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French women charged over terror plots

The auto with its licence plates removed and hazard lights on was found on 4 September, prompting an urgent police search. A fourth woman, 29-year-old Ornella Gilligman, was charged at the weekend after confessing she and Madani tried to set the auto on fire before fleeing after they saw a man they thought was a police officer approach the vehicle.

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Jailed Ohio kidnapping suspect points police to 3rd body

Grate then admitted he killed another woman in Mansfield in June. The woman was unable to provide her exact location in the call, aware only that the home was across the street from an Ashland Laundromat near Covert Court. The woman said in the call released by authorities Wednesday that she had been tied up in the house in Ashland in OH but partly freed herself to make the call while the man was asleep.

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Duterte wants United States forces out of southern Philippines

During the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and Related Summits in Vientiane last week, Duterte's spokesmen said the President failed to attend the ASEAN-U.S. Another Duterte spokesman, Ernesto Abella, said at a news conference that while Matobato "may sound credible, it is imperative that each and every one of us properly weigh whatever he said and respond right".

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Edward Snowden Demands Pardon from Obama

Snowden , a former National Security Agency contractor, leaked thousands of secret documents on USA government surveillance programs in 2013 and fled the country to China and later Russian Federation, where he lives in Moscow . Snowden has already been vindicated in multiple ways: A panel appointed by the president to review the NSA's surveillance program recommended dozens of reforms .

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Man strikes police officers with car outside Phoenix gas station

Surveillance video from a QuikTrip convenience store shows the three Phoenix police officers standing in the store parking lot when suddenly a vehicle plows into the officers. The officer that was thrown over the hood suffered a concussion and required additional treatment at the hospital. Court documents describe Payne as a transient.

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WH repeats veto vow for bill allowing 9/11 victim families to sue

However, Obama's veto could be overridden by a two-thirds majority in the Senate and House of Representatives. The White House has signaled President Barack Obama would veto the proposed law over concerns that it could open the USA up to similar lawsuits from other countries.

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Gary Johnson just has one simple question: 'And what is Aleppo?'

Journalist Mike Barnicle, who asked the Libertarian White House contender what he would do about the Aleppo crisis if elected, replied with an incredulous " you're kidding me", to Johnson's professed ignorance on the subject. "Yes, I understand the dynamics of the conflict in Syria", he said. Johnson paused and said: "And what is Aleppo? ". "And that's just part of the process".

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Mayor releases audit of Braintree Police Dept.'s evidence room

The audit focused on a period of time from 2013 to May of this year while Officer Susan Zopatti was assigned to oversee the evidence room. Braintree officials have asked Attorney General Maura Healey to investigate whether any crimes have been committed and are expected to release the results of the audit this week, the Globe reports .

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By the numbers: Trump has campaigned more than Clinton

The margin of error is 1.1 percentage points. FILE - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump adjusts his jacket as he speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 21, 2016. A poll released Wednesday morning, and conducted before Mrs. Clinton made her doctor's report public, suggested that the former first lady's medical issues are reinforcing a public perception that she is untruthful, a common refrain in surveys about the candidate .

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Tampon tax survives in California. Will it last in other states?

The tampon tax alone generates $20 million in revenue for the state each year. "Each of these bills creates a new tax break or expands an existing tax break", he wrote in a veto message. This is even more important when the state's budget remains precariously balanced. And Garcia issued a statement blasting Brown as being "on the wrong side of history".

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43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015: Census

Income in the median USA household peaked in 1999 at $57,909, the bureau says. Black families continue to be the poorest households by race, earning median income of $36,900 previous year, despite a 4.1 percent jump in income. 4 percent . "For low-income families that we work with", said Babcock, "their own earnings are not going up fast enough to make headway in that 97 hours a week they have to work to pay the rent on an apartment".

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Canyon County man catches Zika after traveling to Mexico

The case was a medical mystery from the beginning. The Zika virus is the most recent mosquito-borne virus outbreak. He said Malacca has seen 105,928 inspections and destruction of Aedes mosquitoes' breeding grounds, while 339,313 fogging activities have been done throughout the state.

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Man wanted for shooting and killing NC cop arrested in Rhode Island

Earlier in the evening Tuesday, North Carolina authorities arrested two people in connection with Officer Brackeen's death. Police in Charlotte confirmed Tuesday that two people were arrested - Casey Fenner of NY and Jolisa Peeler of Rhode Island.

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Clinton campaign releases new medical documents

Clinton unexpectedly left Sunday's 9/11 anniversary ceremony in NY after feeling "overheated", according to her campaign. A widely circulated video showed the Democratic presidential nominee stumbling into a black van as aides held onto her.

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Trump questions Obama's decision to campaign for Clinton

The Hillary Clinton campaign released a new batch of medical documents on Wednesday after a bout with pneumonia last week took her off the campaign trail. She was diagnosed with mild, non-contagious bacterial pneumonia, her doctor said, a step the campaign took after the candidate had to take three days off the campaign trail after almost collapsing at an event on Sunday.

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Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike, Gender Surgery Planned

Army promised her gender dysphoria treatment . The surgery is scheduled for April, according to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which represents Manning. However, in July it was reported the former intelligence analyst attempted suicide after being refused treatment for gender dysphoria, where one feels their psychological identity to be opposite to one's biological sex.

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Forum sets stage for debates between Clinton, Trump

At one point, she was asked about her plans for dealing with ISIS and Lauer asked her to answer the question "as briefly as you can". Trump praised Putin's reported 82 percent approval rating in Russian Federation, even calling him "a leader, far more than our president has been a leader".

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Utah case suggests Zika virus can infect through bodily fluids

Health officials are recommending that family contacts and close friends caring for Zika patients who are very sick avoid contact with the patient's bodily fluids and use good hand hygiene, said Angela Dunn, deputy state epidemiologist in Utah.

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At Least 1 Killed in Helicopter Crash in Florida

The crash occurred a 1:35pm Tuesday in a largely undeveloped area of Florida's Space Coast. "It's a larger, military-style helicopter". Palm Bay Police and Fire Department crews are on scene along with the Brevard County Sheriff's Office Star Helicopter and Brevard County Fire Rescue.

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Man wanted in officer's slaying captured arraigned

News 12 has learned the suspect's sister, Casey Fenner, of Baldwin, has been arrested for helping her brother flee from North Carolina. At the time of the shooting Fenner was wanted in case where he was accused of breaking into a home, holding the residents at gunpoint during a robbery.

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Russian Federation says to discuss extending Syria ceasefire with US

Peace appeared to be holding Tuesday, with no major violence reported on the first full day of a hard-won ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russian Federation. "It's crucially important [that] the necessary security arrangements" are made so the convoy can travel, Mr Ban said. The U.S. military is expected to reserve information on Islamic State extremists so it can continue targeting them from the air in northern and eastern Syria.

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Democratic vice presidential hopeful Tim Kaine campaigned in Michigan

In between his comments a narrator criticizes Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as someone who has been hostile to Latinos, contrasting his record with hers. "If you are chumming around with the head of the Klu Klux Klan, people who have that title, that's deplorable", Kaine said. Mr. Kaine said Mrs. Clinton will be back on the campaign trail soon, but he couldn't say when.

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Anne Holton champions Hillary Clinton during conversation with students at FAU

Turning to the subject at hand, the affordability of a college education, Mr. Kaine contrasted Mrs. Clinton's proposals with what he said was a "pattern" of behavior for Republican nominee Donald Trump . Kaine is the state's former governor and has a strong following among the state's Democratic base. A campaign official previously told PEOPLE that Clinton, 68, is taking two days off at home in Chappaqua, New York, but she was on the phone Monday morning making calls and would be phoning in ...

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NYC unveils massive new sculpture for Manhattan public plaza

Artisans are now fabricating pieces of the bronzed steel and concrete vessel in Monfalcone, Italy, but next year, workers will assemble the sculpture in the middle of the Hudson Yards' five-acre "public square and gardens". "I'm struck by the notion that this could be a place - yes, for people to be active - but also a place that will cause us to reflect and think", de Blasio said in his speech.

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14 students, 2 drivers hurt in school bus crash

The driver was extricated from the vehicle and taken to a Tomah hospital. He said students were transferred to another bus and transported to Tomah Memorial Hospital for further evaluation "out of an abundance of caution". Her vehicle, a1999 Buick went underneath the bus and she had to be extricated by the Jaws of Life. "We appreciate the rapid response by all first responders involved in the accident and the work of the staff at Tomah Memorial Hospital", he said.

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Hacked Powell emails blast Trump, Clinton

Leaked emails from former Secretary of State Colin Powell showed him strongly criticising Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, labelling him a "national disgrace and an worldwide pariah". Powell wrote in another email that Trump's attempts to win over black voters is a "schizo fantasy" because of "what he tried to do to Obama with his search for the birth certificate".

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Trump earns endorsement of 88 retired military leaders

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump participated in the town hall-style event, held aboard an aircraft carrier that is now the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump pledged to increase U.S. military spending - already at levels far higher than any other nation - and to demand a plan to beat the Islamic State group (IS) if he becomes president.

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Hillary Clinton releases updated health information

The statement says this is a non-contagious bacterial pneumonia and that Clinton was treated with Levaquin, which she has been advised to take for 10 days. Tim Kaine, also released his health information in a letter from Dr. Brian P. Monahan, the USA congressional physician. Clinton's medical history included deep vein thrombosis in 1998 and 2009, an elbow fracture in 2009, and a blood clot discovered in followups to her 2012 concussion, Bardack said a year ago.

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Clinton lead over Trump shrinks in Pa

Also, a survey by North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling, commissioned by the National Employment Law Project Action Fund on the role of the minimum wage in the election, shows that Clinton leads 48 to 43 percent. Trump's position at the top of the Republican ticket has also endangered party stalwart Sen. Coming to Donald Trump, present times for him look to be presenting a confusing picture causing some sort of a bit of concern among his well wishers, particularly from 9 August to 12 ...

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump trade shots in defence forum

Johonson said in his statement that he, "blanked", and added, "It happens and it will happen again during the course of this campaign". And yet, as Trump campaign finance chairman Steve Mnuchin stressed, the two candidates are virtually tied in some recent polls .

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Trump Unveils New Child Care Affordability Policies

Clinton has proposed a much more generous parental leave benefit - 12 weeks at two-thirds of salary, up to a cap - that would do more to make it affordable for parents to take time off after having a new child. Those savings accounts would be available to non-parents to care for their elderly parents as well, according to a background briefing by a campaign adviser.

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Health officials investigate mumps case at SUNY Oswego

A vaccine preventing mumps is required for school attendance. " Mumps is a contagious viral illness that can be spread by those infected through coughing, sneezing, talking, and sharing eating utensils or cups", said Oswego County Public Health Director Jiancheng Huang.

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Care Bears, Transformers among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

If it is chosen as the National Toy Hall of Fame's 2016 inductee, bubble wrap will join several other non-traditional toys, including the cardboard box, which was inducted in 2005, and the stick, which was inducted in 2008. Uno . The 1971 game where players dispose of the cards in their hands has sold steadily for more than four decades. Nominated by people from around the world, this year's list includes toys and pastimes such as Transformers action figures, Nerf products and the ...

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Barack Obama intervenes to halt Dakota Access Pipeline construction

Industry consultant Brigham McCown, a former acting administrator for the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, said the Obama administration's involvement has "changed the lay of the land forever" for infrastructure projects.

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Former AIG chief Hank Greenberg finally goes on trial

Former AIG boss Hank Greenberg is to go on trial in NY this week over a decade after civil charges were filed. Greenberg, 91, is facing civil charges from the New York Attorney General's Office of orchestrating a $500 million transaction to inflate the insurer's reserves and a $200 million transaction to hide underwriting losses.


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