• Brawl leads to death at Cornell University

    Brawl leads to death at Cornell University

    Nazaire was a sophomore studying business administration at IC. He had just returned to school after spending the summer with him family on Newkirk Avenue in Flatbush, and working in Coney Island, according to the Cornell Sun . It was unclear what incited the incident, which Ryan Lombardi, a Cornell administrator, called "deeply disturbing" in a statement . "Please be sure to take care of yourselves and each other throughout the coming days".

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  • Kerry arrives in India for trade, security talks

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohamed Shahriar Alam and Sheikh Rehana's son Radwan Mujib Siddiq received Kerry at the museum when he reached there at around 11.45am.The US Secretary of State arrived in Dhaka yesterday morning on a nine-hour visit packed with a series of meetings to discuss bilateral and global issues that both sides expect to take the relations to "new heights".

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  • Endwell returns to NY with parade after Little League win (photos, videos)

    Endwell returns to NY with parade after Little League win (photos, videos)

    Harlost's winning run came after teammate Conner Rush produced the NY team's only RBI in the game with a single. He also scored the winning run on a passed ball in the fourth inning. Conner Rush , the coach's son, drove in the game's first run with a single to short left field. The next batter, Jack Hopko, swung at an outside pitch for strike three, but the ball popped out of catcher Junseo Cho's glove and Harlost scored before Cho could retrieve it.

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  • Plane found, 2 still missing after crash in New Orleans lake

    The plane will be pulled out of Lake Pontchartrain, according to Capt. Edwin Holmes, who says there should be more information then. The airport is located about 10 miles northeast of downtown New Orleans , Louisiana. Friday, he said. Morris said the pilot was in his 50s and had decades of flying experience. "There happened to be a boat right near there that scooped her up", Morris said.

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  • Brazil's Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup

    Brazil's Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup

    Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff will today stand before the Senate to present her final defence, the final stand in the controversial impeachment process that will this week decide both her and the country's fate. "I can't help but taste the bitterness of injustice", she said. Opponents claim her maneuvers were an attempt to continue high spending and mask deficits, which ultimately exacerbated a severe recession.

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  • New Orleans remembers Hurricane Katrina 11 years later

    New Orleans remembers Hurricane Katrina 11 years later

    More than 1,000 people died in the hurricane and the resulting floods. "We're all part of the human family and that, whether it be on the battlefield or on the peace field, we really never leave anybody behind". FEMA agents called Katrina the single most catastrophic natural disaster in US history. The city's mayor and other officials will lay wreaths at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial in honor of the victims.

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  • Rahul Gandhi on 3-day visit to Amethi from Wednesday

    Rahul Gandhi on 3-day visit to Amethi from Wednesday

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. He will also address a public meeting in Jafarganj under Jagdishpur assembly segment. Asked if the Congress VP would visit Ayodhya, Azad evaded a direct answer saying, "He would visit whatever places that would come in between and not to create any controversy out of it", as per PTI .

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  • Rousseff to Address Brazilian Senate Monday in Impeachment Trial

    Rousseff to Address Brazilian Senate Monday in Impeachment Trial

    Broadcast live on Brazilian television, Rousseff's speech to senators was a highly anticipated event. Rousseff's testimony was her last chance of defense in a almost nine-month impeachment process that has plunged Latin America's largest economy into political turmoil and deepened a recession.

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  • Scientists make exciting discovery of possible Earth-like planet

    Despite the temperate orbit of Proxima b , the conditions on the surface may be strongly affected by the ultraviolet and X-ray flares from the star-far more intense than the Earth experiences from the Sun , researchers said. Proxima B was detected after 16 years of analyzing telescopic recordings of the Proxima Centauri , Proxima b's mother star. The study has been published in the journal Nature .

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  • Gene Wilder, star of 'Willy Wonka' dies at 83

    Wilder's first major film role was in the 1968 satirical comedy The Producers , for which he received his first Academy Award nomination. Following Wilder's death, his nephew addressed his uncle's battle with Alzheimer's. The son of a Russian Jewish immigrant, Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1933. He starred in two other Brooks comedies in 1974, Western spoof Blazing Saddles and gothic horror parody, Young Frankenstein .

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  • Bomber kills at least 60 at Yemen recruitment center

    Witnesses said some recruits were buried when a roof collapsed over them following the blast, which also damaged buildings close to the recruitment centre. The Saudi-led coalition intervened in Yemen in March past year and has helped government forces push the rebels out of Aden and four other southern provinces since July 2015.

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  • Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless

    Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless

    A survey published by O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper on Monday showed 53 senators would vote against Rousseff and only 19 would back her - nine short of the 28 she needs to avoid being ousted. Rousseff's appearance came on the fourth day of a trial that has seen name-calling, shouting and a declaration by Senate President Renan Calheiros that "stupidity is limitless".

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  • Singapore reports 41 locally transmitted Zika cases

    Singapore reports 41 locally transmitted Zika cases

    The Straits Times also reported Monday afternoon the clinic that discovered the city state's first local Zika case saw five more suspected cases . All the confirmed cases are residents or workers at a single construction site, the Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive area.

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  • Pakistan, China enjoy excellent ties: PM

    Pakistan, China enjoy excellent ties: PM

    The researcher, at one of China's most powerful think tanks, which is affiliated with the Ministry of State Security, also said India's growing military ties with the U.S. "We will stand against it", he added. "If Indian concern is too much, China is also one part of the Kashmir issue". "They are also luring India by giving high-technology deals and advanced military weapons.

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  • Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how

    Nearly 3.2 million years ago, Lucy died. Now we know how

    As one of the oldest and most complete hominid fossils ever found, Lucy's skeleton provides quite a bit of information on how she lived. In addition to discovering that Lucy's cause of death is consistent with a fall from a high place - presumed to have been from a tall tree due to where her remains were found in the Afar region of Ethiopia - the fossil clues presented another key piece of evidence.

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  • United Nations chief lauds Pakistan's resolve for peaceful Kashmir settlement

    United Nations chief lauds Pakistan's resolve for peaceful Kashmir settlement

    The assurance was given by the OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani while talking to President Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Yaqoob Khan in Islamabad . They had made an offer, we have responded to the offer. The Indian foreign secretary also looks forward to discussing "the earliest possible vacation of Pakistan's illegal occupation of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir", Swarup told a news briefing.

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  • Ex secretarios de Energía, designados como asesores de Aranguren

    A través de su publicación en el Boletín Oficial, el Ejecutivo oficializó la instauración del Consejo Consultivo de Políticas Energéticas , cuyo objetivo es "brindar opinión " al ministerio para que sus decisiones se basen en "criterios de eficiencia, diversificación, integración regional y desarrollo sustentable".

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  • Cámara del Congreso aprueba convocatoria de consulta de paz

    La bancada del Centro Democrático, en cabeza del senador Álvaro Uribe Vélez, fue la única en votar en contra de esta convocatoria . Para ella, debe ser todo claro y de paso pidió a los congresistas que no hablen por las víctimas. Cabe destacar que el pasado jueves, el mandatario colombiano entregó al Congreso el acuerdo de paz que lograron con las FARC , y señaló que hizo entrega de los textos completos del acuerdo de paz a los presidentes del Senado y la Cámara de Representantes , los ...

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  • Man in black detained before LAX airport panic

    For 30 minutes, LAX was in lockdown after reports of a shooter in the terminals. A search uncovered no evidence of a gunman or shots fired. The man was later released after telling police he was a performer on Hollywood Boulevard and was at the airport to pick up a passenger.

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  • Brexit Architect Nigel Farage Likens Trump to Ronald Reagan

    The main goal of the White House hopeful's speech was to accuse Mr Trump of "taking hate groups mainstream" with a campaign based on "prejudice and paranoia". He previously hinted at his preference for Mr Trump , saying: "If you put me up against a wall, it's got to be him [ Trump ], not Hillary, but I have reservations".

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  • Immigration laws can be softened

    Immigration laws can be softened

    In an interview with CNN Thursday night, he then appeared to walk back his latest reversal by ruling out legal status for undocumented immigrants who remain in the country. "He may try to disguise his plans by throwing in words like " humane " or " fair ", but the reality remains that Trump's agenda echoes the extreme right's will - one that is fueling a unsafe movement of hatred across the country", Clinton spokeswoman Jennifer Palmieri said.

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  • Scarborough: Trump Has Adopted Jeb Bush's Immigration Policy

    Scarborough: Trump Has Adopted Jeb Bush's Immigration Policy

    He said of his Democratic opponent, "Hillary Clinton is a bigot who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings worthy of a better future". The Republican presidential nominee remained non-committal on deportation of all the 11 illegal immigrants even those who have not committed any crime.

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  • MotoGP: Eugene Laverty sixth in Czech Republic

    MotoGP: Eugene Laverty sixth in Czech Republic

    Crutchlow ran as low as 15th but as the track dried he carved his way through the field, moved into the lead with seven laps left and went on to win by seven seconds. Italian Andrea Iannone finished third, 0.631 back. The next race is the British Grand Prix on Sept 4. "The first laps were a nightmare, I made a mistake a lot of times and everybody overtook me from the outside and the inside".

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  • Soldier killed in rocket attack becomes Turkey's first death in Syria operation

    Soldier killed in rocket attack becomes Turkey's first death in Syria operation

    The Britain-based Observatory said the bombardment targeted an area south of the former IS border stronghold of Jarabulus, which Turkish-led forces captured on the first day of the incursion. Jeb el-Kussa is located 14km (9 miles) south of Jarablus and is controlled by local fighters with support from Kurdish forces. It fears Kurdish fighters gaining an unbroken strip of territory along its border, which would be a huge boost to the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a banned Kurdish rebel ...

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  • Comienza el alto el fuego del Gobierno colombiano y las FARC

    Subrayó que en medio del cese al fuego bilateral y de hostilidades los uniformados seguirán combatiendo y persiguiendo todas las manifestaciones de delitos o criminalidad en todo el país, sin importar quien sea su autor . Durante su intervención en la apertura de la XXXVIII Caminata de la Solidaridad por Colombia , recordó que esta es la primera vez que se hace esta acción sin conflicto armado con las FARC .

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  • Pirelli ya eligió a las actrices que posarán en el calendario 2017

    Pirelli ya eligió a las actrices que posarán en el calendario 2017

    Como cada año, los fanáticos de la belleza femenina esperan con ansias la nueva entrega 2017 del Calendario Pirelli . que tendrá una serie de a las celebridades para la edición 2017 e incluirá a figuras de la talla de Nicole Kidman y Uma Thurman, celebradas luminarias de la industria del cine de Hollywood.

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  • Islamic State takes responsibility for Yemen bomb; at least 60 dead

    Yemenis , including soldiers, inspect the attack site in the southern Yemeni city of Aden . Médecins Sans Frontières, the group known as Doctors Without Borders, said on Twitter that its hospital received 45 dead and 60 wounded. In eastern Yemen, forces loyal to Hadi, backed by troops from the United Arab Emirates, drove members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula from the city of Mukalla in a military operation in May.

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  • Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy

    The financial aid will be committed in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and comes three years after a $32 billion aid by the Asian economic powerhouse pledged to Africa during the fifth Tokyo International Conference on African Development ( TICAD ).

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