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Shelton Man Drove Drunk The Wrong Way On Highway

Ciepiela avoided the stop sticks, nearly hit a police auto, then increased his speed to 60 miles per hour, according to police. At Exit 4 in Bridgeport, a sergeant threw out the stop sticks but Ciepiela avoided them, the release said. Once the stop sticks were placed on the road, Ciepiela's struck the sharp objects, blowing out both driver's side tires. State troopers responded and slowed traffic on the highway.

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'Clock Boy' suit alleges civil rights violations

The student showed a homemade clock in a pencil case to a teacher, and she confiscated it because she said it looked like a bomb. The argue Cummings violated the Fourteenth Amendment and the Texas Family Code by failing to promptly notify Ahmed's parents after he was detained by police, for participating in an illegal interrogation, for attempting to force Ahmed to sign a statement confessing his wrongdoing, and for awarding a three-day suspension when the investigation was concluded.

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Tesla posts 13th straight loss, says on track for H2 deliveries

The company, run by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk, said on Wednesday it was on track to deliver about 50,000 new Model S and Model X vehicles during the second half of 2016. It expects to raise that figure to 2,400 weekly in an effort to ship between 80,000 to 90,000 vehicles this year. Musk said cash flow improved in the quarter, even as the automaker worked to complete the Model 3's engineering.

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Catholics surveyed say election issues, not candidates, mentioned at Mass

The Pew Research Center released a new poll on Monday that examined how often Americans hear about political issues from the pulpit. Almost 4 in 10 recent churchgoers (39 percent) say their clergy had addressed homosexuality and 29 percent had heard sermons or speeches on abortion, Pew reported.

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Clinton Makes Her Case To Be U.S. President

Clinton was baiting Trump, and the Republican nominee responded in the most clueless way possible. Democrats are hoping a strong showing by Clinton will propel them to control the state Senate for the first time since 2010. And we'll build a path of citizenship to millions of immigrants who are already contributing to our economy. Hillary Clinton set Donald Trump up perfectly.

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Service, silence to mark anniversary of Michael Brown death

Today marks another day that Americans can not afford to ignore the deaths of Brown and his fallen brethren and sistren and what the widespread lack of officer convictions-and even charges, as in the case of Wilson-says about the world our children will inherit.

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Kroger Hosting Job Fair, Looking to Hire 1200

Kroger will conduct job interviews today in its Hampton Roads stores. No appointment is necessary. Applicants should apply atwww.jobs.kroger.com prior to attending the job fair. Kroger plans a third hiring event, open exclusively to military veterans and their family members, in November. The newly hired Kroger associates will receive thorough training, opportunity for career advancement, and be eligible for part time benefits and valuable discounts, including 10% off Kroger Brand items every ...

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Clock Boy: Ahmed Mohamed Sues Texas School District

The lawsuit was filed Monday on behalf of Ahmed Mohamed. Ahmed Mohamed, better known as the "clock boy", made worldwide headlines September 2015 after he was arrested and charged with having a fake bomb. They further claim Nguyen forced Ahmed to submit letters from his father and from his mosque before excusing him from lunch to fulfill his religious obligation to pray.

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Pa. woman killed in Maryland flash flood

Dave Dester was filming the heroics of good Samaritans as they rescued a woman trapped in her vehicle Saturday night when water raged in the streets of Ellicott City . Eventually, the she said the group found stairs they could use. As flood waters surrounded her vehicle Saturday evening, Barnes attempted to save Knight, but was overcome by the water.

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Drudge Report misleads readers with Hillary Clinton photo

Photos released by Reuters and Getty in late February showed two men holding Clinton by the arms after she slipped on a staircase while campaigning in SC ahead of that state's primary. The post concluded, "At what point is the mainstream media going to question Clinton's health status?" The fringe right-wing blog American Mirror published the pictures, which show aides helping Clinton up the stairs, in an August 7 blog post, claiming they're the "latest evidence" that the ...

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Subway restaurant worker accused of drugging officer's drink

Bobrowski said. Ukena, 18, was arrested by Layton police and charged with surreptitious administration of a substance, a second-degree felony. The Layton Police Department says an ion scan of the drink indicated the presence of methamphetamines and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis.

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UW to ask for additional money and an end to tuition freeze

The last biennial budget saw a cut of $250 million to the UW System. He says if they're unable to get the resources they need, through additional funding or tuition, it limits the ability for students to graduate on time. He presented reporters with data supporting his argument, noting that four years of frozen tuition may have made college more affordable in the short term but that class sizes are increasing and class availability is decreasing, which translates to students paying more ...

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Obama Foundation announces exact location of presidential library

Nesbitt described the separation between Jackson Park and Washington Park as an "artificial one". But Martin Nesbitt, chairman of the Obama Foundation, which will develop the presidential library , seemed to interpret the decision not to file suit as a green light.

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'Straight Outta Compton' actor Jason Mitchell accused of attacking woman

Mitchell was not taken into custody, but officials are now investigating the incident. According to the police report, an 18-year-old woman claimed that on early Monday morning (August 1) Mitchell allegedly grabbed her arms, threw her to the ground by her hair and called her a "bitch" before running off.

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Could the Presidential Debates Include a Third-Party Candidate?

Now that Gary Johnson of the Libertarian party and Jill Stein of the Green party have put up a serious bid for the presidency, they have begun spending campaign funds on national advertisements for television, an important step to legitimize the lesser-known parties.

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Meet the guy Walmart is betting $3.3 billion on to fight Amazon

It has opened seven large-scale distribution centers in the U.S.to fulfill orders and hired hundreds of e-commerce staffers at offices in San Bruno, Calif. Wal-Mart and Jet.com each declined to comment on that. It also started an annual subscription service similar at half the price to Amazon Prime. Second is technology: Jet uses an algorithm that minimizes supply-chain, logistics, and shipping costs, as well as software that shows different prices to different customers.

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Phelps Sets Sights On 20th Gold Medal

If Phelps wins gold, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will add to a total that includes 19 gold medals, two silver and two bronze. It will be the fifth final for Phelps. It's impossible to say whether the therapy has given Phelps an advantage or not, he was already pretty good at swimming before. "It was a tough race, I knew she was going to go fast".

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Almost 10 square miles burn in latest California wildfire

About 4,700 homes in the mountain areas were under mandatory and voluntary evacuation orders, and about 500 homes in Hesperia were under mandatory and voluntary evacuations. The San Bernardino National Forest is one of five state parks that have been closed to visitors along Highway 1 from San Francisco to Los Angeles because of the heightened alert for wildfires.

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Earl downgraded to tropical storm after landfall

Tropical storm conditions are spreading across the coasts of Belize and Mexico elsewhere in the warned area, and should spread into the southern Yucatan Peninsula and northern Guatemala this morning. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said early on Thursday. Heavy rains are forecast to be a danger in southern Mexico through Saturday as Earl crosses the Yucatan Peninsula and the states of Tabasco and Veracruz, where there could be life-threatening flash floods and mud slides.

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Tucson flooding leads to closures

The National Weather Service is warning of heavy rain, dust, and localized flooding as multiple storm fronts move into the Valley today and tomorrow. The storms could push the area's rain totals up to what is considered normal for the monsoon.

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Former GOP national security officials release statement against Trump

Their disavowal of the Republican presidential candidate was followed by another setback for Trump, when influential US Senator Susan Collins said Tuesday he was "unworthy" of America's highest elective office, and will not receive her support.

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Company With Philly Roots Bought by Walmart for $3.3 Billion

Wal-Mart cited Jet's ability to scale with speed, a growing customer base of more than 400,000 shoppers added monthly; best-in-class technology and relationships with more than 2,400 retailers and brands as reasons for the acquisition. As Jet.com has revenue of $500 million so, the cash purchase is sixth times of their actual revenue. Jet.com will bring a new group of customers to the Walmart brand who are on average wealthier and younger than Walmarts current clientele.

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School can block transgender teen from boys room

But the high court's decision Wednesday puts Grimm's case on hold until the justices decide whether to intervene. Justices Sonia Sotomayor , Elena Kagan , and Ruth Bader Ginsburg dissented, pointing to a potential 4-4 split on a court still operating without its full cohort.

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Clinton and Trump Clash on Economy, Jobs

As in the House GOP plan backed by Ryan, Trump's proposal on individual income taxes would simplify the code, which now has seven brackets, down to three, and lower the top rate to 33 percent after deductions from the current 39.6 percent. "Donald Trump would be a disaster and an embarrassment for our country if he were elected president". Overall, Trump offered few new details behind his economic vision, which he unveiled as a candidate previous year.

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Red Sox not planning on Alex Rodriguez tribute Tuesday

Over his career he has collected 3,114 hits, 696 home runs, 2,084 RBIs, 2,021 runs, 329 stolen bases, three American League most valuable player awards and one good postseason that led to a Yankees' World Series championship in 2009. There will not be an elaborate ceremony to honor Rodriguez, according to The Boston Globe , which reports: "If there is a public acknowledgment of his leaving the game, it will be brief".

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$10000 bench warrant issued for arrest of rapper Tyga

If Tyga doesn't show up today for a "debtor's examination", which will examine his income sources and assets while under oath, an arrest warrant will be issued for the rapper. The landlord argued that Tyga "leased a house that he wanted to use as his primary residence, then he completely trashed it". In March, Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Nancy L.

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Pennsylvania attorney general acted over revenge

Judge Demchick-Alloy told the prospective jurors she expects the trial to last about a week. "Where's my article?" Henry said Kane wrote to her political consultant Josh Morrow in 2014, before a newspaper article was published using the information Kane is accused of leaking to the Philadelphia Daily News .

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Nearly 250 flights cancelled as Delta's troubles enter day two

Delta employees had to write out boarding passes by hand, and at one airport they resurrected a dot-matrix printer from the graveyard of 1980s technology. Airlines have been putting more people in each plane, so when a system of a major carrier crashes, as has happened with others before Delta, finding a new seat for the waylaid becomes more hard.

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Southern California forest fire triples in size

Lake Arrowhead is not in danger now, Brown said. Fifty-seven homes and 11 outbuildings have been destroyed, with 410 structures still threatened, according to fire officials. They, along with Hesperia Unified, were open Monday. A Fast-moving wildfire in the mountains of San Bernardino County grew Monday to almost 6,300 acres, prompting the evacuation of thousands of residents, authorities said, LA Times reported.

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Delta Airlines Cancels 300 Flights Tuesday to Recover From Power Outage

Delta's problems come less than three weeks after Southwest Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights following a system outage. Delta declined to comment on the power company's report. Delta says it is still investigating what happened. Computer problems at the USA airline forced the couple to cancel their plans to get married that afternoon in San Francisco.

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Man shot dead playing Pokemon Go at USA tourist spot

Killings in the neighborhood are rare. Read on for the details of the shooting that led to his tragic death. No suspect has been identified or arrested in the killing. Since its release in early July, " Pokémon Go " has become a national sensation, especially in San Francisco, where people have been lured by the game that interacts with the city's many historic and unusual sites.

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Family of Muslim teen held over clock files lawsuit

Last year, then-freshman student Ahmed Mohamed built a clock in order to impress his teachers on his first day of high school. While the clock incident is the centerpiece of the suit, it also details a history of discrimination against the student - including allegations he was taunted by other students with nicknames of "Sausage Boy" and "Bacon Boy" in reference to his religion's aversion to pork.

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The Latest on Alabama chief justice misconduct case

Alabama's Court of the Judiciary on Monday rejected Moore's motion to dismiss the case, but it also denied the state Judicial Inquiry Commission's request to remove Moore from the bench. He specifically stated he could not offer the probate judges advice or counsel on the issue of same-sex marriage because the state court had yet to rule on several procedural developments in a state case that was filed prior to the U.S.

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In Miami, Clinton to call Congress back for Zika response

Harris County Public Health has confirmed a Zika-associated death in a newborn female, making it the first Zika-related death in the state of Texas. While the investigation is still ongoing, Scott said the Department of Health "still believes active transmissions are only taking place within the identified area that is less than one-square mile in Miami-Dade County".

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NAACP leaders stage sit-in of GOP office over voting rights

Brooks, an attorney and minister who has served as president of the NAACP since 2014, is now refusing to leave Goodlatte's office for refusing to hold hearings on the re-authorization of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 for three years. Brooks says Congressman Goodlatte is wrong. The NAACP had previously been part of meetings, letter-writing campaigns and other demonstrations, including a large rally held a year ago in Elmwood Park, surrounding the Voting Rights Act.


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