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China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hoursThe death toll in a chemical plant explosion in China rose to 64 Saturday but rescuers found a survivor among more than two dozen still missing in the debris of one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years. Thursday’s explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park. The local fire brigade pulled a man in his 40s from the rubble of the destroyed chemical plant around dawn on Saturday, according to a statement on the city government’s official Weibo account.



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Democratic Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House race

Democratic Senator Kamala Harris jumps into 2020 White House raceHarris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party’s increasingly diverse base of young, female and minority voters. “This is a moment in time that I feel a sense of responsibility to stand up and fight for the best of who we are,” Harris said on ABC’s “Good Morning America” in announcing her candidacy. Harris, who made history in 2016 as the first black woman elected to the U.S. Senate from California, timed her announcement for the U.S. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday honoring the slain civil rights leader.



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Mega Millions New Year's Day jackpot jumps to $425M

Mega Millions New Year's Day jackpot jumps to $  425MThe jackpot rose to $ 425 million from $ 415 million for the New Year's Day drawing. The jackpot is now the eighth largest in Mega Millions history.



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Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: results

Right-winger jumps to early lead in Brazil presidential race: resultsSAO PAULO (Reuters) – Right-wing Congressman Jair Bolsonaro jumped to an early lead in Brazil's presidential election as the first votes were counted on Sunday, but would still face a second-round runoff against leftist rival Fernando Haddad, according to official results. With 52 percent of voters counted, Bolsonaro had received 49 percent of valid votes, far ahead of former Sao Paulo mayor Haddad's 26 percent and 12 percent for former Ceara governor Ciro Gomes. If none receive a majority of valid votes on Sunday, the two leading candidates will go to a second-round runoff on Oct. 28. …



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Woman jumps off building with 7-year-old boy in Manhattan

Woman jumps off building with 7-year-old boy in ManhattanThe 46-year-old woman jumped from the The Gotham Hotel with a 7-year-old boy just after 8:30 a.m. on East 46th Street.



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US interest in concealed carry permit training jumps 100 per cent after Parkland: ‘We’ve never seen a spike this big before’

US interest in concealed carry permit training jumps 100 per cent after Parkland: ‘We’ve never seen a spike this big before’The number of Americans interested in obtaining concealed carry permits to secretly bear arms in public has jumped dramatically since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February – with some states having seen as much as a 250 per cent increase in training requests for this type of permit. In the 50 days since the Parkland, Florida shooting, companies and networks of firearm instructors that provide training for the permits in dozens of states have seen enquiries spike. One company said it had even received more requests for training than after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.



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Driver Jumps Out Just Before Train Smashes Into Truck Stuck on Tracks

Driver Jumps Out Just Before Train Smashes Into Truck Stuck on TracksThe whole incident was caught on camera.



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Stephon Clark's Brother Jumps on Mayor's Desk and Leads Chant as He Crashes City Council Meeting

Stephon Clark's Brother Jumps on Mayor's Desk and Leads Chant as He Crashes City Council MeetingWhen given the floor, Stevante Clark blasted the chief of police, who "got my brother killed."



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Tom Cruise Jumps Out Of A Plane At 25,000 Feet For Next 'Mission: Impossible'

Tom Cruise Jumps Out Of A Plane At 25,000 Feet For Next 'Mission: Impossible'"Mission: Impossible ― Fallout" is due out this summer, but there's at least



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Van jumps Seattle sidewalk, hits pedestrians, at least 5 injured

Van jumps Seattle sidewalk, hits pedestrians, at least 5 injuredThe incident did not appear to be deliberate, a police official told local media. At least two people were in serious condition. The Seattle police and fire departments posted photos on social media of a white van with a dented left side that was stopped about a yard (meter) from the side of a downtown store.



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