In other news Friday, relief groups warned they haven't received enough aid to assist 14 million flood victims in Pakistan. Also, heavy rains in Russia cleared skies of toxic smog from wildfires, some of which continue to burn.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. has already started to send aid to victims of the Pakistan floods, which have been deemed the worst there in 80 years. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports on the frustrations…
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are in need of food and shelter after flooding that has killed some 1,500 people so far. Kylie Morris of Independent Television News reports.
Widespread floods have driven more than 2 million Pakistanis from their homes while more than 1,000 have been killed. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News has the latest on the continued devastation.
In other news Friday, with no more oil spewing out of the well, BP says the cleanup efforts will decrease along the Gulf. Also a major flood killed 430 people in Pakistan.
In other news today, crews in northeastern China used shovels, buckets and even their bare hands to clean up oil after a pipeline exploded in the Yellow Sea last week.
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In other news, deposed Honduran President Manuel Zelaya remained holed up at the Brazilian embassy, and the Los Angeles Police Department cracked down on gangs in a massive sweep.
In other news, the House approved another $97 billion in war funding for Iraq and Afghanistan through September, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi again denied she knew about terror suspects being waterboarded amid mounting criticism.
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