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Misleading letters about voter registration being sent to Virginians

You have two options, you can request one online or vote in-person at your county or local elections office. All of that said , there still aren't many good reasons for not checking your voter registration status before October 11. This is the first presidential election where Minnesota will not need an excuse to vote early. Under the change, if a person decides to vote a straight party ticket, it will cast a vote for all candidates in that party, except for the at-large county council ...

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Pennsylvania mayor asked to resign for racist Facebook posts

Wasko also reposted an image of orangutans in a wheelbarrow with the caption " Moving day at the White House ". Another picture of a grinning chimpanzee doesn't have a caption, but a comment posted on the mayor's page on February 14 says, "Most think it is Obama's picture.sorry its Moochelles baby photo" - an apparent reference to First Lady Michelle Obama.

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Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended for rest of term

He can appeal to his own court, the Alabama Supreme Court. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary heard testimony surrounding allegations that Moore misused his office by trying to block gay couples from marrying in the state. "Because they would've seen it was absolutely clear that Justice Moore urged the state probate judges to defy a federal court injunction and to ignore the Supreme Court's decision in the Obergefell case".

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Wells Fargo in Trouble Again, This Time for Illegal Car Repossessions

Adding to negative sentiment in the banking sector, Wells Fargo & Co lost 2.07% after US lawmakers rebuked CEO John Stumpf over his handling of sales abuses. Ranking member Maxine Waters (D., Calif.), meanwhile, said the bank should be broken up. Though he's apologized, Stumpf is still undergoing intense questioning.

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California rocked by protests over unarmed black man's shooting

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Thursday in a statement to The Associated Press that Alfred Olango stopped reporting to officers in February 2015. But Olango's mother said after what happened she isn't sure where to go since she no longer feels safe. I thought a lovely nice country like this would protect us, we just need protection, that's all.

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Some Things To Know Before Watching Netflix & Marvel's 'Luke Cage'

Having already made his debut in Jessica Jones past year, Luke Cage (the character) set off for parts unknown at the end of that series. It was a role that got a lot of its effect from Colter's physical presence: Placed in the context of the chatty, mostly white lawyers on that Julianna Margulies series, Colter was required to be a variation on an old leading-man cliché: the strong, silent type.

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Philippines leader Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects

Now there is 3 million, there's a 3 million drug addict. "I'd be happy to slaughter them", Duterte said on Friday, speaking upon his arrival in Davao City , on the southern island of Mindanao. His comments drew immediate condemnation from Jewish groups in the U.S., Reuters reported . United States president Barack Obama, UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the European Parliament have all voiced concern.

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Justices take up trademark case that could affect Redskins

The court will hear arguments and decide the case in its coming term, which begins on Monday and ends next June. Through editorials, the band's website, and even a TED Talk , Tam has maintained that his band ― a self-described "Chinatown dance rock" outfit that happens to be made up of all Asian-American members ― exists to break down racial stereotypes about their ethnicity.

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Colin Kaepernick says he received death threats for protesting national anthem

That would move this movement forward at a greater speed than what it is even now. "To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way". His actions have sparked outrage and debate across the country about racial injustice in the US. Kaepernick then told the players because they protested in support of him at another game, "Ya'll inspired me what you did following that and standing up".

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Clown Threat Targets Schools

Two students were detained in connection to the threats. Police found no evidence to indicate anyone was doing anything menacing in or near the school, they said. That student could be in court Friday facing charges of terroristic threatening and inducing panic. "We will continue to be vigilant and act quickly when criminals threaten our community and our children".

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'Lyin' Ted' no more? Trump basks in glow of 'wonderful' Cruz endorsement

Cruz had held off on endorsing Trump for months after dropping out of the Republican primary for president. He said that Trump, on the other hand, "had his strongest debate performance of the election cycle", in which he "drew strong contrasts with Hillary on taxes, regulations, law and order, and the disastrous Iran deal".

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3 people, including teen girl, arrested for Calif. triple murders

The criminal case against three people arrested in the killings of a Fullerton couple and another man is likely to be handed to prosecutors Tuesday, police said. " Katlynn Goodwill Yost has been located and she is unharmed", Radus was quoted by the Associated Press as saying. Two children were present in the home and called 911 to report that their parents had died.

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School counselor talks student with gun out of shooting

During the conversation in her office, he said, Hudgens tried to discreetly text security to let them know about the situation, but she couldn't get a clear signal from inside her office. A hearing was scheduled to be held prior to a joint press conference with Breedlove and Cheatham County Schools officials. Hudgens, who said she's been with Sycamore for nearly 19 years, wasn't available for comment.

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Pipe bomb explodes at Jersey Shore town

It is not clear when the boardwalk and beach will reopen. In 2013, two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured 264. Earlier on Saturday, Al Della Fave , spokesman of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office, said the incident "did not appear to be a prank". The race had been delayed, so there were no crowds in the area at the time, according to authorities.

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Mall Shooting Suspect Charged With 5 Counts Of Murder

Prosecutors on Monday charged the man arrested after a deadly mall shooting with five counts of first-degree premeditated murder and said he confessed to the crime. He had also been arrested for drunk driving. Cetin was told by a judge last December not to possess a gun, but his stepfather urged the judge not to impose a no-contact order, saying his stepson was "going through a hard time ", the records said.

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Compares Drug Crackdown to Holocaust

And since he won the election in May, more than 3,000 suspected drug dealers and users have been killed and almost 700,000 others have surrendered in his crackdown, but he has asked for a six-month extension to finish the job. "In my meeting with President Tran Dai Quang, we committed to ramp up bilateral exchanges to boost our Strategic Partnership", President Duterte said in his arrival speech at the Davao International Airport at 2a.m.

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Hillary Clinton Zings Donald Trump for Saying Debate Microphone "Didn't Work"

It was a real problem. If Trump thought the moment was a mistake, there was no sign of that Tuesday morning, when he said in an interview on Fox News Channel: "She gained a massive amount of weight". There were a lot of people, both insiders, and voters who were viewing this debate as being a possible and very likely determination as to who will win the election in November.

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Trump barely edges Clinton in Georgia

In regards to "Nightly News" host Lester Holt , the moderator for the NY debate, Trump didn't appear pleased with the selection. Meanwhile, Clinton plans to speak about how her economic plans will support people with disabilities, according to the Associated Press.

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Overriding Obama's veto so victims can sue Saudi Arabia

Fifteen of the 19 attackers were Saudis, and US investigators looked into some Saudi diplomats and others with Saudi government ties who had contact with the hijackers after they arrived in the USA, according to now-declassified documents. "Wouldn't you know that Congress finally challenges President Obama on foreign policy, and it's in a bad cause that will harm United States interests".

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Hurricane Matthew now a Cat 2 with winds topping 100 mph

Additional strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Matthew could become a major hurricane later today or tonight, according to the National Hurricane Center. The Aruba weather service said the storm was expected to pass about 125 miles (200 kilometres) north of the island. Tropical storm watches are in effect for Curacao, Aruba and the Colombian and Venezuelan border to Riohacha.

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Climate Change Got 82 Seconds in the Presidential Debate

For John Hudak of the Brookings Institution in Washington, "you saw not a flawless performance by Hillary Clinton , but as much as an imperfect performance as you can imagine by her opponent". CNN's snap poll of debate-watchers (which skew about ten points more Democratic than representative samples of voters) showed Clinton "winning" by a 62 to 27 margin.

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Brown, Barrett lead No

Andrews totaled four receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown, while Miller added three catches for 72 yards and a score of his own. With those realities come an obvious set of completely different conversations, most of which will focus on Bob Stoops and his role in this whole mess.

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Leicester finds cure to Premier League woes with Champions League

Islam Slimani's first-half victor means Porto have just a point to their names after two games in Group G . Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri praised the resilience of his side after the Foxes made it back-to-back Champions League wins with victory over two-time European champions Porto .

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9-Year-Old Girl's Testimony About Police Killings in Charlotte Goes Viral

Last week's release of a cell phone video that Scott's wife recorded during the shooting gave the public its first view of the shooting scene and its aftermath. Did the gun get kicked away in the seconds after the shooting, or did an officer stand on it or pick it up perhaps? Keith Scott's wife filed the order October 5, saying that law enforcement officers who encounter him should be aware that he "carries a 9mm black" gun.

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Did Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump Win the First Presidential Debate?

The online survey , which gathered responses from more than 2000 people on Tuesday, found 56 per cent of American adults felt Clinton did a better job than Trump in the first of their three televised debates compared with 26 per cent who believed Trump did better.

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High court takes case akin to Redskins fray

In 2014, six trademarks owned by the Washington Redskins were cancelled by the USPTO after they were challenged by a group of Native Americans led by Amanda Blackhorse . The team sued, but a federal judge affirmed the legality of the USPTO's decision, while permitting the team to continue using the marks and suing infringers.

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Sizing up the Redskins' opponent - the Cleveland Browns

There's a lot of good football in Tannehill, but it's overshadowed by either the early mistakes and the Dolphins often fall behind or the late ones to cost them the game. Pryor was the reason why the Browns were even in this game in the first place, registering eight more targets than the next leading receiver on Sunday.

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1 dead, hundreds hurt as train rams station

It apparently knocked out pillars as it came to a halt in a covered waiting area, collapsing part of the roof onto the first vehicle. The debris killed an unidentified woman standing on the platform, the other injuries took place on the train, Christie said.

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Clemson's stout defensive front next in line to tame Louisville's Lamar Jackson

The contest also holds with it some serious stakes beyond the usual early-season bragging rights. After playing understudy most of his freshman season , Jackson took over for good when he replaced starter Kyle Bolin with Louisville trailing Kentucky by three touchdowns after one quarter last November.

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Clinton rallies early vote in Iowa

But, Trump admitted, he was also puzzled. "I had to put up with the anchor and fight the anchor all the time on everything I said", he said. In his opening remarks, Trump spoke of the opiate epidemic in New Hampshire that killed more than 400 people previous year alone.

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Trump campaign plans to attack Clinton with her husband's romantic scandals

He only weird and cantankerous comebacks. The highly-anticipated clash between Secretary Hillary Clinton and real estate developer Donald Trump lived up to the hype, if not in substance, necessarily, then certainly in heated television moments.

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Pressure builds on Germany to ready rescue Deutsche Bank

Also what remains to be seen is how much concern about Deutsche Bank will spread to other European banks, which aren't in the strongest position. One solution would be for the German government or some foreign sovereign wealth fund to buy a big chunk of equity in the bank, which would severely dilute the holdings of current shareholders, as the shares have plunged to record lows.

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Gary Johnson has 'Aleppo moment' when asked about his favorite foreign leader

The moment came when MSNBC host Chris Matthews transitioned to what he called a "lightning round" and asked Johnson to name his favorite foreign leader. Also, if you want to use Johnson's criteria of what is deemed racist then Fox would be found guilty. Late on Wednesday, Johnson's campaign manager Ron Nielson posted on Facebook that Johnson's inability to name a single leader "doesn't mean much".

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US Bill Impacts Saudi Bond Sale

The final vote was 97-1 against the veto, a blow to Saudi Arabia, a frequent US partner in the Middle East recently subject to harsh criticism in the US Congress. Sovereign immunity protects national governments from lawsuits against their will. The Obama administration has said the bill could endanger Americans working overseas.

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Christie told of Bridgegate scheme at 9/11 memorial

In his third day on the witness stand, Wildstein said that he and his boss at the time, former Port Authority Deputy Executive Director Bill Baroni, had been looking forward to telling Christie of the traffic jam and the unheeded pleas for help from their target, Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich, at the 12th anniversary ceremony of the September 11 attacks.


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