Flint, Michigan: the story of a modern American city

Photographer Zackary Canepari arrived in Flint in 2012, before a scandal about tainted water brought the city to international attention. For six years he has documented a place of struggle, and strength Flint is a city long infamous for poverty, crime, and more recently the water crisis that has plagued…

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Botswana poaching spree sees 90 elephants killed in two months

Charities and ministers voice concern after discovery of carcasses with tusks hacked off Ninety elephant carcasses have been found in number of African elephants has fallen by about 111,000 to 415,000 in the past decade, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The killing is taking place…

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Putin is responsible for novichok poisoning, says UK minister

Ben Wallace says Russian president has ultimate power over military intelligence actions The security minister Ben Wallace has said that the Russian president Vladimir Putin is ultimately responsible for the deadly Salisbury nerve agent attack as a result of his firm grip on the Russian state. His remarks are the…

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Drama grips court as Manafort lawyers accuse Rick Gates of multiple affairs

Defense lawyers bid to damage Gatess credibility by asking if he failed to disclose four affairs prompting an instant objection Defence lawyers for Paul Manafort made a last-ditch attempt on Wednesday to torpedo the key witness at his trial by asking whether he failed to disclose four extramarital affairs. Attorney…

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Turkish lira rebounds as Indian rupee hits record low

Fears over emerging markets currencies ease slightly amid financial crisis in Turkey The Turkish lira recovered some of its losses on Tuesday morning as Indias national currency became the latest focus of investors concerns over the strength of emerging economies. With investors fretting that Turkeys currency woes will spread, the…

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Trump beholden to Putin? Summit does nothing to dispel impression

The US president fails to stand up for national interests during bewildering press conference Vladimir Putin will go down in history as one of the most astonishing ever. The US president took Putins side over that of his own intelligence community, and refused to acknowledge that Hillary Clinton when she…

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Swedish student’s plane protest stops man’s deportation ‘to hell’

Elin Ersson refused to sit down on Gothenburg flight until man being sent to Afghanistan was removed A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport has prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden by refusing to sit down until the man was removed from…

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Swedish student’s plane protest stops man’s deportation ‘to hell’

Elin Ersson refused to sit down on Gothenburg flight until man being sent to Afghanistan was removed A lone student activist on board a plane at Gothenburg airport has prevented the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden by refusing to sit down until the man was removed from…

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Work less, get more: New Zealand firm’s four-day week an ‘unmitigated success’

Reduced hours for same pay increased successful work-life balance management, cutting stress levels and boosting commitment The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success,with 78% of employees feeling they were able to successfully manage their work-life balance, an increase…

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