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Flint Water Deal To Pay $87 Million To Replace Pipelines 03:41

One of the plaintiffs, Flint resident Melissa Mays, said Tuesday's deal "is a win for the people of Flint". "We are not done fighting". In January 2015, Flint residents began taking bottles of discolored tap water to community meetings, and within a year, the city was under a state declaration of emergency.

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Kremlin says Tillerson not due to meet Putin on Moscow visit

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson set the tone for the meeting, describing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as "toxic" and saying it was "time for (Russian President) Vladimir Putin to face the truth about the tyrant he is propping up".

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Wells Fargo Board faults aggressive culture in sales scandal

Wells Fargo previously acknowledged that aggressive sales incentives and pressure from management prompted many employees to cheat to meet their goals and keep their jobs. "We strongly disagree with the report and its attempt to lay blame with Ms. Tolstedt". Stumpf and former retail bank leader Carrie Tolstedt will forfeit more of their pay in the wake of the investigation.

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U.S. steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

Elsewhere in the region, a leading Iraqi Shiite cleric and militia leader, Moqtada al-Sadr, called on Assad to step down and "save Syria before it's too late". action after deplorable chemical attacks. "As a theoretical matter, a targeted military strike in response to a major violation of non-conventional weapons norms is justifiable", Murphy wrote in a Huffington Post op-ed.

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Equal Pay Day brings attention to gender gap between men, women's salaries

Nearly half of Ohio's workforce is made up of women, and Rep. Janine Boyd notes the pay gap takes money away from their families and communities. Women and men gathered outside City Hall holding up signs and telling personal stories, letting their community know that equal pay isn't just a national issue, but remains a problem here in Duluth.

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Zimmermann sharp as Tigers beat Red Sox 4-1

Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz looks toward home plate after giving up a run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, April 9, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. So I was glad to get it out of the way and start to feel the life and velocity back on the ball. You think, all right, this is going to be the last guy, but it keeps finding one or two other guys slowly.

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New report gives US airlines better grades across the board

This was Spirit's second year in the study, following its 2015 debut at No. 13, the last spot. Not all airlines saw improvement, however. But, passengers are "still complaining about the same things" - delays, cancellations and other flight problems, said Wichita State University associate professor of marketing Dean Headley .

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Police kill 6 in political violence in India's Kashmir

Kashmiri demonstrators throw stones towards Indian policemen during a protest against by-polls in Srinagar April 9, 2017 . Hospital sources in Srinagar confirmed that many were grievously injured with bullets fired by police and paramilitary troops.

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Theresa May: building Saudi ties better than 'sniping' from sidelines

Around 10,000 Yemeni civilians have been killed and more than three million displaced in the British-backed Saudi military campaign in Yemen. May also promised to support the people of Yemen through humanitarian aid. Fighting between government forces - backed by a Saudi-led coalition of Gulf States - and Houthi rebels in Yemen has left the country on the brink of starvation with thousands dead.

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NHP investigating deadly crash on I-80

The Lexus then hit a Honda that burst into flames and the driver was seriously injured and could not get out. The bus driver was taken to Renown Hospital in Reno with major injuries and was pronounced dead a little after midnight, CHP said.

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Drake, the Chainsmokers lead with 22 Billboard Award nods

Drake, Twenty One Pilots and Rihanna dominate the nominations in four categories for the 2017 Billboard Music Awards as announced exclusively by Billboard on Monday. The duo proved their staying power by nagging six nominations for the upcoming celebration, including a nod on the all-genre Top Duo/Group category.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) Now Covered by Rosenblatt Securities

Royal Bank of Canada restated a "buy" rating on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox in a research report on Monday, December 12th. P/E Ratio is for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. This is a positive change from Twenty-First Century Fox's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. Rating Scale: 1.0 represent "Strong Buy" and 2.0 signify "Buy" 3.0 while shows "Hold".

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LeEco hits another snag in building its global empire, won't acquire Vizio

With the acquisition not taking place, both Vizio and LeEco make it clear that a partnership possibility is not out of the question. LeEco's finances have come under scrutiny , even as it has planned an ambitious US expansion. We continue to believe that there is great synergy between the two companies, and are pleased to announce that LeEco and VIZIO have reached an agreement that is a win for both companies.

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Trump defends Fox News' O'Reilly amid sexual misconduct allegations

If advertisers continue to boycott O'Reilly, Fox News, which is still dealing with fallout from sexual harassment charges against former chairman Roger Ailes, may be forced to take action. Yet when Waters isn't squaring up with Trump, she's also sparring with Fox News host Bill O'Reilly. The Times story said more than 60 people were interviewed , including current and former employees of Fox News or its parent company and people who know the women behind the complaints or are close ...

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Mumbai Indians upstage Knight Riders, Sunrisers beat Lions

That gave Pandya an opportunity to complete two runs. Together Krunal and Rana added 23 runs in good time for the fourth wicket but KKR dealt the hosts another timely blow. But, Lynn, who only knows one way to play the game, played aggressively, and his presence was putting pressure on the home team . The Aussie Pack: Chris Lynn was the lone representative for the Australians and his night ending prematurely with an icepack strapped to his shoulder.

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County considers special tax for Trump's Mar-a-Lago visits

The county spends more spends more than $60,000 a day when the president visits, mostly for law enforcement overtime. When he did make his first outing, he traveled just outside Washington to the course at Joint Base Andrews (which, back then, was still called Andrews Air Force Base).

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Breakthrough in Greece bailout talks as European Union finance ministers meet in Malta

Talks stepped up earlier this week as Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos led a Greek delegation to Brussels to try to overcome the differences. Tsakalotos then expressed support for Dijsselbloem and confidence in his presidency of the Eurogroup, saying that the issue arising after the Dutch finance minister's statements to a German newspaper "should be considered over".

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Greece agrees 'in principle' on fresh bailout reforms

Once that review is finalized, Greece will receive fresh disbursements from the 86 billion euro ($91.40 billion) bailout program. Greece and its worldwide creditors, who have been wrangling over key economic overhauls for months, have reached a deal that will allow bailout supervisors to return to Athens to conclude negotiations, two European Union officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

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Here's Every 'Sanctuary City' Trump's DoJ Just Threatened To Defund

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is warning sanctuary cities across the country they could lose federal funding for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. code", Matt Zone, president of the National League of Cities, said in a statement . The Mayor's Office doesn't believe that the funding is threatened, though - Hitt said the guidelines reiterated by Sessions yesterday were already in place under former President Barack Obama .

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Ukraine's central bank governor Gontareva resigns

A former investment banker and business partner of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, Gontareva took charge almost three years ago after Russia's annexation of Crimea and with the nation in the throes of a pro-Russian separatist uprising.

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Leafs' loss sets up first-round matchup against Capitals

If you go through being a professional and doing it right and pushing your teammates and all that, they're as good as anybody. In saying that, for him to come in and stabilize us and help us get in the playoffs and be the kind of man he is, to me that's a positive, positive thing.

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Alabama governor to face impeachment hearings

The development was the latest in a wild week in Alabama politics as the Republican governor battled the Republican-controlled Alabama Legislature over his possible impeachment. In the spring 2014, Governor Bentley mistakenly sent to Ms. Bentley a text message that stated, "I love you Rebekah" and was accompanied by a red-rose emoji", the report states.

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Wells Fargo claws back $75 million from former CEO and top exec

If this group and others, are omitted from the kind of ad campaigns identified here to rebuild customer trust, then the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency needs to take a closer look at Wells Fargo bank and maybe the Department of Justice might expand its investigations.

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Bears waive CB Tracy Porter

In 2015, he became the only player in National Football League history to record four pass breakups in a single game against Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers . Waiving Porter was an expected move, as we discussed in the most recent Bear Report Podcast. Porter intercepted Peyton Manning and returned it to the house for a pick six in Super Bowl XLIV to secure the victory in New Orleans first ever Super Bowl win.

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Missile Attack on Syria Sparks Oil Price Rally

Investors had already been on edge as Trump met Chinese leader Xi Jinping for talks over flashpoints such as North Korea and China's huge trade surplus with the United States . Bjarne Schieldrop, chief commodities analyst at Nordic Bank SEB, said: "It is however clear that the developments in Syria should be factored in as an additional risk premium in the oil price going forward especially now that oil inventories are drawing down and the market is no longer in massive surplus".

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Twitter challenges United States order for anti-Trump user records

Constitution include a right to disseminate such anonymous or pseudonymous political speech", Twitter said in its lawsuit . The federal government responded to the tweets by sending Twitter a summons in March requesting help in identifying the user, who claims to be a rogue member of the USCIS.

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Crunch Time for South Africa and the ANC

The rand has fallen 5 percent since its highest point on Thursday prior to the reshuffle. The recall caused South Africa's rand to lose almost 5 per cent, another blow to Africa's most industrialized economy that has stalled amid high unemployment.

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Trump explained USA position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea

North Korea was at the top of the agenda at the summit in Florida despite being overshadowed by a missile strike on an airbase in Syria. Mr. Trump said he believes he made " tremendous progress " in the US-China relationship during talks with Mr Xi.

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Pyeongchang hopeful National Hockey League stars will play

Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals star, said that despite the league's decision, "I didn't change my mind and I won't". The NHL and the NHL Players Association have been at odds for years over Olympic participation. "People talk about our interest in global", he added. Matt Duchene said Sidney Crosby's golden goal against the United States in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver was one of his biggest moments as a hockey fan.

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UK central bank drawn into market manipulation scandal

Libor, which stands for London Interbank Offered Rate, is the rate at which banks lend to each other, and is used globally to price financial products, such as mortgages, worth hundreds of trillions of dollars. A Downing Street spokesman said: "We have been clear in the past that any manipulation of Libor was wrong". "Junior bank traders including Tom Hayes have been thrown to the wolves and scapegoated, while officials including Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, and the Bank of England's Paul ...

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Toshiba's Westinghouse Unit Is Filing for Bankruptcy Chapter

Toshiba Corp .'s shareholders approved Thursday the embattled conglomerate's plan to spin off its prized memory chip unit to bolster its financial standing as it scrambles to secure funds to cover massive losses from its USA nuclear business.

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Pepsi pulls down controversial ad amid outrage

The 21-year-old model touched down in Paris on Wednesday afternoon following Pepsi's decision to pull her controversial commercial. "We also apologize for putting Kendall Jenner in this position", he added. Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King's daughter Bernice King is among those who have spoken out mocking the ad. King posted a photo of her father with the caption "If only Daddy would have known about the power of #Pepsi".

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BrewDog Sells 22 Percent Stake to TSG Consumer Partners

Watt, along with co-founder Martin Dickie, are said to have netted more than $100 million from the deal, according to The Sunday Times. In the past year, shares have jumped 177 percent, however, Watt remains optimistic that shareholders will want to remain part of the Aberdeenshire business's growth strategy.

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Video Shows Man Dragged Off United Flight in Chicago

The man was among four passengers randomly selected on the full flight to give up their seats for United Airlines employees who needed to be in Louisville by Monday, according to witnesses. Hobart said he didn't know how the airline compensated the passengers who were forced to deplane. When United Airlines overbooked a flight departing from Chicago to St.

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Chinese and American presidents end visit with plan for trade, cooperation

In Saudi Arabia, the official Saudi Press Agency reported that President Trump has spoken by telephone with King Salman about the U.S. missile strike on Syria. would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked. For the Trump administration, clearly, the first priority is not North Korea or the South China Sea, but to get some action on the trade and investment front.


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