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Government officials: 3 to be charged in Flint water crisis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:27

 3 to be charged in Flint water crisisMichigan's attorney general will announce criminal charges Wednesday against two state regulators and a Flint employee, alleging wrongdoing related to the city's lead-tainted water crisis, according to government officials familiar with the investigation.


Survey: 93% of Great Barrier Reef hit by coral bleaching

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:26

Expansive aerial and underwater surveys show that 93% of the Great Barrier Reef system has been ravaged by coral bleaching. 

       

Ecuador earthquake deaths pass 500

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:25
The death toll from Saturday's devastating earthquake in Ecuador rises to 525 and could increase by many more, authorities in the country say.
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5 ex-cops get reduced sentences in Katrina shootings

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:17

Four former New Orleans police officers who were involved in a shooting at the Danziger Bridge that left two people dead and four others wou...

       

Youngest Kalamazoo shooting victim leaves hospital

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:13

Abbie Kopf, 14, was one of eight people shot at random in a spree in February.

       

Shenandoah National Park fire closes trails, Skyline Drive

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:08

Shenandoah National Park wildfire has engulfed more than 5,600 acres.

       

What to look out for in the European Central Bank’s meeting

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:01

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s big dose of economic stimulus medicine is working — and if somehow it isn’t, there’s more available. That’s the message European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will deliver Thursday at his news conference after the bank’s governing council meets, analysts say. With economic growth still relatively weak and inflation nonexistent, […]
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What to look out for in the European Central Bank’s meeting

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:01

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s big dose of economic stimulus medicine is working — and if somehow it isn’t, there’s more available. That’s the message European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will deliver Thursday at his news conference after the bank’s governing council meets, analysts say. With economic growth still relatively weak and inflation nonexistent, […]
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What to look out for in the European Central Bank’s meeting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:01

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe’s big dose of economic stimulus medicine is working — and if somehow it isn’t, there’s more available. That’s the message European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will deliver Thursday at his news conference after the bank’s governing council meets, analysts say. With economic growth still relatively weak and inflation nonexistent, […]

Building Blocks: Saving the Scars of 9/11

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:00
Panels on the Liberty Street pedestrian bridge that were damaged during the attack will be replaced, but some may survive in museums or as memorials in firehouses.

News Analysis: The Test for Donald Trump: Win Delegates, Not Just Voters

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:00
Mr. Trump is gaining steam at the ballot box, but his challenge now is to secure the delegates he may need in the event of a floor fight at the Republican convention.

New York Primary Takeaways: Trump and Clinton Wins Highlight Opponents’ Limits

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:00
Hillary Clinton showed the breadth and durability of her coalition, and Donald J. Trump showed no weakness.

Greater Competition for College Places Means Higher Anxiety, Too

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 17:00
Although the average acceptance rate at four-year colleges has remained stable, students are expressing their fears of rejection by applying to more institutions.

What to look out for in the European Central Bank's meeting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:59

FILE - This Thursday, March 10, 2016 file photo shows, President of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, speaking during a press conference following a meeting of the governing council in Frankfurt, Germany. European Central Bank head Draghi is likely to underline Thursday, April 21, 2016, at his news conference, that monetary stimulus is working and that more is available if needed. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's big dose of economic stimulus medicine is working — and if somehow it isn't, there's more available.


France wants state of emergency extended

BBC World News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:56
Extra powers for police and security services should be extended for a further two months to ensure security at the Euro 2016 football tournament, Prime Minister Manuel Valls says.
Categories: BBC World News

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:55
TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Wednesday says it found evidence its employees intentionally falsified fuel mileage test data for several models of vehicles.

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. says its employees falsified data on mileage tests on light vehicles. (Corrects that mileage, not emissions data were falsified.)

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:50
TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. says its employees falsified data on mileage tests on light vehicles. (Corrects that mileage, not emissions data were falsified.)

Want Viagra? Come back tomorrow with a note, lawmaker says

NBA - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:49

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker is proposing that men who want to get Viagra or other drugs to help them have sex wait for 24 hours and get a sworn statement from their sexual partners detailing their problems. Rep. Mia McLeod says her bill is a tongue-in-cheek response to all of the […]
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Want Viagra? Come back tomorrow with a note, lawmaker says

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:49

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker is proposing that men who want to get Viagra or other drugs to help them have sex wait for 24 hours and get a sworn statement from their sexual partners detailing their problems. Rep. Mia McLeod says her bill is a tongue-in-cheek response to all of the […]
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Want Viagra? Come back tomorrow with a note, lawmaker says

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 16:49

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina lawmaker is proposing that men who want to get Viagra or other drugs to help them have sex wait for 24 hours and get a sworn statement from their sexual partners detailing their problems. Rep. Mia McLeod says her bill is a tongue-in-cheek response to all of the […]