EPA chief Pruitt appeals to ‘civility’ but fails to quell environmentalists’ concerns

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Tesla Update Allows Drivers to View Supercharger Availability Through Nav System

Tesla Update Allows Drivers to View Supercharger Availability Through Nav SystemNow you don't have to guess if there's room at the inn, erg, supercharger.



Resistance Report: More than 1 million sign White House petition for Trump’s tax returns, breaking record

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The Latest: Crowd holds vigil for slain Whittier officer

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Malaysia guards morgue as Kim Jong-Nam's body still not claimed

Malaysia guards morgue as Kim Jong-Nam's body still not claimedArmed men stood guard Tuesday at the morgue holding the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-Un, with officials denying reports the dead man's son had arrived to claim the remains. The corpse of Kim Jong-Nam -- who was killed last Monday at Kuala Lumpur airport -- has been at the centre of a diplomatic row between Pyongyang and Malaysia, after the North insisted it be returned and objected to an autopsy being performed. Jong-Nam's son Kim Han-Sol had been due to arrive in Kuala Lumpur from Macau on Monday night, local media and intelligence sources said, but AFP was unable to confirm his presence in the city.





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