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'Killer clowns' craze set to worsen before Halloween, police warn

While the reports and hoax calls have been a headache for police, a concern for parents and resulted in arrests in some states, it has been a boost for online costume stores. "There's probably old people who wont go out to the shops because they're frightened they might bump into a muppet dressed as a clown". "We have to think what can we do to protect us from them, and also what can we do to promote that other clowns are around".

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Portman: I Can No Longer Support Trump For President

McCain says they will instead enter a write-in candidate, "some good conservative Republican who is qualified to be president". Speaking during a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr Pence was referring to the Friday afternoon publication by the Washington Post of a story about a 2005 video in which Mr Trump is recorded bragging about groping women without their permission.

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Young voters not swayed by Bill Clinton's history

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who served concurrently with Goodluck Jonathan, refused to designate Boko Haram a terrorist group , which would have put greater law enforcement and military scrutiny on the group. "At the time, Bill Clinton was a co-chairman of the [Haiti reconstruction] board, in addition to serving as the United Nations special representative for Haiti".

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PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Unshackled, Trump unleashes aggressive attacks on own party

Win or lose, Trump has chose to go down fighting-as himself. Republican Senate candidates have tried all year to build their campaigns into insulated operations that can withstand the controversy of the day created by Trump. Johnson said the real question is why his opponent, Democrat Russ Feingold, continues to back Clinton. Don't let her fail us again. Ryan's office responded with a terse statement: "Paul Ryan is focusing the next month on defeating Democrats, and all Republicans running ...

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Glenn Beck Wants You To Know He Isn't Voting For Hillary Clinton

Even though many Republican voters view Trump as the lesser of two evils, Beck said voting for him validates his campaign tactics and values. At least it is a moral, ethical choice. "Perhaps they were a little bloated, to say the least", Cenk Uygur with TYT stated with regard to The Blaze's seeming ability to function with only a six-member editorial board and the cost associated with a 25-member team.

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Los Angeles Cop Executed By Career Criminal

Sgt. Steve Owen was shot and killed while answering a burglary report, and the suspected gunman was arrested after commandeering his patrol auto, ramming a second police vehicle, then hiding in a home as two teenagers cowered, authorities said.

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'Reject the dark side' urges Obama at a Clinton campaign rally

Obama says there's a stark contrast between Trump and the Republican presidential candidates he faced in 2008 and 2012, John McCain and Mitt Romney. I came to Greensboro to watch the president fire up the state's mostly African-American base for Clinton, which he did.

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Hurricane Matthew's US death toll rises to 27

People grew increasingly frustrated when they were blocked from returning home by authorities who said the damage was still too severe. At least 27 United States deaths have been blamed on Matthew. Hurricane Matthew made landfall near McClellanville, South Carolina, on Saturday, October 8. To date, more than 2,000 people have been rescued by swift water rescue teams and more are expected throughout the day.

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Trump defiant as Clinton rides high in the polls

Trump said: "I will say this about Hillary - she doesn't quit, she doesn't give up". The poll , conducted over three days, October 8-10, comes after another NBC / Wall Street Journal poll taken following Friday's leak of a 2005 tape of Trump making lewd and predatory comments about women.

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You Can Still Register to Vote in Oklahoma. Here's How

Oklahoma Voter Registration Application forms are available at the County Election Board office located at 641 E. Robinson, Suite 200, and at most post offices, tag agencies, and public libraries in the county. "I'm still very undecided but I know every vote counts and it's your right as a citizen", Pentecost said. You can also register at any branch of the library and get registered online .

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Trump Camp CEO Thought Paul Ryan 'The Enemy' While At Breitbart

One tweet complained that Democrats are "far more loyal to each other than the Republicans!" He continued: "Disloyal [Republicans] are far more hard than Crooked Hillary. Trump further alienated allies by bringing up unproven abuse allegations against former president Bill Clinton in a Sunday debate watched by tens of millions of Americans.

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Man in stolen truck leads troopers on high-speed chase, police say

Instead, he drove the truck on heavily sparking rims - which sparked several small brush fires - leaving tire debris along the highway. The pursuit began at around 11 p.m., when O'Dwyer sped through a construction zone on Interstate 93 in Londonderry, and a New Hampshire State Trooper tried to pull him over in Manchester, according to the statement.

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Authorities look for missing 4-year-old Florida girl

Authorities say Hogs is a long-time family friend who hadn't seen them in two years when he was asked to leave their home for pulling a gun on a family member. An Amber Alert was issued after an unsuccessful police search that included home-by-home searches, police K-9s and a helicopter. The ordeal began last week, a few days before the kidnapping, Judd said.

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Las Vegas Raiders closer to reality

Democratic opponents have said they oppose putting public funds to a project backed by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, while Republican opponents oppose raising taxes. In another potential obstacle, Adelson, who is one of the richest people in the world, expects to get some sort of share in the team in return for his contribution, but Davis does not want to sell any percentage of the team.

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You Decide 2016: Early voting begins today in Ohio

Burris: What will be the rest of the story? . "We've worked with the secretary of state's office, bureau of motor vehicles and we've worked with the departments of health in cleaning up numerous voter registration rolls". WKSU's M.L. Schultze has more on the last-minute push to get voters signed up. That year marked the first-ever statewide mailing of absentee ballot applications and voters who took advantage of this option represented a third of all ballots cast in that election - a record ...

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Obama signs law mandating US male toilets to have baby change facility

Known as the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation (BABIES) Act, it was first raised back in April by Congressman David Cicilline. However, that is the experience dads around this country have faced for years because changing tables for babies were often only available in women's restrooms.

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Trump praises WikiLeaks, says Clinton is corrupt

Trump has apologized repeatedly for the comments - but despite an aggressive debate performance Sunday where he sought to turn the tables on Clinton, Ryan said on the call he won't campaign with Trump . Ms Clinton said the remarks made by her Republican rival in the recording represented "exactly who he is". Beyond personal sniping and Alicia Machado, women voters should have seen the clear differences in how a President Trump and a President Clinton would approach these issues.

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Unshackled, Trump turns wrath on GOP

Donald Trump declared war on the Republican establishment Tuesday, lashing out at House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., Sen. Trump, reeling after the release of a vulgar 2005 video and subsequent Republican defections, tweeted Tuesday that "it is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to".

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USA to seek criminal contempt charge against Arizona sheriff

Arpaio , known for keeping jailed asylum seekers in tents and making them wear pink underwear, has been sheriff in Maricopa County since 1993, and is seeking election to a seventh term as the top lawman. Attorney's Office moved forward with the charge. Protesters wearing anti-Joe Arpaio t-shirts gather in front of U.S. District Court as prosecutors announce they will charge the Maricopa County Sheriff with criminal contempt-of-court Tuesday, Oct.

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Trump takes to Twitter to attack 'weak and ineffective leader' Paul Ryan

He stopped short of retracting his endorsement of the candidate, but instead said he would rather focus his time and energy on getting Republican members of Congress re-elected in November. Others see no way for Republicans in some races to win without the backing of Trump's loyal supporters. Trump's campaign strategy, his pugilistic style, and the propensity to attack fellow Republicans will be fiercely debated after the election, and it's a debate that could take years to resolve.

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Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump by 9 Points, Poll Finds

A pre-tape Marist poll found Clinton led Trump by 3 percentage points in a four-way race. The poll , conducted over three days, showed Mr. Trump gaining support after Sunday's debate. The latest CBS/YouGov survey showed a 4-point lead for Clinton, but Trump trails by just 0.5 percentage points in the Real Clear Politics average in a four-way race.

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Donald Trump Tells Supporters to Vote on the Wrong Day

However one feels about the candidates running for president, one can not ignore how taxing campaigning must be for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump . Later in the rally, Trump correctly listed the date. Ryan had told GOP House members that he would not walk back his Trump endorsement, but would not campaign for the nominee during a conference call yesterday.

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Clinton V Trump: Who won second United States presidential debate?

Donald Trump's main comeback to the controversy caused by the unearthed video of him bragging about harassing women-besides the whole "c'mon, it's locker room talk" excuse-has been that Bill Clinton has been pretty shitty to women in the past.

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Trump Threatens to Push Intensely Personal Clinton Attacks if More Tapes Emerge

Trump ticked off a litany of what he described as revelations from the emails, ranging from excerpts of speeches Clinton delivered to Wall Street interests indicating support for globalized trade to campaign staffers micro-managing the candidate's message and actions.

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The FBI's Arrest of an NSA Contractor

On the day of his arrest, officials used search warrants to look through his home, two storage sheds and auto. "Am I correct in reading they didn't charge him under the Espionage Act?". The case echoes that of Edward Snowden who has evaded capture following his 2013 public disclosure of mass government surveillance programs that stunned Americans and the global public.

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Controversial QB Colin Kaepernick to Start for San Francisco 49ers

Head coach Chip Kelly made the announcement Tuesday that Kaepernick would replace struggling starter Blaine Gabbert . Kaepernick was unable to compete for the starting job in the offseason as he recovered from shoulder, thumb and knee surgeries .

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Early voting trends favor Hillary Clinton in Fla., N.C.

She added, quoting scripture: "Do not go tired while doing good". It suggests that the Democratic nominee "cut deals for donors, ' that she 'sold out American workers" and 'exploited Haitians in need'. Clinton herself gave voice to turnout concerns. According to Trump's senior communications adviser Jason Miller, the ad will be aired on television nationally, and rotated heavily through the battleground states.

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Clinton aide links Trump campaign to Russian email hacking

Speaking aboard the campaign plane Tuesday night, Podesta told reporters there was a "reasonable" chance that Trump aide Roger Stone probably knew about the latest hack that exposed thousands of Podesta's emails. He also accused a long time Trump aide of receiving "advance warning" about WikiLeaks' plans to publish thousands of hacked emails and suggested the Republican candidate is aiding the unprecedented Russian interference in American politics.

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Trump reverting to combative approach of primary campaign

After all, one might be led to believe that those moderate, reasonable Republicans are unlike Trump in key ways. Along with my country's president, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, I have personally met both candidates, and I predict that foreign leaders will leave these meetings less alarmed, but still uncomfortable.

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Hurricane Matthew: Haiti south '90% destroyed'

Hurricane and flash flood warnings extended through Georgia and SC and into North Carolina early on Saturday. Mandatory evacuations are also underway in Georgia and SC where the hurricane is expected to hug the coasts of those states this weekend.

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Divergent's Shailene Woodley breaks silence after North Dakota arrest

Chairman David Archambault II says in a statement that Energy Transfer Partners has ignored the Obama administration's request to voluntarily shut down work within 20 miles of Lake Oahe while the Army Corps of Engineers consider reforming how it plans infrastructure projects.

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PRESIDENTIAL RACE | Gore to Clinton suppor 5:16 pm Tue

Gore noted during his speech on Tuesday that some 70% of the new electricity production capacity installed in the U.S.is from wind and solar, while there has been nearly no new electricity production from coal. "This is one of those years that will go in the textbooks", Milakovich said. "Because this is what I want you to hear and understand, at the rate we are going one in eight homes in Florida could be underwater by the end of the century".

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Trump's statements on groping women constitute sexual assault: White House

I mean I'm 55 and it's hard for me to change. Obama reiterated that sentiment on Tuesday, rattling off many comments Trump has made throughout the campaign attacking women, minorities, a Gold Star family, and a disabled reporter. Tuesday's appearance was his second in North Carolina this cycle. "This is our democracy at work". Obama continued, urging the crowd to vote for Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton .

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Taxpayers may foot Las Vegas Raiders Stadium's building bill

The vote passed by a 16-5 count, needing 14 yes votes to pass. The Raiders have moved another step closer to moving to Las Vegas. The biggest item lawmakers had to discuss was the public portion of funding for the station. If the stadium measure passes, the league would have to approve the Raiders' move to Las Vegas. The stadium would also serve as home to the UNLV football team.

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UN human rights chief: Trump would be 'dangerous' if elected

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein cited Trump's views on vulnerable communities including minorities and his talk of using torture, banned under global law, as "deeply unsettling and disturbing". In recent months, Zeid has made speeches that denounced "demagogues" and specifically targeted Trump and several populist leaders in Europe, even likening their tactics to Islamic State propaganda.


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