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Mike Farr said. Ten people were hospitalized and eight others treated and released, officials said. The students were returning from a football game in California, and the vehicle was circling back to the airport for an unknown reason when it crashed.
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    According to an 80-page indictment unsealed Thursday morning by prosecutors, the charges involve bribery, corruption and fraud in the awarding of hundreds of millions of dollars in state contracts. There's Dr. K - Alain Kaloyeros - the state's highest paid employee and the go-to man behind many of Cuomo's high-tech economic development projects .
  • Merkel, Hollande vow to work for 'success' of Europe

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    There is also confusion over the nature of the the UK's future relationship with the bloc, especially whether it intends to remain a member of the single market. The refugee emergency has been specifically divisive. Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic, who are part of the Visegrad Group (V4), warned they would block any deal between Britain and the European Union if there was any crackdown on their citizens working here.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation hunt for men who took bomb out of NY suitcase

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    Moments later, two men who happened to be walking on the same side of the street behind Rahami find the suitcase. The official, who has knowledge of the investigation, was not authorized to comment publicly. The company said it has been cooperating with the federal inquiry. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the Justice Department intends in the "near future" to bring Rahami to NY to face charges in a Saturday night bombing there.
  • World leaders kick off second day at UN General Assembly

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    In earlier remarks, the United Nations secretary-general hailed the vision, courage and leadership Santos showed in bringing the negotiations to a successful conclusion. The most vociferous of which is Santos' predecessor and mentor, Álvaro Uribe . The main characteristic of this peace process is that it focused on the protection and the guarantee of the rights of victims: the rights to truth, to justice, to reparation and to non-repetition, Santos said, citing such mechanisms as a truth ...
  • Buhari invites United Nations to step into negotiations with Boko Haram

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    General Assembly in NY, said a statement from presidential adviser Femi Adesina . He reiterated his earlier stance that it was hard identifying the credible leadership of the sect. "The fact that they kill men, women, children, and other people wantonly, and shout Allahu Akbar (God is great) shows that they do not know that Allah at all".
  • Suspect's dad: I told Federal Bureau of Investigation he eyed jihad videos

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    He says he advised agents to "keep an eye on him". The FBI says it looked into Rahami after he was accused of stabbing his brother in 2014. Nor were Afghan intelligence officials aware of either Rahami or his family, said Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, director-general of the Afghan National Directorate of Security.
  • Obama Stands Up to Israel: "Cannot Permanently Occupy and Settle Palestinian Land"

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    Maqboul added that the U.S. administration must first stop settlement activities that devour Palestinian territories and prevent the establishment of a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders, with East Jerusalem as its capital. President Barack Obama exchanges words with AIPAC president Lee Rosenberg after addressing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) annual Policy Conference in Washington Sunday, March 4, 2012.
  • Black communities in worst shape 'ever, ever, ever'

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    We've seen him fired up and ready to go, but no more than on September 18 when he spoke at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation 46th Annual Phoenix Awards Dinner. From there, Lemon asked Lewandowski about why none of Trump's African-American friends and employees are getting through to the mogul about how he insults people by talking at them instead of to them.
  • Obama: 50 Countries To Take In 360000 Refugees This Year

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    Sometimes people are anxious about tensions and conflicts. Obama said the global community needs to either move forward with a better model of integration or recede into old divisions along the lines of inhibitors such as religion and race.
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    Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations coordinator for the Middle East peace process, told the Security Council in August that Israeli settlement expansion had surged in the past two months. "The war against Israel in the United Nations is over, perhaps someone of you do not know it yet", Netanyahu said. The issue of settlements in the West Bank was "real", he conceded, but said it "can and must be resolved in final negotiations, final-status negotiations".
  • Monster filmed drowning three-year-old stepdaughter caged for 100 years

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    Her grief-stricken mum claimed she did not know her daughter was being mistreated until she saw the CCTV video. However, the video footage proved decisive in convicting him. Although the defence had tried to suggest that the little girl had died outside the pool and not in the water, this was rejected by the judges. The mother is said to have taken her daughter to hospital after realising she wasn't breathing and doctors confirmed she had died.
  • Iran supports peoples' right to self-determination: Rouhani

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    He also denounced the bloodshed in Syria, Iraq and Yemen. Tehran views the Houthis as the legitimate authority in Yemen but denies providing any material support to them. "It's a process that some of us might wish to see going a bit faster". "The lack of compliance with the deal on the part of the United States in the past several months represents a flawed approach that should be rectified forthwith", Rouhani said .
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    Despite several terrorist attacks on army targets, India does not seem to have developed a cogent strategy of dealing with them. The Turkish President said that we are friends forever; Turkey and Pakistan are inseparable countries, the President stated.
  • NY attack suspect charged over bombings

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    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Wednesday Rahami would face terror charges in NY first, and that the Department of Justice planned to bring him to the city "in the near future". "One passage said: "You [USA Government] continue your [unintelligible] slaught [er]" against the mujahideen, or holy warriors, be it Afghanistan, Iraq, Sham (Syria), Palestine".
  • Sprained thumb could leave struggling Bears without Cutler

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    The Bears haven't had a winning season since 2012, they recorded double-digit losses in two straight seasons and look to be on the same path this season. But his first field goal attempt for Chicago didn't endear him to Bears fans. “Medical people come to you and say he cant go, then he cant go, ” Fox said.
  • Human Rights Watch speaks out in de Lima's defense

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    The Philippine Senate has ousted the chair of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights in an apparent reprisal for her inquiry into the surge in killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's " war on drugs ", Human Rights Watch said today.
  • Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo killed in fiery car crash

    Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo killed in fiery car crash

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    Based on reports, the rapper's Audi went over a guardrail and hit two trees before catching on fire. After he was thrown from the vehicle, Lo was pronounced dead at the scene, with two women transported to hospital. The " Dey Know " rapper was driving on I-285 when his vehicle was struck by another auto. Before the crash, he was partying at Atlanta strip club, Blue Flame, which he referenced in a number of Instagram posts .
  • UN Chief and US President Toast Each Other for Last Time

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    To slam the door in the face of these families would betray our deepest values". "If we are honest, we know that no external power is going to be able to force different religious communities or ethnic communities to coexist for long", Obama said.
  • 19 dead as torrential rain sparks floods and landslides on Java

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    Emergency shelters and temporary kitchens have been set up to assist those made homeless by the disaster. Sutopo said 30 people were injured in the district including four who were in serious condition. Landslides and flooding are quite common in this country. Similarly heavy rains in June caused massive destruction when flood waters carried mud and rocks into Central Java province, the most populous region on the island.
  • White House: 51 Companies Pledge $650M in Refugee Support

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    After admitting one million refugees previous year, Germany pledged to continue welcoming those in search of refuge. Obama will co-host the Tuesday summit with the UN's secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, and leaders of some of the countries deemed to have done most for refugees or carrying more than their share of the burden: Jordan, Mexico, Sweden, Germany, Canada and Ethiopia.
  • Adrian Peterson to undergo surgery, could return in 2016

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    Adrian Peterson will have surgery on his right knee to fix a torn meniscus, putting his season and perhaps his 10-year run with Minnesota in question. He will require surgery that Zimmer said the team believes will be season ending. T.J. Clemmings will take over at left tackle for Kalil. "It should be a quick turnaround and I'm ready to get going".
  • George H.W. Bush for Hillary? A spokesman isn't saying

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    However, Bush's spokesman, Jim McGrath, declined to comment on the former president's political standing, stating that the 92-year-old's vote is private. The Bush family are playing hardball against Donald Trump , after his boorish, brutal treatment of Jeb Bush in Republican primary debates. If George H.W.
  • Sinn Fein Rejects Allegations That Gerry Adams Ordered Donaldson Murder

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    Dissident republican group the Real IRA claimed responsibility for the murder in 2008 but the circumstances surrounding Mr Donaldson's outing as a British agent and subsequent death have always been shrouded in mystery. But "Martin" in the programme claimed this was an opportunistic move by the republican dissidents to admit they had murdered a top British agent. Martin told the programme that he had been told that the IRA had killed Donaldson, despite the organisation's denials at the time.
  • US says halt to strike that hit likely Syrian troops delayed

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    Central Command spokesman said Tuesday. US commanders called off the strike within minutes, but the damage had been done. It was about 60 minutes from the time of the first strike on the envoy to when coalition aircraft stopped bombing, Thomas said, including that the bombing was called off only in its initial stage and after a "pretty good number of strikes".
  • Met Office storm names: Is your name on the list?

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    For a storm to be named, it must be forecast to have a medium or high impact from strong winds in the UK. The campaign began in September 2015 with more than 10,000 suggestions submitted to help make up the names for this year's season. Met Eireann and the British Met Office have released a new batch of monikers that will be applied to weather systems that batter the country. "A YouGov survey found that 55pc of people surveyed changed their behaviour and took precautionary steps after ...
  • Men pulled from crevasse on Australia's Uluru

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    The 23-year-olds from Australia are thought to have got stuck in a crevice after going to inspect a waterfall on Monday afternoon, despite signs asking visitors to stick to designated trails. "It's wear and tear on equipment and it does cost a lot of money", she said. "They actually got three-quarters or even more down the face of the rock in the wrong spot", Mr Rowe said.
  • Aligarh Muslim University expels Kashmiri student over Facebook post on Uri attack

    Aligarh Muslim University expels Kashmiri student over Facebook post on Uri attack

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    UGC regulations apply to you as they are mandatory. "You (AMU) are a central university". SSP of Aligarh , Rajesh Pandey personally probed the matter and filed a case against the student who is pursuing M.Sc from AMU. The Supreme Court today asked Aligarh Muslim University to explain how it could appoint a retired army officer as its vice-chancellor when UGC regulations say only a "distinguished" academic can head central varsities.
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    Bush told Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, that he will vote for Hillary Clinton in November, Politico first reported. Bush, announced in early August that he would be voting for Trump as he urged the fractured Republican Party to rally behind its nominee. He's said bad things about women, awful things about the military.