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Austin bombing suspect identified

Austin bombing suspect identified

His death follows a series of explosions in the Austin-area over the span of three weeks. Even if the bomber acted alone, police warned residents Wednesday to remain vigilant in case he left behind more packages. Police found several pieces of evidence to lead to the suspect, including unusual batteries and screws used in each device, according to CBS News . Read More

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White rhino faces extinction threat after last male dies

White rhino faces extinction threat after last male dies

We are just devasted! "But there was nothing mean about him", said Elodie Sampere, a representative for Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya , where the rhino lived. Sudan ended up being part of that work as well. That could take decades. "His death is a cruel symbol of human disregard for nature and it saddened everyone who knew him", said Jan Stejskal, Director of International Projects at Dvůr Králové Zoo. Read More

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New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies after fall at her home

New York congresswoman Louise Slaughter dies after fall at her home

After graduate school, she and her husband, Robert "Bob" Slaughter, moved to the village of Fairport, N.Y. Together they had three daughters, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild. The bill, which requires lawmakers to quickly discuss their stock trades, led to revelations about Rep. Chris Collins' investment in Innate Immunotherapeutics, now the subject of a House Ethics Committee investigation. Read More

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Six including Ravi Shankar Prasad elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Six including Ravi Shankar Prasad elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

The candidates who have now made it to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat include Union ministers Purushottam Rupala and Mansukh Mandavia from BJP and former Union minister of state for railways Naran Rathwa and Ami Yagnik from Congress. The minimum first preference votes required by a candidate was 37. " Maharashtra State Commission for Women chairperson Vijaya Rahatkar has withdrawn from the fray", the state's Parliamentary Affairs Minister Girish Bapat said. Read More

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Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Saudi threatens to develop nuclear bomb if Iran does

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told United States network CBS News his country did not want to acquire nuclear weapons. The comments by Prince Mohammed, who at 32 is heir to the throne, also have implications for Israel, another US ally which neither confirms nor denies the widespread assumption that it controls the Middle East's only nuclear arsenal. Read More

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Charley Casserly: Giants adding Nate Solder is best move of free agency

Charley Casserly: Giants adding Nate Solder is best move of free agency

Rapoport added Solder agreed to a four-year contract worth $62 million with $35 million guaranteed. Deals can not be officially signed until Wednesday afternoon at 4 p.m. The New Orleans Saints pursued Butler as a restricted free agent past year, but the trade price was too high. Last season, Solder allowed six sacks, 10 pressures, 19 quarterback hits and was called for seven penalties. Read More

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South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada banned for rest of series

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada banned for rest of series

Rabada was banned for two test matches for shoulder-charging Australia captain Steve Smith hours after being named man of the match in his team's six-wicket win against Australia in the second test in Port Elizabeth . With matches to come on hard tracks in Cape Town and Johannesburg, he had the potential to lead his side to a first home series victory over the Australians since 1970. Read More

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Samajwadi Party Leader Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

Samajwadi Party Leader Naresh Agrawal joins BJP

UP BJP spokesman Chandra Mohan said MLAs across party lines will vote for "development" and "considering people's mood for BJP". Lashing out at Agrawal for denigrating a woman , Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal had said, "It is sad". Irani said when a woman's honour is challenged, "we stand as one in our condemnation irrespective of our politics". The grand celebration raised eyebrows within the party, and his closeness to the BJP was widely discussed. Read More

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Tycoon's Daughter, Friends Die in Jet Crash

Tycoon's Daughter, Friends Die in Jet Crash

The Turkish Transport Ministry said the plane belongs to Başaran Holding. One of his projects - a series of luxury apartment blocks in Istanbul - were called "Mina Towers" after his daughter. The families of the victims had arrived at the nearby Shahr-e Kord airport along with a Turkish diplomat, said deputy governor of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari province, Jafar Mardani. Read More

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CCSD Asking Students Not To Participate In School Safety Walkout

CCSD Asking Students Not To Participate In School Safety Walkout

A number of students in the Clark County School District plan to walk out of class Wednesday to underscore a demand for stricter gun control laws. "The school is prepared to let students have a voice", he said Monday. Although some students were saying they would get detention for walking out, Mezzanotte said he doesn't want to get into specifics. Some schools have embraced the walkouts. Read More

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Two dead as helicopter crashes in NY river

Two dead as helicopter crashes in NY river

The helicopter, a private charter hired for a photo shoot, went down near Gracie Mansion, the mayoral residence. Witnesses say the Eurocopter AS350, a model tourism companies tend to use, filled with water quickly after it went down. The helicopter reportedly crashed near 89th Street in Manhattan around 7 p.m. Sunday. In June 2005, two helicopters crashed into the East River in the same week. Read More

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