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Dozens treated after chemical accident in northeastern Kansas


ATCHISON, Kansas Dozens of people were treated for respiratory problems after a chemical spill at an MGP Ingredients Inc facility on Friday generated a chemical cloud over the northeastern Kansas city of Atchison before authorities declared the threat over.

Christie told of NJ 'Bridgegate' closures month before: defendant

NEWARK, N.J. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was told about the lane closures that led to the "Bridgegate" scandal a month before they occurred, a former aide testified on Friday, contradicting Christie's statements that he only learned about them afterward.

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Cyber attacks disrupt Twitter, Spotify, other sites on U.S. East Coast

Cyber attacks targeting the internet infrastructure provider Dyn disrupted service on major sites such as Twitter and Spotify on Friday, mainly affecting users on the U.S. East Coast.

Tech, Twitter 1:32pm EDT

Student in debunked Rolling Stone rape story got tattoo to mark attack

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. The University of Virginia student who fabricated a gang rape story published in Rolling Stone got a tattoo to commemorate the supposed assault and her ability to overcome it, the story's reporter testified on Friday.

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U.S. man to plead guilty in billion-dollar pyramid scheme: prosecutor

BOSTON A Massachusetts man has agreed to plead guilty to running a pyramid scheme that defrauded victims, including many Brazilian-Americans, of more than $1 billion, federal prosecutors in Boston said on Friday.

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Student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor: lawyer

A 13-year-old boy's lower right leg was amputated after a teacher at a Columbus, Georgia, school slammed him to the floor three times, an attorney for the boy’s family said on Friday.

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Trump seeks to bar personal conduct claims from Trump University trial

SAN FRANCISCO Donald Trump's attorneys asked a U.S. judge to bar accusations about his personal conduct that have arisen during the presidential election campaign, which would include allegations of sexual misconduct, from the upcoming civil trial over Trump University.

Election 2016, Politics, 1:37pm EDT

Ex-SAP executive, two others indicted in U.S. for insider trading

A former SAP SE executive and two Indiana car wash owners have been indicted on charges that they engaged in an insider trading scheme that resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in profits.

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U.S. mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens

NEW YORK (Reuters/IFR) - The dramatic shift to online shopping that has crushed U.S. department stores in recent years now threatens the investors who a decade ago funded the vast expanse of brick and mortar emporiums that many Americans no longer visit.

Tech 6:18am EDT

Wall Street Journal offers all news employees option to take buyouts: memo

News Corp's The Wall Street Journal on Friday offered all of its news employees the option to take buyouts, according to a memo reviewed by Reuters.

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