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Girl, 3, dies after being ejected in Philadelphia crash

The accident happened around 7:15 p.m. Monday. The child and her mother were taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 7:51 p.m. Police are still looking for a second driver who may have been racing the 17-year-old. Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage to determine what led to the crash.

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California wildfire surges, thousands of homes threatened

Dozens of homes have now been ordered evacuated from a growing wildfire in the mountains of Southern California. Tony Shin reports for the NBC4 News on Monday, Aug. The Clark County Department of Air Quality says air is unhealthy for sensitive groups, including young children, senior citizens people and with respiratory problems and cardiac disease.

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Man shot and killed playing Pokemon Go in SF park

According to Jansing, the assailant did not take any of Riley's possessions or attempt to rob him. San Mateo resident Calvin Riley was found suffering a gunshot wound to his torso shortly before 10 p.m. He will truly be missed ... but never forgotten. "For no reason, he was just shot for no reason". "He wore a Red Sox hat all the time and I'm a huge Red Sox fan and so we'd always talk about that".

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Court blocks North Carolina voter ID law, finds it targeted black voters

Dale Ho, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Voting Rights Projects, questions a witness during a court hearing on whether Kansas must count potentially thousands of votes in state and local races from people who've registered without providing proof of their USA citizenship, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Topeka, Kan.

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Storm aims for Mexico's Baja; 45 dead from earlier storm

Javier, which could strengthen to hurricane status by Monday afternoon, was expected to bring heavy rains and high winds to southwestern Mexico in the coming days, USA weather forecasters said. A total of 28 died in central Puebla state, at least 15 of them minors, as landslides buried several houses, the state government said. Hurricane Earl remnants are now moving along the South-western coastline of Mexico and is predicted to increase in strength.

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Polls open for Wisconsin primary elections

The Elections Commission estimate issued late last month would be higher than the 14.5 turnout in 2014, but nowhere near the record-high of almost 28 percent set in 1964. A photo ID for voting does not need to show the voter's current address. Voters may indicate a party preference on their ballots; no record is kept of a voter's party preference.

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USA election 2016: Fresh divisions grow in the Republican party over Trump

Whitman, a noted Republican fund-raiser, derided Trump and said it was time "to put country first before party". In June, Whitman had compared Trump at a closed-door summit to Mussolini and Hitler and warned Republicans that compromising on some conservative principles to support Trump now might lead to bigger compromises in future years.

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Roy Moore headed to trial; court denies motion to dismiss charges

The Court of the Judiciary held a hearing Monday afternoon to consider a motion by Moore to dismiss charges over his January 6 order telling probate judges not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The hearing began after dueling rallies outside, featuring pro-Moore activists decrying homosexuality and a smaller group accusing Moore of refusing to stop imposing his personal views on Alabamans.

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Hillary Clinton to ask Congress for Zika action in Miami speech

The infected person might have traveled to Miami-Dade County recently. This year, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a total of 10 imported cases throughout the state. Texas Department of State Health Services commissioner Dr John Hellerstedt said: "Zika's impact on unborn babies can be tragic, and our hearts are with this family".

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Did Chicago police violate the new shooting policy?

Johnson told a news conference it was against departmental policy to fire at or into a moving auto when the vehicle was the only potential use of deadly force by a suspect. Oppenheimer praised in a way the early release of the nine videos, he called however for a special prosecutor to take part in O'Neal's process. Chicago tried to introduce reforms into its police department.

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Autopsy begins on boy killed at Schlitterbahn water park ride

Kansas City Police said Caleb, the son of a Kansas state legislator, died from fatal neck injuries while witnesses have spoken of the horrific scenes which unfolded on Sunday. "I saw his (Caleb's) brother". "Since the day he was born, he brought abundant joy to our family and all those who he came into contact with", Scott and mother Michele Schwab said in a statement.

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Special Prosecutor Chosen to Lead Laquan McDonald Murder Case

McMahon, a Republican who has served as a prosecutor since 2010, will immediately take over the case against officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged a year ago with first-degree murder for the 2014 incident that has drawn national attention as the country grapples with distrust of police in the African-American community.

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Republican congressman from Virginia endorses Libertarian Johnson

The congressman said in March that he would not vote for Trump . Bush's father and brother had announced they would not be supporting Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump. Elected lawmakers are starting to join the Johnson bandwagon - including Republican State Sen. On Saturday, the Virginia congressman endorsed Gary Johnson , the Libertarian candidate for president, and on Monday he left his local Republican Party.

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Young Man Killed While Playing Pokemon Go At Tourist Attraction

A 20-year-old man from San Mateo, Calif., was shot dead while playing Pokémon Go at a dark San Francisco park late Saturday, relatives said . Homicide inspectors are trying to piece together what led to the shooting. However, Cullivan said that "certainly if you go down to Aquatic Park , you will see a lot of people who look like they're playing that game". Police said he was not robbed.

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Medicaid Expansion a 'Win' for State Economies, Report Says

The share of patients in the two states who had trouble paying medical bills fell more than 11 percentage points between 2013 and 2015, while in Texas, more patients reported medical bill problems in 2015 than in 2013. Their findings that outcomes in Arkansas, a private-option expansion state, did not differ appreciably from Kentucky, with a traditional Medicaid expansion, are also important.

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Republican national security officials reject Trump

He kept his cool as some 14 protesters jumped to their feet and shouted at coordinated intervals as he spoke at the Detroit Economic Club. "He is the same Donald Trump who refuses to pay his bills to small businesses and working people". Democratic rival Hillary Clinton warned Trump's tax plans would only benefit large corporations. "I will not be voting for Donald Trump for president ", the Maine senator wrote in a Washington Post op-ed published Monday evening.

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Donald Trump: I'll help you with child care

Donald Trump smells a far-reaching conspiracy. Trump proposed three income-tax brackets of 12 percent, 25 percent and 33 percent instead of the current seven tiers ranging from 10 percent to 39.6 percent. "I think he laid out a good bullet point on how he's going to solve the economic problems with his trade policies", said insurance executive Sal Giammursta.

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Judge Olu Stevens Agrees To Suspension Over Racially Charged Comments

Judge Olu Stevens, who is black, is facing misconduct charges for suggesting that the white prosecutor was nefariously seeking to seat all-white juries. His punishment could range from a reprimand to removal from the bench. Stevens also dismissed an all-white panel in another case. Stevens is now on paid suspension.

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Trump faces fresh GOP pushback despite bid to reset campaign

Clinton's campaign cast his tweet Monday night as evidence that, in the words of spokesman Josh Schwerin, "There's just no resetting Donald Trump". In a Washington Post column Monday, Collins said she's "increasingly dismayed" by Trump's continuous insults and lack of apologies.

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Caught on camera: Kentucky man sets self on fire during arson attempt

Surveillance video then shows the man getting doused with with a back-splash of burning fluid after hurling the incendiary device at the front of the building. When he reappears on camera he is kicking off a smoldering shoe, and jogs around the parking lot. Instead of fleeing the scene, the suspect grabbed another bottle of accelerant and poured it out by the barbershop's back door.

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Boy died of neck injury on water slide

Authorities say the circumstances surrounding the boy's death are still being investigated. "This is a fixed-site amusement park. We don't have jurisdiction over that", Davis said . Water rides only account for 11% of all rides allowed to operated in the state. Safety concerns aren't new to Verruckt. During early testing, rafts did just that.

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Republican Senator Collins says she will not vote for Trump

Under his plan income taxes would be simplified for everyone from the current seven brackets to three with rates of 15, 20 and 39.6 per cent. The 70-year-old real estate mogul also proposed repealing the estate tax, the controversial levy on the estates of the deceased valued at above $5.45 million.

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Man Utd complete deal for Juventus star Pogba

United boss Jose Mourinho said: " Paul is one of the best players in the world and will be a key part of the United team I want to build here for the future ". "From then on, our goose was cooked because Raiola had been able to ingratiate himself with Paul and his family and the player signed with Juventus".

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Is GOP slowly turning against Trump? #tellusatoday

While the USA security experts did not say they would vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton - indeed they expressed "doubts" about her - they were clear in stating that "none of us will vote for Donald Trump ". The signatories declare their conviction that he would be risky "and would put at risk our country's national security and well-being". "I think the trade position remains pretty ugly", he said .

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2nd Kauai resident contracts Zika virus while traveling

Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers will receive the Florida Department of Health's Zika teacher toolkit , which includes messages and activities aligning with the Florida Standards that can be incorporated into teachers' lesson plans.

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Clinton Challenges Trump by Saying She'll Attend All Three Debates

Sixty percent? I kid, I kid . The statement did not cite specific comments by Trump, but it clearly was a response to a series of remarks he has made questioning the need for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, expressing admiration for Russian President Vladimir Putin, calling for a temporary ban on immigration by Muslims, and inviting Russia to hack Clinton's private email server - which he later said was a joke.

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Alabama chief justice Roy Moore's fans rally outside court

The charges center on Moore's January 6 order that informed probate judges that an order issued in March 2015 by the Alabama Supreme Court telling them not to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples was still in place, despite the U.S.

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Ten Livingston County Teens Injured In Van Rollover, Two Critically

A 2003 Chevrolet Express Van driven by Jenna Halonen, 17, of Howell, Mich., was driving north on Interstate 75. At one point the driver lost control of the van and rolled it multiple times. The driver, Halonen, was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash and was transported to St. Vincent's Hospital in Toledo with non-life-threatening injuries.

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GOP senator: 'I will not be voting for Donald Trump'

In the letter, the group warned Trump "lacks the temperament to be president". "Indeed, we are convinced that he would be a risky President and would put at risk our country's national security and well-being". Collins did not mention in the column who she planned to vote for in November, but she said she did not support either major-party nominee, a possible signal that she would not vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton, either.

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Zika vaccines show early promise

For more information about the NIH clinical trial , see Questions and Answers: Phase 1 Clinical Trial of NIAID Zika Virus investigational DNA vaccine, and ClinicalTrials.gov (identifier NCT02840487 ) or the NIH news release . John Mascola, director of NIAID's Vaccine Research Center, said in the statement. "The third strategy stitched Zika genes into adenoviruses, which act as Trojan horses and infect cells to trigger immune responses".

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Trump presents his "America First" economic plan

And while Trump will try to say that this is the "Washington elite", so who cares, I think lots of people care. However, he offered no specifics, and many regulations have been enacted to protect health and safety. She has also proposed a tax cut for "working families" aimed at helping them with child care costs, scholarships worth $1,500 a year for 1 million college students with children aimed at defraying child care costs and increase federal funding for on-campus childcare facilities.

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Man, 20, killed while playing Pokemon Go at tourist attraction

A 20-year-old college student ready to begin his second year playing baseball and studying kinesiology at San Joaquin Delta College was tragically shot on Sunday near San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf while playing "Pokemon Go ". In maybe the most tragic incident involving Pokémon Go to date, Calvin Riley of San Mateo, California was gunned down while playing the popular game late Sunday.

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Clinton Spokeswoman: Hillary 'Disagrees' That Emails She Sent Were Classified

Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday the challenge she'd face leading a country where most Americans don't trust her, saying she takes "seriously" the work she must do to build confidence in her character. Speaking to NBC's Chuck Todd on 'Meet the Press , ' Kaine was asked what a Clinton-Kaine administration would look like in regards to transparency as the Democrat's email use continues to plague her campaign.

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Delta cancels 250 flights Tuesday as delays continue

Delta said that nearly 1,700 of its scheduled 6,000 flights had operated by mid-afternoon. Also a " travel waiver " system was in effect to help people who need to reschedule. A Delta Air Lines plane takes off at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport in Atlanta, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, as Delta Air Lines grounded all flights after after a power outage hit its computer systems globally.

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Rio Olympics 2016: United States of America basketball recovers from slow start to rout Venezuela

In fact, they were against two teams - China and Venezuela - they faced in their warm-up schedule. Now, finally, things will get interesting. A question to Mike Krzyzewski from a French reporter triggered a long soliloquy from the USA coach Monday night about water living, pool life and boat friends.


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