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Man rescued at sea says suspicions compound grief over mom

According to court documents obtained by the Associated Press, Carman came under suspicion in the slaying three years ago of his maternal grandfather, who left an estate worth more than $42 million to his four adult daughters, including Carman's mother.

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5 things Trump needs to do to win first presidential debate

The visual alone will be striking. Viewed against those challenges, Trump "shrinks to his true small-screen, reality-show proportions", the Times said, promising another editorial on Monday explaining "why we believe Mr. A spokesman for the Clinton campaign declined to comment Saturday. Clinton, 68, enters the fray as a polished former secretary of State, who after nearly 40 years of public service is very well versed on the issues.

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Cuomo will 'set aside' Ciminelli campaign contributions

Cuomo's executive deputy secretary and was one of the governor's closest advisers, in an attempt to obtain Mr. Percoco's assistance in influencing state decisions regarding several COR developments. He also said new bidding regulations would be installed. Joseph Nicolla, president of Columbia Development, faces state charges that he worked with Kaloyeros to ensure his company won the contract for a student housing project.

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SABMiller, AB InBev Shareholders Approve Merger

The deal means that about one in every four beers sold around the world will be a product of this mega-brewer. A minimum approval rate of 75 per cent was needed. A major allure for Anheuser-Busch was SABMiller's presence in Latin America, Africa and China, the latter country being where SABMiller owns the brand Snow - the world's best-selling beer in terms of volume .

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US Congress overrides Obama veto of Saudi 9/11 bill

If the chamber votes to approve, which it is widely expected to do, it will be the first time that a presidential veto would be overturned under Obama. Mr Obama chastised congress for not doing "what's hard". She was one of the "Jersey Girls", a group of 9/11 widows who successfully lobbied for an investigation into the attacks and this latest legislation.

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Missouri fraternity suspended over reports of racial slurs

A file photo from last November showed University of Missouri students protesting after a series of incidents previous year involving racial slurs at the Columbia, Mo ., campus. The MU Office of Student Conduct and the Office of Civil Rights & Title IX have been notified, the university said in a news release issued Wednesday morning in response to the incident.

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Police Continue To Investigate Death Of Ft.Wayne Children

The Amber Alert after the children went missing described her as a "non-custodial mother" and noted that the children were believed to be "in extreme danger". Prosecutors in Allen County say they will handle Macomber's death investigation and any charges that follow. It wasn't immediately clear whether Pasztor had an attorney who could comment on her behalf.

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Ohio Cop Kills Black Boy, 13, Holding BB Gun

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs confirmed the incident referring to it as a tragedy . Groups in Columbus rallied again in July when the issue of violence involving police was pushed back into the national consciousness after officers fatally shot black men in Baton Rouge and near St.

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Fister's tough start dooms Astros in 12-4 loss to Mariners

Houston battled back, though, touching up Diaz for two runs on four hits, sending the game to extra innings. The defending World Series champions are five games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild card with five to play. The Detroit Tigers (85-73) stayed a game ahead of the Mariners by beating Cleveland, the AL Central champions, 6-3, in a game shortened to five innings by rain.

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Yale study suggests racial bias among preschool teachers

Smith said that is a sign that early childhood educators are committed to the uncomfortable job of facing their own biases. Why are black preschoolers in America more than three times as likely to be suspended than their white classmates? Conversely, the study suggested that white teachers "may be acting on a stereotype that black preschoolers are more likely to misbehave in the first place, so they judge them against a different, more lenient standard than what they're applying to ...

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Clinton campaign defends immunity deals

She was informed that the name used was a pseudonym for the President, to which she explained, "How is this not classified?" Mills has previously testified that she can't remember anyone warning that the private email server might run afoul of retention laws - Pagliano suggests she knew about it early into Clinton's term in office.

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Kids review the presidential debate: Candidates didn't 'play nice'

Making a campaign swing through Florida, Mr. Trump said the campaign is already reaping the benefits, raising more than $18 million in a post-debate fundraising push. Fresh off his presidential clash with Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on criticism of a former Miss Universe he accused of getting too fat, comments that could repel women voters.

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Vermont man lost at sea a week says he feels healthy

Nathan Carman survived a week at sea after his 31-foot boat sank off NY. South Kingstown Police Chief Vince Vespia confirmed for Target 12 they are conducting an investigation to determine if a crime had been committed. He was brought back to shore in MA on Tuesday, and was in good condition. The pair's conversation went as follows. Coast Guard officials interviewed Carman when he arrived in Boston on Tuesday.

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Transcripts of calls with Pulse nightclub shooter released

During his first call, Mateen pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and said: " I want to let you know I'm in Orlando and I did the shooting ". "You already know what I did", he said. In a series of calls, beginning with the shooter to 911 and shifting to repeated communications with a hostage negotiator, Omar Mateen explained why he brought two guns into an LGBT Orlando nightclub in June and started shooting just after last call.

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9/11 families hail Obama veto override

The White House administration established a victim's compensation fund. "We've got assets deployed all around the world more than any country". Fifteen of the 19 hijackers were from Saudi Arabia, though, and there have always been suspicions that some of the hijackers received support during their time in the USA from individuals with possible connections to the Saudi Kingdom.

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Alicia Machado: Donald Trump Can NEVER Be President!

For some reason, she feels that the woman who has remained very low-key throughout this election is somehow making herself richer and more powerful, and apparently her heavy accent makes her less able to help those around her. Her name is Alicia Machado. The Republican presidential nominee spoke to Bill O'Reilly on Fox News Wednesday night , insisting he barely knew Machado, but saved her job nonetheless.

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Pak troops fire at Indian positions along LoC in Poonch

Khawaja Muhammad Asif told The Associated Press that Pakistan will continue to extend moral support to the people of the disputed Himalayan region, which is split between Pakistani and Indian control but claimed in its entirety by both. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said that the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) was a mutually agreed arrangement between India and Pakistan which was brokered by the World Bank in 1960, and no single country can unilaterally separate itself from the treaty.

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Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives voted by an overwhelming majority to override the President's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA ). On CNN, Obama said that a few lawmakers who backed the bill weren't aware of its potential impact. The law grants an exception to the legal principle of sovereign immunity in cases of terrorism on US soil, clearing the way for lawsuits seeking damages from the Saudi government.

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Averting crisis, Congress clears stopgap bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress is sending President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through December 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The Flint funding, which is in the Senate version but not the House version of the waterways bill, became the major sticking point in negotiations over a continuing resolution to keep the government open past September 30.

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New York Fire Department Honors Battalion Chief Killed in Explosion

Salcedo's name was on the lease of the West 234th Street home that suddenly exploded Tuesday morning as firefighters were investigating a gas leak at the residence. Julio Salcedo Contrer, 34, was arrested Tuesday in Cliffside Park, New Jersey and is being held in the Bergen County jail as a fugitive from justice, jail spokesman Anthony Cureton said Wednesday.

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California officer guns down man in 'shooting stance'

El Cajon police said that they recovered the vaping device that 38-year-old Alfred Olango was holding on Tuesday when police fatally shot him, one minute after arriving at the scene. He said that he was driving from his apartment complex past the shooting scene and saw a shirtless black man with his hands raised. "When officers got [to Broadway near Mollison Avenue shortly after 2pm], the man refused to follow their orders, spurring a confrontation that led to at least one officer ...

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Notre Dame fires defensive coordinator VanGorder

We're going to allow our kids to play fast and free and have some fun at it". There was 1 game I thought that would be close turned out to be a Lackluster. "I know when it came down there at the end the field goal there was no doubt in my mind he was going to make it", he said. Defensive analyst Greg Hudson has taken over the position effective immediately.

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FBI Handed Out Immunity Agreements to Hillary's Inner Circle Like Candy

FBI Director James Comey said in July that his agents hadn't found evidence to support any criminal charge or direct evidence that Clinton's private server had been hacked. "At its heart, Clinton's secret server was an end-run around government transparency laws created to hide corruption between the Clinton Foundation and her State Department, an arrangement which ultimately put our national security and sensitive diplomatic efforts at risk", said Trump spokesman Jason Miller.

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Davis Love: US fans may 'quit watching'

In 2010 he was recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumor, but captain Colin Montgomerie still wanted him to be part of the team. The US held the Cup from 1959 until losing it to Team Europe in 1985 at The Belfry. "This week, Danny doesn't have the green jacket in the team room". Before play begin at Celtic Manor in Wales, Ballesteros spoke by phone to the European team, which promptly went out and reclaimed the cup from the U.S.

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Senate passes stopgap spending bill, $1.1B to fight Zika

Instead, top lawmakers like Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., have agreed to address Flint's water crisis in a separate water development bill slated for a House vote Wednesday. "Reid floated the idea of doing exactly what happened today, yesterday he provided the leverage to get the deal done by blocking the Republicans on cloture and now Flint in in WRDA", he said.

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Does Donald Trump pay taxes? Here's what we know

According to the Washington Examiner , Holt asked at least six follow-up questions to Trump on Monday, while he asked Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton , who also participated in the debate , none. "Last night Donald Trump echoed the NRA's concerns about denying innocent Americans wrongly on these lists their constitutional rights", she said.

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NAACP head says shooting victim's history doesn't matter

Noelle Talley, a spokeswoman for Cooper, said the attorney general was at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center last Thursday in his official capacity in the aftermath of last week's shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer.

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Sanders campaigns with Clinton in NH

But Democrats are taking nothing for granted in the state. They had repeatedly attacked each other in the months before and after New Hampshire's presidential primary February 9, when Sanders beat Clinton by 22 percentage points. The New York businessman was on the defensive throughout the debate, particularly when Clinton highlighted his description of a former Miss Universe victor as "Miss Piggy" because she had gained weight.

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Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

The hospital said Wednesday it expects to provide an update on the boy's condition by 11 a.m. Thursday. Townville is in the extreme western part of the state, southwest of Greenville and near the Georgia line. Coroner Greg Shore said 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne was found shot to death. "I think we had some heroes in our school today that held it together until the professionals arrived", she said.

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Children Found Dead Outside Indiana Police Station

There are still other details yet to emerge on the arrest of Amber Pasztor, including exactly how the children were murdered or whether she could face charges in the death of the older man whose body was found on Tuesday. "There's nothing (police) could find that would link her to the Elkhart area", Snyder said. The coroner confirmed the children found dead Monday are siblings Liliana Hernandez, 7, and Rene Pasztor , 6.

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Flood Summary: Cedar River to crest this morning

Parts of Iowa are facing flood threats due to the Cedar River cresting. City officials and volunteers have been working for days to build a temporary system of levees to try to contain the impending floodwaters. Contractors erected almost 10 miles of temporary barriers in just days, and 250,000 sandbags were filled and placed to protect homes and businesses.

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Toddler accidentally ran over by 7-year-old sister, say police

Salem firefighters said they responded to the crash around 6:37 p.m. Police said the 7-year-old was then able to put the auto into reverse, causing the vehicle to move backward. A neighbor who witnessed the incident also came to the girl's aid. Police said the toddler's mother allowed the older girl to start the family vehicle.

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Boston Scientific to Acquire EndoChoice

The company's Market capitalization is $205.86 Billion with the total Outstanding Shares of 6.07 billion. " The addition of EndoChoice products and services to our portfolio supports our strategy to provide comprehensive solutions to gastroenterology caregivers and the patients they serve ", said Art Butcher, senior vice president and president, Boston Scientific , endoscopy.

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Beck Flips Out On 'Calculated' Cruz For Trump Endorsement

Cruz, ever the politician, didn't really endorse Trump as much as saving his own bacon. Some friends - loyal supporters of Cruz - have announced they're taking a break from politics, while others have remarked that this is yet another disappointment this election season - one they may not be able to overcome soon, if at all.

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Threat made against Detroit's public schools

Republican legislative leaders earlier this month asked Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette to weigh in because Republican Gov. Rick Snyder interpreted a law rescuing the Detroit district from debt to mean the State School Reform/Redesign Officer can not close any district school until 2019.


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