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Nick Visser

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Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by Nick:

Pete Buttigieg Really Wants You To Know How Young He Is

You need to be 35 to be president, but youth has its perks. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg Tells Democrats To Stop Worrying About The GOP

The 2020 hopeful said in the CNN debate that Republicans will attack Democrats as “crazy socialists” anyway, so it’s time to "stand up for the right policy." → Read More

Greta Thunberg, Youth Climate Activist, Will Travel To UN Aboard Zero-Emission Sailboat

"We will make our voices heard," said the Swedish teenager. → Read More

CNN Will Host Climate-Focused Town Hall As Issue Gains Momentum In 2020 Race

MSNBC is also planning a climate forum with presidential candidates of both parties later this year, according to reports. → Read More

Trump Vetoes Resolutions Meant To Block Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia, UAE

The president called the resolutions "ill-conceived" and "time-consuming," and said he planned to go through with some $8 billion in emergency weapons sales. → Read More

Kim Jong Un Inspects Submarine That Experts Fear Could Carry Far-Reaching Missiles

President Donald Trump met with Kim last month but has yet to hold any new talks in his effort to rein in North Korea's nuclear program. → Read More

3 White Supremacists Sentenced After 2017's Charlottesville Rally

The men had been identified as some of the "most violent" during the deadly white supremacy rally, and had trained to provoke violence. → Read More

Facebook Grilled By Senators Over 'Crazy' Cryptocurrency Plans. It Did Not Go Well.

"I don't trust you guys," Sen. Martha McSally said at the hearing. Other lawmakers called Facebook "dangerous" and said it would be "crazy" to give it free rein. → Read More

Tropical Storm Barry Gains Strength As Officials Urge Residents To Prepare For The Worst

The slow-moving storm could bring up to 25 inches of rain to some parts of the South, and it may become a hurricane as early as Friday. → Read More

R. Kelly Reportedly Arrested In Chicago On New Federal Sex Crime Charges

The R&B singer had been charged on nearly two dozen other counts related to sexual abuse and assault earlier this year. → Read More

Border Arrests Plunged 28% In June, DHS Says

Homeland Security officials linked the decline to President Donald Trump's hard-line immigration policies and help from Mexico. → Read More

France Will Soon Charge Ecotax On Most Flights

Tickets originating in France will carry a new fee between $1.70 and $20, which will help fund eco-friendly infrastructure like train networks. → Read More

Mike Pompeo Unveils New Panel To Refocus U.S. Human Rights Priorities

Human rights groups have criticized the effort as a means to rein in protections for marginalized groups. → Read More

California Experienced Back-to-Back Earthquakes. Here’s What To Expect Next.

“This was a very good wakeup call, essentially,” an emergency official said before urging residents to think about preparedness. → Read More

Anchorage, Alaska, Shatters All-Time Heat Record, And It Could Get Hotter Still

Temperatures spiked to 90 degrees for the first time in the city's history. → Read More

Honduran Held By ICE Dies In Custody, Becoming 6th Death Since October

Yimi Alexis Balderramos-Torres was found unresponsive in his detention cell, and died at a Houston hospital. → Read More

10 Dead After Small Plane Crash At North Texas Airport

The aircraft struck an airplane hangar at a local airport just north of Dallas shortly after taking off Sunday morning. → Read More

Tillerson Says Kushner Regularly Went Behind His Back When He Was Secretary Of State

“It makes me angry,” said the former Trump official, who was fired in March 2018, during a closed-door interview with Congress. → Read More

After 30 Horse Deaths, California Officials May Soon Have The Power To Shut Down Tracks

Santa Anita Park has been under fire after an unusually high number of horses died during the racing season. → Read More

Trump Claims Latino Voters Want Him To Deport Millions Of Undocumented Immigrants

The president says his hard-line approach to immigration has improved his standing among Hispanic voters. → Read More