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Key quotes from the second debate

Where Trump's is the change-oriented "Make America Great Again", Clinton's is a more stolid "Stronger Together", which speaks to rallying existing Democratic voters around her candidacy - and is a harder sell. The poll, conducted on October 8-10, follows another NBC/Wall Street Journal poll taken after the leak of a 2005 video that shows Trump joking about groping women without their consent.

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Early voting officially underway in Indiana

Beginning Monday October 31, Marion County will operate on extended hours for early voting. From Oct. 22 to November 5, early voting will also be available at three alternate locations - the Old National Guard Armory near the Old Blinking Light, Questa Municipal Hall and the Peñasco Community Center.

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Hurricane-level winds possible in Pacific Northwest

The National Weather Service on Thursday said winds will be "anomalously high" from Friday to Sunday. "They were all gone". While large impacts are not expected overall, some localized flooding, high elevation tree damage, mudslides, and flight delays are all likely for the next couple days.

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Obama hits 'crazy' Republicans as Trump falters

Barack Obama threw a little shade on a protester who interrupted his Friday speech in Cleveland, Ohio . President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport in OH on Friday.

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Kim Kardashian bound and gagged Halloween costume pulled

The costume's description does not make a direct reference to Kardashian, instead passively describing the subject as someone who has "devoted her life to promoting American decadence, youth, and hedonism". The response on social media wasn't much better. Initially, Costumish stood by the costume, saying that Halloween costumes are meant to be facetious, telling media : "Our deepest sympathy to the family and nobody deserves to go [through] what she did".

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Obama: A vote for Trump throws progress "out the window"

OH is one of just a handful of toss-up states that could swing to either Clinton or her Republican Donald Trump on Election Day. "If you're confident about the other guy, just go to his rallies", the president stated. "In a democracy, you have a contest but if you lose, then you say congratulations and you move on because the country and our system of government is bigger than any single individual".

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Ginsburg: Sorry for criticizing Kaepernick anthem protest

The NFL has said that players are encouraged but not required to stand during the anthem. But the justice drew ire this week when she commented on the Kaepernick-inspired protests against police brutality ina Yahoo News interview with Katie Couric .

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Voter Registration deadline Monday

Deadline to register to vote for the state election in Nov.is Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 by 8 p.m. The Registrar of Voters recommends that voters review the materials before casting an official ballot. So far the Columbiana County Board of Elections has processed about 7,000 requests for absentee ballots. Whether you're a Trumpian or Clintonian, the first step in making that choice is to register to vote , and the deadline is fast approaching.

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North Carolina's Death Toll Plateaus, But Flooding and Evacuations Keep Going

Many residents had no place to go and have been living in shelters for days, he said . The United Nations predicted on Tuesday that the death toll would continue to rise but not reach 1,000. The flooding could affect downtown Wilmington and riverside roads in New Hanover County this weekend. But over the long run, rebuilding in the aftermath of disasters can offset much of the damage, leaving little overall economic impact.

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7News/UMass Lowell poll: Clinton edges out Trump

He has basically promised a "scorched earth" campaign until the bitter end, even hitting Republicans who refuse to support him. On Friday, The Washington Post and NBC News revealed audio and video tape from 2005 in which Trump - apparently unaware he's being recorded - tells TV host Billy Bush about how he got away with groping women because "when you're a star, they let you do it".

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Vegas stadium deal passes first hurdle

Senate Bill 1 passed the Nevada State Senate Tuesday with a 16-5 vote. Blackhurst, the former mayor of Las Vegas, said the projects will take the tourism mecca to the next level. Ian Cull of NBC Bay Area noted the stadium deal needs to be passed by the Assembly, which will reconvene on Thursday, after being approved by the senate.

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Rains, wind kick off stormy few days in the Northwest

Friday . In a worst-case scenario Saturday , a low-pressure system formed from the remnants of typhoon Songda would flow over the north tip of the Olympic peninsula and into the Puget Sound region. Late Wednesday night into Thursday . The Sheriff's office reminds residents to call Pacific Power or Douglas Electric Cooperative for any reports of power outages , and only call 9-1-1 if it is an actual emergency situation.

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Trump says he never met some accusers; Pence claims evidence

Trump denied it all, labeling his accusers liars and blaming a corrupt media establishment and the Clinton campaign. The emails are being parceled out by WikiLeaks. Within hours of the Times report, several other media outlets published similar reports. Webb told ABC News Wednesday that she spoke with her sister that same day, following the alleged incident.

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NY/NJ bombing suspect pleads not guilty

Ahmad Khan Rahimi's public defender entered a plea of not guilty on state charges that his client attempted to murder five police officers and unlawfully possessed weapons while on the run in New Jersey. "Yes ma'am", said the Afghan-born American weakly in response to questions from Judge Regina Caulfield, who spoke from the court, as he recovered in his home town of Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Attempted Murder And Weapons Charges

Rahami, a US citizen who was born in Afghanistan, is also facing federal terrorism charges in both NY and New Jersey. The man accused of detonating bombs in NY and New Jersey in September pleaded not guilty in his first court appearance Thursday afternoon.

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Judge jumps in to restrain defendant who wouldn't shut up in court

ABC's Mara schiavocampo is here with what happened. At first, Larson refused to stand up after being told to by the officer. Court officials reviewed the video and came to the decision that McBain did nothing wrong and was trying to maintain order in the court.

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Paul Ryan to Rebuke Hillary Clinton's Vision

Ryan has been relatively mum since he privately told House Republicans on Monday that he wouldn't campaign or be seen with Trump and would devote the four weeks to Election Day focused on maintaining his party's congressional majority.

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Paul Ryan Seeks to Re-Frame Election as Left Versus Right

House of Representatives", Stewart said . From senator. John Thune of South Dakota to Rep. Scott Garrett, R-N.J., who is locked in a hard re-election fight, the lawmakers contorted themselves over Trump . At first blush, it would seem like the South Dakota Senator would be a relatively inoffensive poster child for the GOP. "These people have a lot of constituents who are deeply offended by Trump's behavior - hence the incentive to distance themselves from him", Larry Bartels, a political ...

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The right response to Trump's threats

With his numbers dropping in opinion polls ahead of the November 8 election, the Republican US presidential nominee told supporters at a rally in Florida that his campaign was engaged in "a struggle for the survival of our nation". He invoked Carlos Slim, a businessman and shareholder in the New York Times . People Magazine published an account on Wednesday by a former staff writer, Natasha Stoynoff, who said Trump had forced himself on her when she interviewed him in 2005.

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Brandon LaFell catching on with Bengals — PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK

From now through October 16, choose from fantastic subscription offers.... The sheer talent and overall skill for New England has just flat-out been on a different level than the Bengals . "He's tough", Green said of LaFell in a conference call with the New England media. "I felt like myself last week, just getting into the groove now.

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2 police officers shot and wounded in Boston, suspect located

It's unclear what led to the shooting. Officer Richard Cintolo (left) and Officer Matthew Morris were wounded during a shootout in East Boston Wednesday. Walsh, also at Mass General this morning, said, "This job is a tough job". Constables are authorized to serve subpoenas and other legal documents in civil cases.

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Walker won't join Trump in Wisconsin, who will?

Some key Republican officeholders and candidates reaffirmed their support for Donald Trump Thursday despite new allegations from women that he groped and assaulted them. Mitt Romney was the party's nominee then. In an appearance Friday on Fox News, Republican vice presidential candidate Pence blamed the news media for what he characterized as an obsession with "unsubstantiated" claims by Trump's accusers.

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Obama criticises US Republicans over Trump stance

Obama said. "When you welcome Russian meddling in our electoral process, then you're disregarding not just things like facts, or evidence, or a free press, but you're chipping away at basic values like tolerance, and due process and mutual respect".

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Jared Kushner Tried to Seat Clinton Accusers in Family Box at Debate

While 84 percent of Republican voters think Trump just "participates/participated in lewd locker-room banter", 16 percent of Republican voters believe, in light of the Access Hollywood video, that he potentially sexually assaults/assaulted women.

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Deadly East Hartford, Connecticut, Plane Crash Was 'Intentional'

A Jordanian student pilot is believed to have intentionally crashed a small twin-engine plane in the U.S. state of CT, killing himself and injuring his instructor, the police said. They didn't provide a motive. Information indicates that this plane crash was intentional. Members of the FBI, NTSB and local law enforcement were at a Hartford address where Freitekh lived, along with classmates.

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Despite the gift of Trump, Democrats struggle to win back Congress

Roy BluntRoy BluntDem group pours almost M into Senate, House battlegrounds The Trail 2016: Sinister plot Missouri poll: Trump up 5, Blunt up just 2 MORE (R-Mo.) and its ties to lobbying groups. Congressional Republicans will have every incentive to treat the results as an aberration attributable to Trump (or, as some will say, to perfidious betrayal of Trump by other Republicans).

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LIRR Crash Injures 33, NTSB Investigating

Thirty-three people were injured after a LIRR train carrying 600 passengers was sideswiped by a worker train near New Hyde Park shortly after 9 p.m., causing three cars to derail . Launched in 1834, the LIRR is a commuter rail system stretching from NY city to the eastern tip of Suffolk county on Long Island. The tracks where the accident took place are generally considered to be spacious enough to allow trains to travel side-by-side.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the 21 Chibok Girls

Buhari, who is traveling to Germany on official business, said on Twitter he had been briefed on the girls' release before departing. In May 2016, authorities said one of the missing Chibok girls was found, and President Buhari vowed to rescue the rest.

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Paul Ryan Ignores Trump Dust-Up, Urges Voters to Do the Same

Trump is also keep a watch on US Senator John McCain of Arizona, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee said he will not vote for Trump . It was a sharp contrast to Saturday, when Ryan was heckled at a Republican rally in his district after he canceled Trump's appearance at the event.

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Suspect killed, 2 police officers critically injured in Boston shooting

Kirk Figueroa , 33, is accused of shooting two officers in Boston following a domestic incident late Wednesday evening. Both had surgery and were recovering, Evans said. Another East Boston resident said officers searched his family's house on Breed Street. "If there was a bird on the ground, he'd stop the cruiser and push the bird to the side of the road", said Mike Anderson, the service manager of Nu-Tread Tire & Auto Service Center in Eastie's Orient Heights neighborhood, who said ...

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Weakening Matthew rakes Atlantic coast; United States death toll now 4

In Virginia Beach, the city said it had received over 13 inches (33 cm) of rain and 55,000 people remained without power on Sunday night. "This is a very, very serious and deadly storm", Gov. Matthew's winds were howling at a terrifying 145 miles per hour when the hurricane struck Haiti , where five days later the full extent of the tragedy was not yet known because some devastated areas were still unreachable.

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Mike Pence focuses on message of strengthening America at Salem Civic Center

While last week's first presidential debate was watched by a record-setting television audience of 84 million people, Tuesday's contest was expected to have smaller viewership given Pence and Kaine's lower profiles in the campaign . The vice presidential showdown at Virginia's Longwood University was moderated by Elaine Quijano of CBS News. He redoubled his criticism of a beauty queen and her weight, one of the topics Clinton raised in the debate , and went on a pre-dawn Twitter tirade ...

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Kaine says Clinton marriage not issue for voters

Trump , increasingly isolated after the revelation of a vulgar 2005 video, has been lashing out at both parties in recent days, targeting both Clinton and House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said he would no longer campaign for the Republican presidential nominee.

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New Jersey police departments caution against clown costumes this Halloween

Woodworth said police went to the school, but nothing suspicious was found. The suspect was arrested and charged with possession of a concealed weapon. No other police agencies in the San Gabriel Valley reported any sightings. The release also stated that they are sending messages to all district families, encouraging them to remind students to report suspicious behavior or threats.

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Warren seeks removal of SEC head; White House rejects idea

But Warren says White has "steadfastly refused to issue such a rule, despite overwhelming investor and public support for it". Warren, a Massachusetts Democrat who advocates for strong financial regulation, also said in a letter to Obama that White had failed to develop a rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose political spending.


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