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Pilot survives as U.S. fighter jet crashes in Germany

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The fighter jet crashed at about 3 p.m. local time near Zemmer, south of the base. The statement said that the pilot ejected safely but sustained minor injuries. A large amount of jet fuel is said to have spilled out at the site of the crash. The aircraft crashed into the forest and the pilot escaped. The aircraft was assigned to the 480th Fighter Squadron at the base. Read More »

VPD defends handling of day-long climate change protest on Burrard bridge

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Ardern said there were two forms of protest action happening in New Zealand , and she clearly did not favour Extinction Rebellion's approach. One XR Wigan protestor said: "She's a fearless woman, it's a selfless act". Extinction Rebellion activists want to force political leaders to take urgent action to address the climate emergency, and thousands of them have taken to the streets in cities around the world this week in an attempt to do just that. Read More »

Al Qaeda leader for the Indian subcontinent killed in South of Afghanistan

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It said six other AQIS members were also killed, "most" of whom were Pakistani. Asim Umar was killed during a joint US-Afghan raid on September 23. U.S. Forces-Afghanistan declined to comment. However, peace talks fell through last month when President Trump cancelled secret plans to host Taliban members after they admitted to killing a USA soldier. Read More »

Arrested, 2 Other Suspects Identified in Shooting Death of Joshua Brown

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Joshua Brown testifies during the Amber Guyger murder trial in a file photograph. Vanzant went on to say that Dallas Judge Tammy Kemp hugging Guyger "brings humanity to our legal system, which is missing, which is why we have so many people rotting in jail for nonviolent crimes because the humanity is gone". Read More »

United Nations 'could run out of money by end of month'

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As in, it might run out of it by Halloween. At the end of May 2019, Guterres said the organization was in arrears for $492 million. Guterres told Member States on Tuesday that the organisation "runs the risk of depleting its liquidity reserves by the end of the month and defaulting on payments to staff and vendors". Read More »

Bank robbery suspicious arrested day before wedding after fiancee calls police

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He was booked into the Trinity County jail on an aggravated robbery charge, according to the sheriff's office. "The country police posted them on Facebook saying" videos are of a thief who robbed Citizen state bank in Groveton. CCTV pictures of Bumpous were later shared on a police Facebook page with a message asking for information. She also suggested him to accept the robbery and to turn himself to the police. Read More »

Win Nobel Prize in Physics for Work to Understand Cosmos

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Peebles said over the phone during a news conference after this year's physics prize was announced . "We have 200 billion stars out there in our galaxy alone, so I like our chances", Kaltenegger said. Since their discovery, more than 4,000 exoplanets have been found in the Milky Way, many of them nothing like our own world. Mayor and Queloz announced their discovery of the planet, known as 51 Pegasi B, 24 years ago. Read More »

Hong Kong leader says economy taking a hit from protests

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Lam said the government would make a "careful assessment" before deciding on other emergency measures such as internet controls. Hong Kong's high court has rejected a second effort to invalidate the mask ban but agreed to hear later this month an application by 24 legislators against Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam 's use of the colonial-era Emergency Regulations Ordinance to impose the ban without legislative approval. Read More »

Alec Baldwin says he was scammed by tour company

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The "30 Rock" star, wife Hilaria Baldwin and three of their four kids were granted access to a restricted area on the boat to snap a family photo - after complaining to the crew about their almost-failed tour of the Statue of Liberty . Read More »

United States adds Chinese AI and facial recognition companies to entity list'

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The U.S. government on Monday expanded its trade blacklist to include some of China's top artificial intelligence startups , saying it was in reaction to Beijing's treatment of Muslim minorities. "Punishing Hikvision , despite these engagements, will deter global companies from communicating with the US government, hurt Hikvision's USA businesses partners and negatively impact the USA economy". Read More »

Three win Nobel Prize for work to understand cosmos

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The nominees in all categories - whose names are never announced and can not be revealed until 50 years have passed - are picked by members of academies, university professors, scientists, previous Nobel Laureates, and members of parliamentary assemblies. Read More »

Austrian police: Man kills 5 in Alpine resort of Kitzbuehel

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The five fatal shootings took place in the quiet ski town of Kitzbuehe, Austria , at around 4am on Sunday. A spokesman for the regional Tirol police said the killings occurred overnight. It is believed that the attack was prompted by a chance meeting between the man and his ex-girlfriend while out late on Saturday night which had led to an argument. Read More »

1 of 2 men wanted in deadly Kansas City bar shooting arrested

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No motive was given for the early Sunday shooting, but one of the two men wanted was kicked out of the Tequilla KC Bar, a private club, late on Saturday, police said . Police said the wounded were in stable condition. Police said that although the investigation is still in its early stages, they do not believe the shooting was racially motivated, according to The Washington Post . Read More »

Miracle Dog rescued from rubble of Hurricane Dorian

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Other rescue initiatives will see the use of these drones to retrieve trapped and injured people following natural disasters. Rescuers from Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Loxahatchee Groves in Palm Beach County say they have rescued over 100 dogs since the devastating storm him the Bahamas. Read More »

Six Elephants Die After Plummeting Down a Waterfall in Thailand

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Officials found two live elephants on the waterfall's cliff, attempting to go down to help the other elephants. The Haew Narok Waterfall was closed to visitors after the dead elephants were discovered. But experts warn their long-term survival may be hard as elephants rely on large herds for protection and finding food. According to the BBC , the incident began when a baby elephant fell into the waterfall, which is known as Haew Narok (Hell's Fall) and in 1992 was the scene of a similar ... Read More »

United States blacklists 28 Chinese entities over treatment of Muslims

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It notes this action constricts the export of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations to entities that have been implicated in human rights violations and abuses in China's campaign targeting Uighurs and other predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. Read More »

13 women drown after migrant boat capsizes in Mediterranean

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Gerard Canals, chief of mission of the Open Arms rescue boat, said the boat was found late Sunday in Malta's rescue zone, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from the Italian island of Lampedusa . Italy last Thursday commemorated the sixth anniversary of the sinking off Lampedusa of a boat carrying around 500 African migrants on October 3, 2013. Read More »

Jimmy Carter appears at charity event with black eye and stitches

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Speaking about what makes a successful life, Carter reminded the crowd that Jesus was poor, and died young, abandoned by his closest friends. At the time of his cancer treatments, Carter said his message was "one of hope and acceptance". The Carters worked on building corbels, a type of support bracket, for one of 21 homes that will be constructed in Nashville this week during the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project. Read More »

Now Trump says Nancy Pelosi should be impeached

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As the impeachment against Trump begins to heat up, the president, as well as key figures within his administration, continue to fire back against House Democrats responsible for what Trump is now calling "witch hunt garbage". Trump has repeatedly attacked Schiff over his description of the call . I guess that means that they, along with all of those that evilly "Colluded' with them, must all be immediately Impeached!" posted Trump on Twitter. Read More »

Voting ends in Tunisia's parliamentary election

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The once-outlawed party says it has abandoned political Islam, although secularist critics continued to accuse it of having plans to subvert Tunisia's modern history of secularism. Interim president Mohammed Ennaceur - filling in since the death of Beji Caid Essebsi in July brought forward the vote for head of state - warned Friday that Karoui's detention could have "serious and unsafe repercussions on the electoral process". Read More »

Nobel Prize Winners in Medicine Discovered How Cells Control Oxygen

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Their pioneering work, carried out in the 1990s and early 2000s, has opened up new strategies to fight diseases from cancer to anemia . Semenza, a professor of genetic medicine at Johns Hopkins University , told a packed auditorium of colleagues and students that his scientific inspiration was a remarkable high school biology teacher, Rose Nelson, who is now deceased. Read More »

Lam says Chinese military could step in if uprising gets bad

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Hong Kong police staged a show of force on Monday night in a district hit by some of the most violent clashes with protesters in recent months, but instead of being confronted by demonstrators were jeered by onlookers. Luxury goods such as jewelry and watches are common purchases by mainland tourists, and the value of those sales slid by nearly half. A pedestrian walks a dog during a protest in Admiralty, Oct. Read More »

Japan says it will sign trade agreement with U.S

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USA butter, skim milk powder and evaporated milk, along with some grains, would have competed with other TPP signatories for Japan's new import quotas under the Pacific Rim deal. Abe said Trump agreed not to impose threatened "Section 232" tariffs on Japanese cars and parts on national security grounds. Butter is one of several US dairy products that will not get improved access to Japan's 127 million consumers under the limited bilateral trade deal agreed to by Trump and Japanese Prime ... Read More »

Court expected to hear Brexit case appeal

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Boris Johnson urged French President Emanuel Macron to "push forward" to secure a Brexit deal and told him the European Union should not be lured into the mistaken belief that the United Kingdom would stay in the bloc after October 31, the British prime minister's office said. Read More »

Will you be watching tonight's Election 2019 leaders debate?

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The NDP's Jagmeet Singh , the only other leader with public events on his agenda, will be in Ottawa to pick up debating tips from Ed Broadbent, the party's long-standing elder statesman. As for Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau , who said that Mr. Bernier was there "to say publicly what Mr. Scheer thinks privately", he was very happy to have Mr. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation calls Samuel Little most prolific serial killer in U.S. history

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The former boxer, also known as Samuel McDowell, was first arrested in 2012 at a homeless shelter in Kentucky and extradited to California to face drug charges. Characteristics: A nomadic drifter, Little began traveling state-to-state and committing crimes after leaving OH in the late 1950s. Little targeted women, often of marginalized and vulnerable groups, many who were involved in prostitution or suffering from drug addiction. Read More »

Ecuador: 350 detained in Ecuador during protests over end of fuel subsidies

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The country's transport federations later on announced the suspension of protest action, indicating an arrangement may well have been reached with the govt. 3, 2019. At a news conference on Friday evening, the transport unions' spokesman Abel Gomez said they had expressed their disagreement and handed a list of demands to the government. Read More »

House committees issue new subpoenas in Ukraine probe

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A new whistleblower has stepped forward with what the person's lawyer says is firsthand knowledge of key events. Congressional Democrats slapped subpoenas Monday (Oct 7) on the Pentagon and White House budget office as part of their advancing impeachment probe, demanding documents tied to US President Donald Trump's withholding of military aid to Ukraine . Read More »

US Diplomat’s Wife Leaves UK Amid Fatal Crash Investigation

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The suspect, who Northamptonshire Police have identified as the wife of a U.S. diplomat, has not been named by the U.S. Embassy, citing privacy and security concerns. "The Prime Minister offers his condolences to the Dunn family - this was a tragic set of events that no family should have to experience". "The US Embassy continues to be in close contact with the appropriate British officials". Read More »

SJRFD Reminds You to Plan Your Escape for Fire Prevention Week

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The NFPA says you could have less than 2 minutes to escape a home fire from the time a smoke alarm sounds. More specifically, this week's Fire Prevention Week is focusing on planning and practising escape routes in the case of a fire. "Like many say, it is your nose at night", said Sifert. For more information about National Fire Prevention Week, please visit the NFPA website . "If you have a smoke alarm, you have a better chance of getting out safely". Read More »