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FILE- In this June 9, 2014 file photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, Chinese naval soldiers stand on China's missile destroyer Haikou at a naval port in Sanya, south China's Hainan Province. Just as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group begins its deployment in the South China Sea and the Western Pacific, China dispatched its own fleet for scheduled drills. The missile destroyers Changsha and Haikou and the supply ship Luomahu wrapped up weeklong exercises. The fleet includes three helicopters and marines on board. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zheng Wenhao, File)

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The Climate Leadership Council proposes a $40-per-ton levy on carbon emissions, and that money would go directly back to taxpayers. (Associated Press)

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Jay North starred as "Dennis the Menace" in the late '50s and early '60s. (Wikipedia)

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The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (foreground), a "medium" icebreaker, and the Polar Star (background), a "heavy" plow, are the only two American military vessels sailing the Arctic. Russia has deployed nearly 40 icebreakers in the increasingly busy and contested region. (Associated Press)

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Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency are publicly questioning new administrator Scott Pruitt's (seated) ties to the energy sector, worried that such links may affect his ability to do the job. (Associated Press)

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Johanna Klein, of Brookline, Mass., an internal medical doctor, center, holds a placard and chants during a demonstration by members of the scientific community, environmental advocates and supporters, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Boston. The scientists at the event said they want President Donald Trump's administration to recognize evidence of climate change and take action on various environmental issues. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Neuroscientist Shruti Muralidhar, front left, and microbiologist Abhishek Chari, front right, hold placards and chant during a demonstration by members of the scientific community, environmental advocates, and supporters, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, in Boston. The scientists at the event said they want President Donald Trump's administration to recognize evidence of climate change and take action on various environmental issues. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot to Carlos Berlocq of Argentina, during an ATP Argentina Open match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Agustin Marcarian)

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This image released by Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures shows Matt Damon as William Garin in a scene from "The Great Wall." (Jasin Boland/Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures via AP)

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A flooded Interstate 5 snarled traffic for miles on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Maxwell, Calif. Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area were facing a weekend return of heavy rain and winds that lashed them earlier in the week before the storm moves out. (Andrew Seng/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Jesse Troughton sits inside his family cafe and diner, Kim's Country Cafe, after area storms brought flood-level water to the Colusa County town of Maxwell, Calif. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Northwest of Sacramento, several hundred people were evacuated Saturday as overflowing creeks turned the town of Maxwell into a brown pond, with some homes getting 2 feet of water. (Andrew Seng/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Barr Torrens, 5, plays in flooded neighborhood streets after a deluge of rain and water-runoff flooded much of Maxwell, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Northwest of Sacramento, several hundred people were evacuated Saturday as overflowing creeks turned the town of Maxwell into a brown pond, with some homes getting 2 feet of water. (Andre Seng/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Flood water crosses over Interstate 5 at Williams backing up traffic in both north and southbound lanes for hours on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 in Williams, Calif. Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area were facing a weekend return of heavy rain and winds that lashed them earlier in the week before the storm moves out. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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In this view looking north, flood water crosses over Interstate 5 at Williams backing up traffic in both north and southbound lanes for hours on Saturday, February 18, 2017 in Williams, Calif. Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area were facing a weekend return of heavy rain and winds that lashed them earlier in the week before the storm moves out. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Flood water crosses over Interstate 5 at Williams backing up traffic in both north and southbound lanes for hours on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, in Williams, Calif. Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area were facing a weekend return of heavy rain and winds that lashed them earlier in the week before the storm moves out. (Randy Pench/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Duke's Grayson Allen (3) and Amile Jefferson (21) struggle for the ball with Wake Forest's John Collins (20) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Duke won 99-94. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Duke's Luke Kennard (5) drive to the basket as Wake Forest's John Collins (20) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Duke won 99-94. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Stan Ross of Newport Beach digs up some sand near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach, Calif., early Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, as he looks for coins and jewelry following Friday's storm that eroded the beach, brought high winds, and heavy rain which flooded many areas in Southern California. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP)

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Wake Forest's John Collins (20) dunks against Duke during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)