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Emails show Clinton's response to LGBT backlash

For the eighth day in a row, Wikileaks released hundreds of purportedly hacked emails from Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's account. Her record of delivering speeches for Goldman Sachs was a campaign staple for her Democratic primary rival Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who argued that she could not be relied upon to regulate firms by which she has been paid.

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What we know about Hurricane Matthew

About 450,000 were without power in Georgia and SC today, according to utility companies. In the National Hurricane Center's 11 a.m. update, Matthew was still moving at speeds near 12 miles per hour but its maximum sustained winds had eased to 75 miles per hour.

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Judge extends voter deadline for Georgia county hit hard by Hurricane Matthew

McCrory said statewide power outages are dropping, down to about 44,000 from a peak of over 800,000. The U.S. death toll from Matthew has now climbed to 44 as five states still reel from the effects of the storm more than a week after it ravaged parts of the South.

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Bashar al-Assad insists Syrian forces 'to clean' Aleppo of rebels

He also noted the proximity of nearby insurgent strongholds west of Aleppo and in Idlib province, and what he described as the government's "fragile" hold over an important access point on the city's southern periphery. In a government-held area of western Aleppo , at least four children were killed and 10 wounded yesterday when shells landed near a school. Airstrikes killed 13 people in rebel-held eastern Aleppo today, according to a local civil defense official.

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Hurricane Matthew batters Florida, knocks out power

On Thursday, NextEra Energy Inc's (NEE.N) FPL power company, the biggest in Florida, forecast Matthew could leave as many as 2.5 million homes and businesses without service, some for extended periods of time. Coastal town Les Anglais lost "several dozen" people, the central government representative in the region, Louis-Paul Raphael, told Reuters . The ship has heavy-lift helicopters, bulldozers, fresh water delivery vehicles and two surgical operating rooms.

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Rams' goal-line run on fourth down ends poorly

We're not sitting here as healthy as can be, so if you had a uniform, you were playing". This Rams team is trying to prove that they are for real, but losses like the ones they have had the last two weeks are working against that narrative.

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Pence promises proof that sex assault claims against Trump are false

Trump kicked off his campaign previous year accusing Mexico of sending rapists and drug dealers to the United States and promised to build a wall along the southern US border that he said he would make Mexico pay for. For Mike Pence, the VIP treatment he got Friday night from Miami-Dade County Republicans might not have been immediately evident. Pence: "Well, I would say to any one of my kids and any children in this country that Donald Trump and I are committed to a safer and more ...

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Steelers QB has torn meniscus, will miss Patriots game

If the Steelers have to turn to Jones, the offense could take a significant hit. Cincinnati dropped to 2-4 for the first time since 2010. "Why not shoot for 200?" guard Jermon Bushrod said. Dak Prescott inspired the Dallas Cowboys to a 30-16 win over the Green Bay Packers and the Houston Texans beat the Indianapolis Colts 26-23 in overtime.

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Kansas win gets Harvick off hook

The bright side is that, yes, we raced up front. Harvick is our top pick to win today. Elliott and Keselowski are in precisely that situation. And, as he's done in recent seasons, that's exactly what Harvick did. "Pretty hard hit. Just unfortunate", said Wallace, who was blinking away some pain when he took off his helmet. He joined Jimmie Johnson, the victor at Charlotte, in securing a spot in the next round of NASCAR's playoffs, while also ramping up the pressure on the other 10 ...

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North Carolina GOP office burned, graffiti sprayed nearby

The same individuals, who have not been found, spray-painted slurs across the building's walls that read, "Nazi Republicans get out of town or else". "The flammable substance appears to have ignited inside the building, burned some furniture and damaged the building's interior before going out", local police said.

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Portman pulls his support for Trump

Colorado republican candidate for U.S. Senate Darryl Glenn has also called for Trump to step aside . Republican Mike Gallagher is running for the open 8th Congressional District seat but his spokesman isn't returning messages. "It's because she's so bad". "I moved on her like a b-- but I couldn't get there", Trump says. While I continue to respect those who still support Donald Trump , I can no longer support him.

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Elon Musk is pushing back Tesla's product announcement to Wednesday

Recode reported that it was possible Musk planned to unveil a new version of the company's at-home energy storage devices, called the Powerwall and the Powerpack, as he'd promised to do by the end of 2017. However, there's some speculation that it could be Autopilot 2.0. But some other ideas are out there: a major update to Autopilot, Tesla's semi-self-driving system; some new infotainment tech; improved battery packs.

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Pence: Clinton camp should apologize for 'anti-Catholic' comments in emails

The 2011 email chain purportedly shows a conversation that took place between Clinton campaign communications director Jen Palmieri and Center for American Progress fellow John Halpin. Well, on the Earth-3 where Hillary Clinton is running for president against a traditional, disciplined Republican - and not a Donald Trump , who has declared civil war on other Republican leaders - WikiLeaks' decision to post Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's private emails would be a major, major news ...

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AAP MLA Gulab Singh arrested by Delhi Police in Surat

He said, "I have been calling up the investigating officer and have also written to the police that after the surat rally, I would have gone to the police station myself to give my statement". He is the 14th AAPMLAto be arrested. On September 13, a case under section 384 (punishment for extortion) had been registered in the matter at the Bindapur police station.

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Supreme Court Wrestles with Apple, Samsung Patent Arguments

But it also says that such infringement occurs when the design patent is applied to "any article of manufacture". Apple , for its part, thinks that Samsung's older Android devices were basically iPhone copies, so the iPhone maker is expected to push for retaining the current method of calculating damages.

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USA again claims warship targeted by multiple Yemeni missiles

Early Thursday, the United States launched tomahawk cruise missiles into Yemen targeting radar sites in Houthi-held territory, sites the USA claims were used to launch missiles in two previous incidents this week. Last week's strikes, which were authorised by US President Barack Obama , marked Washington's first direct military action against suspected Houthi-controlled targets in Yemen's conflict, and raised questions about the potential for further escalation.

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Pence says he believes Trump's denial of groping allegations

Meanwhile, a group of Liberty University students posted a letter Thursday protesting university president Jerry Falwell Jr.'s endorsement of Trump. Trump biographers, Wayne Barrett, Gwenda Blair, Michael D'Antonio, Harry Hurt and Timothy O'Brien had ominous insight for Politico .

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LeBron James slams Donald Trump's 'locker room talk' defense

Former NBA player Shane Battier said the "locker room" issue shouldn't be limited to the conversations athletes have among themselves. "But this is locker room talk". I've got a mother-in-law, a wife, a mom and a daughter. James explained that in his locker room, talk centred on sports highlights from the previous night, game strategies and family.

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With Kaine and Pence, religion finally takes center stage in Election 2016

But overall, neither the "win the debate" nor the "land attacks on the candidate" strategy is likely to change what any voter decides to do. Kaine and Pence talked over each other so often that at several points moderator Elaine Quijano chided them, including once saying that nobody watching at home could understand what they were saying.

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Mike Pence says GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept Election Day outcome

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump dug deeper in his efforts to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the U.S. election, saying on Twitter on Sunday that he believed the results were being "rigged" at many polling places. The GOP vice presidential running mate for the 2016 Elections sat down for a handful of interviews over the weekend, and it became apparent that he is not merely a Trump sounding board.

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Senate passes 23-cent gas tax hike and road funding plan

Although the taxes are levied on oil companies, the increases are expected to be passed onto motorists at the pump, effectively causing the gas tax drivers pay to increase 23 cents per gallon, from 14.5 cents to 37.5 cents. Aside from raising the gas tax, the proposal would also cut the sales and estate taxes. However, 23 cents a gallon is exorbitant. "The voters get concerned in this state, and across the country, that things happen so quickly and they don't have a chance to have input".

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Three dead as gunfire erupts in restaurant

The names of the victims have not yet been released. Three people were pronounced dead at the scene and 12 others were transported to hospitals. At least three of the wounded were listed in critical condition. "The people shot either don't know the killers or aren't telling us what they do know", Whitingham said. "There's no menu, just whatever he's cooking that day, which is usually at least seven different things", one Internet reviewer wrote.

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WikiLeaks issues another 2000 emails hacked from Clinton's campaign

The 2011 email is between John Podesta, the subject of the hack and Clinton's campaign chairman, Palmieri and John Halpin, a senior fellow at the liberal think-tank Center for American Progress. Podesta added: "I think it will take a call from you to get a formal endorsement ..." Halpin wrote , "Friggin' Murdoch baptized his kids in Jordan where John the Baptist baptized Jesus".

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Buckeyes rally to edge Badgers, remain unbeaten

Today's Ohio State Buckeyes vs Wisconsin Badgers college football game has a start time schedule of 8:00pm eastern time and will air on TV channel ABC. The Badgers face the Iowa Hawkeyes in Iowa City this coming Saturday. Chryst and his coaching staff saw that the Buckeyes' defense could be beaten on the edge and unleashed Jazz Peavy on the jet sweep.

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Pence says GOP will 'absolutely' accept outcome of election

We all know he's gross. The comments came a day after Michelle Obama denounced the comments Trump made in a recently released video from 2005, where he is heard bragging about forcibly kissing and grabbing women. Trump's treatment of women to Ms. Clinton, her family's charity and information from the hacked emails of her campaign manager, John Podesta. "I apologize if anyone was offended".Pence talked up Trump at a Rhode Island fundraiser Saturday and released a full campaign schedule ...

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Early voting begins for November 8 election

Voters who are registered to vote can begin casting early votes in-person on Wednesday at county offices. If you choose to mail the form it must be Postmarked no later than Tuesday, October 11, 2016 . Voters only have to declare a party in the May primary election, to say whether they want a Democrat or Republican ballot. Those who are now registered and have moved to a new address in the same county should notify their county board of elections in writing of their move no later than ...

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Storm surge a big threat as Hurricane Matthew crawls north

U.S. President Barack Obama urged people not to be complacent and to heed safety instructions. "The potential for storm surge , flooding, loss of life and severe property damage continues to exist". The ship has heavy-lift helicopters, bulldozers, fresh water delivery vehicles and two surgical operating rooms. "We're all blessed that Matthew stayed off our coast", he said.

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Kevin Harvick wins at Kansas to reach next round of Chase

Kurt Busch finished two spots back in 13th place after having to go to his backup vehicle following a spin into the grass during the final practice. We'll definitely go down there and race hard. Last race: Antron Brown won in Pennsylvania to extend his series points lead. Other drivers competing for the championship dealt with trouble all afternoon.

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Hurricane Matthew's Impact on Haiti

About 175,500 people remain in shelters. Government officials are now focusing on restoration and clean up processes; getting water, medication and food to the displaced. Over 1,000 Haitians died in Hurricane Matthew . On the spread of cholera Hasse said simple steps could prevent an outbreak: "Making sure they have soap to wash their hands after the change their baby's diaper, if they're handling food or drinking water".

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Clinton holds slim lead over Trump in new poll

Independent write-in candidate Evan McMullin, whose campaign is nearly entirely dedicated to attacking Trump, plays a major role in the CBS/YouGov poll... Trump has a comfortable lead in Utah, however, with 37 percent. Trump lead Clinton on 8 October 46.1% to 43.0%. Of those polled, 32% said the video disqualified Trump from being president and believed he should withdraw from the election.

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US President Barack Obama to send people to Mars by 2030

It would take about nine months to get there, depending on rocket velocity, some NASA experts have said. "The question is why and how does this support USA national interests", said Scott Pace, a NASA associate administrator during the George W.

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2 arrested in deadly West Adams party shooting

Police, who found shell casings and blood throughout the non-permit restaurant, are reportedly questioning two suspects. Los Angeles Police Department ( LAPD ) Officer Mike Lopez said that a party was operating at the converted home shortly after midnight on Saturday.

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LeBron James thoroughly explains what 'locker room talk' really is

It was my oldest son, home for his fall college break, who told me last Friday, "You need to watch this Dad; it's really disgusting and it's all over Facebook". Only LeBron had the guts to say something about it. Brady walked away. Reporters have even spotted a red Trump "Make America Great Again" hat in Brady's locker.

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Nevada fire destroys 22 homes

Hof, who is profiled along with workers at his legal brothel in the television series Cathouse on cable channel HBO, posted a photo of the house reduced to rubble. Crews say they have managed to keep the fire away from 480 homes. The fire is burning on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe, west of Washoe Lake. The remaining evacuation orders for the Emerald Fire were lifted Sunday afternoon near Cascade Lake in the South Lake Tahoe, according to the U.S.

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Trump says US election being rigged "at many polling places"

If the election were held today, Clinton would likely carry the entire West Coast and Northeast, as well as most of the Great Lakes region - a place Trump once identified as ripe territory for his populist message against free trade. Ryan withdrew his invitation to Trump, and Pence later cancelled. The nation's top elected Republican, House speaker Paul Ryan , who last week declared that he would no longer "defend" the party's nominee, rebuked Trump over his comments questioning the ...


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