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Feb 17 2016

Teenage girl describes encounters with footballer Adam Johnson

Blackwell said Johnson made contact with the girl after receiving a Facebook friend request late in 2014, arranged to meet her, and was made aware she was aged 15. When...

Feb 17 2016

Obama calls up Putin, asks him to stop Russian jets bombing Syria

Russian bombing raids directed at rebel groups are meanwhile helping the Syrian army to achieve what could be its biggest victory of the war in the battle for Aleppo, the...

Feb 17 2016

Timing for DEP's clean power plan in flux

By keeping coal-fired power plants in business longer, this would be a blow to public health and a setback in the drive to prevent climate change . The EPA's regulatio...

Feb 17 2016

President Obama Believes His Climate Change Rule Will Survive

The 5-4 ruling was unprecedented in the sense that an appeals court is considering a challenge from 29 states and industry groups. That has led to a loss of mining jobs i...

Feb 17 2016

States Opposing Clean Power Plan Win Victory

They argued that the plan oversteps federal authority to restrict carbon emissions, and that electricity providers would have to spend billions of dollars to begin comply...