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Brain-eating amoeba causes closure of N. Carolina waterpark, after 18-yo girl dies

A North Carolina waterpark has closed after a teen girl was killed by a brain-eating amoeba....

Indian Point nuclear reactor shut down over water leak

A nuclear reactor unit at Indian Point has been closed down to repair a water leak,...

US sacks another Navy commander for embarrassing detainment in Iranian waters

The commanding officer of a US Navy task force has been sacked following the investigation into...

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War

Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This...
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Video: Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (2/2)

First Nation ramps up pressure on province to clean mercury in their water as experts confirm that river system can be remediated. Via Youtube
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Video: Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (1/2)

First Nation ramps up pressure on province to clean mercury in their water as experts confirm that river system can be remediated. Via Youtube
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Video: Amphibious Abilities: Military vehicles perform various water manoeuvres during drills in Russia

Over 100 soldiers and around 50 armoured vehicles took part in drills hosted by Russia's Southern Military District in Volgograd region on Monday. Tanks...

Israel’s Water Siege of Palestinians

Neocon domination of the U.S. foreign policy establishment has foreclosed serious debate over Israel’s strangling control of Palestinian water resources and what...
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Video: Euro 2016: Tear gas, water cannon & scuffles ahead of Poland-Ukraine match in...

Scuffles briefly broke out in Marseille on Tuesday shortly before the European Championship match between Poland and Ukraine. Riot police fired tear gas and...

Climate Change Could Alter the Chemistry of Deepwater Lakes and Harm Ecosystems

In an age of rapid global population growth, demand for safe, clean water is constantly increasing. In 2010 the United States alone...
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Video: Israel cuts water supplies to West Bank, Palestine authorities claim

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water, according to Palestinian authorities. RT LIVE ... Via Youtube

Gator attacks 2yo boy & drags him into water near Disney’s Orlando resort, toddler...

An alligator, thought to be up to seven feet long, attacked a 2-year-old boy while he was playing in the water on the shore...
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Video: Murky waters of Flint (RT Documentary)

For 50 years the authorities of Flint in Michigan, US had bought the city's water from a trusted source. In 2014 however, the corporation...

‘No magic thing can reverse this’: RT investigates water crisis aftermath in Flint

RT traveled to the site of the most avoidable public health emergency of the decade, interviewing...
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Video: As 13M People Read Stanford Victim’s Letter, Advocates See “Watershed” Moment in Fight...

http://democracynow.org - More than 60000 people have signed a petition calling for Stanford University to apologize publicly to the woman who was raped on...

Navy’s £1bn high-tech destroyers break down in warm water

The British military’s supposedly cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers are effectively overheating and shutting down outside...
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Video: Toxic cover-up: US govt officials cheating on water-safety inspections

A new twist has emerged in the US water-crisis saga that began more than two years ago in the small city of Flint, Michigan....

100,000+ people in Alabama told not to use tap water due to chemical contamination

Chemical contamination has left over 100,000 Alabamans without drinkable tap water, possibly until the fall, according...

Underwater ‘lost city’ not made by humans

A Greek dive site once thought to be the ruins of a long-lost ancient city turned...

Sanders talks ‘undrinkable’ tap water, climate change ahead of California primary

While Hillary Clinton was attacking presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in a foreign policy-themed speech, rival...

Kids use water guns to put out West Fargo fire, save man

Five children armed with water guns were able to put out a fire and save the...
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Video: ‘Water beast’: Chinese giant dragon boat to set new Guinness World Record

A total of 1600 strong men carried a 77.8-meter-long wooden dragon boat to a river in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The boat has applied...
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Video: World’s first underwater musical band performs in Netherlands

An entire show is being performed underwater at the Operadagen festival in Rotterdam. The band 'Between Music' used specially designed instruments and a ... Via...

Heard About the Detox Water Craze?

Detox water has become a wildly popular diet craze. Many hail it as a miracle diet and think it can support weight loss. Could...
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Video: Youngest waterskier ever! Baby girl takes to water to break a decade-old record

Zyla St. Onge managed to break the world record as the youngest ever waterskier. A video released by Florida Barefoot center shows her riding...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and producer Sut Jhally say Rachel Maddow and most liberal media express ... Via...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss how after its invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Israel...

"Our Water, Our Future": Voters in Oregon Defeat Nestlé's Attempt to Privatize Their Water

Kathy Tittle, Aurora del Val and Deanna Busdeiker talk to voters on primary election day May 17, 2016. (Photo: Karen Saró Troeger) Blue...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign...

"Local Residents" Are Filmed Stealing Dozens of Bottles of Water at London Marathon Stop

Editor's Comment: "Local" residents? We can see they're not locals. London marathon runners were robbed of dozens of bottled waters when thieves raided...

NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, six former state officials, and engineering firms hired to evaluate water quality in Flint will have to contend with a...

Commandos jailed over ‘depraved’ waterboarding, vomit & urine initiation ceremony

Three elite Royal Marines have been jailed for subjecting new commandos to a “depraved” ordeal which included waterboarding and drinking a mix of urine...

UN Blames the Flint Water Crisis on Racism and Class Discrimination

Lana's Comment: There is no end to using the "racism" card because it pays. Flint, Michigan is a black majority city. However, Whites...

Whistleblower Fired for Exposing Flint Mayor's Alleged Plan to Take Water Donations

Every time the Flint, Mich., water crisis seems to have finally hit rock bottom, a new development tosses that assumption out the window....

Nestle gets control of town’s groundwater for up to 45 years

Nestlé has secured the rights to the groundwater under the Maine town of Fryeburg for up...

‘Loss of confidence’: Navy commander stripped of duties after sailors breached Iranian waters

The US Navy commander overseeing 10 sailors who breached Iranian waters, leading to their arrest, has...

Flint mayor tried to redirect water crisis donations to campaign account – lawsuit

A former city administrator of Flint, Michigan is suing Mayor Karen Weaver for allegedly trying to...

Egypt's Atlantis: Amazing artifacts from ancient underwater world go on display (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Objects from two lost underwater cities recently discovered off the Egyptian coast are being revealed...

Should You Be Worried About Perfluorooctanoic Acid in Drinking Water?

(Photo: Panafotkas) Over the past few months, several communities in upstate New York and New England have detected PFOA -- perfluorooctanoic acid, or...
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Video: Detroit Begins Water Shutoffs for 20,000 Residents

Food & Water Watch's Lynna Kaucheck says cash-strapped Detroit could actually increase revenue by billing customers based on what they can afford. Via Youtube

Chromium plume from Los Alamos threatens New Mexico Native American tribe, drinking water

Hexavalent chromium may not be familiar to the average American ‒ but Erin Brockovich likely is....

Detroit resumes water shutoffs that could impact 20,000 customers

The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department announced it will begin turning off water service for as...
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Video: Michigan Officials Charged in Flint Water Poisoning, but Gov. Snyder Has Not Even...

http://democracynow.org - The first criminal charges have been filed in the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis that exposed nearly 100000 residents to ... Via Youtube

Michigan residents protest contaminated water at community meeting

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Carlos Delgado At a Jackson, Michigan, community meeting called to discuss the...

Michigan police tracking social media to keep tabs on Flint water crisis chatter

State police in Michigan have been conducting online surveillance to track social media discussions related to...

"Nestlé Is Trying to Break Us": A Pennsylvania Town Fights Predatory Water Extraction

Help Truthout keep publishing stories like this: They can't be found in corporate media! Click here to make a tax-deductible donation today. Donna...
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Video: Russian troops plunge into icy water near North Pole during Arctic drill

Immersion in ice-cold water just a few miles from the North Pole wasn't among the hardships planned for Russian airborne troops on a recent...

Flint woman suing over poisoned water crisis found shot to death in home

A woman involved in a lawsuit over the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan was reportedly...

Uproar as London marathon water bottles snatched by roadside (VIDEO)

A bizarre ‘theft’ of free bottled water that was meant for the parched mouths of...
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Video: River on fire! Aussies literally set water ablaze near fracking site

A Queensland river near a fracking site exploded into flames after a coal seam gas (CSP) protester sparked a kitchen lighter above the water...

Looking Back on Deepwater With Journalism as Usual

National Geographic aerial photo of Deepwater Horizon oil covering an Alabama beach. (photo: Tyrone Turner) April 20 marked the 6-year anniversary of the biggest oil...
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Video: Drone buzzes ‘Tea pot mouth’ waterfall in China

It may not be a Niagara or Victoria falls, but it is unique in the fact of its abruptness in narrowing. The some 300-meter...

US accuses Chinese woman of espionage, smuggling underwater drone parts to China

A Florida woman of Chinese origin has been charged as a Chinese spy for allegedly smuggling...

Officials Charged in Flint Water Poisoning, but Governor Snyder Has Not Even Been Questioned

The first criminal charges have been filed in the ongoing Flint water contamination crisis that exposed nearly 100,000 residents to poisonous levels...

First criminal charges in Flint water crisis to be filed against state and city...

Two officials from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality and a Flint water treatment plant supervisor will soon be arraigned, the AP cited two officials...

British soldier waterboarded, spanked, made to lie in vomit & urine, court hears

Commando Carlo Nicholson was made to lie in a paddle pool of bodily secretions then waterboarded by a senior marine, who also ordered other...
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Video: Santiago in chaos: Millions left without water as flooding strikes Chile capital

Severe flooding has brought chaos to Santiago as heavy rains have been battering the region since Friday. An estimated four million people have been...

Michigan Governor to drink filtered Flint water for 30 days

In response to a reporter’s challenge and demands from citizens, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has vowed...

1/3 of Detroit elementary schools report unsafe lead, copper levels in water

Almost a third of elementary schools in Detroit, Michigan tested positive for unsafe levels of lead...

Our Drinking Water Systems Are a Disaster; What Can We Do?

In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent the next crisis. (Photo: stillshot1 /...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...
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Video: How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water...

Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe...

Why World Leaders Are Terrified of Water Shortages

Secret conversations between American diplomats show how a growing water crisis in the Middle East destabilized the region, helping spark civil wars in Syria...

1 year before ‘lead and copper’ water rule changes – EPA

The Office of Water at the US Environmental Protection Agency will update its rule on lead...
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Video: Disaster Capitalism’s Coming Use of The Lead Water Pipe Crisis

Glen Ford, founder of Black Agenda Report, says the water pipe crisis will be used to justify previous goals of gentrifying more urban areas...

Hundreds of US schools test positive for unsafe lead levels in water

Flint, Michigan has become the epicenter of the lead water crisis in the United States, but...

Famed Watergate Reporter says Obama has Made Clinton Email Scandal a Political Issue

Famed Watergate investigator Bob Woodward appeared on Fox News Sunday and weighed in on Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, as well as President Obama’s decision...

Michigan Gov. blames staff for lead contamination of Flint water

Contradicting previous statements on when he first learned about Flint’s lead water crisis, Michigan Governor Rick...

From DC’s Deficit Panic to Flint’s Poisoned Water

Dana Milbank: “The pie-in-the-sky proposals from Trump, Sanders and Cruz build up unrealistic hopes among their followers.” (Washington Post, 4/8/16) We know that the Washington...

‘No legal basis’: Michigan governor asks Flint water lawsuit targeting him be dismissed

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is seeking have a class action lawsuit filed against him by Flint...

Bombing the Islamic State Is Like Watering Its Roots

Any number of peaceful solutions to Islamic Extremism exist. Pictured: Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. (Photo: Thierry Ehrmann / Flickr Commons) Al Qaeda and...

Garda: Canada’s “Blackwater”

Last week students at L’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) disrupted a board meeting after learning administrators planned to sign a $50 million, seven-year,...
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Video: Violent anti-Renzi protests: Water cannon & tear gas as Italian PM visits Naples

Courtesy: Fanpage.it Police have fired tear gas during clashes with stone-throwing protesters in Naples, Italy. Over 2000 demonstrators have taken to the streets ... Via...

‘Californians rose to the occasion’ but miss water conservation target by 1.1%, penalties coming

Californians were just shy of reaching the state’s mandated 25 percent water conservation goal for February,...

Not a drop to drink: Ontario concerned about diverting Great Lakes water

Waukesha, Wisconsin needs water and would like to borrow some from its Canadian neighbors. However, Ontario is concerned that allowing the town to divert...

Waterboarding is legal in right hands? Hayden says ‘CIA rules’ whitewash enhanced interrogation

Is waterboarding torture? The CIA ex-chief, in an interview with Al Jazeera, believes it depends on...

‘Wake-up call’: Study finds fracking can pollute underground drinking water

A Stanford University study shows that fracking can pollute underground drinking water. Using publicly available data...

Flint may sue Michigan over water pollution crisis

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver said she is not currently planning to sue the state of Michigan...

EPA has not been watching fracking sites for groundwater contamination

A report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that regulators at the Environmental Protection Agency...

Burst water main creates massive fountain seen from miles around (VIDEO)

As many as 4,500 homes across southern Liverpool may be temporarily left without water after...

Investigation launched after oil spills into Louisiana waterway – Coast Guard

An unknown amount of crude oil has spilled into a Louisiana waterway, the US Coast Guard...
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Video: Donald Trump’s Top Foreign Adviser, Joseph Schmitz, is a Former Blackwater Executive

http://democracynow.org - When asked this week about how he would approach foreign policy, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told MSNBC, ... Via Youtube
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Video: Blackwater Founder’s Latest Scheme: Money Laundering for Libyan Officials Through a Chinese Bank

http://democracynow.org - The Intercept reports that what began as an investigation into Blackwater founder Erik Prince's attempts to sell defense services in ... Via Youtube
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Video: Erik Prince in the Hot Seat: Blackwater Founder Under Investigation for Illegal Mercenary...

http://democracynow.org - In a major new exposé, The Intercept has revealed that the Justice Department is investigating Blackwater founder Erik Prince for ... Via Youtube

Donald Trump's Top Foreign Adviser, Joseph Schmitz, Is a Former Blackwater Executive

When asked this week about how he would approach foreign policy, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump told MSNBC, "I'm speaking with myself,...
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Video: On World Water Day, See Our Extended Interview with Flint Activists Nayyirah Shariff...

http://democracynow.org - As communities mark World Water Day, we turn to Part 2 of our extended conversation with Flint water activists Nayyirah Shariff and...

Ex-Blackwater ‘no sh*t’ mercenary Erik Prince feels wrath of US justice dept, reports The...

Erik Prince, the notorious former chief of the mercenary company Blackwater, is facing possible charges in...

Chief proponent of Flint water supply switch hosts public meeting

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. James Brookfield More than one hundred people attended a meeting on the...
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Video: Turkish police use water cannons to disperse Kurds celebrating Newruz

At least 10 people have been arrested after Turkish police broke up the Kurdish Newroz festivities in the town of Silopi. Officers deployed water...

Flint water crisis loses 2 spokesmen in first round of March Madness tourney

When the South Dakota State Jackrabbits and Michigan State Spartans got knocked out of the NCAA...

Both Former EPA Official and Flint Emergency Manager Pass the Buck on Water Crisis

Lawmakers held the first of two Capitol Hill hearings set for this week on the Flint water crisis. For decades, Flint got...

Let them drink arsenic: Texas keeps insisting tainted water is safe – report

Drinking water systems in 34 Texas communities have tested positive for excessive levels of the carcinogen...

Is Water a Human Right?

Is access to safe, clean water a human right? It's not in the U.S. Constitution. The word water appears only once in the...

The political and social roots of the Flint water crisis

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. The Socialist Equality Party (SEP) and the International Youth and Students...

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