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Everyone has a bad day at work now and then. But if you have one of these 15 Most Stressful Jobs in the World, even one bad day can get you or someone else killed. From EMT to Coal Miner to Ice Road Trucker, these are the jobs that will keep you up at nights!
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Canal jumper released on bail
AN 18-year-old man who jumped into a canal at Surfers Paradise to avoid being arrested by police on Wednesday night has been granted bail.
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Response from Eddie, AFL not nearly enough
THERE'S so much wrong about the Eddie McGuire-James-Brayshaw-Danny Frawley pack mentality attack of Caroline Wilson. As was the AFL's insipid response on Monday.
Secret tape not the only talking point
THE reasons behind a decision to release a secret expletive-laden recording of former Chief Justice Tim Carmody are almost as juicy as the tape is expected to be.
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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano
With an eruption brewing, it may be the only way to prevent the extinction of the human race.
Spanish police shoot five suspects dead after van rampage kills 13 in Barcelona
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish police shot dead five would-be attackers after confronting them early on Friday in a town south of Barcelona where hours earlier a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds, killing 13 people and wounding scores of others.
Several people stabbed in Finnish city of Turku: police
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police said on Friday, adding they had shot at and arrested one person.
Trump's attacks could leave him friendless if impeachment comes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on Republican senators, an approach he may regret if he is someday impeached and the Senate has to weigh charges against him stemming from an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
South Africa to grant Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity: government source
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a government source said on Friday.
As U.S. debates policy, Afghan pilots fear for families' lives
BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - As the Trump administration debates war strategy in Afghanistan, this Afghan pilot in the U.S.-backed Afghan Air Force has more pressing concerns: He's worried the Taliban may kidnap or kill his family.
Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The ousted chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] rejected a lawsuit filed against him by one of the company's top investors as a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday.
India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with "punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation of the country's anti-smoking laws, according to a letter sent to the company by the federal health ministry.
U.S. Navy, citing poor seamanship, removes commanders of warship in deadly crash
WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy has removed the two senior officers and the senior enlisted sailor on a U.S. warship that almost sank off the coast of Japan in June after it was struck by a Philippine container ship, the Navy said on Friday.
Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'
ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological and medical treatment, the government said on Friday.
Top U.S. general reaffirms commitment to Japan amid North Korea tensions
TOKYO (Reuters) - The top U.S. general restated Washington's "ironclad commitment" to the security of its close Asian ally, Japan, on Friday amid regional tensions over North Korea, telling his counterpart in Tokyo that "an attack on one is an attack on both of us".
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Two movie reunions this week, thanks to Instagram.
Several Wounded in Stabbing Attack in Western Finland
Police say they have shot the suspect in the leg
(COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku.
Finnish broadcaster YLE says several people were seen lying on the ground in the central part of the city.
On Twitter, police urged people to avoid that part of Turku.
Tabloid Ilta-Sanomat says six people were injured, one man and five women, and that a woman with stroller was attacked by a man with a large knife.