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NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible Theft of Top Secret Materials

He has been charged with not only the unauthorized removal or retention of classified documents but he has also been charged with theft of Government property. "He served this nation honourably in the US Navy and he has given his entire life to protecting his country". He appeared in a Baltimore court on August 29 and remains in custody.

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Early Voting Begins For Nov. 8 Election

This after the firebombing of a Republican office in North Carolina, and comments from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump suggesting the election is "rigged" against him. On Election Day itself, poll workers keep just as close an eye on each ballot's movements. The 2016 general election is getting a lot of attention thanks to the divisive, and highly contentious nature of the presidential race.

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Clinton calls Trump a Putin 'puppet' in fiery debate exchange

Trump has praised him as a stronger leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, drawing criticism from Clinton and some Republicans that he is too cozy with the Russian president. They have no idea where they come from and you see, we are going to stop radical islamic terrorism in this country. On gun rights: Trump said he would appoint a Supreme Court justice who would protect American gun rights.

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Wisconsin attorney general wants Dassey conviction confirmed

In the murder investigation, which is detailed in the Netflix series, Dassey confessed to helping his uncle, Steven Avery, who was convicted and sentenced to life behind bars for the rape and murder of photographer Teresa Halbach. In the brief, the attorney general argues "this Court has upheld juvenile confessions in cases involving far more police pressure than Dassey encountered..." Today the state's district attorney is asking the court to reverse the ruling and accept Dassey's ...

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Manhunt Continues For San Francisco School Shooting Suspects

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Students at two San Francisco schools where classmates were shot the previous day walked arm-in-arm as they exited classes and called for an end to violence. The shootings outside the schools happened as students were being let out for the day Tuesday from the schools, creating a chaotic scene on the shared campus.

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Adult website CEO waives extradition, will face charges in California

Between January 2013 to March 2015, almost all of Backpage's worldwide income was generated from the site's "adult" channel, not their vehicle or renting sections. Both companies let you post classifieds for pretty much anything, but Ferrer's has a reputation for loose rules: various sex trafficking and drug trafficking allegations have originated from their ads.

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Bills McCoy 'day to day' with hamstring injury

Quarterback Tyrod Taylor said he did not recall when McCoy's injury occurred but said he noticed the running back's reps seemed limited during practice. Gillislee would likely get the most carries. Mc Coy was slowed by an injury to his left hamstring at the start of last season. The Bills offense could also be missing starting receiver Robert Woods, who aggravated an injury to his right foot against San Francisco.

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Baylor under investigation for alleged Title IX violations

For months, Baylor has been at the center of nationwide attention over the handling of sexual assault allegations and investigations, including several that involved athletes. The department also noted that it is a "neutral fact finder" that will collect and analyze all relevant evidence to develop its findings, but it does not typically release information to the public until it is done with its investigation, at which point it can release the date the complaint was resolved, dismissed or ...

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U.S. votes: Donald Trump reaches peak conspiracy and Hillary Clinton cashes in

Clinton, who began the debate with a lead in almost all battleground states, forcefully accused Trump of favoring Russia's leader over American military and intelligence experts after the Republican nominee pointedly refused to accept the US government's assertion that Moscow has sought to meddle in the USA election.

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AMBER Alert issued for missing three-year-old boy from Detroit

Police continue to search for the suspected abductor, a 19-year-old named Michael, who's described as a 5-foot-3, 160-pound black man. Police tell FOX 2 that Grayson was not at the vacant home with Gardner. Spears said she didn't know the man, but police later identified him as Michael Lee Greyson. He was last seen wearing an orange and gray tee-shirt and diapers.

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Donald Trump 'choked' in meeting with Mexican president: Hillary Clinton

Mr Trump refused to say that he would accept the election result after making claims this week of "large-scale voter fraud". Asked by moderator Chris Wallace if he would accept the election result, Mr Trump replied: "I will tell you at the time ".

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Sanaa has quiet night as Yemen truce starts, some small breaches

The ceasefire, for an initial period of three days, took effect shortly before midnight yesterday under a United Nations plan which aims to allow sorely needed aid to reach suffering civilians. Saudi officials say the air strike in the capital earlier this month should have hit Houthi rebel leaders, but erroneous intelligence meant that the wrong site was targeted.

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Lane County puts ballots in the mail

If we add the value of important Presidential decisions like nominations to the Supreme Court and foreign diplomacy, let's say that the outcome of the election matters by $25,000 over the next four years. We have perhaps the most fascinating and unpredictable presidential race in history, with 24-7 news coverage. States were required to come up with a way to issue secure IDs to citizens.

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Steady Turn-Out For Early Voting In Richland County

Presidential elections typically drive higher voter turnout than mid-term, or off-year elections, so you'll want to give yourself extra time on Election Day . Those voting by mail will need to include their drivers license or Kansas ID number on their application, Zimmerman said. Identification In 2005, Indiana Hoosiers were required to show a government-issued photo identification to cast their ballot.

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Trump vs. Clinton III - TPP looks dead, RussiaLeaks confirmed

Recent classified briefings from senior intelligence officials, Mr. Reid said in an interview , have left him fearful that President Vladimir V. Putin's "goal is tampering with this election". "The most important story from this debate is that Donald Trump refused to say whether he would accept the outcome of the election", McLaughlin said.

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'Westworld' Season 2 In The Works; Video Games Inspired The Show?

While we see new perspectives in this episode, there is nearly a sense of stagnation with regards to the events of the pilot. Ed Harris plays a sadistic outlaw-type, while James Marsden takes on the role of Teddy Flood, the mysterious hero and love interest of Dolores, just to name a few.

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United Kingdom unemployment rises by 10000

In the corresponding month past year, the unemployment rate was 6.8 percent. Overall employment fell 9800 in the month, compared to forecasts for a 15,000 job increase. Full-time employment decreased 53,000 to 8.11 million jobs and part-time work rose 43,200 to 3.84 million. Unemployment fell in the North East in the post-Brexit period from June to August, it has been revealed.

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Bye, Bao Bao! Later, Mei Lun and Mei Huan! Pandas leaving US

Bao Bao will enter the breeding program for giant pandas under an arrangement between the zoo and the China Wildlife Conservation Association that says all cubs born at the US national zoo must move to China by the time they turn 4 years old.

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Louisiana attorney general challenges LGBT rights order

Judge Donald Johnson dismissed the case, saying the law doesn't spell out clearly what the attorney general's authority is in reviewing the contracts and whether Attorney General Jeff Landry's role is only "ministerial" in nature, as the governor's office suggested.

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11 injured as train derails in NY

Human error was likely the cause of Saturday night's Long Island Rail Road derailment that injured 33 people, four of them seriously, according to Sen. There were 600 passengers on the train at the time. That crash killed one person and injured over 100. He added that Amtrak has put cameras in all its Northeast Corridor trains and that he hopes more cameras would help prevent future crashes.

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Presidential debate: Trump won't say if he will accept loss in election

It's being pinpointed as the moment Trump lost the final debate before the election on November 8. Asked about multiple women's allegations of groping, Trump denied them as "lies and fiction" arranged by the Clinton campaign, and inaccurately said they've been "debunked".

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Evacuations Continue as Hurricane Matthew Heads for US

On the heels of last October's LSU-South Carolina game being moved from Columbia to Baton Rouge due to flooding in the Palmetto State , the league has two matchups this weekend that may change locations or dates due to Hurricane Matthew.

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Georgia set to execute man who killed officer

By administering lethal injection to the 63-year-old, Georgia executed its seventh person in 2016, the most executions in a single year. Lawler's attorneys have told BuzzFeed News they now are asking state courts to intervene as well. Texas has executed seven inmates, while Alabama, Florida and Missouri have executed one apiece. The Board members said they came to their decision after reviewing all case materials from Lawler's file, including the life and criminal history of the inmate, ...

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Deborah Danner Killed By NYPD During Response To 911 Call

I'm baffled with that", said neighbor Millie Gonzalez. Five officers, including NYPD sergeant Hugh Barry, rushed to the scene and confronted Danner, who had a history of mental illness and had been the subject of previous 911 calls. The sergeant convinced her to put them down. The police department is investigating and will examine why the sergeant did not use a Taser instead of opening fire.

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Rolling Stone Writer Testifies In Trial Arising From UVA Rape Story

Rolling Stone ultimately retracted the 2014 story after other media outlets pointed out troubling issues with the story. Eramo is suing Rolling Stone for nearly $8 million, claiming the article painted her as a "villain". Department of Education found Dean Eramo to have specifically contributed to the University's hostile environment for sexual assault victims- an assertion much more critical of Eramo than any statement from the Article".

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Pep Guardiola defends decision making after Barcelona humbling

There are moments you have to kick the ball out, but he tried to play it and sometimes it happens. We had some control but Barca's strikers punish you. The result left City trailing Barca by five points in Group C, with the Spanish champions boasting a 100 per cent record after three games. Manchester City are in second place on four points, with Borussia Monchengladbach a point further behind.

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Judge extends voter registration in 36 counties following NC Democratic Party lawsuit

If the deadline isn't extended, "many eligible prospective voters who were forced to choose between their safety and the fundamental right to vote and suffered hardship as a result of Hurricane Matthew will be disenfranchised in the November 8, 2016 election", the lawsuit says.

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Utility: Blast occurred soon after gas leak call

Portland Fire & Rescue reported that there were no fatalities from the explosions. Chatman said Wednesday that none of the injuries to the firefighters were life-threatening. Firefighters swarmed the scene and dumped water from ladder trucks onto the smoking wreckage. Here's how you can help the businesses and residents who live and work in the area.

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Rapid City Medical Center celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

That's 2,000 more cases than in 2013. Treatment has improved so much over the years that detecting cancer early has become less important. The study only applies to screening mammograms, not diagnostic ones done when a problem is suspected, and only to women at average risk, not those with gene mutations that make them more susceptible to cancer.

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Do increasing gaps in polls spell end for Donald Trump?

From the Clinton camp, the spin was that Donald Trump failed to alleviate voter concerns about his attitude towards women, and that he is deficient on policy. Of the personal attacks exchanged between Clinton and Trump, Raddatz said, it should not be underestimated that uncommitted voters were watching the attacks unfold in person.

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US Justice Department to Dispatch Fewer Election Observers

Which is to say: Rigging the election would be much, much harder than this. To the surprise of few and the consternation of many, thousands of voters in Georgia waited for hours to cast their vote during the state's first two days of early voting .

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With Trump Campaign in Crisis, GOP Worried About Down-Ballot Candidates

One Republican official told Fox News that if Republicans lose 18 to 20 seats, Ryan will be voted out of his speaker job. Ryan hasn't withdrawn his endorsement of Trump but he did tell House Republicans Monday that he will no longer defend the nominee and will devote the remainder of the campaign season to helping Republicans in House and Senate races.

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Campaign anxiety exposed in Clinton emails

He wrote that the country's most powerful conservatives are all Catholic and called their politics "an incredible bastardization of the faith". "They must be attracted to the systematic thought and severely backwards gender relations and must be totally unaware of Christian democracy", Halpin wrote.

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Kim Kardashian Leaves NYC Apartment With Kids, Kanye After Paris Robbery

Weekly reports that "the family did not film for Keeping Up With the Kardashians while they were in NY", where they initially regrouped after Kim flew in from Paris. Cameras had been rolling for Season 13 of Keeping Up With the Kardashians , as the E! juggernaut is typically filming, following the famous family's lives.

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"Multiple firefighters" hurt in Portland blast

An explosion has rocked a neighborhood in northwest Portland. Eight people were injured in the blast, including three firefighters. Rich Chatman said none of the injuries to the firefighters is life-threatening. Crews from NW Natural Gas and Portland Fire & Rescue responded to the report of the natural gas leak and chose to evacuate the building. The building that suffered the most damage is a multiple-story structure.


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