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Timothy Gardner

Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security: experts

19 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation's nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday.

Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security -experts

18 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 18 Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation's nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday.

U.S. senators seek probe of Trump admin nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator and his Republican counterpart on Friday asked Congress' investigative arm to probe Trump administration talks with Saudi Arabia over sharing nuclear power technology.

U.S. senators seek probe of Trump admin nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 15 A Democratic U.S. senator and his Republican counterpart on Friday asked Congress' investigative arm to probe Trump administration talks with Saudi Arabia over sharing nuclear power technology.

U.S. energy exports a lever in trade talks with China -Perry

12 Mar 2019

(This March 11 story officially corrects in paragraph 3 that Perry was talking about leverage around the globe, not China, regarding U.S. nuclear power technology)

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-U.S. energy exports a lever in trade talks with China -Perry

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 11 Rapidly expanding exports of U.S. fossil fuels, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), serve as leverage in trade negotiations with China, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday.

U.S. minorities consume less but suffer more from pollution: study

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. air pollution is disproportionately caused by white consumers, while African-Americans and Hispanics are burdened most by the emissions, a peer-reviewed study showed on Monday.

Biden tops 2020 Iowa presidential poll, Sanders gains momentum

10 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden topped a poll of Iowa voters on Saturday that also showed Senator Bernie Sanders gaining momentum against him in the No. 2 spot.

Amid rising trade tensions with U.S., India wants to extend Iran oil sanctions waiver - sources

08 Mar 2019

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of U.S. sanctions past early May, two sources in India with knowledge of the matter said.

EXCLUSIVE-India wants to keep Iran oil purchases at 300,000 bpd in extended waiver -sources

07 Mar 2019

* GRAPHIC-Iran crude exports: https://tmsnrt.rs/2EQNY7F (Adds details on visit by U.S. official to Seoul on Iran sanctions)

World News

Trump says time for U.S. to recognise Israeli sovereignty over Golan

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign.