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Candlelight vigil planned in Raleigh for Charlottesville victims

The Vigil Against Hate was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. near Martin Luther King Boulevard and Carey Avenue. Scroll through his photos. A dozen leaders from community activist groups and local government addressed the crowd and many asked people to turn their outrage into peaceful action.

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Air Berlin Files for Bankruptcy as Etihad Airways Pulls Financing

Air Berlin's insolvency came after its main shareholder, Etihad, stated it would not give further financial support to the German carrier. Etihad, the United Arab Emirates' carrier, bought a 29 percent stake in Air Berlin in 2012 as a means of funneling European passengers through its Abu Dhabi hub.

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Merck CEO Quits President's Council Protesting Charlottesville Incident

The departure of Kenneth Frazier from the president's American Manufacturing Council added to a storm of criticism of Trump over his handling of Saturday's violence in Charlottesville, in which a woman was killed when a man drove his vehicle into a group of counter-protesters.

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FBI Thwarts Anti-Government Bomb Plot in Oklahoma City

The grumbling says Varnell collected the gadget and load it into what he accepted was a stolen van. A federal complaint filed on Sunday says a confidential informant told the FBI in December that Varnell wanted to blow up a building and "that Varnell was upset with the government and was seeking retaliation".

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JDU's RS MP replaces Sharad Yadav, may join Union Cabinet

The development comes after Kumar on Friday virtually shut the door on any reconciliation with rebel leader Sharad Yadav, saying he is free to take any decision as the alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party had the entire partys nod. Mr. Kumar also suspended MP Ali Anwar from the parliamentary party group for participating in the meeting of Opposition parties here. The rift between Yadav and Kumar widened after the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election when Yadav's loyalist and party's lone MLA ...

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Asylum seekers: soldiers lend a helping hand

Many Haitians fear their fate if they remain in the United States, because of the anti-immigrant rhetoric and actions by the Trump administration . They will also install lighting and heating equipment. The military says that once the site is completed, only a few will soldiers will stay behind.

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Officer's bodycam video records his own shooting, helps convict suspect

The footage shows Smith's bloodied hands while he calls for back-up and informs dispatches that he has been hit. Smith was responding to a call about a suspicious person after Charles Party Shop informed police a man was snatching groceries from people's hands, reported the State.

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Amazon, Softbank are Battling for Dominance in India

This will lead to more innovations coming into the market in terms of making better customer experience and also the companies would now work towards getting a better hold in the smaller towns and cities, Gururaj said adding that the consumers can now expect better deals and discounts.

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Virginia ranks 7th in cheapest gas prices

AAA reports that gas prices in New England continue to rise. Gas prices in Rhode Island are now higher than the national average, having increased by eight cents this week. Kansas City, Kan. and Lawrence led the way with 10-cent increases, while Manhattan, Salina and Topeka each rose only one cent from last week. "With summer demand running full steam ahead, drivers can expect prices to continue rising".

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NYC Mayor Wants To Tax The Wealthy To Fund Subway Repairs

A year ago de Blasio floated a mansion tax to help pay for affordable housing for seniors. The mayor said the bill, which he expects to raise $700,000 million annually, would exclusively be dedicated to the MTA . According to the New York Times , Mayor de Blasio will announce the tax proposal on Monday, which comes nearly two weeks after MTA chairman Joe Lhota unveiled a 30-point action plan to fix the ailing subway system.

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European shoppers not told about insecticide in eggs

The Commission said Monday that under its European Union rapid alert system it had been determined that eggs under suspicion of contamination had also been distributed to France and Britain via Germany . It said that it used a pesticide it got from a Belgian supplier and now there is an ongoing investigation about whether the Dutch company was aware of the toxic insecticide.

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Toyota, Mazda plan capital tie-up, prepare for EV race

On August 4, Toyota and Mazda announced plans to strengthen their ongoing partnership by investing $1.6bn in a new USA assembly plant, as well as sharing research into electric vehicles. "It has also sparked Toyota's competitive spirit, increasing our sense of not wanting to be bested by Mazda ". Mazda had previously operated with Ford Motor Co.in a joint venture in the U.S.

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Tesla loss widens, but results beat forecasts

The company's net loss attributable to shareholders widened to $US336.4 million in the second quarter ended June 30, from $US293.2 million a year earlier. That may not be enough for many customers, especially those who prefer a auto with a longer range. The company bought solar panel maker SolarCity late previous year and said it began taking orders for its new solar roof tiles in the second quarter and recently began installations.

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Obesity, childless rates high among Sask. adults, Stats Canada says

Canadians' lives at home have evolved since Confederation, when large rural families consisting of a married couple and several children were common. By 2016, this had dropped to 2.4 people per average household. One-person households became the most common type of household for the first time in 2016, surpassing couples with children, which were down from 31.5% of all households in 2001 to 26.5% in 2016.

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This teen jumped from a plane, landed in police net

An airport construction crew working nearby confronted the boy and held him until police arrived and arrested him. S. citizen, was traveling alone on the Copa Airlines Flight 208 from Panama City headed to San Fransisco, reports AP. "It was as if he was like flying out, like it was really fast", Sophia Gibson, a passenger who lives in San Jose, told local NBC affiliate KNTV . He says they were yelling to tell the flight attendants that the door was open and someone had jumped off.

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Sensex, Nifty record new highs ahead of RBI policy decision

In the Nifty chart, Eicher Motors (up 4.88 per cent), Indiabulls Housing Finance (up 4.83 per cent), Tech Mahindra (4.09 per cent), Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 2.93 per cent), Bosch (up 2.88 per cent) and Hindalco Industries (up 2.71 per cent) stood as top gainers.

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'At some point' Russian Federation will retaliate for dumb U.S. sanctions, says Putin

If Trump does decide to veto the bill, Congress has shown it could easily override him. Russian President Vladimir Putin has already warned that he may expel USA diplomats if President Trump signs the sanctions. Before President Barack Obama left office, he ordered the seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds and expelled 35 of its diplomats in response to alleged election interference, a claim that Moscow has consistently denied.

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It's a sunny Monday and still comfortable too

This slow warm up will continue throughout the middle of the week, but high will only reach into mid-80s at the warmest point. Sunny skies with some scattered fair weather clouds for most. Thursday looks to be bookended by raindrops, with a chance for a shower or storm both in the morning and evening hours. THURSDAY: Mix of sun and clouds.

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BJP takes serious note of MPs absence, warns against recurrence

In 2015 too, Modi was anguished over the loss of face due to opposition pushing division of votes in RS over an amendment to the President's address. As the Opposition members rallied to criticise the Lok Sabha secretariat for excluding the Upper House from management of the Parliament Building, Naqvi said that a precedent dating from 1952 holds that the management and construction of the building is overseen by the Lok Sabha Speaker.

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MAC Cosmetics giving out free lipstick for National Lipstick Day

That is to say, free as long as you don't get over energized once you're in store and choose to spend too much on an entire heap of different items. Previous MAC giveaways have featured the company's top rated lipstick as well, however, this time around it seems the company has chose to go all out and offer their fans something even more buzz worthy, free lipstick with no strings attached.

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US GDP advances 2.6% in second quarter

The increase in output was in line with economists' expectations. Manufacturing activity rose 1.1 percent, driven by makers of petroleum and coal products, as well as motor vehicles and parts. The U.S. economy's second-quarter rebound puts the expansion back on its familiar, steady path more than it heralds anything new and exciting. Nonresidential fixed investment, a measure of corporate spending on structures and equipment, climbed at a pace of 5.2 percent in the second quarter, down ...

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The Earth Has a New 'Richest Person'

Bezos' net worth increased $1 billion to $89.3 billion on Wednesday, putting him less than $900 million away from surpassing Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the richest person in the world. It's been a good two days for Jeff Bezos . Bezos may not end the day on top as markets settle, but as Amazon's stock continue to rise, it is likely he will establish a permanent place ahead of Gates in the coming days and weeks.

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Northgate plc (LON:NTG) Insider Acquires £126600 in Stock

Liberum Capital reinitiated OneSavings Bank PLC (LON:OSB) rating on Tuesday, March 21. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of OSB in report on Thursday, May 25 with "Buy" rating. holds 5.87% of its portfolio in Pacific Mercantile Bancorp for 1.50 million shares. The Progressive Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $306.28 million.

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Siemens Reduces Russian Presence After Turbines Go to Occupied Crimea

The Reuters news agency reported several weeks ago that Siemens-made turbines had been used in the construction of two power plants on the Crimean peninsula, which was annexed by Russian Federation in March 2014. Siemens's decision on breaking relations with Russian companies might result in vast losses for the company itself, Sergei Shatirov, Deputy Chairman of the Federation council committee for economic policy, shared his opinion with RIA Novosti.

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Lyft Accelerates Efforts to Develop Self-driving Cars

Individual manufacturers may retain the data collected by their own vehicles, but Lyft declined to say whether, for example, Waymo will be able to study data collected by Nutonomy's vehicles and vice versa. The company posted this to their site Thursday in conjunction with a media event in San Francisco, announcing "The open era of autonomous", stressing the partnerships and saying, "Together, we can accelerate the growth of self-driving technology and improve the safety and quality of ...