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Former football player OJ Simpson released from prison

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Simpson was convicted in 2008 for leading a group of armed men into a Las Vegas hotel room of memorabilia dealers and taking some items he said were his. His trial was called "the Trial of the Century" and garnered worldwide attention after his arrest, which began with a slow-speed pursuit by police while a friend drove him in a white Ford Bronco. Read More »

Yemen Houthi Fighters Shoot Down US Surveillance Drone

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The initial report came from the Houthi-controlled news outlet SABA, which stated that Houthi air defense forces destroyed the $16 million reconnaissance drone near Yemen's capital city of Sanaa. US forces have focused on counterterrorism efforts in Yemen, as pro-Houthi forces and forces loyal to Ali Abdullah Saleh fight for control of the country. Read More »

First victim of Las Vegas shooting identified by his family

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The uncle of the first victim identified in the Las Vegas massacre is at a loss for words after his nephew was shot dead while attending the Route 91 Harvest festival. "At this point, I'm in complete disbelief and despair". Shocked concertgoers, some with blood on their clothing, wandered the streets afterward. He is among the 58 people killed by Stephen Paddock , 64. Read More »

At the Supreme Court, Trump's lawyers challenge workers' rights laws

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In a case that could affect the rights of as many as 25 million employees, Justice Anthony Kennedy, often the court's swing vote, suggested Monday through his questions that he would side with employers. The Obama administration had sided with the workers, but Trump's Justice Department reversed that position. The court's oldest justice, 84-year-old liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg, has called the upcoming term "momentous" owing to the importance of the cases on the docket. Read More »

At least 15 people killed in multiple bomb attacks in Damascus

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The blasts damaged the lower floors of the building, and shattered the windows along one side. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the Damascus attacks, however, previous terrorist attacks in the Syrian capital were claimed by terrorists from ISIS and al-Nusra Front Takfiri groups. Read More »

UK's Theresa May under pressure to fire troublesome Boris Johnson

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A Conservative MP has said the party's conference in Manchester is being targeted by "fascists" after pictures circulated on social media of a banner reading: "Hang the Tories". But her call for a two-year transition period, in which Britain will continue paying into the European Union budget, failed to quell the infighting among her own Cabinet. Read More »

Alabama 66, Ole Miss 3: No upset; Alabama dominates Ole Miss

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If Alabama wants to jump on Ole Miss earlier, they're really going to have to have an impact on the quarterback. The Tide keeps passing, and it's certainly working. All told, Alabama outgained Ole Miss 613 yards to 253. With Alabama up 5-4 early in set one, Missouri would retake the lead with three-straight points and would remain in front through the media timeout, 15-11. Read More »

Democrats quickly call for gun law changes after Las Vegas shooting massacre

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It is positively infuriating that my colleagues in Congress are so afraid of the gun industry that they pretend there aren't public policy responses to this epidemic", said Sen. The legislation already was delayed after the attack on the congressional softball practice, and even before the Las Vegas attack, Democrats have raised the prospect of a filibuster should it reach the Senate. Read More »

Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response

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As Puerto Rico struggles to recover from the devastation brought by Hurricane Maria , the mayor of its capital city has come under an worldwide spotlight. We transported 14 patients from one of our facilities". "I am asking the President of the United States to make sure somebody is in charge that is up to the task of saving lives", she added , warning that "if we don't get the food and water into peoples' hands what we are going to see is something close to a genocide". Read More »

JK: Rs. 6 lakh reward announced for information on braid-chopping incidents

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Two more such incidents were reported from Chadoora area in Budgam district on Saturday. The girl had reportedly fell unconscious before her braid was chopped off by unknown persons. On Sunday, the Jammu and Kashmir police doubled up the cash reward for credible information to nab people behind braid incidents. Earlier on Sunday, police doubled the cash reward on information leading to arrest of braid choppers. Read More »

Police interview female companion of Las Vegas shooter

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An on-duty officer was in critical condition and another was wounded, Lombardo said . Eyewitness Bryan Heifner spoke to CNN from a room in a hotel across from the Mandalay Bay , which he said he could see from his window. Rapid gunfire rang out as Jason Aldean performed Sunday night on the Las Vegas strip . Police report everything unfolded at and around Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino near Las Vegas Boulevard and Reno. Read More »

Palestinian PM pledges Gaza control in first visit since 2015

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Palestinian Prime Minister Rami al-Hamdallah arrived in the Gaza Strip on Monday in what is seen as a major step towards ending the decade-long rift between Fatah and Hamas, which seized control of the coastal strip in 2007. In Gaza, the PA will sweep the streets and deal with water and electricity issues while Hamas is free to continue their arms build up with the aid of Iran that provides this Palestinian terror organization with an estimated $70 million a year, making it the largest ... Read More »

UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

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UP Congress spokesman Akhilesh Pratap Singh termed it a "conspiracy" and alleged that the BJP did not want Rahul to visit his Lok Sabha constituency before Amit Shah's visit. How far that would go to deflect criticism of dynastic rule within the Congress is not known, but like all other Congressmen, Pilot "strongly feels" someone's "name should neither be an advantage nor disadvantage in politics". Read More »

Three Share Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Using the fruit fly as a model organism, this year's laureates isolated a gene that controls the daily biological rhythm. At the announcement, the Nobel committee said that so far they have not been able to contact Young yet to tell him of his prestigious award, but that when they contacted Rosbach the scientist was apparently flabbergasted and simply replied: "You are kidding me!" Circadian rhythms adapt the workings of the body to different phases of the day, influencing sleep, ... Read More »

Oregon QB Justin Herbert has broken collarbone

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Justin Herbert suffered a broken collarbone during Saturday's costly 45-24 Pac-12 victory over California at Autzen Stadium. "I haven't talked to the doctors yet about any of those guys", OR coach Willie Taggart said Sunday. Washington State is aiming to beat its Pac-12 North foe for the third consecutive time and the prospect of doing that doesn't look as hard as it did before six UO players left Saturday's game against Cal with injuries. Read More »

Vote for independence leads to violent clashes in Spain

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Regional president, Carles Puigdemont on Sunday said Catalonia "has won the right to decide its future, its sovereignty". Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría, the Spanish deputy prime minister , echoed that position, saying the police had shown firmness, professionalism and proportionality in the face of the "absolute irresponsibility" of the Catalan government . Read More »

Zuckerberg seeks forgiveness for division caused by his work

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Facebook , like many other tech giants including Google, has grappled with the issue of 'Fake News' since the highly polarizing 2016 USA presidential election. On September 27, Zuckerberg also acknowledged that the alleged " Russian interference " in the USA elections via Facebook advertising was blown entirely out of proportion. Read More »

Trump Attacks 'Politically Motivated Ingrates' After Hurricane Maria

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On Sunday, however, she brushed off the criticism, saying that when patchy internet connections finally allowed her to see the president's tweets , "I smiled". "Go tell Melania to put on her flood heels , get some bottled water , some food, pack up some extra Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl t-shirts and write them a check with our money, you cheap cracker". Read More »

Guj polls: Amit Shah holds meeting with Jaitley, Rupani

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Desai was a deputy prime minister under Indira Gandhi before falling out with her. "Rahul should wear Gujarati spectacles and not the ones made in Italy, then he will see the development in Gujarat", Amit Shah said in Porbandar today. Narendra Damodardas Modi (Gujarati: [nəreːnd̪rə d̪ɑːmoːd̪ərəd̪ɑːs moːd̪iː], born 17 September 1950) is the 15th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since 26 May 2014. Read More »

Myanmar makes proposal to take back Rohingya refugees

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This would be done according to the criteria set between the two countries in 1993, when tens of thousands of Rohingya were repatriated, she said. Ali said that a representative of de facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi had agreed to formulate a working group to coordinate repatriation of the troubled refugees. Read More »

NFL players kneel during national anthem at London game

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Ryan also acknowledged that the original point of the player demonstration - racial injustice and police mistreatment of African-Americans - has become obscured by the narrower issue of how to act during the anthem. You don't have to be a veteran to feel like you have been slapped in the face by the National Football League and I hope those who agree with me will let the National Football League know how we feel. Read More »