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Troy Williams shows USC what it missed in victory

USC is a blue-blood program but has looked terrible against all three Power 5 teams the Trojans have faced this year. To be recruited by the Trojans is one of the biggest honors for most high school athletes, particularly those living in the Southern California area.

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Orlando releases more 911 calls about the Pulse nightclub massacre

The transcripts show a first glimpse of the investigation into Mateen after he called 911 to pledge allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is considered the leader of the Islamic State. " Call me Mujahedeen, call me the soldier of God ", Mateen said. A man identified only as Andy, a crisis negotiator for Orlando police, called Mateen at 2:48 a.m.

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NY Times editorial board endorses Clinton

And they are working, you know, around the clock. "Both levels of polling are unprecedented, individually and together". "If possible, I would encourage them to come at a later date", Roberts said, explaining that local law enforcement is strained now.

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Lil Boosie Responds To Manslaughter Charges Of White Tulsa Officer, Betty Shelby

Attorneys for Crutcher's family said even if there were drugs in the vehicle, it wouldn't justify the shooting. Thursday night, Attorney Scott Wood said Shelby left town recently due to death threats. Obama said protesters expressing their frustrations by looting or breaking glass aren't going to "advance the cause" of racial justice. Tulsa County jail records showed that the 42-year-old was released at 2:31 a.m.

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A new light on the Mall

ABOVE VIDEO: As the exhibits were installed, WTOP give you a sneak peak into the Smithsonian's newest museum . But the gesture came as small comfort to Tyre's family, who are calling for an independent investigation into their son's death.

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United States cop booked on manslaughter charge for shooting man

Shelby told investigators that Crutcher failed to comply with her instructions and she feared for her life, the affidavit said. Shelby became "emotionally involved" to the point that she overreacted, the affidavit states, adding that she was "not able to see any weapons or bulges indicating a weapon was present".

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Detroit's Levy out against Packers; Lions sign Gooden

His most successful season came as a rookie, when he recorded 519 receiving yards and four touchdowns on 37 catches. Unfortunately the former Marshall product has not been the same player since. DeAndre Levy will officially miss Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers with a quad injury, the second straight game he has had to sit out.

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Charlotte police release shooting footage

It's unclear if there's anything in the man's hands. The video recorded by Rakeyia Scott, wife of Keith Lamont Scott , does not show a view of the shooting itself and doesn't show whether Keith Scott had a gun, the New York Times reports .

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Image via Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Protesters raises their fists as they march in the streets of Charlotte , N.C. Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, over Tuesday's fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott. curfew. "Yes, based on the totality of what we see, he absolutely was in possession of a handgun", Putney said. Officers say they weren't concerned about the drugs until they noticed Scott had a gun.

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Transcripts of Omar Mateen's 911 call released

Mateen called Orlando city dispatchers at 2:35 a.m.to say, "I want to let you know that I'm in Orlando and I did the shooting". Later in the call Mateen refers to his "homeboy" Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombers, and calls him a "soldier of God".

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Former Cuomo Aide Joseph Percoco Among Nine Facing Public Corruption Charges

Bharara's office will announce at noon today public corruption charges against nine defendants including two former aides to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo , Joseph Percoco and Todd Howe, as well as the President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros.

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Man who hit Sacramento mayor with pie released from jail

The mayor had given a speech at the Seeds of HOPE dinner at Sacramento Charter High School Wednesday night before the man came up, pulled the pie from a bag, grabbed Johnson, and shoved it into his face, the mayor's Chief of Staff Crystal Strait said.

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'Thankful for my life' after mall shooting

Less than five miles away, law enforcement officers were still on the scene at Cascade Mall , where five people were killed by a gunman Friday night. "I don't know what his motivation was to continue, I don't know what his motivation was to stop, but I certainly intend to find out". Later a man who was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries died, Francis said in a statement early on Saturday morning.

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NYC, NJ bombing suspect's dad, Federal Bureau of Investigation dispute extent of warning

A family friend told CNN that the father of the man believed to have committed multiple jihadist bombings in NY and New Jersey last weekend stole his passport and abandoned him in Pakistan after the man, then a teen, had had a child with a Latin American woman.

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Hillary Clinton keeps huge lead over Donald Trump in NY state

The Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson, whose name also will be on North Carolina ballots, got 6 percent of the vote. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Saturday, Sept.

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Black history finds home on National Mall with new museum

Obama says the first national museum dedicated to African-American history and culture helps tell a "richer and fuller" story of who we are as Americans. Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, a longtime civil rights icon, worked with then-Sen. According to the museum's website, the building is now home of 'more than 36,000 artifacts.

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NY governor's ex-aide, university head charged with bribery

Howe pleaded guilty to several federal charges , including conspiracy to commit fraud, extortion, bribery and wire and tax fraud. As Percoco and Howe are emailing about a possible dinner with Peter Galbraith Kelly Jr ., an executive at an energy company eager to win state business.

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UGA RB Nick Chubb unable to return against Rebels after ankle sprain

The defense took care of the rest, pressuring the Bulldogs' freshman quarterback Jacob Eason , who was sacked three times and threw an interception, as well as limiting the running duo of Nick Chubb and Sony Michel to 123 total rushing yards.

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Baltimore Police: 3 gunmen shoot, wound 8 in attack

No weapons were recovered from the vehicle or were found at the scene, authorities said. Police cars also blocked a nearby intersection. The victims have been taken to local hospital, all with non-life-threatening injuries. "While talking on his cellphone, the suspect approaches the counter, hands the bank employee a note announcing an armed robbery, and demands money", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

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Activists protest Dakota pipeline at Sunoco's Newtown Square HQ

The Dakota Access Pipeline would transport crude oil from the Bakken/Three Forks oil fields in North Dakota to IL, crossing four states. Archambault spoke at the 33rd Session of the U.N. Those there call themselves protectors, not protesters. Proponents of the pipeline were not present. Nevertheless, the corps said the merits of the challenge were unlikely to stand.

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'Nerve-wracking' for town as gunman at large

State police released a grainy photo of the suspect taken by a surveillance camera. The unidentified suspect, who police described on Twitter as a Hispanic male, initially walked into the shopping center without the rifle but surveillance video later caught him brandishing the weapon, said Lt.

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South Carolina Gamecocks VS. Kentucky Wildcats football game tonight

The South Carolina Gamecocks face off against the Kentucky Wildcats tonight in a conference rivalry college football game on the fourth Saturday evening of the 2016 schedule. Turner's 12-yard TD run and Elliott Fry's 35-yard field, the Gamecocks didn't move the ball much. Bryan Edwards led in receiving with 68 yards in five catches while Hayden Hurst had 43 yards in two receptions.

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Absentee voting for 2016 Presidential Election begins today

The deadline to apply for a mailed absentee ballot is midnight October 31, the news release said. The last day for in-person absentee voting is Saturday, November 5. Non-registered voters in Coates, Miesville and New Trier can return their mail ballots or vote by absentee on Election Day at the Administration Center in Hastings until 8 p.m.

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Gabon opposition leader rejects court ruling upholding Bongo poll win

There have been concerns about violent protests following the court ruling. Bongo, who came to power in 2009, will now remain at the helm for a second 7-year term, succeeding his father Omar Bongo who had come to power in 1967 and passed away in 2009.

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FBI releases notes from Clinton email investigation

In other interviews released Friday evening, Clinton aides seemed generally unconcerned about her use of a private email server and said she adhered to standard security measures - arguments they have made extensively in public. The latest Federal Bureau of Investigation document cache also refers to the engineer who used BleachBit to permanently delete emails from Clinton's server soon after the House Benghazi Committee issued a subpoena for documents relating to the 2012 attack on the ...

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Kentucky joins lawsuit challenging new overtime rules

Hundreds of state employees who now aren't entitled to overtime pay would be entitled to it when they work more than 40 hours per week. It also will ensure the threshold is updated every three years by indexing it to salary growth in the lowest income region of the country-an unprecedented step.

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Fourth night of protests in Charlotte as protesters demand police release tapes

A two-minute video, recorded by Scott's wife Rakeyia and released to USA media outlets on Friday, showed the events leading up to the shooting, but not the shooting itself. The first night near the scene of the shooting and Wednesday and Thursday night protests in uptown Charlotte . Earlier Saturday, the NAACP in Charlotte joined the calls for police to share the footage, calling it " video that is ours".

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Less than a month left to register to vote in 2016 elections

Or choose a third-party or a write-in candidate? Also beginning October 17, all Absentee Vote Centers will be open between 8:30 a. m. and 7:00 p. m., Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a. In Houston County, the event will be from 2 to 5 p.m. the same day at Houston County Public Library on Spring Street in Erin. Voters who wait until seven days prior to the election can have their ballot counted right away by feeding it into the voting machine.

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Video demand dominates 5th day of protests in Charlotte

A man writes the name of Keith Scott during a protest against the police shooting of Scott in Charlotte , North Carolina. The 43-year-old black man was shot to death by a black officer on Tuesday. Even so, police have refused to release video from a police dashboard camera and body camera of the incident, saying its immediate release could compromise an investigation.

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Mall shooting in Washington state claims 5th victim

Police searched Saturday for a gunman authorities said opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at a mall north of Seattle , killing four females and one man, before fleeing toward an interstate on foot. On September 17, a man stabbed 10 people at a Minnesota mall before being shot and killed by an off-duty police officer. And at the news conference Saturday morning, Burlington Mayor Steve Sexton called the shooting a "senseless act" that has forever changed the city.

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Funeral begins for unarmed man shot by Tulsa police officer

Police said Crutcher did not have a gun on him or in his vehicle. Shelby joined the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2007 and stayed until 2011, resigning with a salary of $39,516. Prosecutors offered two possible theories: Shelby killed Crutcher impulsively in a fit of anger or wrongly killed him as she sought to detain him. At that point, Shelby pulled out her service weapon and followed Crutcher to the vehicle.

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Charlotte police release body and dashboard camera footage of fatal shooting

Former FBI agent and prosecutor M. Quentin Williams told NBC Charlotte's Michelle Boudin that the gun appeared to be cocked when the photo was taken at the crime scene. The question is on the timing". The officer involved in that shooting turned herself in early on Friday and was released on $US50,000 ($A66,000) bond.

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What we know about Ahmad Khan Rahami, suspect in NYC-area bombings

The AP's chief of global security, Danny Spriggs, said Rahami often engaged colleagues in long political discussions, expressing sympathy for the Taliban and disdain for U.S. He also was accused of violating a domestic-violence restraining order in 2012. He said he had all licenses required by New Jersey law. In Rahami's case, the law enforcement official said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had opened up an "assessment", the least intrusive form of an Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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Things to Know about deadly shootings at mall in Washington

According to surveillance video taken from the mall, the shooter appeared to enter the mall without a weapon; ten minutes later, he reappears on surveillance video at Macy's with a rifle in his hand . "We went in the back where we have a door and everything and we just stayed there until they told us to evacuate". A gunman police said killed five people in a Washington state mall remained at large Saturday as authorities appealed for help in identifying the suspect but said there were no ...

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Orlando killer repeatedly referenced ISIS, transcript shows

I want to let you know I'm in Orlando and I did the shooting ", the shooter told dispatchers in his brief first call to 911. " My name is I pledge of allegiance to (unidentifiable name) of the Islamic State ", he responded. "My homeboy (unidentified name) did his thing, OK, so now it's my turn, OK?" Tsarnaev and his brother, Dzhokar, planted bombs at the race in April 2013, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.


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