Oil prices slip on profit-taking as investors eye U.S. stockpile data | Reuters

Crude futures slipped in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors took profits after prices climbed more than 3 percent in the previous session.

The dollar was also weighing on prices after rising against a basket of currencies, while a Reuters poll showed a build in U.S. crude stockpiles last week.

Major oil producers are gathering in Algeria for a three-day meeting that could see moves to cut or freeze oil output in an effort to support oil prices.

Source: Oil prices slip on profit-taking as investors eye U.S. stockpile data | Reuters

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First presidential debate: Clinton, Trump accuse each other of not having the temperament to be president – The Washington Post

Trump accused Clinton of not being strong enough, and Clinton accused Trump of being too easily taunted.

September 26 at 10:35 PM
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton on Monday accused each other of not possessing the proper temperament to be president, with Trump accusing Clinton of not being strong enough, and Clinton accusing Trump of being too easily taunted.

Clinton criticized Trump during the first presidential debate of the general election campaign for saying that U.S. Navy ships should open fire on Iranian boats that had taunted them in the Persian Gulf. She re-used a familiar line from earlier in this campaign: “His cavalier attitude about nuclear weapons is so deeply troubling.…A man who can be provoked by a tweet should not have their finger anywhere near the nuclear codes.”

Source: First presidential debate: Clinton, Trump accuse each other of not having the temperament to be president – The Washington Post

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Houston gunman’s rampage ends with suspect dead

Nine people wounded in pre-dawn spree.

A disgruntled Houston lawyer on a pre-dawn shooting rampage wounded nine people Monday before he was fatally shot by police officers responding to the chaotic scene, police said.

Acting Police Chief Martha Montalvo said one victim was critically wounded and five others required hospitalization after the man opened fire at passing cars near the West University area of southwest Houston.

Police tweeted they were on the scene of  an “active shooter incident” north of West University, then tweeted that a suspect “has been shot by our officers.” Later they tweeted that the shooter had died.

Source: Houston gunman’s rampage ends with suspect dead

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Prisoner is on the loose after breaking away from police

Authorities today in two counties are searching for a man who escaped police custody Saturday by running away from officers into a wooded area during a prisoner exchange.

The incident happened Saturday afternoon when Clinton Township police officers were handing the prisoner over to officers from the Marysville Police Department, said Clinton Township Capt. Bruce Wade.

But as the prisoner exchange was taking place, the man was able to break free and fled into a wooded area. Following an extensive search, police were unable to locate the prisoner.

“He basically turned around and bolted from the officers into a wooded area,” Wade said. “A canine and a helicopter were called out to assist in the search, but they did not locate him.”

Officers were called to the area of 15 Mile Road and Groesbeck Highway about 12:15 p.m. Saturday to respond to a call of a suspicious man sleeping in a boat.

When they arrived, officers spotted the man walking. They stopped him and conducted a criminal check using a name he provided, which indicated he had an outstanding warrant for probation violation out of St. Clair County.

Source: Prisoner is on the loose after breaking away from police

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Evacuations ordered as Sawmill Fire in Sonoma County grows – SFGate

A 1,500-acre wildfire fueled by hot temperatures and blustery winds grew quickly Sunday in rural Sonoma County, firefighters said. The Sawmill Fire started around 11 a.m. about 10 miles east of Cloverdale near The Geysers geothermal field between Highway 101 and Highway 175. Residents of 36 homes near Cloverdale were ordered to evacuate as the flames grew Sunday afternoon, officials with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. A Red Cross evacuation center was providing water, food and shelter at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Healdsburg. “Our remaining plants at The Geysers continue to operate normally, and our team is constantly assessing the situation and will take all steps necessary to ensure the safety of employees and the preservation of our facilities,” said spokesman Brett Kerr. Gusty winds and low relative humidity made for “critical fire weather conditions,” forecasters with the weather service said in the alert. The Valley Fire of 2015, which started about 10 miles east of The Geysers, destroyed much of Middletown on its way to becoming the third-most-destructive wildfire in state history.

Source: Evacuations ordered as Sawmill Fire in Sonoma County grows – SFGate

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Three killed in ‘mid-air collision’ over North Collins – Buffalo News Live

Three people died in an aircraft collision in bright blue skies over North Collins on Sunday morning, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office confirmed several hours after the incident. A 60-year-old Hamburg man and a couple from Eden, both 69, were the only three people aboard the two planes, according to an administrator at Hamburg Airport and aircraft registration records.

Source: Three killed in ‘mid-air collision’ over North Collins – Buffalo News Live

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One killed and three wounded when argument at University of Illinois party turns violent – LA Times

A man on the verge of starting a career as a registered nurse was killed early Sunday when an argument at a college party spilled into violence that left three other people wounded, authorities said.

Source: One killed and three wounded when argument at University of Illinois party turns violent – LA Times

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2 men arrested, teen girl detained in connection with Southern California killings | Fox News

This undated photo shows 17-year-old Katlynn Goodwill Yost, who is missing from a home where three people were found dead Sept. 24, 2016 (Fullerton Police Department)

Police in Southern California found three people murdered inside a home Saturday and are searching for a 17-year-old girl who also lived there.

Police arrested two men and a female teenager for the deaths of three people inside a Southern California home over the weekend, officials announced Sunday.

Police said they located the 17-year-old daughter of the deceased couple, who was reported missing after the missing.

Fullerton police Sgt. Jon Radus would not say if the arrested teen was the missing daughter of two of the victims.

“Katlynn Goodwill Yost has been located and she’s unharmed,” he said.

Source: 2 men arrested, teen girl detained in connection with Southern California killings | Fox News

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Syria airstrikes kill 85 people in Aleppo amid diplomatic row – CNN.com

(CNN)Syrian forces pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Sunday, killing at least 85 people and wounding more than 300 others, an activist group reported. The bombardment destroyed residential centers, overwhelmed hospitals and angered diplomats meeting at the United Nations.

“They don’t know what they have done to become targets for warplanes. Fear is clear in the eyes of anyone you see walking the streets of Aleppo. Yesterday I saw a woman walking on the street and crying , no clear reason, just crying.”

Source: Syria airstrikes kill 85 people in Aleppo amid diplomatic row – CNN.com

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Arnold Palmer, the Magnetic Face of Golf in the ’60s, Dies at 87 – The New York Times

Palmer, who won seven major titles, captivated fans with his ferocious swing and fearless attitude, helping to inspire an American golf boom.

From 1958 through 1964, Palmer was the charismatic face of professional golf and one of its dominant players. In those seven seasons, he won seven major titles: four Masters, one United States Open and two British Opens. With 62 victories on the PGA Tour, he ranks fifth, behind Sam Snead, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and Ben Hogan. He won 93 tournaments worldwide, including the 1954 United States Amateur.

Source: Arnold Palmer, the Magnetic Face of Golf in the ’60s, Dies at 87 – The New York Times

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Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner Selling 49% Stake to Singapore Billionaire’s Son | Billboard

Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner is selling 49 percent of the magazine to BandLab, a digital music company owned by the son of an Asian billionaire, Bloomberg reported.

Source: Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner Selling 49% Stake to Singapore Billionaire’s Son | Billboard

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Canada says new border accord with China will speed deportations | Reuters

An agreement signed between Canada’s border agency and China will result in the faster deportation of Chinese citizens deemed inadmissible by Canadian authorities, a Liberal government spokesman said on Sunday.

The deal will allow Chinese officials to travel to Canada to interview Chinese citizens considered inadmissible, with the aim of verifying their identities and documents, said Scott Bardsley, press secretary to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Bardsley said the verification process could otherwise take a long time and had often delayed deportations.

According to Canada’s immigration department, those deemed inadmissible include people with criminal records, serious health or financial issues or who have lied on their visa applications.

 The agreement, a one-year pilot program, was part of law enforcement accords signed during Premier Li Keqiang’s Canadian visit last week.

Source: Canada says new border accord with China will speed deportations | Reuters

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Algeria Sees Oil Market in ‘Critical’ Shape Ahead of OPEC Talks – Bloomberg

  • OPEC needs short-term measures to stabilize prices: Boutarfa
  • Group’s members to hold informal talks on Sept. 28 in Algiers

The oil market is in “much more critical” shape than when OPEC last met and its members must seek ways to stabilize crude prices, possibly by freezing or cutting output, Algeria’s energy minister said ahead of talks among the group’s members this week in Algiers.

Source: Algeria Sees Oil Market in ‘Critical’ Shape Ahead of OPEC Talks – Bloomberg

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Live! From New York! It’s Monday Night! And Possibly The Most-Watched Debate : NPR

Vice President Richard Nixon speaks at the first general election presidential debate as Sen. John F. Kennedy listens on Sept. 26, 1960. Sitting in the center is moderator Howard K. Smith. AP

This campaign cycle’s primary debates grew heated as the contests on each side became more competitive but those debates map pale in comparison to Monday’s general election debate.

Source: Live! From New York! It’s Monday Night! And Possibly The Most-Watched Debate : NPR

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Two French teenagers arrested for ties to jihadist | Reuters

French police arrested two young women from the city of Nice in mid-September for suspected ties to Islamist State militant Rachid Kassim, the Paris prosecutors’ office said on Sunday.

Aged 17 and 19, the teenagers used the Telegram encrypted messaging system to communicate with Kassim, who is suspected of having participated in several attacks or attempted attacks in France, a spokesman said, confirming an earlier report by newspaper Le Parisien.

“They were incited to commit an attack on specific targets in retaliation for the recent death of the Islamic State’s spokesman (Abu Muhammad al-Adnani),” a source close to the investigation told Le Parisien.

Source: Two French teenagers arrested for ties to jihadist | Reuters

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Coalition raids kill nine in central Yemen: medical sources, residents | Reuters

Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, medical sources and residents in the area told Reuters.

Nine people were also wounded in the attack on several areas of the city and its outskirts, they said, adding the nine dead included three children and their parents.

A spokesman for the Saudi-led alliance of Arab countries could not immediately be contacted.

 

(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari, writing by Hadeel Al Sayegh, Editing by William Maclean and)

Source: Coalition raids kill nine in central Yemen: medical sources, residents | Reuters

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China begins operating world’s largest radio telescope – Houston Chronicle

BEIJING (AP) — The world’s largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China’s rising ambitions in space and its pursuit of international scientific prestige. Researchers quoted by state media said FAST would search for gravitational waves, detect radio emissions from stars and galaxies and listen for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.

Source: China begins operating world’s largest radio telescope – Houston Chronicle

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Actor Bill Nunn dies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post-Gazette.com – Actor Bill Nunn III died early today in Pittsburgh. Director Spike Lee announced his passing on Instagram and Pittsburgh-area sources in the theater community and close to Mr. Nunn’s family confirmed it this afternoon. “My Dear Friend, My Dear Morehouse Brother — Da Great Actor Bill Nunn As Most Of You Know Him As Radio Raheem Passed Away This Morning In His Hometown Of Pittsburgh,” Mr. Lee wrote. “Long Live Bill NUNN. RADIO RAHEEM Is Now RESTING IN POWER. RADIO RAHEEM WILL ALWAYS BE FIGHTING DA POWERS DAT BE. MAY GOD WATCH OVER BILL NUNN.” The Associated Press reported that the actor’s wife, Donna, said he died at home in Pittsburgh and had been battling cancer.

Source: Actor Bill Nunn dies | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Here’s how Snapchat’s new Spectacles will work – The Verge

The company formerly known as Snapchat surprised the world last night by unveiling Spectacles, its first hardware product. The sunglasses, which record videos in 10-second increments, are expected to be available for sale sometime “soon.” Snap Inc., as the company is now called, says it will be producing the glasses in small quantities. There are still lots of questions about how Spectacles will work 

They’re connected sunglasses that record video snippets that get saved to your Snapchat Memories. Its camera has a 115-degree lens meant to more closely approximate how humans see. The glasses will cost $130, come in one size, and be available in three colors: black, teal, and coral.

Source: Here’s how Snapchat’s new Spectacles will work – The Verge

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Three adults found slain in Fullerton home after child calls police; teenager is missing – LA Times

Authorities are now calling the deaths of two men and a woman found in a Fullerton home a triple homicide and said they also are trying to locate a 17-year-old girl who lived in the house.

Source: Three adults found slain in Fullerton home after child calls police; teenager is missing – LA Times

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