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Louisiana sheriff’s deputy, junior-high teacher wife held on child rape and porn charges: reports

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Photos showing the married Louisiana suspects nude with a child were among the items authorities seized when a longtime sheriff’s deputy and a junior high school teacher were arrested this week on child rape and pornography charges, according to a report. Taken into custody Wednesday were Dennis Perkins, 44, and his wife, Cynthia Perkins, 34, Read More

Fired New York police officer implicated in death of Eric Garner sues to get job back at department

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The officer who killed Eric Garner – a police suspect accused of selling loose cigarettes – with a chokehold in 2014 and was later fired for lying about the incident has filed a lawsuit in hopes of being re-hired at the NYPD. Ex-officer Daniel Pantaleo brought the suit on Wednesday, arguing his termination was “arbitrary Read More

FOREX-Pound pauses for breath amid Brexit limbo, dollar steadies

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HONG KONG (Reuters) – The British pound stabilised on Thursday as the Brexit project entered a fresh holding pattern, while the dollar held firm as traders took a breather from Sino-U.S. trade headlines. FILE PHOTO: Pound and Dollar banknotes are seen in this picture illustration taken June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Currency markets are also Read More

Morning News Call – India, October 24

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To access a PDF version of this newsletter, please click here here If you would like to receive this newsletter via email, please register at: here FACTORS TO WATCH No major events are scheduled for the day. INDIA TOP NEWS • India announces $8 billion plan to revive loss-making state telecoms firms India announced an Read More

Trump impeachment inquiry a partisan move that will ‘destroy the presidency in the future,’ Lindsey Graham says

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The House Democrats’ Trump impeachment inquiry is a partisan measure that could destroy the institution of the presidency, according to Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. Graham made the claim Monday, and then told “Hannity” Wednesday he will move a measure to dismiss the impeachment inquiry if it makes it to the U.S. Senate. “What they’re trying Read More

UPDATE 3-Chile’s Codelco resumes operations after union calls for end to strike

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(Recasts throughout) By Fabian Cambero and Dave Sherwood SANTIAGO, Oct 23 (Reuters) – Chile’s Codelco, the world’s top copper miner, said it had resumed normal operations after its unionized workers struck a deal with government officials late Wednesday to end a day-long walk-off amid a week of raucous protests throughout Chile. The Copper Workers Federation Read More

Zoe Ball’s Radio 2 show loses 364,000 listeners

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Zoe Ball has lost 364,000 weekly listeners from her Radio 2 breakfast show, the latest industry figures reveal. The presenter took over from Chris Evans in January, after he left the station to join Virgin Radio. Ball lost 780,000 listeners in the second quarter of this year. And new figures from industry body Rajar show Read More

Trump channels ‘America invades for oil’ meme as he says some troops will stay in Syria to ‘protect’ it

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US forces have secured Syria’s oil, and now most of them are on their way out, President Donald Trump has declared, patting himself on the back for “saving a lot of lives.” He then produced an oil-grabbing quote worthy of a meme. “Let someone else fight over this long, bloodstained sand,” Trump told reporters on Read More

Huawei exposure roils Xilinx’s revenue forecast

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(Reuters) – Xilinx Inc (XLNX.O) on Wednesday forecast current-quarter and full-year revenue below Wall Street estimates, the second major chipmaker this week to flag the impact of a prolonged U.S.-China trade dispute on its business. FILE PHOTO: A Xilinx sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Read More

Florida inmate charged with feeding pet iguanas to alligator at sheriff’s zoo

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A Florida inmate has been arrested for feeding pet iguanas to an alligator at the sheriff’s zoo — next to the jail — after fellow inmates ratted him out, investigators said. Jason Aaron Gibson, a 40-year-old suspected car thief, was one of the select inmates given the “privilege” of working outside at the petting zoo on Stock Read More