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Benton Harbor, Michigan, declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

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Officials in Benton Harbor, Michigan, announced a state of emergency this week in a bid to ensure that lead pipes contaminating the city's water supply are replaced more quickly. The City Commission voted on Monday ...

French education minister declares war on American ‘wokeism’

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"The [French] Republic is completely contrary to wokeism," French Education Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said in an interview last week with Le Monde, according to a translation by Politico. "In the United States, t...

Manchin stand firm, declares he cannot support trillions more in spending

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Manchin said he has "made clear to the President and Democratic leaders" that it would be the "definition of fiscal insanity" to greenlight more spending despite funding shortages for social security and Medicare. Ma...

Biden declares war on DeSantis and Abbott: ‘Get them out of the way’

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During a speech at the White House regarding his executive order to boost COVID-19 vaccinations, Biden called out the Americans who have not been vaccinated. "This is a pandemic of the unvaccinated," said Biden. "And...

Navy declares 5 missing sailors dead after helicopter crash

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An MH-60S helicopter had been conducting flight operations aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln when it plummeted into the water some 60 nautical miles off the coast of San Diego around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 31. The Navy, work...

5th person transported to Louisiana hurricane shelter dies as state declares investigation

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Another Louisiana nursing home resident who was being held at a temporary shelter during Hurricane Ida before being moved elsewhere on Thursday has died, according to a coroner, marking the fifth such death of resid...

Bach declares Tokyo Olympics officially over

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IOC President Thomas Bach declared the Games closed after the French flag was raised inside Olympic Stadium for the transition to Paris 2024. After a short performance in the stadium, the cauldron closed around the O...

Myanmar’s military ruler declares himself Prime Minister, pledges to hold elections by 2023

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Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing has taken on the role of Prime Minister in a newly formed caretaker government, state media reported on Sunday, six months after the army seized power from a civilian governme...

Peru’s electoral authority declares Pedro Castillo President-elect, 6 weeks after runoff

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Bogota, Colombia Six weeks after voters headed to the polls in Peru, former schoolteacher and union leader Pedro Castillo has been formally declared the country's President-elect. He will be sworn in on July 28, the...

Pompeo, in Iowa speech, declares ‘we are not a racist nation’

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And with a jam-packed schedule of events from morning until night during his second trip to the Hawkeye State already this year, Pompeo ignited more speculation about his likely national ambitions in the 2024 Republi...

Newspaper declares Biden boring; Washington has never felt duller

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And some pundits are blaming the 46th president. Of course, there is more to leadership than entertaining the masses, and more to governing than providing fodder for cable news. But these dog days are, at the very le...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declares gun violence emergency in his state

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday he had signed an executive order declaring a gun violence emergency and told an audience in New York City he was going to sign legislation that allows for civil lawsuits ...

Andrew Cuomo’s daughter Michaela declares herself ‘demisexual’

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Michaela Kennedy-Cuomo, 23, who came out in an Instagram post last month as "queer," declared herself "demisexual" this week during an appearance on Instagram. "Demisexual people only feel sexually attracted to someo...

Vogue declares Jill Biden ‘First Lady for all of us’ in cover feature: ‘A joy multiplier’

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Author Jonathan Van Meter followed Biden, a community college professor, on the road as she met with students across the country, observing that, "in all the places she goes lately she is honored as a woman with seve...

Ethiopia declares immediate, unilateral cease-fire in Tigray

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The cease-fire could calm a war that has destabilized Africa's second most populous country and threatened to do the same in the wider Horn of Africa, where Ethiopia has been seen as a key security ally for the West....

California Gov. Newsom declares state of emergency amid extreme heat

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Parts of California and a handful of regions in other western states have seen record daily highs this week, with temperatures soaring up to 118 degrees. The move – citing "extreme heat peril" - will ease restriction...

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