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Earlier this week, the Trump administration threatened to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent. China quickly vowed to take countermeasures.
The late scientist’s voice will be “beamed toward the nearest black hole,” his daughter tells the British press. Hawking is being interred at Westminster Abbey on Friday.
Cotton was the education director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr. She focused on empowering ordinary people to exercise their rights.
Trichlorofluoromethane, or CFC-11, hurts the ozone layer and was supposed to have been phased out of production by 2010. Supposedly. But NOAA scientists say CFC-11 emissions began to rise after 2012.
Tiangong-1, an abandoned Chinese orbiting lab, will re-enter the atmosphere soon. The European Space Agency predicts sometime Sunday evening, but says it can’t predict location.
As Pence heads to South Korea to represent the U.S. at the Winter Olympics, he plans to counter North Korea’s media messaging and push allies to maintain pressure on the nation.
The monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows continued growth in jobs, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 4.1 percent. Wages rose at their highest rate since June 2009.
2018 is off to a frigid start. From Texas to the mid-Atlantic to the Ohio Valley, temperatures are significantly colder than average, with sometimes fatal consequences.
More than a dozen women have accused President Trump of sexual harassment or assault. The White House says the women are lying. Trump’s ambassador to the U.N. took a different tack on CBS on Sunday.
The creator and former host of A Prairie Home Companion stepped away from that role this year, but he continued to produce Writer’s Almanac. MPR says it is cutting ties with Keillor completely.