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Funeral services for Lowcountry man killed by police in Charlotte postponed

Scott is then seen lying on his front in the auto park, groaning in agony, as police first handcuff him then attempt to treat him. Police have maintained that Scott had a gun, while family members have said he wasn't armed when he was shot at his townhouse complex.

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US Gov't Agency Warns Hurricane Matthew May Affect East Coasts Energy Facilities

NASA and the US Air Force, which operate the Cape Canaveral launch site, had taken steps to safeguard personnel and equipment. The National Hurricane Center said at 8 a.m. I've been told by my people there that it re-landscaped the place'. It is expected to go higher still. Thousands were displaced after the storm flattened homes, uprooted trees and inundated neighbourhoods earlier in the week.

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President Obama reduces life sentences of 2 Charlotte men

Harris, now held at a federal correctional facility in Texarkana, Texas, was convicted of two counts of cocaine possession with intent to distribute and two counts of carrying a firearm while drug trafficking. Cesar R. Jara was convicted in February of 2006 with possession to distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of marijuana. "With today's grants, the president has commuted 774 sentences, more than the previous 11 presidents combined", White House counsel Neil Eggleston said Thursday.

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Taking softer tone, Pence says Clinton is admirable

Trump asked the crowd at a Reno, Nevada rally Wednesday. "A lot of stories suggest that Donald Trump's reaction to the debate was one of anger, 'Why won't my own running mate defend me?' That, I think, is going to work on his head a little bit as he goes into prepping for the really important debate on Sunday", the Virginia senator said.

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Hurricane Matthew slams into western Haiti with deadly waves

Hurricane Matthew as seen from space. Haiti , eastern regions of Cuba and the southeastern Bahamas have been placed under a hurricane warning. Navy Capt. Landslides and downed trees on roads prevented movement in numerous areas. The few places that were on the electrical grid had apparently lost power, and cellphone service was spotty.

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Alicia Keys, A$AP Rocky Address Modern Families on 'Blended Family'

If Alicia Keys' team on The Voice need any more examples of how it's done they need look no further than " Blended Family (What You Do For Love )", the A$AP Rocky-blessed emotional first single from the singer's just-announced new album. "Celebrating Mashonda for our commitment to each other with support and true growth". Prior to marrying Keys in 2010, Swizz Beatz was married to Mashona Tifrere , and following their divorce, the two have worked to successfully co-parent.

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Hurricane Matthew begins assault on eastern Florida

Walt Disney World is located in Orlando, 35 miles (55 kilometers) inland from the Atlantic. Florida, which is facing its most risky storm in living memory, can expect Matthew to move near or over the coast overnight, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center reported.

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Porcello rocked for 3 homers, Red Sox lose ALD opener 5-4

Bullpen ace Andrew Miller entered the game in the fifth, pitching two scoreless innings for the 5-4 win. Boston signed him to a $217 million, seven-year contract as a free agent in December, an acquisition and investment the club hoped would get them back to the playoffs and Price on the game's biggest stage.

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National Guard Uses Helicopter To Raid Elderly Woman For One Pot Plant

Holcomb said he was at his mother's home eating a late lunch with his sister when they heard whirring blades and looked up to see a military-style helicopter circling the property, with two men crouching in an open door and holding a device that he suspects was a thermal imager to detect marijuana plants.

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Obama hails climate change deal

As of today, 72 parties accounting for 56.75 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions have joined the climate agreement negotiated at COP21 in Paris, meeting the requirements of 55 parties representing 55 percent of global emissions needed for the Paris Agreement to enter into force in 30 days, prior to the COP22 meeting in Morocco.

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Trump says U.S. is rushing immigrants in to vote in November's elections

He said Trump's proposal to ban Muslims was offensive and unconstitutional. Newly admitted immigrants are not permitted to vote, a right that is reserved for citizens. Department of Homeland Security in August. The two issues are sometimes linked in a misleading fashion, and the brief exchange between Del Cueto and Trump underscored that.

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Sen. Ayotte backtracking after saying Trump would make a good role model

The showdown with Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan came on the heels of a tumultuous week for GOP ticket-topper Donald Trump, who lashed out at his critics after an uneven debate performance on the presidential stage and a bombshell New York Times report that said a $916 million business loss in 1995 could have allowed him to duck federal income taxes for 18 years.

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Backpage CEO arrested on pimping charges

Ferrer, 55, was arrested on a California warrant after arriving at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport on a flight from Amsterdam, said Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. "Serving as a global, modern-day auction block, Backpage collects fees from individuals posting advertisements offering human beings who are bought and sold for sex".

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Backpage.com CEO accused of money laundering

California authorities also issued warrants for the site's controlling shareholders, Michael Lacey and James Larkin. Under California law, pimping is defined as making money off prostitutes or soliciting customers for prostitution. Backpage was started by Village Voice Media and is now owned by a Dutch company. The Texas-based site has been accused by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children of running child sex trafficking ads.

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Health insurance enrollment starts November 1

Floridians now know beyond a doubt that further entrenching ObamaCare would only result in higher costs and more harm to countless friends, family, and neighbors. In a sense, Democrats can point to the 36% approval number in the new Breitbart/Gravis poll as a political success, because the number of people willing to describe ObamaCare as a success is considerably higher than the number who have actually been helped by the program.

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Second Person in Custody in Connection with Bronx House Explosion

Authorities in NY say they were questioning a person of interest in a house explosion that killed a battalion chief who had been considered a rising star in the Fire Department of NY. The batallion chief was pronounced dead at NewYork-Presbyterian/Allen Hospital this morning, the Daily News reports, but the officers, second firefighter, and Con Edison employee did not sustain serious injuries.

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Hurricane Matthew's Track Shifts Again, Still a Threat to SC

The storm could weaken slightly as it crosses Haiti and Cuba, forecasters said, but should remain a major hurricane as it nears Florida. Forecasters said as much as 40 inches of rain could fall on some isolated areas of Haiti , raising fears of deadly mudslides and floods in the heavily deforested country where many families live in flimsy houses with corrugated metal roofs.

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Hurricane Matthew begins battering coast of Florida

More than four million inhabitants in Miami and Fort Lauderdale were spared the worst of the storm which Florida governor Rick Scott had warned was a monster and would likely lead to casualties in the United States as it had done in the Caribbean.

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2 arrested in meth lab raid in Allen County

The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office said in a statement that deputies discovered odors consistent with meth production coming from a minivan after they arrived at the crash scene on U.S. Materials found in the lab included chemicals for producing methamphetamine, containers actively cooking methamphetamine, methamphetamine, a syringe and small amount of marijuana, deputies said.

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Ben & Jerry's says 'all lives will not matter until black lives matter'

While the company did mention having respect for law enforcement, the statement made certain to hammer home that the police shootings are a byproduct of systemic racism. Ben & Jerry's paid market price, plus a premium, for the nuts. They clarified that they don't place blame on individual officers, but believe it's the systematic racism that is the culprit.

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Michelle Obama goes after Trump in Charlotte

McCaskill is a supporter and media surrogate for Hillary Clinton. Daughter Chelsea, the former First Daughter, and now mother to two children herself, has become intimately involved in the campaign, even garnering a prime time speaking spot at the Democratic National Convention, where she introduced her mother the night Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination.

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Barriers used to protect soldiers now stopping floodwaters

From 8 p.m. Monday night to 7 a.m. Tuesday morning, Cedar Rapids residents faced a curfew restricting their access around the town. An elaborate system of temporary floodwalls largely protected Cedar Rapids homes and businesses Tuesday as the river that runs through the city reached its second-highest peak ever.

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Funeral today for Townville shooting victim

Six-year-old Jacob Hall was one of two people killed at Townville Elementary School by a SC teen on September 28 - the other being the shooter's father, Jeffrey DeWitt Osborne. Those eulogizing the boy echoed the sentiments of the boy's parents, Rodger and Renae, who have said they're sure Jacob has already forgiven the 14-year-old accused of killing him.

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Clinton, Pence returning to Ohio for campaign events

No Republican has won the presidency without carrying OH and its 18 Electoral College votes, and the last Democrat to lose the state and still win the presidency was John F. Kelly Ayotte, the Republican up for re-election in New Hampshire, demonstrated the vise she is in this week when she said at a debate that Trump would represent a good role model for children, only to recant a few hours later.

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Backpage raided, CEO arrested on sex-trafficking charges

Backpage is similar to Craigslist in that it allows users to post ads to sell items and services. "During this 29-month period, Backpage's self-reporting demonstrates that gross monthly income from California rose to $2.5 million per month, with over $51 million in revenue derived from California in that period".

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I-26 lane reversals beginning, SCDOT officials say

Even the Florida Governor is telling residents there to prepare for the worst. Evacuation from the Charleston area is available and encouraged. A full, four-lane reversal on I-26 in Charleston begins at the interchange of I-26 and I-526.

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US Supreme court opens new term one justice short

It was scheduled to take effect in February 2015 but was halted that month by a US district judge in Brownsville, who ruled that it violated the Administrative Procedure Act , which governs how federal regulations are made and how much input the public has.

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Bill Clinton calls Affordable Care Act "the craziest thing"

This is a file photograph - President Barack Obama laughs at himself during his speech. If I get unlucky in the pool, I'll lose money.' So they overcharge you just to make sure, and on good years, they just make a whopping profit from the people who are least able to pay it.

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Clinton campaign chair defends Bill's ObamaCare comments

The former president has been campaigning often in working-class areas where Trump's anti-globalization message has resonated. He thanked Bill Clinton for being "honest". He draws enthusiastic crowds eager to a see a former president who is anything but a normal political spouse, but he's also generated unwanted stories, including this summer when he approached Attorney General Loretta Lynch for a private meeting at an airport.

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Baylor University names new Title IX coordinator

In that role, Tucker helped direct the functions of the Title IX Office, as well as trained faculty, staff and students on Baylor's Title IX policy and processes. "There is no telling how many persons with information have been shackled by a confidentiality agreement accompanied with a large payment", lawyers for the women wrote in a court filing Wednesday.

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City pins hope on 10 miles of quickly erected flood barriers

City spokeswoman Sara Baughman (BAHF'-muhn) said Wednesday that the city's temporary flood protection system is still doing its job holding back the swollen river. New York City has installed a network of what it calls "geotextile" bags along Rockaway Beach, weighing a total of 50 million pounds, to help protect the shoreline after Hurricane Sandy, said Meghan Lalor, a spokeswoman for the city's parks department.

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Many fatalities likely in Minnesota helicopter crash

Some witnesses reported that the helicopter broke up in midair, while others said it fell to the ground after the rotor stopped turning. The Anoka County Sheriff's Office is expected to provide an update Friday. The paramedic remained in critical condition earlier this week at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. As the FAA joins the investigation late Thursday night, many neighbors are relieved they narrowly missed such a tragedy and heartbroken they couldn't do more.

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22 soldiers killed in attack on Niger refugee camp

The armed men attacked soldiers stationed at the Tazalit camp in Niger's western Tahoua region, bordering Mali, the United Nations said in a statement. Niger's small army is busy fighting Takfiri Boko Haram militants, who launch attacks across the country's southern border from Nigeria. At least 22 Nigerien soldiers were killed on Thursday in an attack on a refugee camp in the country's western region of Tassara.

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Trump campaign: Bill Clinton is doing a great job for us

They don't get anything! This week, Bill proved his naysayers right. "The people who are getting killed on this deal are small business people and individuals that make a little too much to get any of these subsidies because they are not organized", Bill said .

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Yahoo's secret email scans helped the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe terrorists

The report Tuesday by Reuters news agency, citing former employees of the internet firm as sources, said Yahoo had built a custom program in 2015 which scanned all its emails to help USA intelligence and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


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