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Despite Immunity in Kane Case, Morrow Could Face Charges

Criminal charges were filed against Kathleen Kane in August of 2015 when she was accused of abusing her position by retaliating against prosecutor Frank Fina by leaking sealed, confidential grand jury documents to the media. "We're going to try to do it as quickly as possible to try to restore some stability over there", Corman said. Metcalfe put Kane in his crosshairs when she declined to defend a state law defining marriage as the union between a man and a woman.

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane resigns following conviction

Kane's criticism of the Sandusky case had triggered a bitter feud with the investigators who handled the case, and Montgomery County prosecutors say she suspected they had leaked the unflattering story to the Inquirer . Her lawyers say they'll appeal. He contended that top deputy Adrian King went beyond his authority to get the files to a reporter through Kane's political consultant.

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Obama expands Hawaii marine reserve to double the size of Texas

Under the US Antiquities Act, Mr Obama has now used his executive authority to create or expand 26 national monuments , protecting nearly 550 million acres of existing federal land and water, at least twice as much as any other president in US history.

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No gunfire at Los Angeles airport, 'loud noises only': US Police

As officers converged on Terminal 8, police began to receive additional reports of gunfire around the airport, some second-hand from passengers who had seen reports on Twitter and other social media, Pedregon said. After the NY panic, police said they were investigating whether an overly boisterous celebration of the Olympics on August 14 led to noises that were misinterpreted as gunfire, with the ensuing chain reaction turning into a panic as crowds ran to evacuate.

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Hollywood reacts to Gene Wilder's death

He was also twice nominated for an Oscar , once for his role in The Producers and a second time for co-writing Young Frankenstein . He became part of Mel Brooks' "stock company" and played the role of Leo Bloom in Brooks' " The Producers " in 1967 earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor .

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'Pro Football Talk' Rips Trump, Claims Kaepernick Trying to Make America Great

Let him try, it's not gonna happen". It's incredible how people can HATE a man they have never even heard speak. "I think it'll be a long time before we get there but hopefully we're trending in that way". "If they take football away, my endorsements from me, I know that I stood up for what is right". "I will stop whatever I am doing, because I recognize that I have to be very thankful to be in this country".

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Colin Kaepernick Takes a Stand by Not Standing for the National Anthem

A coach who's invited veterans to speak to players of an organization that's turned into one of the NFL's most military-friendly. Kaepernick did not participate in the national anthem at the start of a pre-season game on Friday. During this year's Major League All-Star game, the Canadian-based vocal quartet The Tenors sang the Canadian anthem (there is one Canadian team in the Major leagues) at San Diego's Petco Park.

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Lightning Strike Kills Hundreds Of Reindeer In Norway In Eerie Images

Knutsen said five reindeer were still alive when the inspector came across the scene, but they had to be euthanized. A devastating lightning strike has killed 326 reindeer at a Norwegian national park . Nylend suspects the reindeer may have been killed because they often huddle close together - sometimes out of fear - during thunderstorms. Norwegian authorities have yet to decide what to do with the animals.

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10000th Syrian Refugee to Arrive in US Monday

Susan Rice , the president's national security adviser, said the uptick was "a testament to the hard work and dedication of employees across the federal government" in responding to the crisis. Since the Syrian civil war began in 2011, more than 4.8 million fled their homeland, to neighbouring Middle Eastern countries like Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and many more to the shores of Europe in search of safety and security.

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Social media adds to panic over 'gunfire' at LA airport

Sunday night's shutdown in Los Angeles closely mirrored a situation at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport two weeks ago when reports of shots inside Terminal 8 panicked travelers and shut down that airport. The man was released. Authorities said all terminals, including the Tom Bradley International Terminal, had been cleared by Los Angeles Airport Police by 10:45 p.m.

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Flood volunteer bus hits firetruck; 2 dead, dozens hurt

A company owned by a St. Tammany Parish constable and an Arkansas state representative hired the bus full of illegal workers that caused a fatal accident on Interstate 10 Sunday, and one of the workers with a particularly bad driving record was at the wheel.

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21-year-old Mississippi man killed in bus crash

The bus veered into the right lane, hitting three firemen who were investigating the original auto wreck, bolting them almost 30 to 40 feet over the guardrail and into the water below them. Another passenger was critically injured, and the driver and third passenger were seriously injured. One of the St. John the Baptist Parish firefighters is in critical but stable condition, while the other has moderate injuries, Matey said.

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FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

The FBI is now investigating a database breach in IL election systems. State voter databases typically include voters' names, home addresses, and other identifying information. One official tells NBC News that the attacks have been attributed to Russian intelligence agencies. The board also took offline outside access to its website, including its online voter registration application process, to prevent further intrusions.

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Liz Cheney is very likely headed to Congress

Gilbert said he voted instead for Darin Smith, an attorney and Christian Broadcasting Network executive from Cheyenne. Days ahead of the Tuesday contest, the former GOP presidential candidate backed state Sen. "I know that she's got a name and she's got some recognition, but I don't know that there's much she's done for the state of Wyoming". But his legacy cuts both ways.

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Man confesses to killing 2 nuns in rural MS, police say

Police crime scene tape surrounds the residence of two Catholic nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural MS, and were found slain in their Durant, Miss., home on August 25, 2016. Merrill's sister Rosemarie, speaking by telephone from her Stoneham, Massachusetts, home, said her sister had been in MS helping the poor since 1981 and had previously worked in Holly Springs, where she used to ride around on a moped and was instrumental in locating the source of a tuberculosis outbreak.

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New York to face Korea

Endwell, N.Y. celebrates its win over South Korea in the Little League World Series Championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa ., Sunday, Aug. "After the game I gave him a big hug and said, 'You are something else, '" Hale told him, according to the Little League World Series website . Jon Luke Simmons broke up Mancinis no-hit bid in the top of the fifth.

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Kaepernick shouldn't protest since he has white parents

Back when he was in college in Nevada, he says cops entered his apartment without knocking and without a warrant, and drew their guns on Colin and his roommates. right away, my heart kind of stopped and I lost my breath because the flag that I see is the flag that draped my son's casket in honor". And what about Kaepernick's play on the field? With the exhibition season closing Thursday at San Diego, coach Chip Kelly has not announced his starting quarterback for the September 12 ...

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Broncos name Siemian as starting quarterback

Siemian didn't put up insane numbers during the postseason, throwing for 285 yards with one touchdown, two interceptions and a quarterback rating of 70.4. But Kubiak doesn't think the challenge of being a starter and opening under such circumstances is beyond what Siemian can handle - in part because of the experience that will surround him.

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QB Siemian to start for Broncos

Peyton Manning was back there previous year. The biggest one was made Monday, with the selection of Trevor Siemian as the team's starter for its Week 1 rematch with Carolina on September 8. After comparing Siemian to Aaron Rodgers, Sanders said that Siemian could have learned some of his poise from the quarterback that he backed up last season .

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Moments before LAX panic, officers confront man dressed as Zorro

Loud noises caused the panic, they said. No shooter was found. The incident sent thousands of passengers streaming on to the tarmac and out of the airport. The airport said it halted incoming traffic on the south runway complex shortly after 9 p.m. and that arrivals were cleared roughly a half-hour later.

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After racist incidents, Maine's Paul LePage faces calls to resign

The governor told a town hall audience Wednesday that he was keeping a three-ring binder of photos of people arrested for drug dealing in Maine. LePage thought that Gattine had called him racist, which prompted the governor to leave the voicemail , the Portland Press-Herald reports.

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Clinton says she doesn't know 'which' Trump will appear at debates

Clinton called this year "the most unpredictable electoral season" she had ever seen. It now looms as an obstacle, however, as he seeks to expand his base in the general election contest with Democrat Hillary Clinton, who has accused Trump of flirting with racism.

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Hillary Clinton solicits debate "ideas" from donors

Clinton was speaking at a fundraiser in NY state, at the Hamptons home of Charles Phillips, chief executive of the software company Infor, and wife Karen. Over somber music and grim scenes (a shuttered factory, an angry-looking construction worker, a depressed-looking woman carrying grocery bags), an announcer intones, "In Hillary Clinton's America, the middle class gets crushed, spending goes up, taxes go up, hundreds of thousands of jobs disappear".

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Lawmaker Says Tirade Shows Maine Governor Needs 'Professional Help'

He said: "When you go to war, if you know the enemy and the enemy dresses in red and you dress in blue, then you shoot at red". You shoot at the enemy. The Governor continues to confirm his hatred for Black and Hispanic people as he made frightful comments in his Friday conference. LePage later told reporters that he wished he could point a gun between the legislator's eyes.

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Justice Department will probe metro Phoenix sheriff Arpaio

District Court in Phoenix. A memo attached to Friday's court filing says Andrew Goldsmith, associate deputy attorney general, approved recusal by U.S. Arpaio, a Republican who is running for a seventh term this year, has vigorously insisted that he didn't investigate Snow and instead said the probe was focused on widespread identity theft.

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Donald Trump Is Spending $10 Million on a New Ad Campaign

That stance had aroused criticism from conservatives who wanted him to stand fast after he won the Republican presidential nomination in large part with a hard-line position that called for building a wall along the USA border with Mexico. "I tend to judge people based on what I see and what I interact with". Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has so far been badly outspent by his Democratic rival and groups supporting her.

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Tropical depression moving into Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Eight, off the coast of North Carolina, is forecast to become a tropical storm as it brushes the Outer Banks before heading out to sea. The storm was located about 600 miles east of Bermuda and moving northwest at around five mph. Total Gulf of Mexico production was nearly 1.62 million b/d in May, the latest month for which data was available from the Energy Information Administration.

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Two charged in Chicago shooting

Nykea Aldridge, 32, a mother of four , was pushing a baby stroller Friday afternoon on Chicago's South Side when she was shot . City officials believe that around 1,400 individuals are behind 85 percent of the gun violence. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sidestepped questions Sunday morning on CNN's " State of the Union " about the flow of guns into IL from his state. In recent months, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson has been pushing lawmakers in Springfield to pass legislation requiring ...

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Wayne Rooney retains the England captaincy, confirms Sam Allardyce

The door will always be open for Ross but right now I feel the squad I've picked is the right one". One Arsenal player who will certainly be feeling down at the minute about the England squad reported in full by Sky Sports is our injury plagued midfield star Jack Wilshere .

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Donaldson hits 3 homers as Blue Jays sweep Twins

Donaldson hit his 33rd homer of the season and the third of the game with two out in the eighth against Alex Wimmers. The Jays now head out on a crucial 10-day, nine-game road trip starting on Monday, with three games in Baltimore , three in Tampa Bay and three in NY, with a day off on Thursday.

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US will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today

Following the terrorist attack a year ago in Paris, more than 30 governors said Syrian refugees were not welcome to resettle in their state. "The governor suspended efforts to bring in additional refugees above and beyond the amount MI normally receives", Heaton said in an email.

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Judge in Stanford swimmer's rape case taken off criminal cases

Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Brock Turner, 20, to six months in jail earlier this year after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman in January 2015. Prosecutors sought a six-year sentence in Turner's case, but Persky followed a recommendation by the county probation department to sentence him to six months in prison.

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2 charged in Chicago shooting

The victims included a 6-year-old girl who was drawing with sidewalk chalk when she was shot in the back with a bullet intended for rival gang members. Not for me and my family but for the future of our world. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump also weighed in on Twitter . A family spokesman says a cousin of Wade's was fatally shot Friday, Aug.

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Judge Orders State Department to Release Some Clinton E-Mails by September 13

U.S. District Court Judge William P. Dimitrouleas of the Southern District of Florida in West Palm Beach said the emails - some of which contain references to the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of Washington, D.C., on a plan for the release of the emails in installments between September 30 and October 31. "Generally speaking, there has been a significant surge in FOIA requests to the State Department in recent years and we are working diligently to respond", ...

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Cornell student stabbed to death

He was fatally stabbed , and was already deceased when authorities arrived on the scene. Another unidentified student was also slashed but his injuries are not life-threatening. "God gave him gifts". Police have not named any suspects in the stabbing. Police investigating a brawl on the campus of Cornell University that left an Ithaca College student dead and another Ithaca student injured are asking witnesses with cellphone video of the fight to come forward.


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