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Angry anti-Saudi protest in Yemen after funeral carnage

More than 140 people were killed and at least 525 others were wounded in air raids on a funeral hall in Sanaa. The attack - that killed at least 140 people on Saturday - hit a hall where rows of the city's notables had gathered for the wake of the interior minister's father.

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Republican National Committee Halts Its 'Victory' Project Aimed at Electing Trump

RNC chair Reince Priebus on Friday night-following the leak of the tape-told a state party chair that the committee would take 48 hours to reevaluate its election strategy, reported Politco . Following the video's release, RNC chairman Reince Priebus made it clear he found the remarks unacceptable. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the Republican National Committee is redirecting resources earmarked for the Trump campaign to down-ballot races.

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Trump says United States officials letting in illegal immigrants so they can vote

His video apology statement was hammered for just this reason - the apology just seems less honest when you throw in "Bill Clinton is worse". Trump's own wife Melania said she was offended by her husband's "unacceptable and offensive" comments, caught on a hot mic just months after the two married in the real estate magnate's third marriage.

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Paul Ryan heckled by Trump supporters in his district

I put out a statement about this last night. House Speaker Paul Ryan , who had invited Trump to a campaign event on Saturday, rescinded the invitation and said Trump's remarks " sickened " him. "I'm a mom and an American first, and I can not and will not support a candidate for president who brags about degrading and assaulting women", New Hampshire Sen.

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Early runs leads to Cubs win in bullpen battle

By the time Hendricks exited , the Cubs already led 4-2. A positive playoff opener for a city draped in "W" flags and hoping for a historic championship. In the fifth, Bumgarner pinch-hit for reliever George Kontos, who had taken over for former Cub Jeff Samardzija , who had only lasted two innings.

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5-year-old boy revived after boat capsizes

Coast Guard says all passengers in a sail boat that capsized near Pier 45 in San Francisco , California, are safe. A 5-year-old boy was in critical condition. He attributed the swift response of rescuers to a greater-than-usual number of police, fire and Coast Guard units that happened to be patrolling the waterfront as part of San Francisco's week-long annual " Fleet Week " celebration on the bay.

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Tom Brady is Officially Back, Full of Swag

For the Cleveland Browns' defenders, tackling a freight train might have been easier. Brady threw two short TD passes in the first half to Bennett before hooking up with his new teammate again on a 37-yarder to give the Patriots a 30-7 lead in the third quarter.

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Pressure on Trump likely to be intense at second debate

Even before the recording of his remarks were made public, the businessman was lagging behind Clinton after an undisciplined first debate. "I'm sure he's horrified", said Mike Murphy, an IN public relations strategist who's known Pence for more than two decades.

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Valley police departments try to calm clown fears

If you've heard about the creepy clown sightings that have been popping up all around the country, you know they're giving all the real clowns a bad rep. Of course, Chico P-D takes threats to the community seriously, so if you do see something and believe you or someone else is in danger, please report it.

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Leaked Emails Show Clinton 'Dreamed of Open Borders and Open Trade'

Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, said the speech transcript highlight where Clinton was on trade and Wall Street rather than where she wound up after a campaign in which she was pushed by Sanders and other progressives.

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Trump remains defiant but Republican campaign in crisis

But even as the fallout deepened fractures in a party already torn about Trump, many remained loyal to the political outsider. "What is it at 35?" The second TV debate between Mr Trump and Mrs Clinton will take place on Sunday evening (October 9) in St Louis.

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United States formally accuses Russian hackers with political cyber attacks

The administration also blamed Moscow for the hack of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the subsequent leak of private email addresses and cellphone numbers of Democratic lawmakers. But, officials have stopped short at blaming Russian Federation for the recent cyber-attacks on state election databases. "As the intelligence community gathered new information, it was able to reach increasingly higher degrees of confidence about which actors were responsible", the official said.

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Clinton gets small bump nationally in post-debate Fox poll

Some 31 percent of likely voters said the debate improved Clinton's chances of winning the White House, while 16 percent said the debate benefited Trump. In a separate poll that included alternative party candidates, Mrs Clinton led the field by 4%. More than half of respondents said the debate "made no difference" in how they would vote, while 27 percent said the debate made them more likely to support Clinton and 13 percent said it influenced them to support Trump.

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Presidential candidates to square off in second debate

Some Republican voters (28%) say they'd be more likely to vote for a downballot candidate who unendorsed Trump . The Republican presidential nominee apologized for some graphic comments he made over a hot microphone 11 years ago. In what was billed as a videotaped apology for the 2005 videotaped remarks, Trump said "Bill Clinton has actually abused women" and Hillary Clinton "bullied, attacked, shamed and intimidated" her husband's "victims".

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Gas tax increase sent to Christie

Chris Christie said that this is the longest and largest reauthorization of the Transportation Trust Fund in its history and that when combined with federal government funds, more than $32 billion will be invested in infrastructure improvements and modernizations in the state during the next eight years.

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CEO of 'World's Top Online Brothel' Arrested for Pimping

In addition to Ferrer, the controlling shareholders of Backpage, Michael Lacey and James Larrkin, are also facing charges of conspiracy to commit pimping . For the past two years, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, under the leadership of Chairman Rob Portman, has sought information pertaining to the role of Backpage.com in the online buying and selling of children for sexual exploitation.

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Clinton Campaign Says Trump's Losses Equal Nearly 60000 Mainers' Income Tax Payments

As a company , we pay a tremendous amount of tax . The Daybreak poll also shows a small increase in the share of voters who say they are certain to support either Trump or Clinton. Donald Trump played no part in preparing the 1995 returns that suggest he filed a almost $1 billion loss that helped him avoid paying federal taxes, his former accountant told Inside Edition .

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Russian Federation confirms it has sent S-300 air defence system to Syria

The Hmeimim air base already has an S-400 air defence system, the most modern in Russia's arsenal. Barack Obama's spokesman Josh Earnest announced Monday that the USA had broken off its joint Syria agreement with Russian Federation. It is also an admission of failure for US Secretary of State, John Kerry, who negotiated a deal with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, early last month to end the hostilities only to see it fall apart nearly immediately.

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Utah Republicans out front in opposing Trump

Jon Huntsman (UT), Friday: "In a campaign cycle that has been nothing but a race to the bottom - at such a critical moment for our nation - and with so many who have tried to be respectful of a record primary vote, the time has come for Gov.

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Georgia AD says school won't displace evacuees in Columbia

Although he has yet to throw a touchdown, he has put up more yards than Orth. "Even though the governor had mentioned the state services would not be provided, the local sheriff, as reported in the papers and as reinforced by the SC staff, said local resources could handle everything surrounding the game", McGarity said.

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Gov. Haley: 'Now is the Time for Prayer'

On Friday, President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia. Matthew could skim just off the coast, but even the slightest deviation could bring the eye of the storm onshore. The storm's center is expected to be near the coast of southern North Carolina by Saturday night. At 8 p.m. EDT, the center of the storm was about 40 miles east of Cape Fear and had sustained winds of about 75 mph.

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Trump loses support of Minnesota GOP leaders, including US Rep. Erik Paulsen

On Friday, video was released of Trump making sexually-offensive comments about women during a taping of a segment for the entertainment news show "Access Hollywood" in 2005. "To be honest, I'm a little bit surprised that now this would seem to be the "tipping point" for a whole slew of Republican politicians". Former GOP Gov.

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Ken Paxton Reaction To Federal Judge Dismissing Civil Lawsuit

It's also a reversal from June, when his defense team argued unsuccessfully before an appeals court to reconsider a prior decision to uphold criminal charges against AG Paxton. If the Court of Criminal Appeals rejects that request, a trial could be held in Collin County as early as spring. "This is a victory for Ken Paxton", Martens said in a statement.

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Sunday Morning Forecast, October 9

Winds remain relatively calm through the afternoon. Next week a small warming trend takes over for the first few days with highs getting into the upper 70's by Tuesday . Saturday was an absolutely ideal day with high pressure, sunny skies and highs right around 70 degrees. The National Weather Service in Boulder issued a freezing temperatures warning for Friday morning until 9 a.m.

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'Saturday Night Live' takes shot at Trump's hot mic comments

The video, obtained by The Washington Post , was recorded while Trump rode a bus during a taping of " Access Hollywood ". But with a month until Election Day, and early voting already underway in several states, the truest answer to why Republicans are dropping Trump now - and why they're dropping him over this - is likely political.

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SCOTUS denies administration's request to rehear immigration case

How the Court rules in that case could affect the Redskins. The Supreme Court is likely to be without a replacement justice throughout much of its term which runs through June, as the court awaits the results of the November 8 presidential election and the inauguration of the new president in January.

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Calif. cop killed by gunman was victim of 'calculated execution'

Lovell had been staying with his sister in the apartment complex where the burglary was reported and neighbors said he had a hot temper, the Los Angeles Times reported (http://lat.ms/2cVCvaJ ). A wounded Lovell then stole Owens' patrol auto and rammed it into another patrol vehicle before bolting into a nearby apartment. The fleeing suspect breached a wall, but was caught by deputies and taken into custody.

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Clinton speeches to Wall Street leaked

One example of Clinton's distinct public and private positions may be on display elsewhere in the leaked transcripts. The Clinton campaign refused to authenticate the hacked e-mail. government accused Russian Federation of hacking into the Democratic Party's computers in order to affect the outcome of the presidential race, WikiLeaks exposed thousands of e-mails between Clinton and her campaign manager.

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Trump dismisses GOP calls to quit race: 'Never'

The person insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss internal campaign dynamics publicly. The "hot-mic" recording that has gotten Donald Trump swept up in yet another controversy regarding how he speaks about women has gone viral, but Trump isn't the only one apologizing.

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Boat with youths capsizes off San Francisco, some trapped

Fire department spokesman Bob Postel acknowledged that it could be catastrophic without help from bystanders on private boats and efforts by several public safety agencies that sent vessels to rescue those in cold water. It said US Coast Guard rescue crews and divers were en route. A good Samaritan performed CPR on him until a police officer took over. Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident.

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Mike Pence a 2020 Favorite After Vice Presidential Debate

Mike Pence the victor of the vice presidential debate in the Metro Readers Poll. Trump took credit for Pence's debate performance, saying it was a symbol of his good judgment for picking him as his running mate and calling him the "first hire" of his administration.

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Governor Brown Issues Statement on Death of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Sergeant

Deputies at the sheriff's station in Lancaster were back at work Thursday while coping with the death of one of their close colleagues, who was gunned down while responding to a burglary call. Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Owens and the others received the Meritorious Conduct Medal, Gold.

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Trump's Republican Defectors Are Already Trying to Steal the Election From Hillary

Both men issued mea culpas after the recording leaked Friday - though it's worth nothing that neither statement included personal apologies to O'Dell or Zucker, the women whose bodies they so cavalierly discussed. Later during "Weekend Update ", Colin Jost was excited that the Trump tapes meant that he nearly heard " Wolf Blitzer say p-y". When I heard the comments yesterday, it was disappointing to hear such objectification of women.

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Former Access Hollywood host apologizes for comments with Trump

Among them was Utah's Jason Chaffetz, who called Mr Trump's words "some of the most abhorrent and offensive comments that you can possibly imagine". "I moved on her and I failed". "I'd never withdraw. I've never withdrawn in my life", he told @washingtonpost . "I moved on her like a (expletive), but I couldn't get there".

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Columbus Day in Swampscott: Schools Closed

State and city offices can also be closed on Columbus Day, depending on which state they are in. The United States doesn't have national holidays like many other countries. The three major national drugstores (CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid) will be open on Monday, October 10. Businesses that will be generating large volumes of mail or packages on Columbus Day are encouraged to contact their local postmasters in advance to make arrangements for the pickup up that mail .


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