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Seattle suburb mourns deaths of 3 shot at house party

Parents, family and friends quickly arrived at the scene looking for information after news of the shooting broke. He then went onto the roof, where some of the friends were hanging out, and fired more shots. Police did not immediately release the name of the suspect. "She said there's a body laying out in the road", described Herb Faust of what his wife told him the morning after the shooting.

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Activists Demand Chicago Police Release Video Of Paul O'Neal Shooting

Officers fired their weapons at the auto after it crashed into a police vehicle and sideswiped a second auto. A fourth officer, who also responded to the scene but did not fire, was wearing an operational body camera. Chicago police have come under criticism for some of those incidents, including the October 2014 death of Laquan McDonald, 17, who was shot 16 times by an officer.

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At NH rally, Trump says he doesn't think Clinton is 'all there'

The data is illuminating. In terms of demographics, the NBC/WSJ poll found Clinton beating Trump by wide margins with women (51-35), young voters (46-34), white voters with a college degree (47-40), and all non-white voters (69-17). A Trump supporter holds a copy of Dolly Kyle's recently published expose on Hillary Clinton at the campaign rally in Windham, New Hampshire. The Cook Political Report, which last updated its projections on May 25, also projects a Clinton electoral win, ...

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Parents, children of Pa. family found dead in their home

The victims, who all died of gunshot wounds, have been identified by Berks County District Attorney John Addams as Mark Short, his wife, Megan, and their children Liana, Mark and Willow. As CBS Local reports , authorities investigating the apparent Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania murder-suicide are quite confident that what they are dealing with is a horrifying case of domestic violence taking the most tragic turn possible.

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Clinton leads Trump by 8

Nationally, Clinton leads Trump by eight points, double the four-point lead that Clinton had over Trump in July. By contrast, the poll found that young non-white Americans view Clinton more favourably. Clinton's lead resembles the six-point post-convention leads for Barack Obama in 2012 and George W. Bush in 2004, both of whom won their bids for second terms.

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Machete attack may have been terror-inspired

The IS-linked Amaq Agency said one of the group's "soldiers" carried out the attack "in response to calls to target citizens" of countries which have joined a US-led coalition bombing the jihadists in Syria and Iraq. The language was almost identical to other claims of responsibility issued by the IS for other attacks in recent weeks, including an axe attack by an Afghan refugee in Wuerzburg, Germany, and the killing of a priest in the Normandy region of France.

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President Obama's daughter finds summer job at restaurant

President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and their daughter Sasha walk toward Marine One at Air Station Cape Cod, in Mass., Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Nancy's has always been a favourite joint for the Obamas whenever they visit Martha's Vineyard . Now that Sasha's growing up, she's slow merging into the family spotlight.

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Chicago police release video tied to shooting of unarmed man

Fairley said that "as shocking and disturbing" as the video is, it's "not the only evidence to be gathered and analyzed when conducting a fair and thorough assessment of the conduct of police officers in performing their duties". Release of the O'Neal shooting video was the first under a new policy that calls for such material to be made public within 60 days. Seeing as that's exactly what the video shows, it would seem Johnson is onto something.

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Pence holding "town hall" campaign event in Raleigh

The Indiana governor planned to participate in a "town hall" meeting Thursday morning in downtown Raleigh before heading to campaign events in Norfolk, Virginia, later in the day. Pence's political career. And then said, "I couldn't be more proud to stand with Donald trump , and we are shoulder to shoulder in this campaign".

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Personal attacks against soldier's family show Trump is unfit

Humayun Khan . President Barack Obama has called on the GOP to discontinue endorsing Donald Trump for president, calling the Republican nominee "unfit to serve" as Commander-in-Chief. She said the question remains: "How can you stand by someone so disrespectful?" She concluded, "Donald, you're so vain, you probably think this speech is about you".

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Meg Whitman Backs Hillary Clinton, Denounces Donald Trump

Whitman, a noted Republican fund-raiser, derided Trump and said it was time "to put country first before party". The HP CEO, who was a former California gubernatorial candidate in 2010, considers Donald Trump a "demagogue", "reckless" and "uninformed" and called on Republican voters to "reject" him in the November elections.

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Alex Rodriguez to play last game Friday, to become adviser for Yanks

The Yankees intend to release A-Rod after the game Friday leading to his immediate retirement announcement followed by accepting a job in the Yankees office thru 2017. The 41-year-old designated hitter, formerly a third baseman and Gold Glove-winning shortstop, has had a storied 22-year career on the baseball diamond and is widely regarded as one of baseball's greatest players.

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Charges dropped in Freddie Gray case against Baltimore officers

But prosecutors suffered blow after crippling blow in the courtroom. Three of the four officers who stood trial elected to have Circuit Judge Barry Williams hear their cases without juries. Gray's death ignited riots and violence in Baltimore and sparked a nationwide debate on police brutality. The results are expected soon. Mosby also wanted to make it clear that she felt the current police administration led by Commissioner Kevin Davis has been cooperative to work with going forward.

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The End of Trump Taj Mahal

By "you", I mean the casino workers who made a decision to strike because you could not reach an agreement with owner Carl Icahn over health benefits. It has been nothing but the usual my-way-or-the-highway from Carl Icahn . Trump Taj Mahal has been posting revenue and profit drops for quite some time now.

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Oregon senator Alan Bates dies

Prior to joining the Legislature, he served 10 years on the Eagle Point School Board. This post will be updated with more information as it becomes available. The family welcomes thoughts and prayers while we grieve together. "The sudden passing of Doctor Bates is a great loss for our community and the State of Oregon".

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Parents speak out for justice in killing of NYC runner

And while many have asked that the weeds where Vetrano was murdered be "burned to the ground", Colamaria said they should turn it into a handsome and safe place for children. Vetrano, who had a master's in speech pathology from St. John's and was working at Vetro Restaurant and Wine Bar, had recently been a bridesmaid for her friend Alicia Scavetta.

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Trump Again References Iran Cash Transfer Video

No publicly available video showed the US delivering the cash to Iran. TRUMP , at a Daytona Beach, Florida, rally Wednesday: "I'll never forget the scene this morning ". The admission marked a stark and unusual reversal for Trump , who rarely admits to error. While it is true that Clinton initiated talks with Iran over the country's nuclear program, they were largely carried out by her successor John Kerry.

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Khizr Khan: Trump is draft dodger, must return Purple Heart gift

Trump shd have handed that Purple Heart back to the veteran , thanked him full heartedly for his service & said "I do not deserve this". Trump said he was "honoured" to receive it. Amid all of this, a Trump supporter in Virginia gave the candidate his Purple Heart , an award given by the USA president to those wounded or killed in the line of duty.

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Trump Says Clinton "Should Get An Award" As The "Founder Of ISIS"

He blamed her Middle East policies for causing the creation of the Islamic State group. And 72 percent said Clinton has the knowledge to serve effectively, as compared to 40 percent who said the same for Trump. He said Ryan's primary rival "is not going to win", but noted he has supported Trump. The New York Times reported the words of Whitman assailing Trump as a "dishonest demagogue" and reaffirming her comparison of Trump to Hitler and Mussolini, which she made at a private Republican ...

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Two Babies Born In California With Microcephaly Related To Zika Virus

The state health department is also working with local health departments to assist families with infants born with Zika-related birth defects, and will monitor infants born to mothers with confirmed infections for one year. Dave Zazra, of the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District, said there are no species of mosquitoes capable of transmitting the Zika virus in IL. The virus is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.

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Several injured in Snoop Dogg concert

The collapse occurred after Snoop and Khalifa gestured to fans to come toward the stage, officials said. The artists were escorted off the stage after the collapse, and organizers halted the concert about 20 minutes after the railing collapse.

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Samantha Bee Gets RNC Attendees Opinion On The 'Black Lives Matter' Movement

But he insists, "That sign is not coming down". Police officers in MA plan to protest a " Black Lives Matter " banner Thursday because the town's mayor refuses to take down. In a statement last week , Curtatone said the banner will stay. Somerville police chief David Fallon chided the union for getting involved in the debate.

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Obama opens up about his golf game: Sand tips needed

Sasha Obama picked up a summer job on Martha's Vineyard as a register girl at a restaurant - it may not be the most glamorous gig, but she sure looks cute doing it! "She's been working downstairs at takeout", a server at Nancy's told the Herald .

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Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton over her email controversy

Clinton's surprising edge in Georgia follows a week of favorable national and battleground state polling for the former secretary of state after a bounce from the Democratic National Convention and fueled by Trump's own hard stretch. But let me tell you, as a 68-year-old black man, I'm not giving back anything. "I don't think the poll was very scientific at all". Clinton on Friday said she had " short-circuited ", suggesting she misspoke .

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4-year-old girl and woman killed in Long Beach shooting

Her 4-year-old daughter, who was suffering from a gunshot wound, was taken to the hospital in critical condition, according to the Long Beach Police Department. "Nobody's ever had any problem over here". Some residents in the area said they heard four gunshots. There is no description of the shooter and it is unclear what type of gun was used.

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Team Ryan on Trump Endorsement: The Speaker 'Appreciates the Gesture'

Clinton went on to repeat that she "never sent or received" classified information on her private email server - a statement that is inconsistent with Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill. "The great recession hit our whole country hard but the toll was especially difficult for black and Latino families". The Labor Department reported Friday that US employers added a healthy 255,000 jobs in July, a sign of confidence that could point to a resilient economy.

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Rio 2016: Olympic Games declared open in dazzling show

The opening ceremony was decidedly simple and low-tech, a reflection of Brazil's tough economic times. Al Jazeera's Elizondo said one of the biggest cheers in the entire opening ceremony was when the 10 athletes making up the first refugee team to compete at the Games took to the stadium.

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Police inconsistency using body cameras spark debate

Police say O'Neal had been suspected of stealing a auto. At a news conference, Superintendent Eddie Johnson spoke about the nine videos - from dashcams and body cameras - that were released Friday of the July 28 shooting. Less than 48 hours later, a police officer in suburban Minneapolis killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop. And earlier this year, a task force established by the mayor released a report accusing police of widespread racism.

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Ryan: I Could Withdraw My Endorsement From Trump

But he then endorsed the Arizona and New Hampshire senators in their primary races. "And while I'm at it, I hold in the highest esteem Sen. John McCain for his service to our country in uniform and in public office, and I fully support and endorse his re-election", said Trump, before backing Ayotte.

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Will Trump endorsement hurt Ryan in Tuesday's primary against outsider?

One problem: When you go in and say, 'We will never ever abandon you, but you have to pay us more money, ' they're going to say, 'We're not going to pay you more money if you're not going to abandon us'. We need very, very strong leadership. Ryan is widely expected to win his primary contest in a landslide this year, but his opponent, businessman Paul Nehlen, has adopted elements of Trump's message and tone, and shares numerous same support from the fringes of the Republican party.

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Albert Pujols: Albert Pujols hits walkoff homer for Angels

The game's torrid early offensive pace calmed after the A's tied it up at 5-all with three runs in the fourth. It's been a rough go for Oakland's starters on this road trip. Oakland starter Sean Manaea (3-6) held the Angels in check until the fifth, when shortstop Andrelton Simmons singled before Bandy drilled a two-run homer to tie it.

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Pistorius treated at South African hospital; back to jail

He was freed from prison last October after nearly a year behind bars and was to serve the remainder the jail term under house arrest at his uncle's house in a wealthy suburb of the South Africa capital. Jailed South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was rushed to hospital with wrist injuries at the weekend, but is now back in jail, a spokesperson for the prisons department said today.

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Twins dead after being found in hot auto in Georgia

Detectives spoke with the father, Asa North , at the apartment Thursday afternoon and are charging him with two counts each of manslaughter and reckless conduct. Police tell CBS46 that they do not believe that North left his daughters in the auto intentionally. KidsAndCars published a list of safety tips to help parents avoid leaving kids in hot cars .

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Skydiver becomes first man to jump 25000ft from plane without parachute

Aikins previously said the net system would subject him to a G-force of no more than 5 G's and break his fall for about one and a half seconds. In a stunt called, " Heaven Sent ", Luke Aikins, 42, set the world record for the highest jump.

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Belgium machete attack 'act of terror'

The country's terror threat level was assessed in the light of the attack, but was left "unchanged for the time being", Jambon said on Twitter . Police in the city Charleroi fist said the attacker was still alive after the attack in front of Charleroi police station.


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