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U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack

Added: 20.09.2019 17:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and Washington have blamed on Iran.

Trump welcomes Australia PM to White House

Added: 20.09.2019 16:11 | 1 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump says in a welcoming ceremony for Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison that "today we celebrate the long-cherished and unwavering friendship between the United States and Australia." (Sept. 20)

US and Canada have lost 2.9 billion birds since 1970, study says

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Bird populations in the United States and Canada have dropped by 29% since 1970, signifying 2.9 billion birds lost in almost 50 years, according to a new study.

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Bird numbers plunge in U.S. and Canada with people to blame

Added: 20.09.2019 2:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists said on Thursday.


Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

Added: 20.09.2019 1:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON — North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows. The new study focuses on the drop in sheer numbers of birds, not extinctions. The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29% to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday's journal Science. "People need to pay attention to the birds around them because they are slowly disappearing," said study lead author Kenneth Rosenberg, a Cornell University conservation scientist. "One of the scary things about the results is...

U.S. generation of renewable fuel credits falls in August: EPA

Added: 19.09.2019 23:10 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States generated fewer renewable fuel blending credits in August than in July, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Thursday.


U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

Added: 19.09.2019 17:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

France's Macron determined to defuse tensions in Gulf: Elysee official

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France wants to defuse tensions between the United States and Iran to prevent an escalation in the Gulf, said a French presidency official who acknowledged on Thursday that the attack on Saudi oil installations had complicated efforts.


Pompeo says U.S. wants peaceful resolution after attacks on Aramco facilities

Added: 19.09.2019 17:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States was building a coalition to deter Iran after an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities but it wanted a peaceful resolution.

Zarif threatens 'all out war' in case of military strike on Iran

Added: 19.09.2019 11:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Iran's foreign minister has raised the specter of "all out war" that Saudi Arabia would have to fight "to the last American soldier" in case of United States or Saudi strikes.

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