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Cities must replace harmful lead pipes within 10 years under new Biden administration plan
Quick Glance: Biden's Plan: Cities to Replace Lead Pipes in 10 Years
- Most U.S. cities must replace lead pipes within 10 years under new strict rules to reduce lead in drinking water and prevent health crises.
- Millions drink from lead pipes and tighter standards would improve children's IQ scores and reduce high blood pressure and heart disease in adults.
- The strongest overhaul of lead rules in over three decades will cost billions of dollars.
- The Biden administration aims to remove all roughly 9 million lead pipes in the nation, rapidly.
China’s Xi Seen Delaying Key Economic Plenum, Defying Norms: President Xi Jinping appears set to postpone a party meeting held every five years to chart his ...
Biden remembers Kissinger’s ‘fierce intellect’ despite strong disagreements: President Biden on Thursday offered his condolences to the family of Henry Kissinger ...
Shane MacGowan, irascible frontman of The Pogues, has died at age 65: Shane MacGowan was a famously hard-drinking but brilliant musician who shot to fame in the ...
Quick Glance: Pogues Frontman Shane MacGowan Passes Away at 65
- The frontman of The Pogues, Shane MacGowan, has passed away at the age of 65.
- In recent years, MacGowan had been battling various health issues and was recently treated for an infection in Dublin.
- Thanks to the 1987 hit Fairytale Of New York, the Irish star will forever be associated with the festive season.
- MacGowan was known as a punk rebel and for his excessive lifestyle, which also took a toll on his health.
The FT’s 25 most influential women of 2023: Women were at the helm and in the trenches of the world’s most profound transformations
'It's tragic': Palau's Whipps Jr slams NZ govt's oil and gas exploration plans: Palau's President has slammed New Zealand's new government for its oil and gas ...
Joe Biden Statement After Henry Kissinger Death: 'We Often Disagreed': President Joe Biden said he and Henry Kissinger "often disagreed, and often strongly ...
Meta identifies Chinese propaganda threat ahead of 2024 election: Meta took down thousands of Facebook accounts based in China that were impersonating Americans ...
Quick Glance: Meta Uncovers Fake Chinese Accounts
- The network covered topics such as abortion, culture war issues, and aid to Ukraine.
- China is now the third-largest geographical source of such networks.
- More than 4,700 accounts were part of the China-based network and used copied profile pictures and names.
- The company prohibits 'co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour' in its rules - posts from accounts that work together and use false identities.
A couple in Florida will celebrate the holidays as a family of three after adopting a baby who was left abandoned on the side of the road as a newborn ... Show more
Quick Glance: Baby Found and Adopted 10 Months Later in Florida
- A baby discovered over 10 months ago wrapped in a blanket on a wooded hill has now been adopted by a Florida sheriff.
- Medical rescuers confirmed the baby had been born just an hour earlier and was in stable condition.
- By the grace of God, the abandoned baby was found in time before exposure to cold or animals could harm her.
- The sheriff’s office announced an exciting update on X, formerly known as Twitter.
US Compels Saudi Fund to Exit AI Chip Startup Backed by Altman: The Biden administration has forced a Saudi Aramco venture capital firm to sell its shares in a ...
Democrats have no Biden backup plan for 2024, despite age concerns: The Democratic Party has no Plan B if President Joe Biden decided for any reason to halt his ...
Debating Ron DeSantis could benefit Gavin Newsom's political ambitions: Two of the nation's most high profile governors will debate Thursday night in Georgia ...
Quick Glance: Key Points in DeSantis-Newsom Debate on Fox
- DeSantis and Newsom will participate in a 90-minute debate titled 'DeSantis vs. Newsom: The Great Red vs. Blue State Debate,' moderated by Fox News host Sean Hannity.
- Both governors have developed a growing rivalry over the past months and may use the debate to boost their political careers.
- Expect personal attacks between Newsom and DeSantis, as they have criticized each other in the past.
- The outcome of the debate could impact the perception of Florida and California, as both governors have clashed over various political issues.
WATCH: Biden hosts Angola’s president in an effort to showcase strengthened ties: The White House meeting follows Angola's move to position itself as a ...
Montana ban on TikTok blocked, extending critics’ losing streak: A federal judge said the state law banning TikTok violated the Constitution in “more ways than ...
Quick Glance: US Judge Blocks Montana's TikTok Ban
- US judge blocks Montana's first TikTok ban, citing violations of user free speech rights.
- Judge issues injunction against Chinese app ban, deeming it unconstitutional and overreaching.
- TikTok sued Montana in May, arguing the ban violates First Amendment free speech rights.
- Montana TikTok users filed suit to block the ban over concerns about personal data and Chinese spying.
Judge denies Texas’ request to stop feds from cutting border razor wire: Judge Alia Moses ruled in the federal government’s favor but chided the Biden ...
Quick Glance: Court Decision: Texas Border Razor Wire Stays for Now
- Federal judge rejects bid to stop Texas from removing razor wire fencing at the Mexico border, erected by state agencies to deter illegal crossings.
- Concerns raised by migrant and environmental groups over wire injuries to migrants crossing the Rio Grande.
- The judge agrees that the wire acts as a barrier between crossing migrants and law enforcement and must be cut in emergencies like drowning or heatstroke.
- Criticism of the federal government's wire-cutting without prior notification for reasons other than emergencies.
Biden campaign points Latino voters toward Trump’s ObamaCare threat: President Biden’s reelection campaign is taking former President Trump at his word that he ...
The Golden Bachelor Made His Choice. We All Know Who the Real Winner Is.: I don’t think I’ll ever forgive Gerry for how he handled the final choice.
At Rosalynn Carter's memorial service Tuesday, her grandson Jason thanked the "remarkable sisterhood" — a rare gathering of all five current or ... Show more
Quick Glance: Rosalynn Carter's Funeral in Hometown
- Funeral held at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Georgia
- Pastor Tony Lowden highlights her global humanitarian work
- Jimmy Carter leaves hospice to attend the memorial service
- Family and friends share affectionate stories and anecdotes
2023 to Break Record of Hottest Year in Human History: U.N. Agency: The planet warmed between 1.3 and 1.5 degrees Celsius higher than preindustrial temperatures ...
Quick Glance: Hottest Year in Recorded History Confirmed
- Scientists confirmed extreme temperatures as world leaders gathered for a summit on global warming in Dubai.
- The World Meteorological Organization announced that this year is 'virtually certain' to be the hottest in recorded history.
- The organization reported that 2023 has been about 1.4 degrees Celsius above the global average preindustrial temperature from 1850 to 1990.
- Researchers found that extreme temperatures in North America and Europe would have been 'virtually impossible' without the influence of climate change from the burning of fossil fuels.
Republicans rip Biden’s broadband policy at FCC hearing : House GOP members and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) leaders attacked the Biden ...
Jessica Simpson wows in see-through dress: Jessica Simpson turned heads in a see-through dress at the Footwear News Annual Achievement Awards on Wednesday night ...
Driver jailed for 12 years after five teens killed in Buxton crash: Tyrell Edwards was driving at almost twice the speed limit when his ute left the road and hit ...
Buttigieg fires back at Speaker Johnson over criticism of job performance: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Thursday fired back at House Speaker Mike ...
Climate conference in Dubai: The most important questions and answers | COP: The climate crisis is becoming more and more urgent, but the plans that have been ...
Lottery error gives man thousands for life: A lottery winner has cashed in a windfall of almost $600,000 thanks to a printing mistake by the store attendant who ...
3 reasons big GOP donors might pick Haley over Trump : All her life, Haley says, she has been underestimated. Some big Republican donors are hoping this will be ...
Quick Glance: Koch Group Backs Haley's 2024 Presidential Run
- Conservative political network led by Charles Koch endorses Nikki Haley for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination.
- Group prioritizes defeating Donald Trump in the Republican primaries, believing he would lose to President Joe Biden.
- Koch-affiliated Super PAC, Americans for Prosperity Action, will support Haley with campaign funds and thousands of staffers nationwide.
- Internal group polls show Haley in the best position to defeat Trump in the Republican primaries.
US, India Play Down Murder Plot of Sikh Activist in New York to Preserve Ties: Allegations that an Indian government agent ordered the killing of a US citizen in ...
Marcos' courting of U.S. support is unsettling his ASEAN neighbors: Richard Heydarian is a senior lecturer at the Asian Center of the University of the ...
A Tweet About A Dog, A Kid And A Leash Has Gone Viral — And Parents Are Alarmed: It's dividing the internet.
GAC and Changan push into Southeast Asia in 2nd China EV wave: SYDNEY/GUANGZHOU/BANGKOK -- More Chinese electric vehicle makers are heading into Southeast Asia ...
Germany's radical three-pronged plan for the World Climate Conference: Can the world do something about the climate crisis? At least it wants to try ...
Global climate talks begin in Dubai, with an oil executive in charge: This year's United Nations climate summit is being held in the petroleum-dependent United ...
Breakthrough at climate conference: Germany and Emirates give $200 million for climate damage
Powerball winning numbers for November 29th drawing: Jackpot now at $400 million: The Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing was approaching $400 ...
House passes bill to permanently freeze $6B in Iranian funds: The House on Thursday passed a bill that would force the Biden administration to permanently freeze ...
China’s Home Sales Spiral Despite Backstop Plan for Developers: The decline in China’s home sales accelerated in November, as buyers remained wary of the turmoil ...
Another American hostage is free. But families of US hostages in Gaza want more to come home
Quick Glance: Gaza Conflict: Israel Resumes Operations Against Hamas
- Israeli forces gather on the Gaza border
- Truce between Israel and Hamas appears to have expired
- Israeli defense system intercepts rocket from Gaza Strip
- Israel and Hamas prepare for resumption of operations
US state of Oklahoma: Convicted murderer executed by lethal injection: Up to the last moment he had protested that he had acted in self-defense: in Oklahoma the ...
WATCH LIVE: Biden touts clean energy investment and jobs during visit to Pueblo, Colorado
Quick Glance: Biden Calls Out Boebert as Leader of 'MAGA Movement' in Colorado
- Biden singles out Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) as a leader of the 'MAGA movement' during his visit to her congressional district.
- Biden visits wind tower manufacturer CS Wind in Pueblo, Colo., emphasizing Boebert's role in the 'MAGA movement'.
- Biden mentions Boebert as one of the leaders of the extreme 'MAGA movement' and highlights her voting record against the IRA.
- Biden joins CS Wind workers on stage, emphasizing the positive impact of the company on the population, including in Boebert's district.
How America should manage the next stage of the Gaza war: For the sake of Israel and a two-state solution, America has to get tougher with its ally
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Quick Glance: Israel to Investigate Hamas Report on Kidnapped Baby's Death
- Israeli army to verify Hamas claim of three hostages, including a baby, dying in Israeli airstrikes.
- Hostages' family demanded immediate release and appealed.
- German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visiting Qatar to discuss hostages.
The Great British Baking Show Needs a Villain: 14 seasons in, ‘Great British Baking Show’s commitment to the veneer of kindness and fairness is growing stale ...
Holy Mole-y: A sniffer dog helps rediscover a rare mole: The De Winton's golden mole was last spotted in 1936. But with the help of a mole-sniffing dog and new ...
Climate conference in the ticker: Historic agreement at the start: The global community is meeting at the 28th World Climate Conference in Dubai to negotiate ...
US President Joe Biden puts climate change in the background: The UN Climate Change Conference begins in Dubai on Thursday. But the American president is not ...
Kevin McCarthy on His Political Future: The former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives discusses the state of the Republican Party and questions Biden’s ...
Hunter Biden Wants to Testify Publicly; House Republicans Don't Want Him to (Yet)
Quick Glance: Comer Rejects Public Hearing for Hunter Biden
- Comer stated that Democrats would be 'yelling and screaming' at a public hearing with Hunter Biden.
- Over 10,000 pages of documents regarding Hunter Biden’s financial transactions with enemies worldwide have been obtained.
- Hunter Biden's attorney proposed a public hearing in response to a subpoena but was denied.
- Comer denied the request to make the December testimony public but offered to do so after the private deposition.
Peruvian rainforest defender from embattled Kichwa tribe shot dead in river attack
Why a murder plot will not turn the US away from India: A brazen murder-for-hire plot against a U.S. citizen, which authorities say was directed by an Indian ...
U.S. has rare chance to see the northern lights - UPI.com: Seeing the glow of the northern lights is a bucket list item for many, and some people may soon have ...
Ukraine’s new enemy: war fatigue in the West: Congress holds up military aid as unsupportive populists make gains in Europe
‘Seismic shift’: Matildas claim prestigious gong: The Matildas have been recognised for causing a “seismic sporting shift” in Australia ...
First on CNN: Biden campaign prepares legal fight against election deepfakes: President Joe Biden’s 2024 campaign has assembled a special task force to ready its ...
Better housing plan is needed for America’s aging, new study finds: The United States is ill-prepared to ensure housing and care for the growing ranks of ...
Burchett backs Hunter Biden public hearing: ‘I don’t care if he wants to sit in the bathtub and do it’
Charlie Kirk Rages Against TikTok After Fan Account Banned: The Turning Point USA founder called for the social media platform to be banned after he said a fan ...
Britain Says Bye-Bye to Its Only Pandas as They’ll Soon Depart for China: The playful, waddling bears charmed millions of people at the Edinburgh Zoo of the ...
Xi Takes Flurry of Small Steps to Open China After US Trip: President Xi Jinping’s government has vowed all year to restore foreign investors’ shattered ...
Japan sinks to new low in digital ranking on talent shortage: TOKYO -- Japan slid to a new low in an annual digital competitiveness ranking released Thursday ...
Could Donald Trump trash Joe Biden’s climate legacy?: As the US presidential election looms, Trump has vowed to stop the ‘madness’ of electric cars and ...
Elon Musk doubts he'll vote for Biden, but that doesn't mean he's backing Trump: The Tesla and SpaceX CEO weighed in on the 2024 election, saying deciding ...
Quick Glance: Twitter Successor X: Musk Insults Defecting Advertisers
- Elon Musk lashes out at major advertisers who have withdrawn from X.
- Musk warns that a boycott by advertisers will kill X (formerly Twitter).
- Musk emphasizes that he is not an antisemite and that the visit to Israel was unrelated to the controversy surrounding his X post.
College Football Lineman Dead At Age 22, A Week After Weight-Training Collapse: Reed Ryan, a defensive lineman for the University of Minnesota Duluth ...
Taiwan urges elderly, young to avoid China visits due to respiratory illnesses: Taiwan's health ministry on Thursday urged the elderly, very young and those with ...
Billionaire megadonor Bill Ackman says Biden should step aside: Billionaire investor Bill Ackman says President Biden should step aside, adding he was ...
US lawmakers seek probe of Chinese drone maker Autel Robotics: A bipartisan group of 11 U.S. House lawmakers on Thursday asked the Biden administration to ...
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