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EPA denies Great Lakes office closing

A second regional closure is reportedly planned, but so far the identity of that office remains under wraps. The EPA sent officials to the city to test the water of the homes near the Superfund site and found that not only were there high levels of lead in the tested homes, but that the contamination was likely city-wide problem; lead pipes and water that had been improperly treated for decades were the culprits. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn asks the country not to count out a Labour victory

Fifty per cent said they would vote Conservative , 25pc Labour, 11pc Liberal Democrats , 4pc Ukip and 68pc said they would vote the same as they did in the previous election. "Does he think that being gay is a sin?" Farron replied: " I do not ". "I am very proud to have gone through the lobby behind the Honourable Gentleman under the Coalition Government where the Liberal Democrats introduced gay marriage, equal marriage and, indeed, did not go as far as it should in terms of ... Read More »

Trump dumps Russian Federation, woos China instead

The attack is the latest diplomatic flashpoint between the West and Russian Federation, which backs Syrian dictator Assad, whom the Americans blame for gassing a rebel-held town and killing scores of people, including more than 30 children. Read More »

Gaza sisters smuggled explosives labeled medicine

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Israel said it arrested two Palestinian sisters from Gaza on Thursday after they were caught trying to smuggle explosives from Gaza into Israel by hiding them in medicine tubes. Israel and Egypt imposed a blockade on Gaza after the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power in the coastal strip from forces loyal to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in 2007. Read More »

USA flags regime change in Syria

The foreign secretary, who was due to travel to Moscow on Monday, called Russia's defence of the Syrian government in the wake of the suspected chemical attack "deplorable". Russian Federation said Mr Johnson's decision showed a lack of understanding of events in Syria and claimed there was little point in speaking to Britain anyway as it was "in the shadow" of its partners. Read More »

Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

The new test will consist of a stand-alone English test and new questions will have a greater focus on "shared values ". Aspiring Australian citizens will need fluent English, four years of residency, a commitment to national values and evidence of their integration under an overhaul of citizenship laws. Read More »

Bruxelles surveille en silence le feuilleton présidentiel français

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Pour dire les choses un peu sommairement, le fascisme et le communisme s'affrontent de nouveau en Europe pour la première fois depuis 1945. Au second tour, Marine Le Pen s'inclinerait quel que soit le scénario envisagé: 39%-61% face à Emmanuel Macron, 43%-57% face à Jean-Luc Mélenchon et 45%-55% face à François Fillon. Read More »

Enquête pour corruption ordonnée sur le Premier ministre Sharif — Pakistan

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Le document de 540 pages cite une phrase du romancier Honoré de Balzac, en français dans le texte: "Le secret des grandes fortunes sans cause apparente est un crime oublié". L'opposant pakistanais Imran Khan, ancienne star du cricket et dont le parti PTI a été à la pointe de l'offensive contre M. Sharif, a néanmoins appelé le Premier ministre à démissionner le temps que soit achevée l'enquête. Read More »

Trump slams 'failing' Democrats: 'It is now Hollywood vs

The national implications and what this race might mean for President Trump were all on the line Tuesday but a split decision leaves a somewhat foggy view: Ossoff's failing to clinch the election outrig. By contrast, the Republican Party mobilised about US$2 million in counter-advertising, portraying the Democrat as an outsider who is "too liberal". The President tweeted after midnight that he was "Glad to be of help!" - even though the district was competitive largely because of Trump's ... Read More »

Lions need everything to go right, and then some luck

Scotland have not had a Lions test starter since prop Tom Smith in 2001. England's representation is set to be their largest since Clive Woodward selected 20 for the Lions' 2005 New Zealand expedition, but Scotland, despite winning three recent Six Nations games, could be left with full-back Stuart Hogg as their solitary squad member. Read More »

UK Labor leader comes out fighting ahead of election

He claimed she didn't want to take any "unnecessary risks", and while it would have been tempting to take Labour to "the cleaners", the last thing the Prime Minister would have wanted is a disastrous Brexit deal shortly before the scheduled 2020 election. Read More »

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed

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The 49-year-old Gorsuch, who will be sworn in at the court on Monday, is a respected conservative who has worked for a decade on the USA 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver. "Judge Gorsuch is a highly qualified, mainstream judge who will apply the law as written, rather than alter the law to achieve the outcome he desires". Read More »

Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on North Korea

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Some news reports recently revealed that a USA carrier task force ordered to sail toward waters off North Korea actually went the opposite direction for a few days. "[North Korea] is on a path to achieving nuclear weapons capability and we believe Kim Jong-un has a clear ambition to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear payload as far as the US", Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop was quoted as saying by ABC news portal Tuesday. Read More »

USA supreme court forces Arkansas to halt first in string of executions

There was also an appeal aimed at obtaining a stay for Ledell Lee. Arkansas officials vowed to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. McKesson alleges that it filled the state's order for the drug under the notion that ADC would use it for "legitimate medical goal, consistent with Arkansas State Medical Board Regulations", which state in part that licensed physicians can not administer unsafe or controlled drugs to someone for a reason other than a legitimate ... Read More »

Babri case: 'BJP believes in innocence of its leaders'

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He also hailed the guidelines by Supreme Court to ensure that the case will be settled within two years. The entire world knows that there was a masjid which was demolished and that too deliberately. Allowing the plea for a joint trial, the bench said that the evidence for all these offences is nearly the same and these offences, therefore, can not be separated from each other. Read More »

Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN

However, the Syrian nerve gas attack blamed on Russia's ally, Syrian President Bashar Assad, and the retaliatory U.S. missile attack against Syria has sent U.S. "I think it's probably unlikely ", he said. "I believe it was a right and responsible step on the part of the Syrian government to invite the OPCW experts to conduct an investigation". Read More »

Cleveland Facebook shooting victim Robert Godwin from Alabama

The gunman was delayed by staff at a branch in Erie County, Pennsylvania, who recognised Stephens and called the police. A state trooper eventually forced Stephens to stop by using what police call the PIT maneuver, in which a pursuing auto can force a fleeing vehicle to suddenly turn, causing the driver to lose control and stop. Read More »

North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move

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North Korea's state television aired chilling footage of the United States being hit by a nuclear bomb in a World War 3 simulation. China is appealing for calm, and possibly re-examining its role. The Trump administration has signaled a forceful US stance on North Korea's recent actions, dispatching Pence to the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Monday in a show of American resolve. Read More »

Georgia Democrat Ossoff Gets Liberal Groups Fundraising Push

This seat has been solidly Republican since 1995 and Republicans outraised Thompson by $167,000 . "Republicans nationally should be very anxious", Bob Beatty, a Washburn University political scientist, told the AP. In the waning days of the campaign, Republicans pulled in U.S. Sen. The race was important because both sides put all their resources into it - Mike Pence, Ted Cruz and even Trump recorded get-out-the-vote messages. Read More »

Krauthammer: The Great Reversal - for now

The US blamed the Assad regime for the attack and accused Russian Federation of trying to cover it up. "We insist on a most thorough, independent investigation into that incident". Lavrov said Moscow has asked Washington about the objective of the buildup and received assurances that the US troops were deployed there to cut supply lines between the Islamic State group factions in Syria and Iraq. Read More »

Man kills three people while screaming 'Allahu Akbar'

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The mother of a man killed at a Fresno motel days before the same suspect was accused of a shooting rampage says she's grateful she told her son she loved him before he died. Williams was a hard-working security guard who earned the rank of supervisor at Monument Security. But she said she didn't know why, since her son was not homeless. Read More »