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Trump Foundation Falls Under Investigation by New York Attorney General

The Democratic attorney general of NY who has opened investigations of climate fraud against oil companies picked a new target Tuesday - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump . In 2013, the Trump Foundation gave $25,000 to a political group associated with Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi. "We've inquired into it", he said.

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Trump vs Clinton: Debate will mark biggest moment of election

In North Carolina, Trump was up by 5 points, leading Clinton by 45% to 40%. The Libertarian and Green Party candidates pull a combined 12 percent while about 8 percent said they were undecided, the Wall Street Journal reported . Today's numbers indicate Clinton's largest margin since a Fox News poll from August 31 that gave her a 6-point edge. In additional questions, respondents expressed concern about Trump's words and actions on the campaign trail, with 69 percent of those surveyed ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation seeks men who allegedly took Chelsea bomb bag

This September 2016 photo shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, who was charged with multiple counts of attempted murder of police officers in the shootout that led to his capture Monday, Sept. The grand jury, however, found there was not enough evidence to indict Rahami. As the East Coast was rattled by the bombings, a man who authorities say referred to Allah wounded nine people in a stabbing rampage at a Minnesota mall Saturday before being shot to death by an off-duty police officer.

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Investigators examine suspicious device found near New Jersey train station

Authorities were trying to determine if they were connected. Law enforcement sources told NBC News that the device appeared similar to the one that exploded in Seaside Park, New Jersey, Saturday morning before a road race for Marines. Mayor Bollwage had also tweeted that there was no threat to public safety as the package was secured and investigated. Bollwage said two scavengers found the package while going through the trash.

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Official says bombing suspect's dad contacted Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2014

NY mayor Bill de Blasio said officials had every reason to believe the series of bombings "was an act of terror" though investigators said Rahami's exact motive was not yet clear. Rahami, 28, a naturalised U.S. citizen from Afghanistan who lived with his Muslim family in Elizabeth, New Jersey, underwent surgery for a gunshot wound to a leg as authorities began drawing up charges in a case that spread fear across the NY area and revived anxiety about homegrown terrorism.

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Rep. Pete King: Clinton Should Demand Obama Sign Saudi 9/11 Bill

But the kingdom has strongly objected to the proposed legislation allowing 9/11 lawsuits, which would give victims' families the right to sue Saudi Arabia in US courts over any role that the Saudi government may have played in the 2001 attacks.

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USA Today writer tells motorists to 'run down' Charlotte protesters

A police officer was also being treated for injuries suffered during Wednesday's protests, it said. The protest erupted on Tuesday after the police shot dead a black man, Keith Scott, who, according to them, was armed and refused to drop his weapon.

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MI father allegedly kills 4 children, injures mother

Multiple investigators could be seen removing several items from the home Wednesday. The man fatally shot the oldest children while the youngest children were found to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning. In 1991, Green stabbed his pregnant wife to death then called police to the Detroit home, according to the Department of Corrections. Neighbors were stunned to wake up on Wednesday and find police cruisers surrounding the family's home, located on a quiet street lined with ...

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Emergency declared in US city of Charlotte after deadly police shooting

After her father's death, Mr Scott's daughter posted a video on Facebook in which she said her father had been unarmed and reading a book as he waited for the school bus to drop off his son, when he was shot. The officer who shot him was placed on administrative leave in line with standard procedure. 16 officers were injured late on Tuesday and early Wednesday as police in riot gear clashed with demonstrators who hurled stones, set fires and briefly blocked an interstate highway.

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Police Identify Afghan-Born Ahmad Khan Rahami As NYC Bomber

The suspected bomber is a naturalized USA citizen originally from Afghanistan. "The more we learn with each passing hour, it looks more like terrorism", New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a TV interview today. The FBI issued a poster Wednesday showing "two unidentified individuals" who investigators want to talk to. One of those devices exploded on 23rd Street, but the fact that it was partly under a metal trash container may have diminished the force of the blast.

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'Fault in Our Stars' wife dies 5 days after husband

Both received lung transplants but developed complications including lymphoma. They met on Facebook when they were 18 years old and bonded over their battle with cystic fibrosis. He overcame the cancer but was recently hospitalized in Missouri with pneumonia and a viral infection. Dalton had hoped to get will enough to visit Katie again.

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Clinton, Trump navigate politics of police violence

On Wednesday morning, boxing promoter Don King offered a spirited endorsement of Donald Trump during a speech in a largely black church in his hometown of Cleveland . She says "it's unbearable and it needs to become intolerable". "Trump says no. He wants everyone to have rights". King has long supported his friend Trump, but the appearance Wednesday marks his highest-profile appearance on the Republican nominee's behalf.

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Tom Watson's Shadow Cabinet plans put on hold at NEC meeting

She added: "But I would like to see us talk not just among ourselves, but talk with the public as unless we do that, we won't be able to win elections". And Momentum boss James Schneider told Sky News's Murnaghan programme: "Momentum has been extremely clear all the way through". And he responded to reports that Mr Corbyn was considering attempting to remove him from his Deputy Leader role by pointing out that he was directly elected by Labour members - which means the only way he could be ...

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'Instapundit' Glenn Reynolds defends 'Run them down' tweet during Charlotte unrest

Driving on is self-preservation, especially when we've had mobs destroying property and injuring and killing people. Glenn Reynolds , a conservative USA Today columnist , drew fire on Wednesday when he suggested that people should drive over protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina, who were blocking the highway.

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Despite video, much remains in dispute about Tulsa shooting

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that whatever the circumstances, "too many people are dead who shouldn't be" from interactions between black Americans and police. Sharpton is calling his visit to Tulsa a National Day of Justice. Crutcher died Friday after police responded to a report of a stalled vehicle. Shelby has completed drug recognition training, which focuses on recognizing the actions of a person who is under the influence.

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21 states sue Obama administration over new overtime pay rules

Without Congressional authorization, the new rule will more than double the minimum salary overtime threshold for public and private workers. The new rule will essentially double the threshold for overtime eligibility to a salary of nearly $47,500 per year.

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Trump's Pay-To-Play Bragging Makes This Controversy Hard To Shake

The so-called university has been under investigation by the New York Attorney General's Office, and a class action lawsuit was also filed in California. Reread all the aforementioned info, and replace Trump's name with Hillary Clinton's. Again discussing campaign contributions, this time at a rally in Iowa early this year, Trump declared: "When I call, they kiss my ass, OK?" "I've got to give to them, because when I want something, I get it", he said .

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"LA Confidential", "8 Mile" Director Curtis Hanson Dead at 71

The director took retirement following the feature due to his Alzheimers condition. Hanson was also nominated for Best Director and the film was nominated for Best Picture. I'm lucky I got to know him". "L.A. Confidential " was the film that thrust Hanson into the forefront of American filmmakers in 1997. " Confidential ", which he directed and co-wrote with Brian Helgeland.

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Obama Gives Sobering View of World Politics in Final UN Address

The president's remarks came one day after a massive manhunt led to the capture of a suspect linked to bombings in NY and New Jersey and hours after a tenuous ceasefire in Syria seemed to have collapsed. "We can not avert our eyes or turn our backs". U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced at the end of a special event that with 31 more countries handing over their official documents on Wednesday, there are now 60 parties that have ratified the deal representing over 47.5 percent of ...

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Warplanes pound rebel-held districts of Aleppo, monitor, rebels say

An airstrike in northern Syria killed four medics responding to an earlier bombing raid, a relief group said Wednesday, as the United Nations announced it would resume aid deliveries suspended after an attack on a convoy two days ago that killed 20 people.

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Confrontations Between Protesters And Police After Civilian Shot Near Epicenter

A peaceful prayer vigil turned into an angry march, with hundreds of protesters shouting shouting "black lives matter" and "hands up, don't shoot" met by volleys of tear gas and stun grenades by police. (AP)"This latest round of protests started peacefully, says 31-year-old Eddie Thomas: 'It was all cool, the bike cops were cool with it. We can not tolerate the destruction of property and will not tolerate the attacks against our police officers that is occurring right now", McCrory told CNN ...

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Witness photograph appears to show gun at Keith Lamont Scott's feet

Several hundred people blocked streets well after midnight, despite the use of tear gas by police in riot gear. On Wednesday, for a second straight evening, demonstrators in Charlotte , N.C., protested the fatal shooting of a black man by police.

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Governor Deploys National Guard As Charlotte Police Violence Protests Continue

The officer then shot him. "My family is devastated by the shooting death of my husband, Keith". "Keith Lamont Scott. Terence Crutcher ". The man was shot as police in riot gear protected an upscale hotel in uptown Charlotte . "So what. My mother's got a gun". Photos and TV video showed police firing tear gas to break up the crowd. She said she felt like she had to protest, because "if nobody else is going to do it, then we're still going to be in the same position".

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Chicago Hires Hundreds of New Police

Johnson's announcement comes as the curtain raiser to a much awaited speech by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday unveiling a plan to combat the horrific violence that has engulfed many parts of the city. At a first-year cost of $138,000-per-officer including salary, benefits and supervision, the 970 additional officers carry a two-year price tag of $133.8 million.

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Wrigley distances itself from Trump Jr. Skittles refugee analogy

Despite already rigorous screening processes in place, right wing politicians in the US argue accepting Syrian refugees could allow Islamist extremists to slip through the cracks. Tuesday that "Muslim countries have to stand up and do more". Mars Candy, which produces Skittles , responded in a statement , " Skittles are candy".

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Early voting shows strengths for Clinton, Trump

Scott has sometimes traveled with Trump during the campaign and spoke on his behalf at the Republican National Convention in July. Pence argued that political correctness stops law enforcement officers from taking steps they might otherwise to root out homegrown terrorists, but did not specify what those steps would include.

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Wells Fargo chief told to resign --> Wells Fargo chief told to resign

United State Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf about the recent fraud which resulted in a $185 million settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the firing of over 5,000 employees.

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Christie: No connection between NJ and NY incidents 'at this time'

I've said it's a done issue for a long time, and Donald Trump has said it's a done issue now. At a rally in Colorado Springs, Trump informed the crowd about the blast . "It was being reported on television". Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump seized on the NY blast within hours as part of his public safety-oriented message, even front-running authorities in declaring that a "bomb" had gone off.

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Clinton campaigns in Orlando, says Trump could have "low bar" at debate

Exposure isn't her problem, and another round of get-to-know-you ads probably won't help. This reinforces something I've been saying for over a year. To be clear, no one is suggesting it's necessary for alleged lifelong abstainer Clinton to suddenly take up cannabis consumption, but issuing a full-throated endorsement for the drug's legalization would likely convince a not-insubstantial number of young people now supporting ardently anti-prohibition Johnson or Stein to seriously consider ...

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Congo Anti-Kabila Protests Turn Deadly

Heavier violence took place overnight, as armed men set fire to at least five headquarters of opposition parties that helped to organize protests Monday. Another opposition leader, Martin Fayulu was detained during the protests, according to Reuters . So far, there has been no move to schedule elections and at this stage, it appears practically impossible to organise a poll before the end of the year.

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Possible Explosive Devices Recovered, 1 Detonated in Elizabeth, NJ

One of five explosive devices detonated just about a mile from the home of the man authorities would ultimately identify as a suspect in this weekend's multiple blasts in NY and New Jersey - Ahmad Kham Rahami. A robot named "Jinx" was being used to dismantle the bomb at the time of the powerful blast and inadvertently detonated the device. As reports of Rahami being taken in custody were being released, U.S.

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After police shooting, emergency declared in USA city of Charlotte

City officials initially said the victim was dead, but later corrected that to say the victim was in critical condition, on life support. The turmoil prompted Governor Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency and deployed the National Guard and highway patrol officers to the city to help restore peace.

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Gary Johnson Criticizes Debate Commission

Donald Trump supported open debates in 2000 and said it was unbelievable that this commission could keep people out of debates. The CPD also said the Democratic and Republican vice presidential candidates, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine and Indiana Governor Mike Pence , will be the only participants in the October 4 debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

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Colonial Pipeline to restart Line 1 operations amid gasoline shortage

The order is in response to a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Shelby County, Alabama. It will still take a few days for the fuel supply to return to normal, and that means prices will still remain higher than usual. SC saw an average price rise of almost four cents from Monday to Tuesday - up almost 18 cents from a week ago. Alabama state workers discovered the leak September 9 when they noticed a strong gasoline odor and sheen on a man-made retention pond, along with dead vegetation, ...

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Mayor: No evidence of terrorism in Chelsea explosion

His last known address was in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where the Federal Bureau of Investigation executed a search warrant on Monday morning. No one was injured in the blast - most likely because registration problems delayed the start of the race, so no one was near the garbage can when the explosion happened.


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