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Michigan governor on Flint water: 'I let you down'

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said he has failed Flint residents but pledged to take new steps to fix the city's drinking water crisis, starting with committing millions in state funding and deploying more National Guard members.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Taliban kill 20 in attack at northwest Pakistani university

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — Taliban gunmen stormed a university in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people and triggering an hours-long gunbattle with the army and police before the military declared the assault in a town near the city of Peshawar was over.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Oregon standoff leader attends meeting, hears chants of 'go'

The leader of an armed group who took over a national wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon weeks ago joined hundreds of area residents at a tense community meeting — listening quietly as many loudly chanted at him to "go."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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High court could give Obama his final chance on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years, 2 million-plus deportations, two executive actions and 720,000 "Dreamers," the bottom line on President Barack Obama's immigration record still remains an open question for many immigrants and their advocates.

In the end, the Supreme Court may fill in the blank.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Senate bill aims to make school lunches tastier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Schools would have more flexibility to serve refined grains and salty foods to the nation's school children under legislation a Senate panel is considering.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Mountain snows that feed Colorado River look good so far

DENVER (AP) — Snowpack in the mountains that feeds the Colorado River is slightly above the long-term average this winter — welcome news in the drought-stricken Southwest.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Navy launches carrier group powered partly by biofuels

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Navy is launching a carrier strike group to be powered partly by biofuels.

Officials are calling it a milestone toward easing the military's reliance on foreign oil.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Deadly clashes erupt between police, protesters in Kashmir

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Violent clashes between police and protesters erupted Wednesday in Indian-controlled Kashmir, leaving a man dead and two others wounded, officials said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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