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Sheriff, Mayor Refuse To Help Deport Illegals In San Francisco

San Francisco’s newly minted sheriff said his officers won’t help federal authorities deport undocumented immigrants despite increasing pressure from the Trump administration to crack down on people living illegally in U.S. sanctuary cities. Paul Miyamoto, California’s first Asian American sheriff, said going after undocumented immigrants seeking solace is not a priority. “Our department is not […]

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1400 Deaths, 63,000 Infected As Coronavirus Continues Spreading

The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the new coronavirus, which has killed almost 1,400 people and is still spreading in China, could be around for at least another year. With the Chinese government reporting 121 more deaths and more than 5,000 new confirmed and suspected cases Thursday alone, the […]

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Earth Had Hottest January In Recorded History To Start 2020

The planet experienced its hottest January in recorded history last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday. It was the 44th consecutive January, and the 421st consecutive month, with temperatures above the 20th century average, according to NOAA. The milestone is just the latest in a string of climate records set in recent […]

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The United Kingdom Officially Exits The Europe Union

LONDON — It happened — the United Kingdom walked away from the world’s largest political and economic club. After 47 years of membership — and more than three years of political uncertainty, rancor and division — the United Kingdom officially left the European Union on Friday. The Brexit divorce was made official at the stroke […]

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China Deploys 1400 Medical Specialists To Special Coronavirus Treatment Centers

BEIJING, China — Hundreds of doctors and medical personnel have been drafted in from China’s military to treat patients infected by the deadly new coronavirus, the country’ state media reported Sunday. As the number of dead in the country topped 300, China’s state news agency Xinhua reported that 1,400 medical specialists would staff a new […]

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Last Decade Warmest Recorded In History

The past decade was the warmest on record, government science agencies announced Wednesday. That conclusion, based on newly released data, also found that 2019 was the second-hottest year in recorded history. The yearly analysis is a closely watched indicator of the Earth’s changing climate, particularly as projections for future years anticipate the trend to continue. […]