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Historic black school in Virginia vandalized with racist messages

Teenagers in Loudoun County, Virginia , have been raising funds and volunteering for more than 18 months to restore what was the Ashburn Colored School between the early 1890s and the late 1950s. The graffiti covers wood that is in some places over a century old, and very fragile - removing it could cause far greater damage. The New York Daily News reported that Sran would like to conduct classes in the old school building, "to give students a perspective on what it was like to learn in ...

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South Alabama defeats No. 19 San Diego State

The win upstaged the Aztecs' Donnel Pumphrey, who went over 5,000 yards rushing for his career. San Diego State hosts UNLV next week, and will be looking to earn back their national ranking, or at least raise it if they manage to stay in the Top 25.

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Paris gunmen rob Kardashian West of millions in jewelry

The French Interior Ministry said no one was hurt during the incident and that the men did not fire their weapons. A representative for the festival took the microphone to declare a 10-minute intermission before quickly returning to say that West had a "family emergency" and had already left.

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Majority of United States voters say 2016 election brings out worst in people

Clinton's 34-point lead is on par with her husband and former President Bill Clinton, who won the debate over Republican rival Bob Dole in 1996, Xinhua reported. Even as analysts debate on who won the first presidential debate, 61 per cent of Americans regard Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton as the victor, a new Gallup poll has found.

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6 people injured in 2 downtown Minneapolis shootings

Police say two separate shootings are under investigation. According to Minneapolis Police Spokesman Corey Schmidt, officers found a handgun in a parking lot near that shooting. Both of the victims are not cooperating with police, the spokeswoman said. Five of the six victims sustained injuries that were not life threatening.

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Majority of U.S. voters say 2016 election brings out worst in people

And not just any pantsuit but a fire engine red pantsuit that screamed: Here I am bitc***, how do you like me now? The way Clinton brought up Machado is another example of the former secretary of state uses women for her own political needs, Trump argued.

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Palestine president attends Peres funeral

Others in attendance at his funeral on Friday included United States president Barack Obama and Bill Clinton , who was U.S. president during the negotiation and signing of the 1993 Oslo accord. A senior Palestinian official said that Abbas had decided Thursday to attend the funeral, and will come to the event with a small delegation of top aides, including his chief negotiator Saeb Erekat and his security chief Majid Faraj.

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SW Fla. voters chime in on leaked Trump tax report

Neither Trump nor the campaign have said whether as president he would eliminate or change the rules on how the tax code treats losses, particularly real-estate losses. "There's no one who's shown more genius in their way to maneuver around the tax code", New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said on " Fox News Sunday ". Trump himself weighed in, saying he was singularly qualified to fix a system that he may have exploited.

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Broncos blast Bucs but lose Siemian

We stayed focused. My biggest concern for both teams was just player safety", the Broncos coach added, "You sit around for an hour, 25 minutes and come back out there, but it looks like both teams got out healthy. Siemian left the game 5-of-7 in passing for 68 yards, one touchdown, three sacks and a 141.7 passer rating. Lynch, the team's first-round pick out of Memphis, stepped in to make his National Football League debut.

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FBI Believes Russia Is Behind Attempted Hacks of Voting Registration Sites

Comey told the House committee that the group's claim "isn't dispositive for us because they'll claim responsibility for any savagery they can get their name on". Comey said it not immediately clear, however, what specific group's ideology may have driven Dahir Adan, who was fatally shot shortly after the attack by an off-duty local police officer.

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Tim Kaine to campaign in Philadelphia following vice presidential debate

The sole face-off between Kane and Pence will occur Tuesday at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. The VP debate will be structured a bit differently than the presidential debate. Most likely, both will use questions to discuss policy and promote their respective presidential candidate's vision for America. Expect Kaine to bring up Pence's difference of opinion with Trump on several issues, including a ban on Muslims entering the US, the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and the human ...

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Duterte to boost Russia, China ties

Manila: A visit to China by a Philippine special envoy tasked with rebuilding tattered ties with Beijing has been cancelled, his aides said on Tuesday, the latest turn in a foreign policy increasingly unpredictable under the new president. "I look forward to exchange views and explore opportunities further significantly improving our economic bilateral cooperation, including stronger partnership in economic, agriculture, defense, and maritime cooperation", Duterte said .

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New England Patriots' Julian Edelman coy on question of playing QB

The Patriots have so far been ideal despite their quarterback woes. "Yeah, I just hope to find out", Ryan said . Garoppolo injured his right shoulder in week two against the Dolphins, and Brissett injured his thumb during the second half of last week's game against the Texans.

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Pats sign Glenn Gronkowski, Rob's brother, to practice squad

He played in the Bills' season opener before being cut September 12. Of course, this isn't any typical signing of a player from a divisional rival. Glenn was second-team All-Big 12 as a junior. While Gronkowski didn't pile up impressive stats (51 rushing yards, 369 receiving yards, five receiving touchdowns) during his time at Kansas State, he still has plenty to offer from a tactical perspective.

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US election brings out worst in people

Some of Trump's recent controversies include comments he made about former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, calling the beauty queen "disgusting" and a "con". Trump said in early September that he has contributed almost $60 million of his own money to his campaign for the White House. Trump also slammed the recently leaked audio from Clinton discussing former presidential candidate Sen.

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Bills QB Taylor commanding in 16-0 win over Patriots

With that being said, it wasn't all that bad, and it will only get better in the weeks to come for the Patriots . For the first time since 1993 and the first time ever in Gillette Stadium, the New England Patriots were shutout at home. Many will write the win off as a fluke because of the Patriots' quarterback situation. "Didn't make some of the throws". "I thought our guys went out and did a great job of executing that plan".

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Pence's Turn in the Debate Spotlight

Tim Kaine and Mike Pence, a pair of level-headed "establishment" politicians who frankly look and behave like suburban dads, might not have the same entertainment factor commanded by Trump and Clinton, but all the same, you should still watch the vice presidential debate, and here's how .

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Police Investigate Possible "Creepy Clown" Sighting Near Hanover Park High School

While there have been no reports of a clown hurting anyone, there has been violence connected to sightings. "This would make me drive my daughter to and from school and maybe walk inside to get her instead of her walking to the vehicle by herself", said Rochelle Hudson, parent.

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Katara murder case: Yadavs to serve 25 years in prison

The Delhi court had handed out a life term for 25 years in jail without remission and an additional five years for destruction of evidence to the Yadav brothers, while awarding their acquaintance Sukhdev Yadav alias Pehelwan an enhanced life sentence of 25 years.

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Russian air raids hit Syrians amid United States warnings

Lt Gen Viktor Poznikhir of the military's General Staff said that Russian experts are ready to travel to Geneva to restart consultations with the United States to "search for possible ways of normalizing the situation in Aleppo". "We're at a turning point", she said. The video shows mounds of debris, twisted metal bars and broken ceilings with fighters walking past. Syria's government has ignored calls to halt its offensive in Aleppo.

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Suspected gunman, 14, charged in SC elementary school shooting

Solicitor Chrissy Adams is asking for patience as law enforcement and her office work to see "that justice is done". "We're praying for a miracle, and we're expecting a miracle". The female teacher was hit in the shoulder. Mike Ellis with the Independent Mail is reporting that the teacher who was shot is Meghan Hollingsworth.

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Year-old boy in critical condition after school shooting

Gerald Gambrell, one of Jacob's older brothers, said the family is "waiting and hoping for a miracle". The suspect was taken into custody without incident by a 30-year veteran of the Townville Volunteer Fire Department, authorities said. One of the students shots on a school playground at Townville Elementary School southwest of Greenville, South Carolina is fighting for his life. The phone call prompted his grandparents to visit the home, where they discovered their son's body and their ...

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Alabama Chief Justice testifies in ethics trial to keep his job

Rainbow flags dotted one side of the street outside the judicial building as Moore supporters blared Christian music, blew a ram's horn and said prayers on the steps hours ahead of the hearing that will decide the fate of the polarizing political figure.

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California blaze grow, so does containment

This is only one of many wildfires in California. Firefighters from all over Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties continue to aggressively fight the Loma Fire, which has continued to spread as of the morning of Tuesday, September 27. "Everyone on the mountain has guns, and you've got to grab your guns first", she told The Mercury News in San Jose (http://bayareane.ws/2cH4hpE ).

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Donald Trump Mocks And Mimics Hillary Clinton's Health Episode

The Trump campaign issued a statement that did not address the $916-million loss. "The reality is he's not a counter-puncher, he's someone who always takes the bait", Heye said. Machado was also pictured in Playboy magazine. I will continue standing firm in my lived experience as Miss Universe and even stronger with your support.

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Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize

The Nobel prizes are awarded by the Nobel Foundation, established on the instructions issued by the inventor of dynamite, Alfred Nobel. Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of mechanisms for degrading and recycling cellular components , the award-giving body said on Monday.

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Shooting, chase on I-71 in OH end with suspect dead

The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Delaware County is investigating the shooting, which happened around 11 a.m.at the northbound I-71 rest area. Marcus Pirrone said that around 11 a.m. Troopers located and pursued the shooter into Richland County, where he drove his vehicle over road spikes and crashed into a guardrail. The victim, whose name also is being withheld, is in critical condition at a local hospital.

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Derrius Guice, Darrel Williams lead LSU's potent rushing attack against Missouri

This past Sunday, LSU , after falling to Auburn Saturday night, made the decision to fire its head coach - Les Miles - because of a disappointing 2-2 start. We thought he was more of a physical runner, but we got to the game and he was cutting well with those cross-field jukes. SHIFTING ON THE FLY: While LSU has run the ball on almost 60 percent of offensive plays this season, Orgeron has promised a change in offensive style under newly promoted coordinator Steve Ensminger .

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Saudi Arabia warns of 'consequences' over U.S. 9/11 law

A foreign ministry source in Riyadh on September 29 called on Congress "to take the necessary measures to counter the disastrous and risky consequences" of the law. However, he said reactions should "not be hasty". In a later tweet Gargash said his country's reactions on both the legal and investment fronts should not be hasty and that "easing the damage requires joint action".

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QB Blake Barnett officially released from Crimson Tide

No. 1 Alabama plays Kentucky on Saturday night. Alabama would drive down field and go for it on 4th and 7. Barnett, a former five-star product from California, started Alabama's season-opening game against USC before he was pulled in favor of Jalen Hurts .

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Keith Lamont Scott will be buried in South Carolina Thursday

Friday to Police Chief Kerr Putney and City Manager Ron Kimble from a coalition of media organizations organized by The Charlotte Observer . About two minutes of the video has been released, including the shooting itself. Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and advocates are calling for the law to be repealed. Scott, who police said had a gun, was shot and killed by a CMPD officer on September 20 in northeast Charlotte.

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Roethlisberger has 5 TD passes, Steelers thump Chiefs 43-14

From an immediate psychological perspective, this is a battle between confidence and desperation. The Chiefs, though, did all they could to help the defense. By the start of the fourth quarter, the Chiefs trailed 36-0 and had rushed 10 times for 23 yards. Both teams come in with 2-1 records, and share a division with an undefeated opponent.

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Russian Federation continues to bomb Syria against USA demands

When asked about possible sanctions or other measures against Moscow , Earnest said this week, "Russia will have to account for their actions in the context of the consequences they are likely to provoke". "East Aleppo this minute is not at the edge of the precipice, it is well into its bad descent into the pitiless and merciless abyss of a humanitarian catastrophe unlike any we have witnessed in Syria", Mr O'Brien said.

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Protests Mount After LAPD Shooting Of Teen

The vehicle did not stop when they pursued, and police report that two male passengers fled on foot in opposite directions. The driver and passenger jumped out and police ran after them. As the L.A. Times , Carnell is remembered as "a respectful young man who enjoyed skateboarding and cared deeply for his family", and neighbors and relatives are shocked by this loss.

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Handshakes, Hebrew and humour as Peres laid to rest Jerusalem

The caricature portrays a shaking Peres being read an extended rap sheet of his "crimes" against humanity by the Grim Reaper against the fiery backdrop of hell. We've all experienced the feeling of sitting on the plane, waiting to go home, only to learn there's one straggler whose keeping us from taking off.


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