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Tennessee chemical plant blast caught on camera

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Fire crews were dispatched to Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport as several reports of explosions have been heard coming from the campus. No injuries were reported in the wake of the incident, but the company and local officials issued a shelter-in-place order for some area residents as responders work to safeguard the site. Read More »

McDonald's manager sold fries, cocaine

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Cops and federal authorities got a tip about the scheme and ordered up eight super-sized drug buys "in increasingly larger quantities", before arresting him Wednesday morning. Surveillance by police uncovered that cocaine-sales during his shift was a regular practice for Guerrero. As the sting operation neared its end, authorities executed a search warrant on his home in the Pelham section of the Bronx where they allegedly seized 200 grams of cocaine and $5,300 in cash. Read More »

Death of Japanese reporter in 2013 caused by 'overwork': NHK

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Miwa Sado, a political journalist at the country's national broadcaster, suffered heart failure in July 2013, though her employer only made the case public this week. Japan, known for its "salaryman" culture and punishing work hours, has struggled for years to tackle the impact of overwork on employees' health. The president of Dentsu, Toshihiro Yamamoto, admitted in court this month that the company had allowed employees to work illegal levels of overtime. Read More »

Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's petition rejected

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More than 1,000 Muslims were killed and thousands displaced across Gujarat in 2002 during a series of riots which victims say was a pogrom. "The Gujarat high court today rejected Zakia Jafri's plea challenging lower court order upholding SIT's clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots", an official said. Read More »

Russian airstrike in Syria Leaves Al Nusra leader in Coma

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But the Russian Defence Ministry denied their soldiers had been captured, Interfax news agency reported . Russia's casualties in Syria have been rising. A paramilitary Russian group says it has identified one of the men reportedly captured in Syria by the Islamic State group as its member. "The government is backing a private army, a private military company". Read More »

President Donald Trump visits Las Vegas

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Investigators are now looking into shooter Stephen Paddock's gambling records as they work to learn why he fired into a concert crowd. "I said, 'If you're ever in Washington , come on over to the Oval Office.' And they're all saying, 'We want to do it". Read More »

Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC Cuts Stake in Sterling Bancorp (STL)

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After having $0.33 EPS previously, Sterling Bancorp's analysts see 9.09% EPS growth. A number of other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in STL . Also, Director Burt Steinberg purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, August 11th. Patriot Financial Partners Gp Lp sold 200,000 shares as the company's stock declined 13.35% while stock markets rallied. Read More »

At least 13 killed in Balochistan shrine blast

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The death toll is feared to rise due to lack of proper medical facilities in hospitals near the blast site. The injured have been taken to the DHQ hospital, Jhal Magsi, for treatment. Meanwhile, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said that he has received the news regarding a blast in Jhal Magsi and has directed the concerned authorities to respond immediately. Read More »

Bannon: Trump pivot to left on gun control 'impossible'

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We like our guns as much as the next Minnesotan. But they remain divided on how to address the issue. almost half - 47 per cent of responders - said owning a gun is critical to their sense of freedom. Since Donald Trump was elected, the likelihood of new gun control regulation has declined, bringing down firearms-related stock in the process. Bob argues that metal detectors at the entrance of the hotel would have prevented this from ever happening. Read More »

Heavy rain possible Thursday and Friday

Tuesday through Wednesday now look like they will be partly cloudy with highs below average in the low/ mid-70s and winds will keep out of the northeast at 5-15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. The high will be 85. A south southwest wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour is in the forecast. Tuesday could have a few lingering showers as a system exits the region, skies are cloudy, and highs are close to 80 degrees. Read More »

United Blood Services needs donors to help Vegas victims

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Red Cross officials say a tragedy like this illustrates how important it is to have blood already on the shelves in case of an emergency. Meantime, hundreds of people are lining up outside blood banks in Las Vegas to donate blood for the hundreds of victims of the shooting. Read More »

Putin calls for better United States ties as he meets new envoy

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The agreement requires OPEC and non-OPEC producers, led by Russian Federation, to cut a combined 1.8 million bpd in supplies through March to hasten the market's rebalancing. "I see huge opportunities in front of our countries and for the business sector in both nations", Falih said. The occasion is the first time a Saudi King has visited Russian Federation. Read More »

Cats kill 1 million Australian birds a day, study shows

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The researchers have had focused previously on the survey of impacts of feral and pet cats on the Australia's mammals, but this is for the first time they have measured cats' impacts on the country's birds. Cats aren't a particularly new problem for Australia, as the country has run several studies to survey the damage they are causing to the food chain and population of other species, but it appears to be getting worse. Read More »

Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend 'has clear conscience'

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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock encouraged his girlfriend Marilou Danley to leave the country before his attack that left 58 people dead, her sisters told CNN affiliate in Australia 7 News. "It never occurred to me in any way whatsoever that he was planning violence against anyone". Marilou Danley broke her silence on Thursday. President Donald Trump says he met "some of the most wonderful people" during a visit to a hospital where victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas are ... Read More »

Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Naga Chaitanya Set To Tie The Knot In Goa

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On Friday, October 6, the couple's "mehendi' ceremony will be held between 3 pm and 6 pm and they will tie the knot at the auspicious time of 11.52 pm". Post-wedding, Akkineni family is planning to host a grand reception at the family convention center owned by Akkinenis in Hyderabad. However, according to the media reports it is said that the stupendous occasion will be sorted out in Goa with a financial plan of Rs 10 crore. Read More »

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor victims of Las Vegas tragedy

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This visit will mark the first time Trump is traveling to a city in the immediate aftermath of a mass shooting. Dianne Feinstein, who has long expressed concern over the availability of such accessories, said Tuesday that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock modified at least one of his weapons with a bump stock device, but she did not elaborate. Read More »

Gelzinis: So many things 'incredible' about massacre - and Trump

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On Twitter, Trump said Tuesday that "it is a "miracle" how fast the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police were able to find the demented shooter and stop him from even more killing!" At least 59 people were killed and more than 500 others wounded in the deadliest shooting in US history. Read More »

Kerala govt will not reduce tax on fuel: Dr. Thomas Isaac

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On Tuesday, the Centre announced that the excise duty on fuel would be cut, citing that the move was an attempt to "cushion the impact of rising worldwide prices of crude petroleum oil, and petrol and diesel on their retail sale prices". The Gujarat government has chose to cut the Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel a day after the Centre's appeal . "States are the biggest beneficiary". Read More »

Was IS claim for Las Vegas attack 'fake news'?

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Three years after it declared its so-called Islamic caliphate across huge swaths of Syria and Iraq, IS has lost most of the territory and is on the run in its few remaining bastions. It turned out to be a botched robbery by a heavily indebted Filipino gambling addict. Amaq said its claims were founded on information passed on by a "security source", providing, however, no evidence to back up its claims. Read More »

Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay prepare combine world cup bid

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The presidents of the three nations, who announced in August that they were teaming up to bid for the tournament, kicked off the campaign at the Casa Rosada, Argentina's government palace. The 2018 World Cup will be held in Russian Federation, while Qatar is to host the 2022 event. The next two editions will be in Russian Federation and Qatar. Read More »

Capable of locating, fixing, and striking across the border: Air Chief

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In September, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China is silently taking over territory and testing India's threshold, and warned of a two-front war on the western and northern borders. Meanwhile, IAF Chief Dhanoa has observed that "we are not in physical face-off but in Chumbi valley their troops are still deployed". The statement comes soon after India and China managed to disengage their border personnel at Doklam ending a long military face-off between the two nations. Read More »

Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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The French leader said his country "has close relations with the Kurdish people, and understands their situation", and their rights "must be recognized within the framework of the [Iraqi] Constitution". Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of Kirkuk in 2014, when Iraqi forces collapsed in the face of Islamic State's advance across northern Iraq. Read More »

Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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The French leader said his country "has close relations with the Kurdish people, and understands their situation", and their rights "must be recognized within the framework of the [Iraqi] Constitution". Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of Kirkuk in 2014, when Iraqi forces collapsed in the face of Islamic State's advance across northern Iraq. Read More »

Iraq PM al-Abadi 'doesn't want armed clash with Kurds'

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The French leader said his country "has close relations with the Kurdish people, and understands their situation", and their rights "must be recognized within the framework of the [Iraqi] Constitution". Kurdish Peshmerga fighters took control of Kirkuk in 2014, when Iraqi forces collapsed in the face of Islamic State's advance across northern Iraq. Read More »

Iraq's PM Urges Kurdish Peshmerga Forces to Join Iraqi Army After Referendum

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On September 25, Iraqis in Kurdish Regional Government (KRG)-held areas - and in several areas disputed between Baghdad and Erbil - voted on whether to declare independence from Iraq. The central bank had said on Tuesday it would halt all foreign currency transfers to the region, banking and government sources told Reuters . Abadi, in Paris for bilateral talks, said the Iraqis and Kurds had a common interest in maintaining peace. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter's father had ties to Wisconsin

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Ms Danley was taken through Los Angeles International Airport by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in a wheelchair on Tuesday night after flying in from the Philippines . CNN reports the sisters are Australian residents who say their sibling was "really in love with Steve". Paddock's presence in the so-called "entertainment capital of the world" wasn't unusual: Family members told The Washington Postthat he frequently went to Las Vegas to gamble. Read More »

Police would have quizzed ex-PM Heath over child abuse allegations

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Sir Edward was in power between 1970 and 1974. " Accordingly it is critical to stress that no inference of guilty should be drawn from the fact that Heath would have been interviewed under caution ". None of the allegations about which Wiltshire Police would have questioned Mr Heath relate to when he was prime minister, the force said. All were alleged to have happened when Heath was an MP. Read More »

European Union goes after Amazon & Apple over unpaid taxes

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , who has other big USA tech companies in her sights, has taken a tough line on multinational companies' approach to tax. Amazon EU , the operating company, is subject to tax in Luxembourg while Amazon EHT, the holding company, is not. "The holding company was not itself in any way actively involved in the management, development or use of this intellectual property", the release continued. Read More »

President Visits Las Vegas

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Trump campaigned on protecting gun owners' rights during the 2016 presidential election and has the backing of the National Rifle Association ( NRA ), a lobby group that spends millions promoting gun rights and supporting politicians opposed to passing gun control laws. Read More »

Spain has only itself to blame if Catalonia splits away

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It is first time that king is directed to Spaniards in a solemn message televised (except Christmas speech), which is interpreted as a warning to extreme gravity of situation in Catalonia. The leader, however, did not give any further details of a possible declaration of independence. The regional parliament's governing body is meeting today to decide when to call a parliamentary session to discuss the results of a banned referendum on splitting from Spain. Read More »