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U-2 Spy Plane Crashes in California, One Pilot Killed

Pacific while on a training mission. In August 1996, another U-2 plane crashed in Oroville. One pilot was killed and another injured when. The U-2 is slated for retirement in 2019 as the military relies increasingly on unmanned aircraft for intelligence gathering, though senior US lawmakers from California are pressuring the Air Force to delay the retirement.

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We're in a strong position, says Hillary Clinton

In a taped radio interview broadcast Thursday morning, Clinton told the " Tom Joyner Morning Show " that she was feeling much better and was "really glad that I did finally follow my doctor's orders and take some days to rest instead of just trying to keep powering through, which I think is a common experience for people".

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Violence in Charlotte continues amid protests over police shooting

Police have corrected their announcement that a man was shot and killed in Charlotte . Authorities have not released any video of the incident, but the city's mayor said they plan to do so. The unrest in North Carolina unfolded as demonstrators in Tulsa, Oklahoma , demanded the arrest of a police officer seen in a video fatally shooting an unarmed black man who had his hands in the air.

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Emergency declared in United States city as unrest continues

Demonstrators protest Tuesday's fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte , N.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Some demonstrators banged on windows, others threw objects at police and stood on cars. In the interim, we need African American Pastors and leaders to rise to this challenge and speak with a sound system to this group of protestors, calling for restraint and to be respectful in their protest.

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North Dakota pipeline protests reach Montana

With business partner Ray Davis, co-owner of the Texas Rangers baseball team, Warren built Energy Transfer Equity into one of the nation's largest pipeline companies, which now owns about 71,000 miles of pipelines carrying natural gas, natural gas liquids, refined products and crude oil.

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The Big Reason Voters Like Trump, Clinton? They're Not The Other

Asked which problem concerns them most about Trump, 33 percent say he doesn't have the right temperament to be commander in chief; 27 percent say it's his controversial comments about women, immigrants and Muslims; and 13 percent say it's his praise for Russian leader Vladimir Putin.

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Charlotte under state of emergency in 2nd night of protests

One person was shot near the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and city officials say the person is listed in critical condition on life support. He said he hoped a thorough explanation of the shooting will help calm the unrest in the city. The police report says a gun, not a book, was recovered at a scene. Protesters gathered for a second night following the police shooting death of Scott one day earlier.

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Police And Protesters Clash In Charlotte For 2nd Night After Shooting

Police then unleashed volleys of rubber bullets, tear gas and flash-bang grenades to disperse the protesters, who began hurling fireworks and debris at officers outside the hotel. Vinson was not wearing a body camera, but three other officers at the scene were, according to NBC News . Officers apparently repeatedly told Scott to drop his handgun, the chief said, but he didn't.

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Tropical Storm Paine weakening in the Pacific

Lisa is still a Tropical Storm, and as of the 5am advisory, the storm has sustained winds at 50 miles per hour. According to AccuWeather meteorologists, Karl will likely impact the East Coast with rough surf and unsafe rip currents from late Thursday to Saturday, as the system churns closer to the shore.

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Air Force pilot dies in fiery training-mission crash

The plane had just taken off on a training mission from nearby Beal. Barnes says military investigators are looking into the cause of the crash, but there's no timeline for them to conclude their probe. The aircraft was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale. "We heard a loud boom and saw a white puff of smoke". In 1960, the Soviets downed a U-2 spy plane and captured its pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

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United Nations mobilizes to stop superbugs

The SMC gathered expert reaction to the announcement, feel free to use these comments in your reporting . We also welcome similar commitments from other stakeholders involved in combating AMR. The misuse and overuse of antimicrobials in treating human ailments is not the only source of the problem. To this extent, the banning of triclosan and 17 other chemicals in soaps by the FDA [in the USA] is an initiative that could be extended and adopted globally.

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Afghan immigrant sought in NY and New Jersey bombings

Authorities launched a massive manhunt for 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami on Monday, and officials suggested as many as four separate incidents could be linked to an worldwide network. Before Rahami's capture, Cuomo said investigators have no reason to believe there are further threats, but the public should "be on constant guard".

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Pakistan 'now host to Ivy League of terrorism'

Talks are in the interest of both countries. An obviously harried Sharif did not make any mention of Balochistan in which the issue of human rights abuses has been raised by India. Raising concern over the rising "Islamophobia and Xenophobia", he called for the worldwide community to suppress "Daesh (IS)". "It is ironical ...

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Clinton: 'Too many people are dead who shouldn't be' from police shootings

President Obama also stressed his desire for local police to find ways to "calmly and productively" engage protestors, NBC News reported. He closes by saying that if the only time police encounter black people is when they're policing crime, perception is going to sway in that way.

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Democratic group files complaint against Fla. AG over Trump donation

The Trump Foundation appeared to cover up that illegality in its tax filing by falsely listing the donation under a different name. "They self-reported, they corrected immediately, and Donald Trump paid that full price back - every single penny", Ms.

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Connecticut Supreme Court to review landmark school ruling

National Lawyers Campaign for Judicial Transparency and Reforms, represented by Mr. Nedumpara, approached the court shortly after Justice J. Chelameswar, a Supreme Court judge, conveyed to Chief Justice of India T.S. While Moukawsher adopted the lawsuit's assertion that the state's school-funding mechanism was unconstitutional, his wide-ranging ruling also contained elements opposed by the plaintiffs, and the Supreme Court agreed to hear those issues as well.

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1 killed, officers injured as protests turn violent in uptown Charlotte

Scott, an African-American civilian, one day earlier. Chaos during the protests reportedly spread as protesters were hit with rubber bullets and tear gas by police, bottles were thrown and firecrackers were set off. In Tulsa, hundreds of people rallied outside police headquarters calling for the firing of police officer Betty Shelby, who shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Friday during a confrontation in the middle of a road that was captured on police dashcam and helicopter video.

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Person shot, officers injured during violent uptown Charlotte protests

No other details were immediately available. The officers were shown backing up as protesters advanced down the street Tuesday night. The Charlotte violence unfolded as demonstrators in Tulsa, Oklahoma, called for the arrest of a police officer there who was seen in widely viewed videos shooting to death an unarmed black man who had his hands in clear view at the time.

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Trump tax plan may cost $1.5 trillion more than he says

Donald Trump recently unveiled his new and "improved" tax plan and, despite all the talk about how it will be the greatest and most tremendous plan for everyone, it still benefits the wealthy far more than anybody else. Trump also allegedly used $5,000 from the foundation to buy advertisements for his hotel chain and used $10,000 from the foundation for a portrait of himself, according to the Post.

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Alabama's first charter school approved for Mobile

Opposing the ballot question would represent a dramatic move for a board that in recent years has entered into two compacts with the city's charter schools in an effort to foster a more collaborative relationship and to share best practices.

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Explosion In Manhattan Injures More Than 2 Dozen People

Police are searching for a 28-year-old Afghan-born New Jersey resident they believe is behind a bombing this weekend in NY. Investigators wanted to question Ahmad Khan Rahami, of New Jersey, in connection to the Chelsea bombing, they said Monday.

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Man fatally shot during Charlotte protests over officer-involved shooting

After listening to remarks made by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Putney today, we have more questions than answers about Keith's death. Apparently, Scott ignored Vinson's commands to drop his weapon and exited the auto while holding his gun.

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Company restarts gasoline pipeline after leak in Alabama

Information released by Colonial Pipeline based in Alabama says a 500-foot bypass line that will bring the operation back to full strength passed structural integrity tests and the system will be back online Wednesday evening. Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with fuel tracking web site GasBuddy, said gas prices could take two to four weeks to return to normal. "Colonial continues to move as much gasoline, diesel and jet fuel as possible and will continue to do so as markets return to normal", ...

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U-2 pilot killed in plane crash identified

Barnes said. The U-2, made famous during the Cold War when aviator Francis Gary Powers crashed in the Soviet Union and was taken prisoner, is a single-engine, high-altitude reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft used in support of USA and allied forces.

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National poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

Feingold leads Johnson 47-41 among likely voters. "It's a Clinton advantage but one that's within the margin of error". Trump maintained higher levels of backing from the demographic, garnering 46 percent support to Clinton's 44 percent, but the difference is much narrower than in prior polls throughout the race.

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Tulsa Police Department deletes Twitter account in wake of Terence Crutcher shooting

Police have released few details of what happened, but a spokeswoman said Crutcher refused to follow officers' commands in the moments before the shot was sacked. "Let's deal with his vehicle". He then pulled his hand away and put his hands up in the air, even though he was not instructed to do so, which Shelby found unusual, Wood said.

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Chelsea Handler slams Angelina Jolie

A high-profile divorce is just like any other divorce in that once the legal process begins, it is up to the attorneys and the couple to sort out everything from finances to custody. The pair adopted children from Cambodia, Vietnam and Ethiopia. The Hello hitmaker was in the midst of her seven-night run at New York's Madison Square Garden, when it was announced Jolie had filed for divorce from Pitt - the father of her six children.

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Woman mistakenly calls police in Massachusetts to report crash in England

Paul MacDonald, Chief of Police for Barnstable, Massachusetts said: "It's not unusual for us to have tourists or guests from England but this is the first time someone called from England to report a motor vehicle crash". "I didn't know if she was saying Burger King". With the realization of the mistake having set in, both parties had a laugh about the mix-up. "Our response time is going to be about six hours", Officer Mark McWilliams told the woman.

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North Carolina GOP Offers To Repeal 'Bathroom Bill' Under One Condition

The lawmaker said Republican leaders in the legislature had agreed to repeal HB2 if the city's ordinance were also repealed and that there were enough votes to push the bill's repeal through. 2 who aren't trying to "reset" the debate. With the media firestorm surrounding HB2 and McCrory's unwavering support of the law, the incumbent governor could use some positive developments to swing the pendulum back in his favor.

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Congressman Tweets 'You Are Welcome Colin Kaepernick' after NYC Bombing Suspect Arrest

Tuesday morning, Clark joined co-hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic on their TV and radio show and was seen wearing Colin Kaepernick's No. 7 San Francisco 49ers jersey. Since Kaepernick's protest concerns police violence against black people, Zeldin presumably meant Kaepernick should be thankful for police efforts that lead to Rahami's capture rather than protest certain police actions.

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Gasoline pipeline restarted by company after leak in Alabama

Though the pipeline that caused those shortages is now flowing again, Colonial warns that it could be "several days" before supplies catch up, and that price increases and shortages could continue in the meantime. The preliminary report does not identify the cause as the federal investigation continues. Patrick DeHaan, an analyst with fuel tracking web site GasBuddy , said gas prices could take two to four weeks to return to normal.

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Chicago to hire hundreds more officers to combat violence

On Wednesday, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce that the Chicago Police Department will hire over 500 additional police officers to try to ensure that the murder rate in the city does not continue to escalate. Johnson says these 970 positions are all added positions, now not budgeted. The Chicago police union didn't immediately respond to The Associated Press' request for comment on the new proposal.

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States challenge federal rule expanding overtime pay

Chamber of Commerce, National Association of Manufacturers and the Texas Association of Business, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court that alleges a new overtime rule will negatively impact businesses. Thomason said the Department of Labor's new overtime rule will limit workplace flexibility, impede career and promotion opportunities and make it harder for businesses and nonprofits to expand to meet the needs of their customers and constituents.

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Sleep well Hillary Clinton, says Donald Trump ahead of debate

The Trump campaign's major concern: The candidate's limited preparation. Monmouth pollster Patrick Murray notes Clinton's increased leads in Wednesday's polls comes after Trump, much to his own detriment, stole the spotlight back with his birther backtrack.

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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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