Rivers and streams

In this Thursday, June 28, 2018, photo, a Bangladeshi worker sits on top of tannery waste loaded in a truck at Tannery Industrial Area on the banks of the Daleshwari River in Savar, Bangladesh. Bangladesh tanneries prepping leather for shoes, belts, wallets and purses are dumping toxic chemicals into Daleshwari river at a new industrial complex more than a year after the government shut them down for poisoning a different river and using child labor. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)
July 06, 2018 - 10:16 am
SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh tanneries prepping leather for shoes, belts, wallets and purses are dumping toxic chemicals into a river at a new industrial complex more than a year after the government shut them down for poisoning a different river and using child labor. "It's killing the...
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Roger Parrish and Diane Johnson, right, rally outside the Capitol in Phoenix, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Hundreds of Navajo Generating Station employees, relatives and union and tribal leaders rallied at the state Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday to request a 90-day pause in steps to close the coal-fueled plant by the end of 2019 as scheduled. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 06, 2018 - 5:19 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 300 people who say their livelihoods depend on a coal-fired plant on a sprawling Native American reservation rallied in Phoenix Wednesday to request a 90-day delay in steps being taken to shutter it by 2019. Demonstrators — including miners who extract the coal that fires...
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People wait on a the other side of a road which has been cut by the flood water after Cyclone Merkunu in Salalah, Oman, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Cyclone Merkunu blew into the Arabian Peninsula on Saturday, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain, cutting off power lines and leaving at least one person dead and 40 missing, officials said. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
May 26, 2018 - 10:13 pm
SALALAH, Oman (AP) — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least six people while more than 30 remain...
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May 16, 2018 - 1:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A boat race that bills itself as the largest high school regatta in the world has been moved from Philadelphia to southern New Jersey because of concerns that recent and upcoming storms could endanger participants. The 92nd annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta was to be run Friday and...
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CORRECTS TO WHALES SWIM FROM BEING STUCK - A pair of gray whales swim in shallow water at the mouth of the San Gabriel River between Long Beach and Seal Beach, Calif., on Monday, March 26, 2018. (Jeff Gritchen /The Orange County Register via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 12:21 pm
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Two gray whales drew a crowd as they swam very close to shore on the Southern California coast. The whales spent much of Monday at the mouth of the San Gabriel River between the cities of Seal Beach and Long Beach. Biologist Justin Greenman of the National Oceanic and...
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CORRECTS THE CREATION DATE TO AUGUST 2017 - This August 2017 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a winter-run Chinook salmon. Approximately 29,000 endangered winter-run juvenile Chinook salmon were released into the North Fork of Battle Creek, a tributary of the Sacramento River. A $100 million project removing some dams and helping fish route around others is allowing wildlife officials to restore one of the state's most endangered native salmon to vital spring-fed Battle Creek, which springs from the cold northernmost reaches of the Sierra Nevada. Authorities say Battle Creek could prove a species-saving chill hideout against climate change and drought. (Steve Martarano/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 6:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A $100 million project removing dams and helping fish route around others is returning a badly endangered salmon to spring-fed waters in northernmost California, giving cold-loving native fish a life-saving place to chill as scientists say climate change, drought and human...
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March 07, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ March 5 The Charlotte Observer on a Democratic state lawmaker accused of mistreating women: Rep. Duane Hall, a Democratic legislator from Raleigh, says all the right things about women. He regularly posts supportive messages on social media,...
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February 23, 2018 - 3:38 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Three Republican U.S. House members are criticizing Democratic Sen. Patty Murray and other lawmakers for opposing their legislation that would prevent the breaching of four dams on the Snake River to restore endangered salmon runs. The three Republicans from the state of...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, file photo, athletes from Japan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a TV subscription to watch. More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the U.S. with preliminary curling matches. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
February 06, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every Olympic event will be streamed live. But to watch online, you'll still need to be a paying cable or satellite subscriber. As with past Olympics, NBC is requiring proof of a subscription. If you've already given up on traditional cable or satellite TV, you can sign up for an...
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Costa Rica's agent Edgar Ugalde Alvarez, second left, and Nicaragua's agent Mr. Carlos Jose Arguello Gomez, third from right, listen to the reading of the verdict of the International Court of Justice, or World Court, in The Hague, Netherlands, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, in two cases that will map out disputed maritime and land boundaries between Costa Rica and Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
February 02, 2018 - 6:45 pm
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Court of Justice laid down definitive maritime boundaries Friday between Costa Rica and Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean and a small land boundary in a remote, disputed wetland. As part of the complex ruling, the United Nations'...
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