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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself. The shooter, a homecoming prince at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle, took his own life as his classmates fled to safety #Business #China #facebook #India #Italy #Japan #Latin America #markets #opinion #Russia

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Akhilesh sacks 82 MoS rank holders

Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday evening sacked 82 persons holding minister-of-state rank, including advisors and chairmen of various corporations. This mass sacking has rattled the supporters of the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP). However, N.C #Ajax #Cinema #Economy #India #Opera #Politics #science #Sports #Technology

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Thirty-three people arrested for rioting in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 33 people of two communities have been arrested for rioting in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, police said Saturday. #Ajax #Business #Chrome #Economy #Firefox #India #Multimedia #Opera #Sports #Technology

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Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's biggest urban center. She was the first to be quarantined under a policy imposed on Friday by the states of New York and New Jersey requiring all health workers coming from Ebola-stricken West African countries to be automatically confined for monitoring during the 21-day incubation period of the virus #Africa #Arabic #Business #India #Latin America #Russia #Technology #United States

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Positive gossip fosters self-reflection and growth

London, Oct 25 (IANS) Why are people interested in listening to gossip about others' achievements and failures? To promote self-reflection and growth #Cinema #Crime #Economy #Games #India #Multimedia #science #Sports #Technology

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Pakistan to introduce biometric machines to detect fake passports

Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has decided to introduce machines at the Islamabad airport to detect fake passports, a media report said Saturday. An FIA immigration official said that biometric machines will be integrated to enable its immigration staff detect "the most sophisticated fake passports", Dawn online reported. That would improve the working of the FIA staff at the passport control desk at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport, the official said. #Ajax #Business #Chrome #Cinema #Crime #Festival #Games #Opera #Religion #Technology

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Kerala nurses want to return to Iraq

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala nurses who have a valid work visa for Iraq are urging the state government to arrange for their return to that country to join duty. These nurses were in India on annual leave when trouble broke out in Iraq in July this year. #Cinema #Crime #Festival #Games #India #Japan #Opera #Politics #Religion #Sports

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Iraqi security forces, Kurds, gain ground against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces made significant gains against Islamic State in a strategic area near Baghdad on Saturday and Kurdish fighters retook a northern town after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni Islamist insurgents. #Brazil #Business #facebook #France #India #markets #Mexico #opinion #Technology #United Kingdom #United States

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Hawking joins Facebook, wants people to be ‘curious’

New York, Oct 25 (IANS) The famous theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking is now on Facebook, asking fans to be "curious". In his first Facebook post, Hawking said: "I have always wondered what makes the universe exist. Time and space may forever be a mystery, but that has not stopped my pursuit." "Our connections to one another have grown infinitely and now that I have the chance, I am eager to share this journey with you #Ajax #Cinema #Crime #Festival #Japan #Multimedia #NewsTracker #Politics