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Tropical Storm Nestor forms, threatening US Gulf Coast

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Forecasters are predicting that despite high winds, surging seas and heavy rain along the Gulf Coast, Tropical Storm Nester is not expected to morph into a hurricane, much to the relief of states in the storm’s path that were more than 75 percent devastated by Hurricane Michael just last year. The National Hurricane Center predicted Read More

Patrick Mahomes to miss at least 3 weeks after suffering knee injury: reports

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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is expected to miss at least three weeks after suffering a knee injury during the second quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Denver Broncos. An MRI confirmed Mahomes suffered a dislocated kneecap, but luckily there was no significant additional damage, according to media reports. PATRICK MAHOMES INJURY COULD MEAN ‘MADDEN’ CURSE Read More

Lebanon’s ‘tax intifada’: Beirut aflame as protesters call for ‘downfall of the regime’ (VIDEOS)

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Thousands of protestors have blocked streets across Lebanon with flaming barricades, marching for a second consecutive day over new tax proposals, government ineptitude and inefficiency. The spark for the latest wave of protests came in the form of a proposed new fee of 20 cents per day for calls via voice over internet protocol (VoIP). Read More

Lady Gaga plummets off stage in a fan’s arms during Vegas show

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Lady Gaga fell head over heels off into the audience during the latest date of her Las Vegas residency. The star had invited a fan called Jack to join her on stage and jumped into his arms – but he lost his footing and the pair plummeted to the floor. “We legitimately thought she was Read More

California launches America’s first statewide earthquake early warning system

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Officials in California unveiled the nation’s first statewide earthquake early warning system on Thursday. The California Earthquake Early Warning System utilizes a smartphone app as well as traditional alert and warning delivery methods, such as Wireless Emergency Alerts. “The system uses ground motion sensors from across the state to detect earthquakes before humans can feel Read More

Credit Suisse to start charging wealthy clients for cash deposits

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) will start charging wealthy clients with large cash deposits in Swiss francs, the latest Swiss bank to pass on negative interest rates to customers. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen at its headquarters at the Paradeplatz square in Zurich, Switzerland October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Arnd Read More

Microphone could diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees

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Technology used by engineers to listen for faults in bridges could be used to diagnose ‘noisy’ arthritic knees, a study suggests. It involved a tiny microphone being attached to participants’ knees to pick up high-frequency sounds. Although not audible to humans, the waveforms can be analysed by computers to give an insight into knee health. Read More

PRESS DIGEST- British Business – Oct 18

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Oct 18 (Reuters) – Here are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. The Times – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson flew back from Brussels with a Brexit deal last night and will spend the next 24 hours trying Read More

UPDATE 1-PG&E noteholders, wildfire victims file formal reorganization plan

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FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Noteholders of PG&E Corp and a committee for victims of the wildfires that pushed the power producer into bankruptcy filed a formal reorganization plan on Read More

Flaming barricades & tensions: Unrest continues to grip Barcelona after Spain jails pro-independence Catalan leaders (VIDEOS)

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Mass protests continue to rage in Catalonia, as people took to the streets for the fourth consecutive night to condemn harsh prison sentences handed to the pro-independence leaders by the Spain’s Supreme Court. Protests gripped the Catalan capital on Thursday, continuing the week’s unrest. During the day, striking students hit the streets, and in the Read More