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US to release report criticizing Baltimore police force

Federal investigators spent more than a year interviewing Baltimore residents, police officers, prosecutors, public defenders and elected officials, as well as riding along with officers on duty and reviewing documents and complaints. Three were acquitted during bench trials and prosecutors dropped charges for the remaining three officers last month . After the department took a "zero tolerance" approach to policing in the early 2000s, the report finds, the police department began engaging in ...

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Poll Indicates Paul Ryan Is Beating Primary Opponent By A Landslide

Trump said earlier this week in an interview with the Washington Post: "I like Paul, but these are terrible times for our country". Trump, whose candidacy has been marked by frequent attacks on Republican leadership, changed his tune from just days earlier.

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Girl badly hurt in Tennessee Ferris wheel accident

Baileyton police Officer Kenneth Bitner is v. The incident happened around 6:15 p.m.at the Greene County Fair. Gregory Lynthacum of Washington County, TN said he saw three young girls fall from the Ferris Wheel when their auto appeared to get caught as the wheel lifted them upwards spilling them out.

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Rio security under scrutiny after it's revealed DRONES flew above Olympic stadium

Though not lit by Brazil's favorite son, soccer star Pele, who had to bow out due to ill health- and despite the cauldron itself being smaller than in recent ceremonies- Rio's flame may be the most spectacular visual from the games yet. The show then took a more serious turn, focusing on the need for environmental protection, in a country that has struggled with the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.

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Phelps claims 20th gold medal with 200m butterfly win

The attention to Phelps and his South African rival before a semifinal race the previous night - look, the oddball is shadow-boxing in the waiting area! - was soap operatic. He is the all-time leader in Olympic medals (25) and golds (21). It didn't sit well with the American superstar, who got off to a rousing start at the Rio Games by leading his 4x100 freestyle team to the gold medal.

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Officer shot, injured in San Diego from Salinas

A Hispanic man was later taken into custody, San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman told a news conference. Is this a short-term spike or the end of a downward trend in cop deaths? She says investigators have reviewed video from police body camera footage.

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Tim Kaine: Hillary Clinton learned from email "mistake"

Clinton was referring to FBI Director James Comey's comments that she did not lie when questioned by the FBI . Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate, says he and the former secretary of state will be "real transparent" as an administration as a lesson learned from her email scandal.

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May have 'short-circuited' during FBI probe on email scandal: Clinton

Comey's statement does not mean everything Clinton told the Federal Bureau of Investigation was accurate, since she could have said false things she believed were true. "America is better than Donald Trump ", she said. Clinton's comments about her email use have shifted over time . "But Secretary Clinton and I get to exactly the same spot" on pushing Congress to authorize military action.

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Indiana GOP panel backs Pence's successor choice

Senate seat before dropping out to accept the lieutenant governor appointment. As former state GOP chairman, he had close ties with a lot of the party insiders voting in the caucus. The state committee will meet again on August 1 to choose a candidate for lieutenant governor. "And as someone who has been in her shoes preparing to run for governor, I know how important it is to have friends from all over the country ready to help".

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Secret Service 'aware' after Trump quips gun rights advocates could stop Clinton

Mrs Clinton's campaign manager Robby Mook, swiftly responded to Mr Trump's remarks, stating: "This is simple - what Trump is saying is unsafe". Collins wrote that she supports neither party's nominee, though previously she's said she's open to voting for Hillary Clinton .

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Private inspectors in charge of Tennessee fair ride safety

Davis said the three fell when the auto flipped over. The 16-year-old arrived at the hospital in critical condition but her condition has since been changed to stable, he said. "It was like watching water pouring from a glass". A witness says the girls were rocking the basket so hard that it hit another basket and the two got stuck together, turning the girls upside down.

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Congress to reconvene, pass Zika bill

The baby girl, who died shortly after birth, had microcephaly and other defects associated with the mosquito-borne virus that is raising alarms in Florida, the only USA state where the virus has been confirmed to have been passed locally rather than imported from people who picked it up while traveling overseas.

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Clinton says Congress should act now on Zika

Monroe County health officials on Tuesday confirmed a case of travel-related Zika, a woman who recently returned from a trip outside the country. It wasn't until the child was born several weeks ago that the mother realized she had been infected with the Zika virus.

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In Minnesota primary, look south for top prize

John Howe and consultant Matt Erickson. Among those who did was Todd Laubach, who said he voted for Lewis because of Lewis' radio career, fiscal conservatism and party endorsement. "He's a great communicator, and we need great communicators these days", said Connie Larsen, a Lewis campaign volunteer from Northfield. Rep. Phyllis Kahn, of Minneapolis, was vying with two Somali community activists, Ilhan Omar and Mohamud Noor, to keep her seat.

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10-year-old killed on world's tallest waterslide was decapitated, reports say

Police and firefighters found Caleb Thomas Schwab dead at a pool at the end of the ride on Sunday, police said. In a statement , Schlitterbahn said safety is their "top priority" and that the rides are inspected daily. "Water park attractions are exceptionally safe ..." The commission declined to comment and did not provide updated public waterslide injury figures on Tuesday.

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Criminal probe because death at Kan. water park

KDOL has the authority to "conduct random" inspections of the records and certificates of inspection, along with any other documentation related to statutory compliance. Police have now released information about what caused the Schlitterbahn accident , but it can hardly offer any sort of relief to his poor parents. Witness accounts of the death of 10-year-old Caleb Thomas Schwab have revealed incredibly graphic details about the moment the boy died.

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Former Illinois Gov. Blagojevich Re-Sentenced to 14-Year Prison Term

But Zagel said they had not seen the same evidence jurors saw of Blagojevich's corruption. Representatives from the US attorney's office spoke Tuesday morning at the former IL governor's resentencing hearing. Twenty-year-old Amy Blagojevich told the court it's been hard to remain close with her father. And Blagojevich wept as one of his daughters called him an "amazing father" as she read from a statement.

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Father of Orlando shooter sighted at Hillary Clinton event

The medical examiner's office in Orange County Tuesday announced the results of the autopsies of the 49 people killed by Omar Mateen: they received a total of 200 balls. And I want them to know that we will be with you. "We can't ever let that kind of hatred and violence break the spirit and break the soul of any place in America", she said.

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Pele hopes to make closing ceremony for Rio Games

United States' Simone Biles completes her routine on the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's team final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. "It hasn't been easy, but we have done everything we could have done to get where we are", she said. While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective.

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1 critical, 2 stable after Ferris wheel fall

After three girls fell from a Ferris wheel at the Greene County Fair, many fair goers are feeling wary. Davis said police have not confirmed reports the basket was rocking before it flipped. The company operates almost 40 rides at the Tennessee Valley Fair. A federal inspector from an unnamed agency also is expected to be at the scene Wednesday, Davis said.

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Rep. Hunter defends Trump's 2nd Amendment comment

I'm a member. If you, we can add , I think the National Rifle Association, we can add the Second Amendment to the justices, they nearly go, in a certain way, hand in hand. Influential Republican US Senator Susan Collins piled on, saying the nominee was "unworthy" of America's highest elective office and would not receive her support.

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Swimming: Phelps to race 4x200m freestyle relay

I'm swimming races like I used to. "I really wanted that one back". But Le Clos isn't backing down. Le Clos, the defending champion, faded badly in the final 50m and finished out of the medals as Japan's Masato Sakai came through for a surprise silver in 1:53.40 with Hungary's Tamas Kenderesi taking bronze in 1:53.62.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agent killed

The person that Frazier met Tuesday afternoon pulled out a firearm in an apparent robbery attempt and fired at least once, hitting the agent, TBI Director Mark Gwyn said. The witness said the agent appeared to be shot in the side of his head near his ear. Washington said the man standing outside of the auto told her to back up and informed her he was an agent.

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Cop accidentally shoots, kills woman during training exercise

Lewis said there were approximately 35 people in attendance. The Citizens Academy is created to teach local civics to civilians who apply for the eight-week course, according to Punta Gorda's official website. Authorities transported her to Lee Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. "Everyone involved in this accident is in a state of overwhelming shock and grief", Lewis said.

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Trump ignites new firestorm: Gun backers might stop Clinton

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, which has endorsed Clinton, said Trump was encouraging gun violence "based on conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton ". "This isn't play. Unstable people with powerful guns and an unhinged hatred for Hillary are listening to you". However, Trump didn't mention unification in his statement, but rather specifically stopping Clinton from nominating U.S.

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Monmouth U Poll: Clinton Takes Double Digit Lead Over Trump

Additionally there has been speculation about whether voting systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Clinton has spent several days attacking Trump on the economy. It also includes two Homeland Security secretaries under Bush, Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, and Robert Zoellick, a former World Bank president, USA trade representative and deputy secretary of state.

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Did Trump suggest that "Second Amendment People" shoot Hillary Clinton?

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Donald Trump has suggested that his opponent Hillary Clinton could be stopped by his supporters using their gun rights. The U.S. Trump's campaign quickly issued a statement after Trump's rally, blaming the press and insisting that Trump was talking about motivating voters on Election Day in November - although his remarks clearly referenced Clinton's power to pick Supreme Court justices if elected president.

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Singapore steps up security after foiling rocket attack

Residents of Batam, 15 km (10 miles) south of Singapore , said they were dismayed to learn that the six local men, five of whom were local factory workers, were extremists. Indonesian authorities did not give details of the alleged plot, and it was not clear if those arrested had the capacity to carry out an attack. Singapore said it had stepped up its internal and border security in response.

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Trump suggests "2nd amendment people" can stop Clinton

The US constitution's second amendment allows American citizens to bear arms. Trump attempted to clarify his remarks during an interview with Fox News' Sean Hannity on Tuesday night, saying, "This is a strong powerful movement, the Second Amendment ".

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Father of Orlando nightclub shooter attends Clinton rally

The station's report said Mateen declined to answer additional questions until they ran into him later on when he was willing to speak more openly. In case there was any doubt about who he'd be backing in the 2016 election, he wants to make sure you know that he's supporting Hillary Clinton - a woman he says "is good for United States".

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GOP congressman says he'll vote for Libertarian ticket over Trump

There are, or will be. Because of recent reforms to Ohio's elections laws, Johnson could not be on the OH ballot during the March primary and, therefore, could not get on the ballot this November as a Libertarian. Trump did manage to garner more support among the Navy community at 32.7 percent and a close second for Johnson and a third place for Clinton. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., wrote in an op-ed that he would vote for Clinton instead of Trump, whom Hanna called "offensive and ...

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Japan marks 71st anniversary of atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Like Obama, Matsui said that such visits "will surely etch the reality of the atomic bombings in each heart". The United States dropped the bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, killing thousands of people instantly and about 140,000 by the end of that year.

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Donald Trump faces criticism for "Second Amendment" remark

Donald Trump's national campaign spokesperson insisted on Tuesday that the GOP presidential nominee was not trying to incite violence against Hillary Clinton earlier in the day with his suggestion that "Second Amendment people" could stop her.

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Delta Outage Stymies Some Bradley Travelers

These come after about 1,000 flights were canceled on Monday and almost 3,000 were delayed, stranding frustrated passengers at airports around the world. The outage raises questions over a recent wave of four United States airline mergers that resulted in four large carriers controlling 85% of domestic capacity, The Wall Street Journal reported.

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Suspect in cruiser theft seen tossing Bible pages on highway

The cruiser, which wasn't assigned to any specific trooper, was being serviced for engine trouble. The man was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for evaluation, State Police said. No word on whether state police have any suspects at this time. Troopers recognized him from security footage and connected him to the stolen cruiser.


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