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COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

At a news conference outside his home in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides an update on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the prime minister announces that eligibility for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended by eight weeks …

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How will the country's political climate affect the presidential campaign?

How will the country's political climate affect the presidential campaign?

A new poll released on Sunday found that 80% of voters believe things are out of control in the U.S. Ed O’Keefe joins CBS Evening News to discuss the effect that the current climate could have on the race to 2020.  Subscribe to the “CBS Evening News” Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/1S7Dhik Watch …

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‘Demand more’: Obama calls for people to stand against climate change as Trump lies about air and water quality

‘Demand more’: Obama calls for people to stand against climate change as Trump lies about air and water quality

Barack Obama has warned that the climate crisis “will force far harsher changes” on future generations than the coronavirus pandemic and urged people to “demand more” from leadership to protect the plant. In a message on Twitter on Earth Day, the former president shared an Associated Press report about the young climate activists that have galvanised …

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‘More gutsiness, more passion’: The climate community on what Joe Biden needs to do to win their support

'More gutsiness, more passion': The climate community on what Joe Biden needs to do to win their support

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign got off to an inauspicious start but with decisive wins in recent primaries, he appears set to seize the Democratic nomination. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is still in the fight but the path to the nomination is increasingly narrow. Download the new Independent Premium app Sharing …

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Trump Taps Former Attorney Of Trophy Hunting Group For Key Wildlife Job

Trump Taps Former Attorney Of Trophy Hunting Group For Key Wildlife Job

The Trump administration has hired Anna Seidman, formerly a longtime lawyer at the trophy hunting advocacy group Safari Club International, to lead the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s international affairs program. A Fish and Wildlife Service spokesperson confirmed Seidman’s appointment in a statement to HuffPost on Friday, calling her “an …

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Newly Released Emails Show Fallout From Trump’s False Claims About Hurricane Dorian

Newly Released Emails Show Fallout From Trump's False Claims About Hurricane Dorian

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flurry of newly released emails from scientists and top officials at the federal agency responsible for weather forecasting clearly illustrates the consternation and outright alarm caused by President Donald Trump’s false claim that Hurricane Dorian could hit Alabama. A top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official …

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Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

Trump administration approves permit to allow building of Keystone oil pipeline

The Trump administration has approved a right-of-way to allow for the building the Keystone pipeline on US land in Montana, moving the controversial $8bn project closer to fruition just months after a damaging oil spill on another segment of the network. The approval — which would allow for access on federal …

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Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Greta Thunberg blasts Trump over climate change stance: ‘Your inaction is fuelling the flames’

Activist Greta Thunberg has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s stance over the climate crisis, claiming his “inaction is fuelling the flames”. Speaking to world leaders and industrialists on the same day the president bragged about the US economy and attacked climate activists as “perennial prophets of doom”, the …

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