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Democrats' voter intimidation cases heard in Nevada, Arizona

The judge ruled that anyone who engages in intimidation or harassment inside or near polling places, regardless of political alliance, would face contempt of court charges. U.S. District Judge John Tuchi's Friday evening ruling says the state Democratic Party hadn't shown evidence that the Republicans were conspiring to conduct illegal voter intimidation .

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Putin Says U.S. Isn't Banana Republic, Should Get Over Itself

The U.S. government has also accused the Russian government of directing hacks against American political institutions like the Democratic National Committee in order to influence the presidential election. "It is very hard for us to communicate with the current USA administration, because it implements no agreements, including on Syria", Putin said here at a session of the Valdai Discussion Club.

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USA election poll: Would you vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

African Americans played a crucial role in making Barack Obama a two-term president; 96% of black voters supported the president in 2008, while 93% backed him in 2012. By contrast, only one in ten Clinton voters would probably not accept the result. He started his day in Atkinson, New Hampshire, population 6,800 and nearly 98 percent white, according to the U.S.

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Islamic State group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul: 'Start your actions!'

Iraqi troops faced strong resistance the closer they got to the city and clearing just the first two blocks of the eastern Mosul neighborhood involved heavy clashes. Inside Gogjali, security forces fired into the air to disperse civilians who were standing in a line to receive aid materials distributed by the Ministry of Migration and Displacement, concerned that large groups of people could be targets of militant attacks.

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SFA boss: 'Players will wear poppies on Armistice Day'

Scotland also did so in Cyprus, as did Wales when they hosted Norway. I think it is insulting to people in this country to say a poppy is one of those sort of symbols. Mrs May was asked by Labour MP Steve McCabe "Will she tell the respective associations that in this country we decide when to wear poppies and we will be wearing them at Wembley".

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Clinton leading in five battleground states

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by 2 percentage points among likely voters, according to a national Fox News poll. If Trump wins all the states that "lean Republican" or are "solid Republican" and ran the table on all "tossup" states he'd be 15 electoral votes short which means he needs to grab one or more "lean Democrat" states.

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USA monitors: IS group leader rallies his fighters in Mosul

Officials had warned that entering the city would likely trigger the fiercest fighting yet, and that the battle is expected to be fought "street to street", or even "house to house". In his first audio message released in almost a year, Baghdadi called on the population of Mosul's Nineveh province "not to weaken in the jihad" against the "enemies of God".

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Multi-layered GST complicated but unavoidable, say tax experts

The central "cess" would remain in place initially for five years and its proceeds would be used to compensate states for revenue losses following the GST's implementation. VHAI CEO Bhavna Mukhopadhyay said continuing to sell cheap and virtually tax exempt bidis in the new GST system would ensure that the poor continue to be trapped in vicious cycle of poverty and ill health and spend less on food, healthcare and education.

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Ayotte ad targets students on way to Chelsea Clinton event

Ayotte, who is a tight race against Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan to hold onto her seat in the upper chamber, withdrew her support for Trump after a leaked 2005 video showing the candidate making lewd comments about women, saying she felt "strongly that we need a change in direction".

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Clinton Tries To Tap Beyoncé's BeyHive In Search For Votes

Beyoncé is wearing a white "I'm with her" t-shirt. As Beyoncé performed the girl power-anthem "Run The World (Girls)", a screen behind her flashed Clinton's infamous quote about baking cookies , which prompted massive backlash when she first made the comment during her husband's presidential campaign in 1992.

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Over 300 Pak firings since Sept-end, say government officials

Watch the BSF retaliatory firing video here. Asked about the strategy to counter the Pakistani shelling towards civilian areas, Singh said he has already spoken to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti about the safety of people living along the border.

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South Africa produce remarkable fightback vs Australia on day 2

Dean Elgar and JP Duminy guided the Proteas' to the close of play, Elgar patiently moving towards his fourth Test fifty while Duminy fended away the short pitched bowling from Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood after Stephen Cook and Hashim Amla were dismissed.

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Trump Promises Special Congressional Session to End Obamacare

Trump was accompanied to the rally by Gov. Mike Pence of IN, who IN a warm-up speech vowed to lead the fight IN Congress to repeal the health care law and replace it with a "consumer-driven, market-driven" health care system that will save Americans money.

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Days to Election Day - On the Campaign Trail

In 1998, Clinton said he "did not have sexual relations with" Monica Lewinksy. Investors are not happy with their options: Wall Street was down again Friday despite relatively good news on the jobs front, with the US S&P 500 slipping for the ninth straight session, its longest fall since 1980.

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School bus driver in crash shouldn't have been behind wheel

The 32-year-old Westport woman lost consciousness. "We have to see the viability of it after this catastrophic accident", Smith said Tuesday. A caller to 911 said, "The school bus was going 90". "We've interviewed a number of people, but those are still ongoing", Smith said. "Maybe there is something that can be done to make sure that others don't meet the same fate".

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Donald Trump apparently headed back to Detroit this weekend

Jen Psaki, the White House communications director, said returning to the campaign trail has given Obama an opportunity to see how Americans are digesting what the last eight years have meant for their lives. Four days from election day, the Republican nominee held rallies in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and OH, concentrating on states he needs to flip from the Democratic column.

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One in seven children suffers from pollution, according to UNICEF

New Delhi is the most polluted city in the world and the quality of the air is getting worse, especially this time of year. In addition to those respiratory maladies, the study notes that air pollution can impair immune response and cognitive development in children, who it describes as "more physiologically vulnerable to air pollution than adults".

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Philippines' Duterte says he wants United States troops out in two years

Duterte's predecessor had agreed to visiting USA military troops in a security deal that was arranged in response to China's military forwardness; those troops now reside in five Philippine military camps. He could revoke defence treaties with the United States, he added. Tokyo is a major U.S. ally, and has watched with concern as Duterte criticized the United States and said he would scale back his country's military engagement with America.

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Seoul braces for huge anti-Park rally

No South Korean president has ever failed to finish their five-year term, but Park has faced growing pressure from the public and political opponents to quit. She has been in custody since Monday; the arrest warrant was issued on Thursday night. The South Korean media has portrayed Choi, whose late father was a shadowy religious leader and an important mentor to Park, as a Rasputin-like figure who wielded an unhealthy influence over the president.

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Suspect in custody over Donald Trump's Hollywood star vandalism — LAPD

Instead, he destroyed Trump's name and the Television receiver emblem. We're told the vandal posed as a construction worker to fool anyone walking past while they did the damage. A 2005 recording in which he brags about kissing and groping women has not helped his case, though. A man arrested on suspicion of smashing Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been released on bail.

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Iraqi troops on southern front battle for last town before Mosul

The Iraqi forces have so far lost at least seven of their soldiers in the assault. Later, the regular army's ninth division, which has been following the special forces along their advance, moved into eastern Mosul's Intisar neighborhood, said an officer from the unit who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press.

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Putin Grants Russian Citizenship To Steven Seagal

Seagal and Putin became close through their mutual love of martial arts - Putin has a grandmaster rank in taekwondo and an eighth-degree black belt in karate - and the actor's occasional visits to Russian Federation. "He had been really persistent for a long time and been asking to grant him citizenship, he is actually renown for his quite warm feelings toward our country", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told press when the news was announced.

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Clinton, Trump clash over economy

Donald Trump has criticised President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton for dragging the United States into wars overseas and said the rival presidential candidate's foreign policy would mean "generations of terrorism" into American schools, but his plan would put "America first".

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Philippine President, Duterte calls Americans monkeys, fools

But, "A$3 s I've said many times, they're, in our view, strangely at odds with the relationship - relationships that we continue to have in a very tangible, practical, daily way with the Filipino people as well as Filipino institutions, including their security forces".

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Two US service members killed in Afghanistan

The target of the joint operation appeared to be two senior Taliban commanders killed in the fighting among 65 fighters, Kunduz police chief General Qasim Jangalbagh told AP news agency. Local residents and other officials in Kunduz district, which includes the city of Kunduz and its outlying areas, attributed the airstrikes to the United States military.

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The path to victory -- for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton

Trump supporter, former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, said on Fox that he had heard from former Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that "there's revolution going on inside the Federal Bureau of Investigation and it's now at boiling point". Trump, who still holds the lead in CRN's poll this month, won the support of 46 percent of poll participants in October, a decline compared to last month when 52 percent of participants said the NY businessman would be the best president for solution provider ...

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1M Massachusetts voters cast ballots in 1st early voting

The challengers - not more than two from each organization at any given polling place - can challenge a person's voting, but only if they have a good reason. An attorney for " Stop the Steal " and Stone submitted a motion to dismiss the suit under grounds that neither party had sufficient notice of the suit and that the court doesn't have jurisdiction over Stone because he doesn't live or work in Nevada .

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Obama Worries Black Vote Not Solid Enough for Clinton

This was the first time he has led in that poll since May. Black voters' share of early ballots request is also down a few percentage points in Florida and OH, though the Clinton campaign points to strong early turnout in key urban counties with large numbers of blacks and Hispanics.

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Baghdadi rallies Daesh fighters in Mosul

The casualties were reportedly sustained after dozens of ISIL militants infiltrated parts of Saladin's city of Al-Shirqat. Islamic State fighters "are trying to get away", Lieutenant-General Qassem Jassim Nazzal told Reuters . Iraqi officials say Islamic State is holding the civilian population as human shields. A 2014 militant video purported to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a mosque in Iraq.

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Body found in SC search

Police said he is not cooperating with the investigation. His neighbor there, 76-year-old Ron Owen, said Kohlhepp was private but pleasant. They found Kala Brown inside with a chain around her neck. "No other information available right now". Mr Carver was last seen on security camera footage leaving from his workplace the night Ms Brown disappeared.

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Hacked emails show Clinton campaign communicated with State Dept.

While it's unclear if Podesta and Kadzik are truly "best friends", as "Tyler Durden" asserts, the writer is correct in arguing that voters should be concerned that "the DOJ will be in charge of a probe that could potentially sink Hillary Clinton" even as the department's leadership maintains such close connections to Clinton, her team, and the Obama administration.

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Migrants camp on Paris streets as Calais Jungle camp evacuated

However, this never happened. Barbara Winton said in remarks on the website of the organization Help Refugees that the best way to honor her father's memory is "to show the same concern and compassion he did then, for those in danger and in need now".

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At least 6 injured in auto bombing in southeast Turkey

A court in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir remanded in custody ahead of trial Peoples´ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leaders Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag after they were detained along with 10 of its MPs, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

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Iraqi forces take six districts of eastern Mosul

In his first audio message released in almost a year, Baghdadi called on the population of Mosul's Nineveh Province "not to weaken in the jihad " against the "enemies of God". She also cited a report that IS has been holding almost 400 women captive in the town of Tal Afar, near Mosul . But the recent offensive to free Mosul has changed that by allowing citizens to flee to safety.

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Regina people gather in solidarity with Standing Rock protestors

Morton County Sheriff's Department said the use of rubber bullets came after a protester allegedly hurled a bottle at police , and they also confirmed the use of tear gas and pepper spray to deter protesters from getting too close. Dozens of people have been arrested and police have used rubber bullets and water canons on protestors who claim to be peaceful. "No lethal shots were fired from law enforcement".


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