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Water rescues, flooded roads as flash floods overtake parts of Delaware Valley

Water rescues, flooded roads as flash floods overtake parts of Delaware ValleyHeavy rain has caused roads to flood all across the Delaware Valley resulting in cars getting stuck, people being rescued, and streets to shut down.



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Dead baby found in water beneath New York's Brooklyn Bridge

Dead baby found in water beneath New York's Brooklyn BridgePolice are investigating the death of a baby who was found floating in the water near New York’s Brooklyn Bridge. Tourists spotted the approximately 8-month-old boy wearing only a nappy in the shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline at about 4pm on Sunday. Oklahoma-based chiropractor Monte Campbell said his wife, Diana Campbell, first noticed the baby.



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Trump Accuses California Of Causing Wildfires By 'Diverting' Water To Pacific

Trump Accuses California Of Causing Wildfires By 'Diverting' Water To PacificAs California wildfires claimed their seventh victim, Donald Trump finally



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Man arrested after 8-year-old boy thrown off 31-foot water slide platform

Man arrested after 8-year-old boy thrown off 31-foot water slide platformAn 18-year-old man is in custody after allegedly picking up and throwing an 8-year-old boy off of a 31-foot water slide platform.



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Sharks drag woman who ignored warnings not to feed them into water

Sharks drag woman who ignored warnings not to feed them into waterA woman on vacation in western Australia says she decided to hand-feed the sharks while boating when she was pulled into the water.



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Iran calls for calm after water protests, clashes

Iran calls for calm after water protests, clashesIran called for calm on Sunday after protests in a southern city over water shortages turned violent overnight with reports of police shooting at demonstrators who attacked banks and public buildings. “No one has been killed in the unrest and just one person has been wounded in a shooting,” said Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, quoted by the state news agency IRNA. “Our effort is to bring these protests to an end as soon as possible with restraint from police and the cooperation of authorities, but if the opposite happens, the judiciary and law enforcement forces will carry out their duties,” Rahmani Fazli was quoted as saying.



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Singapore says Malaysia must abide by water deal

Singapore says Malaysia must abide by water dealSingapore urged Malaysia on Monday to fully comply with a water-sharing agreement struck in 1962, after Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he was looking to renegotiate it. Mahathir, in an interview with Bloomberg, criticized the agreement in which Singapore can draw up to nearly 60 percent of its water needs from Malaysia at a fixed price, as being “too costly”, adding that it was an issue “we need to settle” with Singapore. A spokesperson for Singapore’s foreign ministry responded in an emailed statement, saying: “The 1962 Water Agreement is a fundamental agreement that was guaranteed by both governments in the 1965 Separation Agreement which was registered with the UN.



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EPA Moves To Replace Obama-Era Rule Protecting Drinking Water For 117 Million

EPA Moves To Replace Obama-Era Rule Protecting Drinking Water For 117 MillionThe Environmental Protection Agency on Friday inched closer to proposing a



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Water agency approves $11B for California twin tunnels plan

Water agency approves $  11B for California twin tunnels planCalifornia's largest water agency on Tuesday approved a nearly $ 11 billion plan to help fund two enormous tunnels, breathing new life into Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious and controversial plan to remake the state's water system.



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Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over

Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis overFor nearly two years, tests have shown that Flint’s water is the same or better than similar cities across the state, a statement from Michigan Governor Rick Snyder’s office said. When the current supply of state-funded bottled water is depleted, the distribution centers will close and deliveries will end. “The scientific data now proves the water system is stable and the need for bottled water has ended,” the Republican governor said in the statement.



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