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Federal Report Calls For $275 Million To Stop Asian Carp

Enlarge this image Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill., in June. John Flesher/AP hide caption toggle caption John Flesher/AP The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed spending $275 million to upgrade defenses against an invading force. The enemy? A fish. Specifically, Asian carp that are threatening to break through to the Great Lakes. In June, a live Asian silver carp was caught in the Illinois Waterway just 9 miles from Lake Michigan. Scientists fear that if…

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Asian shares scale 1-1/2-year peak on China trade, Trump's tax cut talk

Top Stories: TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares rallied to an 18-month peak on Friday, as investors cheered upbeat Chinese trade data and strong gains on Wall Street after U.S. President Donald Trump promised to unveil a major tax announcement to lower the burden on businesses. Asian shares scale 1-1/2-year peak on China trade, Trump's tax cut talk

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