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New light shed on Charles Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’

New light shed on Charles Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’

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Terra Carta: Prince Charles asks companies to join ‘Earth charter’

Terra Carta: Prince Charles asks companies to join ‘Earth charter’

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Scrap the Minuteman III missile, STRATCOM chief Adm. Charles Richard says

Scrap the Minuteman III missile, STRATCOM chief Adm. Charles Richard says

Business
Jan. 6 (UPI) -- The Minuteman III program of 450 missiles, begun in1970, must be replaced and not extended, U.S. Strategic Command chief Adm. Charles Richard said. Richard's comments, made during a virtual briefing on Tuesday, come as President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration considers ways to reduce the cost of a planned 30-year, $ 1.2 trillion modernization of the United States' nuclear defense capabilities. Advertisement "Let me be very clear: you cannot life-extend Minuteman III, alright? It is getting past the point of it's not cost effective to life-extend Minuteman III," Richard told reporters. "That thing is so old, in some cases, the drawings don't exist anymore, or where we have drawings, they're like six generations behind the industry standard. There's not only not a...
Trump pardons Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner

Trump pardons Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner

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Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

Climate Week: Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

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The Prince of Wales has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of coronavirus.In a recorded message, to be played at the virtual opening of Climate Week on Monday, Prince Charles said "swift and immediate action" was needed.The prince said Covid-19 provided a "window of opportunity" to reset the economy for a more "sustainable and inclusive future". He added that the pandemic was "a wake-up call we cannot ignore". In his message, recorded from Birkhall in the grounds of Balmoral, Prince Charles said: "Without swift and immediate action, at an unprecedented pace and scale, we will miss the window of opportunity to 'reset' for... a more sustainable and inclusive future.""[The environmental] crisis has been with us for far too many years - decried...