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Flint councilwoman asks Gov. Snyder to broker new water deal with GLWA

Flint councilwoman asks Gov. Snyder to broker new water deal with GLWA

Galloway's proposal is one of the several suggestions that have come from council this week about the city's long-term water source. Water activist Tony Palladeno assails the council. The city of Flint was going to join the Karegnondi Water Authority but the updates and repairs needed to the Flint water treatment plant would take three and a half to complete, Detroit News reports.


Wayde Van Niekerk Brings Home Another World Best

Wayde Van Niekerk Brings Home Another World Best

When asked whether Van Niekerk was his probable successor Bolt replied: "Yeah for sure". Van Niekerk, who broke Johnson's 400 metres world record at the Rio Olympics past year, pulled away from the pack around the curve on his way to a time of 30.81 seconds, beating the American Johnson's mark of 30.85 seconds set in 2000.


Gas prices lower than usual for start of summer

Gas prices lower than usual for start of summer

Typically, it's the other way around - more people are on the roads in the summer, after all, so gas prices usually go up then, too. "Thanks to falling crude oil prices, gas prices are falling in a majority of the country, alongside Colorado Springs", Patrick DeHaan, a Chicago-based senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy , said via email.


Syria Crisis: UN Watchdog Says Sarin Used In Khan Sheikhoun Attack

Syria Crisis: UN Watchdog Says Sarin Used In Khan Sheikhoun Attack

After interviewing witnesses and examining samples, a fact-finding mission (FFM) of the OPCW concluded that "a large number of people, some of whom died, were exposed to sarin or a sarin-like substance". Images of civilians, including children, appearing to be suffering from the effects of chemical weapons sparked global outrage and were cited by President Donald Trump to justify the launch of dozens of USA cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase.


Matt Barnes pleads guilty in NY nightclub fight

Matt Barnes pleads guilty in NY nightclub fight

The 36-year-old wing - known best for his brash, smash-mouth style of defense - faced third-degree assault charges, as well as obstruction of breathing. Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins were in the middle of a violent altercation inside Avenue nightclub on December 5 after he allegedly "butt bumped" a woman near his VIP booth.


Key oppn parties may not attend GST meet

Key oppn parties may not attend GST meet

The party has been in a dilemma over attending the event in Parliament on June 30 to mark the implementation of the GST and has had wide-ranging discussions with other parties as well, which are likely to follow suit. The Congress is more peeved that the government was trying to recreate the midnight of August 14-15, 1947. It is quite possible that they too would decide to boycott the special session but such a move would only anger people at large who are fed up of the opposition's ...