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Why these Liberty students aren't supporting Trump - or Falwell's endorsement

In fact, he received five standing ovations during his speech. In the voting precinct that includes Liberty University, nestled in the foothills of central Virginia, Trump won only 8 percent of the vote in the GOP primary. Falwell Jr. said that he did not know anything about the reports , and reiterated that the Trump campaign is denying the claims. Asked how he can be sure so many Liberty students will vote for Trump in November, given how poorly the real estate mogul performed in the ...

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How Donald Trump avoided taxes for over two decades

McNerney, a mother of three who works at a telecommunications company , remains uncommitted in the race and said Trump's comments about taxes haven't changed her mind one way or the other. "Why not release that tax returns that are no longer under audit?" If everybody in this country was a genius like Mr. Trump is at not paying any taxes we would not have a country.

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Bears raising breast cancer awareness

This gets at the heart of the controversy about breast-cancer screening. Women who get breast cancer screening already have to deal with false positives and paying for evaluations that may not be covered by insurance, writes Dr. The question is, who can find the cancers that matter? Women with breast cancer could buy bras, or be fitted with prosthetic implants. It did however lead to more "overdiagnosis" - detecting cancers that would not have been fatal or even harmful.

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Millions flee inland as Southeast US braces for Hurricane Matthew

In its 11 a.m. EDT update, the National Hurricane Center said Matthew , a Category 1 hurricane, had maximum sustained winds decreased to near 75 miles per hour as it made landfall in SC. In all, more than 12 million US residents were under a hurricane watches and warnings, according to the Weather Channel . In Flagler, Volusia and St.

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Trump claims 'credit' for Pence's debate performance

Clinton's top takeaway from her first debate with Trump was that preparation matters. At least this is what many Republicans are saying. Mike Pence's steady debate performance helped calm the nerves of Republicans feeling anxious about the current presidential campaign - and cemented their view that he remains a national-level candidate if the election goes badly for the GOP in November.

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US election: Obama urges Republicans to shun Trump

Mr Obama questioned how senior Republican politicians could still want Mr Trump to be president. "You don't have to be a husband or a father to hear what we heard just a few days ago and say, 'that's not right",' Obama added . Senate, several Democratic state legislators and Clinton campaign staffers. "And Hillary sent a 12-page, single-spaced memo - had footnotes". "How you do it is less important than your commitment to speak to the issues that matter", Obama said Tuesday.

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Don't think twice, it's all right: Bob Dylan wins Nobel Lit

Singer Bruce Springsteen, whose long career drew inspiration from Dylan's work, recalled on Facebook on Thursday crossing paths with his idol at a performance at Washington's Kennedy Center Honors nearly two decades ago. Dylan recalled listening to country music each evening from distant Midwestern stations and taking up the guitar himself at age 10. Edgy at times , hipster before the hipsters came, androgynous and glam with a touch of eyeliner, or alternatively wearing buttoned-up suits, ...

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Hurricane Matthew Is Gone, But The Danger Isn't

Information from emergency management directors shows 14 of the storm-related deaths involved motor vehicles. Florida officials say nine deaths are now blamed on Hurricane Matthew. Eric Curry, a Wake County spokesman, said the group of volunteers traveling to the region have all been trained to assist in flood relief. It made landfall in the United States over the weekend, causing wind and flood damage stretching from Florida to Virginia, with North Carolina in particular feeling the brunt.

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Cindy McCain commends arrest of Backpage.com CEO

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ordered Ferrer to comply with the subpoena by October 10, following the Supreme Court's refusal to stay its enforcement. Ferrer, 55, was arrested Thursday at Bush Intercontinental Airport when his flight from Amsterdam landed. Ferrer waived extradition during the hearing.

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Liverpool and Manchester United warn fans about illicit chanting

Phil Thompson found himself in that position for Sky Sports this week but, credit to the former Liverpool player and caretaker manager as his picks actually seem rather fair. "I never thought about the tempo or the speed of our progress", he said. "We know that we'll get chances and, when those chances come, you have to be ready.

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Racial disparities in breast cancer recede

Another significant finding: Although black women have had lower rates of breast cancer compared with white women since 1975, the rates have recently converged, becoming almost equal. "I am a breast cancer survivor, so this event is very personal for me", said Dr. Roberta Gartside, principal plastic surgeon at New Image Plastic Surgery Associates.

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Boat capsizes in San Francisco, all 30 people onboard rescued

The boat carrying 27 adults and three children capsized for unknown reasons Saturday afternoon about 100 yards off Pier 45, said San Francisco Police Officer Giselle Talkoff. 'We were able to get everybody out and accounted for quickly, ' he added. "This could have been really, really catastrophic", he said. The boy was initially found unconscious and was not breathing when he was rescued, however, bystanders were able to give him CPR before he was rushed to the hospital.

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Chicago, Indy mayors thank Pope Francis for cardinal picks

Prior to his appointment as Indianapolis archbishop in 2012, he was the archbishop-secretary of the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life where he oversaw more than 1 million men and women in the religious orders around the world.

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Obama to campaign for Clinton as number of swing states narrows

President Barack Obama is expected to make an appearance in Columbus, on Thursday. To that end, Obama on Thursday signaled the strategy his party intends to deploy: refusing to let Republican candidates off the hook for their controversial presidential nominee, even if they've disavowed him in the wake of a video that emerged late last week of Trump bragging about kissing women without their permission and groping them.

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US military strikes Yemen after missile attacks on Navy ship

Iran said the move was to "protect trade vessels from piracy". "We operate in those waters all the time ". The U.S. strikes were prompted by two incidents of missile fire from Houthi-held territory toward the USS Mason and USS Ponce , one on Sunday and a second early Wednesday.

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New York Pharmacy Institutes 'Man Tax'

The Man Tax policy received a lot of backlash since people thought that men are required to actually pay more than women. "A New York City pharmacy has started implementing a 7 percent man tax on items to make people aware of the tax women have to pay on pharmacy products".

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Wednesday, Oct. 12 Is Deadline to Register For November Election

Voters in Lompoc will cast ballots for three members to sit on the Lompoc Unified School District Board of Education. A request form is sent out - which must be signed by the voter - and returned. Four years ago, about 45.6 million people, or 35 percent of the electorate, voted early. - The election is still 26 days away, but almost 90,000 Minnesotans have already voted.

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New Jersey gas prices jumping as soon as November 1

After a 98 day stalemate, the New Jersey Legislature approved a pair of measures today that will end the state transportation shutdown and raise the state's gas tax by 23 cents - the first increase since 1988. The state already underfunds education, public worker pensions and other programs by billions of dollars and will struggle to absorb such a revenue loss, they argue.

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Brady exits after Trump questions delivered

Speaking to the Cincinnati media , the Patriots quarterback praised LaFell for the contributions he made to the team. Trump tweeted after hearing Brady's comments. "He was selfless. He has a great skill set, speed, toughness, his run-after-catch". The Bengals will be in a really tough spot if they come out of this game at 2-4 and there will not be a whole lot of margin for error the rest of the year, as if that is not already the case this season.

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Family Of Terence Crutcher Say PCP Finding Is A Distraction

The toxicology report, released by the Oklahoma Chief Medical Examiner's Office Tuesday afternoon, indicates that PCP, known medically as Phencyclidine , was found in Crutcher's blood. Police said they found a vial of PCP in his vehicle. "The manner of death is classified as homicide", the report states. She faces between four years to life in prison if convicted.

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Unarmed black man killed by Tulsa police had PCP in his system

The autopsy report, conducted by the Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, showed Crutcher tested positive for Phencyclidine , also known as PCP, which can cause hallucinations and other effects. However, later on, authorities did not find any weapon with Crutcher or in his vehicle. The New York Times reported that "The medical examiner also reported finding traces of tenocyclidine, or TCP, a drug related to PCP", in Crutcher's system.

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Obama: 'My Brother's Keeper' will benefit US economy

In a statement, President Obama said he is a Christian who believes that people who commit mistakes also deserve a chance for redemption. "I am certainly not flawless. "It was an honor", said Nhawndie Smith , a senior political science student at North Carolina A&T. Ted Cruz. So Trump was half right, as he sometime is, in saying that there was a commercial out there with Michelle Obama saying things that may or may not be related to the Clintons.

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U.S spooky clown craze moves to Australia, New Zealand

Police can take action if clowns are intimidating, making menacing gestures, or actively threating people. She said: "The fear of clowns is one of the most common phobias". The London commander with the Met, Julian Bennett, has said the incidents can "leave people feeling scared, anxious and intimidated" and said they are now looking into reports.

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Obama Administration holds listening sessions on Dakota Access Pipeline

A joint statement from the Justice Department, Interior Department and the corps said it was not ready to allow pipeline work to continue on its land bordering and under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that the agency manages on the Missouri River and the water supply for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

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'Every hour it's worse': Keeping vigil on N. Carolina floods

A team from the ASPCA works to bring a dog named Caroline to dry land after rescuing the animal from a nearby home surrounded by floodwater associated with Hurricane Matthew on Thursday, Oct. It still had hurricane-force winds of 75 miles per hour. "Families will have to dig deeper into their pockets because insurers have been steadily increasing hurricane wind coverage deductibles and imposing other policy limitations", said J.

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Clinton has to go to jail

In the email, Halpin wrote that 21st Century Fox Chairman Rupert Murdoch and NewsCorp Chairman Robert Thomson, who are both Catholic, are attracted to the faith because of "systemic thought and severely backward gender relations". Emails released since Friday have showed Clinton allies complaining about a liberal group's effort to draft Sen. The Trump campaign, meanwhile, has jumped on the leaked emails and the Republican nominee has been bringing them up on the trail.

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Nigeria Says 21 Schoolgirls Abducted By Boko Haram Have Been Released

According to Mohammed, a team of medical doctors, social workers and psychologists have been assembled to examine the girls when they arrive in Abuja . Leaders of the group, Aisha Yesufu and Oby Ezekwesili, in a statement lauded the negotiated release of the girls. Only one has been freed up until now, when she was found walking in the forest in May.

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Hillary Clinton spokesman to Donald Trump: 'Go f--- yourself'

Trump claimed he would not have sent US troops into Iraq in 2003 and attacked Clinton for her vote in favor of the war, saying Army Capt. Humayun Khan would still be alive if that decision had not been made. "So he would be alive today". "Because you'd be in jail", Mr. Trump replied. Trump spent the days after the Democratic National Convention criticising and attacking the Khans on television and social media, and his statement that he was "an American hero" was one that the ...

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Some Republican officials stick with Trump, cite the issues

He said he was anxious by a recent poll - taken immediately after the Trump videotape surfaced - that suggested only 74 percent of Republican voters were still supporting the nominee. Small wonder that the Republican Party can gain so little traction among women, Millennials and minorities, all three of which groups have a highly developed sense of decency, fairness and justice.

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Police Captain Praises Officers Wounded In East Boston Shootout

Nine other officers were treated at a hospital for trauma, stress and minor injuries. "I don't think it was an issue where the officers were drawn to the scene with the sole goal of attacking the officers", the commissioner said. "We had to do what we had to do", Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans said at a press conference Thursday morning. Morris lost massive amounts of blood when a bullet severed an artery in his leg.

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Shark breaches cage with diver inside off Mexico coast

Shocking footage has captured the moment a Great White Shark broke into a diving cage while a tourist was trapped inside. "The diver is a very experienced dive master, remained calm, and when the shark thrashed back outside the cage, the diver calmly swam back up and climbed out completely uninjured".

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Former VP Gore reminds Clinton supporters of 2000 vote recount

The Democratic nominee detailed her vision for a White House that fights climate change and works with foreign countries to implement worldwide climate agreements. It has been 10 years since the debut of " An Inconvenient Truth ", an Academy Award-winning documentary that traced Gore's efforts to educate citizens of the dangers of global warming that led to his 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Officials say U.S. missiles destroy radar sites on Yemen coast

The cruise missile strikes carried out by the U.S. Navy against Houthi positions in Yemen has sparked outrage from all sides in the Yemeni conflict, ranging from warnings to the U.S. The general impression in Yemen was that since the Saudi imposition of a blockade, and the air campaign, all radars were destroyed. The coalition, which involves several Arab countries , started a military campaign in Yemen past year after Houthis drove out the US-backed government and took over Sanaa.

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Sabres center Eichel hurts left leg in practice

For Buffalo , the signing means the Sabres will have their top defenseman ready for their opener against Montreal on Thursday. “He looked good out there, ” Bylsma said. Ristolainen was confident a deal would get done before the season began, especially after negotiations sped up over the weekend. It's impossible to correctly predict the rookies' production before a single game, but it is safe to say those kids will have a great impact on these teams future endeavors.

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Voter Registration Deadline is Here

All board of elections offices in the tri-county area will be open Saturday, October 15 for final voter registration. Name and party changes may be made by sending a signed, written statement to the Supervisor of Elections Office including birth date or voter ID number.


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