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This Florida woman survived her 
This Florida woman survived her 'biggest mistake' in Hurricane Ian. Why experts say many others didn't.

The rising Florida death toll from Hurricane Ian is further proof that people's vulnerability and misinformation play a role who lives and who dies.

ACLU sues over Nevada county's hand-counting ballot plan
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  • 2022-10-05 02:40:12Z

The ACLU's Nevada chapter filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a rural Nevada county and its interim clerk to stop the implementation of the county's new hand...

Hong Kong Stocks Surge Most in Asia After Return From Holiday
Hong Kong Stocks Surge Most in Asia After Return From Holiday

(Bloomberg) -- Stocks in Hong Kong surged as trading in the financial hub resumed after a holiday, playing catch-up to the rally in global equities. Most...

With Musk bid back on, Twitter employees
With Musk bid back on, Twitter employees 'just along for the ride'
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  • 2022-10-05 02:26:04Z

Some Twitter employees were engaged in a company-wide planning process for next year on Tuesday when their phones began buzzing with news that Elon Musk had ...

Mortgage rates hit almost 7%, with little sign of falling

Mortgage rates jumped to almost 7% as the housing market begins to cool in response to rising rates. The average rate for a 30-year fixed mortgage increased ...

US vows to supply green-fuel-laggard Japan with bioethanol
US vows to supply green-fuel-laggard Japan with bioethanol
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  • 2022-10-05 02:15:45Z

U.S. officials are touting bioethanol in Japan, which trails other nations on using the green fuel made from corn and other crops. "American ethanol is a...

Should You Be Adding Beacon Lighting Group (ASX:BLX) To Your Watchlist Today?
Should You Be Adding Beacon Lighting Group (ASX:BLX) To Your Watchlist Today?

It's common for many investors, especially those who are inexperienced, to buy shares in companies with a good story...

Asian Stocks Extend Gains After US Equities Rally: Markets Wrap
Asian Stocks Extend Gains After US Equities Rally: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks extended a rally on Wednesday following the best two-day run for US equities in more than two years, as investors begin to...

Bobulinski Claims Hunter Biden Defrauded Him, Slams Media
Bobulinski Claims Hunter Biden Defrauded Him, Slams Media 'Blackout' on Laptop Story

Tony Bobulinski claimed Tuesday that the president's son and brother cheated him out of millions of dollars in a deal to form a joint venture with a Chinese ...

Charges dismissed in Battle Creek kidnapping, shooting case
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  • 2022-10-05 02:06:34Z

Charges were dismissed for a Battle Creek man accused in a kidnapping and shooting case after the victim failed to appear for the hearing.

Former Seattle tech engineer convicted of stealing data from more than 100M people sentenced
Former Seattle tech engineer convicted of stealing data from more than 100M people sentenced
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  • 2022-10-05 02:06:02Z

Former Amazon Web Services engineer Paige Thompson, who was convicted of stealing data from more than 100 million people, was sentenced on Tuesday in U.S...

Mastercard launches crypto exchange risk assessment tool
Mastercard launches crypto exchange risk assessment tool

Financial services company Mastercard Inc. has launched Crypto Secure, a technology solution designed to help banks identify fraud-prone crypto exchanges...

White House Takes Closer Look at Controversial Gasoline Export Ban Option
White House Takes Closer Look at Controversial Gasoline Export Ban Option

(Bloomberg) -- White House officials have asked the US Energy Department to analyze the possible impacts of a ban on exports of gasoline, diesel and other...

15 mayors band together to improve safety in Snohomish County
15 mayors band together to improve safety in Snohomish County
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  • 2022-10-05 02:02:10Z

Fifteen mayors from across Snohomish County have formed a coalition to reduce crime and increase safety.

Hancock County inmate and her boyfriend arrested days after she escaped from the jail
Hancock County inmate and her boyfriend arrested days after she escaped from the jail
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  • 2022-10-05 02:01:51Z

Here's what we know.

Baby Bunting Group Limited
Baby Bunting Group Limited's (ASX:BBN) Fundamentals Look Pretty Strong: Could The Market Be Wrong About The Stock?

It is hard to get excited after looking at Baby Bunting Group's (ASX:BBN) recent performance, when its stock has...

Seattle
Seattle's minimum wage slated to increase to $18.69 next year

Seattle's minimum wage will be going up to $18.69 per hour for most workers in the new year, the Seattle Office of Labor Standards announced Tuesday.

Minor carjacks employee outside a school in Indio, leads police on six-mile chase
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  • 2022-10-05 01:58:26Z

The theft at Herbert Hoover Elementary was followed by a six-mile police chase into Coachella, where police said the thief ran off the road.

Tennessee man in Amber Alert kidnapping held on $1 million cash bond
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  • 2022-10-05 01:53:00Z

Oct. 4-CHIPPEWA FALLS - A 22-year-old Tennessee man accused of kidnapping a 15-year-old girl in the Holcombe area will be held in jail on a $1 million cash...

Roundup: 1 injured in shooting, Ventura freeway overnight closures, more
Roundup: 1 injured in shooting, Ventura freeway overnight closures, more
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  • 2022-10-05 01:46:40Z

Oxnard police probe shooting, freeway closure set in Ventura beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday and more.

Oil Holds Surge as OPEC+ Mulls Biggest Supply Cut Since 2020
Oil Holds Surge as OPEC+ Mulls Biggest Supply Cut Since 2020

(Bloomberg) -- Oil held a two-day surge before an OPEC+ meeting at which the alliance is considering the biggest supply cut since 2020 to revive prices.Most ...

Asian stocks bounce higher on signs rate hikes are working
Asian stocks bounce higher on signs rate hikes are working

Asian stocks rose on Wednesday as investors grew hopeful future global interest rate rises might become less aggressive amid early signs previous policy...

Person of interest is in custody in the kidnapping of a California family whose truck was found in flames
Person of interest is in custody in the kidnapping of a California family whose truck was found in flames
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  • 2022-10-05 01:45:33Z

A person of interest in the alleged kidnapping of an infant and three relatives was taken into custody Tuesday after he used an ATM card that belonged to the

80-year-old shooting victim dies; separately, Oxnard woman ID
80-year-old shooting victim dies; separately, Oxnard woman ID'd as Montecito murder victim
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  • 2022-10-05 01:41:20Z

On Tuesday afternoon, Oxnard police said a shooting victim, 80, had died. Separately, an Oxnard woman, 32, was ID'd as a homicide victim in Montecito.

Jury begins deliberating fate of defendant Paul Flores in Kristin Smart murder trial
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  • 2022-10-05 01:40:08Z

After hearing 11 weeks of evidence and a set of fiery closing arguments, jurors on Tuesday began deliberating whether to convict Paul Flores for the 1996...

RBNZ Delivers Fifth Half-Point Hike, Signals More to Come
RBNZ Delivers Fifth Half-Point Hike, Signals More to Come

(Bloomberg) -- New Zealand's central bank raised interest rates by half a percentage point for a fifth straight meeting and signaled more to come.Most Read...

New Zealand
New Zealand's central bank lifts rates to 7-year high in hawkish rush

SYDNEY (Reuters) -New Zealand's central bank on Wednesday lifted interest rates to a seven-year high and promised more pain to come as it struggles to cool...

Tampa man arrested, faces charges in shooting death at Shell gas station
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  • 2022-10-05 01:29:00Z

A 24-year-old Tampa man was arrested Sunday in connection to a fatal shooting at a Shell gas station Aug. 24, the Tampa Police Department said Tuesday. When ...

The Big Winners in Musk
The Big Winners in Musk's Twitter Deal? Merger Arbitrage Traders

(Bloomberg) -- Elon Musk's decision to revive his $44 billion buyout of Twitter Inc. is shockingly good news for investors including billionaire Carl Icahn...

Herschel Walker: US Senate candidate denies report he paid for girlfriend
Herschel Walker: US Senate candidate denies report he paid for girlfriend's abortion

The Daily Beast reported the anti-abortion Republican paid for the procedure for a girlfriend in 2009.

U.S., Europe whip U.N. votes for historic Russia rebuke
U.S., Europe whip U.N. votes for historic Russia rebuke
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  • 2022-10-05 01:23:08Z

After Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution slamming its claim to four Ukrainian regions, a massive lobbying effort is now underway in the General...

Day 2 of the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack trial: A jury has been selected; opening arguments set for Thursday
Day 2 of the Waukesha Christmas Parade attack trial: A jury has been selected; opening arguments set for Thursday
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  • 2022-10-05 01:22:22Z

Brooks is facing more than 70 charges in the trial, including six counts of first-degree intentional homicide.

Orange County deputies identify man killed in Pine Hills shooting
Orange County deputies identify man killed in Pine Hills shooting
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  • 2022-10-05 01:19:52Z

Homicide detectives with the Orange County Sheriff's Office are working to identify a killer.

Peoria man identified as person who died in encounter with police
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  • 2022-10-05 01:18:45Z

The Peoria man suffered multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body, according to the Peoria County coroner.

Illinois woman charged with June burglary in Oxford
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  • 2022-10-05 01:18:00Z

Oct. 4-OXFORD - An Illinois woman has been arrested and charged with stealing items from an east Oxford residence more than four months ago. The Oxford...

Madison Schools bomb threat one of many being dealt with by region's districts
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  • 2022-10-05 01:16:00Z

Oct. 4-BUTLER COUNTY - A bomb threat at Madison Schools K-12 campus had sheriff investigators on scene Tuesday, but there were no student injuries and...

West Chester Twp. police seeking Domino's robbery suspect
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  • 2022-10-05 01:15:00Z

Oct. 4-The West Chester police need help finding a robbery suspect who wore a "Plague Doctor" mask while he allegedly assaulted someone and demanded money...

How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine
How the US might respond to a Russian nuclear attack in Ukraine
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  • 2022-10-05 01:12:55Z

As concerns grow over Russian President Vladimir Putin's nuclear saber-rattling amid continued losses in Ukraine, what a U.S. response would look like has...

Former veteran California FBI agent convicted of bribery
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  • 2022-10-05 01:03:59Z

A former FBI agent in Northern California who handled national security issues was convicted Tuesday of accepting at least $150,000 in gifts and cash bribes ...

Investigation continues after 2 men shot in Hesperia
Investigation continues after 2 men shot in Hesperia
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  • 2022-10-05 01:03:54Z

Sheriff's officials continue to investigate an attempted fatal shooting last month in Hesperia that left two men hospitalized.

Everything we don
Everything we don't know about Elon Musk's latest about-face on Twitter

Why is the Tesla billionaire suddenly willing to honor his deal to buy Twitter? Is there still a way he could wriggle off the hook? Will employees stick...

Custodian Anchorage Adds to Asia Push With Batch of Institutional Crypto Partners
Custodian Anchorage Adds to Asia Push With Batch of Institutional Crypto Partners

Anchorage will be offering digital asset custody services to Bitkub, Dream Trade, FBG Capital, GMO-Z.com Trust Company, IOSG Ventures and Antalpha.

Markets: Bitcoin rises above US$20,000, gaining with Ether and rest of crypto top 10 as U.S. equities surge
Markets: Bitcoin rises above US$20,000, gaining with Ether and rest of crypto top 10 as U.S. equities surge

Bitcoin was trading above US$20,000 in Wednesday morning trading in Asia after struggling to break that resistance level for much of the past three weeks...

Ex jail guard going to prison for smuggling drugs, phones to Tri-Cities inmates
Ex jail guard going to prison for smuggling drugs, phones to Tri-Cities inmates
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  • 2022-10-05 00:57:23Z

"Law enforcement will not tolerate the very few who dishonor their badge ....," said U.S. Marshal Craig Thayer.

Man charged with murder a week after shooting at Chapel Hill apartments, police say
Man charged with murder a week after shooting at Chapel Hill apartments, police say
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  • 2022-10-05 00:55:20Z

U.S. Marshals arrested and charged a Durham man with murder.

Police release footage of person of interest in serial killings, details of survivor encounter
Police release footage of person of interest in serial killings, details of survivor encounter
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  • 2022-10-05 00:54:29Z

"This person is on a mission," Police Chief Stanley McFadden said, and stressed the need for community members to share tips with investigators.

Biden Names Adrian Shanker as Senior Adviser on LGBTQI+ Health Equity
Biden Names Adrian Shanker as Senior Adviser on LGBTQI+ Health Equity

Shanker, a longtime advocate for LGBTQ+ and HIV-positive Americans, will work in the office of the assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health...

Jury deliberating in trial of Chicago man accused of slaying six relatives
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  • 2022-10-05 00:51:00Z

The 2016 killing of six family members in their Gage Park bungalow was horrifying, the details chilling and gruesome. On that, prosecutors and defense...

Macy man gets 37 years after 2021 pursuit, SWAT call-out
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  • 2022-10-05 00:50:00Z

Oct. 4-PERU - A Macy man who police say shot at a deputy during a high-speed chase in Miami County in July 2021 has now been sentenced to 37 years in the...

Quite a few insiders invested in Universal Biosensors, Inc. (ASX:UBI) last year which is positive news for shareholders
Quite a few insiders invested in Universal Biosensors, Inc. (ASX:UBI) last year which is positive news for shareholders

Generally, when a single insider buys stock, it is usually not a big deal. However, when several insiders are buying...

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