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Brothers Arrested In 2014 Kidnapping, Murder Of Brooklyn Landlord, Police Say

Kendall felix, 28-years-old and his brother Erskin felix , 38-years-old have been arrested in connection with the murder on menachem stark NYPD officials said. In a videotaped confession, Kendel Felix, a carpenter who once worked for Stark, said Erskin Felix was the mastermind of the scheme, the Daily News reported.

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Man missing, woman hurt in Mount Washington house fire

The homeowner, one of house's 12 residents, was unaccounted for after tenants said he ran into the burning structure to rescue some puppies that were inside. A roommate alerted Nateras to the fire, saying that it had started in a lower floor, he recalled. Crews expected to declare a formal knockdown early Friday morning, but were expected to remain on scene overnight to extinguish hot spots and to stabilize the structure.

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Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman Fogle

Fogle filed a counter-claim against the girl and her family in September, alleging that her parents' negligence and their "hateful and abusive relationship toward each other" were actually to blame for any distress. The suit alleged that Taylor - who was sentenced in December to 27 years in prison on a number of child pornography charges - shared the videos with Fogle.

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Judge sides with Planned Parenthood over abortion law

She and her campaign starred in a video produced by the abortion provider. "Planned Parenthood will fight for our patients at every turn". Important to note is that the two Planned Parenthood affiliates that filed the suit don't provide abortions in Mississippi.

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Medics head to southwest Haiti as cholera kills 13 in Matthew's wake

Spokesman George Diller says NASA's Kennedy Space Center has been spared major damage. Forecasters expect Matthew to stick close to the coast of Georgia and SC over the weekend before veering out to sea - perhaps even looping back toward Florida in the middle of next week as a tropical storm.

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SFPD responding to shooting outside Excelsior District school

The girl was reported to have life-threatening injuries. His injuries are said to be non-life threatening. Police have said they do not think this was a random shooting, and implied that the female victim may have been targeted. There will be extra security and extra grief counseling for the students at school tomorrow. Four suspects were seen fleeing from the scene, according to police.

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Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title, beat Lynx 77-76

Minnesota Lynx's Seimone Augustus, left, disrupts a shot-attempt by Los Angeles Sparks' Alana Beard in the first quarter during Game 5 of the WNBA basketball finals Thursday, Oct. "It's not fair to the players", she said. "She has a huge heart, and she always wants to do her best". Candace: "Thank you so much for believing in us".

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Ryan Bundy urges jurors to 'stand for freedom'

Anti-government militants who seized a US wildlife center in OR earlier this year turned the refuge into a "fortress" as part of a conspiracy to use armed intimidation to press their political beliefs, a federal prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday.

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Atchison residents advised to stay indoors after chemical spill at MGP

Residents were asked to avoid the area, to shelter in place or to seek shelter at the Atchison Event Center, Walmart, or South of town, according to a social media report from the city. Benedict Catholic School Friday morning. Emergency management says there's not much wind in the Atchison area so they are concerned the plume might linger all day.

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Georgia prepares for hostile atmosphere at SC

Thousands of residents now are evacuating from the state's coastal areas, and Governor Nikki Haley warned South Carolinians not to take the storm lightly during a Thursday evening news conference. The game's delay is a direct result of Hurricane Matthew , which is now listed as a Category 4 storm, and headed right towards Florida, Georgia and SC.

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State investigates Palm Beach County Zika case

Writing in ProMED Mail, the online reporting system of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, Jolyon Medlock, PhD, head of medical entomology and zoonoses ecology for Public Health England said, "Owing to the warmer climate in southern England, the ability for eggs to overwinter, and the connectivity of the lorry/coach park, the potential for establishment and further dissemination requires careful consideration".

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Clinton's Initial VP List Included Bill Gates, Tim Cook, and Bernie Sanders

It has Cook listed as a possible VP candidate pick by Podesta along with many other political, business and tech luminaries seen below. The very last group featured just one name: Bernie Sanders . It is unclear whether Clinton responded to Podesta, as Wikileaks has not published a return email. The Clinton campaign has accused Russian Federation of meddling in the election and seeking to help elect Donald Trump, and several news outlets have reported that the Federal Bureau of ...

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Tim Cook for Veep? Clinton Reportedly Considered It

Saban wrote: "Call me stupid but you don't shred him on the below, in simple easy to understand one liner ... emotion-triggering one liner [s], are much more compelling for the majority of voters..." In one of the emails from John Podesta , Hillary's campaign manager, to Sandy Newman, president and founder of the nonprofit organization Voices for Progress, Mr.

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Tim Cook And Tammy Baldwin Were On Hillary Clinton's VP Short List

The Russian news agency RT found that after a 2015 rally in OH in which the candidate described herself as "a moderate Democrat" adviser Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, wrote an email to Clinton's campaign chief John Podesta questioning her use of that term.

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In final debate, candidates diverge sharply on abortion

For instance, if a pregnancy seriously threatens the mother's life or health, many states make exceptions to the time limits but these exceptions vary depending on what state you live in. Clinton , the Democratic presidential candidate, said about mothers' decisions to have abortions, "I do not think the United States government should be stepping in and making those most personal of decisions".

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Hoboken Train Accident Preliminary Report Released

Three Democrats on the U.S. House transportation and infrastructure committee also sent a letter to Foxx on Friday raising concerns regarding the Hoboken crash and what it describes as "New Jersey's blatant neglect of New Jersey Transit infrastructure and trains".

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More Americans likely care more about sexual assault than illegal immigrants

To chalk up his comments to "locker room talk" is to discredit this very real issue. "This isn't just like another "gate" or a scandal", she said. "I'm automatically attracted to handsome [women] - I just start kissing them". The White House has fought sexual assault on college campuses, and administration officials, including President Barack Obama, will not travel to campuses that do not do a good enough job handling assault cases.

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Woman mistakes gathering for Trump rally, smears peanut butter on cars

However, when one of the group's members went outside he saw the woman smearing peanut butter on the vehicles. Authorities say the 23-year-old woman was drunk when she entered the meeting and began yelling about how she hates Trump. She has now been arrested and was charged with disorderly conduct. Suspicious of what she may do next, some members followed Ferguson outside, where she was smearing peanut butter on vehicles in the parking lot, according to the Stevens Point City Times .

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Yik Yak Poll Shows Millennials Don't Think Trump Will Accept Election Results

After letting that vow hang in the air, he added: "If I win". "But I would also reserve my right to contest or file a legal challenge in the case of a questionable result". Earlier in the week, Obama advised Trump to "stop whining" and get to work trying to win votes. "If Donald Trump does not accept the legitimacy of the outcome the ridicule will fall on him", said Jacobs.

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Sparks top Lynx to claim WNBA crown

The championship she'd been chasing with Los Angeles since the Sparks made her the first pick in the 2008 draft was all the more special at the end of a trying season. The Houston Comets won four straight titles from 1997-2000. That two such errors could occur in the final two games of a close, hard-fought championship series angered Reeve.

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John Ribat is PNG's first cardinal

Many news reports describe Cupich and Tobin as moderates who reflect the tone and teachings of Pope Francis. Now known as His Eminence, Cardinal elect, Sir John Ribat, he is the first local and the sixth living Cardinal from Oceania. According to Reuters, with this current batch, Francis has now named 44 cardinal-electors, slightly more than two-thirds of the total of 120 allowed by Church law.

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Weather: Rain tonight, sunny skies and cooler temperatures for the weekend

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Winds will continue to be gusty Saturday and decrease to between 9 to 13 miles per hour with gusts up to 21 miles per hour for Sunday . In Madison on Friday , look for sunny skies, a high near 52 and north winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Friday .Sunny. High around 60. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 20 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 32 miles per hour.

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Hillary tries to show amusing side after taking vicious Trump barbs

In 2000, Al Gore told another memorable joke - at the expense of Clinton, nearing the end of her successful Senate run in NY. In an event that, in the past, has served as an occasion for candidates to poke fun at one another, as well as themselves, Trump went into attack mode, saying, "She got kicked off the Watergate commission".

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Philippines braces for Typhoon Haimi

Sarika swept out into the South China Sea in the early afternoon after dumping heavy rain across a broad section of Luzon island. By 10 a.m. yesterday, the weather agency located Haima at 1,615 km. Floods caused by torrential rains have killed more than 24 in Vietnam and submerged thousands of homes ahead of a typhoon, officials said on Monday.

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Trump says He will Accept the Election Result, If He Wins

Smith Dinner in New York City, an annual Catholic charity event that has seen its fair share of presidential candidates over the years , both candidates tried their hand at some campaign season humor. Clinton's standing may have started improving just before the first debate, but by the time of Wednesday's last meeting, she had secured a firm lead.

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Trump delivers harsh remarks on Clinton at New York dinner

She said while the Statue of Liberty was a beacon of hope and freedom to many, Trump looks at the statute as a "four, maybe a five if she ditches the torch and tablet and changes her hair". Trump , who was accompanied by his wife Melania, laughed at Clinton's jokes, occasionally leaning in towards his wife and grinning. Tearing into his rival, Mr Trump was referring to hacked Democrat emails distributed by WikiLeaks, which are said to show a top aide making a derogatory joke about ...

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The presidential debates are done; now, it's time for the roast

Other jokes landed with a thud: " Hillary is so corrupt, she got kicked off the Watergate Commission", Trump said . " Hillary believes that it's vital to deceive the people by having one public policy and a totally different policy in private", he said to growing jeers.

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Matchup: Oregon Ducks at California Golden Bears

Can this current coaching staff turn things around for the program? The last time OR traveled south to play California, the teams wound up scoring a combined 100 points. "They have some really good running backs and they're going to want to run the ball, everyone wants to run the ball against us", Springs said. "That's become everybody's formula.

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Crews work in cooler weather to try to stop Colorado fire

Monday in Custer County in the Junkins Park area. The Junkins fire burning near Westcliffe started early Monday morning apparently when gusting wind blew a metal outbuilding into a power line, according to the Pueblo County Joint Information Center.

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Iraqi forces tighten noose "quickly" on ISIS' last stronghold

It said the operation had three different fronts and was "designed to tighten the noose" around IS in Mosul following recent gains by peshmerga and Iraqi federal forces east and south of the city. "We will not allow any violations of human rights", he said. He stressed that the battle is led by Iraq and not a foreign invasion, though it has military support from a broad US -led coalition.

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Brakes on Train in in Deadly Hoboken Crash Were Working: NTSB Report

The brakes were working on a New Jersey Transit commuter train that caused a deadly crash in Hoboken last month, officials said Thursday. New Jersey Transit named an insider to head the agency Thursday as it handles the fallout from a recent fatal commuter rail crash and questions about its overall safety record.

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Flash flood warning in effect from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. Many areas have already picked up 1 to 3 inches of rain, and another 1 to 2 inches could fall today. Since water levels are relatively low in larger rivers from this summer's drought conditions, the greatest impact from tonight's rains would be on small feeder streams.

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Defendant expected to testify in New Jersey bridge trial

To each question, Baroni replied, "no". Drewniak had worked for Christie when he was U.S. Attorney for New Jersey and said he had a direct line to him, but told Critchley on Wednesday that in this instance, "I didn't see any reason to bother the governor with" the Journal's request.

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Christie aide who sent 'traffic problems' email to testify

A majority of voters, some 70 percent, said they are now paying attention to the ongoing federal trial into the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal and another 52 percent said there is enough proof to suggest Christie knew about the lane closures and did nothing to stop them.

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Green Party candidate Jill Stein to visit Seattle, Olympia

This means voters would choose one of the third party candidates - Libertarian Gary Johnson or Green Party candidate Jill Stein - instead of one of the two major-party candidates. Another obstacle is the reluctance of voters to "waste" their votes. The stakes are as high as they've ever been, and voting is not a decision to be made lightly.


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