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Duterte Invokes Hitler in Defense of Killing Drug Users, Pushers in Philippines

Lauder was quick to respond to Duterte's remarks. He added he sought to "finish the problem of my country and save the next generation from perdition". Duterte has said in the past that his many threats against drug dealers and users are meant to scare them from participating in the trade. "Do not be the policeman because you do not have the eligibility to do that in my country", he said in response to criticisms from U.S.

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Clinton Improves Edge Over Trump in New National Poll

Among likely voters, 42 percent supported Ms. Clinton, 38 percent supported Mr. Trump, 7 percent supported Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and 3 percent supported Jill Stein of the Green Party. Mason-Dixon Polling & Research conducted its latest sampling of 820 registered voters in Florida via cell and landline telephone interviews from September 27 to 29.

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Alabama Chief Judge Goes Before Ethics Panel

Moore issued an adminstrative order pointing out that the Alabama Supreme Court had not rescinded state law upholding natural marriage, and therefore the judges were bound by that law. Moore said he was simply informing the probate judges of case law, though, not telling them how to do their jobs. Moore's lawyer, Mat Staver, told the court that Moore's order was merely a "status report" that "did not order them to disobey anything".

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Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore suspended over stance on gay marriage

Testifying in his defense, Moore contended that his January order merely meant to clarify that the Alabama Supreme Court still had to decide what to do with its earlier order upholding the state's gay marriage ban in light of the Obergefell decision.

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United States top court to hear trademark row over band The Slants

The trademark disputes started when the Patent and Trademark Office denied protection to both the band and the team under part of a federal law , the Lanham Act, that bars federal registration of trademarks that disparage, among others, "institutions, beliefs or national symbols".

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Christie again denies knowing of traffic plot

Chris Christie. He added that he told Schuber that the order for the lane closures "came from the governor's office". Aron: I'd say this was explosive testimony here in Newark federal court from David Wildstein today. According to Wildstein, Christie responded by saying "I imagine he wouldn't be getting his phone calls returned". Baroni went on to tell the governor that Wildstein, who once wrote a political blog under the pseudonym Wally Edge, was monitoring the situation.

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Court that ousted top Alabama justice again weighs his fate

R. Ashby Pate, a lawyer for the Judicial Inquiry Commission, said marriage equality was settled law in all 50 states when Moore told Alabama's 68 probate judges in January that they remained bound by his court's order to refuse the licenses to same-sex couples.

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Police Release Alfred Olango Shooting Footage

Davis on Friday identified the officer who shot Olango as Richard Gonsalves, a 21-year veteran of the police force. A woman who said she was Olango's sister said she called police because her brother needed help, and didn't expect he would be shot.

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Phoenix demands Trump campaign pull ad with police

The ad features a still image of Trump shaking hands with police officers on what appears to be an airport tarmac superimposed with the word "together". "Quite frankly, I think they would do the same thing if Clinton's campaign was doing that, or at least they should". However, the Fraternal Order of Police, a different national police union, has endorsed Trump.

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Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

To note, attempts to infiltrate systems do not include voting machines, since these aren't connected to the internet and aren't vulnerable to hackers. Officials say computer networks are constantly being probed by hackers, but the recent attacks are of a much more concerted nature."It's reached a threshold of some concern", the official told the online news outlet.

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IL to yank billions from Wells Fargo amid scandal

The $ 4 million settlement concludes an investigation the Justice Department started in March 2015 after allegations emerged that Wells Fargo broke federal law by repossessing cars from service members without a court order. This is just another event in a slew of bad news for the American bank. The settlement comes on the heels of a massive $185 million fine levied against the bank after employees were found illicitly creating shadow accounts without customers' permission and then ...

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Alabama chief justice suspended for defiance on gay marriage

Moore's administrative order to probate judges was issued in January - seven months after a landmark Supreme Court ruling legalized gay and lesbian nuptials nationwide. "This suspension is effective immediately", the court said in its order issued Friday. The state's probate judges largely ignored the order, but the state's Judicial Inquiry Commission did not.

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New polls show Clinton surging in key states following Monday's debate

Paleologos said. Hillary Clinton won the first presidential debate and leads Donald Trump by 7 points in MI, following a statewide poll conducted after Monday's debate, according to the latest WDIV/Detroit News poll . The Mason-Dixon poll of 820 Florida voters was conducted from Tuesday through Thursday and has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points. Some 56% of American adults who watched the debate said Mrs Clinton won, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.

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Supreme Court to Decide Whether Band Name "The Slants" Is Too Offensive

The Redskins have separately challenged the law, also arguing it violates the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantee of free speech. It looks as if the United States Supreme Court may very well decide the fate of the NFL's Washington Redskins brand, albeit indirectly.

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Giddy one moment, US team searching for clues next

On a chilly and overcast morning, the USA had completed their first sweep in an opening session since 1975 at Laurel Valley, putting pressure on the Europeans to battle back on Friday afternoon. Love, the USA captain, said he has a strategy for how he will deploy vice captain Tiger Woods through the weekend. Stenson and Rose may have inflicted a first Ryder Cup defeat on the Texan, but he looks made for this competition.

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Roy Moore suspended as chief justice for remainder of term

Testifying in his defense, Moore contended that his January order merely meant to clarify that the Alabama Supreme Court still had to decide what to do with its earlier order upholding the state's gay marriage ban in light of the Obergefell decision .

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Tulsa officer Betty Shelby claims she went deaf before killing Terence Crutcher

The 42-year-old Shelby did not say anything at her first court appearance, other than acknowledging her name. The criminal complaint against Shelby said her "fear resulted in her unreasonable actions which led her to shooting" Crutcher, 40.

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Woman drove kids' bodies to police station

Monday evening, Pasztor reportedly approached an Elkhart police officer as he was leaving the police station and said there were two bodies in her vehicle - a gold Mercury, the same auto from the Amber Alert. When she was arrested Monday, Pasztor was taken to the hospital, but officials are unsure what her status is mentally. Frank Macomber , 65, was believed to traveling with Amber Pasztor .

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Les Miles Could Take Over The Texas Longhorns' Coaching Job?

Even if hell iced over Urban Meyer wouldn't leave the unbelievably deep team he's assembled at Ohio State. That's good for a winning percentage of.893. He's clearly outplayed Brandon Harris to this point, and even with last week's struggles, he still led a pretty damn gutsy drive late to get LSU into position to try and win it.

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Gallup: Clinton beats Trump in first debate by a large margin

Clinton's debate victory was about as strong as her husband's in his first 1996 debate with Bob Dole, but fell short of Mitt Romney's first 2012 debate over President Obama, where the Republican nominee had a 52-point advantage. "The election will be close but we can win Iowa and we're going to win on November 8", she said. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, pictured center, also came up during Clinton's Q and A with reporters.

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California governor approves gender-neutral restrooms

Democratic Assemblyman Phil Ting of San Francisco said his legislation would establish the nation's most inclusive restroom-access law and "chart a new course of equality for the nation". "How many women want to use a urine-stained toilet seat?" Assembly Bill 2868 increases the previously established target for energy storage to be implemented in California by 2020 from 1.3GW to 1.8GW.

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Supreme Court agrees to take case on disparaging trademark

Yet, depending on how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in a case the justices agreed on Thursday to hear, Congress might have that power in a de facto way through the U.S. First, it could affect a far better known (or more notorious) name in entertainment: the Washington Redskins. The team has also come under intense public pressure to change the name, but owner Dan Snyder has refused.

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Peaceful demonstration held in Tulsa to honor memory of Terence Crutcher

Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett also addressed the audience, which included retired basketball player Michael Jordan. Mr. Crutcher kept putting his hands in his pockets and Officer Shelby kept telling him to show his hands. Shelby did not activate her dashboard camera when she first came across Crutcher and his SUV. Spokeswoman Amy Elliott said a full autopsy report and toxicology results are not yet complete.

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Israel approves of Trudeau funeral group

Obama paid his respects for his fallen friend, the dubbed "Father of Israel", with a 22 minute eulogy, reminding Israel that Peres' dream of peace among neighbours is not yet fulfilled. Mr. Obama and Peres enjoyed a friendly relationship and shared a mutual admiration. The funeral created numerous logistical and security challenges, and roads, including the main highway from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, were closed.

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NTSB has yet to interview injured engineer in deadly crash

Dinh-Zarr said the agency will also be looking into whether a potentially life-saving automated system known as positive train control (PTC) could have prevented the accident. She had just dropped her toddler daughter off at daycare before rushing to catch a train, according to daycare director Karlos Magner. The authorities would not estimate how fast the train was going before it hit the bumper at the end of its track, but the speed limit into the station is 10mph.

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M student changes personal pronoun to 'His majesty' to protest new policy

Students at the University of MI will begin designating the personal pronouns that faculty and staff use to address them in conversation. Strobl, chairman of Young Americans for Freedom at the University of MI and a Red Alert Politics "30 Under 30" victor for 2016, designated his pronoun as 'His Majesty' .

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Keith Lamont Scott's wife filed restraining orders against him

Rakeyia Scott had sought a domestic violence protective order against him on October 5 of past year. Two police officers encountered the unidentified man, who was in his 30s, behind a restaurant after receiving reports of someone "not acting like himself" and walking in traffic, El Cajon police said in a statement.

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Boy still in critical after school shooting

Hall's parents, Rodger and Renae, have remained by his side at the hospital, Gambrell said. The Osborne family said in a statement that they 'cannot express the devastation we feel at the loss of our beloved Jeff'. Online donors have given almost $100,000 to help the family of a 6-year-old SC boy who was critically injured in a shooting at a rural elementary school.

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Investigators say train crew 'very cooperative'

The front of the train was the most severely damaged in the crash, and in addition the station's canopy fell onto the front vehicle, making it hard for investigators to access. The NJ Transit portion of the Hoboken station remained closed Friday, slowing commutes. But while they're frustrated, the commuters also say their hearts go out to the victims of the crash and their loved ones.

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Forbes House promoting domestic violence awareness in October

Askins said the night will conclude with a candlelight walk in remembrance of those who have survived domestic violence as well as those who have been lost. "We want citizens and residents, and businesses and partners to shine a purple light on their porch or in their window during all the nights of October signaling our county's unity in the fight against domestic violence", Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High said in a press release .

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Dublin Bus strikes suspended pending ballot on pay proposal

Further work stoppages are also scheduled for several dates next month. Unions are looking for a 15% pay rise over three years, almost double the 8.25% recommended by the Labour Court. The members are sovereign and they will decide", Owen Reidy, divisional organiser with Siptu, said. Eleven days of planned strike action have been suspended until the results of the secret ballot.

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Hillary Clinton Blasts Donald Trump As…

So Trump's treatment of Machado and Clinton are not isolated spats or just the tweets-du-jour. In tweets early Friday morning, Trump called Machado "disgusting" and a "con" and said Clinton's citing her as an example was a sign of bad judgment.

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Hillary shares stage with ex-rival Sanders in appeal for youth votes

As Clinton took the stage, she wasted no time in addressing the issue herself, praising her former opponent's popularity with a group that could be the difference for her this November. "The remaining 10% either believe that a vote for Trump will burn the house down and rebuild it from scratch rather than just fix it, or they're going for Johnson because they think the more libertarian perspective is kind of the answer the country needs", Jake Adams told NH1 News.

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Georgia RB Nick Chubb's father expects son to miss Tennessee game

Chubb reaggravated his ankle injury at Ole Miss last week. "He's got that high-ankle sprain". He twisted it trying to make a cut against Ole Miss. His father, Henry Chubb, said that the medical recommendation was "a couple weeks" of rehab, which would rule him out for Saturday's contest.

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Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby pleads not guilty to first degree manslaughter

One key difference in the two cases is that Tulsa authorities quickly released the video of the Crutcher killing while Charlotte police initially balked at releasing their footage. Prosecutors contend, however, that she "reacted unreasonably" and escalated the situation, according to the document. Auditory exclusion is commonly reported by officers who fire their weapons, said David Klinger, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at the University of Missouri-St.


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