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Dan Jiron, a spokesman for Albuquerque International Sunport, told KOB that the flight crew warned of a medical emergency as the plane approached Albuquerque. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Grubbs' family during this hard time", a spokeswoman for American Airlines told the New York Daily News , adding that they were "deeply saddened" by the tragedy.
  • Think spiders are freaky? Wait 'til you hear how much they eat

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    Maybe having them around the house isn't such a bad thing after all - unless, of course, they start munching on you. That means that spiders eat at least as much meat as all 7 billion humans on the planet combined, who the authors note consume about 400 million tons of meat and fish each year.
  • Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk

    Kerala minister quits over sleaze talk

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    The audio clip was made public by a newly launched Malayalam news channel, Mangalam . But the politician maintained he had done no wrong. "I always behave with everyone very politely", Saseendran said. BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan hit out at the minister, saying all Keralites need to hang their heads in shame over the allegations. He added: "It is up to the chief minister and the government to investigate the matter, and they can investigate it with any agency".
  • Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

    Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

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    The Secret Service said it had taken immediate steps to avoid further security lapses as a result of the breach. Earlier Saturday, another man was arrested after jumping over bicycle-rack-style barricades into a restricted area outside the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue, where he stood "yelling nonsensical statements", according to a police report.
  • UN Security Council condemns latest N. Korea missile tests

    UN Security Council condemns latest N. Korea missile tests

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    For fundamental deterrence against escalating North Korean nuclear weapons threat, South Korea should seriously consider going nuclear through the options of using the country's existing advanced facility and technology in producing commercial nuclear energy or sharing US nuclear weapons in South Korea, advised experts from home and overseas.
  • Badal 'politely' declines Punjab CM's offer for government house

    Badal 'politely' declines Punjab CM's offer for government house

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    Sidhu, however, did not say much about the Punjab Chief Minister seeking legal counsel over whether the former can continue working in the entertainment industry as an office-holder. The red beacons were removed from the vehicles of the chief minister and other members of the council of ministers yesterday itself, without waiting for a notification, soon after the Congress government made a decision to put a ban on its use, an official spokesperson said here today.
  • Shoppers injured when mall escalator reverses at high speed in Hong Kong

    Shoppers injured when mall escalator reverses at high speed in Hong Kong

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    The paper reported Monday that two technicians had been arrested for allegedly tampering with the escalator after the incident, possibly hampering efforts to determine the cause. It passed inspection last week , according to The Guardian. One of the main draws of the mall is their famed pair of indoor long escalators , which measures up to 45 metres long and connects the fourth and the eighth floor of the mall.
  • Former President Park Geun-hye undergoes questioning by prosecutors

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    South Korea's first female president, Park also became its first to be impeached after the Constitutional Court earlier this month unanimously concluded that she had "continuously" violated the law during her four years in office. If Park doesn't show up, prosecutors can seek her arrest. The justices also chastised Park for refusing to speak to special prosecutors investigating the case and for declining to appear before the Constitutional Court to answer questions about the case.
  • Abandoning Nuclear Weapons Unrealistic Today Due to N Korea Threat - US Envoy

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    She said the assembly "suddenly" wants to have a hearing to ban nuclear weapons and while "as a mother and daughter" she wants a world with no nuclear weapons, one also has to be "realistic". "There was disappointment with the Obama administration, which made some pledges, but then ignored a lot of them", she said. Several countries - including the US, France and United Kingdom, who are nuclear powers - announced Monday that they were boycotting the Nuclear Weapons Convention.
  • London attacker's mother 'shocked, saddened and numbed'

    London attacker's mother 'shocked, saddened and numbed'

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    THE mother of Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood has released a statement revealing her son's murderous actions have led to her shedding "many tears". Khalid Masood , who carried out the attack. The government has confirmed that Masood used the WhatsApp messaging service shortly before the attack, saying it was crucial that the security services be allowed to access the heavily encrypted app.
  • Russian Federation protests: European Union demands release of detainees

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    Navalny was sentenced Monday, by the same court that fined him 20,000 rubles ($350) for organizing the protests earlier in the day. According to BuzzFeed , the woman whom the officers are carrying by her arms and legs is Olga Lozina, a graduate of Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute, who attended the weekend protest with her family.
  • Jermain Defoe delighted with 'emotional' return for England in victory over Lithuania

    Jermain Defoe delighted with 'emotional' return for England in victory over Lithuania

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    She's got the right idea. The triangle they formed with Eric Dier looked like a nexus on which a side is being built, with Raheem Sterling intermittently demonstrating that England have one world class winger. His replacement Jamie Vardy did just that six minutes after his introduction, completing a comfortable World Cup qualifying win that keeps England in control of Group F.