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Fairfield father arrested for abandoning baby in strip mall parking lot

Fairfield father arrested for abandoning baby in strip mall parking lot

When he drove away, a vehicle seat is seen left behind on the ground. Surveillance cameras from a smoke shop captured the father, identified as Daniel Mitchell , pulling into the parking lot and taking a baby carrier out of the auto. Barber shop employees told police they found the abandoned infant after observing a baby carrier in the parking lot, the release stated. Erick Keeton, the barber who took the baby inside his shop and called the police, said: "I walked over (there) and saw the ... Read More

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Chainsaw attacker injures five in Swiss town

Chainsaw attacker injures five in Swiss town

There is no evidence to suggest that the attacker crossed the border into Germany, a spokesperson for the neighbouring German state of Baden-Württemberg told the Swiss news agency SDA. The suspect was convicted in 2014 and again in 2016 for weapons offences, police said. Authorities issued old photos of Wrousis wearing a green T-shirt and black jeans, standing among trees. Read More

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Auto companies put on notice over 'time bomb' Takata airbag recalls

Auto companies put on notice over 'time bomb' Takata airbag recalls

The safety concerns surrounding Takata airbags stem from the airbag's metal inflator unit. Toyota said the quick fix was safe for several years because the faults in them only emerged after several years. But those cars may also need attention in the future. These inflators were used in Nissan , Ford and Mazda vehicles, and Nissan followed the latest Takata action with a recall of the driver-side airbag inflators in about 515,000 of its 2007-11 Versa sedans and 2007-12 Versa hatchbacks. Read More

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Two elephants saved in the middle of the sea in Sri Lanka

Two elephants saved in the middle of the sea in Sri Lanka

In a similar manner, the rescue measures were undertaken after an Inshore Patrol Vessel of the same command spotted the two wild elephants struggling in the sea. The elephant was spotted struggling in the sea about 15 kilometers off the coast of Kokkuthuduwai, Kokilai. The rescue operation that lasted for five hours was carried out by Navy personnel of the Eastern Naval Command. Read More

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Mandela doctor's tell-all book pulled from shelves

Mandela doctor's tell-all book pulled from shelves

It revealed several undignified episodes at the end of Mandela's life as well as bitter family squabbles over his care and legacy, prompting fury from his widow Graca Machel who threatened legal action. Ramlakan told eNCA Madiba's last days were fantastic and impressive. "On the previous night, we surmised, a sudden ulcer bleed and concomitant lung infection had probably caused an aspiration from blood that was being regurgitated", an extract of the book, published by Penguin Random ... Read More

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SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation

SC gasoline prices edge up, still lowest in nation

SC reported the cheapest gas at $1.97 a gallon. "Those days are in the rearview mirror". Motorists in 42 states saw gas prices rise in the past week, a reversal from the prior week, when 20 states saw average prices rise. After rising in the spring, then taking a nosedive last month, pump prices are climbing once again, according to the auto club AAA , setting up another plunge in the fall. Read More

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No substantial proof on missing Indians: Ibrahim al-Jaafari

No substantial proof on missing Indians: Ibrahim al-Jaafari

Al-Jaafari, who is on a visit to India from July 24 to July 28, met with Swaraj for a discussion on bilateral relations between the two nations. "We all were keenly waiting for the visit of the Iraqi foreign minister". Iraqi forces liberated Mosul after 266 days of fierce battles, ending three years of Islamic State rule. "We want the government of India to show seriousness in this case so that we can find out what really happened to the 39 men from our country", said Gurpinder Kaur, a ... Read More

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Couple Doses Newborn With Drugs At Hospital To Hide Infant's Addiction Withdrawal

Couple Doses Newborn With Drugs At Hospital To Hide Infant's Addiction Withdrawal

Parents in Utah have been arrested for reportedly giving drugs to their newborn to try and hide the baby's addiction, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office and CNN. Christenson had her other three children , boys ages 8, 4, and 2, with her in the store. All four children are now in the custody of the eldest boy's biological father while the couple remain in custody. Read More

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AAP asks Centre about 39 Indians in Iraq

AAP asks Centre about 39 Indians in Iraq

They could face the death penalty in Iraq for belonging to the militant group, it said. Iraqi officials claim Linda W . met an Arab Muslim on the internet and married him. On the visit by al-Jaafari, the external affairs ministry has said the two sides will discuss the entire gamut of bilateral ties as well as regional and global issues of mutual interest. Read More

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Syrian regime agrees to ceasefire in ravaged Damascus suburb

Syrian regime agrees to ceasefire in ravaged Damascus suburb

Syrian armed opposition group Jaysh al-Islam confirms the agreement on de-escalation zone in Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Syria's capital of Damascus, its political leader Mohammed Alloush told Sputnik on Saturday. Early this year, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to form four proposed safe zones in Syria, including the Eastern Ghouta area. Russia, Iran and Turkey are guarantors of the Syrian ceasefire regime. Read More

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Death toll rises in suspected immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

Death toll rises in suspected immigrant-smuggling case in Texas

The survivors were found by a Walmart employee who heard someone from the truck asking for water, and called the police , according to CNN. The police chief also said some survivors had been spotted fleeing into the nearby woods. The company did not immediately respond to a phone message seeking comment. Authorities haven't released the identity of the driver. Officials called the situation an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong - the latest smuggling-by-truck-operation to end in ... Read More

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Liverpool signs Andy Robertson from Hull City

Liverpool signs Andy Robertson from Hull City

Klopp was forced to use versatile midfielder Milner in an unorthodox left-back role throughout the 2016-17 season given Moreno's erratic performances during the German coach's first term in charge. Liverpool's next preseason stop is Germany, where they are set to play two games in the Audi Cup, starting with a match against Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. Read More

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Taliban chief's son among bombers killed in Afghanistan

Taliban chief's son among bombers killed in Afghanistan

The men died when US-led assets targeted a group which may have been mistaken for Taliban fighters. The US air strikes are part of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission to support Afghan forces against the Taliban. The Afghan government suggested no soldiers were among the slain, and that it was only the local and provincially-provided police forces that sustained casualties. Read More

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Congress should take action, ensure Vincent resigns: CPM

Congress should take action, ensure Vincent resigns: CPM

The police had earlier booked Vincent for abatement of suicide based on the husband's statement as her condition was critical. The police recorded the woman's husband's statement in the presence of a CPI (M) MLA. The IPC provision pertaining to rape was invoked after the investigating officer - Kollam City Police Commissioner S Ajeetha Begum - recorded the woman's statement at the hospital in Neyyattinkara she is admitted in. Read More

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Hartlepool holidaymakers caught up in natural disaster in Turkey

Hartlepool holidaymakers caught up in natural disaster in Turkey

During the quake at least two people - including one Turkish national - were killed on the Greek island of Kos, which lies just off Turkey's southwest coast. However, none were in a life-threatening condition, a Foreign Ministry official said. The 6.7-magnitude quake was centered 6 miles (10 kilometers) south of Bodrum, Turkey, and 10 miles (16 kilometers) east-northeast of Kos about 1:30 a.m. Read More

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German broadcaster n-tv drops Turkey investment ads

German broadcaster n-tv drops Turkey investment ads

A group representing German exporters says that many companies have already put investments in Turkey on ice and it can't recommend that any firm invest there at present. Turkey will not be intimidated by threats from Germany, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, as he stepped into an escalating row that risks developing into a full-blown crisis in a key bilateral relationship. Read More

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Why are total solar eclipses so rare?

Why are total solar eclipses so rare?

As with all eclipses, staring up into the sun is a profoundly bad idea, so you absolutely don't want to eyeball the celestial show without solar-eclipse glasses. This will cause darkness and a drop in temperature. Areas preparing to view the total eclipse will stretch in a line from near OR to near Kentucky to near the Carolinas. Read More

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Qatar's ruler: time to resolve differences in talks

Qatar's ruler: time to resolve differences in talks

In his televised address late on Friday, the emir said any resolution must respect Qatar's sovereignty and will, and can not be based on the acceptance of orders dictated from outside. Following the meeting, Wang called on Doha and the four Arab countries blockading Qatar to resolve their differences through talks within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), according to Chinese state media. Read More

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European Union threatens Poland with sanctions over changes in judiciary

European Union threatens Poland with sanctions over changes in judiciary

European Union President Donald Tusk has urged Poland's President Andrzej Duda to meet him and discuss the changes the ruling party is making to the nation's judiciary that have drawn condemnation from EU bodies. They have started kicking and hitting the metal barriers that separate them from the parliament grounds. As the president recently said he supports the party's broad aim to revamp the court system, the legislation is likely to be signed into law. Read More

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Beijing calls on U.S. to ease trade rules

Beijing calls on U.S. to ease trade rules

The Trump administration launched its first economic talks with China on Wednesday, amid signs that new difficulties were emerging in the friendly dialogue the two governments have been holding over the past three months. statement said. Noting that it is natural for the two countries to have economic disagreements and friction, Lu said the two sides could properly handle disputes through dialogue with the principle of equal treatment and mutual trust. Read More

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After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign

After Exxon Fine for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign

Exxon's "senior-most executives" were aware of the sanctions when two of its subsidiaries signed deals with Russian oil magnate Igor Sechin , it added. Tillerson was not involved in the decision to punish Exxon for violating sanctions on Russia, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said. So while the Obama administration was much more lax in its approach, the Trump administration is taking a much harder line stance on the Russian sanctions. Read More

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US Ends Laptop Ban with Riyadh Exemption

US Ends Laptop Ban with Riyadh Exemption

The 4-month ban which was partially been lifted earlier this month has now been completely dissolved for the Middle Eastern and North African airlines and airports . In addition to adding explosive-detection equipment, airlines must, by this fall, demonstrate that they have the ability to conduct tougher security checks, including interviewing passengers as part of the screening, The Times has previously reported . Read More

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Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests

Germany Summons Turkish Ambassador over Activists' Arrests

In a press conference in Berlin , he said, "We have to be clearer than before, so the authorities in Ankara understand that their policies are not without consequences." . This week's flare-up was prompted by the arrest by Turkish authorities of German rights activist Peter Steudtner and five others on the grounds that they were part of a terrorist organization - an act denounced by Merkel as "absolutely unjustified". Read More

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New California Wildfires Prompt Evacuation Orders

New California Wildfires Prompt Evacuation Orders

A plume of smoke could be seen from Parducci Winery in Ukiah at 3 p.m. As of Tuesday morning, the fire has grown to 15,500 acres and is 5 percent contained, according to Cal Fire. CalFire says it's also threatening power lines that supply electricity to Yosemite National Park. Traffic on highways 41 and 49 will be impacted as a result of the closure of Highway 49. Read More

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