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Opening arguments begin in Kathleen Kane's perjury trial

Kathleen Kane, 50, a Scranton Democrat, is the second Pennsylvania attorney general in modern history to face criminal charges. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele walks into the courtroom on the second day of Pennsylvania Attorney Kathleen Kane's trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Tuesday, Aug.

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NW Arkansas Deputy Taken Off Life Support, Passes Away

A Sebastian County official said the suspect is not being cooperative and is carrying a semi-automatic weapon. According to the police, Spells and Cooper were responding to a call about a domestic disturbance; when they showed up, they were shot.

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Baltimore report: USA government investigation savages police over years of racial bias

A report released by the Department of Justice today states that blacks in Baltimore, located less than an hour from our nation's capital in Washington , account for roughly 84 percent of all stops. "I really gotta take my clothes off?" the woman asked . All six officers who faced charges in Gray's death escaped conviction. The Justice Department has undertaken similar wide-reaching investigations into the police in Chicago, Cleveland, Albuquerque and Ferguson, Missouri, among other ...

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Police seek killer of Google worker found slain in Massachusetts woods

Marcotte", the Massachusetts State Police Department said in a statement. The district attorney said there is "nothing at this point" to connect Marcotte's murder to the killing of 30-year-old Karina Vetrano in NY last week. Anyone with information can call the anonymous State police tip line at 508-453-7589. Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said an autopsy was being performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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Donald Trump tells supporters the November election will be 'rigged'

Democrats and Republicans alike have condemned Mr Trump for his remarks about the parents of US Army Capt Humayun Khan, who was killed by a auto bomb in 2004 in Iraq, at the age of 27. Trump's statement. "That's with other people in the race", he said. Pence added that he's never spent time around someone who is "more devoted" than Trump to the military and to veterans.

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U.S. gold medalist King explains Efimova snub, stays resolute in doping stance

Efimova was.57 seconds behind King, who finished in 1 minute, 4.93 seconds. But doping expert Thomas Hoberman, who is based at the University of Texas, believed the International Olympic Committee chose not to ban the entire Russian team entire team because Russian President Vladimir Putin spent more than $50 billion on the Sochi Olympics , a record amount.

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Report blasts Baltimore police over racial bias, force

The Justice Department and Baltimore police agreed to negotiate court-enforceable reforms after a scathing federal report criticized officers for using excessive force and routinely discriminating against blacks. He was with his kids and once saw officers chasing a teenager for smoking weed. To fight crime, a police department needs to be able to engage in proactive policing.

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Donald Trump Makes Casual Reference to Armed Rebellion If Clinton Wins

Combine slow growth figures with the Republican Party's recent polling advantage on the economy, and "the fact that it's even competitive is a sign of Trump's challenges", said Margie Omero, a Democratic pollster. By the way, and if she gets to pick.if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. As some supporters started booing at the possibility, Trump stopped, and added, with a shrug, "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know".

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Authorities Capture Arkansas Man Suspected of Shooting Police Chief, Sheriff's Deputy

The deputy is said to be in critical condition. Officers are in a standoff with a man who is suspected of shooting two Sebastian County officers on Wednesday (Aug. Jones, who had body armor, began firing multiple rounds at officers with an assault rifle. Hackett is about 115 miles west of Little Rock. A police officer has died and one other was injured after being shot during a routine call at a house in Arkansas.

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Man hit by auto during protest in Ferguson, gunfire follows

Allegedly, witnesses said multiple protesters pulled out guns and fired at the fleeing vehicle, per the Post-Dispatch. Men can then be heard yelling "move, move" and swearing as they try to stop the auto from driving away. The officer who fired the fatal shot at Brown, Darren Wilson, was not indicted in connection with the shooting. Mr Brown's death triggered months of sometimes violent protests in Ferguson and across the U.S.

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Clinton: Trump's words could have "tremendous consequences"

And second of all, he is most explicitly referring to something that " Second Amendment people ", different from other people, "can do" to stop her from "picking her judges". Was Clinton really suggesting that someone assassinate Obama? In addition, 50 prominent national security experts signed an open letter saying they would not vote for Trump in the fall, saying he "lacks the character, values, and experience" to be president.

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Two Chicago officers relieved of powers after black suspect killed

O'Neal, of the 1700 block of East 70th Street, was positively identified Friday evening, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. Police said officers opened fire after the driver, identified as O'Neal, sped off. Three officers fired shots at the fleeing O'Neal, who was fatally struck, according to police and activist accounts of the incident.

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'Grim Sleeper' sentenced to death in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kathleen Kennedy is expected to first hear the defense's motion for a new trial for Lonnie David Franklin Jr., 63, along with an automatic motion to modify the jury's June 6 recommendation of a death sentence to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Owners claim vehicles damaged in Ellicott City flood

Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford also surveyed the Howard County and said that it looks like a movie disaster scene. "Cars everywhere, cars on top of cars, parts of the road are gone, many parts of the sidewalk gone, storefronts completely gone".

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United States election: Trump denies urging supporters to kill Clinton

Hillary Clinton is against our core Constitutional rights, and she has voiced support for gun-grabbing efforts that have and will continue to strip citizens of their rights.... Scarborough and his co-host, Mika Brzezinski, were once accused of being overly familiar with Trump during the early days of the Republican presidential primary, but have landed on the candidate's "blacklist" after Brzezinski appeared disappointed in House speaker Paul Ryan's decision to endorse his campaign.

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Paul Ryan says Donald Trump remark sounded like 'joke gone bad'

Some interpreted his comments as a dark suggestion that gun owners could take up arms against Mrs Clinton, while others said they were at the very least irresponsible remarks that could have violent consequences. "But I'll tell you what". Jason Miller , a spokesperson, explained the comments saying, "It's called the power of unification. second amendment people have fantastic spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power.

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Machado making history against the White Sox

This whole series I've been squaring up some balls, which is fun. CHICAGO (AP) - Manny Machado was 16 when he first met Alex Rodriguez and they quickly became close friends and offseason workout buddies. "I wasn't hitting my spots". A foul ball turned into a tiebreaking RBI single and the decisive run, leaving the Chicago White Sox thanking Omar Narvaez and instant replay.

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Rather calls Trump's '2nd Amendment people' comments 'new low'

The paper dedicates its editorial to the row, referring to Mr Trump driving the campaign "further into the muck". Sen. Jeff Sessions said Donald Trump's controversial statements about Second Amendment supporters putting a stop to Hillary Clinton appointing Supreme Court Justices were not a threat against the Democratic presidential nominee.

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Legal group issues private emails Clinton did not turn over

Huma Abedin worked for Band at the same time she was still pulling down a state department salary. A new batch of U.S. State Department emails released Tuesday showed the close and sometimes overlapping interests between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department when Hillary Clinton served as secretary of state .

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Donald Trump blames media for Second Amendment squabble

She's also spent at least $5 million in Colorado, Iowa, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia - often more than ten times more than what Trump's allies are spending in the state. The controversy immediately overwhelmed Trump's intended campaign-trail focus: the economic plan he unveiled just a day earlier and was promoting during a series of rallies in the most competitive general election states.

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Resident: If you're black, police will stop you

Although the city is 63 per cent black, African Americans account for 84 per cent of pedestrian stops, the report found. On Tuesday, Baltimore police commissioner Kevin Davis said that he was looking forward to reviewing the final results of the Justice Department's year-long investigation into hisdepartment.

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Secret Service spoke to Trump campaign about 2nd Amendment comment

She has said repeatedly that she supports the Second Amendment right to own guns, but backs some stricter controls. At Tuesday's rally, Trump that "Second Amendment people" might be able to do something about Hillary Clinton appointing judges.

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DHS: No sign of mosquitoes carrying Zika virus in Wisconsin

Over the past few weeks, the case of non-travel related Zika virus has been on the rise. "I am very disappointed that the Congress went on recess before actually agreeing on what they would do to put the resources into this fight", Clinton said at the Borinquen Medical Centers of Miami-Dade County, asking politicians to call a "special session and get a bill passed".

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4 new Zika cases reported in Miami

The United States of America reported local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission for the first time on 29 July, 2016, in Miami Dade and later in Broward; Cuba reported two cases of locally acquired Zika in the city of Hoguin on 3 August, and Vietnam reported one case of locally-acquired Zika virus in Phu Yen Province.

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Baby dies from Zika in Texas

The first known case of a pregnant woman infected with Zika in the United States is setting off alarm bells among health officials and regulators. Houston TV station KHOU reported that the mother had traveled to El Salvador and didn't know she had the virus.

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Delta To Cancel 90 Flights On Wednesday

After having been called out by Georgia Power, the utility that delivers electric power to its Atlanta hub, Delta Airlines finally came clean. By late afternoon, the flight boards at MSP showed more Delta flights were in canceled or delayed status than there had been on Tuesday morning, a reflection in part of a stackup effect as problems ripple through airline networks.

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DOJ: Baltimore Police Department has history of violating civil rights

While research shows people of all races use drugs at roughly the same rate, in Baltimore , black citizens were arrested for drug possession at five times the rate of others. When he asked a sergeant what he should do, the detective got the following warning: "If you're a rat, your career here is done". The group Campaign Zero, started by Deray McKesson, Johnetta Elzie, Brittany Packnett, and Samuel Sinyangwe, has compiled its own reports about police use of force and the implementation of ...

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Video at Michael Brown March in Ferguson, Missouri, Appears to Capture Gunfire

A terrifying and graphic video of a Black Lives Matter protester being hit with a vehicle as he protested in Ferguson Tuesday night has emerged. Police responded to reports of gunfire but had found no evidence that anyone had been struck, said Ferguson spokesman Jeff Small , who declined to speculate about why the shots were fired.

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Former Secret Service official: Trump comments "pretty close to the edge"

Hours after setting off fresh controversy during a speech in Wilmington , N.C., Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump insisted that he had not meant to encourage violence against Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with his allusion to "Second Amendment people" who could stop the Democratic candidate from stacking the Supreme Court with antigun justices.

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Willett misfires as independent wins gold

Kuwait's Fehaid al-Deehani, competing at the Rio Games as an independent athlete, won men's double trap gold yesterday. Kuwait has been banned from global competition by the worldwide Olympic Committee since October for its government legislation allowing interference in national sport federations.

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Former CIA Chief Points Out Huge Hypocrisy Of Trump's 2nd Amendment Threat

Additionally, the ex-official said they would seek help from a US attorney to check out whether Trump's comments would be worth pursuing legally. At a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Trump warned supporters that Clinton wants to "essentially abolish the Second Amendment".

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Metro May Close More Weekend Hours for Additional Repairs

But Wiedefeld maintains that he didn't know inspections weren't being done as often as required and said the track problems were never brought to his attention, though the issues are "being addressed immediately". Investigators are requiring Metro officials to increase managerial oversight and perform increased track maintenance throughout the system, reports WJLA.

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Paul Ryan's district chooses status quo

But they also could be read as an implicit critique of Trump, whose tone and approach to politics are far more slashing and confrontational than Ryan's. "I think it means right here in Wisconsin, people know me very, very well", Ryan said. Trump reversed course and announced his support for Ryan at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Friday night.

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Kansas Boy Died of Neck Injury on Waterslide

Caleb Thomas Schwab died after suffering a neck injury on the ride at Schlitterbahn Kansas City Waterpark on Sunday. Merker said Kansas City, Kansas, police and other agencies are investigating the incident "and we've cooperated fully with them in all regards".

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Michael Phelps shares special moment with son after 200 butterfly victory

History will show that Phelps 20th Medal was not won in a particularly fast time, certainly not when one considers the times in London 4 years ago, but there has hardly been a more openly fought and anticipated show down. "I had a similar expression when I encountered a moth in my house", NBC soccer announcer Arlo White said. Phelps announced his retirement after the 2012 Olympics .


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