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Video released of Chicago Police chase ending in unarmed teen's death

Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Chicago Police Headquarters calling for accountability after police released video showing the death of 18-year-old Paul O'Neal, an unarmed black man shot dead by Chicago police. On Saturday, Johnson called the decision to release the O'Neal footage the "beginning of a more transparent process" in how the city investigates an officer who has shot someone.

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Obama: Trump will receive security briefings

In a straight-up match without Obama getting any strokes, it'd be hard to see Trump losing. "The Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president", Obama said at a White House news conference alongside the Prime Minister of Singapore.

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Virginia court strikes down order giving felons voting right

McAuliffe had issued a sweeping executive order in April that affected 206,000 ex-offenders in the state . "The clemency power may be broad, but it is not absolute", the majority opinion said. In April, McAuliffe restored the civil rights of felons who had completed their sentence and paid their fines. Bob McDonnell in 2010. A defiant McAuliffe released a statement late Friday saying he would pick up his executive pen and restore the rights of those felons on an individual basis, even ...

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Clinton gains 15-point lead over Trump in polls

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson , the Libertarian candidate, garners 4 percent while Green Party candidate Jill Stein gets 3 percent and 11 percent are undecided. So much of Trump's pitch to voters was based on his standing in the polls - I'm winning and that means I am a victor and, therefore, someone you should vote for - that it was hard to imagine what he would even say if he wasn't ahead.

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Mom of Shannan Gilbert stabbed to death; daughter charged

Mari Gilbert was fatally stabbed by her own daughter, Sarra, according to the Gilbert family. No one has been arrested in Shannan Gilbert's case. The suspect in Saturday's incident is being held in the Ulster County Jail without bail. It was the beginning of the Long Island Serial Killer investigation, known as LISK. Mari Gilbert's death is under investigation. "I am strongly of the belief that it adversely affected her mental state of sanity, " Ray said.

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Railing Collapse at Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Concert Injures 42

According to authorities, during a live performance of the "Young, Wild & Free" singers, the railing of BB&T Pavilion collapsed , causing 42 concertgoers to tumble over the ledge, CNN has learned. It appears the railing failed where the support poles met a support wall. The rappers were chanting "Stand up!" when the barrier gave away leading to dozens of people tumbling to the ground.

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Sprint Cup Series Heads to Watkins Glen

Edwards turned a fast lap of 126.562 miles per hour on Saturday to edge Kyle Larson for the top spot for today's Cheez-It 355. The Joe Gibbs Racing star built on the momentum of his Top-10 finish at Pocono last week with a fast lap at the NY road course.

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Anti-Abortion Videomakers Charges Dropped

But the decision to investigate Daleiden came only after the grand jury had passed its original time limit, it turns out, which has now led to the decision to dismiss the charges. Now, that charge has been dismissed as well. Sanra Merritt, 63, enters the courtroom in April. . The misdemeanor charge was dismissed by a judge last month while the felony charges, which are punishable up to 20 years in prison, remained pending before a different branch of the court.

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Air France-KLM Swings to Net Profit

Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY)'s stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc.in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. Air France flights operated by other companies, including HOP!, KLM and Delta, however, will not be concerned by the strike. Pointing to a "highly uncertain" geopolitical and economic environment, the Air France-KLM said fuel prices and the continuation of the overcapacity in the airline industry were resulting ...

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Berlin shooting: Patient kills doctor at hospital, then turns gun on self

A patient has shot at a doctor in a university clinic in southwest Berlin before shooting himself dead, German police said. Berlin's police department has released a statement saying the doctor is critically injured and now being treated in an intensive care unit.

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Susan Sarandon's "Not Having" The Democratic National Convention -- Her Reaction Goes Viral!

Sarandon's gloomy presence at the convention was so obvious, a hilarious GIF of the actress shaking her head in disgust was posted on Twitter by Now This News journalist Ian McKenna . One of the main goals of the DNC has been to heal the rift in the party caused by the contentious primary fight between Hillary Clinton and Sen. "We're here to say this is upsetting to us", Sarandon said.

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National Basketball Association pulls All-Star Game from Charlotte over North Carolina's transgender bathroom policy

The Republican governor of North Carolina says he struck a deal with the National Basketball Association to keep the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte but blames members of his own party in the legislature and a Democrat running for his office for killing the agreement.

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Donald Trump backs Paul Ryan after initially refusing to endorse him

Trump said at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Friday. "I also fully support and endorse Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, a state I truly love". On Tuesday, Trump responded by saying he wouldn't endorse McCain, in part, because he believes the Arizona senator hasn't done enough to help military veterans.

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JM Coetzee, Elizabeth Strout on Man Booker Prize list

United States authors are Beatty, Means, Moshfegh, Reeves and Strout. Nobel Prize victor and two-time Man Booker Prize victor JM Coetzee headlines the list with his book The Schooldays of Jesus , while Deborah Levy , shortlisted in 2012 for Swimming Home , is picked for Hot Milk, her poignant take on the challenges and extremities of motherhood.

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Libertarian candidates: Mitt Romney is considering endorsing them

Along with Johnson supporters - many who arrived with homemade signs - the Libertarian candidate's appearance drew curious voters from other camps as well. "I think it made me the person I am today, and that's a guy who shows up on time and tells the truth regardless of the consequences and that is accountable for everything that I've ever done", Johnson told Aberdeen American News.

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2 hikers from Vermont found in South Dakota's Badlands park

They texted a friend who notified authorities, but the search by the Pennington County Search and Rescue Team and the Badlands National Park rangers was called off at 2 a.m. The sheriff's office says it took rescue teams about an hour to reach the hikers after they were spotted. The women were found late Thursday morning.

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Railing Collapses At Snoop Dogg Gig: 10 Hurt

It happened shortly before 10:30pm local time on Friday. Between 10 and 15 people were hurt, according to Camden County officials cited by WCAU-TV. The lawn is several feet above a concrete walkway. USA rapper Snoop Lion, known as Snoop Dogg, performs during the Etam Live Show Lingerie at Piscine Molitor during Paris Fashion Week March 3, 2015.

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QB Brett Favre Enters the Hall of Fame

Favre said prior to the ceremony that he hadn't prepared a speech, and in classic Favre style, he just planned to wing it. "The Pancake Man" was enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Fighting through the emotion, Favre proceeded to talk about how his father taught him toughness and teamwork, and that "there was no room for crybabies" in the Favre house.

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Rays bullpen gives up 5 runs in 6-2 loss to Twins

The Rays led just 3-1 in the sixth when Brad Miller beat out a possible double play at first. He stole second, stole third, then slid to avoid a tag at home on a grounder to short. The Rays had success off Berrios from the very start. "By coming back and continuing to battle, I think we're showing what kind of character we have on this team", said Rays shortstop Brad Miller , whose three-run homer wiped out a 2-0 deficit.

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Clinton Admits She "May Have Short-Circuited" in Characterizing Emails

That is despite James Comey's finding that Clinton sent classified information through the server, which is contrary to what she had said publicly. She added that the issue would be a high priority for her administration and that she didn't take Latino voters for granted. So, the fact is that there were exactly zero emails sent or received by Hillary Clinton that were properly marked as classified.

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Chicago cops: Body cameras new to district where O'Neal shot

He didn't elaborate about those experiences, but said: "This is a hard job and most people don't understand that because they've never had to do it". That and other policy changes represent an effort to restore public confidence in the department after video released a year ago showed a black teenager named Laquan McDonald getting shot 16 times by a white officer.

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Man Opens Fire On New Jersey Troopers

The friend, Richard Kaser, said that after Sykes was sacked upon, he shot his shotgun once before falling down. The state Attorney General's Office said one trooper fired four shots from his service gun and 76-year-old Gerald Sykes fired one shot from a shotgun, according to FOX29.

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Hillary Clinton is 'queen of corruption', says Trump

As Donald Trump insulted the families of war vets, Clinton and Kaine supported them. He also stumbled on matters of foreign policy and hesitated until Friday in endorsing House Speaker Paul Ryan in his re-election bid. But Trump's assault on Clinton's character also came as he himself faced stinging criticism from top USA officials, including a damning editorial on Friday in which the former acting head of the CIA, Michael Morell, a well-respected and non-partisan figure, endorsed Clinton ...

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Demand White Reporters Stand Behind Black Reporters

The banner has been hanging outside city hall since August 2015, CBS Boston reported . Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone has declined repeated requests by the city police officers' union to replace the banner with one that reads "All Lives Matter".

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Donald Trump, looking to right the ship, plans to endorse Paul Ryan

Donald Trump on Friday offered an olive branch to the Republican Party, endorsing the three Republican lawmakers - House Speaker Paul Ryan, Arizona Sen. Trump was referring to his running mate, Mike Pence, the conservative governor of Indiana. Many Republicans, including Ryan, were critical of Trump's insistent attacks on the parents.

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Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan at Event in Wisconsin

House Speaker Paul Ryan says his opponent in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary is backed by out-of-state interests peddling a "nasty virulent strain of something" that's not conservatism. "I'm not quite there yet ", Trump said at the time . Trump's his initial refusal to back the three - and particularly his reluctance to endorse Ryan, an unprecedented move from a major party nominee - sparked fresh questions over Trump's viability in the race.

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MA energy bill delivers 1.6GW boost for USA offshore wind projects

In the final hours of their legislative session late Sunday night, your state lawmakers passed a bill that would require utilities to research and look for hydroelectric and offshore wind power sources. Late a year ago, California also passed a law requiring the state to source 50% of its energy from renewable sources by 2030. With ideal wind speeds and water depths between 130 feet and 165 feet, DONG expects MA will garner the economic and supply chain benefits of being the first mover to ...

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Rodgers? Luck? Try Favre as the QB focal point Sunday

A disciple of Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll, Dungy went 139-69 in 13 seasons, including 85-27 with the Colts from 2002-08. He led the Packers to great success including two Super Bowl appearances and a win in Super Bowl XXXI. A 33rd member is a representative of the Pro Football Writers of America and there are thirteen at-large delegates. Outside linebacker Kevin Greene should have gotten the call to Canton sooner.

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Louisiana sheriff: Pilot's body found in helicopter wreckage

Hazelwood said the pilot and possibly a second person may have been on board the aircraft. Authorities identify him as a 29-year-old male. Most of the helicopter's wreckage was underwater when it was found Thursday in Iberia Parish, about 14 miles from the town of Jeanerette.

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Trump attempts to claw back campaign support

He offered some criticism of Trump's campaign, saying the GOP nominee should stay focused on Hillary Clinton's record as secretary of state, rather than "getting involved in other unrelated discussions". "So I think some of what Trump has done is very self-destructive". In addition to praising Ryan, Trump also threw his support behind Arizona Sen. When Trump said that he wasn't "quite there" regarding endorsing Ryan , Zack Roday, a spokesperson for Ryan, said, "Neither Speaker Ryan nor ...

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Asked About Black Friends, Clinton Says She's 'Blessed To Have A Crew'

She added that she wants to respect the "cone of silence" among her friends. During their statements, it was mentioned that Republican nominee Donald Trump was invited to attend but declined. After a short speech to the over 1,000 journalists of color gathered in the nation's capitol, Clinton's first queries from the press dealt with her hesitance to speak with them.

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Harvard Republican Club Won't Endorse Donald Trump

Clinton. Harvard Republicans also called on prominent Republicans and other college GOP groups to renounce Trump's candidacy. It's the first time in 128 years that the Harvard Republican Club, the country's oldest College Republicans chapter, has disowned its own party's nominee.

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A couple of weeks of woe for Donald Trump

He is in free fall and the press praising the fact that he managed to go for 24 hours without metaphorically slitting his own wrists on TV is hardly an endorsement. That way he could say he was the legitimate victor, go back to reality TV, sell more Trump steaks and expand the Trump brand in new and exciting ways, having gained billions of dollars in free PR from his little adventure.

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Archery - Perfect Ku shoots down US redemption bid

His teammate Ku Bonchan was 6 for 6. "So they told me later after the game was done, but I was very happy". It was the first ideal set of Saturday across the full competition. When asked what the U.S. could have done differently, he added: "How do I know?" Worth once again stepped up to the plate to hit the winning arrow in an outstanding final set, winning 6-2-the country's first-ever Olympic archery medal success.

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Newly promoted Stripling, Dodgers bullpen blank Red Sox

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz played first base for the first time this season and made two nice catches, but the veteran designated hitter went 0 for 3. "But I missed a spot and the changeup was straight and middle", Rodriguez said. Corey Seager set the Dodgers' rookie record with his 31st double of the season, an RBI hit that made it 2-0 in the fifth.


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