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Loud explosion rattles Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan

Get free real-time news alerts from the Chelsea Patch. The FDNY said it did not know of any injuries. Fox 15 news reports that at least 14 people were injured in the blast but the severity of their injuries remain unknown at the present moment.

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ACC Relocating Championships Out of NC Over HB2 Law

New locations for the championships will be announced later, the conference says. The NBA moved its 2017 All-Star game out of Charlotte, and entertainers such as Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam and Ringo Starr have canceled shows in North Carolina .

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OR pays tribute to late Nebraska punter Sam Foltz

On the Ducks' next play, backup tailback Taj Griffin broke a 50-yard touchdown run with 2:30 left in the second quarter. Unfortunately, dealing with Nebraska at Memorial Stadium without your workhorse will be a completely new test in it of itself.

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USA eyes entry of 100000 war refugees

The US has "regional targets" that it wants to accept refugees from but not specific countries, White House Spokesperson Josh Earnest told reporters Wednesday. "And that certainly is true with regard to considering the admission of refugees to the United States ". Obama is hosting a summit on refugees next week at the United Nations General Assembly, where the United States and other nations will showcase their efforts to address what has become a global humanitarian crisis.

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Trump suggests disarming Clinton's guards: 'See what happens to her'

While telling the crowd that Clinton wants to "destroy your Second Amendment", Trump implied that it was hypocritical that Clinton wants to "take away" guns but that she has armed bodyguards in public. "President Barack Obama was born in the United States , period", Trump said Friday morning in Washington . The Trump campaign at the time responded with their own statement, saying Trump was referring to "the power of unification" and calling upon the voting power of "2nd ...

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Paul Ryan Calls on Trump to Release His Tax Returns

Few businesses now pay the full 35 percent rate, taking advantage instead of many deductions in the existing tax code. Specifically, Trump said he's planning cuts to "all needless and job-killing regulations", like the Waters of The U.S.

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Johnson, Stein won't appear in first presidential debate

Johnson and Stein were excluded because they did not reach an average of 15 percent support in the five national polls the commission used as a benchmark. Johnson says that while he's disappointed in the CPD's decision, he's not surprised. The CPD will reevaluate who will be included ahead of each debate.

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Multiple deaths; injuries after bus hits overpass in North Carolina

Players were taken to four area hospitals, and from there some were transported to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. However, highway patrol now says that is not the case. It was not immediately clear how many people died in the crash. Images from the scene showed the side wall of the bus had been nearly sheared off, and injured people were lying on the ground.

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Donald Trump releases latest physical exam results

However, the results of his blood panel and work up showed no cause for concern and he had a colonoscopy in 2013 that revealed no polyps. Last month, a Trump foreign policy adviser was accused of making anti-Semitic comments. Trump-at 6′ 3" and 236 pounds-is slightly overweight and on medication for low blood pressure. " He does not use tobacco products or alcohol", Dr Bornstein writes in the letter .

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Changes Coming for Missouri Concealed Carry

As lawmakers voted Wednesday to make Missouri the nation's 11th "Constitutional Carry" state , KOLR10 News examined where and how Missourians will now be able to carry handguns in public. This year there are 20 vetoed House or Senate Bills that have been vetoed and may be brought forward for consideration of an override. According to the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, Missouri now becomes the first new "stand your ground" state since the death of Treyvon ...

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Missouri legislature overrides veto on voter ID and gun laws

The wide-ranging bill would also reduce the penalty for carrying a firearm into buildings where it is not allowed from a felony to a misdemeanor and implement a so-called "stand your ground" law that says people no longer have a duty to try to retreat before using lethal force if they think their life is in danger.

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Philly shooting leaves 2 dead, 5 wounded, including 2 cops

Both were in stable condition Saturday. Police said the woman died and the man was in critical condition. A total of six people were shot before the gunman died in an exchange of fire with police. That parole officer was brought to safety after Glenn's letter was found. "Officer Miller's bravery underscores the courage and professionalism of our Penn Police force", Gutmann said.

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Judge drops injunction against tribal leaders in pipeline controversy

The pipeline goes through the Dakotas and Iowa to IL. "The Native American people together in unity and prayer, they're not going to back down". In a statement on her campaign website, Stein said , "I hope the North Dakota authorities press charges against the real vandalism taking place at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation: the bulldozing of sacred burial sites and the unleashing of vicious attack dogs".

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No. 19 Mississippi vs. No. 1 Alabama marquee SEC game

Alabama's defense certainly seems capable of shutting down the Rebels. What Ole Miss does have in their defense is one of the better quarterbacks in the country in Chad Kelly. "I give a lot of credit to the film room". I think for the most part, though, it's just so early. Alabama is the better team on paper, but they must execute in order to pick up the win.

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Trump Reverses on Cuba; Wonders "What Happens" If Clinton Security Disarms

I think they should disarm. Immediately, what do you think? Yes? Yes. He said only gun holders can stop Clinton from stripping away their rights. She doesn't want guns. "I don't know. But I tell you what, that will be a terrible day". Clinton and her allies brushed off the week's new numbers as an expected development in what the Democratic candidate said was always going to be "a tight race".

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Clinton Campaign Insists Polls Are Wrong About North Carolina

Her website says the plan will be paid for with "tax reforms that will ensure the wealthiest Americans pay their fair share". The cringeworthy comments were later edited out of the final broadcast, however, causing reporters who were present to slam the daytime talk show for removing the inappropriate banter.

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Funeral scheduled at school for police officer

Police in Shelby, a small city about an hour east of Charlotte, initially described his condition as stable but critical. However, officers told the news station that Fenner did not suffer the injury in his capture, but most likely was shot during the encounter with Brackeen.

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US agency orders corrective action after gas pipeline spill

Colonial doesn't expect to fully reopen the pipeline until next week. Colonial, the largest USA refined products pipeline system, shut its main gasoline and distillate lines last week after a 6,000 barrel leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama.

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Donald Trump Questions Barack Obama's Decision To Campaign For Hillary Clinton

The announcement comes a few days after the campaign revealed that Clinton had been diagnosed last Friday with pneumonia . Health issues have dominated the race for November's election since a dizzy spell forced Mrs Clinton, 68, to leave a 9/11 ceremony in NY on Sunday.

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Flint Pastor Who Interrupted My Remarks On Clinton Was Playing 'Games'

Trump briefly toured the Flint Water Treatment Plant Wednesday afternoon with the city's utilities director before stopping by Bethel United Methodist. Also on Wednesday, Ford Motor Company announced it plans to eventually move all small-car production out of the US and down to plants in Mexico-a blow to Detroit's economy and auto industry.

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US Senate approves aid for Flint, Michigan, water crisis

Mr Trump abruptly ended his speech, which had lasted six minutes. "Had he stuck to what his camp claimed he came to do, we would not have had a problem!" she wrote in another Facebook post . Clearly, " something was up ", Trump told Fox and Friends on Thursday, when Timmons introduced the real-estate billionaire during his two-hour visit with the church, part of his recent attempt to win over black voters.

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Colorado creates fictional depth chart for Michigan, Jim Harbaugh does not laugh

Go here for What to watch for when MI plays Colorado . MI rolled over Hawaii and the UCF to begin the campaign. It will be interesting to examine the adjustments that Harbaugh and Don Brown have made this week. ANN ARBOR Jim Harbaugh has come up with another unique way of helping his players stay motivated, imploring them to avoid Freddy P. Soft. This is precisely why the fact that the Wolverines top rush-defense grade by Pro Football Focus is worth acknowledging.

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Napoli drives in 4 runs as Indians throttle Tigers 11-4

Napoli hit a unusual, ground-rule double in the first inning off rookie Michael Fulmer (10-7) and added one of those soaring shots he's made routine this season as the Indians lowered the magic number for clinching their first division title since 2007 to nine.

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Playwright Edward Albee dies at 88

Albee Foundation, Jakob Holder, who did not reveal the cause, according to U.S. media reports. Edward Albee can no longer be considered America's greatest living playwright. An unconventional student, Albee attended several schools, including The Choate School in Wallingford, Conn., from which he graduated in 1946, and Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., from 1946 to 1947.

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What states are next to face NCAA sanctions of LGBTQ laws?

Polls have shown McCrory even with or trailing Cooper. Earlier this week, the ACC announced they would be pulling all postseason championship games out of North Carolina due to House Bill 2 . The bill not only forces transgender students to use bathrooms or locker rooms of the gender they were assigned at birth, but also changes how people can pursue claims of workplace discrimination.

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Daredevil successfully jumps rocket over canyon

He was never able to get permission to attempt the jump in the Grand Canyon and instead turned his attention to Idaho's Snake River Canyon. While many have expressed interest in completing the jump, including Knievel's son Robbie, it seems that Braun is the only one to have made an attempt.

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Missouri GOP Overrides Gun Bill Veto

On the final day of the legislative session in 2016, legislators approved a bill that would allow a person to carry a concealed firearm without a permit. As a Democratic governor, overseeing a Republican General Assembly, he has been overridden 83 times combined in his past 7 sessions. House sponsor Jason Alferman, R-Hermann, contended that the photo-ID requirement would help guard against vote fraud.

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Bill Clinton Celebrating Birthday Bash With Foundation Fundraiser

The Boston arm of the Clinton charitable empire will shed ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton and continue to work as an independent nonprofit if Hillary Clinton wins the presidential election. But because the event is a fundraiser for the foundation, those donors eventually will be listed on the Clinton Foundation's website. "It never happened.

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Trump campaign says Obama born in US, but will Trump say so?

And the cable networks ran it. Donald Trump's campaign says the billionaire now believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States - but the Republican nominee still can't bring himself to say it out loud and in public. Trump? She's allowed to speak what she thinks. Charting her course for the next few weeks, she said she would focus on working families and the challenges facing young people.

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Woman killed in Philly shooting rampage; gunman also dead

Police say officers will be riding two to a auto until further notice. "This is a completely freaky situation", he said, adding that the note mentioned police and named a probation officer. Both Miller, 56, and Young, 46, were in stable condition Saturday at Penn Presbyterian Hospital, as were the three other civilians hit by gunfire. Police Commissioner Richard Ross told reporters that officers found a "rambling" letter allegedly written by the gunman, expressing hatred toward police.

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(PARK)ing Day in downtown Great Falls

Some spots included in Park (ing) Day informed attendees about historic preservation in Wilmington and upcoming events around the area. "With our two locations we tried to create a park-like environment where folks can come out and enjoy", said Frank G.

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Tampa Part Of Nationwide ITT Tech Shutdown

According to the Mass. Department of Higher Education, nearly 700 students receive Federal student loans to attend ITT. Whitney said students need to make informed decisions about what they do next since it could affect their eligibility for their loans to be forgiven.

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Gulf states & Arab League condemn 'Sue the Saudis' 9/11 law

The White House left no doubt Monday that President Obama would veto a bill allowing victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia in federal courts, saying it would undermine the president's authority to conduct foreign policy and would expose US interests to be sued in foreign courts.

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Hillary's Secret Service should have guns taken away

Trump was finally able to bring this ugly incident to its conclusion by successfully compelling President Obama to release his birth certificate", Miller said . "His campaign was founded on this outrageous lie. There is no erasing it in history", Clinton said. As Roll Call columnist Walter Shapiro pointed out, Trump's attempt to spin the narrative ( falsely ) back to Clinton, highlights a false equivalency.

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UNH under fire for use of late librarian's $4M gift

Another $2.5 million will help expand the university's career center, a use that Mantz said will "directly support students". But some in government called the video board funding perplexing, when the university is about to ask the Legislature for millions.


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