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Bipolar man killed during police struggle ‘just wanted help’

Shainie Lindsay watched as Reginald Thomas, the father of her children, struggled in a fight with Pasadena police. He had called the police for help himself, but he could never have dreamed that it wo
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Gorilla Masked Student who taunted Black Lives Matter protesters no longer at Tennessee University

A student is no longer enrolled at a Tennessee university after attending a Black Lives Matter protest on campus wearing a gorilla mask and handing out bananas, a university official said on Friday. T
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Manic Sean Hannity predicts impending apocalypse: ‘America lives or dies in 39 days’

Sean Hannity might have been Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s safeword during Monday’s debate, but now the Fox News host is panicking about the potential apocalypse followi
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Police release videotape of officers shooting California man

Authorities on Friday released a videotape of police shooting an unarmed black man dead in El Cajon, California. The tape, shot by a surveillance camera at the drive-through window of a taco stand whe
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Trump says attacks on Mexicans good for restaurant business: documents

Donald Trump said he believed his assertion last year that Mexicans crossing the border illegally are “rapists” bringing crime were “pretty mainstream” and should have attracte
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Dad's heartfelt Facebook post inspires flood of support from strangers

Bob Cornelius snapped a photo of a card his son Christopher made at a back-to-school night recently, without thinking that it would change his son's life            
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Popular Finance

BRIEF-Resource Real Estate Diversified Income Fundsold its apartment complex located in San Antonio

Sept 30 (Reuters) - Resource Real Estate Diversified Income Fund
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BRIEF-Resource real estate investors 6 LP - Co's unit sold complex for about $18 mln

* On Sept 26, co's unit sold its apartment complex located in San Antonio, for approximately $18.0 million
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Wall St Week Ahead-A Deutsche Bank settlement overshadows U.S. equities

NEW YORK, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank will likely cast a pall over equity markets next week as the largest German lender navigates a possible multi-billion dollar settlement with the U.S. Depart
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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies up on Deutsche Bank report

(Updates with final prices) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies strengthened on Friday on reports Deutsche Bank is close to reaching an accord with U.S
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Glass Lewis & Co founder takes stake in struggling SeaWorld

Sept 30 (Reuters) - A consortium of investors, which includes advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co founder Gregory Taxin, revealed a 5.2 percent stake in SeaWorld Entertainment Inc and said it would engage
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PJT Partners to step down as financial advisor to Brazil's Oi -sources

SAO PAULO, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Restructuring firm PJT Partners will step down as financial advisor to Brazilian phone carrier Oi SA, which filed for the country's largest-ever bankruptcy protection in
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Argentina Merval stock index grows to 23 companies in fourth quarter

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Argentina's leading Merval stock index will grow to include 23 companies in the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 15 currently, the stock exchange Mercado de Valores de
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UPDATE 2-Matthew strengthens to Category 4 storm headed for Jamaica, Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew strengthened on Friday into the Caribbean's first major hurricane in four years as it moved towards Jamaica and Cuba with winds of up to 140 mi
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Josh Fischel, founder of Music Tastes Good, dies at 47

Josh Fischel, the founder of last weekend’s inaugural Music Tastes Good Festival in Long Beach, died Thursday afternoon of liver disease, according to festival organizers. He was 47. The news came
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