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Clinton: Trump offering rehashed Reaganomics, but worse

She further accused Trump of a "smear" against the president and stressed that he was not fit to serve as Commander-in-Chief of the US. Clinton painted Trump as devoid of solutions, bad for small business and in bed with wealthier Americans while forgoing the middle class.

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Hillary Clinton releases tax returns

Instead, she'll use her platform at a manufacturing company in Warren, Michigan, to undercut Trump's approach. Her appearance followed Trump's own speech on the economy, which he delivered in MI on Monday. Also releasing a decade's worth of tax returns Friday is Sen. The Clintons made about 90 times more, reporting almost $28 million for the same year.

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Simone Manuel Wins Olympic Gold. That's A Really Big Deal

This was a gold medal for her, of course, but she shared it. "It's for some of the African-Americans that came before me and have been inspirations and mentors to me". Manuel said that her victory was extra special in the context of ongoing race issues in the U.S. " Just coming into this race tonight, I kind of tried to take the weight of the black community off my shoulders, which is something I carry with me just being in this position", Manuel told the Post.

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Trump Spokeswoman Says He Was 'Very Serious' About Obama 'Founding ISIS'

But the "sort of" apology didn't last long with Trump again launching into President Obama, labelling him "so bad". But a Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist poll released yesterday suggested support for Trump is eroding among voters in three battleground states.

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Russian Military: Four More Humanitarian Corridors Will be Opened in Aleppo

The Syrian government said Thursday it had opened three humanitarian corridors in Aleppo to help civilians leave the rebel-held neighbourhoods in the city's east. In Geneva , de Mistura expressed support "in principle" for humanitarian corridors "under the right circumstances". "Understandably, many people are afraid to leave and cross into other places after living for years under the control of the rebels", he said.

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Storm in Macedonia leaves at least 20 dead

After a meeting of the National Crisis Management Center, Health Minister Nikola Todorov said the death toll could soon rise. Special police forces and trucks loaded with drinking water were heading for the most affected areas, and there some electricity outages, the Reuters reporter said.

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Bullet strikes stable at Olympic equestrian center in Rio

Rio officials said that ballistics reports showed that the Olympic venues were not the target. However, the explanation of the two separate shootings were hardly reassuring (emphasis ours). There was mounting fear for equine athletes and their riders in Rio on Wednesday as a second stray bullet was discovered near the Olympic equestrian center close to the stable area.

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Charity 'shocked' after manager charged with supporting Hamas

Waheed Borsh was arrested on 16 July by the Israel Police and Israel Security Agency (ISA) and indicted in a civilian court in southern Israel today (Tuesday, 9 August 2016). Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, rejected the Israeli allegations as a "scheme to tighten the 10-year-old siege on the Gaza Strip" by "undermining the flow of funds for aid agencies".

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Third-Party Voters Could Spell Trouble for Clinton

Clinton opened up a 15-point margin in the McClatchy-Marist survey , 48 percent to 33 percent, which was conducted as Trump feuded publicly first with the Muslim parents of a slain American war hero and then House Speaker Paul Ryan, one of the GOP's most popular and powerful figures.

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Watch Simone Biles Floor Routine at the Rio Olympics 2016

One that she does better than anyone else. The girl adopted along with her younger sister by their grandparents as toddlers and discovered by coach Aimee Boorman's mother during a field trip to the gym is a wonder, even if it always didn't seem that way.

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Census website shut down by 'overseas hackers'

In a statement , he said he had been briefed by the ABS as to the steps taken to protect Australians' privacy, and would work with the agency to ensure those protections continued. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that public's personal information was safe and and stressed the "unblemished record" of the ABS . In the past, Australian Government websites have been targeted by Chinese hackers.

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Punta Gorda chief accepts responsibility for tragic shooting

The Punta Gorda police chief says he is taking full responsibility after one of his officers shot and killed a woman during a police "shoot/don't shoot" demonstration. Knowlton's son Steve told NBC News earlier that he forgives Coel. The younger Knowlton said in an interview Wednesday at his parents' home that, on his mother's behalf, he was forgiving the officer who fired.

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Marcus Watson: Preparation the key so far in Rio for Team GB

Auckland-born Lomano Lemeki played a pivotal role in Japan's run to the semifinals, and said he'd probably be the most unpopular Kiwi in the world after playing a part in New Zealand's early exit. In Wednesday's matchup with No. 1-ranked Fiji , the US hung tight with the best rugby sevens squad in the world, but lost 24-19 in its final match of group play, eliminating the Americans from medal contention.

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Olympics | US men's basketball team gets tested, beats Australia 98-88

The three-time Olympic medalist was playing in his 26th Olympic game, also a US record. Would that game have been as close with LeBron James and Russell Westbrook playing? "We're disappointed. An enraged Krzyzewski screamed at an official after Andrew Bogut's hard foul on Irving just in front of the USA bench in the third quarter, his face looking as red as the shirts the coaching staff wore.

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Third party candidate targets Utah

Earlier this year, some Republicans suggested The National Review's David French might run as an independent candidate, but the columnist decided against it. A third-party run faces high hurdles and nearly no chance of capturing the White House. McMullin, who is the Republican Party's chief policy director in the House of Representatives, is part of the party's " Never Trump " contingent and has vocally opposed Trump's policies on social media .

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Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' to be released from jail

The U.S. District Court in Milwaukee on Friday overturned Brendan Dassey's conviction and ordered him freed within 90 days unless the case is appealed. The filmmakers cast doubt on the legal process used to convict Avery and Dassey, but prosecutors said the 10-hour series was biased. Dassey had been convicted and sentenced to 41 years in prison on first-degree intentional homicide, second-degree sexual assault, and mutilation of a corpse, Variety reports .

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Clintons earned $10.75 million in 2015, paid 34.2 percent federal tax rate

Taking into account their state and local taxes, the Clintons had a total effective tax rate of more than 43 percent in 2015. Democrats in particular have raised questions about whether Trump's filings might reveal connections between Trump's business empire and Russian interests.

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Numerous bombs in the South after Hua Hin blasts

Many of the Friday blasts occurred near seaside resorts - but in the morning, before crowds would have gathered to soak up the sun. Motives remained unclear late Friday though authorities say they've arrested two men allegedly linked to the attacks.

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DEA refuses to reduce marijuana restrictions

Additionally, the DEA said yesterday that private companies working on new drug development would be able to apply to grow marijuana, meaning that, for the first time in generations, for-profit companies could develop marijuana-based medicines in the USA with the federal government's approval.

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Turkey coup: Erdogan crackdown causes diplomats to flee country

Military expert Alexander Golts says, "I think until now they have no clear decision because it's clear that their interests are colliding in Syria". Western allies are concerned President Tayyip Erdogan's purge of the military and government may impact Turkey's stability. "Turkey's military attache in Bosnia was not called to Ankara , he is doing his business as usual", a press officer from the embassy said on Thursday, adding that there was only one Turkish military attache in Bosnia.

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2 foreigners abducted by Kabul gunmen

The kidnapping comes after a group of six tourists were injured in a rocket attack in western Afghanistan on Thursday. The US State Department said that it was aware of reports of the kidnapping of an American but declined to comment further.

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Time has come to expose Pakistan's atrocities in PoK, Balochistan: PM Modi

He said every Kashmiri wants peace and has faith in democracy but at the same time the government must ensure there is no compromise on national security. "It's getting highlighted only this time", Jaitley said. Singh said that maintaining law and order is a priority and national security can not be compromised upon.

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Leaders of Turkey, Russia agree on steps to mend relations

Erdogan particularly mentioned Putin's gesture, saying it "gladdened me, my colleagues and our people". Putin said he opposed any "anti-constitutional activity" and that "justice and legality will prevail". Less than nine months after Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet put the nations' combative presidents at loggerheads, shared interests and anger at the West have spurred an unlikely rapprochement.

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How to Upgrade and Get a New Ship in 'No Man's Sky'

Players begin their exploration into the unknown right away, and although the map behind you can be plotted and coded to great extent, the path ahead of you will never end. When the game reloads, you will still have the items in your inventory, but they will not be duplicates. It's possible to upgrade your hyperdrive to travel 300 light years per fuel cell instead of the usual 100.

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USA election: Clinton releases tax return, blasts Trump for not doing so

The ad shows a series of Republicans, including Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz , blasting the supposed billionaire businessman for hiding his tax returns from the public. While presidential candidates aren't mandated to release their returns, it's become an expected rite of passage if you're a major party nominee. Hillary Clinton gave dozens of paid speeches in 2013, 2014 and 2015 but gave this up before launching her candidacy for the White House in April 2015.

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Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack has had his own site 'hacked'.

Kalisch said the cyberattackers hadn't gained access to the data of the 2 million Australians who participated before the ABS shut the site down on Tuesday. Politicians and privacy advocates are boycotting the Australian census , citing concerns over the way data is collected and retained. 'It was quite clear it was malicious'.

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Japan shocks New Zealand in rugby sevens at Rio Olympics

We always said that, coming into the Olympics, any team could take it on the day. Fans weren't happy to see the "All Blacks" name attributed to losses against Japan and Great Britain in the Olympic Sevens. Second-seeded South Africa was dominant in a 24-0 win over Spain, the last qualifier for the tournament, and Britain had a lopsided 31-7 win over Kenya.

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Here's How Much Hillary Clinton Paid in Taxes Last Year

Her vice presidential running mate, Tim Kaine, also released his tax returns Friday for the years 2006-2015. Hillary comes with her own set of recent scandals - emails, Benghazi and more. They want to see his tax rate, charitable giving, and business dealings with foreign governments. Clinton is trying to undercut the trustworthiness of rival Donald Trump .

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Furyk sets new mark with a 58

Kelly, an alumnus of the nearby University of Hartford, took second after a final-round 64. But unlike Geiberger, Beck would eventually finish in a tie for third. Furyk, whose swing was once said to look like "an octopus falling out of a tree", said: "A million and a half rounds played in the history of the PGA Tour and you look at the great names ahead of me".

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Oil Trades Near One-Week Low After U.S. Crude Stockpiles Rise

Prices for both crude grades posted declines of more than 2% Wednesday, with losses triggered by a weekly rise USA crude inventories and that daily record output by Saudi Arabia . Despite relatively cheap crude feedstocks prices, analysts said that refinery margins, known as cracks, were poor as refiners continued to pump more fuel than the market can absorb, resulting in brimming storage tanks around the world.

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'UN must reveal who is obstructing Yemen peace talks'

Ould Cheikh Ahmed said he has received a letter from the government delegation agreeing to a "draft peace agreement proposed by the United Nations to resolve the conflict in Yemen ". The rebels have so far rejected the deal which forces them to hand over their weapons and withdraw from the cities within 45 days of signing the agreement.

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At least four dead in multiple Thailand bombings

The ambassador, according to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry, affirmed that he and the mission were following up on situation with the relevant authorities, noting that initial results of these contacts revealed that there were no Kuwaiti casualties among the blasts' victims.

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Strikes on Islamic State-held city in Syria kill at least 20

Working against IS "is a priority for all of us", State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said. Jan Egeland, who heads the UN-backed Syria humanitarian taskforce, said he was "hopeful" talks with Russian Federation could lead to aid entering the city.

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Aides' behavior may cost Goel Rio accreditation

He promised to look at any complaint against any truant members of his delegation. "I think people need the support of entire country and not criticism", he said. "He went down to the field with the volunteers of the Organising Committee and met the players". But it was brougth to his notice that this was wrong to interact the players direct at field of play.

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All-party meet on Kashmir nods to nation's integrity

Earlier Congress chief whip Jyotiraditya Scindia was seen having some discussions with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Home Minister, apparently over the issue of adopting the resolution. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday the doors of the government were open for addressing "grievances" of all sections in Jammu and Kashmir under the Constitution but made it clear there can not be any compromise with the nation's integrity.


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