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People UC San Diego Ranked 16th Best University in the World
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The Geisel Library at UC San Diego. In its national rankings released in September, U.S. News and World Report named UC San Diego 9th best public school and 42nd best among all universities. In total, six University of California campuses were ranked among the top 50 globally: UC Berkeley (No. 4), UC San Francisco (No. 15), UC San Diego (No.

People Last night storms leave damage in North Carolina
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Multiple public facilities, as well as private businesses and residences will require substantial clean-up and repairs. - Schools across our area are still recovering from yesterday's strong storms that left many buildings with damage and without power.

People Israel approves settlement homes in east Jerusalem
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It will allow Nof Zion to add 176 housing units to the 91 existing homes. Israel disputes this. Wasel Abu Yousif, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, called the construction plans in Jabel Al Mukaber "a challenge to all the calls by the global community" to halt settlement building.

People After Trump dossier revelation, Federal Bureau of Investigation is next
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Representative Devin Nunes , the Intelligence Committee's Republican chairman, and his allies have focused instead on other issues, including the activities of Fusion GPS. "I have no idea what Fusion or Steele were paid but if even a shred of that dossier ends up helping Mueller, it will prove money well spent", he wrote in another tweet.

People Home Health Aide Arrested In Connection With Fatal Bed-Stuy Robbery Invasion
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A second suspect was arrested on Monday in connection with the deadly home invasion in Brooklyn that left a 91-year-old man hog tied along with his 100-year-old wife, sources said. "She (Troutman) took care of the Thompsons. She used her trust to betray them and commit this crime", Assistant District Attorney Bernarda Villalona said in court yesterday .

People HIV-positive school aide accused of sexual assault faces 206 charges
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A former Maryland school aide and track coach accused of sexually assaulting several male students while he was HIV positive was indicted Friday on more charges as the number of victims has almost doubled. He further confessed that he was fully aware of being HIV positive and was intentionally infecting the victims with the disease. Bell also recorded some of the assaults on his cell phone; among the harrowing 206-count indictment against Bell are 97 counts of filming child pornography.

People IL governor makes re-election bid official with video
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But the video attacks the "Madigan Machine" and the corruption IL is nationally known for. Throughout the video, a focus is placed on children, and he mentions the various battles he's taken on in Springfield - admitting some were won, and some were lost.

People Honolulu bans texting and walking
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Fines for the first violation are $15 to $35; $35 to $75 for a second offense within the same year; and $75 to $99 for a third offense within 12 months. Similar rules have been proposed elsewhere , though not successfully. Texting while you walk could soon land you with a fine in Honolulu , thanks to a new law passed in the city.

People Tusk is cancelable Brexit
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Britain's International Trade Secretary, Liam Fox, arrives for a meeting in Downing Street in central London, Britain October 9, 2017. Earlier Tusk announced that the leaders of the countries of the European Union agreed on a second phase of negotiations on the United Kingdom exit from the EU (Brexit).

People Suspend Jared O'Mara, Corbyn urged as MP accused of new rants
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It comes after Mr O'Mara had to resign from the Commons Women and Equalities Committee earlier this week following the emergence of racist, homophobic and sexist comments he made on online message boards more than a decade ago. "We have a very clear process in the Labour Party that in my view ought to be upheld ..." Ms Evans said of the alleged altercation "he just seemed to flip", calling his comments "misogynistic, it was transphobic, angry and aggressive".

People Singapore Passport Is World's 'Most Powerful'
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India's passport entitles holder to visa-free travel to 51 countries. It was developed by Arton Capital, a global financial advisory specialising in investor programmes for residence and citizenship around the world. While Singapore has been rising up the ranks progressively, the USA passport has been sliding down the leaderboard since President Donald Trump took office.

People Two Fatally Shot on Campus at Grambling State University
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Both men were from Farmerville, one was a student and one was not. The Lincoln Parish Sheriff's Department told ABC News that it is assisting campus police with the investigation. It is unknown at this time why Caldwell was on campus or his connection to Andrews. The campus was not placed on lockdown after the incident, but students were advised to stay inside and remain vigilant.

Author: 0 Duterte to undertake 3-day state visit to Japan

Russian Federation on Wednesday turned over firearms and various military equipment to the Philippines , as ties between Manila and Moscow get warmer under President Rodrigo Duterte. "There are three of us against the world: China, Philippines and Russian Federation", he added. Duterte's often profanity-laden tirades against the United States have become his trademark during his year-old presidency, and he has chided Washington for treating his country "like a dog", despite the ...

People Ayesha Gulalai to retain NA seat as ECP dismisses PTI's disqualification reference
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Headed by Chief Election Commissioner retired Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza a bench of the ECP had earlier reserved the verdict after hearing final arguments of Gulalai's lawyer on the reference. Speaking to the media outside the ECP, Ms Gulalai said that by appearing before the ECP she had showed her respect for state's institutions. The PTI chairman said further that Karachi's local government (LG) system needs to be improved as at present the local representatives have no authority.

People Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace
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In August, Nemo walked out alongside Macron and stood to attention to meet the Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou. We're guessing he gets a pass. "He is doing something quite exceptional", Macron explained. Macron's two-year-old dog is frequently photographed with Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron. French investigative website Mediapart reported that Nicolas Sarkozy's dogs damaged valuable furniture in the palace that cost thousands of euros to restore.

People Puerto Rico, Whitefish Energy defend controversial power contract
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Under the Whitefish contract, the agency paid only $3.7 million for initial "mobilization of personnel and equipment;" further advance payments are not required. The newspaper reports Zinke and the energy company's CEO admit to knowing each other because it's a small town where "everybody knows everybody". But Whitefish also says it's having a hard time accessing work sites because of debris.

People GOP Eyes a Million-Dollar Tax Bracket
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Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y. "Unless I get more concrete information on a reasonable agreement, then I will be a no on Thursday". It's a blueprint for spending, taxes and revenue that uses "budget reconciliation", which will let Senate Republicans pass a tax bill without any Democrats .