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Royal wedding: Well-wishers gather for Eugenie ceremony

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank went for a final rehearsal on Thursday Well-wishers have begun to arrive in Windsor for the wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank. Some 850 guests are expected, including X Factor judges Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field, singer Ellie ...

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Queensland storm: Tornadoes and huge hailstones wreak damage

Image copyright STEVEN HARLAND Image caption Locals posted images online showing injured and distressed animals Tornadoes and a thunderstorm “supercell” have swept across Queensland in Australia, injuring four people and causing widespread damage. The dangerous weather system hit the state’s south-east on Thursday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said. One ...

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Stocks plunge again; Dow’s two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

Technology and retail companies continued to stumble. Amazon dropped another 2% to $1,719.36 and Apple fell 0.9% to $214.45. Microsoft and Alphabet, Google’s parent company, were little changed. Those stocks have made huge gains for years, but they’re currently out of favor. Amazon and Alphabet, respectively the second- and fourth-most ...

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‘Licensed drug dealers:’ Five doctors and phamacist busted for allegedly flooding the city with millions of pain pills

Dr. Nkanga Nkanga, another Staten Island doctor, also wrote thousands of needless prescriptions without even an examination, prosecutors allege. And Nadem Sayegh, who had offices in the Bronx and Westchester County, allegedly conspired with a second person, and wrote prescriptions to that person using variations of the name and relatives’ ...

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Hiring undocumented worker unlikely to lead to punishment

Our laws do not punish employers who hire undocumented workers on a casual, irregular basis. Most of these workers are considered independent contractors, not employees. So, if you were to hire a cleaning person or other worker as needed, rather than weekly, you shouldn’t be punished for employing an undocumented ...

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M4 crash: Six injured in minibus and lorry ‘serious collision’

Image copyright Twitter/@sash2708 Image caption Motorists are queuing on the eastbound carriageway of the M4 Six people have been injured in a “serious collision” between a minibus and a lorry on the M4. The crash happened just after 12:00 BST on the eastbound carriageway between junction 14 at Hungerford and ...

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Floods prompt search for missing people in Europe

Image caption Rescue workers in Majorca are searching for a missing child The search continues for missing people following flash flooding events in Spain, Italy, and France. Ten people died in Majorca, Spain, including two British citizens. Three more remain unaccounted for, including a five-year-old child. Elsewhere, torrential rain and ...

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