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Sanchi oil spill near China has tripled in size: images

Iranian oil tanker Sanchi is seen engulfed in fire in the East China Sea, in this January 13, 2018 picture provided by Shanghai Maritime Search and Rescue Centre and released by China DailyChina Daily via REUTERS An Iranian oil tanker carrying 122,000 tons of oil sank after it collided with …

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Air Force picks general to investigate oxygen loss hypoxia incidents

F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing fly an air-to-air training mission against student pilots April 8, 2015. US Air Force/Master Sgt. Jeffrey Allen Numerous Air Force planes were grounded in 2017 after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation while in flight. Both Air Force and …

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Trump allies weaponize revelation about Peter Strzok texts

President Donald Trump. Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump’s allies have latched onto recent revelations that the FBI failed to preserve five months of text messages exchanged by FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page. Strzok was ousted from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after it emerged that he sent …

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Chronic wasting disease may be a risk for humans, says a study

Shutterstock/HLPhoto Chronic wasting disease was discovered in the 1950s after researchers observed deer in Colorado behaving like zombies, staggering around blindly as they starved to death. The disease — which is caused by spreading proteins called prions — has since spread to Canada and other US states including Michigan and …

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Lawmakers removed after protesting Pence’s Knesset speech

Israeli Arab members are escorted by security out as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Israel’s parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool Israeli-Arab members of the Knesset were forcibly removed during Vice President Mike Pence’s speech to Israel’s parliament. The lawmakers held signs saying …

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Netanyahu didn’t applaud when Pence said two-state solution

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Prime Minister’s office in Jerusalem January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ariel Schalit/Pool Vice President Mike Pence gave a landmark speech to Israel’s parliament. During the speech, Pence said the US supports a two-state solution if …

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