• Passengers criticize AirAsia crew reaction during rapid descent

    Passengers criticize AirAsia crew reaction during rapid descent

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    The flight from Australia to Indonesia was forced to turn back to Perth after losing cabin pressure. "We commend our pilots for landing the aircraft safely and complying with standard operating procedure", Capt. Passenger Norman Pearce told Seven the flight crew said: "Emergency". The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said it was investigating the depressurization, according to reports.
  • Human Remains Found Inside Crocodile As Investigation For Missing Woman Continues

    Human Remains Found Inside Crocodile As Investigation For Missing Woman Continues

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    On Thursday, police and SES crews made a grisly discovery of human remains, jewellery and Ms Cameron's walking stick on the banks of a creek inlet near the Mowbray River, north of Cairns. Police are preparing a report for the coroner, the outlet reports. A 14-foot crocodile was found nearby acting strangely, prompting experts to believe it was the alligator they were looking for, Sky News Australia reported .
  • Rescue underway after firefighter falls into Santa Cruz Mountains ravine

    Rescue underway after firefighter falls into Santa Cruz Mountains ravine

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    The wildfire started as a structure fire at 10:30 p.m. Monday before spreading to nearby brush. The fire is at 125 acres. She said Cal Fire officials hope to attack the fire with aircraft at sunrise. One firefighter has already been injured in the battle, as NBC Bay Area tells us , injuring a wrist and suffering facial lacerations after falling into a ravine.
  • Loose calf runs to Prospect Park, police say

    Loose calf runs to Prospect Park, police say

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    A large crowd gathered to watch officials attempt to corral the animal. A helicopter cam from ABC caught the cow as dozens of New Yorkers flocked to a fence near the animal. Animal Care Centers from the city have also been called in to try and sedate the animal, but it seems that anytime officers get close, the cow runs away.
  • Jeepney strike fails to paralyze Western Visayas, Cebu City

    Jeepney strike fails to paralyze Western Visayas, Cebu City

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    Certain local government units (Makati, San Mateo and Davao City) and at least one school - the National Teachers College in Manila - had declared a suspension of classes for Monday, but the Palace order now covers everyone. Meanwhile, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) board member Aileen Lizada earlier said they were prepared for the transport holiday.
  • Fentanyl distribution ring busted, Chinese factory bosses among 21 indicted

    Fentanyl distribution ring busted, Chinese factory bosses among 21 indicted

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    The charges in the case, which come as North America grapples with an increasingly deadly opioid crisis, are said to the first in the United States against designated Chinese manufacturers of fentanyl and other opiates. Robert W. Patterson, acting administrator of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, said the Chinese case represents "one of the most significant drug threats facing the country" because they were able to produce a wide array of synthetic drugs and hide their tracks with ...
  • DCPD Reports Active Shooter On Howard University's Campus

    DCPD Reports Active Shooter On Howard University's Campus

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    Howard University said it was "anonymously notified of a potential shooter on campus" Tuesday afternoon. Howard students told News4 they're anxious. Because the safety of our students and staff are our number one priority, the Admin Bldg has been evacuated. Students and staff are being told to shelter in place until further notification.
  • FCC Republican says Trump is

    FCC Republican says Trump is "rightfully venting" anger at the press

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    On Wednesday last week, Trump said on Twitter that an NBC news report about his nuclear ambitions was "pure fiction" and that NBC and other networks should have their licenses challenged. Tom Wheeler, who led the FCC under Democratic President Donald Trump , told CNN that Pai was "making himself complicit in the coercion that the president was engaging in".
  • Reversing Brexit with another referendum would boost economy, says OECD

    Reversing Brexit with another referendum would boost economy, says OECD

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    The OECD meanwhile left its economic growth forecasts for Britain unchanged at 1.6 per cent in 2017 and one per cent in 2018. The OECD admitted that Brexit negotiations were hard to forecast and could "prove more favourable" than assumed in its report - boosting trade, investment and growth - but stressed that this would require "an ambitious EU-UK agreement and a transition period to allow for adjustment to the new agreement".
  • Jennifer Lawrence was forced to do naked line-up for film role

    Jennifer Lawrence was forced to do naked line-up for film role

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    Ms Lawrence claimed another actress was sacked from the role for not dropping the weight quick enough. "We are stood side-by-side with only tape on covering our privates", she said. "But until we reach that goal, I will lend my ear, I will lend my voice to any boy, girl, man or woman who does not feel like they can protect themselves".
  • Dhanteras: Jewellers see no sparkle as gold and jewellery sales remain flat

    Dhanteras: Jewellers see no sparkle as gold and jewellery sales remain flat

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    Even though there is a positive buying sentiment after withdrawal of KYC (know your customer) requirement for purchase of over Rs 50,000, but most customers are preferring to buy automobiles and electronic items on EMIs. People are marking Dhanteras festival across the country today with much fervour. MMTC-PAMP India President (Marketing) Vipin Raina said: "Sales have improved a lot after relaxed KYC norms".
  • Drunk Drivers Who Kill To Face Life Sentences

    Drunk Drivers Who Kill To Face Life Sentences

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    Causing death by unsafe driving or careless driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs or whilst using a mobile phone, will now carry a risk of life imprisonment. The move is part of government wide action to improve safety for all road users from devastation caused by irresponsible motorists and risky cyclists.
  • Crude OIl Drops In Asia After IEA Report

    Crude OIl Drops In Asia After IEA Report

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    Crude oil is now 1.05% higher, to US$51.99 as oil prices benefit from the worsening tension between Iraqi and Kurdish forces. Brent crude futures, the global benchmark for oil prices, were at $57.85. Approximately one million barrels per day (bpd) of oil were cut from the worldwide market during the previous round of sanctions against Iran . But new sanctions could limit Iran's export capacity, reducing global supplies.
  • 'Trailer Park Boys' Star John Dunsworth Dead at 71

    'Trailer Park Boys' Star John Dunsworth Dead at 71

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    Dunsworth would like to let people know that our awesome husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away". Dunsworth first played the role of the hard-living Lahey in the 1998 short One Last Shot and went on to become an iconic character in the Trailer Park Boysmockumentary series and spin-off movies.
  • Work is on to link public health with ayurveda: Modi

    Work is on to link public health with ayurveda: Modi

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    While shedding further light on the issue and discussing how people have forgotten the boons of ayurveda , PM Modi said that those nations which leave their heritage behind are destined to lose their identity. He elaborated upon the need for India to herald in a "health revolution", similar to what the country has experienced in the field of information technology.
  • Nuclear War Likely on the Korean Peninsula: North Korea

    Nuclear War Likely on the Korean Peninsula: North Korea

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    North Korea's United Nations ambassador pointed to large scale military exercises year-in-year-out using "nuclear assets" and said what is more risky is what he called a U.S. claim to be as an intercontinental. Talks between the adversaries have always been urged by China in particular, but Washington and its ally Japan have been reluctant to sit down at the table while Pyongyang continues to pursue a goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States.
  • Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market

    Trump's Executive Order Could Erode Obamacare Market

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    Q: What about people who buy individual health insurance policies outside the Obamacare market and don't get help under the ACA? The White House says in a statement that the Department of Health and Human Services has determined there is no appropriation for cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers under the Obamacare law.