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EPA chief tours toxic East Chicago site

Region 5 - which encompasses parts of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and OH and employ almost 1,500 federal workers - has batted back allegations that senior officials in 2015 largely ignored complaints by 16 women, mostly employees, accusing one agency official of sexual harassment.



Challenge by Jewish upstart in Georgia runoff seen as test for Trump

Planned Parenthood is still holding Handel - who would be the first female Republican Congresswoman from Georgia - responsible for the imbroglio, calling her an "anti-health care extremist" in a statement following the results of the first round of the election.


Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against government

Teenager killed as Venezuelans march against government

Venezuela is diving deeper into crisis as citizens prepare for a mega march against President Nicolas Maduro. Anti-government protesters have described it as Venezuela's "second independence day", while government supporters say they are defending the country and its oil industry.


Facebook CEO comments on tragic death of Robert Godwin Sr

Facebook CEO comments on tragic death of Robert Godwin Sr

The worker, who recognized Stephens as the wanted Cleveland Facebook killer, is credited with stalling him at the drive-thru window Tuesday so authorities could have extra response time. She said that it was her slain father who taught her, through the example of his life, how to forgive. Lane told CNN affiliate WJW she was devastated the victim said her name before he was shot.


VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Kim Jong-un, the grandson of Kim Il-sung and the current leader seems to have been shaken a bit by President Trump's order of an air strike in Syria, and appears to be willing to adopt (or appear to) a strategy of attack, rather than a response to one.


Indian Politicians To Stand Trial Over 1992 Mosque Destruction

Indian Politicians To Stand Trial Over 1992 Mosque Destruction

The apex court has said that the trial would be held in Lucknow on a day-to-day basis and will be completed within two years' time. Reacting to the Supreme Court's order to restore trial of Advani, Joshi and others on charges of criminal conspiracy, Togadia demanded that the government contest the CBI's plea before a larger bench to deliver justice in the case.