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Charlotte Protesters Take a Knee Outside Panthers' Stadium During Anthem

The videos of Scott haven't managed to answer the most pressing question regarding his death: Was the shooting justified? "It does not make sense to us how this incident resulted in the loss of life. "There are reasons our officers acted appropriately", Putney said. Scott exits and steps backward away from the vehicle, his hands at his side, as officers repeatedly yell, " Drop the gun ".

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Chicago's mayor to detail mentoring, police in crime speech

To address a boost in homicides, the Chicago Police Department (CPD) will add 516 patrol officers, 92 field-training officers, 112 sergeants, 50 lieutenants, and 200 detectives, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. "If you can raise $1 billion for a Star Wars museum, surely you can raise $1 billion to bring resources into our community", said Pastor Greg Livingston, of the Coalition for a New Chicago .

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Government's Star Witness In 'Bridgegate' Trial On The Stand

Chris Christie's agenda at the powerful bistate agency. He was the one constituent. Wildstein, at the beginning of his testimony, said he and defendant Bill Baroni, his then-boss at the Port Authority, often talked of the "one-constituent rule", referring to Christie as the only constituent they needed to serve.

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HPD Responds To Active Shooter Situation In SW Houston

A Houston police bomb squad investigated a suspicious vehicle located near the scene. HPD says one of its officers was able to shoot the suspect. A shelter-in-place was ordered for the West University area in response to the shooting. The gunman is reportedly still at the scene, as firefighters and officers are seen running up and down the street as the gunfire continues. Weslayan remains closed to traffic while officers investigate the scene.

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Senator Tim Kaine in Austin fundraising for Hillary

Kaine and Sebelius, both which I think are awful choices, one-in-eight chance". The Virginia senator has a busy schedule this weekend. Late on he added: "But let me be honest, I barely win my races". "When she says my opposition to radical Islamic terror provides aid and comfort to the enemy we know that Hillary Clinton has once again demonstrated that she is really, unfit for office".

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Contrasting outcomes from candidates' health plans

For Trump, Rand looked at the effect of three proposals: Repealing Obamacare and instead allowing people who buy their own coverage to deduct premium costs from their taxes; giving states a fixed amount of money to cover low-income Americans under Medicaid, instead of paying for a share of each enrollee's cost; and allowing health insurers to sell coverage across state lines, which he says will increase competition and reduce costs.

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Oakland D forces 3 turnovers as Raiders beat Titans 17-10

Joseph, making his first career start at strong safety replacing Keith McGill, led Oakland with 10 tackles and gave the Raiders some improved pass coverage. I think I was really able to get in there and slip under him and defend the ball at a high level, a high rate. Instead of prime field position and a chance to tie the game, the Titans lost after the 15-yard penalty put them in tougher field position.

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Trump and Clinton to go head to head in TV debate

Speaking Monday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe, Conway said "people are just amazed" that Clinton outlined her strategy against IS on her website". The advert simply asks the question: "Is this the president we want for our daughters?", and goes onto play some on Trump's not-so-charming sound bites, including "I'd look her right in that fat ugly face of hers" and "A person who is flat-chested is very hard to be a 10".

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Sportsbooks Now List Lamar Jackson As Heavy Favorite To Win Heisman Trophy

They finish No. 3 behind the Ohio State Buckeyes and Alabama Crimson Tide, who rank No. 2 and No. 1 respectively. "I have been trying to work on it and have been trying to get better and better, but it just goes to show that in big games like that I haven't played well", he said after the Ohio State loss.

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Former Wells Fargo Employees Say They Were Fired for Whistle-blowing

Wells Fargo agreed to pay $185m for its "cross selling" failures, which involved opening almost two million unauthorised customer accounts, earlier this month. Ironically, Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf insisted during his Congressional appearance that the culture was changing at his organization ... and encouraged employees to use the ethics hotline to ensure it.

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Chaffetz Says FBI Gave Out Immunity in Clinton Investigation 'Like Candy'

A Clinton campaign spokesman said House Republicans are " trying to make something out of nothing " in a case that was closed months ago. FBI Director James Comey has said repeatedly that while his agency's investigation found no evidence to indicate Clinton knew classified information was being sent over her home server, the FBI did conclude that Clinton was "extremely careless".

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New York Bomb Suspect Taken Into Custody After Shootout

Andrew Cuomo said on Monday morning that there may be a possible foreign connection behind the Chelsea explosion. As bomb technicians deployed a robot to examine the devices, one of the bombs detonated. On Sunday, a federal law enforcement official said the Chelsea bomb contained a residue of Tannerite, an explosive often used for target practice that can be picked up in many sporting goods stores.

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Clinton says Israel's security vital to the US

Not even the famous 1960 debates that, in popular lore, lifted John Kennedy to a narrow victory over Richard Nixon moved the needle much, according to polling at the time . "I've never seen a candidate this negative win an election", Ford said, referring to Clinton. In facing Clinton, a former secretary of state, US senator, first lady and longtime activist for children, Trump will have an opponent with experience and substance and a record of accomplishment in government.

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Debate Night: Clinton, Trump Set for High-Stakes Showdown

The 90-minute debate will be broken into six, 15 minute "pods", the Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Sunday. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said it was meant to show the NY billionaire had ways "to get inside the head of Hillary Clinton " but she told CNN there were no plans to actually invite Flowers.

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Prescott continues to impress as Cowboys top Bears 31-17

The Bears might want to get their zone blocking scheme moving to the left and bring two more big bodies to support Leno on that side in overpowering Mayowa. This kind of matchup is probably not what NBC had in mind when they were going through the early NFL schedule and saw this one penciled in for "Sunday Night Football".

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Proud of our Army, Kashmir people want peace: PM Modi

On Sunday, militants slipped into an Indian army base in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 18 soldiers. "Recently, we lost 18 bravehearts in a terror attack in Uri. Instead a subtle message is being transmitted through Indian visitors to China who have access to decision-makers there, comments at think-tanks which are sworn to confidentiality, cocktail conversations by Chinese diplomats in capitals like New Delhi and Washington in addition to the United Nations in NY during the ...

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Yahoo cyber-breach may have hit Sky and BT email addresses

Names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and encrypted passwords were taken in the 2014 attack, according to Yahoo . The firm, Hold Security, gave no details of the companies affected by the hack. Any unencrypted security questions and answers will be invalidated, meaning that users will have to submit new ones. Any password , username or security question that you've used on your Yahoo account may now be in the hands of hackers, who are likely going to try to use that ...

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Bills WR Watkins unlikely to play vs. Cardinals

LeSean McCoy was helpful to say the least too. From Arizona's 48-yard line, Taylor hit Robert Woods down the left side line with a fade pass for 24 yards. Palmer completed 26 of 50 passes for 264 yards. The Bills , meanwhile, had 142 yards, 48 of which belonged to McCoy . The Bills rushed for 100 yards in the first quarter, jumping out to a 10-0 lead.

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New York Jets Report Card: Week 3

After the final whistle was blown, only one actually looked like one. The veteran linebacker snagged one of six interceptions thrown by Ryan Fitzpatrick, scored one of the Chiefs' two touchdowns off turnovers, and put an exclamation mark on a rather weird 24-3 victory over the hapless, turnover-prone New York Jets on Sunday.

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NAACP calls for independent investigation into Tyre King shooting

According to the family, Diaz found that Tyre died from three gunshot wounds, to his temple, collarbone, and left flank, "any of which could be determined to have been cause of death". The family said through its attorneys in announcing the funeral this week that it stood with recent police shooting victims and their families in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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OPEC Talks Due in Algiers 'Hopefully' to Stem Oil Production

The 15th International Energy Forum will be held in Algiers from September 26-28, during which OPEC will hold an informal meeting to discuss oil price and production. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude was down $1.94, or 4.2 percent, at $44.38. As the supply remains strong, crude oil prices in the worldwide market declined.

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Cedar Rapids cancels school ahead of flood

Mike Baer, left, Brad O'Donnell and Todd Huxford stand near the edge of the flooded Le Sueur River across Park Street North Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, in St. Cedar Rapids city leaders say the city is better prepared for flooding now than it was in 2008. Immaculate Conception Church gave space and time to two churches who realized they couldn't prepare for the flood and hold regular services.

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Kaepernick joins protest by HS football team

Former NFL player Kirk Morrison, who now has several media jobs, posted on Twitter a photos of Kaepernick kneeling during the anthem while the players laid on the ground with their hands up . I love y'all. Y'all my brothers - I'm here with you. "It took me awhile to get to this point", he said. Ditka apparently doesn't see Kaepernick's argument.

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Man in critical condition after shooting near Millennium Park

His sister, Shelly, was with him at the time of the shooting. She was attacked as she tried to stop him when he pushed a child off a bike and tried to flee the scene, but he was later detained by police. "It's downtown, we're right by the faces, the sculptures. This stuff happens either West Side, South Side but it's spreading all over the place, something needs to be done", said Sean Covello.

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Charlotte police to release videos of fatal shooting of black man

One reason why this video is being released is we wanted to give the city and Police Department the opportunity to do the right thing and release the videos they have available that clarify the situation a bit, and could potentially answer some of the outstanding questions.

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Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in boat crash

He was only 24-years old and prayers out to his family and everyone in the Marlins organization. Years later, in 2015, Fernandez became a proud USA citizen, as Passan details. This season Fernandez was among the Major League's pitching leaders with a record of 16-8, 253 strikeouts and an earned run average of 2.86. Each player had made numerous attempts to defect from Cuba before succeeding in harrowing fashion, Fernandez in 2008 and Puig in 2012.

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Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump for United States presidency in dramatic reversal

US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is a major ally of Israel. "It's mourning in America for conservatives", former Cruz staffer Rick Tyler told NBC. When asked if Cruz is afraid of McCaul, Cruz simply said, "No". "I think it's the worst political miscalculation of my lifetime", Deace wrote in one of a series of tweets. "That's the toughest part of this for me".

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Alabama Gas Pipeline Leak Not Impacting State Gas Prices

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley said during a press conference Monday he was "concerned" about the amount of gasoline the state has and said Colonial's chief executive told him Monday that the line would likely restart this week. The pipeline runs from Texas to New Jersey, supplying fuel to states in the Southeast and on the East Coast. Since 2006, the company has reported 178 spills and other incidents that released a combined 193,000 gallons of hazardous liquids and caused $39 million in ...

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LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

Steele commented on the news during his Sunday night press conference. The former coach has a buyout of approximately $12.9 million, and it remains to be seen if the Tigers will get a reduction after Miles coached four games this year or if LSU must pay the entire sum.

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Obama hails self-driving cars' huge potential

It also describes a model state policy for regulation of driverless vehicles. With a new autonomous vehicle startup seemingly appearing each week and almost every automaker committing to self-driving vehicles, the Department of Transportation is issuing its clearest guidance to date in an attempt to take the reins of an industry that's moving at a pace the feds have rarely, if ever, encountered.

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Baseball Mourns Jose Fernandez

The Miami Marlins held an emotional news conference announcing the death of the team's ace pitcher Jose Fernandez . Yoenis Cespedes of the New York Mets also hung a Fernandez jersey in his team's dugout for their game against the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Minnesota dugout featured a No.

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Julia Roberts to portray framed PTA mum

Peters was arrested and investigated but the truth eventually came out and, after a five-year ordeal, Peters earlier this year won a $5.7 million-dollar civil judgment against the couple. There are multiple bidders, and insiders tell Mashable that Fox 2000 is interested, as is Paramount, which could make a play for the sought-after material on behalf of Leonardo DiCaprio's production company Appian Way.

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Defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder takes fall for poor Notre Dame start

Kelly gave them much-maligned defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder, whose porous defense ranks 103rd in the country in yards allowed (454 per game), is giving up 6.18 yards per play and is tied for last in the country with one sack. Kizer was 22 of 37 passing for 381 yards with two touchdowns, an interception and a fumble to lead the Irish (1-3). Overall, the Irish went 19-11 in the 30 contests in which VanGorder led the defense .

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8 injured in United States city shooting

Police believe three suspects are responsible for the shootings, one person armed with a shotgun and two people armed with handguns. Police said that none of the shootings were fatal. Police did not identify the victims, nor have they released a description of the shooters. A father and his 3-year-old daughter were nearby and were struck as well.

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Protests remain peaceful outside Charlotte Panthers NFL game

But Scott's family, which released its own video of the encounter on Friday, said the police footage showed the father of seven was not acting aggressively and that the police shooting made no sense, with no attempt to de-escalate the situation.


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