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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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August 20, 2019 - 8:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn't a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark after its prime minister dismissed the idea. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen had called Trump's musing about buying Greenland, which her government owns, "an...
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August 16, 2019 - 8:08 am
By ZEKE MILLER and MATTHEW LEE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the Republican president had discussed the...
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August 15, 2019 - 3:47 pm
BERLIN (AP) — July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that July was 0.95 degrees Celsius...
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Lindsey Peterson
August 15, 2019 - 9:07 am
NASA scientists are crisscrossing Greenland on a mission to track melting ice. RELATED: Editorial- UN Climate report is another reason we must change. Greenland has been melting faster in the last decade and this summer, it has seen two of the biggest melts on record since 2012. In this photo taken...
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August 08, 2019 - 7:35 am
BY SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — On the ground, climate change is hitting us where it counts: the stomach — not to mention the forests, plants and animals. RELATED: Former Vice President Al Gore in town to talk climate change. A new United Nations scientific report examines...
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July 25, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — Even ice cream, Italian gelato or Popsicles couldn't help this time. Temperature records that had stood for decades or even just days fell minute by minute Thursday afternoon and Europeans and tourists alike jumped into fountains, lakes, rivers or the sea to escape a suffocating heat...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:26 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between the U.S and Iran (all times local): 10:50 p.m. Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website,, says the tanker "Impero...
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July 18, 2019 - 4:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same...
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July 09, 2019 - 8:15 am
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out for a second day at Britain's ambassador to the United States, describing him as "wacky" and a "pompous fool," after a leak of emails critical of the American administration. The series of tweets came hours after Prime Minister Theresa May stood...
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