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Miami pitcher killed in boating accident

Divers found two bodies under the vessel and the third was found nearby. One was found dead in the water. Fernandez died from trauma - not drowning, Veloz said. "'When I think about Jose, it's going to be thinking about a little kid", Mattingly said. Fernandez successfully defected from Cuba in 2008 at 15 years old. Read More »

Britain's Prince William, Kate tour Vancouver without kids


The pictures, including shots of her sister Kate plus Prince George and Princess Charlotte, were reported by The Sun and Daily Mail newspapers to have been stolen from Middleton's account. "The warm welcome that you gave us at that important moment in our lives meant a lot to us - and we have never forgotten it". On Sunday, William and Kate travel to Vancouver where their itinerary includes a visit to Sheway , a pregnancy outreach program for mothers struggling with drug and ... Read More »

Ted Cruz's Donald Trump support divides conservatives

During the primary campaign, Trump had criticized the appearance of Cruz's wife Heidi, in a retweet, and had repeated unsubstantiated and false speculation about whether Cruz's Cuban-born father was involved in the Kennedy assassination. He held out for several months afterward, even as some polls suggested his popularity was slipping nationally and in Texas, where he could face a Republican primary challenge for re-election to the Senate in 2018. Read More »

Protests Expected Around Charlotte Panthers Game


That I did not visually see in the video ... Because of that, the officers had probable cause to arrest him for the drug violation and to further investigate Mr. - The Queen City was at the center of the news this week, with a police shooting on top of the usual dispute over House Bill 2. The officer said Scott grabbed his Taser during the scuffle. Read More »

Clinton's grandstanding rejected by Charlotte, Trump mocks 'Crooked Hillary'


Gregg Watkins, Communications Manager of Mayor Roberts' office confirmed to NBC Charlotte that the mayor has not personally reached out to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton and she has not officially asked them not to come. Roberts said she appreciated their "support and "concern" for the city but that officers are already working "around the clock". Clinton called on the police department to release its video "without delay", she wrote Friday on Twitter . Read More »

Cuomo had 'no idea' about alleged corruption

He also announced that Todd Howe, a lobbyist who at times worked for Andrew and Mario Cuomo, already reached a plea-bargain deal and pleaded guilty to eight charges. Kaloyeros, who oversaw the application process for numerous state grants awarded under the Buffalo Billion, hired Howe, a lobbyist by trade, to assist with developing the projects and identifying developers for those projects. Read More »

In dramatic reversal, Cruz to vote for Trump


First, his promise to support the Republican nominee. Can Clinton goad him into more unseemly behavior before an audience of 100 million people or so, especially by attacking his lack of political experience? Two Florida men chose to go all in with their picks for president, one with a tattoo of Hillary Clinton on his arm, the other a portrait of Donald Trump on his leg. Read More »

Browns K Pat Murray hurts knee as Cleveland's injury woes continue


Murray injured that same knee last season, resulting in a season-ending ACL tear. He went on to set a rookie single-season scoring record with 150 points (32-36 FG, 54-54 PAT) and made the Pro Bowl. Murray appeared in two games this season and was 1 for 2 on field goal attempts, plus 3 of 4 on extra points. He played three games for the Eagles past year, making three of four field goals and all seven extra points before being lost for the season with a groin injury. Read More »

Authorities retrieve weapon from mall shooting

Cascade Mall shooting. Pictured the un-identified suspect. Streets surrounding the mall and access roads to entrances to the facility had been closed off by police. A male victim who had been flown to Seattle's Harborview Medical Center in critical condition died overnight, Francis tweeted at 3:28 a.m. Saturday. Read More »

Hillary Clinton postpones trip to Charlotte


The Times said Clinton's mistakes had distorted perceptions of her character, but praised her work restoring US credibility in foreign affairs as secretary of state and on behalf of children, women and families throughout her career. "And again, we hope that they could figure out a way to come a little bit later". Then, their heirs only have to pay taxes when they sell the assets and only have to pay capital-gains taxes on the difference between the sale price and the value when they were ... Read More »

Yale's endowment outperforms Harvard's; Harvard still richer


Get free real-time news alerts from the Cambridge Patch. The Harvard Management Company is still searching for a permanent CEO after former chief executive Stephen Blyth resigned in July. The school has been trying to mount a comeback since it lost 27.3 percent in 2009 during the financial crisis . Earlier this year, Harvard made a decision to have outside managers make more of its equity investments and scaled back its internal stock picking operation. Read More »

Keith Scott Family Releases Video of Charlotte Shooting Before Police Release Theirs

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police showed their video to Scott's family Thursday evening. "Don't shoot him. He has no weapon", Rakeyia Scott can be heard saying. At a campaign event on Wednesday, Clinton said that the police killings of Scott and Crutcher are "unbearable" and "intolerable". It was not the first time US police was allegedly involved in covering up shootings of the black. Read More »

Nigerian leader asks United Nations to help free abducted Chibok Girls


In his response, the UN Secretary General congratulated Buhari on the anti-corruption war of his administration. The incident took place on Wednesday evening in Djakana, a village near the border with northeastern Nigeria, stronghold of the Islamist group which previous year pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Read More »

National poll: Clinton leads Trump by 6 points

Overall, 60% chose Obama, while 23% said Putin - but a plurality (39%) of Republicans chose Putin, with about a quarter saying they "don't know". Clinton and Trump maintain large advantages in North Carolina with key constituencies - Clinton receives the support of 98% of black voters, while Trump is backed by 65% of white voters. Read More »

Robot detonates New Jersey device in latest bomb discovery

The wife of NY and New Jersey bombing suspect Ahmad Rahami was questioned by American investigators in the United Arab Emirates today as she sought to return from Pakistan to the USA, federal officials told ABC News . He has been charged with five counts of attempted murder against police. More than likely, he'll also face federal charges. "We've seen what was apparently a pipe bomb go off in New Jersey, in Seaside Park, where it could have seriously injured our U.S. Read More »

Trump touts stop-and-frisk practice amid black outreach


However, law enforcement experts say the phrase "stop-and-frisk" is vague enough to be essentially meaningless, and the specifics of Trump's plan could mean the difference between whether the policy is legal or unconstitutional, effective or worthless. Read More »

Edward Albee: Pulitzer-winning American playwright dies at 88

His provocative and often unforgiving takes on life in the USA earned him a reputation as one of the great American dramatists. Albee shocked audiences in 1962, when Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? opened on Broadway. Albee's unconventional style won him great acclaim but also led to a almost 20-year drought of critical and commercial recognition before his 1994 play, " Three Tall Women ", garnered his third Pulitzer Prize. Read More »

Clinton, Trump decry latest police shootings of black men


Shelby's attorney alleges that Crutcher was uncooperative up to the point when the officer opened fire. Shelby's attorney, Scott Wood, maintains that Crutcher refused to follow more than two dozen commands and that he reached into the open window of the auto before Shelby perceived a threat and shot him. Read More »

EPA waives clean gasoline rules after Alabama pipeline spill

After the leak, Colonial Pipeline started constructing the bypass line around the leak site and announced Tuesday the bypass line was completed. Even though Colonial expects to resume full-service this week, it will take several days for the delivery supply chain to return to normal, which means there is still a shortage threat for our area. Read More »

Minnesota restaurant sign: 'Muslims get out'


Police said the suspect, who is now dead, made references to Allah and asked at least one victim if they were Muslim. Dan's creative understanding of the English language notwithstanding, the plain meaning of the sign appeared to confirm the fears of the local Muslim community, which immediately and forcefully condemned the mall stabbing but expressed concerns that the attack could incite anti-Muslim backlash. Read More »

Man crawls onto roadway for help 3 days after deadly crash


Route 50, the release said. Police found a man with injuries to his legs. Over the course of the investigation, it was determined that during the afternoon of September 17, Bell lost control of his Ford Explorer near the 8600 block of east United States 50. Read More »

Razorbacks hoops accepts invitation to prestigious college basketball event


The teams at the event are Arkansas, Butler, Connecticut, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Gonzaga, Michigan State, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oregon, Portland, Portland State, Stanford and Texas. The participating schools have combined for 23 National Championships, 85 Final Fours, more than 380 NCAA Championship appearances and more than 680 NCAA Championship wins. Read More »

ITT ex-students get more help from the Education Dept.


The federal agency has partnered with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and Beyond 12 , which helps first-generation, low-income college students, to match students with counselors for free through NextStepsEdu .org, according to The Washington Post. Read More »

Missouri Approves Concealed Carry Without Permits

In a letter to the governor, FOP president Kevin Ahlbrand said the bill "will cost not only citizen lives but will also be extremely risky to law enforcement officers". He said that would be a discussion for January, when the Legislature would have a better idea of the state's financial health. During his eight years as governor, Nixon had 96 vetoes overridden by lawmakers, a state record. Read More »

'Bridgegate' trial begins in New Jersey three years after scandal

In an opening statement , prosecutors declared the pair "bragged" to Christie about the lane closures as they were happening . With Christie's assistance, Wildstein arranged for the Port Authority to pay $240 million to Bayonne for land it didn't really need at the former Military Ocean Terminal, to help the city dig out from a financial hole and curry favor with a mayor Christie's team wanted an endorsement from come 2013, said Critchley. Read More »

Ivanka Trump now has Secret Service protection


Ryan added, in the House's GOP blueprint, "A Better Way", Republican lawmakers laid out a plan they believe will dramatically increase economic growth by lowering both the individual and corporate tax rates. Ryan has an experience how to be a part's nominee, he learned a lot of useful things in 2012, when he was a Republican ticket as the party's candidate for vice president. Read More »

Jimmy Fallon defends 'soft' Donald Trump interview


With Trump's reluctant permission, he rubbed a hand over Trump's famous hair - sending it flying out of control in every direction. He was goofing around and seriously - I'm okay with that. But Fallon approached both interviews the same way, and I can respect that. There was, of course, still zero traces of hard hitting journalism present during her time on the show. Read More »

Trump defends racial profiling in wake of bombs

Now other media sites are reporting that Trump is calling for " racial profiling " today, which is not what Trump said, according to " Fox and Friends " live on Tuesday morning and they showed the clip to prove it! Trump added, "You know, in Israel they profile". Read More »

GOP-Led States Sue Labor Department on New 'Overtime Rule'

It also argues the change would upset the state budgeting process by requiring states to pay overtime to more employees. As a result, none of the groups affected by the changes to the rule-workers, employers, governments, and the public in general-will have the ability to provide their input before the federal government imposes these changes. Read More »

3% of Gun Owners Own Almost Half of US Guns - Harvard

Americans own an estimated 265 million guns; that's more than one firearm for every adult, according to an unpublished Harvard/Northeastern University study obtained by the Guardian . While there are an estimated 55 million American gun owners, most own an average of just three firearms, and almost half own just one or two, according to the survey results. Read More »