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CEO of Backpage Arrested on Sex-Trafficking Charges

Under California law, pimping is defined as making money off prostitutes or soliciting customers for prostitution. The Dallas headquarters for Backpage was raided by authorities in conjunction with his arrest. In fact, in their report on the arrest and investigation the Office of the Attorney General for the State of California Department of Justice, led by Kamala Harris, outlined that almost all of Backpage's global income is derived from the "adult" sections, with the ads being posted and ...

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Clinton staffer doesn't recognize controversial email about Catholics

Trump has in recent weeks dramatically escalated his rhetoric into the FBI investigation into Clinton over the use of her private email server. "Stone pointed his finger at me, and said that I could expect some treatment that would expose me and ultimately sent out a tweet that said it would be my time in the barrel", Podesta said Tuesday night, according to Politico .

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TV audience falls sharply for second U.S. presidential debate

In the new survey, Mrs. Clinton jumped to an 11-point lead over Mr. Trump among likely voters on a ballot including third-party candidates, up from 6 percentage points in September. An online Politico/Morning Consult tracking poll showed far less change , with Trump's numbers dropping by just 1 point after the video release. But even though Trump is sliding, 77 percent of Republicans want the party to continue to support him.

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Joe Williams returns, and powers No. 21 Utah past OSU

The senior who left the team following the second game of the season finished with 34 carries and the Utes (6-1, 3-1 Pac-12) became bowl eligible with the victory. Earlier this week, Nall was seen wearing a boot and he remains a game-day decision. OSU answered back with a 25-yard rushing touchdown from quarterback Darell Garretson , to go up 17-3.

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Former NFL player Dennis Byrd killed in car accident

Many of them can never forget when he collided with teammate Scott Mersereau as they both attempted to sack Chiefs quarterback Dave Krieg. Former Jets defensive lineman Dennis Byrd, who saw his National Football League career end after a neck injury, was killed Saturday following a two-vehicle collision in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol announced, via the Tulsa World .

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Absentee ballots are mailed out

Voters also must make any necessary changes of name or address by that time. "In 2012 in Denver we had about 91 percent active voter turnout and so we anticipate that this year, maybe even a little higher". Two years earlier, Florida officials reversed a plan to remove 48,000 suspected felons from the voter rolls after it was revealed that many of them were still eligible to vote.

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Police investigating 'killer clowns' warn of more incidents as Halloween approaches

Warwickshire Police have been made aware of 14 incidents involving clowns, but a spokesman added that the majority of those incidents were linked to social media, such as being attempted to be added as a "friend" by a clown. "We will respond if someone feels threatened and the culprit could end up being arrested and then they won't find it so amusing". Across Dyfed-Powys, however, officers received around 30 reports of clown-related incidents over the weekend, with police warning that ...

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Truck goes off San Diego bridge into crowd below; 4 killed

Another witness said she saw debris and dust flying off the bridge, then saw parts of the auto scattered everywhere. The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) and CHP confirmed that at least four people were killed in the crash. Debris was strewn about the crash site; blood could be seen on the sidewalks. "It's horrific. We had many people down here having a good time and now they're gone", Sanchez said.

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Wells Fargo CEO steps down

Mr. Stumpf's departure comes after he was subjected to two grillings on Capitol Hill in which he was attacked by both Democrats and Republicans. "I am grateful for the opportunity to have led Wells Fargo", Stumpf said in a statement . One of his most significant decisions was the acquisition of Wachovia in the very midst of the financial collapse. The bank will be expected to spend heavy sum on hiring, training, and on improving internal controls in the upcoming few months.

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By-mail ballots are on the way

Absentee voting is a two-step process. "We had a 91-year-old woman who said she had not voted in 40 years and wanted to be a part of this election". Also, be aware that if you are a registered voter and your mailing address has changed, official voting materials (state information pamphlets, sample ballots, vote-by-mail ballots, etc) can not be forwarded to another address and will be returned to the sender by the postal service.

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Dodgers start Kike Hernandez at 2B in NLCS Game 1

Los Angeles Dodgers' Kenta Maeda smiles as he answers a question during a news conference before baseball's National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, Oct. Dexter Fowler slashed a single to center field, and he came in to score as Kris Bryant rifled a double off the left field wall to give the Cubs an early 1-0 lead.

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Six-year-old shooting victim gets superhero funeral

Hundreds of people wore superhero outfits at Jacob's visitation and more posted pictures on social media in similar outfits to celebrate Jacob's life . Authorities say a teen shot at a back door of the Townville Elementary school last Wednesday as a class left for recess, hitting Jacob, a classmate and a first-grade teacher.

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Patriots Are 9 Point Favorites In Week 6 Against Cincinnati

And it's great because, like on one of the touchdowns to Martellus, they focused all their coverage on Gronk and then Martellus gets the one-on-one, and he gets the ball. 4, 12). FILE - In this September 11, 2016, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) is sacked by New York Jets' Leonard Williams (92) and Muhammad Wilkerson (96) during the first half of an NFL football game, in East Rutherford, N.J.

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USS Mason Fired at from Yemen

The USS Mason was not hit in the attack, said Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. Yemen's Shi'ite Houthis denied firing any missiles at any United States ships in the area, and claimed that the reports were centered on trying to distract the public from Saturday's Saudi airstrikes against a funeral home, the deadliest attack of the war.

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United States probe finds racial bias by San Francisco police

Attorney in San Francisco, Brian Stretch, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and San Francisco Interim Police Chief Toney Chaplin. The DOJ's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services conducted the review . However Davis also praised the city's leadership for its willingness to undertake the review in the first place, and for its commitment to reform. San Francisco is only the latest of more than 20 departments who practices have been examined by the Justice Department since 2009, actions ...

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Pence: Evidence backing Trump against women accusers coming soon

The presidential campaign focused Thursday on the allegations against Trump, who denied them again and again as supporters cheered him at a rally in Florida and two appearances in OH, states central to his effort to defeat Clinton. Trump also said on the show he would pay not to receive oral sex from Rosie O'Donnell and talked about his distaste for women with big lips, including "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Lisa Rinna, and Anna Nicole Smith, who had died four days earlier, according to ...

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Donald Trump Calls Lewd Comments 'Distraction' As He Attacks the Clintons

Dozens have abandoned Trump and some are calling for the billionaire businessman to step aside and let Pence run in his place. Pence has yet to directly comment on the tape 2005. Pence for president on Election Day". Even Mr. Trump's own party chief, Reince Priebus , the Republican National Committee chairman, said this was unacceptable.

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Pence Accuses Media Of Ignoring Clinton Emails From WikiLeaks

Pence began his remarks at Tuesday's event on the Des Moines Area Community College campus here by emphatically restating his support for Trump, who apologized for the remarks in a video statement and during Sunday night's presidential debate, during which he called the comments "locker-room talk".

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Trump challenges legitimacy of election

Even before the mounting allegations, there was evidence that Trump's troubles were hurting the Republican Party's ability to raise money. "It definitely feels like the odds are stacked, whether it's the legal system or the voter system", Kostruba said.

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Trump takes aim at women accusers

Trump's campaign has been on a downward trend since the first presidential debate, the release of a video showing that he used vulgar terms to describe women, and accusations of sexual harassment leveled against him by several women. Trump has previously promoted physically aggressive and intimidating behaviour towards critics and protestors at rallies. Voting was to be encouraged and not "dismissed or undermined because a candidate is afraid he's going to lose", Clinton campaign manager ...

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Men Plotted to Bomb Kansas Mosque, Somali Refugees

Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security. Acting US Attorney Tom Beall said eight months of investigation by the FBI had taken agents "deep into a hidden culture of hatred and violence". The men reportedly discussed making explosive devices with fertilizer and fuel oil similar to the ones Timothy McVeigh used to blow up the Murrah federal building in Oklahoma City.

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Trump continues with attacks on accusers, 'rigged' system

Trump posted tweets on Saturday morning alleging "false and unsubstantiated charges" and "outright lies" are being pushed by the media as part of a scheme to help elect Clinton president. That crack in unity comes in a critical battleground state, where Republican Gov. John Kasich is also not behind Trump. In a story published online Friday, Kristin Anderson told The Washington Post that she was sitting on a couch with friends at a NY nightclub in the early 1990s when a hand reached up ...

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19 homes destroyed in northern Nevada wildfire

Interstate 580 and U.S. Highway 395 between Reno and Carson City. The wildland blazes forced the closures of numerous schools and roads, and triggered widespread power outages near the Nevada-California line. An evacuation center has been set up at the South Lake Tahoe Recreation Center at 1180 Rufus Allen Boulevard. It also has forced evacuations, closed roads and schools and left thousands without power.

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Deadline to Register To Vote is Today

According to the Elections Office, the first step to voting in any election is making sure that you are registered and your information is up to date, which must be done by October 19 for MA voters. Anyone 18 or older can register by mail or in person at their county, city or township clerk's office or by visiting any Secretary of State branch.

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Trump intensifies attacks on Ryan

Trump made the remarks while attending a fundraiser in Dallas, Texas, according to the Dallas Morning News. John McCain , and other Republicans who said they no longer can endorse Trump following the release of video last week from 2005 where Trump bragged of kissing and grabbing women by their genitals without their consent.

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Terence Crutcher Had PCP in System When Shot

Crutcher had "acute phencyclidine intoxication" when he was shot dead last month by officer Betty Shelby , according to the results released by a medical examiner Tuesday. At a news conference Monday, Shelby's attorney Shannon McMurray said her client was correct when recognizing Crutcher was intoxicated, and that was a piece of the puzzle leading her to feel scared.

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Trump challenges Clinton to drug test before next debate

It was in keeping with the tone of Friday afternoon's rally. Several women have come forward in the past week to accuse the GOP nominee of groping them, and Trump has vehemently denied the charges. "Democracy itself is on the ballot right now", Obama said. He said party leaders turned a blind eye for years to insane conspiracy theories being peddled by supporters.

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Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of 'stalking' her during debate

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says women accusing him of groping them are lying as more come forward. Obama rallied for Democrat Hillary Clinton on Friday in Cleveland, appearing in one of just a handful of toss-up states that could potentially swing to either Clinton or Trump on Election Day.

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Wadley rushes for 170 yards and Iowa tops Purdue 49-35

Purdue turned the ball over twice in this game but was able to pull out a thrilling overtime win. Domonique Young has caught 29 passes for 338 yards and 1 touchdown, while DeAngelo Yancey has caught 22 passes for 299 yards and 2 touchdowns for Purdue.

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Tornado tears up OR beach town

County Park and that trees were blocking the way out. The Coast Guard deployed a 29-foot rescue boat to take them to safety, Flockerzi said. In Seattle, a 4-year-old boy and his father were injured by a falling tree branch Friday. Seattle has posted two days of rain totaling 3.11 inches (7.9 cm) from a first round of Songda, more than an inch more than totals for July through September, the weather service said.During a gap on Friday between storm systems, the OR coastal communities of ...

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Three Arrested in Bomb Plot Targeting Somalis in Kansas

The plot involved filling four vehicles with explosives and placing the auto bombs at each corner of the building, which has 120 residents, Jackson and the U.S. They ultimately chose to target the apartment complex because of the number of Somalis who lived there and the fact that one of the apartments was used as a mosque.

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Did Trump Just Say He "Wasn't Impressed" by Clinton's Butt?

The New York Times said on Thursday it stood by its story and rejected charges the article was libelous after a lawyer for Trump threatened legal action and demanded a retraction. I say this to my peers who are considering a vote for a third party: we can not stop Trump by simply not voting for him. The video has jeopardized Trump's chances of winning the White House and thrown a cloud over Republican hopes of retaining control of the U.S.

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Lindor locked in for Game 1 of ALCS

In the regular season , he struck out 11 over seven innings in his one game pitching against the Tribe. Happ was more of a soft-tosser when he first came up but now throws 92-93. In throwing 6 ¹/₃ shutout innings, continuously dancing with danger and escaping as he walked two and gave up six hits, Kluber got credit for the win when Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor pummeled a sixth-inning, 0-2 changeup from Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada well over the wall in right-center field for a ...

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Nigel Hayes carries sign asking for money at College GameDay

Hayes, who has been vocal in the past about getting pay for student-athletes, made a direct statement regarding the struggles athletes have when it comes to finances. Besides, the point isn't whether Hayes is actually broke but whether he's fairly compensated as a star athlete who brings millions to his school while being paid with a state-school scholarship, some spending money and a few hoodies.

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Trump attacked at debate 'when he should have been apologizing,' Clinton says

Louis, Missouri, on Sunday, October 9. In many states, they could be punishable with imprisonment. "And so, he was really trying to dominate and then literally stalk me around the stage", Mrs Clinton continued. Clinton is up 11% in a four-way match against Trump among likely voters. "It kind of frustrates me that there's that much disparity between the two to be honest", said Chris who declined to give his last name.


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