Abbas lacks charisma and wears a suit and tie, unlike Yasser Arafat, but those qualities should not be mistaken for any intention to sign a peace deal.
The lawsuit alleges that Karen Weaver tried to redirect water crisis funds to her personal campaign.
Venezuela imposed a two-day week for public-sector workers to save energy.
Snyder is under pressure to resign over the state's poor handling of a lead water crisis in Flint.
Legal experts say it's tough to prove damage from lead contamination, and the government is claiming immunity from suit.
New data shows 73 percent of the world's islands will be threatened by aridity by 2050.
When the St. Francis Dam burst 88 years ago, 12.4 billion gallons of water rose 140 feet, surging 54 miles to the Pacific Ocean.
There were failures on all levels of government, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a report from the governor-appointed task force said.
Voluntary lead testing began on Thursday in the state's largest school district after 30 schools were found to have high levels of lead in the water fountains last week.
Research shows that nitrogen builds up in agricultural soils for decades and poses a longer-term threat than previously known.
The residents allege that officials failed to take action to end the ongoing contamination.
The candidates met Thursday in Detroit, which is 70 miles from the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.
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The best way to see the oceans? Scuba diving, although snorkeling is a close second.
Federal criminal statutes may apply. At the state level, individuals could be prosecuted for failure to carry out their legal responsibilities.
The emails were sent months before the governor said he learned of the outbreak and the possible reasons behind it.