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North Korea nuclear test an outrage

Clinton called the test "outrageous and unacceptable" in a statement of her own, describing North Korea's "determination to develop a deliverable nuclear weapon" as a "direct threat to the US". Friday is North Korea's national day, and the nuclear test also comes just after the US President left Asia following global summits in China and Laos.

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Actions Speak Louder: Tim Tebow Is Not Fully Invested

Lucie, Florida. Only two of Major League Baseball's 30 teams - the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics - did not attend his open workout at the University of Southern California. But the Mets , perhaps sensing an opportunity to cash in on having arguably the most famous Minor Leaguer in history within their system, have chose to give Tebow a shot.

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US Navy Gives Look Inside Futuristic $4.4B Zumwalt Destroyer

The ship also has advanced propulsion systems and is "much larger than today's destroyers", according to the Zumwalt public affairs office. However, its arrival in San Diego will not be a rest stop because it will then take part in Post Delivery Availability and Mission Systems Activation exercises before being integrated into the fleet in 2018.

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Five-second rule is too generous for fallen food

However, researchers at Rutgers University have officially disproven that myth, showing that food can be contaminated in less than a second. "Transfer of bacteria from surfaces to food appears to be affected most by moisture", Schaffner explained.

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Jewelry taken from Drake tour bus found; suspect arrested

Drake and Future had a concert scheduled at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on Tuesday night. The investigation is ongoing and police say they have a lot of material to work with in helping to solve the case. A suspect has been arrested in connection to a jewelry heist that took place on Drake's tour bus during a stop in Arizona. Police said the jewels are valued at about $3 million.

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Feds stop plan for controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota

Gulf Coast. Tribal leaders say the pipeline will destroy sacred sites and threatens the reservation's water supply. It was a scene that has played out before on the shores of the Sacred Stone Camp, comprised of a series of settlements that have swelled in size in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, drawing representatives from as many as 200 tribes across Canada and the United States, environmentalists, movie stars and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein.

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'Items of interest' found in search for Kristin Smart

Cipolla declined to disclose whether the item was human remains or something else. The items are being analyzed to see if they're related to Kristin Smart's disappearance, sheriff's officials said. The FBI and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department continue their dig and investigation on the hillside above Cal Poly related to the disappearance of student Kristin Smart two decades ago.

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Phyllis Schlafly, leading USA conservative, dies at 92

Phyllis Schlafly spent an astounding 70 years in public service of her fellow Americans. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and is survived by six children and 16 grandchildren. She frequently criticized immigration reform and the Obama administration and wrote more than 25 books. She stands alone as America's Iron Lady of Conservatism for her seven decades of grassroots advocacy.

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Lake Oswego ranked most expensive housing market in OR

The least affordable town in New Jersey is Morris County's Madison, where the average price is $925,568. "While there are 25 communities in the USA where the average price of a four-bed, two-bath home is more than $1 million, it's fascinating to find that almost 40 percent of the cities we studied had like-sized homes for less than $250,000", said Charlie Young, president and CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.

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Rapper accused of moonlighting in violent gang pleads guilty

Police said Shmurda was "the driving force" in a gang known as GS9, the name of his label, as they dealt crack and waged deadly battle with rival gangs for territory before the rapper rose to fame. "When one of the occupants opened the door a slight bit to see who was there, Officer Douglas Corso and other police officers kicked in the door and illegally entered the residence without a search warrant", according to the suit filed Friday in Brooklyn Federal Court.

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Brock Turner returns to OH, registers as sex offender

The registration was expected. Sheriff Gene Fisher of Greene County, Ohio, confirmed that Turner had registered at the sheriff's office. Turner was convicted of assaulting the young woman near a trash bin after they drank heavily at a fraternity party in January 2015.

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What's the Dakota Access oil pipeline?

Energy Transfer said the pipeline would bring an estimated $156 million in sales and income taxes to state and local governments. The desecration of these ancient places has already caused the Standing Rock Sioux irreparable harm. On Thursday, North Dakota's archaeologist said that piece of private land was not previously surveyed by the state would be surveyed next week and that if artifacts are found, pipeline work still could cease.

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Minnesota Man Confesses Deeply Chilling Details of Jacob Wetterling Kidnapping and Murder

As part of the deal, which Jacob's family approved, prosecutors insisted that Heinrich lead them to the boy's remains. The three children had been riding bikes near their house in a rural area in central Minnesota. He recalled handcuffing the young boy and putting him in the backseat of his vehicle after he stopped the 11-year-old at gunpoint as he rode his bike home along a rural road in St.

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ITT Technical Institute closes, students left in limbo

Students who have already earned their degree from ITT Tech can still use it. "The actions of and sanctions from the U.S. Department of Education have forced us to cease operations of the ITT Technical Institutes , and we will not be offering our September quarter".

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Consumer commission: Galaxy 7 users should stop using device

On Friday, Singapore Airlines Ltd became the latest carrier to ban use of the phones during flights, following an identical move by three Australian airlines, according to a Reuters report. And on Friday, the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission urged owners of the phone to turn them off and leave them off. The reports from Samsung say that first Note7 replacements start shipping on September 21 in Australia.

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National Football League season begins with same issues _ hits to the head

The Denver Broncos talked all week about being physical. Thursday's 21-20 loss is the kind that can linger, the kind that coaches and players alike must manage to move on from sooner rather than later. A headline on the front page of the Charlotte Observer reads: "No in-game concussion check for Cam Newton?". So he gets hit a lot by the Broncos .

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Ryan: Clinton should apologize for saying jihadists want Trump win

The Republican candidate Donald Trump said that he is in favor of deploying ground troops to Iraq in the first televised national security forum featuring the two presidential nominees. "Nobody directs or inspires attacks against the United States and gets away with it", she said, comparing the mission to the 2011 killing of the al-Qaida leader who directed the September 11 attacks that killed almost 3,000.

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Car dangles off parking garage in Austin

Miller immediately took out his phone and managed to get video of the driver climbing out of the vehicle moments after it went off the garage. "Spectators crowded around the downtown Austin parking garage and shared photos from the scene".

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Trump, Clinton Attack Each Other on National Security

The discussion followed a Wednesday night national security forum in which the presidential candidates made back-to-back appearances. According to The New York Times Lauer spent a third of his time with Clinton asking about the candidate's use of a private e-mail server, a topic that has been asked repeatedly and is a line of questioning that offers no new information to the viewing audience.

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Feds halt work on part of oil pipeline despite court ruling

Dakota Access has said that underground oil pipelines are safe. Christine Tezak, managing director of research at ClearView Energy Partners, said the case raises broader questions about how pipelines will be permitted going forward. The departments also said they respected protesters' rights to assemble and speak freely, and urged all sides to adhere to principles of nonviolence.

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Prosecutors charge 7 officers in sex scandal

Though the sex scandal involved multiple law enforcement agencies, it especially shook the highest ranks of the Oakland Police Department . The teen said she had sex with four officers before she turned 18 and sometimes traded sex for protection from arrest or tips about planned prostitution stings.

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Obama, UN Head Condemn North Korea's Nuclear Test

South Korea also condemned the test, calling it a "dangerous provocation" that would draw tighter sanctions on leader Kim Jong Un's isolated regime. Despite their security being undermined by Islamabad, Japan and South Korea too have been benevolent towards a malevolent Pakistan whose nuclear proliferation has gone largely unpunished.

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PA Democrats Rally Behind Katie McGinty In South Philly

Toomey has not endorsed Trump, saying last month that he's still "watching and listening" to learn more about the Republican nominee. I will say this about Hillary Clinton, she has said that she will work to get money out of politics, that she is willing to lead the charge.

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Marines: Recruit Killed Himself Amid Culture of Abuse

The report also found mistreatment of new drill instructors by more experienced ones, gaps in the command structure and " anomalies and inconsistencies " in responding to threats of suicide. Siddiqui told his drill instructor that his throat hurt, officials said, and after failing to respond to the drill instructor, he fell to the floor, apparently in pain.

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Clinton slams Trump's disdain for U.S. generals, praise for Putin

He spent a significant portion of Clinton's interview discussing her use of a private email server, later urging her to answer "briefly" when an audience member asked her about what she would do to stop ISIS. In North Carolina, Clinton's 2-point lead on August 20 shrunk to 0.8 points Thursday. The Quinnipiac University poll was conducted August 29-September 7 using phone interviews with 761 likely voters in Florida, 751 likely voters in North Carolina, 775 likely voters in OH and 778 ...

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Trump leads OH in 4-way presidential race

His words caused Clinton to ask what Ronald Reagan, the late beloved leader of the conservative movement, would think about the GOP's current presidential pick, especially one who offers more compliments for aggressive Russian President Vladimir Putin than our own president.

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Clinton talks humility and faith -- and less Trump

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson had 8 percent support and Green Party candidate Jill Stein had 2 percent backing. Trump has expressed admiration for Putin's authoritarian control of Russian Federation and on Wednesday, he seemed to want to give Putin a leg up in dealing with the Baltic states - former Soviet republics that are now aligned with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - by saying again that he's not in a hurry to defend them.

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Trump Says Russia's President Putin Better Than Obama

Both Republican and Democratic foreign policy elders have expressed shock at Trump's praise of Putin even as USA intelligence officials have said they believe Moscow is using cyberattacks to undermine America's electoral system, after a recent spate of Russian-linked hackings targeting Democratic Party organizations and elections infrastructure.

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Nuclear test by North Korea matter of grave concern

The official said the tremor felt after the test put the yield of this test at about 10 kilotons, which is believed to be Pyongyang's most powerful nuclear detonation to date. "It's hard for us to verify their claim". China said it "strongly opposes" the move. There is no way they could do that test in a safe way, and it could easily start a war.

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Quinnipiac Poll Shows Trump And Clinton Tied In Florida

Trevor Noah took over for TV news talking heads trashing Matt Lauer's botched handling of NBC's Commander-in-Chief forum. JOHN YANG: It was in response to the candidates' back-to-back appearances last night on an NBC News military forum.

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Stein to return to North Dakota for protest-related charges

Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier said Tuesday that Stein will face trespassing and vandalism charges. Stein shot back against rumors of her upcoming arrest on Monday, asking if the state of North Dakota would also "charge the oil company that razed sacred burial grounds?" "Rutgers University has a distinct and cherished place in the revolutionary history of our nation, which makes it a flawless venue to bring our message of progressive change to further advance the political ...

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Wisconsin AG appeals ruling on 'Making a Murderer' nephew

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel said Friday he filed a notice of appeal in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin in Dassey v. In mid-August, a judge wrote that Dassey's confession for his involvement in Halbach's murder was obtained under unethical conditions-something his defense had long maintained.

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Offutt Air Force Base Selected as Finalist for Drone Mission

The announcement comes as the Pentagon prepares to retire Davis-Monthan's Thunderbolt II ground-attack jet unit in 2022. If D-M is selected, "the pilots will be located at D-M and control the aircraft from here". The Air Force will now begin to conduct site surveys at all of the potential locations. The service has been evaluating new locations for RPA wings "to help diversify assignment opportunities for personnel within the MQ-9 enterprise", the Air Force said.

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Kentucky turns focus to Florida, looks to move past collapse

Then the Golden Eagles scored 27 unanswered points for the 44-35 come-from-behind victory on the road in Lexington. Owls DE Trey Hendrickson had 2 ½ tackles for a loss in the opener and recorded 13 sacks during his junior season. WILDCATS' WIDEOUTS: Maligned the past few years for dropped passes, Kentucky receivers had an impressive opener against Southern Miss. He went 12-0 against the Wildcats as head coach, including the biggest win during this entire streak, when the Gators beat ...

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A World War II soldier's ME burial

Sarah Byrn Rickman, a WASP historian and an acquaintance of Harmon, told the Monitor in a telephone interview on Wednesday that as she attended the military funerals of some of her fellow pilots, Harmon became inspired by the recognition that the United States government had finally given the group after so many years.


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