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7:15 AM ET, September 21, 2016

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Tegna / WCNC-TV:
Crowds gather after officer-involved shooting kills man … CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A chaotic scene has erupted in the night in North Charlotte after an African-American man was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting.  —  Police say they were serving an outstanding warrant when they came upon Keith Lamont Scott in his car.
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Joe Marusak / The Charlotte Observer:
Man shot by police at University City apartment complex  —  Police shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a University City apartment complex on Tuesday afternoon.  —  A large crowd of protesters gathered as word of the shooting spread and blocked off the road while chanting “Hands up …
Joe Bruno / WSOC-TV:
Protest erupts in northeast Charlotte after deadly officer-involved shooting  —  CHARLOTTE - Police in Charlotte shot and killed a person carrying a gun Tuesday afternoon at a Charlotte apartment complex, officials said.  —  WATCH CHOPPER 9 Live over the scene of the protests.
CNN:
Charlotte police shooting: Protests erupt after officer kills man  —  (CNN)Protests erupted in North Carolina after an officer fatally shot one man while serving a warrant for a different person at an apartment complex in Charlotte.  —  Police say the man they shot had a gun, his family members say he was carrying a book.
Wbtv Web / WBTV-TV:
Protests erupt after fatal officer-involved shooting in NE Charlotte  —  A man was pronounced dead after an officer-involved shooting in northeast Charlotte Tuesday afternoon, according to police.  Hours later a large crowd had gathered near the scene in protest, sparking clashes with police and tear gas being deployed.
Siraj Datoo / Bloomberg:
Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittles Comparison Used to Be a Feminist Meme  —  The internet never forgets.  It just remembers differently.  —  When Donald Trump Jr. compared refugees to a bowl of potentially poisonous Skittles, internet outrage ensued.  Ben Grelle's anger was a little more personal.
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BBC:
Donald Trump Jr tweet: 'I'm a refugee' says Skittles photographer  —  Donald Trump Jr's tweet comparing Skittles to refugees has caused a furore on social media.  In a new development, the man who took the photo of the Skittles has revealed himself to be a former refugee.
The Intercept:
Nazi Who Originated Donald Trump Jr.'s Skittles Analogy Was Hanged at Nuremberg  —  Donald Trump Jr.'s tweet comparing Syrian refugees to Skittles has deep roots.  The concept dates back at least to 1938 and a children's book called Der Giftpilz, or The Toadstool, in which a mother explains …
Jonathan Swan / The Hill:
Scrutiny of Trump Foundation deepens  —  's campaign is grappling with new allegations that the GOP nominee used his charitable foundation to pay personal expenses.  —  On Tuesday, The Washington Post published tax and legal documents alleging Trump's foundation spent $258,000 to settle lawsuits …
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Jeremy Diamond / CNN:
Trump brags about using 'other people's money' amid questions over charity use
Discussion: alan.com and The Hill
David A. Fahrenthold / Washington Post:
Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems
John Binder / The American Mirror:
MYSTERY: What was going on with Hillary's eyes during Philly speech?  —  During a speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Monday, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton appeared to have something quite off about her appearance.  —  Check it out here:
Discussion: Infowars and The Gateway Pundit
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Tyler Durden / zerohedge.com/fullrss2.xml/rss.xml:
With Trump Regaining North Carolina Lead, Hillary Unexpectedly Postpones Local Fundraiser “Without Reason”  —  If there was a time Hillary needed to make a public appearance in the key battleground state of North Carolina to drum up voter support, it was today, if for no other reason …
Discussion: WNCN
CBS North Carolina / WNCN:
Small NC town prepares for Trump rally; Clinton postpones Chapel Hill event
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Power Line
Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
New Trump ad: 'It's a movement, not a campaign'  —  's campaign on Tuesday released a new television ad portraying the Republican nominee's White House bid as a “movement.”  —  “It's a movement, not a campaign,” a narrator says at the beginning of the 30-second ad.  “Its leader—Donald Trump.”
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and Hot Air
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Page Six:
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt to divorce  —  Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt after learning he was cheating on her with his sexy co-star — and Russian hookers, a well-placed source told The Post on Tuesday.  —  “He's in the throes of some insane midlife crisis, and Angie is fed up,” the source said.
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TMZ.com:
Angelina Jolie — Files for Divorce from Brad Pitt Allegations of Substance Abuse, Anger
The Intercept:
Justice Kennedy, Author of Citizens United, Shrugs Off Question About His Deeply Flawed Premise  —  Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, the author of the 2010 Citizens United decision that unraveled almost a century of campaign finance law, doesn't seem to care that the central premise of his historic decision has quickly unraveled.
Jake Tapper / CNN:
Number of those wrongly given citizenship higher than initially reported  —  Washington (CNN)The number of individuals who were supposed to have been deported but were instead granted citizenship is far higher than was initially reported by media covering the Department of Homeland Security …
Yahoo:
In parting words to UN, Obama calls for ‘course correction’  —  UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a closing dispatch to the world he's tried to shape, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other major powers have only limited ability to solve the world's most profound problems, including Syria's civil war.
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CBS North Carolina / WNCN:
Fayetteville teacher suspended after flag-stomping lesson sparks outrage  —  FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) - A teacher's First Amendment lesson at a Fayetteville high school has sparked outrage and he has been place on leave by school officials.  —  Lee Francis, a teacher at Massey Hill Classical High School …
Pew Research Center:
Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009  —  Decline in share from Mexico mostly offset by growth from Asia, Central America and sub-Saharan Africa  —  The U.S. unauthorized immigrant population - 11.1 million in 2014 - has stabilized since the end of the Great Recession …
New York Times:
Ahmad Khan Rahami's Father Told Police in 2014 His Son Was a Terrorist, Officials Say  —  Two years before Ahmad Khan Rahami went on a bombing rampage in New York and New Jersey, his father told the police that the son was a terrorist, prompting a review by federal agents, according to two senior law enforcement officials.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
Fox News's Sean Hannity stars in Trump promotion  —  Fox News host Sean Hannity appears committed to checking off all the boxes for pro-Donald Trump advocacy.  He routinely has Trump on his Fox News program and feeds him easy questions.  He has advised the candidate on an informal basis.
Jose A. DelReal / Washington Post:
African Americans are 'in the worst shape they've ever been,' Trump says in North Carolina  —  KENANSVILLE, N.C. — Donald Trump faced a swift backlash Tuesday after declaring that African Americans are “in the worst shape they've ever been” during a campaign event here.
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
Zeke J Miller / TIME:
Donald Trump Called Debate Moderator Lester Holt a Democrat.  He's Actually a Republican.  —  Holt is a registered Republican voter  —  Republican nominee Donald Trump called first presidential debate moderator, NBC News anchor Lester Holt, “a Democrat” Monday, despite public records that indicate otherwise.
Veronica Rocha / Los Angeles Times:
One pilot dead, a second injured in U-2 spy plane crash in rural Northern California  —  One pilot was killed and another injured when a U-2 spy plane crashed in Northern California shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning, according to a U.S. Air Force official.
Discussion: The Week and Liberty Unyielding
Matt Hamilton / Los Angeles Times:
After 10-year search, FBI learns convicted fraudster had quiet life as consultant in Los Angeles — but he's still at large  —  Craig Oliver, left, in 2014 and center, in 2005.  Oliver and his wife, Jennifer Oliver, right, in undated photo.  (Handout / Federal Bureau of Investigation)
Discussion: LAist
 
 
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