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California officer fatally shoots African-American man

California officer fatally shoots African-American man

El Cajon, California (CNN)A black man has died after police shot him 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 …

Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill

Senate votes to override Obama veto on 9/11 bill

The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s veto of a bill letting families of Sept. 11 victims sue the Saudi Arabian government, bringing Congress within reach of completing the first successful veto override of Obama’s …

Senate overrides Obama veto for the first time in his presidency

Senate overrides Obama veto for the first time in his presidency

The United States Capitol is the capitol building that serves as the seat of government for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. The building has a central dome above a rotunda with two wings - in this photo to …

Comey: Cheryl Mills' laptop contained 'some' classified information

Comey: Cheryl Mills’ laptop contained ‘some’ classified information

FBI Director James Comey testified Wednesday that former Hillary Clinton chief of staff Cheryl Mills and another top aide had “some” classified material on laptops they turned over to the bureau in its probe of Clinton’s private server use as secretary …

Probe of Jetty Sought as Service Set for Marlins' Fernandez

Probe of Jetty Sought as Service Set for Marlins’ Fernandez

As a public memorial service was set Wednesday for Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is seeking a safety probe into the rock jetty where a boat crash claimed the lives of the baseball star and two friends. The team said in a news …

Were the Russians Behind the Massive Yahoo Email Hack?

Were the Russians Behind the Massive Yahoo Email Hack?

The hack of more than a half billion Yahoo email accounts was motivated by espionage, not profit, according to an independent cybersecurity firm report released Wednesday, which contends that an Eastern European state-sponsored actor appears to have …

John Kerry threatens to end Syria talks with Russia over Aleppo

John Kerry threatens to end Syria talks with Russia over Aleppo

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, meet in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, to discuss the crisis in Syria. WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry is threatening to cut off all contacts with …

More than 2,000 disputed gun buys allowed, review finds

More than 2,000 disputed gun buys allowed, review finds

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 disputed gun purchases were allowed to proceed during the past 15 years because of a long-standing disagreement between the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives over who qualifies as a “fugitive …

Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases

Two Aleppo Hospitals Attacked as Number of Injured Civilians Increases

Two of the largest hospitals in the besieged part of eastern Aleppo have been attacked and are now out of service, as the number of wounded civilians continues to grow. “The place is filled with dust,” Abu Rajab, a radiologist and managing director of …

FBI Director: Database Coming on Police Use of Deadly Force

FBI Director: Database Coming on Police Use of Deadly Force

The FBI will have up and running within two years a database that tracks instances of police use of deadly force, FBI Director James Comey told lawmakers Wednesday at a congressional hearing that reflected the sustained political interest in the Hillary …

Cronk, Taumalolo declared joint winners on Dally M Medal

Cronk, Taumalolo declared joint winners on Dally M Medal

Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk and North Queensland forward Jason Taumalolo have been crowned joint Dally M medallists for the 2016 NRL season. It is the second time in the event’s history two players jointly claimed the award after Cowboys star Johnathan …

New U.N. report recommends reparations for black Americans, citing 'the legacy of colonial history, enslavement'

New U.N. report recommends reparations for black Americans, citing ‘the legacy of colonial history, enslavement’

Black Americans should recieve reparations for the injustices of slavery that endure today, argues a new United Nations report, citing police involved shootings of black men as evidence for their findings. The report put together by The Working Group of …

U.S. Threatens To Cut Bilateral Ties With Russia On Syria

U.S. Threatens To Cut Bilateral Ties With Russia On Syria

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The United States threatened on Wednesday to halt its joint work with Russia on Syria unless Russia moved to end the assault on Aleppo and to restore a defunct ceasefire, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.

Police Fatally Shoot Black Man In San Diego Suburb, Sparking Protests

Police Fatally Shoot Black Man In San Diego Suburb, Sparking Protests

(Reuters) - An unarmed black man has died after being shot by a police officer in El Cajon in southern California on Tuesday, the local police department said, appealing for calm as local media reported crowds had gathered at the scene of the shooting.

Donald Trump Rallies Troops: 'We're Gonna Get Rid Of That Crooked Woman'

Donald Trump Rallies Troops: ‘We’re Gonna Get Rid Of That Crooked Woman’

Going off the teleprompter Tuesday night in Florida, Donald Trump told rally-goers that he would “get rid of” his opponent, Hillary Clinton. The GOP presidential nominee’s aggressive tone came a day after losing a pivotal debate to Clinton and on the …

Charlotte police major says body cameras could put tactical officers at risk

Charlotte police major says body cameras could put tactical officers at risk

There are still questions surrounding the deadly police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by police in Charlotte, North Carolina. At the demands of protesters, police have released dashcam and body cam videos, but they fail to show exactly what led to last …

Obama plans to visit troops at central Virginia base

Obama plans to visit troops at central Virginia base

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement from the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington February 11, 2015. WASHINGTON– President Barack Obama’s visit with U.S. troops is being billed as a chance to thank them for their service, but it …

Carpool lane cheater uses Trump head as passenger, gets $136 ticket

Carpool lane cheater uses Trump head as passenger, gets $136 ticket

The cardboard version of Trump is less talkative. (Photo: Washington State Patrol) AUBURN, Wash. – A driver trying to cheat in a high-occupancy toll lane was apparently trying to make Carpooling Great Again. The Washington State Patrol tweeted a photo …

Michael Moore Declares That Donald Trump 'Won' The Debate

Michael Moore Declares That Donald Trump ‘Won’ The Debate

While he’s no fan of Donald Trump, liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says the GOP presidential nominee won Monday’s debate against Hillary Clinton. “It’s over,” the Oscar-winning director wrote in a tweet that is still causing a media …

Russian-Made Missile Downed MH17: Investigators

Russian-Made Missile Downed MH17: Investigators

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (Reuters) - A Malaysian airliner shot down in eastern Ukraine was hit by a Russian-made Buk missile launched from a village held by rebels fighting Ukrainian government forces, international prosecutors said on Wednesday. The …

'A shooting stance'? Black man shot by San Diego-area police dies

’A shooting stance’? Black man shot by San Diego-area police dies

Dozens protested in El Cajon, California after police shot and killed a black man. The man reportedly acted erratically, pulled an object from his pocket and pointed it at officers. Police later acknowledged the man was not armed. (Sept. 28) AP Police …

Indonesia's Mount Barujari erupts without warning, shooting ash 6,500 feet in the air and forcing tourists to evacuate

Indonesia’s Mount Barujari erupts without warning, shooting ash 6,500 feet in the air and forcing tourists to evacuate

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities say they have evacuated most tourists from Mount Barujari on Lombok island after it spewed a massive column of ash into the atmosphere. The volcano, a popular attraction that is known as the Child of Rinjani …

Labor Department Sues Peter Thiel's Startup for Anti-Asian Bias

Labor Department Sues Peter Thiel’s Startup for Anti-Asian Bias

The U.S. Department of Labor filed an administrative lawsuit against Palantir Technologies on Monday, alleging that the data analytics and security company systematically discriminated against Asian job applicants. Privately held Palantir helps government …

Russia Dismisses MH17 Findings As False, Politically-Motivated

Russia Dismisses MH17 Findings As False, Politically-Motivated

Russia on Wednesday flatly dismissed a report from international prosecutors which concluded that Malaysian airliner MH17 had been downed by a Russian-made missile launched from a Ukrainian village held by pro-Russian rebels in 2014. In a strongly-worded …

Pennsylvania police officer fired for racial slur on social media

Pennsylvania police officer fired for racial slur on social media

Melissa Adamson is seen in an offensive Snapchat post that appeared on social media on Sept. 27, 2016, and was obtained by CBS Pittsburgh station KDKA-TV. MCKEESPORT, Pa. –A white Pennsylvania police officer who was fired for a social media post that …

San Diego-area police shooting: What we know

San Diego-area police shooting: What we know

San Diego-area police shooting: What we know Police in El Cajon, California shot and killed a black man after they say it looked like he was holding a weapon. He was not armed. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2dD3c40 Police in El Cajon …

Janaye Ervin, a sailor with the Navy Reserve, declined to salute at morning flag-raising.

Janaye Ervin, a sailor with the Navy Reserve, declined to salute at morning flag-raising.

A sailor with the Navy Reserve is in hot water after taking a page out of Colin Kaepernick’s playbook. Janaye Ervin, an intelligence specialist, declined to stand and did not salute during the national anthem played at a morning flag-raising at Pearl …

From youth to college football, lynching threats reported over anthem kneeling

From youth to college football, lynching threats reported over anthem kneeling

The Beaumont Bulls youth football team from Beaumont, Texas, kneeling during the national anthem before a game. NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s choice to kneel during the national anthem during pregame rituals to protest ongoing injustice against …

The Latest: 300 Mountain Homes Threatened by California Fire

The Latest: 300 Mountain Homes Threatened by California Fire

At least 300 homes are threatened by a growing wildfire chewing through timber and dry brush in a remote area of California’s Santa Cruz Mountains. Cal Fire says Wednesday that the destructive blaze south of San Jose has grown to more than 3.5 square miles.

Police: Florida man with tattooed face found asleep in stolen truck at Walmart

Police: Florida man with tattooed face found asleep in stolen truck at Walmart

A 25-year-old Florida man is behind bars after police found him asleep Friday morning in a Walmart parking lot behind the wheel of a stolen truck. Robert Hardister told police he’d borrowed the 1998 black Ford F-150 from a friend to move furniture to …

El Cajon police have video of shooting by officers, but won't release it

El Cajon police have video of shooting by officers, but won’t release it

The shooting of an African American man by El Cajon police Tuesday has sparked protests and also questions about the amount of information released by authorities. Q: Is there a videotape of the shooting? Yes. Police Chief Jeff Davis said a witness …

600 More Troops Heading To Iraq

600 More Troops Heading To Iraq

The Department of Defense is dispatching 600 more U.S. troops to Iraq to help government forces oust ISIS from the city of Mosul, the Pentagon announced Wednesday. The soldiers will provide logistics support for the Iraqi forces and not spearheading the …

Michelle Obama appears in first TV ads for Clinton, and also on the trail

Michelle Obama appears in first TV ads for Clinton, and also on the trail

In this July 25, 2016 file photo, first Lady Michelle Obama at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) Hillary Clinton has pulled out her secret weapon. On Tuesday night the Clinton campaign announced a new …

FBI Director testifies on extremist violence, Hillary Clinton emails

FBI Director testifies on extremist violence, Hillary Clinton emails

FBI Director James Comey testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on the “Oversight of the State Department” in Washington U.S. July 7, 2016. WASHINGTON — For the second time in two days, FBI Director James Comey will face …

Redford Twp. man gets 80 years for 'savage and brutal' murder

Redford Twp. man gets 80 years for ‘savage and brutal’ murder

Convicted murderer Dexter Lamar Williams will spend up to 80 years in prison after receiving an above-guidelines sentence Tuesday from Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Cameron. The 45-year-old Redford Township man killed Ann Marie Gorup in their …

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado 'Very Worried' of a Trump Presidency

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado ‘Very Worried’ of a Trump Presidency

It’s been 20 years since Alicia Machado was crowned Miss Universe. Now, the former beauty queen has become a part of the U.S. presidential campaign after her experience with Donald Trump was brought up in Monday’s presidential debate. Machado was 19 years …

Courteney Cox Wants Everyone To Leave Jennifer Aniston Out Of Brangelina Narrative

Courteney Cox Wants Everyone To Leave Jennifer Aniston Out Of Brangelina Narrative

Courteney Cox will always be there for her friend Jennifer Aniston. The actress defended her former “Friends” co-star and BFF after Entertainment Tonight asked Cox about Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s divorce at a luncheon on Tuesday. Of course, they …

Clinton Takes on Her Challenge with Millennial Voters

Clinton Takes on Her Challenge with Millennial Voters

First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day’s most important political stories and why they matter. There’s a reason why Hillary Clinton today is campaigning – again – with Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire …

What Does Donald Trump Really Think About Using Nuclear Weapons?

What Does Donald Trump Really Think About Using Nuclear Weapons?

Donald Trump’s confusing comments about nuclear weapons in Monday night’s debate are not the first time during this presidential campaign that his statements have left nuclear experts wondering just what he might do if he gains access to the nuclear football.

Australian State Loses Power as Strong Storm Lashes Region

Australian State Loses Power as Strong Storm Lashes Region

An entire Australian state lost power as a strong storm lashed the region Wednesday, causing traffic chaos, stranding people in elevators and prompting police to warn residents to stay inside. South Australia state Premier Jay Weatherill said it wasn’t …

California officer fatally shoots African-American man

California officer fatally shoots African-American man

El Cajon, California (CNN)A black man has died after police shot him 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 …

Trump Meets with Polish Americans

Trump Meets with Polish Americans

Zianna Oliphant Explains Tearful Plea To Charlotte Leaders | NBC News

Zianna Oliphant Explains Tearful Plea To Charlotte Leaders | NBC News

Raw: Typhoon Megi Rips Across Taiwan

Raw: Typhoon Megi Rips Across Taiwan

Raw: UK Royals Savor Canada's Tastes & Sounds

Raw: UK Royals Savor Canada’s Tastes & Sounds

Raw: Aftermath of Man Shot by Calif. Police

Raw: Aftermath of Man Shot by Calif. Police

Elon Musk's Mission To Mars Aims For 2022 | NBC News

Elon Musk’s Mission To Mars Aims For 2022 | NBC News

Son Of Shimon Peres Remembers Father | NBC News

Son Of Shimon Peres Remembers Father | NBC News

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado Says Donald Trump's Name-Calling Was 'Normal For Him' | NBC News

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado Says Donald Trump’s Name-Calling Was ‘Normal For Him’ | NBC News

Bastille's second album relief

Bastille’s second album relief

ShowBiz Minute: Spears, Royals, Hanks

ShowBiz Minute: Spears, Royals, Hanks

California Fatal Police Shooting Sparks Protests

California Fatal Police Shooting Sparks Protests

Raw: California Fire Threatens 300 Buildings

Raw: California Fire Threatens 300 Buildings

Migratory Bird Struggles as Chimneys Torn Down

Migratory Bird Struggles as Chimneys Torn Down

AP: Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases

AP: Police Officers Abuse Confidential Databases

Trump: We Will 'Get Rid of That Crooked Woman'

Trump: We Will ‘Get Rid of That Crooked Woman’

Over 80,000,000 People, A New Record, Watch Fiery Trump-Clinton Debate | NBC Nightly News

Over 80,000,000 People, A New Record, Watch Fiery Trump-Clinton Debate | NBC Nightly News

Had Wife Of Keith Scott Filed For A Protective Order, Documents Show | NBC Nightly News

Had Wife Of Keith Scott Filed For A Protective Order, Documents Show | NBC Nightly News

Justice Rally Held in Tulsa Over Police Shooting

Justice Rally Held in Tulsa Over Police Shooting

Is Donald Trump allergic to debates? Sniff.

Is Donald Trump allergic to debates? Sniff.

Columbus, Ohio Mothers Demand Justice For Sons' Deaths | NBC News

Columbus, Ohio Mothers Demand Justice For Sons’ Deaths | NBC News

At a Miami Stop, Trump Calls Debate Interesting

At a Miami Stop, Trump Calls Debate Interesting

Day After Debate, Hillary Clinton Takes Jabs At Donald Trump | NBC News

Day After Debate, Hillary Clinton Takes Jabs At Donald Trump | NBC News

Ohio Shooting Victims' Families Ask for Justice

Ohio Shooting Victims’ Families Ask for Justice

Post-Debate Donald Trump 'Glad' He Didn't Mention Bill Clinton Indiscretions | NBC News

Post-Debate Donald Trump ‘Glad’ He Didn’t Mention Bill Clinton Indiscretions | NBC News

NC Supporters Applaud Clinton Debate Performance

NC Supporters Applaud Clinton Debate Performance

Chely Wright On New Album 'I Am The Rain,' Family Life | NBC Out | NBC News

Chely Wright On New Album ‘I Am The Rain,’ Family Life | NBC Out | NBC News

Iowa Residents Anxiously Watch Floodwall

Iowa Residents Anxiously Watch Floodwall

Officials Confirm Death Of New York Firefighter

Officials Confirm Death Of New York Firefighter

Hillary Clinton On Debate: Campaign 'Had A Great Time Last Night' | NBC News

Hillary Clinton On Debate: Campaign ‘Had A Great Time Last Night’ | NBC News

Man Rescued After Week at Sea Arrives in Boston

Man Rescued After Week at Sea Arrives in Boston

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