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Cheerleaders under fire after 'racist' chanting video emerges

It was viewed by other students who then reposted it to other social media sites". WARNING :Video contains graphic language that may not be suitable for some viewers. Posted another commentator, 'How? They in fact uttered "surgeon cuff" and watched in amusement as the technology transformed their words into offensive racial slurs. Read More »

Three dead after arena ammonia leak in Fernie

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Streets surrounding the Arena are closed: • 9th Street from Highway 3 to 6th Ave • 6th Ave from 9th Street to 11th Street • 11th Street between Highway 3 and 6th Ave. Ammonia is used a fertilizer, to make plastics, fibres and other chemicals, as a refrigerant and other applications. The Fernie arena was closed Tuesday for emergency repairs to its refrigeration plant. Read More »

Spain court strikes down Catalan referendum law

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Puigdemont did not respond directly to question - is independence proclaimed, yes or no? - but has advocated a dialogue with Madrid, proposing to meet Rajoy "as soon as possible". "We are facing an executive power in the state that uses the judiciary branch to block the legislative", Catalan government spokesman Jordi Turull told reporters shortly after the constitutional court ruling was announced. Read More »

Senior Kenyan electoral official resigns ahead of poll

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The opposition has maintained that there will be no election on October 26. She also said that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was "under siege" and has thus become a party to the crisis that engulfed the nation soon after president Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the victor in the disputed August election. Read More »

Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast

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The bodies and the injured were taken to Civil Hospital. Security forces have cordoned off the area and kicked off a search operation in the surroundings. In a separate incident on Wednesday, Police Inspector Abdul Salam was gunned down on Quetta's Qambrani road. The blast targeted a truck carrying the officers on the outskirts of Quetta , the capital of Balochistan, provincial home minister Mir Sarfraz Bugti told reporters. Read More »

The Las Vegas Guard Who Mysteriously Disappeared Has Resurfaced On 'Ellen'

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It came after union leader David Hickey of Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America said Tuesday he last heard about Campos on Friday from a union member who texted that he was with him. Campos " wants to tell his story at a time and place of his choosing ", MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong told the Associated Press about Campos' location. Read More »

Evacuation orders lifted for two Santa Rosa Neighborhoods

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Close to 100 people are still reported missing from the fires. As wildfires sweep through California, drone footage captures dramatic footage of a decimated Santa Rosa. The Nuns Fire, located in Sonoma County and now the state's largest blaze, was 68 percent contained. Fire officials, employing more than 960 fire engines, 30 air tankers and 73 helicopters, hoped the blazes would be fully contained by Friday. Read More »

Johnson and Johnson Wins Appeal in Talcum Powder Cancer Case

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The appeals court ruled Tuesday that Missouri was not the proper jurisdiction for the lawsuit. Only two of the 64 cases attached to Fox's case lived in Missouri. Jacqueline Fox and her doctors claimed that Johnson & Johnson talcum powder led to her ovarian cancer. Ted Meadows, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, in a statement said the ruling "represents a denial of justice for the Fox family". Read More »

Zombie Frappuccino rumored to be coming soon to Starbucks

They say the drink features bright green Caramel Apple Powder with a swirl of pink powder (though what that "pink powder" is, is anyone's guess at this point). "Our Halloween plans are still under [mummy] wraps, but we look forward to sharing more details with the living soon", a Starbucks spokesperson told Business Insider in an email. Read More »

Senate Republican Murkowski leaning yes on tax reform budget

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Senator Susan Collins of ME announced on Sunday that she will likely vote 'yes'. "The budget vote to me is a symbol and a guidepost as to what we are as a party and what we stand for". Why is the deficit always bigger all the time under Republicans or Democrats? "A good estimate for real-world tax policy is somewhere around 25-30 cents on the dollar", said GOP economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin. Read More »

Chinese President Xi Jinping touts successes of socialism at Communist Party Congress

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The Chinese authorities have raised security measures in Beijing ahead of the party congress, including stricter luggage scans at transportation hubs and deployment of paramilitary units at subway stations. Xi is expected to cover a wide range of topics in his opening address and during the week-long congress. A lot of attention will be focused on changes in leadership structure. Read More »

Israel approved building 60 new settlement units in UNESCO-protected Hebron

The street is now largely closed off to Palestinians. The head of the Hebron Hills Regional Committee, Yochai Damari, expressed his satisfaction with the decision of building the new settlement units, stressing that it is the right decision which would help maintain the Jewish presence in Hebron and its southern region. Read More »

Trump to slain soldier's widow: 'He knew what he signed up for'

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The fallen American soldier who wore the name of his wife and mother of his two children, Myeshia Johnson , tattooed across his chest under his U.S. Army uniform, was saluted with a ceremonial homecoming at Miami International Airport. Trump's phone call comes as the president has pulled bereaved military families into a painful political fight of his own making. Trump asked on Fox News Tuesday morning. Read More »

New NTSB findings fault pilot for hot air balloon crash

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The National Transportation Safety board faulted the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) and the pilot in the deadliest USA aviation accident in more than seven years. He said the FAA was not providing adequate oversight. Hot air balloon pilots are not required to have a medical certificate. Contributing to the accident was the pilot's impairing medical conditions and medications that likely affected his decision-making. Read More »

B moves up in QS Asia rankings

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Speaking on the performance of the institute, IIT-B director Devang Khakhar said: "I am glad that IIT, Bombay, continues to rise in the rankings". IIT, Bombay, secured an overall score of 75.7 out of 100."Among these ten parameters, Employer Reputation indicated the strongest one for IIT, Bombay, with a rank of 21 globally", read the statement. Read More »

Spurs fan torches gear after Gregg Popovich's remarks on Trump

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Popovich has been an outspoken critic of Trump , but tells The Nation magazine that Trump's comments Monday were "beyond the pale" and "as low as it gets". This is their shame most of all. Those comments represent only the tip of the iceberg for Popovich , who has obliged eager reporters with fiery anti-Trump takes whenever and wherever a microphone has materialized in front of him. Read More »

New CNU Wasson Center poll shows Governor's race tightening

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The latest survey stated that if the vote were held today, 48 percent would vote for Ed Gillespie, while 47 percent would vote for Ralph Northam. The poll was conducted October 12-16 among 408 likely Virginia voters and has a margin of error of 4.9 percent. Read More »

Body of missing Lynnwood boy, 6, found in dumpster; relative arrested

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However, the child's body was uncovered hours later close to the complex where he lived, Snohomish County Sheriff's Office revealed. A 19-year-old man from Kerville, Texas, who is a relative of the boy and was visiting family in Lynnwood, has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail for 1st degree murder of Dayvid. Read More »

Trump to visit Asia-Pacific countries in November

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Trump will also meet with USA forces stationed in Japan and members of Japan's Self-Defense Forces, according to the White House . "Great leader Kim Jong-Un firmly declared to tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire", one of the leaflets read, according to the Yonhap news agency - a reference to Kim's declaration last month regarding US President Donald Trump amid high tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. Read More »

For each scene of his presidency, Trump casts a villain

Clinton said that while she won most of the minority vote during the 2016 election, she could have done a better job at reassuring the fears of white voters and women while talking with an Economists podcast Tuesday. "And then if they did it again, it could have been two games, then three games, then for the season", Trump said. At the news conference, Trump said that anyone kneeling during the playing of the national anthem at sporting events is "sitting, essentially". Read More »

Spicer Met With Mueller's Team Monday in Russia Probe

Spicer was queried about President Trump's decision to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey , as well as the president's Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov , Politico's sources said . Read More »

US Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal On Obamacare

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At a press conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday, Trump endorsed the deal and said the White House was "involved" with the talks. Two key senators say they've reached a breakthrough deal on a short term health care fix. The answer is simple - health insurers are expected to increase premiums to make up for the lost federal dollars, and that would trigger an increase in another consumer subsidy that is part of the Obama health law. Read More »

Lindsey Graham: Rand Paul has 'bad info' on tax reform plan

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In a conversation with Trump earlier on Tuesday, Paul said he told the Republican president: "I'm all in". Graham continued: "Point #2: The Budget resolution doesn't affect statutory spending caps". Without it, a partisan tax bill would need 60 votes in the 100-member Senate and would nearly certainly fail. Trump, Tillerson spilt raises new questions about N. Read More »

BJP cries foul over killing of Punjab RSS leader, questions police working

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According to eye witnesses, Gosain was shot twice from a close range and he suffered bullet injuries in his head and shoulder. The case becomes more intriguing as Ravinder Gosain never received any threats before. He was also the office bearer of district Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). This was not the first incident where RSS leader was targeted. Two assailants shot at the RSS leader in his neck and his back shortly after he stepped out of his house with his dog for a walk. Read More »

Jesus Campos, Vegas security guard shot before rampage, appears to have vanished

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David Hickey, president of the Security, Police, and Fire Professionals of America union, said it had been four days since he last saw Campos. The security guard who was shot and wounded by Stephen Paddock and disappeared before he was about to give TV interviews is safe and wants people to respect his privacy, says a Las Vegas casino company. Read More »

National School Bus Safety Week Observed in Wichita

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Officials say that past year 1,100 citations and 573 warnings were issued for passing a stopped school bus. In honor of National School Bus Safety Awareness Week, deputies will be even more strictly enforcing laws protecting school buses. Read More »

Maine's business climate has improved slightly under LePage, Tax watchdog says

The state performed well in many individual categories, ranking 4th in property tax, 9th in sales tax, and 10th in unemployment insurance tax. Each year The Tax Foundation ranks all states on their business tax climate. In recent years, North Carolina, Indiana, Washington, D.C., and others have instituted reforms that have improved aspects of their tax code and boosted their Index scores. Read More »

Taj Mahal built by traitors, is blot on Indian culture: BJP lawmaker

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Stating that his government would fulfill its duty towards conservation of the "important" monument, Adityanath announced that he would visit Agra on October 26 to review the development projects in and around the Taj Mahal . The 17th century mausoleum was built in 1653 by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, a Muslim, for his third and favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died giving birth to their 14th child. Read More »

Court orders Abaribe to produce Kanu in court

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One of the options was for Abaribe to produce the Kanu in court and then apply to be discharged as a surety. But the judge refused his application and gave him three options: He should either provide him to the Court before withdrawing from being his surety, Forfeit his bail bond or ask the court to give him time to provide him before the Court. Read More »

Tougher prison sentences for killer drivers

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The Ministry of Justice has also said that jail terms in cases involving mobile phones, speeding or street racing will now be the equivalent of manslaughter to "fill a gap in the law" and "reflect the seriousness of some of the injuries suffered by victims in this category of case". Read More »

Callista Gingrich confirmed as Vatican ambassador

Despite a few hurdles in the process, the Senate voted to confirm her appointment on Monday by an overwhelming 70-23 margin. "Instead, she said that, should she be confirmed, she would focus on advancing global religious liberty, combating terrorism and human trafficking and fighting diseases such as H.I.V./AIDS and Ebola". Read More »