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Police and firefighters checked the plane on the tarmac of the Charles de Gaulle airport after reports of a security threat , which turned out to be a false alarm. We were waiting on the plane for around an hour. "They were then told the plane was to move to another part of the airport". Flight number BA0303 was held on the tarmac at Charles de Gaulle and surrounded by police and fire vehicles at around 8am United Kingdom time this morning.
  • Here's What Trump And Clinton Voters Watch

    Here's What Trump And Clinton Voters Watch

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    The GIF splices clips of Trump swinging a golf club and Clinton falling after appearing to be struck in the back by a golf ball. It's refreshing to have a politician in the White House that isn't afraid to crack a joke every once in a while.
  • Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams

    Georgia Power warns customers of Hurricane Irma scams

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    Johns County, 36,000 customers were still without power by Wednesday afternoon. Tampa Electric said in a statement their crews have restored power to more than 90% of the 750,000 customers impacted by the storm. In addition, with the hurricane carrying such high winds this time around, there are more downed trees and utility lines affecting power repairs. They expect to restore power to essentially all customers by Sunday night, though they concede customers with more complex damage may ...
  • Mercedes struggles in Singapore GP qualifying

    Mercedes struggles in Singapore GP qualifying

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    But when it came to the final session of qualifying, Sebastian Vettel put together an unbeatable lap time and Ricciardo was also beaten to second place by teammate Max Verstappen . I will accept a little bit of defeat, but tomorrow I am still confident we will get victory . "I got everything I could out of the vehicle - I got everything and more, I literally threw the sink at it".
  • Judge Allows Rape Convict To Play Football

    Judge Allows Rape Convict To Play Football

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    The university was prepared to let him play football until a female student there filed a petition to get Richmond kicked off the team, and Youngstown changed its mind. Pelini has previously said he made a decision to welcome Richmond to the program following his own investigation, and Richmond claims Pelini informed him he would play this season after the spring.
  • McDonald's Employee Gives Birth, Tries Flushing Baby Down Toilet

    McDonald's Employee Gives Birth, Tries Flushing Baby Down Toilet

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    Witnesses said Lockner complained about stomach pain and went to the bathroom repeatedly. When the co-worker entered the bathroom to check on Lockner, prosecutors said, there was blood on the floor. Lockner - who says she did not know she was pregnant - has been charged with felony child abuse, inflicting great bodily injury, and attempted murder.
  • Rehab center where 8 seniors died gets cut from Medicaid

    Rehab center where 8 seniors died gets cut from Medicaid

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    Including the nursing home deaths, at least 26 people in Florida have died under Irma-related circumstances, and six more in SC and Georgia, many of them well after the storm passed. Hollywood Hill's proximity to Memorial Regional was one of reasons Gail Nova stayed there, her son Jeffrey said, so she could seek care as she needed it.
  • Trump Tests Loyal Base With Immigration Flirtation With Dems

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    Rosa Martinez, an immigration activist and a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , known as DACA, takes part in a rally September 12 in Washington urging Congress to pass the DREAM Act. The dinner "was a discussion, not a deal ", Ryan said. If person A becomes a USA citizen, he or she can sponsor additional family members, including married children, parents and siblings.
  • Trump says China's business tax rate is 15% - it's actually much higher

    Trump says China's business tax rate is 15% - it's actually much higher

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    The President is cutting deals with Democrats because he learned during the debt ceiling deal that Republicans complain, but they will mostly go along with whatever he agrees to. A major one is the GOP's failure, thus far, to pass a federal budget, which under legislative rules is a prerequisite for a tax plan that can avoid being stalled to death by Democrats in the Senate .
  • Ancient Indian text pushes back history of zero by 500 years

    Ancient Indian text pushes back history of zero by 500 years

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    The study of an ancient Indian manuscript containing the numeral zero has been dated back to the 3rd or 4th century, confirming the symbol gained the status of a numerical value five centuries prior to what earlier studies had proven. Firstly, this dot evolved to have a hollow centre that we see in the zero symbol today. What does the Bakhshali manuscript say? It was later acquired by indologist Rudolf Hoernle, who presented it to the Boldeian Libraries in 1902 and it has been housed ...