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Mail & Guardian
Progressive rebels in the American south fight a flag – and the Klansman next doorOn a clay hill south of town, County Road 258 splits between two houses, right
Progressive rebels in the American south fight a flag – and the Klansman next door
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 hours ago
On a clay hill south of town, County Road 258 splits between two houses, right and left. I went to the right, recently, when a young black woman stepped outside. She wore a T-shirt that read “Ole Miss”. She smiled. She didn’t realise she stood on... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Detroit watchmaker hopes to boost formerly bankrupt city | Money - Home Shinola Detroit opened factory in its namesake city in 2012
Detroit watchmaker hopes to boost formerly bankrupt city
KTVZ Bend / Posted yesterday
| Money - Home Shinola Detroit opened factory in its namesake city in 2012 Spencer Platt/Getty Images Few will dispute Detroit has... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Pope Francis has 'virtual audience' with Americans | Money - Home Francis will be traveling to New York, Philadelphia, Washingto
Pope Francis has 'virtual audience' with Americans
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| Money - Home Francis will be traveling to New York, Philadelphia, Washington in late September Spencer Platt/Getty Images Ahead of his September... Read more
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New York Magazine
Reporter Goes Undercover as a Topless Performer in Times SquarePhoto: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Following the recent pearl-clutching by New
Reporter Goes Undercover as a Topless Performer in Times Square
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Following the recent pearl-clutching by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo over topless performers in Times Square, Amber Jamieson, a reporter for the New York Post, donned nothing but a thong,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Global stocks mixed after torrid week NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A trader is reflected in a market screen on the flo
Global stocks mixed after torrid week
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A trader is reflected in a market screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global markets, the... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of KatrinaFILE - In this Aug. 8, 2008, file photo, President George W. Bush is met by Deu
Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2008, file photo, President George W. Bush is met by Deuce McAllister, left, and Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints football team as he arrives at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on the way to events marking... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Global stocks climb as US growth offsets China fears | mb.com.ph | Philippine NewsGlobal stocks climb as US growth offsets China fears NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25:
Global stocks climb as US growth offsets China fears | mb.com.ph | Philippine News
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Global stocks climb as US growth offsets China fears NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A trader is reflected in a market screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global... Read more
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International Business Times
Stefan Stern: Amazon employees find themselves at the mercy of big data "Scientific management", a concept developed and popularised by the American en
Stefan Stern: Amazon employees find themselves at the mercy of big data
International Business Times / Posted 8 days ago
"Scientific management", a concept developed and popularised by the American engineer FW Taylor over a century ago, has efficiency and productivity at its heart. Taylor's epiphany was that manufacturing processes could be analysed and broken down... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Shanghai shares wobble in early trade despite rate cut NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A trader is reflected in a market screen on the flo
Shanghai shares wobble in early trade despite rate cut
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 25: A trader is reflected in a market screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Markets face further turmoil as China cuts fail to calm fears Wall Street experienced more dramatic swings during the biggest rally of the
Markets face further turmoil as China cuts fail to calm fears
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Wall Street experienced more dramatic swings during the biggest rally of the year Traders in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Global markets look... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bellToday: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bell
Inside Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
Today: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost some of their gains before the market closed. Also: Best Buy expects "strong demand" for Apple Watch and plans to make the product available in all stores. The lead:... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bellToday: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bell
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
Today: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost some of their gains before the market closed. Also: Best Buy expects "strong demand" for Apple Watch and plans to make the product available in all stores. The lead:... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Stock market gains vanish, Dow closes down another 205 pointsTraders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2
Stock market gains vanish, Dow closes down another 205 points
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 8 days ago
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 25, 2015 in New York City. Following a day of steep drops in global markets, the Dow Jones industrial average rallied over 300 points in morning trading. (Photo by Spencer... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bellToday: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost
Tech stocks rally, but momentum fades by closing bell
Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
Today: Netflix, Yahoo and other tech stocks rebounded Tuesday morning, but lost some of their gains before the market closed. Also: Best Buy expects "strong demand" for Apple Watch and plans to make the product available in all stores. The lead:... Read more
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Silicon Valley
U.S. stocks slide late after early bounceU.S. stocks are closing lower Tuesday after falling sharply in the final hour o
U.S. stocks slide late after early bounce
Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. stocks are closing lower Tuesday after falling sharply in the final hour of trading. Stocks surged early in the day, rebounding from a big sell-off on Monday after the Chinese central bank said it was cutting interest rates to shore up its... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesStocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losse
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
Inside Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy. Traders around the world welcomed the move, which came after a... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesStocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losse
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy. Traders around the world welcomed the move, which came after a... Read more
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San Jose Mercury News
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesStocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losse
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
San Jose Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy. Traders around the world welcomed the move, which came after a... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Relax. Stocks are still up 200% since 2009 | Money - Home State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, ended weeks of private consi
Relax. Stocks are still up 200% since 2009
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 days ago
| Money - Home State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, ended weeks of private consideration Tuesday by telling supporters he won't run for governor next year and instead will seek a second term representing... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesStocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losse
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 8 days ago
Stocks surged Tuesday afternoon on Wall Street, erasing some of the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy. Traders around the world welcomed the move, which came after a... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesU.S. stocks are sharply higher in midday trading after China's central bank cut
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
Inside Bay Area / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. stocks are sharply higher in midday trading after China's central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy. Concerns over a slowdown in China's economy rattled global markets on Monday. The... Read more
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The Mercury News
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest ratesU.S. stocks are sharply higher in midday trading after China's central bank cut
U.S. stocks surge after China cuts interest rates
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
U.S. stocks are sharply higher in midday trading after China's central bank cut its key interest rate in a bid to boost growth in the world's second-largest economy. Concerns over a slowdown in China's economy rattled global markets on Monday. The... Read more
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New York Magazine
19-Old Claims He Shot Member of de Blasio Security Detail by AccidentGracie Mansion.Photo: Spencer Platt/2013 Getty Images A 19-year-old man stayin
19-Old Claims He Shot Member of de Blasio Security Detail by Accident
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Gracie Mansion.Photo: Spencer Platt/2013 Getty Images A 19-year-old man staying in an apartment across the street from Gracie Mansion has reportedly confessed to shooting an NYPD officer guarding Mayor de Blasio with a pellet from a BB gun. Officer... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Investors not poised to repeat painful lessons of past economic crisesA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The Dow J
Investors not poised to repeat painful lessons of past economic crises
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped over 1000 points in morning trading. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Less than a month before the seventh anniversary of the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Global share markets slump on Chinese economic fears Photo: US shares had their most volatile session since the global financial c
Global share markets slump on Chinese economic fears
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Photo: US shares had their most volatile session since the global financial crisis last night. (AFP: Getty Images/Spencer Platt) Panic was palpable on global markets overnight as fears of a... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoilToday: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured w
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoil
Silicon Valley / Posted 9 days ago
Today: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured weary investors that business in China is growing strong. The Cupertino company's shares jumped into the positive, but then dipped back down by the time the market closed.... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoilToday: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured w
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoil
Inside Bay Area / Posted 9 days ago
Today: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured weary investors that business in China is growing strong. The Cupertino company's shares jumped into the positive, but then dipped back down by the time the market closed.... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoilToday: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured w
Apple, other tech stocks seesaw amid market turmoil
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 9 days ago
Today: Apple's stock made a comeback Monday after the company's CEO reassured weary investors that business in China is growing strong. The Cupertino company's shares jumped into the positive, but then dipped back down by the time the market closed.... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Dow closes down 588 points after historic 1,000-point plunge to start day MondayA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24,
Dow closes down 588 points after historic 1,000-point plunge to start day Monday
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 9 days ago
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEW YORK — After an unprecedented 1,000-point decline at the open on Monday, the Dow closed with a loss of... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Dow closes down 588 points after historic 1,000-point plunge to start day MondayA trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24,
Dow closes down 588 points after historic 1,000-point plunge to start day Monday
KWGN Denver / Posted 9 days ago
A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 24, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) NEW YORK — After an unprecedented 1,000-point decline at the open on Monday, the Dow closed with a loss of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Investors pull $1 trillion from emerging markets in a year | Money - Home China isn't buying as many commodities as it once did; world i
Investors pull $1 trillion from emerging markets in a year
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| Money - Home China isn't buying as many commodities as it once did; world is awash with oil Spencer Platt/Getty Images Investors... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
Dow ends down nearly 600, after 1K opening-bell freefallNEW YORK — The downdraft on Wall Street intensified Monday as the Dow Jones ind
Dow ends down nearly 600, after 1K opening-bell freefall
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK — The downdraft on Wall Street intensified Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average – which was down more than 1,000 points minutes after the opening bell -- suffered its second 500-plus point drop in as many days and the selloff knocked... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
World stock markets nosedive after fall of China sharesWorld stock markets plunge after fall of China shares; US dollar takes hit befo
World stock markets nosedive after fall of China shares
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
World stock markets plunge after fall of China shares; US dollar takes hit before stabilising Photo: The New York Stock Exchange was forced to implement special price-indication measures after China shares took a 9 per cent dive. (AFP: Getty... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Here's why you shouldn't worry about your retirement savingsNEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 14: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exch
Here's why you shouldn't worry about your retirement savings
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 14: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 14, 2014 in New York City. Following a drop in the market on Monday, stocks were up in early trading Tuesday partly boosted by strong results from some of... Read more
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Roll Call
Missing the Boat on the Big Political News The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped more than 1,000 points in mo
Missing the Boat on the Big Political News
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
The Dow Jones industrial average briefly dropped more than 1,000 points in morning trading on Monday. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) On Aug. 21, I did something — twice — that I rarely do. I tweeted. But it... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Stock Market Is Having a Bad Case of the MondaysEnlarge iconPinterest iconClose iconTraders work on the floor of the New York S
The Stock Market Is Having a Bad Case of the Mondays
New York Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
Enlarge iconPinterest iconClose iconTraders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Enlarge iconPinterest iconClose iconA financial trader reacts as she monitors data on computer screens at... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Dow dives 1,000 points in early trading as global selloff deepensNEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Excha
Dow dives 1,000 points in early trading as global selloff deepens
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 21, 2015 in New York City. The Dow fell over 500 points in trading today as global markets continue to react to economic events in China. (Photo by... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Markets drop severely to start the weekNEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Excha
Markets drop severely to start the week
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 10 days ago
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 21: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 21, 2015 in New York City. The Dow fell over 500 points in trading today as global markets continue to react to economic events in China. (Photo by... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Wall Street to open on edge after selloffAs if we needed another reason to dread Monday. U.S. stocks are set for a grit
Wall Street to open on edge after selloff
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
As if we needed another reason to dread Monday. U.S. stocks are set for a gritty start following their worst week since 2011. U.S. stock futures plunged in pre-market trading Monday as Dow futures sank 2.4% and On Friday alone, the Dow Jones... Read more
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The Courier Mail
$60bn wiped from Australian marketNEARLY $60 billion has been wiped from the Australian share market as it cops i
$60bn wiped from Australian market
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
NEARLY $60 billion has been wiped from the Australian share market as it cops its worst hammering in almost four years as concerns about China’s economy shake global investors. Already down more than two per cent after a torrid morning of trade, the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Australian shares crumble in horror dayTHE Australian share market has been hammered throughout the morning, plummetin
Australian shares crumble in horror day
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
THE Australian share market has been hammered throughout the morning, plummeting 2.6 per cent after opening trade in one of its worst performances in the past five years. As the world’s economies grow increasingly jittery over China’s slackening... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
ASX bracing for more falls after horror Friday saw Dow Jones plunge more than 500 pointsTough times ahead ... a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on F
ASX bracing for more falls after horror Friday saw Dow Jones plunge more than 500 points
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Tough times ahead ... a trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, the day the Dow fell over 500 points. Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFPSource: AFP Terry McCrann explains the factors behind big falls on global stock... Read more
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Washington Post
No time for an interest rate hikeA screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday shows the market
No time for an interest rate hike
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
A screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday shows the market numbers near the close. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Lawrence Summers is a professor at and past president of Harvard University. He was treasury secretary from 1999 to... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Walker on birthright citizenship: 3 positions, 7 days | Politics - Home 'I'm not taking a position on it one way or the other' Spe
Walker on birthright citizenship: 3 positions, 7 days
KTVZ Bend / Posted 10 days ago
| Politics - Home 'I'm not taking a position on it one way or the other' Spencer Platt/Getty Images Scott Walker on Sunday took his third... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Florida gun range has alcohol in restaurant | News - Home The restaurant-indoor shooting range combination will be the th
Florida gun range has alcohol in restaurant
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| News - Home The restaurant-indoor shooting range combination will be the third in the country Spencer Platt/Getty Images Officials in a Florida city have... Read more
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News.com.au
US veteran Kevin Downing shoots dead security guard Idrissa Camara in New York City's Soho districtNorth America Two men have been killed in a shooting attack at a New York fe
US veteran Kevin Downing shoots dead security guard Idrissa Camara in New York City's Soho district
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
North America Two men have been killed in a shooting attack at a New York federal building. Soho shooting ... a veteran reportedly shot dead a... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Two dead in New York City shootingA SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal buildin
Two dead in New York City shooting
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
A SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal building in downtown New York on Friday and then killed himself, police said. The shooting happened at around 5pm (7am AEST) at 201 Varick Street in the Soho neighbourhood of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Two dead in New York City shootingA SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal buildin
Two dead in New York City shooting
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
A SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal building in downtown New York on Friday and then killed himself, police said. The shooting happened at around 5pm (7am AEST) at 201 Varick Street in the Soho neighbourhood of... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Sea of red: What's going on with stocks | Money - Home Dow plummets over 1,000 points this past week -- the worst wee
Sea of red: What's going on with stocks
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
| Money - Home Dow plummets over 1,000 points this past week -- the worst week since 2011 Spencer Platt/Getty Images Stock markets are on high alert. More From... Read more
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Herald Sun
Two dead in New York City shootingA SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal buildin
Two dead in New York City shooting
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
A SECURITY guard was shot dead by a gunman who walked into a US federal building in downtown New York on Friday and then killed himself, police said. The shooting happened at around 5pm (7am AEST) at 201 Varick Street in the Soho neighbourhood of... Read more
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