Green New Deal: Electric cars, ban on airplanes and 'farting cows,' $4.6 TRILLION in infrastructure

A 6-page summary says it will 'mobilize every aspect of American society at a scale not seen since World War 2 to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and create economic prosperity for all.' ...

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NAB's bosses Andrew Thorburn and Ken Henry have quit – what took them so long?

As custodians of Australia’s most profitable companies, bank chiefs have a duty to maintain the highest standardsIt came as no surprise on Thursday when NAB’s chief executive, Andrew Thorburn, resigned from the bank, along with his chairman, Ken Henry. The real surprise was that it took them so long to walk the plank.On Monday the pair endured the ignominy of being given a special mention by Kenneth Hayne in his royal commission final report. The former judge felt moved to name them as ...

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Ikea to sell refurbished furniture to boost culture of recycling

Swedish retailer expands old furniture exchange scheme as part of circular business modelIkea is trialling the sale of used, patched-up furniture in the UK as part of its efforts to become more environmentally friendly.An earlier trial in Edinburgh will be expanded to Glasgow in June. Continue reading... ...

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Police launch hunt for mother and six-month old baby after they vanished from their Somerset home

Emma Elms, 35, and her six-month-old baby are missing from her home address in Glastonbury, Somerset with police saying they are concerned for her welfare. ...

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21 Savage 'was driving recklessly and had a fully loaded Glock' when he was pulled over

Police reports stemming from the arrest of British-born rapper 21 Savage in Atlanta on Sunday stated that there was a loaded Glock in the glove compartment of the red Dodge he was driving. ...

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A Huge Climate Change Movement Led By Teenage Girls Is Sweeping Europe. And It’s Coming To The US Next.

Students are going on strike around the world to demand action on climate change, in a movement led almost entirely by teenage girls. View Entire Post › ...

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Google Is Pulling Websites From Searches At Russia's Request

The search giant's decision is the latest example of US tech giants working to stay on foreign countries' good sides. View Entire Post › ...

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Morning mail: renewable energy boom, France-Italy spat, America's deadliest war

Australia is installing renewable energy five times faster than any other country as costs fall. Plus: mass shootings divide the USGood morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 8 February. Continue reading... ...

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Brexit deal may not be put to MPs until late March, officials say

May and Juncker hold strained talks as EU examines technical aspects of Irish border The Brexit negotiations are being pushed to the brink by Theresa May and the EU, with any last-minute offer by Brussels on the Irish backstop expected to be put to MPs just days before the UK is due to leave.In strained talks on Thursday, during which Donald Tusk suggested that Jeremy Corbyn’s plan could help resolve the Brexit crisis, Theresa May and the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, ...

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