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Chicago man sues House Speaker Madigan over failed primary

Gonzales and his attorney, former Cook County Commissioner Tony Peraica planned to speak with reporters about the suit later Monday. Jason Gonzales of Chicago said Monday that Madigan - who also leads Illinois' Democratic Party - falsely called him a "convicted felon" in campaign ads.

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Trump's shameless attack on Khan family

However, Mr. Walden, the nominee of your party doesn't see it this way. The rising Islamophobia in America has been seized as an opportunity by politicians, especially Donald Trump, to boost their campaigns. Now, Muslim women around the country - lawyers , entrepreneurs, teachers, activists, artists, mothers and students - are using the trending hashtag #CanYouHearUsNow on social media to address Mr.

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Trump tries to reset campaign after gaffes

Navarro emphasized that focusing only on taxes ignores the synergy of Trump's plan, which Navarro said will create a "pro-business, pro-economic climate" in the United States. "At some point, you can't live in a world completely divorced from economic reality", said Edward Kleinbard, a business and law professor at University of Southern California.

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Chipotle Employee Fired For Being Pregnant Just Won Her Lawsuit

Hernandez says the manager also refused any requests to leave work to attend her prenatal doctor's appointment. As Jonathan Smith of the Washington Lawyers' Committee , which helped Garcia Hernandez file her case, told the Washington Business Journal: "We are grateful to the jury for vindicating the rights of our client to be free from pregnancy discrimination and to send a message to other employers that this practice is intolerable".

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Jeff Gordon tangles with Austin Dillon early at Watkins Glen

Didn't make any mistakes on pit road", Hamlin said. "I finally have won at all the race tracks so it's a great accomplishment for us", said Hamlin, who raced the whole day with back problems. By NASCAR road racing standards, this was a strangely unsatisfying affair with a pair of red flags and a series of crashes in the second half of the race that eliminated the usual fuel-mileage-strategy tension.

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Tim Kaine says Hillary Clinton has learned from email 'mistake'

Even though Wallace was clearly asking Clinton whether she had been truthful with the American public, she chose to answer a different question: whether she had lied in her interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 'I did hear that back and forth and I think Chris Wallace and Hillary were sort of talking past each other last week, ' he added . "And she's got problems, I mean, if we had real people, this would be a real problem for her, but I think that the people of this country ...

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Hearing will chart course of ethics case against Moore

He said that January order was only an attempt to update probate judges that the Alabama Supreme Court had never rescinded its March 2015 order. "Until further decision by the Alabama Supreme Court, the existing orders of the Alabama Supreme Court that Alabama probate judges have a ministerial duty not to issue any marriage license contrary to the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment or the Alabama Marriage Protection Act remain in full force and effect", Moore had stated in ...

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Alabama Judicial Court to rule on chief justice's ouster

Supreme Court's decision. While the charges against Moore were brought by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission, he accused the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) of being the true source of the accusations. There are rallies expected from both sides of this case outside the Supreme Court building before the hearing. According to a Yellowhammer News report , Moore has huge support among Alabama Republicans.

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Local ratings victor between Clinton and Trump is too close to call

But we are not afraid. "We have to decide whether we all will work together so we all can rise together". Still, Clinton, who isn't known for her oratory, will aim to move others like him. "It's not just a detail if it's your kid, if it's your family", she said. "Millions!" Trump said Friday during a campaign appearance in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Sunday Night Beat Rio Opening Ceremony

Household viewership for Friday night's festivities were down 28 percent from the 2012 London Games opener. The 2016 Rio opening ceremony, at 4.5 hours, seemed to some commentators on social media that NBC was attempting to break broadcasting records by airing more than 60 minutes of commercials in one hour! NBC needs a big audience to please advertisers who spent $1.2 billion to get their commercials in front of a large live audience for 17 days and ensure the network's long-term ...

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Former Reagan political director says he'll vote for Clinton

Details of the speech were leaked to Bloomberg Politics, which published a summary on Monday. It is also impossible to know what the total costs to the federal government would be. Trump's remarks appeared targeted at both an affluent business community and working people , in particular those who have suffered from a decline in US manufacturing in cities such as Detroit.

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With jab at Speaker Ryan, Trump ignites new tensions in GOP

Both had been among Trump's harshest critics in the wake of his comments about the Khan family, particular McCain, a former prisoner of war who said Trump did not have "unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us". "Of course, he's going to work with Paul Ryan ". "I heard him speak and the sincerity really came through", Keefe said in a phone interview. The chorus of complaints against Trump grew on Tuesday.

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In speech on economy, Trump overhauls income tax proposal

While Donald Trump is mired in the quicksand of his own problems, Hillary Clinton continues to build her coalition. Among Trump's advisers is David Malpass, former chief economist at Bear Stearns, which was bailed out by the federal government after what the Clinton campaign called "catastrophically risky investments".

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3 people fall from Ferris wheel in Tennessee

Tim Davis said all three fell 30 to 45 feet from the ride Monday evening. Three children fell from a Ferris wheel at the Greene County Fair on Monday night. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation assisted with the case for a time, but later said it was no longer involved. "We have no idea", how the accident unfolded, Davis added.

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Delta grounds all flights due to systems problems

Delta has since lifted the ground stop and officials say there are limited departures but there are still some cancellations and delays. Passengers trying to fly out of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Regional Airport (CHO) Monday, August 8, encountered hours of delays.

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Dylann Roof Attacked Outside Jail Shower

Roof was examined by jail medical personnel and then returned to his cell, according to Charleston County Sheriff's Eric Watson. Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon has said Mr Roof does not want to press charges. They were still being interviewed Thursday and Cannon said a decision about whether they would return to their regularly scheduled shifts had not yet been made.

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Alabama chief justice's ouster over gay marriage weighed

Alabama's Court of the Judiciary said it will soon decide whether to remove Alabama's suspended chief justice, Roy Moore, from office after hearing Monday from both sides on his misconduct charges. Moore said his order was simply an effort to answer the probate judges' questions. A hearing on judicial misconduct charges against Alabama's chief justice has begun before a packed house in Montgomery.

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College Baseball Player Murdered While Playing 'Pokemon Go'

Robert Jansing . While some " Pokemon Go " players have fallen victim to robberies, the suspect didn't take any of Riley's possessions after he shot him to death at the 'Poke stop'. "There doesn't appear to be any outstanding motive right now", said Sgt. Robert Jansing to the LA Times . No arrests have been made at this time.

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Suspended Alabama chief justice denies defying Supreme Court

Moore is the target of a request from the Judicial Inquiry Commission that he be removed from office. There's an indication of public support for Alabama's Chief Justice as his case goes to trial today. As confusion ensued over Moore's letter to probate judges, one judge, John Enslen of Elmore County, asked the full Alabama Supreme Court for further guidance.

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Jury selection underway for top prosecutor trial

Kane remains on the job even though she lost her law license after her arrest, when an ethics board accused her of "egregious conduct" based on the lengthy indictment. Jurors are being questioned today for the expected weeklong trial of outgoing AG Kane. They were also asked if they were ever convicted of a crime and whether they can place any bias aside.

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Nationals drop finale to Giants 3-1 to split weekend series

Getting a second straight win over the Giants and securing their hold on the second-best record in baseball was far more important than the souvenir to manager Dusty Baker and his ballclub. Juan Marichal (238), Gaylord Perry (134), Tim Lincecum (108), Kirk Rueter (105) and Mike McCormick (104) are the others. Murphy felt tightness in his left leg in the cold San Francisco weather during Thursday night's game, then tried to play through it on Friday.

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Miller's blast lifts Rays over Royals

Altherr broke a tie with a two-run single in the eighth, Cameron Rupp hit a three-run homer and Cesar Hernandez added four hits for the Phillies, who blew a six-run lead before rebounding to hand the NL West-leading Giants their 12th loss in 16 games since the All-Star break.

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Trump tax plan has big implications for Wall Street

The economy has added about 10.7 million jobs. Republicans inside and outside of Trump's campaign have implored him to shift the conversation back to Democrat Clinton's perceived shortcomings. Trump's speech at the Detroit Economic Club called for the elimination of the estate tax; reduction of the corporate tax from 35 percent to 15 percent; and setting three income tax brackets, which would pay a 12 percent, 25 percent, and 33 percent rate, depending on the bracket.

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Elko flights not affected by massive Delta failure

Of the almost 6,000 Delta flights scheduled Monday, about 800 were able to take off, the company said. Flights awaiting departure are now delayed. APPHOTO UTRB103: Passengers stand in line after Delta Air Lines flights resumed Monday, Aug.

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Sasha Obama takes up summer job at seafood joint

It's been a productive presidency for Barack Obama. In the images that have gone viral on social media, Sasha is seen wearing the restaurant's uniform; blue t-shirt and a cap. Sasha is using her full name of Natasha at the restaurant and has been learning about the service industry, working a cash register, busing tables and prepping the restaurant before it opens for lunch.

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Macedonia declares state of emergency

Most victims drowned in their houses when torrents swept through the area. The authorities said they were searching for several missing people. Heavy rain , strong winds and thunderstorms hit the city and its northern suburbs late Saturday.

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Rio Olympics: Great Britain beat India 3-0 in women's hockey

The Indian defence had to weather several pressure situations towards the end of the quarter to see the contest reach the first break with the scores level at 0-0. India got two back-to-back penalty corners in the fourth quarter but failed to convert them. As the seconds ticked down, Germany had one last attempt at a shot.

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Brazilian selected to hit golf's first shot in 112 years

Brazil's Adilson da Silva will make history when he becomes the first man to tee off an Olympic golf tournament in over a century. Brazil is one of the most unequal countries in the world and there are only a handful of public courses in a nation the size of Western Europe.

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PA woman had planned to leave husband on day family found dead

On April 13, Megan wrote about her struggles dealing with Willow's condition in a blog post on Philly at Heart , a website dedicated to families dealing with congenital heart issues. To the outside, her relationship would not have shown cracks. A week ago, Short posted a Facebook request for help moving out of the home she and her husband shared.

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Trump Says Clinton Policies Would Cut Jobs, Reduce Economic Output

Families making up to $48,000 spend 20 percent of their income on child care. But like Trump, Clinton has offered few details on how she would pay for her plan. "When we reform our tax, trade, energy and regulatory policies, we will open a new chapter in American prosperity". He vowed to spend more on infrastructure.

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Ichiro Suzuki donates 3000-hit souvenirs to Hall of Fame

Three-thousand hits later, hes a memorabilia-making machine. Nolan Arenado homered twice and drove in five runs for Colorado. Diamondbacks 9, Brewers 3 - At Phoenix: Jake Lamb and Phil Gosselin each hit two-run homers during a five-run fifth inning to help Arizona beat Milwaukee.

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Russian Ban In Paralympics Shames The IOC

Earlier in the day, the British Paralympic Association strongly welcomed the decision, which was announced by IPC on Sunday. Unlike the IPC, IOC (International Olympics Committee) did not ban Russian Athletes. The IAAF banned all Russian track-and-field athletes from competing in Rio - unless they could prove they had undergone strict anti-doping process outside of the country.

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Satanic Temple Rolls Out After School Satan Clubs

According to group leaders, the After School Satan Clubs' curriculum aims to encourage students to become "naturalists in training" and does not involve indoctrination, conversion or worship of a horned ex-angel. "I know there's the freedom of speech, religion and everything, but I just don't agree with that", said Feddelke. Greaves said Good News Clubs work to fill children's heads "with this guilt or shame, that they're sinners and they're going to burn in hell and other destructive ...

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Facing slide in polls, Donald Trump to outline economic plan

Donald Trump is focusing his economic message on boosting jobs and making America more competitive globally by cutting business taxes, reducing regulations and increasing energy production. In between occasional intervals of protesters in the crowd shouting and getting thrown out, Trump cast his economic reform proposals in sharp contrast with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, noting that low and middle income Americans would benefit from his ideas where Democratic policies have ...

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UAW plans protest of Trump's Detroit speech

Trump wrongly claimed during his speech that his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Trump's attacks on Clinton flowed as he once again referred Clinton as unstable, unbalanced and "totally unhinged". "And Trump barware in Slovenia", the Clinton campaign said in a memo. The protests occurred in intervals every few minutes and each woman used the same tactic.


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