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Three Michigan officials charged in Flint toxic water crisis

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  • Apr 20, 2016
FLINT, Mich. Three Michigan state and local officials were criminally charged on Wednesday in an investigation into dangerous lead levels in the city of Flint's drinking water, and the state attorney general said there would be more to come.Genesee Dis...
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Flint becomes Democratic flashpoint, but residents want action

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  • Mar 07, 2016
FLINT, Mich. The Flint water crisis has united Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in outrage, but some residents suffering through the city's major public health scandal want more than talking points from the presidential contenders.As Flint ...
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Murray subdues Ferrer to continue British charge

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  • Jan 27, 2016
MELBOURNE Andy Murray continued Britain's Australian Open success when he overcame David Ferrer 6-3 6-7(5) 6-2 6-3 in a grueling tussle to reach the semi-finals for the sixth time in seven years on Wednesday.The world number two was forced to scrap for...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 18, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Zimbabwe's Mugabe declares disaster in drought-stricken areas

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  • Feb 05, 2016
HARARE Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought, with 26 percent of the population said to be in need of food aid, the government has said in a statement.Declaring ...
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Singer Celine Dion's brother near death: newspaper

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  • Jan 16, 2016
Canadian singer Celine Dion, whose husband died earlier this week, is facing another family crisis with a brother on the verge of death, a Montreal newspaper reported on Friday.Daniel Dion, 59, one of her 13 siblings, has cancer and may have only a mat...
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Obama says confident in legal footing after Supreme Court carbon decision

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  • Feb 12, 2016
ATHERTON, Calif./WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail."We’re very...
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Bangkok’s Chinatown: a night at the opera

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  • Mar 04, 2016
BANGKOK Battles, a search for love and justice, all set in China. Hired by local Chinese shrines, opera companies in Bangkok’s Chinatown perform mythical stories in Mandarin to round off celebrations marking the Lunar New Year in the Thai capital.The...
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Blizzard for record books paralyzes New York and Washington

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  • Jan 24, 2016
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing Washington to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York until Sunday morning.In all, there were at le...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Feb 04, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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