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LANSING, Mich. (AP) " The Latest on Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is calling for a halt of administrative investigations into how two state agencies dealt with the Flint drinking water crisis, after being warned they are hampering state and federal criminal probes. Snyder's office released letters Thursday from state Attorney General Bill Schuette and U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade. The emails raised concerns...

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GENEVA (AP) " The U.N. special envoy for Syria said he will speak to the U.N. Security Council later on Thursday and after that, announce plans for the resumption of stalled peace talks between the government and the opposition. Speaking to...

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† Only in a world where millions of people don't believe the scientific fact of biological evolution would I feel a need to explain the following situation: The myopia and conspiratorialism † of global-warming deniers are such that we shouldn't be...

Updated at 2:59 PM

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) " The European Union issued a warning to Hungary on Thursday about discrimination against Roma children in the country's education system. The EU Commission said an infringement procedure has been launched over...

Updated at 2:58 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A revolt by GOP conservatives over a measure to stop discrimination against LGBT employees by federal contractors has blown up an otherwise routine spending bill. The sweeping 305-112 vote to kill an energy spending bill...

Updated at 2:56 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " In a story May 25 about a Georgia abortion law, The Associated Press reported erroneously which judge entered an order that blocked the law from taking effect. It was entered by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Doris Downs, not...

Updated at 2:53 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale. Two months ago, Gawker lost a $140 million invasion-of-privacy suit against Hulk Hogan over a...

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THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) " A Greek archaeologist who excavated the birthplace of Aristotle in northern Greece in the 1990s says a destroyed structure he discovered may have been the tomb of the ancient philosopher and teacher of Alexander the...

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Zimbabwe is releasing all convicted female prisoners except for a few who are serving life sentences. Prison officials said Thursday that the amnesty granted by President Robert Mugabe is part of moves to decongest...

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ROME (AP) " A migrant boat sank off Libya's coast Thursday, with some 20 bodies spotted in the sea. Officials said 88 people had been rescued. The Libyan coast guard also reported finding four bodies as well as also two empty boats,...

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