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Lead contamination of Flint water draws multiple lawsuits
One lawsuit seeks to replace lead-leaching water lines at no cost to customers. Another seeks money for thousands of Flint residents who unwittingly drank toxic water. A third complaint has been fi...
February 08, 2016 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UN condemns NKorea launch, pledges significant new sanctions
The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U....
February 08, 2016 02:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other places inside the houses and ya...
February 08, 2016 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police at scene of black teen's shooting falsified reports
For more than a year after an officer shot and killed a black teen named Laquan McDonald, the Chicago Police Department had video footage that raised serious doubts about whether other officers at ...
February 08, 2016 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Citing huge patient load, New York nurses seek rules on staffing
When the emergency room fills up — whether it's a big accident, flu season or a stroke of misfortune — Brooklyn nurse Rose Green says she can find herself sprinting from room to room, trying to kee...
February 08, 2016 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Saudi offer to send troops to Syria comes with uncertainty
Saudi Arabia's offer to send troops to fight Islamic State in Syria is as much about the kingdom's growing determination to flex its military might as it is about answering U.S. calls for more help...
February 08, 2016 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump aiming for New Hampshire win, rivals aim to survive
Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders d...
February 08, 2016 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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WWII vet begins journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend
A 93-year-old World War II veteran is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart.
February 08, 2016 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of 2nd chances
It's their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic. They are the Clintons. It is New Hampshire. And here we all are again.
February 08, 2016 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feds find Fiat Chrysler gear shifters can confuse drivers
Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes ...
February 08, 2016 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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