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March 30, 2017 10:58 AM Trump Will Host China's President Xi In Florida On April 6

China's President Xi Jinping will visit President Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 6 and 7. Xi is seen here during meetings in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing earlier this week. Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit President Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., next week, for talks that will likely range from economic to security issues. The first 11

March 30, 2017 3:54 AM Feuds and fault-lines loom in UK-EU showdown over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May says Brexit is an opportunity to build an "independent, self-governing, global Britain." European Parliament chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt says it's "a tragedy, a disaster, a catastrophe." The EU says Britain can't leave without settling its bill, paying up for the U.K.'s share of staff pensions and projects it has already 17

March 30, 2017 12:14 AM Stepping Out, Melania Trump Honors Women Affected by Bias and Abuse

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump has been a spectral presence since her husband became president. But on Wednesday, the first lady stepped out of the shadows, speaking out on behalf of women who battle gender discrimination and violence around the world. “Wherever women are diminished, the entire world is diminished with them,” Mrs. Trump said at a ceremony 11

March 29, 2017 9:55 PM Team Trump Is On A Bizarre Mission To Convince You They Value Women

In two days, Sean Spicer and three Trumps have claimed they're trying to empower women. Over the last 48 hours, members of the Trump administration have embarked on a stunningly tone-deaf campaign. After a presidential campaign rife with blatant misogyny, President Donald Trump spent his first months in office contemplating anti-woman policies surrounded 15

March 29, 2017 3:31 PM Interior secretary reopens federal coal mining

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ended the federal government’s Obama-era moratorium on coal-mining leases on federal land. Zinke signed an order repealing the pause in leases Wednesday in his Washington, D.C., office, surrounded by Republican lawmakers, lobbyists and staffers. The action implements parts of an executive order that President Trump signed 17

March 29, 2017 1:50 PM Environmental Groups Vow to Fight President Trump's Climate Change Policies

(CHICAGO) — Environmental groups that have hired extra lawyers in recent months are prepared to go to court to fight a sweeping executive order from President Donald Trump that eliminates many restrictions on fossil fuel production and would roll back his predecessor's plans to curb global warming. But they said they'll take their first battle to the court 13

March 29, 2017 1:22 PM Toshiba’s Westinghouse Electric Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Chapter 11 raises questions about the fate of four half-finished nuclear reactors in the U.S. Westinghouse Electric Co., a major player in global nuclear construction, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, raising questions about the fate of four half-finished reactors in the U.S. A storied name in nuclear power, Westinghouse incurred billions 15

March 29, 2017 12:36 PM Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry

Westinghouse, one of the most storied names in the nuclear energy business, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, dealing a blow to the future of the nuclear power industry and leaving questions about the fate of four reactors under construction in the United States. The filing also ends the marriage of Westinghouse and Toshiba. When the Japanese giant — maker 13

March 29, 2017 12:05 PM Trump promised to bring back coal jobs. That promise ‘will not be kept,’ experts say

President Trump lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases Tuesday, paving the way for excavation of a fossil fuel on public land in the West that few mining companies seem to want. With coal miners gathered around him, Trump signed an executive order rolling back a temporary ban on mining coal and a stream protection rule imposed by the Obama administration 18

March 29, 2017 11:53 AM Trump’s climate change shift is really about killing the international order

President Trump has done what he promised: kneecapping America's efforts to fight climate change. In a sweeping executive order Tuesday, the president rolled back rules limiting carbon emissions and regulating fossil fuel producers. Trump explained this dramatic shift in economic terms, saying that he wants to put coal miners back to work and make manufacturing 11