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What Delta Airlines passengers need to know for Wednesday

About 800 more flights were scrapped Tuesday. About 2,540 flights had departed as of 4 pm Wednesday, the company said, with 70 percent within 30 minutes of the scheduled departure time. The cancellations Tuesday follow about 1,000 cancelled flights Monday and nearly 3,000 delayed flights after an outage at its Atlanta headquarters initiated a global meltdown of its booking and communications systems.

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Emails Suggest Clinton Foundation Sought State Dept. Favors

In a 2009 email , Band wanted a "right hand" of the former Secretary of State Huma Abedin to put Lebanese-Nigerian billionaire Gilbert Chagoury in touch with a proper person at the Department. The controversy comes amid encouraging poll numbers for Clinton; a new Bloomberg poll shows Clinton beating Trump nationally: 50 percent - 44 percent.

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Woman trapped in auto during flood in Maryland saved by human chain

One of the victims is Jessica Watsula , 35, of Lebanon County. The woman, luckily, was successfully rescued. "There are no foundations under some buildings ", Mikulski said. Watsula but survived. "It just happened to set up over that area", Elliott said. Ellicott City is prone to flooding as it is positioned at the foot of the Tiber and Patapsco Rivers in eastern/central Maryland.

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Man accused of shooting 2 officers in Arkansas in custody

Local media reports did not indicate what led up to the shooting but said the suspect has previously been convicted on drug charges. Law enforcement officials in Sebastian County say Jones was not being cooperative and possessed a semiautomatic weapon.

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Hillary Clinton to release tax returns from 2015 within days, source says

He then said there was no way people would be able to stop a President Clinton from stacking the Supreme Court with anti-gun justices, before adding: "Although the Second Amendment people, maybe there is - I don't know". If his style costs him the election in 90 days, he goes back to a good life, he said. Hillary Clinton proposed to make college tuition "free for the middle class" and "debt free for everyone" at a rally in MI on Thursday.

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Hillary Clinton highlights jobs plan, criticizes Donald Trump tax breaks

Trump's Deputy National Policy Director Dan Kowalski said in a statement that: "Right now, the American economy is only working for the rigged system in Washington and on Wall Street, yet Hillary Clinton is running to keep things as they are".

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Ya Think?: DOJ Report Confirms Baltimore Cops Are Pretty Damn Racist

This victim seems like a conniving little whore. Rosalyn Kelly, 54, said she was once chased and choked by a police officer in West Baltimore, where she was born and raised. Backing up this sexist behavior are numbers: Detectives requested less than one in five rape kits to be tested in adult sexual assault cases. Her campaign has called for a greater emphasis on community policing and ensuring enforcement is focused on violent criminals.

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Poll Shows Clinton Leading in 3 Battleground States

In Pennsylvania, the Democrat has strengthened her lead over Trump to 11 points among registered voters, 48 percent to 37 percent, according to a new post-convention NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll conducted between August 3-7.

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Trump says Obama is founder of Islamic State group

The idea that a sitting U.S. president created a militant group determined to kill Americans and other Westerners took that line of attack to a new level. After Trump's feud with the Khan family, Pence put out a statement clarifying the campaign's position. She responded by accusing him of "trash-talking" the USA and echoing the talking points of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Donald Trump accuses Hillary Clinton of 'pay-for-play'

Band is reassured by Abedin that "Personnel has been sending him options". A 2011 exchange, released by the State Department this year, showed that Ukrainian steel magnate Victor Pinchuk, who has pledged more than $10 million to the Clinton Foundation in recent years, met that year with a top State Department official.

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Trump favors Guantanamo trials for US terrorism suspects

Current law does not allow U.S. citizens to be tried by military tribunal at the offshore military base, and constitutional experts and several GOP lawmakers, including Sen. "I don't like that at all", he told the Herald. "I don't like that at all", Trump told the Miami Herald when asked if he would want the military tribunals at Guantanamo to try US citizens.

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Mother charged after son beats newborn sister to death

Police investigating the case are calling the beating death of the 2-week old infant girl one of the "worst things they've ever seen", and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri addressed the media for a full 30 minutes on Thursday as he tried to describe the horror that law enforcement encountered when investigating the unthinkable crime.

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In school shooting case, judge to decide any records dispute

Sandy Hook Elementary School does not look like the Sandy Hook Elementary School that existed four years ago. One thing missing from the school is a memorial to the lives lost in the 2012 mass shooting. About 35 of them were in the building at the time , but none witnessed the shootings, he said. Because of retirements and transfers, only about half the staff members from the original Sandy Hook are still with the school, he said.

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Hurricane Earl Takes Aim At Belize City

While Earl is noteworthy as the first hurricane of the season, which begins June 1, it is actually the second hurricane of the year, following January's oddball Hurricane Alex. Soldiers board up windows in Belize City ahead of Hurricane Earl on Wednesday. Authorities in the Mexican coastal state of Quintana Roo, to the north of the hurricane's strike, reported some evacuations.

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DEA punts on pot, keeps classification on par with heroin

The Drug Enforcement Administration will not reclassify marijuana and remove it from the list of the most risky drugs. Marijuana advocates and State Police are reacting to the DEA's decision . House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. The decision to expand research into marijuana's medical potential could pave the way for the drug to be moved to a lesser category.

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Florida woman killed in police training shooting

Police Chief Tom Lewis knew her personally. Mary Knowlton was hit by a live round fired by Officer Lee Coel on Tuesday night during a role-playing exercise at an event hosted by the Punta Gorda Police Department for about 35 members of the community, the agency said in a statement .

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Trump calls Obama the 'Founder of ISIS' over anti-terror strategy

Clinton presented her major economic speech Thursday in MI, promising a $225 billion jobs program, most of that private money, tuition free college for the middle class, profit sharing for workers, and tax hikes on the wealthy, Wall Street and big corporations.

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Man Who Complained About 'Hoodlums' Charged With Murdering Black Man

A male relative who answered the phone Monday at a listing for members of the victim's family said they weren't doing well. When asked if someone was shot, Copley responded, "Well, I don't know if they were shot or not, ma'am", adding, "I fired my warning shot like I'm supposed to by law".

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New questions in Clinton email controversy

The emails were obtained by Judicial Watch from the State Department as part of a lawsuit it filed under the Freedom of Information Act. The documents included 44 emails, among them were emails from Bill Clinton's advisor Douglas Band, urgently trying to arrange a meeting between the State Department's top official for Lebanon, and Clinton Foundation donor Gilbert Chagoury.

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Ranieri keen to keep theunderdog tag for Leicester

Leicester were 5,000/1 to become champions of England when Ranieri took charge, yet they lost just three league games all season and won the title by 10 points. But after writing the Premier League's greatest fairy tale with their astonishing title triumph, Ranieri's side now find themselves under siege from big-spending rivals determined to end their reign.

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Marijuana to remain illegal under federal law, DEA says

The decision means that pot will remain illegal for any goal under federal law, despite laws in 25 states and District of Columbia that have legalized pot for either medicinal or recreational use. The decision dashes the hopes of advocates of legalization and rejects calls from some states and members of Congress who say growing knowledge and public acceptance should result in looser regulations on the substance.

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Dead Mosquitoes In Miami After Aerial Spraying

According to Divya Little with the IDPH, those five cases tested positive for a flavivirus, but Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials could not determine whether the women had Zika virus or Dengue fever. The department will not report where the babies were born. Since the Health Department began testing for locally transmitted cases, more than 340 people in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties "who live or work near the individuals" infected with Zika have been tested for ...

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2 from Florida arrested after chase in Kansas, Nebraska

Highway 75. Both arrested suspects are not being named by the Nebraska State Patrol at this time, as the investigation is being conducted in conjunction with Kansas authorities. Local law enforcement diverted traffic and installed a series of spike strips on the highway south of Plattsmouth. Spike strips were deployed and successfully flattened the SUV's tires just south of Plattsmouth, and the vehicle came to a stop at the intersection of the USA 34/75 junction and Osage Ranch Blvd.

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Kane Trial: Prosecutors Begin Building Case

Ms. Henry began opening arguments with words she attributed to Ms. Kane herself: "Revenge is best served cold". Kane was the first woman elected to the state's post. Prosecutors presented evidence showing Kane had, in fact, signed a secrecy oath two days after she took office in January 2013. Michelle Henry, Montgomery County's Assistant District Attorney, opened Tuesday's court session pointing out how Kane, as the state's top law enforcement officer, broke the law instead of withholding ...

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NYC police find woman, 22 dogs living in filthy Mercedes SUV

Members of the organization reached out and asked if the woman wanted free vet care and food for the animals, but she declined, Stein said. One 14-to-16-week-old puppy needed treatment for a severe intestinal condition, according to Kim Stein, a coordinator of the Adore-A-Bullie Paws and Claws rescue group, which helped place numerous pups in foster homes.

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New Clinton Emails Explained

There is no doubt of the connections between Clinton Foundation staffers and State Department staffers. They also raise questions about the nature of Chagoury's relationship with the Clinton Foundation . Officials investigated the former secretary of state's private email server and read approximately 30,000 emails that Clinton handed over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2014.

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Clinton: Trump Is Not "on the Side of the Little Guy"

Hillary Clinton took direct aim Thursday at the issue that has weakened her credibility with progressives and made her opponent an unlikely populist icon for hundreds of thousands of working-class and blue-collar Americans. Clinton did not make any new economic policy proposals, but repeated her plan to invest $275 billion in infrastructure repairs and improvements, promising the largest public sector investment since building the nation's interstate system in the 1950s.

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Protesters: Hillary Clinton a 'criminal'

Using tax incentives and credits, Clinton estimated she could lure $250 billion from the private sector to partner on job creation, while investing $10 billion in American manufacturing and scientific research to create new industries. Clinton said the Republican nominee's economic policy favors the rich and would do little to help small businesses. Her campaign says that never happened.

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Obama did not found ISIS - Hillary Clinton replies Trump

Trump's unusually candid reflection about the uncertainty of his electoral prospects came as he's struggled to keep the focus on his opponent - Clinton - and avoid unwanted distractions. Clinton's campaign also ripped Trump's comments as damaging to the country, in a statement from policy adviser Jake Sullivan. Stephen Rogata, 19, from Great Falls in Virginia, was captured and dragged through a window on the 21st floor of the 68-story skyscraper around three hours after he embarked on his ...

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JetBlue turbulence puts 24 in hospital

JetBlue said in a statement that Flight 429 was diverted to Rapid City, South Dakota following the turbulence. This is a developing story, updates will be provided as information becomes available .

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'Grim Sleeper' Lonnie Franklin Jr. Sentenced to Death

During the penalty phase, prosecutors introduced evidence tying Franklin to four additional murders of women between 1984 and 2006. It was an emotional day for parents, siblings, aunts and uncles whose family members were murdered by a serial killer, that killer has been sentenced to death .

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Record California Wildfire Caused By Wiring On Hot Tub, Investigators Find

On Wednesday, investigators with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection revealed that a hot tub installed on a residential property in Cobb was the likely cause. The Valley Fire burned 76,067 acres, took the lives of four civilians, seriously injured four firefighters, and destroyed 1,955 structures. "I found no records the electrical circuit was installed under the required building permit", deputy chief James Engel said in the report.

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Michael Brown Death Anniversary mired in chaos

A city spokesman later stated that the auto was punctured with a slew of bullet holes, and that police were in search of the culprit. No one was injured in the shooting and no arrests were made, police told AP. Ferguson spokesman Jeff Small told the newspaper the woman driver was being " very, very cooperative " with police and did not appear to intentionally hit the protester.

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Michael Phelps wins 22nd Olympic gold medal

Each swimmer 31 years old, they're going at it one last time as Phelps looks to reaffirm his place as the greatest swimmer in history. However, Lochte said he also embraces the challenge of swimming against Phelps. Michael Phelps of the United States won the Olympic 200m individual medley to capture the 22nd gold medal of his career and become the first swimmer to win the same event at four consecutive Games.

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Pence defends Trump on Islamic State remark

The letter, whose signers include former congressmen Gordon Humphrey, Mickey Edwards and Christopher Shays; Bruce Bartlett, a member of President George W. "He's the founder. He founded ISIS". Sullivan said Trump is "echoing the talking points" of Russian President Vladimir Putin and other USA adversaries.


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