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Clinton, Michelle hold joint rally

The first lady, one of Clinton's most powerful allies branded Trump as too divisive and thin-skinned for the White House. "Overall, the level of youth support for Hillary Clinton looks almost identical to youth support for Barack Obama in 2012", said Cathy Cohen, a professor of political science and founder of the Black Youth Project and GenForward survey at the University of Chicago.

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Some Voters in Texas Claim Voting Fraud

Election officials are urging voters to carefully review the summary page before finalizing their votes , and to contact a poll worker immediately if there's a mistake before the ballot is cast. Early Voting is available to all registered voters in the state of Texas . It is the only state that allows their citizens to vote nearly a month before election day.

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US Supreme Court to rule on transgender school bathroom case

U.S. Dep't of Education, a liberal federal judge in OH recently went much further, ruling that school policies that do not embrace transgenderism violate the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, a decision now being appealed to the Sixth Circuit appeals court.

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Clinton tied with Trump in Iowa in new Quinnipiac University Poll

But Trump also gained several points and is now within five of Clinton, with the Democrat nominee at 48 to Trump's 43 percent. She holds a slight lead in North Carolina and a double-digit lead in Virginia. Trump took his populist message to several working-class OH communities, telling a rally crowd in the must-win state that every time they see a closed factory they should remember "it was essentially caused by the Clintons".

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Swing State Poll: Trump Losing Ground in Iowa, North Carolina, Georgia

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talks to reporters on her campaign plane in White Plains, N.Y., on September 27. Nor do we coordinate with the Trump campaign or any other campaign or party organization in any efforts they may make in this area.

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Gatwick remains 'ready to proceed' following Heathrow decision

Gatwick chief executive Stewart Wingate said: "We are disappointed as we do not believe this is the right answer for Britain". Ms Flint said: "The decision to progress with a new runway at Heathrow is good for the North". "Now that Heathrow has accepted the Airports Commission conditions, West London can say "yes" to the jobs, apprenticeships and investment that expansion will bring", Sharma said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Falk powers Washington St. past Oregon St., 35-31

In truth, the rough start was only surprising to those who weren't paying attention. Washington State: Falk has been a nightmare for the Beavers. The Cougars, who remain tied with Washington for first place in the Pac-12 Northern Division at 5-0, trailed 24-6 at halftime but Falk completed 10 of his 11 passing attempts in the third quarter for 200 of his 415 passing yards.

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Republicans say they have edge in absentee voting in North Carolina

When the early voting box closed for the day Thursday, 3,281 ballots had been cast since early voting started at 8 a.m. Monday. Registered Republicans are leading in returned ballots by about 11,500 - a 1.7 percentage-point-edge over Democrats out of 682,000 votes cast so far.

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Clinton campaign urges Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail new developments in email case

The mere possibility that these new emails, which have not themselves yet been investigated, may have something to do with the prior case warranted to Comey a public declaration of their existence. Anthony Weiner, estranged husband of Huma Abedin, one of Clinton's closest aides, a USA official with knowledge of the matter said. He said he hopes justice is delivered following this latest Federal Bureau of Investigation review of Clinton emails.

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Amid concerns of intimidation, voting rights advocates to monitor polling places

GOP officials are working to get their voters to the polls. Still, voters are lacking enthusiasm in many corners of the state. Once registered, each county's voter registration records are electronically cross-checked against the SSA, Department of Health-Vital Statistics and a consortium of 37 other states for deceased matches, and/or against the Department of Corrections and County Clerk records for felony convictions and for voters who have been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with ...

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A look at FBI Comey's decisions in the Clinton email case

In a letter to congressional committee chairs, the agency chief said agents were investigating a newly discovered batch of emails linked to Clinton, to see if they contained classified material. Inside Trump's Colorado rally, his supporters anxious whether he could stick to his message about the emails. Campaign manager Robby Mook echoed Podesta's call for more information from Comey and suggested that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has now waded into political territory.

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Team Trump in late bid to woo swing voters

Donald Trump told CNN's Dana Bash that he was ready to spend upwards of $100 million in personal funds to bolster his campaign in the final weeks. Trump didn't report any contributions to his campaign during the first 19 days of October beyond $30,682 worth of in-kind contributions of staff time and rent.

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Newt Gingrich Accuses Megyn Kelly Of Sex Obsession

That's what former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is looking like this morning. Republican strategist Katie Packer, who served as Mitt Romney's deputy campaign manager in 2012, said Gingrich came off as hypocritical and dismissive of sexual assault and harassment.

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Trump emboldened by Clinton email woes as she pushes back

Abedin, who was on the campaign trail with Clinton when the news broke Friday , did not travel with her Saturday. Fresh revelations about her use of email are unlikely to assuage those concerns, and questions around the FBI investigation will now likely dog her in the coming days as she campaigns across battleground states.

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Uber loses right to classify drivers as self-employed

The ruling could also encourage Uber drivers in other countries to seek recognition as employees. Meanwhile, it is not to forget integral part of Uber's success and appeal is its ability in providing cheaper rides. The findings come after the GMB union won a landmark legal case giving the company's 40,000 drivers the right to treated as staff - with its associated benefits - rather than self-employed.

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Largest Military Buildup Begins On Russian Borders Since Cold War

Led by Russia's only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, the naval group includes a nuclear-powered battle cruiser, two anti-submarine warships and four support vessels, probably escorted by submarines. Citing disagreements over the Crimea , Ukraine and now Syria, he warned of the current " second Cold War " developing into a "hot war". "Add to that Russian Federation is a nuclear power and is using nuclear rhetoric to try and intimidate other European nations.so we take this seriously ...

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Old vs. New: Bill Snyder, K-State visit Iowa State

Iowa State had multiple chances to get back into the game. Campbell has only come out on top once, and the matchup against the Wildcats (4-3, 2-2) is one of the few games left that Iowa State has a reasonable chance of winning. If the Cyclones can keep their first half performance at the levels they've displayed in previous games, the final 30 minutes could get very interesting.

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Minnesota turns turnovers into points, downs Illinois 40-17

Minnesota: The Gophers get what in the end turned into a blowout win, a little payback for a loss at IL two years ago and guarantee themselves bowl eligibility. Only one starter, center Tyler Moore, was in the lineup last season. Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks have been the workhorses in the backfield. Defensively, Illinois football is yielding 215.9 yards in passing and 197.3 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.

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Deadlines for requesting Maryland absentee ballots nearing

There are some signs that the drop-off has been heavier in Democratic-leaning counties, bad news for Clinton. Clay Barker, executive director of Kansas Republican Party, said early voting so far shows "no bad surprises for us". Registered Democrats have sent in 269,066 ballots; Republicans, 241,750 ballots and unaffiliated voters, 177,225 ballots. Another 25 percent were independent or unknown.

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North Carolina early voting surge comes after long fight

The total votes cast stood at just shy of 2.9 million in the first reports posted Friday morning, with Republicans holding a steady advantage in mail ballots over Democrats. In 2008, 4,230 people cast their ballots on Saturday. And though Democratic political data firm TargetSmart found that 200 million Americans are now registered to vote for the first time in United States history, that may not translate to turnout.

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Game Notes for Clemson vs. Florida State

Leggett popped wide open on Clemson's final offensive drive of the game and QB Deshaun Watson did not miss his shot, hooking up with the 6-foot-5, 250-pound senior, who then proceeded to glide into the end zone untouched. The Tigers were unable to tie the game, though, after a failed two-point conversion. After Clemson had fought back to retake the lead, Dalvin Cook came up big again to score yet another touchdown and take the lead right back.

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Clinton slams FBI, calls renewed interest in emails 'deeply troubling'

Rep. Gregory Meeks said it's "unbelievable" that Comey would disclose this just days before the election. She said she got approval from the State Department and that this was allowed. The news arrived with Clinton holding a solid advantage in the presidential race. "And I can be pretty sure of it". The e-mail that triggered the current scandal surfaced because of investigations into sexual messages allegedly sent to a minor by Ms Abedin's husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner.

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Defense secretary orders Pentagon to stop collecting California National Guard bonus repayments

Southland lawmakers Wednesday applauded a decision by Defense Secretary Ash Carter to suspend an effort by the Pentagon to reclaim enlistment bonuses paid to around 10,000 California National Guard personnel. The bonuses were given out mostly between 2006 and 2008 by recruiters who were under pressure to help the military fill its ranks for two major wars, according to the Tribune News Service.

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'Uncontained engine failure' led to the aborted takeoff at O'Hare

Eight people have been injured after an American Airlines Boeing 767 caught fire following an aborted takeoff at O'Hare worldwide airport in Chicago on Friday. Emergency inflatable slides have been deployed. "Within that time, I think it was seven seconds, there was now smoke in the plane and the fire is right up against the windows, and it's melting the windows".

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Clinton campaign slams Federal Bureau of Investigation for lack of info about new e-mail probe

Clinton called on Comey to swiftly release more information, saying he must "explain everything right away, put it all right on the table". "I am going to include more detail about our process than I ordinarily would, because I think the American people deserve those details in a case of intense public interest", he said.

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GfK Poll: Most Believe Allegations About Trump and Women

Her policies are so bad. Clinton's lead over Trump has shrunk to 5.2% in the RealClearPolitics average of polls, and FiveThirtyEight downgraded her chances of winning from over 90% recently to 81.2% on Friday. The Real Clear Politics's average of national and state polls shows some incremental movement for Trump's. Critics and opponents have said Trump is instigating supporters to intimidate voters in some areas, specially minority voters, by raising fears about "rigging", which ...

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UK Uber ruling leans to protect drivers

Yesterday's decision could also affect thousands of others who work for firms, including meal delivery services such as Deliveroo, in the so-called "gig economy", where individuals work for multiple employers day to day without having a fixed contract.

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Can shaky Georgia upset No. 14 Florida in 'Cocktail Party?'

Florida was set up with good field position due to short punts by freshman Marshall Long and junior Brice Ramsey, who punted for the first time this season. Thoughts on today's game: "Generally you'd expect a close game". He threw an interception four snaps into the game and finished the game with 131 yards on a 60 percent completion rate (15 for 25).

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Trump Outlines First Hundred Days Of Administration If Elected

In a speech unveiling a plan for his first 100 days in office, the Republican US presidential candidate spent the first few minutes castigating his accusers and the media for giving them voice, and threatened to break up big media conglomerates that had accumulated too much power.

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Accused Univ. of Wisconsin serial rapist had been reported to campus police

Fifth woman: The fifth woman reported that she met Cook at an experiment for a class last spring. Officers searching Cook's apartment found a black book listing women he'd met and documenting his "sexual desires", authorities said . According to investigators, several women came forward with accusations after the first woman told her story of how cook allegedly assaulted and choked her for hours.

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Unknown powder sprinkled into pit halts NY opera performance

The incident happened during an intermission of Guillame Tell, prompting anti-terror units to enter the Lincoln Center venue. After the performance was cancelled, the audience was evacuated from the opera house. One person was exposed, and that person's condition is unknown, the police said. The Metropolitan Opera House in NY has been evacuated and an evening performance cancelled after suspicious white powder was sprinkled into the orchestra pit.

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Trump Calls For Investigation Into Obama Over Clinton Email Server

The hacked emails reveal Clinton spokesman Josh Schwerin contacting communications director Jennifer Palmieri on March 7, 2015. Clinton and her allies will want to move on from these damning election-year revelations when she gets into office.

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Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils Hillary's campaign over ethics

Perhaps, Qatar's $1 million birthday gift to Bill Clinton, plus $1 million to Hillary's campaign, combined with the $25 million donation to the Clinton Foundation from the Saudis, had everything to do with Hillary Clinton's silence and inaction.

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Florida's Thompson won't play vs Georgia after drug citation

Quarterback Greyson Lambert started the season at quarterback before being replaced by freshman Jacob Eason by Week 3. He did not turn over the football though. Eason is the better quarterback, but who has confidence that Georgia's offense can move the ball against UF's stingy defense? He had 26 carries for 96 yards and a rushing touchdown.

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Supreme Court to Rule On Trans Bathroom Access

The case, involving Gloucester County school board and student Gavin Grimm , will be heard next year, the Supreme Court justices confirmed on 28 October. Constitution. If the justices are divided and the case results in a 4-4 split, the appeals court's ruling in Grimm's favor would stand . Though a district court sided with the schools, the U.S.


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