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Japan vows to watch Chinese warplane activity closely

The open sea exercise involves H-6K bombers, Su-30 fighters, air tankers and other types of warplanes. Japan's defence ministry acknowledged that none of the Chinese aircraft infringed on Japanese territorial air space but noted that a Japanese fighter was scrambled as eight Chinese planes flew over the strait.

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Jack Nicklaus on Arnold Palmer

The first to win four Masters, including in 1962, Palmer also captured two British Opens, in 1961 and '62, at Royal Birkdale and Royal Troon, respectively. One of the great ones. "Because of his striking good looks and his physique and his style of golf, every woman wants to be near him and every man wants to be him", said Dr.

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Gary Player salutes Arnold Palmer as inspiration to many

The death of Arnold Palmer, with the collective desire it has furnished the host nation team with, adds to the poignancy and the sense that things will be different after 10 years of European dominance. Palmer sounded great, Nicklaus said. He would smoke cigarettes while playing as he attacked golf fairways , greens and holes. With powerful hands holding the golf club, Palmer would hit the ball with all his strength.

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Use of body cams questioned after Charlotte police killings

Council member Julie Eiselt, who oversees public safety, told the Observer on Sunday that she spoke with CMPD chief Kerr Putney Saturday night about the department's plans to rely on body cameras exclusively in the future. "When you see my sister as your sister, when you see Keith Lamont Scott as your brother and not just my brother, when we stand together as a United States and say enough of this then we're making forward progress", he said.

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Mall suspect 'creepy, rude and obnoxious'

A judge told Mr. Cetin past year he wasn't to possess a firearm, the Times reported. The three charges - two counts of fourth-degree assault with sexual motivation involving his classmates, and fourth-degree assault domestic violence for the incident with his stepfather - were consolidated by the court in March.

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A warm start to the weekend

The latter half of the day will see an increase in rain chances as a cold front dips into the Carolinas. Tonight: Increasing clouds. Showers developing towards morning. Then the front will sweep to the east by Wednesday morning. As a matter of fact IF we go up to about 5000′ or so in the atmosphere you can see the change in air masses better.

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Testimony: Christie pals OK'd gridlock, campaign chief knew

Schuber said he never discussed the matter with Wildstein. "In a couple of weeks, there's going to be some significant traffic in Fort Lee", Wildstein said he told Schuber. During his testimony last week, Sokolich described numerous unreturned calls, text messages and a letter sent to Baroni when the lane closures were clogging up the streets of his town.

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Suspect escapes police into woods during custody exchange

When Marysville officers responded to meet with Clinton Township police for the custody exchange, that's when he got away. Gerrow said in both incidents, the suspect gave police his brother's name, who has an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

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North Carolina runs dry as gas company plans to restart pipeline

Pat McCrory has asked commuters to try and conserve gasoline as supplies are depleted within hours of arrival into storage tanks. Lindsey Paluka, 28, stopped at a Shell gas station in the East Atlanta neighborhood only to find a gas pump handle covered by a black garbage bag.

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Massachusetts police worker, family members ID'd in fire

The caller reported there might be people trapped. The fire started shortly after 5:15 a.m.at 140 Meridian St., trapping the residents inside the single-family home. "We are mourning the sudden and tragic losses of four members of the MSP family". Tower was a radio maintenance technician for 28 years, responsible for servicing the radio systems in cruisers and the portable radios carried by troopers.

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Christie's 'enforcer' takes credit for Bridgegate plot

Wildstein said that, initially, the plan he had for the lane closures would have resulted in even further traffic in Fort Lee and the surrounding area. Wildstein testified that he told Fulton "yes", but that this was a lie. Behind the scenes, Foye's chief of staff, John Ma, had already reached out to a reporter - with Foye's knowledge - to spread the word that the traffic study was, in fact, bogus.

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Gators suffer historic meltdown at Tennessee

Honestly, the Vols should have beaten Florida a year ago but somehow, someway Callaway turned a 4th-and-14 play with a minute remaining into a game-winning 63-yard touchdown. And the Vols ended it in almost unfathomable style Saturday evening at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee coach Butch Jones is in his fourth season on the job and believes his Volunteers have never faced a defense quite as good as the one Florida brings to Neyland Stadium this weekend.

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Fatal shooting expected to dominate forum

After the dashboard camera and police body-cam videos were released , a fifth day of protests against Scott's fatal shooting was largely peaceful. Protesters kneeled while the American national anthem played, in a repeat of protests by high-profile athletes in recent weeks over police brutality toward black men, with police in riot gear standing guard.

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US mall shooter admits, 5 murder charges

As a neighbor, she. The man accused of killing five in a shooting at a mall in Washington state on Friday night confessed to detectives, according to court records obtained Monday. He faced three charges of assaulting his stepfather, according to The Seattle Times (http://bit.ly/2cWhxJY). Prosecutors said Mr. Cetin, 20 years old, walked into a Macy'sM -1.04 % department store and gunned down five people.

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Gunman injures several in Houston

One victim was in critical condition and another was in serious condition but both were expected to survive, officials said. A gunman opened fire in Houston on Monday just before daybreak, wounding nine people before police shot and killed him, police said.

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Arnold Palmer made Utah's senior tournament happen

The head of the European Tour has credited Arnold Palmer for making golf a truly worldwide sport by playing the British Open in the early 1960s. A year later, Palmer was back at Weston to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his first PGA win, which included playing in a skins game with Dave Barr, Ray Floyd and Mark Calcavecchia.

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9 wounded in Houston shooting; suspect dead

Authorities also planned to check his apartment, and asked residents in a three-block area to remain in their homes while police continued their work. "He's safe, he's alive", she said, adding that she recognized the shooter's auto. She called him shortly after and he told her "I'm hit, I'm hit". According to the Houston Chronicle , shots were first reported around 6:30 a.m.in the strip mall on Wesleyan and Bissonnet Streets and lasted for about 20 minutes, Assistant Chief Richard Mann said.

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Houston officials: Shooting suspect was lawyer

She said she did not know the man well. There are no reports that multiple suspects are involved in this incident, police confirm. Nine people were injured during Monday morning's shootings on the street in front of a condo complex; six were shot and three had eye injuries from flying glass.

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'Bridgegate' trial star witness describes favors for endorsements

Wildstein, 55, claimed he told Bill Baroni, who was Christie's main man at the Port Authority and who is now on trial, that he had to focus on the "one constituent rule". Wildstein said that Baroni hired him as director of interstate capital projects but, in practice, his "job was to act as Mr. Baroni's chief of staff".

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Houston officials to examine shooter's residence

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner told KTRK that it appeared the shooter may have been disgruntled over his law firm, which "went awry". Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner is now leading a trade mission to Cuba but said that he is carefully monitoring the situation.

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Debate Fact Check: Trump Wrong, Stop and Frisk was Ruled Unconstitutional

New York City police at the time claimed that they were simply conducting a majority of stops in high-crime areas, which are disproportionately black and brown. But in April, she said at a predominantly black church in Philadelphia, "I do think the evidence people use to justify stop-and-frisk doesn't hold up under scrutiny".

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Charlotte Police Release Official Footage of Fatal Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

A collection of notes are left by concerned community members at a small memorial at the scene of the death of Keith Scott September 23, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina . At one point, she tells her husband to get out of the vehicle so that police will not break the windows. She then yells: "Did you shoot him?" "What we are releasing are the objective facts", Chief Putney said.

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to face off in presidential debate

He noted that, "We have to stop our jobs from being stolen from us". From bankruptcies to awards to policy issues, here are the stats on presumptive nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump . Supporters of Clinton are calling on debate moderator Lester Holt to fact-check Donald Trump if he tries to mislead voters at tonight's debate.

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Obama opens African-American museum

President Barack Obama, the nation's first black president, wiped away a tear as he formally opened the Smithsonian's 19th museum with an impassioned 31-minute speech on the National Mall. But too often, we ignored or forgot the stories of millions upon millions of others, who built this nation just as surely, whose humble eloquence, whose calloused hands, whose steady drive helped to create cities, erect industries, build the arsenals of democracy".

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Tributes paid to golf legend Arnold Palmer

The Nelson isn't the same. Palmer, regarded as one of the greatest and most influential players in the sport's history, died at the UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was undergoing heart tests. Watson said he heard of Palmer's passing when their mutual doctor friend called him crying. Palmer helped return golf's oldest championship to its glory in 1960, and he gave the sport a new standard to chase.

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Orlando 911 calls tell of fear at Pulse nightclub

The negotiator unsuccessfully tries to convince Mateen to come outside while Mateen tries asking him when he graduated from the police academy. Mateen: They should have not bombed and killed Abu (Wahib ). A woman tells a dispatcher that her husband has called her from the second-floor of the nightclub where he is trapped. Mateen explains that his actions were triggered by the US killing of an Islamic state leader, Abu Waheeb.

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New York governor: Corruption allegations 'reprehensible'

Attorneys for Percoco and Kaloyeros say they're innocent. The state will change the way it awards future projects, Cuomo said. Cuomo said he'd watched Percoco's children grow up and was disappointed by the allegations. An executive at Competitive Power Ventures, Peter Galbraith Kelly Jr., is accused in the complaint of conspiracy and paying bribes to Percoco. In March 2015, according to the complaint, Howe and Percoco set up a meeting for Kelly with the governor's secretary, a central figure ...

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Missouri Becomes 11th Constitutional Carry State

If the legislation clears Nixon's veto, it will be passed on to voters in November. "This would help a small business be more competitive in the labor market and potentially get a better employee and help the business grow". Presently, lawmakers have a chance to enact the proposal sans the Democratic Governor's signature in a short session this week as Republicans hold a super majority in both chambers.

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The stakes increase for tonight's first presidential debate

Some have projected up to 100 million people may watch the 90-minute debate. Trump's lead in these places is tenuous: He is virtually tied with Clinton in Florida and North Carolina . "He's not going to be robotic and scripted", she said. Twenty-seven percent of Americans who have an unfavorable view of both Clinton and Trump said they could change their minds, versus only 13 percent of those who like at least one of them.

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Glenn Beck Flips Out on Ted Cruz Over Trump Endorsement

In the end, Cruz said, he and his family felt that protecting the future of constitutional government through the nomination of principled conservatives to the U.S. That's the test I'm applying. Cruz even went so far as to collude on convention delegates with liberal OH governor John Kasich in a desperate, last-ditch bid to derail Trump's front-running candidacy.

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Arcan Cetin, Accused Cascade Mall Shooter, Charged With Five Counts of Murder

Bail was set at $2 million and his lawyer said nothing about his client in court and did not speak with reporters. Trooper Mark Francis said detectives have searched Cetin's home and questioned him at length. When Cetin appeared in court Monday, he told the judge calmly that understood the charges against him, each of which carries a minimum penalty of 20 years in prison, according to the Washington Post .

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Charlotte PD releases footage of Keith Scott shooting

The second one is from the dash cam that shows Scott backing up with his hands by his side when he is killed. Charlotte is the latest USA city to be shaken by protests and recriminations over the death of a black man at the hands of police, a list that includes Baltimore, Milwaukee, Chicago, New York and Ferguson, Missouri.

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Charlotte lifts curfew; new video of Keith Lamont Scott shooting released

Justin Bamberg, a Scott family attorney, said remaining video is vital to understanding exactly what transpired in a very short time . Chief Putney said he has no plans to recommend charges against any of his officers, based on his department's own investigation.

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Five states waive hours regs for fuel haulers due to pipeline spill

The Democrat reports that the N.C. Department of Justice has received more than 1,000 complaints of price gouging statewide, with at least three reports in Watauga. The full shutdown of Colonial's 1.3 million-barrel-a-day gasoline pipeline choked off a key supply line to the East Coast from the Gulf Coast. The Colonial Pipeline runs from Houston to NY to bring gasoline produced in Texas and Louisiana to much of the rest of the nation.

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'Bridgegate' Trial: Star Witness David Wildstein Returns To The Stand

David Wildstein, 55, testified last week that Christie, a Republican, and his top aides used assets and facilities of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey like a "goody bag" to court the endorsement of Democratic politicians. A federal court is considering conspiracy and fraud charges against two former associates of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie . Wildstein and Christie attended high school together, and Wildstein was hired by the Port Authority to a position created for him.


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