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Man Dead After Conn. Plane Crash Used ILL. Address, Didn't Live There

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the crash had been intentional, but refused to elaborate. State and federal investigators went to an apartment in Hartford, and searched with dogs and wearing protective gear. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. While the investigation is ongoing, East Hartford Police Lt. Josh Litwin would not rule out any possible reason for the crash, including terrorism.

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Hurricane Matthew's US death toll rises to 29

Matthew - the most powerful hurricane to threaten the Atlantic seaboard in more than a decade - set off alarms as it closed in on the U.S., triggering evacuation orders covering at least two million people. Pat McCrory for taking time out to speak to a group of conservative pastors in Raleigh about House Bill 2 Friday night as Hurricane Matthew approached North Carolina.

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We will not displace evacuees in South Carolina — Georgia AD

It turned out to be a good decision to play this game Sunday. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on SEC Network. Texas A&M broke open a 7-7 game last week in beating SC with a 49-yard touchdown run up the middle, breaking a couple tackles along the way.

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After 70 years, Martinsville Speedway to get lights

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., was on hand for the announcement and likes the move. Martinsville's two races next year are scheduled for the daytime. "Most of you remember last year's Goody's Fast Relief 500 where Jeff Gordon won here in the twilight", Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell said on Wednesday.

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GOP Senate candidate says he's suspended Trump endorsement

But Donald Trump is simply disqualified from being Commander in Chief-America can not have a man who speaks this way about women be the face of our country to the Free World. United States Senate Nominee Darryl Glenn is calling for Donald Trump to step aside. Glenn called for the repeal of the health care program and an end to energy policies that cost coal workers jobs.

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Worst flooding in NC still to come following Hurricane Matthew

Evacuations also continued in Greenville, where the Tar River was three metres above flood stage and forecast to crest even higher by Friday. Pat McCrory said via Twitter that there are 17 confirmed fatalities in the state related to the storm.

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Pence is Back: He's Making Stops for Trump Again-What He's Saying

After canceling a weekend campaign appearance and leaving Trump alone to deal with a video of sexually predatory remarks, Pence was campaigning again - and praising Trump's Sunday debate performance. During the remainder of his remarks, Pence criticized Clinton, the Democratic candidate for president, on national security and the military, tax and regulatory policy and health care policy.

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Hong Kong political activist returns after detention in Bangkok

In a post on Facebook , Demosisto said it was unable to contact Mr. Wong after he arrived at Bangkok's main airport late Tuesday. However Netiwit Chotipatpaisal, the Thai student-activist who was due to meet Wong in Bangkok , notified the party that Wong has been detained at Suvarnabhumi airport.

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Condoleezza Rice Calls on Donald Trump to Withdraw from Presidential Race

Pence released a statement the following day saying he "cannot defend" Trump's remarks and canceled a campaign appearance that day, effectively making it clear that Trump was on his own in dealing with the scandal. In the recording released by The Washington Post , Trump can be heard saying: "You know I'm automatically attracted to handsome - I just start kissing them".

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Campaigning in NC for Clinton, Obama criticizes Trump

Last week the Washington Post released a video of Trump boasting of groping women, which the 70-year-old dismissed as "locker room talk", but had several Republicans speaking against the real estate mogul including House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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Mike Pence says Donald Trump remorseful over lewd comments

Among all voters, 39 percent think Trump should end his presidential campaign, while more - 45 percent - think he should stay in. Hayley Derryberry, a 30-year-old filmmaker from Charlotte, said that she tuned out Pence's religious defense of Trump and, while she plans to vote for him, she doesn't like him.

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Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf to Step Down

About 5,300 lower-level employees were fired. Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has campaigned for stronger oversight of the U.S. financial sector, accused him of "gutless leadership" and calling on him to step aside. It isn't yet clear what was the final tipping point, but shortly after markets closed on Wednesday word came from the bank that Stumpf was out. So far the tab has been relatively small: Wells agreed to a US$190 million settlement last month, representing less than 1% of its annual ...

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Clinton has 9-point lead over Trump in Virginia

Prior to the debate, he met with three women who have accused Bill Clinton of harassment or rape. Trump was under pressure during Sunday's debate to restore confidence in his struggling campaign after dozens of lawmakers repudiated him over the weekend.

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Ryan may have to watch his back after distancing from Trump

A congressional aide said Conway went through a list of differences between Trump and Clinton and talked about how to make the case for Trump and against Clinton . The Trump campaign said there was no "merit or veracity" to either story. Hillary Clinton's top adviser, meanwhile, raised the prospect of an extraordinary link between Russian Federation and the USA presidential election.

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33 injured in Long Island train crash, derailment

Four people sustained serious injuries, he said. Shortly after midnight Sunday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo tweeted, "29 total received first aid at LIRR train derailment; 11 were transported to hospitals, all minor injuries.?" State officials said the eastbound Long Island Rail Road train derailed after it sideswiped a yellow maintenance train, leaving a "splatter of yellow paint where the first collision occurred", the Washington Post reports .

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Review Finds San Francisco Police Disproportionately Targeted Minorities

The DOJ report found 37 per cent of the department's almost 550 use-of-force incidents over three years starting in May 2013 involved African Americans. San Francisco's police department reflects the city's diversity and has only a slight white majority among its 2,000 officers. As Justice Department investigators were doing their work, two city police officers shot and killed a homeless man , and it was revealed that a group of officers exchanged bigoted text messages .

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Feds to launch contempt case against Sheriff Joe Arpaio

But Arpaio says that the DOJ's sudden interest in his case is politically motivated - and politically timed. A spokesman for the department said the judge ordered that paperwork be filed by Wednesday (12 October) and scheduled a trial date of 6 December, The Washington Post reported.

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US Supreme Court to hear case on cross-border killing

The Supreme Court's final decision will give a ruling on whether those who are injured or killed by Border Patrol agents while in Mexico can sue for damages in the U.S. The United States declined Mexico's request to have Mesa extradited, according to USA media, leaving the victim's family unable to pursue justice in either country.

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Pence could be the 2020 GOP nominee for president

Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine isn't accepting the blame for not taking Indiana Governor Mike Pence to task on the issue of LGBTI rights. But what a lot of Republicans may remember most about the debate is how much more presidential Pence looked than their nominee. Widely viewed as the loser of the first debate last week, Trump went into a multi-day tailspin over a decades-old tiff with a beauty queen.

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2 men in Connecticut plane crash identified

According to the Hartford Courant , police have investigated an apartment house in a complex often patronized by flight students from foreign countries, presumably searching Freitekh's dwelling. The investigation is now in the process of being transferred to the FBI. The NTSB said in a statement that its initial investigation suggested the crash was "the result of an intentional act".

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Prosecutors: NYC physician indicted in patient's death

On Tuesday we posted about manslaughter charges that were about to be leveled against a Queens, New York gynecologist whose 30-year-old patient bled to death three months ago following a botched abortion . Further, he told cops that he instructed Morales' sister to take her to the hospital if bleeding persisted, the prosecutor said. Rho's attorney, Jeffrey Lichtman of Manhattan, said the doctor stitched the cuts in a second procedure.

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What We Learned From the Purported Podesta Emails

Clinton adviser John Podesta also accused Trump of helping Russian hackers interfere in the presidential elections. Podesta also raised as evidence an August tweet in which Stone said Podesta's "time in the barrel" was coming. Richardson also served as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations under Bill Clinton. "Because you'd be in jail", Donald Trump responded . Clinton aides have drawn connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign before, arguing that it would be in the ...

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The Clintons and Haiti, what you need to know

Matters about the Haiti emails would have been plastered over if not the Clinton Foundation have once again started a mobilization drive as a response to the island nation's latest humanitarian crisis- the destruction after Hurricane Mathew.

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Reuters/Ipsos poll: Trump trails Clinton by 8 points after tape scandal, debate

At one point, Mr Trump picked up a toddler dressed as a mini-Trump in a grey suit, red tie and white shirt, with blond hair. The 70-year-old real estate mogul apologised for " locker room talk " but accused Mr Clinton of being "abusive to women".

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Mike Pence Rallies GOP Voters for Donald Trump in Strongsville

On Friday, the press pool was removed from a restaurant in OH where Pence was eating when the news of Trump's explicit tape boasting about trying to sexually assault women surfaced in the Washington Post . Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile said the party would likely challenge any effort by Republicans to replace Trump as their candidate on the ballot, adding that it would be "very confusing" for voters with early ballots already being cast.

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Indians to start ace Kluber in Game 1 of ALCS

TBS will televise the ALCS, with Ernie Johnson on play-by-play joined in the booth by analysts Ron Darling and Cal Ripken Jr., plus reporter Sam Ryan on the broadcast as well. "We're going to have a tough task at hand but we feel like we have a team that can do that", Blue Jays slugger and reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson said.

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Bernie Sanders Affirms Support of Democratic Platform After Clinton Speeches Linked

Kaitlin Crnich, a freshman at UM, said she does not support what Clinton or Trump stand for, but she isn't sure if voting for a third-party candidate is a good option either. Larry Sanders, who admits he is unlikely to win the seat from the Conservatives, previously told BuzzFeed News that he was happy to oppose the Labour candidate, in part because Jeremy Corbyn is "not that marvellous on the NHS".

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NTSB transferring plane crash probe to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Goelz said he'd like to know if the decision to crash the plane was a spur-of-the-moment or a long-term decision, and whether somebody encouraged the student pilot to do it. The wreckage of the plane, a Piper PA-34 Seneca was still at the scene on Wednesday. It crashed near the headquarters of Pratt & Whitney, which makes military and commercial jet engines.

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Engineer questioned in NJ train wreck

On Thursday, a commuter train smashed through a steel-and-concrete bumper and hurtled into the station's waiting area, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 other people. In this photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board on September 30, 2016, the event recorder retrieved from the locomotive involved in the fatal September 29, 2016 train accident in Hoboken, N.J.is shown.

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NTSB continues investigation of Hoboken train crash

In 2011, a Port Authority Trans-Hudson, or PATH , commuter train crash in a separate section of the Hoboken station injured more than 30 people. Emergency Workers and Police gather outside the Lackawanna Hoboken Terminal Train Station on Thursday in Hoboken, New Jersey.

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Is Trump serious about jailing Clinton?

Trump on a topic like this is unsafe", Jason Miller, Trump's campaign spokesman, said in a separate statement . Lacy is set to travel to Pennsylvania and then New Mexico to campaign for Trump . "I have daughters and I don't like what he said but I also wouldn't want to be held responsible for everything I said 11 years ago", Ellis said at Trump's Panama City Beach, Florida, rally.

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Indiana Democrats Attack GOP 'Failure' To Unendorse Trump

Ryan later endorsed Trump, calling him preferable to Hillary Clinton and citing his ability to implement the Republican agenda forged by the House GOP. Many Republicans have begun viewing Trump as a problem for their own careers, especially since last Friday's release of the tape. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has repeatedly cited Trump's comments about the Khan family as evidence that he lacks the temperament to be president.

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Storm death toll in North Carolina rises to 20

President Barack Obama's federal disaster declaration more than one-third of North Carolina's counties also means more financial assistance ultimately heading to state and local governments, individuals and businesses. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm has maximum sustained winds of about 75 miles per hour and it's expected to strengthen somewhat before its center reaches Bermuda on Thursday morning.

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Feds to bring contempt charge against Arizona sheriff

Judge Bolton wants a sentencing cap of 6 months on the charge, which would make it a misdemeanor contempt charge. But Arpaio's attorney, Mel McDonald, says that there was no criminal contempt, and that he intends to push for a jury trial, stating that, "He is an elected official and should be judged by his peers".

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KliffNotes: Heading into the West Virginia game

Scoring just 29 per game, West Virginia ranks only 66th nationally and eighth in the Big 12 Conference. The Red Raiders are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. McCoy, who has received little playing time behind Crawford and Shell, provides the Mountaineers with that unknown ingredient that could come into play on Saturday.


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