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Tulsa cop charged in unarmed man's death

Crutcher's death", Fallin said in the statement . Officer Betty Shelby was charged with felony manslaughter in the first degree for fatally shooting 40-year-old Terence Crutcher . Friday, according to records obtained by the Daily News. She urged people to remain patient as the case goes forward. "Once people lose hope in our justice system, everything else falls down, and we can not afford that in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and we can not afford that in the United States of America".

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League of Women Voters to offer election and voter registration session

State Rep. Nora Espinoza, the Republican candidate running to succeed Secretary of State Brad Winter, has criticized the voter registration mailing, pointing to its reliance on driver's license records and raising concerns that postcards went out to noncitizens who may be encouraged to attempt to register and vote.

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Santa Cruz Mountains blaze prompts evacuations

Mandatory evacuations were issued to residents living in homes in the Loma area. The fire, which started just before 11 a.m., is in steep, challenging terrain with hard access and is threatening structures, Cal Fire said. The wildfire in Sonoma County that erupted Sunday amid hot, dry conditions and gusty winds forced the temporary evacuation of one of its 14 geothermal plants.

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Tropical Storm Julia first to form over land in Florida

The National Hurricane Center says the slow-moving storm could cause flash flooding and is expected to produce 3 to 6 inches of rain in some areas through Friday. This storm moved off the African coast earlier this week and is now moving away from the Cabo Verde Islands. Finally there's Tropical Storm Ian, which formed earlier in the week.

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Rise in murder, violent crime in 2015, after historic lows

There were 30 or more homicides in five of the next eight months. In California, the increase was 9.5 percent, according to data provided by law enforcement agencies to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program, which compiles data on homicides, robberies, rape, aggravated assaults, vehicle thefts and other crimes.

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Gennifer Flowers won't attend US presidential debate: Pence

After Clinton denied it, Flowers held a press conference during which she played tapes that she said she secretly recorded alleged conversations between her and Clinton. But Trump, I am told, isn't done with possibly using women associated with former president Bill Clinton as props. Clinton is well known as a policy wonk, who loves to clinically and unemotionally dissect her debate opponent with so many facts and figures it's nearly sleep inducing.

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Nasa finds more evidence regarding water plumes on Europa

Astronomers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have discovered more evidence of water or other liquids erupting from beneath the surface of Europa, one of the many moons of Jupiter. "The atmosphere of an extrasolar planet blocks some of the starlight that is behind it", Dr Sparks explained. Nasa eventually scotched the rumours with a tweet that read: " Monday, we'll announce new findings from Jupiter's moon Europa.

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Extreme concern about fanatics from Syria, Iraq — FBI chief

The FBI director pushed back and told Paul he had his facts wrong. The immunity deal for Cheryl Mills was limited to information contained on her laptop, Comey told a Senate committee, adding that the FBI's collective judgment was that "we need to get to that laptop".

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Senators Call on Labor Dept. to Investigate Wells Fargo's Workplace Culture

John Stumpf's resignation is effective Thursday, a spokesperson for the San Francisco Federal Reserve said in a statement. Warren and other Senate committee members, both Republican and Democrat, took turns lambasting Stumpf . Wells Fargo Bank fired multiple employees for calling the company ethics line to report illegal practices they were asked to carry out, according to CNN Money.

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Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint

Democrats have played a strong hand in the negotiations and know they have leverage because Republicans controlling the House and Senate are eager to avoid a politically harmful shutdown at midnight on Friday. But the CR also drew opposition from 13 Republicans including Senator Ted Cruz, the former presidential candidate. After the vote, Reid said he hoped Republicans would come back to the negotiating table .

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Dozens return to Charlotte for 4th night of protests

Following days of protests and mounting pressure, United States police have released dashboard and body camera videos of the fatal shooting of Keith Scott. The march through Charlotte's business district marked the fourth night of demonstrations over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in the city earlier in the week.

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Pentagon chief pledges $108 billion to fix nuclear force

In Europe, he said, the US was "refreshing" the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's playbook to deter Russian Federation from thinking it could benefit from using a nuclear weapon in a conflict with the alliance. Mr Carter said: "Russia has always been a nuclear power, but Moscow's recent sabre-rattling and building of new nuclear weapons systems raises serious questions about its leaders' commitment to strategic stability".

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Tiger Woods laughs off team photo gaffe at Ryder Cup

Li won the Junior PGA this year at Wannamoisett. What to expect is a phoney war followed by the real thing, attended by wildly partisan crowds and American players, desperately wanting to win as a tribute to the recently departed Arnold Palmer, going berserk after every holed putt.

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Pence breaks with Trump, says humans affect climate change

He accused Holt of interfering "worse than Candy Crowley", - the former CNN debate moderator who was assailed by conservatives for correcting Mitt Romney during a 2012 debate. We can build a new modern electric grid. "That's a lot of jobs; that's a lot of new economic activity". But with more than 80 million people tuning into the debate last night - roughly comparable to the Super Bowl - it offered average voters a chance to directly hear from the candidates about their plans to address ...

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'Don't shoot him!' Family of NC victim releases video

Still, it is not the first footage of Scott's death to surface. Hundreds of demonstrators took their protest to the Charlotte police department on Saturday. Chief Putney said earlier in the week that police were not ready to release the video because doing so could compromise the investigation into the shooting.

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The Hillary Clinton Debate Reaction Cam

You know, the mic was very bad, but maybe it was good enough to hear breathing", Trump said on "Fox & Friends" Tuesday morning. "In the end, there was only one word that summed up how this debate, this whole election feels, and Donald Trump captured it", Colbert concluded.

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Debate appears likely to topple 36-year ratings record

NEW YORK - The showdown between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump was the most-watched presidential debate ever, with 84 million viewers. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called Donald Trump's Monday night debate performance "spirited" today and said the candidates "met their expectations" in the face-off.

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Creepy Clown Sightings Have Spread to Florida

She said they spotted the clown around 5:00 p.m. while traveling on Laburnum Avenue near Creighton Road. The video has more than a million views on Facebook. Photos and videos of the creepy clown sightings are increasingly becoming popular and taking social media by storm. Impersonating a clown for nefarious purposes, Weld County says, is a felony and could carry with it a jail sentence of up to 18 months.

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John Stumpf, Wells Fargo CEO, to forfeit millions in stock

Stumpf will forfeit $41 million in unvested stock awards as well as any bonus for this year and forego his salary for the duration of the investigation, Wells Fargo said. A group of Democratic senators last week asked the department to investigate whether Wells Fargo tellers, branch managers and customer service reps were harassed and threatened with termination in the aggressive sales push.

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Mom's Brutally Honest Tardy Note for Teen Goes Viral

Nicole Poppic of Clarksburg posted a photo to Facebook showing the handwritten note she authored after a rough morning with her daughter, Cara, 14, led to the teen being late for school. And sick she was - just not with the type of illness any doctor could recognize. "Parenting a teen is both challenging and rewarding", Poppic told TODAY , noting that she doesn't want to give the impression her daughter is a bad kid.

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Clinton Cash: Billionaires Donate to Hillary 20-to-1 over Trump

Some Republicans were unhappy with Holt, suggesting that he was unfair because he asked tougher questions of Trump, and challenged his facts on issues like Trump's support for the war in Iraq and a court case involving the "stop-and-frisk" method of policing.

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Accused NY bomber's wife returns; lawyer seeks access to suspect

Ahmad Rahami has been charged in the attack that injured 29 people in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. Rahami remains hospitalized with gunshot wounds from a shootout with police that led to his capture Monday outside a bar in Linden, New Jersey.

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Ft. Wayne man's death linked to children's abduction

The man believed to be traveling with her may have also been found dead. Amber Pasztor children, Rene Pasztor , aged 6 and 7 year old sister, Liliana Hernandez . Macomber lived in the same area. It wasn't immediately clear whether Pasztor had an attorney who could comment on her behalf. Their bodies were found in her vehicle in Elkhart, 70 miles away.

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Trump invokes Netanyahu, slams Iran deal in presidential debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. ― Donald Trump on Monday provided evidence as to why his proposal to raise up to $385 billion by collecting unpaid federal taxes may be easier said than done. ( Clinton) "Now if not paying taxes makes him smart, what does that make all the rest of us?" American voters are divided along party lines about whether it's important for presidential candidates to release their tax returns, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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Falcons send Saints to 0-3 with 45-32 victory

Running backs Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman are wearing down defenses while keeping one another fresh. The win left the Falcons on top of the NFC South with a 2-1 record as the Saints slumped to 0-3 on a night to forget for the home team.

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An angry night a Charlotte City Council

We shouldn't have to protest because y'all are treating us wrong. "We do this because we need to and have rights". Adding: "It's a shame that our fathers and mothers are killed and we can't even see them anymore. "He said he is a "killer" and we should know that". "You do not deserve to be the mayor of this fine city", said protester Henry Lee. He was booed and heckled off the podium.

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Trooper offers to drive grieving man 100 miles after traffic stop

Sgt. Robison prayed for Ross before driving him for more than 100 miles to a Detroit coffee shop, where a relative picked him up. Ross says he is truly grateful and that the cop's kind actions gave him hope. At 3am I got a phone call stating that my sister had been killed in a vehicle accident due to some young dumb punk! A cop in OH drove a grieving man 100 miles to reach his family - and the act of kindness is attracting national attention.

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Pittsburg State experiences decrease in fall enrollment

The 20th day of the fall semester is set by the Regents as the official enrollment day to provide the standard basis to compare total student headcounts from year to the next. A contributing factor to Fort Hays State's overall growth is the increased enrollment in its Virtual College. That is why we continue to defy the state and national trends.

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Families seek scrutiny of Ohio police shootings

A Columbus, Ohio , spokeswoman says Democratic Mayor Andrew Ginther has "great confidence" in the police department's ability to thoroughly investigate the fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old boy. "The families of both Tyre King and Henry Green continue to request full, thorough and independent investigations by an outside law enforcement agency", the attorneys for the families said in a statement announcing the 2 p.m.

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Young Girl Gives Tearful Speech at Charlotte City Council Meeting

They refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance and many called for the mayor and the police chief to step down, shouting and heckling the council. Like what you see? The department has said officers perceived Scott's movements as posing an imminent threat. Council members also were interrupted as they attempted to talk.

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Former Aide Says Christie Learned of Lane Closures at 9/11 Ceremony

Mr Wildstein pleaded guilty in 2015 to conspiring to cause traffic gridlock. The testimony marked the first specific evidence federal prosecutors have presented to back their contention that the Republican governor knew at the time about the scandal known as "Bridgegate", despite his repeated denials.

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Police shoot, wound man in San Diego area; protesters gather

The mall is located northwest of State Route 67 and Interstate 8 on South Mollison Avenue. The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties was concerned to learn of the shooting of a Black man by police officers in El Cajon earlier this afternoon.

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Court docs: Man slain by cop had threatened wife

According to WCNC , Rakeyia Scott-in the restraining order filed last October-claimed her husband punched her eight-year-old child in the head multiple times and threatened to shoot and kill both of them. Police Chief Kerr Putney has said officers were looking for another suspect when they spotted Scott with marijuana and a gun in an SUV and chose to engage him.

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Firefighter critically hurt in NYC home explosion

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered that all flags throughout the city be flown at half-staff until Fahy was laid to rest. 0910. One FDNY Firefighter was taken to Hospital in critical condition. "I was up this morning getting my daughter ready for school, and I heard a loud [sound] like an explosion", Murphy said. Chief Michael Fahy , a father of three, died after debris from the explosion struck him in the head.

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How Hillary Clinton Got Under Donald Trump's Skin During the Debate

Clinton reacted this morning aboard her campaign plane, saying, "Anyone who complains about the microphone is not having a good night". When final results are in, the audience for her first presidential debate will more than double what her husband, former President Bill Clinton, received for his last presidential debate in 1996 (36.3 million viewers).


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