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Chicago 'Hamilton' audience member charged after shouting

Evidently, it was the play's chant "Immigrants-we get the job done!" that set Palmer off. Attendees told pajiba.com that Palmer raised his voice and shot the bird to anyone who looked at him. "He proceeded to make derogatory comments to several women in the audience, and uttered many ethnic and homophobic slurs", Grider wrote in a Facebook post after the performance.

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Diamond Reynolds: 'Flabbergasted,' wants murder charge in Castile shooting

Yanez said he then lost view of Castile's hand. Kauser will not face any charges, Choi said. "We believe Philando Castile never tried to remove the gun from his right front pocket that was a foot deep", Choi said. Flaherty said his group expects Yanez to plead not guilty. Image: Philando Castile's mother, Valerie, speaks to a crowd of listeners after the shooting of her son.

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Officer charged in Castile death set to appear in court — HAPPENING TODAY

Castile then, calmly, and in a non-threatening manner, informed Officer Yanez: "Sir, I have to tell you that I do have a firearm on me". Glenda Hatchett, an attorney for Castile's family, told the news station that she spoke to his mother and her family Wednesday afternoon hours after the charges of second-degree manslaughter and unsafe discharge of a firearm were filed.

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At least 23 hurt in Chattanooga school bus crash

Police said the bus driver is cooperative and talking to investigators. It happened on Talley Road at 3:30 p.m. local time. Several aboard had to be extricated from the bus. Photos released by the Chattanooga Fire Department show the bus split in half by a tree. The school bus was mangled around a tree at the scene. A woman who lives near the crash told CNN affiliate WDEF the impact was so powerful it knocked her power out.

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NC wildfire map | Mountain blazes claim over 44000 acres

Even though significant progress has been made for more than 20 fires statewide that have cost upwards of $12 million, people still need to remain vigilant about fire danger. "We want to stop the embers from blowing across the lines" said the crew leader. "Without that ordinance in place, any citizen can burn within 100 feet of their house and we can't do anything about it", said Glenwood Fire Chief Donnie Tipton.

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Wannabe weatherman set fire to gain Facebook views

Almost a dozen large fires were uncontained, with 14 more breaking out Thursday alone. Authorities in North Carolina suspect arson in more than 20 wildfires burning in a national forest. Smoke from the Party Rock fire near Lake Lure spreads as emergency services and the N.C. Forest Service work to contain the blaze Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016 at Lake Lure, N.C.

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Senate Democrats' New Leadership Broadens Ideological Umbrella

On Wednesday, Senate Democrats decided in a closed-door meeting to make Chuck Schumer the minority leader when Congress is back in session. Sen. Patty Murray , (D-Wash.) has been elected by Democrats as the assistant leader of her party in the Senate.

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The Trump pledge: No lobbying for 5 years

But current State Department officials are not believed to be involved in those briefings. On Tuesday evening, after Hicks told the journalists there would be no further news or travel for the day , Trump took his family out to eat. For example, Trump was connected with the Australian prime minister, sources told CNN , by a mutual acquaintance, golfer Greg Norman, who happened to have his phone number.

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Bernie Sanders Calls on Trump to Revoke Appointment of "Racist" Bannon

Sanders has spent the week since Trump's election saying that he is willing to work with the president-elect but that he is deeply concerned about the destructive policies Trump may be able to pass with a GOP-controlled Congress. Keith Ellison to head the Democratic National Committee, noting he has support from the incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY. Sanders goes on to say that he believes Trump won by appealing to the working class, and both pundits and Democratic ...

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N Carolina governor race in balance with scrutinized ballots

He said he chose to hear Stark's evidence because the county has historically been expansive on hearing election complaints . That won't be known until the vote canvass, which will likely be delayed until next Tuesday, November 22, because of the DMV registration issue.

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Western Refining Inc. (WNR) Leaped To A 10-Month High After Merger

The deal is valued at $4.1 billion. This means 36% are positive. (NASDAQ:HAIN) ended trading lower at $38.62 with -0.26%. 10/19/2016 - Western Refining, Inc. Shares of Western Refining, Inc. Company has a market cap of $3,248 M. Some of them talked about in the press release by the company include improvement of the financial position, creation of shareholder wealth, top tier refining systems and a wide set of opportunities available in growth for logistics.

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Utah Highway Patrol trooper struck by auto

Ellsworth has been a trooper for seven years and is married. Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Eric Ellsworth. Investigators said Ellsworth had stepped from his patrol vehicle and was attempting to warn an approaching semi-truck driver of the low-hanging wire when he was struck by a teenage girl driving southbound.

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Donald Trump Says He Won't Take a Salary While Serving as President

Donald Trump says he will not take salary as president of the United States. "But before we make that determination, it's very important, we are going to secure our border". "But I dont even know what it is", Trump told CBSs " 60 Minute " in an interview aired yesterday. In the "60 Minutes" interview , Trump made no promises to tone down his own rhetoric as president.

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United States close to accepting 100s of Australia's refugees

In exchange, Washington promised to take in nearly 1,300 refugees held at detention camps in Nauru and Papua New Guinea, many of whom are Muslims who have fled conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Human rights groups delivered a mixed response, with some warning that Australia was shirking its worldwide responsibilities. But, after a brutal U.S.

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Top Senate Dem serves notice to GOP, Trump on priorities

Senator Bernie Sanders , the independent self-declared socialist from Vermont who challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic presidential primaries, made his debut in party leadership, as chair of outreach, a sign that the bruised Democrats have learned from Clinton's defeat in last week's presidential election .

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School bus crash in Chattanooga injures 23; Multiple fatalities reported

NBC-affiliate WRCB-TV reported the incident happened around 3:20 p.m.at 313 Talley Road. The Chattanooga Fire Department confirmed reports of multiple fatalities, but said that no firm numbers have been confirmed yet. He did not have information about the extent of injuries and said rescue efforts were continuing. The students on board ranged from kindergarten through fifth grade.

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Lindsey Graham Presses Congress to Investigate Russian Hacks

Just as Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin's friendship was really starting to bloom , some trouble back home may complicate Trump's vision of a new era in U.S. With the USA presidential transition underway, Vladimir Putin has said in recent days that he wants to improve relations with the United States ...

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Volkswagen announces job cuts

It will invest about $3.7 billion in its German manufacturing plants, and plans on a 25 percent improvement in productivity in coming years. Earlier in the year, the Group agreed to a record-high settlement worth $14.7billion (£12billion) in the U.S.

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City offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Crews will return on Friday, November 25, to provide collection services for Friday customers only. Friday collection will occur on Friday, the day after Thanksgiving . Recyclables and yard waste for Thursday and Friday routes will be collected Friday, Nov. 25. Dial-A-Ride Transportation System will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday.

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Battle for Congressional Minority Leader: Tim Ryan to Challenge Nancy Pelosi

Overall, the math still appears to favor Pelosi. She typically raises more than $100 million for Democratic candidates during each two-year election cycle. How should congressional Democrats chart their way out of the political wilderness in the wake of last week's election? In the letter , Ryan said he spent hours talking to House members about his plans.

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Three officers in 3 cities targeted and shot, one fatally

Louis police said an officer was shot twice in the face when someone pulled up beside his vehicle. Officials say the St. Louis police officer was shot twice in the face while inside his squad auto. Dotson declined to name the 46-year-old officer, but said he is a married father of three who has been with the department for about 20 years. In Sanibel, a police officer was wounded in a drive-by shooting around 8 p.m.

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Vikings vs. Cardinals Week 11 preview: Watch, stream and listen

After opening the season 5-0, the Vikings were the darling of the NFL. Arizona trailed 20-17 at halftime despite piling up 263 yards, double that of the Vikings' 109, and 19 first downs to just seven for Minnesota . The defense, once the lynchpin of the Vikings team, has struggled in recent weeks against the run and has looked strangely vulnerable, a major shift after the dominate start to the season.

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Students' Donald Trump assassination skit sparks outrage

This story comes from San Antonio: "2 students, teacher reprimanded for Trump assassination skit". Northside Independent School District spokesperson Barry Perez said that "appropriate action" was taken to address the boys and their teacher.

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NY and Kentucky Senators take top spots in the Senate

In a nod to his showing in the Democratic presidential primaries, Sen. Chuck Schumer , meaning the New Yorker will be Washington's most powerful Democrat as the party confronts a Republican-dominated government. McConnell blames what he calls tepid economic growth on overregulation by President Barack Obama. He spent much of the spring and summer refusing to allow Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland , a confirmation vote from Senate Republicans.

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David Axelrod: Trump's Cabinet Picks Like a 'Monster's Ball'

Kushner has no experience in government, domestic or foreign policy, or national security . That stance was echoed by two other people acting as advisers to the transition team and who in recent days had severely limited their remarks about the progress in crafting the group of staffers that will accompany Trump to the White House.

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Evacuations continue as Party Rock fire reaches almost 4500 acres

North Carolina Forest Services says the managers are preparing for the winds later this week and say they may increase the size of the fire. "We needed to help them out". He extended thanks to neighboring fire departments in Northwoods and Allenton for stepping up and covering calls for his office while his firefighters have been deployed in the disaster area.

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Kanye West Didn't Vote, Would've Picked Trump

Recording artist Kanye West performs onstage at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During his performance, West declared that while he didn't vote during the presidential election, he "would have voted for Trump ", reports CNN.

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Police officer killed in Texas; two others wounded in Missouri, Florida

Marconi had been with the police force for 20 years. McManus says, "This is everyone's worst nightmare". Police are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to his arrest. The 46-year-old sergeant is a husband and a father of three children, Dotson said. The shooting reportedly occurred at about 11:40 a.m. outside San Antonio Police Department headquarters located at South Santa Rosa and West Nueva street.

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San Antonio police continue search for man who killed officer

The suspect was later killed in a shootout after officers spotted his auto, police said on Monday. In St. Louis, the suspect was black. Police on Monday released video showing the suspect and said he is believed to be driving a black Mitsubishi Galant.

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Hundreds rally in NY as swastikas and 'Go Trump' daubed in park

Yauch, who lost his battle with cancer in May, 2012, was a practising Buddhist whose mother was of Jewish descent. Additionally, the hateful graffiti was removed, and in its place, locals redecorated the park with hearts. During the Sunday rally, those in the crowd held signs that read "racism is not welcome here" and "yes we care". Beastie Boys' Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz spoke at the protest.

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Wyoming vs. San Diego State: Three things we learned

San Diego State (9-1, 6-0 Mountain West) plays at upstart Wyoming (7-3, 5-1) on Saturday. "But then seeing them go for two, I had faith in our defense". And as long as Wyoming beats New Mexico next week, Boise will be locked out of the MWC title game. "I'm happy we're still in the hunt for the Mountain West championship, and we got one more game to go, " Hill said.

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UCLA Basketball: Bruins Down Long Beach State With a Complete Game

The Bruins were in front by as many as 42 points later in the game and brought the fans to their feet when Ball threw down a lob off the glass from Holiday. Long Beach lost both games, losing 93-67 to North Carolina and 88-56 to Louisville. UCLA's 37-point margin was the cherry on top. Hamilton added 12 points and Aaron Holiday had 11 for the Bruins, who shot 52 percent.

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Wildfires prompt State of Emergency

The drought continues to make for an extremely high fire risk across most of MS, where outdoor burning is banned in 76 of 82 counties. Forest Service officials in North Carolina are investigating whether numerous wildfires burning in the western part of the state were caused by arson.

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FBI Looks for Abducted Washington Woman After Ransom Demand

A woman in Washington was abducted from her home in Kennewick, with a demand for a ransom. Kennewick police say Harris was kidnapped Friday from her Kennewick home. She was driving a rental vehicle with California plates. Wiltse was being held in the Benton County jail without bond on suspicion of kidnapping. The police did not know Harris' current location or what condition she might be in.

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Tammy Baldwin joins US Senate Democratic leadership ranks

Mitch McConnell has been re-elected as Senate majority leader by the Senate Republicans and he will begin his new term in January when the new legislative session commences. It ranged from liberals like Sens. Joe Manchin, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, and Sen. "Where we can work together, we will", Schumer said. "They felt that the government wasn't working for them".


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