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Amber alert issued for 3-year-old girl in Maine

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Wilson was first suspected to be missing after city firefighters responded Tuesday morning to a reported medical emergency for Wilson's mother at 26 Sewall St. Since the amber alert program began in 1996, the system has been used on just one other occasion in Maine. The officer found the children's bodies in the back seat, and Pasztor was arrested. Read More »

Hillary Clinton's Hometown Paper Endorses Gary Johnson

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Arguing Donald Trump is "not fit to be president of the United States" and citing "serious questions about honesty and trust" with Hillary Clinton, the Tribune announced Friday that it has endorsed Johnson for president. "He couldn't name any leader that he liked from a foreign country", Paredes said. "But I'm giving you the whole world", Matthews said. Weld, a former US ambassador to Mexico, threw Johnson a lifeline by tossing out the names of a few former Mexican presidents. Read More »

Colombia, FARC fight to rescue peace deal

According to the e-published results, 50.2% of voters rejected the agreement compared with 49.8% who voted for it. The president, who has a little under two years left in office, could also seek to bypass another popular vote and ratify the accord in Congress or by calling a constitutional convention, something both the FARC and Uribe have previously favored. Read More »

Christie, Cuomo Conspired In Bridgegate Cover-Up, Ex-Ally Testifies

New York Republicans pounced on the allegation. "Whatever the admitted bridgegate (sic) architect thought or dreamt about New York's involvement has no basis in fact", Kelly said in a statement. "I did not believe it was a coincidence that I had been told that Governor Cuomo had spoken to Mr. Foye during the election campaign and then suddenly comments from Mr. Read More »

Kaine, Pence prepare for undercard debate

The vice presidential debate will air on October 4th on most major networks including CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, Fox and C-SPAN. On Tuesday, it's their running mates turn. Only Pence and Kaine will be debating Tuesday. Pence has frequently been on the hot seat defending, deflecting and explaining some of his unconventional running mate's more inflammatory comments and views. Read More »

Louis County school districts increase security following "Creepy Clown" threat

It appears to be related to the national craze of creepy clown hoaxes. On Sunday, Philadelphia Public School District and police officials released in a joint statement saying they were taking the clown threats seriously. Anyone with information surrounding these post should contact the Philadelphia Police Department at 215-686-TIPS (8477). Spring ISD order extra security so far this week. Read More »

California governor signs worker retirement bill

The Democratic governor said Friday that he signed one bill requiring state prison time for someone convicted of assaulting an unconscious victim instead of a shorter jail sentence like the one Brock Turner received. Roughly 63 percent of water districts and companies in California have fewer than 200 connections. "Too numerous more than 7,600 water systems in California lack the expertise and financial resources to effectively and safely provide service to their customers", Wieckowski ... Read More »

Teen threw premature baby out window

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Upon having thrown the newborn baby out the window in a 'fit of panic' , the teen told her mother who promptly ran outside and attempted to resuscitate the child by giving it CPR. Her family reported her missing August 27, 2015, although they said she was probably with her friends at the time, WOWT-TV reported. I just can't believe it. Read More »

Pakistan bans Bollywood films as Kashmir tensions rise

The future of Indo-Pak relations might take an unpredictable turn but PM Modi's message to Pakistan is clear- an attack on India will not go unpunished. What greater proof of this can there be than Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif extolling, from the forum of the UN General Assembly, a major terrorist commander of an outfit that is proscribed by the UN and the US? A spokesman for the United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon said the Secretary-General has offered to mediate the matter. Read More »

Two NC college kids die after party-related shooting

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Jeffers said he invited a small group of friends over to his apartment after leaving a party across town. Police say 19-year-old Alisia Dieudonne and 21-year-old Amhad Campbell were shot and taken to a hospital, where they were pronounced dead. Read More »

El Cajon police releases video of deadly shooting

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However, a lawyer for Olango's family said that the video shows an officer provoked the father of two before opening fire. In addition to releasing the short cellphone video shot by a worker in a drive-thru window at a Mexican restaurant, authorities also released surveillance footage shot from a similar vantage point. Read More »

Pentagon chief urges Southeast Asia security cooperation

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Several nations in the region, including Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore are also concerned about the return of jihadists from the Middle East as the Islamic State (IS) group loses territory in Iraq and Syria. U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, seated at table background center right, gives his opening remarks for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) defense ministers meeting in Ko Olina, Hawaii, on Friday, Sept. Read More »

Officer shot by rampaging gunman released from hospital

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But an envelope marked "DOOMED", which contained a letter outlining a deep loathing of law enforcement, was found at the scene, indicating a possible motive for the police shootings, Ross said. Asked if the letter mentioned race relations or community-police relations, Ross said he didn't believe so. The officer in Saturday night's shooting was not hit by the gunfire and police said they were able to apprehend the suspect without firing a single shot. Read More »

Hearing set for teen held in South Carolina school shooting

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He had previously shot his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne, at their home about 2 miles (3 km) away, according to police. A judge in SC is allowing media in the courtroom for a hearing for a teenager accused of killing his father and shooting three people at an elementary school. Read More »

Jamaica braces for Hurricane Matthew

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It was moving west at 6 miles per hour (9 kph) and was expected to reach the eastern part of Jamaica on Monday before moving on towards Haiti, Cuba and the Bahamas, with a slight chance of brushing the Florida coast in the US. A Hurricane Watch could be needed for portions of eastern Cuba later today. Jamaica Meteorological Service' Director Evan Thomas said he expected the storm to hit the island and said fishermen have been advised to evacuate from the cays and return to the mainland, ... Read More »

US, Russia say Syria's truce not dead; more meetings planned

On Sunday, Syrian state media reported that scores of residents of Aleppo had left the rebel-held areas and were taken to shelters in the government-held areas. Britain's Ministry of Defense has confirmed that it participated in a coalition airstrike over the weekend that killed dozens of Syrian troops - even as it stressed it would never intentionally target Syria military units. Read More »

14-year-old boy charged as juvenile in South Carolina school shooting

The family said the boy sustained a major brain injury due to the amount of blood he lost after being shot in the leg. A judge in SC will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded in a rural community. Read More »

Early voting begins Thursday for Iowans

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Since she can not drive home to her polling place in OH on Election Day, Vaught said she mailed in her absentee ballot a few weeks ago. The request comes after the Election Board received a letter from an attorney for the Missouri Council of the Blind, arguing that limiting voting to paper ballots was a violation of three federal laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Read More »

What We Do in the Shadows is getting a TV spin-off

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Over a year ago, there were rumblings of not only a What We Do In The Shadows sequel, but also a TV series spin-off. What We Do in the Shadows follows a group of four vampires who reside in a house in Wellington, New Zealand. What We Do In the Shadows stars Waititi and Clement, along with Jonathan Brugh and Ben Fransham . The series, which has been picked up for six 30-minute episodes, will be screened on New Zealand's TVNZ 2 , though presumably at some point U.S. Read More »

Texas pulls out of federal refugee resettlement program

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The International Rescue Committee has proudly witnessed the benefits refugees bring to Texas communities, and Governor Abbott's actions will serve nothing but to foster fear among people who are fleeing danger. The U.S. State Department had proposed to increase the number of refugees resettled in Texas by 25 percent, state officials previously said. The state then sued to block the arrival of Syrian refugees from the state, but the case was dismissed. Read More »

Train crashes through New Jersey's Hoboken station

Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo warned it was too early to predict how long it would take for fix work to be completed, but it's likely that travel will be impacted for weeks as rerouted commuters are forced to consider other travel options, NY Daily reports. Read More »

Houston transit cop seen on video beating homeless man resigns

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Jairus Warren resigned after an investigation by Metro determined that he should be stripped of his badge for using excessive force against Darrell Giles , who was sleeping at a Metro station when the incident occurred. "I did not count the number of times that Mr. Giles was struck but one is too many, in my opinion, if it's not justified", she said during a news conference. Read More »

Charlotte PD releases footage of Keith Scott shooting

There's also a free-frame of Keith Scott just before shots are fired. When officers identified themselves to Scott and told him repeatedly to drop his weapon, Scott refused to comply, the update said. While the family's footage does not show the shooting itself, Scott's wife Rakeiya can be heard telling police not to shoot her husband. Putney, though, admitted the tapes don't offer a definitive answer to a crucial question: did Scott do anything threatening to officers before he was ... Read More »

No. 11 Tennessee handling injuries, early deficits

Roughly two hours later, the Tennessee football team was racing to the student section after outscoring the Florida Gators 35-7 in the second half on their way to a 38-28 victory. He made Wilson and Florida's vaunted secondary look like, well, sitting ducks. Appleby took the Gators to the end zone on their first drive. These three games will likely determine Tennessee's fate. Read More »

HPD: Angry lawyer wounds 9 after opening fire at traffic

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The suspected shooter "has been shot by our officers", Houston Police said in a tweet. Of those injured, three people were treated and released and six are hospitalized. Numerous weapons were found at the scene, and a bomb-squad robot is looking at a auto that's believed to be the shooter's. As of noon, three of patients taken to the hospital had been discharged, according to Hermann Hospital. Read More »

FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015

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But alongside the release of the latest report, the agency's director, James Comey, spoke of the importance of addressing these concerns, detailing a new system due to roll out no later than 2021. Property-related crime, however, dropped by 2.6 percent. Some local and federal officials have blamed the increase in homicides and other violent crimes on what a St. Read More »

'Bridgegate' Trial: Star Witness David Wildstein Returns To The Stand

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Embattled New Jersey governor Chris Christie suffered another setback on Friday, as Democratic representatives in the New Jersey General Assembly announced that they had begun to research the process of impeachment in the wake of new details about the governor's role in the 2013 Fort Lee bridge scandal. Read More »