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The latest on the trial for the OR wildlife refuge takeover

Ward testified in federal court in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2016, against seven defendants who took part in the 41-day standoff at an OR national wildlife refuge earlier this year. Bundy grew up the son of a rancher, Mumford said, and became a "reluctant activist". Referencing the fatal shooting by police of occupation spokesman Robert "Lavoy" Finicum, he said only one side of the standoff shot someone.

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Police raid home in RI in search of Fenner

Another Shelby woman, Ashley Hamrick, was also arrested in connection with the case. A wounded fugitive wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer in North Carolina has been arraigned after being captured in Rhode Island.

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Anti-cop note found at scene of deadly Philadelphia rampage

He said Glenn was well-known to police and they believe he acted alone and not as part of any group. "Clearly, we have a lot of unanswered questions", Ross said. Officials say two police officers have been shot after a confrontation in West Philadelphia . The officers were uninjured. Police identified the shooter as Nicholas Glenn and said he has an extensive criminal history.

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Ohio elections chief, Dems react to court ruling

In Tuesday's separate 6th Circuit ruling on the counting of absentee ballots under another OH law, the judicial panel voted 2-1 to reject the state's requirement that voters' identifying information on ballot envelopes be precise. "Although the burden is small for most voters, its impact is greater than that of [prior law], and none of the precise interests put forward by OH justifies it".

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Obama urges black voters to rally for Hillary Clinton

Let's see what happens to her. Take their guns away . "It'll be very risky, he added". Flynn said there is a "deficit" of leadership in the nation right now and called Clinton "unfit to be president". " Donald Trump's conduct is appalling and unworthy of someone seeking to be Commander in Chief". Obama kicked off his speech by feigning relief over Trump's comments, as he did on Friday .

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Third-Party Candidates Didn't Make First Presidential Debate

Libertarian vice-presidential candidate Bill Weld and Green Party vice-presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka are also ineligible to participate in the October 4 vice presidential debate. Jill Stein , the Green Party's presidential nominee, now polls at an average of 2.9 percent nationally. He was a border state governor, and I'm sure Latinos would love to hear about Johnson's simplified immigration plan that beats that of Clinton and Trump.

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Carlos Carrasco struck by comebacker, breaks pinkie finger

Carrasco exited Saturday's game against the Tigers after taking a liner off his pitching hand. With two more games left in the series, it could turn out to be one hell of a weekend at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario. Carrasco missed already six weeks earlier this season with a strained left hamstring. Jose Ramirez hit a winning single with the bases loaded in the 10th against Justin Wilson (4-5).

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Hillary Clinton back campaigning after taking time off with pneumonia

After a video emerged showing her stumbling and being supported by aides, Mrs Clinton's campaign said she had been diagnosed with pneumonia. Bardack concluded that her "overall impression is that Mrs. In the press release with Trump's medical results, his campaign took a veiled shot at Clinton, noting the Republican was healthy enough to campaign "uninterrupted".

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29 injured in NY blast; no terror link at this point

Mr De Blasio tried to calm any fears among New Yorkers, saying the explosion had no terrorist connection and was not related to a pipe bomb explosion earlier on Saturday in New Jersey at a charity run. Earlier the New York Police Department held a press conference. An ABC report said that 15 people were hurt, but that their injuries were "minor".

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Mike Pence won't 'validate' Clinton by calling David Duke 'deplorable'

David Duke is a has been ex-con who offers nothing to most Louisianians. Clinton said at a September 9 fundraiser in NY that about half of Donald Trump's supporters are " deplorables ", rattling off that they were sexists, homophobic or racists.

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The questions that may be answered during 'Bridgegate' trial

Chris Christie (R.) said Wednesday that he believes the Bridgegate controversy adversely affected his chances of being selected as Donald Trump's running mate. Though it had no power to bring criminal charges, the legislative committee threw back the curtain on the scandal when it released thousands of subpoenaed emails, text messages and other documents in early 2014.

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Bill Clinton Jokes About Email Scandal

Hillary Clinton, according to an aide to the former secretary of state, is not expected to attend the event where Politico reports the tickets cost between $50,000 and $250,000. 13, 2016, in Los Angeles. "So let me dispute any indication that Mrs. Clinton's behavior on policy was changed in any way", Shalala said. The Clinton Foundation is throwing former President Bill Clinton a lavish 70th birthday bash in New York City on Friday, where he will also raise funds for the charity.

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Pipe bomb explodes before US Marines charity race, no injuries reported

No one was hurt in the initial blast. There was a report of at least one other device that New Jersey State Police were addressing, the Prosecutor's Office said . "Where, if it was just a matter of minutes, in terms of difference, there would have been a good number of people running past that explosive device", said Della Fave.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, police shoot and kill black man in street

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. "He refused to follow commands given by the officers", MacKenzie said. Just blocks away from the Tulsa Police Department's Gilcrease Division, a man is tazed and shot by Tulsa Police.

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Two men charged in '73 Calif. slayings won't face death penalty

Investigators searched in five different states for Patterson, who had moved to Oakhurst, Oklahoma. The two men are accused of the November 1973 slayings of 12-year-old Valerie Janice Lane and 13-year-old Doris Karen Derryberry, both of Olivehurst.

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Clinton campaign accuses Trump of "inciting people to violence"

Trump's approach in recent weeks was evident Friday night. They should disarm. Right? Immediately. What do you think. Yes? "Take their guns away", Trump said . Following a short statement that didn't address the birther issue , Trump stepped aside for a succession of Medal of Honor recipients to approach the microphone and endorse him.

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Black pastor scolds Trump for politicizing speech in Flint

When she got up to introduce me she was so nervous, she was shaking. "I mean, everyone plays their games". "And I said, 'Wow this is sort of odd.' And then she came up". As he left, he waved to the small crowd gathered outside that jeered in return and waved signs for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton . Flint residents appeared with MI congressional leaders on Wednesday, where they said they planned to pressure the House for action.

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Libertarian Gary Johnson won't be debating Clinton and Trump

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson has failed to qualify for the first presidential debate September 26 at Hofstra University in NY. Libertarian vice-presidential candidate Bill Weld and Green Party vice-presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka are also ineligible to participate in the October 4 vice presidential debate.

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NYC blast likely came from toolbox

One person was seriously injured, said Daniel A. Nigro, the NY fire commissioner. Most of the injuries were minor. Mayor Bill de Blasio called the blast an "intentional act", but said there was no terrorist connection. The blast occurred near the Visions at Selis Manor, a home for people with blindness, and the Townhouse Inn of Chelsea. Earlier on Saturday, an explosion occurred during a Marine Corps charity run in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, a beach town about 80 miles south of New York ...

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Hillary Clinton's doctor says she's 'healthy and fit' to serve

Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia two days before she fainted on Sunday but her campaign team had kept it quiet until the video was put online. Clinton seized on Trump's refusal during a speech Thursday night before the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

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Russia: US-led strike killed 62 Syrian troops

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a woman and child were killed Saturday in Talbiseh, in the central Homs province. The Syrian military said the deadly airstrike hit a base in the eastern city of Deir el-Zour that is surrounded by IS, allowing the extremists to advance and overrun Syrian army positions in the area.

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Carolinas governors issue orders to ensure gas supplies

The estimated 6,000-8,000 barrels of gas that were spilled have been contained in a nearby mine water retention pond. Colonial, the largest US refined products pipeline system, shut its main gasoline and distillate lines last week after a leak was discovered in Shelby County, Alabama.

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Clinton asks black leaders to protect Obama legacy

President Barack Obama speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, in Washington . Trump has spent much of the past month making overt attempts to reach out to black voters, often describing their lives in apocalyptic terms. "We can not let Barack Obama's legacy fall into Donald Trump's hands", she said.

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26 hurt after apparent explosion in NYC's Chelsea neighborhood

The device, a pressure cooker, was removed by authorities. Bomb sniffing dogs are searching the neighborhood and beyond for additional devices. Mayor Bill de Blasio was expected to come to the scene, she added. "State officials are coordinating our response with federal and New York City authorities, and full state resources have been made available for this investigation", Cuomo said.

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FDNY: 29 hurt in apparent explosion in Chelsea neighborhood

An explosion Saturday night in the crowded Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea has left 29 people injured. The explosion has been described as an " intentional act " by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, though he said there's now no indication of a terror connection.

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Senate Dems block Zika bill for third time

That includes 624 pregnant women affected by Zika in the 50 states and 971 more in territories. Lawmakers in both parties say they want to pass legislation to help the government combat Zika, but abortion politics stalled legislation to provide $1.1 billion before Congress left town in July.

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Family of Sandra Bland reach $1.9 million settlement

Demonstrators hold signs of Sandra Bland who was found hanged in her Texas jail cell after being taken into custody following a traffic stop, during a rally against police violence in NY, U.S. During the traffic stop, Encinia said the Bland failed to comply with an order to put out a cigarette and subsequently refused to step out of the auto.

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Hillary Clinton: Pneumonia diagnosis 'finally got some Republicans interested in women's health'

The record became public on Thursday via the Dr. Oz Show and concluded that the presidential candidate was "in excellent physical health". A campaign official told CNN that Trump is doing debate prep on Sunday. According to a separate question in the poll conducted this week, most American adults said the issue would make "no difference" to how they voted. The medical report noted that Trump had undergone an echocardiogram and chest X-ray but did not disclose why; it also said he ...

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Architect gets dizzy on roof of building, falls to his death

City officials ordered a halt to construction at the scene. He walked toward the ledge, which was protected by an 18-inch-high parapet or safety barrier. The building is being converted into a condominium and offices, The Gothamist reported. A representative for Cetra/Ruddy , the architect of record on the project, did not immediately return a message seeking comment.

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FDNY: 25 hurt in apparent explosion in Chelsea neighborhood

De Blasio said police were also investigating a possible secondary device a few blocks away. Police issued a bulletin advising motorists to avoid the area and expect traffic delays. "We have no credible and specific threat at this moment". Authorities are investigating an explosion in a trash dumpster at 123 West 23rd Street Saturday night as terrorism.

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Gas prices up, stations running out after pipeline spill

As of Thursday morning, Colonial said it had recovered more than 1,300 barrels of gasoline from one of the ponds and hadn't yet estimated how much gasoline reached the second pond, according to federal regulators. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe issued Executive Order #59 today declaring a state of emergency in order to allow for a state response to prevent gasoline shortages following the temporary shutdown of Colonial Pipeline's main lines in Shelby County, Alabama .

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Hermine Continues to Impact Windsor's Weather

Last February at least four people were hurt when the ship hit hurricane-force winds off North Carolina, prompting the crew to turn the vessel around and return to port in New Jersey. Similar to the preparation for Hurricane Joaquin a year ago, utilities are mobilizing extra linemen across several states as Hermine sits offshore the Atlantic Coast.

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Majority of Americans disagree with Colin Kaepernick's protest

It made my blood boil. Oppong said he did it because he feels there is injustice and inequality toward African Americans. So, when I took to the airwaves for my weekly radio show Vantage Point on WBAI, 99.5 FM on the Pacifica Network in NY.

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Heinrich admits killing Jacob Wetterling

The plea deal was the only way officials were going to find Jacob Wetterling, and help answer questions that have been on Minnesotans' minds for almost three decades, officials said Tuesday . "Heinrich said he confronted the children with a snub-nosed revolver". Heinrich, who has been in custody since his arrest last year, also confessed to sexually assaulting another 12-year-old boy.

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Pipe Bomb Explodes On Route Of Seaside Park Charity Race

Authorities said the lag in the start of the race, reportedly because of late registrations, proved fortuitous, as the bomb went off before runners were on the race course. A second device was found near the site of the explosion, according to news website NJ.com, quoting the prosecutor's spokesman, Al Della Fave. Although it is too soon to say whether or not terrorist or criminal motives were behind the explosion, Della Fave, a spokesperson for the prosecutor agrees that it appears that ...


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