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California Groundwater Levels Remain Critically Low

In September 27, 2016, about 84 percent of the state was still in a drought. At that time, the monitor indicated that there's always potential for a reversal, noting "that stream flows and ground water levels there remain much lower than normal and conditions will be closely monitored for possible re-intensification".

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Woman Behind Emmett Till's Brutal Death Finally Admits She Lied About Accusations

The harrowing news and the not guilty verdict in an all-white, all-male courtroom kicked started the Civil Rights Movement. "That part's not true", she says in Tyson's book, according to Vanity Fair . Timothy Tyson , the author of The Blood of Emmett Till , spoke with Carolyn, who has since divorced and married twice more, and is a mother of two children.

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Mattis Orders Review Of F-35 Program In Bid To Save Costs

The F-35 study will consider options. On Friday, a Boeing representative said the company has been providing information to the Trump administration for some weeks and was committed to providing equipment to the military as affordably as possible.

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Unfamiliar Phone Number? You May Not Want to Answer

A scammer calls a victim and says "Can you hear me?" hoping they respond "yes". If you refuse, the scammer may play back your recorded "yes" response to confirm your agreement to the purchase. The Federal Communications Commission can help with charges on a phone bill. Don't answer the phone from numbers you don't know. People who have an actual reason to get in contact with you will likely leave a message; scammers won't.

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Madeleine Albright Says She is 'Ready to Register' as Muslim

Albright, who served under President Bill Clinton, cited her Jewish ancestry in her statement Wednesday on Twitter. Madeleine Albright - the first women to become US Secretary of State - is almost 80 years old and shows no sign of slowing down.

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Police Clash With Flag-Burning Protesters At Invasion Day March In Sydney

A senior staff member at one of Australia's top universities has advised colleagues not to celebrate "the arrival of European culture" on Australia Day because it could be "deeply offensive" to minority groups. "I just get sick of these people who every time, every time there's something on, they just want to make you feel guilty", Joyce told radio. Like Christmas Day, Australia Day is a holiday where most can relax and socialise, and reflect on matters that are of importance to them.