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White House Announces New Climate Change Initiatives

Changing Planet<p>The White House on Wednesday announced executive actions to help states and communities build their resilience to more intense storms, high heat, sea level rise, and other effects of climate change. The actions, which involve several federal agencies, were among the recommendations …

First chikungunya cases acquired in the U.S. reported

Florida Health officials Thursday confirmed the first locally acquired cases of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya. The two cases are the first instances in the U.S. in which the virus was not contracted during Caribbean travel, according to the Florida Department of Health.<p>The infected …

Ukraine plans probe, points finger at Russia

Ukraine has already accused Russia of shooting down the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed near the Russian border, raising questions about whether it can conduct an objective investigation into the disaster.<p>“The plane was shot down, because the Russian air defense systems was affording …

Iran election tactics drive nuclear deal timetable | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Failure to solve Iran’s nuclear dispute by a Sunday deadline may dismay weary negotiators in Vienna and stir fresh Middle East tension, but an extension of talks could reap political gains at home for the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

US INTELLIGENCE: Surface-To-Air Missile Was Fired At Malaysian Plane In Ukraine

But the intelligence has not confirmed the origin of the missile, according to the report, and it is "divided" over its source. The White House declined to comment on the reports.<p>None of the 295 passengers and crew aboard MH 17 survived Thursday's crash near the Ukrainian border. An adviser to …

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Boeing 777 has excellent track record, experts say

The Boeing 777 is considered one of the safest planes in the world by aviation analysts and the crash today of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine seems unlikely to change that record unless the cause is traced to a flaw.<p>There were reports that the Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people from …

Graphik H Illustrations

View Gallery<p>Illustrator and musician Graphik H creates some beautifully rendered portrait pieces with divided hues, incorporating tattooed beauties …

Sydney, Australia | May 20, 2014 Reflecting on the surf. My last talk for this Australia trip will be at Semi Permanent on Thursday at 11AM Sydney Time #photojournalism #documentary #reportage #streetphotography #sydney #bondi #reflection