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Snyder's statement says 94 percent of water samples taken between July 1 and December 31, 2017, tested below the federal guideline of 15 parts per billion or less of lead and copper. But Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint, said the state should make free bottled water available until every lead service line in Flint is replaced.
  • Facebook passes new rules on political ads

    Facebook passes new rules on political ads

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    Increased transparency and accountability for electoral and issue ads . That new requirement will launch alongside a set of features meant to preserve user trust in Facebook publishers: for instance, the history of a Facebook page will now be visible, and users will be notified if a page they have liked changes its name.
  • Trump's Troops Play Into Hand of Nationalist Candidate in Mexico

    Trump's Troops Play Into Hand of Nationalist Candidate in Mexico

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    She noted that women who are part of the caravan praised it as a much safer alternative to traveling alone or with smugglers. He claimed women from Central America are raped at "levels that nobody has ever seen before". USA authorities see this partnership as a potential model for other countries, and they are in talks with Central American nations to adopt similar measures.
  • Zero Tolerance Policy For Illegal Immigration

    Zero Tolerance Policy For Illegal Immigration

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    Trump asked. "Do people really believe this stuff?" The proposition reveals just how frustrated Trump remains with Sessions because of his decision to recuse himself from overseeing the Russian Federation investigation more than a year ago, while signalling how confident he has remained in Pruitt despite a number of ethics issues, the source added.
  • Ex-spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer in critical condition'

    Ex-spy Sergei Skripal 'no longer in critical condition'

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    In response to news of Mr Skripal's recovery, the Russian Embassy in London tweeted: "Good news!" She said in a statement issued earlier this week that her "strength is growing daily." The poisoning has chilled relations between Russian Federation and the West, producing a wave of diplomatic expulsions unseen even at the height of the Cold War .
  • China urges European Union to 'act together' against United States protectionism

    China urges European Union to 'act together' against United States protectionism

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    Thursday night, Trump fired back against China's announcement of $50 billion in tariffs, calling them "unfair retaliation". Trump also instructed his Secretary of Agriculture to "implement a plan to protect our farmers". The Chinese government said earlier in the week that it would respond with equal measure to any new duties on its goods by the U.S. Chart showing 12-month trend in the USA trade deficit .
  • Cops evict farmers protesting for Cauvery board in Trichy

    Cops evict farmers protesting for Cauvery board in Trichy

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    All political party leaders would participate in the agitation, Mr Stalin said. The IPL match comes at a time when all sections of people are fighting to save the state from becoming a desert. Farmer Leader Ayyakannu was also present at the protest on Friday. We want to die as there is no water for us. They are yet to get the water allotted to them by the Supreme Court as the Centre is yet to set up the regulatory bodies.
  • Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again

    Trump Will 'Probably' Skip WH Correspondents' Dinner - Again

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    Trump himself has appeared resigned in recent weeks to the fact that action on infrastructure - which had been a central theme of his State of the Union address in January - would be further delayed, saying at an event in OH last week that progress on rebuilding would "probably have to wait until after" the midterm elections .
  • Pak PM arrives in Afghanistan on day-long visit

    Pak PM arrives in Afghanistan on day-long visit

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    Abbasi's visit to Kabul is taking place in the backdrop of President Ghani's unconditional offer for talks with the Taliban group on February 28 wherein the president said to recognize the armed outfit as a political party and expressed readiness to open office for the Taliban in Kabul or any other city in Afghanistan to facilitate the talks for peace.
  • Humboldt Broncos team bus involved in fatal collision

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    Officials have not confirmed the number of dead and injured. The team was on its way to Nipawin for a playoff game, which has now been cancelled. RCMP are unable to confirm numbers at this time. Emergency personnel and victim services will be on hand. If at all possible, drivers are asked to avoid the area. We ask during this time that you don't send messages.
  • Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza clashes

    Two Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in Gaza clashes

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    The Israeli military said it had shot three people in the legs as protesters burned auto tyres and threw stones on Friday. The protests are organized by Hamas, Gaza's ruling political party and militant group that Israel, the USA, and the European Union have designated as a terrorist group.
  • Trump considering $100B in additional tariffs against China

    Trump considering $100B in additional tariffs against China

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    It could still take other measures - like curbing package tours or student transfers to the USA, or steps against American companies' operations in China . When ties between Beijing and Seoul chilled, Chinese tourism to South Korea plummeted and Made-in-South Korea products were shunned by consumers in China.
  • Outrage in Kenya as police officer caught on video brutalizing civilian

    Outrage in Kenya as police officer caught on video brutalizing civilian

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    The incident happened around 4:45 a.m.in the 200 block of Madge Lane near Charleston Boulevard in the northeast part of the Valley, according to police. when the man exited his vehicle with a gun. The officer was not injured. Not only is the attorney general's office doing an investigation, but the Austin Police Department is doing an administrative investigation as well.
  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg labels data driven ad opt-out a 'paid product'

    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg labels data driven ad opt-out a 'paid product'

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    Facebook has been heavily criticised after admitting 87 million Facebook users may have had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica , the data firm that worked with the Trump campaign during the 2016 election. We really believed in protecting privacy. Sandberg claimed the company assured them all private data had been deleted even though it had not, and Facebook trusted them.
  • TDP MPs protest even after Rajya Sabha adjournment

    TDP MPs protest even after Rajya Sabha adjournment

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    Once outside the gate, the MPs carried on their protests for over another hour. They were demanding the centre to fulfill assurances made in the Rajya Sabha including Special Category Status and provisions of AP Reorganisation Act. Naidu said his party MPs waged a "relentless battle" against the Centre, and vowed to keep the fight going till the goal was achieved. Their MPs are in constant touch with the Prime Minister's Office.
  • Sergei Skripal getting better, no longer critical

    Sergei Skripal getting better, no longer critical

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    The news comes a day after Skripal's daughter Yulia, 33, who was also poisoned in the attack, released her first public statement after regaining consciousness last week . British police investigators say the highest concentration of residual nerve agent was found at Skripal's front door in the quiet town of Salisbury, down the road from the Stonehenge ruins.
  • Protest in Jerusalem after Netanyahu axes UN migrant deal

    Protest in Jerusalem after Netanyahu axes UN migrant deal

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    The turnaround came as the premier faced mounting pressure from his right-wing base over the agreement with the United Nations refugee agency, which would have allowed thousands of migrants to remain in Israel at least temporarily. According to The Jerusalem Post, the plan was rejected by the Israeli cabinet, members of the governing coalition, the culture minister and the education minister who said "granting legal status to 16,000 infiltrators will turn Israel into a paradise for ...
  • BJP activists pledge to re-elect party in 2019

    BJP activists pledge to re-elect party in 2019

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    Mumbai: In a stinging attack on political rivals, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday equated the parties trying to join hands against the BJP to "snakes", "mongoose", "dogs" and "cats". Training a gun at Congress president Rahul Gandhi , Shah said, "When we lost two Lok Sabha seats recently Rahul Gandhi distributed candies". Prime Minister Modi expressed pride that the BJP has the most Dalit, Tribal and OBC representatives in India, both in the Parliament and in the various state ...
  • Man Kicks Woman, Knocking Out 7 Teeth At Tulsa Nightclub

    Man Kicks Woman, Knocking Out 7 Teeth At Tulsa Nightclub

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    Reed is charged with assault, wanton endangerment and failure to use a child restraint device. An officer tried to open the door but reported that Evans slammed it shut. After police rescued Bush, they realized she didn't have a driver's license. Reports show he also hit her in the face with a pizza and even punched the dashboard repeatedly and kicked the door when exiting the vehicle.
  • Beautiful Friday gives way to chance for snow late Saturday

    Beautiful Friday gives way to chance for snow late Saturday

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    The snowfall rate would have to be tremendous for us to see accumulations and issues on the roads, because we'd be fresh off of a high near 70 degrees on Friday afternoon. This will allow much colder air to sink into the region. Despite the increase in clouds during the day, rain will generally hold off until Saturday outside of the mountains.