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What is 'Bridgegate'? Things to know as the trial begins

The rulings have been a target for politicians over the years, particularly Republicans like Christie, who blame the court for decisions they say have driven up property taxes in the suburbs while sending billions in education funding to urban school districts.

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Entire Media Freaks Out After Trump Over-Performance in Forum

Perhaps Lauer should have pressed Trump harder on his Iraq war lie. As a businessman with no substantial national security experience, Trump was vague about how he is preparing for the enormous array of complex issues that would land on his desk as commander in chief .

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Trump chides Flint pastor who interrupted his anti-Clinton speech

Another person pointed to Trump's multiple corporate bankruptcies and questioned the wisdom of casting a ballot for him. This wasn't the only time when Donald Trump went through an awkward moment during Wednesday's visit in Flint, an attempt to appeal black voters.

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Fuller shines again in Houston's 19-12 win over Chiefs

Expect to see the Texans establish the run early with Miller and subsequently take some shots with Brock Osweiler using play-action. It was the second straight game that featured a first-drive interception by Osweiler. And quarterback Brock Osweiler completed almost 58 percent of his passes (19 of 33), which is OK. There were also several drops by receivers, including the oft-reliable Jeremy Maclin .

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Surveillance videos from Chelsea gym show terrifying moment bomb detonates

All victims had been released from area hospitals by late Sunday morning. That device - described by a law enforcement official as a pressure cooker with wires and a cellphone attached to it - was removed early Sunday by a bomb squad robot and was being examined by forensic experts.

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'Bigger than ever' police presence for NYC after blast that injured 29

Authorities are also investigating whether the two devices in NY are linked to a pipe bomb blast in Seaside Park, New Jersey on Saturday that happened before a charity race. The illusion that more guns, more cameras, more screeners, more force, makes us substantially safer from a terrorist attack is one that no politician is willing to confront, even if New Yorkers themselves know better.

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Investigators scour scene of New York City blast that injured 29

According to CNN in NY, a law enforcement official said that gas has been ruled out as a cause of the explosion. NEW YORK (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says there is no reason to think that an explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood had a terrorist connection, but he did call the blast an " intentional act".

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Pastor at Black Church Interrupts Trump's Clinton Bashing

Trump is scheduled to tour the plant as part of a quick visit to Flint. In addition to the city's water crisis, Trump touched on the impact that the outsourcing of the automobile industry has taken on Flint. "Something was up because I noticed she was so nervous when she introduced me", Trump said on "Fox & Friends" when interviewed by phone. She is expected to return to the campaign trail on Thursday.

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ISIS claims responsibility for Minnesota mall mass stabbing

Cloud". The St. Cloud mall remained on lockdown following the attack, and authorities eventually released those inside. Rick Thornton, an Federal Bureau of Investigation official, said the incident is being investigated as a possible act of terrorism.

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'Personal insult' if black voters don't turn out, says Obama

Justice is on the ballot! "Ending mass incarceration, that's on the ballot right now", he said. "I am reminded of all those folks who had to count bubbles in a bar of soap, beaten trying to register voters in MS", he said. Clinton also spoke at the event, where she received the Trailblazer award for being the first female presidential candidate for a major United States political party.

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Uri attack could create 'war-like' situation: Mehbooba

Helicopters flew the injured soldiers from Uri to the army's base hospital in Srinagar , about 70 km away. The base in the town of Uri, west of Kashmir's main city of Srinagar , houses the Indian army's brigade headquarters in the region along the de facto border.

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UN assessing security in wake of NYC blast

While Cuomo said the explosion Saturday night was an act of terror, he also said there is no known imminent threat to the city. New Yorkers will have to "stay vigilant" over the next few days while the NYPD and federal law enforcement agencies search for answers about the bomb that exploded on a busy Manhattan street, Mayor de Blasio said Sunday.

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Shoppers describe chaos during mall attack

At least eight people were wounded in a stabbing attack at a shopping mall in the U.S. state of Minnesota, before the suspected attacker was shot dead by police, officials say. Crossroads Center will remain closed on Sunday and is expected to reopen Monday. Police had not determined a motive for the attack, but haven't found any indications that the shooter, Nicholas Glenn, 25, had ties to terror groups or has been radicalized.

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Gasoline prices spike as Colonial begins bypass around damaged line

Colonial said Saturday evening that it would construct a bypass that circumvents the leak that occurred more than a week ago in Shelby County, Alabama. Gas prices around Asheville have slightly increased in recent days, according to Gasbuddy's website. Colonial shut its main gasoline and distillate lines that run from the Gulf Coast to the East Coast on September 9 after the leak was discovered.

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Anti-cop note found at scene of deadly Philadelphia shooting rampage

Investigators were trying to track the origins of the weapon, which had an obliterated serial number. The confrontation came a day after a an officer was ambushed in her vehicle in west Philadelphia and a university police officer and four other people were shot before the suspect was killed.

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1 dead, 2 hurt in Texas high school shooting

There was also a threatening note left at a motel in Marathon, Texas , about 30 miles east of Alpine . Hucke didn't specify which patient was released, but officials said the injured officer was transferred to a hospital in Odessa. Authorities had cleared the threat at the university by 2 p.m., but some officers remained at the school out of caution. Dodson says, "That's ridiculous for someone to call in something like this when we've got this situation going on".

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Bartolo Colon goes seven scoreless in Mets' win

After Saturday's 12-inning win, the Mets rested regulars Jose Reyes, Asdrubal Cabrera, James Loney and Granderson. Nine of the last 15 games are going to be played at Citi Field, where the Mets are now 39-33, going 10-3 in their last 13 home games.

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Authorities Examine Scene of New York City Explosion

Danilo Gabrielli, 50, of Chelsea, said the explosion was massive "It shook the entire apartment building". Once the explosion was reported , the New Jersey Police Department enforced a four-block radius roadblock, to protect citizens. The explosion left many rattled in a city that had marked the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks only a week earlier. A bomb believed to be in or around a dumpster went off around 8:30 p.m.

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Packers at Vikings Official Game Thread

They can't count on a similar strategy against the Packers; Green Bay allowed only 59 points as a result of offensive miscues last fall, good for 12th in the league. While Rodgers has at least two touchdown passes in 11 of the past 13 meetings against the Vikings , he couldn't beat them at home in the regular-season finale that gave Minnesota the NFC North title last season.

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NFL Week 2 Predictions: Indianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos 9/18/16

The Colts' quarterback is ridiculously talented but he is turnover prone. And the Broncos did not have a rushing touchdown in last season's meeting or in the playoff loss to close out 2014. Still, Siemian has the poise and moxie that current Broncos general manager John Elway exhibited in his playing days and that covers a multitude of errors.

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Parents of NASCAR driver's father strangled his wife, killed himself

Lopez says officers discovered the bodies in an upscale suburban neighborhood after receiving a 911 call Wednesday afternoon. Orange city police Lieutenant Fred Lopez said the cause of the deaths has not been determined. Gordon is known as one of the most versatile drivers of his era, and is also quite the accomplished off-road racer. Cops say a rifle was found at the scene .

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Titans rally to beat Lions 16-15 on Mariota's 2nd TD pass

DeMarco Murray gained 89 yards on 12 carries and caught seven passes for 56 yards. Matthew Stafford has always been viewed as one of the tougher members of the Detroit Lions , and Sunday, he did nothing to disprove that. He suffered the injury on the Titans' second play from scrimmage. The Lions lead 2-0 in the first quarter. WR Kendall Wright and OLB Derrick Morgan, who are nursing hamstring injuries, were among the notable inactives for Tennessee.

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Islamic State claims U.S. knife attacker a 'soldier'

A man who made "some references to Allah" stabbed and injured eight people in a shopping mall in the city of St. Cloud late Saturday before he was shot dead by an off-duty officer, police said. Bayne said she ran out to the parking lot and took off in her auto. "An armed suspect entered the Crossroads Mall". "Police said that the attacks occurred in several places in the mall", he added.

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Improvised Explosive Device detonates near Seaside, New Jersey

The FBI did not field questions from the media due to the ongoing investigation. Several homes near the scene were evacuated as a precaution, though those residents were allowed to return home early Saturday night. on September 17, 2016, during the investigation of an explosive device that detonated in a garbage pail before a charity race to benefit military soldiers.

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Trump outlines specific goals for growth in economic address

Whatever the number, Trump is confident he can get them working again via "a complete overhaul of our tax, regulatory, energy and trade policies". Besides increasing each of his three tax brackets from their proposed 2015 levels, Trump said in order to pay for his $4.4 trillion in tax cuts he would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, the "Waters of The United States" rule aimed at protecting America's waterways, and existing limits on carbon pollution from ...

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Pence: 'Absolute nonsense' to say Trump encouraging violence against Clinton

During the interview, Christie told host Chris Wallace, "it was a contentious issue and an issue that the Clinton campaign in 2008 has admitted was an issue that Mrs. Meantime there's plenty of evidence that Trump, beginning in 2011, became the chief promoter of "birtherism" as he considered running for president in 2012.

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NY explosion: What we know

Assertions have been made moments after Saturday night's Chelsea Manhattan explosion which left 29 injured but with non life threatening injuries, a 911 caller called to say there would be more bomb explosions to come. Investigators told of the blast pattern showing the metal being bent inward, where as had the device gone off inside the bin, the patterns of the blast would have shown the metal bin bent outward.

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Man Tries to Run Over 3 Cops Outside Phoenix Convenience Store

As of Wednesday morning, Payne faces multiple charges, including three counts of attempted murder and three counts of aggravated assault. Chief Yahner said in an afternoon press conference that he was "outraged" by what appeared to have been Payne's deliberate targeting of the police officers.

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Wyoming nursing home resident shoots three before killing himself

Eastman said she liked Rosenberg and they often went to yard sales together. It wasn't clear yet whether he fled on foot or by vehicle, Long said. She revealed that she was headed to a shop and did not plan to read it until later. The mother of Sandra Bland, a black woman who died last summer in a Texas jail after a contentious traffic stop, has reached a $1.9 million settlement in her wrongful-death lawsuit, her attorney said Thursday.

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People Stabbed at US Shopping Mall

And although he did not release the name of the knifeman, St Cloud police chief Blair Anderson chief said the attacker was known to local officers following three previous encounters for minor traffic violations. The department released a statement saying that "the individual we believe to be responsible for the victim's stab wounds is now deceased inside the mall".

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Ricciardo runs out of time in Singapore

He drove a steady race, unable to do anything about Rosberg and Ricciardo ahead of him, and intermittently pleading with his engineers to come up with a strategy that could gain him places. "The whole weekend went perfectly so today it's a big deal but tomorrow not so much". Hamilton, who was forced out of practice on Friday with a hydraulic issue, locked up his tyres at turn seven and scuppered his only qualifying-style run.

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Life in Chelsea one day after the New York blast

A police sweep of the area led to a second device a few blocks from the explosion, which was determined to be a pressure cooker with wiring and a mobile phone attached, all inside a plastic bag, a law-enforcement official said. Of course, many are fearful that this could have been the work of a terrorist group. CNN law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes said the information authorities have revealed so far about the blast leads him to a troubling conclusion.

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Gary Johnson and Jill Stein Fail to Qualify For First Presidential Debate

In an op-ed by Stein in The Guardian on September 6, she wrote that excluding Johnson and her from the debates was "undemocratic" and that the CPD was "phony". "An important thing for Johnson would be to theoretically get into the debates but that looks nearly impossible at this point, which might make his voters less sticky", said Geoffrey Skelley, a political analyst at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

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House GOP asks for investigation into whether Clinton committed obstruction of justice

In addition, she asserted that she had been operating under the assumption that the "C" printed on documents referenced their alphabetical order, instead of its actual meaning: "Classified". When Comey announced in July that he was not recommending charges for Clinton or her aides, he said no reasonable prosecutor would bring such a case.

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Chelsea Blast Injures 29, Called 'Intentional' Not Terror-Related

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said then that it was "too early to determine specifically what the incident was caused by" and that the investigation was still underway. He and most other officials, including the head of the FBI's NY office, seem hesitant to call it terrorism while the investigation is ongoing. Two cars on West 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue had their back windows blown out.


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