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Jamaica, Haiti under hurricane warning due to Matthew

At 0001 GMT, Matthew had "barely moved during past few hours, but a slow northwestward motion is expected to begin tonight", the NHC said . It is expected to turn toward the north-northwest and pick up speed on Sunday and then turn north on Monday.

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Clinton misrepresents stance on Pacific trade

With China and India on board and included in the 16-country pact, which has yet to be finalized, the RCEP is far more Asia centric than the TPP and does not involve the US. "... We have to renegotiate our trade deals". China is not a signatory to the TPP but is a proponent of another trade agreement that is now in the works - the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

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After loss to Redskins, Giants must be concerned about what's next

At the end of the day, the Redskins were able to outpace the Giants and hang on for a 29-27 win. Their last run in the game was a 6-yarder on second-and-1 by Darkwa with eight minutes remaining in the third quarter and the Giants down 23-21.

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Officer Who Shot Terence Crutcher Is Facing Some Serious Charges Now

Tulsa police said Crutcher was not complying with their demands when he was shot, but the video seemed to show a totally different story. According to an affidavit filed by Doug Campbell, Chief Investigator with the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office, Shelby feared for her life as Crutcher reached into the driver's side window of his SUV.

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Mets beat Phillies 5-3 to clinch top NL wild card

No one could have foreseen this just a month ago. Manager Terry Collins originally considered using Syndergaard for roughly 25 pitches against the Phillies on Sunday if the Mets had clinched to keep him sharp. He admitted it was a "cool" moment, but said his mind was simply focused on trying to do his best to beat the Mets on Saturday. There was a moment in the game, however, when it did feel like the good ol' days at the ballpark, a moment when Ryan Howard owned the place like he ...

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Watson TDs lift No. 5 Clemson to 42-36 win over Louisville

This game will be a huge matchup and have a huge impact on the college football playoff. On replay, as you can see below, Clemson's Ben Boulware not only tackles Jackson , but appears to choke him at the bottom of the pile. Jackson had one last surge, leading Louisville to Clemson's 9. Jackson then found Quick wide-open in the left flat, but Edmond cut him off and knocked him out of bounds before he could get to the first-down marker.

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Alabama chief justice denies defying high court

Supreme Court's landmark Obergefell decision , which made marriage equality the law of the land, "the existing orders of the Alabama Supreme Court that Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment or the Alabama Marriage Protection Act [which banned same-sex marriage] remain in full force and effect".

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Hillary Clinton visits Iowa as early voting gets under way

Clinton will campaign at Cowles Commons in Des Moines at 12:30 p.m. Clinton is stressing that her plans will solve the kind of kitchen-sink problems facing American families - the high cost of childcare, mounting student debt burdens and unpaid family leave.

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World leaders Attend Shimon Peres Funeral

Rabin was assassinated by an ultranationalist Israeli in 1995 over the interim peace deals struck with the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat . Despite years of setbacks, he remained Israel's most outspoken advocate for peace until his death.

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Agency found NJ Transit violations before train crash

That box - and another located in the front control auto where the engineer sat - should have information about the train's speed, distance traveled, throttle input, brake application and break performance, NTSB Vice Chairwoman T. Railroads are under government orders to install positive train control by the end of 2018. "There have just been a continuous series of accidents that could have been prevented with PTC", he said.

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Abbas attends funeral of former Israeli president Peres

In what is the largest gathering of foreign dignitaries in the history of Israel, President Obama, French President Francois Hollande , German President Joachim Gauck and scores of other world leaders attended the funeral amid tight security.

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India responsible with its nuclear technology: Carter

Kirtland was the second stop on Carter's week-long trip to press for modernization of the nation's nuclear triad and also renew the USA commitment to the rebalance of US forces to the Pacific region. "And they need to be safe, they need to be secure, they need to be reliable". The Navy plans to replace its Ohio-class submarines, first commissioned in 1981 and armed with up to 24 Trident missiles with multiple independently targeted warheads, with 12 boats costing about $100 billion.

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How the Salton Sea quake swarm could trigger 'the big one'

The California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council believes that stresses associated with this earthquake swarm may increase the probability of a major earthquake on the San Andreas fault by up to 1% until October 4. If residents of Southern California were a little on edge this week, no one can blame them. "Famed Seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones added on Twitter on Friday that the ".Swarm is over" and the increased risk for a large quake was "mostly" gone.

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Investigators search for clues in Hoboken train crash

Officials began the audit in June after noticing, "an increase in safety violations and a leadership vacuum at the top of the agency", per the New York Times. "What we're saying here is that we don't know what the circumstances were", said Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) during a news conference on Thursday. NTSB vice chair T.

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Second Data Recorder Still Trapped in NJ Train Crash Wreckage

The second box has been located but has not yet been recovered, though efforts are continuing. "PTC has been one of our priorities, we know that it can prevent accidents, whether it is involved in this accident that is definitely one of the things we will look at carefully", said T.

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Hillary Clinton Caught On Tape Mocking Millennials And Bernie Sanders?

That's what he's offering you. Trump on Saturday night leaned into the issue as he made his latest play to earn the votes of Sanders' supporters. Identifying herself as "center-left to the center-right", Clinton expressed "bewilderment" over the political divisions and alienation clearly expressed by voters this election cycle.

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Tulsa Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter Charges

Crutcher's sister, Tiffany Crutcher, said her brother had left a class at Tulsa Community College when his SUV stalled in the street. Betty Shelby arrived at court this surrounded by several people wearing a white shirt with her hair in a pony tail.

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Man with knife dies after struggle with California police

Pasadena police said in a statement that the man was armed with a knife and "did not comply with officers orders as the suspect attempted to re-enter an occupied apartment". "We have no services, but we have a lot of police officers", Black Lives Matters activist Jasmine Richards yelled on Friday as she demanded the names of the officers involved in the incident and surveillance tapes.

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California residents on major natural disaster alert

The United States Geological Survey said preliminary calculations indicate that, as of 12:00 pm on September 30 there is 0.006% to 0.2% chance (less than 1 in 10,000 to 1 in 500) of a magnitude 7 or greater natural disaster being triggered on the Southern San Andreas Fault within the next seven days through October 7, with the likelihood decreasing over time.

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Thailand health ministry confirms 2 cases of Zika-linked microcephaly

The CDC now only allows for testing pregnant women or symptomatic individuals if they live in or have recently traveled to an area with Zika or have had sex with a partner who lives in or recently traveled to an area with Zika. "The updated recommendations incorporate what's been learned since the previous guidance was released", a CDC release says . A city worker sprays chemicals with a fumigator to kill mosquitoes in an effort to control the spread of the Zika virus at a school in ...

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Wells Fargo CEO blames employees, not company culture, for scandal

Brad Sherman, D-Calif., told Yellen during a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee on the Fed's regulatory responsibilities. And the feed of Democratic Minnesota representative Keith Ellison contains a video with some nifty editing work showing all the times Stumpf played dumb and answered Ellison's questions with "I don't know".

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Trump Defends Publicizing Bill Clinton's Infidelity

But the records obtained by the Times show losses of such a magnitude that they potentially allowed Trump to avoid paying taxes for years, possibly until the end of the last decade. That gave Clinton's campaign the opening it wanted. Clinton's spokesman said she called Machado Friday to thank her for her courage. The images are grainy and do not include nudity, though Machado later acknowledged in the Hispanic media that she was having sex in the video.

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9 firefighters, 6 officers hurt in NYC explosion

Fahey was at the house in the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx Tuesday answering the call of a suspected gas leak. The New York City Police Department had been in the initial stages of investigating the home as a possible marijuana grow house at the time of the explosion, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said at the news conference.

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Redskins safety DeAngelo Hall tears ACL in right knee

I have to be a leader and be in there for my team. Whether they want to admit it or not, the Giants blew a big opportunity to create breathing room that might have been necessary given their upcoming schedule. On the Other Hand: Only the Giants allowed the opposing team's punter to throw a long pass down the sideline to convert on fourth down. Vereen handled most of the snaps out of the running back position with lead-back Rashad Jennings nursing a thumb injury.

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Boy, 6, wounded in school shooting on life support, family says

A 14-year-old who allegedly shot three people outside a SC elementary school was charged with murder and attempted murder in a court appearance today. Deputies detained the teen, who was not identified because he is a minor, after a volunteer firefighter took him down. TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny SC community coping with the aftermath.

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CDC Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Southeast Asia Countries

The highest number of recorded microcephaly births thought to be caused by the virus have occurred in Brazil, with up to 1,600 cases reported since the start of the outbreak previous year. As of this week, the CDC has reported 3,625 cases of Zika virus in the US and 22,069 cases in USA territories. But Prasert said tests had to be carried out again on one of those cases.

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Keith Lamont Scott's funeral to be handled by S.C. mortuary

More than 400 marchers have gathered on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte to make what they called "a show of solidarity against racial injustice". A funeral is planned for the man killed in riots last week that followed the shooting death of a black man by Charlotte police. Police have said Scott had a handgun when they approached him at an apartment complex last week.

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Auburn hopes to hold onto momentum from LSU win

On that drive, Louisiana-Monroe ran six plays inside Auburn's 10-yard line before Garrett Smith found Marcus Green from two yards out for the touchdown. Franklin then ran 80 yards in a blink of an eye for a touchdown - "That was pretty sick", White said - and threw a 39-yard touchdown pass, too. White then threw a 36-yard pass to Stevens to set up a 4-yard touchdown run by freshman Malik Miller, who carried a ULM defender into the end zone for good measure.

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Obama notes unfinished business of peace as Peres is buried in Israel

Turning his attention to Abbas' aides, Netanyahu said: "Thank you for coming here". Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion tweeted his own tribute: "Canada has lost a friend, Israel a father. This was Shimon Peres' life. With his passing, Israel lost its final link to its founding generation, giving the funeral a sense of the end of an era.

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ECU falls to Central Florida 47-29 in conference opener

Special teams continued to impact the game later in the second quarter. Justin Holman was back at quarterback for the Knights as UCF injuries forced the Pirates to prepare for several potential signal callers. Minshew's third pass for the Pirates was picked off with a leaping one-handed grab by 260-pound redshirt freshman Brendon Hayes , who went four yards into the East end zone for a 37-21 lead for the visitors with 14:05 left to play.

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Investigators yet to question engineer over deadly New Jersey train crash

Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, 34, was standing on the platform when she was struck and killed by falling debris. In 2011, a Port Authority of NY and New Jersey train crashed at the Hoboken station, injuring more than 30 people. Mr Christie said the crash appeared to be accidental. "The first auto looked like it catapulted onto the platform into the building". People scattered in the moment of panic, but downed wires and the station's crumbled, metal roof trapped some at the chaotic scene.

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Syracuse faces reeling Notre Dame; chance for a big win

Dungey totaled 400 yards and a pair of passing touchdowns in Syracuse's 31-24 win over CT, also adding his second rushing score of the season. It's exactly the kind of start this program needed after falling to 1-3 last weekend. Brown for another TD on a 67-yard strike. Notre Dame sophomore return specialist C.J. Sanders takes the ensuing kickoff 93 yards to put the Irish back up 10.

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Narrative Flip: Keith Scott Had Illegal Gun, Threatened Family with It

Police said Scott had a loaded gun that had been reported stolen previously, and they said testing showed the weapon found at the scene carried both his fingerprints and DNA. Putney said Scott was armed and, when ordered out of his truck, refused numerous commands to drop his weapon. Justin Bamberg, an attorney representing the Scott family, says information in the 2015 court filing has nothing to do with last week's shooting.

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Ryder Cup match by match and fourballs teams

The American pair made the most of that stroke of luck and birdied the next four holes to win 3&2, with any faint European hopes ending when Fitzpatrick found water with his approach to the 16th. Then Garcia, who had missed from 18 inches at the 11th to allow the United States to go four up, holed a hard two footer for the half to complete the session and leave Europe trailing by just 6.5 to 5.5.

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Redskins expect to lose DeAngelo Hall to injury

After an incomplete pass intended for Vereen, Manning found Victor Cruz for an 18-yard gain. The first two weeks the Giants were great in limiting big plays and yards after the catch, but that wasn't the case against Washington. Odell Beckham Jr. had seven catches for 121 yards in his much-anticipated battle with Josh Norman. Jackson did return in the game. "We have total faith that he'll get the job done".


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