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Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change plan

Green New Deal: McConnell wants Democrats to go 'on record' about AOC's climate change planSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't like the Green New Deal, but he wants a vote on the controversial so Democrats can be put on the record.



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Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy Klobuchar

Trump again confuses climate change with weather in tweet attacking Amy KlobucharDonald Trump attacked Amy Klobuchar on Sunday, in a tweet that appeared to demonstrate a lack of understanding about climate change. The Democratic senator had announced that she was running for the presidency earlier that day, in a speech delivered as snow fell around her in Minneapolis. The Minnesota senator added that on her first day as president she would have the US rejoin the Paris climate agreement, which Mr Trump withdrew the country from in 2017.



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Warren makes presidential bid official with call for change

Warren makes presidential bid official with call for changeLAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren made her bid for the presidency official on Saturday in this working-class city, grounding her 2020 campaign in a populist call to fight economic inequality and build "an America that works for everyone."



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Khashoggi fiancée seeks change in U.S. approach to killing, may visit

Khashoggi fiancée seeks change in U.S. approach to killing, may visitKhashoggi, a royal insider who became a critic of Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a team of Saudi operatives on Oct. 2, provoking international revulsion. Trump has resisted efforts in the U.S. Congress to rebuke the Saudis, pointing to weapons sales as an important source of U.S. jobs. “I might visit America in March,” Khashoggi’s fiancée Hatice Cengiz told a news conference to mark the release of her book on Khashoggi.



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Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez plan has yet to have Pelosi backing as both emphasize climate change

Green New Deal: Ocasio-Cortez plan has yet to have Pelosi backing as both emphasize climate changeHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say they're committed to tackling climate change but they don't yet agree on an answer.



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US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 years

US House holds first hearings on gun violence and climate change in 8 yearsThe US House of Representatives on Wednesday saw its first committee hearings on climate change and gun control in eight years following Democrats’ victory over Republicans in last year’s Congressional elections. A hearing on gun violence was held at the same time, also a first in eight years, in a sign of changing times on Capitol Hill. Democrats retook control of the lower House in January after eight years of Republican majority.



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Change of Venezuelan government favors creditors China, Russia: Guaido

Change of Venezuelan government favors creditors China, Russia: GuaidoGuaido said he had sent communications to both allies of President Nicolas Maduro, who accuses Guaido of staging a coup against his socialist administration. The United States and a number of other countries now recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate head of state. “What most suits Russia and China is the country’s stability and a change of government,” he said.



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US shivers as extreme cold invades, but is this climate change?

US shivers as extreme cold invades, but is this climate change?An Arctic-like deep freeze gripping much of the United States with double-digit subzero temperatures is the coldest of its kind in two decades, but is it linked to climate change? Experts say it could be, but whether global warming plays a role in this particular extreme weather phenomenon is still up for debate. – What is a polar vortex?



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Trump, sounding off on climate change, loses an argument to actual climatologists — government ones

Trump, sounding off on climate change, loses an argument to actual climatologists — government onesWhile Trump may not understand how global warming can lead to extreme cold, members of his own government made a point of reminding Americans of just that Tuesday.



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Maduro faces backlash from Chavistas amid Venezuela upheaval: ‘My hopes are set on a change’

Maduro faces backlash from Chavistas amid Venezuela upheaval: ‘My hopes are set on a change’Venezuela is facing an atypical moment: two men claim to be the country’s president. On one side is Nicolas Maduro, the late Hugo Chavez’s handpicked successor, elected president in May 2018. A re-election that was widely derided as fraudulent, with opposition politicians barred from running and the electoral board run by Maduro loyalists.



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