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Man who assaulted, was beaten by, Mayor Kevin Johnson gives interview

Sean Thompson, who is facing charges for striking Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson in the face with a pie, appears in Sacramento Superior Court, Friday, Sept. Asked why he resorted to a violent act, Thompson said, "Pie throwing was the least violent action I could take". "They got into a scuffle and started rolling around on the ground and looks like that guy (Thompson) got the worst of it", Faber said.

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Exxon to pay $12M for Yellowstone oil spill

Exxon Mobile agrees to a multimillion dollar settlement with Montana and the USA government for a 2011 oil spill in the Yellowstone River , not pictured. All of us as Montanans lost something when that spill occurred. The money will go towards restoring fish and animal habitat as well as ensuring recreational use of the river.

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RBS share price tumbles as Deutsche Bank fine reignites United States settlement fears

Wall Street was near session lows late on Friday morning as Oracle led a decline in tech stocks and financials came under pressure in the wake of Deutsche Bank's mammoth $14-billion fine. In April of previous year, Deutsche Bank also paid a record $2.5 billion to settle American and British charges that it had manipulated the London Interbank Offered Rate, or Libor, affecting commercial interest rates.

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Tulsa Police Officer Booked, Released in Terence Crutcher Shooting Case

Officer Betty Shelby was booked at 1.11am and was held in custody for 20 minutes before posting bail. An affidavit said Shelby became "emotionally involved to the point that she overreacted" on a Tulsa street while dealing with Crutcher, an unarmed black man, on September 16.

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U.S. House panel to hold hearing on Wells Fargo accounts scandal

Sherrod Brown, the senior Democrat on the senate panel, blasted Wells Fargo for exploiting customers and the bank's slow response to control the abuse. Under the guise of giving a customer overdraft protection, bankers would open credit card and savings accounts for them, knowing the savings account would never be funded to a level that would actually provide protection, Miller said.

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Careless Cardinals fall to Arrieta, Cubs 5-0

The Cardinals managed just five singles and struck out a total of 13 times while falling a full game back of the Mets and Giants. "I couldn't locate early", he said. Leake gave up five runs, seven hits and three walks. Arrieta struck out the side in the first and was given a big lead with four runs in Chicago's half of the inning.

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Syria's Government Has Launched an Offensive on Aleppo

It said the Turkish Air Force also carried out strikes on Islamic State targets, destroying five buildings, while six rebels were wounded in an Islamic State auto bomb attack northeast of the town of Azaz. Ammar al-Salmo, head of Aleppo's Civil Defence Force, a volunteer rescue squad, said that three of his group's centres had been bombed and that some of their rescue vehicles had been knocked out.

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Absentee Voting Starts Today in Virginia

Presidential elections always bring out the most voters - and thus the most questions and problems with registration status and voting places. Qualified Virginia voters may vote absentee in person at their local voter registration office or vote absentee by mail.

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Clinton to visit Charlotte, urges release of police video

Authorities said a black police officer fatally shot Scott, a black man and a father of seven, in an apartment complex parking lot as officers looked for another man named in a warrant they were trying to serve. She also said that a new state law, which would deny public access to police body cam and dashcam footage without a judge's orders, would not apply to the Scott case since the shooting occurred before the law goes into effect October 1.

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Samsung postpones Galaxy Note7 launch

About a quarter of affected phones had been exchanged in the United States by Tuesday, according to a spokeswoman for Samsung's USA subsidiary. An official of Samsung Electronic West Africa, Mr Zain Mamudu, says the Samsung Galaxy Note7 has not been officially introduced into the Nigerian market.

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Clinton Leads Trump By 7 Points In National Poll

Both candidates will need to be mindful of the usual "do-no-harm" admonitions, i.e., be loose but not too loose, be careful but not too stiff, don't get gimmicky, etc. Beyond immigration, voters say they trust Clinton over Trump by wide margins when it comes to health care, race relations and negotiations with Russian Federation.

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Clinton, Trump no longer making trips to Charlotte following mayor's request

Two police videos from a dashboard camera and an officer's body camera show how Scott died, but have not been released to the public. "After further discussion with community leaders, we have chose to postpone Sunday's trip as to not impact the city's resources", the campaign said in a statement.

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Tulsa shooting: Betty Shelby charged with manslaughter after killing Terence Crutcher

Police cameras, including ones mounted in squad cars and in a helicopter, captured the Crutcher shooting on tape. On September 16, she shot dead Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man. But spokeswoman Amy Elliott said a full autopsy report and toxicology results for Crutcher were not yet complete. No dashcam footage exists from Shelby's auto because she didn't activate her emergency lights - which in turn switches on the camera - when she came upon the abandoned vehicle in the roadway.

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Clinton postpones visit to Charlotte after mayor's request

Republican Donald Trump took off on Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton late Friday for postponing her planned trip to Charlotte, North Carolina, where the streets remain filled with demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott .

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Charlotte mayor urges Hillary Clinton to postpone visit

Hours later, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's campaigns said they were dropping plans to visit the city in the upcoming days, though neither campaign mentioned Jennifer Roberts' plea. "We appreciate the support of the candidates, we appreciate that they are concerned about Charlotte". Amid increased pressure to do so, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has not yet released dashcam footage of the shooting.

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Pilot killed in U-2 crash identified; planes grounded

It was not the first time that a Beale U-2 has crashed in Northern California. One pilot was killed and another injured whe. According to a report from Beale Air Force Base, the two pilots were the only individuals on board. The Air Force said the plane was conducting a training mission on a routine flight path before something went wrong and the high-flying aircraft slammed into a mountainous area about 20 miles west of the runway.

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Obama to veto bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

The Senate had already approved the bill four months ago and it now goes before President Barack Obama. If Obama vetoes the bill, the Republican-majority House and Senate could override him, so long as two-thirds still support the legislation.

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Suspect arrested in Charlotte protester's death

Tanner said she did not have a "clear line of vision" and did not see what happened to Carr. Protesters took to the streets for a third night but were largely peaceful Thursday. Scott's family viewed two police videos on Thursday. In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America", Obama declined to address specific cases, although he noted that the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, had invited the Justice Department to investigate the shooting there.

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New Jersey imam speaks out against violence

A few minutes later, two men pass by the luggage and appear to admire it, police said. This video frame grab provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The wife of Ahmad Khan Rahami , the man charged with planting bombs in NY and New Jersey, has returned to the USA, law-enforcement officials said Thursday, as investigators continued pressing to figure out who, if anyone, knew about the bomb plan.

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Trump calls for unity in Charlotte in attempt to attract black voters

President Barack Obama speaks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards Dinner, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in Washington . Trump. President Barack Obama took direct aim at GOP nominee Donald Trump's assertion that conditions for African Americans now are worse than they have been at any time in USA history, saying in an interview aired Friday that even young children know better than that.

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Tulsa officer booked, released on bond

Tulsa officer Betty Shelby was booked into the county jail early on Friday and released minutes later on bail. Benjamin Crump, an attorney representing the Crutcher family, said reports linking Crutcher to drugs were an attempt to "intellectually justify" Crutcher's death.

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How Hillary Can Win the First Debate

The Trump Campaign alleged that Clinton Foundation is first and foremost an arm of the Clintons' political and buck-raking apparatus. He would preen to the assembled autocrats and bureaucrats about forcing America to take in a record number of refugees, and blast Donald Trump for putting America First.

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How Texas' voter ID law landed it in federal court _ again

Ramos also ordered Texas to educate voters about their ability to vote without an ID if they can not "reasonably obtain it". The state agreed to weaken its strict voter ID law in July, after a federal appeals court found the 2011 Texas law discriminated against minorities and the poor.

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'You should resign': Sen. Elizabeth Warren grills Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf

In a tense exchange, Senator Elizabeth Warren badgered Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf on why he had not offered to give up any of his compensation or to resign in the wake of the fake accounts controversy. "You haven't resigned, you haven't returned a single nickel of your personal earnings, you haven't fired a single senior executive", Warren said.

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Scott family releases video recorded as police approached vehicle

The gun police say they recovered from the scene of Scott's shooting was loaded, a source close to the investigation told CNN . "Don't shoot him! Don't shoot him! Don't shoot him", she is heard saying as the footage begins. Her requests are interrupted by men, believed to be police officers, shouting "drop the gun". The killing of Scott, 43, sparked three nights of fiery protests and violent clashes between protesters and law enforcement.

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Ted Cruz sets aside rivalry to vote for Donald Trump

The vast majority of calls coming into Cruz's office had turned increasingly negative in recent weeks with many voters urging him to support Trump to prevent a Clinton victory, according to Republicans familiar with the situation. An overwhelming 82 percent of LGBT registered voters said they have an unfavorable impression of Trump compared to 41 percent who said they have an unfavorable impression of Clinton.

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Hillary Clinton spars with Zach Galifianakis on 'Between Two Ferns'

One of its most viewed episodes featured Obama as its guest . When Galifianakis asks Clinton what she thinks Trump will wear to the debate, she replies, "I assume he'll wear, you know, that red power tie". Palmieri said in a statement. How many words per minute could she type? Bernie Sanders (I) of Vermont to spread that message. Opinion polls show that Clinton has difficulty attracting young voters, a demographic that had strongly supported President Barack Obama.

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David Ortiz claims fart in Red Sox dugout

His five strikeouts were a little low for Price, but he has shown in his last nine starts that he is the front-line starter the Red Sox thought they had when they signed him. It was the first time since 2002 that the Orioles were swept at home by Boston in a four-game series. The Orioles took a 1-0 lead in the third. His last loss came on August 7.

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Red Sox complete sweep of Orioles; streak up to eight

Cleveland is also in that race, half a game behind Boston, after defeating Kansas City, whose World Series defense looks as good as over, now five games off the wildcard pace. The Mets had been 0-63 this year when trailing after eight innings. HOUSTON - Ricky Nolasco worked seven shutout innings and Albert Pujols' first-inning home run stood as Los Angeles snapped an 11-game losing streak against Houston Astros with a victory at Minute Maid Park.

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Absentee ballots being mailed for 2016 election

Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon has urged voters to participate in early voting. You can vote early in person at any county elections office. A poll worker at the downtown Minneapolis Early Voting office estimated that there were approximately 15 people in line when doors opened at 8:00 a.m.

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Brock Osweiler: 'I'll take the blame' for Texans' loss to Patriots

The Houston Texans won't dwell on their 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots. My honorary mention is Malcolm Butler who did a fantastic job shutting down whoever he was covering on each play but Jacoby Brissett handled the prime time stage in his first career start as a rookie.

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Keith Scott's Wife Filmed Police Shooting

Scott's wife released her cellphone video of the incident on Friday, which includes audio of her shouting "don't shoot him" and saying that he didn't have a gun. The arrest came hours after hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in Charlotte for the third consecutive night. "All questions related to the investigation need to be referred to the SBI".

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Long a Rival, Ted Cruz Endorses Trump in US Presidential Race

Kennedy assassination. In a Facebook post from his verified page on Friday, Ted Cruz officially endorsed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, ending months of steadfastly withholding his support from the NY businessman. But Trump continued to shoot from the hip and seemed to have a real talent for making claims that drove Cruz insane. The former presidential hopeful then goes on to state six policies he is basing his support on and Trump and Clinton's response to each.

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Man who shot 2 at Tennessee plant had gun permit

TBI says a preliminary investigation indicates that Ricky Swafford , a long-time employee of the plant, became upset during a meeting with his two supervisors. "We mourn as a community and a community of coworkers", Joyce said. Swafford abruptly left the meeting, and the building, before returning to the plant to find the two supervisors.

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Betty Shelby: Charged with Manslaughter in Terence Crutcher Shooting

Shelby's attorney says Crutcher was acting strangely when she approached him, and Shelby thought he might be reaching for a weapon in his auto. Video released by law enforcement on Monday (Sept 19) shows police officers in Oklahoma fatally shooting Crutcher whose vehicle was stalled in the middle of the street.


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