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These numbers buck a historical trend in which smog and pollution peak in the 24 hours following Diwali, though it still remains to be seen if the pollution will clear in the next few days. Air quality this year was slightly better than last time, even though meteorological conditions, such as average wind speeds and mixing heights (a swathe of the atmosphere that facilitates the dispersal of pollutants) were nearly as unfavourable as last year.
  • Two Missing after Barge Catches Fire in Texas

    Two Missing after Barge Catches Fire in Texas

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    The captain of the 127'x37'x20', 6,140-hp tugboat Buster Bouchard sent a mayday call at 4:35 a.m. picked up by Coast Guard watchstanders at Corpus Christi, reporting the barge B. "In this situation, safety is paramount", said Capt. Jason Smith, the Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi acting sector commander. Coast Guard crews and local agencies responded to a barge fire off the coast of Port Aransas on October 20, 2017.
  • Banco Santander, SA (SAN) Holdings Lifted by Exane Derivatives

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    According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Banco Santander-Chile ( BSAC)'s Buy count is 0 and Strong Buy is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 1 and 2, respectively. (NYSE:BSAC) shares saw light trading volume with 2,292 shares changing hands on Tuesday. The stock's 50 day moving average is 90.88 and its 200 day moving average is 82.46.
  • Charlotte School Bus Explosion Forces Students to Flee

    Charlotte School Bus Explosion Forces Students to Flee

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    After the quick response of a CMS school bus driver to a fire emergency, 16 South Mecklenburg High School students and the bus driver evacuated safely after their school bus caught fire on Thursday afternoon. The statement said transportation officials with the school system will conduct an investigation which will include a review of the inspection and maintenance records of the bus.
  • Indian Embassy in United States involved in search for missing girl in Texas

    Indian Embassy in United States involved in search for missing girl in Texas

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    Detectives have not said whether Wesley is a suspect, but they have cleared his wife Sini Mathews. The girl disappeared on October 7 in Richardson in the U.S. She disappeared from her Richardson home on October 7 and has not been found. Members of the Mansfield Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff's Office assisted in the search earlier this week.
  • Senate Passes Trump's Tax Plans

    Senate Passes Trump's Tax Plans

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    Republicans hope to push the first tax overhaul in three decades through Congress by year's end, an ambitious goal that would fulfill multiple campaign promises but could run aground over any number of disputes. The GOP managed to fend off all attempts by the opposition to reshape the blueprint and derail President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. She voted for the budget bill anyway.
  • Egyptian policemen killed in clash with militants near Cairo

    Egyptian policemen killed in clash with militants near Cairo

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    No militant group immediately claimed involvement in Friday's shootout. Earlier reports said that 14 police officers were killed and eight others were injured during the clashes. The Islamist insurgency in the Sinai peninsula has grown since the military overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood in mid-2013 following mass protests against his rule.
  • In Adityanath's UP Lord Ram in driver's seat, vikas on pillion

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    CM Adityanath, who is visiting Ayodhya's disputed Ram Janmabhoomi site on the occasion of Diwali, was quoted by ANI as saying: "Meri vyaktigat aastha bhi hai, us mein vipaksh kaise hastakshep kar sakta hai?" UP CM Yogi Adityanath celebrated Diwali at a grand level in Ayodhya , which was highly criticized by the Opposition parties including, NCP, Congress.
  • European Union finds United States data transfer deal 'adequate' in first year review

    European Union finds United States data transfer deal 'adequate' in first year review

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    Today's report is based on meetings with all relevant USA authorities, which took place in Washington mid-September 2017, as well as input from a wide range of stakeholders (including reports from companies and NGOs). "Of course we are very concerned about what the new version of this act will mean for Privacy Shield". The report suggests a number of recommendations to ensure the continued successful functioning of the Privacy Shield.
  • Trump criticizes bipartisan health deal

    Trump criticizes bipartisan health deal

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    Insurance companies are meant to be a kind of middleman. "They've been enriched by Obamacare like nothing anybody has ever seen before". Two supporters of the bipartisan plan, GOP Sens. Some said his objections Wednesday to enriching insurers could be addressed by strengthening language in the compromise to ensure the money directly benefits customers, not companies.
  • Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) Under Analyst Spotlight

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    Suntrust Robinson initiated Jack in the Box Inc. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Monday, April 24. Chardan Capital Markets maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $13 target in Friday, February 26 report. 120 funds opened positions while 517 raised stakes. Connecticut-based Discovery Capital Ltd Liability Ct has invested 1.08% in Esperion Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:ESPR).
  • Trump Attacks Gold-Star Family... Again

    Trump Attacks Gold-Star Family... Again

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    The Murphys' remarks came after Trump claimed, without merit, earlier this week that his predecessors hadn't written or called the families of slain USA troops, though the tradition of presidents reaching out to service members' relatives is long-established.
  • Blatter will go to World Cup at Putin's invitation

    Blatter will go to World Cup at Putin's invitation

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    Peskov added: "You know that [Russian President, Vladimir] Putin has long-standing and even friendly relations with Blatter and he is very well-acquainted with Plaitini, which is why, they will be welcomed in Moscow". Blatter is also still under investigation in Switzerland over allegations into his "criminal mismanagement" of Federation Internationale de Football Association, if you can even fathom such a thing.
  • Soldier's widow releases recording of family's call with Trump

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    Cowanda Jones-Johnson said that the president did disrespect her son and the entire family with his call. President Donald Trump's latest Twitter foe is a Democratic U.S. "It was nearly as if he forgot his name, and that's what hurt the mother so badly, the wife, she said 'he doesn't even know his name'". "That's not a negative thing", he said.
  • FIR after mob tries to set ablaze mentally unsound youth in Sopore

    FIR after mob tries to set ablaze mentally unsound youth in Sopore

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    Reports said that an abnormal person identified as Waseem Ahmed of Nowpora was attacked by a mob at Sopore's Fruit Mandi, resulting in grevious injuries to him. The mob also tried to kill him by drowning him in the Dal Lake, the police said. He has been rescued by the police. Police has formed special investigation teams to probe the braid chopping incidents.
  • Alabama executes man convicted of killing police officer in 1997

    Alabama executes man convicted of killing police officer in 1997

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    I've got no tears in my eyes. The high court first lifted a halt imposed by a lower court over concerns about one of the drugs used in the state's lethal injection mix. Gordon's relatives in a statement read after the execution that the 30-year-old officer - known as "Brother" - was devoted to his two children and his work as a police officer before his life was taken on September 24, 1997.
  • Body cameras don't change police behavior, new study finds

    Body cameras don't change police behavior, new study finds

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    The results of the largest body-worn camera study in the United States contradicts the widespread expectation that constant filming of police officers results in fewer incidents involving force. Meanwhile, almost every major police force in the country was in the process of implementing a body camera program, or had already done so, as several smaller studies showed positive results.
  • Celgene Corporation (CELG) - UBS Maintains Rating And Lowers Price Target

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    On Friday, May 5 the stock rating was downgraded by Argus Research to "Hold". First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) has risen 29.07% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The P/E Ratio measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings. The Business's commercial-stage products include REVLIMID (lenalidomide), POMALYST/IMNOVID (pomalidomide), OTEZLA (apremilast), ABRAXANE (paclitaxel albumin-bound particles for injectable suspension), VIDAZA, azacitidine for injection (generic ...
  • Court to review ruling allowing abortion for immigrant teen

    Court to review ruling allowing abortion for immigrant teen

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    The three-judge panel has agreed to consider the Trump administration's request to stay a Wednesday ruling that allowed the teen to access abortion services. Issuing that approval, Dorsey argued, would constitute facilitation, as would any post-abortion healthcare for Doe. The government has said it does not want to facilitate the procedure.