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49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

His backup, Matt Breida , played well, too. He deserved more than five touches - he's one of the Niners' most risky weapons. We'll see how he is tomorrow all the way to game day, but he looked really good. The Seattle Seahawks' first touchdown of the season was worth the very long wait. He was solid. Ray Ray Armstrong was exposed for what he is - a backup playing as a starter. Read More

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Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

Four Florida teams in AP Top 25 poll; Alabama firmly on top

With the win, Vandy is 3-0 to start the season for the first time since 2011, James Franklin's first of three with the program. LSU barely hung on to the final spot in the rankings after an embarrassing home blowout. Clemson hopped over OU after a decisive victory at Louisville . Just like that, Mississippi State is a top 25 team. Georgia jumps into the 10th position this week and MI continues its rise on my ballot, moving up to 11th with a workmanlike win over Air Force. Read More

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Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Ex-St. Louis Cop Acquitted in 2011 Shooting of Black Driver

Louis Post-Dispatch. However, he claims that he didn't recall saying it. Wilson wrote the statement "was not intelligible" and that its "context is not clear". Under Missouri law, police officers may use deadly force only to make an arrest when they reasonably believe both that deadly force is necessary to make the arrest and when they also reasonably believe that the person being arrested may endanger life or risk inflicting serious physical injury unless arrested without delay. Read More

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North Korea's latest nuclear test was so powerful, it shrunk a mountain

North Korea's latest nuclear test was so powerful, it shrunk a mountain

North Korea conducted its sixth nuclear test on September 3, prompting the U.N. Security Council to step up sanctions with a ban on the reclusive regime's textile exports and a cap on fuel supplies. On July 28 , North Korea tested one that could theoretically hit major U.S. cities like Chicago, New York, or even Washington , DC. "The adoption of sanctions resolution against my country is an extreme manifestation of USA intention to eliminate at any cost the ideology, social system of ... Read More

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Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

Three Iranians among seven dead in twin attacks in south Iraq

The incident took place when Daesh terrorists fired randomly at a restaurant, located next to the worldwide highway, in Thi Qar province, killing scores of civilians. Health officials in the province said the death toll could rise because some of those injured are in critical condition. Islamic State has said it was responsible for the suicide attacks that left almost 90 injured at a roadside restaurant and checkpoint near the city of Nasiriyah, in the southern Thi Qar province. Read More

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New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

New Hampshire voter fraud fight takes new turn

One man's mother, who was in a "memory care" ward of a nursing home and deemed too incapacitated to vote, somehow still managed to have a ballot cast in her name in Florida. Using such licenses for voter registration is legal in the state, but it was pointed out that only a thousand and fourteen of these people later obtained a New Hampshire license. Read More

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Ryan International School Murder Case: Principal, Teachers Arrested

Ryan International School Murder Case: Principal, Teachers Arrested

Guidelines for school buses include, among other things, a "school bus" label with name and number of school, not exceeding 50 kmph speed, having an escort from school travel in the bus etc. Justice Gadkar replying to the public prosecutor said, "For transit anticipatory bail why should this court hear the Haryana government". He also alleged that there have been lapses on part of the school administration. Read More

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'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'

'Cooperation Between American and Kuwait Has Never Been Stronger'

In an Oval Office meeting with congressional Democrats on Thursday, President Donald Trump reportedly complained that Air Force One is smaller than the plane flown by the emir of Kuwait, who visited the White House this week. "The US president was quite restraint - he didn't use any inflammatory language and didn't escalate his declarations against any particular country", Bishara said. Read More

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Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit had said its ruling allowing refugees with resettlement agreements would take effect Tuesday, which Wall asserted could be disruptive. Notably, the Justice Department is not asking the Supreme Court to halt that more broad definition of a "close familial relationship". "This Court's ruling can not plausibly bear that construction, which would as a practical matter render the partial stay this Court granted as to the refugee provisions a dead letter", the ... Read More

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ISIS militants attacked an Egyptian police convoy: 18 dead

ISIS militants attacked an Egyptian police convoy: 18 dead

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide vehicle bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai in July, in one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in years. Private newspaper al-Masry al-Youm, citing security sources, reported that the slain extremists were from the self-styled Hasm group, which authorities accuse of being the armed wing of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. Read More

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Hillary Blames Women's March for Loss Too

Hillary Blames Women's March for Loss Too

Hillary Clinton was so confident she'd become the first female president of the United States that she had only drafted one Election Day speech: for victory. But in the end, she admits that she made mistakes, including her use of the word "deplorables" to describe Trump supporters, and that "maybe I missed a few chances " during the campaign. Read More

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Macron: France will continue to support Greece

Macron: France will continue to support Greece

At the same time, he repeated Macron's view that the European Stability Mechanism (ESM) has evolved into an institution that can assume the IMF's role in the Euro zone. Tsipras, having opposed the tactics of previous governments, came to power in 2015 with pledge to kick out the country's creditors and halt all austerity measures, only for Greece to become the recipient of a third bailout deal. Read More

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Israeli Jets 'Hit Syrian Chemical Site'

Israeli Jets 'Hit Syrian Chemical Site'

Unconfirmed Arab media reports say a chemical weapons production facility was hit in the attack. An Israel Defense Forces spokesperson declined to comment on the incident. But that Israeli officials have in the past admitted to Israel hitting weapons shipments believed to be bound for Hezbollah, an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Read More

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Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership

Fischer's departure expedites Trump's overhaul of Fed leadership

Fischer's term was set to expire in June 2018 and his tenure on the Fed was slated to end in January 2020. The resignation comes about nine months before Fischer's term as vice chairman was set to expire . Goodfriend, 66, worked for more than 20 years at the Richmond Fed and is seen as a leading hawkish voice on monetary policy. Former Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo stepped down in April. Read More

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Pliskova undaunted by fall from No. 1 after US Open loss

Pliskova undaunted by fall from No. 1 after US Open loss

Two days after he pushed a match ball to move to the next round, Pliskova has dominated its opponent as the fans continued to pour on the site of the stadium tennis Billie Jean King. "The other two were a little shaky", Pliskova said of her first few matches. "It's a process", she said, "but I couldn't wish for anything better". This is easily the best American women's performance at this event since 2002, when five of the top eight were US players. Read More

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Japan PM agrees with Trump that cooperation needed with N.Korean threat

Japan PM agrees with Trump that cooperation needed with N.Korean threat

Trump, who has warned that the USA military is "locked and loaded" in case of further North Korean provocation, reacted angrily to the latest missile test, declaring on Twitter that "talking is not the answer" to resolving the crisis. Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. Read More

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USA fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

USA fighter jets stage mock bombing drill over Korean Peninsula

U.S. Pacific Command, which oversees military operations in the region, disclosed the mission Thursday. Le Drian called on Pyongyang to "return to the path of negotiations" in a bid to ease tensions. " We will still seek to resume these talks , " he said, adding that "we know that Americans are talking with representatives of Pyongyang via some semi-secret, semi-official, semi-academic channel". Read More

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North Korea says it has missile-ready hydrogen bomb

North Korea says it has missile-ready hydrogen bomb

The Tokyo government has registered a protest with the North Korean embassy in Beijing, he said. "The explosive power of the bomb is adjustable from tens kiloton to hundreds kiloton", the state run KCNA said. North Korea wants to demonstrate it knows what makes a credible nuclear warhead. There was no word from the military in Seoul about the reported second quake. Read More

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Graphic Video Shows Utah Nurse Violently Arrested for Refusing Blood Draw

Graphic Video Shows Utah Nurse Violently Arrested for Refusing Blood Draw

When Wubbels repeated the policy to the detective, he then grabbed her and said she was under arrest. Wubbels told Payne that blood sample from an unconscious patient can not be taken without a warrant, under arrest or patient consents. She said no legal action has been filed against Payne or the police department. "No medical professional in Salt Lake City should be hindered from performing their duties, and certainly not be fearful of the police officers they so often partner with to ... Read More

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Canadian economy beats expectations with 4.5% GDP growth in Q2

Canadian economy beats expectations with 4.5% GDP growth in Q2

The second-quarter result likely cements the likelihood of at least one more rate increase from the Bank of Canada in 2017. This gives the US its strongest quarter since 2015. Gross domestic product grew at an annualized 4.5 percent, Statistics Canada said on Thursday, handily topping forecasts for 3.7 percent and making for the best pace of growth since the third quarter of 2011. Read More

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Trump pushes tax reform in Missouri

Trump pushes tax reform in Missouri

Tax reform efforts have been overshadowed by news about Hurricane Harvey , as well as Trump's controversies involving the pardon of former Maricopa County , Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio , an alleged feud with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and comments about violence in Charlottesville, Va. Read More

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Rep. Ratcliffe applauds Trump's border security efforts

Rep. Ratcliffe applauds Trump's border security efforts

In public, Trump has stopped repeating his vow to make Mexico pay for the wall - which Republican lawmakers have estimated would require $12 billion to $15 billion - though his aides insist that's still the president's intention. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., also has suggested a better time for a stand would be when the House and Senate negotiate final fiscal 2018 spending bills later in the year. Read More

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Protesters and counter protesters clash in Berkeley Sunday

On Saturday, crowds gathered in San Francisco to celebrate the cancelation of a Patriot Prayer event. To be even more specific, the group named two prominent leaders of white nationalist organizations. Earlier in the day, police had set up barricades around park and checked people who entered to make sure they did not have prohibited items like baseball bats, dogs, skateboards and scarves or bandanas they could use to cover their faces. Read More

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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

The US Pacific Command has confirmed the launches and added that "the first and third missiles failed in flight", while the second "appears to have blown up nearly immediately". The North bombarded Yeonpyeong island in November 2010 in response to a South Korean live-fire drill near the tense sea border, killing four South Koreans - two soldiers and two civilians - and prompting Seoul to return the fire. Read More

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Rex Tillerson draws a line between American values and Trump's values

Rex Tillerson draws a line between American values and Trump's values

Though Tillerson denied that Trump's rhetoric made it hard to defend American diplomacy overseas, he refused to deny that he was attempting to distance himself and the state department from Trump's comments. Tillerson says that the president is "speaking for himself" in political terms. "We express America's values from the State Department". He affirmed that the State Department represents U.S. Read More

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