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How You Can Register to Vote

If you're not registered to vote in the November election, now is a good time to do so. State officials are launching a new website called "Ya'll Vote". But numerous measures he championed, including online registration and early voting, died in the House. Below is a link to the my voter page where you can register to vote if you haven't already.

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Kidnapping suspect points to remains of 3rd person

The dispatcher eventually convinces the woman to leave the room after she hears that officers have arrived. "They have her", the dispatcher said. Stanley's sister had told the Mansfield News Journal the 43-year-old had been missing since Thursday and was last seen at an Ashland gas station when she got a flat tire.

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Sanctions relief on agenda as Myanmar's Suu Kyi meets Obama

The decision by the White House ends almost three decades of strained diplomatic relations with Myanmar, which was known as Burma until 1989. "15,000 refugees are resettled in the US every year". USA companies and banks have remained leery of involvement in one of Asia's last untapped markets. A White House statement said the USA would reinstate Myanmar to the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP), which provides duty-free treatment for goods from poor and developing countries.

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White House: Obama would veto bill allowing 9/11 families to sue Saudis

There's strong bipartisan support for the bill in Congress, and lawmakers appear to have the votes to override a potential veto. "This bill passed overwhelmingly in the U.S. The vote comes just three days before the 15th anniversary of the attacks, in which 2,996 people were killed. The legislation would eliminate sovereign immunity for foreign governments in cases involving terrorist attacks within the United States, the Washington Post reports.

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Chilling 911 call reveals details of abducted woman's rescue in Ashland

Investigators also found the remains of two other people, Chief David Marcelli said. The woman who made the 911 call she had been tied up but partly freed herself in a bedroom to make the call while her captor was asleep in the room. That's when, ABC News Go reports that she called to say she'd gotten a flat. Stacey Stanley (pictured) was last seen on September 8, with a flat tire at a gas station in Ashland, Ohio .

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Bayer and Monsanto agree to merge

Combined with its debt acquisition in the company, Bayer will be purchasing Monsanto for $66 billion Dollars. But Monsanto's market leadership in agricultural seeds and chemicals makes it a highly strategic acquisition for Bayer AG, which itself is a dominant crop chemical company.

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UFC 203 Recap: Stipe Miocic Shines In "The Land", Finishes Alistair Overeem

The Cavaliers won a team title a few months later, but Miocic was first. A still-groggy Overeem claimed he felt his opponent tap out while in a guillotine choke early in the first round. With the UFC Heavyweight Championship online the line, the stakes couldn't be higher for Miocic, the current reigning champ. I'm supremely disappointed but the answer to your question (what would he change about his process) is aside from the outcome I wouldn't change anything for the world.

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Hillary Clinton recovering and 'fit to serve as president', says doctor

She spoke on the Tom Joyner radio show. In a statement, Ms Clinton's physician Dr Lisa Bardack said a physical exam conducted on Wednesday was "normal" and found the Democratic nominee "in excellent mental condition". "I don't think so". Her campaign said later in the day that the former secretary of state had been diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. Clinton's congestion got worse and she developed a cough , wrote Bardack, saying Clinton was examined again September 9.

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Trump calls MI pastor 'nervous mess' after she interrupts his speech

OK". Timmons, in a statement provided at the event, noted her church welcomes "all people". The church released a statement before Trump , appeared stating, "Trump's presence at Bethel United Methodist in no way represents an endorsement of his candidacy".

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Newly Revealed: The Sugar Industry Has Been Paying off Scientists for Decades

A researcher at the University of California, San Francisco recently discovered documents from inside the sugar industry that suggest five decades of research on the relationship between nutrition and heart disease (the leading cause of death globally) may have been largely influenced and manipulated by the sugar industry.

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House passes contentious VA reform legislation

The House on Tuesday will take up another of a string of bills created to give the Department of Veterans Affairs a freer hand in disciplining its employees for poor performance or misconduct - provisions the Obama administration has opposed, although not to the point of threatening a veto.

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ACLU Calls On Obama To Pardon Edward Snowden

It also comes at a time when US authorities are investigating whether hackers backed by Russian spy agencies have been interfering with the USA presidential campaign by stealing and releasing documents and emails principally to embarrass Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

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Donald Trump continues new trend -- don't attack Hillary Clinton for getting sick

The poll shows that in a two-person race, if the election were held today, Trump would have the support of 48 percent of survey respondents, while Clinton could count on 43 percent of respondents. In Florida, Clinton leads by 2.7 points in the RealClearPolitics average , down from 4.5 points in early August . Clinton also holds an 8-point lead in MI, another Rust Belt state that Trump has circled as potentially fertile ground for his populist pitch.

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Trump tries to repurpose Clinton's attacks against her

While some of Clinton's positions have been criticized for vagueness, her campaign has produced so many pages of policy that they've been turned into a book. Trump reviewed some of his medical history on The Dr. Oz Show , which he taped on Wednesday. At a campaign rally in Nevada, Bill Clinton announced that Hillary was feeling fine and added that he didn't understand what the big deal was over her having the "the flu".

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Is this the worst roommate ever? College freshman emails specific living demands

Her requests include: "I'll take the top bunk of the bunk bed that has a bottom and top bunk". I DO NOT want the single bunk where it has a desk underneath the top bunk so don't try to leave me that. I don't like being ignored because that's just rude, but that's what you both made a decision to do so I chose to make it clear now on the kind of person I am and what I will and will not take.

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Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor - But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter

Trump made two stops in the city - including a quick trip to a water plant - in an attempt to court black voters who nearly entirely support his rival, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. " Something was up ", Trump agreed. "Now cars are made in Mexico, and you can't drink the water in Flint ". To sum up: The woman pastor of a church in Flint, Michigan , politely asked Trump to stop politicking from the pulpit.

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NH paper bucks 100-year tradition, backs Gary Johnson over Donald Trump

California demanded that independent candidates collect 178,039 signatures, more than any other state. Gallup polls consistently show that at least 47 percent, usually well over 50 percent, of Americans believe a third choice for president is needed.

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Union Leader breaks with 100-year tradition, endorses Gary Johnson

Trump, on the other hand, is "a liar, a bully, a buffoon", who has "changed political views nearly as often as he has changed wives". Running on the Libertarian Party ticket, Johnson and Weld don't stand a chance, unless American voters demand better than the awful candidates foisted on them by the two major political parties.

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RG3's career back in limbo after injury

Griffin was injured on a run late in a 29-10 season-opening loss in Philadelphia . With the game winding down, however, and Griffin running toward the sideline, he failed to get out of bounds and absorbed a hard hit that injured his shoulder.

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First openly gay contestant to compete for Miss America

Kristina Ferraro , owner of the studio and a former Miss Staten Island herself will produce this year's show, assisted by Stephanie Accardo , a former Miss Richmond County and Carmine DBetta , vice president of the Pageant Board. Jackson called her swimsuit win 'a blessing'. Grace Burgess , 22, took home the Miss Tennessee title back in June, and this Sunday on ABC 7 she'll compete for Miss America.

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Organizations launch campaign seeking presidential pardon for Snowden

The 33-year-old addressed a New York City news conference where advocates from the American Civil Liberties Union , Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International announced an online petition drive to urge President Barack Obama to pardon Snowden before he leaves office.

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Census shows California is still the hub of USA poverty

Poverty levels dropped by 1.2 percent from 14.8 percent in 2014 to 13.5 percent previous year, the biggest drop recorded since 1999, with 43.1 million people living below the poverty line - 3.5 million less than in 2014 and only 1 percent more than in 2007.

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Congressional Gridlock Over Zika Funding Could End Soon

There is an internal debate to pass only a measure that would only fund the government for a short period of time and therefore require Congress to re-examine the budget after the November election. The Zika threat hasn't gripped the public as Ebola did two years ago, but pressure is building as dozens of mosquito-transmitted Zika cases have been confirmed in the political battleground state of Florida since lawmakers left Washington in July.

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Police catch alleged serial killer in OH after woman's 911 call

Police released the 911 call they received from a woman Tuesday morning who was being held against her will in Ashland. It's unclear whether Grate has an attorney. At one point in the call, there is about 8 minutes of silence because the woman feared she had woken him up while speaking on the phone. The coroner hadn't determined Stacey Stanley's cause of death or identified the second body in the home, police said.

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Why Oklahoma Is Seeing More Earthquakes

Saturday, tying a record set in 2011 for the strongest such tremor in Oklahoma history, according to the National Weather Service. Prior to the September 3 quake, which occurred as the result of shallow strike-slip faulting about 15 kilometres northwest of the town of Pawnee, the surrounding area of Oklahoma and Kansas has hosted close to 80 other magnitude 4 or larger events over the preceding decade, USGS reported .

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Driver may have had medical episode in school bus crash at DIA

Driver Kari Chopper somehow crashed into a concrete bridge in the passenger pick up area and was killed. The students were returning from a football game in California, and the vehicle was circling back to the airport when it crashed . Investigators want to know why the driver circled back to DIA after picking up the team. The driver's identity hasn't been released. "(The driver) ran off the right side of the roadway", Denver Police Sgt.

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Boy, 13, fatally shot by cop had pulled out BB gun

They spoke to the victim of an armed robbery, who described a group who had approached him and demanded money after showing him a gun. "Our officers carry a gun that looks practically identical to this weapon", she said, holding the printed image up for cameras.

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The Street is Bullish on Philip Morris (PM)

Philip Morris is Herzog's top long-term stock pick; she's predicting its price will increase to $114.00 to $116.00 per share. The stock's market capitalization is 156.13B. Analytic Investors LLC now owns 1,407,638 shares of the company's stock worth $143,185,000 after buying an additional 1,222,768 shares in the last quarter.

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Clinton's doctor: She's healthy and fit to serve as president

Clinton is a healthy 67-year-old female whose current medical conditions include hypothyroidism and seasonal pollen allergies", Bardack wrote . "Candidates for at least a generation now - again, in both parties - have voluntarily released these tax returns and made them publicly", he added.

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Boy, 13, fatally shot by police after pulling out BB gun

The Columbus Police Department said it will investigate the shooting. Sean Walton declined to discuss any previous interaction Tyree had with police, but he emphasized that Tyree didn't have any violent criminal history. She said the BB gun that the boy, Tyree King, allegedly had "looks practically identical" to the type of handgun that Columbus police carry. The shooting in Ohio's capital city comes amid intense scrutiny nationwide on how officers use deadly force, an issue that prompted ...

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Trump and Clinton spar over ISIS and foreign policy

Clinton's campaign manager went on to attack Trump Thursday morning on GMA , arguing that Trump doesn't have a strategy to combat ISIS. The issue has raised questions about whether she can be trusted to serve as president. It was unclear why Lauer didn't bring up the Stern interview - though Clinton herself had said that Trump was dishonest when he said he opposed the invasion all along.

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Trump's Cool Reception At Flint Black Church Underscores Uphill Election Day Battle

She has not responded to Tump's comments Thursday. "Then I'm going to go back on to Flint ". "It doesn't bother me", an obviously bothered Trump said about being interrupted . "She was like a nervous mess, and so I figured something was up". At the church , Trump was introduced by longtime Ben Carson adviser Armstrong Williams and initially won applause.

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USC football player Osa Masina charged with rape in Utah

Masina, who is also under investigation for an alleged sexual assault in California, was barred from setting foot on the campus last week after previously being removed from the team. Masina allegedly then raped the woman again in Cottonwood Heights, Utah on July 26, according to the warrant. According to the affidavit in support of a search warrant served in Los Angeles, the alleged victim contends that Masina gave her two Xanax pills in early July and it made her feel like she "wasn't in ...

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27 wounded in explosion near ruling party headquarters in east Turkey

Police fired water cannon and tear gas to disperse demonstrators outside local government buildings in Suruc on the Syrian border as new administrators took over, security sources said. Gulen denies any involvement. Being elected a mayor does not mean you can do anything you want. More than 81,000 people working for Turkey's institutions and security forces, including judges, teachers, police and journalists, were fired just after the failed coup.

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Bayer CEO Sets Course With Monsanto Deal

The companies also compete in selling herbicides, though Monsanto's herbicide - Roundup - is a commodity product with lots of generic competition from other suppliers, while Bayer produces more advanced weed-killer, he said. Grant said on a Wednesday call that the merger would help the city become a "global centre" for the seed business, adding, "This is good news for St Louis".


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