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Arrests at pipeline site 70 miles from protest

District Court judge rejected a request from Native Americans for a court order to block the project. They converged in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux tribe of North Dakota. Inland Rep. Raul Ruiz is asking a House subcommittee to hold a hearing regarding an oil pipeline that has inspired protests from Native American tribes and environmental groups in North Dakota.

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Columbus Boy Fatally Shot By Police After Reportedly Pulling Out BB Gun

Tyre King was shot in a confrontation in an alley on Wednesday night after he and another male ran from officers investigating a reported armed robbery involving $10 in Columbus . "It is a technology we believe can really help continue to improve and increase safety here in Columbus , and that's why it's such a high priority for us", said Mayor Ginther.

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Trump Refuses To Say Obama Was Born In The US

I want to focus on jobs, I want to focus on other things". Earlier Thursday, Trump had again refused to say whether he believes Obama was born in the USA, despite recent efforts by his top surrogates to downplay the "birther" controversy.

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Hillary Clinton Calls Time Off Campaign Trail 'A Gift'

Clinton continues to be dragged down by voters' mistrust, but she still maintains more pathways than Trump to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. He said on the show that he gets exercise during the campaign by delivering speeches at rallies, calling them "a lot of work" and requiring "a lot of motion".

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Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins will not be limited against New York Jets

Last night, me and my co-editor Dennis Moody made some predictions for the game . Can they run it against a Jets defense that allowed just 52 yards on the ground against the Bengals last week? Fitzpatrick played very bad against the Bills last season, and he needs to have a good game on Thursday night.

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Hunting down ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi should be 'top priority': Hillary Clinton

Clinton, meanwhile, metes tomorrow with bipartisan military leaders, including General David Petraeus and former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, for a work session on terrorism and national security. "What is Aleppo?" Johnson asked during an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe". Johnson said no, he wasn't kidding. It's the epicenter of the refugee crisis.

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Trump says Clinton lacks policies

You may recall that Clinton's physician, Dr. Lisa Bardack, stated in writing that her patient was "in excellent physical condition and fit to serve as President of the United States". In November, Clinton will need a strong turnout among President Barack Obama's coalition of minorities, women and millennials. "She's going to do nothing for the Hispanics", said Trump , who himself is viewed as racist by a large portion of the electorate.

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Wyoming senior center shooter complained about poker games

CHEYENNE , Wyo. (AP) - Police in Wyoming say they are investigating a letter written by a 77-year-old man who shot three people at the senior citizen apartment complex where he lived before killing himself. They have not been identified. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Other reports indicate there might have been a fourth victim who is deceased, but police have not confirmed that information.

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Clinton, back on trail, looks to break Trump momentum

Hillary Clinton will hit the campaign trail Thursday, marking her first public appearance since cameras caught her leaving daughter's Manhattan apartment, where she was rushed after collapsing as she left a 9/11 memorial event in lower Manhattan.

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Calif. student's grades lowered for sitting during Pledge

School District Superintendent Donna Becnel stuck up for Leilani when she learned of the incident, saying the student is exercising her First Amendment right. "She says that [the flag] represents the military and that they risked their lives for us", Thomas went on to tell KPIX. Leilani being interviewed by the news for being threatened to have her grade lowered, for not standing for the pledge at school.

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Sandra Bland attorney says settlement 'absolute'

Attorney Cannon Lambert told CBS News the settlement includes a $1.9 million payment to Bland's family, and a requirement the Waller County Jail have an on-duty nurse and emergency medical technician for all shifts going forward. Bland's mother, Geneva Reed-Veal, said the most important part of the tentative settlement is the changes that Waller County would make to its jailhouse procedures.

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Louis Cardinals to open 2017 season at Busch Stadium

Louis Cardinals. "Billy Williams , his numbers speak for himself and he's done it so many years, so it's a really good feeling", Rizzo said. Lester made a quick stop of a grounder to retire Jedd Gyorko in the fifth. Cardinals starter Carlos Martinez , who has been the best pitcher in the club's rotation, gave up four earned runs and eight hits over six innings.

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Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. freed

Hinckley had been permitted to make longer and longer visits to his mother's home over the past several years, and a federal judge this summer ruled that he was no longer a threat to himself or others. Reagan was hit in the chest and was hospitalized for 12 days. As a 25-year-old college dropout, Hinckley had grown fixated upon actress Jodie Foster and the Martin Scorsese film " Taxi Driver ", in which she played a teenage prostitute.

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Julia Downgraded to a Tropical Depression

A tropical storm warning is in effect from Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, northward to Altamaha Sound, Georgia. Flood watches have been dropped along the SC coast now that Tropical Storm Julia has weakened to a tropical depression and is offshore.

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Man in court on charge linked to missing Missouri woman

The woman from the Kansas City suburb of Raymore was last seen leaving a party on September 8, and her SUV was found burned and abandoned two days later in Kansas City. Yust was arrested Sunday after Jessica Runions' auto was found burned and abandoned in Kansas City. She said she's afraid Yust might have done something to Runions.

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Here Are The Highlights From Donald Trump's Health Exam

The letter said Clinton's recent illness was a "mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia" and that she was put on 10 days of the antibiotic Levaquin and is recovering nicely. While Trump is shown to be overweight , with a body mass index of 29.5, his doctor Harold Bornstein declared the Republican nominee to be "in excellent physical health".

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Donald Trump pledges 4% economic growth. How realistic is that?

If he makes that change, it would mean that some small businesses, whose owners take home as little as $225,000 for a married couple, would face marginal tax rates almost double what corporations would pay. The Trump team claimed in its release that the plan's benefits would flow far more to the lowest-earning taxpayers than to the highest earners, as a share of the earners' income.

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Clinton Returns to Campaign Trail

The physician's note also said 68-year-old Mrs Clinton's cholesterol level and heart rate were all within normal ranges. Her overarching goal when she appears at a rally in North Carolina will be to steer the conversation away from the topic that has dominated the news cycle since Sunday: Her health.

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Suu Kyi's track record under scrutiny on USA visit

US President Barack Obama listens to State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (left) deliver remarks to the media during their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House on September 14. These include a "blacklist" of at least 100 companies and individuals with links to the former military junta, as well as trade in jade and rubies.

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Hillary Clinton returns to campaign trail

Clinton, 68, fell ill during a 9/11 memorial ceremony in NY on Sunday and was forced to leave. Trump, 70, knows he could stand to lose a few pounds but otherwise is in great health. With his wife out sick, Bill Clinton argued in Las Vegas that Trump has a narrow appeal. Both candidates, among the oldest ever to run for the White House, have been under intense pressure to share more medical information.

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Texas A&M vs Auburn; preview and prediction

The Auburn Tigers rediscovered their identity in a 51-14 win over Arkansas State, and for the first time in nearly two years, football on The Plains was fun and stress-free. On-field officials ejected Seals-Jones for targeting, but SEC replay officials overturned the ejection to the dismay of Auburn's players and coaches.

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Rare books available from Friends of the Library

Part of the added material were children's books from the closure of Washington Elementary School and many other children's books from the community. Donated books are accepted throughout the year and may be dropped off at the Orland Free Library at 333 Mill St., Orland, or by calling the library at 865-1640.

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Sandra Bland's Family Settles Wrongful Death Suit For $1.9 Million

The parties also agreed in writing that the potential settlement was to remain confidential until finalized, after which time it would be public record. Her family and others stated she should not have been arrested in the first place. Officials said the tentative settlement still requires the approval of state officials and Waller County commissioners.

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Boy, 13, killed by cop had BB gun that looked real

The Dispatch identified the second male who ran into the alley as Demetrius Braxton, 19, who told the newspaper in an interview that he was with King for both the robbery and the shooting . He said the family believed Tyree being involved in an armed robbery would be "out of character". Tyree played football and was in the young scholars program at school, Walton said.

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Trump makes major changes to his tax plan

If growth remains around a more realistic 2 percent, Goldwein said, Trump's plan would add roughly $5 trillion to the nation's debt. Mr Trump said on Thursday his plan includes a $US4.4 trillion tax cut, although he said it would actually reduce government revenues by less under a "dynamic scoring" method that assumes lower taxes boost growth.

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Father of former NASCAR Racer Robby Gordon Found Dead

A neighbor called police and reported finding the bodies, said KABC-TV . Homes in the neighborhood range from $1.5 to 1.8 million. Anyone with information on the deaths is urged to call the Orange Police Department at (714) 744-7444. He also drove in the Xfinity and Truck series, as well as in IndyCar racing. "The truth will come out, what went down there", he said. He has started the Indy 500 10 times during his 19-season career.

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Another ObamaCare co-op folds, leaving only 6 remaining

James Surowiecki of the New Yorker and I seem to have come to roughly the same conclusion about President Barack Obama's health care exchanges: They're in big trouble. Executives from Aetna and UnitedHealth did not participate in Monday's meeting. Humana CEO Bruce Broussard did attend, according to the White House.

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$3 million in jewels missing from Drake tour bus

The rapper has been co-headlining his "Summer Sixteen" tour with Future since mid-July, which has included dates around the USA and in his beloved home country of Canada. Officers will be working with the victim to account for the items reported stolen, valued at about $3 million. The jewelry didn't belong to Drake or Future but to their tour DJ Future the Prince.

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McAuliffe moves forward with restoration of voter rights despite Republican efforts

Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Virginia Terry McAuliffe and his son Peter leave a polling station after he casted his vote on Election Day November 5, 2013 at Spring Hill Elementary School in McLean, Virginia. In a statement, McAuliffe said he was pleased by the court's decision. "The governor stretched the bounds of the Virginia Constitution and sought to expand executive power in a manner we viewed as inappropriate and reckless", Howell said.

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Boy, 13, shot dead by cops after showing BB gun, police say

The shooting is being investigated internally by the Critical Incident Response Team, and the results of that investigation will be evaluated by the Columbus Division of Police Firearms/Police-Involved Death Review Board. The police chief said it was too soon to draw comparisons between Tyree's death and Tamir's death. They said when they arrived on the scene, the victim told them that they had been approached by a group of people wanting money and one of them had a gun.

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Hillary Clinton to resume campaigning Thursday after bout with pneumonia

Donald Trump has said he will sever ties to his personal businesses if he's elected president. Clinton's health scare forced her to cancel a two-day swing through California earlier this week and send her husband, former President Bill Clinton, to a Las Vegas campaign rally in her stead.

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Prosecutor explains sentence for Iowa child sex assault

Groom's 10 year suspended sentence has been perceived by many as excessively lenient and has drawn parallels to other recent cases of men avoiding maximum penalties for sexual assault. It's appalling that Grooms got away with raping a young child, and to add to the white privilege aspect to this story, the rapist is Caucasian. Court documents don't specify what exactly was offered and accepted.

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School bus crash at DIA: driver dead, more than a dozen hospitalized

Officials at Denver Health Medical Center they had five patients: two in critical condition, two in serious condition and one fair. Traffic is flowing at Denver International Airport after a school bus crash that killed the driver and injured 18 students and staff members forced the closure of a major passenger pickup area.

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Journalist reporting on ND pipeline protest is charged with trespassing

The US Justice Department ordered a halt Friday to construction of an oil pipeline opposed by a native American tribe in North Dakota. In August the tribe filed suit to challenge the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to grant permits to DAPL at more than 200 water crossings for the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline project .

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Julia weakens to depression, grows again into tropical storm

It continues to hang out about 125 east-southeast of Charleston, South Carolina , over the Atlantic. A westward motion at a slightly slower forward speed is expected during the next couple of days. On the current forecast track, Julia will meander off the northern Georgia and southern SC coastlines through Friday. Some strengthening is forecast during the next day or so, and Ian is expected to lose its tropical characteristics on Friday.


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