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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
Felipe Dana/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, joins impeachment activists with a youth-led group, By The People, to call for Congress to remove President Donald Trump from office, outside the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 10:51 am
Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign season dealings with Ukraine. Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's president to look into Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript released...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced the House is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Read the latest here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 2:44 pm
President Donald Trump says he has directed the release on Wednesday of the "unredacted" transcript of his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. Read the latest here.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
September 24, 2019 - 11:57 am
President Donald Trump personally ordered his staff to freeze nearly $400 million in aid to Ukraine a few days before a phone call in which he pressured the Eastern European nation's leader to investigate the family of political rival Joe Biden, a revelation that comes as more Democrats move toward...
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Environmental activist Greta Thunberg, of Sweden, addresses the Climate Action Summit in the United Nations General Assembly.
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AP News
September 23, 2019 - 7:43 pm
Scolded for doing little, leader after leader promised the United Nations on Monday to do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels.
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People walk along a plaza at United Nations Headquarters Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
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AP News
September 22, 2019 - 5:37 pm
World leaders gather at the United Nations this week.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington.
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AP News
September 20, 2019 - 3:15 pm
President Donald Trump irritably defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower's potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.
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Afghanistan Casualties
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July 31, 2019 - 7:33 am
By Amy Woodyatt and Arnaud Siad, CNN (CNN) — More civilians in Afghanistan were killed by Afghan and international coalition forces than by the Taliban and other militant groups in the first half of 2019, a UN mission to the country said Tuesday. Conflict in Afghanistan has caused 3,812 civilian...
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President Hassan Rouhani listens to explanations on new nuclear achievements at a ceremony to mark "National Nuclear Day," in Tehran, Iran.
Iranian Presidency Office via AP, File
July 01, 2019 - 9:36 am
By Jom Gambrell and Amir Vahdat, Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, international inspectors and Tehran said Monday, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a...
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