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'Saturday Night Live' finally goes too far for Trump

SNL's Saturday skit, which spoofed the second presidential debate , showed an audience member posing a question to Trump and Clinton: "Do you feel that you're modeling appropriate and positive behavior for today's youth?" Donald Trump says actor Alec Baldwin's portrayal of him on Saturday Night Live "stinks" and has accused the media of working to rig the election.

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Chiefs 26, Raiders 10

The tide of this game shifted quickly at the start of the third quarter. Carr said there had been some quarterback injuries around the league that week and he took this sudden meeting as a clear sign that he was being traded. He benefitted from a stout run game and pushed his team on to a key AFC West victory. "KC had a great game plan, hats off to them", Raiders outside linebacker Bruce Irvin said.

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Alabama Players Smoke Cigars Following Win Over Tennessee

Crimson Tide freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts is going to get himself into the mix. Their overall winning streak is up to 19 straight games now, the longest active streak in the FBS. Alabama's eighth defensive touchdown of the year made it 14-0 with 14 seconds to play in the first quarter. Saban was on board, even though that quarterback was a true freshman.

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Kadner: Cook County GOP chief stands by Trump

Trump's OH campaign chief Bob Paduchik wrote a letter to the state party on Trump-Pence stationery cutting off all ties with Borges and accusing him of trying to get elected chairman of the Republican National Committee while sandbagging Trump.

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Judge Throws Out Charges Against Journalist Who Covered Dakota Access Pipeline

Instead, Goodman carried a Democracy Now! microphone, came with a video crew, identified herself as a reporter, and broadcasted the resulting video on the daily news program she has had the privilege of hosting for the past 20 years. The charge is under review today by Judge John Grinsteiner, of Morton county courthouse. If it comes to that, she'll be pleading not guilty. By filing the charges in the first place, she said, "the state's attorney was attempting to stop journalism".

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Emails show Hillary Clinton treading lightly with Wall Street talks

It says this is worse than the Watergate break-in, with a hostile government trying to influence an American election. "I will continue to evaluate the steps the Administration had taken, to determine if we should go further". In those cables, USA officials and diplomats characterized some foreign leaders as "vain, egotistical, power hungry, corrupt". "So even if it may not be 100 percent true, if the perception is that somehow the game is rigged, that should be a problem for all of us, and ...

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Lawyer: Penn State not to blame for ex-coach not getting job

Following Sandusky's conviction in 2012 on charges of abusing 10 boys, McQueary learned he was effectively being terminated from his $140,000-a-year job. His own role in the scandal has also drawn scrutiny because he did not physically intervene in the sexual assault of the boy, and because he didn't go to the police.

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Wildfire burns 22 homes in Nevada

Brian Sandoval declared a state of emergency as hundreds of firefighters battled the most unsafe fire, which was still threatening dozens of homes in the Washoe Valley along U.S. The fire is being fanned by strong winds of up to 70 miles per hour, which could decrease later Friday. Dozens of homes are threatened and at least one structure has burned in an area along the Mount Rose Highway connecting Reno to Lake Tahoe, where another fire also has forced evacuations.

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Fourth person dies as result of Los Angeles shooting

Police said one man was shot, then several other shots were fired indiscriminately in the crowd. Nine men and six women were wounded. But police had not identified the suspects. "We must take action against easy access to firearms and the thoughtless, indiscriminate, murderous use of them", said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

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Policing leader apologizes for historic racial abuse in US

His comments come as police shootings of black men have roiled communities in Ferguson, Missouri; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and suburban St. Paul, Minnesota; and as black shooters have targeted officers in Dallas, the St. He also said officers who fail to understand those factors often struggle to connect with the communities they're sworn to serve. "The issue of racial tension has been a part of American history since its settlement".

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The US Is Getting High Marks On High School Graduation Rates

The graduation rate for the 2014-2015 school year increased across all ethnic groups, as well as for disabled students and students from low-income families. "We live in a global economy, and when you graduate, you're no longer gonna be competing just with somebody here in DC for a great job", Obama said in his remarks on education at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in the American capital.

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Supreme Court justices question big verdict against Samsung for copying Apple's iPhone

Mr. Waxman argued that collecting total profit in this case made sense because Apple's central design couldn't be separated from the phone like a component part. This was rejected by Apple saying the patented features of their iPhones are more like the design of the entire vehicle. The two companies have been battling over mobile device technology patents for years, with Apple mostly prevailing.

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Not-guilty pleas in Tyson Gay's daughter's death

Trinity Gay was fatally shot early Sunday morning . Trinity, who was an innocent bystander, was shot in the neck. Trinity Gay was not thought to have been in any of the vehicles - was taken to University of Kentucky hospital in a private auto.

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Nation's high school graduation rate reaches new record high

President Barack Obama will have a chance Monday to tout the increase in graduation rates over his time in office when he visits Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington. "More African-American and Latina students are graduating than ever before". "Three of our comprehensive high schools have already reached a 90 percent graduation rate, as have three of our non-traditional high schools; North Star Online School, TMCC High School, and the Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology ...

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Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states

Clinton's Republican rival, Donald Trump, has raised money for the party, but his campaign has yet to specifically earmark funds to help down-ballot candidates, many of whom have sought to distance themselves from their party's controversial ticket-topper.

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Seattle Seahawks escape with win after controversial no-call

Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan was spending as much time picking himself up off the ground than standing in the pocket looking for options downfield. The injury happened on Ryan's 10-yard touchdown throw to Mohamed Sanu that tied the game at 17-all in the third quarter - and before Seattle rallied back to win 26-24 inside frenzied CenturyLink Field.

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Hurricane Matthew: Death rises to 877 in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew sideswiped Florida's Atlantic coast Friday, toppling trees onto homes and knocking out power to more than 800,000 people but sparing the most heavily populated stretch of shoreline the catastrophic blow many had feared. "Think of how much more damage is done if the water ends up just below your electric socket or just above", Strauss said. At the Flagler-Volusia county lines in Florida to Flager Beach, FL, the surge is forecast to be 6 to 9 feet.

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Former general charged with false statements in leak probe

Retired four-star Gen. James Cartwright sat quietly with his attorney, former White House Counsel Gregory Craig, as Assistant US Attorney Leo J. Wise described the facts underlying the single charge of making false statements to federal investigators.

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Howard Stern won't air past Donald Trump interviews

Stern said that playing all the tapes, despite the fact that they were already aired on the radio, "would be a betrayal" to someone he considers a friend. He said Trump called him at home previous year when the unlikely GOP candidate began winning some primaries and the radio talker tried to figure out what the endgame was.

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Packers RB James Starks out with meniscus injury

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reports James Starks (knee) is expected to miss about four weeks. Whether he'll be able to do so remains to be seen, so Lacy's situation should certainly prove important to track ahead of this week's divisional clash.

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Early voting to begin Monday for Georgia voters

The county will also have early voting on October 29 from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Registration to vote for the November 8 election ended Friday, but the NAACP appealed that decision and the deadline was extended to October 18 in Chatham County. It is illegal in Georgia to take pictures of a ballot or voting equipment, but the Secretary of State Office has said it has seen voters in previous elections post "ballot selfies" on social media - something that could get you in trouble with the law.

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Gianluca Vialli delivers verdict on Liverpool and Man Utd's title hopes

Ahead of the game Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has reacted to suggestions that Mourinho's Manchester United have had a poor start. "They are not the last wonder of the world like you say they are", said a cheeky Mourinho, who was clearly unimpressed by the hype around Klopp's side in the opening weeks of the season.

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Jose Mourinho explains his decision to start Ashley Young against Liverpool

Victory would have lifted Jurgen Klopp's in-form Liverpool level with leader Manchester City and Arsenal, but it remains fourth after seeing a five-game winning streak come to an end at Anfield . That's absolutely OK. Players need to be cool and pass the ball to the next player. You have got to give them credit because most teams that go to Anfield just get undone.

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Herrera: Man Utd showed we're a big team against Liverpool

Dortmund's head coach Juergen Klopp (R) shakes hands with Real Madrid's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho prior to the UEFA Champions League semi final first leg football match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on April 24, 2013 in Dortmund, western Germany.

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Bolstered by new poll, Pence vows to fight 'to finish' with Trump

Trump has in recent days argued on social media and on the campaign trail that the media, by publishing the women's allegations against him, have rigged the election in Clinton's favor. To put Clinton's current 11-point lead into perspective, Barack Obama beat John McCain by seven points nationally in 2008. "And what about the emails this week that came out with the most anti-Catholic, anti-evangelical rhetoric that I've ever seen by anybody in a high position in public life?" Trump ...

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You Were Wondering: Signs, symptoms of breast cancer

There was a faster decrease in breast cancer death rates for white women (1.9 percent per year) than black women ( 1.5 percent per year) between 2010 and 2014. The researchers estimated that screening caught an additional 162 small breast tumors for every 100,000 women, versus the pre-screening era. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month the Rapid City Medical Center hosted a girls night.

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Wounded Suspects Arrested After LA Party Bloodbath

Police officers from across Los Angeles were sent to the scene, which Preciado called "really devastating". A gun was reportedly recovered at the scene. Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said Saturday said two of the wounded have been released. In 2011, there was another fatal shooting that claimed a friend of his, said Dilly , who believes one of this weekend's dead was also a friend.

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Reality Check: Did Hillary Clinton attack her husband's accusers?

The poll released on Tuesday showed Clinton, the Democratic nominee, had increased her lead over Trump, the Republican nominee, to 8 percentage points on Monday from 5 points last week. Clinton earns 46 percent and Trump earns 41 percent. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, meanwhile , refused to even acknowledge Trump, telling business leaders in his home state of Kentucky that if they expected to hear him discuss the presidential race, they "might as well go ahead and leave".

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Iraqi forces have begun all-out offensive on IS last stronghold Mosul

But the battle is likely to be long and it was unclear when the troops would enter the city itself. Nawfal Hammadi al-Sultan, Governor of Nineveh province, appealed to the people of Mosul to stay inside their homes and cooperate with the security forces.

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'The shackles have been taken off me'

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other "disloyal" Republicans on Tuesday and vowed to campaign in whatever style he wants now that the party establishment has largely abandoned him. Both Trump and Clinton headed to the key battleground state of Florida on Tuesday. Christensen's statement emphasized Hartzler's continued support of Trump .

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Tesla, Panasonic to make solar cells in Buffalo

The pair have already teamed up on the world's biggest the lithium-ion battery factory in Nevada, but said they plan to expand their collaboration. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Panasonic have revealed that they will be working together to make new solar modules and cells at Buffalo in NY.

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Road to recovery could test patience of Matthew victims

Murrell and his wife Jo Ann weathered the storm following Hurricane Floyd in 1999 and chose to do this same during Hurricane Matthew . Pat McCrory announced the news at a press conference on Saturday, warning that "there are still many, may hard days ahead".

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Pence and Trump disagree over whether election is 'rigged'

Trump, in a burst of tweets overnight and early Sunday, said repeatedly that USA media are rigging the election by hammering away at what he calls fabricated accounts that he made unwanted sexual advances against women. She cited the ugly 1884 election between Grover Cleveland, derided as a fornicator, and James Blaine, labeled a liar. The poll found 52% of voters see Mr Trump in a "very negative" light with just 15% viewing him "very positively".

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Trump rips GOP leaders for not joining 'rigged' election claims

The nationwide poll conducted October 9-13 shows the Democratic nominee beating Trump by a 46-41 percent margin, her largest of the general election and a small but significant boost from the 2-point lead she held a month ago, before the debates and disclosure of him bragging about groping women.

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Mickey: Big changes this week

We have some hot stuff ahead of us this week with a chance of rain and then a big cool down. It will be mostly cloudy with a chance of rain each day. The most noticeable change is that the cold front passage will force temperatures on Wednesday to near normal levels and we will hang around normal temperatures for the remainder of the work week.


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