By the time state authorities did act to protect Flint's residents in October, the water supply was so contaminated - and lead levels so high - that residents are still being advised not to drink from their taps. Rick Snyder, never added corrosion controls to the Flint River water. She alluded to problems with a carcinogenic disinfectant byproduct, known as trihalomethane - 2½ months before the public was notified.
International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde urged: "Without collective, deliberate action on the part of policymakers and implementation there is risk that the recovery could derail". Underscoring concerns over the limitations of central bank-led stimulus, "monetary policy alone can not lead to balanced growth", the document said.
Germany, with French support, objected Friday to launching a fiscal and monetary stimulus package to boost global growth, saying only structural reforms would work now. Steep losses on global stock markets and volatility in currencies this year fueled calls for G-20 members to do more to stoke economic growth and bolster stability.
However, that appears increasingly unlikely, and Republic will likely use Chapter 11 to eliminate the order. The Republic C-Series order has been rumored to be on the rocks for several years , and some industry observers believed it was a goner long before the bankruptcy.
Dalton admitted to gunning down randomly chosen victims in and around Kalamazoo, Mich., - attacks apparently carried out over hours during which he also ferried passengers around town as an Uber driver. The San Francisco-based ride-hailing service says Dalton cleared a background check and was approved to be a driver on January 25. He had given about 100 rides, the company said.
The retailer will sell some items up for just a penny, while others items will only be eligible for the discount if another item is bought at full price. "We want to be the shopping mecca for the modern American mom, which means we need to dimensionalize the idea of worth". West declined to specify other items that will be available for a penny, saying they will be "a five-star-rated item from within our private brand portfolio that customers tell us that they love".