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Mar 26 2016

Kiwis have voted to keep the current New Zealand flag

Change New Zealand Flag Campaign is not giving up. The total votes received were 2,124,507, which includes 4,942 informal votes (0.23 per cent) and 4,554 invalid votes ...

Mar 26 2016

Task force blames MI for Flint water crisis

In particular, the report slams the federal Environmental Protection Agency , claiming the agency was unlikely to enforce clean drinking water regulations in Flint in ...

Mar 26 2016

EPA Chief, Mich. Governor Urged to Resign over Flint Water Fiasco

Jason Chaffetz, the oversight panel's chairman, and other Republicans said McCarthy should step down. "There will now be an entire generation of children who suffer f...

Mar 26 2016

Governor finds latest Flint lead tests encouraging

Earley , a longtime school administrator and municipal official who previously served as city manager in Saginaw, Michigan, took over as emergency manager in Flint in Oct...

Mar 26 2016

Zika Lurked In South America Months Before Cases Reported

Denise Werker said preliminary tests suggest the Saskatchewan resident "probably" has Zika, but it could take upwards of two months for lab confirmation. There is no vacc...

Mar 26 2016

Netherlands-France game to halt in 14th minute to honour Cruyff

Koeman posted a message in Twitter , along with a picture of the pair together. "Deeply saddened at the death of my best coach and good friend. Thanks for everything. ...

Mar 26 2016

U.S. Center for Disease Control announces new Zika recommendations

Whereas the interim guidelines merely advised people traveling to Zika-affected countries to avoid having unprotected sex, the new edition specifies the length of time ...

Mar 26 2016

Belgian police arrest three linked to foiled French plot

Six people were arrested in a series of police raids carried out around Brussels late on Thursday, the Guardian reports , in connection with Tuesday's bombings. Naji...

Mar 26 2016

Prosecutors say 6 arrested in Brussels attacks

A photo of Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam, released by the French police. It is unclear what the fifth man did-or if he survived-after helping el-Bakraoui carry the ...

Mar 26 2016

Late-Night Hosts Pay Tribute to Garry Shandling

Shandling, who as an actor and comedian pioneered a pretend brand of self-focused docudrama with " The Larry Sanders Show ", died Thursday, March 24, 2016, in Los Angeles...

Mar 26 2016

South Korea forms 'Spartan 3000' special forces unit to counter North

According to sources, the missiles were fired from a site in the northeastern city of Hamhung and flew for about 125 miles before they went down in the waters off the ea...

Mar 26 2016

South Korea forms 'Spartan 3000' special forces unit to counter North

According to sources, the missiles were fired from a site in the northeastern city of Hamhung and flew for about 125 miles before they went down in the waters off the ea...

Mar 26 2016

UN lifts sanctions on 4 ships once linked to North Korea

According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), the launch was "the final test-fire" of North Korea's multiple rocket system ahead of its deployment for real combat....

Mar 26 2016

North Korea missiles now 'combat ready'

North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January, followed by a long-range rocket launch in February, which outside experts viewed as a cover for a banned test of...

Mar 26 2016

Cruz to campaign at same place Walker launched re-election

Walker says "If it's an open convention, the rules are the rules". This morning Heidi Cruz campaigned for her husband by opening his Wisconsin headquarters in Waukesh...

Mar 25 2016

Palestinians stab Israeli soldier, then are shot, killed

Israel's defence minister Moshe Ya'alon described the soldier's actions as being "in utter breach of IDF values and of our code of ethics in combat". "Forces responded to...

Mar 25 2016

Missing Paige probe: Body discovered in Clydebank

An appeal appealing for information about Paige's whereabouts generated a large response, with a Facebook page asking for information and posters distributed around Cly...

Mar 25 2016

Kansas vs. Maryland Predictions: Bold Picks For Sweet 16 Matchup

He also easily and humbly recalls how he ended up at Kansas. Then there were the expectations, those seemingly nonstop expectations that finally ceased when Maryland ...

Mar 24 2016

Former Emergency Manager, EPA Administrator To Testify About Fli

In July 2015, EPA official Jennifer Crooks said in a summary of an agency meeting on Flint that "it doesn't make sense to discuss with the state what happened in the past...

Mar 24 2016

British man arrested after posting anti-Muslim tweets

He remains in custody at a south London police station, according to the Met. Doyle told the Telegraph he had no idea his tweet would be such a "hand grenade", blamin...