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Trump's rollback of pollution rules to hit coal country hard

Trump's rollback of pollution rules to hit coal country hard

Health
It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was no surprise that President Donald Trump picked the state to announce his plan rolling back Obama-era pollution controls on coal-fired power plants. Trump left one thing out of his remarks, though: northern West Virginia coal country will be ground zero for increased deaths and illnesses from the rollback on regulation of harmful emission from the nation's coal power plants. An analysis done by his own Environmental Protection Agency concludes that the plan would lead to a greater number of people here dying prematurely, and suffering health problems that they otherwise would not have, than elsewhere in the country, when compared to health impacts of the Obama plan. Knotts, a coal miner for 35 ye...
Chelsea news: Cesar Azpilicueta insists the players are working hard to improve under Maurizio Sarri

Chelsea news: Cesar Azpilicueta insists the players are working hard to improve under Maurizio Sarri

Sports
More Practice The Premier League side lost 2-0 to Man City in the Community Shield, but the only way to bounce back is to work even harder in training, says the defender There is a lot of hard work to be done at Chelsea, Cesar Azpilicueta believes. The players have been trying to get used to new manager Maurizio Sarri’s style of play, but have only had a few weeks to train together, while some World Cup players have been on an extended break. “Well, what I can say is that from the first day we are working hard and we are working as a team,’ Azpilicueta told chelseafc.com. “He knows what he wants and he explains it to us. We have to replicate what he wants and the only way is to keep working in every training session, every game, to tr...
Hard to see a route back to management for Pardew – Wright

Hard to see a route back to management for Pardew – Wright

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Alan Pardew will struggle to get back into management after his departure from West Brom, says former England striker Ian Wright.The relegation-threatened Baggies parted company with Pardew on Monday after eight straight league defeats."Which chairman's going to give him a job to keep them in the Premier League?" said Wright on BBC 5 live."Even if he went into the Championship, which chairman is going to say I want Alan to come in and keep us in here?"Pardew leaves West Brom after four months as managerListen: West Brom pirates plotted to make Pardew walk the plank'Pardew, 56, was appointed on 29 November after the Baggies sacked Tony Pulis following a run of 10 Premier League games without ...
Tiny robots could soon diagnose, treat hard to reach parts of the body

Tiny robots could soon diagnose, treat hard to reach parts of the body

Health
Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tiny remote-controlled robots made of algae could soon navigate their way to hard-to-reach locations in the body. Scientists say the robots could be used to diagnose and treat diseases like cancer.Each tiny robot measures just a few micrometers long, roughly the size of a blood cell. They're composed of algae cells coated in magnetic particles. The algae bots can be directed to the nooks and crannies of the human body using a magnet.Bioluminescent protein markers could reveal the location of the bots near the surface of the skin, and magnetic resonance imaging could track their positioning in deep tissue.Scientists at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Edinburgh tested the robots ability to swim through bodily fluids like gastric fluid and diluted bl...
Tillerson doubles down as China takes new hard line on North Korea

Tillerson doubles down as China takes new hard line on North Korea

World
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on the offense at a summit here as he tries to increase the pressure on, and isolation of, North Korea after the U.N. Security Council imposed new sanctions against the country's rogue regime. Tillerson is in Manila for an annual summit hosted by Southeast Asian countries collectively known as ASEAN. He’s meeting with regional partners, including Russia and China, just days after North Korea tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a month. The new sanctions were drafted by the U.S. in consultation with China and passed unanimously at the U.N. Saturday. They block North Korean sales of coal, iron and iron ore, lead and lead ore, and seafood. The sanctions also halt any expansion of North Korea’s guest worker programs in other countries.