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Christie kept spreadsheet of favors done for Dem mayors

Just before the start of what could be a week of testimony from Wildstein, a tractor-trailer jackknifed on the George Washington Bridge, leading to a fuel spill that closed some lanes going to New Jersey. "I saw much to do about nothing", Critchley said. In early 2014, Christie's political team sent an email to donors and supporters saying that Wildstein "will do and say anything to save David Wildstein".

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Uri attack may be reaction to Indian brutalities: PM

The premier rejected the Indian allegations on Uri attack as "irresponsible" and "without any evidence". BCCI chief Anurag Thakur on Friday ruled out the possibility of reviving bilateral cricket ties with Pakistan in the near future. "India has defeated Pakistan in the wars of 1965, 1971 and Kargil (1999)". Indian representative at United Nations Syed Akbaruddin on Friday said what is finding resonance among the worldwide community is the terror threat that India is facing and not what ...

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Dozier sets new AL mark, but Twins fall to Tigers

They handed us our lunch here (in Seattle) earlier in the year. "Nice to see them get going again". Detroit (80-70) trails the Orioles by one game. But those numbers improved after Paxton pitched seven innings, allowing one run on five hits, while striking out nine and walking none to improve to 5-7 for the season.

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Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims' families to sue Saudi

Congressional leaders plan to have override votes in the coming days, and supporters of the legislation say they are confident they can succeed in overturning the president's action. Currently, foreign government can't be sued in USA courts. Those papers traced a link between some Saudi diplomats and citizens and the hijackers before the attack.

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Ted Cruz Finally Gave In And Endorsed Donald Trump

During the heated primary battle, Mr Trump insulted Mr Cruz's wife , Heidi, for her physical appearance. It was unclear if the statement would include an actual endorsement . Cruz , who is up for reelection in two years, had no easy way to reunite conservatives behind him. Of course, the long game here - and what many believe in their hearts - is that Ted Cruz is trying to find the best path forward for a future presidential bid.

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Mosque Burned In Florida

According to Major David Thompson of the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office , both the Fire District Investigator and the Florida State Fire Marshall have been working this active scene. Later in the day, the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office released a statement about the fire. No one was injured in the attack, and the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office sought assistance identifying the suspect, whom the authorities described as a white or Hispanic male.

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Hillary Clinton Regains Momentum Against Donald Trump

She said she is tested and ready: "I have sat at that table in the Situation Room". For months, Democrats argued that voters would get "serious" about the campaign once it reached the fall and would reject Donald Trump's no-holds-barred approach.

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Man Who Set Fire To Omar Mateen's Mosque Is Arrested

Thompson added that they found a motorcycle at Schreiber's home that was consistent with the one seen in surveillance video from the night of the mosque fire . Benson said his reform synagogue, Temple Beth El Israel, has tried unsuccessfully in the past to reach out to the mosque. After a flash, the man left on a motorcycle.

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Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency

While voters don't trust Trump either, scepticism of Clinton runs deeper and provides an opening for Trump to potentially tighten the race in the final month and a half. In a four-way race that also includes Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein, Trump leads Clinton 42 percent to 37 percent in the Buckeye State.

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Clinton, Trump scrap plans to visit protest-hit city

In the meantime her prayers are with the people of Charlotte during these hard days. Palmieri said Clinton planned to visit Charlotte on Sunday, Oct. Police chief Kerr Putney told reporters Thursday that the footage will not be released to the public as it might "undermine" the ongoing investigation into Scott's death .

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Suspect arrested in deadly shooting of NC protester

He provided few other details about the arrest or the suspect but said that video led investigators to the shooter. Scott is seen on the ground surrounded by police officers moments after the shots were fired. He better not be fucking dead. In contrast to the tension in Charlotte, the city of Tulsa, Oklahoma, was calm after a white police officer was charged with first-degree manslaughter on Thursday for a fatal shooting also captured on video.

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Funeral to be held for Ohio boy, 13, fatally shot by police

King was shot and killed on September 14 by Columbus Police Officer Bryan Mason, a 9-year veteran of the Columbus police force. "Based on this new information and as more facts emerge, the family asks for the public to continue to withhold final judgment until all the facts are known and vetted", family attorney Sean Walton said in a statement .

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Jets' Marshall, Decker sit out practice, Forte limited

After the Jets, Kansas City visits the Steelers before getting a week off. "As far as today, obviously I'm not where I want to be, but the good thing is there's still time". Howsare, a converted linebacker from Clarion University, was signed as an undrafted free agent a year ago. In two games this season, Howsare played three snaps on offense and was in on 30 special teams plays.

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'I Did the Shooting': Orlando Nightclub Massacre 911 Calls Revealed

In one of the calls shortly before 3 am on the morning of the shooting, Omar Mateen tells the negotiator to "tell America to stop bombing Syria and Iraq". The negotiator asked where Mateen was so officers could get him help. Mateen at one point questioned the negotiator and asked what year the negotiator graduated from the police academy.

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Wife of Keith Scott Filmed Husband's Deadly Encounter with Charlotte Police

Shortly after Rakeyia convinces Scott to get out of the auto, gunshots erupt. The wife of Keith Lamont Scott videotaped the encounter between her husband and police on Tuesday. Police claim it was a gun. " A thorough investigation relies on multiple factors, and I can tell you one piece of evidence will never, ever make a good case ", Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Chief Kerr Putney told reporters Friday morning.

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Third-party candidates ruled out for first US presidential debate

The commission is requiring candidates receive at least 15 percent in the polls, Johnson gets just over 9 percent, and Stein gets 3-percent. Jill Stein is running for the Green Party, but has not gained ballot access in all 50 states. The commission also said that the October 4 vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville will only include Sen. That question is created to not have people answer "I don't know yet", and it punishes any new candidate if their party does not ...

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Hillary Clinton Appears on 'Between Two Ferns' With Zach Galifianakis

Galifianakis asks. "Are we gonna be stuck with Tim Kaine for 9 months?" "How does this work?" "You need to get out more", she responded. "Not a one", Clinton replied. "That is even more appropriate", Clinton adds. "I would stay in the United States", Clinton said. When Galifianakis wonders whether that means Clinton will "lead the civil war", Clinton says she will not "take up arms" because that would be "extreme".

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Scott family releases video recorded as police approached auto

Did you shoot him? The shocking footage showed police ignoring the desperate pleas of Mr Scott's wife. "He better not be f--ing dead, he better not be f--ing dead". I'm going to record, though.He better be alive because.I come You better be alive. He better live, you hear this and you see this, right? How about that? Yes, we here, over here at 50.

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Was the New York Post's Jennifer Aniston Cover Funny or Too Far?

Meanwhile, GamenGuide has previously reported that Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux did not celebrate their wedding anniversary this year. Aniston's name was trending for two days as memes portrayed the actress as celebrating the drama surrounding Jolie and Pitt's divorce, The Independent noted.

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Pac-12 predictions for the start of full conference play

Last year, USC ruined Utah's ideal season as the Utes turned the ball over four times in a 42-24 loss. A battle of West Coast teams takes place Friday night in college football when the USC Trojans are on the road to play the Utah Utes.

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United Russia to get 76.22% of seats in the new State Duma

The nationwide turnout in Sunday's polls was a modest 47 percent, which analysts attribute largely to apathy among the many Russians disenchanted by the hardships of an economic slowdown made worse by Western sanctions over Ukraine. Reporters at one polling station in Mordovia region of central Russian Federation has witnessed several people after ballot their vote, coming back later and voted again.

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Iowa groups petition DOJ to stop Dakota Access pipeline construction

A group of Democratic-NPL Party candidates for statewide and legislative office said Thursday that stakeholders need to sit down together and discuss solutions to the month-plus protest over the Dakota Access Pipeline . Proponents of the pipeline were not present. According to the Des Moines Register , lawyers for Dakota Access LLC told the Iowa Utilities Board late last month that almost a quarter of the pipeline's section in Iowa has been welded and lowered into the ground.

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Photographer Behind Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittle Tweet Was a Refugee

He wrote: "This image says it all". - Jason Sparks (@sparksjls) September 20, 2016Even if we did bring in a few bad Skittles - and there's no evidence we do - you take that risk to save these Skittles , you monstrous dope. "America has become less safe under Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, and Clinton's planned 550% increase in Syrian refugees is a risky proposal that will put American lives at risk", Miller said.

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'Magnificent Seven' cast on how diversity helped make a modern western

In order to keep the town under his control, he has bought off the sheriff and his deputies and brought in his own ruthless men to scare the citizens into submission. Pay special attention to Ethan Hawke's character. Open this weekend, the updates the classic John Sturges movie with bigger, more complicated action sequences while still maintaining the core story of a town on its last legs and the hard-bitten men who decide to help them.

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Hillary Clinton Does "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis

Clinton comes off well in the clip as she mainly does deadpan reactions and stares Zach down as he asks her things like if she is excited to be the first "girl president", and what her typing and coffee skills were like as Secretary of State.

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Carolina Panthers react to situation in Charlotte

Gov. Pat McCrory declared a state of emergency in Charlotte on Wednesday night and sent the National Guard and state troopers in to help restore peace after two nights of looting and rioting. "I salute Colin Kaepernick for his stand, for what he stands for, but at the end of the day, I also can make a stand in my own right", Newton said.

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Suspected bomber's father warned Federal Bureau of Investigation of son's behavior in 2014

He has been unconscious and intubated for much of the time since undergoing surgery, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a court filing. Rahami said that during the course of the investigation he told agents from the bureau everything he knew about his son's activities.

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Orlando Releases Transcripts of Pulse Shooter's Calls To Crisis Negotiator

About an hour after the shooting started, a police dispatcher called a fire dispatcher to say they believe there's an SUV in the club's parking lot with explosive tied to it. Mateen emerged shooting and the team killed him, police said. The city was ordered by a state court judge to release any calls that did not fall under an exemption in state public records law.

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After bitter battles, Cruz expected to say he will vote for Trump

And Americans are much more likely to say they trust Clinton than Trump to do a better job handling the US image overseas. Speaking at a rally at a union hall in Houston, Kaine said Trump has a troubling history of calling women "fat pigs" and "dogs".

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Cruz Says He's Willing To Forgive Trump for Family Attacks

The senator, who drew ire at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in July for not endorsing Trump , said electing Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton would be "wholly unacceptable". Trump also retweeted an unflattering photo of Heidi Cruz contrasted with a photo of Trump's wife Melania, a retired model. "And if you don't want to see a Hillary Clinton presidency, I encourage you to vote for him", he wrote on his Facebook page.

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Arson Suspected as Fire Damages Mosque Where Orlando Shooter Worshiped

Lucie County Sheriff's Office said . A passerby, who spotted the flames, reported the fire. Police speculate that the timing of the arson to coincide with the aftermath of the 15 anniversary of the 9/11 attack was not coincidental; the day also coincides with the celebration of Eid Al Adha, one of the holiest times of the year in Islam.

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Clinton Plans Trip to Charlotte After Police Shooting, Unrest

Scott's wife, Rakeyia Scott , tells officers that he has a TBI, or traumatic brain injury. Moments later, Scott is seen lying face down on the asphalt surrounded by officers . Earlier, Charlotte's police chief said there is at least one video from a body camera and one other video from a dashboard camera that captured the deadly shooting of a black man by an officer .

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Cruz to vote for Trump, whom he once called 'utterly amoral'

Cruz announced Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, he will vote for Donald Trump, a dramatic about-face for the Texas senator who previously called the NY businessman a "pathological liar" and "utterly amoral". "Like many other voters, I have struggled to determine the right course of action in this general election", Cruz said Friday on his Facebook page. Cruz finished second to Trump in the primary and balked at previous promises to endorse the eventual nominee.

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Hillary Clinton Coming To Charlotte, Wants Police Video Released

The fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott on Tuesday has sparked protests in Charlotte and is the latest incident to fuel a national discussion about lethal police force, particularly against African-Americans. "Charlotte should release police video of the Keith Lamont Scott shooting without delay", Clinton wrote on Twitter . "The 70-year-old reality TV star said in order to make cities safer for citizens, we must work with our police - not against our police".

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Video from wife's cell phone shows fatal encounter with police

The video , taken by Scott's wife, does not clearly show the exact moment he was shot by police on Tuesday. "When told by police to exit his vehicle, Mr. The response in each city may be related to how quickly officials released information in the case, policing experts said. As Scott's wife records, police are heard yelling "Drop the gun!" The Democratic presidential nominee's campaign said she would travel to Charlotte on Sunday, one day before her first high-profile debate with ...


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