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Thousands in Central Park panic after barrier collapse

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New York, Sep 30 (AP) - Fearing possible gunshots, it took only the collapse of a police barrier at a politically charged New York celebrity music show Saturday to send thousands of spectators fleeing in panic.
About 60,000 people had filled the park's Great Lawn for the eight-hour Global Citizen Festival. They listened to big-name personalities from Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican Sen. Jeff Flake to Janet Jackson and John Legend who all urged spectators to get involved...
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Prosecutors say Uber driver shot passenger from outside car

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Denver, Sept 29 (AP) - Evidence against an Uber driver charged with shooting a passenger shows the driver was outside the car when he fired a handgun 10 times, striking the passenger inside six times, prosecutors said Friday.
Denver Judge Shelley Gilman ruled that there was enough evidence for...
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With bated breath, UN awaits another first for Trump

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United Nations, Sep 26 (AP) - More world leaders step up to the podium at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council.
It'll be Trump's first experience in leading a session...
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Pope urges Chinese Catholics to heal past divisions

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Vatican City, Sept 26 (AP) - Pope Francis on Wednesday urged Chinese Catholics to overcome past divisions and open a new phase of faith following a landmark agreement over bishop nominations aimed at ending dec-ades of estrangement between the Vatican and Beijing that had split the...
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President visits dev works in Kishoreganj

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A Correspondent
Kishoreganj: President on Tuesday witnessed the progress of development works of Austagram-Nawga and Austagram-Kastul-Banshtala Roads in Kishoreganj.
The under-construction Autagram-Nawga road will connect Chatalpar of Brahmanbaria district through a bridge while...
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