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Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

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On Saturday , Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian and trooper-pilot Berke M.M. Bates, 40, of Quinton were killed when the same helicopter, manufactured in 2000, crashed in Albemarle County about 50 minutes after leaving the Charlottesville airport. Read More »

Heavy Rain, Mudslides Leave 300 Dead, 600 Missing In Sierra Leone

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As our country mourns this bad tragedy, I wish to join my Party, the Sierra Leone People's Party to express my honest and heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families for the huge loss of their loved ones. The mudslide happened in the Regent district, which is home to thousands of people. The Freetown morgue had reached capacity on Monday, but bodies kept arriving on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump to speed up public-works permits

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President Donald Trump will look to reinvigorate his stalled push for a sweeping infrastructure bill Tuesday when he meets with some of his top aides in NY to discuss the plan. The Obama-era standards required public structures such as subsidized housing and water treatment plants to be built at least 2 feet above the 100-year flood standard , the Washington Post noted. Read More »

Scaramucci: Trump must own his initial failure to condemn neo-Nazis

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He also said he believes Trump should dump Bannon. Why couldn't he have said any of those same things about these white supremacists? It has spilled over into the media outlets connected to the two men, pitting Breitbart vs. Of Trump, The Mooch said, "I talked to the president last Thursday, we had a good conversation, he's got a lot of issues to deal with, he decided he didn't want me there, and I respect his decision". Read More »

Pictures of Charlottesville United in Mourning Are Heartbreaking and Hopeful

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The 20-year-old man charged with murder over the Charlottesville vehicle attack at an anti-far right protest has been denied bail. A former classmate of the man accused of plowing his auto into counter-protesters at a white nationalist rally says the suspect once said he went on a school trip to Germany so he could "get to the Fatherland". Read More »

Trump's probe on China intellectual property theft could spur change

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Trump warned on Friday that military solutions are " locked and loaded " should North Korea " act unwisely ". Such an investigation easily could last a year. "But if China helps us, I feel a lot differently toward trade - a lot differently toward trade". The Chinese customs agency said Monday that it will stop processing imports of North Korean coal, iron and lead ores and fish at midnight on September 5. Read More »

Tropical Storm Gert expected to strengthen, timing here

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If wind speed grows to 39 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center it would become Tropical Storm Gert . 99L is now moving northwest and might gather strength as upper-level winds become more favorable for its development over the weekend. Read More »

Mega Millions $393 million winning ticket sold in IL

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The restaurant, located at 12658 S. Harlem Ave., will receive a $500,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, which was a Quick Pick. The ticket is worth an estimated $393 million or $247 million in cash. Meanwhile the Powerball jackpot also keeps climbing for Saturday night's drawing. This was after another California man Jack Freney won $191 million a few months earlier. Read More »

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in the Heights

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For the first time ever, the nation's two major games - Powerball and Mega Millions - offer jackpots in excess of $300 million. Officials with the Kentucky Lottery officials say a victor in Kentucky could be great for the state economically. Read More »

NASA warns: Keep a wary eye on those glasses

While past observations have been great for allowing us to understand what we now know, there's still a lot of information left to be gained by studying eclipses. Alternatively, micro explosions, termed nanoflares - too small and frequent to detect individually, but with a large collective effect - might release heat into the corona . Read More »

Girl's body found after mother crashes vehicle on way to Buffalo

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Herby Barlow, it was clear that the girl did not die from the auto accident. "She had picked her daughter, Kaye-lea Plummer, up from her bed and put her in her truck on Friday, August 4, and Kaye-lea did not move, eat, drink, speak or use the restroom for two days - the time span of the drive from Jacksonville, Florida to the scene of the accident". Read More »

Montreal Sets Up Temporary Shelters To Handle Influx Of Asylum Seekers

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The CBC reports that approximately 1,174 asylum seekers crossed into Quebec in July 2017 - that's up from the 180 people who crossed seeking asylum in July 2016. According to statistics provided by the federal government, from January 1 to June 30 the RCMP, the federal agency responsible for border security between legal crossings, has intercepted 4,345 asylum seekers. Read More »

Regional diplomats reject Venezuela's assembly

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On Tuesday, the Constituent Assembly, which does not include opposition supporters due to their boycott, convened in the same building as the opposition-controlled National Assembly and decreed itself superior to all other government institutions. Read More »

U.S. military bases can now shoot down private drones

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The watchdog has forecast that US-based hobbyists will own more than 3.5 million drones by 2021, and that there could be a further 1.6 million commercial models in operation. The Pentagon has signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down private or commercial drones that are deemed a threat, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. Read More »

Penticton MLA responds to Clark resignation

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She took responsibility for not delivering a majority - the sole job of the party leader during an election campaign - particularly when the Liberals were loaded with cash, were leading in the polls and boasted the best provincial economy in the country. Read More »

Kenya on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections

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Though the 2013 elections were largely peaceful, pre-election jitters have seen foreigners and Kenyans leaving the country or main cities and stocking up food items in case of trouble. While there has been reports of glitches at some of the polling units which numbers about 40,000 or more across Kenya, Limo says for most part, things have gone well. Read More »

Manhunt in Missouri for Driver Who Fatally Shot Police Officer

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Bill Lowe of the Missouri State Highway Patrol . A manhunt was underway in Missouri Monday for a person of interest in the fatal shooting of a police officer . In July 2015, he was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. In addition to the disorderly conduct conviction, McCarthy had an extensive criminal background in New Hampshire. Read More »

Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller Has Requested White House Documents On Michael Flynn

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Investigators with special counsel Robert Mueller have asked the White House for documents related to former national security adviser Michael Flynn, according to a report Friday. Mr Flynn, a former lieutenant general in the U.S. army, failed to register as a foreign agent when Flynn Intel Group signed a $600,000 contract with Mr Alptekin's Dutch company Inovo BV in August 2016. Read More »

Knife-wielding man at Eiffel Tower arrested

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The suspect's statements to investigators and his radical views led the anti-terrorist section of the prosecution to take over the investigation, a judicial source in Paris said on Sunday (Monday NZ Time). Armed soldiers who are permanently stationed at the Eiffel Tower ordered him to drop his weapon, which he did without attacking anyone, the source said, asking not to be named. Read More »

Jadeja valuable for team, says skipper Kohli

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A win here will seal the three-match series for India after their 304-run win in the first test . The hosts then put up a sweepathon which India had to wait out before they could march towards victory. When the opportunity arrived, he never missed to send it crashing to the fence. Ashwin got the final say as he dismissed Nuwan Pradeep for a duck to return with another five-wicket haul to end the Sri Lankan innings ar 183, with 439 runs still to go. Read More »

American professor, Oxford employee arrested over brutal U.S. killing

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Lathem, a respected microbiologist at Northwestern, and Warren, who was visiting Chicago from England, are wanted on first-degree murder charges in last week's killing of 26-year-old Trenton Cornell-Duranleau. Edward Gritzner. "Cornell-Duranleau, who suffered multiple lacerations, was pronounced dead at the scene". He declined to elaborate on their relationship. Read More »