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Indonesia stadium crush: Soccer fans demand answers over policing of deadly game
- CNN — As Indonesian families bury their dead, questions are being asked as to how a soccer match attended only by supporters of the home team descended into chaos resulting in one of the sport's worst ever tragedies. At least 125 people were killed and more than 300 others injured at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java on Saturday after angry Arema Football Club fans ran onto the pitch following their ...

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POLITICS  
UK to reverse cut to higher rate income tax, BBC reports
- LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The British government is expected to reverse the proposed scrapping of the highest rate of income tax that has sparked a backlash in the governing Conservative Party, the BBC reported on Monday. Finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng sent shockwaves through financial markets when he published a mini-budget on Sept. 23, cutting taxes including the 45p highest rate of income tax, in a "growth ...

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Hurricane Ian: More deaths reported in Florida as search for survivors continues in the state facing an arduous road to recovery
- CNN — Days after Hurricane Ian tore through Florida , wiping out neighborhoods and turning streets into rivers, rescue crews searching for survivors are reporting more deaths as recovery efforts continue. Officials confirmed Ian has killed at least 76 people in Florida after it made landfall last week as a Category 4 storm, decimating coastal towns, flooding homes, collapsing roofs, flinging boats into ...

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Inconclusive vote: Brazil wakes up to four more weeks of uncertainty
- After an inconclusive first round of presidential elections, Brazilians woke up Monday to another month of uncertainty. After an inconclusive first round of presidential elections, Brazilians woke up Monday to another month of uncertainty in a deeply polarized political environment and with renewed fears of unrest. Seeking to make a spectacular comeback, ex-president and frontrunner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, 76, ...

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The Chicago Bears' last-ranked run defense is on a historically bad pace. Brad Biggs' 10 thoughts on the Week 4 loss to the New York Giants.
- EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — 10 thoughts after the Chicago Bears continued to have problems stopping the run in a 20-12 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Both made massive overhauls in the offseason, hiring a new general manager, head coach and staff. Both have ongoing issues at quarterback, with the Giants seemingly closer to an expiration date. Daniel Jones is in the final year of his ...

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WORLD  
Iran's supreme leader breaks silence on protests, blames US
- DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei responded publicly on Monday to the biggest protests in Iran in years, breaking weeks of silence to condemn what he called "rioting" and accuse the U.S. and Israel of planning the protests. Khamenei said he was "heartbroken" by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran's morality police, which set off the ...

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Matt Gaetz is asking the government to fund Hurricane Ian disaster relief in Florida days after he voted against FEMA aid
- Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz is calling for the US to send aid to Floridians in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian — but he also voted "no" to a bill that carved out cash for the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, to do just that. In a tweet on Sunday, Gaetz appealed for help after Hurricane Ian battered Florida. Ian was a Category 4 storm when it made landfall and pummeled the Florida coast, killing at ...

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Five cases to watch as a conservative Supreme Court begins its new term
- When the Supreme Court starts its new term Monday, the six Republican-appointed justices are expected to resume the project they began last term of remaking U.S. constitutional law in a conservative image. With many Americans are still reckoning with a term that eliminated the federal abortion right in the Dobbs decision, expanded Second Amendment and religious rights and shrank the U.S. government's power to curb ...

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SCIENCE  
Nobel prize in medicine awarded for research on evolution by Swedish scientist
- This year's Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine has been awarded to Swedish scientist Svante Paabo for his discoveries on human evolution. STOCKHOLM — Swedish scientist Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for his discoveries on human evolution that provided key insights into our immune system and what makes us unique compared with our extinct cousins, the award's panel said. Paabo has ...

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Ukraine's Forces Push Forward on Two Fronts
- Current time in: IZIUM, Ukraine — The Ukrainian Army was on the move on Monday in two theaters, as Kyiv's forces chased retreating Russian troops outside the reclaimed city of Lyman in the east and Moscow-installed officials acknowledged losing ground in the southern region of Kherson. Buoyed by their recapture over the weekend of Lyman , a strategic rail hub and gateway to the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, ...

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SCIENCE  
Svante Pääbo awarded Nobel prize for physiology or medicine
- Nobel prize awarded for study of human evolution using ancient DNA Geneticist Svante Pääbo has been awarded a Nobel prize for his work on evolutionary genetics The 2022 Nobel prize for physiology or medicine has been awarded to Svante Pääbo for his discoveries concerning human evolution and the genomes of our extinct human relatives. In 1990, Pääbo – who founded the Max Planck ...

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Oil jumps $4 as OPEC+ weighs biggest output cut since 2020
- LONDON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped by about $4 on Monday as OPEC+ considers reducing output by more than 1 million barrels per day (bpd) to buttress prices with what would be its biggest cut since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brent crude futures rebounded by $3.77, or 4.4%, to $88.91 a barrel by 1226 GMT. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up $3.95, or 5%, at $83.44. Oil prices have tumbled for ...

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Man dies after escalator fall at Steelers' game
- Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Authorities said a man died after falling down an escalator inside the Acrisure Stadium following the Pittsburg Steelers' 24-20 home loss to the New York Jets . Pittsburg Public Safety said in a statement that police and emergency medical services responded to the incident at about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday. "Paramedics administered care on scene and transported him in critical condition to a local ...

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Biden to announce $60 million in aid to Puerto Rico after hurricane
- WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden plans to announce more than $60 million in aid to help Puerto Rico during a visit on Monday to survey damage as the island grapples with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona. The president has pledged the U.S. government's firm support for Puerto Rico as well as the states of Florida and South Carolina, which have also been hit hard in recent days by Hurricane Ian. ...

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Dish Network announces Disney, ESPN channels restored to network following contract dispute
- The agreement ends a contract dispute that resulted in millions of Dish customers losing access to Disney-owned channels Dish Network announced Monday it had reached a tentative deal to restore all TV channels owned by Disney, following a weekend where the satellite broadcaster saw customers become disgruntled over a blackout. The agreement ends a contract dispute that resulted in millions of Dish customers losing ...

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Police: 1 Florida teen killed, 2 seriously injured in crash of stolen car
- Oct. 3 (UPI) -- A Florida teenager was killed and two others were hospitalized with serious injuries after crashing an allegedly stolen car while attempting to flee police. The crash occurred early Sunday in the area of 1024 62nd Avenue North in the city of St. Petersburg, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a release . A 15-year-old male suspect was pronounced dead at the scene while a 16-year-old male ...

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Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will testify in the trial of a billionaire investor who advised Trump
- Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to testify in the trial of a former adviser to former President Donald Trump who is charged with colluding with the United Arab Emirates. In a letter submitted Saturday, billionaire investor Tom Barrack's lawyers indicate the Department of Justice called Tillerson to testify as a witness next week. Barrack's lawyers requested in the letter, reviewed by Insider, ...

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Florida officials face questions over the late evacuation order in Lee County
- At least 42 people are dead in Lee County, one of the areas hardest-hit by Hurricane Ian where rescue and recovery efforts are still ongoing. Local officials are now facing questions about why they didn't urge people in the path of the destructive Category 4 hurricane to evacuate sooner. Last Sunday — three days before the storm landed on the peninsula — the National Hurricane Center predicted that Ian ...

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Trump staffers not returning White House records, National Archives says
- WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Former President Donald Trump's administration has not turned over all presidential records and the National Archives will consult with the Justice Department on whether to move to get them back, the agency has told Congress. A congressional panel on Sept. 13 sought an urgent review by the National Archives and Records Administration after agency staff members acknowledged that they did not ...

Source: reuters.com
POLITICS  
Venezuela frees seven detained Americans in exchange for US release of President Maduro's nephews
- www.kremlin.ru ) Venezuela Saturday released seven Americans in a prisoner exchange for two relatives of Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the release of Jorge Toledo, Tomeu Vadell, José Luis Zambrano, Alirio Zambrano, Matthew Heath, Osman Khan and Jose Pereira came after "extraordinary efforts and perseverance across the State Department and wider U.S. ...

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Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw said Sunday he has been treated for two forms of cancer in the past year.
- Bradshaw said on "Fox NFL Sunday" that he was diagnosed with bladder cancer late last year and was treated at Yale University Medical Center, including surgery. "As of today, I am bladder cancer free," Bradshaw said. The 74-year-old then said he found a tumor in his neck earlier this year and it turned out to be a Merkel cell tumor, a rare form of malignant skin cancer. He was treated at the MD Anderson Cancer ...

Source: chicago.suntimes.com
BUSINESS  
Tesla delivered 343,000 vehicles in the third quarter of 2022 — setting a new record but still falling short of estimates due to logistical challenges
- Tesla's latest delivery numbers are in, and they're a mixed bag. The company produced 365,923 vehicles and delivered 343,830 in the third quarter of this year, it announced Sunday. The deliveries set a new record for the company and are up from 310,048 in the first quarter; 254,695 in the second quarter; and 241,300 in Q3 of last year. Still, deliveries fell short of the consensus of analysts' estimates, which was ...

Source: businessinsider.com
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Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine declares full control of Lyman; European leaders refuse to recognise annexed territories
- Key city in east of country 'fully cleared' of Russian forces, says Zelenskiy; European leaders call annexation 'blatant' violation of international law Ukraine is in full control of the eastern logistics hub of Lyman, Kyiv's most significant battlefield gain in weeks, which a senior official said could provide a staging post for further gains to the east, Reuters reports. "As of 1230 (0930 GMT), Lyman is fully ...

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NFL and NFLPA say changes to concussion protocol needed after Tua Tagovailoa incident
- The NFL and its players' union have said changes to concussion protocol are needed to "enhance" player safety. Miami Dolphins' Tua Tagovailoa , four days after being injured in their previous game. In a joint statement, the NFL and the NFLPA said an investigation was ongoing but changes to protocol were likely. It has been reported that the doctor who cleared quarterback Tagovailoa for Thursday's game has been ...

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Siamak Namazi allowed to leave Iran prison for a week
- Iranian-American citizen, who was convicted of spying, released from detention amid reported talks between Iran and the US on prisoner releases. An Iranian-American imprisoned in Iran for nearly seven years on espionage-related charges has been allowed out of Tehran's Evin prison on a one-week furlough, his lawyer said. Siamak Namazi's temporary release on Saturday came as his father, former United Nations official ...

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Burkina Faso coup: Ousted military leader Damiba 'resigns'
- Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with 'serious human and material consequences'.  Burkina Faso's overthrown military chief agreed to step down two days after army officers announced his deposition in the country's second coup in a year. Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba "offered his resignation in order to avoid confrontations with serious human and material ...

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9 NATO members urge support for Ukraine after annexation
- Spurred into action by security concerns over Russia's invasion, Finland and Sweden officially applied to join NATO in May using an accelerated procedure. PRAGUE — The heads of nine European NATO members on Sunday issued a joint statement backing a path to membership for Ukraine in the U.S.-led security alliance, and calling on all 30 NATO nations to ramp up military aid for Kyiv. Ukrainian President ...

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Nevada gubernatorial candidates seek distance from Trump and Biden
- CNN — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and his Republican challenger Joe Lombardo both sought to distance themselves from the leaders of their respective parties in a Sunday debate, as they tried to appeal to the state's swath of independent voters, many of whom are frustrated by inflation under President Joe Biden , but also tired of hearing former President Donald Trump's falsehoods about the 2020 election. Trump ...

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Florida Sen. Rick Scott says he does not 'condone violence' after Trump's 'death wish' jab at McConnell
- Florida Sen. Rick Scott said that he does "not condone violence" following Trump's recent attack against Mitch McConnell, however, sidestepped blatantly condemning the former president's remarks.  During an appearance on CNN's "State of the Union," host Dana Bash asked Scott, who serves as the chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee about Trump's remarks against McConnell and his wife , ...

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Russia 'Losing' in Ukraine, Putin's Failures 'Irreversible': Gen. Petraeus
- Retired U.S. Army general and former CIA director David Petraeus said Sunday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is "losing" in Ukraine and that "the battlefield reality he faces" is "irreversible." Petraeus' comments come after Moscow withdrew troops from a key city in Ukraine's Donetsk region—Lyman—on Saturday, just days after the Russian leader announced he was illegally annexing four areas of the ...

Source: newsweek.com