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Lawmakers expected to vote to limit Trump’s war powers

(CNN) – Iran and the US have hit pause on escalating tensions between the two countries. Now American lawmakers are looking to limit the President’s power to wage war. They are also sparring on whether or not the killing of Iran’s top general was necessary. Watch the video for the full report. Categories: National News, News, Politics

New study shows Americans doing more to ward off HPV

(CNN)— Nearly 80 million Americans are currently infected with a type of Human Papillomavirus — better known as HPV, the virus hat can lead to cancer later in life  but a new report shows more people are now taking steps to prevent it. Mandy Gaither has more in this health minute. Categories: Health, National News

California fire crews head to Australia to help with ongoing wildfires

(CNN) — 20 California firefighters are leaving today, Wednesday January 8th to help crews in Australia as they continue battle the raging wildfires there. The members of the ‘U.S. Forest Service’ and ‘Angeles National Forest Fire’ teams were hand picked since they have experience dealing with large, burning trees. The fires in Australia have claimed 24 lives since September. Categories:…

Oil prices soar after Iran attacks airbases housing U.S. troops

CNN – Oil prices soar after Iran attacks airbases housing US troops in Iraq(CNN) – Oil prices climbed Tuesday after the Pentagon said Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against bases in Iraq that house U.S . troops. The apparent retaliation for last week’s US drone strike against a senior Iranian commander amplifies concern about a spiraling conflict between the United…

24 Australians arrested for setting fires as country is ravaged by wildfires

(CNN) – Australia bushfires have caused an orange sky and haze. Officials say a total of 146 fires are burning across New South Wales; 65 of which have not yet been contained. Victoria has declared a state of disaster, and New South wales has declared a state of emergency, both granting extraordinary powers and additional government resources to battle the…

77th Golden Globes Awards cuts meat from menu out of global warming concerns

(CNN) —At Sunday’s 77th Golden Globe Awards, almost 1,300 glittering guests will take their seats in the historic The Beverly Hilton hotel and be served a pre-show dinner fit for Hollywood’s greatest. The feast will be plant-based, a decision made by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association out of concern for global warming. The group is the nonprofit organization that gives…

Climate change activist celebrates 17th birthday protesting

(CNN) —Teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, takes no days off when it comes to bringing awareness to climate change. The 2019 Time Person of the Year, celebrated her 17th birthday Friday, January 3rd protesting in front of Swedish Parliament. Thunberg gained international attention for calling out world leaders for their inaction on the climate crisis at the United Nations Climate…