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Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

Miller was booked on charges of aggravated assault and elder abuse. Three of the other felony counts were for assault, with the final two for criminal threats. Then, after his alleged assault, surveillance video caught him walking wobbly with a major gash on his forehead, and blood running down his face. Both men were taken to the hospital to be treated for their injuries.

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Tornadoes damage Indiana, but leave no one seriously hurt

On the afternoon of August 24, more than a dozen people were injured following an outbreak of tornado's that left more than 23,000 Duke Energy customers without power. Firefighters responded to some house fires caused by downed power lines or lightning, but no injuries were immediately reported. Utility companies reported at least 18,000 homes and businesses remained without electricity Thursday morning.

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Hermine Stalling Off Northeast, Threatening Days of Pounding Surf

Many beaches in New Jersey and NY plan to close Monday. Dan Skeldon, a meteorologist for The Press of Atlantic City, said in a social media post that flooding is still a threat, but the latest forecast has the risk of major flooding subsiding as the storm passes.

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Hendricks, late hits lift Cubs over Brewers 7-2

Davies induced two groundouts to start the inning, but a double by Miguel Montero followed by singles from Chris Coghlan and Tommy La Stella (as well as a fielding error from Scooter Gennett) allowed two more runs to score and give the Cubs a 3-1 lead.

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Group asks Illinois high court for redistricting rehearing

The commission could contain up to six members from one political party and its members would be appointed by the Illinois Supreme Court every 10 years following the release of the decennial Census. A divided court said their plan went beyond the scope of what's constitutionally allowed. But Scott Szala, an adjunct professor who teaches a course on the state constitution at the University of IL law school, said more time is needed to determine exactly what those rules are.

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Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism

Trump also continued his push for minority support, reports CBS News correspondent Major Garrett. The last time Clinton campaigned in Northern Nevada was in February. And "people who support the police.are not prejudiced", Trump said. Donald Trump is promising to unveil his new immigration policy over "the next week or two".

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Man Dies in Dinkytown Stabbing

Police say they are not now looking for any other suspects. Police say they arrested a man at the scene and say they suspect and victim knew each other. "(Bockoven) responded that he had stabbed S.M.", an investigator wrote in the complaint. Witnesses told police they saw Bockoven stab the victim twice.

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Gator who killed boy at Disney World might still be lurking

He was heading out the door to warn them about the alligator when he heard Lane's mother screaming, the wildlife agency report said. The report concluded that the incident was an unprovoked "predatory attack" and said that an investigation into alligator feeding activity - which has been blamed for the presence of alligators so close to resort guests - is ongoing.

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Six children shocked while riding amusement park ride

The injuries were minor, with the most serious being a contact burn to a hand, Weerden said. An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the malfunction. "It just doesn't seem like a safe kind of thing, I don't know their safety record or anything, but I would not", Oliveri said. "The Connecticut State Police had been here all afternoon along with local police and the Fire Marshal's Office".

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Perseid outburst set to peak Thursday night

Each August as the Earth's annual orbit takes it through the remains of the comet Swift-Tuttle/109P, we are treated to a dramatic show of meteors streaking through the sky called the Perseids . This week's Perseids meteor shower is slated to be the best of 2016 for viewers in the northern hemisphere. Then, allow about 45 minutes for your eyes to adjust to the darkness and enjoy the show.

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Now He's Prepping Trump for the Debates

With the first presidential debate approaching on September 26, their conversations have increasingly turned toward Trump's approach to Hillary Clinton on the debate stage. During the primary season, Trump jumped to frontrunner status during a series of debates that drew huge ratings on cable news. "I am not going to exploit for political purposes my opponent's youth and inexperience".

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Bush Cabinet Secretary Will Vote Clinton, Is 'Afraid' of Donald Trump

He also encouraged supporters to monitor the polls themselves. "Maybe 25 percent of them". No matter, Donald Trump says as he promises to pursue the Democratic stronghold. I'm talking the type where Trump has to sit in silence in the corner for an extended period of time to put the brakes on his horrific behavior. Trump has allied himself with the NRA.

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Keys will play for bronze in Rio

Puig beat twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the semi-finals and she put in another impressive performance on Rio's centre court, firing groundstroke winners from all over the court. Puig's two set wins against Kerber are the only sets that the German dropped throughout the women's singles event. The underdog with the big game and keen tennis brain raced to a 2-0 lead and kept her composure after falling heavily in the third game to fight through deuce to hold.

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Simone Manuel Made History In The Olympics Pool But NBC Didn't Care

Biles took gold ahead of USA teammate Aly Raisman and Russia's Aliya Mustafina after finishing off with a dazzling floor routine. Biles led the Americans to team gold last week before claiming Olympic all-around gold. "It was a very special moment I'll never ever forget", she said. The young NBCSN cable network had its biggest audience ever on Friday as it televised the USA women's soccer team's quarterfinal loss and the US men's basketball team's win over Serbia.

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Obama has been briefed on Milwaukee violence

Police said earlier that he was carrying a gun that had been stolen in a March burglary in suburban Waukesha. The races of the man and officer haven't been released. Police said the man was armed, but it wasn't clear whether he was pointing the gun or aiming it at officers. After the flames died down and people left, police tweeted around 3:30 a.m.

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US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

Those cases stem from people who were infected elsewhere and brought the virus into Florida. The first case of Zika virus has been reported in Monroe County, but officials say MI residents are at low risk for the viral infection. Research on a potential vaccine for the Zika virus entered early clinical trials last week to assess its safety in humans. The governor, at a roundtable in Delray Beach on Friday , said that $18 million had now been allocated to various counties "primarily for ...

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Kane won't testify in her trial

Transcripts below are of a phone call recorded by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and used by prosecutors in the perjury case against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane . She remains in office but has lost her law license. Kane, 50, has said she was being targeted for taking on an "old boys network" in state government.

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Man convicted in Indiana University student's slaying

Once that phase concludes, the judge will issue the actual sentencing. Messel will face 45-65 years in prison. Prosecutor Jim Roberts began the morning by showing the jury a large photo of Hannah Wilson. Why did she leave her cell phone and her purse in her room? The evidence included a red IU pull over, a pair of Messel's shoes, jeans, and his silver Kia Sportage which police testified all were spattered with Wilson's blood.

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Nagasaki marks 71st atomic bombing anniversary

Contrary to a popular assertion that nuclear bombs used on civilians at Hiroshima and Nagasaki were necessary to end World War II, US government documents have indicated that the atomic-bomb atrocities were "test blasts" to "justify" weapons development expense.

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Delta resumes some service after hours of global outage

It caused flights around the world to be grounded. If that weren't frustrating enough, according to Consumerist , the glitch caused the Delta website and airport screens to show incorrect flight information, so many people had no idea if their flights were canceled or on time.

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John Kuhn signs with Saints

In the meantime, New Orleans recently signed veteran fullback John Kuhn , who will compete with Sione Houma. Kuhn played running back and linebacker at Dover before playing college football at Shippensburg University. Kuhn spent his early years participating mostly on special teams, but became the Packers' featured fullback around the time Aaron Rodgers replaced Brett Favre under center.

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Knight, Ditka to support Trump at RNC

But ever since it became clear that he would garner that majority, both he and the GOP leadership have spent a good deal of time trying to snuff out talk of a floor revolt by those delegates against his nomination and in favor of some other candidate's.

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'It would be helpful' if Republicans would help him

Several speakers took the podium at Veterans Memorial Coliseum before Trump spoke, including Arizona State Treasurer Jeff DeWitt, former Gov. Jan Brewer and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. He also stepped up his criticism of President Barack Obama after the Orlando nightclub shooting . Unlike some of Trump's previous appearances around the country, including a Fountain Hills rally in March where protesters blocked traffic, the rally was relatively peaceful.

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Survivor: 'The guilt of being alive is heavy'

Murray, a star basketball player who had just graduated from West Catholic Prep, was killed in the attacks at the nightclub . Carter says one of her friends was killed and the other was shot. Carter was eventually rescued when police officers broke through the bathroom walls. She was too scared to speak up, but someone else in the bathroom did respond.

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Justin Timberlake drops new song title before release

And make no mistake, whoever is tapped to produce the 89th Academy Awards would be thrilled at the prospect of Timberlake performing on the show. " Can't Stop the Feeling " mixes business with Timberlake's business pleasure as it's not only his new single, but also featured on the soundtrack of the animated movie "Trolls", in which he voices the character Branch.

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Boycott Pledge Takes Aim At Target's Bathroom Policy

The American Family Association says the policy could be exploited by "sexual predators" and " poses a danger to wives and daughters ". The group reasoned that Target's reasoning is wrong because it "endangers women and children by allowing men to frequent women's facilities".

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Kasich's NY target: The senator from Texas

Kasich's delegate director in Michigan, Jeff Timmer, said the Cruz campaign broke their end of the deal when they tried to win all eight delegation seats. GOP strategist Mike Madrid said Latinos who favor Trump or Cruz have their reasons. Christine Toretti, a Republican national committeewoman from Indiana, Pennsylvania, served as a substitute on the convention rules committee in 2012.

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Cruz: Trump Tax Returns May Include 'Bombshell,' Mafia Ties

But neither Rubio nor Kasich can afford a Super Tuesday shutout. If Trump wins the nomination, we will witness a GOP at war with itself as it tries to assemble a party platform at the convention. In a rare sign of agreement between the rivals, Clinton retweeted Sanders's comment. Rubio's voice had gone hoarse after a big day of campaigning, but he earnestly continued.

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Trump Reverses His Stance on Torture

But on Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Trump had reversed that position. "They won't refuse", he said confidently. "He realized they took him literally, that's why he put out the statement", she told CNN's Wolf Blitzer on "The Situation Room".

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Gov. Baker 'Surprised' By Christie's Endorsement Of Trump

Cruz calls Super Tuesday "the most important day in this entire election cycle" and says turnout is key. On Saturday, Rubio mocked Trump's face during a campaign rally in Georgia. In Georgia and Virginia and Texas voters overwhelmingly see Trump as being on the side of "regular people" over big donors. He continued the attack that he began in the debate on "Trump University", reminding voters of the "con job" that he was playing on the Republican party.