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Witness says bridge authority used for politics

Wildstein's testimony will continue on Monday at the U.S. Federal District Court in Newark. Patrick Foye, the executive director of the Port Authority, testified "hundreds", if not "thousands", of fellow employees disliked the man known as "the enforcer".

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Cruz uneasily debuts as Trump surrogate

Trump angered Cruz in the primaries by insulting his wife and suggesting, without evidence, that his Cuban-born father could have been linked to the assassination of John F. The Texas senator also mentioned his pet project to repeal Obamacare, Trump's vow to deregulate the energy industry, the businessman's pledge to revoke President Obama's executive orders on immigration and Trump's opposition to accepting " unvetted " refugees.

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Charlotte police free partial shooting video, doubts remain

Security around the stadium and downtown has been increased in light of recent protests over the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott by a police officer last Tuesday. Analyst M. Quentin Williams, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent who literally wrote a book titled, "How Not to Get Killed by a Police Officer", went frame by frame on the videos with NBC Charlotte.

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Hillary Clinton postpones trip to Charlotte -campaign statement

Jennifer Palmieri, Clinton's campaign communications director, said in a statement that after "further discussion with community leaders" Clinton had chose to postpone the trip "as to not impact the city's resources". He was shot, police said, after officers determined he posed an imminent, deadly threat. Clinton has spoken out on this incident and several other police-involved shootings that have left African-Americans dead in recent months.

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Hawley: More corruption charges show need for change

The two heads of the State Legislature and the governor are often referred to as the "three men in a room"-a troika that controls nearly all aspects of New York State government". The company, based in Braintree, Massachusetts, didn't immediately reply to queries. " Howe worked with Kaloyeros to deceive Fort Schuyler by secretly tailoring the required qualifications for those development deals" so COR and LPCiminelli would win the contracts "without any meaningful competition", the ...

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Chicago to hire almost 1000 cops

The changes will increase the number of sworn officers from about 12,500 to about 13,500; Johnson said vacancies will be filled on top of the new hires. Chicago is to hire hundreds more police officers to help it combat a murder epidemic that has claimed over 500 lives so far this year, the highest homicide rate of any major U.S.