• Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby pleads not guilty to first degree manslaughter

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    Plus, Shelby wasn't responding to a call about a suspected armed person, so her preconceived "belief" regarding Crutcher, which ultimately took his life, is not only wrong but also questionable. Officer Shelby, who is expected to enter a not-guilty plea at her arraignment on Friday. He said that while Shelby's defense won't hinge on whether she was aware of other officers when she shot Crutcher, it would be important for jurors to know.
  • Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

    Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

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    Refugee resettlement is overseen and funded by the federal government, but states typically work with humanitarian groups to provide services such as welfare and case management. Once refugees are cleared, one of nine national resettlement organizations places them in communities across the country, where local nonprofits contracted by the state use federal dollars to help them find jobs, learn English and enroll children in school.
  • Trump, Pence coming to same Wisconsin city next week

    Trump, Pence coming to same Wisconsin city next week

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    Pence plans to attend Monday night's debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, which he described as "the main event". Pence and Trump have each campaigned in the state several times since the summer, as has the Democratic vice presidential nominee, Tim Kaine.
  • 6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead

    6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead

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    Despite the uniform, police officials could not say whether or not a Nazi ideology had anything to do with the attack. Police investigate the vehicle believed to belong to the alleged shooter at the scene of a shooting along Wesleyan at Law Street in Houston that left multiple people injured and the alleged shooter dead, Monday.
  • Coroner: Students' injuries in shooting not life-threatening

    Coroner: Students' injuries in shooting not life-threatening

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    A teenager opened fire at a SC elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, a law enforcement officer said. Asked about shooting victims brought to AnMed Health, spokeswoman Juana Slade told The Associated Press that the hospital had received one adult female and one male child, and that both were in good condition.
  • Schools named National Blue Ribbon winners

    Schools named National Blue Ribbon winners

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    They include Bethpage Elementary School of Sumner County Schools, Glendale Elementary School of Metro Nashville Public Schools and Brentwood Middle School and Walnut Grove Elementary School of Williamson County Schools. The program is in its 34th year, but has given the coveted award to less than than 8,500 schools. "The school board is very proud for our students and staff", said DeSoto School Board President Neil Henderson.
  • Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

    Clinton, Sanders to campaign in New Hampshire

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    Warner will announce his decision at an event Wednesday in Alexandria with Clinton's running mate, Sen. Warner was joined at the announcement by Virginia Sen. Warner and Clinton served together briefly in the Senate. He has never before endorsed a Democrat for president, but he doesn't like what he sees in this year's GOP nominee.
  • How many watched the US debate? Ratings suggest a record number

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    According to Nielsen data, "viewership stayed high the entire time", not just for the beginning of the debate. Some Republicans were unhappy with Holt, suggesting that he was unfair because he asked tougher questions of Trump, and challenged his facts on issues like Trump's support for the war in Iraq and a court case involving the "stop-and-frisk" method of policing.
  • News conference set on Amber Alert deaths

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    The mother was taken into custody and is being held on a previous warrant. When asked whether Pasztor told police about Macomber's killing, Hill said only that she "gave information that was helpful to the investigation". Police arrested 29-year-old Amber Pasztor of Fort Wayne after the bodies of 7-year-old Liliana Hernandez and 6-year-old Rene Pasztor were found in a vehicle with their mother in Elkhart.
  • Green Party's Stein escorted from debate site

    Green Party's Stein escorted from debate site

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    Law enforcement officials then scrambled to track down Stein who was not credentialed to be there. Figueroa said the campaign planned to bus in supporters to stage a protest to grant her admission into Monday night's debate, though she acknowledged it was unlikely to work.
  • Houston's Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season

    Houston's Watt re-injures back, could miss entire season

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    However, even if he's placed on injured reserve, there's still a chance he'll be able to return much later in the season, so it doesn't necessarily rule him out for the rest of the year. The three-time defensive player of the year and four-time Pro Bowler played part of last season through the injury, before aggravating it late in the offseason.
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters evacuated due to suspicious package

    Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police headquarters evacuated due to suspicious package

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    Everyone inside CMPD Headquarters was safely evacuated. Officials said that 911 calls from the building were being rerouted. According to the Bomb Squad, the package was found to not be hazardous. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Headquarters was evacuated September 27, after a suspicious package was discovered inside the building. The streets around the police headquarters have reportedly been cordoned off.
  • US home prices climbed again in July

    US home prices climbed again in July

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    Home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, according to recent data from the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices. "Seven of the 20 cities have already set new record highs", he said. "Apart from some underlying issues that continue to hold back the housing sector, ranging from weak wage growth to skyrocketing student debt, strong dynamics are now in place that will continue pushing up home prices faster than inflation for the foreseeable future", said Ralph G.
  • How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates

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    Trump, a 70-year-old billionaire and former reality TV star, is good on his feet, and unpredictable - more comfortable in the limelight than on issues. During her campaign, Clinton has forcefully argued Trump is a risky choice as president. NPR suggests the Clinton-Trump debate could draw more than 100 million viewers, giving it the potential to have as many, if not more watchers than the Super Bowl, which routinely approaches 115 million viewers.
  • Trump walks line between law and order, empathy for blacks

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    Trump is not the first person to say stop-and-frisk helped lower crime rates in the Big Apple, but NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said Trump has his facts wrong. "So, I'm not overly surprised to see it but it's happening everywhere", Trump said. Obama was asked about Trump's attempts to woo black voters, which prompted an unimpressed reaction from our president.
  • Man dies 3 days after fight with police in Maryland

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    Administrative reviews by the police and fire departments will be conducted. Boyd's fiancée, Deona Styron, told ABC2 News Boyd was intoxicated and acting erratic, a scene that spilled out into the street as police arrived after Boyd called them.
  • Judge dismisses challenge to N. Carolina gay-marriage law

    Judge dismisses challenge to N. Carolina gay-marriage law

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    In order to appear non-discriminatory, the magistrate must promise to not marry any couples - gay or straight - for at least six months, but even during debate lawmakers were openly explaining that the legislation was to "protect" them from marrying same-sex couples.
  • Second North Dakotan dies of West Nile Virus this year

    Second North Dakotan dies of West Nile Virus this year

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    Owners of horses in Malheur County are urged by health officials to have their horses vaccinated, which takes two doses to be followed up by an annual booster. There have been pockets with high populations of mosquitoes around the county, including the Arock area, he said. DEET: Make sure this ingredient is in your insect repellent.
  • Foxwoods Casino on lockdown after officer-involved shooting

    Foxwoods Casino on lockdown after officer-involved shooting

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    Police have not released the charge or charges for which the warrant was issued. Police ordered him to drop his weapon, but he failed to do so, police said. It's not yet clear if the shooting or the fall led to Goodale's death. "Shots were fired and the assailant is now deceased". "This morning, there was an isolated incident on property in the Fox Tower Garage that was quickly contained", the statement says.
  • Indian cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets

    Indian cabinet approves purchase of 36 Rafale fighter jets

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    Scalp, a long-range air-to-ground cruise missile with a range of over 300 km also gives the IAF an edge over its adversaries. The Meteor missile is said to be three times greater than any of the conventionally powered missile in a head-on engagement.