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Uber revamps how it handles customer complaints

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Uber this morning is unveiling a company-wide effort to raise awareness of sexual assault, as it revamps how it handles customer complaints. The ride-hailing service has faced multiple allegations of criminal behavior by its drivers. A reported culture of harassment inside the company led to the resignation of its founder, …

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Texas church shooting: Latest updates on the investigation

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Thirty-five days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, the country is dealing with another senseless act of violence. A house of worship in Sutherland Springs, Texas, was the scene of the deadliest shooting in the state’s history Sunday. What we know A gunman killed 26 people in …

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Attack leaves Sen. Rand Paul with 5 cracked ribs

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FRANKFORT, Ky. — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was recovering Sunday from five broken ribs after he was assaulted by a neighbor who tackled him from behind at the senator’s Kentucky home, officials said. Senior Adviser Doug Stafford said it is unclear when the Republican will return to work since he …

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Trump: Church massacre "a mental health problem"

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President Donald Trump called the mass shooting at a Texas church on Sunday a “mental health problem at the highest level,” and said the gunman was a “deranged” individual. Officials have said 26-year-old Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire inside the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, killing 26 people and …

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Church where shooting took place was center of community

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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The most recent sermon posted on YouTube by the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, shows him explaining why he had parked a motorcycle in front of his lectern. As he walked side to side on stage, Frank Pomeroy explained in the …

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American woman makes history at NYC Marathon

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Last Updated Nov 5, 2017 12:50 PM EST NEW YORK — Shalane Flanagan pulled away from Mary Keitany on Sunday to become the first American to win the women’s New York City Marathon since 1977. Keitany had won three straight New York marathons, but Flanagan pulled away from the Kenyan …

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Report: Billionaire prince among dozens arrested in Saudi sweep

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping purported anti-corruption probe that further cements control in the hands of its young crown prince.  A high-level …

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NYC ramps up security for marathon days after terror attack

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NEW YORK — There will be additional officers, snipers, aerial surveillance and cement barriers along the 26.1-mile marathon route as New York City geared up Saturday to hold the annual race just days after the city’s deadliest terror attack since Sept. 11, 2001. Over 50,000 people are expected to participate …

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