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Exxon evacuates Mobile Bay facilities in Gulf ahead of Storm Gordon

Exxon evacuates Mobile Bay facilities in Gulf ahead of Storm Gordon(Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp said on Tuesday it evacuated offshore personnel and is performing a controlled shut-down of its Mobile Bay facilities in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon. Exxon also said it has evacuated the Lena platform. Gordon is expected to make landfall as a tropical storm late Tuesday or early Wednesday near the Gulf Coast borders of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The Lena platform is about 110 miles (177 km)southeast of New Orleans. (Reporting by Scott DiSavino; Editing by James Dalgleish)



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Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'

Democrats recall visiting border facilities: 'It did confirm my worst fears'Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Jeff Merkley recently visited the Mexican border to witness President Trump’s new policy of separating families crossing illegally into the U.S.



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Babies, toddlers held in “tender age” facilities in Texas

Babies, toddlers held in “tender age” facilities in TexasLawrence talks with Ofelia de los Santos, Jonathan Ryan, and Efren Olivares, who work on the border and share what they know about the babies and children who have been separated from their families under Trump’s zero tolerance policy.



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Apple says all its facilities now powered by clean energy

Apple says all its facilities now powered by clean energyThe iPhone maker also said nine suppliers had recently committed to running their operations entirely on renewable energy sources like wind and solar, bringing to 23 the total number to make such a pledge. Major U.S. corporations such as Apple, Wal-Mart Inc and Alphabet Inc have become some of the country’s biggest buyers of renewable forms of energy, driving substantial growth in the wind and solar industries. Alphabet’s Google last year purchased enough renewable energy to cover all of its electricity consumption worldwide.



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VW storing around 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around U.S.

VW storing around 300,000 diesels at 37 facilities around U.S.Volkswagen has taken parking lots to a whole new level in the United States and will not be emptying them soon. Volkswagen AG has paid more than $ 7.4 billion to buy back about 350,000 U.S. diesel vehicles through mid-February, a recent court filing shows. The German automaker has been storing hundreds of thousands of vehicles around the United States for months.



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Girls in Slender Man stabbing case are sentenced to mental health facilities: Part 6

Girls in Slender Man stabbing case are sentenced to mental health facilities: Part 6Anissa Weier was ordered to a state mental health facility for up to 25 years, while Morgan will be sent to a state mental health facility for 40 years.



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SitRep: New Afghan Plan Pits B-52s Against Opium Facilities

SitRep: New Afghan Plan Pits B-52s Against Opium FacilitiesAssad meets with Putin, new Ukraine drone, South Korea and japan welcome Trump NK sanctions



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Furious Moscow demands swift return of closed US facilities

Furious Moscow demands swift return of closed US facilitiesRussia demanded Sunday that the US rethink its shuttering of Moscow’s diplomatic premises, insisting that Washington bore sole responsibility for worsening ties after the “hostile act”. “We consider what has happened as an openly hostile act and a gross violation of international law by Washington,” the foreign ministry in Moscow said in a statement. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri Peskov for his part accused Washington of “trampling on international law”.



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Trump Administration Orders Russia To Close Several Diplomatic Facilities In U.S.

Trump Administration Orders Russia To Close Several Diplomatic Facilities In U.S.WASHINGTON ― The Trump administration ordered Russia to close three diplomatic facilities in the U.S., the latest move in a series of escalating diplomatic slights between the two countries.



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State laws expand concealed guns to public facilities

State laws expand concealed guns to public facilitiesStarting Saturday, concealed guns are allowed at college campuses in Georgia and Kansas, more public buildings and bus stations in Tennessee, and at the Iowa state Capitol as new laws took effect continuing the steady expansion of gun rights in Republican-controlled states.



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