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Size, naked Hillary Clinton statue appears in downtown Manhattan

Many pundits, strategists and politicians have charged that Trump's repeated claims of a " rigged " election are an attempt to lay the groundwork for post-election excuses. "There is no evidence that that has happened in the past or that there are instances in which that will happen this time ", Obama said . But after Donald Trump was caught on video making lewd comments about women, it got even nastier.

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Man Dies After Exploding Pipe Bomb Inside Oakland Health Clinic

Oakland police said the explosion occurred at 6:26 p.m. inside the San Antonio Neighborhood Health Clinic, 1030 International Blvd. It is also believed the Alameda County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Bureau has taken possession of the body.

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Consequently, the Clinton campaign has now begun pushing money, resources and personnel into toss-up or battleground states where Trump and the Republican Party were considered secure despite the rift in the GOP. And as if that didn't sound far fetched enough, he has also called on his Democratic rival to take a drugs test before the final debate after claiming she lost energy by the end of her second clash.

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Four students shot outside San Francisco high school

District officials said it appeared that four suspects - described as "outsiders" - targeted a particular individual in the shooting . Four teenagers have been shot in a auto park shared by two San Francisco high schools , with one left fighting for life.

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Family recalls example set by slain officer

Gov. Jerry Brown, state Attorney General Kamala Harris and law enforcement officials from across the country are expected to attend the service. Jose "Gil" Vega, a 35-year veteran of the force, and Lesley Zerebny, who had been with the department for a year and a half, were killed October 8 by a man who allegedly fired on them with an AR-15 rifle when they responded to a domestic disturbance call .

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Squad vehicle rear-ended, wrecked by truck on I-94, PD says

The squad auto was pulled over in the left lane of Highway 1-94 in Hudson, Wisc. on Monday morning while the officer helped the driver of a disabled vehicle, according to a Facebook post from the police department. "She looks up and sees the vehicle coming and she's got basically no place to go because there's a gap between the two bridges". Before the impact, the officer was basically trapped - she couldn't hop over the wall where she was standing because she would've fallen into the river ...

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Will the First Amendment Protect Backpage.com From Pimping Charges?

Other conspiracy to commit pimping charges have been brought against Michael Lacey, 68, and James Larkin, 67, the founders and controlling shareholders of Backpage.com. Lacey and Larkin are former owners of the Village Voice and the Phoenix New Times . "Backpage and its executives purposefully and unlawfully designed Backpage to be the world's top online brothel", Harris said in a statement .

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Obama to Trump: "Stop Whining"

Barack and Malik Obama have the same father but different mothers. "I have never seen, in my lifetime or in modern political history, any presidential candidate trying to discredit the elections and the election process before votes have even taken place", he said.

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Bill Clinton kicking off Florida bus tour in Orlando Friday

Jacobs said he expects to raise more than $500,000 for Clinton's campaign at the $2,700-a-head fundraiser. But no public events have been announced for Tallahassee. Clinton was supposed to travel across North Florida on behalf of Hillary last month - but that trip was canceled when Clinton flew to Israel for the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres.

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Voter registration deadline extended for parts of North Carolina

Before Hurricane Matthew, eastern North Carolina had already seen damaging flooding from heavy rainfall. SC extended its registration deadline due to Matthew from October 7 to October 11. The statewide deadline to register for the November 8 election was Tuesday. The N.C. Republican Party opposed any extension. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday, accuses Governor Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian Kemp of violating the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, the first and third ...

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Trump Loses Ground With White Male Voters

Meanwhile, other Republicans who support Trump said Monday he went too far. A Los Angeles Times story pointed out that presidential elections are carried out on a state level, not a national one, and that a majority of the states seen as "swing" states have a Republican overseeing the ballot counting.

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Suspects on loose in San Francisco school shooting

Two schools went into lockdown as police ensured there wasn't an active shooter in the area. The 15-year-old female victim in critical condition was taken to San Francisco General Hospital for treatment, report said. "Based on the preliminary information we believe there may have been a specific target ", Manfredi said. The school is also on lockdown. According to a Reuters report , four male suspects were spotted fleeing the scene.

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Clinton has 6-point national lead over Trump

Department of Homeland Security. He's made the comments during campaign stops in battleground states such as MI and Pennsylvania, singling out Philadelphia as a city to watch. The results of the presidential poll are similar to the recent Marquette University Law School Poll . I have seen this and I think you just hinted at it.

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Pence Blames National Media in Talk Show Rounds

But Pence told the crowd that won't happen unless Trump supporters stay focused on the election-and the voting process. "Donald Trump said in the first debate that we'll respect the will of the American people in this election". Slim spokesman Arturo Elias told the Journal that the allegations Mexico's richest man was interfering in the US election were "totally false". CNN attempted to reach WikiLeaks for comment but received no response.

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UNO Charter School Teachers Strike Averted

Rodriguez said they will be looking into getting some of the TIF funds that Chicago Public Schools agreed to in the Chicago Teachers Union contract last week. CPS and the CTU also agreed to support "mutually agreeable legislation" to "revise or alter" the Illinois State Charter School Commission, which has the power to overturn the district's decisions on the privately operated campuses.

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New Note 7 alert as 'safe' model catches fire on plane

An overheated Samsung device created smoke that caused a plane to be evacuated. Owner Brian Green was forced to drop Samsung's flagship smartphone when "thick grey-green angry smoke" started pouring out of it. Sarah, the wife of Brian Green, an IN passenger onboard a Louisville-Baltimore flight, told Reuters that the phone started emitting smoke inside a Southwest Airlines plane.

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Donald Trump Has a Growing Problem With Men

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 9 points, according to a national poll of likely voters released Wednesday. "You can read all about it in Kim Strassel's book 'The Intimidation Game.' She's familiar to all Wall Street Journal readers and Fox viewers".

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Harvick Roars To Win at Kansas Speedway

Kevin Harvick was one of the quickest in the final qualifying session, and stayed near the front all day. Edwards, who covets a win at the track closest to his Columbia, Mo., home, was delighted with the way his No. He spun into the grass on the front stretch with seconds to go in the final practice session Saturday, tearing up the front of his vehicle and forcing him to start from the back of the field.

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In US: 4 students shot in "isolated" attack, one in critical condition

She was taken to San Francisco General Hospital, where she was listed in critical condition. The shooting was reported at June Jordan School for Equity around 3:15 p.m, according to police. School officials said the female victim was specifically targeted and the three others were bystanders. Immediately after the shooting a "lockout" - meaning no one was being allowed into the school - was issued for about 30 minutes and a "shelter in place" was ordered for the immediate area as ...

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Trump in battle with Clinton, McMullin to win GOP-reliable Utah

And with that, Trump may have opened a path to victory for an Independent candidate who has virtually no national recognition: Evan McMullin. So a McMullin win in Utah isn't out of the question. And, according to Tuesday's political survey, many of those Mormons are feeling thoroughly unimpressed by Donald Trump right now - 56% said that Republican leaders should no longer support him as the Republican nominee for president.

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Coyotes trapped after boy gets bitten at Orange County park

Rebecca Hartman with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The boy had been playing in the park when a coyote bit him in the arm and tried to drag him away . About two blocks from Springbrook Park, a KTLA viewer recorded cellphone video of a coyote running directly up to him as he walked his small dog on October 6, three days before the boy was attacked.

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Pence blends media bias, voter fraud to talk about rigged elections

The Democratic nominee for Vice President is Tim Kaine, the Junior Senator from the great state of Virginia. The allegations of sexual misconduct have been a turning point for some in the party who were already uneasy about backing Mr Trump's unorthodox campaign, and a string of Republican officials have distanced themselves from him.

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ISIS traps Mosul civilians as human shields, Pentagon says

Obama said he expected "significant displacement" of civilians from Mosul, and that the US-led coalition, in conjunction with the United Nations and major aid organizations was prepared to respond to it. The offensive, backed by airstrikes from a US-led coalition, and involving Sunni tribal forces and Shi'ite militias, continued on its second day yesterday.

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Trader's Buzzers: Noble Corp. plc (NYSE:NE)

Finally, Legal & General Group Plc boosted its position in shares of Luminex Corp.by 30.9% in the second quarter. The Companys products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores upscale and traditional department stores national chains mass merchants and its own direct-to-consumer operations.

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4 shot outside San Francisco schools; suspects at large

Gunshots were fired shortly after school got out. School officials said the female victim was specifically targeted and the three others were bystanders. The school immediately went on lockout, but was lifted around 4:03 p.m. SFUSD officials are working closely with police as they investigate the shooting .

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Latest presidential polls 2016: where Donald trump and Hillary Clinton stand

While the First Lady launched a scathing attack on the 70-year-old reality TV star over his "demeaning" remarks about women, saying his "sexually predatory behaviour" has left her "shaken" to the core, Obama said the problem is that Republicans have been "riding this tiger for a long time ".

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ABC poll narrows to 4 points Clinton lead over Trump

But when pressed, Trump's top surrogates were not willing to reject the premise that election fraud is prevalent, a theory that has not been backed by evidence. The poll of 1,999 registered voters was conducted October 13 through 15. House Speaker Paul Ryan, whose decision not to campaign for Trump angered the GOP nominee, made clear he does not share the candidate's concern about the election's legitimacy.

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Bush-era Republicans come out against Trump

In a head-to-head contest, Clinton would receive 52% of likely voters' support, while Trump would earn 38% of their votes. Trump had hoped to stop the exodus of Republicans running away from his campaign with a solid performance in Sunday's presidential debate.

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Wisconsin Graduation Rate Remains Higher Than National Average, New Data Shows

All groups saw improvement, including students from low-income families and those learning English as a second language. The District - which is entirely comprised of an urban area - has a lower graduation rate than any state. President Barack Obama welcomed the higher rate as good news, but the gains come against a backdrop of decreasing scores on national math and reading tests.

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North Dakota Judge Drops Riot Charges Against Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman

The ACHP claimed that the Army Corps did not adequately consult the Standing Rock Sioux tribe . The peaceful protest is headquartered within the Standing Rock Sioux reservation, which straddles North Dakota and South Dakota. Kyle Kirchmeier, the local county sheriff, said he is continuing to investigate Goodman and others arrested at the protests and that prosecutors are still exploring options to move the case forward.

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"Media rigging election!" - Donald Trump lashes out at latest 'SNL' sketch

Over the weekend the show once again featured a sketch on the two Presidential frontrunners, this time looking back at the second "town-hall" Presidential debate the previous week. Later in the same tweet , Trump said the media was rigging the election - a constant refrain for the businessman turned presidential nominee as more and more scandals have unfolded around his campaign in recent weeks.

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Hurricane Matthew 2016 updates: Obama says storm surge is biggest concern

More than a million people were left without power, which was slowly being restored. In Georgia, more than 241,000 Georgia Power customers were reported without electricity. The hurricane left at least 470 people dead in Haiti in one hard-hit district alone, according to officials, with other stricken areas still unreachable four days after the disaster struck.

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Alaska police officer shot; shooter still sought

FPD has identified the officer involved as Sergeant Allen Brandt, an 11-year veteran of the department. The Fairbanks police department released footage of the suspect as he approached Brandt's vehicle, which he then allegedly stole but abandoned a few minutes later.

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4 students injured in shooting outside San Francisco school

The police then went on to search every classroom for the shooter but realized that the shooter had probably left the premises before they even arrived. "Wellness staff is at the school to support students", the San Francisco Unified Public School District said in a statement . The school was placed on lockdown, which has since been lifted.

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Email: Podesta asked Clinton to call 'needy' Richardson

Hillary Clinton promised a positive approach by her campaign in the final four weeks of what has been a vitriolic race for president, telling south Coloradans that all Donald Trump and his team "have left" is negativity. Halpin then writes back, "Excellent point". "It is now clear that the illegal hack of my personal email account was - just like the other recent, election-related hacks - the work of the Russian government", Podesta said in a statement.


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