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Denver pensioner stuck in elevator for a month found dead

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Authorities determined that Komisarchik pushed the emergency button twice on July 6 at 9.09am and 9.17am, and got no response. Pushing this emergency button should trigger an alert to an elevator monitoring group or the fire department. She told the station that her father "couldn't take long walks". City codes require that all elevator cars have an emergency alert system including an alarm switch and a phone or intercom. Read More »

Black Journalists' panel with Omarosa Manigault ends in anger

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Though she criticized her boss for seeming to encourage police brutality, she defended the administration in a series of heated exchanges over its relationship with communities of color around the country. "I said, please don't be too nice, " Trump said in a video of his speech to police officers on Long Island July 28. "Are you suggesting that I should just walk away?" she asked. Read More »

World's oldest man, Holocaust survivor, dies aged 113

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AFP reports that, since he was an observant Jew, his family could not be reached on Friday evening, the onset of the Jewish sabbath. "Yisrael Kristal... Kristal's more-than-a-century of life were marked by tragedy. Around 1.1 million people, majority European Jews, perished in the camp between 1940 and 1945 before it was liberated by Soviet forces. Read More »

CNN's Zakaria: Trump North Korea threats 'the art of the bluff'

At the same time, Trump denied having discussed a preemptive attack, apparently oblivious to that being exactly how his comments in the past couple of days have been interpreted. That's very different from what Tillerson said. "Thousands of North Korean citizens packing the square in that nation's capital in a display of unity". Read More »

White House Gets a Face-Lift While Trump's Out of Town

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Crews have stripped the Oval Office, laid new carpet, spruced up the paint and carried out other renovations. Trump is now on vacation in Bedminster, New Jersey because the West Wing is being renovated, that gives us a rare chance to see a completely stripped down Oval Office, courtesy of our friend, Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason . Read More »

Lawyers want Penn State live-in frat adviser to testify in pledge death

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A retired state trooper says he hasn't been able to serve Beam with a subpoena, despite contacting university lawyers and authorities at the building where Bream works. The preliminary hearing is scheduled to wrap up on Friday, where four remaining defense attorneys will do cross-examinations. Tensions in the courtroom soared Friday when a defense lawyer questioned Detective David Scicchitano about deleted video footage from the night of Timothy Piazza's bid acceptance. Read More »

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar expresses grief over Buxar District Magistrate's death

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I am fed up with life and my belief on human existence has gone, my suicide note is kept in a Nike bag in room 742 of a five-star (name withheld) hotel in Delhi. I have no pressure to commit suicide. Mobin Ali said, "I received an SMS from the DM at 3.36am on Thursday, asking me to come and take charge". He was in Delhi because of his uncle's illness. Read More »

MO Congressman Expects US to Shoot Down North Korea's Missiles

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On Wednesday, the governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, said in a video addressing the people of Guam that "there is no threat to our island or the Marinas". The U.S.is working on its Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system , otherwise known as THAAD. The current threat involves the new Hwasong-12 missile introduced this year, which is the first North Korean missile that actually has better-than-average odds of hitting Guam. Read More »

Multiple US Osprey Aircraft Lift Off in Japan Hours After Clearance

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The reset period, officials said in a statement, will allow units "to focus on the fundamentals of safe flight operations, standardization, and combat readiness". on Tuesday. MV-22 Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, await the green light for takeoff April 17, 2016 on Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, Japan. Read More »

Trump's threats on Obamacare payments to cause premiums spike in 2018

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Companies who fear that Mr. Trump would cut off critical reimbursements jacked up their requested rates from 2 percent to 23 percent, Kaiser said. A number of insurers who provide coverage through the Obamacare marketplaces have requested double digit rate increases for the coming year, and the majority cite uncertainty about the actions of the Trump administrations as the reason for the requested increases, according to a new study released Thursday . Read More »

Threats of North Korea

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Zhao Liang, a 35-year-old bank teller from Beijing, said she won't be cutting short her vacation over North Korea's latest missile threats. Similar threats in 2013 led Guam's U.S. "Fallout shelters do not need to be specifically constructed for protecting against fallout", it said. As he fishes, Martinez says North Korea remains at the back of his mind, despite his best efforts not to think about it. Read More »

White House adviser hopes sanctions make their point to North Korea

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Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said. While Ri spurned talks with the South, he went ahead and held bilateral talks with the Russian and Philippine prime minister, Money Today reported . He said the countries needed to show Pyongyang that the door to dialogue was open if North Korea gave up its nuclear weapons and missile programs, according to a Moon spokesman. Read More »

Hippo kills MI grandmother during African safari: She was an 'absolute treasure'

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The 75-year-old is described as a "bundle of energy" that lit up the room when she walked in. According to the BBC , hippos kill an estimated 500 people yearly in Africa. Her grandson Eric Strickler wrote on Facebook: 'You were an unbelievable woman and the greatest grandmother anyone could ask for'. " She was always there to lend a helping hand to others, and I think the community is recognizing what a special lady we've lost ", Barnette said. Read More »

Pehlaj Nihalani removed as Censor Board chief

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The 65-year-old filmmaker said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) is not supposed to censor the content in films but grant certification. Alankrita Shrivastava's " Lipstick Under My Burkha " was also not certified initially because it dealt with women's sexuality. Even the colleagues of Nihalani were not happy with him and had often accused him of running the censor board as his personal fiefdom. Read More »

Kenya's Elections At A Glance

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With more than 98% of polling stations reporting, Odinga trailed incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta in a 54%-45% split Thursday. Over 400 global election observers - including officials from the United States and the European Union - were deployed across the country to monitor voting, the tallying process and part of the post-election period. Read More »

Alabama judge calls teacher sex charges unconstitutional

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So it was a surprise to many when charges were dismissed against former Decatur High School teacher Carrie Witt and David Solomon , an ex-aide at Falkville High. "Moreover, the court does not encourage any similarly situated party to engage with impunity in what may very well be criminal behavior". Teachers or school employees violating the law can be charged with a felony that is punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Read More »

30 children dead in Gorakhpur hospital, govt orders magisterial probe

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To a specific question as to whether the casualties were due to shortage in supply of oxygen, Rautela, who was camping in the hospital, said he found out from the doctors that no death occurred due to lack of oxygen. The liquid oxygen supplier, Pushpa Sales, had informed the hospital authorities, two months back that they would stop supply due to non-payment of their dues to the tune of Rs 69 lakhs for the past two years. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for 4-year-old boy from Jupiter

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Dominic Caprio was last seen Thursday in Jupiter. He may with Elizabeth and Luis Caprio, 60 and 64 years old, respectively. An AMBER Alert has been issued for a 4-year-old boy from Jupiter. They may be traveling in a 2013, blue BMW 740i, Florida tag number CBD B47. He has a birthmark on the back of his neck, officials said. She was last person to be seen with the boy, police said. Read More »

Migrant rescue boat heading to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

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A spokesman for Sea-Eye, which has been accused of "colluding" with Libyan people smugglers, confirmed it was headed to the stranded ship. The Sea-Eye charity's founder, Michael Buschheuer, said on Friday that the Italian coastguard had asked his ship to set course for the activists' C-Star vessel because it was in distress. Read More »

Father, daughter drown in Lake Superior in Duluth

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The call for help came in around 4:30 p.m. just out from the Park Point Beach House. Both were taken to Essentia St. Mary's as crews performed CPR. "Stay out of the water regardless of your swimming experience", the fire department reported Thursday morning. Read More »

Russian Federation hopes United States will not meddle in 2018 elections - Lavrov

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Lavrov issued a similar statement earlier this week when he met with North Korean officials. The top Russian diplomat did not comment on North Korea's threats that it could launch a salvo of ICBMs toward the US Pacific territory of Guam; neither did he elaborate on a more hawkish stance adopted by US President Donald Trump toward Pyongyang in recent days. Read More »

Patients Treated for Chemical Release at Hospital Emergency Room

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They said about 20 people are being treated in the parking lot. A union leader says multiple ambulances are making their way to the hospital for a report of a "mass casualty incident". A mother taking her newborn to the pediatrician at the hospital said staff told her that only the emergency room is impacted. NH1 News has a crew headed to the scene and will update this story as soon as more information becomes available. Read More »

Trump DC Hotel Made Massive Profits Amid Ethics Concerns

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According to data provided to the Washington Post by Smith Travel Research, the politically inflated rates at the Trump International have even made it the most expensive hotel in Washington DC, with guests staying at comparable hotels like the Hay-Adams, Four Seasons, and Willard only paying an average of $495 a night. Read More »

HRC: Trump's assessment of transgender troop ban 'delusional'

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The recently confirmed secretary of the Navy says he will follow any order the president gives on transgender troops, but that "any patriot" should be allowed to serve. No member of military leadership has come forward to support Trump's decision. In short, President Trump doesn't know the first thing about this policy he tweeted one morning two weeks ago, barely hours after likely learning his former campaign chairman's home had just been searched by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read More »

Ulster lose All Black Charles Piutau to Pat Lam's Bristol

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Former All Black Charles Piutau is making the move from Ireland to reunite with a couple of his former colleagues. According to the Telegraph , meanwhile, Piutau will be paid £1m per season for his services in a two-year deal. Piutau will play one final campaign at Ulster before switching to the English side, who are bidding to secure promotion to the Aviva Premiership after being relegated last term. Read More »

Syrian Kurds: Raqqa Battle Will Take at Least 'Three to Four Months'

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But the advances are proceeding cautiously, officials say, as Islamic State uses snipers, vehicle bombs and booby traps, and forbids civilians to leave, prolonging the effort to flush the jihadis out. "Maybe 600 Daesh have surrendered". It noted that the number "of foreign terrorist fighters" traveling to Iraq and Syria "has continued to fall. Those with families tend to be the ones to hand themselves over". Read More »

Bill Hader Becomes Anthony Scaramucci on Weekend Update

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Hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost wasted no time in getting to SNL's biggest missed opportunity of all, wondering:"How did we at SNL miss Anthony Scaramucci? ". "How can I say this for the censors?" And by the by, I was completely misquoted. "The Mooch has no regrets, baby", he said. The former Wall Street financier was sacked July 31 after only 11 days on the job. Read More »

NCP skips opposition meeting

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According to sources, the opposition leaders will meet in parliament library to work out an effective strategy to take on the Centre when the Monsoon Session ends. An invite has been sent to leaders of opposition parties, including JD (U)'s Sharad Yadav by Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on behalf of the Congress chief. Read More »

Running With The Trending Stocks: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), Sealed Air Corporation

The value of the investment in (AL) increased from $141,000 to $828,000 a change of $687,000 for the reporting period. Amalgamated Bank augmented its holdings by buying 3,446 shares an increase of 24.7% from 03/31/2017 to 06/30/2017. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, June 12 with "Hold". Air Lease Corporation's dividend payout ratio is presently 8.70%. Read More »

The Real Housewives of New York City

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As usual, LuAnn didn't believe her friend and stood behind Tom, who furiously denied all of the infidelity rumors! "He didn't want to just be her escort to dinners and parties". Until the reunion...where we can only hope Andy plies the women with a whole lot of tequila and Sonja tries to make out with Bethenny again. Bethenny added to the camera: "I genuinely have compassion for that". Read More »

China Says Investigating Baidu, Tencent, Weibo for Breaching Cyber Laws

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According to reports made by web users, with preliminary investigations made by CAC authorities in Beijing and Guangdong, the three websites WeChat , Weibo and Tieba all host content including violence, fabrication and rumor, obscenity and pornography, and other information shared by users that harms national security, public safety and social order. Read More »

Train collision in Egypt leaves dozens dead

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The head of the ambulance service in the city's western sector, Dr Mohamed Abu Homs, said the collision took place in the western suburb of Khorshid. It is not yet known what caused the two trains to collide. It is the deadliest train accident in the North African country since a November 2013 collision between a train and a bus killed 27 people south of Cairo. Read More »

Morocco submits bid for hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup

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If successful, Morocco would become only the second African country to host football's flagship event following South Africa in 2010 . It's a long shot, for sure: The United States, which would host 60 of the 80 matches of a tournament that will expand to 48 teams in 2026, has the infrastructure in place already, and Mexico and Canada aren't exactly lacking for stadiums, either. Read More »