User: irge304 Topic: Biodiversity
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How shutdown affects key parts of federal government 21.1.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown....
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The shutdown shows both parties are trying to govern in a fantasy land 21.1.2018 Washington Post
The shutdown shows both parties are trying to govern in a fantasy land
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Thai police arrest suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking 20.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Thai police have arrested a suspected kingpin of wildlife trafficking who allegedly fueled much of Asia’s illegal trade for over a decade, officials said Saturday.
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U.S. Congress has shut down the government. Now what? 20.1.2018 Hindu: News
Here’s a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down the government.
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What won't get done during a government shutdown 19.1.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Although the government won't actually close if Congress fails to pass a spending bill by Friday at midnight, there's plenty that won't get done if hundreds of thousands of federal employees are barred from working until Washington agrees on a plan....
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The Energy 202: Possible government shutdown means FEMA could be hobbled while national parks stay open 19.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The impact of a shutdown on environmental and energy agencies will be uneven.
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A government shutdown survival guide 19.1.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This is the third edition of the NewsCut Guide to a Government Shutdown in its 10-year history, a fact of trivia that underscores how dysfunctional democracy and representative government actually is.
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Everything you need to know about a government shutdown 19.1.2018 Washington Post
Everything you need to know about a government shutdown
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The Energy 202: Trump administration is sidelining science boards, new report says 18.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The administration has lots of explanations.
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Trump officials weigh keeping national parks open even if government shuts down 18.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Championed by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, the plan is aimed at blunting public anger.
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Sundance film festival: Unleashed, indeed. This year's lineup looks to be the strongest in years. 18.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

"Obsession. Unfetter. Unravel. Unleash. Fantasy. Nightmare." What does it all add up to? Would you believe Sundance 2018?

Though already first among leaders in the domestic film festival universe, Sundance has seen fit to rebrand itself with an enigmatic ad campaign featuring all those words and...

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Most of National Park Service panel quits out of frustration with Zinke’s refusal to meet with them 17.1.2018 Washington Post
The resignations of nine out of 12 National Park System Advisory Board members leaves the federal government without a functioning body to designate national historic or natural landmarks. 
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World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list 16.1.2018 AP National
Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the U.S.'s list of endangered animals....
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Oregon group files lawsuit to protect rare plant 16.1.2018 AP Washington
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- A group of Oregon conservationists is suing the U.S. Forest Service after it reauthorized livestock grazing on grasslands within Hells Canyon National Recreation Area....
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Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants 15.1.2018 AP National
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that are being slaughtered for their tusks in Africa....
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For two days after his two years in jail, Cliven Bundy's supporters got to listen, talk and learn from their hero 15.1.2018 LA Times: Nation

Inside the dimly lighted law office, there weren't enough seats. A receptionist went to a back room and found a few more chairs. On a small, sunken couch by the window, three people scrunched together. Of the nearly 30 people there, many stood.

After about 30 minutes, Cliven Bundy emerged through...

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Washington, Idaho officials say saving roadkill makes sense 15.1.2018 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Idaho and Washington have passed laws allowing people to salvage roadkill, provided they fill out a short form with the state wildlife agency to get a permit....
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Officials say salvaging roadkill makes a lot of sense 15.1.2018 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Idaho and Washington have passed laws allowing people to salvage roadkill, provided they fill out a short form with the state wildlife agency to get a permit....
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TV This Week, Jan. 14-20: 'Cocaine Godmother,' 'I Am Not Your Negro' and more 13.1.2018 LA Times: Commentary

SUNDAY

The new documentary “Trophy” details a new twist in wildlife conservation: Big-game hunting. 6 and 9 p.m. CNN

No whammy! The new special “Cover Story: Press Your Luck Scandal” tells the tale of the contestant who won big bucks by gaming the hit game show in the 1980s. 7 and 10 p.m. GSN

Jenna...

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The Daily 202: Trump has no nominees for 245 important jobs, including an ambassador to South Korea 12.1.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The president lags his predecessors in filling posts that make government work.
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