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Trump prepares rollback of rules on climate, water pollution

His planned executive orders are aimed at curtailing Obama-era policies. Although implementation will take time, it signals that the new administration is determined to promote fossil-fuel production.

Breitbart editor loses CPAC speaking slot and book deal

The publication of a video in which Milo Yiannopoulos condoned sexual relations with young boys seemed to be more than conference organizers and his publisher could tolerate.

From an anchor's lips to Trump's ears to Sweden's disbelief

The diplomatic dispute arising from President Trump’s suggestion that terrorists had recently struck in Sweden illustrates the unusual approach he takes to foreign policy.

Russia's U.N. envoy dies suddenly in New York

Vitaly Churkin was a pugnacious defender of Russian policy, notably its intensive bombing of the Syrian city of Aleppo last year to crush rebels opposed to President Bashar al-Assad.

Russia overtakes Saudi Arabia as world's top crude producer

Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world's largest crude producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in decades.

EU welcomes assurance from Pence of Trump's support

Vice President Mike Pence assured the European Union in Brussels on Monday that the Trump administration will cooperate in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right.

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