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Gov. Snyder asks Obama for federal aid in Flint water crisis

DETROIT (AP) — The state of Michigan can't meet all the needs of Flint residents whose water system has been contaminated by lead, Gov. Rick Snyder …

IAAF: Athletes have 'lost faith' after doping scandal - Jo Pavey

<b>Athletes have "lost faith" in their governing body after a report said "corruption was embedded" within the IAAF, said British runner Jo Pavey.</b><p>The European 10,000m champion questioned whether the sport can police itself with the IAAF accused of helping to cover up doping in Russia.<p>"As athletes at …

'No dying allowed': elderly in Italian medieval village ordered to defy death

Sellia's mayor is determined not only to keep inhabitants upright but also to attract new residents and tourists to the area<p>The Grim Reaper has got his work cut out in Sellia in southern Italy, thanks to a decree ordering the village's elderly and dwindling population to stay in good shape.<p>There …

Scores, Results & Fixtures

<b>Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona as they moved within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid after winning a breathless encounter at Athletic Bilbao.</b><p>Messi's deflected free-kick, and a precise finish into the bottom corner from Luis Suarez put Barca in control.<p>Athletic's Mikel Rico stroked in after …

NFL concussion settlement worth $1bn is 'close'

<b>A deal worth $1bn (£655m) designed to compensate US football players for head injuries suffered during their careers is set to be approved, lawyers said.</b><p>More than 4,500 former players had sued the National Football League (NFL), saying it hid the dangers of concussion-related trauma.<p>Some case …

Angry US middle classes feel the squeeze

<b>Vociferous protests against a proposal to tax earnings on withdrawals from a popular college savings plan prompted a rapid U-turn by US President Barack Obama's administration.</b><p>It was a potent demonstration of the power of the middle class lobby in the US,<p>But who are the American middle classes, and …

Huge crowd of Muslim protesters picket Downing Street to protest at Charlie Hebdo cartoons

The protesters, many of whom were divided into groups of men and women, and included children, gathered just yards from the Cenotaph<p>At least 1,000 Muslim protesters gathered outside the gates of Downing Street to protest against the depictions of the Prophet Mohammed in Charlie Hebdo, the French …

Williston fights to keep boomtown spirit alive after slump in oil prices

The plunge in oil prices over the last six months from more than $110 a barrel to less than $50 today has sent an economic chill through Williston almost as icy as the Chinook winds<p>It became one of the most-photographed signs in America, proclaiming a brash welcome to the North Dakota crossroads …

How The Energy Revolution Will Transform How We Live and Work

Revolutions used to be few and far between. James Watt’s steam engine, developed in 1781, set the stage for the first industrial revolution. But it wasn’t until a century later that the widespread adoption of electricity and the internal combustion engine brought about the second industrial …