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Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve

Ted 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". "Mr. Trump recognized that Israel and its citizens have suffered far too long on the front lines of Islamic terrorism", said a statement from Trump's office.

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Marlins star Fernandez dead at 24

Born in Santa Clara, Cuba, Fernandez successfully defected from his native country when he was 15, journeying by boat with his mother and others from Cuba to Mexico. "Baseball's one of those games it's unforgiving because it keeps moving and it keeps going", Shapiro said. "They say they're OK but you know they're not", Girardi said.

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Ted Cruz "Comes To Jesus"

The Texas senator said two reasons led to his decision to support Trump. Second, he made a decision to support Trump mainly because he wants to prevent Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton from winning the race. Mr. Cruz's popularity has been on the decline after he refused to support Mr. Trump at the RNC. Cruz said that he did not demand an apology as a condition for his endorsement because "at the end of the day it's not about me, it's not about my family, it's about the country".

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Busted for fraud, Wells Fargo now under fire for labor practices

The embattled bank says the change, announced early Tuesday, will be effective January 1. A spokeswoman for Wells Fargo said the bank strived to make all employees "feel valued, rewarded and recognized" in an environment that includes "market competitive compensation, career-development opportunities, a broad array of benefits, and a strong offering of work-life programs".

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Trump, Netanyahu meet for nearly 90 minutes

Netanyahu was expected to meet in NY with the presidential nominees of the two major parties in what could set the tone for future relations between Israel and the next White House administration. While Israel calls Jerusalem its capital, few other countries accept that, including the United States. Netanyahu's aides stressed then that the prime minister "absolutely did not" ask Trump to cancel his visit.

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Marlins' pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident

None of the three people who were aboard the boat was wearing a life vest. It was Wednesday, the last time I saw Jose Fernandez alive, just hours after watching the greatest pitching performance of perhaps his Miami Marlins career. Overturned: The boat overturned in the crash, killing Fernandez and at least two other people. The game between the Atlanta Braves and?Marlins was cancelled at Marlins Park.

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Will do more for women as president than Clinton

The Republican nominee suggested he might put Gennifer Flowers , a woman who had a relationship with Bill Clinton, "right alongside" Cuban. Take our brief survey about the 2016 election now , and receive 20% off in the PEOPLE Shop as a thank you for your time .

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump To Meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Haaretz reported that Kerry in the meeting said that Israelis and Palestinians are "moving in the direction of a binational state rather than a Palestinian state alongside Israel and are also headed toward war". Netanyahu's meeting with Clinton is expected Sunday evening. Netanyahu has been in NY for the United Nations General Assembly meeting. Clinton also was expected to meet with the prime minister in NY on the eve of the first debate between the candidates.

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NYC Bombing Suspect Was Shot 7 Times, Officials Say

Federal charges in the bombings have yet to be filed. When detailing the bombs he wanted to make, the suspect wrote "In the streets they plan to run a mile", which prosecutors now believe is in reference to the Seaside Park 5K explosion, and "Inshallah [God willing] the sounds of bombs will be heard in the streets".

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NY Times Issues Correction After Saying Charlotte Shooting Victim Was Unarmed

Earlier in the week, prior to the release of the footage , Putney acknowledged that the videos do not appear to show Scott threatening the police officers who shot him. The police statement said officers left to put on marked vests and when they returned, officers again noticed Scott "in possession of a weapon". "They see the gun and they think they need to", Putney said of the officers at the scene, who had gone to the Charlotte neighborhood to serve a warrant on a different person.

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Christie Could Be Impeached Over Bridge-gate

Chris Christie. Wildstein was "hated by hundreds if not thousands of employees", according to Foye. 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.

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6 people stabbed in after-hours Theater District incident — Boston Globe

Earlier reports had said one person was critically injured. Police were not immediately available for further comment. After arrival, police discovered the multiple stabbing victims. On its Facebook page , Emerson said "No Emerson community members were involved in the incident". He, too, had been injured in the melee, O'Rouke said.

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The Man Who Pied the Sacramento Mayor

Sacramento Magazine released four photos showing the confrontation and the aftermath. The man, later identified as 32-year-old Sean Thompson, was described by some as beaten to "a bloody pulp". He can be seen with his hand on Thompson's back. "I don't normally condone violence - violence begets violence", Thompson said. Thompson spoke with the Sacramento Bee on Thursday.

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Local fishermen upset about new marine monument

More than 300 scientists and 300,000 supporters signed petitions urging a marine monument in the Atlantic, and a summer poll showed that an incredible 80 percent of New England residents want permanent protection of important ocean areas. "By preserving this rich diversity of marine life, it will also support New England's coastal and ocean economy". It's sized about the same as CT, and because of the designation, recreational fishing will be allowed, but commercial fishing won't be.

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Jose Fernandez shared baby news just before his death

Authorities don't know the trio's travel plans Sunday, but say there is no indication that alcohol or illegal drugs were a factor. He takes time, I've seen walk across the field to go warm up before a game and some of our guys are going out to our bullpen in Miami and he'll stop and pat them on the back and say something to them because he loved to be out there and it was his stage.

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Gennifer Flowers will not attend debate, Mike Pence says

The Times said Clinton's best argument for the White House was her ability to rise to the challenges facing the country. Trump scrapped the bottom of the latter, inviting Gennifer Flowers to Monday's presidential debate . Conway spoke on ABC's "This Week". "Donald. You know I'm in your corner and will definitely be at the debate! ". Miller said upcoming national television ads would focus on Trump's key campaign themes, such as the economy and law and order.

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Stolen vehicle crashes following police chase; 2 teens killed

Livonia police reported the passenger and driver were 14 years old. "The Livonia Police Department grieves this tragic loss with the families". Plymouth Township police are investigating with the assistance of the Michigan State Police, Livonia Police, and Plymouth City Police.

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Hillary Clinton to rejoin campaign trail after recovering from pneumonia

The Democratic nominee's spokesman Nick Merrill said in a statement late Tuesday that Clinton spent time at home "catching up on reading briefings, making calls", and watching Barack Obama's rousing speech in Philadelphia, in which the president offered unstinting praise of his former secretary of state.

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Knight arises as No. 10 Aggies down No. 17 Razorbacks

Early in the 4th quarter the Aggies went up 31-17 on a 33 yard touchdown run by Traveon Williams. On the defensive side, Dre Greenlaw led the Hogs with 11 total tackles, seven solo tackles and 1.5 tackles for a loss. Allen took several big hits and suffered a bruised chest muscle in the second quarter. A big-time bright spot for A&M was again the hard running of freshman Trayveon Williams, who finished with 153 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries.

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Team Trump: No Gennifer Flowers at debate

And Mr. Trump's running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, underscored that point, saying Ms. Flowers "will not be attending the debate tomorrow night". "When I read about those giant debate books they're preparing for her, I cringe and worry". And Trump tweeted that he might invite Flowers - first in a tweet that misspelled her name as "Jennifer", which was deleted within minutes, quickly followed by a repeat.

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No. 7 Stanford rallies past UCLA 22-13

Stanford found focus. UCLA lost control. "It's hard to emulate him with anybody", coach Jim Mora said. To be honest, it was worse. One team boasts of a national ranking thanks to being undefeated on the the season , while the other team is on a two game winning streak of its own.

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Supreme Court turns down bid by Ohio Democrats to extend early voting

The legislation, which reduced Ohio's early voting period by one week, was signed into law in early 2014 and went into effect later that year. Without the six-day period to register and cast early votes, OH voters will now have four weeks instead of five to vote early, beginning on October 12, according to The Huffington Post .

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Redskins on the road for big divisional tilt vs. Giants

Chris Thompson contributed 57 yards in three receptions. Offensively, the Giants are averaging 18.0 points and 366.5 total yards (278.0 passing and 88.5 rushing) per game. "Just when you think you might have him figured out or think he"™s not going to do something, I think he finds a way to get it done," Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said.

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911 transcript: Club gunman said US must stop Syria strikes

Mateen calls 911 and pledges allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. "Because you have to tell America to stop bombing Syria and Iraq", Omar Mateen told the negotiator. Mateen told the negotiator his explosives were undetectable by bomb dogs. The negotiator asks Mateen for his name. I completely get what you're saying.

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Jacob Wetterling Memorial Service

Every hug, every kind note, each and every one has provided us with the courage to move forward and to fight for Jacob and the world that he knew and believed in. Daniel Heinrich confessed in U.S. District Court that he abducted and murdered Jacob on October 22, 1989. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken. The family is asking memorials are sent to the Jacob Wetterling Resource Center , the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children or your preferred children's organization.

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Police provide explanation of video footage in shooting of Keith Scott

Police in Charlotte on Saturday released body and dashcam video recorded during officers' fatal encounter with a 43-year-old man, along with photos and other evidence they say justifies the shooting. In a video released earlier in the week, filmed by Mr Scott's wife, she can be heard telling officers repeatedly that he does not have a weapon. At his news conference, Putney said that his officers didn't break the law but noted that the State Bureau of Investigation is continuing its ...

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CFL, Stampeders mourn the death of DB Mylan Hicks

Hicks, 23, was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition and later died from his injuries. The homicide unit has taken over the investigation and police say several persons of interest are in custody. The Stampeders have not announced any plans to commemorate Hicks at this time. "Obviously this is an extremely hard and upsetting time for the players and staff", said Stampeders president and general manager John Hufnagel said in a statement.

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Packers rule out Matthews, Burnett against Lions

He has completion rate of only 58.6% over his last eight games. Ezekiel Ansah leads an impressive group up front that should be able to create pressure on Rodgers. The Lions aren't going to stop this. Rodgers is the only quarterback to register a 100-plus passer rating in six consecutive seasons, but he has failed to hit triple digits in a game since Week 6 of 2015.

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Naturalized Afghan citizen in custody in connection with NY, NJ explosions

The 28-year-old is a naturalized citizen from Afghanistan. Police suspect Rahami was also behind a bomb that exploded in a New Jersey beach town on Saturday, as well as leaving the device found on the sidewalk after the NY blast. Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage said that the device exploded shortly after 12:30 a.m. Monday. The remaining four devices in the backpack will be transferred in protective cases to a local site and then will be taken to the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...

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Trump Proposes Controversial Nationwide 'Stop-And-Frisk' Police Practice

He said the policy, which gives police the ability to stop and search anyone they deem suspicious, had "worked incredibly well" in New York, where it was expanded under former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Now people can criticize me for that, or people can say whatever they want. "If they see a person possibly with a gun or they think they may have a gun, they will see the person and they will look and they will take the gun away".

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Charlotte police release body, dashcam video from fatal shooting

Scott's family has demanded the police release the footage after viewing it on Thursday. Putney said there was footage from the dashboard camera in one of the police cars, and at least one body camera. He said the officers "are absolutely not being charged by me". The officers stand over Scott. But they do not answer a crucial question about whether Mr Scott was holding a gun as police have said and Mr Scott's family has denied.

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Absentee Voting in Virginia Opens

Some can mail in a ballot, while others must stand in line at a polling place that might be miles from home. It's recommended residents apply for absentee ballots as early as possible. For all other registered voters, election day is November 8, 2016. Traditionally, the only benefit campaigns had to use early voting was to test their turnout machine to see if their voters are showing up and how motivated they are.

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Pipe Bombs Found in Elizabeth, New Jersey Train Station, One Explodes

The discovery of the suspicious package comes after an explosion in Manhattan on Saturday evening injured 29 people .An unexploded pressure-cooker was found four blocks away. NY governor has termed the bombings as an "act of terrorism". The explosions started with a pipe bomb detonating in a Jersey Shore town shortly before thousands of runners were due to start a charity 5km race to benefit US Marines and sailors.

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First Presidential debate: What time, what channel, who is the special guest?

The second debate, though, will take on a town hall format , during which the average voter gets to question Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump . Libertarian Party nominee Gary JohnsonGary JohnsonPoll: Trump and Clinton neck and neck before first debate Sunday shows preview: Both sides gear up for debate Gary Johnson: I would pardon Snowden MORE has 5 percent and the Green Party's Jill Stein has 1 percent.

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Troy Williams leads clutch late drive vs. USC

But the defense has been every bit the Utah defense the Pac-12 has come to know since the Utes joined the conference in 2011. "I'm just going to go out there and catch the ball", Jackson said. "The first three teams we played, they all pressed us and they were all lower-division teams". This is particularly important against USC , which has all the pieces to find the end zone with regularity but has struggled in discovering its offensive rhythm against programs boasting defenses capable of ...


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