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Parolee charged in LA County sergeant slaying

McDonnell said the suspected gunman first wounded the lawman and then executed him with four additional shots once he was down. Trenton Trevon Lovell , 27, was charged Friday, two days after Owen was shot while responding to a residential burglary call.

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What we learned from California's one and only US Senate debate

At the end of her remarks in Wednesday's debate at the campus of California State University in Los Angeles, Sanchez did the 'dab, ' a gesture made famous first by Atlanta-based rap group Migos and then by Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton.

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Hillary Clinton's closed-door speeches released to WikiLeaks

The leaks were the result of another email hacking meant to influence the presidential election. Sanders aggressively attacked Clinton during their primary battle for the speaking fees she got from major banks, particularly the $675,000 she was paid by Goldman Sachs for three appearances, bolstering his populist challenge and portraying her as cozy with Wall Street.

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Hurricane Matthew hammers Florida, begins dayslong beating of coast

Hurricane Matthew, a "very dangerous" Category 4 storm, is expected to hit Florida early Friday. The hurricane made landfall near Les Anglais in southwestern Haiti at 7 a.m. At least 11 people have been reported dead so far: five in Haiti , four in the Dominican Republic and one each in Colombia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines .

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Ryan 'sickened' by Trump comments on women

Now, party officials tell CNN say they will monitor how bad the fallout will be for Trump - and how he performs at the next two debates - before abandoning him completely. One Republican who has jumped ship is Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ambassador to China who mounted a 2012 bid for the GOP presidential nomination.

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Reminder about this year's presidential general election deadlines in Maryland

Saturday, October 8 is the deadline for Mississippians to register to vote. The voter's signature is required on the outside of the ballot return envelope. This date gives citizens one more chance to register before the elections. "Four years ago, we had about 1,800 absentee votes cast, so we expect to see similar numbers this year, if not more".

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Ryan Preece Ready For Return To Charlotte Motor Speedway With XFINITY Series

Drivers who've advanced do not carry any bonus points into this round, even if they won a race in the Round of 16. I have some friends that are in school right now and I get to see a little bit of what their lives entail and what they do, so we thought it might be neat to try and incorporate some of that into what we go do on the weekend's.

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Round 1 of Chase wraps up at Dover

Starting with a seventh-place run at Michigan International Speedway in June, Stewart began a spree of strong performances that resulted in a win at Sonoma Raceway, four top 5s and six finishes of 11th or better in a span of eight races. The caution for McMurray's engine was the fourth and final caution of the race, even though it came in the first half of the 400-lap event. "We do know we need to finish and can't be laps down behind the wall fixing our race vehicle", Johnson said.

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LI equally divided on Clinton, Trump for president

While it is doubtful that Mr Pence's performance will do much to move voters towards Mr Trump, the hope among Trump allies is that Mr Pence may have reassured Americans by proxy. And as Carr read questions from the voters in the room, each would stand up to identify themselves, giving Trump a chance to interact - with pleasantries or an exchange of glances - with them.

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Donald Trump's former accountant says billionaire 'wasn't brilliant' with taxes

Her momentum appeared to be reflected in recent polling. When asked directly if her husband's comments were wrong, she said: "I think he made clear what he was saying". The release didn't include any other details about the event, but a listing on the official Clinton campaign website said the event should take place sometime in the afternoon.

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Long Beach police critically wound suspect in killing

No police officers were hurt. Detectives recovered a loaded firearm and another loaded magazine from the suspect and immediately began medical aid until Los Angeles City fire personnel arrived. Several lanes of the intersection were blocked off this morning while police investigated the incident. He was suspected of shooting a 21-year-year-old man near the Long Beach port on September 5.

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Trump says Clinton needs to build energy before next debate

Trump , who was wearing a live wireless mic as part of his segment on the program, is heard saying: "When you're a star, they let you do it". But both vice presidential candidate Mike Pence and Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said on separate shows Sunday morning that Trump's tweet should be taken seriously - the campaign had not extended an invitation to Flowers.

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Birmingham family waits out Hurricane Matthew at Disney Resort

Some three million people on the USA southeast coast face urgent evacuation as Florida braces for a direct hit when Matthew makes landfall later on Thursday. Out & Equal told attendees on Thursday in an email that it, the Walt Disney Company and the hotel in which the conference is taking place are "keeping a close eye on the storm".

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Sanders stumps for Clinton on friendly turf of Minnesota

Clinton, who as Democratic presidential nominee is having trouble attracting numerous young voters who supported Sanders, also referred to Sanders's platform as a "false promise" during a February fundraiser, according to leaked audio released by the conservative website Free Beacon .

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Fans believe Buckeyes could beat Browns

It's been theorized that the Browns could become the second team in league history to post an 0-16 record. While the idea of a college team beating a pro team remains silly, can we talk about the Bengals? A majority of Ohioans polled this week seem to think so.

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Hillary Clinton's post-debate surge is now clear

Hillary Clinton leads Trump 47 to 38 percent among likely voters in F&M's survey. Asked who would be voting for in November, he told Inside Edition: "That's confidential". A loophole means "there is a law, but you could work around it", she said. There was a significant difference between respondents depending on their Irish connection.

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5000 flights cancelled for storm; some Florida airports open

Among the cities in its destructive path were St Augustine, Florida; Savannah, Georgia; and Charleston , South Carolina . CHANTAL, Haiti/COCOA BEACH, Fla. FPL may need 11 days to two weeks to restore 90% of blacked out homes and businesses, said Matthew Cordaro, a trustee of the Long Island Power Authority and the former chief executive officer of the US Midwest's power grid operator.

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Voter Registration Deadline is October 14th

Light said the county office has received 143 early ballots in person, and 378 by mail. Colorado residents may register to vote or change parties at www.GoVoteColorado.com through October 31, or in person through election day at county clerk offices.

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Russian Federation 'interested in' United Nations proposal on Aleppo

Russian Federation and Syria accuse the United States of supporting terrorists by backing rebel groups. Ayrault said the question for all 15 Security Council members, but particularly Russian Federation, is: "Do you, yes or no, want a cease-fire in Aleppo?" The group says there have been "at least 23 recorded attacks on eastern Aleppo's eight remaining hospitals since the siege began in July".

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Excerpts of Hillary Clinton's Paid Speeches to Goldman Sachs Finally Leaked

Wikileaks , Podesta and the Clinton campaign declined to respond to repeated requests for comments about either the origin or veracity of the comments. In one email, dated January 25, 2016, Clinton research director Tony Carrk sent 25 excerpts from the speeches to several party officials, including Podesta.

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Former GOP leaders oppose Trump, but they don't necessarily support Clinton

Trump did not address the controversy during his visit, and instead praised the academy as a model school. Trump chose Pence in July after days of very public ruminations about whom he should select as a running mate. Donald Trump's campaign manager say Tim Kaine acted "like he had a tic" by mentioning Donald Trump so frequently in the debate. Donald Trump's slip in the polls this past week has Republicans reportedly anxious that their choice at the top of the ticket could drag ...

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Paul Ryan to campaign with Trump for the first time

Ryan has kept himself at arm's length from Trump throughout much of the billionaire's candidacy. At a recent news conference, as reported by Politico , Ryan said that he planned to use the process known as budget reconciliation to implement his policy agenda, which he has dubbed "A Better Way".

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Ballots will hit mailboxes in coming days

Taxpayers ticket - will also be presidential options on the November 8 ballot. Since joining the county elections office in 2004, Kelley has frequently been at the forefront of innovation. And hundreds are coming in each day, Ms. Nelson said. "In the general election of 2014, when we did same day registration, all the grace period ballots were actually provisional", Light said.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan campaigns for Rob Portman in Washington Twp

Chris Christie and Sen. The announcement of Ryan and Trump's first joint appearance of the campaign on October 8 in Wisconsin _ just four weeks before the election _ was simply the latest reminder. During the spring GOP presidential primary in Wisconsin, Trump was soundly defeated by U.S. Sen. Trump has since claimed that microphone issues had affected him, and that online polls declared him the victor - despite reports claiming those numbers were rigged by Trump supporters.

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With one month to go, US election is Clinton's to lose

It will be held at Washington University in St. Louis , MO. University of Missouri Professor Mitchell McKinney advised the Commission on Presidential Debates for its first "town hall" event in 1992. Independents now back her 46 per cent to 32 per cent, compared to 42-35 for Trump in late September. "And I want to be with the American people, I want to be with the people from Hew Hampshire and she wants to rest", he added.

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Backpage.com's CEO has been arrested for sex trafficking

In a statement , Paxton said agents from his Law Enforcement Unit participated in a search of Backpage headquarters and Ferrer's arrest. He is expected to appear in court in Houston on Friday for an extradition hearing. All three face felony conspiracy to commit pimping charges. California officials said the site collects fees from users who use coded language and almost nude photos to offer sex for money.

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Deshaun Watson outduels Lamar Jackson in dramatic Clemson win

He's still the front-runner. With a mix of blitzes and an athletic front seven, Clemson constantly harassed Jackson in the first half. Jackson was 27-for-44 for 295 yards with a touchdown and an interception, while running 31 times for 162 yards and a couple of scores.

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Charlotte Police to Release Video of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting

Scott's family on Friday released cell phone video, recorded by his wife, that shows the moments leading to his fatal shooting by police Tuesday. Photo Gallery Unrest in Charlotte , N.C. "The footage itself will not create in anyone's mind absolute certainty as to what this case represents and what the outcome should be". "The footage only supports all of the other information" such as physical evidence and statements from witnesses and officers.

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Meteorologists: Too early to predict Hurricane Matthew's impact on area

A hurricane watch was in effect for the Cuban province of Camaguey, the central Bahamas and the Turks and Caico Islands, and a tropical storm warning was issued for parts of the Dominican Republic, where authorities began mandatory evacuations of areas at risk for flooding.

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Which way Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL) insiders are heading

Breakeven lies at $39.27, while a maximum profit of $1.27, or $127 per pair of contracts, is possible if Delta stock closes at or below $38 when October options expire. The company had revenue of $10447.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $10479.70 million. The average forecast of sales for the year ending April 17 is $38M by 1 financial experts.

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Tulsa officer charged in fatal shooting out on bond

The police footage shows Crutcher approaching the driver's side of the SUV, then more officers walk up and Crutcher appears to lower his hands and place them on the vehicle. Shelby, 42, is free on bond and faces four years to life in prison if convicted. "I think (prosecutors) must have thought charges were warranted", he said.

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Assange lines up #OctoberSurprise to shake up U.S. election

To quench reporters" questions, Assange announced in August, that some of the information released, would contain "Significant' information about the democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. "There is enormous expectation in the United States", said Assange. WikiLeaks has made global headlines for 10 years by releasing millions of classified documents, embarrassing governments worldwide but also raising fears that the revelations may have put lives in danger.

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USA police headquarters in Charlotte evacuated

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a black man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A statement on the department's Twitter page said a dog alerted to the package after an employee spotted it.

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Donald Trump's former accountant takes credit for 'brilliance' after write-off controversy

During the first presidential debate with his rival Democrat Hillary Clinton last month, Trump responded to Clinton's allegation that he paid no federal taxes by saying that would make him "smart". "All you need to know about taxes in this election is simple", Pence said. Connecticut Department of Revenue Services commissioner Kevin Sullivan said Monday his agency conducted internal checks and was confident no staffers had improperly looked up Trump's returns.

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Keith Scott's Wife Releases Shocking Footage of His Shooting Death to NBC

OFFICER: You good? RAKEYIA SCOTT: I know he better live. The demonstrations in Charlotte spread to Atlanta on Friday night, with about 250 protesters taking to the streets of downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Protesters congregated earlier in the day at Marshall Park, chanting, "No tapes, no peace". On Wednesday, demonstrators attacked reporters and others, set fires and smashed windows of hotels, office buildings and restaurants in the city's bustling business ...


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