Monthly Archives: August 2016

2 dead after small plane crashes into Nevada RV park

A small plane that crashed into a northern Nevada recreational vehicle park, killing both people on board, plunged nose-first close to occupied RVs — and no one on the ground was hurt, authorities said Wednesday. Continue reading

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Two Utah climbers disappear on Pakistan mountain

Two Utah climbers have been reported missing in Pakistan on one of its highest mountain peaks. Continue reading

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Australia outlines tough new measures against Islamic State

Australia’s prime minister as he outlined tougher measures to fight the threat posed by the Islamic State movement. Continue reading

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Mexican president likely hurt by ‘ill-advised’ Trump meeting

President Enrique Pena Nieto’s decision to meet with possibly Mexico’s most-disliked man is turning into a public relations disaster for him, with social media posters and politicians calling it a national humiliation likely to lower the president’s al… Continue reading

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Brazil’s Michel Temer inherits presidency on shaky ground

The permanent ouster of deeply unpopular President Dilma Rousseff by Brazil’s Senate means that a man who is arguably just as unpopular is now faced with trying to ease the wounds of a divided nation mired in recession. Continue reading

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Amid threats of violence Venezuelan opposition tests resolve

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro promise to flood the streets of Caracas in a major test of their strength and the government’s ability to tolerate growing dissent. Continue reading

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Grand jury to mull case of Marine vet charged with murder

A grand jury will consider the case of a U.S. Marine Corps veteran charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a woman following a traffic accident near Cleveland. Continue reading

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5 people killed in midair plane crash in Alaska, officials say

Alaska State Troopers say all those on board two small planes died in a midair collision in the western part of the state. Continue reading

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Afghan official says 2 killed in car bombing

An Afghan official says two people were killed when a car bomb exploded in front of the district governor’s office in Logar province east of the capital Kabul. Continue reading

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G20 governments endorse trade but tighten controls

Leaders of the United States, China and other Group of 20 major economies who meet this weekend say more trade would shore up sluggish global growth but are tightening their own controls on imports. Continue reading

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Police: Suspicious powder found at Trump Tower not hazardous

Police say they believe that suspicious white powder found at Trump Tower in Manhattan is harmless. Continue reading

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Authorities: Boy shoots 11-year-old in face

Authorities say an 11-year-old boy has been shot in the face with a handgun by another boy inside a Massachusetts home. Continue reading

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Memorial held for Gen. John Vessey, ex-Joint Chiefs chairman

Hundreds of mourners have gathered for a service honoring former Army Gen. John Vessey, a Minnesota native who became chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under President Ronald Reagan. Continue reading

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Hurricane warning downgraded for Hawaii’s Big Island

Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded a previously issued warning for Hawaii’s Big Island, saying Hurricane Madeline would likely weaken to a tropical storm as it passes to the south of the island. Continue reading

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FBI seeks public’s help in Indiana girl’s 2005 killing

Haunted by the 2005 slaying of an Indiana schoolgirl, whose decapitated and dismembered body was found by boaters in a river near Chicago, federal and local officials appealed for the public’s help Wednesday in solving the crime. Continue reading

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UN body says Sioux must have say in pipeline project

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe must have a say with regard to a $3.8 billion oil pipeline that could disturb sacred sites and impact drinking water for 8,000 tribal members, representatives of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said… Continue reading

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Compliance

Leaders in any capacity have a responsibility to maintain compliance, not only with industry and company standards, but with state and federal regulations as well. Continue reading

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5 people killed in midair plane crash, Alaska troopers say

Alaska State Troopers say all five people aboard two small planes died in a midair collision in the western part of the state. Continue reading

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UN test ban head: Israel should ratify treaty within 5 years

The head of the United Nations nuclear test ban treaty organization says it should take at most five years for Israel to ratify the treaty — and he thinks Iran will also ratify but the timing is uncertain. Continue reading

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Hurricane Madeline downgraded to tropical storm as it nears Hawaii’s Big Island

Forecasters on Wednesday downgraded Hurricane Madeline to a tropical storm as it veered past Hawaii’s Big Island, but officials reiterated warnings to prepare for heavy rain and strong winds. Continue reading

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