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White House fence project obscures tourists’ view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourists aiming for postcard-perfect photos of the White House at first couldn’t avoid the black metal bicycle racks that were arranged to form an extra security barrier against possible fence-jumpers. The racks were in just about every shot. But visitors now must contend with a tall white …

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Mid-Coast Trolley Project Receives $80M Grant From US

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced $80 million in additional funding for a project that will connect two busy San Diego neighborhoods by trolley. The San Diego Mid-Coast Light Rail project, lead by the San Diego Association of Governments, will receive the funding for a 10. 9-mile light rail extension from …

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White House fence project obscures tourists’ view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tourists aiming for postcard-perfect photos of the White House at first couldn’t avoid the black metal bicycle racks that were arranged to form an extra security barrier against possible fence-jumpers. The racks were in just about every shot. But visitors now must contend with a tall white …

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Minimizing wildfire risk through economics

Our natural world is changing. The warming climate continues to fuel large natural disasters, establishing a new normal for citizens and governments around the world. Preparedness for this new normal is imperative for saving lives, and that means risk assessment and management of natural disasters takes precedence for those trying …

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White House kicks Turkey out of fighter jet project

Turkey was set to buy about 100 of the Lockheed Martin-built F-35s and its pilots have been training in the United States. | South Korea Defense Acquisition Program Administration via Getty Images defense By JACQUELINE FELDSCHER 07/17/2019 03:25 PM EDT Updated 07/17/2019 10:41 PM EDT 2019-07-17T10:41-0400 Turkey will no longer …

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Google Exec: No Plans to Enter Chinese Search Market

During a busy day of Capitol Hill hearings focused on tech, a top executive at Alphabet (GOOGL – Get Report)  confirmed that the company has ended Project Dragonfly, a controversial project aimed at building a search engine for the Chinese market.  At a hearing called by the Senate Judiciary Committee, …

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