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CIA Trainee Washes Out Of Bomb-Detection, Reassigned To Living Room

Enlarge this image Lulu photographed during explosives training. Central Intelligence Agency hide caption toggle caption Central Intelligence Agency Some jobs are just not a good fit. That seems to have been the case for a certain canine trainee named Lulu at the Central Intelligence Agency. The black Labrador was in an intensive course of study to learn how to sniff out bombs. But Lulu just wasn’t that interested. “[It’s] imperative that the dogs enjoy the job they’re doing,” the Central Intelligence Agency writes in a news release on Wednesday announcing…

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EPA Chief Announces Reversal Of Obama-Era Curbs On Coal Plants

Enlarge this image Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a Cabinet meeting with President Trump in June. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP Updated at 12:30 p.m. ET The Trump administration will scuttle an Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, made the announcement in Hazard, Ky., on Monday, saying the rule hurt coal-fired plants. “The EPA and no federal agency should ever use its authority to say to you we are going to declare…

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