Michigan House to See $28m Flint Water Funding Bill

Governor Snyder has come under fire for the water crisis, with many questioning why the problem was not addressed sooner. Protesters gather outside the state Capitol before Michigan Gov. "We still can't drink our water". Weaver declined to com... More..

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Governor of Michigan Feeling Heat Over Flint Water Crisis

The lead is believed to have caused illness among residents. The city's water became contaminated after a change in supplier in 2014, when lead leached from old pipes. " This disaster is a natural catastrophe...More..

Turkey Detains 3 Russians After Istanbul Bombing
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Turkey Detains 3 Russians After Istanbul Bombing

The German foreign ministry said earlier five Germans were still in intensive care. Thomas de Maiziere, the German interior minister, said it did not appear that Germans were deliberately targeted. "Right now...More..

Germany is the Best Country in the World, According to New Survey
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Germany is the Best Country in the World, According to New Survey

In a global survey of more than 16,000 people, Singapore was named the second most "up-and-coming" economy among 60 countries, after top-ranked India and ahead of China in the third. Celebrating diversity, be...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

First blizzard of 2016 forecast to hit Northeast this weekend

Freezing rain will be a concern through Friday in the Piedmont with temperatures hanging out just below freezing through the entire day. Early predictions call for a 100 percent chance of rain on Friday with ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Kenya: Bodies of fallen KDF soldiers start arriving home

Al Shabaab insurgents on Sunday said they had captured Kenyan troops during last week's attack at an AMISOM base in El-Adde, Somalia. The military camp, which the attacker attacked is located about 550 km fro...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Sarah Palin says son's arrest linked to PTSD

Track Palin, a veteran of the US Army, served in Iraq. Palin's son, Track Palin, was arrested Monday night in Wasilla after his girlfriend said he punched her in the face. All the charges are Class A misdem...More..

Lavrov Gives No Indication Of Agreement With Kerry On Syria Talks
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Lavrov Gives No Indication Of Agreement With Kerry On Syria Talks

The Syrian conflict, which started in March 2011, has claimed the lives of more than 260,000 people and displaced almost half of the country's pre-war population of about 23 million within or out of its borders...More..

Supreme Court to rule on executive order concerning immigration
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Supreme Court to rule on executive order concerning immigration

Under the plan announced late in 2014, those undocumented immigrants who have been in the USA more than five years and who have children would be provided certain protections that would allow them to seek a pat...More..

Nor'easter to Bring Big Snow Storm
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Nor'easter to Bring Big Snow Storm

The first major winter storm of 2016 remains likely to hit Long Island this weekend with forecasters warning snow and winds may create blizzard-like conditions with less than ¼ mile of visibility. More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Obama says he's helping fix Flint water crisis

Also Wednesday, Snyder asked President Barack Obama to reconsider the denial of a federal disaster declaration to address the crisis, saying its poses an "imminent and long-term threat" to residents. The mone...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Bernie Sanders touts his foreign policy judgment in new TV ad

The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percent. The CNN/WMUR survey found that more than half of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters - 52% - have already "definitely decided" who ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Michigan governors' emails show debate over blame for Flint water

Snyder's chief of staff questioned in September whether the state was responsible for Flint's ongoing water crisis, emails released Wednesday showed. The 274-page document was posted on theMichigan governmen...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Brazil Zika Outbreak: More Babies Born With Birth Defects

A 24-year-old man travelling from Thailand has been confirmed as Taiwan's first case of the Zika virus , reported the Ministry of Health and Welfare yesterday. Studies in South America have linked the virus to...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Clearing Misconceptions of the Iran Nuclear Deal

We believe the sanctions are illegal. Ansari further said that new economic sanctions are "illegitimate" and "have no legal or moral legitimacy". "We know, peace is not going to come soon and easily, as the...More..

Refugee arrivals to Vancouver
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Refugee arrivals to Vancouver "Paused" as temporary housing maxed out

Immigration Minister John McCallum revealed Wednesday that resettlement groups in Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Halifax have asked for a temporary stop in the flow of government-sponsored refugees. It also r...More..

The Gov. Snyder releases emails on Flint water
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

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 t...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Child In Hawaii Born With Birth Defect Linked To Zika Virus

The woman contracted the virus in her home country and then became ill while a visitor in Bergen County in late November, according to a department spokeswoman. Dr. Hammers says if you bought a plane ticket to ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Pakistan army takes control of campus after deadly attack

Pakistan army vehicle arrive at the Bacha Khan University. He also says Mullah Fazlullah, the head of the Pakistani Taliban had nothing to do with the attack. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in Zurich to ...More..

by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

President Park calls on China to do its part on N. Korea

With China being North Korea's biggest trading partner and a veto-wielding member of the United Nations Security Council, Park is urging Chinese President Xi Jinping to use his influence to rein in Kim. B-52 ...More..