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Wisconsin student accused of assaulting 4 more women

Cook, a junior business major from Edina, Minnesota, was initially charged on October 19 with second-degree sexual assault, misdemeanor battery, strangulation and false imprisonment related to an incident early on October 13 in which a woman told police that Cook, who was an acquaintance, battered her, sexually assaulted her and kept her from leaving his apartment.

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Police search for Aldergrove border jumper

More information will be provided as it becomes available. Holly Largy, a spokeswoman with RCMP. It is still unknown if the suspects knew each other. Largy says it's not clear yet what the men were attempting to do in their bid to hop the border. Around the same time the man crossed into Canada, a Lynden police officer was looking for the alleged border jumper, when another motorcyclist refused to stop for lights and sirens on Double Ditch Road, said Lynden Police Chief Jack Foster.

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Tony Romo's injury is improving as he throws at Cowboys practice

Both quarterbacks are off to impressive starts this season as the result of taking advantage of unexpected opportunities. Roseman then parlayed the deal into the No.2 overall pick and the Carson Wentz era was nearly cleared for takeoff. Prescott made his statement against the Green Bay Packers, and Wentz made his against the Pittsburgh Steelers . They're playing really good ball right now.

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Derrick Rose, two friends found not liable in sexual assault civil trial

Rose says he's ready to put the case behind him and to focus on his family and career. Rose, the three-time all-star and league MVP for the 2010-11 season, will play his first season with NY after seven for his hometown team, the Chicago Bulls.

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Modest gain seen for Obama's last health care sign-up season

Going into its fourth sign-up season, President Barack Obama's health care law has yet to achieve stability. But he'll be attempting a hard sales job. The administration is hoping for a strong sign-up season to validate the president's signature program, and for a victory by Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election to close out the long-running political saga.

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Obama rallies Obamacare troops at 'critical time' for program

Republicans repeatedly have tried to overturn Obamacare, which has allowed millions of uninsured people to get health insurance, with no limits based on "pre-existing conditions". Subsidies will help to offset the increased premium costs, which are expected to average 25 percent nationally. "I've met the kid who was 15 and had cancer and hit her lifetime limit of insurance", Burwell said.

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Wind industry celebrates offshore farm, discusses next steps

The U.S. government on Thursday announced a December 15 auction for the leasing rights to develop wind energy off the coast of NY as part of the Obama administration's push to create jobs through renewable energy. The governor said wind benefits Iowa- from the farmers who receive payments to have wind turbines on their property to the schools and local governments that receive taxes from utilities building them.

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Looks like Trump will need a miracle to win this election

Shaw conducts the Fox News Poll with Democratic counterpart Chris Anderson. Clinton's lead has narrowed from her advantage in recent weeks. A new round of USA election polls appear to send mixed signals about the state of the race to the White House, with one showing less than a one-point gap between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump , while another puts the Democrat a massive 14 points above her Republican rival.

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New poll: Clinton, Trump now tied in Iowa

A little over one month ago, another Quinnipiac poll had Trump leading Clinton in Iowa 44-37 percent. The burden of the story is how partisans on both sides are anxious about the other candidate winning. But on trade Mr. Trump beats her by a 49 percent to 31 percent margin. May political observers - Republicans among them - have questioned the strategy, but his campaign has said the polls likely underestimate his support.

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Fox boss: We want to keep Megyn Kelly

But that's beside the point. Fox New's leading anchorwoman is pushing for equal pay as she negotiates her next contract with the network, the Wall Street Journal reported October 26, citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter. "Let's assume she is corrupt", Kelly said. The Journal reported that sources say in talks over a potential new contract with Fox News , Kelly is asking for "north of $20 million" a year, which would put her on level with Bill O'Reilly, the current ...

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Hack Reveals Clinton Staffers' Concerns About Private Server, But No Smoking Gun

A Clinton campaign spokesman told Independent Journal Review that the campaign is still not confirming the authenticity of any individual leaked emails. The White House has addressed this supposed inconsistency. "Yes, the president was aware of her email address; he traded emails with her". In one message from April past year, Center for American Progress president Neera Tanden complains about how Clinton lawyer Cheryl Mills' fondness for secrecy led to the email mess, reports Politico .

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Justice Thomas Laments a Washington That's 'Broken in Some Ways'

Smith tells the NLJ she was setting the place to the right of Thomas when the justice "reached out, sort of cupped his hand around my butt and pulled me pretty close to him". In Smith's Facebook post (she has since deactivated her account), she talked about her experience with Thomas, as well as two other unrelated incidents - a date rape and a groping from an acquaintance at a bar.

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Democrats accuse Republicans of intimidating voters

The suit against the Republican National Committee was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey. Trump has called for his supporters to "watch the polling booths" in "certain areas", and made accusations of a "rigged election" a major part of his stump speeches in the final weeks of the campaign.

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President Obama reads mean tweets on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

President Obama first read mean tweets critiquing his jeans and complaints about the rising cost of beer in March 2015. Jimmy Kimmel's " Mean Tweets " segment always brings the comedy, but President Obama took it up a notch during his recent appearance on the late night show.

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County Clerk's Office Offers Early Voting At Three Locations

Tennesseans voting early or on Election Day should keep in mind to bring valid state or federal photo identification with them to the polls. Early voting polls will be open Monday - Thursday, Oct. Tabulation of early ballots begins seven days prior to Election Day; however, results are not reported until one hour after the polls have closed. As for the security of the ballots, James said the mobile ballot boxes, manufactured by Hart, are sealed until after the polls close election night.

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'Fappening' Hacker Who Stole Celebrity Nudes Gets 18 Months in Prison

Brandler said Collins accessed at least 50 Apple iCloud accounts and 72 Google Gmail accounts, many belonging to female celebrities. According to Fortune , Deirdre Fike, the Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI's Los Angeles Field Office, said "The prison sentence received by Mr.

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McGinty, Toomey quarrel through final debate in Senate race

She has some advantages", Conway said Sunday. "Senator, this should be not about politics, and your position on this has been decidedly out of the mainstream, joining with Donald Trump in saying that women or their doctors should be jailed for having to make these excruciating decisions", McGinty said.

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Obama commutes sentences of 98 people

Thursday's announcement, which marks his eighth series of commutations in 2016, set a record for most granted by a president in a single year: 688. Obama and a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. Alberto Lopez of Gardner, Massachusetts, had been serving a life term plus six years' supervised release after being convicted of possession and conspiracy charges related to distribution of heroin and cocaine.

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Pennsylvania's former attorney general is sentenced to jail

Demchick-Alloy said Kane had assumed that risk when she chose to commit crimes. "For her to leave me, .it'd be bad". "I thought the judge's sentence was an appropriate sentence". Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane arrives at court for her sentencing in Norristown , Pa. Kane pleaded Monday for leniency from the judge, but prosecutors , calling her crimes "egregious", pushed for the jail time .

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Mike Pence holds rally in Colorado Springs Wednesday

John Kasich has said he will not vote for Trump while Portman, in a re-election battle with Senate Democratic nominee, announced this month he would write in Pence's name for president (which means his vote will not be counted in that race).

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Pence plane slides off runway at NYC's LaGuardia Airport

The pilot slammed on the brakes and travelers could smell burning rubber. The Republican vice presidential nominee and other passengers were reportedly being evacuated from the plane shortly after 8 p.m. Pence was campaigning for Trump in Iowa on Thursday. He has cancelled a fundraising event that he was to hold at Trump Tower in Manhattan, and headed to his hotel, CNN reports.

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Portland woman's stolen auto returned with note, gas money, insane story

While the police were questioning the woman about why she was driving a vehicle that wasn't hers, Erin's husband tried to intervene and make things right. That appears to be what happened in this case as the "thief" thought she was picking up her friend's auto, saw a red Subaru, turned the key, and figured she had the right vehicle.

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2 police officers shot during ambush style attack in Boston

It's unclear what led to the shooting. The Boston suspect was identified as Kirk Figueroa, 33, of East Boston . Heavily armed and armored gunman Kirk Figueroa, shot dead in Wednesday's firefight in East Boston , told one of his roommates he meant to die famous - right before police say he opened fire with a tactical shotgun, critically injuring two officers before other cops killed him.

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Mixed Enthusiasm For Clinton, Trump In New Poll

Munch is a cannabis extractor living in Denver. We have seen Donald Trump insult almost every person in America, and I just find that so intolerable because - look at this diverse crowd, look at Tampa. The strength of the Democratic turnout effort appears to be paying dividends in states where voting is under way. The two will fill out their individual absentee ballots and meet Saturday near the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to make sure they've both kept their word.

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Japan Hopes to Reenergize Talks on Intel Sharing With South Korea

During a meeting with his Japanese counterpart, US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said their policy has not changed. Though the USA has urged North Korea to denuclearize and has offered incentives, negotiations have stalled for years, and sanctions have done little to hinder the North's nuclear weapons programs.

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US Coast Guard in Hawaii searching for Chinese mariner

He planned to reach Shanghai in 20 days, breaking the previous 21-day record set by Italian Giovanni Soldini. The "Qingdao China " remains adrift, the mainsail has been doused and the vessel has been marked. They collected all Guo's belongings aboard for his family. In an online post , Guo's team suggested that he was likely pulled over the side while attempting to recover the sailboat's gennaker from the water.

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How much are premiums changing from 2016 to 2017?

She suspects it's not linked to the Affordable Care Act, but rather to subtle changes in employer benefits. Even with the big premium increases, health experts say plans on the exchanges generally cost less and provide access to more medical care than the plans that they replaced.

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Clinton ahead of Trump by 12 points in Virginia

And in Virginia, where Clinton shows the greatest advantage, the head-to-head race moved from Clinton +7 in a September Quinnipiac poll to Clinton +13 today, while the four-way match moved from Clinton +6 to Clinton +12 today. "Despite being written off by much of the media and by many pollsters, there is still considerable betting support for Donald Trump", said William Hill's spokesman, Graham Sharpe.

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Hillary Clinton leading against Donald Trump among young voters, Harvard poll finds

Some 14 per cent of respondents said they planned to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, with 5 per cent supporting the Green Party's Jill Stein and 11 per cent still undecided. The poll also showed Republican U.S. Sen. Independents support Rubio 51 percent to 36 percent. She said that President George Washington's refusal to become king after serving as president was "one of the most important decisions in our history".

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Washington State works to solve fourth quarter woes

They have scored less than 30 points in their last three Pac-12 games and have never scored more than 27 points this season . That's assuming the Huskies can survive their toughest test yet, a trip of Salt Lake City to face a unsafe Utah squad led by a player looking to show up his former team.

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Man Sought by Phoenix Police Stops for Food During Pursuit

He found his way to an In-N-Out near Chandler Boulevard and Ray Road. Now this wouldn't be the first time, as way back when there was a dude who chose to pull over at a McDonald's drive-thru to order food, but this case here is a tad different.

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Justice Thomas Accused of Groping Woman at 1999 Dinner Party

Smith was a recent graduate of Georgetown University who was spending the year as a Truman Foundation scholar in Washington. "That empowers people by giving them a sense of the Constitution", he said. "I played the chump", Smith said. Another unnamed housemate also told National Law Journal she recalled Smith's recounting the alleged interaction the night or early morning after the dinner party.

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Eldridge says he supports medical marijuana plan

In the statement, Eldridge said he feels Issue 6 is a responsible medical marijuana program for the state of Arkansas. But Jobs for Arkansas, a supporter of Issue 3, maintained that the proposal is about one thing; creating jobs in the Natural State.

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Carleigh Hager: How my boyfriend tried ripping my tongue out

Her other injuries include more than 20 bite marks and as pictures taken from the hospital show, a gaping hole in her forehead. Cameron is being held at Marion County (Ind.) Jail on preliminary charges of battery and strangulation. Both of her eyes were swollen shut. "He locked our friends outside of our house and ran to the bathroom and locked us in the bathroom", Hager told WXIN .

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Clinton Aide Panicked at Obama's Response to Email Scandal, Email Shows

Audio clip: Listen to audio clip . "The president was aware of [Clinton's] email address". Mr. Earnest said the president's version of events was "entirely factual". "In other words, Mills was saying Obama, he had to know that Hillary was using an illegal server but he claimed otherwise", Trump said. If the allegations are true, then: (1) the Clinton campaign believed then-candidate Barack Obama committed voter fraud in the 2008 primaries; (2) the Clinton campaign illegally coordinated ...


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