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Pro athletes say locker room talk "never as insensitive" as Trump

People that say that it doesn't happen, they're not telling the truth. Many of whom I have worked with over the past couple of decades. But what exactly constitutes "locker room talk", anyway? Michael Bennett talked about Donald Trump and said: "You can't disrespect women, at all".

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Missing Lakeland girl found in Tennessee; suspect caught

The pair were seen again on CCTV at a Daily's Convenience Store in Nashville, Tennessee, hours before a hospital security guard saw them sat in a Nissan Versa in the auto park of Baptist Memorial Hospital in Nashville. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a statement to WREG saying they did issue a statewide AMBER Alert Monday morning once they were able to verify the information that they had been in Middle Tennessee.

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McCain spars with challenger over previous support of Trump

Kirkpatrick re-attaches McCain to Trump: Kirkpatrick wants to re-attach the current and former GOP presidential nominees, despite McCain's rejection of Trump on Saturday . McCain also has courted the Latino vote. Kirkpatrick responded swiftly and vigorously Saturday, accusing McCain of making a "desperate attempt to distance himself from Donald Trump".

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Hurricane Matthew downgraded to category 1 storm

Wind speeds have fallen by half from its 75 miles per hour peak a week ago. After battering Florida's east coast, a weakened Hurricane Matthew churned slowly north early Saturday, bringing risky storm surges and heavy rain to Georgia and SC.

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Actress Woodley arrested during pipeline protest

An easement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is still being debated by federal officials. Protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline are set upon by guard dogs during an August 2016 demonstration. The tribe is now pursuing an appeal to stop construction while the rest of the case proceeds in U.S. District Court. Archambault said he is appreciative of the people from across the country who have supported the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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Missing Florida 4-Year-Old Found Safe in Tennessee After Multistate Search

Rebecca was examined by doctors and did not appear to have been harmed, she said . Police believe Hogs may still be driving the grey 2012 Nissan Versa. It has not been cleared yet how Hogs abducted Lewis. He drove off with the child in a vehicle he stole from his mother in Alabama, which is where he was originally from, Judd said.

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2 officers killed, 1 hurt; shooter at large

Three Palm Springs police officers were shot about 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, following an officer-involved shooting, police said , and as of Saturday afternoon the scene remained active. The police department is relatively small and everyone knows one another, said Weigel, who worked in the department for 32 years. Reyes indicated police had previous dealings with the suspect, but he declined to answer questions about whether responding officers were prepared to deal with someone with a ...

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Daytona International Speedway suffers 'moderate damage' from Hurricane Matthew

More than 1 million people are without power in Florida, majority in the Daytona Beach area. About 1.5 million people were ordered to evacuate in the state. As of Saturday morning, Jacksonville Electric Authority reported that 227,000 customers, mostly in Duval County, were without power and 3,500 lacked water.

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Electronics retailer Hhgregg to close for Thanksgiving

Over the last few years, more and more retailers have opened on Thanksgiving in order to lure shoppers with deals ahead of the traditional Black Friday shopping spree. Last year, Hhgregg stores opened from 4 p.m.to midnight on the holiday, before reopening at 7 a.m. on Black Friday . Employees who work directly for the mall will get the day off.

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Woman who has long criticized Hillary Clinton got paid by Trump ally

She would have none of Trump's claims that his comments about women were nothing more than locker room banter. Kellyanne Conway said Monday that such a decision isn't up to Trump. Trump's campaign was already struggling before the new video was released, due in part to his uneven performance in the first presidential debate. He declared the Democratic nominee had "tremendous hate in her heart" and should be in jail.

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Los Angeles police release video in fatal police shooting

Snell ducked from sight and then jumped out of the vehicle while holding his waistband as if supporting something, the chief said. "For you are complicit if you allow your voice to continue to be impotent while we are slaughtered in the streets ...

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How is Trump doing in the polls (and could he actually win?!)

Trump fell far behind with 38 percent of the vote. Hillary, in fact, has dropped just as much as Trump has, falling from 43 percent on Friday to 42.7 this morning. In the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released on Monday, Clinton has a mammoth 11-point lead - 46 to 35 - over Trump in a four-candidate race.

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Dakota Access pipeline work to resume in protest area

The tribe still has an ongoing lawsuit, filed in July, against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over its permitting of the pipeline to cross the Missouri River just north of the reservation. "We are troubled by the court's decision, but as water protectors and land defenders, our resolve to stop this Bakken frack-oil pipeline will not be diminished".

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Overruling Scott, Judge Orders Voter Registration Deadline Extended at Least Through Wednesday

A federal judge Monday afternoon extended Florida's deadline to register to vote through Wednesday, overruling Republican Governor Rick Scott's decision last week during Hurricane Matthew to not extend the deadline , calling it "irrational".

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Chicago parents relieved with no teacher strike

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said at a news conference just before midnight Tuesday that after more than a year of negotiations, the two sides had hammered out an agreement that isn't ideal but is good for students, teachers and the city.

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Top Trump Surrogate Says Comments About Groping Don't Amount to Sexual Assault

It's not clear that he-how that would occur". "I'm not a lawyer". On Sunday night, viewers across the United States tuned in to the second presidential debate - and it was a fiery and intense debate, to say the least . Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) speaks next to Donald Trump at a rally in Madison, Ala., on February 28. "And when you're are star, they let you do it".

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Bill Clinton Accusers Sit Front and Center at Presidential Debate

Senior correspondent for Politifact , Louis Jacobson, said they're looking into more of Trump's claims than Clinton's. This is a fairly stunning subversion of the truth. Fifty-eight per cent of debate watchers said they were supporting Clinton before the debate. But the best zinger of the night, according to Twitter , came from a Brooklyn College professor who tweeted about Trump's encouragement to Muslims to " report when they see something going on".

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After videotape leak, questionable future for Billy Bush

As Today's executive producer Noah Oppenheim put it in Sunday's announcement: "Let me be clear". "As you can see, Billy Bush is not joining us today , as you're probably aware, part of that 2005 Access Hollywood taping with Donald Trump that's been in the news all weekend", Roker said .

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WikiLeaks exposes Hillary Clinton as Donald Trump tries to fix damage 2

After watching his standing slip in the polls after the first debate, Round 2 was supposed to be Trump's chance to turn things around. Since then, The New York Times has reported that the billionaire businessman lost so much money in a single year, 1995, that he could have avoided any federal income tax liability for 18 years.

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Giants' Panik doubles in 13th to sink Cubs 6-5

Montgomery (0-1) was starting his fifth inning of relief. The Giants infield proved up for the task, extinguishing a 13th inning Cubs rally with a tight double play off Chicago hero David Ross to end the inning. After the second inning, Bumgarner was able to settle down and threw three scoreless innings, before being replaced in the top of the sixth. The left-hander, who has hit 14 homers of his own in the past five years, expressed interest in competing in the home-run derby before June's ...

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Hurricane Matthew kills at least nine in the US

Matthew made landfall southeast of McClellanville, South Carolina, on Saturday as a weakened Category 1 storm, but it triggered serious inland flooding. I can't go back and take the expense. That would be "a flash-flood event on (even) a normal day", CNN meteorologist Chad Myers said. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after pummeling the southeastern coast of the United States, killing at least 11 people in ...

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Govt notification on army disability pensions set to be challenged

While BJP leaders went all chest-thumping over the surgical strikes carried out by Indian Armed Forces on September 28 in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), the Central government, in a hush-hush move, gave the final touches to the plan slashing disability pensions for injuries incurred in the line of duty.

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US judge extends Florida voter registration deadline

Florida's registration deadline is Tuesday - Scott could have easily extended that deadline, because his administration told pretty much everyone in Florida to stay indoors during the storm. "Everybody has had a lot of time to register", Scott said. Why would Tuesday be too soon for Florida voters to register, but plenty of time for SC voters to register? North Carolina and Florida remain close, even as Clinton appears to be taking a commanding national lead.

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Hurricane Matthew's effects linger in soaked North Carolina

People who tried to go home but were blocked by authorities who said the damage was still too severe grew increasingly frustrated. Five people are missing in North Carolina, which has seen the most deaths so far. "I can not stress enough", McCroy said, "if you see road flooding, do not drive into the waters". The nearby Lumber River swelled to 24 feet, nearly three times its average, swamping this city of 20,000 people.

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5 dead in Georgia, North Carolina as Hurricane Matthew moves north

Authorities reported eight deaths in North Carolina, three in Georgia and one in SC. One death was reported in Virginia. Matthew's strong winds and storm surge were battering the SC coast early Saturday, and heavy rain and high winds were spreading inland.

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Pope elevates Chicago's archbishop to cardinal

Monsignor Kevin Joseph Farrell, outgoing archbishop of Dallas and new prefect of the Vatican dicastry for laity, family and life. The second-largest group is and will be from North and South America. Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich . According to Greg Otolski, director of communications for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis , Tobin will hold a news conference on Monday at the Catholic Center to discuss the appointment.

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Woman accused of trying to extort money from ex-Gov. Spitzer

Zakharova had said she and Spitzer got into a verbal argument that led to shoving in a room at the Plaza Hotel, sources said at the time. She called back and tried to cancel the emergency call but police were already en route, they said. The woman did not want to cooperate with law enforcement, and left on a flight to Russian Federation the following evening, one official and Kaufmann said.

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Don't waste time fighting Republican nominee, Donald Trump tells House Speaker

Ryan's declination to defend Donald Trump might as well be a revocation of his endorsement. Ryan spokesman Zack Roday said the speaker "made it clear on the call he's not conceding the presidential race". Republican leaders arranged the call as they navigate the fallout from the tape of Trump's sexually aggressive comments about women. But other more moderate members, such as Pennsylvania Rep.

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Ryan comments create stir among Trump backers

Republican leadership recognizes that for the larger GOP as a whole - and members in competitive districts - the signs aren't good. "That's why I'll be voting for him this fall". One person involved in the call says Ryan has not withdrawn his support for Trump, but has said he won't defend him, either. The Clinton campaign is releasing a new set of ads in the wake of Donald Trump's latest (of many) vile behavior toward women.

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Hurricane Matthew is the 'most unsafe storm in living memory'

At 5 a.m. EDT, Matthew's eye was about 30 km south-southeast of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and moving northward at 12 miles per hour (19 kph) with the storm packing 105 miles per hour (165 kph) winds, the U.S. The city was left awash in rain and gray seawater Friday. "I lost everything, right up to my birth certificate", he said. "While we weren't in the mandatory evacuation zone, we thought we better get out and be better safe than sorry".

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USA death toll from Hurricane Matthew rises to 9

In the tiny town of Nichols, South Carolina, downstream from Lumberton, at least 100 people spent the night on the third floor of the town hall. Many residents are also dealing with downed trees and power lines. Eight people in the state have already lost their lives. "We're not the kind of people asking for handouts". High water vehicles are staged in New Hanover and Brunswick counties and other high water vehicles are being held as reserves in case they are needed.

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Missing four-year-old found safe in Memphis, suspect in custody

That was the last official sighting before Hogs was taken into custody Monday afternoon in Memphis. Neither had apparent injuries. If you have information on their whereabouts, contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200 or call 911.

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AD: LSU won't lose November 19 home game to play at Florida

Foley acknowledged that the Tigers had offered to host the Gators in Baton Rouge, but stated that players safety is of the utmost importance at this time and that their focus should be on what is going on in the state of Florida . "I watched SC play Georgia yesterday, and I was wishing we were playing - somewhere - either here or there", Alleva said. Meanwhile, Alleva watched Georgia play at SC on Sunday.

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'that is not locker room talk'

You're going to be the commander-in-chief of what's known as the greatest country in the world, and that's what's coming out of your mouth? "I apologized to my family and I apologized to the American people". "I've never heard any man talk of anything of that nature", Williams said. "You called what you said [on the tape released Friday] locker-room banter".

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Madison EMS Supports and Raises Money for Breast Cancer Awareness

Samia al Qadhi, Chief Executive of Breast Cancer Care , added: "We are delighted that Xercise4Less has chose to partner with Breast Cancer Care this October". Calhoun Community College will hold Breast Cancer Awareness Month events this week at its Decatur and Huntsville campuses. According to the American Cancer Society , about 246,660 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women this year.


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