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Four weeks ago, Sebastian Vettel arrived at the Belgium Grand Prix with a 14-point lead at the top of the standings and on course to give Ferrari their first drivers' title in 10 years. He added: "I think it's been good racing over the years here. Starting my first F1 race this weekend is a dream come true", Gasly told reporters in Malaysia ahead of Friday's practice session.
  • Malaysian GP - Saturday - Practice Session 3 Report

    Malaysian GP - Saturday - Practice Session 3 Report

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    However, the 90-minute session was stopped 10 minutes early after a loose drain cover punctured a tyre on the auto of Romain Grosjean of Haas F1 Team, which resulted in the Frenchman crashing into the Turn 13 barriers. This afternoon we didn't get the running that we wanted due to the red flag, apart from that it was OK. "We have a good auto and it's up to us to make it work in all conditions", said Vettel.
  • White House is said to review Trump aides' use of private email

    White House is said to review Trump aides' use of private email

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    Kushner reportedly ruffled feathers on Capitol Hill by not being forthcoming about the personal e-mail account he has been using for months to communicate about elements of official White House business with other West Wing staffers. Under the Presidential Records Act, White House correspondence including email is required to be archived. They also demanded details on any use of text messaging and encryption software.
  • Gov. Brown to sign affordable housing bills

    Gov. Brown to sign affordable housing bills

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    The collection of bills comes after months of negotiations, education, and outreach between the Governor's office, the Legislature, industry groups, and other interested parties. "I think there's a pent-up demand for new housing". She hoped the new funding for affordable housing also goes to fix current public housing developments, like the elevator in her building that she said has stayed broken despite resident complaints.
  • Police stop Melbourne CBD auto rampage

    Police stop Melbourne CBD auto rampage

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    Acting superintendent Wayne Newman said the man had been taken to hospital for a mental health assessment. A critical incident response team confronted the man on the corner of Swanston and Flinders streets . The witness spoke to the Herald Sun and said he heard "screeching" as the vehicle drove up Swanston St and back towards Federation Square. He said the male driver was wearing a full body suit and seemed to be attempting to run people over.
  • Wisconsin girl reaches plea deal in Slender Man stabbing case

    Wisconsin girl reaches plea deal in Slender Man stabbing case

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    In May 2014, Geyser and Anissa Weier attacked their classmate Payton Leutner after a sleepover, in what was meant to be an offering to the mythical Slenderman creature. She is due to enter her guilty plea next week. They initially pleaded not guilty by reason of mental illness or defect. Geyser ultimately inflicted the wounds, at Weier's urging.
  • San Juan Mayor Makes Emotional Plea:

    San Juan Mayor Makes Emotional Plea: "Save Us From Dying"

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    Cruz responded the quote on the brink of tears saying: 'When you're drinking from a creek, it's not a good news story. I know it is really a good news story in terms of our ability to reach people and the limited number of deaths that have taken place in such a devastating hurricane.
  • Supreme Court takes up case that will devastate public sector unions

    Supreme Court takes up case that will devastate public sector unions

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    This deprives unions of crucial funding, but also-and this is no small consideration for the right-wing-every union family that drops their membership becomes one less door that union members can knock come election season. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan , a Democrat, stepped forward to defend the state law. But the judge also granted permission to allow Janus , a non-union state employee, to take Rauner's place.
  • Yom Kippur, Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Friday night

    Yom Kippur, Jewish Day of Atonement, begins Friday night

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    On Yom Kippur, entering the candlelit synagogue "has a cleansing effect - which is what Yom Kippur is all about", she said. Judaism follows a lunar calendar, so Yom Kippur shifts slightly every year. The will also abstain from washing, wearing leather footwear and marital relations. The day before the festivity, Jews are encouraged to give to charity, carry out the kapparot ritual and additional prayers.
  • EC dismisses Dhinakaran's plea for more time in AIADMK symbol case

    EC dismisses Dhinakaran's plea for more time in AIADMK symbol case

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    The EC also made it clear that the hearing on the case would be held at 3 pm on October 6 and asked Dhinakaran to file his documents by Friday evening. "The letters of support from whatever number of MPs, MLAs and General Council needed for bagging the symbol have been given", Munusamy said. It had said that the rival factions can not use the party symbol as well as its name for the R K Nagar assembly bypoll.
  • Google reportedly probing possible Russian meddling in election

    Google reportedly probing possible Russian meddling in election

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    Of the roughly 450 accounts that Facebook recently shared as a part of their review, Twitter has concluded that 22 had corresponding accounts on Twitter. In that year, the @ RT_com , @ RT_America , and @ ActualidadRT accounts promoted 1,823 Tweets that definitely or potentially targeted the USA market.
  • No Mobile Phone Service In Sindh On 9th And 10th Muharram

    No Mobile Phone Service In Sindh On 9th And 10th Muharram

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    The official said PTCL will be providing the relief centres with landline numbers to avoid disruption in services due to the suspension of cellular signals and that the control rooms will also be given landline numbers. A clearance from the bomb disposal squad shall be mandatory before Muharram processions and congregations can begin at the centres. According to the sources, elaborate security plans have been put in place to ensure safety of the Ashura processions.
  • 'This is not a good news story'

    'This is not a good news story'

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    In the Thursday morning interview, she said that about 3,000 containers were at the port. "If they are panicked or they see despair setting in or they think the relief efforts are either wanting or inadequate, then I think you'll see people starting to leave and NY would be a logical location and destination for them", Cuom said, "and if that happens, we'll handle it when it comes".
  • Car Strikes Multiple People Near New York's Penn Station

    Car Strikes Multiple People Near New York's Penn Station

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    Police said it appeared that the driver lost control of the vehicle. Police say the van stayed at the scene. Police say two females and a male were struck. He is now in custody and is expected to face charges. The three pedestrians were taken to Bellevue Hospital with minor injuries. Penn Station, at Madison Square Garden, is one of the city's major transport hubs.
  • Restoring Puerto Rico's power is going to be 'overwhelming,' PREPA says

    Restoring Puerto Rico's power is going to be 'overwhelming,' PREPA says

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    She clarified later, "It's good news that we have a unification of command where the governor, the federal response, and the people are all united toward saving lives and giving things to the people they need". "We sincerely believed our loan would have helped PREPA finance its recovery and rebuilding efforts as quickly as possible in the wake of two awful hurricanes", he said.
  • Nicki Minaj And Azealia Banks Finally End Feud, Rapper Apologizes On Instagram

    Nicki Minaj And Azealia Banks Finally End Feud, Rapper Apologizes On Instagram

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    In an Instagram post on Thursday, Banks acknowledged the "loads of unnecessary jabs" she's fired at Minaj over the years and suggested that Minaj should be receiving praise for all she's done in the music industry. A fan responded to the tweet in an attempt to comfort Minaj , writing: "Talk about shade they can't do it now cause you a #Queen", but the hip-hop beauty insisted in her reply that nothing has changed.
  • Slain detective identified after two arrested in shooting of Polk Co. officers

    Slain detective identified after two arrested in shooting of Polk Co. officers

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    Just before 6 a.m., Officer David Goodrich was called to investigate a suspicious vehicle on Santa Claus Road in Cedartown, Ga . After that, shots were fired. He has a criminal history, Keenan said. The suspect, Seth Brandon Spangler, was taken into custody. Spanger had outstanding warrants out of Walker County for felony probation violation, Keenan said.
  • Sen. Marco Rubio: Put Military in Charge of Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

    Sen. Marco Rubio: Put Military in Charge of Puerto Rico Recovery Effort

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    Good news , the Trump administration announced when it formally waived the Jones Act , which blocks shipments to Puerto Rico from vessels that aren't American flagged. This may explain why progress is slow going. Republican Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., agrees the Defense Department should lead the Puerto Rico relief efforts.
  • NY sending more help to Puerto Rico

    NY sending more help to Puerto Rico

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    But there's a long way before the recovery effort gets up to full speed. "We need to restore the electricity power, we need to restore our roads, we need to restore communications, we need to start moving the diesel around the island". A little more than a week after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, ships continue to bring much-needed supplies to the island. Frustated, she said: "Dammit, this is not a good news story".