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Recordings reveal workers give bad information about IDs

She said, "We need to make sure that not even one voter is lost in the process". DMV workers in Black River Falls and Wisconsin Rapids reportedly told applicants, falsely, that no temporary voting credentials were available. Gottlieb told lawmakers Tuesday almost all of the DMV's 400 employees had already taken an online training course related to voter ID, but another course was being launched that all workers must complete by the end of the week.

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Wells Fargo takes 6 big blows from House panel

Federal investigators have said Wells Fargo employees were coerced by supervisors to secretly create millions of credit card and banking accounts without customers' knowledge to boost the bank's sales figures. "Let's call it what it really is: Some of the most egregious fraud since the foreclosure crisis", Rep. Maxine Waters (D) of California said. Wells Fargo also was hit with more penalties Thursday.

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Hurricane approaching Bahamas, Florida on alert

Rep. Carlos Curbelo mistakenly called the current hurricane "Andrew" during a news conference, drawing nervous laughter. Resident evacuations begin at 5 a.m. A hurricane warning remains in effect for parts of Cuba, the Bahamas and portions of Florida from north of Golden Beach to Sebastian Inlet, as well as Lake Okeechobee.

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Hurricane Matthew moves into Bahamas after battering Haiti

From Broward County to the Space Coast - where hurricane warnings are in effect - officials have already closed schools for the rest of the week. Most government offices also are closing early on Wednesday. "It worked its way over Cuba overnight and its moving and churning its way to the north at about 10 miles per hour", Haney said. "When a hurricane is forecast to take a track roughly parallel to a coastline, as Matthew is forecast to do.it becomes very hard to estimate impacts this far in ...

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No backing down as Pence, Kaine vigorously defend running mates

Not everyone with the Trump campaign was entirely aware of Pence's statement on Putin in the debate. If elected, Clinton will be the country's first female president. "At a time when literally, in the wake of Hillary Clinton's tenure as the secretary of state, where she was the architect of the Obama administration's foreign policy, we see entire portions of the world, particularly the wider Middle East, literally spinning out of control".

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Tulsa officer enters plea in shooting death of unarmed black man

Shelby's next court appearance is set for November 29. "Shelby reacted unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation with Mr. Crutcher, who was not responding to verbal commands and was walking away from her with his hands held up, becoming emotionally involved to the point that she overreacted".

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Houston student, 14, charged with making clown terror threat

It's a prank being seen all around the country. One of the worst clown-related reports came from Reading, Pennsylvania, on September 25, when a 10th-grade boy with a clown-like mask pushed up onto his head was fatally stabbed. Police say they've received reports of individuals dressed as clowns chasing people in two western OH communities. "At this time, there is no evidence that the threats are credible".

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Charlotte Police to Release Full Videos in Scott Shooting

But opponents say it makes it too hard for the public to access video in controversial cases, such as the September 20 shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte. In that case, police said Scott refused to drop a gun, while his family insisted he was never holding a gun. Scott was taken to Carolinas Medical Center and pronounced dead.

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Obama to cast early ballot for Hillary Clinton

Bernie Sanders will visit Bangor on Friday to campaign in support of Democrat Hillary Clinton's bid for the presidency. He also said that Clinton's basic argument at the private fundraiser was, nevertheless, essentiallly what he said during the primary, that young people graduating from college can not find a job that pays enough for them to move out of their parents' basements.

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Supreme Court won't take up Redskins case

The high court has been known to do this on significant cases. Hamm has argued in his appeals that a Tennessee robbery case was wrongly tied to his Alabama prosecution, and he contends his defense lawyers were ineffective during his trial.

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Bridgegate trial: Key witness back on stand today

Federal Courthouse for a hearing, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Newark, N.J. Wildstein, pleaded guilty a year ago to orchestrating traffic jams in 2013 to punish a Democratic mayor who didn't endorse Gov. Christie has not been charged with wrongdoing. Wildstein has been testifying since Friday for the prosecution at the trial of two former Christie allies he says helped him conceive and carry out the scheme in September 2013.

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Bridgegate trial exposes ugly side of politics

Chris Christie's former deputy chief of staff. Christie's former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Kelly, and former Port Authority executive Bill Baroni are charged with closing lanes to the bridge to punish the Democratic mayor of Fort Lee for not endorsing Christie.

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Kaine, Pence clash from start of vice presidential debate

They advanced the story, lobbing fresh attacks on each other's bosses and delving into policy differences. Those tweets aren't a measure of who won or lost the debate but rather a show of which candidates' supporters are more vocal on social media.

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Haley confirms Lowcountry evacuation due to Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew is a category four storm which has brought with it sea surges and powerful winds. Public information officer for Martin County Gabriella Ferraro said Matthew is a major hurricane and residents are urged to finalize their hurricane plans.

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House candidate arrested on suspicion of domestic assault

Police arrived at the home and ended the dispute by arresting Gerten and booking him into Dakota County Jail in the early hours of Sunday morning. Gerten's wife told police that she felt pain on her forehead and above her right eye after being pushed by Gerten from behind and falling.

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Charlotte Police to Release All Video in Fatal Encounter With Keith Scott

Scott's death led to protests that turned violent in uptown Charlotte, which resulted in over 80 arrests by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. "What I'm not going to do is just, because of comments and pressure and politics, allow for something that's not thoughtful, deliberate, and I'm not going to set a precedent that would put us in conflict, moving forward, with the law", Putney said.

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Democrats sue Florida over 'defective' signatures on discarded mail ballots

In neighboring San Luis Obispo County, Clerk-Recorder Tommy Gong's office had issued 108,000 absentee ballots a week before the mailing starts. Hillary Clinton's campaign has been particularly focused on maximizing its early vote program, especially in key states like Iowa, where a sizable percentage of ballots will come before November 8.

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'Scary clown threats' were prank by 13-year-old girl

Central Bucks School District officials on Monday responded to the recent reports of clown threats at area schools. The national creepy clown phenomenon - one that has spiked false report charges by police, school closings and mass hysteria - has materialized in Wichita Falls, at least on social media, and for police and the local school district, the clown trend isn't a laughing matter.

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Cities near Charlotte affected by Keith Scott case

Last weekend, * a href="https://newswire.storyful.com/storylines/*/stories/142806?collection=charlotte-police-shooting_3009" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer" target="_blank" *police released two videos from the shooting - one from a dash camera and one from a body camera.

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Girl, 13, Allegedly Involved In Clown Threats On Social Media

Philly Public Schools Director of Safety Brendan Lee says the district is actively working with the police and homeland security to track down the people behind the posts. The clown threats could be nothing, but they have to take it seriously and make sure. Sunday evening, Hazelwood School District announced on Facebook that there had been threats against several of its schools "that appears to be related to the national craze of creepy clown hoaxes and sightings".

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Be aware, detect, prevent breast cancer

Fuel the Fight 5K kicked off Sunday afternoon at Frenchtown Pond to support those who are fighting cancer. And the American Cancer Society reports that breast cancers found during a screening mammogram tend to be small and still confined to the breast, increasing the chances they can be treated.

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Eric Trump Says Father 'Absolutely' Paid Federal Income Tax

But he pivoted away from CNN's Dana Bash's persistent questioning on whether the GOP nominee paid federal income taxes. Trump said, before shifting to an attack on Hillary Clinton. As the son of a presidential candidate, you would think Donald Trump's son would have been trained on how to answer questions from the press regarding his father's campaign controversies.

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Trumps says some soldiers lack strength in dealing with PTSD

Chad Robicharx asked Trump if he would advocate for religious programs as an option for helping military members suffering from PTSD or other health problems. Even when Donald Trump is trying to do something good, he can't help but do something very wrong. Trump went on to call for more mental health help for veterans.

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Matthew leaves trail of destruction in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew is getting stronger by the minute and many Caribbean countries are anxious. "The storm threw into doubt the long-delayed plans for presidential elections scheduled for Sunday". Matthew's approach to Southwest Florida should be between Thursday and Friday. A United Nations official says the hurricane has caused the biggest humanitarian crisis in Haiti since the devastating natural disaster of 2010.

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Monday's Weather: Sunny skies. Turning warmer. Highs in the mid 80s

Severe weather is not expected. Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 66 and an overnight low of 40, with a 20 percent chance of showers. "Partly sunny" and "mostly cloudy" usually mean the OCC is somewhere between 51% and 69%, but "mostly cloudy" can also be used at up to 87% OCC. Highs will only reach the low to mid-70s for the region with north winds at 10-15 miles per hour.

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Defense: Georgia hot auto death is dad's fault, but no crime

Justin Ross Harris' defense maintained the boy's death was a tragic accident and that Harris simply forgot to drop the boy off at day care. Harris is on trial for the murder of his 22-month-old son Cooper. But the 90-minute video from an officer's patrol auto watched by a jury Tuesday also shows Justin Ross Harris staying completely silent for long stretches.

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Trump Rips Clinton on Comments About Bernie's Supporters

Sanders said that if millennials saw Clinton's comments as condescending, they should "take a hard look at the needs of the American people" and realize that either she or Trump will be elected president on November 8. Elizabeth Warren and first lady Michelle Obama , three figures who - like President Obama - are more popular among young people than is Clinton herself.

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Illinois To Suspend Investment Activity With Wells Fargo

He has also authorized an audit to determine if improperly opening new bank accounts complied with IL law on returning unclaimed property to consumers. "We will not reward companies that irresponsibly open new bank accounts and improperly repossess vehicles of members of our armed forces", Frerichs said in a news release.

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Dollars 457 to celebrate Walk to School Day on Wednesday

Two decades later, more than 50,000 events have been held across the country, and mayors continue to show their support for the annual celebration. Walk to School Day raises awareness of the need to create safer routes for walking and bicycling.

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Perfect Responses to Mike Pence's Comment About #ThatMexicanThing

Kaine was the majority pick to win by Politico's handpicked insiders, mainly because nearly all Democratic operatives (97 percent) favored him, while a mere 74 percent of Republicans thought Pence would come out on top. After the debate, Clinton responded to Pence's remarks, tweeting that "implicit bias is real" and it "hurts Americans". He was also more consistent in painting the Democratic ticket as career politicians unwilling to shake up Washington.

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Adults found dead in McKeesport home along with 3 living kids

Drug paraphernalia was found near the bodies and police are stating that the couple died of an apparent overdose. Allegheny County police Lt. Andrew Schurman said police and paramedics arrived at the home in the 900 block of Evans Street at about 5 p.m.

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Buckeyes bury Rutgers, 58-0

Nick Bosa — Joey's younger brother — had four tackles and a sack. OSU freshman wide receiver Binjimen Victor (9) has the ball swatted away by Rutgers redshirt sophomore defensive back Isaiah Wharton (11) during the first half of the Buckeyes game against Rutgers on October 1.

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Twitter slams "Lyin'" Ted Cruz after his endorsement of Donald Trump

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said, "I am greatly honored by the endorsement of Senator Cruz". This directly contradicts his unpopular refusal to support Trump at the Republican National Convention in July. Kennedy . "If Hillary Clinton is elected president, the court will be lost for a generation and that means my daughter's rights will be lost for a generation", he said.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court invalidates law restricting abortion

An evenly divided Supreme Court opens a new term this week with a few dozen mostly low-profile cases. And so it formally began its Fall Term on Monday with announcements of cases it would and would not become involved in, as decided in last week's private pre-term conference.

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Teenage shooting suspect in court today

The suspected shooter hasn't been identified, due to his age; WLOS reports that he's due in court for an initial arraignment Friday morning. A judge ordered that he be held on the charges, and his defense attorney waived the boy's next court appearance.


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