Keystone Pipeline Gets Mixed State Department Review

The State Department gave a mixed review Friday to a controversial Canada-to-U.S. pipeline, saying the project could mitigate some potential...

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    12/3/2021 - 7:21 am | View Link
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    11/30/2021 - 9:11 am | View Link
  • For the Record December 2021
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    11/29/2021 - 3:59 pm | View Link
  • Joe Biden's awkward 'Ron Burgundy' moment is not as it seems
    The deceptively-edited clip went viral in right-wing circles which made it appear as if Joe Biden, who is famously gaffe prone, had read 'end of quote' off his teleprompter by accident.
    11/25/2021 - 6:52 am | View Link
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