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Bellingham OKs resolution against Dakota Access pipeline

Part of the 1,170-mile project created to move crude oil from North Dakota to IL would pass under the Missouri River and through ancestral American Indian lands. Fong said the estimate came from looking at the camp, which has grown to a few thousand, according to law enforcement estimates, and determining how long it may remain active.

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Will Trump's Child Care Plan Help Families?

The GOP has long held that requiring employers to guarantee paid time off for new moms or promising it through a government program is in conflict with the party's insistence on limiting Washington's reach. Most private-sector employers choose not to go above and beyond the legal requirements and pay their workers for family leave. Under her plan, workers would receive up to two-thirds of their current wages, up to a ceiling, while on leave.

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Hammers stung by Hornets comeback

Troy Deeney claimed West Ham star Dimitri Payet was the inspiration for Watford's fantastic comeback at the London Stadium - accusing the mercurial Frenchman of "trying to mug us off" with an outrageous assist. "Their first two goals were way too easy". West Ham have launched an investigation into claims that a board member was spat at by their own fans during trouble at the Watford match .

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Clinton releases health data, doctor says 'fit to serve'

When Mrs Clinton was seen stumbling limp-legged into a Secret Service vehicle at the weekend, it took several hours for her personal physician to disclose she had been diagnosed with pneumonia two days earlier, raising tough questions about her campaign's transparency.

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Flint Minister Interrupts Trumps When He Starts Hillary Bashing

But reversing what aides had said earlier Wednesday, Trump handed host Mehmet Oz one-page of results from a physical conducted last week by his longtime physician, Dr. Critics say Trump paints an overly bleak picture of life in urban African-American communities, where crime has fallen and the life expectancy has risen in recent decades.

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Congress to FBI: You've Been Served!

Pagliano's lawyers, led by Mark MacDougall, sent a letter to Chaffetz on Monday, saying their client has repeatedly asserted his Fifth Amendment rights before Congress and doing so again "serves no legislative objective and is a transparent effort to publicly harass and humiliate" the former staffer.

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Why ITT Tech's closing leaves a big mess

ITT Tech employed an estimated 8,000 employees across the country. The company has been under investigation by government authorities for allegations of fraud and deceptive marketing tactics. "I hope Ohio's ITT students will look into this option and continue their education". The for-profit chain of technical schools — with more than 40,000 students at 130 campuses in almost 40 states — has been the subject of a variety of state and federal investigations over its recruitment and ...

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#ripkendra: Mom Of One Kendra Childs Killed In Houston Drive-By Shooting

Lake Houston Parkway, near the intersection of Wallisville Road. The victim, 19-year-old Kendra Childs , leaves behind a young daughter. Mark Holbrook said that a black, newer model Chevrolet Camaro drove through the parking lot of the apartment complex as someone fired at least five shots into a second-floor apartment, killing the woman.

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Duterte says China 'worried' about him, offered Philippines airplanes

I don't want it to be like this. "I do not want a rift with America, but they have to go", Duterte told the media in Manila. Duterte added that China's offer may be because Beijing is "also thinking about the other guy", referring to the U.S.

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NCAA moving golf championship from N. Carolina as reaction to 'bathroom bill'

Economic development officials said the effect of the NCAA's action goes well beyond the projected $20 million in lost revenue from the cancellation of the 2016-17 basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis, lacrosse and golf events. North Carolina cities are seeking to host scores of other NCAA events over the next six years that could be worth tens of millions. “On a personal note, its time for this bill to be repealed as its counter to basic human rights, ” said Swofford, whose league office is ...

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More charges likely in case of abduction, bodies found

Questions about a possible link arose as police in Ashland found human remains of two people in a pair of homes in that city after a woman called the police to report she had been kidnapped and held inside one of the homes, which was believed to be vacant before the call.

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In Florida, Trump faces a Clinton campaign behemoth

Another poll in a swing-state that shows Trump on top is in Nevada by Monmouth University, whose headline is "Trump Overtakes Clinton" and shows the Republican leading by two percent-44 percent to 42 percent. A month ago, the same poll had Trump leading Clinton in Kansas by 5 points, but 60 percent of those who said they supported the billionaire real estate developer and reality television star said they were voting for him as a vote "against Clinton".

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Bayer and Monsanto finalize merger agreement

The proposed tie-up would put the new company in charge of about 25 percent of the world's seeds and pesticides supply, which the CEOs said would put them in a unique position to innovate new technologies that could reshape the development of seeds and crop chemicals.

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Stranded Hanjin ships could dock at Southern California ports soon

In a previous interview, Wilson said that while larger retailers likely know which goods are stranded on Hanjin ships, smaller merchants that use the services of importers might just becoming aware of potential delays. These companies could quickly go under altogether, along with Hanjin . Hanjin Shipping's board unanimously agreed to file for court receivership following its creditors' refusal to back a new debt restructuring plan.

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Gibbs is again the favourite at the start of NASCAR's Chase

The Chase for the Sprint Cup begins Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway , where defending race victor Denny Hamlin goes for his second straight victory in Sunday's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 (NBCSN, 2 p.m. We want to go and do the best we can to win this championship. The 2014 champion has been plagued by recurring pit crew problems, and Stewart-Haas Racing last week made two changes to his team after a slow final stop at Darlington cost him the win.

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Snowden: Long prison term for me would erode democracy in US

Saying Snowden can explain his actions in court is simply wrong - under this law he can't. "I did not pick a particular destination, I was trying to go to Lebanon". A team of supporters, including the ACLU, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, are lobbying Obama to pardon Snowden before he leaves office in January.

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Clinton campaign releases additional medical info

Fit as a fiddle! Hillary Clinton released additional medical records to the public on Wednesday, September 14, in which her doctor declared her to be in good health. Mark Creager, director of the Dartmouth-Hitchkock heart and vascular center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, and a past president of the American Heart Association.

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Gunman Shoots 3 at a Complex Before Killing Self

Police spokesman Dan Long says one of the three people shot by the unidentified gunman is dead. Other reports indicate there might have been a fourth victim who is deceased, but police have not confirmed that information. What appeared to be a covered body was visible within an area cordoned off by authorities. He said he commonly hears sirens and didn't pay much attention when he first heard them on Wednesday.

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Vehicle smashes into 3 Arizona police officers outside convenience store

Marc Laquon Payne is accused of intentionally ramming his auto into three Phoenix police officers in what the police chief called an "intentional" act. He went onto say that we should all be outraged. Miraculously the rookie officer, despite his injuries, also joined in to secure the suspect whom officers wrestled with before eventually tasing.

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Man arrested in connection with fire at Orlando gunman's mosque

He's facing hate crime and arson charges, deputies said. The suspect had posted anti-Islamic material on social media, authorities added. The Florida director of an Islamic advocacy group said it's disconcerting that a mosque was set on fire on one of the two biggest holidays on the Muslim calendar.

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Authorities arrest man in connection with arson at Florida mosque

The Islamic Center of Fort Pierce sustained extensive damage in a fire set late Sunday on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Authorities have arrested a man in the arson that heavily damaged the Florida mosque Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen occasionally attended.

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City tax rate gets initial approval

Marion County Property Appraiser Villie Smith said earlier this year that of the $140.5 million in new city property value over the last year, $33 million was attributable to new construction. "This budget does not include any improvements to service levels or capital needs", he said. Last year the council hiked the millage rate to 6.6177 from the previous 6.1638, after years of not raising the millage rate.

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Video shows Arizona man running his car into group of police officers

Marc Laquon Payne is accused of intentionally ramming his auto into three Phoenix police officers in what the police chief called an "intentional" act. A 33-year-old officer on his first day on the job was tossed over the top of Payne's vehicle and suffered a concussion, azcentral.com reports . The collision sends one officer into the police vehicle while another is sent flailing into the air as the auto smashes into the front of the QuikTrip shopfront.

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Tropical Storm Julia to Soak Southeast

As of 10 a.m. CDT, the center of Tropical Storm Julia was located about 20 miles northeast of Brunswick, Ga., and was moving north-northeast at 6 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center. "The storm already brought some isolated flooding and power outages to the southern Georgia coast overnight". The most serious warnings about Julia were downgraded after the storm weakened on Wednesday morning.

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Police Seek Lawrence Man in Connection with Methuen Murder

Rose was the mother of a 4-year-old boy who was home at the time of the attack, the Essex District Attorney's office said. Rosa has a lifetime restraining order against him from the state of NY. At one point during the attack, Delarosa ordered her to open a bag, where she found duct tape, rope, and zip ties, the documents state. DeLarosa's neighbors told FOX25 they saw him at his him with his son as recently as Friday.

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ME governor says will not resign amid racism flap

LePage says he was angry because he believed Gattine had called him a racist, something Gattine denies. In an interview Thursday, LePage told reporters he would like to duel the Democrat , who represents Westbrook. "We implore the governor to do the right thing". At a closed caucus, Maine House Republicans have resolved to vote against any proposal to bring the Legislature back for a special session to consider sanctions against Gov.

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All but one eligible Loudoun Public School receive full accreditation

Priority schools are comprised of the lowest performing five percent of Title I schools in Virginia. Sinai Elementary remains a priority school while Clays Mill Elementary remains a focus school for another year due to low standard of learning scores.

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Round 2? N.Y. Attorney General Is Investigating The Trump Foundation

Trump Foundation faces increased scrutiny over a $25,000 donation to Florida's attorney general in 2013, as well as reports questioning how the charity's money has been used over the years. Yahoo News reported last week that the Trump charity donated $100,000 to a conservative group that was suing Schneiderman as he was probing Trump University.

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UFC 203 suspensions: Overeem, 5 others out indefinitely

Overeem tried to advance and secure a guillotine, but he was unable to. 'He kicked harder than I thought, he did put me on my ass, didn't he?' said Miocic in his post-fight interview. The rules indicate that such a stoppage is not allowed, but the referee allowed it to happen. I felt fine, and he got me on that front headlock (guillotine choke) and I just kept scooting my right knee.

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Texas school shooter aimed to kill stepbrother, herself

The 14-year-old freshman arrived at Alpine High School last Thursday armed with a 9-mm. semi-automatic handgun and 18 rounds of ammunition from her home, according to a statement Tuesday from Alpine police. He did not say how investigators determined that the stepbrother was targeted. Authorities reported that neither the teenage shooter nor the 17-year-old junior knew each other.

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Miss America 2017: Miss Arkansas Savvy Shields Crowned The Winner

Gretchen Carlson, the 1989 Miss America and former Fox TV news anchor, made headlines recently by winning a $20 million settlement after filing a sexual harassment suit against her onetime employer. "Our country was founded on compromise, and we're living in a state now where both parties just seem to be yelling at each other". She is the 2011 Miss Kentucky Djuan Trent who finished in the Miss America top 10 that year, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

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Rodgers Leads Packers Past Jaguars

Missing from that assessment was Peppers, who played only 29 of 72 snaps (40 percent) and did not register a statistic. He was sacked once for no yards and didn't turn it over. This time, the Jaguars are cross-blitzing two linebackers up the middle in Telvin Smith (50, partially blocked by goalpost) and Posluszny (51). "I don't think we played very well offensively", Rodgers said afterward.

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"Finally, we know" - Minnesota man confesses to boy's 1989 killing

Heinrich has not been charged in that case, but authorities last summer searched his house for ties to the boy's disappearance. Heinrich described Jacob's final night in heartbreaking detail, with Jacob's parents, Patty and Jerry Wetterling, in the front row of the courtroom wearing pins with Jacob's face on them.

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First African-American, woman to lead Library of Congress sworn in

A program of outreach into neighborhoods served by the Pratt libraries included after-school centers for teens, offering homework assistance and college counseling; a program offering healthy-eating information for residents in areas with insufficient access to high-quality food; programming in Spanish; establishment of an electronic library and digitization of the Library's special collections.

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Calvin College earns number 1 ranking in college guide book

Western Michigan University lands at No. 194 in the ranking of "National Universities". "Our U.S. News ranking and high rankings from Washington Monthly, Forbes, Princeton Review, Money magazine and others add external, data-based validation for the strength of the Northwestern experience to what our graduates and students say".


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