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Christie doesn't think he'll be asked to testify in Bridgegate trial

David Wildstein recalled in Newark Federal Court that he and his boss, Bill Baroni , bragged to the governor about their political retaliation scheme during a "relaxed" conversation on September 11, 2013, at the World Trade Center site - the third day of traffic in Fort Lee.

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Boulder weather: Sunny skies with a high of 80

With high pressure holding steady, expect highs to reach into the upper 70s and lower 80s once again with sunshine region-wide. We'll begin to see rain chances return late on Tuesday as well. Overnight lows through the week are forecast to be in the mid-40s on Wednesday night to the mid-50s on Sunday night. Don't worry though! Skies stay mostly sunny right through the end of the week with highs remaining in the lower 70s.

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Cruz 'happy to help' Trump campaign

Following the marathon grilling session, Beck said he was wrong about the man he thought Cruz was. "But the fact that he is publicly promising, 'I will nominate from these 21, ' I think creates a dynamic where compared to Hillary, who is promising to put left-wing ideologues, that's a clear choice".

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Murders in the US Rose in 2015

Property crimes dropped 2.6 percent, down for the 13th year in a row. "The residents of communities where violence remains a fact of daily life care little whether overall crime rates are up and down", she said. The Brennan Center for Justice at New York University Law School, in a survey of 30 big cities, said this month that crime overall for the year is projected to rise 1.3 percent, violent crime totals may rise 5.5 percent and murders would increase 13.1 percent, with Chicago alone ...

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David Wildstein Testifies Gov. Christie Knew About Traffic During GWB Lane Closures

Wildstein has been testifying since Friday for the prosecution at the trial of two former Christie allies he says helped him conceive and carry out the scheme in September 2013. Gov. Chris Christie , in a late 2013 press conference, said none of his senior staff knew about George Washington Bridge lane closures. “Wally Edge” was a pseudonym Wildstein used while publishing a New Jersey politics website.

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Mayor Bill de Blasio Remarks on Gas Explosion Tragedy

About an hour before the explosion, firefighters had responded to a report of a gas smell at the location and found the drug lab, police say. Methamphetamine operations are more associated with explosions than are marijuana grow houses, because volatile chemicals are used to manufacture the synthetic drugs.

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Children in Indiana AMBER Alert found dead

Autopsies on both children are scheduled for Tuesday morning in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Formal charges, if warranted, could come by the end of the week, he said. The search ended when the mother herself drove to a police station in Elkhart and confessed. Amber Pasztor children, Rene Pasztor , aged 6 and 7 year old sister, Liliana Hernandez .

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Motivation doesn't always come on the course in Ryder Cup

And then I was just, 'OK, shove a tee in the ground and try to hit one on the grass. The U.S. has done nearly everything to try and win a Ryder Cup again, including having Tiger Woods on the team as an assistant captain. This is the fourth Ryder Cup for McIlroy, who has yet to experience what it's like to lose on Sunday in singles or lose the Ryder Cup as a team. With the 41st Ryder Cup matches now just three days away, anticipation is hotting up ahead of this week's proceedings at ...

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Nationals Clinch NL East: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration

Cole. "But, this is a first step of a four-step process and it's a giant step when you play 162 games in order to get there in the first place". In addition to Cole, Pirates pitcher Sean Rodriguez was tossed after engaging in a shouting match across the diamond with Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth .

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Trump Goes on the Offensive After Presidential Debate

The senator added that in the future, Clinton has to "further drive home" her stance on trade so the public understands it. The 26 September debate was the first of the 2016 election season, with two more scheduled for early October. "We are grateful for the support of millions of Americans across the country". Now, it is 324 million, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "I may hit her harder in certain ways.

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U.S. presidential election debate 'draws television audience of 84 million viewers'

Further Nielsen data, including figures from cable television, are expected later on Tuesday. And defying conventions of civility and political common sense, Mr. Asked if he will change anything in his next debate with Clinton, to be held on October 9 in St. Louis, Missouri, Trump answered that "I may hit her harder in certain ways".

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UCLA keeps eyes on goal of Pac-12 Championship Game

The Cardinal had a first down at the Bruins' 21 but could advance the ball only three more feet before settling for a field goal. The final play of Stanford vs. It matters little to his Heisman Trophy candidacy, which may have taken its first hit of the young season . UCLA coach Jim Mora is now 0-5 against Stanford , while the Bruins have lost nine in a row to the Cardinal.

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California man shot by officers has died

Police disputed that and produced a frame from cell phone video taken by a witness at the scene that appeared to show the man in the "shooting stance" as two officers approached with guns drawn. At least one officer subsequently opened fire , though El Cajon Police spokesman Rob Ransweiler would not tell the station whether the man was in possession of a weapon.

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Key Witness: Christie Knew About 'Bridgegate' While It Was Underway

Prosecutors say Wildstein conspired with former Port Authority executive Bill Baroni and Christie's former deputy chief of staff Bridget Kelly. Federal Courthouse after a hearing Monday, Sept. "Wally Edge" was a pseudonym Wildstein used while publishing a New Jersey politics website. He then told DuHaime Christie had "seemed to be enjoying" the news that Fort Lee was shut down by traffic during the conversation at the World Trade Center site.

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Lawyer shoots nine in Houston rampage

DeSai used a.45-caliber handgun during the assault and police later found 2,600 rounds of ammunition and a Thompson submachine gun in his vehicle, a black convertible Porsche parked near where he was killed. Montalvo said that the motive for the shooting is not yet known. The street in front of the condo complex, which is near the affluent enclave of West University Place, was still blocked off with police tape late Monday morning.

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Zimmer's defense has been dominant for unbeaten Vikings

The Vikings improved to 3-0 despite missing running back Adrian Peterson , offensive tackle Matt Kalil and starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater because of injuries . The Panthers were penalized 10 times for 65 yards against Minnesota, including a block in the back by Benjamin that reversed a 56-yard touchdown pass to Fozzy Whittaker that would have made the score 17-2.

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President Obama Urges 'Peaceful' Approach to Reforming Policing in Wake of Charlotte

Clinton hopes to capitalize on voters' wariness about Trump's no-holds-barred approach. An African-American news presenter has slammed Donald Trump for saying inner cities where black communities live are "worse than Afghanistan". Correspondent Dana Bash voiced agreement with Toobin's assessment of the words "law and order", calling the expression "code" for "getting African-Americans", and Don Lemon accused Trump of "talking out of both sides of your mouth" for voicing support for ...

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H.S. Volleyball roundup: Saugerties knocks off unbeaten Wallkill

For the Bearcats, Emoni Perkiss had five digs, while Jae Fitch had two kills and two digs. Also for West York, Marisa Krinock had nine kills and four aces, Tesia Thomas had 10 kills and Julia Rill had nine kills. Set scores were 25-15, 25-19, 25-14. Lizzie Hardbarger contributed with 43 assists, eight digs and one ace followed by Lexie Stevens-Stough with nine kills, three blocks and one ace.

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In Bridgegate Trial, Wildstein Says He Viewed Governor's Office As His Boss

A former Port Authority of NY and New Jersey official who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case testifies he considered himself the "bad cop" who would aggressively push Republican Gov. Wildstein has pleaded guilty in the scheme to tie up traffic at the bridge, which spans the Hudson River and connects Fort Lee with New York City. 'The governor's office was always to be the deliverer of good news'.

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

Police said they received calls of a man "not acting like himself", walking in traffic and endangering himself and motorists. Another woman on the video who was wearing hospital-style work clothing said she was the man's sister. However, police asserted, "The investigation just started, but based on the video voluntarily provided by a witness, the subject did NOT have his hands up in the air".

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Glenn Beck Confronts Cruz in Interview, Demands Explanation for Trump Endorsement

Despite attacks on both his wife and father, the Texas senator said he and his family had had made a decision to forgive Trump . The Cruz statement comes as Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton remain locked in a tight race, both struggling to unite their parties as their first debate looms Monday and early voting is underway in some states.

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Israel's ex-president Peres passes away at 93

We all bow our heads at hearing of his passing. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his "deep personal sorrow over the passing of the nation's beloved former president". "I didn't change, I think the situation has changed", Peres told Time magazine in an interview published in February. Irish President Michael D Higgins said Mr Peres will be remembered for furthering peace in the Middle East.

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USA cop booked on manslaughter charge for shooting man

In the video, the 40-year-old man is seen with his hands up, leaning against his auto. Crutcher can be seen walking with his hands in the air toward his SUV, stopping by the driver's window and then falling as a shot is fired. "I am convinced that if you can put yourself in the shoes of a child of color in Tulsa right now, you will have a clearer understanding of the crisis we're facing and why we say black lives matter", she wrote.

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FDNY battalion chief killed in drug house explosion, 12 hurt

The chief said he was a contemporary of Fahy's father, who had been a fire chief before his son. The Fire Department of NY confirmed the firefighter's death shortly after the explosion at around 7:30 a.m.in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx.

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So Pakistan unbeatable for 1000 years, Er Rashid tells Modi

Calling for isolation of Pakistan, the minister said "nations that still speak the language of terrorism , nurture it, peddle it and export it should have no place in the comity of nations as culpable as the very terrorists they harbour". Both India and Pakistan are signatories to this which means they have to treat each other and rest of WTO member countries as favoured trading partners.

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Tom DeLay: Trump Wasn't Prepared For Debate

Speak calmly and seek common ground, and you're not presidential. Clinton said that one of Trump's statements in the debate that "caught [her] attention" was his saying that paying no federal income tax "makes [him] smart". "As soon as he travels to 112 countries and negotiates a peace deal, a cease fire, a release of dissidents, an opening of new opportunities in nations around the world, or even spends 11 hours testifying in front of a congressional committee, he can talk to me about ...

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Jordanians call on govt to resign after writer's murder

Jordanian media identified the shooter as Riad Abdullah, 49, a former imam in the northern Hashmi neighborhood of Amman . Nahed Hattar, 56, was preparing to enter the courthouse for a hearing when a gunman shot him at close range. "The PM was the first one who incited against Nahed when he ordered his arrest and put him on trial for sharing the cartoon", Saad Hattar said. In the wake of Hattar's killing, Amman-based IPI Executive Board Member and World Press Freedom Hero Daoud Kuttab ...

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More viewers than ever before tuned into the American presidential debate

During the debate, the Democratic National Committee noted Trump's statements, sending out a response: "Trump Sniffs at Paying Taxes". Aiming to capitalise on Mr Trump's renewed focus on a woman's weight, Mrs Clinton's campaign also sent Ms Machado to tell reporters how she spent years struggling with eating disorders after being humiliated publicly by Mr Trump.

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Keith Scott shooting: What we know a week later

Two plainclothes officers were sitting inside of their unmarked police vehicle preparing to serve an arrest warrant in a parking lot, when a white SUV pulled in and parked beside them. Among other things, it's unclear whether a gun is shown in the police videos. "One way to look at that is that he's backing away from the vehicle", said one expert.

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Barriers used to protect soldiers now stop floodwaters in Iowa

At a news conference Saturday morning, Cedar Rapids Fire Chief Mark English urged people in hundreds of homes and businesses near the Cedar River to plan to evacuate by 8 p.m. Vinton residents were relieved after the water did not crest as high as anticipated. "If it works, we will save the city", Corbett said. City Manager Jeff Pomeranz said lobbying for the federal money is a top priority and the project will be critical to the city's future.

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Court document: Black man killed by cop had threatened wife

From neither vantage point - a police dashboard camera and a body camera worn by one of the officers on the scene - can it be determined whether Scott is holding a gun. A media coalition is also requesting the release of more footage . Scott had a 2005 felony assault conviction for shooting and wounding a man in Texas, and it is not immediately clear how he obtained the gun mentioned in the protective order.

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Bronx Blast Kills 'Rising Star' Fire Battalion Chief

Fahy, a 17-year veteran of the department, was hit in the head and other parts of his body by a piece of the roof and other debris, the Wall Street Journal reports. A New York City firefighter walks through debris after an explosion ripped through a home in the New York City borough of the Bronx, New York September 27, 2016.

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Gophers 31, Colorado State 24

The Rams played the Gophers tough, but couldn't pull off the upset. Colorado State didn't quit. In Week 4, the loss on the road to the Gophers was just-this-close to going into overtime. The offense looked good and the defense did enough and should get better as they get some healthy bodies back. The spread at game time was -17 in favor of the Gophers.

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Once again, the federal government is on the verge of a shutdown

Senate on Tuesday afternoon. The bill already includes $1.1 billion to fight Zika and millions to help flood victims in Louisiana, West Virginia and Maryland. Sen. James Inhofe (R., Okla.), chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee, said that if the House passes its water bill without Flint aid, he would be committed to making sure it is included in the compromise legislation that a group of House and Senate negotiators will hash out.

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Barriers protect Cedar Rapids as river crests

Baughman also says water has risen onto Riverfront Park on the south end of Mays Island, but that it didn't appear to have reached the Linn County Courthouse. "There's tremendous pressure by this water underground", said Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz. Officials in Cedar Rapids say their elaborate system of temporary floodwalls is successfully protecting thousands of homes and businesses from floodwaters.


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