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Feds argue against pipeline injunction, support new review

Stopping the project now would cost $1.4 billion the first year, mostly due to lost revenue in hauling crude oil, the AP reported. Dozens of demonstrators in Lancaster as well as in Lebanon County took part in a national day of action in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Native American tribe, who is leading the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota.

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Trump discusses his health while taping 'The Dr. Oz Show'

In the letter dated September 13, which comes as both he and Hillary Clinton move to disclose new details about their health, Trump's longtime doctor Harold N. Oz is going to say", Kilmeade said, citing his earlier conversation with Oz. His doctor said in a letter that Trump takes a cholesterol-lowering drug and a "low dose aspirin".

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For Donald Trump, projection emerges as top campaign tactic

Hillary Clinton used humor Friday to address her recent pneumonia diagnosis, telling an audience of black women in Washington that the upside was that it "finally got some Republicans interested in women's health". I've always thought him both honorable and amiable, and I accept his friends' assessment that he took the job in hopes of changing Trump. "These were the people Hillary Clinton so viciously demonized", Trump said.

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Philadelphia shooting: 2 cops shot by gunman as seven hurt

The gunman was killed in the shootout, though he managed to injure Officer Eddie Miller of the University of Pennsylvania Police, who is now also in the hospital in stable condition. Police say the woman died and the man was in critical condition. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts.

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Missed opportunities haunt Miami Dolphins against Seattle Seahawks

But I mean if you're a Detroit Lions fan, they seem like a shining beacon of football greatness. He's going to make it through it. The quarterback suffered a sprained ankle during the third quarterback of the Seahawks 12-10 win against Miami Dolphins.

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Trump Criticizes Flint Pastor But Misstates Key Facts About Their Encounter

We have our chance to show Donald Trump that this nation is filled with intelligent, wise, black citizens of integrity, many of whom will live here in Flint , Michigan. "I noticed she was so nervous when she introduced me". "I can only say in the strongest of terms that we can fix this problem, it's going to take time , it's fantastic the damage that's been done.

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Trump calls pastor 'nervous mess' after she interrupts

Faith Green Timmons looked like a "nervous mess" and had planned to embarrass him after he began speaking. "Thank you. Thank you, Pastor", Trump responded. "The United Methodist Church has open hearts, open doors and open minds". "Had he stuck to what his camp claimed he came to do", Timmons wrote afterward on Facebook , "we would not have had a problem!" "That's not only insulting, it's dead wrong", she continued.

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Texas poll: Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 7

Thirty nine percent of likely voters rated Donald Trump "honest and trustworthy", while 33 percent of likely voters believe those terms apply to Hillary Clinton. Forty percent of likely voters favor the former Secretary of State compared to 37 percent who back the NY businessman. Clinton continues to be dragged down by voters' mistrust in her, but she still maintains more pathways than Trump to the 270 electoral college votes needed to win the White House.

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N Carolina Governor: Charlotte Must Act Before Repeal Talk

It also bans transgender people from using gender-appropriate bathrooms, if the bathroom corresponds to anything other than their sex at birth. National criticism from gay-rights groups, corporate CEOs and politicians led to the cancellations of events and lawsuits to overturn the law.

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OH boy, 13, shot to death by police after pulling BB gun

Micheal Bell, founder of the football team, told the Dispatch that King was a hard-working, first-year player with an infectious smile. Columbus Police Crime Scene Search Unit are seen on Hoffman Avenue on September 15, 2016, near the scene of a police shooting of 13-year-old Tyree King in Columbus , Ohio .

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Clinton returns to campaign trail for 1st time since revealing pneumonia diagnosis

Clinton's physician also found that the remainder of the Democratic candidate's complete physical exam was " normal " and that she is in " excellent mental condition ". The show airs tomorrow. At that time, Clinton regularly took Armour Thyroid, antihistamines, Vitamin B12 and Coumadin, an anticoagulant. She will deliver speeches in the coming days on the economy and national service, her campaign said.

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2 police officers shot in West Philadelphia, suspect killed

A University of Pennsylvania police officer, identified as 56-year-old Eddie Miller , was was hit in the leg and buttocks. Both officers were in stable condition early Saturday at Penn Presbyterian Hospital. Police said they found a "rambling" note at the scene and believe it was written by the still-unidentified gunman expressing hatred towards police and naming a probation officer.

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Anti-cop note found at scene of deadly rampage

Both officers were transported to Penn Presbyterian Hospital and are in stable condition. Two police officers and three other people suffered gunshot wounds before police killed the suspect, an unidentified man, in an alleyway. She later died; he was in critical condition. Police also said they believe that the gunman was acting alone and no one else is involved in the incident.

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"South Park" mocks Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest on Comedy Central

They said they meant to kneel and asked their teammates to join them. Terri Barbour, 42, who identifies as an African-American, said she supports Kaepernick. Although, there are also opinions that respect and/or support his protest. Kaepernick did a courageous act. I do know it will be a process, and it is not something that will change overnight.

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USA election: Trump accepts Barack Obama was born in US

Yeah, take their guns away. After falsely accusing Clinton of opposing the 2nd Amendment (she supports the right to own firearms, but supports tighter gun controls), the Republican nominee said his rival "goes around with armed bodyguards like you have never seen before".

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Gary Johnson won't be debating Clinton and Trump

The nominees of the Libertarian and Green parties will not appear in the first presidential and vice-presidential debates after decisively missing the 15 percent polling threshold established by the Commission on Presidential Debates . In addition, only the major party candidates, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine, have qualified for the vice-presidential debate to take place on October 4 at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia.

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Trump Surprises Dr. Oz with Results from Physical Exam

The show was taped Wednesday and aired Thursday. It started to get tense when the reporter, Prachi Gupta , asked whether Trump's maternity leave policy would apply to same-sex couples. "Now the cars are made in Mexico and you can't drink the water in Flint". Trump's visit to Flint, like his one last month to flood-stricken Louisiana, is bound to produce images aimed at persuading Americans that the celebrity businessman can appear presidential.

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Woman killed in Philly rampage; gunman dead

The chase ended when the gunman exchanged gunfire with police in an alley, wounding a University of Pennsylvania police officer. Authorities say a man who went on a shooting rampage through the streets of Philadelphia wounded two police officers, killed a woman and injured three other people before police fatally shot him.

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Cubs win on Montero homer, then celebrate division title

The Cubs came in every day expecting the unexpected, with the only real pressure trying to find pajamas, track suits or Miami Vice outfits on their road trips. The Cubs clinched the National League Central with Friday's win that featured some late inning offense to steal the win. But those fans got what they wanted a little later in the evening when the Giants beat the Cardinals 6-2 in San Francisco, mathematically eliminating St.

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Tennessee DB Malik Foreman suspended from Ohio game

The Tennessee Volunteers (2-0) outlasted Virginia Tech Hokies , 45-24, last week. It is critical that the Volunteers avoid yet another slow start on Saturday. OH leads the Mid-American Conference with 283 yards rushing per game and is one of six Football Bowl Subdivision teams that haven't allowed a sack yet this season.

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ACC Relocating Neutral-Site Championships for 2016-17 Season

The game is set for December 3, and ACC comish John Swofford says a new location for the game will be announced at a later date. For more than 60 years, ACC headquarters have been located in nearby Greensboro, which is also where early rounds of the NCAA men's basketball tournament would have been held in March before the decision.

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Back to work: Congress returns to Washington ahead of election

Nelson said he wants Zika funding and will consider anything, including offsets in a compromise bill, but not the Republican political riders. Marco Rubio , accused Democrats of trying to score political points by blocking the bill. Democrats have rejected that provision, saying many lower-income women rely on Planned Parenthood for their health-care needs, particularly in Puerto Rico, where Zika infections are becoming widespread.

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Third-Party Candidates Fall Short Of Presidential Debate Threshold

Johnson had 8.4% support in the average of the most credible polls, while Stein had 3.2%. "Accordingly, Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, and Donald Trump and his running mate, Mike Pence , qualify to participate in the September 26 presidential debate and the October 4 vice presidential debate, respectively", the board said in a statement.

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Donald Trump Closes Gap With Hillary Clinton in New Poll

Florida: Clinton, 43; Trump , 43; Johnson, 8; Stein, 2. Twelve percent support Johnson and 4 percent support Stein. Clinton also led in North Carolina , 47 percent to 43 percent, in the Quinnipiac poll . That lead remains in a four-way race with Clinton at 44 percent support, Trump at 39 percent. The results represent an essential tie with the poll's 3.5 percent margin of error for registered voters and plus or minus 3 percent for all respondents.

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Trump's comments on Clinton's Secret Service draw criticism

Trump believes that President Obama was born in the United States". One recent poll has shown Clinton as having more support from people under 30 than Trump - but well below the levels Barack Obama achieved. Secret Service still spoke with the Trump campaign about the comment. Clinton has called for tighter access to guns, including universal background checks, but has never said she planned to get rid of the Second Amendment.

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Feds Offer Assistance To Displaced ITT Tech Students

Students we talked to are concerned because they said a lot of the classes here won't transfer to a junior college or four-year university. In August, the U.S. The college says the closures are due to an investigation and sanctions by the U.S. Department of education over recruiting and accounting practices at the school.

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Missouri lawmakers override veto of voter photo ID bill

The Legislature responded in each of those sessions by overriding a record number of vetoes. An override requires a two-thirds majority in each chamber, which Republicans have in both the House and Senate without having to enlist support from across the aisle.

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Bill Clinton: Hillary Is 'Feeling Great'

Hillary Clinton at the CNN Democratic Debate at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Tuesday, October 13, 2015. "If Secretary Clinton is elected president, the changes outlined here will be implemented and CHAI would become an organization completely independent of the Clinton Foundation", the statement said.

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Appeals court: Precise standard for OH ballots a burden

After a nightmare of an election night in 2004 where some OH voters waited in line for 12 hours, the state added more days to vote. Democrats charge that Republicans pushed for the new law because a disproportionate numbers of African Americans, who were exerting a growing political influence in the state in support of President Barack Obama, had come to rely upon more early vote opportunities.

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USA election: Clinton security should be disarmed, says Trump

Speaking from a black women's agenda symposium in Washington , Clinton was just blocks away from Trump's new DC hotel - where he countered her claim of racism. Black Congressional leaders, who view Trump's birther controversy as an intentional effort to discredit the nation's first black president, assailed Trump immediately.

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Missouri Southern addition to be named after Gov. Nixon

The Legislature overrode Nixon's veto action on a total of 13 vetoes in Wednesday's session, making the sitting governor the most overridden chief executive in Missouri history, according to The Washington Post. Chappelle-Nadal added: " The targets in our area are black boys, not pheasants ". According to the National Rifle Association, there are 30 states where a "stand your ground" measure, or something similar, is in effect.

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Daredevil successfully powers rocket over Snake River Canyon

It launched off a steep ramp on the edge of the canyon rim just before 4 p.m.as hundreds of onlookers watched. On Sept. 8, 1974, Knievel failed to reach the north wall of the canyon when the rocket cycle's parachute deployed early and stopped the ship's forward thrust.

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Third-party candidates excluded from 1st presidential debate

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson has secured ballot access in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, his campaign has announced , making him the first third-party candidate in 20 years to do so. Johnson has publicly said that being excluded from the debates would doom his campaign. The debates are a crucial piece to democracy as they allow for a free exchange of ideas that inform the public, and our votes mean nothing unless we know who we can vote for, which is not only ...

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Nixon makes budget cuts after lawmakers enact tax breaks

HB 1931 [materials] requires individuals to present a government-issued photo ID in order to vote, which the governor stated would cause unnecessary harm [veto letter, PDF] to vulnerable populations. But lawmakers contend that's flawed, because disaster payments were significantly lower in other years. "The basis of this whole bill is that it allows law-abiding citizens to protect themselves and their families", said Republican sponsor Sen.

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Pence refuses to call former KKK leader 'deplorable'

Cruz left the meeting without answering questions about whether he would endorse, or even vote, for Trump. In recent weeks, Trump has suggested that Clinton lacked "the stamina" to president and criticized her campaign schedule. A number of prominent white nationalists have said publicly they're backing Trump, among them former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke. Clinton triggered a political controversy on Friday after she called half of Trump's supporters "deplorable".


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