investigating Saudi Arabia Nuclear Deal 20.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The congressional memo raises questions about whether Trump is putting the financial interests of his allies ahead of national security.
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John Travolta’s 65th Birthday: His 15 Best Movies 18.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From 'Saturday Night Fever' and 'Grease' to 'Pulp Fiction' and beyond.
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Mexico border wall: Trump faces fight in the courts 16.2.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
California and New York vow to challenge his plan to bypass Congress and build the wall.
News Daily: IS teen's return 'could be blocked', and Trump's wall emergency 15.2.2019 BBC: Front Page
Your morning briefing for Friday 15 February 2019.
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‘Metro Exodus’ Weapons List and Customization Guide 15.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
There are 10 weapons in “Metro: Exodus,” but thousands of ways to customize them. We have a full list of attachments and weapons for assembling the ultimate post-apocalyptic ranger.
What are the biggest threats to humanity? 15.2.2019 BBC: World
Why asteroids and volcanoes aren't the greatest problems facing life on Earth.
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The Most Dangerous Weapon Ever Rolls Off the Nuclear Assembly Line 15.2.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
An era-shaping threshold is being crossed at a weapons plant in the high plains country of the Texas Panhandle, writes James Carroll. By James Carroll TomDispatch.com Last month, the National Nuclear Security Administration (formerly the Atomic Energy Commission) announced that the first…Read more →
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Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment 14.2.2019 BBC: Front Page
The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.
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World’s Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Rolls Off Assembly Line 12.2.2019 Truthout.com
In the upcoming season of presidential politics, the nuclear question belongs at the top of every candidate’s agenda.

The post World’s Most Dangerous Nuclear Weapon Rolls Off Assembly Line appeared first on Truthout.

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Colorado energy director Will Toor to drive push toward renewables, electric vehicles 11.2.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
As the new executive director of the Colorado Energy office, Will Toor, plans to tackle Gov. Jared Polis' "bold goals" of increasing the use of renewable energy sources on the state's electric grid and getting more electric vehicles on the roads.
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Despite few details and much doubt, the Green New Deal generates enthusiasm 8.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Green New Deal to address climate change is short on specifics and wildly ambitious. But even seasoned energy experts admire the enthusiasm it's generating.
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Scientists Find Chernobyl Full of Thriving Animals 7.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Humans abandoned the area in 1986, following the worst civil nuclear disaster in history.
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Dismantling the Doomsday Machines 6.2.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Dan Ellsberg has given us a book that shows the urgency of re-engaging on nuclear disarmament, writes John V. Walsh. With Two Minutes to Midnight, Time Is Running Out By John V. Walsh Antiwar.com  “From a technical point of view,…Read more →
100 percent renewable energy bill progresses at Capitol 6.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A bill that would supercharge Minnesota's renewable energy standard got its first hearing at the Capitol Tuesday.
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Russia: Main Deal Limiting Nukes Next to Go After INF 1.2.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Russia's deputy foreign minister said "there are less and less people in Washington now who are ready to consider arms control as an effective way of ensuring their own security."
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Liberal Elite Still Luring Us Towards the Abyss 31.1.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
We have so little time, but still the old guard wants to block any possible path to salvation, writes Jonathan Cook. By JonathanCook Jonathan-Cook.net A group of 30 respected intellectuals, writers and historians has published a manifesto bewailing the imminent…Read more →
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World's Dumbest Energy Policy 30.1.2019 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
After giving up nuclear power, Germany now wants to abandon coal.
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PG&E's bankruptcy offers a chance to clean a very dirty house 29.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Customers, regulators, suppliers and employees are justifiably nervous about Tuesday’s bankruptcy filing by Pacific Gas & Electric, California’s biggest utility.

Lucrative energy contracts may be canceled, layoffs may occur, and higher electric and gas bills may well be in the offing. Then there’s...

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