Allen Schauffler

Allen Schauffler

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US: Thousands rally for racial justice

Thousands of Americans have joined what has been called a “march for racial justice” in Washington, DC.

US: Thousands rally for racial justice

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US: Guggenheim Museum pulls Chinese art over animal treatment

Animal abuse concerns have forced a major American art museum to pull three controversial exhibits in a show of Chinese artwork.

US: Guggenheim Museum pulls Chinese art over animal treatment

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US: Hurricane Harvey leaves Texan cotton growers in despair

Hurricane Harvey has killed more than 60 people and caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage in the US state of Texas. Damages to the state's agriculture include one of its main crops: cotton.

US: Hurricane Harvey leaves Texan cotton growers in despair

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Harvey victims in Houston fear deportation as Trump scraps DACA

The city of Houston in Texas is home to a large community of undocumented Hispanic immigrants. Many have been afraid to seek government help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey for fears of being deported.

Harvey victims in Houston fear deportation as Trump scraps DACA

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Texas fears grow over health crises from Harvey floods

As the floodwaters recede, concern is growing over public health problems which could linger for months.

Texas fears grow over health crises from Harvey floods

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Texans return to assess damage after Harvey

The governor of Texas says reconstruction efforts after Tropical Storm Harvey could cost as much as $180bn.

Texans return to assess damage after Harvey

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Rockport city reels from Harvey’s destruction

Many of those affected by the tropical storm Harvey in the US state of Texas are now assessing the damage. And some are even thinking about relocating.

Rockport city reels from Harvey’s destruction

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Is da Vinci's influence still relevant?

Leonardo da Vinci, the ancient Italian inventor, innovator and artist, had imagined the future and painted masterpieces that still inspire and challenge us half a millennium after his death.

Is da Vinci's influence still relevant?

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White supremacist claims his innocence again in Portland court

Jeremy Christian, the white supremacist charged with stabbing to death two men who came to the aid of women being racially abused on a train, has once again claimed his innocence in court.

White supremacist claims his innocence again in Portland court

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Bumblebees added to US endangered species list

Bumblebees, common to the central and eastern United States, are now formally listed as an endangered species. It's a first for the US, where it's estimated the honey bee population has halved since the 1950s.

Bumblebees added to US endangered species list

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Trump moves to kill Obama-era Clean Water Rule

The administration of US President Donald Trump is moving towards dismantling water regulations put in place by Barack Obama. Environmental groups say the executive order signed by Trump signals a disaster in terms of keeping water sources clean.

Trump moves to kill Obama-era Clean Water Rule