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Strike ends after three days of picketing

A tentative contract agreement has been reached between the Pennsylvania state system of high education and its largest faculty union. In a statement , union president Kenneth M. Details of the agreement will be available upon final approval. The last faculty contract expired June 30, 2015. In a prepared statement, The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties has accepted concessions to salary and benefits, in exchange for eliminating most of the changes the ...

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Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

The damaged front of a tour bus is seen that crashed into the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 10 just north of the desert resort town of Palm Springs, in Desert Hot Springs, Calif., Sunday, Oct. The tour bus was returning to Los Angeles from a casino early Sunday morning. Forty-four passengers were aboard the bus, which had been inspected as late as last April and had shown no defects, Abele said.

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Women march in yoga trousers parade

Hundreds of people showed up on Sunday to march to the house of letter writer Alan Sorrentino, though participants insisted it was not an attack on Sorrentino himself. The women who marched by his house in yoga trousers demonstrated peacefully, but they said the parade was about far more than yoga trousers - it was a march against oppression of women and misogyny in general.

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Man dead, 2 children hurt after jump from New Jersey bridge

A father died and his two children survived on Monday after the man apparently leaped from a bridge in New Jersey holding his kids, state police said in a Facebook post. Police found his auto on southbound Interstate 287 in Wanaque Township thanks to the Global Positioning System signal from his cell phone. The man somehow got over or around an eight-foot fence when he jumped.

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14-Year-Old from Milwaukee Steals Uncle's vehicle and Fatally Crashed It

Grand Chute police tell WLUK the episode began around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, October 23rd - when they were looking for a vehicle in connection with a reckless-driving case in Neenah. WBAY says officers attempted life-saving measures but were not successful. The crash was near the parking lot of IHOP by the intersection of WIS 96 and I-41 south.

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Gov. Mike Pence rallies for Donald Trump in Greensboro

Please click the button below to manage your account. Michelle Obama's appearances for Clinton have garnered as much - if not more - attention than any other campaign surrogate. It was up from Clinton's four percentage point edge in an ABC News/Washington Post poll conducted 10 days ago. "I'll tell you what, we're doing well in the polls".

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Lovable losers Cubs, Indians meet in World Series

Ticket brokers say fans are starting to spend as much as $12,000. Sorry fans of "Major League" in general. Cub fans with tickets who have waited their whole lives for this chance aren't willing to sell, even with the potential windfall. He placed an ad offering to take whoever gives him a ticket on a tour that includes Mt. Hood, the coast of the Pacific Ocean and the fire station where he works.

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Patriots clean up mistakes and pull away from Steelers

It was just simply a matter of the Steelers being overmatched by the Patriots in terms of talent. With Pittsburgh playing in a nickel defense most of the game, the Patriots turned to their power running game and LeGarrett Blount. The Pittsburgh Steelers were certainly not the favorites in their Week 6 match up against the New England Patriots. Some disappointing teams have been dropped (bye Carolina, Arizona and Green Bay) and two new teams have been added to the list of potential ...

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83 'poorly equipped' soldiers still missing following Boko Haram attack in Gashigar

The girls said this at the weekend when wife of Borno State Governor, Hajiya Nana Shettima, visited them. Nigeria's government has denied reports that the girls were swapped for four Boko Haram commanders, or that a large ransom was paid.

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Guard seeks federal aid for soldiers told to return bonuses

Some 10,000 service men and women have been ordered to repay large enlistment bonuses - and face financial penalties if they refuse - after audits revealed prevalent overpayments by the California National Guard at the height of last decade's wars overseas, the Los Angeles Times reported over the weekend.

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Early voting returns favor Hillary Clinton in key battleground states

The S.C. Republican Party has mailed more than 250,000 forms to request an absentee ballot application to "known Republicans" in the Palmetto State, said Chairman Matt Moore. During a visit Friday to Cleveland in the state of OH, where early voting began on October 12, Clinton said: "I want to say something to people who may be reconsidering their support for my opponent".

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Biden says Trump "dumbed down" election with distractions

Biden told the audience Trump "scares the living bedevil" out of foreign leaders, and that he was called upon to give a speech to the Baltic States "to make the case Trump did not represent the US and did not represent the Republican party".

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No. 16 Oklahoma holds off Texas Tech in action-packed thriller

Mayfield also rushed for 19 yards. The Texas Tech defense was essentially powerless in stopping Mayfield, Joe Mixon and the rest of the Sooners offense . " Joe Mixon just had a game for the ages". Oklahoma took a 30-24 lead into the locker room. Will Texas Tech hang with Oklahoma when the two schools play in a shootout tonight at 8:00PM ET? Bob Stoops said Mahomes deserves some credit for avoiding Oklahoma's pressure and exploiting the Sooners' secondary.

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Ex-attorney general in custody until bail posted

Prior to her criminal investigation, Kane received positive press coverage for vocally supporting gay marriage and was actively involved with the Penn State University sexual assault case after she criticized her predecessor's handling of it.

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Marco Rubio Warns Republicans: Don't Talk About Wikileaks

The email includes 39 names, including Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Michael Bloomberg , Bernie Sanders, Melinda Gates, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. In the run-up to the November 8 presidential election, WikiLeaks has been releasing batches of emails it claims it obtained through a hack of Podesta's personal email account.

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Shutdown of 'Jungle' migrant camp underway in France, thousands remain inside

Last week Britain began taking in children from the "Jungle" who had a family connection in Britain - though some newspapers with photographs of the immigrants questioned whether they were actually minors at all. The migrants are being placed into separate queues to determine who are in families, travelling alone or whether they are in vulnerable categories.

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Indians embrace underdog role in World Series

Hang on for a minute.we're trying to find some more stories you might like. . For the next 28 years, Murray and every other Cubs fan waited for the team to go to the World Series, as they had waited for the 43 years prior to that. They've got young players, they've got very talented players, a great manager! "I am a regular guy with a family and mortgage and these prices for tickets are kind of astronomical", Altig said.

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Political Analyst Tim Dale on polls and the role of surrogates

Hillary Clinton has managed a whopping 12-percentage point lead over rival Donald Trump in the USA presidential race just weeks ahead of the election day, according to a new poll on Sunday which said that support for the Democratic nominee has touched 50 per cent for the first time.

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Here's where NJ voters stand on expanding casino gambling

Do you have community news or events? Five casinos have closed in the city since 2014. The constitutional amendment would allow two casinos, one each in as-yet undetermined locations, in order to better compete for gamblers. Twenty-four percent support the plan. The paper says "should the question be defeated, as polls suggest is likely, its sponsors should go back to the drawing boards, fill in the blanks and provide ample opportunities for public comment".

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Pence says Trump will accept 'clear result'

Pence also chimed in on the latest controversy surrounding Trump-whether he will accept the results of the election if he loses. On the stump, Pence has repeatedly encouraged voters to volunteer at polling places on Election Day . "I hope this is the same outcome", Price said. While Clinton has climbed steadily in the polls since the first presidential debate, North Carolina has remained close.

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Police hunt for suspect in killings, shooting of 2 officers

Police said Vance abandoned the police truck at a mobile park, where authorities said he stole a Lincoln Town Car and shot a woman. In the extremely graphic video , Vance said he's in pain and his shirt is covered in what looks like blood.

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Clinton looks past Trump, aims to help other Dems

But the Massachusetts Democrat also tore into the state's Republican incumbent, Sen. It has been widely reported that Donald Trump's strong appeal to elements of the white working class (especially males) endangers Republican support among women, minorities and the more-educated in the current presidential campaign .

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Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine Campaign at Penn Days Before Election

Both Clinton and Kaine had previously supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership - a 12-nation trade pact negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration - but announced their opposition once the deal was finalized, in the heat of the 2016 campaign.

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Polls are 'phony,' Trump insists; 'we are winning'

His promise to sue his accusers wasn't the only notable moment. Clinton also holds wide leads on having the better temperament to serve effectively as president (61% to 32%), being better able to handle the responsibilities of commander in chief (55% to 40%), and as a person you admire (42% Clinton to 29% Trump, though almost 3-in-10, 28%, say they feel neither is a person they admire).

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From Utah, McMullin calls for 'new conservative movement'

Evan McMullin will hold a campaign event at the Boise High School auditorium at 2 p.m. To the surprise of both Democrats and Republicans in the state, polls show a tight race between Trump, Clinton and McMullin . This year, however, Evan McMullin , a former Central Intelligence Agency operative, is threatening to deprive Donald Trump of Utah. "It was my ticket out of the circus", said Leslie Reinhold about her support for McMullin .

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Noose put around neck of black student in Mississippi

He said the same students involved in the incident had come to school earlier in the year "brandishing Confederate flags on their vehicles". The Mississippi Conference of the NAACP said it has no evidence the school district followed its own policies to investigate the incident.

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Packers' priority: Fix Aaron Rodgers, offensive struggles - and fast

That's especially true against an efficient, on-point team like the Cowboys , who, despite starting a rookie at quarterback, raised their record to 5-1 while dropping the Packers to 3-2. "I've just been a little bit off". Let's not forget Dak has the league's leading rusher in fellow rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott slicing and dicing opposing defenses.

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Obama reads mean tweets as part of Jimmy Kimmel show

When someone said that he "dances like how his jeans look", Obama took exception-not to the insult itself, but to the fact that it lacked originality. "The glass was rigged!" The most serious problems are usually anticipated. Kimmel asked whether Obama had already voted. In a conversation that lasted for several minutes at the bottom of the staircase from Air Force One, Garcetti and Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was also on hand to greet the president , engaged ...

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Jalen Ramsey on fighting: I'd do it again, I won't be disrespected

Ken Norton Jr.'s defense would hold the Jaguars to another field goal though, limiting the damage. "We have a lot of work to do and we'll keep striving to get seven points over three". Although the Raiders were playing on the road in Jacksonville it had to feel like a home game for the squad, with the way that the crowd kept chanting " RRRAAAIIIDDDEEERRRSSS! ".

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Northwest tribe says sea wall holding amid storm

Meteorologist Matthew Cullen with the National Weather Service in Portland says that by early evening, the storm was moving north along the coast. It brought down trees and power lines across northwest Oregon. Seattle activated its emergency operations center in anticipation of what looked like a monster storm. A breach of the wall would expose the Quileute tribe's reservation, a Coast Guard station, and marina to direct Pacific wave action.

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Protesters establish new camp along Dakota Access pipeline

The "Divergent" star, who livestreamed her arrest on Facebook, pleaded not guilty last week to criminal trespass and engaging in a riot. Authorities said four security guards and two guard dogs were injured; the tribe says protesters reported that six people had been bitten by security dogs, and at least 30 people were pepper-sprayed.

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Hillary Clinton Polls: Latest polls position Clinton for wide margin of victory

Early postal voting had already begun in the Sunshine State. In that stretch, only five polls , come from a poorly-rated pollster, have shown Trump with a lead . But, you know, I really think those polls are very inaccurate when it comes to women . "We are behind", Conway said on NBC's "Meet the Press ".

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Clinton says Trump stance on vote results threatens United States democracy

Smith fundraiser in NY on Thursday, as reported by Guardian . "And then I threw it to Trump , and Trump really kind of dropped the ball", Wallace said . " You notice there is no teleprompter here tonight, which is probably smart, because maybe you saw Donald dismantle his prompter the other day", she said.

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Who is Evan McMullin, and can he win Utah?

They're not only Mormon principles, they are the principles of millions of Americans", McMullin said. "I think it's a conservative state". Several Utah County leaders have openly supported McMullin, including Utah County Treasurer Kim Jackson, Spanish Fork City Councilwoman Stacy Beck, Orem Mayor Richard Brunst, Utah Sen.

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Trump suggests Clinton was on drug during debate

Late Friday night, the Trump campaign released a statement in which a cousin of Zervos said he was "shocked and bewildered" by her account. It comes amid new reports that Trump also denegrated reality star Khloe Kardashian when she appeared on The Celebrity Apprentice in 2009.


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