US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BIESECKER and SETH BORENSTEIN , Associated Press

Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft federal science report on the effects of global warming breaks down how climate change has already hit different regions of the United States. It also projects expected changes by region.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

Trump touts nuke strength as Tillerson urges calm on NKorea

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared the U.S. nuclear arsenal "far stronger and more powerful than ever before," even as his top diplomat was working to calm the North Korea crisis and insisting there wasn't "any imminent threat."

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In an exchange of threats, President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang of "fire and fury like the world has never seen" and the North's military claimed Wednesday it was examining plans for attacking Guam.

  • Written by By FOSTER KLUG and MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press

Violent Kenya protests as opposition alleges vote hacking

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's election took an ominous turn on Wednesday as violent protests erupted in the capital and elsewhere after opposition leader Raila Odinga alleged fraud, saying hackers used the identity of a murdered official to infiltrate the database of the country's election commission and manipulate results.

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  • Written by By TOM ODULA and CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA , Associated Press