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Toledo mayor keeps water advisory in place for now

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:48

Collin O'Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor says the latest tests suggest the city's tap water is probably safe, but he's keeping in place an advisory against drinking or using it.


US calls Israeli attack on UN school 'disgraceful'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:46
The United States declared Sunday it is "appalled" by Israel's "disgraceful" attack on a United Nations school sheltering some 3,000 displaced people in southern Gaza.

Liberia orders Ebola cremations

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:39
Liberia's government orders that all bodies of people killed by Ebola must be cremated, after the refusal of some communities to allow burials.
Categories: BBC World News

Toledo mayor keep water advisory in place for now

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:36

Collin O'Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor says the latest tests suggest the city's tap water is probably safe, but he's keeping in place an advisory against drinking or using it.


Toledo mayor keep water advisory in place for now

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:36

Collin O'Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins are out of Toledo's water supply, the mayor said Sunday, instructing the 400,000 people in the region to avoid drinking tap water for a second day. Toledo officials issued the warning early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed two sample readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, possibly because of algae on Lake Erie. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo's mayor says the latest tests suggest the city's tap water is probably safe, but he's keeping in place an advisory against drinking or using it.


Sanctions hit Russian tycoon's jet

BBC World News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 19:35
Western sanctions ground the luxury jet of Russian tycoon Gennady Timchenko as thousands of Russian tourists are stranded abroad.
Categories: BBC World News

Demographic Divide: House Deportation Vote Unlikely to Hurt G.O.P. in Election

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:55
A vote to effectively end a program for undocumented children is unlikely to hurt the G.O.P. in midterm elections because Hispanic voters are underrepresented in close races.

Thousands Stranded After California Storms; 1 Dead

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 18:27
About 2,500 people were stranded after thunderstorms caused mountain mudslides in Southern California, and one person was found dead in a flooded creek, authorities said.

Newest Mariners produce mixed results so far

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 15:16
Austin Jackson and Chris Denorfia combine to go 0 for 7 Sunday. Jackson was 2 for 4 with two runs scored in Saturday’s victory.
Categories: Sports Center

Stefen Romero homers twice to help lift Rainiers 8-5

Seattle Mariners - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 15:01
Stefen Romero hit two solo home runs as the Tacoma Rainiers beat the Albuquerque Isotopes 8-5 in Pacific Coast League action on Sunday evening.
Categories: Sports Center