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Wainwright says water supply 'no longer at critical levels,' drops state of emergency

The east-central town of Wainwright, Alta. has dropped a local state of emergency it implemented last week after it said a “disruption in the supply of water” to the town reservoir resulted in reduced water supply. 146 more words

Canada

Kaos GL: 5 LGBTI activists arrested for different reasons in April

5 LGBTI activists from Diyarbakır, Istanbul, and Izmir who carried out the “No” campaign against the constitutional change that was voted upon on April 16 and who protested the questionable outcome of the referendum were arrested for different reasons. 402 more words

Law & Politics

General Election 2017 and the Conservatives’ Plans to Derogate from the ECHR for British Armed Forces Overseas

Since Theresa May’s decision to call a snap General Election, there has been speculation as to whether the Conservative Party’s manifesto will contain a commitment to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) and replace it with a British Bill of Rights. 2,357 more words

Florida Wildfire Threatens Thousands of Homes, Forces Mass Evacuation

Large wildfire in SW Florida threatens 2,000 homes

A large wildfire in southwest Florida is threatening more than 2,000 homes, prompting mass evacuation.

The blaze has already consumed about 5,000 acres (2,000 hectares) and at least two dozen homes and other structures in Collier County, forcing residents in several areas to flee their homes and prompting the governor to deploy National Guards. 72 more words

News Alert

Louisiana Declares State of Emergency for Disappearing Coastline

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On April 19, 2017 the Governor of Louisiana declared a State of Emergency for the Louisiana coastline. The hope is that this declaration will bring nationwide attention to the desperate need for restoration and protection. 447 more words

Climate Change

Flooded roads prompt 2nd Alberta First Nation to declare state of emergency

A First Nations community west of Edmonton has declared a state of emergency over flooded roads making it nearly impossible for residents to access clean water or for emergency vehicles and school buses to get through. 538 more words

Canada

Crumbling roads, no water service prompt local state of emergency on Alberta First Nation

Road conditions in an Alberta First Nation reserve two hours northeast of Edmonton have prompted a state of emergency.

Saddle Lake Cree Nation made the announcement Sunday and it is expected to be in effect until later this week. 833 more words

Politics