Monday July 24-th, 2017

Snyder asks Obama to reconsider Flint denial

Snyder said in his State of the State Address Tuesday that he would release the emails to disclose more information about what he knew about the city's water crisis and when. "Wished I would have moved out 27, 30 years ago", said Steve Marme, Flin...

Detroit Protest Shuts Schools As Obama Visits

Newsy Teachers have been staging so-called "sick-outs" for months to protest dilapidated conditions in schools. Detroit Public Schools had five closed schools as early as Tuesday and warned that many more could be coming. The centerpiece of Snyder'...

Michigan House approves $28M in aid for Flint

But, a press release from DEQ on October 2 said that the water in Flint's system was safe to drink, "but some families with lead plumbing in their homes or service connections could experience higher levels of lead in the water that comes out of th...

Two Pregnant Illinois Women Diagnosed with Zika Virus

In those that do, the worst of it involves fever, rash, joint pain, and red eyes - which usually lasts no more than a week. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel alert advising pregnant women to postpone ...

MI governor seeks $28M for Flint water crisis

On Saturday, the president declared a state of emergency in Flint, a declaration requested by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday. She called on Snyder to fire the district's state-appointed emergency manager, Darnell Earley, because he also was an...

CDC issues travel alert for pregnant women

Brazil's health officials say they're convinced the jump is linked to a sudden outbreak of the Zika virus, a mosquito-borne disease similar to dengue, though the mechanics of how the virus might affect babies remain murky. Zika virus often produces f...

Halifax is fourth Canadian city to temporarily pause flow of Syrian refugees Halifax is fourth Canadian city to temporarily pause flow of Syrian refugees

More than 11,300 Syrian refugees have arrived in Canada since November, when the Liberal government launched a massive effort to make good on its promise to resettle 25,000 Syrians. "It is important to note that Syrian refugees continue to arrive in ...

The Gov. Snyder releases emails on Flint water

To date, the water crisis has not been blamed on cost-cutting. Hillary Clinton made a similar argument during the Democratic presidential debate on Sunday, saying that "there would have been action" had children in a wealthy Detroit suburb faced si...

Oahu baby with birth defect was infected with Zika virus

The had never before been any reported cases of the Zika virus in Hawaii, though the same mosquitoes who cause it have been responsible for transmitting the dengue virus to people in the state. The agency is issuing this recommendation after CDC...

City looks to Asia markets after FTSE takes a £52bn beating

The International Energy Agency warned that the oil market could drown in oversupply . A fresh slump in the oil price weighed on the index, with the price of Brent crude dropping to $27.70 a barrel, down 3.7% on the day. It was a nervous night w...

Hawaii baby born with defect linked to Zika virus

Symptoms include fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes (conjunctivitis). The announcement comes less than a week after the CDC recommended that all pregnant women consider postponing travel to the areas now affected by the Zika virus, which is spre...

Zika Virus Infects Two Pregnant Illinois Residents

The virus often produces flu-like symptoms (fever, headaches and joint pain) as well as skin rashes and conjunctivitis. In the Colombian port city of Barranquilla, home to Latin America's largest Carnival outside Brazil, health authorities have bee...

South Korea works with Japan and United States to develop South Korea works with Japan and United States to develop "bone-numbing" sanctions

Earlier Wednesday, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye called for "punitive actions" against the North following the nuclear test , saying it was an "unacceptable challenge" to the globe's security. North Korean state media has shown images of what...

Do you support the Supreme Court's decision to review Obama's immigration order? Do you support the Supreme Court's decision to review Obama's immigration order?

The case will be argued in April and decided by late June, about a month before both parties gather for their nominating conventions. A coalition of immigrant-rights groups is taking to the streets today, celebrating the U.S. The case could have ...

Zika virus started appearing in USA with 5 new cases

The areas covered in the travel alert include places like Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Suriname, and Venezuela. Dr. Hammers says if you bought a plane tic...

GOP Presidential Candidates Blast Prisoner Swap With Iran GOP Presidential Candidates Blast Prisoner Swap With Iran

Like the prisoner exchange , the end of sanctions left some elated and others irate. President Barack Obama said "smart" diplomacy was responsible for the negotiations working out with Iran. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton praised both the pr...

Bernie Sanders cuts into Hillary Clinton's national lead

The new poll , mostly conducted before Sunday night's debate, found Sanders' support has grown by 10 points since a late-November/early December CNN/WMUR poll , which found Sanders holding 50% to Clinton's 40%. Mrs. Clinton likely stepped up her at...

Clinton campaign anxious about getting 'outraised' by Sanders

Fifty-five percent believe Clinton is the best choice to handle the threat of ISIS. It marks Sanders' highest support and widest lead in any poll in any state so far. Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. The liberal network seems to ...

Sen. Claire McCaskill Warns Sanders Could Hurt Democrats Down Ballot

More voters sided with Mrs. Clinton over Mr. Sanders on the issues of gun control and health care, while they said Mr. Sanders would do a better job dealing with Wall Street and reducing the gap between rich and poor. Fresh off a strong debate perf...

Palin blames son's arrest on PTSD, President Obama

Track Palin , who served overseas in the Iraq War, was arrested Monday night in a domestic violence incident. Palin, a Tea Party favorite and the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, told the crowd that "things will change under President...

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