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People Brazilian Police Thwart Would Could Have Been World's Biggest Bank Heist
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Had the robbery been successful, it could have been the 'biggest bank robbery in history, ' reported Dailymail. Police investigated for about two months before moving in to make the arrests. The thieves hoped to steal up to £250 million, police said, and had planned to carry out the raid this weekend. The police said that the work on the tunnel began more than four months ago from a house located several blocks from the bank.

People House Republicans make time for new abortion ban
Author: 0 House Republicans make time for new abortion ban

This bill also has exceptions for cases of rape and incest. On Tuesday, October 3, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 237-189 for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Only a tiny fraction of abortions happen at 20 weeks gestation or later - less than 2 percent, according to a 2009 Centers for Disease Control study - but the women who get them often need them desperately .

People Iraq's PM says doesn't want armed clash with Kurds
Author: 0 Iraq's PM says doesn't want armed clash with Kurds

French President Emmanuel Macron offered Thursday for France to mediate between the Iraqi government and Kurds seeking independence after a controversial referendum. In addition, the Chinese government could use its economic links to Iraqi Kurdistan as leverage in its efforts to counter Turkey's ties to China's Uyghur minority.

People Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores
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We need ATF auditing gun dealers so we can spot people who are amassing huge arsenals of weapons and ammunition, like the Las Vegas shooter. "Accordingly, we find that the "bump stock" is a firearm part and is not regulated as a firearm under the Gun Control Act or the National Firearms Act".

People Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio
Author: 0 Judge dismisses case against pardoned Arpaio

Judge Bolton found him guilty for defying a federal judge's 2011 order to end profiling practices in Arizona, which targeted Latinos. But he continued the patrols for 17 months after it was issued and was reelected. Arpaio was convicted in July of willfully violating a 2011 injunction barring his officers from stopping and detaining Latino motorists exclusively on suspicion they were in the country illegally.

People South Africa get their wish with Bloemfontein pitch
Author: 0 South Africa get their wish with Bloemfontein pitch

Despite going in with an nearly second-string bowling attack, South Africa enter the second and final Test as clear favourites after the crushing 333-run win in the series opener, and Bangladesh have suffered another blow, losing opener Tamim Iqbal due to a thigh injury.

People Man fatally shot at Upper West Side construction site, NYPD says
Author: 0 Man fatally shot at Upper West Side construction site, NYPD says

Police said the suspect was found dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the fifth floor. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The police believe the gunman had worked at the site and shot his former supervisor. Witnesses said that shooting took place on the 39th floor of a building, according to MailOnline .

People Uber to accept Softbank support
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The ride-hailing behemoth's directors on Tuesday unanimously approved a host of changes to the way Uber will be run. " SoftBank's interest is an incredible vote of confidence in Uber's business and long-term potential, and we look forward to finalizing the investment in the coming weeks".

People Las Vegas Shooting Might Actually Ease Washington's Gun-Control Stalemate
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Bump stocks can be used to effectively convert semi-automatic rifles to fire so rapidly as to simulate an automatic weapon . Other Republicans were undecided, but said they'd consider the subject. Jon Thune (R-S.D.), who said the Senate should " take a look at" such a prohibition. The device assists the shooter by making the finger "bump" against the trigger.

People Evansville School Grades Show Growth and Room to Grow
Author: 0 Evansville School Grades Show Growth and Room to Grow

Statewide, almost 25 percent of schools improved one or more letter grades, with close to 6 percent improving their letter grade to an A. Overall, 62 percent of schools received an A or B. At least, according to the state's accountability report. The grades are based off of the ISTEP+ statewide testing and the rates of improvement in ISTEP+ for elementary and high schools.

People Global Automotive Recognition System Market 2017 - Microsoft Corporation, Elliptic Laboratories AS, Visteon
Author: 0 Global Automotive Recognition System Market 2017 - Microsoft Corporation, Elliptic Laboratories AS, Visteon

The growth of the global dried mushroom market is driven by growing demand for organic food and increasing health consciousness among consumers. Global Dried Mushroom Market Regional Outlook: Based on the geographies, the global dried mushroom market is split into seven regions including North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Japan, Asia-Pacific except Japan, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa.

People Wal-Mart says it stopped fish imports from N.Korea-linked plant
Author: 0 Wal-Mart says it stopped fish imports from N.Korea-linked plant

It's hard to make a buck in North Korea , so the country sends workers overseas, requiring them to send at least 70% of their salaries back to the North Korean government. In particular, the investigation traced the supply chain of certain packages of seafood, like salmon, which are processed by North Korean workers at Chinese companies, and then imported from China by American distributors.

People Vegas shooter had 200+ reports of suspicious activities, large financial transactions
Author: 0 Vegas shooter had 200+ reports of suspicious activities, large financial transactions

In between, cops arrived on the 31st floor - just below Paddock - at 10:12pm and got to the shooter's 32nd floor at 10:17pm, officials said. "What we know is that Stephen Paddock is a man who spent decades acquiring weapons and ammo and living a secret life, much of which will never be fully understood", he said, adding that investigators were looking into whether something happened in Paddock's life to set off the gun-buying spree.

People Trump Will Decertify Iran Nuclear Agreement, Opening Door to Additional Sanctions
Author: 0 Trump Will Decertify Iran Nuclear Agreement, Opening Door to Additional Sanctions

Trump has been weighing whether the pact, which he has called an 'embarrassment, ' serves US security interests as he faces an October 15 deadline for certifying that Iran is complying with it. It said the U.S. president will push to aggressively modify the nuclear agreement without recommending new sanctions. During a speech at the United Nations last month, Trump blasted Iran for funding terrorism, among other things, and called the nuclear deal an "embarrassment".

People UN Investigation Finds Egypt Bought Weapons from North Korea
Author: 0 UN Investigation Finds Egypt Bought Weapons from North Korea

Provocative North Korean posturing and a ratcheting up of rhetoric between Washington and Pyongyang has seen even North Korea's Asian ally China take a tougher line against Kim Jung Un's regime. In August, the United States froze a $300million aid package destined for Egypt. In a visit to Seoul early last month, Egyptian defense minister, Sedki Sobhi told South Korean officials that Cairo has already severed military ties with Pyongyang and will side with Seoul to increase worldwide pressure ...

People Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO
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A spokeswoman for LifeLock said Wednesday the company monitors information from all three major credit bureaus, as well as identity theft information from third-party data sources, and LifeLock's proprietary ID Analytics network. But the "vulnerable versions" of the software were not identified or patched, Smith said. "All the folks in the executive suite had no clue, but they were the luckiest investors on August 1 to sell the stock at the best price to net $655,000 - this was pure luck ...