EPA head water situation is improving in Flint03/03/2016 12:26Edwards and a team of students and researchers helped to blow the whistle when Flint residents complained that something was wrong with the water soon after the April 2014 switch to the Flint River as a water source.Michigan Democratic Party Chairman Brandon Dillon on Tuesday accused the administration of playing "political power games", in Flint, noting that top Snyder staffers had expressed concerns over the city's water quality...
Abortion debate returns to depleted Supreme Court03/03/2016 10:24In 90 minutes of intense arguments, the court's liberals and conservatives signaled that there's little common ground as they try to figure out what to do about rules that Texas says are aimed at promoting women's health. Specifically, he expressed concern that the rate of surgical abortions was increasing in Texas compared to abortions induced by pill, which "may not be medically wise"...
Ted Cruz suggests Donald Trump's tax returns show ties to Mafia03/03/2016 06:12Ted Cruz, in a new interview, is echoing some of the concerns of the pro-life Republican voters who are reading the latest polling data and seeing that a Trump nomination would more likely yield a President Hillary Clinton than nominating either pr-life Senator Marco Rubio or Cruz. The crowd hooted and Trump briefly quieted them...
New Zealand cricket legend Martin Crowe passes away aged 5303/03/2016 05:58Actor Russell Crowe has paid tribute to Martin Crowe, who passed away today, calling the New Zealand cricket legend "my champion, my hero, my friend".A statement from Crowe's family said he died in Auckland on Thursday surrounded by family, news.com.au reported. Crowe is survived by his second wife, former Miss Universe Lorraine Downes, who he married in 2009, and daughter Emma from his first marriage...
US sanctions North Koreans for missile, nuclear programs03/03/2016 04:25North Korea faces harsh new sanctions for its nuclear weapons programme under the resolution passed unanimously by the Security Council on Wednesday, drafted by the United States and backed by the North's main ally China.The resolution for the first time targets North Korea's revenue sources.Russian Federation echoed that view, with Ambassador Vitaly Churkin saying the resolution is created to "shut down as much as possible the financing" of North Korea's weapons program to push Pyongyang back to the negotiating table...