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Athletes react to Bauer's bloody finger

You still have to win four games in a series. Troy Tulowitzki, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons strode onto the field and lodged a complaint with home plate umpire Brian Gorman. "For me it's coming at the wrong time but I'm not getting pessimistic". I don't even know how to answer some of these questions, honestly. "So I plugged it in, like I've done thousands and thousands of times , and for whatever reason it was sitting like this, I was plugging the battery in and my finger happened to ...

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Clemson survives NC State's upset bid with interception in overtime

A little luck doesn't hurt either. The Tigers (7-0, 4-0 ACC) have 16 turnovers (eight fumbles, eight interceptions), the second highest total in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "We were minus two today (in Saturday's victory over N.C. State), so it's just one of those things where we've still got long enough that hopefully we can get that thing turned around and finish on the positive side of things before the season is over".

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Hillary Clinton takes near unbeatable lead over Donald Trump

In some of the most recent findings, Rasmussen Reports released new results Monday showing Clinton edging Trump 43-41 percent among likely US voters - retaking a slight lead after Trump led the same poll by 2 points late last week. In the traditionally hard-fought state of OH, the top elections official, a Republican, said concerns about widespread voter fraud were simply not justified.

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Suspect in officer shooting in Palm Springs in custody

Three years ago , Felix was arrested by Palm Springs police in an event that began in an eerily similar manner to Saturday's shooting - a policeman on his doorstep. The father of eight had volunteered to work overtime Saturday and was scheduled to retire in December. She and her husband, a Riverside County sheriff's deputy, were new parents to a four-month-old baby.

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Clinton holds 50-point lead over Trump among Hispanic voters, polls shows

In another sign of shifting opinion, as Trump continues to ramp up his rhetoric about a "rigged" election , 41 percent of voters - 73 percent of Republicans and 17 percent of Democrats - say that Trump could lose the election because of voter fraud, according to a Politico/Morning Consult poll released on Monday.

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Randy Travis stuns crowd, sings at Hall of Fame induction

It is a night that a country music success remembers forever, the night they go into the Hall of Fame. He was the forefather who kind of laid it down. Travis stood up from his wheel chair and - with his wife Mary-Davis Travis and his longtime friend Garth Brooks by his side - he sang the uplifting song.

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Tony Norman: 'Democracy Now!' and the 'crime' of journalism

The "riot" at the heart of the criminal complaint against Ms. Goodman took place on September 3 when the "Democracy Now! " host filmed an officially sanctioned attack on Native Americans protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline .

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Trump Wins Tale of Tweets in Presidential Debate

The former Secretary of State specifically Russian government blamed the recent cyberattacks, during his second debate against Trump , last Sunday, a charge systematically rejected by the Kremlin. Said Deputy Campaign Manager Dave Bossie: "Corey made this decision when he staged a stunt in front of the RNC without the knowledge or the approval of the Trump campaign".

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Savannah experiencing flooding; Matthew moving toward SC coast

Early reports suggest six people died in Florida after Matthew bore down on the state on Friday. People walk on a street next to destroyed houses after Hurricane Matthew hit Jeremie, Haiti, October 6, 2016. Winds at the top of high-rise buildings in the Jacksonville area were at particular risk of strong winds. Overnight, Hurricane Matthew was downgraded to a category 3 storm.

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High school graduation rate reaches new high, White House says

The state of OR has the third-lowest graduation rate in the country with only 73.8 percent of graduating seniors earning diplomas in 2015. Obama said when he took office nearly eight years ago, he knew that the education system was falling short when it came to preparing young people for that reality.

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Wells Fargo CEO Could Get $134 Million on His Way Out

Mr. Sloan said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal Wednesday that he aims to improve the bank's reputation by being "very focused" on addressing customers' concerns, refunding customers for improper charges and ensuring the bank has the right products and services for them.

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Supreme Court grills Apple, Samsung over value of design patents

The dispute relates to devices from 2011, with Apple arguing Samsung's suite of devices including the Galaxy Prevail, Nexus S 4G, Galaxy Tab, Galaxy SII and more infringed on its iPhone and iPad designs . Apple sued over Samsung's duplication of a handful of distinctive iPhone features for which Apple holds patents: the flat screen, the rounded rectangle shape of the phone, and the layout of icons on the screen.

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Wildfire continues to burn in Nevada

Rainfall is helping temper a Nevada wildfire that has destroyed 22 homes north of Carson City but creating new concerns about flooding. Crews say they have managed to keep the fire away from 480 homes. The cause of the fire, which was first spotted early on Friday, was being investigated. It spread rapidly thanks to winds gusting at more than 70 miles per hour.

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The NAACP Takes A Major Stand Against The Growth Of Charter Schools

Kevin Chavous, founder of Democrats for Education, claimed the rejection of charters would create a "new form of Jim Crow" in American education by trapping blacks in failing public schools. It's important to remember the NAACP isn't condemning all charters, and it isn't calling for the closure of schools now in operation, only a halt to their expansion until some conditions are met.

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Planned Parenthood celebrates centennial as its foes bristle

It's 6,803,782 - the number of the unborn babies' lives who the abortion chain has destroyed in its 100-year history. Planned Parenthood supporters at protest 2011 photo/S. On the other hand, Planned Parenthood reports staff referred women to adoption services just 33,532 times since 1999. We can not be silent when an organization in the shadow of the United States Capitol celebrates 100 years of violence and bigotry.

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Pro-West ruling party wins Montenegro election

Montenegrin police officers arrest a man for allegedly plotting a terror attack in Podgorica on October 16, 2016. In a midnight address to supporters, Djukanovic said he would seek a coalition with the small Social Democracy party as well as statutory representatives of the Bosniak, Croat and Albanian ethnic minorities, which would give him a slender majority.

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2 arrests after Los Angeles party shooting that killed 3, injured 12

A man and woman left the building, then returned and the restaurant erupted in gunfire. Sgt. Preciado said a woman, described as a person of interest who may have been one of the shooters, was among those injured and is being interviewed by detectives.

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Clinton leads in FL, CO, PA; tied in OH - new poll

Some put little stock in the "rigged election" claims. "I mean, come on". After the 2012 election, many considered the swing state polling to have been vindicated as more accurate than national polling, and Gallup polling shocked many political observers by announcing that they would no longer poll national presidential races.

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Man Shot By Tulsa Officer Had PCP In His System

The Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office report said Crutcher had 96 nanograms per milliliter of phencyclidine , or PCP, in his bloodstream at the time of his death on September 16. Leanna Crutcher, mother of Terence Crutcher , who was shot and killed by police in Tulsa , Oklahoma speaks with CNN's Alisyn Camerota on "New Day" on September 21, 2016.

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Fallen Muslim Soldier's Family: 'Donald Trump Is Not Telling the Truth'

He said Trump smears "the character" of religious minorities like his family. "I would ay to any of our kids that if Donald Trump and I have the chance to serve in the White House that we're going to work everyday for a stronger, safer and more prosperous America", he continued.

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High school graduation rate hits record-high 83.2%

Last month, Chicago Public Schools - the third-largest school district in the country - announced it had achieved a record graduation rate in the 2015-16 school year of 73.5 percent. "We have great teachers", said Matthew Haas. He says the students are going to have to find jobs in a global economy and that they will be competing against students from China and India for jobs.

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Clinton and Trump neck-in-neck in North Carolina — CNN poll

Not long after Pence said that, Trump partly undermined his comments. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a charity event hosted by the Republican Hindu Coalition, Saturday, Oct. As his polling numbers have declined, Trump has increasingly asserted that the presidential election is "rigged" against him. His surrogates have tried to spin his remarks as being about the media coverage of the campaign and not any precinct-level tampering, but the GOP nominee made ...

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WikiLeaks Says Julian Assange's Internet Access Has Been Cut by "State Party"

Assange, who said in August that USA presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should be considered a threat to national security for using a private email server during her time as Secretary of State, is now holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in an effort to avoid extradition to Sweden.

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Jacoby: Ducks ditch Prukop for Herbert, usher in the future

OR has prevailed by an average of 23.8 points during its winning streak with 10 of the victories coming by 20 or more points, but the Huskies are soaring high after demolishing Stanford 44-6 on September 30.Washington once was the premier program in the Pacific Northwest before or snatched away that moniker and the Huskies are moving into position to recapture their past status.

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Mike Pence says GOP ticket will 'absolutely' accept vote outcome

Threatening to jail a political opponent and fueling public distrust of a popular election - to explain his loss, should that happen - was a striking breach of faith in American democracy, critics said . "I wouldn't say anything to disparage any woman who believes they've had an experience like this". Pence's words were the latest attempt by Trump's surrogates to attempt to explain that some things the GOP presidential nominee has said and tweeted are not what he meant.

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Everett Part Of FBI Sex Trafficking Operation

Agents said the operation targeted hotels, truck stops and street corners. The FBI Las Vegas partners with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the Reno Police Department, Carson City Sheriff's Office, Sparks Police Department, University of Nevada Reno Police Department and the Nevada Gaming Control Board to make up the Child Exploitation Task Force.

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'Democracy Now' reporter to plead not guilty to riot charge

We will continue to report on this epic struggle of Native Americans and their non-Native allies taking on the fossil fuel industry and an increasingly militarized police in this time when climate change threatens the planet. "I believe they want to keep the investigation open and see if there is any evidence in the unedited and unpublished videos that we could better detail in an affidavit for the judge", Erickson told the newspaper.

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Which Oregon Duck QB will start Saturday vs. Washington?

Herbert said he had help during the week from veteran quarterbacks Jeff Lockie and Taylor Alie as well as Prukop, who used to throw to Herbert's brother, Mitchell, at Montana State. The timing of the possible move seems odd with OR averaging 40 points behind Prukop (1,173 yards, eight touchdowns) and junior running back Royce Freeman (463 rushing yards, seven touchdowns) and about to face the nation's sixth-ranked squad.

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Donald Trump Now Wants Drug Tests Before Third Presidential Debate

Trump's attacks are personal. "This is somebody who...is now suggesting that if the election doesn't go his way, it's not because of all the stuff he's said, but because it's rigged and it's a fraud". The "Saturday Night Live" comedy sketch that Trump dismissed included a segment in which the Trump and Clinton characters, debating each other, are asked what they like about each other, as happened in the actual second debate.

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Trump, escalating rhetoric, says Clinton has to go to jail

Trump is facing enormous pressure from his own Republican Party and at times even his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence. "Hillary Clinton is a quality candidate who is unquestionably well-prepared to lead this country", the magazine said as it lashed out at the rhetoric of Trump which it alleged is damaging for the country.

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North Carolina police: GOP office damaged by fire, graffiti

The flammable substance that was thrown into the office ignited and damaged the interior before burning out. Jeff Tiberii of member station WUNC reports: "Vandals also spray painted a swastika and the words "Nazi Republicans, get out of town or else" on an adjacent building".

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41% say election could be 'stolen' from Trump

Instead, he's complaining about a national media that the Republican presidential ticket claims is slanted toward Clinton. "It's a rigged election", he claimed. In another tweet , he suggested - without offering evidence - that voter fraud will be a problem on election day. "So, when he talks about a rigged election, he's not talking about the fact that it's going to be rigged at the polls".

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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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