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Video Shows Memphis Airport Security Tackling A Cancer Patient

An officer threw Cohen to the ground while placing his knees on top of her neck. Her mother, Shirley Cohen, told local media back when the lawsuit was filed that the teen accidentally set off a metal detector at a security checkpoint, which frightened her.

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Police chief in Florida accepts 'full responsibility' for shooting of MN retiree

A session will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17 in the community room at Laishley Park Municipal Marina, 120 Laishley Court, Lewis said. "That's a great question, and the investigation is going to detail how all those details were missed", a police spokesperson said.

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US Justice Department Response to Baltimore Police Racism Falls Short

A U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) report said on Wednesday discriminatory practices against the African-American communities had long existed among police forces in Baltimore, Maryland. There is no stronger example in the country than what we're doing here in Baltimore. It may reveal that while they're not ideal, they're perhaps better than we thought-though, yes, still in need of improvement.

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Twitter Denies Rumors Of Shutting Down In 2017

Twitter has recently been having a hard time of it, and news also emerged earlier this week that the company had put up nearly one-third of the office space in its San Francisco headquarters up for rent. For Twitter, the last few quarterly results have been a disaster. In fact, Twitter has already confirmed to The Independent that these rumors are false, so there's really no need to worry.

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Pressure mounts on Republicans to reject Trump

But Trump's remark at a Tuesday rally that gun rights activists could prevent Clinton from placing liberal justices on the US Supreme Court immediately sparked a torrent of criticism on social media that he was effectively calling for Clinton's assassination.

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Woman accidentally shot dead in police training exercise

But as the investigation continues, the chief is now taking the blame. "Our intention is to be completely transparent", Lewis said. Officer Lee Coel, 28, has been put on administrative leave as the state of Florida investigates why real ammunition was used by mistake at the event created to bring police and the public together.

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Flash Flooding Hits Louisiana and Mississippi

The Tickfaw River, just south of the MS state line in Liverpool, Louisiana, was already at the highest level ever recorded at 9 a.m. Friday. Some areas reported more than 7 inches of rain. In Pike County in Southwest Mississippi, heavy rain began around 5 a.m., and as creeks and rivers started to overflow, teams began working to rescue people trapped in flooded homes and cars, said McComb Fire Chief Stephen Adams.

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San Diego officer dead, another in surgery following shooting

The standoff ended when officers forcibly entered the home and arrested an individual believed to be linked to Thursday's shooting. Zimmerman says police are investigating whether he was involved in the Thursday night shootings. A helicopter hovered above. Responding officers found both with gunshot wounds to their upper bodies. Authorities also detonated several devices at the scene to draw him out and used tools to break windows and pound on the roof.

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Hillary Clinton Lays Out Economy Plan

Most importantly, neither candidate is capable of restoring the American people back to their 20th century manufacturing heyday, said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate.com. "But it sounds an very bad lot like the [Obama] stimulus". Cass also observes that Clinton's speech said little about the poor, with no mention of inner-city poverty.

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2 dead, many hurt in Maryland apartment blaze

More than 30 people were hurt in the explosion and fire. As of the last figures released, the media has learned that 34 persons - 31 citizens, three firefighters - have been injured as a result of the fire and explosion at the Maryland apartment and have subsequently been taken to nearby hospitals.

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US Justice Dept finds another major police forces biased against blacks

Baltimore has long struggled with strained relations between residents and police, but the need to ease those tensions became more urgent after the death of Freddie Gray in April 2015. Cummings says he looks forward to the Justice Department's suggestions for solving the problems. "And if you run, they're going to beat you up when they catch you".

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Emails shed light on State Dept., Clinton Foundation

Though her verbal delivery may be smoother than Donald Trump's, her buffoonery and depravity make her totally unfit to lead a toilet cleaning team, let alone the country. "[They] show the Clinton Foundation , Clinton donors, and operatives worked with Hillary Clinton in potential violation of the law". Clinton has told the State Department she believes she submitted all work-related emails she had in her possession, the department's Trudeau said in a statement.

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Hillary Clinton's makes big pitch to regain the middle-class

Cass offered grudging praise for her assertion that skilled trade jobs need to be filled and that not everyone needs to attend four-year college, which he calls an idea of the left. "Not only are both of Trump's referenced comments on tape and widely distributed, but Trump's ISIS comments came after we sent out this press release (on Wednesday)", Clarkin said.

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Clinton, Kaine to release tax returns to put pressure on Trump

When Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that only gun rights supporters could prevent Hillary Clinton from choosing Supreme Court justices, many on both sides of the aisle saw it as a threat. "It's unqualified. Nothing's ever 100 percent, but it would certainly make it more hard as president to turn around and say otherwise". She's delivering an economic address in MI created to counter Trump's address earlier this week with a more positive message.

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Thank police officers for all they do

She also said she would not provide any new details about the investigation and declined to comment about how long it might take to conduct. The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country and "touched the soul of an entire nation", Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday at a memorial service for the fallen officers.

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1 of 2 skydivers killed near Lodi was first-time jumper

A man answering the phone Saturday at the Parachute Center said he was busy and did not know if two men had died. "He said, 'I love you, Mum, ' and then he got on the plane". "But it wouldn't have made any difference (if they didn't)". "The only thing it looks like is something may have gone out of sequence", Dause told Sacramento television station KCRA.

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Reporter won't reveal source in Attorney Gerneral Kathleen Kane case

A former boyfriend who later became a top aide to Pennsylvania's attorney general has told jurors she was trying to "set me up" for leaking grand jury material to the press. NORRISTOWN , Pa. (AP) - Prosecutors are continuing to lay out their perjury and corruption case against Pennsylvania's attorney general. Kane's defense attorneys highlighted that Stahl did not receive a response from Kane to her email that day, and did not know whether Kane ever read the documents she sent.

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Once Nearly Extinct California Island Foxes No Longer Endangered

The fox is the 37th species that has been healthy enough to be removed from the endangered species list. The officials called for a recovery effort and joined hands with the National Park Service, Nature Conservancy and Catalina Island Conservancy to save the fox species.

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Aussie Fraser leads in return of Olympic golf

Jason Day , Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy have all opted to skip the event in Brazil, with Fowler and Bubba Watson expected to lead the United States' hopes for gold. Stenson was in the last group and faced the strongest wind, but the Swede who set a major championship scoring record at Royal Troon dropped only one shot.

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Disgraced Ex-Congressman Mark Foley Spotted at Trump Rally

Former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley , who resigned from Congress in 2006 in disgrace after sending sexually explicit messages to teenage congressional pages, attended a rally for Donald Trump in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Wednesday. Shortly after the rally, Foley told the Sun Sentinel he was there and praised Trump's performance and ideas. "And I would say, the co-founder would be crooked Hillary Clinton ", he said.

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Trump insists Obama founded ISIS, then says it was sarcasm

He is the founder of ISIS, okay? ISIS is an acronym for the militant group. But Trump disagreed. "No, I meant that he's the founder of Isis, I do", he said. "No, Barack Obama is not the founder of ISIS", Clinton tweeted. But he was absolutely the founder. Last night, you said the President was the founder of ISIS.

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Boy falls from coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

A Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture spokesman said the Rollo Coaster was most recently inspected by a certified private inspector on August 6. The child was life-flighted to Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh with unknown injuries. In Greenville, Tenn., three girls were hurt when they fell 35 to 45 feet from a Ferris wheel at a county fair. According to Idlewild's website , park guests must be 48 inches tall to ride the Rollo Coaster alone; guests between 36 and 48 inches tall are ...

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Man twerks in Miami courtroom

Griffith's mother was in court with a bag of prescription medications for her son. Laughs could be heard inside the courtroom, but Pooler did not join in the laughter and set Griffith's bond at $18,500. He suffers from mental illness and was off his medications. Surveillance footage recorded from the school helped police identify Griffith. Griffith was arrested for allegedly breaking into a high school and stealing an employee's vehicle.

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Expect Clinton's emails to be released for years to come

Mills interviewed one executive from Pfizer and another from Wal-Mart, the report said. The investigation was not opened because the Department of Justice said it had looked into allegations surrounding the Clinton Foundation a year earlier and established at that time that there wasn't enough of a case to open a formal probe, CNN reported .

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Tomlin struggles again as Indians lose to Nationals

DENVER - Adrian Beltre hit a two-run double, Elvis Andrus added a tiebreaking single and Texas scored four runs in the eighth inning to beat Colorado. Jose Ramirez has managed 113 hits with 56 runs and 46 RBI this year. Danny Valencia and Khris Davis each drove in a run as the A's won consecutive games for the first time since July 26-27 to keep Wade Miley (7-10) winless in an Orioles uniform.

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Jury in Place For Kane Trial

In response to the idea Kane was seeking revenge on political opponents, Shargel insisted, "It doesn't make any sense". "Revenge is a dish best served cold". In a transcript from Kane's grand jury hearing, she denied releasing secret grand jury information. "The Commonwealth is trying to invent a fued", Shargel said.

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Russian Olympic doping whistleblower drops her appeal to the IOC

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach revealed that a figure of how many Russian athletes have been cleared to compete in the Rio Games will be announced later on Thursday. The threat of having the entire Russian delegation banned from the Olympics was seemingly a realistic possibility as details of the investigation and allegations against Russian athletes were being learned.

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Man who scaled Trump Tower in NY facing criminal charges

Wearing a backpack, shorts and climbing equipment, Rogata spent two hours steadily moving up the glass facade as the New York Police Department's special operations division made repeated attempts to coax him into the building. "Please help make this video go viral so that it gets to Mr Trump and be sure to get out and vote for Mr Trump in the 2016 election", he added. "Believe me, if my goal was not significant, I would not risk my life pursuing it".

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Journalists' bus comes under fire in Rio

Aly Raisman, another American who won gold with Biles in the team competition, is also in the mix today but teammate Gabby Douglas, the defending Olympic champion, will be on the sidelines. SWIMMING SHOCKER: Kazakhstan has its first Olympic swimming medal, and it's golden. American Katie Ledecky crushed her own world record in the 400 freestyle Sunday night, touching almost 5 seconds ahead of her closest pursuer, and now focuses on the women's 200 meter freestyle.

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Trump refuses drop false claim Obama founded IS

He said he never supported the invasion but that the withdrawal contributed to ISIS' growth and influence. Trump told the crowd if they value their right to bear arms, the election will be crucial. He's doubled, tripled and quadrupled down on it in various venues and has reinforced that he meant his words to be taken literally. " No, Barack Obama is not the founder of ISIS ", Clinton tweeted.

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Searchers return to deadly apartment fire scene

Some transports had to be made by Montgomery County Police officers. Residents reported smelling gas before the explosion, and officials responded to calls for a potential gas leak at the complex last month. "But I am grateful". The firefighters had minor injuries and were treated and released. Some had already gone home. Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, says in a post on its website that nine people injured in the fire were brought to the emergency department.

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Chris Christie Aide Says Governor 'Flat Out Lied' About Bridgegate

Baroni is charged alongside former Christie deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly , with conspiracy, fraud, and other crimes related to the bridge closure scheme. Another former Port Authority official, David Wildstein, has pleaded guilty and is cooperating with federal prosecutors. Instead he dropped out early on in the primary contests and shocked the Republican establishment by coming out in favour of Donald Trump .

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Kaine on Clinton's Emails: 'We're Going to Be Real Transparent'

Although Comey recommended against criminal prosecution over the email episode, he said Clinton had been "extremely careless" in her handling of classified material. "The problem was that Clinton misrepresented what James Comey told the American people". The comments came in the form of a convoluted answer to a question about inconsistencies between her claim that she "never sent or received classified information" on her private email server, and Comey's testimony before Congress ...

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When Duffy pitches, the Royals win. Lefty throws his first complete game

In his last seven starts, Quintana is 4-0 with three no-decisions (in which he's given up a total of two runs). INF Brett Lawrie, who went on the disabled list July 27 retroactive to July 22 with a right hamstring strain, has begun swinging the bat.

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Grief counseling but no answers in Punta Gorda police shooting

As the family grieves, well-wishers have flooded Steve Knowlton's Facebook page.On Aug. 10, he wrote, "Know that all your sentiments are so appreciated". During such exercises, a civilian may assume the role of the officer and make a decision about whether to use force against someone. "The situations escalate quickly, forcing fast decisions".


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