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Worldwide Two Canadians Are Among Those Killed In The Las Vegas Shooting
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Off-duty police officer Rachael Parker was with fellow officers from Manhattan Beach, California when Paddock opened fire. Jose Baggett, 31, of Las Vegas, said he and a friend were in the lobby of the Luxor hotel-casino - directly north of the festival - when people began to run, nearly like in a stampede.

Worldwide First non-Arab, Kurdish Iraqi president passed away
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He was in Germany seeking health care and had reportedly slipped into a coma earlier in the day. His wife and companion in political struggle, Hero, and his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party voiced only lukewarm support for the September 25 referendum that delivered an overwhelming "yes" to secession from Iraq .

Worldwide Donald Trump Dedicates A Golf Trophy To Hurricane Victims
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Defense Department. "Enough with the pieces trying to perform political analysis on Trump's attacks on the San Juan mayor", Fallon tweeted . Earlier Tuesday, Yulin Cruz said in a statement that she accepted an invitation to attend a briefing with Trump "on behalf of the people of San Juan and out of respect for the American people represented by the office of the President of the United States".

Worldwide Oil cuts add to Saudi pain as GDP contracts for second quarter
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But the new $1bn fund is the latest signifier of the improving economic ties between Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. The leaders of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's biggest oil exporters, are expected to discuss cooperation on oil production and differences over Syria and Iran on Thursday during the first visit to Moscow by a reigning Saudi Monarch.

Worldwide Sen. Murphy, Kimmel Join Calls for Stronger Gun Laws
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This list above does not include other major shootings like at Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia (32 killed, April 2007), and Columbine High School, Littleton, Colorado (13 killed, April 1999). Advocates of the measure, including the National Rifle Association, have cast it as a safety enhancement. Sen. Richard Blumenthal of CT said Congress must act immediately on the issue.

Worldwide Atlanta city leaders voted to decriminalize marijuana possession in small amounts
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The penalty now in place under state law calls for up to six months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000 dollars. It calls for reducing the penalty for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana to a $75 fine and no jail time. "If you get arrested by anybody but a city cop, you're toast", Atlanta City Councilwoman Yolanda Adrean said during a council safety committee meeting in April.

Worldwide Trump Administration Formally Backs Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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The bill states that "there is substantial medical evidence that an unborn child is capable of experiencing pain at least by 20 weeks after fertilization, if not earlier". President Trump already supported stricter regulation on abortion during his campaign. If passed, the legislation would then move to the Senate for consideration.

Worldwide Uber CEO holds 'constructive' talks with London officials
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The new boss of Uber will hold crunch talks with London's transport commissioner on Tuesday after the firm's licence was not renewed. UBER's British boss has quit at the height of the company's crisis over its London licence. Uber's license was revoked last month, a surprise move by regulators that could affect thousands of drivers and millions of passengers. Ms Bertram said in an internal email she would be taking up a "new and exciting role elsewhere".

Worldwide Narendra Modi lays foundation for AIIMS in Himachal Pradesh
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He laid the foundation stone of an Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) to be set up in Una town and inaugurated a steel processing plant of the Steel Authority of India set up with an outlay of Rs 70 crore in Kandrori town in Kangra district, via video conference from Bilaspur .

Worldwide Uber's board wants to cut ex-CEO's power in next meeting
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Khosrowshahi gains the power to nominate directors for those spots. Uber is "attempting to copy some things that characterize good governance at a public company", said Charles M. In an email to employees, Khosrowshahi called the decision "disappointing", writing, "Travis appointed two new members to Uber's Board without discussing it with me or the Board of Directors more broadly".

Worldwide Mass shooting may have little impact on Las Vegas tourism
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Las Vegas' $60 billion tourism economy might see little impact in the wake of Sunday's massacre at an outdoor country music festival, if Orlando's experience following last year's Pulse nightclub mass shooting is any indication. "And we will be here to support Las Vegas in the long-term in any way we can". "So, it was easier when the Boston people came and said they understand, because they did understand", the survivor said.

Worldwide Bulldogs hand Vols worst home loss since 1905
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Defensive backs Aaron Davis, Deandre Baker and Dominick Sanders have a total of 27 tackles and six passes defended. Penn State received a scare from a solid Iowa team last week in Iowa, but managed to pull out a 21-19 victory, albeit as 13-point chalk, thanks to a last second touchdown pass from Trace McSorley to Juwan Johnson.

Worldwide Russian opposition leader sentenced to 20 days in jail
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Navalny plans to challenge Vladimir Putin in Russia's presidential election next March, though Putin, who has ruled Russian Federation for 17 years, has not yet officially announced that he will run for a fourth presidential term. Navalny and some of his campaign workers and supporters have faced attacks and other forms of pressure in recent months. He had been due to attend a major rally in Mr Putin's home city of St Petersburg on Saturday.

Worldwide Oman's Sultan Qaboos receives Iranian FM in Muscat
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The audience reviewed aspects of the existing cooperation between the Sultanate and Iran in various spheres to serve the joint interests of Omani and Iranian people, in addition to discussing a number of matters in the light of the current developments at the regional and global arena.

Worldwide We Still Don't Know What Happened to Flight MH370
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The Australian government has said only "credible" new evidence will cause the search to be resumed. It was the largest search of its type in aviation history, covering several million square kilometres of the ocean's surface and below. "We are deeply sorry that we could not locate plane or 239 souls aboard", says report, which covers a total of 440 pages. "The underwater search has eliminated most of the high probability areas", the ATSB said.

Worldwide Amber Rudd puts her hands up, says 'I don't understand encryption'
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She replied: "It's so easy to be patronised in this business". Speaking ahead of her keynote speech at Conservative Party conference, Ms Rudd warned that military-grade encryption on services such as Whatsapp - which is owned by Facebook - is providing criminals with a safe space to exchange messages.

Worldwide European Union lawmakers see insufficient Brexit progress
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The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator has told the European Parliament that the remaining 27 EU member states will not be expected to pay for Britain's exit from the bloc. The head of the biggest party grouping in the European Parliament is calling for British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be sacked for creating confusion over Brexit .