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Erdogan Calls for Early Elections in Turkey

Reuters news agency reports that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called snap elections for June 24th, saying economic challenges and the war in Syria meant his country must switch quickly to the powerful executive presidency that comes into effect with the new vote. 40 more words

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Residents go without water in Carbon County after 'state of emergency'

CARBON COUNTY, Utah – It’s been three days since Ann Anderson had water, but she’s getting resourceful.

“When we need water for our toilets, we grab our bucket,” Anderson said as she leads us out her back patio door. 153 more words

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Lethbridge County lifts state of emergency after flooding lessens

As of Tuesday afternoon, a state of local emergency was no longer in effect for Lethbridge County.

It was lifted by county officials at 4 p.m. 133 more words

Weather

Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in Sinai attack: army

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CAIRO (Reuters) – Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades targeted a military checkpoint, the army said. 209 more words

Pooling water, road and field flooding a concern in rural southern Alberta

Springtime is never a good season for dirt roads, and Lethbridge County has been hit hard by the big melt, with plenty of closures.

“There are a few spots that still have to be drained and have to be dealt with,” Lethbridge County Reeve Lorne Hickey said. 222 more words

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Travel Safe in Boston After Snowstorm of 2013

After a snow tornado that buried Massachusetts with record-setting toughness, much of us are slowly making our back to our everyday regimens. 368 more words

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