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People Disgruntled restaurant employee shoots 1, holds hostages in Charleston, SC
Author: 0 Disgruntled restaurant employee shoots 1, holds hostages in Charleston, SC

Emergency responders including a SWAT team swarmed the downtown restaurant, Virginia's on King, where the shooter reportedly entered, locked himself in, and told patrons he was the " new king of Charleston ". Sandy Troeder, who works at a hair salon across the street from Virginia's, told CNN affiliate WCIV that she saw police and a SWAT team break down the restaurant's door and enter with dogs and machine guns.

People Maryland, RGGI States to Strengthen Emissions Cap
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Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have agreed to reduce the cap on power plant carbon emissions an additional 30 percent below 2020 levels by 2030. Charlie Baker urging him to push the other RGGI states to agree to an annual 5 percent reduction in the carbon dioxide cap, which would have represented a doubling of the current rate of decline.

People 'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally
Author: 0 'Extremely Disturbing': Clapper Questions Trump's Fitness for Office After Rally

On Tuesday, Clapper blasted Trump following his fiery campaign speech in Phoenix. He notes there's "very little to stop him", which is "pretty damn scary". Cooper added that Trump said "outright lies" throughout the 77-minute appearance. Clapper was asked if he was questioning his fitness. Sacked FBI chief James Comey is set to testify Thursday as the star witness in the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of alleged interference and whether Trump pressured him to ...

People Rock Concert In The Netherlands Cancelled Last Night Due To Terror Threat
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Los Angeles band Allah-Las called off its concert in Rotterdam Wednesday night after Spanish authorities tipped Dutch police about a possible threat to the show. Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said it was not clear whether the tip-off and the detection of the van were connected. The Dutch counterterror coordinator has not changed the country's threat level as a result of the scare in Rotterdam .

People Ronaldo wins UEFA men's best player award
Author: 0 Ronaldo wins UEFA men's best player award

The Real Madrid striker was recognised with the prize at the Champions League Group Stage draw ceremony held in Monaco on Thursday 24 August. The two clubs competed in the final of the competition last season, with Madrid winning 4-1. It was for the second consecutive time, but third in overall, with his first coming off following his spectacular performance in the 2013-14 season. He was, in fact, the top scorer in the tournament with 12 goals, two coming off in the final against Juventus at ...

People APNewsBreak: Zinke won't eliminate any national monuments
Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Zinke won't eliminate any national monuments

Designated by President Obama at the end of his second term, Secretary Zinke had already made his determination clear on Bears Ears earlier this summer when he stated it should be scaled back . The monuments under review were designated by four presidents over the last two decades. "If President Trump takes any action to erase national monument acreage, he will trigger a court battle that will drag on for years".

People (NASDAQ:TIF) To Report Earnings
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To gain some better insight into how Tiffany & Co. Stock traders acquired 15,818 put options on the company. Tiffany & Co. reported earnings and sales that exceeded expectations, with second quarter net income of $115.0 million compared with $105.7 million for the same period a year ago.

People Video shows Denver cheerleaders physically forced into splits; staff on administrative leave
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The video demonstrates an approaching green bean at East High School encompassed by partners and a mentor in June amid the primary seven day stretch of cheer camp. The station now has several videos showing eight cheerleaders being pushed down into forced splits . KUSA says the videos were shot on the phones of two team members and were sent anonymously to the station.

People Paul Ryan Dismisses Trump's Shutdown Threat
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Dismisses Trump's Shutdown Threat

The main point they wanted to get across was their dissatisfaction over health care reform. He went on to talk about his views of White supremacy, saying, "This idea that human being, someone is intrinsically more superior than another one is a repugnant, repulsive idea that strikes against everything we believe in and stand for in this country".

People Kim Jong-un Inspects Missile Development Facility
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China is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of diplomatic support and has come under heavy pressure to use its influence to rein in the North's missile and nuclear activities. So he says, "Here I am". Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters at a regular briefing that China opposes unilateral sanctions and "the long-arm jurisdiction taken" by the USA against Chinese entities and individuals.

People Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Over Border Bucks, but Could It Backfire?
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Lawmakers will have no shortage of work upon their return from August recess, as deadlines to keep the government funded and raise the debt ceiling are quickly approaching. And Ryan said Congress needed more time to complete the formal appropriations process to fund the border wall, The Hill noted . The last shutdown was driven by Senator Ted Cruz over the Affordable Care Act.

People European Union risks breakup without social dumping reform: Emmanuel Macron
Author: 0 European Union risks breakup without social dumping reform: Emmanuel Macron

Vladimir Dlouhy, head of the Czech Republic's Chamber of Commerce, says he believes the revised rules are, in fact, "about pushing cheaper competitors, mostly from Central and Eastern Europe, from the market". Notably absent from the French president's tour are meetings with the hard-right and conservative leaders of Hungary and Poland, with whom Macron has repeatedly clashed.

People Azerbaijan President extends Independence Day greetings to Ukrainian counterpart
Author: 0 Azerbaijan President extends Independence Day greetings to Ukrainian counterpart

The country's top brass and delegations from nine countries - the USA, the UK, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Montenegro, Estonia, Turkey and Moldova also attended the parade at Ukraine's invitation. "Ukraine is ready to give a tough military response if an aggressor launches an offensive. We will never forget and never forgive", the president said.

People Eight missing following Swiss landslide
Author: 0 Eight missing following Swiss landslide

A helicopter is helping in the search and rescue operation, Swiss media report. Police and residents stressed that the mobile phone coverage in the area was spotty at best, voicing hope that might explain why the missing had not been in touch.

People Deadly Floods Kill Hundred in South Asia
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More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross said on Tuesday. Another 71 people were killed in Assam as rivers breached their banks and entered low-lying villages. More than 225 animals are also thought to have been killed in the famous Kaziranga National Park which has been nearly entirely submerged in water.

People Man Jumps On Tow Truck Repossessing Car
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The man riding and hitting the tow truck and the truck's driver were both detained, questioned and later released, authorities said. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department , the driver of the repo truck was attempting to repossess a vehicle that the owner had defaulted on.

People At least ten dead, dozens missing in Brazil boat disaster
Author: 0 At least ten dead, dozens missing in Brazil boat disaster

It reports that the State Agency for Regulation and Control of Public Services (Arcon-Pa) in Brazil has announced that the company which owns the vessel was "not legalized to carry passengers". He told G1 he found a life jacket and used it to stay afloat, but he saw many others in the water who "failed to make it". At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in the accident on the Xingu river in northern Para state, which borders a long section of the Amazon river and contains several large ...

People Pakistan FM: We Shouldn't Be 'Scapegoat' for US Failures in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pakistan FM: We Shouldn't Be 'Scapegoat' for US Failures in Afghanistan

By providing safe havens to "agents of chaos" that kill Americans in Afghanistan , Trump warned Islamabad that it has "much to lose" by harbouring terrorists. But Trump wants India to do more on that front and is threatening its trade with the US if it doesn't. Gen. Bajwa, according to the statement, told the U.S envoy that peace in Afghanistan was as important for Pakistan as for any other country.

People HC upholds discharge of Vijayan in corruption case
Author: 0 HC upholds discharge of Vijayan in corruption case

Soon after Kerala HC cleared his name in the graft case, Vijayan addressed a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram . Whereas the three accused were admittedly not directly involved in the initial execution of contracts between KSEB and Lavalin, the CBI alleged that they were involved in a conspiracy later on, for which objective they misused their official positions to allow substantial unlawful gains for SNC Lavalin.

People Email References Yet Another Effort to Set Up Trump Campaign-Russia Meeting
Author: 0 Email References Yet Another Effort to Set Up Trump Campaign-Russia Meeting

Sources told CNN the email was sent in June 2016, just around the time of a recently revealed meeting including Donald Trump Jr, senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner and a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower. During the speech, Trump said that "an easing of tensions and improved relations with Russian Federation, from a position of strength, is possible".

People Highway ban on liquor not within city limits, clarifies SC
Author: 0 Highway ban on liquor not within city limits, clarifies SC

Bringing relief to the hospitality and liquor industry, the Supreme Court has announced that the ban on the sale of alcohol within 500 meters of state and national highways is not applicable within the city limits. The SC had dismissed the SLP on July 11, 2017 the detailed order of which was uploaded to its web portal on Wednesday late evening. But with Supreme Court upholding the decision of Chandigarh administration to re-classify the arterial roads which were earlier classified as ...

People Shocking moment student viciously KO's teacher
Author: 0 Shocking moment student viciously KO's teacher

The teacher is expected to recover fully after the pupil was taken to a juvenile detention centre. Shocking cell phone footage shot by a fellow student captured the 16-year-old lunging at his male teacher at South Division High School on Tuesday.

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