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Inspector general's office issues McDonald shooting report

Patrol vehicle dashboard camera videos of the shooting show McDonald walking away from officers. The officers violated Rule 14, which prohibits " making a false report , written or oral", said Johnson. 24, 2015. The dashboard camera video of the shooting death sparked widespread protests and revealed an entrenched "code of silence" among officers who had lied about the incident in an effort to cover it up.

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Obama announcing Salton Sea initiatives at California summit

FILE - This April 12, 2012 file photo shows the clarity of Lake Tahoe, Nev. The summit took place at an outdoor arena on the lake's south shore where President Barack Obama delivered the keynote address. "The most important changes are always the changes made by us". And emphasis has been placed on restoring wetlands that filter out pollutants and improving conditions of streams that empty into the lake.

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Ex-Stanford swimmer exits jail after serving half of term

Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer said Turner must register there as a sex offender if he moves in with his parents and would have to check in with authorities every three months for life. Little did she know, Brock Turner wasn't even going to serve the recommended sentence for his crime, which was six years . "I do think overwhelmingly it will be used with what we all agree will be nonviolent offenders", Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson said.

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Tracking Hermine: Tropical storm warning issued for parts of NJ coast

At Florida's Keaton Beach, just south of the state's Big Bend where the peninsula meets the Panhandle, about two dozen people waited on a road just after sunrise Friday trying to get to their homes. In front of a large media audience, Scott asked residents to stay away from down power lines, flooded and standing water. A storm surge as high as 9 feet is expected, NHC forecasters say.

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Who is Mother Teresa?

In addition, the chapel in the Basilica's undercroft features the pew on which Mother Teresa sat and prayed during her visit. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke said all 100,000 tickets had been distributed for Sunday's Mass but that the crowd would likely be far greater , spilling into the main streets around St.

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Colin Kaepernick Criticized for Socks Depicting Police as Pigs

I have two uncles and friends who are police officers and work to protect and serve ALL people. Half an hour before game time in San Diego, tweets galore mentioned Kaepernick and his national anthem protest. When the same naval officer performed "God Bless America" before the fourth quarter, Kaepernick remained standing and then applauded along with his teammates.

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Judge Blocks Bathroom Rules for Transgender Students

Thirteen states joined forces and filed a lawsuit. At the center of the suit are new nondiscrimination rules released by the Department of Health and Human Services in May, which state that insures must cover the same treatments for transgender patients that they would for everyone else.

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Prosecutor drops case against man imprisoned for 2 decades

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor is dismissing the case against a man imprisoned for two decades before a judge threw out his murder convictions this week. Durham County District Attorney Roger Echols said Thursday he'll cooperate with investigating any innocence claims or questionable prosecutions pointed out by the nonprofit North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence.

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Presidential Polls Tighten; One Shows Trump Ahead

Among young people overall, 47 percent say Trump would better handle securing the border, 26 percent say Clinton, and 18 percent say neither. But in Nevada's third congressional district, a seat Democrats targeted and where Hispanic voters make up roughly 15% of the vote, the GOP candidate, businessman Danny Tarkanian, now leads Democratic opponent Jacky Rosen by 12 points in a poll that also includes third party candidates.

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Atlantic champ NY stops South Korea for title

Lamade Stadium in South Williamsport, Pa . Maine-Endwell's early 2-0 lead was cut short by a big home run from Yoomin Lee in the fifth inning, keeping the crowd on edge as they watched the New Yorkers hang on. That included a 4-2 win over Goodlettsville, Tenn., in Saturday's United States championship game. The South Koreans would come back out from the loser's bracket to claim the worldwide championship before losing to NY in the title game.

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NY edges South Korea to win Little League World Series

The last USA team to win the world championship was Huntington Beach, Calif., in 2011. Starters Ryan Harlost and Jonho Jeong traded zeroes until the fourth inning, when third baseman Conner Rush blooped a run-scoring single to shallow left field.

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Colin Kaepernick Wearing 'Pig Cop' Socks to Practice

Safety Eric Reid , who was supportive of Kaepernick's stance during the week, also took a knee next to Kaepernick. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump described Kaepernick's anthem boycott as a "terrible thing", suggesting the player should move to another country.

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Mother Teresa urged NY nun to 'find your own Calcutta'

Later, in what she described as a "call within a call", she founded ‎her Missionaries of Charity congregation in 1950 to serve Jesus in the distressing disguise of the poorest of the poor. ROME, Sept 2 ( Reuters ) - As the Roman Catholic Church prepares to declare Mother Teresa of Calcutta officially a saint , the man she is believed to have miraculously intervened to rescue from the brink of death says he does not think she chose him specifically.

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Path of tropical depression again moves north; watches, warnings issued

Projected storm surges of up to 3.7 metres menaced a wide swath of the coast and an expected drenching of up to 10 inches of rain carried the danger of flooding along the storm's path over land, including the state capital Tallahassee, which hadn't been hit by a hurricane since Kate in 1985.

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Philippines says Chinese barges seen in disputed shoal

But he said the Philippines can take only so much, with China insisting that it owns the contested territories and refusing to recognize a July 12 ruling by an worldwide tribunal that invalidated Beijing's territorial claims in the South China Sea based on historical grounds.

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Samsung's Recalling Millions of Note 7 Phones Over Battery Fires

Sprint customers can return the Note 7 to the store, and Sprint will provide a similar device to use until Samsung makes replacements available. The malfunctions of Note 7, which is one of the most sought after products in Samsung's lineup, could deal a major blow to the tech giant, which was expecting to maintain its strong mobile momentum against its direct competitor Apple.

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South Dakota's average ACT score stays flat, above nation's

Forty-nine percent of white test-takers met the three-or-more benchmark , compared with 11 percent of African-Americans and 23 percent of Hispanic test-takers. The national average is less than both at 20.8. Almost 60 percent of Kentucky's public high school 2016 graduates failed to meet the state's math benchmarks on the ACT college-entrance exams, according to data released Wednesday by ACT.

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Labor Day weekend to include sunshine, chance of rain

Southerly winds sustained at 10 to 20 miles per hour will help alleviate the effects of that muggy air, making for a solid end to your Labor Day holiday! Temperatures remain rather fall like with highs only in the low 70's. Overnight, low temperatures will be getting down in the mid 60's across the region and with low humidity it will be feeling nice outside! The high on Thursday was 82.

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Tropical Storm Hermine expected in the Gulf today

He says heavy rains could lead to flooding and large surf could damage coastlines. Elsewhere, a powerful hurricane threatened to pass "dangerously close" to Hawaii, and a tropical storm warning was issued for parts of Florida's Gulf Coast because of a tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hispanic backers move away from Trump after immigration speech

Toney said he has not decided who to support, but will not be voting for Trump. Recent studies estimate there are fewer than 168,000 undocumented immigrants with criminal records living in the United States. Sixty-one percent of all young adults, including 66 percent of whites, 65 percent of Asian-Americans, and 57 percent of African-Americans, say they support increasing government spending on security and enforcement at US borders.

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White House mocks Trump on deportation plans

The campaign has sent mixed signals about whether Trump still supports creating a deportation force to forcibly remove over 10 million immigrants living in the United States without permission. "Talking about Syrian refugees is a stand in for expressions of anti-Muslim bigotry", said Hamid, the author of "Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World".

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Effects of shipping giant's bankruptcy on Seattle just beginning

Jessica Dankert, senior director at the Retail Industry Leaders Association, said the congestion is coming during one of the worse possible times for retailers as they stock up before the critical holiday-shopping season. The confusion might also sink some trucking firms that contract with Hanjin to deliver cargo containers from ports to company loading bays. Hanjin Shipping's local-currency notes due June 2017 tumbled to 13.4% of face value as of 3:29 p.m.in Seoul , according to Korea ...

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CNN Poll of Polls: Clinton's lead cut in half

Trump now has the backing of 71 percent of Republicans, down from 76 percent a week ago. The latest results in the online poll conducted by Reuters/IPSOS show Trump and Clinton tied at 39 percent on the national level. Democratic candidate Tim Kaine's unfavorables were at 40 percent and the GOP candidate, Mike Pence, had unfavorables at only 32 percent. The poll attributed the former secretary of state's declining support to Johnson and Stein's growing popularity among voters which had ...

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'Life-threatening' Hurricane Hermine weakens to tropical storm

EDT NOAA's NHC had a Tropical Storm Warning in effect for Englewood to Ochlockonee River, Flagler/Volusia County line to Duck and the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds in Virginia. These rains may cause life-threatening flooding and flash flooding. Even with a tropical storm passing just inland from the coast, a strong onshore wind could lead to a minor storm surge late Friday.

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Knight gets 1st start in almost 2 years against No. 16 UCLA

Needless to say, an 8-4 or 9-3 season would help quiet some of the hot seat talk around Sumlin. We scored the first drive and it got a lot quieter after that. The biggest issue is at receiver, where the Bruins lost three outstanding players. "I wouldn't trade them for any other two I've seen". He anchors a talented, deep defensive line and the Aggies complement that with an experienced secondary that has three safeties who will likely play at the next level (Justin Evans, Armani Watts and ...

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Judge: 1995 double-murder conviction tossed, freedom to come

Darryl Howard with his wife Nannie, right, leave the Durham County Detention Center victorious with their lawyers and family after a judge threw out Howard's conviction in a double-murder case tried 21 years ago and ordered Howard's release because of DNA evidence unavailable at his 1995 murder trial, in Durham, N.C.

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Donald Trump And Illegal Immigration: Hispanic Republicans Want Amnesty

Indianapolis' Immigrant Welcome Center expects that by 2025, minorities will make up the majority of Marion County, with immigrants making up roughly 13 percent. Peña Nieto says he made clear to Trump that Mexico will not pay for the wall. Instead, Mr. Trump repeated the standard Republican talking point that only after securing the border can such a discussion begin to take place.

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Hermine getting weaker, heading towards the SE coast

What is the current status of the storm? As is common with late season hurricanes in Florida, Hermine lost a tremendous amount of energy after hitting land, and has been downgraded to a tropical storm. Beach erosion and coastal flooding is possible. They were taken to a nearby shelter. The storm is centered about 20 miles west of Valdosta, Georgia, and is moving north-northeast near 14 mph.

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University of Texas students armed with sex toys protest new gun law

Opponents at UT say they distributed the sex toys, which are normally not allowed to be displayed on campus, to highlight what is now allowed at state universities and colleges. "That was expanded over the summer time to include a golf cart as well as working 7 days a week from dusk until 2:30 in the morning to walk people around campus", said Bob Harkins, Associate VP of Safety and Security at UT.

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Cousin of National Basketball Association star Wade killed in Chicago shooting

Darwin Sorrells , 26, and Derren Sorrells , 22, were charged for the death of Nykea Aldridge. Nykea Aldridge's famous relative, who grew up in Chicago's south suburbs, tweeted to his almost 6 million followers about her death, saying Friday it was an "act of senseless gun violence" and posting Saturday morning that Chicago needs "more help& more hands on deck".

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Hermine is 1st hurricane to hit Florida coast in a decade

He said storm surge of 8 to 10 feet hit the county's beaches, damaging docks and flooding coastal roads in the county that's south of Tallahassee. Warning of the dangers posed by the high winds , downed trees and power outages, Florida Gov.

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Woman kidnapped by husband dead, man brain-dead

A man free on bond while awaiting trial on charges he abducted and beat his wife while holding her captive for almost two weeks earlier this summer kidnapped her again and is on the run, state police said. Ewing had held his wife, Tierne, hostage from June 26 to July 8, according to authorities. It was the second time within two months he had kidnapped her.

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Couple kidnapped by Taliban beg for life in latest video clip

On a backpacking trip to Afghanistan in 2012, American Joshua Boyle and his Canadian wife Caitlan Coleman were kidnapped by the Taliban and held hostage ever since. "They will execute us, women and children included, if the policies of the Afghan government are not overturned either by the Afghan government or by Canada somehow, or United States", said Joshua in the video.

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New Jersey Education Commissioner Resigns

The governor was required to give Pennsylvania 120 days notice in order to withdraw from the agreement by January 1, the beginning of the next tax year. Because of the disparity, New Jersey stands to receive an additional $180 million in annual tax revenues by ending the deal. The order was aimed at forcing $250 million in cuts to public retiree health benefits.

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Slain nuns being honored in funerals in Kentucky, Wisconsin

Peter the Apostle in Jackson, Miss. Gifts to the Held-Merrill Scholarship Fund may be made to the MUW Foundation, 1100 College Street, W-1618, Columbus, Miss. A table was filled with photos spanning Merrill's decades as a nun, recalling her hobbies of guitar playing, knitting and riding a motorcycle. Sister Merrill also prayed for her suffering brothers and sisters, and sometimes wept for the community of Holmes County "that could be so different if only the cry of those on the margins ...


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