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Governor adds Gogebic County to disaster declaration due to flooding

LANSING, MI-- Governor Rick Snyder Thursday instructed the Michigan State Police to amend a recent state of disaster declaration to include Gogebic County after heavy rains caused widespread flooding this week. Along with Houghton and Menominee counties, the amended disaster declaration now includes Gogebic county. Houghton and Menominee counties declared a local state of emergency on June 17 and Gogebic County declared a local state of emergency on June 18, activating local emergency...

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With its tropical beaches and a memorable national park, Venezuela was a popular destination for American tourists a decade ago. But years of political and economic turmoil have left its tourism industry in tatters.

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World Health Organization recognizes gaming as addictive disorder

A new study published in the journal Science finds that methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas operations are 60 percent higher than previous estimates from the federal government.

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Peace talks between the leaders of South Sudan's warring factions have proven so far to be unfruitful, with no agreement on the table and their June 30 deadline nearing, Carolyn Thompson reports for NPR.

A spokesman for South Sudan government said Friday "we have had enough."

The total number of people apprehended for illegally crossing the southern U.S. border has been steadily falling for almost two decades. It's a long-term trend that sociologists, economists and federal officials have been tracking for years.

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