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    Police fatally shoot man in San Diego suburb

    EL CAJON, California — A black man has died after being shot by police in El Cajon, California, sparking protests in the suburb northeast of San Diego. On Tuesday afternoon, El Cajon Police responded to a 911 call regarding an African-American man in his 30s who was reportedly behaving “erratically” behind a local restaurant at the Broadway Village Shopping Center, Lt. Rob Ransweiler said. According to the call, the man was “not acting like himself” and been walking in traffic […]

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    Passing drivers stop their cars to rescue 9-year-old from flipped SUV in Florida

    TAMPA, Florida– Dozens of strangers, wearing everything from suits to shorts and flip-flops, came together over the weekend to rescue a 9-year-old girl trapped beneath a flipped-over SUV near Tampa, Florida. Images on social media show a congested I-75 highway as passing drivers stopped their vehicles and hopped out to push the truck upright and assist its three occupants. None of the passengers were seriously injured in the crash Saturday. The 9-year-old girl was transported to Tampa General Hospital, along with […]

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    New York City firefighter killed in house explosion; Several injured

    NEW YORK — A 17-year New York fire department veteran was killed Tuesday after an explosion sent parts of a home’s roof raining down onto firefighters, police officers and utility workers, authorities said. Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, the father of three young children and son of a decorated former firefighter, was directing the response to a possible gas leak outside a two-story residence in the Bronx when he was struck by debris about 7 a.m., officials said. Twenty others were […]

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    Video shows DC officers performing CPR on bleeding man

    WASHINGTON — A video released by District of Columbia police shows officers performing CPR on a motorcyclist who had been shot by an officer as a bystander screams in the background. 31-year-old Terrence Sterling was shot by an officer in the early morning of Sept. 11. Police say Sterling, who was black, was shot after he rammed the passenger-side door of a police car while trying to flee a traffic stop. His death has prompted some protests. Police say the […]

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    6 takeaways from the first presidential debate

    HEMPSTEAD, New York — Hillary Clinton stepped onto the debate stage Monday night determined to show that only one candidate is ready to be president. Clinton poked, prodded and quoted Trump’s own words, goading the famously thin-skinned Republican nominee. Trump took the bait, repeatedly interrupting angrily or dismissively throughout the night. He couldn’t resist attacks, even when it was obvious they would backfire — such as his criticism of Clinton for dropping off the campaign trail ahead of the debate […]

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    101-year-old veteran gets one last ride on a Harley

    PRESCOTT VALLEY, Az – A big day for an Arizona veteran who is 101 years old. He was taken on a special ride in Prescott Valley. It was called “One Last Ride” and for Ray Weser it was a ride of a lifetime. “I’ll be 102 in December,” Weser said. Weser says he fell in love with Harley-Davidson motorcycles as a young teen when he was working on a Harley. “Harley dripping oil, smoke coming out of everywhere and I fell […]

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    Who is Alicia Machado? Former Miss Universe said Trump called her ‘Miss Piggy’

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton was making a point about Donald Trump and women at the first presidential debate when she brought up Alicia Machado, the former Miss Universe who says Donald Trump insulted her. “This is a man who has calling women pigs, slobs and dogs and someone who has said pregnancy is an inconvenience to employers, who has said that women don’t deserve equal pay unless they do as good a job as men,” she said on the debate […]

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    Braggadocious? The key words people looked up during the debate

    As presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded barbs, viewers headed to the dictionary to look up headscratching words like “braggadocious.” Here are several key words that spiked in searches on Merriam-Webster’s site during Monday night’s debate ‘She doesn’t have the stamina’ Stamina means “great physical or mental strength that allows you to continue doing something for a long time,” according to Merriam-Webster. 📈 Lookups for 'stamina' are still high a few hours after the debate. One of the […]

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    Clinton, Trump face off in first debate

    Hillary Clinton forced Donald Trump onto defense over his temperament, refusal to release his taxes and his past comments about race and women during a fiery debut presidential debate Monday — a potentially pivotal moment in a tight election campaign. Clinton, who has seen her dominance of the presidential race fade in the weeks since the Democratic convention, delivered a strong performance in which she demonstrated a command of policy and a sense of humor, smiling through some of Trump’s […]

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    Student suspended after posting picture of discolored water in school bathroom

    WESTLAND, Mich. — A Michigan high school student was suspended after exposing her school’s water problem on social media. Hazel Juco told WXYZ she was concerned when she saw discolored water coming from the girl’s bathroom sink at John Glenn High School, but she had no idea that she would be suspended because of the picture she took. Juco posted the photo to her social media pages, saying that she hoped someone would notice and fix the problem. But instead of […]