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Jury: GM Car's Ignition Switch Not To Blame In Deadly Crash

Stevens, who was 19 at the time, had been driving westbound on a road northeast of Houston near the town of New Caney when he lost control of his auto, according to his attorneys. In 2011, Zach Stevens lost control of his Saturn Sky and smashed into another vehicle, killing the driver. Stevens was charged with manslaughter, but a grand jury declined to indict and the charges were eventually dropped after GM began its recall related to the ignition switch.

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EPA to shut some Oklahoma wastewater wells after quake

The oil/gas division is working with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has sole jurisdiction over disposal wells in Osage, and EPA will determine what action to take in that county. The quake was followed by at least eight others measuring as much as 3.6, according to the USGS. It was also felt in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee, Iowa, Illinois and in, according to USGS's reporting system for members of the public.

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Iran's top leader says Saudis 'murdered' hajj pilgrims

In response to Khamenei's comments , Saudi Arabia's top cleric, Grand Mufti Abdulaziz Al Sheikh, accused Iranians of not being Muslims because they are descendants of Zoroastrianism, which was the dominant religion of Iranians before the conquest of Islam.

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British Airways computer glitch causes big delays

One, Ewan Crawford from Glasgow, tweeted from Chicago O'Hare International Airport where he was waiting for a connecting flight. Contacted by AFP , a British Airways spokeswoman said passengers gathered at London's main airports would face delays to outbound flights.

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Rosberg's Italian win cuts Hamilton's lead

It means Rosberg, who secured his seventh win of the season and 21st of his career, now trails Hamilton by just two points in the drivers' championship with seven races remaining. "I was told the procedure was done exactly how I was supposed to do it, but unfortunately we just over delivery of torque, and the wheels were just spinning from the get-go".

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Hermine's East Coast Journey

Tropical storm watches and warnings remained in effect for wide parts of the Mid-Atlantic states and the Northeast, including New Jersey and DE, where Rehoboth Beach could experience wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour and life-threatening storm surges during high tide late Sunday and into Monday.

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Japanese giants threaten to exit United Kingdom if Brexit conditions not met

The House of Commons' Petitions Committee announced an investigation and later denied its site had been hacked after confirming tens of thousands of signatures were "fraudulently" added. Japanese tech and auto giants including Fujitsu, Nissan and Hitachi could leave the United Kingdom, with the catastrophic loss of 140,000 jobs, if the United Kingdom fails to secure vital agreements in its Brexit negotiations.

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Syria activists: Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo

It posted a video showing wheezing children doused in water using oxygen masks to breathe. The report could not be independently verified and it was not clear how it was determined that chlorine gas was released. A United Nations investigation in late August found that chemical weapons had been used in Syria, both by the national air force and ISIS militants.

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Tesla to sell quickest-accelerating vehicle in the world

The P90D version of the Model X provided 250 miles of range. It means the Model S with Ludicrous mode is the first electric auto to ever exceed 300 miles. Tesla announced new performance versions of its Model S and X vehicles on Tuesday . "Range anxiety has always been one of the biggest obstacles for the adoption of electric cars", said Jessica Caldwell, executive director of industry analysis at Edmunds.

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Bridget Jones is back in new film, this time facing motherhood

LONDON | The stars of "Bridget Jones's Baby" took to the pink carpet on Monday for the film's London premiere, contemplating shooting another episode in the misadventures of cinema's most hapless singleton. Renee has recently spoken out about the unfair demands made on women to conform to regimented standards of beauty, and says she has no fears about the ageing process herself.

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Yates Petroleum sold for $2.5 billion

The company also will pay $37 million in cash to Yates as well as assuming about $114 million in net debt after using $131 million in cash from Yates to pay down a large portion of its $245 million in overall liabilities. EOG defines a "premium" drilling location as a direct after-tax rate of return of at least 30%, assuming a $40/bbl flat crude oil price. The company plans to start drilling on the new acreage as soon as the deal closes in October and boost capital spending in the Permian in ...

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British Airways computer problem causes delays at multiple

At airports in San Francisco, Washington D.C. and Atlanta, travellers flying British Airways reported on social media that they waited in line for hours to check-in. The British arm of the group, which started in the United States as a reaction to fatal shootings of black people by police, said it wanted to highlight Britain's environmental impact on the lives of black people locally and globally.

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Colin Kaepernick's critics miss the point

Kaepernick has every right to be wrong _ but he's completely in the wrong". When the full slate of NFL games begins this weekend, Colin Kaepernick may find that he has more support for his national anthem protest than he may have anticipated, both from fellow players and fans.

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Crude Oil Prices Turn Bullish Following Saudi's and Russia's Comments

Crude prices gained more than 5 percent before Al-Falih and Novak made a joint statement , amid speculation that the two oil producers could reach an agreement to cap output. "There is still a question whether they can cut production for a sustainable period". Russia, which is not a member of the oil producing nations' group OPEC, this year supported calls to freeze production, but the efforts fell through after OPEC member Iran opposed the plan.

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Philippine president regrets 'son of a bitch' remark

While tensions are likely to dissipate, this spat has brought a number of changes in the U.S. -Philippines relationship into the spotlight. Obama said America's interest in the Asia-Pacific isn't new and is not a passing fad. A White House spokesman said the talks had been scrapped after Mr Duterte insulted Mr Obama. On Tuesday, Duterte expressed regret over the remarks, but the damage was already done.

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We were not invited for talks officially, says Hurriyat

Visibly disappointed over the opposition leaders' attempt to cut ice with separatist leaders, the Home Minister said he tweeted before arriving in Srinagar "we are ready to talk to anyone who wants peace and normalcy in Kashmir". The Parliament is the highest panchayat of a democracy and it's very serious about Kashmir issue. He said to address concerns of Kashmiri youths living in different parts of the country the Ministry has appointed Dr Sanjay Rai as nodal officer who can be ...

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Germany's Bayer raises offer for Monsanto again

Louis-based Monsanto's last closing price. Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate". Monsanto is primarily known for its genetically modified seeds for crops including corn, soybeans, cotton, wheat and sugar cane. Meanwhile, DuPont Co and Dow Chemical Co plan to merge and then carve out a new crop-science unit.

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New wave of anti-China activists set for Hong Kong vote win

The Chinese government underlined its "resolute opposition" to any independence activities on the council or outside it, state media reported. A delay in releasing preliminary results had caused some concern. Will these results change anything? "The tough battle [has] just begun and we have to be prepared and fight against the communist party", he said.

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USA trade deal talks 'have not failed': commissioner

France's trade minister said the us hasn't offered anything substantial in negotiations with the European Union on a free-trade deal and that talks should come to an end. USA president Barrack Obama previously stated that if TTIP is not completed now it will be years before a trade deal can be negotiated, given a schedule of elections in the U.S.

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NY launches probe into EpiPen maker

At issue is whether Mylan might have "inserted potentially anticompetitive terms" into the contracts it signed with school systems throughout New York state, according to the NY Attorney General. But it did issue a statement that its program to distribute EpiPens in schools "continues to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations". He didn't offer more details about what his initial review found amid reports across the nation that Mylan can require schools to buy their pens ...

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Saudi Arabia and Russia Sign Oil Agreement

Brent for November settlement lost as much as 20 U.S. cents to US$47.43 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange and was at US$47.49 at 9.25am in Tokyo . October West Texas Intermediate crude rose $1.05, or 2.4%, to $46.79 a barrel, while November Brent crude increased by $1.27, or 2.7%, to stand at $48.10 per barrel.

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France resolved to dismantle Jungle camp: Interior min.

French authorities plan to dismantle the so-called Calais Jungle camp - home to thousands of migrants fleeing war or poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. The French government will also be creating an additional 5,000 new places in emergency shelters for asylum seekers in 2017, on top of the "10,000 existing places".

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Clinton, Kaine release new campaign book

While Trump squandered a summer's worth of opportunities to court those voters, his campaign heads into the fall suddenly confident in its ability to make up lost ground. We get them all out. "I think it's quite intriguing that this activity has happened around the time [Donald] Trump became the nominee". "I'm ready.

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Hanjin Files for Bankruptcy Protection in US

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries estimates Hanjin Shipping needs more than 600 billion won to cover unpaid costs like fuel, including about 100 billion won immediately for payments such as to port operators to unload cargo from stranded ships, Kim said in the statement.

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Pitcher has brain surgery

Pitching in Sunday's second inning against the Mariners, Shoemaker was struck on the right side of the head by a line drive clocked at 105 miles per hour off the bat of Kyle Seager . He was helped off the field by the Angels' training staff and taken to the local hospital. Deolis Guerra came on in relief of Shoemaker following the incident.

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Buechele resembles former Texas great in signature win

Buechele hit a 20-yard pass to Jacorey Warrick to start it off. Swoopes subbed in two plays later and punched in the 3-yard run. Texas Longhorns Head Coach Charlie Strong wanted to begin the season by showing his message of change has gotten through to his players.

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Gov't, ruling party open to providing 100 bln won to Hanjin Shipping

The collapse of the world's seventh-largest container carrier has caused havoc in global trade networks and a surge in freight rates, as more than half of Hanjin's ships have been blocked from docking with ports and lashing firms fearing they won't be paid.

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Express Scripts Holding Company's (ESRX): Traders Limelight

Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX): After opening at $72.54, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $71.94 on Friday. The trading activity of 1.28 Million shares climbed down over an average volume of 2.39 Million shares. 05/31/2016 - Express Scripts Holding Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Wedbush. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $76.19 and a 200-day moving average price of $73.51.

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Bombardier cuts 2016 CSeries production forecast by more than half

The reduction means Bombardier report lower revenues at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, but remain within the lower end of the company's original guidance of $16.5 billion to $17.5 billion. Bombardier finally unveiled the CSeries aircraft more than a year ago to fanfare and high expectations, but has struggled with delays and slow sales.

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Canadian auto workers pick General Motors as strike target

Bargaining with the Canadian arms of GM, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles kicked off in August. "We are not under any circumstance going to sign a collective agreement with General Motors unless there's a commitment to St. This is of particular interest in Oshawa, where one of the GM production lines is slated for closure next year. "I'm here to to tell you today that is not going to happen, " he said.

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Russian athletes lose bid to compete in Paralympics

The 10 categories of impairment recognised by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) are impaired muscle power, impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency, leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment.

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Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy causes turmoil in global sea freight

The National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail trade association, wrote to the USA secretary of commerce, Penny Pritzker, and the Federal Maritime Commission chairman, Mario Cordero, on Thursday, urging them to work with the South Korean government, ports and others to prevent disruption.

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Hanjin Group Offers $90 Million to Help Shipping Unit

South Korea's financial regulator said Monday, Sept. 5, 2016, that financially troubled Hanjin Shipping Co . will seek stay orders in dozens of countries this week to help minimize disruptions caused by its slide into bankruptcy proceedings.

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'Rogue minister' Zwane's head should be on the chopping block, says DA

Although the Guptas' relationship with Zuma has been a source of controversy for years, it burst into the open in March when senior political figures went public to say the family had exerted undue sway, including offering cabinet positions.

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Clinton Holds 6-Point Lead Over Trump

Plugging a new campaign book authored with running mate Tim Kaine entitled "Strong Together", Clinton also praised unions during a Labor Day gathering in Cleveland by crediting them for things like higher wages, weekends, and growth of the middle class - items she says would be at risk during a Trump presidency.


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