Mayor Jenny Durkan has cited safety concerns, noting a Washington Post report that scooter-related emergency room visits have spiked in cities after scooter shares come to town. A little over a year ago, Seattle led the nation, becoming the first major city to open its streets to shareable bikes that didn’t need docking stations and…

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@delta On runway for two hours. Why would I fly you again? Technology issue?#delta #Deltasucks — Telescope (@TelescopeNYC) September 26, 2018 You call that a brief technology issue ? Two hours stuck on the ground ? Is it a joke ? — Mikado1980 (@MickaelCheron) September 26, 2018 Earlier this year in my Washington Post column,…

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The wait is nearly over. In a matter of 17 days (on October 17), recreational marijuana will be legalized in our neighbor to the north, opening the door for sales in licensed dispensaries. With this legalization comes the potential for upward of $5 billion in added annual sales once the industry is fully ramped up.…

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BOSTON (AP) — The Bronx Bombers lived up to their nickname by hitting another big number. A couple of them, in fact. Gleyber Torres and Giancarlo Stanton connected as the playoff-bound Yankees set the major league record for most home runs in a season, beating the Boston Red Sox 8-5 Saturday for their 100th win…

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They are studying everything from nanomotors to DNA damage The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology is arguably the most coveted prize for science in India. Named after the founder Director of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), the late Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar, the annual prize was first awarded in 1958.…

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Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday rejected Pakistan’s accusation that New Delhi was sabotaging peace talks with Islamabad. In her speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Swaraj accused Pakistan of harboring and aiding terrorists. “In our case, terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border…

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Welcome to That’s the Ticket! In this series, we will speculate about presidential tickets that might (or might not!) wind up competing in the demolition derby for the White House in 2020. The goal here is to have a little fun (politics can’t always be serious, right?), spitball a little about the outer limits of…

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JAKARTA —  The death toll from twin disasters on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, a major earthquake and the tsunami that followed, jumped to more than 800 on Sunday as rescue workers were only just starting to take stock of the wreckage — pulling out survivors buried under the rubble from a collapsed hotel, treating…

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NEW YORK — The boundary separating the very good from the great is wider than the third-base line, and David Wright spent most of his career on the less desirable side of the divide. He was a very good ballplayer, not a great one, and yet he deserved the Citi Field send-off he got Saturday…

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Observed rainfall totals between September 12 and September 19, 2018.Dennis Mersereau It’s been more than two weeks since Hurricane Florence made landfall and parts of the Carolinas are still dealing with flooding left behind by the storm. There are still some rivers in North Carolina and South Carolina reporting water levels at or above flood…

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