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U.S. Strengthens Controls on Nuclear Technology Exports to China 12.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Asia
The U.S. implemented heightened controls on nuclear technology exports to China. U.S. officials say the move follows Chinese attempts to illicitly acquire the know-how.
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What does the UN climate change report mean for Minnesota? 9.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest report details just how much scientists say we need to limit greenhouse gas emissions to avoid catastrophe.
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Climate change on trial: MN jury to weigh if it's OK to break laws 8.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Today, three activists who briefly shut down two oil pipelines in Leonard, Minn., two years ago will argue their civil disobedience was justified because climate change is an imminent danger. It could be a bellwether case.
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Ukraine builds solar plant near Chernobyl 6.10.2018 BBC: Science
Ukraine launches its first solar plant in the abandoned area around the former nuclear power station.
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Atoms and Brexit 5.10.2018 BBC: Science
The government says it has a clear plan, but many in the nuclear sector are concerned for the future.
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Kavanaugh Hearings Showcase GOP’s White Male Persecution Complex 2.10.2018 Truthout.com
Republican senators have sought to cement themselves as the saviors of aggrieved white male wrongdoers.

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Google to be sued by Belgium for not blurring military sites 28.9.2018 BBC: Technology
The search giant is facing legal action over its mapping of sensitive locations.
Deal Keeps Alive Last U.S. Nuclear Power Plant Under Construction 27.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
Owners of the last remaining nuclear-power plant under construction in the U.S. agreed to keep working, even as rising costs and unpredictable financial risks threaten the half-built project.
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Owners of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant Face Few Good Options as Deadline Nears 26.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The owners of the last remaining nuclear-power plant under construction in the U.S. continued Tuesday to negotiate a deal to finish the half-built project. But in some ways, the choice of whether to keep going amounts to a no-win proposition.
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Last Nuclear Plant Being Built in U.S. Survives Vote 25.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
One of the owners of the only remaining nuclear-power plant being built in the U.S. voted Monday to continue construction despite escalating costs.
Growing Opposition Threatens Completion of Last U.S. Nuclear Plant 20.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The sole remaining nuclear power plant under construction in the U.S. is facing mounting opposition from cities and lawmakers concerned about its rising costs.
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Lawmakers Reach Deal to Avoid Shutdown Drama Before Midterms 14.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Lawmakers reached a bipartisan deal to keep the government open until after the midterm elections, while also passing a first tranche of spending bills and sending them to President Trump’s desk.
'Monster' Hurricane Florence nears Carolina coast 12.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Forecasters said Florence was expected to blow ashore late Thursday or early Friday, then slow down and dump 1 to 2 1/2 feet of rain that could cause flooding well inland and wreak environmental havoc by washing over industrial waste sites and hog farms.
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Michael Bloomberg Backs Fracking and Invests in Fossil Fuels 11.9.2018 Truthout.com
Billionaires like Bloomberg won’t save us.

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Earthquake Blackout Points to Japan's Fragility 7.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
The effects of the Hokkaido quake and a typhoon that hit Osaka have rippled across the world’s third-largest economy.
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Powerful Quake Hits Northern Japan 6.9.2018 Wall St. Journal: World
A powerful earthquake hit wide areas on Japan’s island of Hokkaido early Thursday, triggering landslides as well as causing the loss of power at nearly all 3 million households and a nuclear power plant to go on a backup generator.
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Audience and Authority in the UK Asylum-Seeking Process 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
The asylum bureaucracy demands a narrative of trauma and mental illness, regardless of lived experience.

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The US Has a Dangerous Medical Interpreter Shortage 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
For many people in the United States, doctors and patients can't communicate across language barriers.

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Major Cities Need to Provide Accessible Public Transportation and Housing 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
In major cities like New York City, access to basic needs for people with disabilities remains difficult.

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Aboriginal Elders Face Off With Uranium Mining Company in the Australian Outback 31.8.2018 Truthout.com
With four new mines approved in the Western Desert, the Tjiwarl turn to courts for help.

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