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Your Morning News Now - 9/9/19

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Your Morning News Now - 9/9/19
Your Morning News Now - 9/9/19
Your Morning News Now - 9/9/19

Your morning news now... president donald trump did not meet for secret planned peace talks with taliban leaders after a bombing in kabul that killed an american solider and 11 others.

The president took to twitter to reveal that he was going to meet with members of the insurgent group at camp david in maryland.

A taliban spokesman said the group had finalized an afghanistan peace deal... and that both sides were satisfied before negotiations collapsed.

Senate minority leader chuck schumer chastised the president for not having the leader of afghanistan at the negotiation table.

And he compared it to failed negotations with north korea.

The coast guard is currently searching for four people who are still missing after their ship capsized.

Around 2 a-m sunday morning ... rescue crews received an urgent call about a ship that began listing.

Responders say the ship ... identified as the golden ray ... was completely on its side by sunday evening.

A fire briefly stalled rescue operations ... and crews have been working on stabilizing the boat before an attempt is made to evacuate the remaining crew.

Though smoke is no longer rising from the ship ... rescuers say they can't determine if the fire is gone without going inside.

An officer- involved shooting over the weekend in richfield, minnesota leaves one man dead... sparking protests all over the state.

According to police... shortly after 10 p-m on a police pursuit began in edina and ended in an officer-involved shooting in richfield.

The driver was streaming live on facebook before the chase.

The video shows officers attempting to pull the driver over... but he continues to drive.

Later he stops the car and jumps out, flashing an object that appears to be a weapon... seconds later the driver was shot multiple times.

The driver's death caused protesters to march through the streets shouting black lives matter'.

Police were not wearing body-cams. an investigation is underway by the hennepin county sheriff's office.

((ad lib weather)) a potential payout from a major opioid manufacturer now seems uncertain after settlement talks broke down.

Minnesota and wisconsin are two of the many states, along with about 2000 local governments that have sued purdue pharma for its role in the opioid epidemic.

Attorneys general involved in the negotiations say they anticipate the company to file for bankruptcy protection soon.

A purdue spokesperson declined to comment.

Bankruptcy would likely take the company out of the first federal trial over the crisis... which is scheduled to begin in late- october.

Opioids have been linked to more than 400- thousand deaths in the u-s over the last two decades.

During new hampshire's democratic convention ... candidates were convincing voters they're the one who can beat president trump in 20-20.

Recent national polls show former vice president joe biden and senators elizabeth warren and bernie sanders in the top tier.

Several candidates brought up passing tougher gun laws...blaming president trump for failing to do it.

Republican leaders in some states have voted to cancel their primary contests ... and more could follow.

Rafael nadal captured the u-s open men's championship after outlasting daniil medvedev in five sets last night.

It was the 33- year-old spaniard's fourth u-s open victory ... and the 19th grand slam win of his career.

(((weather captioning here))) === thanks so much for watching news eight this morning.

Have a great day.

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