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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Donations of bottled water sustain drought-hit families in California

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 09:54pm by AP

    ... water for state residents whose wells have dried up, while also directing officials to work with counties and local agencies to find solutions for the shortages. The State Water Resources ... Associated Press in East Porterville In drought-hit Central Valley farming region, the wells have run dry Donated water keeps California families going Hundreds of domestic wells ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Threats over ‘anti-Israel messages’ shut Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 09:46pm by GDN

    ... The second is to control the distribution of resources. Water, land and government services are taken away from Palestinians and given to Jewish settlers. "The third is surveillance." ...

  3. Business - Economy - UNITED STATES

    Highlights of the US$85b US budget accord

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:38pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Other savings The deal includes a number of items related to natural resources, including cancelling a deep-water resources research programme and rescinding funds available in the strategic ...

  4. News - Asia - UNITED STATES

    Pentagon chief to visit Australia, Thailand and Cambodia

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 09:32am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of conduct” designed to avoid clashes over potentially resource-rich waters. Regional divisions about how to handle China on the issue prevented Asean members from issuing a joint statement after ... as crises in the Middle East demand the Pentagon’s attention and resources. In a week-long trip starting on Sunday, Panetta will head to Perth, for an annual US-Australia meeting of ministers ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    When 'yes' means 'yes': California governor signs sex consent bill

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:41pm by AP

    ... and other resources. When lawmakers were considering the bill, critics said it was overreaching and sends universities into murky legal waters. ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    300,000 without water in Charleston, West Virginia, after chemical spill

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 06:05am by AP, Reuters, WASHINGTON POST

    ... city's water supply A chemical spill left the water for 300,000 people in and around Charleston, West Virginia, stained blue-green and smelling like licorice. Officials said it was unclear when ... the legislature to cancel its business for the day. Officials focused on getting water to people who most needed it, particularly the elderly and disabled. As they moved to bring water to the affected ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US military bracing for warmed-up world, says defence chief Chuck Hagel

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... worsening old conflicts and potentially provoking new clashes over migration and shortages of food and water in the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and opening up new military challenges in a melting ... military bases in the US southwest are coping with water and electricity shortages, under recurring droughts. Arctic land-based installations are shifting because of melting permafrost, while ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tourist dies of wounds from shark attack in Hawaii

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 10:49am

    ... was surfing on Sunday with friends at Pohoiki Bay. He was expected to fully recover. That incident marked the ninth shark attack on a person in Hawaiian waters this year, according to William Aila, chairman of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources. Aila said Hawaii typically documents five or six close encounters between people and sharks every year, including bites or cases ...

  9. Property - International - UNITED STATES

    Hamptons holiday homes see rise in sales

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:59am by Bloomberg

    ... at that level in the quarter, compared with 67 a year earlier. Craig Folise, the co-owner of Resources Trucking, a New Jersey-based international freight company, looked for a holiday home ... to Water Mill. "After looking, that was probably too low a number," Folise said. "We wanted something that we really didn't have to renovate, and what we found was at the price ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Woman loses arm in shark attack off Maui

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 11:19am by Associated Press in Honolulu

    ... in the area, Maui County officials said. The woman, who was about 20 years old, was snorkelling at Palauea Beach when the attack occurred shortly before 5pm on Wednesday. The water was choppy ... that the hospital had no further information to release. It wasn’t clear what type of shark bit the woman. Witnesses interviewed didn’t see the animal, said Department of Land and Natural Resources ...




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