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A little mystery could help Anthony Lynn, Bills offense

Injury notes: Three key offensive starters missed practice on Wednesday, Sammy Watkins, Charles Clay and Cordy Glenn. The first change was from the words of Rex Ryan, saying that he wanted to be a bit more of a passing threat to the outside, so the question is, how will they do that? Through two games, his statistics align almost identically with his marks from last season: his Total QBR is 63.9 (it was 65.8 last season), his passer rating is 98.9 (99.4 last season), his average yards per ...

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Charlotte mayor considers curfew after protests

Initial reports indicated that the person shot was killed and some on the scene had said that an officer shot them. He said that the State Bureau of Investigation has initiated an independent investigation into the officer-involved shooting.

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US Marine jet crashes off Okinawa, pilot ejects safely

A USA fighter jet crashed off the coast of Japan's southernmost prefecture of Okinawa on Thursday afternoon shortly after taking off from an air base in the region, the Defense Ministry and local government officials here said, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Skittles' ideal response to Donald Trump Jr

Denise Young, a spokeswoman for Skittles , said in a statement " Skittles are candy". Donald Trump responded , "She divides people into baskets as though they were objects, not human beings". Connecting with blue-collar voters is something Romney was not able to do in his race against President Barack Obama, Trump Jr. said, because he "didn't want to embrace his success".

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Cuomo Aides, SUNY Poly President Facing Charges From Bharara's Office

Percoco's wife is not charged in the case. The complaint alleges that the three company officials provided "bribe payments" to Howe and then benefited from SUNY Poly contracts - specifically $750 million for Buffalo's Riverbend project. Cuomo's events and, by extension, his public persona. Percoco intends to plead not guilty. Prosecutors unsealed a 79-page indictment on Thursday that names Joseph Percoco and Todd Howe, Cuomo's former advisers, as defendants.

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Hillary Clinton Puts On Her Sassy Pants For Between Two Ferns Appearance

Zach Galifianakis' online comedy Between Two Ferns snagged a pretty high-profile guest: US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . "When he becomes president and Kid Rock becomes secretary of state, would you move to Canada, or one of the Arctics?" Later on, Galifianakis asked if Clinton would leave the US if Trump was elected president, to which she said she'd stay and "try to prevent him from destroying the United States".

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GOP-led House panel finds former Clinton aide in contempt

Unsurprisingly, he did not, having already accused the committee chairman through his lawyers of using Pagliano's testimony as a spectacle to embarrass Clinton just six weeks before the presidential election. Pagliano was notified that the hearing would resume on September 22, 2016 , and on September 16, 2016 he was issued a subpoena that compelled him to appear before the Committee on that date.

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Forces push deeper into key IS-held northern town

A group of USA forces inspected the fragments afterwards and took a small sample of a suspicious "tar-like, black, oily" substance, which initially tested positive for mustard agent but then tested negative in a subsequent examination, the official said.

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Obama, Netanyahu talk Israeli settlements, peace, golf in likely final meeting

The greatest opportunity is to advance ... peace. In public, Obama and Netanyahu spent most of their time touting a 10-year military assistance deal their countries struck this month worth $38 billion, the largest tranche of military aid the US has ever given another country.

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NYC blast that injured 29 caused by 'explosive device'

Andrew Cuomo said today was not likely an worldwide act of terrorism. But Bill de Blasio said Sunday that authorities don't yet know who made it, who set it off or the motivation behind it. "To understand any specific motivations - political motivations, any connections to an organisation, that's what we don't know". "The president will be updated as additional information becomes available", an official from the White House said.

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Muslims mark start of Eid al-Adha holiday

It considered the holier of the two. In the Islamic lunar calendar, Eid al-Adha falls on the 10th day of the 12th month and lasts for four days until the 13th day. The holy pilgrimage is also a demonstration of Muslims' unity and their submission to Allah. The day begins with morning prayers , and celebrations continue by visiting friends and family, exchanging gifts and feasting.

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Airbus says US grants license for planes in Iran deal

For example, the US continues to block companies from doing business with Iran in USA dollars. The granting of the license by the USA signals the unfreezing of one of the most high-profile deals between Iran and foreign companies since last year's agreement between Tehran and world powers to open up trade in exchange for curbs on the country's nuclear activities.

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'Tribute in Light' honors victims of 9/11 attacks on 15th anniversary

The statement offered no additional details. "Across our country today, citizens are coming together in service and remembrance", Obama said. That official spoke on condition of anonymity, because he wasn't authorized to disclose information publicly.

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Thousands flee migrant camp after 'deliberate' fire on Lesbos

Greek police said the Moria fire destroyed 60 pre-fabricated structures, 100 tents and three shipping containers that housed camp services. More than 13,500 migrants and refugees are now living on five Greek islands close to Turkey, with capacity for 7450, according to government data.

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George HW Bush said to be voting for Clinton

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, the daughter of Democratic U.S. Sen. Townsend's posts are set to private, and USA TODAY has not been able to verify the Facebook post. Before becoming the 41st president, George H.W. Bush served as a Texas congressman, the chairman of the Republican National Committee during Richard Nixon's second term, the director of the Central Intelligence Agency under Gerald Ford, and vice president in Ronald Reagan's administration.

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Nascar hit with suit for racial discrimination

One of the teams Cox is suing is JTG Daugherty, which is partially owned by Brad Daugherty, the black former National Basketball Association star. We broke the story. Cox, who lives in Marietta, Georgia, is seeking $75 million in compensatory damages and $425 million in punitive damages. "NASCAR and ISC have been complicit in, and supportive of, the racially discriminatory environment that virtually excludes African-Americans from meaningful participation".

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Cauvery Dispute: Bandh in Tamil Nadu Today; DMK's Stalin Detained

Attempts to stop the Vaigai Express at Dindigul station was foiled by the police. However, essentials like milk delivery by the state government undertaking Aavin was not affected, though supplies by private dairies were affected. Both governments have been given four weeks to respond. Most fireworks manufacturing units too had shut down in the industrial town of Sivakasi. Since the Centre has not constituted these, "We are in a situation of approaching the Supreme Court to receive our ...

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One killed, one injured in Air Force spy plane crash

Both pilots aboard ejected, but one was killed and another sustained injuries, the Air Force said in a statement. Air Force officials identified the pilot as Captain Randy Roby, 32, of Fresno, assigned to nearby Beale Air Force Base. The pilot and a woman who had just renewed her newspaper subscription were killed. A U-2 based at Beale crashed in 1996 and slammed into the parking lot of a newspaper in Oroville, California.

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Greek island pleads for refugee evacuations after fire

The government on Tuesday put into motion the transfer of 91 unaccompanied refugee children from the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos to the Greek mainland, following a destructive fire at the island's main migrant processing center, or hot spot, at Moria.

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Regulating Self-Driving Cars For Safety Even Before They're Built

It's an exciting time for driverless vehicles, as more companies are joining the party to develop autonomous vehicle technology - from Ford's announcement of its self-driving auto that will have no steering wheel, gas pedal or brakes, to Volvo starting trials for its autonomous SUV.

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Clinton outdoing Trump in Pennsylvania, a must-win state

The president was staying in New York City through midday Wednesday to participate in his eighth and final meeting of the U.N. General Assembly, likely one of his last major appearances on the world stage before he leaves office in January.

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Immigrant captured in bomb case worked in family restaurant

The arrest came after police had reportedly identified him on surveillance video near the location of Saturday nights New York City explosion, as well as near the spot where another alleged bomb was planted but did not detonate in Manhattans Chelsea neighborhood.

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Trump supports profiling in wake of NY bombing

The discussion focused heavily on the bombing in NY and stabbing in Minnesota. The violence cast a long shadow over the presidential race, diverting both candidates' attention from the daily controversies of the presidential race. On Saturday night, as initial reports about an explosion in Manhattan were still coming in and before the authorities had announced the details, Trump told supporters at a rally that a "bomb" had gone off in NY.

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Philippines: Independent Investigation of Duterte Needed

MalacaƱang on Thursday said it will wait for the investigation to end before giving any statements on the ongoing Senate hearing. Rodrigo Duterte has frequently denied involvement in any vigilantism as both mayor and president. Matobato testified that he was a part of the 300-member Davao Death Squad (DDS), which he claimed was run on the orders of Duterte. "My security detail are soldiers and are still alive", he said.

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Sweden's Lundqvist (flu) hopes to face Finland

You just can't go out there and see if you're OK, so we made that decision, which was a good one. Ovechkin thought he tied it with 7 seconds left, but officials waved it off, ruling the puck went off Ovechkin's glove and in. American Jack Eichel put North America on the board five minutes into the game before the young guns put the Group B clash out of Finland's reach with a three-goal second period.