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Protesters march before EPA boss visits IN lead cleanup site

Scott Pruitt is touring a housing complex in East Chicago, Indiana where 1,000 people have been ordered to evacuate because of lead and arsenic in the ground. That's before a proposed 31 percent budget cut, he said. "We're trying to raise a stink about this, that this is not an advisable cut for them to consider", Upton said.


Speeding car in Delhi runs over 4 sleeping on pavement, one killed

Speeding car in Delhi runs over 4 sleeping on pavement, one killed

One person was killed and three critically injured in the incident. It was also reported that a Class 12 student was driving the vehicle. After the accident, the two students fled the scene, but Chugh was stuck inside the auto. "Near ISBT, they lost control and drove on a pavement where several people were sleeping", Police told an English news channel. The victims appear to be daily wagers, the police said.


Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

Ossoff earned 48.1 percent in Tuesday's election. Republicans had been hoping to keep Ossoff under the required 50 percent and force a runoff for the seat vacated by Tom Price , who is now secretary of Health and Human Services, the Washington Examiner noted .


United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger ejection

United Airlines CEO: No one will be fired in passenger ejection

United Won't Use Police To Pull Paid Passengers From Flights, Airline CEO Says: VIDEO: United CEO Oscar Munoz called Sunday's incident on a flight out of Chicago a "system failure" during an ABC News interview. Munoz said he's met with the Chinese consulate to discuss the incident and has a previously planned trip to China within a few weeks. Wall Street analysts have been mostly silent about the Dao incident, perhaps believing that it won't have a noticeable impact on United profits.


Australian uranium to arrive soon

Australian uranium to arrive soon

India and Australia signed agreements Monday on cooperating to combat worldwide terrorism and transnational organized crime, as well as working together in areas such as the environment, climate, wildlife and civil aviation security. We in Australia look forward to working even more closely than we have done in the past. While trade between India and Australia has doubled over the past decade to around US$20 billion (S$28.1 billion), said Mr Turnbull, this was a fraction of what it could and ...


Forget complex PINs on debit card, go the fingerprint way

Forget complex PINs on debit card, go the fingerprint way

Richard van Rensburg, deputy chief executive at Pick n Pay, said the company was delighted that the innovation had been trialed at Pick n Pay stores. The fingerprint sensor is a small, thumbnail-sized rectangle that sits at the top right corner, and is easily accessible when you stick the card into a payment terminal.