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The 27-year-old suspect, Akayed Ullah, is in the hospital, badly injured in the arm and torso from the device that went off in his arms, sources said. US President Donald Trump "has been briefed on the explosion in New York City", his press secretary Sarah Sanders said. "We are a target", he said, "of those who are against democracy".
  • 1 dead, 17 injured in gas station blast near Vienna

    1 dead, 17 injured in gas station blast near Vienna

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    The situation is now under control, according to the fire service, and extinguishing is now under way. The Baumgarten site is Austria's largest reception point for gas, the end-point for a number of pipelines bringing it in from Russia, Norway and elsewhere.
  • Trump Calls For Reform Of 'Lax' Immigration Following Latest New York Attack

    Trump Calls For Reform Of 'Lax' Immigration Following Latest New York Attack

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    Three people were injured after the attacker's pipe bomb partially exploded. The suspected bomber, Akayed Ullah, 27, of Brooklyn, N.Y., emigrated from Bangladesh , which was not on the list of banned countries. "The bad harm that this flawed system inflicts on America's security and economy has always been clear", he said. Trump has tried to restrict immigration from eight countries, a lot of them with Muslim majorities, though his efforts have been challenged in the courts.
  • Jisha murder case: Ameerul Islam convicted; Verdict tomorrow

    Jisha murder case: Ameerul Islam convicted; Verdict tomorrow

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    The dalit woman Jisha, 30, was found murdered at her house at Vattolipadi, Iringolkkara, Perumbavoor, on April 28, 2016. The court is set to pronounce the quantum of punishment later. However, the first arrest was made only a month after the incident when the Kerala Police, under the new LDF government of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, nabbed a a migrant worker from Assam.
  • Stocks To Invest: Oceaneering International, Inc. (OII), The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

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    Terril Brothers Inc bought 67,580 shares as the company's stock declined 19.04% while stock markets rallied. Ansys Inc now has $12.42B valuation. The stock increased 0.42% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $28.77. FBR Capital maintained the shares of DIS in report on Monday, August 17 with "Buy" rating. The rating was upgraded by Guggenheim to "Buy" on Tuesday, March 14.
  • 1 magnitude quake strikes near major city

    1 magnitude quake strikes near major city

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    The epicentre of the quake was reportedly near the town of Hejdak. On November 12, a devastating 7.3 magnitude natural disaster struck Iran in a region bordering Iraq, killing over 600 Iranians and injuring almost 10,000. Tremors felt as far as the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait, Qatar, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel. President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted his government's efforts in bringing aid and temporary housing to the victims of last month's quake, though hardline rivals say the ...
  • Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port

    Deputy's K9 found dead in North Port

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    Neighbors reported seeing a large brown German shepherd running through their yard at about the same time. Searches Sunday showed no signs of the dog, but a woman walking her own dog found the body Monday around 10 a.m. The cause of death wasn't immediately known. A necropsy will be conducted. - Multiple law enforcement agencies in addition to several dozen volunteers are searching for a Charlotte County Sheriff's K-9 who went missing.
  • Friday Is Enrollment Deadline For ACA Marketplace Health Insurance

    Friday Is Enrollment Deadline For ACA Marketplace Health Insurance

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    Coverage for plans sold during Open Enrollment begins January 1, 2018, if your premium is paid. After this date, you can enroll or change plans only if you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Trump came into office looking to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law, but it survived. "It's just unfortunate because consumers are going to see their premiums and deductibles go up with fewer and fewer options as long as federal insurance regulations remain in statute".
  • UK Foreign Secretary Urges Iran To Release Dual Nationals

    UK Foreign Secretary Urges Iran To Release Dual Nationals

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    Johnson's comments confirmed charges by the Iranian judiciary that Zaghari-Ratcliffe was teaching people how to secretly prepare anti-government content and send them to the Persian service of the British state-run BBC news agency. The Foreign Office confirmed Johnson had raised "consular cases of dual nationals" during talks. She insists she was in Iran on a personal visit. Her case drew considerable attention last month, after Johnson suggested she was training journalists in Iran, ...
  • Boris PRAISED as Brit woman jailed in Iran has case DELAYED

    Boris PRAISED as Brit woman jailed in Iran has case DELAYED

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    Summing up the foreign secretary's visit, a Foreign Office spokesperson said: "We leave with a sense that both sides want to keep up the momentum to resolve the hard issues in the bilateral relationship and preserve the nuclear deal". He asked for the release of the mother of one child on humanitarian grounds, along with other dual nationals. We should be clear that Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe's detention is unjustified, and that the Iranian authorities are wrong to use her as part of their ...
  • Charles Jenkins, American soldier who defected to North Korea, dies at 77

    Charles Jenkins, American soldier who defected to North Korea, dies at 77

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    Their 34-year-old daughter Mika lives at home and teaches at a nearby kindergarten, while 32-year-old Brinda lives on the closest mainland city, Niigata. Mr Jenkins said he had planned to go to Russian Federation and turn himself in, and had not expected North Korea to keep him. He came to Japan with the couple's two North Korean-born daughters after being reunited in Jakarta with Soga in July 2004.
  • College tuition is at record high. College presidents' pay is, too

    College tuition is at record high. College presidents' pay is, too

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    The Chronicle's compensation tables come from a review of federal tax documents from the 2015 calendar year, the most recent available. He received more than $2.4 million in total pay, including retirement compensation. Currently, both public and private nonprofit colleges are tax- exempt. From 2011 to 2014, Hatch's total compensation ranked between 26th and 36th on the Chronicle's list.
  • Iran President Due in Istanbul to Attend OIC Summit on Al-Quds

    Iran President Due in Istanbul to Attend OIC Summit on Al-Quds

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    Needless to say the OIC is meeting at the most hard times and it needs to chalk out a firm action while rising above mere passage of condemnation resolutions. Trump's dramatic policy shift, announced on Wednesday, has triggered widespread worldwide condemnation, including from United States allies. Muslims across the world have observed Friday as a day of protest against the United States' decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, defying the UN resolutions against the move and ...
  • Brent at highest since 2015 after North Sea pipeline shutdown

    Brent at highest since 2015 after North Sea pipeline shutdown

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    Brent crude futures LCOc1, the global benchmark for oil prices, were at $65.07 a barrel at 0211 GMT, up 37 cents, or 0.6 percent from their last close. Kuwait's oil minister said Sunday that the group's cuts may end earlier than 2019 if the market re-balances by June, signalling an optimistic outlook on market conditions next year.
  • Suspect in Savanna Greywind murder case pleads guilty to all charges

    Suspect in Savanna Greywind murder case pleads guilty to all charges

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    A woman charged with conspiring to murder a pregnant Native American woman and stealing her baby pleaded guilty Monday in a Fargo courtroom. FARGO, N.D. Cass County prosecutor Birch Burdick didn't comment on Crews' plea. The news comes weeks after Crews underwent a mental evaluation at the request of her defense attorney.
  • Apple reveals self-driving auto tech

    Apple reveals self-driving auto tech

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    The private workshop was a part of Apple's Neural Information Processing Systems conference. Guestrin joined Apple after his startup, Turi , was acquired past year. Vans sporting Apple's logo have also been spotted in Silicon Valley, potentially collecting data for a revamped Apple Maps project to support the cars.
  • Major lake-effect snow moving into West Michigan

    Major lake-effect snow moving into West Michigan

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    It has been the Buffalo area, Wyoming and Genesee Counties who have borne the brunt of the recent lake effect snow, thanks in large part to Lake Erie. By the time the lake effect storm winds down Wednesday, Central and Western New York could see a foot of snow, with even more where lake effect snow bands linger.