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Judge Orders Psych Evaluation for Church Gunman

Judge Orders Psych Evaluation for Church Gunman

The court said it doesn't intend to redo the first competency hearing, and that it will limit any evidence discussed Monday to new things that have happened since the last competency hearing. The stan...

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BP Agrees to Buy Woolworths Fuels Business for $1.29 Billion

This deal will, however, require ACCC approval before it completes. The deal with BP involves all 527 Woolworths outlets and is expected to take up to 12 months to finalise, Woolworths said. "For ...

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Prisoners Escape By Removing Toilet From Jail Wall

Of the four escapees still on the run, one is considered risky. Police say five of the inmates who escaped from the Cocke County Jail Annex in Newport were recaptured but one, 54-year-old David Wayn...

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Ebola Vaccine Appears Very Effective in Trial

Ebola Vaccine Appears Very Effective in Trial

Since Ebola was discovered in the former Zaire in 1976, there have been many efforts to create a vaccine . In the trial, named " Ebola Ça Suffit!", the vaccine was tested on individuals in West A...

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Thursday 6 pm Weather Forecast

Thursday 6 pm Weather Forecast

It looks like that will quickly stack up 1.5 to 2.5 inches of snow with isolated greater amounts. Saturday night , only a chance of showers, but Santa may need Rudolph's shining nose to see through t...

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Two Dozen Injured in New York City Blaze

Two Dozen Injured in New York City Blaze

A spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio said he had spoken to the hospitalized, injured firefighter who "was in good spirits". They also said that a smoke alarm was present "but not operational". Once th...

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Marvellous Mane: Seven images that sum up Liverpool's Merseyside Derby win

Everton have now won just one of their 20 meetings with their Merseyside neighbours and it was the fourth time in the Premier League that Liverpool have won versus Everton via a goal coming in the...

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Beijing Issues Red Alert for Smog, Closes Schools, Cancels Flights

Local authorities upgraded the air pollution warning to red, effective from 8 p.m. on December 16 until December 21 when air quality is expected to improve, the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports, cit...

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Red Cross encourages people to give blood during holiday season

Red Cross encourages people to give blood during holiday season

The American Red Cross reminds everyone the need for blood doesn't pause for the holidays. The clinic is open Monday and Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 a.m.to 7 p.m. Donors...

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Protesters Plan Anti-Trump Demonstration in Maine Amid Electoral College Vote

Protesters Plan Anti-Trump Demonstration in Maine Amid Electoral College Vote

Bright's decision would split Maine's electoral delegation among three people - Sanders, Clinton and Trump. But Republican nominee and ultimately President-Elect Donald Trump won an electoral vote fro...

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Woman is first to have baby with ovaries frozen as a child

Matrooshi was born with an inherited blood disorder called beta thalassaemia which can be fatal if left untreated. Al Matrooshi hails from Dubai, her ovary was frozen in Leeds, her cancer was tre...

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Officials in Corpus Christi: Don't drink or use tap water

The city warned that boiling, freezing, filtering or taking other actions would not make the water safe. " DO NOT TRY TO TREAT THE WATER YOURSELF ", the city says. "Right before I was about to take ...

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Snow, freezing rain, rain make for messy morning commute

Snow, freezing rain, rain make for messy morning commute

The storm could drop up to six inches of snow on upstate NY and parts of New England, with up to 10 inches in Detroit by the time snow stops on Monday . The National Weather Service reports more than...

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Chapecoense plane crash survivors fined for not playing final match

On Friday, Neto woke from his drug-induced coma after nine days and reportedly asked how the team did in the final against Colombia's Atletico Nacional, a match that never happened due to the tragic e...

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South Beach halts Zika's spread, but risks remain

On Friday, Governor Rick Scott announced today that the Florida Department of Health has cleared the Miami Beach area of local Zika transmission. As of Thursday, Florida had reported 1,244 cases of ...

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Calgary Zoo probes mystery mass penguin deaths

The zoo has three other species of penguins, including kings, gentoos and rockhoppers. The cause of death was later determined to be drowning following necropsies conducted by the zoo's Veterinary Tea...

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USA surgeon general warns: Vaping creating new generation of addicts

The nicotine, sometimes called e-juice or e-liquid, comes in flavors like blueberry cheesecake, cereal milk and Havana rum. "Instead, there is evidence of millions more children being exposed to nicot...

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US life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death increase

Before you freak out, rest assured this life expectancy drop means the average woman is living one month less on average, and men are living two months less on average. "It's a clear causal chain". ...

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Natural disaster centered 100 miles off coast of Northern California

Afterward, it felt like the ground was rolling, "like you were on a boat". It was initially reported as a 6.8 magnitude quake. It was followed by a magnitude 6.5 natural disaster about 12 hours late...

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Dutch politician Geert Wilders guilty of hate speech

The charges stem from a 2014 incident in which Wilders led supporters to chant that they wanted "Fewer!" But the court found insufficient evidence to find him, guilty of incitement to hatred. Wild...

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NYC mayor blames Trump, hate speech for rise in hate crimes

The letter to President Obama comes shortly after half-dozen Democratic lawmakers sent the Mayor and Governor Andrew Cuomo a letter stating they should refuse to provide protection for Trump and...

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Australian students recreate controversially priced HIV drug to make a point

Australian students recreate controversially priced HIV drug to make a point

Daraprim is relatively cheap in most countries, in Australia, you can get 50 tablets for $10, but in the United States it was already pretty expensive at $13.50 a tablet. She's a chemist at the Unive...

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Tommy Tuberville is Leaving Cincinnati

Earlier this year, Tuberville received a two-year extension through 2019 but his stock fell quickly as the season went into disarray. Tuberville signed a contract extension in the spring through the...

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South Africa's ANC backs Zuma after calls fo

South Africa's ANC backs Zuma after calls fo

ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu and ministers Aaron Motsoaledi and Thulas Nxesi were reported to have supported a motion of no confidence brought by minister Derek Hanekom. With its dominance of So...

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Detroit chief: 'Troubling times' after officer targeted

Detroit chief: 'Troubling times' after officer targeted

Visitation will be held at Ford Field from 11 to 5 on Wednesday. Visitation and a funeral Mass are planned Thursday morning at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in St. Dozens of police held positio...

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Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode

Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode

It is also the first mass-market plug-in vehicle sold by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in all 50 states of the U.S. This wasn't it as far as EPA numbers are concerned. The result is increased effi...

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Schultz to relinquish Starbucks helm, focus on innovation, social impact actions

Schultz to relinquish Starbucks helm, focus on innovation, social impact actions

He is now set to work on the innovation, design and development of the more high-end Starbucks Reserve Roasteries around the world, as well as the company's social impact initiatives. Starbucks' stock...

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Hoosiers' Kevin Wilson resigns; Tom Allen named new coach

Thursday evening to make a 'major announcement'. "I appreciate Coach Wilson's many positive contribution to our football program", Glass said. Architect of the 4-2-5 "Bull Shark" scheme at USF, hi...

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Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

Trump summons Romney for 2nd look as staffers squabble

Mitt Romney", Ms. Conway told ABC's "This Week". Petraeus has been on the shortlist for at least two weeks, though Monday's meeting with Trump is expected to be the first time the two men will h...

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(LLY) Tumbled To An 8-Month Low After Phase 3 Study Failed

(LLY) Tumbled To An 8-Month Low After Phase 3 Study Failed

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Finally, Grandfield & Dodd LLC increased its position in Eli Lilly and by 2.0% in the second quarter. Usatoday.com 's news ...

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Ernst comments on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard

Ernst comments on EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard

The law had set the 2017 overall biofuels levels at 24 billion gallons. And production of advanced biofuels, which use biomass other than corn, has lagged, and was less than 5 percent of what Congress...

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Pro-Trump voter yells at craft store staff, alleges mistreatment

Pro-Trump voter yells at craft store staff, alleges mistreatment

It starts off with the woman yelling "and I voted for Trump , so there". You want to kick me out because of that? And look who won! The woman was most incensed by the fact that a fellow white woman...

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Japan culling 330000 birds to fight avian flu

There are about 60 farmers keeping some 500,000 birds within the 10-km radius in Niigata and seven farms with more than 400,000 birds in the Aomori area, according to local authorities. Genetic te...

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Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case

Texas announces its first locally transmitted Zika case

The woman, a resident of Cameron County in the Rio Grande Valley, isn't pregnant and hasn't recently traveled to Mexico or any other country at risk of the virus , the press release said. Van Deuse...

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Priests given permission to forgive 'sin of abortion'

Priests given permission to forgive 'sin of abortion'

Andrews and Edinburgh, on behalf of diocesan bishops; two priests who were "missionaries of mercy" for the Holy Year; a permanent deacon; two religious women; an extended family; an engaged couple; tw...

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