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Trump Blasts Ryan As Weak And Ineffective Leader

The announcement set off a firestorm of reaction within the party, and was presumably the catalyst for Trump's unhinged tweet parade on Tuesday morning, where he simultaneously condemned the party for not supporting him, while also rejoicing for being freed from it's "shackles".

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49ers name Colin Kaepernick starting quarterback

Gabbert was the obvious choice over the struggling Colin Kaepernick . Kelly had hinted recently that Kaepernick was not fully healthy - although that makes little sense given that he received a few garbage-time snaps (all handoffs) in the Week 1 blowout win over the Los Angeles Rams and has Gabbert's game-day backup each week so far.

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4 churches sue over 'punishing' transgender bathroom law

The plaintiffs argue that this provision limits the freedom of pastors to proclaim their beliefs regarding human sexuality. The Horizon Christian Fellowship, the Swansea Abundant Life Assembly of God, the House of Destiny Ministries and the Faith Christian Fellowship of Haverhill filed the federal civil rights lawsuit in MA, arguing the law violates their constitutional rights to freedom of religious expression and free speech.

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Indiana mother says Amber Alert pushed her to kill her kids

She said she was in MI when she first heard the Amber Alert had been issued, she said in the interview. In an interview from prison Monday with local TV station WANE, Pasztor said she chose to smother her children in order to prevent them from living a "traumatized" life like hers.

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Pence: 'Make America Great Again Won the Debate'

Undocumented immigrants, Trump says, are receiving fast-tracked USA citizenship so they can vote for Hillary Clinton in November. "The debate was a little feisty", Kaine said Wednesday. The Republican presidential nominee appeared more controlled on the campaign trail on Wednesday and Thursday than he was last week, sticking with scripted speeches, mostly avoiding interviews and sending tweets that appeared to have been closely edited, if not entirely composed, by his staff.

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Pence is suddenly the GOP 2020 frontrunner

Mike Pence's standing for a possible run for the presidency in 2020. He said Clinton had thanked him for "prosecuting the case against Donald Trump". Conway called Pence's performance "spectacular" and said Trump's campaign was " really happy" with the outcome. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine repeatedly tried in Tuesday's vice presidential debate to get Indiana's governor to repeat those past criticisms.

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Clinton 11 points up, Republicans in trouble

In general, Twitter users were more favorable to Clinton than Trump - in line with the snap polls. Nielsen data showed the audience for the face-off at Washington University in St. "We're going to make Pennsylvania rich again; we're bringing back our jobs", Trump said. Of course, I think I'm accurate because I interviewed the girls who did the foot rubs, and I interviewed the man who was at his party when he hosed down the women in this wet T-shirt contest.

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Donald Trump Twitter Rant Fuels Fire With 'Disloyal' GOP

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam is calling on Donald Trump to step down as the party's presidential nominee so Mike Pence can face Hillary Clinton in November. King said Tuesday numerous people who are now defecting from Trump are going to be people closer to the left side of the party. Meanwhile, Clinton's campaign hammered Republicans for recoiling from Trump at this late date, and she urged voters to hold GOP candidates accountable for standing by their nominee for months.

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Refugee held as possible terror suspect

As the police readied to storm the apartment, al-Bakr escaped. A spokesman for the Federal Prosecutor's Office told broadcaster SWR on Sunday: "The overall picture of the investigation, in particular the amount of explosive found, suggests that the person was planning to carry out an Islamist-motivated attack."That will prove unwelcome news for Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose conservatives have lost support to the far-right Alternative for Germany party over her open-door policy towards ...

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Plane crashes on Main Street in East Hartford

St. Francis Hospital says one patient was brought in for treatment, but they did not say their condition. The FAA stated that two people were on board the Piper PA 34 aircraft. The plane missed a van with a mother and her children inside by inches, clipping an electrical pole and cartwheeling down Main Street before it came to a stop, WTNH reported.

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Donald Trump takes off 'shackles,' takes on 'disloyal' GOP

Mr Trump's allies had hoped the debate would halt the exodus of fellow Republicans from his candidacy, and they publicly implored members of the party on Monday to stick with him through Election Day. "That kind of talk and conversation even in private is just unacceptable". "I felt disgusted", Green told Fusion. And so, after insisting for months that he doesn't need establishment Republicans to win, Trump is now shifting blame in a perfectly Trumpian fashion, suggesting if he loses, ...

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Christie Laughed as Bridge Plot Unfolded, Star Witness Says

Three years after gridlock paralyzed a New Jersey town next to the George Washington Bridge for days, two former allies of Christie, Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly, are being tried. They also have said other people with more power and influence were involved in the lane closures but aren't being prosecuted. The government's key witness in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case said that he interpreted an email from one of the defendants that it was "time for some traffic problems" ...

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Florida Democrats Sue To Extend Voter Registration Deadline

With another day to register voters, Democrats believe their ground game advantage can deliver a larger proportion of members of their party. The League of Women Voters of Florida filed a similar suit Tuesday to request an extension. Of those who registered at the last minute in 2012, Republicans were more likely than Democrats to cast a ballot afterward. Smith said the reach of the Clinton campaign isn't almost what it was in the past two elections, when the "Obama machine" basically ...

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UPI/CVoter poll: Hillary Clinton gains as Donald Trump continues to slide

According to the study, a large majority considered racist, sexist and oblivious to the real concerns of the average American Trump, but more than half of the respondents think that Clinton is corrupt and secretive lover. But after GOP leaders began turning against Trump, the Republican candidate turned around and attacked those leaders who denounced him-a move that some analysts say could hand Democrats the Senate, and even put the House in play.

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Dombrowski: Farrell will be back as Red Sox manager in 2017

Ortiz said he will retire at the end of the season. Ortiz said that two weekends ago, when the team bade him farewell in stages during the final series with the Toronto Blue Jays, he went through the ceremony with the knowledge that there would be more games to play.

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Officials, parents worry Chicago schools deal won't stick

A strike has been averted: Public schools in Chicago are open today. The conditions in Chicago are strikingly similar to those in the Philadelphia School District. At one point this year, Lewis referred to those pension cuts as "an act of war". Chicago schools are grappling with escalating pension payments that will jump to $720.2 million this fiscal year from $676 million in fiscal 2016, as well as credit ratings that have fallen to junk level.

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Backpage.com raided, CEO Carl Ferrer arrested in Texas

Ferrer was expected to be flown to California later Friday. He waived extradition to California during a court hearing Friday. In addition to Ferrer, the controlling shareholders of Backpage, Michael Lacey and James Larrkin, are also facing charges of conspiracy to commit pimping .

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Actress Shailene Woodley livestreamed own arrest at pipeline protest

In the interim, the Army will not authorize constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline on Corps land bordering or under Lake Oahe. Woodley posted a $500 bond and was charged with criminal trespass and engaging in a riot, according to CNN affiliate KFYR.

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WikiLeaks emails: Trump questions whether DOJ, Clinton 'colluded' on email probe

The revelations were among thousands of messages hacked from the account of Mrs Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta and published by WikiLeaks , opening a new front in the United States election. At the time it was sent there was no criminal investigation into Clinton's server. For instance, Hillary Clinton in recent months has emerged as a major foe of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation free-trade deal that President Obama has pushed hard to get passed.

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What Bill Clinton said (and didn't say) about 'Obamacare'

He did not respond to specific questions about Trump's recent suggestion that Hillary Clinton also was not "loyal" in her marriage. It was a once in a life time experience for customers and workers at the "Starting Lineup Barbershop and Beauty Shop" in downtown Youngstown as former President Clinton made a surprise appearance just before Noon.

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Why Donald Trump is incapable of accepting praise for Mike Pence

Unfortunately for the Republican party, Pence's crude remarks weren't even the most embarrassing part of the night. Tim Kaine, who repeatedly ticked off a list of derogatory comments Trump has made against women, immigrants, African-Americans and others.

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Viral debate sensation Ken Bone breaks his silence and explains disposable camera

Bone spent most of Monday on a press tour to talk about everything from why he wore a red sweater (he wanted to wear an olive-colored suit but split the seat in his trousers when he put it on) to the countless memes that have been created about him.

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Chicago parents relieved as teachers, district avert strike

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union were prepared to walk out of the school districts 565 schools Tuesday morning, but their leadership had announced a tentative deal was struck. "They're going to have to be up a little later", Lewis said. The result seems to have been a markedly different tone during CTU and CPS negotiations than in 2012, when Emanuel cancelled a teachers' pay raise and Lewis called Emanuel "the murder mayor" because of violence in the city.

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John Crisp - Trump, taxes and the rest of us

In an interview on CNN , the younger Trump was asked if his father has paid federal income tax within the last 18 years. After Bash pressed him several more times about federal income tax, Eric Trump said , "Of course, yes, absolutely", before repeating the same line: "My father pays a tremendous amount of tax ".

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Search for Florida girl, 4, extends to Tennessee

Monday morning, ABC Action News got information that the two were spotted at a state park near the Tennessee - Kentucky border, headed north on I-75. Late Monday night, the Polk County Sheriff's Office shared a picture on their Facebook page of 4 year old drawing with PCSO detective as investigators prepare for her trip back to Florida.

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Debate Live Streams Bring Mixed Results for Twitter, YouTube

The Thursday Night Football game broadcast on Twitter the prior week received 2.2 million total viewers and averaged 327,000 viewers per minute . YouTube's numbers aren't comparable to the TV metrics. This was a highly-engaged audience, as well. YouTube's figures for this second debate are still higher than in years past, though. In comparison, the first Thursday Night Football game of the year was watched by 2.3 million people on Twitter, and the numbers for week two rose 18 ...

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Ryan all but concedes Clinton will be president

Speaker Paul Ryan is not un-endorsing Donald Trump. Twenty-five percent said they were voting for Clinton as a show of opposition to Trump. "That would be my intention now". "The scandal with the emails, of her extremely careless, I would call it unbelievably reckless behavior with America's top national security secrets".

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Small plane crashes in East Hartford, Conn.

A small plane crashed onto a street in East Hartford, Connecticut, while trying to land at an airport, according to officials. Residents are asked to avoid the area. We stand ready to assist local officials as needed. Route 2 West at exit 5 was closed, according to state police. Goodwin College, which is nearby, canceled all classes for Tuesday night.

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Under attack, Trump turns on US House speaker and media

Trump and would dedicate himself instead to defending the party's majority in Congress", the New York Times reported . Besides, there are hardline Republican lawmakers who back Trump because of constituent-pressure: they are in white, blue-collar majority districts.

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Nearly a week after hurricane hit Haiti, UN appeals for aid

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the launch to fund aid activities in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. An ongoing cholera outbreak has already killed roughly 10,000 people and sickened more than 800,000 since 2010, when the infectious disease was introduced into the country's biggest river from a United Nations base where Nepalese peacekeepers were deployed.

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Pope Francis' first U.S

Tobin was one of the 17 new cardinals Pope Francis named yesterday, and he said he found out about the appointment to the College of Cardinals after receiving several tweets about. Archbishop Maurice Piat of Port-Louis, Mauritius, 75. Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes of Tlalnepantla, Mexico, 66. The story of how an Albanian priest endured decades of imprisonment, torture and forced labor during his country's communist crackdown against the church brought Pope Francis to tears.

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Tulsa Cop Now Blames Terence Crutcher Shooting On 'Temporary Deafness'

The judge set a November 29 date for a preliminary hearing where the court will decide whether there is enough evidence to proceed to trial. As a result , Wood said, Shelby couldn't hear the sirens of other patrol cars or even her own shot.

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Arrest Of Judges: Senate Votes Against Summon Of DSS Boss

Still, Chukwuka Utazi (PDP, Enugu north), said the action of the security operatives was wrong and would go a long way in giving the nation a bad name in the worldwide community. The NAN-POSTGRADs president said that if such action was taken, the "DSS would not have gone on a rescue mission". The committee was charged to report back in four weeks.

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Trump's newest tweet storm targets House Speaker Paul Ryan

He followed an hour later with another tweet aimed at Ryan. A media report on Tuesday in Washington said that the Republican lawmakers, Ryan also said that he had no plans of campaigning with Trump before Election Day on November 8. The forecaster FiveThirtyEight on Monday gave Clinton an 82.9 percent change of winning in its polls-only model, approaching her high of 89.2 percent in mid-August.

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SUNY Polytechnic president resigns amid corruption charges

Alain Kaloyeros - President of SUNY Polytechnic Institute - has formally resigned, according to the New York Daily News . Kaloyeros submitted his resignation in a letter Tuesday morning. Kaloyeros' counsel, Mike Miller from Steptoe & Johnson, said that Kaloyeros resigned because he believed the charges filed against him would be an unneccessary distraction to SUNY Poly, and maintained that Kaloyeros "is innocent of the charges filed against him and looks forward to being exonerated when the ...


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