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Good News: “As Trump Barricades the Border, Legal Immigration Is Beginning to Plunge”

“President Trump’s immigration policies — from travel bans and visa restrictions to refugee caps and asylum changes — have begun to deliver on a longstanding goal: Legal immigration has fallen more than 11 percent and a steeper drop is looming…” … Continue reading

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“U.S. Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Falls to Lowest Since 2009”

“U.S. manufacturing closed out a tumultuous year with the weakest monthly performance since the end of the recession, with orders shrinking and factories continuing to dial back production… The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing managers’ index fell to 47.2 in … Continue reading

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“In a Big Shift, Russians Take to the Streets Over Everyday Complaints”

“Russians are protesting over everything from garbage disposal to hospital closures, voicing grievances about deteriorating public services as President Vladimir Putin tries to manage an economy beset by falling oil prices and international sanctions…” https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-a-big-shift-russians-take-to-the-streets-over-everyday-complaints-11577203354

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“ICE Blames Sanctuary Cities, Border Crisis As Immigration Arrests Fall”

“Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested fewer criminal illegal aliens than the prior year, an occurrence the agency blamed largely on sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with the agency. ICE — the agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) … Continue reading

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“Report: Puerto Rico’s infrastructure failing…”

“More than two years after hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island’s bridges, dams, drinking water, ports, roads and power grids are at a breaking point — and the federal dollars to fix that infrastructure remains out of reach. … Continue reading

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“3D-printed generator allows you to generate electricity from snowfall”

“People can now tap snowfall for electricity, thanks to triboelectric nanogenerators that collect electrical energy from innocuous activities like footsteps and raindrops. The new energy harvester, developed by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), is not only inexpensive but light as well – … Continue reading

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17+ TONS Fukushima Radioactive Waste Falls In River After Tornado

“Tons of nuclear-contaminated debris were dumped into Japan’s Furumichi River when devastating Typhoon Hagibis washed away numerous bags of poorly-secured Fukushima waste – but the Environment Ministry won’t say how many. An unknown number of bags, each holding up to … Continue reading

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