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State Department 'document dump' delays Benghazi hearing

The State Department and the House Select Committee on Benghazi have struck a deal. Secretary of State John Kerry’s chief of staff Jon Finer was scheduled to testify Wednesday in a public hearing, but that hearing has been postponed. Committee members say it’s because they are getting more than 5,000 documents from the State Department. The committee has complained that the State Department has not been forthcoming with documents related to the incident.

“The inability of our committee to get the documents that we want to get on behalf of the American people – in which they are entitled to see – about the four Americans who were killed has made us call the State Department in to ask them why we couldn’t get it,” said Committee member Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas). “And lo and behold, on the eve of these hearings, the State Department offers up a series of documents.”

The committee’s ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) applauds the hearing’s postponement, saying, “The State Department provided another 8,000 pages to the Benghazi Select Committee. The idea of demanding that the State Department Chief of Staff drop his work on Iran to testify before us – on the same day Secretary Kerry is testifying before the Senate – was always misguided, and I am pleased that the Chairman reconsidered.”

Secretary of State John Kerry appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee along with Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to testify on Middle East policy.

Over the weekend, former Secretary of State – and presidential candidate – Hillary Clinton’s staff said she would appear before the committee in October. That announcement was news to the committee.

“I know that her campaign came out this week and said that it was locked in for October 22nd. My understanding is different from that,” said Pompeo. “Our commitment is this, just as soon as we get the materials we need to form a sufficient foundation to ask her questions, we’ll have Secretary Clinton in.”

The committee has said it doesn’t know what to expect in this latest release of State Department documents. It continues to investigate the circumstances surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack in Benghazi, Libya -- which killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

University president offended by bias-free language guide

HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The president of the University of New Hampshire said Wednesday he is troubled and offended by many parts of a "bias-free language guide" posted on the school's website, particularly a suggestion that using the word "American" is problematic because it fails to recognize South America.

The guide, developed by students and staff in 2013, attracted little attention until this week, when it was featured the conservative news site Campus Reform. Asked about it on Wednesday, university President Mark Huddleston said the guide is not campus policy.

"While individuals on our campus have every right to express themselves, I want to make it absolutely clear that the views expressed in this guide are NOT the policy of the University of New Hampshire. I am troubled by many things in the language guide, especially the suggestion that the use of the term 'American' is misplaced or offensive," he said. "The only UNH policy on speech is that it is free and unfettered on our campuses. It is ironic that what was probably a well-meaning effort to be 'sensitive' proves offensive to many people, myself included."

The guide appears as a resource on a UNH website detailing the university's efforts to create an inclusive, diverse and equitable community. It says is meant to serve as a "starting point" to encourage critical thinking about terms commonly used in conversation and writing.

One section warns against the terms "older people, elders, seniors, senior citizens." It suggests "people of advanced age" as preferable, though it notes that some have "reclaimed" the term "old people." Other preferred terms include "person of material wealth" instead of rich, "person who lacks advantages that others have" instead of poor and "people of size" to replace the word overweight.

In another suggestion unlikely to gain traction in New England, the guide suggests "y'all" as a better option than "guys" when referring to a group of people.

State Sen. Jeb Bradley, a Republican from Wolfeboro, said he was outraged by the guide and would remember it when lawmakers next consider how much money to provide to the university.

"Implying the word 'American' is not appropriate to use on campus is un-American to say the least," he said. "Will UNH next propose to change our Live Free or Die motto to Live Free but Upset No-One?"

It's unclear when Huddleston became aware of the guide. A university spokeswoman said it was created by a "small group of community members," though a report submitted by the President's Commission on the Status of People with Disabilities last year describes it as a "4-commission effort." The college also has a commission on women, people of color and gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. The leaders of the four groups did not immediately respond to requests for comment Wednesday.

Los Angeles leaders outlaw high-capacity gun magazines

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Leaders in Los Angeles unanimously voted to ban the sale of high-capacity gun magazines, putting the city in the middle of the debate over national gun control following mass shootings nationwide and a boost in violent crime in some large cities.

The City Council says the measure it passed Tuesday will close a loophole in California law that bans the manufacture and sale of magazines holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition — but not their possession.

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence contends the magazines are a common thread in mass shootings, including at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, the Los Angeles Times reported. The ordinance comes as gun-control legislation has failed to get off the ground following such massacres.

It coincides with an increase in the number of homicides this year in cities such as Houston, St. Louis, New Orleans and Baltimore. In Los Angeles, the number of slayings dropped slightly, but the number of shooting victims jumped more than 18 percent.

Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will sign the measure and it will go into effect 30 days after that. Those who have magazines will have a 60-grace period to legally sell, surrender or take them out of the city.

The National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups have threatened to sue, saying that the ordinance violates the Second Amendment and is pre-empted by state law.

Ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds "are in common use for self-defense and they are overwhelmingly chosen for that purpose," said Anna M. Barvir, an attorney with Michel & Associates, which represents the NRA and the California Rifle & Pistol Association.

"Indeed, millions are in the hands of good American citizens. As such, they are fully protected by the Constitution," Barvir said in a statement.

Supporters of the measure say it is a small but important step in curbing violence, and Councilman Paul Krekorian said, "If the NRA wants to sue us over this, bring it on."

"People who want to defend their families don't need a 100-round drum magazine and an automatic weapon to do it," Krekorian said during a rally before the Tuesday vote.

The effort to draft the ordinance started two years ago, and Ruett and Rhonda Foster said they wished the measure passed sooner.

Their 7-year-old son, Evan, died 18 years ago when a gunman sprayed a park with more than a dozen shots. If the killer's shots had been limited before reloading, "Evan might still be here today," Ruett Foster told the council Tuesday.

Officers' names released in July Siskiyou County Shooting
By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com

SISKIYOU COUNTY, Calif.- The names of the involved deputies and officers involved in the shooting that killed Matthew Graham, 23, of Shasta County on July 13 have been released in a Sikiyou County Sheriff's Office press release.

Graham was an armed car-jacking suspect and was shot multiple times by officers after he fired his gun and resisted arrest following a search for him.

Graham was also implicated in the disappearance of baby Ember Graham over 3 weeks ago.  The investigation into baby Ember’s disappearance is still on-going, but no sign of her has been found, according to the press release.

Below are the names of the officer’s involved:

Shasta County Sheriff’s Office

Baldwin, Garet (Deputy) 2001 – present, 14 years experience with Shasta County.
Clegg, Troy (Lieutenant) 2006 – present, 9 years experience with Shasta County.
Eoff, David (Deputy) 2006 – present, 9 years full time experience with Shasta County.
Fleming, Tom (Deputy) 2008 - present, 7 years experience with Shasta County.
Grashoff, Steve (Sergeant) 1989-present, 26 years experience with Shasta County.
Jackson, Brian (Sergeant) 1996 – present, 19 years experience with Shasta County.
Nelson, Mike (Deputy) 1997 – present, 18 years experience with Shasta County.
Thatcher, Jason (Deputy) 2012 – present, 3 years experience with Shasta County.
Thompson, Nick (Deputy) 2002 – present, 13 years experience with Shasta County.

Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office

Bradley, Hoyt (Corporal) – 1999 – present, 16 years experience with Siskiyou County.
Jones, Jason (Deputy) 2001 – present, 14 years experience with Siskiyou County.

California Highway Patrol (CHP)
Officer Eric Degraffenreid – Eric has been a member of the CHP for 19 years.
Officer Jeff Bell – Jeff has been a member of the CHP for 16 years.

Ore. police release man thought to be behind strange letters
By KTVL Staff/KTVL.com/AP

MEDFORD -- Oregon State Police questioned and released a man believed to be responsible for the suspicious letters sent to two dozen sheriff's offices this week.

On July 28, investigators identified Lance Storm, 34, of Eugene, as a person of interest, according to an Oregon State Police press release.

Storm told investigators the communications were not intended to cause alarm and he denied the inclusion of harmful substances. 
Storm was not perceived as a threat to the community. He was released and the reports containing detailed information obtained during the investigation involving will be forwarded to several district attorney offices for consideration of charges. 
Sheriffs around the state reported receiving the envelopes containing rambling, incoherent messages Monday.

Investigators initially said some of the packages contained an unknown substance, but the FBI said Tuesday that none contained powder or posed a hazardous threat.

The following counties where letters are known to be received were Grant, Harney, Umatilla, Klamath, Lake, Grant, Jackson, Wasco, Marion, Polk, Lane, Sherman, Tillamook, Gilliam, Columbia, Linn, Jefferson, Wheeler, Union, Douglas, Baker, Yamhill, Wallowa and Coos. 

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