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Study ranks South Dakota's highways 2nd in United States in condition, cost-effectiveness

The weighted average total spending per state-controlled mile was $160,997. The Reason Foundation has been ranking state transportation systems for 22 years, and usually puts MA near the bottom. The report is based on spending and performance data that state highway agencies submit to the federal government. SC had the lowest total disbursements with $35,286 and also earned the top ranking of the overall report.

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Charlotte protests: State of emergency declared after violent clashes

The shooting led to protests in the city Tuesday night that blocked I-85, and resulted in damaged police cars and 16 injured officers. Protesters react to a police helicopter during protests in the early hours of September 21, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C., in response to the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

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Another fatal police shooting

City officials said the bullet was sacked by a civilian, but protesters alleged it was a police officer who shot the man. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said police are "investigating that to find the truth, the absolute truth, as best the evidence can show us".

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Charlotte police shooting: 1 death, 2 different narratives

The National Guard and state police will protect buildings and infrastructure so the Charlotte-Mecklenburg police can "focus on the people who are committing crimes, who are damaging property and assaulting our people", he said. Wednesday afternoon The Village at College Downs complex where the shooting happened friends and neighbors say this is a case of he said she said at its absolute worst.

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One shot during rally against Charlotte police shooting

The mayor of Charlotte says officials have no time frame for when they might release camera footage of the fatal police shooting of a black man. Demonstrators held a vigil for Scott on Wednesday night in uptown, but hundreds more joined the protests and marched through the streets of Charlotte .

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Hotels, businesses damaged in uptown during last night's protests

The rioting occurred through the night, with heavy amounts of looting and destruction. "That is not the American way". Police Chief Kerr Putney said during a news conference Thursday that the video does not definitively show 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott pointing a gun at anyone.

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Hotels, businesses damaged in uptown during last night's protests

The rioting occurred through the night, with heavy amounts of looting and destruction. "That is not the American way". Police Chief Kerr Putney said during a news conference Thursday that the video does not definitively show 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott pointing a gun at anyone.

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Scenes from Charlotte's protests for Keith Scott

The Charlotte shooting took place at 4 p.m. (2000 GMT) on Tuesday as officers searching for a suspect arrived in the parking lot of an apartment complex. The U.S. Justice Department was sending a group of trained peacekeepers to Charlotte to help resolve conflicts. Protesters say: Police may have profiled Scott because of his race.

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Former girlfriend of bombing suspect Ahamd Khan Rahami releases statement

The two individuals aren't considered suspects and were seen between the hours of 8 and 9 p.m. on West 27th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. The FBI said these two men are not wanted but instead wish to speak with them as potential witnesses.

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Tulsa mayor commends investigators in shooting

The day after his death, another black man , Keith Lamont Scott , was shot dead by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, sparking two nights of protest . The mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is commending police and prosecutors for their quick handling of the investigation into the death of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer.

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Clinton Takes 6-Point Lead Over Trump Ahead of US Presidential Election

The latest Marquette poll released Wednesday showed "very little shift", according to pollster Charles Franklin. Neither campaign has elected to advertise on television here. But "the third-party candidates and undecided are playing a big role in the margins here". Yet sizable shares in both camps focus at least partly - or in many cases exclusively - on the flaws or shortcomings of the opposing candidate.

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Tulsa police officer charged in man's death

The day after his death, another black man, Keith Lamont Scott , was shot dead by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, sparking two nights of protest. The definition goes on to say "when a person uses unnecessary lethal force in an attempt to resist a crime or after the attempt to commit a crime has failed".

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Bomb Explodes in Elizabeth While Being Examined

The mayor warned that other explosions were expected. The other four devices discovered in Elizabeth were sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation lab in Quantico, Virginia. "They took the package out of the wastebasket because they thought it was of some value to them", Bollwage said . "One of the officials said that all or majority may have been from the same family and that they may have been on their way to the airport", the New York Times reports.

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Backlash to police shootings resonates beyond Charlotte, Tulsa

Mr Scott's family and neighbours said he was holding a book. Video obtained and verified by Associated Press , which was recorded right after the shooting, shows someone lying in a pool of blood as people scream and a voice yells for someone to call for help.

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Vikings star RB Adrian Peterson to undergo knee surgery

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will address the media later Wednesday morning. "It could be season-ending". "It could be season ending". It could be three or four weeks. "I was in middle school when he was coming out of Oklahoma", Hillman said. ESPN reported the torn LCL, citing an unidentified source. Fackrell said he has monitored the medical reports closely.

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Vikings-Panthers game could be moved amid Charlotte protests

Panthers President Danny Morrison released a statement on the current situation. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. ET at Bank of America Stadium. Editor's Note: We were able to chat with Matthew Stevens of the Panthers Wire on Thursday to discuss Sunday's Vikings vs.

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Photo, details of suspected bomber's bloodied, bullet-ridden journal released

The FBI released a photo Wednesday of the two people who might have handled the pressure-cooker bomb believed to have been planted by Ahmad Kahn Rahami on West 27th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in Chelsea. Police also found a handwritten journal that Rahami carried at the time of his arrest, which the complaint states includes the passage, "You [USA Government] continue your [unintelligible] slaught [er] against the mujahidean, be it in Afghanistan, Iraq, Sham [Syria], Palestine".

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National Guard called in as violent protests roil Charlotte

Police have been using tear gas, rubber bullets and flash grenades to break up some of the protests. Two of the officers suffered minor eye injuries, while three others had heat-related ailments. A total of nine civilians were injured including one shot who is now in critical condition. She states her father, whom she describes as disabled, was waiting for a school bus to drop off his son and was sitting in his vehicle reading a book.

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FBI Asks for Help Finding Two Men Seen Near Bomb

Muhammed Rahami told a swarm of reporters he called the Federal Bureau of Investigation two years ago because his son was doing bad things. It's not immediately clear whether Rahami has a lawyer who can comment on the charges. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, the father says he contacted authorities because his son was causing trouble and not because of terrorist motivations.

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Still shots show Terence Crutcher's window was up

He said Crutcher repeatedly ignored Shelby's commands and didn't respond to her questions. Donald Trump says he doesn't know what a police officer was thinking when she fatally shot an unarmed man in Oklahoma. He said she drew her handgun after Crutcher walked toward the police car's passenger side and started to put his hand in his left pocket. "But maybe people like that, people that choke, people that do that, maybe they can't be doing what they're doing".

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Black Man Told Multiple Times To Drop Gun Before Getting Shot

It shows police in full riot gear emerging from a cloud of smoke. "I can tell you we did not find a book", he said. Police are now faced with tackling the unrest in the city as demonstrators are destroying police cars, setting vehicles on fire and attacking officers with rocks.

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Bears QB Cutler has thumb sprain

You don't have a choice. Jonathan Anderson would be "next man up" to replace Trevathan, but the Bears also could consider fourth-round draft pick Nick Kwiatkoski, who has yet to be active. Previous year alone 12 starting quarterbacks missed a combined 55 starts. The Bears aren't going to make the playoffs this season. Yeah I will be the first to admit that I didn't have high expectations for the Bears this year , especially after coming back from a 6-10 season and a last place ...

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Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel challenges new overtime rule

The lawsuit states that Kentucky has about 1,600 state workers that would be newly eligible for overtime pay as a result of the rule . Unusual said the change would force many state and local governments to eliminate services or layoff staff to cover the increase in employment costs.

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Granted more than 850 citizenships to immigrants... by mistake

According to the Department of National Security, the immigrants who obtained the papers were not identified yet, but one of the officials revealed that they are originally from countries that present a high threat to US and where the immigration rate is at its highest.

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New York City Explosion Injures 29, According to Officials

Mayor de Blasio refused to call the Chelsea bombing an act of terrorism during a press conference Sunday - even though Gov Cuomo used the term just hours earlier. The FBI and Homeland Security officials, along with the ATF arson and explosive task force are also at the scene. Police said investigations are ongoing and advised people to avoid the area.

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Don King uses the N-word while introducing Donald Trump

King, wearing a sparkly denim jacket, bejewelled with patriotic emblems, then recalled something he once told singer Michael Jackson about assimilation. "In my opinion that was a awful situation", he said, referring to the Tulsa shooting, "and we've seen others". "We did it in NY, it worked incredibly well and you have to be proactive and, you know, you really help people sort of change their mind automatically".

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Police Shooting Sparks Protest in Charlotte

One person was shot during the protests and is on life support, city officials announced on Twitter. The protests came in the wake of Tuesday's fatal shooting of the 43-year-old Scott. The protests continued for the second day and the scene grew violent again as night fell on Charlotte. As dusk turned to night, the protests erupted into violence as the protesters engaged in skirmishes with CMPD officers in riot gear.

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Trump Jr. tweet compares Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

The scion of America's most soiled real estate brand tweeted an image of a bowl of Skittles , accompanied by an ominous caption. The maker of Skittles sweets offers a blunt response to a social media post by Donald Trump Jr .in which he compares Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles.

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Angela Lansbury revives 'Beauty and the Beast' role in NY

The film is now 25 years old and the cast and crew came back together for a musical celebration which included this magical moment. 1991's Beauty and the Beast is my favourite Disney film. Angela Lansbury is such a queen. "Night-night", she said as the audience broke out in applause. Beauty and the Beast is one of those movies that people seem to forget is animated or a cartoon, as it is just so good.

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Dozens die after migrant boat capsizes off Egyptian coast

Survivors said up to 450 migrants were on board the fishing vessel when it sank about 12 kilometres (eight miles) off the coast of Rosetta, an Egyptian Mediterranean port city, on Wednesday morning. The deadly accident comes months after the EU's border agency Frontex warned that growing numbers of migrants bound for Europe were turning to Egypt as a departure point for the risky sea journey.

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Trump Pulling Away from Clinton in Battleground States

Jets pound Aleppo's rebel-held areas, defying U.S. History shows that a single bad debate performance can alter the trajectory of a USA presidential race. But Trump has recently been stirring up the kind of controversy he was known for during the primaries. The Clinton event was billed as "lunch with Hillary Rodham Clinton" and had four donation levels to attend.

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4 siblings killed, woman injured at Michigan home

MI man calls police to confess to brutal slaying of four children and attempted murder of his wife. He served 16 years in prison before he was released from parole in April 2010. It is alleged that Green poisoned the two younger children with carbon monoxide - duct tape was observed on the muffler of a vehicle in the garage and a plastic tube was attached to the auto - and then moved their bodies back inside the home.

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What we know about the NY and New Jersey bombings

The FBI released a wanted poster for Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, a naturalized USA citizen of Afghan descent. Ahmad Khan Rahami being taken into custody by police. Ahmad Khan Rahami in a photo released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "I don't believe the City of Elizabeth at this stage - was a target", he said, according to WUNF.

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US presidential race: Donald Trump Jr. becomes campaign flashpoint

Even the Wrigley Company which owns Skittles was disturbed by the failed analogy and they rebuked Junior by telling him refugees are not to be equated with candy. "We realize Idaho is not a battleground state, and that Donald Trump needs to be in other areas of the country". "For a confectionary brand that is associated with rainbows and colourful places to eat lollies and happy things, being drawn into these social issues is very damaging, particularly when they haven't had a say as to what ...

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Michelle Obama passport scan appears online in apparent hack

According to DC Leaks, the latest emails are from the Gmail account of Ian Mellul, who is said to coordinate with US secret service and local law enforcement to ensure the safety of the US First Lady and Vice President during official trips.


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