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U.S. State Department says may ask Trump to scrap another Obama climate order

Such a move would deepen the Trump administration's already broad rejection of former President Barack Obama's policies on global warming, which Trump has repeatedly suggested is not as serious as scientists claim. In the 2014 executive order, Obama directed the State Department and other agencies to factor climate resilience into development programs to help vulnerable populations around the world protect themselves from the effects of droughts, floods, and storms exacerbated by climate change...
Tags: Science, Obama, Barack Obama, State Department, Trump, GAO, U S State Department, Mike Pompeo, General Accountability Office

U.S. to host Iran-focused global meeting in Poland February 13-14

The United States plans to jointly host a global conference focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, next month in Poland, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. Trump last year withdrew the United States from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord and moved to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.
Tags: Science, Iran, United States, Middle East, Poland, Trump, U S State Department

U.S. to host Iran-focused global summit in Poland Feb. 13-14

The United States plans to jointly host a global summit focused on the Middle East, particularly Iran, next month in Poland, the U.S. State Department said on Friday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News in an interview to air on Friday that the meeting would "focus on Middle East stability and peace and freedom and security here in this region, and that includes an important element of making sure that Iran is not a destabilizing influence." Pompeo said the meeting would "bring t...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Science, Africa, Iran, United States, Middle East, Poland, Fox News, State Department, State, U S State Department, Western Hemisphere, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo

Venezuela calls U.S. comments on Guyana dispute 'interventionist'

Venezuela's foreign ministry on Tuesday described as "interventionist and disrespectful" U.S. comments on a weekend incident in which the country's navy stopped two ships exploring for oil for Exxon Mobil off Guyana's coast. In response to the event, the U.S. State Department said Venezuela had behaved "aggressively" and called on the country to "respect international law and the rights of its neighbors." "It is evident that the U.S. government is interfering in a matter that is not at all i...
Tags: Science, Washington, Exxon Mobil, United States, Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, Guyana, U S State Department, Maduro

State Department Spent $52,000 on Motorized Curtains for Nikki Haley's Apartment

The U.S. State Department’s budget has been slashed drastically under President Trump. But that hasn’t stopped some high-level people in government from living the high life. According to a new report, the State Department spent a whopping $52,701 on curtains for Nikki Haley’s Manhattan apartment last year.Read more...
Tags: Science, United Nations, Manhattan, State Department, Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Nikki Haley, U S State Department, Curtains, President Trump, State Department Spent

American Suffers Mysterious Brain Injury in China Similar to 'Sonic Attack' in Cuba

The U.S. State Department issued a health warning this morning to U.S. citizens in China after an American government worker was diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury. The unnamed worker reported “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.”Read more...
Tags: Science, China, Cuba, New Cold War, U S State Department, US State Department, Covert Sonic Device, Sonic Attack

8 things Trump said about the Paris Climate Agreement that are total BS

President Trump spoke at length on Thursday about his decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.  But much of what he said doesn’t hold water. In fact, it seemed at times that his speech was straight out of a criticism of a 1997 climate agreement the U.S. also joined but then withdrew from: the Kyoto Protocol.  From the legal aspects of the treaty itself, to the effects on U.S. jobs and economic growth, Trump’s address was, as one former U.N. official put it, “factu...
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