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Candidates react to police shootings

Mayor Bill de Blasio called Trump's proposal "appalling" and suggested that "he's either ignorant about the history of the city or he's lying about it". "I see what's going on here, I see what's going on in Chicago , I think stop-and-frisk". He said that when he referred to "stop and frisk" Wednesday, he was talking about Chicago .

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Congress Absolutely Unloads On Epipen CEO

While Bresch pointed to Mylan's response in expanding its patient assistance program (PAP) and its "unprecedented" step to offer an authorized generic at a 50 percent discount, lawmakers countered with her almost $19 million salary and the fact that the Epipen generates 9 percent of the profit for a company that markets 2,700 different products.

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524000 absentee ballots requested in Ohio

This is the first presidential election in which Minnesotans are allowed to vote absentee without a qualifying excuse. Almost 40,000 more requests have been returned for 2016 General Election compared to same point ahead of 2012 General Election.

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Many Workers Return To Downtown Charlotte

Officials don't know if anyone entered the building. The regional bus line says it has restored service to all lines. About 100 protesters have gathered at a park in uptown Charlotte, launching a third night of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a black man by a black police officer.

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Man shot during Keith Scott protest in Charlotte dies at hospital

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief Kerr Putney said he favors releasing the footage, but only when it can be part of a comprehensive package that incorporates all aspects of Scott's fatal shooting. Chief Putney said police arrested 44 people during protests in Uptown Charlotte last night. Earlier in the week, the Charlotte protests turned violent.

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Adrian Peterson has successful knee surgery

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will have surgery Thursday, Sept. 22, to fix a torn meniscus in his right knee and could be out the rest of the season. In its first game without Peterson, the new-look offense will have to face off against Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis. Guard Alex Boone said newly acquired quarterback Sam Bradford having stepped in so well for Bridgewater gives the the Vikings confidence that they can overcome the losses of Peterson and Kalil.

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Adrian Peterson could miss the rest of the season after knee surgery

Former Vikings safety Kurt Coleman is in the Panther secondary, and Zimmer said recently it was a mistake to cut him (Coleman had seven picks in 2015). Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford had a strong debut in Minnesota, completing 22 of 31 passes for 286 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions.

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Man suffocates daughters, shoots stepchildren, attacks wife in MI

Police arrived to the residence on Hipps street near Annapolis, when they found the man sitting on his front porch. Sources tell the station that man's 4-year-old girl and 6-year-old girl were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning in a auto and their bodies were later moved inside the home.

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Vikings' Adrian Peterson carried to locker room through a restaurant

Bradford banged his left hand on a helmet and was sent for an X-ray. "They seem to be able to get him in space a lot", said Panthers safety Kurt Coleman. He will have an MRI Monday, and we'll know a lot more about his playing status the rest of the season once those results are made public. "We have the best fans in the league, man, " Johnson said.

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Police Identify Suspect In Minnesota Mall Stabbing

Police officers did not definitively name Adan as the suspect, but his father, Ahmed Adan , and some in the city's Somali American community identified him as the attacker. Whatever the motive of the attack, police say lives were saved because of Falconer's actions. Ryan Schliep of Willmar says he initially saw the attacker with a girl and thought they were playing around.

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Chicago's mayor details mentoring plans in crime speech

Department of Justice investigation. But Emanuel did not elaborate on a funding source for new police officers - estimated at $134 million in just the first year of a two-year hiring push - though he said the city had raised half the money needed to provide mentoring for eighth, ninth and tenth-graders in Chicago's 20 most unsafe neighborhoods, with donations coming from Exelon, Peoples Gas and sandwich chain owner Jimmy John Liautaud.

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US Charlotte police refuse to release shooting video

Mr Scott's family said he was sitting in his auto reading a book and waiting for his daughter to get off a school bus, when he was approached and shot by police. Scott, 43, was shot Tuesday at an apartment complex on the city's northeast side. The family of the man who police fatally shot on Tuesday said footage of the shooting did not shed light on the incident.

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524k Ohio absentee ballots requested, 40k more than 2012

To fill out the absentee form online, they can go to www.fvap.gov. That year was the first-ever statewide mailing of absentee ballot applications. How does the in-person voting work? Facebook has been nudging people to vote since 2008 by posting reminders to head to their polling station on Election Day .

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Charlotte protests largely peaceful past curfew

The Governor said the request for an independent investigation came from District Attorney Andrew Murray. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Kerr Putney has said he won't release the video while a criminal investigation continues. The Associated Press account leaves a bare mention of the "black officer" until nearly the very end, quoting the Charlotte police chief at a press conference.

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Beale suspends all U-2 recon flights after deadly crash

Base officials said another pilot who survived sustained injuries that are not life-threatening and is in good condition at a local medical facility. "We're now working together to investigate the incident". The plane crashed into a rural area north of Sacramento, California. In 2012, the Air Force said it had spent $1.7 billion over eight years to modernize the aircraft with new flight and surveillance technology.

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Cuomo backers Kaloyeros, Nicolla facing corruption charges

Kaloyeros is scheduled to be arraigned in Albany City Court on Friday (Sept. 23). Alain Kaloyeros, who was paid more than $1 million in compensation through SUNY Polytechnic and the SUNY Research Foundation, was charged with three felonies for essentially rigging bids, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday, a few hours after the federal charges were announced against Kaloyeros and eight others.

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Tulsa officer who fatally shot man released on $50k bond

Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher, said the family was pleased criminal charges were filed and urged a vigorous prosecution that leads to a conviction. "Not only for this family, not only for Terence, but so it will be a deterrent for law officers all around this nation to know you can not kill unarmed citizens".

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Government's star witness set to take stand in bridge trial

David Samson was closest to Wildstein. Foye said that Wildstein "terrorized people", tried to tap the phones of co-workers and was hated by "hundreds and thousands" of people at the agency. Under cross-examination, Ma said that Foye was aware of the call to Cichowski before he made it. Reporters from The Record did dig further, eventually publishing a story that described how the closures were set in motion by an email from Kelly to Wildstein that simply said: "Time for some traffic ...

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Black boy with toy gun shot dead by OH policeman

Columbus police said that the differences in the Wednesday night shooting of Tyree King and the Cleveland case are stark. Rice was drawing an airsoft gun from his waist when Officer Timothy Loehmann, who is white, fired the fatal shots within two seconds of arriving outside a recreation center where the sixth-grader was, a prosecutor said.

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Kansas Joins Lawsuit Challenging New Federal DOL Overtime Rule

The suit says the federal Department of Labor simply doubled the salary basis in determining who is eligible for overtime instead of considering the type of work performed. Various representatives of the construction industry have also come out in opposition to the new rules. The overtime rule is created to restore the intent of the Fair Labor Standards Act , the crown jewel of worker protections in the United States.

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Policewoman charged over shooting of black man in Tulsa

Police did find a vial of PCP in his vehicle and Shelby's attorney claimed she thought Crutcher was high on the drug when she shot him. Lee F. Berlin, a Tulsa-based defense lawyer and a former assistant district attorney in Oklahoma, said prosecutors may at some point decide to move forward with only one of the theories or could present both to jurors and let them decide.

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Florida Gators vs. Tennessee Volunteers Predictions

The Gators are 3-0, but it's not a vintage UF team. Jordan Sherit, the Gator's outstanding defensive end will look to disrupt the Volunteers offense by putting pressure on the signal-caller. Do you think that maybe Florida's coaching staff will plan to lean on the run and the short-passing game against Tennessee's banged up linebackers and cornerbacks? "The atmosphere up there is insane", Florida safety Marcus Maye said.

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Giants RHP Johnny Cueto suffers groin injury

He will call his final game on October 2. The 28-year-old right-hander from Osaka, Japan, recorded his 15th win of the season in his last start, September 16 at Arizona. The bobblehead featured Scully with his hands over his heart thanking fans, depicting a warm moment from opening day this year. The Dodgers were 0 for 10 with runners in scoring position.

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Okla. officer who fatally shot Terrence Crutcher released on bond

Crutcher's death", Fallin said . This undated file photo provided by the Tulsa Oklahoma Police Department shows officer Betty Shelby . Attorneys for Crutcher's family said they were "happy charges have been brought" against the officer and they will be seeking a "vigorous prosecution" of this case that results in a conviction.

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Mariners lose playoff ground with 10-2 loss to Blue Jays

Let's put it that way". "We've just got to continue to play good baseball and keep our heads up". Knuckleballer R.A. Dickey (10-15), who pitched five scoreless innings in his last start on Friday, came on in the 12th for his first relief appearance after 29 starts.

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Florida Gators vs Tennessee Volunteers game preview

Florida and Tennessee are scheduled to meet again on September 16, 2017 in Gainesville, Fla . "And the more that I've learned about him, the more that I've wanted to be like him". "We are going to need some youngsters, who play sparingly, to step up and embrace their role and do their job because the expectations on our special teams will not change no matter who is on the field".

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Convicted murderer accused of killing more relatives in second slaying

Police say Gregory Green also killed his two biological daughters, ages 4 and 5, by carbon monoxide poisoning from exhaust from the family's auto. The children's mother, Faith Green, 39, was found bound and bleeding. Investigators believe Gregory Green accused his wife of cheating on him before he carried out the horrific act, WXYZ-TV reported . Police have not said what the motive was.

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U-2 spy plane crashes in California killing pilot

One pilot was killed and another injured w. A U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane crashed near the Sutter Buttes in California on Tuesday, killing at least one of the pilots. Two pilots were onboard and ejected the aircraft. The plane slammed into the Sutter Buttes and caught fire about 20 miles west of the runway. The pilots landed a short distance away.

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What voters need to know about state election laws

October 18 to accommodate registrants. Registered voters can vote in person at their County Auditor's office by bringing along a photo Identification Card (ID) such as a driver's license, nondriver ID, passport including a picture, tribal identification card including a picture, or student ID including a picture.

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US prepares for autonomous vehicles with new policy

Foxx said that his agency will consider creating new federal standards for designs that remove the steering wheel and pedals from cars, according to USA Today . The NHTSA said it plans to propose a requirement that automakers report to regulators on the results of their testing of self-driving vehicle systems.

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GfK poll shows which candidate voters trust on top issues

That cohort of voters gives Trump, who is counting on compiling majorities in more rural parts of the state, an opening if he can prove to them that he can deliver on changes in the gridlocked political system that they want, said Christopher Borick, who teaches political science at the school in Allentown and is director of the poll.

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Rasmussen: Trump leads Clinton by 5 points nationally

That's a robust, 19-point margin that's nevertheless smaller than the once Clinton holds over Trump among Latinos in Colorado (51 points), Nevada (29 points), North Carolina (38 points) and OH (22 points). The margin of error is 4.4 points. That's a slightly wider lead for Rubio than other polls have shown but it's less than the 13-point margin (46%-33%) Rubio enjoyed in a poll Suffolk conducted in August.

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Oklahoma Officer Charged With Manslaughter in Unarmed Man's Death

The charges come as the country is already on high alert after riots in Charlotte Tuesday and Wednesday injured at least 20 police officers and resulted in a demonstrator being shot and killed, the city of Charlotte says, by another demonstrator.

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Girl says she was dizzy, confused, scared

The videos show passersby watching as officers repeatedly told the girl, who was handcuffed, "you are going to get sprayed", and ordered her to put her feet inside the patrol vehicle. The video was obtained from the Facebook Page of Robin Ficker Law Offices , who is representing the girl and her family. While the officers had allegedly arrived on the scene to take the girl to the hospital, they began referring to her in criminal terms.

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Florida Gators QB Luke Del Rio ruled out against Tennessee Volunteers

The hero of the Florida Gators' come-from-behind win last season against Tennessee likely will be available for Saturday's showdown in Knoxville. He was a Freshman All-America pick previous year, when he totaled 35 receptions for 675 yards and four touchdowns.


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