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German man suspected of drowning elderly mother in well

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany say they’ve arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of killing his mother by drowning her in a well. Police and prosecutors in Muenster said Tuesday that an autopsy showed the 79-year-old woman suffered head injuries before she was dropped in the well in June. Chief prosecutor Martin Botzenhardt said […]
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The future of food: Imaginary brands cooked up in ghost kitchens

We will all be poor, fat and buried in plastic.
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We found 85,000 cops who’ve been investigated for misconduct. Now you can read their records.

USA TODAY is leading a national effort to obtain and publish disciplinary and misconduct records for thousands of police officers.
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California becomes first state in nation to mandate later start times at most public schools

California became the first state in the nation to mandate later start times at most public schools.
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Ex-Obama administration officials push Democrats in Congress to defund war in Yemen

A collection of former high-ranking Obama administration national security officials who pushed a policy that led the United States to support Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen are now pleading with leaders in Congress to defund that effort.
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Azerbaijan: Bank Accounts Can Be Opened Remotely - BM Morrison Partners LLC

On 10 June 2019, the Chamber of the Republic of Azerbaijan for Regulating Financial Markets (FIMSA) passed the Rules for Opening, Maintaining, and Closing Bank Accounts.
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Wildfires burn out of control in Lebanon and Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Strong fires spread in different parts of Lebanon forcing some residents to flee their homes in the middle of the night as the flames reached residential areas in villages south of Beirut. Fire engines were overwhelmed by the flames in the Mount Lebanon region early Tuesday, forcing the Interior Ministry to send […]
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News Brief: Turkish Offensive, U.S. Troops Leaving Syria, Trump Adviser Fiona Hill

Syria's army is moving into northern Syria to repel a Turkish incursion as U.S. troops prepare to withdraw. Fiona Hill, the Trump administration's former top aide on Russia, testifies on Ukraine.
Tags: News, Russia, Syria, Fiona Hill, Turkish Offensive U S Troops Leaving Syria Trump, Fiona Hill the Trump


Ask An Expert | How does the Puget Sound transit system compare to other cities across the U.S.?

In our latest Ask An Expert Q&A, we spoke with Christof Spieler, a vice president and director of planning at the national design consulting firm Huitt-Zollars and a senior lecturer at Rice University in Houston, where he teaches about transportation.
Tags: News, Houston, Local News, Puget Sound, Rice University, Traffic Lab, Christof Spieler, Huitt Zollars


Brand alliances in full force as NASCAR resumes playoff race

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — NASCAR’s playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway has resumed after rain pushed it back a day to Monday. William Byron was the leader at the end of Sunday’s first stage, completed moments before heavy rain arrived. NASCAR plans to run the race to its completion Monday with the final two stages. Title […]
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Chiefs’ run defense making opposing backs look like stars

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The past few weeks, the Kansas City Chiefs have made Carlos Hyde look like Earl Campbell, Marlon Mack resemble Eric Dickerson and Kerryon Johnson look a whole lot like Barry Sanders. No wonder they’ve lost their last two games, both of them at Arrowhead Stadium. Injuries have mounted on the […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Kansas City Chiefs, Eric Dickerson, Kansas City Mo, Barry Sanders, Carlos Hyde, Kerryon Johnson, Earl Campbell Marlon Mack, Arrowhead Stadium Injuries


Wages, pensions, plant investments still issues in GM strike

DETROIT (AP) — With the strike by factory workers against General Motors in its 29th day, there are signs that negotiators may be moving toward an agreement. After both sides exchanged barbs late last week, bargainers met late into the night during the weekend, and they’ve returned in the morning, talking with few interruptions. All […]
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Harley-Davidson halts production of LiveWire electric motorcycles after problem uncovered

Harley-Davidson has halted production of its LiveWire electric motorcycles as it investigates a "non-standard condition" found on the products.         [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Aaron Paul improvised Jesse's iconic 'Breaking Bad' line in movie sequel 'El Camino'

Aaron Paul brought back Jesse Pinkman's beloved catchphrase for "Breaking Bad" movie sequel "El Camino," which centers on the former meth cook.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wells Fargo 3Q profit falls 23%, revenue rises slightly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. says net income in the third quarter fell 23% to $4.61 billion. The bank, based in San Francisco, said Tuesday that it had earnings of 92 cents per share, down from $1.13 per share a year ago. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of […]
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The U.S. Air Force Isn't Ready for a War Against Russia or China

Bad news: In a long regional conflict, the Air Force could only meet 62 of attack and 65 percent of strike requirements, but it could supply 92 percent of aerial tanker demand.


2 quakes felt in San Francisco area in a matter of hours. They're not related, expert says

While there were reports of shaking felt in the San Francisco region from both quakes, the two temblors occurred too far apart to be related.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Funeral prank by deceased grandfather leaves mourners laughing

A funeral prank that had a deceased grandfather talking from beyond the grave left mourners laughing.


Trump's Former Russia Adviser Set To Testify As Part of Impeachment Inquiry

Fiona Hill, a British-born American foreign affairs expert, resigned as the president's top Russia analyst just days before the president's controversial call with his Ukrainian counterpart.(Image credit: Evan Vucci/AP)
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Nobel Prize Awarded To 3 Economists For Work Fighting Against Global Poverty

The Nobel Prize in economics has been awarded to Michael Kremer, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee.
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The Army Wants Laser-Armed Drone Killers for its New 'Fighting Vehicle'

But will it happen?
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Olofsson sets rookie record in Sabres’ 4-0 win over Stars

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo rookie forward Victor Olofsson set an NHL record by becoming the first player to score his first seven career goals on the power play, Carter Hutton made 25 saves to earn his first shutout of the season, and the Sabres continued their hot start with a 4-0 win over the […]
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Kiwi coaches to the fore in Rugby World Cup quarterfinals

Of the eight teams remaining in the Rugby World Cup four are coached by New Zealanders who, from similar beginnings, pursued divergent coaching careers before their paths intersected at this tournament. Steve Hansen of the All Blacks, Joe Schmidt of Ireland, Jamie Joseph of Japan and Warren Gatland of Wales have guided their teams to […]
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Bulgaria awaits escalating UEFA punishment for racist fans

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA rules on racism are expected to force Bulgaria to play its next home European Championship qualifying game in an empty stadium. Bulgarian fans made Nazi salutes and directed monkey noises at England players who are black during a Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. UEFA is expected to wait for reports […]
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Florida family makes epic 'Stranger Things' Halloween decoration

A Florida family went above and beyond for Halloween decoration, creating a replica of Castle Byers from "Stranger Things."         [Author: Storyful]
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Pack of handsome wild dogs debuts at Bronx Zoo

NEW YORK (AP) — A pack of handsome brothers is getting settled at New York’s Bronx Zoo. The foxlike wild dogs — called dholes (dohlz) — were born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park in 2016. The trio, named Roan, Apollo and Kito, have brownish-red coats dappled with white markings, and bushy tails. Dholes […]
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What To Watch For During The 4th Democratic Debate

Twelve Democratic candidates debate Tuesday in Ohio, as the race has been shaken by impeachment, Bernie Sanders' heart attack and Elizabeth Warren's challenge to longtime front-runner Joe Biden.


Lawmakers Push Back Against Trump's Moves To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Syria

Lawmakers from both parties are pushing new bills sanctioning Turkey after the offensive in Syria against the Kurds. There is strong pushback to the president's moves to withdraw U.S. troops.


Teens arrested after 6-foot log is pushed off cliff, woman killed at Ohio state park

Ohio investigators say the six-foot log was pushed or thrown off the cliff in the Hocking Hills State Park. Two teens have been charged.
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Hong Kong Police Say They Found Improvised Explosive Device

(Bloomberg) -- Hong Kong police said a radio-controlled improvised explosive device was detonated near a police car on Sunday evening, the first time one has been used during months of unrest.The device was set off in Mong Kok in Kowloon about 10 meters (33 feet) away from a police car that had come to the scene to clear barricades, Suryanto Chin-chiu, superintendent of the explosive ordinance disposal bureau, told reporters on Monday. No injuries were sustained because no one was close enough t...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Joshua Wong, Mong Kok, Carrie Lam, U S Congress, Kowloon, Hong Kong Government, Shelly Banjo, Josh Hawley, Suryanto, Daniel Ten Kate, Bloomberg Hong Kong, Shawna Kwan, Suryanto Chin chiu



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