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Senate Dems block Zika bill on first day back

Just last week, Sen. "It is clear from our discussions that we need to find a solution to this partisan impasse immediately". The Zika funding is part of a broader bill funding the Pentagon and veterans programs. Another Republican stipulation that met with Democratic disapproval was the disallowance of reallocating $107 million in federal funding that was previously appropriated to fight Ebola.

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Moss, Diaz hit home runs, Cardinals stall Cubs with 4-2 win

Hendricks lowered his league-leading earned-run average to 2.03 and has allowed three runs or fewer in his last 20 starts. Hendricks , who threw 96 pitches, struck out seven and walked two. Chicago made it 4-0 in the fifth. "The focus is trying to put the ball in play and when you put it in play, you have an opportunity to do something", hitting coach John Mallee said.

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Bill Clinton on White House role: 'Whatever I'm asked to do'

The Hill noted that " oddly ", a more complete version of the clip aired on the CBS This Morning program, including Clinton's use of " frequently ". He said he's been lucky to lead the Clinton Foundation since departing the White House himself in 2001. The foundation is holding its final Clinton Global Initiative Conference in NY next week.

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Jay Cutler: Jay Cutler beaten up in second half

As with every game, the inactives were revealed about an hour before kickoff. So, although the Bears are 0-1, is the glass half empty or half full? Two days later, though, coach John Fox said his quarterback was not trying to show up his receiver, who sat down in a zone rather than run into the right flat.

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NCAA president says association will not push ACC on NC law

By relocating its championship games away from North Carolina , the NCAA becomes the latest organization to take a stance against the state's controversial law since it passed it March. Its spokeswoman said the decision was "so absurd it's nearly comical" and "an assault to female athletes across the nation". "This decision is consistent with the NCAA's long-standing core values of inclusion, student-athlete well-being and creating a culture of fairness", said Georgia Tech President G.P.

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Miami police find baby outside car, mother semi-conscious

OD on heroin". Miami Police spokesman Freddie Cruz said that it was a minor accident with no injuries. The 2-month-old baby was taken to a fire station by officers and was turned over to the Department of Children and Families . "The child appeared to be somewhat awake, but very hot, very sweaty", Miami Fire Rescue Capt. Ignatius Carroll said. Tricoche agreed with the judge's decision.

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Brown Signs Historic Bill on Overtime Pay for Farmworkers

Increased wages should increase the motivation for workers to join the labor force in the fields. It is something entirely worse to dismiss economic reality. Opponents argued the seasonal nature of farm work does not lend itself to overtime. It will make California the first state to require overtime for farmworkers who work more than eight hours per day.

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Northern California officers face discipline in sex scandal

Last Friday, Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced that she can not file criminal charges against six police officers in the Oakland sex-crime scandal. Richmond Police have declined to comment on the woman's move to Florida, but Police Chief Allwyn Brown addressed the controversy this week in a report summarizing the department's internal investigation into her claims.

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Obama to discuss sanctions policy with Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Senators John McCain and Ben Cardin introduced a bipartisan bill Tuesday that will provide increased financial and military aid to Myanmar, also known as Burma, which is almost a year out from its first democratic election in almost five decades.

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2016 is Last Chance for Republicans to Win Prez Election

Pence said that he was "simply taken aback" by Hillary Clinton's decision to castigate millions of Americans, and was "speechless" about it. "Her policies have produced massive global disorder", Trump said at an election rally in Florida .

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Pence: Hillary's 'Disdain' for Voters Disqualifies Her for the WH

Pence also said that both Clinton and Trump should release detailed medical information on their physical health, arguing that the disclosures are in the public interest. During the exchange in a closed-door meeting Tuesday morning, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska asked the in governor what to say to his own daughter when she expresses concerns about Trump's views on women.

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Hillary Clinton Explains That Whole Pneumonia Thing

When Cooper asked HRC how many times this had happened in the past, she said "only twice , that I can recall", including the time in 2012 that she got dehydrated, passed out, and got a concussion. Donald Trump used a speech here Monday afternoon to launch some of his sharpest attacks yet against Hillary Clinton, over her recent comment labeling half of his supporters a "basket of deplorables".

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House Passes Bill Allowing 9/11 Lawsuits Against Saudi Arabia

The Saudi government, which strongly denies responsibility, has lobbied against the bill. President Obama repeatedly vowed to the veto the bill if it got through Congress, claiming "taxpayers" are at risk. The bill itself is a bipartisan effort, spearheaded by Senators Chuck Schumer of NY, the number two ranking Democrat in the upper chamber, and John Cornyn of Texas, the third ranking Republican.

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Obama would veto bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia

Earnest said the law would threaten the safety of USA diplomats and military service personnel stationed in countries that might take similar measures against Americans. While legislators are expected to attempt an override, a success would be the first one during Obama's presidency. "Unanimous passage of this bill, I believe, sends an unmistakable message that we will combat terrorism with every tool we have", said Sen.

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North Korea prepared for another nuclear test at any time, says Seoul

According to South Korean defence ministry spokesman Moon Sang-gyn, the North is poised to conduct its sixth nuclear test imminently. The test was thought to have been conducted at the Punggye-ri site, which lies deep under mountains in the northeast of the country.

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Trump up 6 over Clinton in Texas

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has confirmed that she got "dizzy" and lost her balance at a 9/11 memorial over the weekend but said she recovered quickly and she's feeling much better now. Meanwhile, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump , who shared even less information about his own medical details than Clinton did, was also bogged down in controversy surrounding his brief medical report that stated that Trump would be the "healthiest individual ever elected to ...

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Tourists stuck in French Alps cable cars set for rescue

The BBC News reported that the remaining passengers were saved when rescuers restarted the stranded cable cars after relaxing the tension of tangled cables on Friday. Sixty-five people, including US, French and Italian tourists, were rescued yesterday by helicopter before night fell over Europe's highest mountains.

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Hundreds gather for DC protest against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds turned out Tuesday night for a rally to support a North Dakota tribe trying to block construction of an oil pipeline. Organizers said they hope to call attention to the fearless water and land protectors at Standing Rock. Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren told employees the pipeline is almost 60 per cent complete and that "concerns about the pipeline's impact on the local water supply are unfounded".

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In Pennsylvania, Trump to propose childcare deduction tax break

He said he'd rebuild the military and change the country's foreign policy, adding that he "delivered a plan on defeating Islamic terrorism". "All needless, job-killing regulations will be canceled". The protesters were then escorted out. Kaine defended that sentiment, saying, "If you can not call out bigotry, racism, xenophobia, you're allowing it to grow".

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Trump says Clinton could 'shoot someone' without punishment

The Republican presidential nominee said that being elected to the White House means: "You're president of all the people". When North Korea performed its fifth nuclear test, taunting the global community, Trump blamed Clinton's policies as secretary of state.

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NCAA Withdraws From NC Over Transgender Bathroom Bill

Barringer says she doesn't want those situations to occur, either. North Carolina's controversial bathroom law has cost the state another huge chunk of business, as the NCAA announced September 13 that it was pulling seven major college sports championship events that were scheduled to take place in 2017.

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Infosys, Wipro shut Bengaluru offices after violence over Cauvery river water

Megharikh. But when we are functioning within the framework of the Constitution...as a constitutionally formed government it is hard to violate or reject the Supreme Court order. The Karnataka council of ministers on Tuesday decided that it has "no option" but to release water at the rate of 12,000 cusecs (slightly over one thousand million cubic feet, or TMCFT) a day up to September 20 to Tamil Nadu as directed by the Supreme Court, despite the state's reservoirs showing a collective live ...

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Hillary Clinton to Speak at DC Event Friday

Obama also took a swipe at the Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying the NY businessman "isn't fit in any way shape or form to represent this country overseas and be its commander in chief". Less than two months from Election Day, Clinton's handling of her health incident added to Democrats' growing sense of uncertainty about the presidential race.

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2 men arrested in California girls' 1973 killings

Investigators said Valerie Janice Lane, 12, and Doris Karen Derryberry, 13, had been shot with a shotgun fired at close range shortly after they vanished from a shopping trip in November 1973. The state Department of Justice's forensic lab found DNA matching that of Harbour and Patterson on items recovered from the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

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Tropical Storm Julia Forms Along Coast Of NE Florida

Tropical Storm Julia is the 10th named storm of the season. Some areas from northeast Florida to SC could receive 3 to 6 inches of rainfall with isolated maximum amounts of 10 inches possible. The Category 2 storm's maximum sustained winds are near 105 miles per hour (165 kph). Tropical storms are storm systems originating in the tropics with sustained winds between 39 and 73 miles per hour.

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Sully soars to top of box office

Chesley Sullenberger of a jet on the Hudson River, connected primarily with older moviegoers, who are usually reluctant to come out on hoopla-filled opening weekends. In second place was erotic thriller When the Bough Breaks, which debuted with US$14.2 million in ticket sales. The film should have legs over the coming weeks as audiences gave it an "A" CinemaScore and now has an 84% "Fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes .

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Zika 'national emergency' says US VP Biden

A long-delayed bill to fund measures against the Zika virus appears to be gaining momentum in Congress, who have been gridlocked on the matter since August. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen cares more about funneling taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood than she does about stopping the spread of the Zika virus . This Q & A will tell you what you need to know about Zika .

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Tom Brady Reveals How He Spent Week 1, Talks Patriots, Jimmy Garoppolo

In the victory, Garoppolo looked kind of Brady-esque in the way he managed the offense. AND coach Bill Belichick bestowed the game ball on Garoppolo after the win. The team really pulled together against a team against whom they were considered heavy underdogs. They also had a decent game run-blocking as well without some of their best players.

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Clinton to return to campaign trail Thursday

Controversy over the remark came at a bad time for Clinton, who was forced to cancel a West Coast swing due to a bout of pneumonia that she kept secret until she almost collapsed after a ceremony in NY on Sunday marking the September 11, 2001, attacks.

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What to do if you lose your AirPods, just buy one

The Airpods can also be used with you Apple Watch and Mac. "Digital outputs, such as Apple's Lightning connector, will offer new opportunities to take a step forward and to further enhance the sound experience for the customer". Among the most celebrated changes is the fact all the latest models are now water resistance and feature dual cameras with stereo speakers. They have been positioned towards the mid to higher end of the market nearly in the same range as the Beats ...

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Hermine kicks up stiff winds in Long Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts

Public Service Electric and Gas Company said it had arranged for outside utility crews and contractors to be in New Jersey ready to assist with power restoration as well, and said it expected to have a total of 1,150 line and tree personnel, including its own employees, on hand to help with recovery.

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What's next for Rubio, Murphy, Crist, Jolly

There is evidence that the presidential run has taken a toll on Rubio . Kelli Ward and two other Republicans on the ballot. McCain was leading Ward by 55 percent to 29 percent in a CNN opinion poll released last week. Even before Tuesday's results, Rubio was already looking past Beruff and shifting his campaign to a general election contest. That's because his new wife, Dena Grayson, whom he married in May , was vying to replace her husband in Congress.

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Putin a better leader than Obama, says Trump

Former Secretary of State and now Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton , recently gave a speech at the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.in Kansas City, Missouri last Thursday. Trump's business ties to Russian Federation have also been probed, though as long as he hasn't released his tax returns, the full extent isn't known.

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Trump has questioned Clinton's 'stamina'

Clinton campaign managers said more information about her health will be made public. In a phone interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper Monday night, Hillary Clinton seemed to walk back some of what her husband said about the dehydration spells, telling the host she thinks it has only happened twice .

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Woman pictured kissing sailor in Times Square on VJ Day dies

He spun Friedman around and planted a kiss . "It wasnt a romantic event". Friedman said she did not see the photo until the 1960s, when she came upon a book of Eisenstaedt's images and found the moment immortalized on the page. "My mom always had an appreciation for a feminist viewpoint, and understood the premise that you don't have a right to be intimate with a stranger on the street", he said, but added that she thought Mendonsa to be "a lovely person".


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