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Flint Water Crisis Continues, Michigan Governor Releases Emails

Ob Wednesday, Mr Snyder urged Mr Obama to class the crisis as a federal disaster, saying its severity poses an "imminent and long-term threat" to residents. The situation in Flint thus boils down to the crass exploitation of Michigan's workers and the naked oppression of the Black working class in particular. Continua a leggere...

Korea, US Maintain Usual WATCHCON Level

Korea, US Maintain Usual WATCHCON Level In the US, Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives prepared to further tighten sanctions on North Korea . "Of course they cheated on that agreement, so we made the wrong move", he told CNN, calling for a similar approach on sanctions again to restrict the North s ability to fund its weapons programs. Continua a leggere...

Oregon governor criticizes feds' handling of occupation

At the beginning of Tuesday's community meeting in Burns over the ongoing occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife refuge, county Judge Steve Grasty said that his mission for the evening was to unify the community. On Monday night, Bundy held a meeting at a hot springs resort near Crane, Oregon, where he tried to persuade 30 or so ranchers to stop paying the federal government to graze their ... Continua a leggere...

Obama says he's helping fix Flint water crisis

The emails date from January, 2014 through December, 2015. Ballenger's controversial comments contrasted sharply with the tone of Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address, in which the powerful politician humbly apologized to Flint families and repeatedly referred to their plight as "crisis", according to CNN . Continua a leggere...

Clementino, auto incendiata: "Non sto zitto, piuttosto mi faccio ammazzare"

Clementino, auto incendiata: L'auto era parcheggiata a Camposano (Napoli), davanti all'abitazione della famiglia dell'artista partenopeo, tra i "big" della prossima edizione di Sanremo . Continua a leggere...

Conservation groups demand end to refuge occupation

Also on Tuesday, Bundy attended a community meeting , where he was met with jeering after Harney County Judge Steve Grasty told him it was "time for you to go home". Mr. Bundy did not speak at Tuesday's meeting, but rather listened quietly when some locals began chanting, "Go". Many locals have become frustrated by the standoff at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which has turned their rural ... Continua a leggere...

Detroit schools sue to try to stop teacher absences

Here are some of the conditions that teachers are protesting. Detroit teachers have backed up their words with mass sickouts, starting January 11, when 62 schools closed as a result. Sherry Dagnogo told RT."All of this has taken place under state control". Denver Public Schools will eliminate 157 central office jobs for the 2016-17 school year, partly because the gentrifying district expects... Continua a leggere...

Obama says Flint crisis reminder gov't cannot 'shortchange' services

Electric vehicle sales fell previous year by 6 per cent to 115,000, and the administration has said it would not meet its goal of getting 1 million plug-in cars on USA roads by 2015. Ford was the only major USA automaker that did not take a bailout from the federal government when the rescue money was issued in 2008 and 2009. "If I was a parent up there I would be beside myself that my kids' hea... Continua a leggere...

Birth defects linked to Zika virus still rising in Brazil

Shah, M.D., J.D., said in a news release. More than 3,500 cases of microcephaly have been reported in the South American country, and 46 babies have died, according to reports. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel alert advising pregnant women to postpone travel to countries and territories in the Americas affected by the virus. Continua a leggere...

Snyder Apologizes To People Of Flint During State Of The State Address

On Saturday, Obama declared a federal emergency in Flint, freeing up to $5 million in federal aid to help solve the public health crisis, but he denied the governor's request for a disaster declaration because the contamination was a man-made problem and therefore didn't meet the definition of a "major disaster" under federal law. Continua a leggere...

Iran's foreign minister: New US sanctions over ballistic missile testing 'illegal'

The Obama administration had been under intense pressure from Republicans (and some Democrats) to impose a penalty for Iran's two ballistic missile tests conducted in 2015. Obama also announced the resolution of a longstanding dispute over money Iran had transfered to buy military equipment from the US before the two nations broke ties. Continua a leggere...

Philadelphia cop shooter suspect charged with attempted murder

Philadelphia cop shooter suspect charged with attempted murder Officials described Hartnett as a "paragon of excellence" and commended him for assisting in capture of the shooter even as he was severely injured and bleeding. J.M. Berger, an expert on terrorism and ­co-author of "ISIS: The State of Terror", told The Washington Post Friday that this might fit the pattern of recent attacks in which people invoke the group without formal ties or exposure. Continua a leggere...

Minnesota Health Officials Warn People of Zika Virus

As these scientifically modified mosquitoes are incapable of having offsprings, their population will ultimately cut down, which appears to be the only feasible solution to this menace. Oxitec first tested efficacy trials in some parts of Brazil as well as in Panama and the Cayman Islands that resulted to more than a 90 percent decrease of Aedes aegypti mosquito population. Continua a leggere...

Saudi dispute to have no impact on Iran's economy

Saudi dispute to have no impact on Iran's economy But a reporter for the Associated Press news agency said there was no visible damage to the embassy building, which is in a neighbourhood that has previously been targeted in air strikes. The execution of one of them, dissident cleric Nimr al-Nimr, caused an worldwide crisis as Shi'ite Iran and its allies responded angrily, but it also caused upset in his home district of Qatif, where many saw h... Continua a leggere...

Indonesia police say Jakarta attackers had planned to attack other cities

Indonesia police say Jakarta attackers had planned to attack other cities Jakarta's police chief told reporters: "ISIS is behind this attack definitely", using a common acronym for Islamic State, and he named an Indonesian militant called Bahrun Naim as the man responsible for plotting it. However, on Saturday, Iqbal said that police could confirm only four attackers. "We will not say how many people or what sort of evidence we have, as it will upset our strategy". Continua a leggere...

US may send more strategic weapons to Korean peninsula: South Korea

The comments are adding to media speculation that Washington could move the USS Ronald Reagan , its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier stationed in Japan , into Korean waters and also bring in B-2 stealth bombers and F-22 stealth fighter jets. Continua a leggere...

Iran Expects Saudi Arabia to Make First Step in Restoring Relations

Britain's embassy in Tehran was attacked in 2011. The attack on the embassy, which followed the execution of a prominent cleric by Saudi Arabia, soured diplomatic relations between the two countries. As well as, China and Saudi Arabia will discuss over the cooperation in other fields during this meeting like construction of railways and power stations, investment in finance and aerospace, and th... Continua a leggere...

Making A Murderer creators 'expected' backlash about the documentary in the media

Dassey was also convicted for her murder and will be eligible for parole in 2048. While the filmmakers are still in touch with Avery, they are uncertain about their next move. It's now on a national scale - the media are demonising this man in order to prove his guilt... "Whatever you're referencing now wasn't relevant to our process at all". Continua a leggere...

Michigan House Approves $28M in Aid for Flint

Flint, financially strapped and under a state-appointed emergency manager, switched to Flint River water in April 2014 from a Detroit-run water system to save money. The governor submitted his appeal on Wednesday, likening the crisis to a flood and saying that the city's lead-contaminated water is a "natural catastrophe in the sense that lead contamination into water is a natural process". Continua a leggere...

The Gov. Snyder releases emails on Flint water

The Gov. Snyder releases emails on Flint water State and federal officials appear to have known of elevated lead levels in Flint's drinking water in early 2015, but MI state officials consistently challenged claims of researchers and medical professionals that that there was a problem. Continua a leggere...


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