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Governor: New Jersey train crash fatality occurred on platform

Fabiola Bittar de Kroon , 34, of Hoboken, was killed by falling debris as she stood on the platform waiting for the train, authorities said. The last major train crash in the United States took place in May 2015, when an Amtrak train linking Washington to NY derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight and injuring 200.

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Edward Albee dead: Theater community, Hollywood pay tribute

Often bleakly humorous, his plays explored the darker sides of marriage, religion, raising children, and American life. He won three Pulitzers in his lifetime, for A Delicate Balance, Seascape and Three Tall Women . In 1958, he completed his first play, a one-act titled The Zoo Story , which made its NY debut in 1960, on a double bill at the Provincetown Playhouse with Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape .

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Talks between Allina, striking MN nurses continue

On the ballot: Accept the offer to end the four-week strike or reject it and extend the strike, which was nearing the state record 38-day walkout by nurses in 1984. Paul. Allina Health released a statement saying in part "This decision is now in the hands of our nurses". Monday's vote will be decided by a simple majority.

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Danish drug maker Novo Nordisk to lay off 1000 employees

Efforts to ramp up sales of Tresiba could be hurt by the impending US launch of a lower-cost copycat of Lantus by Eli Lilly & Co., which would further intensify competition and could limit the price premium that Novo can command. Majority of job cuts will be in the company's research and development units and staff functions at its headquarters, as well as in the global commercial organization.

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Congress tied up in partisan knots over the most basic duty

Democrats balked on the larger spending bill Tuesday because it didn't address the Flint crisis. Final passage of the stopgap spending bill is set for no later than Friday. The spending measure also would provide long-delayed money to fight the Zika virus and help Louisiana rebuild from last month's disastrous floods.

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Stocks skid as drugmakers fall, then bank woes deepen losses

Nearly no one expected Lehman's to actually fold on the morning of September 15 2008, and I clearly remember working at the Bank of New York Mellon as entire trading floors physically watched Lehman's stock price plunge over just a short hour's trade before being placed into a trading halt followed by permanent extinction.

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Russian Federation says USA statement on Syria amounts to supporting terrorism - agencies

Russia's defence ministry said Moscow was prepared to relaunch talks with the United States on the crisis, but a Syrian opposition official said a political solution to the conflict was "no longer a viable option". The offensive by the government, backed by Russian Federation, is an attempt to drive out the rebels and retake control of Aleppo. Almost 400 civilians have been killed in the past week, many of them children.

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Gary Johnson has another 'Aleppo moment' in interview

Mexico. Europe. South America. "Pick any leader", said Matthews. Finally, Johnson came up with the former president of Mexico , whose name he couldn't remember. He is expected, though, to receive votes from some Americans who are not supportive of either Democrat Hillary Clinton or Republican Donald Trump .

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Ryder Cup 2016: Who are the members of American and European teams?

Garcia and Kaymer are ideal Ryder Cup competitors who can take on a course in a multitude of ways. "That was never, never in doubt". Rose and Stenson were involved in an epic final-round duel at the Olympics last month in Brazil, with Rose winning the gold medal on the final hole, relegating Stenson to a silver medal.

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Cubs keep rolling, beat Pirates 6-4

Then, he went for it. The Cubs, down by 7-1, scored three times in the seventh against three relievers on a walk, a hit batter, third baseman David Freese's throwing error and Tommy La Stella's two-run single. Chris Coghlan cleared the bases with a triple off the top of the wall in right-center field. The Pittsburgh Pirates should instead start a pitcher that could play a big role in 2017.

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'Concerned' China urges India, Pakistan to avoid tensions

Unless India procures Chinese support through painstaking diplomacy and a smart give-and-take approach, Beijing would have little incentive to annoy Pakistan. The MEA press release also specified the items that were recovered from the slain terrorists, including grenades with Pakistani markings and GPS systems, along with other equipment.

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Cardinals top Reds on Molina's disputed double in 9th inning

Louis' Mike Leake played starring roles in the first five innings. "The preparation was right, guys were going about it the right way and you're going to have those from time to time". "Nobody did anything. We went in". Even the Fox Sports Midwest broadcast, the broadcast network of the Cardinals , was still showing the score as 3-3 as the players were walking off the field.

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Hillary Clinton leading Trump in the latest poll

The editorial goes on to detail - acerbically, in some places - Donald Trump's disqualifying flaws and his rival's attributes: " Clinton retains her composure under pressure". The Republic has joined a no longer very exclusive club: Republican publications that reject Trump and encourage readers to vote for one of his opponents.

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Pakistan to inform UNSC over India's 'surgical strikes'

Pakistan rebuffed the claims with the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) saying, "There has been no surgical strike by India, instead there had been cross-border fire initiated and conducted by Indian forces which is an existential phenomenon".

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NTSB to speak to NJ Transit engineer, examine tracks, signals

Some of the big steel columns that hold up the historic train station had come crashing down, and with it the ceiling. "We are in the midst of an investigation", he said. The target date is now the end of 2018. When Kouris heard about the crash in a station she passes through almost everyday, she said: "Mostly, I was just anxious for the people on the train".

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Cauvery talks fail, Uma Bharti says she'll fast to prevent unrest

The representatives of both states met Uma Bharti today a day after the Karnataka government failed to comply with the Supreme Court's order to release more water from the Cauvery river to Tamil Nadu. There were petitions questioning the court's decision that led to releasing water for irrigation in Tamil Nadu, rather than catering to the drinking water needs of Karnataka.

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Watch Champions League 2016-17 live on TV, online

You always allow the possibility of the opponent scoring a goal and then you can suffer. We are happy, the scan was very positive. A tearful Son had to be helped from the pitch after the defeat and, according to the team's coach, Shin Tae-yong, "cried all day after the game".

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First baby in the world with three parents

Five-month-old Abrahim Hassan was born using the three parent technique. A team of USA experts carried out the procedure to allow a mother with Leigh syndrome, a fatal disorder that affects the nervous system, to deliver a healthy child. Furthermore, because they are Muslim, doctors needed to develop a special technique which would fit in with their beliefs and not see the destruction of two embryos.

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United States to send additional 600 troops to Iraq

The training has focused on nine Iraqi army brigades and three brigades of Kurdish fighters, known as peshmerga . "We are prepared to continue to help the Iraqi security forces consolidate their control", he said. The troops will provide logistical support technicians, advisers and enablers. The argument for the move, to beef up the fight against the Islamic State , bringing the US troop level in Iraq to 5,180 in the face of Mr.

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First MRT Baby Born

In using DNA from three individuals, researchers were able to remove some of the mother's DNA from an egg and leave out the disease-causing DNA . Zhang's team implanted that embryo into the mother, and nine months later, on April 6, the child was born. The Jordanian parents traveled to Mexico, along with US scientists to undergo the controversial procedure, which is meant to allow parents carrying genes for fatal rare diseases to have healthy children.

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Dengue: Two more deaths, toll rises to 21 in Delhi

With both petitions commonly referring to the apathy of people in Delhi, be it the previous year or this year, the Bench chose to issue notice to Delhi Government and municipal agencies responsible for maintaining sanitation in the city. Hospitals in Delhi had earlier reported 15 chikungunya-related deaths, but a death review committee, which reviewed 13 of them, had last week ruled that none of them were due to chikungunya.

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9-Year-Old Girl in Charlotte Makes Plea For Peace

A group of people watch a monitor of the Charlotte City Council meeting outside the Meeting Chamber during time for public comments, mainly concerning last week's Scott shooting, at the Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center on Monday, Sept.

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Fractures fixed with 3D-printed bone

Additionally, the material can also be printed at room temperature, and used nearly immediately after printing, opening the possibility that hospitals may be able to use an inhouse 3D printer to build custom implants on demand. They need to better understand just how the material works in humans, how long HB can last on a shelf before it's implanted, to increase its loading capacity, and to scale up production.

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Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in post-debate battleground state polls

First lady Michelle Obama speaks at LaSalle University in Philadelphia , Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, as she campaigns for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "If these results hold up, Donald Trump has no path to victory". The remaining debates are scheduled for October 9 in St. Louis and October 19 in Las Vegas.

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Reality Check Quick Takes: Did Trump favor the Iraq war?

Trump: " Ford is leaving". Then there was this back-and-forth on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Thousands of jobs leaving MI, leaving Ohio. "How do they get out?" "Excuse me, that was before the war started". "That is absolutely proven over and over again", Clinton said. Trump repeated his claim that ISIS wouldn't exist "had we taken the oil" when the United States occupied Iraq.

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Crowd turns its back on Clinton for group selfie

An image showing dozens of Democratic supporters turning their backs on Hillary Clinton in a bid to grab a selfie with the presidential hopeful has been lauded for capturing 2016's "selfie generation". In Ms Clinton's first campaign for the White House, where she went up against a then-fresh-faced senator from Chicago, Barack Obama, she still drew crowds but not as many selfies.

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Jets' Seferian-Jenkins practices, thankful for opportunity

I'm excited for this opportunity. "And I'm going to take full advantage of it and really approach it as hard as I can, go as hard as I can". As for legal updates, Seferian-Jenkins faces an arraignment in court November 8 in Tampa on misdemeanor charges of DUI and failure to obey a driver license restriction - from a previous DUI charge in Washington in 2013, he was required to have an Interlock Ignition Device on any vehicle he drives.

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World's First Three-Parent Baby Born

Prior to the birth of her baby , she and her husband went to Dr. John Zhang - a reproductive endocrinologist at New Hope Fertility Center in New York City - for help with the procedure. The goal with this method, the report states, is to overcome flaws in a parent's mitochondria that can cause serious illnesses in babies . Although the procedure is now illegal to perform in the US, "to save lives is the ethical thing to do", Zhang told New Scientist .

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First baby with DNA of 3 parents born to overcome faulty genes

The couple sought the help of John Zhang and his team at the New Hope Fertility Centre in New York City for a baby that would be genetically related to them but would not carry the inherited disease. After the embryo's mitochondrial DNA was screened and found to be healthy , doctors implanted the embryo into the mother's uterus. Children affected by the disease aren't usually expected to live more than six or seven years.

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Hoboken train passengers: 'It just didn't stop'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told CNN that no one is believed to be still trapped inside the train he said was traveling at a higher than usual speed. In an interview with CNN, Bhagyesh Shah said he was a passenger at the end of the first auto. The report said the female engineer tested negative for drugs and alcohol and that the train's brakes were in working order.

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'The Confession' Episode of DESIGNATED SURVIVOR

US SVoD service Netflix is making episodes available weekly outside of North America as they air on ABC. The premiere averaged 15.3 million viewers and 3.7 rating in adults 18-49 in Nielsen's L3 ratings. David Guggenheim is the creator and executive producer. Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood and Kiefer Sutherland are executive producers. " Speechless " stars Minnie Driver as Maya DiMeo, John Ross Bowie as Jimmy DiMeo, Mason Cook as Ray DiMeo, Micah Fowler as JJ DiMeo, Kyla Kenedy as Dylan DiMeo ...

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Thais Probe Babies with Microcephaly for Zika Link

While he denied that the condoms were part of the anti-Zika prevention kits being distributed in the communities, the heath official acknowledged that the inclusion of the contraceptives in the kits had a "rationale". "The Zika virus is a germ that an individual can pick up after being bitten by an infected Aedes aegypti mosquito", said Dr. Laws. "They're a great lead, they work very hard, very diligently, for the education on mosquitos, for the education of the people", Leinenveber said.

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Wells Fargo CEO to forfeit $41M amid illegal practices

A special committee of the bank's independent directors will lead an investigation into the retail bank's sales practices, helped by the board's human resources committee and the law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP, according to the statement.

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First Child Born With Three Biological Parents

The controversial technique, which allows parents with rare genetic mutations to have healthy babies , has only been legally approved in the UK . The genes for Leigh syndrome (and several other debilitating and fatal diseases) are found in mitochondrial DNA , which is passed only from mothers to their children.

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Police took over 1 hour to respond, about 1 minute to shoot

Police said in an update published via Twitter Wednesday night that one witness voluntarily stepped forward to offer cell phone video they'd recorded during the incident. He was sent to federal prison for driving drunk and illegally possessing a 9mm semi-automatic pistol when arrested in Aurora, Colorado in 2005 with marijuana and ecstasy in his auto.