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Wells Fargo CEO Resigns from Fed Advisory Position

Stumpf and Ms. Tolstedt. Senators had pushed for Stumpf not to be reappointed, saying it was inappropriate for someone who presided over improper sales tactics to be giving advice to an agency involved with bank regulation. Brown was among those writing to Stumpf, along with Patrick Leahy of Vermont, Richard Durbin of Illinois, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Al Franken of Minnesota and Elizabeth Warren of MA.

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Hundreds Attend Funeral Of Terence Crutcher

In two videos provided by Tulsa police, Crutcher can be seen with his hands in the air shortly before he was shot. He says Shelby was so caught up in the encounter with Crutcher that she didn't realize backup officers had arrived. That lack of transparency by authorities was only made worse Friday when Scott's family released a two-minute, 12-second video broadcast on MSNBC that Scott's wife, Rakeyia Scott, recorded on her cellphone at the time of the killing.

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Christie used bridge authority to gain endorsements

Wildstein pleaded guilty previous year for his role in the politically motivated George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. Before Wildstein testified, U.S. Critchley said Wildstein did not answer to Kelly, and "we'll establish that without a doubt once we cross examine him". He said that Wildstein's claim that he reported to Kelly were "absurd".

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McConnell unveils stopgap spending bill, anti-Zika funds

Eight days before a critical deadline, congressional negotiations over government funding stalled Thursday, prompting Senate Republicans to force a vote on a bill that Democrats warned they would reject. "I am profoundly disappointed that Senate negotiators appear to have given in to the White House demands to hand over increased control of the Internet to authoritarian regimes like China, Russia, and Iran", Cruz said in a statement Thursday.

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Police release body camera, dashcam videos of deadly Charlotte police shooting

Four shots are heard and he falls to the ground. "I know the expectation is that video footage can be the panacea, and I can tell you that is not the case", he said. Protesters took to the streets throughout the week, with the demonstrations erupting into violence on Tuesday and Wednesday. City officials said police did not shoot 26-year-old Justin Carr.

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Tulsa police officer released on $50000 bail in Terence Crutcher shooting

Officer Betty Shelby , 42, was charged on Thursday for killing Terence Crutcher, 40, and faces at least four years in prison if she is convicted in the case that has stoked simmering anger among those who see racial bias in US policing. Police has not been able to determine whether Crutcher was under the influence at the time of the shooting. The affidavit says Crutcher was not responding to Shelby's verbal commands and was walking away from her with his hands held up.

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Witness Says Bridge Authority Used for Politics

David Wildstein, right, arrives at Martin Luther King Jr. Matt Mowers was giving evidence in the trial of two former allies of the governor accused of creating gridlock in Fort Lee to punish the town's mayor, a Democrat, for not endorsing the Republican governor's reelection.

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President Obama Vetoes 9/11 Bill, Possible Override by Congress Looms

Obama has served the longest period without a veto override of any president in more than a century. Known as " Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act " or JASTA, the bill creates an exemption to the doctrine of sovereign immunity established by a 1976 law, thus allowing USA citizens to sue foreign countries for terrorism that kills Americans on U.S.

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Owned universities teachers union sets strike date

Dr. Kenneth M. Mash of the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) said the two sides remain far apart after five days of meetings to discuss a new contract for faculty members, who have been working without a contract since June 2015.

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Why did the FBI Give Hillary Clinton's Aides Immunity?

It is unclear exactly how many pages the State Department will have to release as part of that order, but it is expected to be significantly fewer than 1,000 pages. It was shown that in a write up of the Abedin interview, it was said that Clinton "could not use a computer". Still, Chaffetz said he was " absolutely stunned " that the FBI would cut a deal with someone as close to the investigation as Mills.

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City 'changed forever' as authorities hunt mall gunman

Law enforcement officers work at the crime scene outside of Cascade Mall in Burlington , Wash., where several people were fatally shot on Friday, Sept. The FBI was assisting local authorities, but Michael Knutson, assistant special agent in charge of the Seattle FBI, said there was no evidence to point to terrorism.

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Clinton proposes 65 percent tax on US billionaire estates

But bigger estates would face rates of up to 65 per cent for property valued at more than US$1 billion per couple, under her proposal, an update of an earlier plan. Still, the plan drew immediate protests from conservatives, including the Trump campaign, which labeled it an "even more dramatic hike in the death tax".

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Obama vetoes bill to let 9/11 families sue Saudi Arabia

House and Senate next week. The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism act would allow allow courts to waive the immunity of a "foreign state, or of any official, employee, or agent of that foreign state while acting within the scope of his or her office, employment, or agency, regardless [of] where the tortious act or acts of the foreign state occurred".

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Obama used pseudonym in emails to Clinton

Instead, new staffers were "placed" by "top State officials" to take over the job of screening Clinton's emails; the witness said the officials - whose identities were redacted - had "a very narrow focus on all Clinton-related items and were put in positions that were not advertised".

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Gun found near Scott's body had his fingerprints, DNA says report

Smith. It is among a number of shootings over the past few years that have spurred debate about how and when police should use deadly force. The State Bureau of Investigation also has officially taken over the investigating of the police shooting.

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Obama opens new black museum in DC

The Smithsonian's 19th and latest addition to its sprawling museum and research complex is the first national museum tasked with documenting the uncomfortable truths of the country's systematic oppression of black people, while also honoring the integral role of African-American culture.

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Really? Trump Campaign Compares Refugees to Box of Skittles

Donald Trump Jr . (center), son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (right). The image also featured the official Trump logo, which the bigoted business mogul shares with his running mate, Mike Pence. Refugees are people . We don't feel it's an appropriate analogy. Jr.'s tweet suggests that just because there are plenty of peace-loving Muslims in America, there will always be one or two who have extremist ideas, which could lead to acts of terrorism.

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Pie suspect disagrees with mayor's priorities

Sacramento Magazine released four photos showing the confrontation and the aftermath. A protester says he put a pie in Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson's face because he disagrees with the mayor's priorities and has accomplished little with peaceful activism.

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USA opens investigation into Wells Fargo fake accounts scandal

Wells Fargo is being asked to turn over documents related to the scandal. When their effort to sell honestly failed, they "cooked the books", so to speak, by creating false accounts, perhaps revealing issues in training at an associate level, at least.

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Corruption charges against former top aide to Cuomo, others

Lobbyist Todd Howe, who also once worked for both Cuomos, was accused of arranging for the bribes, some paid to Percoco's wife. Cuomo issued his own statement indicating that he was "saddened and profoundly disappointed" at Percoco's arrest.

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Mall gunman at large, terrorism not suspected

And he also said he hopes that law enforcement officials will catch this SOB. Authorities said that a weapon had been found at the scene. The mall remained closed on Saturday. On Saturday morning, Cammock said the basis for the shooter's ethnicity was primarily based on security-camera images of a man with "dark hair" and with a darker complexion.

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Will This Help? Chicago To Hire 1000 Cops To Combat Violence

Brookins, who has expressed concern about the effects increased overtime was having on officers, thinks the new hires may reduce stress among officers, which could reduce the number of citizen complaints and police misconduct lawsuits that have the city has settled for tens of millions of dollars.

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Deadly attacks near Iraq's Tikrit city kills 12

The attacks were not claimed by any groups, but the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has frequently claimed credit for similar attacks in the area. One of the attackers were killed and the rest fled. Raed al-Jabouri called on security forces to review their plans and on residents to cooperate with the authorities. Tikrit was seized by Islamic State in June 2014, but the city has largely been spared the attacks that have plagued other parts of the country since its recapture.

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Brad Pitt being investigated for child abuse

According to Levin, Pitt has acknowledged that "some incident" had occurred but that no abuse was committed. Federal sources told Fox News that they were referred a case in regards to Pitt and his children. Jolie and their children were reportedly on the jet with Pitt, and TMZ's sources alleged that Pitt attempted to exit the scene in an airport fuel truck.

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Tulsa officer late to career, had de-escalation training

Tulsa city officer Betty Shelby shot Terence Crutcher after his auto broke down in the middle of a road. A still from the helicopter camera that recorded Shelby shooting Terence Crutcher on September 16. Video shows Crutcher walking away from Ofc. Shelby told the Tulsa Police Department about the incident in an application, stating that her former boyfriend hit her vehicle with a shovel, so she returned the favor and did damage to his auto.

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Clinton calls national security team after attacks, as Trump challenges her credentials

Trump began the day with a phone interview with Fox and Friends in which he took credit for identifying the Saturday night blast in NY as a bombing before authorities officially confirmed it. "We want to make sure we are only letting people into our country who love our country". "But New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Clinton supporter, pointed out that what Trump was proposing was a wholesale repudiation of the humanitarian, civic and legal values for which the U.S.

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Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

News 12 Long Island and News12.com will bring you special coverage of the first presidential debate, which takes place on Monday, Sept. 26. Fahrenkopf says if "Candidate A" says something that is wrong or inconsistent with what they've done or said in the past, "it's not the moderators job to say, 'hey, Candidate A, that's not what you said last week.' That's for Candidate B to do".

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Why wait for Election Day? Voting underway in Minnesota

The Allen County Election Board said it issued more than 2,100 absentee ballots Friday, starting off the early local voting season for the presidential election. It's up to local officials to decide whether to set up those centers or require voters to simply mail in their early ballots. Turner also advises voters to arrive early to their precincts as lines are to be expected at most polling places, but lines are likely to be shortest at mid-morning and mid-afternoon.

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Backlash against Somali-Americans feared following St. Cloud mall attack

With potential backlash set to follow the stabbing, Mohamoud Mohamed, a spokesman for the Central Minnesota Islamic Center in St. Cloud, said at the Sunday news conference the Muslim community in central Minnesota has no ties to any Islamic terrorist groups.

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Video shows moments before Keith Lamont Scott's shooting

Protesters shout as they march in the streets of Charlotte, N.C. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, to protest Tuesday's fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. He has said previously that the video will be made public when he believes there is a "compelling reason" to do so. "The question is on timing", Roberts said.

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Michigan Man Tells Police That He Murdered His Family

Green also is accused of attacking his wife, Faith Green , who is the mother of all four children. According to public records reviewed by The Huffington Post, she filed for divorce last month. 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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Clinton postponing visit to Charlotte

Then, if perchance, right will prevail, and Bernie shall win, We The People can collect another super reward by tuning in our TV and watching political dig-bats scurry around and go into the well-rehearsed and comical "conniption-fit-dance" they do every time they lose.

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Hill still the man as Cougars take on West Virginia — Blue Blood

Gibson will need another effort like that against a BYU defense that so far has not allowed more than 363 total yards in their first three games. Losses came against TCU (AT&T Stadium in 2011) and Missouri (Arrowhead Stadium in 2015). West Virgina head coach Dana Holgorsen was one of the early disciples of the so-called "Air Raid" offensive football philosophy, a passing scheme largely developed and advocated by LaVell Edwards' early coaching staffs.

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Elections chief questions ruling on voter purge

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit overruled a U.S. district court judge's decision that Husted was not violating any laws with the process he was using to take inactive voters off the rolls if they did not confirm their status.

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Alabama RB Damien Harris helped off field

Kent State's offense has not been able to muster much against Alabama's swarming defense. He finished the first quarter with six carries for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Barnett was 3-5 for 54 yards and a touchdown in the first half. Offensively, Alabama football is averaging 244.0 yards in passing and 233.3 yards in rushing.


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