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According to GasBuddy , prices rose 8.1 cents per gallen in the past week with the average now at $2.49 per gallon. The biggest drops were seen in Macon (-11 cents), Columbus (-10 cents) and Dalton (-nine cents). "Motorists have enjoyed a month-long plunge at the pump, after prices skyrocketed because of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA- The Auto Club Group.
  • Massive Chinese Space Station Barrels Towards Earth

    Massive Chinese Space Station Barrels Towards Earth

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    As The Guardian reports, CMSEO predicted back in 2016 that the space station would fall and crash back into Earth around the end of 2017. According to astrophysicist from Harvard University's Jonathan McDowell of the deflection speed of the falling space object has increased.
  • Freakish $1.2 million fajitas theft scheme leads to arrest

    Freakish $1.2 million fajitas theft scheme leads to arrest

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    Escaramilla was released on bond and was arrested again Tuesday on a charge of first-degree felony theft. A female employee told the driver he must be mistaken because the kitchen did not serve fajitas. After combing through almost a decade of records from Labatt Food Service, investigators determined that Escaramilla had used taxpayer funds to purchase $1,251,578 worth of fajitas.
  • Informa Plc's (LON:INF)

    Informa Plc's (LON:INF) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche Bank AG

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    Franklin Resources Inc stated it has 108,888 shares. Northern Trust Corp holds 26,146 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Cap Management Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.17% in Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE:ADS). The Company's businesses include Google Inc. and its Internet products, such as Access, Calico, CapitalG, GV, Nest, Verily, Waymo and X. The company has market cap of $692.01 billion.
  • Israel's air force attacks Syrian anti-aircraft battery

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    There was no immediate comment from Syria which, while an old enemy of Israel, has rarely traded blows with it directly since a 1974 ceasefire ended their last conventional war. "If anti-aircraft fire is being carried out for any military activity, we will respond as we did now", said the Israeli military spokesman. Conricus said a Syrian attack on Israeli air force planes over Lebanon was unprecedented.
  • Alex Cora to interview for Red Sox managerial opening on Sunday

    Alex Cora to interview for Red Sox managerial opening on Sunday

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    Baseball analyst Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports and The Athletic reported that Cora is the Red Sox's top choice. According to Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe , Dombrowski was "expected to interview [Cora] on Sunday" while the Astros were off during their American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees .
  • Death toll from Portugal wildfires rises to 27

    Death toll from Portugal wildfires rises to 27

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    Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said in a tweet that "several people have been identified in connection to the fires in Galicia". After a weekend in which more than a hundred fires were started in the region and fanned by strong winds from Hurricane Ophelia , the city of Vigo was on Sunday under siege as fires began to burn buildings leading to hundreds being evacuated.
  • Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

    Thousands of new Rohingya refugees flee violence, hunger in Myanmar to Bangladesh

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    Camps in Bangladesh that house Rohingya refugees who escaped the Myanmar military's reported atrocities have become overcrowded - making it easy for families to get separated and for children to get lost. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya had already been in Bangladesh after fleeing previous spasms of violence in Myanmar, where they have always been denied citizenship and faced curbs on their movements and access to basic services.
  • Okorocha under fire for erecting Jacob Zuma's statue in Imo

    Okorocha under fire for erecting Jacob Zuma's statue in Imo

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    Lanre Suraj, CSNAC's Chairman, said in a statement on Sunday the honour bestowed on Mr. Zuma would embolden the president to tell his people he is celebrated overseas. On Friday, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that Mr. Zuma must face prosecution over nearly 800 charges of corruption relating to an arms deal in the 1990s.
  • Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

    Catalonia leader fails to clarify independence declaration

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    Catalonia's president is facing a critical decision that could determine the course of the region's secessionist movement to break away from Spain. It was a ceremony filled with symbolism and held as pressure mounts on Puigdemont to clarify if he did or didn't actually declare independence last week.
  • MLA Sangeet Som says Taj creator 'wanted to wipe out Hindus'

    MLA Sangeet Som says Taj creator 'wanted to wipe out Hindus'

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    Taj Mahal's creator Shah Jahan imprisoned his father and wanted to wipe out Hindus", said Som. BJP MLA Sangeet Som courted fresh controversy on Monday after he declared that the Taj Mahal was a "blot on India culture". In June this year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had said the Taj - replicas of which are given to visiting dignitaries - do not reflect Indian culture.
  • Bengaluru building collapse: Death toll touches six

    Bengaluru building collapse: Death toll touches six

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    A suspected cylinder blast ripped through a building in Bengaluru killing three people. Authorities fear death toll would rise as some people are reported to be trapped under the debris. Earlier it was reported that three persons had died, while three others had sustained injuries. "Two families were residing in the ground floor while one was on the first floor.
  • Students want to be reimbursed if college workers strike

    Students want to be reimbursed if college workers strike

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    More than 12,000 professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians working at 24 public colleges across Ontario are set to hit the picket lines at 12:01 a.m. "It will also make the jobs of contract faculty members less precarious, which is something the province is trying to do for all workers". In Owen Sound, more than 1,000 students will have classes cancelled Monday at Georgian College if a strike begins.
  • Talwars want to visit Dasna Jail once a week to treat inmates

    Talwars want to visit Dasna Jail once a week to treat inmates

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    The dentist couple is expected to be released later in the day, after a certified copy of the high court order is sent to the special CBI Court in Ghaziabad , which had convicted them in 2013. "Once the court communication reaches us, they will be released within an hour". He said that on normal days, Rajesh used to treat patients from 8 am till noon, but on Friday he sat at his clinic till 1 pm.
  • China understands India is no more weak: Rajnath Singh

    China understands India is no more weak: Rajnath Singh

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    This testifies our claim that Kashmir is not part of India", he said. "Everyone was expecting that relation between China and India will deteriorate due to the Doklam issue, but both the countries resolved the issue with comprehension", Singh had earlier said.
  • Blazers guard McCollum issued one-game suspension

    Blazers guard McCollum issued one-game suspension

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    The Trail Blazers will open the season on Wednesday at Phoenix without guard CJ McCollum . The NBA made the announcement Saturday morning, saying McCollum was suspended for leaving the bench during an altercation between Blazers forward Caleb Swanigan and Suns forward Alex Len during a preseason game on October 11.
  • No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah

    No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah

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    He further said that the responsibility of evidence was on those who made the charge. Hitting out at Gandhi, Shah said that the Congress leader doesn't even know about turnover and profit. Jay had also filed a civil defamation suit at Ahmedabad district (Mirzapur) court against the website and sought damages of Rs 100 crore. The Congress party is continuously raking up the issue of Jay Shah's company's turnover saying his firm grew from Rs 50,000 to Rs 80.5 crore in a 2015-16, within ...
  • Jermell Charlo drops Erickson Lubin with shocking first-round KO

    Jermell Charlo drops Erickson Lubin with shocking first-round KO

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    Charlo (30-0, 15 KOs) annihilated previously unbeaten Erickson Lubin (18-1, 13 KOs) in the first round. Hurd fought with his hands down around his waist for a portion of the fight but he still managed to land blows when he had to. "We knew we were going to wear Austin Trout down in the later rounds and eventually stop him." said Hurd, who was cut by a clash of heads in the seventh round.
  • One missing, six hurt after oil rig explosion in Louisiana

    One missing, six hurt after oil rig explosion in Louisiana

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    Five people have been taken to the University Medical Center and two people have been taken to the East Jefferson General Hospital. No fatalities were reported as of 8 p.m., but Kenner Police officials say numerous injuries were serious. The JPFD said it was an apparent rig explosion northwest of the Treasure Chest Casino. The Coast Guard will be conducting a water quality evaluation as well as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.