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Libertarians' ballot access uncertain in battleground Ohio

Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, is joined on the ballot by running mate Bill Weld, the former governor of MA. "We wish there was an easier way for us to do it", Harris said in an interview. Even if Johnson and Weld make Ohio's ballot, both would lack the party's label or any designation. Tuesday afternoon, Ohio Libertarian Party Chairman Robert Bridges stood outside the Secretary of State's office.

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Clinton accuses Trump of inciting violence with 'assassination threat'

If we haven't figured it out by now, virtually everything Trump says has to be taken with a big grain of salt (or brine, or brimstone, whatever metaphor you like best). The NRA backed up Trump and said gun rights will "be on the ballot" in November. The campaign has repeatedly said he was referring to gun advocates' political power, and that the media is purposely misinterpreting the quip.

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Mystic Mac returns as Conor McGregor predicts he'll finish

McGregor previously said he will "toy" with Diaz at UFC 202. "Coming from a guy who built a career copying my persona, I expected the type of class we get from Ronda or Anderson", he said in one of three tweets. But even then, I'd be shocked if this fight didn't do record business for UFC . He now stands as a slight favorite (-125) despite losing his last fight with Diaz according to Sportsbook Review.

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Clinton Slams Trump for 'Casual Inciting of Violence'

But if Trump knew precisely what his words suggested, than he is something else. Critics claimed that Trump was encouraging violence and even an assassination attempt on Clinton. Chris Murphy took it a step further and called Trump's remarks "an assassination threat" on Twitter . Trump's campaign team had insisted in the aftermath of his comments that he was joking.

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Man In Custody, Climbing Outside Walls Of Trump Tower With Suction Cups

The stunt had brought the busy mid-town Manhattan to a halt, attracting thousands of onlookers who gathered at the southwest and southeast corner of the building on East 56th Street. Police said the man came to New York Tuesday and was staying in a local hotel. Both Mateen and the Clinton campaign explained his appearance at the rally as a function of the event's being "open to the public", and neither party stated or implied that any invitation had been extended to him or accepted.

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After Damning Assessment Of Police, Baltimore Mayor Says 'Long Journey Ahead'

While research shows people of all races use drugs at roughly the same rate, in Baltimore, black citizens were arrested for drug possession at five times the rate of others. But when the officer checked his pockets, he found no cash or drugs. The report also found that Baltimore police routinely misclassified citizen complaints about racial slurs used by officers.

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Rio Olympics: Katinka Hosszu Does a Michael Phelps, Wins Third Swimming Gold

After two nights of disappointing — even alarming — ratings for the network, everything broke right. It was the fourth successive U.S. Olympic victory in the event. "I've been swimming for 16 years and to have it come to this is just a dream come true", - a predictably thrilled Murphy said after breaking the Olympic record.

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Donald Trump's 2nd Amendment Comment: Protected Under 1st Amendment?

In a particularly inflammatory statement after Trump's alarming comment , the head of the NRA's political wing declared Clinton was a threat to America's fundamental values. Voters want a leader to show discipline, and no matter how awfully crooked, corrupt and narcissistic Hillary is, she will say and do anything to get elected.

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Sheriff: Arkansas deputy dies in shooting

Hutchinson said in a statement that he extended condolences to Cooper's family and the entire law enforcement community. Markward said Jones once helped him split wood, but said he hadn't seen the man in a few years. The gun-toting suspect is still on the scene in Sebastian County, but he is not cooperating with officers and is not in custody, KFSM reported . Cooper was a 15-year veteran with the Sebastian County Sheriff's Department and worked for the Fort Smith Police Department for ...

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Gunfire in Ferguson at Michael Brown Protest

Police responded to reports of gunfire, but found no evidence that anyone had been hit by a bullet, said Ferguson PD spokesman Jeff Small . He was taken from the location, Small added, which made it impossible for police to obtain information, including his identify or the extent of his injuries.

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Scotland reports 'very small number' of Zika cases

Karen Smith said in a press release. "Now the money that we need to fight Zika is rapidly running out", said President Obama Thursday. The mosquitoes have a short travel range, and Florida officials are describing the infections as a "small case cluster" that do not indicate widespread transmission.

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Curfew in Kashmir continues following Modi's appeal to shun violence

PM Modi advocates dialogue on Kashmir Breaking his silence on the 32-day turmoil in Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advocated a path of "democracy and dialogue" to restore peace in the spirit of "insaniyat (humanity), jamhuriyat (democracy) and Kashmiriyat".

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Why Zika Infection May Lead To Severe Joint Condition At Birth

Congenital infections affect foetuses or new-born infants and can cause a range of birth defects. Instead, it was usually linked to fetal akinesia, when a fetus does not move around enough in the womb for multiple reasons. Consequently, all seven infants were presumed to be exposed to the Zika virus in utero. The deformities of arthrogryposis, or crooked joints, are caused by faulty muscles - some too tight or contracted and some too flaccid - that have pulled and held the baby's growing ...

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Judge dismisses suit accusing Twitter of supporting IS group

Orrick ruled that the Communications Decency Act immunizes Twitter from liability for the content created by third parties. "As horrific as these deaths were, under the CDA Twitter can not be treated as a publisher or speaker of ISIS's hateful rhetoric and is not liable under the facts alleged", Judge Orrick said in the decision.

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Baltimore police officers fired in response to DoJ report

The report , released earlier today, found routine racial discrimination, unconstitutional arrests, and use of excessive force that violated the rights of the city's black residents, according to NPR . The government report represented a damning indictment of how the city's police officers carry out the most fundamental practices, including traffic stops and searches.

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24 hospitalized after eating THC-laced candy at OH music festival

The music festival was held at Ohio Dreams action sports camp in Butler, a village about 15 miles southeast of Mansfield. The candy sickened 24 people, and rescue squads from numerous area fire departments were called to take them to the hospital.

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Possible microburst or tornado hits North Haven amid storms, officials say

Officials said a large shed was lifted by the tornado and dropped about 15 feet up in a tree. But the winds reached speeds of 70 miles per hour across the 2.16-mile path of the tornado, and trees and power lines were knocked down in the Montowese section of North Haven, WFSB reported.

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Two Zika-Babies Born In California With Microcephaly

Frieden says minuscule amounts sprayed at dawn and dusk have no effect on people. He didn't give details about the nature of that small area. Rick Scott said active infections have been halted in a 10-block area of the district, the news service reported.

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Suspect who shot officers also shot robot, dog

He identified the gunman as 35-year-old Billy Monroe Jones. Deputy Cooper was rushed to a nearby hospital and remains in a "serious condition" after having surgery, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. Also shot was Hackett Police Chief Darrell Spells; a bullet grazed his head. Sebastian County Sheriff's Lieutenant Philip Pevehouse said deputies surrounded the house where Jones had holed himself up after shooting the two cops.

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Was Donald Trump's comment a threat to Hillary Clinton's life?

Reporter: Clinton aides will only say this individual wasn't invited as a guest and the campaign was unaware of his attendance until after the event. On the Democratic side, Massachusetts Sen. The group wrote on Twitter that "there's nothing we can do" if Clinton is elected while urging voters to defeat her in November.

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US Secret Service talks to Trump campaign over gun rights comments

Trump later told Fox News Channel's Hannity that he was merely encouraging the Second Amendment supporters to vote: "This is a tremendous political movement" and "there can be no other interpretation". "We're exhausted of the incompetence". "What he meant by that was you have the power to vote against her", Giuliani said to cheers. Kaine dismissed Trump's followup "explanation".

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Donald Trump responds to criticism about Second Amendment comment

Napolitano said Clinton "made a mistake" with the way she set up her private email server and called the email controversy Clinton's "Achilles' heel". "It's called the power of unification - 2nd Amendment people have wonderful spirit and are tremendously unified, which gives them great political power", said spokesman Jason Miller.

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Vice Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine likes his poboys 'dressed'

Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will appear in New Hampshire on Saturday, according to a press release from the Hillary Clinton campaign. There, he said if Clinton is elected, gun rights supporters could possibly do something about it. And judging from the extraordinarily high "negative" poll numbers of Mrs.

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Clinton says Trump incited violence with 'Second Amendment' remarks

Mrs. Clinton said at her own rally Wednesday that that was "inciting" violence, and said voters should reject Mr. Trump for that alone. "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is, I don't know", he continued. Hillary Clinton has taken another reckless and unsafe Donald Trump statement and used it as proof of why the Republican nominee is unfit for the White House.

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Donald Trump denies '2nd Amendment' remark encouraged violence

Rather - who covered the assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas - called Trump's "Second Amendment people" remark "a new low", unprecedented "in the history of American presidential politics". "Donald Trump suggested someone kill Sec Clinton". Democratic lawmakers also expressed shock about Trump's comments . "Nobody in that room thought anything other than what you just said", Trump told Hannity .

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Report exposes a 'Stop Snitching' culture among Baltimore police

She says there have been longstanding systemic problems with the Baltimore Police Department, including excessive force and the targeting of African-Americans. According to the Mayor, the city estimates spending between $5 million and $10 million the revamp its police system. The report's big-picture look at the BPD marks the first step toward a consent decree between Baltimore and the feds that will force the new reforms into practice.

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Secret Service reportedly talks to Donald Trump about 2nd Amendment remark

Jason Miller, a communications adviser for the Trump campaign, quickly attempted to explain the billionaire's comments. Respondents to the Reuters/Ipsos poll who support Trump's ouster acknowledge the unlikelihood of that happening. "I've known him for 28 years", Giuliani said. "But Mr. Trump is making me very nervous". However, Clinton has a built-in advantage with the electoral map, considering more Democrats than Republicans live in numerous country's most populated states, like ...

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Scathing Report Blasts Baltimore Police

To many people, the blistering report issued Wednesday was familiar reading. Police he said have terrorized this neighborhood. "Where are you going?'" he said. Six officers were charged in Gray's death. "BPD failed to use adequate policy, training, and accountability mechanisms to prevent discrimination, despite longstanding notice of concerns about how it polices African-American communities in the city".

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Did Hillary Clinton Have Seth Rich Murdered?

The offer from the clearinghouse for hacked and leaked documents was made Tuesday on Twitter , but it came after Roger Stone, a onetime adviser to Republican nominee Donald Trump, alleged on Twitter that Hillary Clinton was responsible for Seth Rich's death.

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Protester Hit by vehicle in Ferguson, Shots Fired

The victim had stepped onto the roadway as a crowd of protesters walked along the shoulder when a white vehicle slammed him to the pavement. Other events held throughout the city marking the Brown shooting anniversary were peaceful , NBC News reported.

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"This is a case about revenge." Kathleen Kane's perjury trial underway

NORRISTOWN Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane smiled briefly but declined comment as she left the Montgomery County Courthouse after selecting jurors that will decide her fate on alleged perjury charges. "Attorney General Kane violated no law and committed no crime". In a transcript from Kane's grand jury hearing, she denied releasing secret grand jury information.

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MIT, NYU, Yale sued over fees for employee retirement plans

The names of the three suits are: Tracey et al v. Massachusetts Institute of Technology et al; Vellali et al v. Yale University et al; and Sacerdote et al v. A spokeswoman from Yale said the university had not yet been officially served the complaint, but that it is "cautious and careful" in administering its retirement plan and that it would defend itself.

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WikiLeaks Offers $20K Reward

But Assange seemed to implicate Rich as the whistleblower on Dutch TV program Nieuwsuur , telling the interviewer:"Whistleblowers often take very significant efforts to bring us material and often at very significant risks". Reward flyer for information on murder of Seth Conrad Rich. The revelation sparked outrage among supporters of Mr Sanders and the chair of the DNC, Congressman Debbie Wasserman Schultz , was forced to resign.

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Celebrities Blast Donald Trump Over 'Second Amendment' Comments Directed At Hillary Clinton

She says gun violence is a serious issue - and called Trump's comments violent in themselves. Mr Trump then noted the power Mrs Clinton would have to nominate justices to America's top court. What she has called for is tougher gun regulations - including expanded background checks and allowing families of victims of gun violence to sue gun manufacturers or dealers.

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Dan Rather says 'history is watching' those who support Donald Trump

Then he added: "Although the Second Amendment people - maybe there is, I don't know". But, but I'll tell you what. "That will be a frightful day". Mrs Clinton's campaign manager Robby Mook said: "This is simple - what Trump is saying is risky".


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