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U.N. warns of famine risk in Somalia amid worsening drought

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Somalia risks slipping back into famine, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as worsening drought has left millions of people without food, water or healthcare in a country crippled by decades of war.

Unlike Trump, Americans want strong environmental regulator - Reuters/Ipsos

NEW YORK More than 60 percent of Americans would like to see the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's powers preserved or strengthened under incoming President Donald Trump, and the drilling of oil on public lands to hold steady or drop, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.

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Trump Commerce nominee Ross to tell senators: 'I am not anti-trade'

WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Commerce Secretary, Wilbur Ross, will tell senators on Wednesday that he is not "anti-trade," but the United States should not put up with malicious practices or unfair subsidies from foreign trading partners.