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Enclave on edge as mystery persists in mansion fire, deaths

Enclave on edge as mystery persists in mansion fire, deathsCOLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — When a landscaper alerted Boris Volshteyn to smoke pouring out of a nearby mansion, the plastic surgeon hurried home and found his friend and neighbor lying face down out front. His first thought was to try CPR, but it was no use.



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Florida: Senate race stays on knife edge as hand recount ordered

Florida: Senate race stays on knife edge as hand recount orderedWorkers monitor the Republican party table at the Palm Beach county supervisor of elections warehouse. Florida’s election torment is set to continue after officials ordered a hand recount of ballots in the knife-edge US Senate race between the Republican Rick Scott and the Democrat Bill Nelson. After a troubled machine recount finished on Thursday, Scott had a lead of 12,603 votes, or 0.15 percentage points – within the threshold of 0.25 points that by state law triggers a manual recount.



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Travel blogger who warned against dangerous selfies dies 'taking cliff edge photo'

Travel blogger who warned against dangerous selfies dies 'taking cliff edge photo'A travel blogger who fell to her death alongside her husband while apparently taking selfies on a cliff edge had previously warned tourists against attempting to capture dangerous photographs. Rangers at Yosemite National Park in California found the bodies of Vishnu Viswanath and Meenakshi Moorthy around 800 feet below Taft Point, where visitors can gaze over an unguarded cliff face. Viswanath’s brother, Jishnu Viswanath, told reporters on Tuesday the pair had set up a tripod close to the sheer ledge shortly before they apparently fell.



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Players on edge for record $1.6 billion jackpot in Mega Millions drawing

Players on edge for record $  1.6 billion jackpot in Mega Millions drawing“A big mistake people think: this is a lot of money so let me help everyone,” Laurie Ruckel, a trusts and estates lawyer at Loeb & Loeb law firm in New York, said on Tuesday. The lump sum cash payout is estimated at $ 354.3 million.



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Players on edge for record $1.6 billion jackpot in Mega Millions drawing

Players on edge for record $  1.6 billion jackpot in Mega Millions drawingThe Mega Millions drawing was held on Tuesday night with a record-setting $ 1.6 billion prize on line that has Americans dreaming of buying homes, cars, helping financially strapped friends and family and early retirement. The lucky numbers 5, 28, 62, 65, 70 and the Mega Ball 5 were drawn on Tuesday night. The Mega Millions jackpot and a Powerball lottery prize that stands at $ 620 million, have spread lottery fever across the United States in recent days.



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Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edgeMEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no information and little real improvement in sight.



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Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reforms

Venezuela on edge as Maduro unveils raft of economic reformsUncertainty reigned in Venezuela on Saturday after President Nicolas Maduro unveiled a major economic reform plan aimed at halting the spiraling hyperinflation that has thrown the oil-rich, cash-poor South American country into chaos. Ahead of a major currency overhaul on Monday, when Caracas will start issuing new banknotes after slashing five zeroes off the crippled bolivar, Maduro detailed other measures he hopes will pull Venezuela out of crisis.



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Police investigating after young pit bull left to drown in cage on river's edge

Police investigating after young pit bull left to drown in cage on river's edgeNew Jersey authorities are searching for a suspect who they say left a young



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The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edge

The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edgeBy Seung-Woo Yeom and Hongji Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Most North Koreans who break out do so by crossing the river border. When the artist finally left North Korea in 2001, he brought photos of his family with him. “All I could think about was getting to China to buy food.



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The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edge

The Cold Frontier, Part Five: A journey along North Korea's edgeBy Seung-Woo Yeom and Hongji Kim SEOUL (Reuters) – Most North Koreans who break out do so by crossing the river border. When the artist finally left North Korea in 2001, he brought photos of his family with him. “All I could think about was getting to China to buy food.



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