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Chris Mintz: Army vet Mintz ran toward Oregon shooter, hailed as hero

The gunman then entered the Snyder Hall classroom and told people to get on the floor, she told the Roseburg News-Review newspaper. Mr Mintz first blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from getting in the classroom, and was then shot three times.

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Hurricane Joaquin turns away from East Coast

The Hurricane Center said parts of the Bahamas could see storm surge raising sea levels as much as four metres above normal, with 31 to 46 centimetres of rain falling in the central Bahamas. The Coast Guard says the crew had reported the ship previously took on water, but that was contained. The U.S. Coast Guard dispatched a cutter ship, an MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter and a C-130 Hercules airplane on Friday.

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Trump to CNN: 'I never agreed' to Hispanic Chamber meeting

USHCC Director of Communications Ammar Campa-Najjar says Trump's campaign specifically took issue with a question the organization had planned to ask the candidate about the cost of his immigration plan. The chamber released a statement regarding Trump's withdrawal from the Q-and-A session. "Clearly, the decision to withdraw from the Q&A was motivated out of fear".

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Millennium Park Named One Of The Greatest Places in the United States

The APA cited the 1,200-acre park's variety of uses, with a zoo, museums, performance areas, golf course, dog park and trails. This year, the park which was opened for the 1915 Panama-California Exhibition is celebrating its centennial. Other places that have been featured in the list include- the Santa Fe Railyard in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Hermann Park in Houston; Millenium Park, Chicago and Pearl Street Mall, Boulder, Colorado.

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Watch Carly Fiorina Sing a Song About Her Dog, Snickers, with Fallon

She's never passed a piece of legislation that actually creates losers in its wake, or has unexpected consequences. It would certainly be an entertaining match up, but there are still questions as to whether the more libertarian and conservatories'  voters will be willing to support Cruz with his cozying up to Trump .

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Environmental activism puts NYC at risk of future flooding during hurricanes

They used sediments and foraminifera (tiny marine organisms) to determine past changes in sea level. According to a new research carried out by researchers at Pennsylvania State University , melting of ice caps triggered by climate change is not just the only thing that could put New York City underwater.