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Clinton, Sanders Continue Debate on Debates
- January 31, 2016

The Vermont senator, meanwhile, had suggested on January 27 that he would only be part of the Granite State event if Clinton, in turn, accepted three additional debates in March, April and May, Politico noted . Sarandon again referred to Clinton - without naming her - when she blasted another candidate's unwillingness to take on the fight for a $15 minimum wage, as Sanders has. (more...)
Hamas says 7 of its militants killed in Gaza tunnel collapse Hamas says 7 of its militants killed in Gaza tunnel collapse
- January 30, 2016

Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, has built a sophisticated network of tunnels that it has used to hide weapons, fire rockets into Israel and penetrate Israel to carry out attacks. The collapse occurred after several days of rain. It was not clear if it was referring to the tunnel that collapsed or another connected to it. "As we sit here, there are around 1,000 people digging terror tunnels in Gaza, some of them under the border and into Israel". (more...)
Who won the 7th Republican 2016 presidential debate?
- January 29, 2016

He's feuded with the network for months, particularly anchor and debate moderator Megyn Kelly. Fox said its chairman, Roger Ailes, "acknowledged ( Trump's ) concerns" in three phone conversations with the candidate Thursday, but wouldn't agree to Trump's conditions for coming to the debate. (more...)
MI governor names panel to fix Flint's contaminated water system
- January 29, 2016

Tests have shown high lead levels in some children after the switch. Members will serve three-year terms expiring December 31, 2018. "Because they could be affected". Snyder has blamed the situation on incompetent bureaucrats, specifically citing "a handful of quote-unquote experts that were career civil servant people that made awful decisions". (more...)
Pregnant women told to avoid countries with Zika outbreaks Pregnant women told to avoid countries with Zika outbreaks
- January 25, 2016

The Hawaii State Department of Health said the child's mother was living in Brazil in May and probably was infected by a mosquito bite then, early in her pregnancy . The CDC said insect repellants containing DEET are safe for pregnant and nursing women and kids older than age 2 when used according to product label. (more...)
Duchess of Cambridge wears Princess Diana's tiara to diplomatic reception Duchess of Cambridge wears Princess Diana's tiara to diplomatic reception
- December 10, 2015

Buckingham Palace states it "reflects the Queen's importance in the country's diplomatic relations" and all senior members of the royal family, who do not have prior engagements, will attend. However, after Diana's death in 1997, it was unclear if the tiara reverted back to Elizabeth or was passed on to Catherine, the Mail said . She wore it for a glittering the white tie diplomatic reception at Buckingham Palace. (more...)