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Feb 11 2016

Storm-battered cruise ship returning to NJ port

Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee which oversees the NTSB, made the call in a speech on the Senate floor. The National Weather Service's Ocean P...

Feb 11 2016

Delay of clean power plan stokes worries about Paris treaty

Nationally, the Clean Power Plan would have required states to collectively reduce power plant Carbon dioxide emissions by roughly a third by the year 2030. West Virg...

Feb 11 2016

North Korea Says To Freeze Assets Of South Korean Firms At Kaesong

In September 2014, Pyongyang drafted a new operational regulation - rejected by Seoul - that would have allowed the North to detain South Korean businessmen in Kaesong in...

Feb 11 2016

Obama vows to press ahead on Clean Power Plan after setback

Morrissey adds that the D.C. Circuit Court is going to "hear oral arguments of the states' case on June 2". "We disagree with the Supreme Court's decision to stay t...

Feb 11 2016

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

Russian UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin said Russian air strikes were being undertaken in a "transparent manner". He said "hopefully if and when the situation (in Alep...