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Man Gets 20 Years for Shooting at George Zimmerman's Car

Matthew Apperson was convicted by a jury last month of second-degree attempted murder for firing at Zimmerman, 33, during a roadside confrontation in Lake Mary, Florida in May 2015. Zimmerman was acquitted three years ago in the deadly shooting of Martin, an unarmed black 17-year-old. Apperson gave a different account, saying he acted in self-defense and that Zimmerman had threatened to kill him.

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Falcons rally comes up short in Seattle

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was 25-of-37 for 270 yards. It also was validating. But Sherman came out on top, with Seattle winning 27-17 and Sherman having his first two-interception game since the 2014 season. With just three points in the first half, the Falcons came out of the break and made an immediate statement, driving 75 yards for a touchdown. Jimmy Graham led in receiving with 113 yards in six catches while Doug Baldwin contributed 54 yards in four catches.

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Donald Trump says women who accused him of sexual assault are 'sick'

He called Clinton and her former team at the State Department "Crooked and the Gang" and said a late night comedy show that has parodied him mercilessly was "boring and unfunny" and the actor who plays him - Alex Baldwin - "stinks". "And, so he was really trying to dominate and then literally stalk me around the stage and I would just feel this presence behind me and I thought "whoa, this is really weird" so I was just trying to stay focused".

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More women accuse Trump of sexual assault

Kristin Anderson, 46, is the seventh woman in two days to come forward and claim that the man who touched her was none other than Donald Trump, she revealed in an explosive interview in the Washington Post. She encountered him outside an elevator in the building one morning. "I mean, nobody else has those eyebrows", Anderson told the newspaper. Almost a dozen women have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault or harassment - accusations denied by the real estate mogul who was caught in ...

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Trump comes out fighting, denying sexual misconduct allegations

Leeds encountered Trump when she was bumped up from coach to first class; they had never met before. The Times story adds to a litany of reports that have recently emerged alleging Trump sexually assaulted women and acted inappropriately.

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Opposition claims major irregularities in Montenegro vote

But his Democratic Party of Socialists is being challenged by pro-Russian and pro-Serbian opposition groups. The vote pits Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic's long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists against. "I find it curious that this is happening today, and that's all I'll say", Vucic said. Twenty people, all citizens of neighbouring Serbia, were arrested on Saturday night on suspicion of preparing armed attacks against state institutions on election night, national police chief Slavko ...

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Justices won't hear appeal over Florida man's death sentence

The court is still one short since the February death of Justice Antonin Scalia. In an interview with the Daily Beast published on Monday, the USA senator said nobody in the Republican Party "really believes" a Supreme Court seat should remain vacant until the next president is sworn in.

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Ranked Bama goes on the run to beat Vols

Forty-one of those games have been under Saban, who has posted a 36-5 mark with the Crimson Tide ranked No. 1 nationally. Alabama's offense responded on its ensuing drive. Another reason is the collection of playmakers he has around him, and against Tennessee sophomore running back Bo Scarbrough made the biggest impact in his first career start.

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton React to NC GOP Office Attack

Dallas Woodhouse, the head of the state's Republican Party said , "The only important thing to us is that nobody was killed, and they very well could have been". Trump's rival and Democrat candidate Clinton, in comparison, had a more subtle response to the attack. Kevver was also quoted as saying, "The North Carolina Democratic Party strongly condemns this attack".

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Deadline to register to vote in IN is Tuesday

Persons wanting to register in person may do so at their local county board of elections, 4 Perry Ave., Warsaw, and at many state agency offices throughout the state. Absentee ballots are only available to registered voters. Is there a projected outcome for early voting as there is with regular Election Day voting? However, if you already are registered and just need to change your address, you can do that online .

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House Speaker Paul Ryan talks to College Republicans

That was before at least four women went on the record this week, accusing Trump of unwanted sexual advances. He has strenuously denied them. He argued that a Hillary Clinton presidency would make America a place of "gloom" and "grayness" and would produce an out-of-control government that twists the law and Constitution and extinguishes liberty.

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Pats, Brady back on track as Bengals fall into tough hole

The Patriots are now 5-1, getting ready for a two-week stretch that will see the Pittsburgh Steelers (30-15 losers to the 2-4 Miami Dolphins on Sunday) and the Bills, perhaps fighting for a share of the AFC East lead, thanks to their 16-0 shutout against the Brady-less Patriots earlier this month.

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Is Donald Trump sore that Mike Pence didn't defend him more?

And the astounding thing to me tonight was that, you know, Pence declined so many chances to defend Trump, suggested to me that you know, maybe he is not too optimistic about the possibility of being vice president, and therefore he thought it was OK to do that.

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Trump to rally in Green Bay, West Allis for Wisconsin swing

Trump's rally is set for 4 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. Trump's Wisconsin spokesman, Matt Schuck, says the conflict led to Trump canceling his scheduled rally at West Allis at the state fairgrounds. But Ryan has not pulled his tepid support of the candidate. On the day before the release of the tape, Trump was leading Clinton in Wisconsin. Ryan did not make any direct reference to Trump in his speech but said he wished the campaign was focused on issues and not "all the mudslinging and the ...

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Deadly Hurricane Matthew soaks southeastern U.S. coast

Hurricane Matthew's estimated losses are a fraction of those racked up by Superstorm Sandy, which barreled into the Northeast in 2012, and Hurricane Katrina, which swept through Louisiana and nearby states in 2005. Sonja Wallen, a curator, said antique rugs and furniture were moved away from the home's more than 40 windows, many of them still with their original glass.

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Mike Pence must dump sexist Trump, anti-Donald group says

I will vote for Mike Pence for president, " referring to the IN governor who is Trump's running mate. " I'm out ", he said. Kaine notes that Trump has previously made disparaging remarks about women. Duffy says in a statement that Trump's recent comments are "reprehensible". House Speaker Paul Ryan was booed and heckled by Donald Trump supporters at a party unity rally in his congressional district Saturday, an event that the Republican nominee had originally planned to attend.

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Record-Setting Heat Expected In Arkansas This Week

Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 85, while Wednesday evening should be partly cloudy with a low around 65. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. A 20 percent chance of showers is forecast for Thursday , which should be partly sunny with a high near 84. Patchy fog after 3am.

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Working night shifts not linked to breast cancer

To spread awareness of breast cancer, Spectrum Health is holding their annual Candid Conversations event, where Tammy will be a guest speaker. "What a great testament to the overwhelming support of the entire borough of Brooklyn", said Dr.

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US condemns North Korean missile launch

The reclusive nation has repeatedly said that its programs are for peaceful purposes but the U.S., South Korea and North Korea's major ally, China, all say the latest launches are focused on developing ballistic missiles. The North Korean state media made no mention of Saturday's attempted launch, but the official KCNA news agency carried a foreign ministry statement warning that the United States would "pay a high price" for recent hostile behaviour that had "hurt the dignity of the supreme ...

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FINAL: Boston College erupts in 8-5 win over Wisconsin

Early indications are the Badgers won't have any trouble scoring goals - they're averaging four per game through two weekends - but Granato said the defense is another story. Frederic had a four-point game with a goal and three assists on Sunday. With UW protecting a 1-0 lead in the second period , Boston College defenseman Jesper Mattila fired on Jurusik from between the faceoff circles on a breakaway but the goaltender smothered the puck in his midsection.

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Shots fired at trooper during chase on I-64

A bullet struck the radiator of a state trooper's vehicle during a high-speed chase Saturday in Louisa County. The Honda refused to stop and sped away in excess of 100 miles per hour when a pursuit was initiated. Trooper Gualtney apprehended the female driver and male passenger without further incident. The man and the woman were arrested on the spot and were transported to UVA Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

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Truck kills 4, injured 8 after driving off bridge in San Diego

Chicano Park is in Barrio Logan, a predominantly Mexican-American community located about 4.5 miles southeast of downtown San Diego . At Chicano Park, there was music, food, an art-a lively celebration to end the ride. "It's frightful", Sanchez told reporters in a press conference. The four dead were killed nearly immediately, while two other people are suffering serious injuries, and seven more have minor injuries.

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Hillary Clinton Criticizes Donald Trump's Debate Performance: 'He Should Have Been Apologizing'

An estimated 66.5 million people watched the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, down from the record-setting audience who saw their first match but on par with the Obama-Romney contests four years ago. At the debate, Trump shrugged off the growing uproar over the video, dismissing calls for him to drop out of the election and saying he had moved on from the controversy.

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Bundy says he went through lawful channels pre-occupation

Seven defendants are charged with conspiring to impede U.S. Interior Department employees from doing their work at the refuge through intimidation, threats or force. These two witnesses said there was nothing threatening about their visits to the occupiers at the refuge, testimony seemingly meant to demonstrate the defense's case that while the occupiers had firearms, they weren't pointing them in a threatening way.

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Alabama Republicans in Congress call on Trump to step aside

I do not condone his remarks and can not defend them. "We pray for his family", Pence said in a statement after canceling the Wisconsin appearance scheduled with House Speaker Paul Ryan and the Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus .

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3 men charged in shooting death of sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter

He has been charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. "A life of such potential cut so tragically short", tweeted Julian Tackett, commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletics Association. He still holds the USA record for the 100-meter dash with a time of 9.69 seconds. Condolences poured in from friends and associates of both father and daughter.

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Creepy clown sightings in Hampshire

The group of friends also photographed the same clown sitting down in the auto park, at a different location of the Rec. The clowns have been reported to have been scaring children and adults. Acting Chief Inspector Darren Deex, of Essex Police, said: "It would appear the intentions of these "clowns" is to scare members of the public however to date there have been no reports of physical threats of harm or violence being caused".

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GOP Sens. Thune, Portman Denounce Trump Over Remarks

Trump's comments, and the leak of Hillary Clinton transcripts from private speeches by Wikileaks arrive the day before both candidates sit down for the second presidential debate. "I'm automatically attracted to beautiful women - I just start kissing them, it's like a magnet", Trump said in the covertly recorded video. Ohio Senator Rob Portman has announced that he can no longer support Donald Trump for President.

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There's no evidence of 'epidemic rates' of police violence — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The data does not back up theories on police-involved shootings and race, but that data needs to be collected and a more honest conversation about the relationships between police and communities needs to happen, FBI Director James Comey said a conference of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Wenger ready to accept Xhaka red card

Theo Walcott continued his brilliant Arsenal form with two first half goals with Mesut Ozil adding a cracking third in the second half. Iceland worldwide Sigurdsson admitted disappointment at not being able to take a result away from north London to add to victories at Arsenal on their last two visits.

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What you need to know for today's Chase race

For Kevin Harvick, there is really only one way to work his way out of the tough situations he seems to keep finding himself in during NASCAR's Chase. Throw in Martin Truex Jr., whose Furniture Row team has an alliance with them, in fourth, and Denny Hamlin qualifying seventh, and it could be a banner day for their team's Chase hopes.

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Sen. Ayotte's campaign hands out condoms at college campus

The collection was predictably a mix of shock and outrage, with Hassan's campaign introducing readers of the compilation via the title, "Ayotte says Trump "Absolutely" a role model, absolutely breaks the Internet ". Ayotte should get an equal boost as the incumbent, "so it's a wash". Though she went on to say she'd had unspecified "disagreements" with Trump, Ayotte's characterization of Trump as a role model was the big talker coming out of the debate.

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Clinton Sees An Opening In Voters Turned Off By Trump

Donald Trump is heading to Florida on Tuesday night to rally voters in a state where his opponent Hillary Clinton is leading in the polls . The event was streamed on Facebook Live, and showed Trump with four women - two of whom accused Hillary Clinton's husband of committing sexual violence, while a third accused the Democratic nominee of condoning it herself.

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Hillary Clinton goes on attack against Trump day after debate

An Emerson poll had Trump up by one. In another poll carried by The Wall Street Journal and NBC News , Clinton leads by a similar 11-point margin against Trump. There may be some trickle-down effect, too. Now, the advantage is seven points. Forty-nine percent of voters now say they would like to see Democrats in power in Washington , compared to 42%, who prefer the GOP.

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Man charged with murder in traffic crash that killed 5 teens

At a press conference Monday, Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan called the fatal crash an "unspeakable tragedy" and announced his office's plans to arrest Bourgoin, who remained hospitalized in critical condition, on charges related to stealing the police cruiser and driving it recklessly.


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