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United States govt approves Colonial gasoline line restart after leak - federal off

Do you have community news or events? The roughly 500-foot section of pipe that will serve as the bypass is now complete, and the company expects that will allow it to restart the main gasoline line, Colonial Pipeline spokesman Steve Baker told The Associated Press.

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Rudy Giuliani: Hillary Clinton 'too stupid to be president'

Undoubtedly, Giuliani still nurtures his own old grudge against Hillary Clinton , who ended his political career when she won the U.S. Senate seat he had coveted in 2000. Giuliani labeled Hillary Clinton " too stupid to be president " because she did not know about her husband's affair with Monica Lewinsky . Rudy and Hillary haven't always been on such bad terms.

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Glenn Beck: Ted Cruz is calculating, smarmy; I'm sorry I supported him

Mr. Cruz's turnaround, which he said was after "many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience", is also an indication of the thinking among many fence-sitters as election day approaches. The evening ended with Cruz being escorted out of the location with his wife and Trump assuring he didn't want or needed Cruz's support. By the conclusion of the interview, Beck seemed disenchanted with the former GOP candidate he had championed.

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Typhoon Megi slams into Taiwan

Almost three million households lost power during the height of the storm in Taiwan, but electricity was restored to almost one million of them by late Tuesday night, according to Taiwan's Central News Agency . Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau lifted the land typhoon warning Wednesday after the storm's eastern edge left the island. At least 329 people were injured and more than 14,000 evacuated, the government's Central Emergency Operation Centre said late on Tuesday.

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Officer seen in shooting video indicted on federal civil rights charges

Each count of the indictment is punishable by up to ten years in prison. No arraignment date has been set. Proano will appear in federal court next Thursday, when he will be arraigned before a magistrate judge at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse.

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Wake today for FDNY chief killed in house explosion

The building where Chief Fahy was killed. Fahy was rushed to The Allen Hospital at NewYork-Presbyterian in upper Manhattan where he was pronounced dead. Chief Fahy, a native of Rockland County, was assigned to Bronx Battalion 19. A fire department battalion chief described as a "rising star" by his department was killed in an explosion in the Bronx on Tuesday morning.

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Clinton brings back Sanders to help with millennium slide

The online poll, which gathered responses from more than 2,000 people on Tuesday, found that 56 percent of American adults felt that Clinton did a better job than Trump in the first of their three televised debates, compared with 26 percent who felt that Trump did better.

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Little girl slams Charlotte City Council to their faces

Noelle Talley, a spokeswoman for Cooper, said the attorney general was at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center last Thursday in his official capacity in the aftermath of last week's shooting of Keith Lamont Scott by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer.

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Clinton gets a post-debate boost in the polls

That, too, is a lie, and one she's reminded of every time she looks in the mirror. A letter writer claims that Clinton is a "terrific debater and leader" ("White evangelicals buoy Trump - in spite of everything they believe in", September 28), but what about all the lies she has told to all of us, including, some say, the Federal Bureau of Investigation? During a Wednesday afternoon rally in Iowa, the Republican nominee mocked his opponent for her previous bout with pneumonia when she ...

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Wells Fargo Announces $60 Million Clawbacks, But No 'Real Accountability'

The bank must pay a penalty of $185 million. San Francisco-based Wells Fargo suffered a major blow on Wednesday when State Treasurer John Chiang announced California is suspending some business dealings to punish the bank for creating fraudulent accounts for customers.

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Library book sale next week in Hays

The sale will run from 10 a.m.to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; 10 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 7; and from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m. Oct. 8. The sale is open from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. Friends of the Library members have the opportunity to be the first to purchase the donated items at the preview party from 7 - 9 p.m. Friday, Oct.

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Aledmys Diaz Granted Leave For Jose Fernandez Memorial

Diaz blasted a grand slam in the fourth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Reds at Busch Stadium. It turned around a Cincinnati lead, steered the Cardinals to a 12-5 victory and kept the locals wild-card relevant. After a strikeout of Stephen Piscotty, Jhonny Peralta hit a ball up the middle that shortstop Ivan De Jesus Jr. was able to get a glove on, but couldn't corral, leading to an infield single.

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Ted Cruz Endorsing Trump Is Your Daily Reminder That Everyone Caves Eventually

Some friends - loyal supporters of Cruz - have announced they're taking a break from politics, while others have remarked that this is yet another disappointment this election season - one they may not be able to overcome soon, if at all. " Marco Rubio , '" Beck shockingly stated. Cruz rocked the Republican National Convention in Cleveland by avoiding an endorsement of the nominee and instead urging delegates to 'vote your conscience'.

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Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after U.S. presidential debate

The Democrat asserted that she and her husband Bill , now millionaires, pay the highest marginal rate and still gave 10 percent of their income to charity on top of their contributions to the government. The stereotype of an obese, possibly bedridden hacker did not go over well with some members of 4chan, the anything-goes online forum that has originated numerous white-supremacist memes that have suffused the Trump campaign.

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Clinton, Sanders court millennials with free college plan

Inside a packed gymnasium here, attendees under the age of 30 - a demographic group that Clinton is struggling with - expressed lingering regret about Sanders' failed candidacy, and more importantly, nagging reservations about the Democratic nominee.

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Season-opening starting QB Blake Barnett transferring from Alabama

We'll find out Saturday night when top-ranked Alabama hosts Kentucky. "I think when I went back there and speaking to the coaches ahead of time, that's when I really started to figure out that that was the place I really wanted to be", Barnett told ESPN.com after announcing his college decision in July 2014.

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Mom missing at sea once said son was no killer

An audio recording released by the Coast Guard on Tuesday offers the most detailed description so far of the events leading to the sinking of the 31-foot aluminum boat , the Chicken Pox, around midday September 18. A search warrant shows investigators are looking to charge Carman with reckless endangerment. Police submitted an arrest warrant for him in the December 2013 murder, but the warrant came back unsigned with a request for more information.

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Warren says Wells Fargo CEO should resign

Stumpf said the fake accounts cost the bank both money and satisfied customers. According to the Associated Press, Wells Fargo employees allegedly opened millions of unauthorized accounts for customers in order to meet aggressive quotas set by executives at the company.

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U.S. to accelerate Thaad deployment following North Korea's fifth nuclear test

The North also carried out its fifth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. Russel said on Friday he was confident an agreement would be reached before long that would impose further sanctions and tighten existing ones. "They are not only not helping us, they are helping North Korea aren't they?" Last week, the USA and China vowed to coordinate more closely on addressing the nuclear threat posed by the reclusive regime.

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Ditka: 'I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick'

He said the police shooting of black man Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as he held his hands above his head, was a "perfect example" of what Kaepernick has been protesting. Kaepernick has since vowed to pledge $1 million to charities and organizations that further his cause. "He's at every meeting". We all have inalienable rights as a citizen in this country and they're being violated.

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California mountain homes threatened by destructive wildfire

As one local resident and evacuee, 67-year-old Dave Norman, tells the Chronicle , "I've done this drill before", likely referring to fires that struck the area in 2008 and 2009, as well as the huge and destructive Lexington Fire in 1985. To the north, embers from eucalyptus trees engulfed in flames spread to 13 homes, destroying four houses in a Petaluma, California neighborhood of modest homes bordered by a major highway, authorities said.

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Investigation expands on Vermont man who had been missing at sea

The developmental disorder surfaced during a 2013 investigation into the murder of his millionaire grandfather, John Chakalos, 87, who was shot in his home. "Have you found her?" he asked. His mother was never found and is presumed dead. A woman who works at the marina said Carman rented a slip there for the season.

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One Air Force pilot dead, another hurt after ejecting in California

The two-seater plane was carrying an instructor and a student. The plane had just taken off on a training mission from nearby Beal. The injured co-pilot suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is recovering at a local hospital. U-2 planes are still flying high, after being introduced almost six decades ago. Broadwell said , this incident is very disastrous and tough for us to conquer and I am sure that U-2 squadrons in all over world come up with stronger.

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Snapchat introduces Spectacles - and they're pretty damn awesome

The Wall Street Journal reported that Spectacles are expected to be available this fall at a price of $130. "It's about us figuring out if it fits into people's lives and seeing how they like it". The glasses record circular video, such that it plays full-screen on any device in any orientation. Snapchat have released a couple of teaser videos that reveal the Snapchat Spectacle experience first-hand.

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Will son whose mom went missing during fishing trip face charges?

Carman hadn't been charged as of Wednesday morning. Prosecutors rejected the request, sighting a need for more evidence. Carman said Wednesday that the suspicions being raised about his trip had compounded his grief. In New Hampshire, Carman had also purchased a rifle of the same caliber used in the homicide, the warrant stated. That case is still open and considered on going.

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Cubs rout Pirates 12-2 for 100th win behind Baez's six RBIs

Tuesday: Szczur went 0 for 2 with a strikeout after entering the Cubs' 6-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning as a pinch-hitter. Yet the veteran pitcher opted for the Chicago Cubs . "I don't know what we think right now, except that it wasn't bad". Kris Bryant hit a two-run home run, his 39th, in the sixth to draw within one of NL leader Nolan Arenado of Colorado.

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Senate Votes to Give Obama His First Veto Override

If the veto override is successful in the House and the Senate, the bill will become law because two-thirds of both chambers have agreed to pass the bill despite the president's objection. The legislation, known as the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act , or JASTA, was sponsored by New York Sen. One Republican senator was quoted as saying he was "not quite sure what the bill actually did", Earnest said.

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County says settlement isn't final in Sandra Bland wrongful death lawsuit

Booking papers released by the Waller County Sheriff's Office show that when Bland was admitted to jail she told a guard she previously tried to commit suicide. The Public Safety Department said in a statement that it had not settled any litigation and was not party to this agreement, though it is named as a defendant in the suit.

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Arizona Newspaper Breaks With Tradition, Backs Clinton

He calls people names because he knows he can get away with it. "If the election is rigged, I would not be surprised", he said in an interview with The Washington Post . "Trump can't command his own rhetoric", the newspaper argues. Clinton is a near-lock in her home-state of NY, where she's leading by about 20 percentage points .

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Nebraska governor says he'll meet with protesting Huskers' player

Well, how did you reach that because at the end of the story you are saying what should be done about it - the regents do about? College campuses, as much as any space, must be places where robust, even uncomfortable, debate is welcomed and encouraged.

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Change your smoke alarm batteries October 29

According to Carli, that lack of awareness means some US homes may have smoke alarms that have outlasted their full functionality, putting people at increased risk in the event of a home fire. Don't wait, check the date of your smoke alarms. As a part of our work to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, the Red Cross and our partners are educating the community and providing vital information on fire safety and the importance of maintaining working smoke alarms.

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Thousands Evacuated, National Guard Deployed as Iowa Braces for Major Flooding

The rise of the water appeared to be slowing, though it had reached sandbags and barriers in some areas by Monday night, Winter said. City crews pumped water back into the river Tuesday in downtown and surrounding neighborhoods, which were largely abandoned as residents heeded the city's call to evacuate.

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JASTA Becomes Law as Congress Overrides Obama Veto on 9/11 Bill

Both the House and Senate voted decisively to reverse Obama's decision to scuttle the legislation. But he says the right and harder thing to do would have been to let his veto stand. Saudi Arabia has also been eagerly courting investment by top US companies such as General Electric Co to help diversify its economy beyond oil, and a trade or investment war with the United States could damage its economic reform drive.

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FDNY battalion chief killed in Bronx house explosion amid drug lab investigation

Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran with the FDNY, was struck with debris from the exploding home at 300 W. 234th Street as he directed operations from outside the home. "I can say he died doing what he loved doing and following a family tradition, a very noble tradition", said de Blasio. "It's a loss for the Fire Department family", he said.

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Sanders fans slowly come around to Clinton

The former opponents sat on stage for a panel discussion on ways to make college more affordable in the battleground state. For Sanders and Clinton, who famously have Yin-and-Yang temperaments and share little aside from a begrudging mutual respect, their appearance together was a marker in how much has changed since the competitive primary months.


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