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Murder victim's uncle speaks out about 'calculated' killing in Pennsylvania

Murder victim's uncle speaks out about 'calculated' killing in Pennsylvania

Paul Lang, DiNardo's lawyer, told reporters earlier Thursday DiNardo, 20, is ready to plead guilty four counts of first-degree murder. In exchange for his full confession, DiNardo will be spared the death penalty, Lang said. The other missing men are 22-year-old Mark Sturgis, 19-year-old Dean Finocchiaro and 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick. The Bucks County District Attorney said early this morning that one set of remains has been identified as 19 year old Dean Finochiaro. Read More

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Man gets stuck in ATM, begs for help through receipt slot

Man gets stuck in ATM, begs for help through receipt slot

One read, "Please help". I'm stuck in here, and I don't have my phone. Banking on some good luck, he tried to get the attention of customers using the ATM by passing "help me" notes through the receipt slot of the machine. Little did they know there was actually someone stuck inside the room where the machine was. "It's got to be a joke", Olden said. In total, the contractor was stuck for two house before his boss arrived, although officers had to resort to kicking the man down to get ... Read More

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Wisconsin puts hold on sending voter data to Trump panel

Wisconsin puts hold on sending voter data to Trump panel

But so far, the only meeting the commission has held was private. "This commission was created to sell a lie", said Dale Ho, Director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project. "We can not, by law, give the information to them", Merrill said, citing Alabama law that prevents the his office from turning over the sensitive data contained within Alabama's lengthy voter rolls. Read More

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Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams comfortably bypasses Ana Konjuh into the quarter-finals

Wimbledon 2017: Venus Williams comfortably bypasses Ana Konjuh into the quarter-finals

It is also worth noting that Williams made her Grand Slam debut all the way back in 1997, which was seven months before her opponent in Konjuh was even born. In an impressive follow-up to her stunning French Open title, she defeated No. 5-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine on Monday, 6-3, 7-6 (6). The number ten seed is the only previous victor remaining in this year's tournament, although the last of her five titles at the All-England Club came back in 2008. Read More

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Samsung Could Net the Most Quarterly Profit in Company History Soon

Samsung Could Net the Most Quarterly Profit in Company History Soon

Analysts expected 13 trillion won according to financial data provider FactSet. Samsung Electronics says it is planning to invest at least US$18.6 billion to extend its lead in memory chips and next-generation smartphone displays. Revenue likely rose 3.9 percent to 14.6 trillion won, the firm said, also lower than the 15.1 trillion won SmartEstimate. Full earnings for the quarter are expected to be released later in the month. Read More

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France announces ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2040 - going all-electric

France announces ban on petrol and diesel cars in 2040 - going all-electric

Gasoline and diesel vehicles represented about 95.2 percent of French new auto fleets in the first half of year meanwhile electric vehicles hold 1.2 percent of the market and hybrid cars make up about 3.5 percent. Sales of Peugeot , Citroen and DS cars made by PSA Group should benefit from tax incentives to scrap older autos, a company spokeswoman said by phone, adding that "switching to another energy source isn't painless". Read More

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NYPD Office Shot Dead

NYPD Office Shot Dead

The suspect was shot and killed after he pulled a gun on other officers while fleeing the scene. A bystander was struck by a bullet in that shootout, and is in stable condition, said the police commissioner, James P. Her partner who was in the vehicle with her, immediately radioed for assistance. Familia was wrapping up her shift when the gunman fired, police said. Read More

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US Stocks Little Changed Before Fed Minutes; Energy Declines

US Stocks Little Changed Before Fed Minutes; Energy Declines

But a few Fed officials were less comfortable than the prospect of higher rates as implied by the central bank's June projections, saying that too quick a path might prevent a "sustained" return to inflation at that level. The Fed hiked by 25 basis points, putting its target rate at 1% to 1.25%. "After assessing current conditions and the outlook for economic activity, the labor market, and inflation, all but one member agreed to raise the target range for the federal funds rate to 1 to ... Read More

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MH17 crash: Poroshenko believes in impartiality of Dutch justice

MH17 crash: Poroshenko believes in impartiality of Dutch justice

The crash killed all 298 people, from 17 countries, aboard the plane. Most of the victims were Dutch, but Koenders said that in total they came from 17 countries spread across five continents. A year ago it was found by an global criminal investigation that a missile was sacked at the plane from rebel-controlled territory by a mobile launcher which had been brought in from Russian Federation. Read More

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Abruptly Canceled His Germany Trip

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Abruptly Canceled His Germany Trip

Ross' address comes one week before the Merkel and Trump will meet with their worldwide counterparts at the G-20 summit in Hamburg. US Trade Minister Wilbur Ross , who has canceled attendance at the forum, addressed video commentators, reiterating US willingness to protect themselves from the "dumping practices" the country is suspected of, in particular, steel and aluminum. Read More

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Sony to Start Producing Vinyl Records Again

Sony to Start Producing Vinyl Records Again

Prior to the announcement, Japan had only one active record manufacturer in Toyokasei. However, it is having to bring in older engineers to show a new generation how to make vinyl records. Sony will start making vinyl records again in March 2018. But vinyl has since been at the centre of one of the biggest global comebacks in recent memory, spearheaded by events such as Record Store Day and the nostalgic value the format has maintained. Read More

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Buffett's Berkshire on Verge of Becoming BofA's Top Shareholder

Buffett's Berkshire on Verge of Becoming BofA's Top Shareholder

Berkshire Hathaway did not respond to immediate requests for comment from Fortune . It would certainly be another vote of confidence for Bank of America , whose stock has still yet to recover from its fall during the financial crisis. In contrast, the value of the preferred shares will not change so long as Bank of America does not collapse. Bank of America plus a number of other companies in the past that got into trouble were also helped by Warren Buffett . Read More

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Walgreens to buy half of Rite Aid stores for $5.2 bn

Walgreens to buy half of Rite Aid stores for $5.2 bn

The firm's market capitalization is $5.13 billion. Several research firms have commented on RAD . While taking a look at financials, we can look at a number of key indicators about Rite Aid Corporation (RAD ). "Has $890,000 Stake in Rite Aid Corporation (RAD )" was originally published by Sports Perspectives and is owned by of Sports Perspectives. That said , the decision to sell so many stores will weaken Rite Aid and could still be controversial, said David Balto, an antitrust ... Read More

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Amazon Prime Day deals, time and date

Amazon Prime Day deals, time and date

People who have already signed up for Prime will be given access to 30 hours of deals starting at 6pm on Monday, July 10 . Commenting on Prime Day , Amit Agarwal , SVP and country head, Amazon India said, "Prime is our flagship program which brings to members the best of Amazon with unlimited free fast delivery , ad-free video streaming , exclusive selection and deals, and much more". Read More

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Iron Man 2 Spider-Man Cameo Confirmed by Tom Holland

Iron Man 2 Spider-Man Cameo Confirmed by Tom Holland

Near the end of the 2010 flick, a young boy in an Iron Man mask at the Stark Expo (in Queens) defiantly stands up to Hammer drone , only to be saved by Tony Stark himself seconds later. Tom Holland reprises his role from that movie and early word is good (we'll find out in our review screening of the film later this week). "I remember watching that with [Marvel Studios head] Kevin Feige and everyone and being like, 'Does the math work on that?'" Watts recalled. Read More

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