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Fall TV preview 2016: 6 worst new network shows
"Conviction" and "Pure Genius" sink to the bottom of the prime-time barrel this fall. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Each season provides no shortage of candidates for spots at the bottom of the prime-time barrel. In no particular order, here are the rank rookies of the fall season. These are the noxious, hold-your-nose, avoid-at-all-costs, call-the-EPA stinkers: "Notorious" (ABC): "Ludicrous" would be a better title for this witless drama based on the lives of cable news producer Wendy Walker and lawyer Mark Geragos. "Pure Genius" (CBS): For a show about super-smart doctors at a super-smart medical facility, it's pretty dumb . . . and smug . . . and stilted. "Timeless" (NBC): The producers might wish they could travel back in time and start with building material sturdier than cardboard. "Man With a Plan" (CBS): The likable Matt LeBlanc is the man stuck in a thoroughly unlikable comedy. "The Great Indoors" (CBS): Where stale jokes meet stereotypes. "Conviction" (ABC): The insipid drama about a former first daughter may be in last place in terms of quality this fall.
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Videos show violent arrest of Murrieta man who police say tried to grab an officer's gun
A surveillance video shows a Murrieta police officer approaching a young man at the register of a CVS Pharmacy and trying to talk to him. Within seconds, the two begin to push and pull each other until the man runs toward the door.  The officer catches up to the 22-year-old and wraps his arm around...
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1-vehicle rollover near Lemmon kills 45-year-old woman
LEMMON, S.D. (AP) - A one-vehicle crash in Corson County killed a woman. The Highway Patrol says the 45-year-old driver failed to negotiate a curve on U.S. Highway 12 about 15 miles east of Lemmon. Her car went into the ditch, back onto the roadway and then rolled multiple times. ...
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Boy discovers rare dinosaur skull during summer vacation
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado museum says an 8-year-old boy discovered a rare dinosaur skull during his summer vacation. Lachlan Barrett of Florida uncovered the 140-million-year-old skull on the Museums of Western Colorado's dinosaur dig at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Scientists believe it belonged to an apatosaurus louisae, which ...
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‘MI6 boss who rendered me claims to be a Christian’ – Gaddafi torture victim
Former MI6 chief Mark Allen is mistaken if he thinks that a recent article he wrote for a Christian magazine means his “account is settled with God,” according to a man the spy boss rendered to Libya’s torture chambers along with his pregnant wife. Read Full Article at
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House holds moment of silence on steps of the Capitol ahead of 15th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks
Essential Politics: Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark climate change law, race for California's U.S. Senate seat heats up Sept. 9, 2016, 8:02 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Flanked by legislative leaders, Gov....
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Chat transcript with Detroit Lions writer Dave Birkett
Dave answered your questions about the team, the season opener and more this morning.        
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Hubway’s offering free bike rides for 24 hours Saturday
If you’ve ever wanted to ride a bike around Boston for free, now is your chance. Hubway, Boston’s bike sharing system, is teaming up with Blue Apron, a recipe and ingredient delivery company, to offer free 24-hour passes on Saturday, the company said in a statement Thursday. The free ride day is the first of […]
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San Francisco police offer reward in quadruple homicide
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police are offering $250,000 to anyone able to help them find suspects connected to a January 2015 quadruple homicide. The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( ) that on suspect, 27-year-old Lee Farley, was charged on July 29 with four counts of murder in connection ...
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Woman sentenced for taking newborn son from Norfolk hospital
MADISON, Neb. (AP) - A woman accused of kidnapping her newborn son from a Norfolk hospital has been imprisoned. Court records say 34-year-old Lacee Tuttle, of Pierce, was given a year for violating a custody order and 90 days for negligent child abuse. Tuttle pleaded guilty last month after prosecutors ...
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Spokesman: Driver shot at US-Mexico border remains alive
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - A federal government spokesman says truck driver remains alive after being shot and wounded by officers and a Border Patrol agent at an Arizona port of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border. Customers and Border Protection says the truck driver was shot Thursday at the Mariposa crossing ...
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Woman flashed my mayor's husband sues Oregon city
CLATSKANIE, Ore. (AP) - A woman who was repeatedly flashed by the husband of a northern Oregon city has filed a lawsuit against the city for defamation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports ( ) that the woman says in her lawsuit that Clatskanie Mayor Diane Pohl, her husband Ray Pohl and the ...
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100 years, 3,300 miles: Vintage motorcycles hitting the road
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Thomas Trapp sells new Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Germany, but for the next two weeks he'll be riding 3,300 miles coast to coast in the United States, aboard one made 102 years ago. He's one of about 100 riders set to straddle century-old machines as part ...
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'Twin Towers mattress sale' ad sparks outrage
Memo to businesses:
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1-year-old critically injured, possibly by falling TV
A 1-year-old girl was critically injured on the West Side Thursday, and police were investigating whether a television fell on her. The incident occurred just after 11:15 a.m. in the 1200 block of West Van Buren Street in the Near West Side neighborhood. Police said a television may have fallen...
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Lady Gaga's new single 'Perfect Illusion' is here
Is it "perfect?" Judge for yourself here.         
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Store owner is doing right by victim of human turd
The owner of the East Harlem clothing store where a 94-year-old wheelchair-bound woman had a wad of cash snatched right out of her bra by a heartless thief has decided to pay it forward – and replace the woman’s stolen pension money. Josh Cohen, 49, the owner of Regines on East 116th Street, said that...
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West Metro firefighters rescue 5-year-old girl hiding in closet during blaze
West Metro firefighters rescued a 5-year-old girl who hid in a closet after a fire broke out in a Lakewood home early Friday morning, according to firefighters.
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Two men injured in separate shootings late Thursday in Cleveland, police say
Detectives are investigating a pair of shootings that left two men injured late Thursday in Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Detectives are investigating a pair of shootings that left two men injured late Thursday in Cleveland. No arrests have been made in either incident, police said. A 34-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh about 8 p.m. on Broadway Avenue near Morton Avenue. The man received treatment at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. The victim was urinating next to a dumpster when he noticed an unknown man standing next to him with a gun. The unknown man shot the victim after a brief struggle, police said. Investigators have not offered a motive for the shooting. A 20-year-old man was shot several times just before 9:30 p.m. on Parkgate Avenue near East 105th Street, police said. A witness said five unknown men held the victim at gunpoint before shooting him. The five men then ran off, the witness told police. Detectives are still investigating what led to the shooting. Cleveland EMS took the victim to University Hospital for treatment. His condition was not immediately available Friday morning. If you'd like to comment on this story, please visit our crime and courts comments section.
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St. Louis police: Boy behind 2 robbery attempts
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A 12-year-old boy is in juvenile custody in St. Louis, accused of two separate robbery attempts. Police say both crimes happened Wednesday near Tower Grove Park. The boy was riding a bike with other boys when he allegedly tried to grab a woman's purse. After a ...
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Low ridership pushes Molokai ferry service toward closure
HONOLULU (AP) - The company that operates a ferry between Maui and Molokai is looking to put an end to the service after nearly 30 years due to low ridership. KHON-TV reports ( ) that Sea Link Hawaii's general manager, Dave Jung, says the company lost $500,000 last year. He ...
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Weak tornado damages guard's Camp Ripley in Minnesota
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - The National Weather Service says it was a weak tornado that damaged the Minnesota National Guard's Camp Ripley. The storm caused major damage to several buildings used for housing, training and maintenance at the camp and training center in Little Falls. It ripped the roof ...
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About 400 workers tied to nuclear plant in Blair to be fired
BLAIR, Neb. (AP) - A new filing with the Nebraska Department of Labor says about 400 Omaha Public Power District employees involved with the Fort Calhoun nuclear plant will lose their jobs by the end of 2019. District spokeswoman Jodi Baker tells the Omaha World-Herald ( ) that the number ...
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Authorities investigate southeast Missouri homicide
MALDEN, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a homicide in the southeast Missouri town of Malden. KFVS-TV ( ) reports that Police Chief Jarrett Bullock says the killing happened Thursday night in the Dunklin County town. No other information was immediately available, including the name of the victim. Malden is ...
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Minot police arrest suspect in shootings a week apart
MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Minot police have arrested a suspect in two shootings at an apartment a week apart. Authorities found 16 shell casings at the scene on Sept. 2, and report that another 15 rounds were fired late Thursday. No one was injured. About 15 minutes after the latest ...
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Renée Zellweger forgot she married Kenny Chesney
She said, "It’s a pretty big thing to forget, isn’t it?"
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Pedestrian killed on Texas 6 in west Houston
A woman trying to cross Texas 6 near Memorial Drive in west Houston died after she was hit by a pickup about 9 p.m. Thursday, Houston police said. The woman, identified only as an adult, was trying to cross the street from east to west in or near a crosswalk. Witnesses, however, told police the pickup had a green light.
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Police: Man shot while driving on SB Lodge in Detroit
The man was driving around 12:20 a.m. when he heard shots and exited at the Livernois exit on the city’s west side       
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Tossing nets: Recreation shrimping season opening on coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The fall recreational shrimping season is getting underway on the South Carolina coast. Media outlets report the two-month shrimp-baiting season opens at noon Friday. Officials with the state Department of Natural Resources say a good harvest is expected following a good spring shrimping season. The shrimp ...
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Baby boy found dead at homeless shelter where family stayed
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Police say a nearly 4-month-old boy was found dead at a Dayton homeless shelter, and his father was arrested after becoming confrontational with officers investigating. The infant was reported dead early Thursday morning at the shelter where the family was staying. The Dayton Daily News reports ...
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First day of county fair canceled due to flooding
RICHLAND CENTER, Wis. (AP) - Flooding in southwestern Wisconsin has put a damper on a county fair. The first day of the Richland County Fair was canceled Thursday and organizers say that hasn't happened in the event's 150-year history. The parking lot and a majority of the barns were flooded ...
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Ex-Texas driver's license worker took bribes, gets 18 months
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - A former Texas Department of Public Safety worker must serve 18 months in prison for accepting bribes to help people in the U.S. illegally get a driver's license. Jose A. Ytuarte (ee-TWAHR'-tay) was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in San Antonio. Ytuarte in March pleaded ...
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Dozens gather to honor 92-year-old unclaimed veteran
SUFFOLK, Va. (AP) - Dozens gathered at a Suffolk veteran's cemetery to ensure that a 92-year-old man whose remains had gone unclaimed would receive a proper send-off. News outlets report that Army Private Eldridge Byrd was buried with military honors Thursday at the Albert G. Horton, Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery ...
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ITT Technical Institute faces more lawsuits over shutdown
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - The for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute is facing more lawsuits from employees following its decision to shut down. The Indianapolis Star reports ( ) that two new lawsuits say the company violated federal law by not providing 60 days' notice. Another lawsuit earlier this week ...
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Police probe Dorchester shooting
Police continued their search yesterday for a hooded gunman who opened fire on a Dorchester sidewalk late Wednesday, killing a young father as he stood talking to a group of friends.A K-9 unit scoured Ripley
Road yesterday, but police declined to say whether they had any suspects or a motive for the shooting, which was reported at 
7:47 p.m. Wednesday.“Right now, it’s really 
early in the investigation,” said Myeshia Henderson, a Boston police spokeswoman.
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Frantic woman calls family from trunk of car before death
HELENA, Mont. — A terrified Montana mother called her husband from the dark trunk of a moving car to say she had been overpowered at a highway rest stop and didn't know where she was.The call set off a frantic search by her family and law enforcement that ended when Rita Maze's body was found Wednesday in the trunk of her car, abandoned near Spokane International Airport in Washington state.The 47-year-old Maze had been shot to death, a medical examiner said Thursday.Authorities and family members believe the abduction was random. A suspect has not been identified.
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Apple iPhone 7 event: What time is it; live stream; what’s new; how much for the phone?

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GRAPHIC: Police department shows devastating effects of heroin

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Trial set for substitute teacher charged in student sex case
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) - A November trial has been scheduled for a substitute teacher accused of having sexual contact with a Cedar Rapids student. Court records say Mary Haglin pleaded not guilty on Wednesday. She's charged with sexual exploitation by a school employee. Authorities say she had a sexual ...
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Man who police say was recruited as killer takes plea deal
AURORA, Neb. (AP) - A Nebraska man accused of being recruited to kill another man's wife has taken a plea deal. Court records say 30-year-old Derrick Shirley, of Bradshaw, is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 1. He pleaded no contest last week to a felony charge of possessing a firearm ...
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Pregnant woman fatally shot in Lexington while walking dog
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a pregnant woman due to give birth next month was shot and killed while walking her dog outside her Lexington apartment. Multiple media outlets report that the Fayette County Coroner's Office says 22-year-old Maryiah Coleman of Lexington died following the shooting Wednesday ...
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Wrong-way fleeing driver charged in fatal crash
WARRIOR, Ala. (AP) - A driver has been charged after authorities say he refused to stop for police and went the wrong way before crashing into another vehicle, killing one person. Citing jail records, news outlets report 36-year-old Donald Hornsby Wright II of Hanceville is charged with murder in 67-year-old ...
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As many as 40 people hospitalized following hazmat incident
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - Police say as many as 40 people were taken to area hospitals after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a call center in Bristol. Emergency crews were dispatched to the Faneuil Call Center on Valley Street around 11 a.m. Thursday following reports of the exposure. ...
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Jackpot: Amateur prospector finds huge gold nugget in California

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Sherriff's deputy charged with threatening to shoot driver
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A New Jersey sheriff's deputy has been charged with pointing a gun at another driver during a fit of road rage in Philadelphia. A 25-year-old woman tells WPVI-TV a fellow driver cut her off on Interstate 95 and began driving alongside her. She says he then pulled ...
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DOC: Sex offenders no longer will go to Phoenix facility
PHOENIX (AP) - Sex offenders released from prison will no longer be taken to a temporary housing location in north Phoenix. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say they have been in communication with residents in the area who had expressed concerns over the temporary housing location in their neighborhood. Released ...
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Driver stabbed after injuring 30 with car in Sardinia
An angry mob in Sardinia, Italy attacked and stabbed a driver after he drove his car into a jubilant crowd, injuring over 30 people. Read Full Article at
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Meg Ryan uses 'fierce' maternal instincts in her directorial debut 'Ithaca'
Hollywood actress Meg Ryan goes behind the camera for her directorial debut "Ithaca", a World War II drama for which she said she used her maternal instincts in telling the story.
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Man charged over harassment accusations against prosecutor
CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) - A man accused of harassing and threatening Lewis County Prosecutor Jonathan Meyer is facing charges. Sixty-one-year-old Dale Allen Paine was charged Wednesday with two counts of harassment and ordered held on $100,000 bail. Thurston County Deputy Prosecutor Joseph Wheeler is representing the state because Meyer is ...
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Army drill, platoon sergeants test physical, mentor skills
FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) - The Army's top drill and platoon sergeants are wrapping up a friendly competition of their physical and mentoring skills. The four-day event at Fort Jackson ends on Friday with honors handed out at an afternoon ceremony. The senior enlisted men and women must show how ...
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