All News Articles for 2017-08-29

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
President Trump visited Corpus Christi, Texas on Tuesday for a briefing on Hurricane Harvey, and met with supporters following a meeting with officials. No Mention of the Victims, But 'What a Turnout!' Trump Declares in Texas
"Even one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history is just another campaign rally to Trump."
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The canned foods section of a Walmart store was almost empty as people prepared for the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on August 24, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Stores Accused of Price Gouging in Wake of Hurricane Harvey
"Best Buy doesn't need to sell water at $43 a case. They don't need the money."
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As Historic Flooding Grips Texas, Groups Demand Nuclear Plant Be Shut Down
"This storm and flood is absolutely without precedent even before adding the possibility of a nuclear accident that could further imperil millions of people who are already battling for their lives."
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Weeks before Hurricane Harvey hit the Houston area, President Trump announced a rollback of Obama-era regulations aimed at keeping federally-funded projects out of flood zones. Group Vows to Expose Why Trump Ditched Flood-Protection Rule
"The death and destruction in south Texas offer a grim preview of the human cost of Trump’s denial of science."
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People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. 'A Class of Its Own': No Storm in US History Has Unleashed More Rain Than Hurricane Harvey
"The 3-to-4 day rainfall totals are simply mind-blowing."
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during the opening of the winter session of the Knesset, Israel's Parliament. Flouting International Law, Netanyahu Says West Bank Settlements Will Remain 'Forever'
"Israel finally admits it will never remove illegal settlements from occupied West Bank."
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Protesters in Florida gathered in Florida earlier this month to demand a diplomatic approach to tensions with Kim Jong-un's regime. While Most Crave Diplomacy, Trump Warns 'All Options on Table' for North Korea
Most Americans favor non-military approach to tensions with North Korea
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An oil refinery is seen before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey on August 25, 2017 in Corpus Christi, Texas. Harvey Triggers 'Unbearable' Pollution as Refineries Spew Cancer-Causing Chemicals
"Air pollution is one of the unseen dangers of the storm."
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