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Is Rick Snyder killing off witnesses? Part 2: | 22 April 2016 | A woman involved in a lawsuit over the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan was reportedly found shot to death in her home along with another individual. On Tuesday, police found the bodies of two women inside of a townhouse, where they also found a one-year-old who was unharmed. Both women were shot, and have been identified as Sasha Bell and Sacorya Reed. Police are treating the deaths as homicides and have a suspect in custody, but no charges have been filed. Notably, the Flint Journal reports that Sasha Bell was one of the first individuals to file a lawsuit over the water crisis in Flint, which saw city water become contaminated with lead after officials chose to switch to the Flint River as its main drinking source.

Flint woman suing over poisoned water crisis found shot to death in home

Is Rick Snyder killing off witnesses? Part 1: Flint water treatment plant foreman was found dead days before three of his colleagues were charged over the city’s contaminated water crisis

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‘On this Earth Day 2016, there is a great deal of frenzy about how our Earth is going to become uninhabitable, as the civilized activities of man allegedly trigger unstoppable global warming and climate change.

With the Obama administration set to commit the U.S. to the Paris climate agreement by signing our nation onto the document Friday, it is obvious that science has taken a back seat at the United Nations.

The environmentalists, bureaucrats and politicians who make up the U.N.’s climate panel recruit scientists to research the climate issue. And they place only those who will produce the desired results. Money, politics and ideology have replaced science.’

Read more: ‘Get politics out of climate debate’ – Weather Channel founder

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NASA’s goal of sending humans to Mars requires some extra cash, so a $21 million budget increase proposed by a Senate committee would seem like welcome news. However, there are strings attached that actually leave the Mars mission underfunded.

This past week, the US Senate Committee on Appropriations proposed an allocation of $19.3 billion for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) budget for the 2017 fiscal year, which runs from October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Combined with funding from the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and Science, the total $65.4 billion sum seems generous enough, but what the senators hope to accomplish with that money is not quite what some had in mind.’

Read more: Senate bill underfunds Mars mission to spend $1 billion on rocket NASA doesn’t need

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‘Russian forces in Syria have fired at least twice on Israeli military aircraft, Israel’s top-selling newspaper says.

The Yedioth Ahronoth daily on Friday gave no dates or locations for the incidents nor any indication Israeli planes were hit.

Separately, Israel’s Channel 10 TV said a Russian warplane approached an Israeli warplane off the Mediterranean coast of Syria last week but that there was no contact between them.

Israel has repeatedly violated Syrian airspace and bombed targets inside the country which is fighting foreign-backed militants.’

Read more: Russia fired at Israeli jets in Syria: Report

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