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Obama slams Republicans: Trump is 'capitalizing on resentment'

Former President Barack Obama offered his most pointed critique to date of President Donald Trump, delivering a lengthy and direct indictment Friday of the last two years in American politics by arguing the President is "capitalizing on resentment that politicians have been fanning for years."

Experts: Coal emissions rollbacks will be bad for country's health

The Environmental Protection Agency will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled power plants under the newly proposed Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) Rule. The plan, announced Tuesday, will "establish guidelines for states" to use when setting limits for greenhouse gases, the agency said in a statement. Critics say the decision will result in the release of much more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Obama urges 'empowering more women'

Former US president Barack Obama is urging more women to get involved in social movements and governance "because men have been getting on my nerves recently."