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Could The Hoboken Train Crash Have Been Prevented By PTC?

According to the Federal Railroad Administration, NJ Transit has yet to make headway on bringing the Positive Train Control system online - with no workers trained and no equipment installed on tracks, trains or towers. They also plan to look into whether positive train control - a safety system created to prevent accidents by overriding the engineer and automatically slowing or stopping trains that are going too fast - could have helped.

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Rumours On Jayalalithaa Are False

Amid rumours about the health of hospitalised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's health condition, her opponent and an octogenerian himself, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi demanded the state government to an end rumours by releasing at least a photograph of Jayalalithaa from the hospital.

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Police shooting audio appears to back up officer statements

Police have said Keith Scott was armed with a handgun and officers told him repeatedly to drop the weapon before he was shot to death. WATCH: Scott's wife twice filed protective orders against himThe Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Dept. Other court documents show Scott had a criminal record in North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Wilson added the tweet "offended many members of our community and beyond, and I understand the hurt and frustration they feel".

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Trevor Noah mocks Donald Trump's sniffing problem at the first presidential debate

Trump certainly has an odd understanding of "chivalry" considering how he doubled down on the mysogyny later. "There's always the chance that that tweet was created by the Chinese to make Trump non-competitive", Colbert said. He claimed he wasn't actually sniffling during Monday's debate-something we all clearly witnessed-but in fact his bad microphone was bad but good enough to pick up his breathing.

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Sen. Warner Asks SEC to Investigate Yahoo! Breach

Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) in June. Warner also said that in its September 9 proxy statement filed with the SEC as part of the Verizon deal, Yahoo asserted that there "have not been any incidents of, or third-party claims challenging. The New York Post on Monday reported executives at Verizon are said to be at war over how to proceed with its $4.8 billion Yahoo deal, which was announced in July after a bidding process.

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Second suspect arrested in marijuana grow house blast

Police haven't said how he's connected to the Bronx explosion . The explosion happened around 7:30 a.m.at 304 W. 234th St.in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx. New Jersey authorities are holding the man wanted in New York City in connection with the building explosion that killed FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy of Yonkers.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented Monday on his meetings with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, saying that "no matter what happens in November, the friendship between Israel and the US will not only continue but will grow stronger".

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Duterte rejects meeting with Jaybee Sebastian

Three others were injured, including gang leader Jaybee Sebastian who is being urged to testify against Sen. "[Dongail] went to the three and told them to stop what they were doing". In relation to the incident, PNP Chief dela Rosa praised the swift response of the PNP-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) commandos who were tasked to guard the NBP.

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Opposition is 'not good enough' for Labour

I'm convinced we can build the electoral support that can beat the Tories". "An independent free press is vital to our democracy". Observing that Labour had "ended up sounding like we were anti-business", he said: "Capitalism is not the enemy, money is not the problem, business isn't bad".

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Why Syrian 'cessation' hangs by a thread

The latest developments placed added importance on a meeting Tuesday of the International Syria Support Group, or ISSG. U.S. -Russian ceasefire agreement for Syria is particularly fragile but it remains the only hope to resolve the conflict, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Monday.

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Rodrigo Duterte compares himself to Hitler and pledges to 'slaughter

An average of 10 people a day are now being killed on the streets by police and militia. Id be happy to slaughter them, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said on his ongoing bloody crackdown against drug-peddlers and addicts in the country.

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Kerala Assembly congratulates Indian Army for surgical strikes

Top leaders of political parties were today briefed by the government about the surgical strike carried out by the Army on terror launching pads across the LoC to foil plans of terrorists to target some Indian towns. And since not just one rat but, in Indian eyes, any number of Pakistan and Pakistan-supported "vermin" had been repeatedly transgressing the LoC, killing Indian armed forces personnel and generally cocking a snook at the government and security establishment, Modi could not but ...

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Five things to look out for in Jeremy Corbyn's conference speech today

Defiant Labour moderates vowed to stay and fight following Mr Corbyn's victory amid warnings that the party's future existence is at risk. Like Bernie Sanders, who shares some of Corbyn's outlook, or Trump - who definitely doesn't - Corbyn is a sign of how the political center ground has eroded.

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Oil rises close to $50/bbl; doubts on OPEC plan cap gains

Saudi Arabia has reviewed its pump-at-will policy due to the country's growing economic problems. Luaibi also said he didn't like the idea of re-establishing OPEC's output ceiling at 32.5 million barrels per day (bpd), according to sources in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries .

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Typhoon Megi tears through Taiwan, strikes China

The official China Daily newspaper said the landslide hit Sucun at about 5:30 p.m.as villagers were sitting down to supper. "A little more persistence from rescuers will bring more chances to find survivors", he said. 27, 2016". The storm had already killed at least five people in China and Taiwan, and forced the closure of schools and offices and the cancellation of hundreds of flights.

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Russian Federation proposes 48-hour 'humanitarian pause' in Aleppo

On Monday Boris Johnson, the United Kingdom's foreign secretary, said an attack on an aid convoy near Aleppo last week that killed at least 20 people would "constitute a war crime" if it was deliberate. "The majority of attacks on medical facilities were targeted attacks, meaning that these locations were deliberately chosen for destruction, in violation of global humanitarian law", the non-governmental organisation said on its website.

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Tigers, Indians waiting out lengthy rain delay

Officials waited more than four hours before announcing the decision to postpone at 5:23 p.m. The Indians offense put up a brief fight post-rain delay in the fourth inning, eventually knocking rookie sensation Michael Fulmer out of the game after 3.0 innings.

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Lady Gaga Will Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

It will be her second Super Bowl appearance after she opened last February's game with a performance of the American national anthem. The Super Bowl is the most-watched event on US television drawing more than 100 million viewers and the most expensive TV program for advertisers, who pay millions to secure 30-second commercial spots.

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Labour support group to hold meeting on future of the party

He also said Labour would re-introduce the education maintenance allowance and maintenance grants for students from low and middle income families. "With Labour in power , your home and your commute get more affordable, the air you breathe gets less polluted, you get better pay and conditions at work, our businesses are supported to grow, and new jobs are created ".

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Pakistan warns of "water war" with India if decades-old treaty violated

Singh said. Reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that "blood and water can not flow together", Singhvi said: "Is is better to talk about in the language I spoke about Indus Waters Treaty and Article 62 or in the language of "jumlas", you should decide".

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Momentum vice-chair Jackie Walker has been accused of anti-Semitism

Frankly, we can't do this when people who hold such abhorrent racist views are allowed to remain active within our Party. The TSSA union says it will "seriously reconsider" its support for Momentum if Jackie Walker remains in place. The claims of antisemitism were politically motivated, Ms Walker suggested, adding that "prominent" Jewish groups agreed with her. "I regret that we have spent the summer occupying ourselves with yet another leadership election, and now it is over it is vital ...

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Philippine's Duterte cites Hitler, wants to kill millions of addicts

That was the message of President Rodrigo Duterte on early Friday against his critics, whom he called "pea-brained" for slamming him for his stringent measures to address the drug menace in the country. Duterte, 71, won elections in May in a landslide after pledging to wipe out drugs in society, vowing an unprecedented crime war in which 100,000 people would die.

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Michelle Obama goes off on Donald Trump

The first lady also made sure to bring up years of Trump asserting that her husband, President Barack Obama, was not born in the United States. "When it comes to the qualifications we should demand in a president, to start with, we need someone who will take the job seriously", she told the Pennsylvania crowd.

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Columnist acts as a fact checker for first debate

YouTube reported almost 2 million live concurrent streams of the debate . A testy exchange between the candidates on Trump's support for the Iraq war prompted a spike in fact-checking, Google said . Were you impressed by either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump's policies or temperaments? The candidates played to form, which in the end may have simply served to remind voters why Clinton and Trump have the highest unfavorable ratings of any presidential candidates in history.

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North Korean soldier crosses the border to defect

Seoul and Washington agreed to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in the South after North Korea conducted a series of missile tests in the wake of its fourth nuclear test in January. Officials had considered three alternative sites and chose the country club after a simulation-based evaluation, a Ministry of National Defense spokesman told the Yonhap news agency .

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Mayawati: Modi orchestrating a war like situation on border

Ms Lodhi maintained that Swaraj's allegations on Pakistan were an attempt to divert attention from the Indian atrocities in Kashmir. The arrest and confessional statement of a serving Indian navy officer and intelligence operative, Kulbhushan Jhadav, had proved India's involvement, he added.

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Egypt arrests owner, crew of shipwrecked migrant boat

Regional governor Mohamed Sultan says the death toll was now "almost final" but rescuers still searching in the area. In June, a Dutch marine ship rescued almost 200 migrants, including 17 children and 2 pregnant women, from a sinking boat in the Mediterranean that was en route to the Italian island of Sicily.

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West Ham delay night out investigation until after Middlesbrough game

The Hammers have conceded a total of 11 goals in their last four games against Watford , West Brom and Southampton and despite their defensive issues, Oxford is yet to feature for Slaven Bilic's men this season. "We are going to talk about it, find out what happened but now it's not proven, it's rumours". "There have been factors which have contributed to the poor start with injuries to key players and some key decisions which have gone against us", the co-owners added.

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Obama, Bill Clinton to attend Peres funeral

Other leaders to attend include U.S. President Barack Obama, French President Francois Hollande, Britain's Prince Charles, EU President Donald Tusk and former British Prime Minister David Cameron. Dozens of world leaders were invitied to attend t he funeral on Friday, which will will be attended by United States president Barack Obama according to the White House.

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Pakistan "completely rejects" Indian claim of cross-border strikes

The Congress party has been amongst the first to congratulate the government on the surgical strikes, assuring the Prime Minister and the Indian Army of all support. The DGMO said, "It has been a matter of serious concern that there has been continuing and increasing infiltration by terrorists across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir".

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Charlotte police shooting video does little to ease doubts

Dashboard camera video shows two officers pointing their guns at Keith Lamont Scott, who is inside an SUV with the doors closed and windows rolled up. Scott was shot and killed by Officer Brentley Vinson on September 20. Screenshot of the video release . Only one officer, Officer Bentley Vinson shot Scott, with that officer also being black.

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Kareena Kapoor had rejected Saif Ali Khan's first proposal

I think he's charming, but he's not going down on his knees. So, she revealed in one of her interviews recently that Saifu proposed to her not just once but many times before she finally said yes. On the work front, Kareena will soon begin shooting for Rhea Kapoor's Veere Di Wedding. Following the same tradition, Saif also proposed to Kareena in Paris.

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Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots Predictions week 4: highly anticipated game

He's the polar opposite of Bill Belichick. Including his six seasons as coach of the Jets, Ryan is just 4-11 against the Patriots , dropping nine of the past 10 matchups. 1. That's a difference from last season when the defense, at times, didn't appear to be reading the same book. That's right, at their current total of 10 in three games; they're halfway home to past year.

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Colombia Signs Historic Peace Deal Ending Half a Century of War

Many in the audience, all dressed in white, had tears in their eyes as Mr Santos removed from his lapel a pin shaped like a white dove which he has been wearing for years and handed it over to his former adversary, who fastened it to his own shirt.

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Man suspected of killing parents, then 17 neighbors in China

The bodies were found on Thursday at different locations in the village, a state-backed news website, ThePaper.cn, said, adding that the suspect had given authorities some details. A list with the victims' names circulating online showed they included 11 males and eight females, with the youngest a three-year-old girl and the oldest 72.


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