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Kyle Plush's death is latest incident involving 911 system riddled with issues

Kyle Plush's death is latest incident involving 911 system riddled with issues

He was inside his Honda Odyssey van , which has three rows of seats. Either way, he recognized that the teen's death was "a horrific tragedy". Plush joined Seven Hills in sixth grade, Hedges wrote. He again asked for help, but this time he seemed to be losing hope as he also sent a poignant message for his mother. "We weren't able to get that information to the officers on the scene and we need to find out why", he said . Read More

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Joel Embiid Won't Play in Game 1

Joel Embiid Won't Play in Game 1

The Miami series could be a great one. Heat are 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games. Like I said, it was his to lose. "I think that it's come quicker than expected for most people. So it's not the time to panic over inexperience or try to tinker with the rotation. Today, their coach all but ruled him out for Game 1 against the Miami Heat . Read More

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Xi Jinping to visit PH in November

Xi Jinping to visit PH in November

Xi did say that China would liberalize restrictions on investment in the auto sector by the end of the year , and the deadline was new. American voters are divided on raising tariffs on products imported from China with 44 percent support tariffs and 45 percent opposed. Read More

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Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Ben Sasse , R-Neb. Sasse said Trump turned to Kudlow during the meeting and said: " Larry, go get it done ". Sasse released a formal statement following the meeting with the president. During his first week in office, Trump withdrew the USA from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Attending the World Economic Forum in Davos in January, he told CNBC: "I would do TPP if we were able to make a substantially better deal". Read More

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SUV fell into California river where family was last seen

SUV fell into California river where family was last seen

A family member reported Sandeep and Soumya Thottapilly - along with their children Siddhant, 12, and Saachi, 9 - missing Sunday. According to reports in local USA media, there are similarities between a vehicle that was washed away in flood waters on the route that the family of Sandeep Thottapilly was traveling while on their way from Portland, Oregon to San Jose , California. Read More

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Azerbaijan's Aliyev on track to win fourth term as president

Azerbaijan's Aliyev on track to win fourth term as president

At a polling station in the capital Baku , 38-year-old schoolteacher Elmira Balayeva said she had voted for Aliyev because he was the only candidate capable of steering the country towards economic wellbeing and political stability. In February 2017, Aliyev appointed his wife, Mehriban Aliyeva, as first vice president - a post also created by the referendum - placing her first in line to take over if the president dies or is incapacitated. Read More

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Ways Women Earn Less Than Men

Ways Women Earn Less Than Men

Titled #20percentcounts , it aims to boost awareness about what it's really like for women to make, on average, 20 percent less than a man does. Researchers estimate women bring home $7,000 less than their male counterparts, enough to pay for nearly a year of child care, 48 weeks of groceries, and five months of mortgage and utilities payments. Read More

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'Withdrawal from nuclear deal will harm US'

'Withdrawal from nuclear deal will harm US'

Iranians stand in front of a currency exchange shop to check currency rates, in downtown Tehran , Iran, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Iran has long had trouble managing its currency market. "I hope at least that the U.S. military and those of the countries participating in the coalition led by the United States understand that", Lavrov told a press conference. Read More

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China plans to build military base in Vanuatu

China plans to build military base in Vanuatu

Asked what the difference between a Chinese and United States military base in the Pacific was, he said: "The difference would be China's original stated objective, which was for trade - that was what they wanted [the Belt and Road] for". Mr Turnbull said he had been advised there had been no request from China for Vanuatu to host a base. The facility, which would be China's second overseas base , would not only signal a new stage in Beijing's growing military ambition, but also alter the ... Read More

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N.Korea summit in May or early June

N.Korea summit in May or early June

M - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has publicly acknowledged talks with the USA for the first time, BBCreported citing state media reports. According to multiple reports over the weekend, Kim Jong Un has agreed to discuss denuclearization at the meeting. Read More

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Interim turnout in Hungary's election drops below 2002 levels

Interim turnout in Hungary's election drops below 2002 levels

Mr Orban claims the opposition - collaborating with the United Nations , the European Union and wealthy philanthropist George Soros - wants to turn Hungary into an "immigrant country", threatening its security and Christian identity. Gabor Vona of the nationalist Jobbik party urged his supporters not to become complacent. In Hodmezovasarhely, a Fidesz stronghold in southeastern Hungary, voters complaining of graft, cronyism, and intimidation elected an independent in a February mayoral ... Read More

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Trump Resists Mounting Pressure To Fire Scandal-Struck EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

Trump Resists Mounting Pressure To Fire Scandal-Struck EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

According to the AP, many members of Pruitt's security detail have racked up so much overtime-in the first three months of the year alone-that they've already reached annual salary caps in excess of $160,000. In August , the EPA's inspector general began investigating a number of expensive, taxpayer-funded trips Pruitt took. A rising variety of members of Congress are elevating questions on Pruitt, demanding paperwork and investigations pertaining to the housing association, statements from ... Read More

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