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Slain man's family asks America to 'open their eyes'

About two seconds later, Shelby is heard saying, "Shots fired". Martin, who struggled to understand Officer Shelby's explanation for shooting the unarmed man, said , " There is a difference between a taser and a gun ." . Ryan Kiesel, executive director of the ACLU of Oklahoma, accused Tulsa police of shirking their "legal and moral obligation" by failing to render aid to Crutcher, 40, immediately after the shooting.

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Clinton, Trump invited to first presidential debate; Johnson, Stein don't make cut

Bush and Bill Clinton. The debate would have offered Johnson and Stein the largest audiences of their campaigns. The commission is a private organization created by the Republican and Democratic parties "for the clear goal of taking control of the only nationally televised presidential debates voters will see", Johnson said .

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Bombing suspect needs access to attorney, lawyer says

A criminal complaint was unsealed Tuesday in Newark, New Jersey, shortly after a virtually identical filing was unsealed in NY. 'But they check nearly two months, they say, 'He's O.K., he's clean, he's not a terrorist.' I say O.K'. The criminal complaint was unsealed Tuesday at a federal court in Manhattan. The Washington Post reports he faces nine counts in total, between the Manhattan complaint and another filed against him in New Jersey.

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Mobile says iPhone 7 pre-orders are its 'biggest ever'

Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus smartphones, which were unveiled September 7 and have been open for preorders since September 9, are seeing healthy preorder numbers so far, according to reports from mobile carriers T-Mobile and Sprint .

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Kasich and Priebus Feud Over Trump Endorsement

Ted Cruz of Texas and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush , have prominently refused to endorse Trump since he wrapped up the party's nomination in May. Some party officials say the impetus for Priebus's statement came from many party faithful wanting to know what is going to happen to those candidates who did not keep their pledge to endorse the eventual victor, while other operatives say the episode is overblown because the party is focused only on winning the current election and not ...

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GOP Chair threatens former GOP hopefuls who don't endorse Trump with penalties

The episode emphasizes the all-out battle that could face the GOP if Trump loses and the party searches for a new direction, with one top Republican strategist telling CNN , "We're watching the trailer for the GOP civil war, out in theaters November 9".

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President Obama Will Likely Veto 9/11 Lawsuit Bill

The administration has long argued that this would set a unsafe global precedent, inviting citizens of other countries to sue American service members and US government officials in their own countries' courts. They argue that if Saudi Arabia, or any other government, is innocent of involvement in attacks, they have nothing to fear from the legislation. Obama has served the longest period without a veto override of any president in more than a century.

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Terence Crutcher's Family Calls for National Day of Justice in Tulsa

Crump, who also represented the family of Trayvon Martin, said Crutcher had his driver's side window rolled up and that his blood is visible on the glass. Tulsa Police Sgt. Dave Walker later told the Tulsa World that investigators did recover a vial of PCP, the hallucinogen also known as Angel Dust, in Crutcher's SUV.

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Chicago Adding Nearly 1K New Police Jobs to 'Make Us Better'

Emanuel first raised the prospect of hiring more officers on September 2, though he has remained vague on the details and whether the number of hired officers would exceed retirements and attrition. Overall, the city has recorded more than 500 homicides this year - higher than in all of 2015. FOX News reported that at this pace, the murder rate in Chicago is expected to soar beyond the 600-homicide mark for the first time since 2003.

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Mia Farrow's Son Thaddeus Passes Away At 27

Police did not release the cause and manner of his death, but said that there was 'no criminal aspect'. They found an adult man in the vehicle suffering from a life-threatening injury. One of her adopted children, Soon-Yi Previn, became the center of a family scandal when Farrow's former husband Allen left her to be with the young woman, who was between 18 and 20 at the time.

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Clinton and Trump clash over terrorism after bombings

In a Politico podcast interview on Monday, US Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein said Trump is a moron who would be neutralized by his own party if elected, but Clinton poses a greater threat to America and the world.

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Sweden, Canada, Team Europe Have A Chance To Keep Perfect Record

As of this morning, the two teams sit tied atop Group A in the standings, and are fighting to see who can hold on to that spot as the group stage comes to a close. "It's on my watch (so) I certainly feel responsible for that". But I don't think our group looked at it ( Kessel's tweet ) other than, hopefully, it wasn't an attack.

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Clinton Campaign Outspends Trump In August

In the prior two installments of the four-way NBC/WSJ poll , which included Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Clinton held a 9-point lead in early August and a 6-point lead in mid-July. As Trump and Clinton prepare for Monday's debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York the key battleground states of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida have emerged as key states for each candidate.

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Device explodes near the Northeast Corridor train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey

His right arm was bandaged and bleeding, but he appeared to be conscious and looking around. The FBI said in a statement that there were no injuries and law enforcement personnel are at the scene processing evidence. The device was transported to the NYPD Bomb Squad facility at Rodman's Neck Range in the Bronx. Patton says his office is available to meet with Rahami in New Jersey and represent him at a telephone or videoconference appearance.

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Keith Lamont Scott Killed by Cop, Sparks Protest and Unrest in Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney, however, said Scott was carrying a gun when he stepped out of his auto and that police were unable to find a book at the scene of the crime. Criminal investigations have been opened in both cities for the shootings, and the US Justice Department has started a separate probe into the Oklahoma incident to see if officers' use of force amounted to a civil rights violation.

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Explosive device detonated near New Jersey train station

It was one of five potential explosive devices that tumbled out of the backpack when it was emptied. Mr Cuomo said: "Whoever placed these bombs - we will find them and they will be brought to justice". Two men found the package in a trash can and called police after seeing wires and a pipe coming out of it, Fox News reported . New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and other city officials said investigators had ruled out a gas leak as the cause of the blast.

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Bomb Explodes in Elizabeth, New Jersey as Robot Tries to Disable It

Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains have resumed regular weekday service, but the agency says customers should plan for delays. NJ transit and Amtrak trains were held while special units investigated the reported devices.

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Brangelina split: What we know and don't know

So the best way to protect privacy is to choose mediation, actually. "None of my kids want to be actors", Jolie said. The 41-year-old comedian goes on to mention a tabloid report about why the parents of six called it quits. Still, even through tears and gunfire, they always smoldered. She sought full physical custody of their six children , and Pitt asked for visitation rights.

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Terence Crutcher's twin sister, a Montgomery doctor: He wasn't 'big bad dude'

Federal, state and local authorities are investigating the shooting, which occurred Friday night in Tulsa , Oklahoma. Sharpton called allegations that Crutcher may have been under the influence of drugs "bogus". The infamous helicopter video with audio of an unidentified police officer referring to Crutcher as a "bad dude" has already gone viral. Authorities refused to immediately answer additional questions due to the ongoing investigation.

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Federal Reserve keeps key rate unchanged but hints of coming hike

The Republican nominee disputed the independence of Yellen, an Obama appointee. "I don't think anybody is too surprised", said Alan Rechtschaffen, portfolio manager at UBS (LSE: 0QNR.L - news ) in NY. Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, rose 95 cents, or 2.1 percent, to $46.83 a barrel in London. Other Fed officials, including Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, made similar observations, seemingly part of a collective signal that a September rate hike was probable if not definite.

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Judge dismisses challenge to North Carolina gay-marriage law

Since the law went into effect in June 2015, about 5 percent of magistrates in the state have refused to marry same-sex couples, according to the Associated Press . But it requires that counties make someone else available to issue licenses and handle weddings. In December, the Charlotte-based law firm Tin Fulton Walker & Owen - in conjunction with the Campaign for Southern Equality and Equality North Carolina - filed a complaint against SB2, contending the law violates the Establishment ...

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New Jersey homeless man who gave bomb backpack to police: 'I'm grateful'

As the duo continued to walk toward underpass near the Elizabeth train station, he realized the bag was heavier than expected and his heart raced. After he spotted the bag, Parker, who'd been on the job hunt, thought it'd be flawless to use for work, he told CBS New York .

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Chicago activists say more cops isn't the answer

On Wednesday, Emmanuel told reports that the city "will have the resources" in the next city budget and that he isn't going to propose something "that is not paid for". "The hires, which will take place over a span of two years, will include 516 patrol officers, 92 field training officers, 200 detectives, 112 sergeants and 50 lieutenants, according to Chicago police".

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Pipeline will soon reopen, carrying gasoline to 5 states

The bypass was needed to move fuel around the leak of its main gasoline pipeline in Shelby County, Alabama . But Gov. Pat McCrory warned Tuesday that it would be several days before gasoline levels returned to normal, with parts of the state still receiving only about a third of their normal fuel supplies.

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Minnesota attacker identified as Somali man

In an attack that took just minutes, he injured 10 people before he was shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Rick Thornton said at a news conference Sunday that authorities are digging into the suspect's background to determine his possible motivation.

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Multiple storms to bring flash floods over Central United States

The warning started Wednesday afternoon and goes through Thursday. MADISON (WKOW) - There is a Flash Flood Watch in effect for parts of the WKOW viewing area, counties northwest and west, through 7 p.m. Additionally, Sauk County sent out an alert early Wednesday morning that multiple rounds of thunderstorms could lead to flooding in that county. With already wet soils, flooding may develop rapidly.

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Clinton's ahead in NY, but not by enough

ME is one of two states that awards electoral college votes by congressional district, and the overall victor of the state gets an additional two votes. Awarding the candidates all the states now leaning toward them, he has Clinton winning 273 to 197. Other words Americans used for Clinton include "lie", "scandal", and "foundation".

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Trump urges profiling to stop terrorists from entering US

The renewed focus on terrorism came as Clinton and Trump prepared for their first debate next Monday at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, east of the city. In her address in Philadelphia, Ms Clinton acknowledged that younger voters were flocking to third party candidates like Mr Johnson or Jill Stein of the Green Party in the wake of Mr Sanders' concession.

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Police Say PCP In Vehicle Of Unarmed Man Killed By Police

The man was unarmed and, in most of the released footage , has his hands raised over his head. Tulsa police released video on Monday of last week's shooting. "But people that choke, maybe they can't be doing what they're doing", he said. And attorneys for both Shelby and the Crutcher family have shared conflicting accounts about what happened on the night of September 16, CNN reports .

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Mylan CEO defends EpiPen cost to angry lawmakers

Congressman Stephen Lynch of MA linked the EpiPen controversy to Medicare and drug prices during a hearing Wednesday before a House committee. The product is most popular emergency treatment for anaphylactic reactions. Her perspective is unlikely to assuage the committee members, who have heaped an unusually bipartisan chorus of criticism on Mylan over the EpiPen matter.

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Trump calls for 'harsh treatment', labels Clinton 'weak'

New Hampshire has been considered a swing state, but Monmouth found Clinton with 47 percent backing to Trump's 38 percent. Trump 78, Clinton 10. The slight difference in the size of those two groups accounts for Clinton's small, but persistent, lead in most polls .

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Colonial expects restart of gasoline line on Wednesday after leak

Authorities from the Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration must approve the change before refined gas flows through Line 1, Colonial spokesman Don Pozi told AL.com . Colonial Pipeline's ruptured "line 1" dumped more than 300,000 gallons of gasoline into mining retention ponds in rural Shelby County, Alabama. "Tennessee has seen an increase of 13 cents, SC 13 cents and North Carolina 11 cents as well".

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What Mylan's CEO Will Tell Congress About the Price of EpiPen

The EpiPen cost about $100 in 2009, but has increased to more than $600 since. It now sells in the US for about $600 for a two-pack. The House Oversight committee meets at 2 p.m. The CEO of Mylan , the company responsible for the high cost of EpiPens, is expected to speak to lawmakers Wednesday. These companies have either jacked up the retail list price of drugs that have always been on the market after acquiring their patents, which is what Mylan did with EpiPen, or have imposed ...

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Help us find 2 men seen handling bomb near NYC blast site

While items such as "Ammo Slingshot Steelies" and electric igniters used for fireworks displays might seem harmless, in Ahmad Khan Rahami's hands, they were combined to create tools of potential carnage, according to a criminal complaint filed in an American federal court early yesterday.

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Allegiant shifts Savannah's Akron flights to Cleveland route

The service will link Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Allegiant officials said. "We're very excited to announce this major growth in northeast OH, a region that has demanded more low-priced, nonstop service to the wonderful vacation destinations we serve", said Jude Bricker, Allegiant chief operating officer, in a press releasae.


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