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Obama Says Putin Is 'Donald Trump's Role Model'

Last December, he said on Fox News that "she's not strong enough to be president". One candidate has traveled to more countries than any other secretary of state has. Trump Foundation. I. But according to the latest CNN/ORC poll, the gap among support of men and women is narrow: 53% of women back Clinton, which 54% of men said they want Trump.

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Protesters Fight to Reject Controversial Mexican-American Textbook

A proposed textbook called " Mexican American Heritage " was denounced as an error-plagued misrepresentation of Hispanic culture by more than 100 demonstrators just as the State Board of Education began the process of deciding whether to have it taught in Texas public schools.

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Princeton and Harvard are the best colleges in the nation again

Louisiana Tech also received worldwide recognition last month when Times Higher Education and World University Rankings identified Tech as one of 20 universities in the world and just one of nine universities in the USA that could "challenge the elite universities" and become globally renowned by the year 2030.

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Is 'Hot' 4th Grade Teacher Causing a Distraction in Class?

One critic Tweeted: "I hope she's not a teacher, that outfit isn't appropriate for school". Nasty people all on social media. The pictures of Patrice lead people to have a mixed reaction to her dress code. Another put her finger on what she saw as unfair body judgement versus legitimate commentary about outfit choices for teachers. We took a look at some of the photos, and when she's in the classroom we see no cleavage and her skirts are hitting the proper place at the knee.

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Poll of Florida Hispanics is bad sign for Hillary Clinton

She told CNN that despite doctor's orders to rest for five days, she thought she could "just keep going forward and power through it and that didn't work out so well". As family members of 9/11 victims read the names of the almost 3,000 people killed in the attacks, she chose to leave and get a drink of water. 'I think she had a bad week.

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Donald Trump failed his first foreign test: Bill Clinton

But Nieto's detractors accuse him of failing to make Mexico's anger heard over remarks in which Trump called immigrants "rapists and murderers". "We heard a populist propaganda con-artist and I'm done with it", said Jacob Monty, a Former member of the Trump National Hispanic Advisory Council while on MSNBC Thursday night.

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Sevierville Police Department remembers fallen North Carolina officer

Brackeen was shot on Saturday at 12:21 a.m. and died on Monday at 11:42 a.m. Shelby Police continue to field tips on Fenner's location. Hamrick said she's known Fenner, Jr., her whole life. "I don't think I have the words to describe it", said Angie Swafford, of the NC Patriot Guard Riders. "We won't know for sure until we find him". Police said they've been in touch with local authorities in other states where it appears Fenner has family, and they added, they're working with police ...

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Hillary Clinton recovering at Chappaqua home

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton says she got dizzy but didn't lose consciousness when she stumbled on the way out of the 9/11 memorial Sunday. Hillary Clinton said she did not disclose her pneumonia diagnosis earlier because she "didn't think it was going to be that big a deal" and called on the press to hold Donald Trump to the "same standard" of transparency.

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No Dakota Access Pipeline

The administration's plan is loaded. Construction will be paused until the Army Corps can "determine whether it will need to reconsider any of its previous decisions regarding the Lake Oahe site under the National Environmental Policy Act or other federal laws".

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Hermine again gains force, threatening northeast U.S. coast

Now considered a post-tropical cyclone, Hermine was earlier classified as a Category 1 hurricane until it lost strength while cutting across Florida and Georgia, but forecasters expected winds to return to hurricane force of more than 74 miles per hour by Sunday evening, according to Reuters .

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School bus driver killed, other injured in crash at Denver airport

Officials say the three coaches remain hospitalized with serious injuries. Two patients were reported to be in critical condition, two in serious condition and one in fair condition, according to the Denver Post . It's a somber start to homecoming week at a suburban Denver high school after a bus crash at Denver International Airport killed the driver and injured 15 students.

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Man found safe in Yosemite, search continues for second man

The search continues for the other missing firefighter, Javier Avelar. Brown had separated from Avelar at some point during their backpacking trip, and crews were continuing an intense search for the remaining missing man, Knabe said. Brown walked into a park ranger's station Tuesday morning, Knabe said. The pair meant to pass through the Hetchy backpackers' camp, then hike on a road to the Smith Meadow trail, and were supposed to exit through White Wolf on Sunday.

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Ryan Lochte Got Ambushed By Protesters During "Dancing With the Stars"

A little hurt , but you know I came out here and wanted to do something I'm completely not comfortable with and I did'. While everyone in the studio sat in utter shock, unsure of what just occurred, a full row of audience members stood up with the same anti-Lochte t-shirts and began chanting "liar".

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Surveillance footage shows man driving auto into Phoenix Police Officers

Phoenix police said the attack happened at a QuickTrip gas station about 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday. Payne is being booked on three counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault. Police have not released the names of the officers or suspect. ANd an officer with just one day of training suffered a head injury. The video shows one of the officers who was struck being tossed into the air by the impact.

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Cops: Teacher left gun in bathroom, elementary kids found it

Troopers said the incident happened on the afternoon of August 25, when Dixon removed the holstered pistol and placed it on the tank of a toilet in a unisex restroom at the school. It still must be approved by the school board, which meets again September 19. He said the incident could be a teachable moment for parents to discuss with children the importance of reporting a weapon if they see one.

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Tony Tata, retired brigadier general,reacts to Donald Trump's criticism of USA generals

Then on Thursday, Trump appeared on RT , a network operated by the Russian government, to slam American media and US foreign policy and dismiss as "unlikely" the idea that the Russian government was involved in hacking the DNC's email as American intelligence agencies believe .

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Trump to Unveil New Child Care Affordability Policies

Republican vice president candidate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence , left, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., center, and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. Peter King (R-N.Y.). Trump will unveil the plans in a speech in a Philadelphia suburb, a key area in a vital swing state as Trump tries to build his appeal with more moderate, independent voters - especially women.

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Hillary Clinton's health becomes political issue

Trump gave Clinton a pass on her pneumonia diagnosis , betting curious reporters and voters will not, reports CBS News correspondent Major Garrett. "I just want to get this over and done with and get back on the trail as soon as possible", she said.

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Syria warns Turkey against providing Aleppo aid without coordination

The truce deal does not apply to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), or Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, the group formerly known as al-Nusra Front that changed its name after cutting ties with al-Qaeda in July. One of Syria's most powerful factions, Jabhat Fatah al-Sham's battlefield alliance with other insurgent groups makes it hard for the United States to target them without the danger of inflicting harm to other opposition groups.

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US Flies Bombers in Show of Force Against North Korea

South Korea does not have nuclear weapons and relies on the U.S. "Left unchecked, Pyongyang will likely develop the capability to reach the continental United States with a nuclear tipped missile in a decade or so", Siegfried wrote on the North Korea-focused website 38 North .

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SC senator says a vote for Trump is a vote for 'hope'

CNN has more on Trump's interview, in which he said it would "not be appropriate" if Russian forces were looking to influence the race. "The media has been unbelievably dishonest", Trump responded. "Vladimir Putin is violating the sovereignty of neighboring countries", Ryan said at his weekly news conference. "If I get elected, we'll get it straightened out".

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George Zimmerman Testifies Against Man Accused of Trying to Kill Him

The trial opened Tuesday in the Seminole County Courthouse. Apperson, 37, of Winter Springs, faces charges in connection with a road rage dispute that unfolded with Zimmerman as the two drove alongside each other on Lake Mary Boulevard a year ago.

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Will Dr. Oz Ask Donald Trump How Often He Has Sex?

Dr. Oz , who also is a professor at Columbia University, started hosting his program after making appearances as a health expert on The Oprah Winfrey Show . Oz Show" for an interview on Thursday, according to a preview of the show reported by Fox News. "It's another case of brilliant showmanship for both of them.

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Babeu backs Trump's 'crystal clear' immigration plan

The billionaire real estate tycoon, who has made repeated verbal attacks on Mexico, met Pena Nieto in Mexico City on Wednesday at the invitation of the Mexican president. "But at the first opportunity to make good on his offensive campaign promises, Trump choked", said John Podesta from Hillary for America. Luke Black, sporting a "Dump Trump" T-shirt, said "we need to show there's a lot of people in Arizona that don't support Trump" or Arpaio.

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Pitt holds off hard-charging Penn State, collects 42-39 win

The impact of Saturday's 42-39 loss to Pitt, the impact of that first taste of the rivalry, had begun to set in for Penn State's players, who had been told to treat it like any other game. Penn State's little brother? "There's probably going to be a lot of things screamed from the stands, colorful things like 'welcome to Pittsburgh , ' things like that.

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Bar cars returning to Connecticut-New York commuter trains

Dannel Malloy will announce the return of the bar auto to the Metro-North New Haven line, which had its last call on May 9, 2014. "This commute is miserable...and there's one vehicle on this train where everyone is happy", one rider told the Associated Press .

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Bill Clinton on foundation: 'There is nothing wrong'

Of course, this is all just speculation because according to the Clinton campaign, she is "feeling fine and getting better". Trump alleged that Clinton spoke with "hatred in her heart" for these working class Americans. "We have been as transparent as we can be, and we've been more transparent than any other foundation - more transparent than any other foundation has been asked to be, and certainly more transparent than anybody else in this line of work", Clinton said.

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20 children safely evacuated from burning school bus

All 20 school children, ranging in ages from four to nine, made it off the bus safely thanks to the hero bus driver. A school bus with 20 children on board caught fire Monday in Maryland, but quick action by the driver is credited with getting all of them off - and without any injuries, reports CBS Baltimore .

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Hillary Clinton battles pneumonia

When asked if she was plagued by anything more serious than dehydration, Clinton said, "She's been-well, if it is, it is a mystery to me and all of her doctors". "She didn't just succeed in that role, she thrived". In the interview, Bill Clinton insists his wife is "doing fine" and "just got dehydrated yesterday".

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Battle over Zika virus funding continues in Congress

A motion to bring the legislation up for a vote failed 52-46, 8 votes shy of the 60 needed to override the filibuster. Tuesday's vote was a reconsideration of a bill that Democrats had previously rejected in late June and Kaine's position hasn't changed, as he previously blasted the effort against Planned Parenthood.

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Hillary Clinton on pneumonia: 'I'm feeling fine and getting better'

She was driven to her daughter's apartment in Manhattan. Clinton said that the campaign would disclose more information about her health soon, but she noted that she met the standard for medical information set by President Obama and Mitt Romney.

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Bus driver was speeding before deadly crash at DIA

Coaches Wayne Voorhees, Matt Kroupa and Kyle Rider suffered significant injuries, including broken bones, and fractured skulls. Ten people were hospitalized and eight others treated and released, officials said. The bus driver is being cited with violating the right-of-way. Gaskins says the injuries to the students and the truck driver are thought to be minor.

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Miocic-Overeem pits legacy vs. destiny in Cleveland

First, let's cover the real fighting: Former WWE Superstar CM Punk (0-1) had a pretty rough debut Saturday at UFC 203 , where he tapped out to opponent Mickey Gall (3-0). Overeem scored a knockdown on Miocic with a left kick about a minute into the round. "I knew what to expect and I was ready to dominate". Punk is fighting in a three-round non-championship welterweight fight, but he'll be the reason many fans order the PPV.

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Tennessee House debates whether to oust member

Jeremy Durham today for misconduct involving sexual harassment allegations found in an attorney general's report. Another woman interviewed was a lobbyist who nicknamed Durham "Pants Candy" after she said he rummaged in his pocket before suggestively offering her a dirty, unwrapped mint.

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GOP-led panel to question officials on FBI probe of Clinton

He didn't specify what the penalties would be but said, "We're not letting go of this". Justin Cooper, who helped set up Hillary Clinton's private home email system, testified Tuesday before the House Oversight Committee and admitted that he had no national security clearance during the time he had access to all of Hillary Clinton's emails while she was Secretary of State .


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