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Will Child Strikers Usher in Global Climate Change Action?

PGNewser -Teenage girls across Europe appear to be leading a charge to urge their families to support state action to save the planet from climate change.  The question is, is the movement coming to America
Buzzfeed News – So far this year, tens of thousands of high school–age students in Belgium, Germany, and Sweden have boycotted class and protested against climate change. The loose movement’s inspiration, a 16-year-old girl who began a solitary picket last year outside the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm, has compared the protests to the March for Our Lives movement organized by the Parkland teens in the wake of a shooting at their school that left 17 dead. | Get the Full Story

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Russians in the Central African Republic? You Betcha!

World Affairs Journal – In December 2017, Russia secured an exemption to the Security Council arms embargo, allowing Moscow to deliver arms and training for what a UN panel of experts describes as part of a multinational effort — including the European Union Military Training Mission — to boost the capabilities of the CAR’s military and security forces. | Get the Full Story

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Pentagon Not So Ready to Comply with Trump’s Wall Emergency

The Pentagon is signaling it might not so easily comply with President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration to garner alternative funding for the proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico.  The Pentagon is asking HHS to specifically identify how border wall construction will improve ‘effectiveness’ of military troops guarding the border | Get the Full Story

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No Brexit Deal in May-Tusk Desert Meeting

Embattled British PM Theresa May signals no deal will be worked out during her meeting with EU Leader Donald Tusk.
May to meet Tusk in Egypt, but no Brexit deal in the desert- France 24
Prime Minister Theresa May will meet EU leader Donald Tusk on Sunday ahead of a summit with Arab leaders, officials said, but should not expect a Brexit breakthrough. | Get the Full Story

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Alleged Terror Plotter Used Work Computer to Plan Attack on Dem Leaders

The Coast Guard Lt. who plotted to kill Democrat leaders apparently planned the bulk of his attack using coast guard computers at work.Coast Guard Lieutenant Used Work Computers in Alleged Planning of Widespread Domestic Terrorist Attack, Prosecutors Say- Small War JournalThe U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant spent hours on end planning a wide-scale domestic terrorist attack, even logging in at his work computer on the job at headquarters to study the manifestos and heinous paths of mass shooters, prosecutors say. | Get the Full Story

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American Pastor in Turkey Closer to Freedom

An American pastor being held in a Turkish prison is closer to freedom after the US and Turkey have come to an agreement to attempt to settle the dispute, and freeing the pastor.
US and Turkey Agree to Deal with American Pastor Imprisonment Diplomatically  – World Affairs Journal
The United States and Turkey have agreed to deal with the row over detained US pastor Andrew Brunson diplomatically. | Get the Full Story

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Iranian Footballer Gains Public Support for Protesting Economic Crisis

Iranians facing economic hardship have a new hero in the former of footballer Voria Ghafouri, who used his platform to draw attention to the struggles Iranians are facing under an increasingly struggling economy.
‘Bravo Voria!’ cheer Iranian football fans for defender who spoke out on economy  – France 24
Voria Ghafouri – already a star defender for Tehran’s Esteghlal FC – has become a hero in Iranian football for speaking out about an economic crisis that has led to soaring food prices. | Get the Full Story

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China’s Social Credit System Begins to Take Effect

Millions of Chinese are just now learning that their social credit score is too low for them to be able to travel.
China bars millions from travel for ‘social credit’ offenses  – Times of India
BEIJING: Forgot to pay a fine in China? Then forget about buying an airline ticket. | Get the Full Story

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Saudis Lock Down Oil Deal with the Chinese

The Saudis are extending their arms..and their oil, to the cash-laden Chinese.
Saudi crown prince meets Chinese president, bags oil deal – Times of India
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Friday with China’s President Xi Jinping and bagged a $ 10 billion oil deal, | Get the Full Story