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Airline customer-service agents report abusive customers

50 minutes ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Airline customer-service agents say they often get verbal threats from passengers, and sometimes they turn into physical confrontations.
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Imelda could bring heavy rainfall, flooding to Houston area

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

HOUSTON - Tropical Storm Imelda is threatening to dump up to 18 inches of rain in parts of Southeast Texas and southwestern Louisiana over the next few days. Jeff Lindner, a...
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Bermuda gets ready for pass by Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

4 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

MIAMI - People on Bermuda rushed to make final preparations for an expected close brush with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm that caused authorities on the...
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Turkey Creek rising rapidly near Clear Lake

5 hours ago   |   ABC

The National Weather Service tweeted that Turkey Creek is getting dangerously close to the top of its banks.
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Saskatoon police rehire officer fired after charged with assault, no convictions

5 hours ago   |   National Post

SASKATOON - A Saskatoon Police Service officer who was fired after being charged with on-duty assaults has his job back.
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Refining The Oil And Gas Industry With IoT

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The companies in the oil and gas industry are faced with challenges and hard competition. Companies are turning to technology to thrive within this heavily competitive market...
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Philadelphia man denied service after restaurant mistakes ALS symptoms for drunkenness

6 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A Philadelphia man claims a restaurant denied him service after mistaking his ALS symptoms for drunkenness. Dan Hare was out to dinner with friends at Las Margaritas restaurant...
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White House Fires Homeland Security Dept.'s General Counsel

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The firing of John Mitnick is the latest in a year of turnover at the Department of Homeland Security.
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American Red Cross Will Cease Blood Drives and Bloodmobile Services in Central and Western Massachusetts

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

As large layoffs loom, budget cuts mean that local services will no longer be available past early November.
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Bermuda braces for approach of Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

MIAMI - Hurricane Humberto grew into a powerful Category 3 storm Tuesday evening, and officials on Bermuda made plans for early shutdowns of schools, public transportation and...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

Yaz's grandson Mike hits HR; Giants beat Red Sox 7-6 in 15

BOSTON - Mike Yastrzemski, grandson of former Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, hit a solo homer in his first game in Fenway Park, and Alex Dickerson had a... Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

Man plows car into lobby of Trump building in upstate New York, then sits...

Man plows car into lobby of Trump building in upstate New York, then sits quietly on couch

A man drove his car into the lobby of Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, New York, injuring several people, then got out and sat on a couch amidst the shattered glass as if nothing... Read more ...

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. - Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City... Read more ...

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

Biggio hits for the cycle as Blue Jays beat Orioles 8-5

BALTIMORE - Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. Read more ...