• 'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call
'Upset and Hurt': Fallen Soldier's Widow on Trump's Condolence Call

Trump gave a half-hearted condolence call to the widow, according to Wilson, who said she heard the exchange on speakerphone. "She was crying the whole time, and when she hung up the phone, she looked at me and said, 'He didn't even remember his name.' That's the hurting part", Wilson said during an interview with MSNBC.

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  • Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US, Canada
Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US, Canada

People other than pregnant women: Symptoms can include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, and convulsions in addition to fever and muscle aches. The recalled veggies were distributed throughout the US and Canada with "best if used by" dates from October 11-20 listed on the front of the packaging.

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  • SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls
SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls

According to media, that court direction to centre came as refuse to change earlier order which made it earlier order that made it mandatory for cinema halls to play the National Anthem before the start of movie screenings. People go to cinema for undiluted entertainment. Justice Chandrachud was particularly critical of earlier order and said that ...

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  • Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Camp
Dead in Taliban Attack on Afghan Army Camp

Toryalai Abdyani, the police chief for Paktia province, was also killed in the attack in Gardiz, capital of Paktia province, some kilometers away Kharlachi area of Pakistan . After the attack, Afghan security forces said that they had launched air and ground operations in 17 provinces that had killed 102 insurgents. Taliban fighters then assault...

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  • Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice
Mirotic's face broken in scuffle at Bulls practice

It disappoints us in terms of what happened and because of that we've determined that we're going to suspend Bobby for eight games". Hopefully, Mirotic and Portis will be able to hash things out. He is expected to be out for the foreseeable future, league sources said . Portis will be eligible to return for the Bulls' ninth game of the seaso...

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  • DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council
DRC elected into UN Human Rights Council

Qatar National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) welcomed the selection of the UN General Assembly yesterday to the State of Qatar for a second term as a member of the Human Rights Council. The United Nations in a release, said all would serve three-year terms beginning on 1 January 2018. Nepal topped the vote, followed by Qatar and Pakistan.

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  • Wind speed of 47mph recorded in Chesterfield as Storm Ophelia batters country
Wind speed of 47mph recorded in Chesterfield as Storm Ophelia batters country

Ophelia may also bring record wind power generation. Northern Ireland is set to face the worst of the storm, but the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for a number of areas including the North West. "This storm is still very active and there are still very unsafe conditions in parts of the country". Mrs May said she was "absolutely...

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  • Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2
Astros starting Keuchel in Game 1, Verlander in Game 2

Keuchel won the AL Cy Young Award in 2015 when he went 20-8 with a 2.48 ERA before struggling last season, with a 9-12 record and 4.55 ERA. Perhaps no single Yankees player has as much at stake this early in his career, and bearing in mind how the Astros ripped into Game 1 starter Tanaka when they faced him in the regular season - eight runs an...

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  • Response at blood centers in the Valley
Response at blood centers in the Valley

Bloodmobiles will be onsite from 10am - 2pm by The Roost in the center of campus. "Red Cross blood donations will become part of our national blood inventory, helping to ensure we are prepared for any blood needs that arise wherever blood is needed", according to a news release.

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  • Wal-Mart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire
Wal-Mart adds NY delivery company to e-commerce empire

And Walmart, which has been on an acquisition rampage to ramp up its online operations, is now hot on Amazon's heels in the fulfillment arena. Walmart is determined not to be bested by Amazon when it comes to same-day delivery. The deal, for which terms were not disclosed, gives Walmart access to Parcel's routing algorithms, fleet of leased veh...

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  • Greek court clears United States extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect
Greek court clears United States extradition of Russian bitcoin fraud suspect

According to Vinnik's lawyers, they would have to appeal to the Supreme Court of Greece, Areopagus. Earlier in the day, a Greek court in Thessaloniki ruled to satisfy a United States request for the extradition of Vinnik on charges of money laundering.

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  • NRL Preview grand final: Brett Kimmorley verdict, TAB odds
NRL Preview grand final: Brett Kimmorley verdict, TAB odds

With NRL Grand Final fever causing such a stir, take a few moments to look beyond the on-field highs and lows, to what supports and unites many players in the NRL community. The contest was only four minutes old when the Cowboys copped their first major blow of the night courtesy of some friendly fire. Kaufusi was the next to cross, after Bill...

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  • Almost Half of the Abortions Performed Every Year Are Unsafe
Almost Half of the Abortions Performed Every Year Are Unsafe

Approximately 55 percent of all abortions from 2010 to 2014 were conducted safely, which means they were performed by a trained health worker using a WHO-recommended method appropriate to the pregnancy duration. The percentage of abortions that were safe in low-income countries. The authors categorized the procedures into three categories: safe...

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  • Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup
Ghana trounces Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU Cup

Nigeria hit a consolation goal through Rabiu Ali later in additional time. Ghana celebrate their impressive win. "The players were not motivated en-route the final with no provision of match allowances and other bonuses while their foes were massively motivated for the final match".

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  • Wolf says time running out on budget deal before downgrade
Wolf says time running out on budget deal before downgrade

The state treasury is sitting on $12 billion in rainy day accounts off this year's general fund budget, yet Pennsylvania won't pay its bills! "We agree with S&P's concerns about the need for stability in our financial plans to address the ongoing structural deficit".

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  • US Interior chief urges changes to national monuments
US Interior chief urges changes to national monuments

Interior Department spokeswoman Heather Swift referred questions about the memo to the White House. Titus responded Monday to the leak of the memo over the weekend, saying, "Secretary Zinke leaked a memo in the middle of the night because he knows his plan to hack away at monuments like Gold Butte is an overreach opposed by the majority of Am...

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  • CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months
CBI to probe Pradyamun's murder; state to control school for 3 months

The child's parents had been demanding that the investigation be handed over to the CBI since they believed that the murder was planned. The Haryana CM in another statement said, "Have directed for a CBI probe & for three months our Dy Comm will look after the school's functioning".

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  • Russian war game to 'intimidate' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies
Russian war game to 'intimidate' North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies

Reportedly, this was a topic raised by Poroshenko during Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Ukraine, with the Belarusian president assuring his host that the territory of Belarus would never be used to pose a threat to Ukraine. Some Western analysts have suggested that Russia may keep some troops in Belarus, as some previous Russian exercises did n...

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  • Heroic student killed during school shooting tried to stop gunman
Heroic student killed during school shooting tried to stop gunman

Upon entering the premises, he proceeded to take out his weapons and attempted to fire one, which jammed. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich said the shooter entered the school armed with two weapons. Local media are reporting that a suspect has been detained and that multiple injuries were reported in the Freeman High School shooting. ...

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  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 13th, fails to make NASCAR playoff field
Dale Earnhardt Jr. finishes 13th, fails to make NASCAR playoff field

He has finished in the top-5 in five others. "We all know someone who has been impacted by natural disasters, so it is our duty to rally support from our NASCAR community to help the American Red Cross's efforts", said Richmond President Dennis Bickmeier.

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  • Georgia governor issues mandatory evacuations for areas east of I-95
Georgia governor issues mandatory evacuations for areas east of I-95

The governor of the southern USA state of Georgia on Thursday ordered the mandatory evacuation of the city of Savannah and other coastal areas ahead of Hurricane Irma . One orders nursing homes and hospitals in seven counties on or near the coast to evacuate. The Savannah College of Art and Design would postpone the start of its school year ,...

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  • PM Modi shares Myanmar's concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine
PM Modi shares Myanmar's concerns about extremist violence in Rakhine

Myanmar welcomed India's offer of assistance under the Rakhine State Development Programme and the two sides agreed to finalize the implementation modalities within the next few months, the statement added. India is building a trilateral highway passing through Myanmar to Thailand - which the three nations hope to then extend to Laos, Cambodia an...

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  • West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious
West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious

There were nine pools that tested positive for West Nile virus in both Greenville and Beaufort counties. According to CDC, most people (70-80 percent) infected with WNV show no symptoms at all. In a very small number of cases, West Nile virus has been spread through blood transfusions; organ transplants; and from mother to baby during pregnancy...

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  • Red Cross: Training for Texas aid full, but local volunteers still needed
Red Cross: Training for Texas aid full, but local volunteers still needed

The Red Cross is mobilizing its disaster partners to support feeding, child care, disaster assessment and other disaster services. Boeing employs close to 4,000 people in Texas and supports an estimated 39,000 direct and indirect jobs in the state.

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  • First FDA-approved genetic therapy fights leukemia
First FDA-approved genetic therapy fights leukemia

The new treatment involves removing immune cells called T cells from a patient's blood and giving them a gene for a protein called a chimeric antigen receptor, or auto, that directs the T cells to target leukemia cells. More than half were children and teens. The disease is the most common type of childhood cancer in the US, making up 25 per...

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  • Israeli-founded pharma company Kite snapped up for some $11 billion
Israeli-founded pharma company Kite snapped up for some $11 billion

It has outperformed by 51.67% the S&P500. Following completion of the tender offer, Gilead will acquire the remaining shares through a second-step merger at the same price. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in 2016 Q4. It improved, as 106 investors sold GILD shares while 656 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 421 raised stake...

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  • 37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles
37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles

The outbreak started on March 1, 2017, and went on August 3, 2017. The CDC reports that from 2011 to 2013, eight multistate outbreaks of salmonella were linked to the reptiles, which sickened a total of 473 people in 41 states in the U.S.

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  • Houston floods: Evacuation order after levee breaks
Houston floods: Evacuation order after levee breaks

The Addicks and Barker reservoirs outside Houston hit record levels on Tuesday. Officials of Brazoria County, Texas have urged residents in the Columbia Lakes area, South of Houston, to evacuate immediately following a breach of the levee at the Brazos river.

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  • Donald Trump Palestinians need president's two-state pledge before peace
Donald Trump Palestinians need president's two-state pledge before peace

Palestinian officials say they want the resolution of the conflict with Tel Aviv based on the two-state solution along the pre-1967 boundaries. "We are not going to state what the outcome has to be - it has to be workable to both sides", Nauert said.

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  • NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith Says Roger Goodell Lied About Changes to Conduct Policy
NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith Says Roger Goodell Lied About Changes to Conduct Policy

The deal is expected to be five years in length, which would keep Goodell at the league's helm through at least the 2024 season, per Monday's report . 7 when he visits Gillette Stadium for the season opener. That goes a long way in explaining why the commissioner is close to a contract extension. NFL Player's Association leader DeMaurice Smith h...

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