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Amtrak to pay $265 million for deadly Philadelphia crash

Victims will now receive their awards by June of next year and have until November 21 to join the settlement. Amtrak has agreed to put up the money by February 28. Award-winning chef Eli Kulp was left paralyzed and can't use his hands. Investigators would later conclude that the engineer had been distracted by a train that had been hit by a rock, the AP reports, and unknowingly took his train to full-speed without slowing down before the 50mph curve.

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Auburn runs for 543 yards in 56-3 rout of Arkansas

Auburn's running back situation had question marks ahead of the season. Auburn provided strong evidence it can avoid a repeat of last season's disappointing finish that included a four-overtime loss to Arkansas . "Get those guys back healthy and ready to play this next game and come out and get a win, man". "That's just about our overall execution on offense", right guard Braden Smith said.

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Will Kyle Schwarber start Game 3 of World Series?

Bauer was making his first appearance since his aborted start in Toronto in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. A few waved the familiar white and blue "W" flags. Louis that included Hall of Famers Stan Musial and Bob Gibson plus Missouri Gov. John Ashcroft and former Gov. Kit Bond. 'You have to tip your hat to Arietta.

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Donald Trump says he would 'love' to fight vice president Joe Biden

If you like to DIY and you like helicopters, you're going to really love the Flexbot Hexacopter Kit. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday defended Vice President Joe Biden over remarks he made last week in saying he wished he could fight Donald Trump.

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DC-area forecast: Breezy showers today, but the weekend is mostly promising

As we move through our Thursday , expect increasing clouds across the area as a cold front moves in from the west. High temperatures will soar well above normal, in the middle 70s. Tomorrow starts with leftover clouds, but more clearing is likely for the afternoon bringing some sunshine. Low 61F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 miles per hour.

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Authorities want parents to check sex offender website before Halloween

Each state has a website where residents can search for any registered sexual offender living in a specific zip code. The Kansas Offender Registration Act (KORA) does not prevent registered offenders from participating in any Halloween activity unless they are on parole or probation and it is specifically restricted.

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Join a Conversation with the President on the Affordable Care Act

White House rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump staged duelling rallies in crucial battleground Florida, with the Republican contender zeroing in on the Obamacare health overhaul as a job-killing, wallet- busting "monster". "So I'm thankful I had some insurance ", Lehman told KRIS 6 News. Despite all this, Allen says people shouldn't be discouraged from getting covered.

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IL has highest number of registered voters since 1970

You are more likely to be struck by lightening than you are to succeed at in-person voter fraud in America. The office continues to receive batches of new requests daily and expects more because the state allows voters to apply for absentee ballots through November 1, said county Election Director Marisa Crispell.

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The effects of third-party voting

Finally, Evan McMullin, an unaffiliated candidate from Utah. Commentary by Jill Stein , the Green Party candidate for president. In just two weeks from today, our next president will be selected by the American people. With such a divide within political parties over whom to vote for comes the pressure to vote a certain way, especially with the trend of pushing third party voters into voting for Clinton or Trump.

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Forcing Soldiers to Repay Bonuses Creates Bipartisan Outrage

The Pentagon urged service members to take advantage of the appeals process while it works with the Army, the National Guard Bureau, the California Army National Guard and "other relevant authorities to resolve these issues", spokeswoman Laura Ochoa said .

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Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh Preview Capsule

Before last season, the previous three ended in last place ACC finishes for Virginia Tech. Everybody thinks of what they did with their all blocked punts and field goals, and they've continued to block field goals and punts to be honest with you.

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$25 million released to help residents with energy costs

The Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families says Tuesday in a release that the money is part of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program . LIHEAP funding assists households with meeting home energy needs, including vulnerable households with very young children, individuals with disabilities and older individuals.

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Drunk student hits cop auto while taking nude Snapchat pic

A Texas A&M student crashed into a parked police vehicle while sending a topless selfie to her boyfriend, authorities told The Eagle newspaper. Rader, who had been on her way back to campus, said she was not injured in the accident. Officer Sartell observed that her eyes were "glassy", and Rader failed sobriety tests at the scene. Rader was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated with an open container, and issued a ticket for minor in possession.

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Aaron Rodgers tells different story of initial Brett Favre meeting

McCarthy said Tuesday that Whitehead, who took the roster spot of injured safety Chris Banjo (hamstring), will start out on special teams. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was 39 of 56, setting a franchise mark for completions in a game.

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Clinton warns against complacency, Trump warns of World War Three

Clinton told voters in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election will likely be decided, that Democrats could not afford to relax. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is attacking everything that has set the USA apart for 240 years and after spending his entire campaign targeting various groups of Americans, his final target is democracy itself.

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Two armed suspects shot by Maryland police

Police have lifted a shelter-in-place advisory near an Elkton, Maryland, motel where at least two people were wounded as gunfire erupted while state police were serving a warrant. Police fired on her, too. The press release said officers had found about 2,100 small bags of heroin and more than two pounds of marijuana at the man's home, along with $2,700 in cash, a.22-caliber rifle and three handguns, one of which had been reported stolen in 2016.

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Aide said he was running 'Bill Clinton Inc.' in new WikiLeaks dump

However, in the footnote to his memo , Band appears to concede that prospective clients of his firm were provided "comped" memberships. Band's career began as a White House intern in 1995, and he climbed up the ladder while earning a law degree, eventually becoming Bill's "body man", or top personal assistant, in 2000.

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Indonesian woman given 20-year jail term in cyanide murder

The case has also generated interest in Australia where Jessica and the victim had studied together at a design college. " The defendant did not regret her action and claimed she did not do it ". Prosecutors said Wongso made a decision to murder Salihin after she advised the defendant to break up with a boyfriend as he was using drugs, and the crime was planned "meticulously".

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Cruz suggests leaving vacancy on Supreme Court

But Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said last week that he doesn't know if Trump's nominations would be any better than Clinton's. "As a matter of constitutional law, the Senate is fully within its powers to let the Supreme Court die out, literally ", wrote the Cato Institute's Ilya Shapiro in a column Wednesday on The Federalist .

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Clinton attends Adele concert, singer says 'I am 100%' for her

Speaking to SiriusXM's Mark Thompson Hillary admitted she was "really grateful" to learn that she had Adele's backing, even though she can't vote in the USA, as well as former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Clinton closed the show by doing an awkward half-dance with "El Gordo", the show's portly host. "I am English, but what happens in America affects me, too".

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Trump says he will sue his sexual assault accusers after the election

The Pennsylvanian town of Gettysburg carries a strong symbolic message for American voters as it was the stage of the key Civil War battle and the site where President Abraham Lincoln gave his most famous speech, the Gettysburg Address, in 1863.

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'They Protect Us': Belichick Says Patriots Support Boston Police, Injured Officers

Figueroa, who police said was heavily armed and wearing police tactical gear, was shot and killed. Nine other officers were treated for trauma and injuries, AP reported. Army Reserve military police unit, a bounty hunter in California and a former corrections officer. "So I just want to let them know we're behind them".

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Philippines clarifies divorce terms with US

Under Duterte's predecessor Benigno Aquino the two countries were at loggerheads over the South China Sea but since taking office in June the new head of state has changed course. "Symbolically none of this is good for the United States, but in concrete terms the USA has thick skin", said Malcolm Cook, a senior fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore.

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Minneapolis officers cleared in shooting death of Jamar Clark

Harteau said because Officer Mark Ringgenberg learned that move in San Diego "does not mean it was unauthorized" in Minneapolis . The 24-year-old's death set off weeks of protests, including an 18-day tent encampment around the area's police precinct.

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1 dead, 12 hurt in fire at 5-story NYC apartment building

The cause of the blaze is as yet unknown but is being investigated. "I just woke up from all the fire alarms, everything was going off", one woman said. Officials said the first building was damaged beyond fix but that the two adjoining buildings could be saved. FDNY Chief of Department James Leonard said, "We are talking about anywhere from 10 to 20 apartments in each building".

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CA job-based health insurance costs grew more slowly after Obamacare

A new report from The Commonwealth Fund analyzed whether Obamacare was "driving higher premium and deductible costs for businesses and their workers". "So the couple that just recently married would be $281 a month for your health insurance and that's including maternity, now $800 a month". "Unfortunately, this latest price increase is another slap in the face to hardworking New Yorkers that Obamacare has failed time and again".

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Hillary Clinton: Health care costs would skyrocket under Donald Trump

The administration notes that most people who buy insurance on the government-run exchanges receive subsidies, which could offset some or all of the price increase. And during his radio show on Wednesday, journalist and commentator Bill Press said the latest Obamacare news only proves that "Bernie [Sanders] was right" when he said "let's just go all the with single-payer and get the insurance companies the hell out of the business".

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Bill Clinton to campaign in Columbus area Saturday

Over that period, Band says in the memo , Teneo raised $8 million for the Clinton Foundation . "Since President Clinton left office, I have sought to leverage my activities, including my partner role at Teneo, to support and to raise funds for the Foundation", Band wrote .

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Is the gloomy 'Obamacare' report a lifeline for Trump?

I have the option of not accepting Obamacare plans myself, but have always seen my role as a physician as accepting all comers - though this is becoming more and more hard. In many states, enrollees will also cope with fewer carriers to chose from, but even in the five states where only one insurer is left standing - such as Alabama - you should still find plan choices, Carpenter said.

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Modest gains, but US students still lag in science learning

The gap between black and white eighth-grade students and white and Hispanic eighth-grade students was slightly smaller previous year than in 2009, but not significantly different from 2011. Students are tested on physical science, life science, and Earth and space science. Florida's fourth graders, however, outscored the nation in 2015, with 42 percent earning "proficient" or better marks, compared with 38 percent nationally.

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Ex-Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane faces sentencing

Wyatt Mondesire, the former leader of the NAACP's Philadelphia chapter, misused grant money, the complaint said. The judge said Kane ran her office with a "Don't cross me or else" attitude, causing "fear and dismay" within the agency. "She's there for me". The case is being heard in Montgomery County, where former President Bill Clinton stumped for her in 2012. County officials later confirmed that Kane posted bail shortly after 6 p.m.

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Pentagon chief promises to resolve cases for soldiers ordered to repay bonuses

His comments came the same day Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the Pentagon is suspending all collection efforts on affected Guard members, until the new review system is in place. "Our goal is to have a process that honours the commitment to our service members and also to our responsibility of the taxpayer", Carter said. Peter Levine, the top personnel official at the Pentagon, has been assigned by Carter to assess the situation and create a process that will resolve all ...

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New York police officer fatally shoots 66-year-old woman

The incident calls into question the New York City Police Department's use of force and the protocol that should be followed when dealing with "emotionally disturbed" people, The Atlantic reports . Democratic State Sen. Ruben Diaz raised questions about the use of force and why training on mentally unstable civilians wasn't implemented."To me, it is very hard to understand how a woman who is [66] years old and has emotional problems should have to die like this, especially if there are four ...

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Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1

The question now, though, is how much Schwarber will be able to play in Games 3, 4 and 5 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. "The whole group", said Cubs manager Joe Maddon. Bauer was making his first start since he exited Game 3 of the ALCS on October 17 after only two-thirds of an inning because of bleeding on his pitching hand's pinky.

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WORLD SERIES World Series

And Cleveland manager Terry Francona's magical touch in October finally fizzled as he dropped to 9-1 in Series games. It wasn't much of a decision, really, after the right-hander confounded the Cubs in Game 1 , painting the corners for 6 1/3 innings.


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