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Forty-four Nevada arrests made during effort to halt human trafficking

The operation was an global effort focused on underage human trafficking and ran from October 13-16. Those cities included Kansas City, North Kansas City, and Independence, MO and Overland Park, Wichita, Topeka, Junction City, and Kansas City, KS.

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Donald Trump: Will end government corruption if elected president

Trump said the State Department official made the request for altering classification "as part of a 'quid pro quo'". Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at Republicans who have tried to tone down his rhetoric about election fraud, calling his party's leaders "so naive" and claiming without evidence that large-scale voter fraud is real.

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Autopsy shows unarmed man shot by Tulsa cop was high on PCP

Oklahoma's medical examiner says an unarmed man shot dead by a Tulsa police officer last month had the hallucinogenic drug PCP in his system when he died. Traces of a similar drug, tenocyclidine, were also found in the Oklahoma man's bloodstream, Tulsa World reports . "The manner of death is classified as homicide".

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United States of America now favorite to host 2026 World Cup soccer

FIFA's new president unveiled a wide-ranging strategic plan for soccer that includes major changes to the way the World Cup will be run as the sport tries to move beyond a financial scandal that almost led to the governing body's collapse.

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Bridenstine Critical of Ryan's Choice Not to Back Trump

The tone from House Republican was one of frustration at Trump's attacks on a fellow Republican, the aide said. In a further sign the Republican presidential candidate's free-falling campaign is sowing deep divisions within a party in crisis, the paper quoted some of those who have given millions of dollars to Republicans as saying the scandal surrounding the real-estate billionaire threatens the party with lasting damage unless it repudiates him.

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Wind advisory issued from 7 am to 8 pm on Tuesday

Strong winds may cause minor property damage and power outages. Sunny. South winds 10-20 miles per hour. North wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Temperatures for Monday will be in the upper 70s, then 50s and 60s for the middle of the week with a chance for showers.

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Clinton Maintains 50-Point Lead Among Latinos

She said it happened when she was sitting on a couch talking to friends at the China Club in NY in the early 1990s. And Pence is pledging that over the final weeks of the campaign, "we're going to work our hearts out against all odds". "I don't know what is going on with her". "I just start kissing them". "I do believe there isn't anything we can't do once we make up our minds to do it".

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Record warm temperatures this week

In some cities, high temperature records will be broken. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Sunday: Partly sunny. Mild. VERY slight chances of a shower. South southwest wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. Highs will be in the middle 70s. Expect overnight lows near 65 and a south wind continuing around 5.

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The Trump tightrope: Future GOP hopefuls in bind

In growing numbers of campaign ads, Democrats have been linking local congressional candidates to Trump. Her ad shows Faso urging Republicans to unite behind Trump. With Donald Trump's USA election prospects dimming and controversy swirling around him , future Republican presidential hopefuls may be weighing whether standing by their man is the savvy move.

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Donald Trump supporter threatens to assassinate Hillary Clinton if she wins

For many, Trump's latest rhetoric is a sign that he is coming to terms with the reality of a contest in which he is falling further and further behind Clinton with time running out to make up ground. Clinton limited his criticism of Trump - whom he didn't mention by name - to rejecting Trump's view that "everything's a disaster - except his campaign" and there's nothing good happening in the world.

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Hurricane Matthew is the 'most risky storm in living memory'

President Barack Obama on Friday morning addressed the nation regarding Hurricane Matthew, and urged Georgians to especially heed warnings about the storm. They warned that the "eye of extremely dangerous" storm is still approaching. While the storm clouds looked ominous and the forecast called for widespread destruction along their beloved coastline, the Detroit native said it could be worse.

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Clinton expands into 'red' states; Trump again claims fraud

Poll-based forecasters (some of whom also take into consideration "fundamentals" such as the economy) estimate Clinton's chances of winning at 86 per cent to 98 per cent. "There isn't anything that's not a priority". Portman's campaign database holds information on nearly 1 million supporters and 2.6 million swing voters, who are divided into 22 groups based on their preferred issues, to be targeted with ads, door hangers and phone calls.

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ATF Investigates Firebombing of Local GOP Headquarters in North Carolina

A swastika and the message "Nazi Republicans leave town or else", were spray-painted on an adjacent building, police said in a statement . "So, let's all pitch in . Police believe it occurred between 9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday. But what interested me more was the reaction of the friends and neighbors who posted over and over on Mayor Tom Stevens's Facebook page: "We are not this".

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Florida Governor Sticks to Life-Saving Mission as Matthew Churns Along Florida Coast

The town, which was devastated by Hurricane Floyd in 1999, lies on the Tar River about 25 miles (40 km) north of Greenville. According to the National Hurricane Center's 11 p.m. - The number of people killed by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti surged on Friday to 842, local officials told Reuters , as help slowly trickled into marooned areas of the country's southwestern peninsula pummeled by the powerful storm.

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Rolling Stones pay tribute to The Beatles at Desert Trip fest

This version of " A Day in the Life " segued into an unexpected rendition of John Lennon's anthem " Give Peace a Chance ". Young then played lead guitar to duet with McCartney on " Why Don't We Do It In the Road? ". To introduce " Love Me Do " he talked about how producer George Martin had suggested a change in the harmonies, which he did, nervously, and can still hear those nerves in the recording of the song today.

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West Virginia has just put College Football on notice

Baylor, Oklahoma and Texas tend to receive most of the attention in the Big 12, but a new team is emerging this season in West Virginia, which is now pushing for a Top 10 rating in both major polls. That's when the WVU defense chose to amp it up. The interception is Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes' fifth this year. Week 7 of the college football season is over and it might have been the best one yet.

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Republicans 'naive' about voter fraud

Trump then suggested that all of those potentially inaccurate voter registrations will be voting for someone else next month. He has used Philadelphia as an example of a city where voter fraud could steal the election . Rubio, in his debate with Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy, said the election is "absolutely" not being rigged and "I hope [Trump] stops saying that".

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Jackley on Backpage CEO arrest: "Sex trafficking will not be tolerated"

Other classified websites have been accused of allowing sex trafficking in the past. In his office's continued effort to combat human trafficking, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the arrest of Carl Ferrer , the CEO of Backpage.com, a notorious adult website that generates millions of dollars annually from its classified sex ads.

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High school graduation rate hits record high of 83.2 percent

The District of Columbia made the most progress in the nation in 2014-2015 compared to the previous year, improving its graduation rate by 7 percentage points. On Monday, Obama encouraged students at Washington's Benjamin Banneker Academic High School not just to graduate, but to apply to college - and to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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Man Buys NYC Storage Unit, Finds Dead, Frozen Cats

The victor of an auctioned storage facility made a grisly surprise when he came across the frozen bodies of cats inside his new prize Monday afternoon. A female had previously owned the unit, but there are no suspects at this time, cops said. Detectives said once they opened the freezers, it was the smell of death.

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Large scale voter fraud is underway in America

The GOP push reflects growing worries that their nominee's unsubstantiated rhetoric could erode public trust in elections and lead to damaging disputes if he loses. Biden has never been accused of sexual improprieties. Clinton was spending the day with advisers near her home in NY, preparing for the final presidential debate Wednesday night.

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Alaska officer was shot 5 times, returned fire

Sgt. Allen Brandt, an 11-year-veteran of the Fairbanks Police Department, was shot early Sunday as he patrolled in a squad vehicle in a residential neighborhood east of downtown. A manhunt is underway for a suspect allegedly seen on camera shooting a Fairbanks police officer just after midnight on Sunday. Body armor protected Brandt from the shot to the chest but bullet fragments struck his eye.

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Defining his education legacy, Obama touts climbing graduation rates

Chippewa Falls was down slightly from 2013-14, when 89.6 percent of students graduated in four years. You can find your school graduation rate, test scores and other critical information in the Ultimate Atlanta School Guide. Epps said the high school has implemented a new student-tracking system this year that identifies students who might be at risk of dropping out due to their home life, poor attendance or behavior.

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Trump Campaign Cuts Ties with Ohio GOP Chairman Matt Borges

Paduchik said Trump is "very disappointed in Matt's duplicity". "The chairman is also driven by an apparently insatiable need for publicity". Paduchik writes that he expects the Ohio Republican Party to "support the Trump Victory payroll, HR and other services it provides".

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Creepy Clown Sightings Reported Across Northern Illinois

Officers couldn't find the supposed clown, however, and no report was taken, as they could not determine that a criminal offense had occurred. In the West Bend incident, a 7th-grade girl faces a possible charge of disorderly conduct for sending messages to six students Monday identifying herself as a clown, according to West Bend police.

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UConn to Big 12? Nope

A month later, at their last board meeting, school presidents were briefed by consultants who explained how the conference could bolster its playoff chances by adding schools and boost revenue. According to USA Today, Texas brought in more than $183 million previous year, second most in FBS among public schools. That possibility led USF, and the other 10 finalists, to work overtime in putting together comprehensive promotional material, culminating in formal, in-person presentations to ...

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Graduation rates rise nationally; slight increase in Minnesota

The Wall Street Journal said Iowa had the highest graduation rate of any state with 90.8 percent; New Jersey (89.7 percent) and Alabama (89.3 percent) were close behind. Locally, both Maryland (87 percent) and Virginia (86 percent) reported graduation rates above the national average. They would need critical thinking skills.

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Alleged plot to target Somalis draws reactions

The family of Patrick Stein, one of the three men arrested in a plot attack Somali immigrants in Kansas, has released a statement through their lawyer, Dan Monnat. He made his comments after authorities announced that three members of a Kansas group face federal charges related to an alleged plot to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants.

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Ryan Seeks to Re-Frame Election as Left Versus Right

What vision do Hillary Clinton and her party offer the people? But her aides felt the LGBT community was unsatisfied and agreed to release a more detailed response. "Take Uber, Lyft, and Air B & B, great success stories in recent years, services that have just taken off, even in this struggling recovery", Ryan said.

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State battles are hot; election isn't just about White House

Even though Clinton faces what Mook termed "an uphill battle" in IN and Missouri, the campaign plans to spend a combined $1 million in the two states in the final weeks of the election, with an eye toward the Senate races there. Trump nearly certainly will energize Democrats to flood the polls to defeat him and in the process boost the vote total for the l Democratic congressional challenger.

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Trump ratchets up 'rigged election' claims, which Pence downplays

Speaking Monday at his weekly news conference, Branstad said he agrees with Trump that there are efforts to cheat the system and that national media organizations are "colluding" with Clinton. Trump, a NY businessman, who has never held elective office, has often said the electoral process is skewed against him, including during the Republican nominating contests, when he disputed the method for winning delegates to the Republican National Convention.

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How US and Western troops will help in the battle for Mosul

US forces have trained Iraqis in skills needed to breach minefields and clear improvised explosives, but the Iraqis are in charge of planning and coalition support will become more limited as the battle progresses. Elsewhere, Kurdish Peshmerga forces, which are playing a key role in the offensive, cleared nine villages in an area measuring approximately 200 square kilometers.

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Montana graduation rate at 86 percent

Mr. Obama frequently cites the increase when he talks to groups about progress made during his presidency. Among the educational measures created in the Obama years is the association between the federal government and the states to provide preschool teaching for 4-year-olds of low and medium income families.

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41 percent of voters believe Trump's 'rigged' election bullshit

Mr Trump had previously said he believed the election was being "rigged" by a biased media in conjunction with the Clinton campaign . New Hampshire's longtime secretary of state was once a Democrat, but was reelected to his post by the Republican-led state legislature.

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Trump and Clinton intensifying attacks

In a brief, taped apology issued later that day, Trump expressed "regret" for his words before turning the focus to the allegations facing Clinton's husband. But, she added, "I'm not a fan of the Clintons ". " Hillary Clinton doesn't have the fortitude, strength or stamina to lead in our world", the narrator says.


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