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Tennessee church shooting leaves one dead, six injured

iStock/Thinkstock(ANTIOCH, Tenn.) -- One woman has been shot dead and six other churchgoers are wounded by a gunman who opened fire Sunday morning at a Tennessee church as services were ending, authorities said.The shooting at Burnett’s Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, started in the church's parking lot, according to police and the Nashville Fire Department.Nashville Metro police spokesman Don Aaron said emergency calls came in around 11:15 a.m. as services were letting out.The shooter arrived in the parking lot and first fatally fired ...

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Uber considers next steps after losing license to operate in London

Uber(LONDON) – Uber’s general manager in London wants to “know what we can do” after the company lost its license to operate in the city.Tom Elvidge told the Sunday Times that while the company hasn't "been asked to make any changes, we'd like to know what we can do.""That requires a dialogue we sadly haven't been able to have," he said.London's transportation authority, Transport for London (TfL), said Uber, whose current license would expire by Sept. 30, was not fit to hold a private-hire operator ...

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Multiple churchgoers wounded in Tennessee shooting

iStock/Thinkstock(ANTIOCH, Tenn.) -- One woman is dead and at least six churchgoers were wounded in a shooting Sunday at a church outside of Nashville, Tennessee, according to Nashville police.Medical personnel are treating eight wounded individuals after the shooting took place at Burnett’s Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, according to the Nashville Fire Department.The suspect was also wounded, according to the Nashville Fire Department. It was not immediately clear what injuries the suspect sustained.All of the wounded have been transported to area hospitals; the ...

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Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains

Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) -- German voters rewarded Angela Merkel's center-right party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders.Germany's far right-wing populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, however, scored higher than expected, with dozens of lawmakers from the party voted into the country’s national Parliament, or Bundestag. The gains could potentially be disruptive to politics in Germany, the largest economy in Europe.Exit polls conducted for public television channels ARD and ZDF suggest Merkel's conservative ...

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Treasury secretary defends use of costly government jet

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended his use of a costly government jet to make the short journey from New York City to Washington D.C. following an August meeting in Trump Tower.When asked about the travel by co-anchor Martha Raddatz on ABC News’ This Week, Mnuchin responded that it was necessary for national security purposes.“There are times when I need secure communications to be in touch with the president and National Security Council,” Mnuchin said. “I had a secure call that day ...

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NFL players kneel, lock arms in solidarity during national anthem before London game

Mitchell Gunn/Getty Images(LONDON) -- In defiance of President Trump's recent statement and tweets regarding professional athletes protesting before games, a host of players in London took a knee and locked arms together as the United States national anthem was performed.Sunday's game played across the Atlantic at Wembley Stadium in London is a match-up between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Baltimore Ravens. Among the players and coaches locking arms with players during the protest over the "Star Spangled Banner" was Jaguars owner Shahid Khan.The team's official ...

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Mnuchin: NFL players can have the 'First Amendment off the field'

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended President Trump's comments calling for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be fired, saying players "have the right to have the First Amendment off the field."“This isn’t about Democrats. It's not about Republicans. It's not about race. It’s not about free speech. They can do free speech on their own time," the treasury secretary said in an interview with ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz on This Week Sunday. "This is ...

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To the people of America’s heartland who put Donald Trump in office, his speech to the UN General Assembly was a ray of clear, bright, beautiful sunshine – perhaps his best speech so far.

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UT Health Logo Asbestos: Still a Health Risk?

Asbestos has been around for centuries and was quite commonly used in construction and consumer applications until well in to the 20th century. But when it became clear that asbestos is toxic and can pose significant health risks, its use was greatly curtailed and outright banned in some countries.
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