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Labour leadership: Party members set to grill leadership candidates 18.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The five MPs running to succeed Jeremy Corbyn will be quizzed by party members for the first time later.
Trump’s Space Force Is Worse Than Reagan’s Star Wars 17.1.2020 Truthout.com
The U.S. military is creating and filling an imaginary “space gap,” wasting funds while increasing the risk of ...
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Strongman Putin stokes patriotism in small-town Russia 15.1.2020 BBC: World
Nationalism, patriotism and poverty on show in the Russian town of Kolomna.
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Clean energy plan a focus of Minnesota Senate panel hearing 15.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Differences between Senate Republicans and Gov. Tim Walz over fossil fuels in the state’s electrical energy future are expected to be debated again during the upcoming legislative session.
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In pictures: Builder of M1, London mosque and Coventry Cathedral opens archive 13.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Construction firm John Laing built projects including the M1, Severn Bridge and Coventry Cathedral.
Canadian officials accidentally push nuke alert to millions 13.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke Sunday to a cellphone alert warning them of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto — only to later be told the message was a mistake.
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Canada nuclear plant: Alert about incident sent in error 12.1.2020 BBC: World
Officials demand answers after people were warned of an incident at the Pickering power plant.
UK nuclear weapons programme £1.3bn over budget 10.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The MoD's "poor management" of the programme has resulted in growing costs and delays, a watchdog finds.
Letters to the Editor: Getting rid of cesium over 'dirty bomb' fears would be a massive overreaction 1.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cesium-137 is a cheap material that can be used to irradiate food, medical supplies and much more. It does far more good than any harm that could be done using it.

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New U.S. law requires probe of Marshall Islands nuclear dump threatened by rising seas 30.12.2019 LA Times: Environment

Congress is demanding the Department of Energy investigate an aging, cracking U.S. nuclear waste dump in the Marshall Islands, the focus of a Los Angeles Times investigation this year.

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The best science long reads of 2019 29.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
A selection of the best science and environment features published this year.
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Terrorists could make a 'dirty bomb' from this common medical device; why regulators won't act 27.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

Regulators have disregarded warnings to stop licensing devices containing radioactive cesium. Hundreds are in use, and the risk has grown, an L.A. Times investigation has found.

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New engine tech that could get us to Mars faster 25.12.2019 BBC: Science
Nasa wants to send humans to Mars one day, but do we have the engines to get us there?
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Fiery Disagreements Erupt at Sixth Democratic Debate 21.12.2019 Truthout.com
Bernie Sanders shouts at Joe Biden
Democratic presidential candidates clashed over money in politics, Medicare for All and free college Thursday night.
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EU carbon neutrality: Leaders agree 2050 target without Poland 13.12.2019 BBC: World
The bloc sets a target for carbon neutrality but Poland, which relies heavily on coal, is exempted.
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Environmental, nuclear worries force Prairie Island tribe to seek new lands 13.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Long-standing concerns about flooding and the nearby nuclear plant have led Prairie Island to seek property inland from the tribe’s ancestral Mississippi River home. It’s a journey that carries hope and pain.
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Huge waves and disease turn Marshall Islands into 'a war zone,' health official says 6.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

The Marshall Islands' capital city is flooded by storm waves, dengue fever and flu are rampant, and its president pleads for help from the global community.

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General election 2019: Seven-way debate fact-checked 30.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Senior figures from seven political parties took part in a BBC election debate.
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With Coal’s Decline, Pennsylvania Sees Rise of Natural Gas-Fueled Plastics 27.11.2019 Truthout.com
Resting angel on a tombstone in Bethlehem Cemetery in Shippingport, Pennsylvania, next to the Bruce Mansfield coal power plant. Steam in the background rising from the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station.
The expansion of the natural gas industry is moving us in the wrong direction.
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SNP manifesto 2019: Key policies explained 27.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
The SNP election manifesto has been launched. What are its most eye-catching promises?
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