Archive for February 18th, 2019

'Grandfather Of Climate Science' Wallace Broecker Dies At 87

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 18 2019, 10:40 PM

Broecker was an early advocate for reducing fossil fuels to avoid the disruptive effects of climate change and brought the term "global warming" into the mainstream.

16 States Sue Over Trump's National Emergency Declaration

US & World | | February 18 2019, 9:40 PM

A coalition led by California has sued the Trump administration over its plan to divert billions of dollars to border wall construction.

Trump Warns Venezuela's Maduro Supporters: 'You Will Lose Everything'

US & World | | February 18 2019, 7:40 PM

The U.S. president urged military leaders to stop blocking food aid from entering the country, and said those who refuse to accept the opposition leader "will find no safe harbor ... no way out."

Facebook Has Behaved Like 'Digital Gangsters,' U.K. Parliament Report Says

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 18 2019, 4:00 PM

"The age of inadequate self-regulation must come to an end," says Damian Collins, chair of the committee behind the report, which is often scathing on Facebook's practices and corporate conduct.

Graham Vows To Investigate 'Administrative Coup' In FBI, Justice Department

http://www.scpr.org/archive | | February 18 2019, 3:20 PM

Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe told CBS and NPR that officials had discussed invoking the 25th Amendment, a procedure which takes power away from the president.

Ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner Finishes Prison Term

US & World | | February 18 2019, 5:40 AM

The New York congressman was sentenced to 21 months after he sent an explicit photo of himself to a 15-year-old girl.

North Carolina To Decide As Early As Monday If New House Election Is Needed

Politics | | February 18 2019, 4:20 AM

The North Carolina State Board of Elections will finally get a look at what evidence of election fraud investigators have uncovered in the state's 9th Congressional District.

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