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Clinton challenges FBI, declaring, 'There's no case here'

In a statement, attorney Karen Dunn, who has also been a Clinton adviser, said that Abedin "only learned for the first time on Friday, from press reports , of the possibility that a laptop belonging to Mr. In the meantime, Clinton has called on the FBI to come forward immediately with the "full and complete facts" of the investigation, saying Friday, "It is incumbent upon on the FBI to tell us what they're talking about, because right now your guess is as good as mine, and I don't think ...

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Clinton's lead narrows in new poll amid email bombshell

Clinton was campaigning in OH on Monday and trying to move beyond the controversy, telling supporters to keep focused on winning the election. Why in the world the Federal Bureau of Investigation would decide to jump into an election with just days to go? MI has voted for the Democratic presidential candidate since 1988.

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Secretary of State Reminds Pennsylvanians About Absentee Ballot Deadline

In most, if not all, forecasts claiming to meticulously track the outcome of Election 2016-whether it's metadata rock star Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight or neuroscientist Sam Wang's Princeton Election Consortium-none are paying any close attention to the impact the very real and presently active elimination of black and brown votes will have once the ballots are counted.

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Supporters of Standing Rock use Facebook to confuse law enforcement

Many other protesters insist that their cause can not resort to law breaking, and they support the threat of eviction that the main camp has issued against people who would cause problems. "They can't be with us here physically, but they are with us in spirit and prayer". The allegations that local police were using Facebook to track protesters on the ground were quickly disputed by the local sheriff's department, which issued a statement saying, "The Morton County Sheriff's Department is ...

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Stout student from Saudi Arabia dies from violent assault

He started attending UW-Stout in 2015. A Saudi national who was studying overseas in the US died on Monday from injuries her suffered after he was violently assaulted over the weekend in the Midwestern US state of Wisconsin. The Wisconsin town would've been a dramatic change from Alnahdi's home town of Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, a spawling city in the Arabian kingdom's northern desert.

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Barack Obama makes final pitch to voters in new ad

Unless a Republican Congress exists to stop her, President Hillary will give America more of everything it doesn't need - more taxes, more spending, more deficits, more regulations on business, more government health care, more gun laws, more illegal immigrants, more liberals on the Supreme Court.

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6 dead after buses collide in Baltimore

Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith wrote on Twitter that drivers should expect closures and delays while significant injuries were being reported . The crash happened in the area of Frederick and Monastery Avenue and roads are expected to be closed for hours. That crumpled the front of the school bus and ripped the side off the city bus.

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Defense secretary vows to resolve soldiers' bonus clawback controversy

Kaspar pointed to the law concerning pay and allowances for the USA military, Title 37 , which has a provision that specifically gives the Defense Secretary the ability to waive the repayment of improper bonus payments if they would be "contrary to personnel policy or management objective, would be against the equity and good conscience, or would be contrary to the best interests of the United States".

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A Week of Terror in Oklahoma Ends With a Shootout

The sheriff's deputy shot by Vance in that incident, in which Vance used the weapon provided by Roach, underwent surgery on his shoulder and is expected to survive, Whetsel said. All three were charged with two counts of being an accessory to felony murder after the fact. Roach remained jailed Monday without bail, and court records don't indicate if he has an attorney.

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Feingold, Johnson US Senate rematch heads to finish

Feingold campaign spokesman Michael Tyler said in an email to The Associated Press that that it's important to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation time to conduct its probe. Johnson will be getting some help from other Wisconsin Republicans - including Ryan and Gov. Scott Walker - when a GOP bus tour launches on Thursday.

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Poll shows Trump and Clinton neck and neck in unpopularity contest

In a federal lawsuit filed in Cleveland, the Ohio Democratic Party accused Trump and Republicans of conspiring to threaten, intimidate and prevent minority voters from casting ballots in the perennial battleground state. New Mexico is seen as a longer shot, with Trump's hard line immigration stance a harder sell in a state with the highest percentage of Latino voters in the nation.

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Executives and coaches reportedly believe Brock Osweiler struggling with confidence

Heading down the stretch the Texans are going to need Brock Osweiler , to get better in sync with the rest of the offense. The Detroit Lions have needed every bit of Stafford and his ability to collect their 4-3 record - thanks to an abysmal defense that can't even manage to stop Case Keenum and the LA Rams .

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Ex-Pennsylvania Attorney General Kane Released From Detention

Kane was sentenced to 10-to-23 months in county prison and 8 years probation. Photos and videos of a handcuffed Kane leaving the county courthouse in Norristown appeared in newspapers and digital news outlets throughout the state and was even picked up by the national news.

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FBI to begin sifting through Hillary Clinton-related emails as race tightens

I have said , it was a mistake", Clinton said. The FBI reportedly turned up 650,000 emails on a laptop owned by Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and selfie king of Queens. Abedin made no mention of there being additional devices where her emails might have been saved. Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan, reporting from Washington, DC, said Comey's announcement was likely to improve Trump's standing in the election.

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FBI's James Comey Opposed Naming Russia As An Election Meddler, Source Confirms

A Reuters source confirmed US Attorney General Loretta Lynch did not order Comey to withhold the discovery from Congress, but she made it known that she thought his decision violated department policy. Clinton had a 5 percentage point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to the October 26-30 survey, down from 6 percentage points posted in the five-day tracking poll last Thursday.

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Mgr October: Francona has Indians 1 win from Series title

Let's tune in for Game 6 tomorrow night at Cleveland's Progressive Field. The Cubs desperately needed a win to stave off elimination, and in a potentially classic nailbiter, they delivered. He had thrown 90 pitches, and every one was a grind, according to his postgame press conference. No Cleveland sports team had won a title in 52 years until the Cavaliers took the National Basketball Association crown in June.

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FBI obtains warrant to examine Clinton emails

As per IBD/TIPP, considered to be the most accurate poll , Clinton has support of 45 per cent of the likely voters as against Trump's 44 per cent. The Washington Post reported that Abedin did not regularly use the laptop she regarded as her husband's, citing an anonymous source who added that Abedin's lawyers did not even search the device when they turned over her emails to the State Department for records.

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Obama in Ohio to kick off week of campaigning for Clinton

Late Friday night, the White House very quietly CANCELED all of Barack Obama's scheduled campaign appearances on behalf of Hillary Clinton! CLINTON: She would allow all people to buy into the federal health care exchanges, although she has said those in the country illegally wouldn't qualify for subsidies.

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Clinton Leads Trump by 7 Points in Pennsylvania

Trump, a NY businessman who says he is worth $10 billion, but whose fortune was estimated at $3.7 billion by Forbes Magazine , typically makes a personal contribution of about $2 million each month. In the latest Washington Post/ABC News poll, the Republican nominee trails Hillary Clinton by only four points in a four-way race. "But, it does indicate they really just don't like Hillary Clinton".

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Clinton fends off Federal Bureau of Investigation email fallout as polls narrow

The White House praising the integrity of FBI Director James Comey, who has announced a review of Hillary Clinton's email scandal just before Presidential elections, is a blow to the Clinton Campaign, the rival Trump camp has said . "The polls are going to tighten", Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri warned as she talked with the campaign's traveling press corps on Friday.

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Google's Alphabet defies expectations with 20% revenue rise

Facebook, in particular, is proving a tough competitor for digital ads; its profits almost tripled to $2.1 billion in the second quarter, with 84% of its $6.2 billion in ad revenue coming from mobile. Google dominated the online advertising market. Earlier this month, Google introduced a range of hardware devices. Cost-per-click fell 11 per cent, but investors are unconcerned due to the strong mobile growth.

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Trump targets Democratic states with Clinton on defensive

The US Justice Department meanwhile reassured Congress that it would work as quickly as possible to resolve the latest questions about Ms Clinton's server. Calling Comey's announcement "extremely puzzling", Kaine said that if Comey "hasn't seen the emails, I mean they need to make that completely plain".

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Transit workers in Philadelphia on strike

The city system's daily weekday ridership is about 800,000 trips, or about 400,000 people. The School District says 60,000 students in the city (from private, private and charter schools) rely on SEPTA. A strike would leave hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternative travel routes, a scenario that likely to create significant roadway congestion throughout Center City.

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Trump, Clinton exchange acid jokes at NY dinner

Republican presidential nominee said he will accept the results of the election if he wins, at a rally on October 20 in Delaware, Ohio. During Wednesday night's debate, Trump referred to Clinton as "such a nasty woman" after Clinton remarked that she and Trump will have to pay higher taxes in the future.

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Male birth control trial ends after participants complain of inconvenient side effects

Men can take hormone injections to prevent pregnancy in their partners with almost the same success rate that women have with the pill, according to a newly released study . Birth control methods for women also have side effects that affect their mood, including depression. Testosterone injections in men - synthetic or natural - alert the endocrine system that the body is receiving enough of the hormone.

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DOJ to Lawmakers: Working 'Expeditiously' With FBI on Emails

The Trump campaign - which aims to make attacks based on the Clinton emails and "Obamacare" premium hikes the centerpieces of their argument - believes that white working-class voters in the Midwest could tip MI or Wisconsin his way, especially if he benefits from reduced enthusiasm for Clinton in African-American strongholds like Detroit and Milwaukee.

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San Diego County voters have until Tuesday to request mail ballot

As an alternative to voting at traditional precinct polling sites, voters may cast in-person absentee ballots at the Comanche County Election Board, in Room 206 of the Comanche County Courthouse at 315 SW 5th, or any other county election board office.

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Dead in Colonial Gas Pipeline Explosion in Alabama

Ken Burchfield of the Shelby County Sheriff's office said. The Alabama Forestry Commission said the explosion also sparked at least three wildfires Monday afternoon, according to ABC affiliate ABC 33/40 . Bentley said the explosion seems to have been an accident, but no details were available about its potential cause. A nine-man crew was conducting work on the Colonial pipeline system at the time of the explosion, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley told a briefing.

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FBI Knew Of Huma Abedin Emails Weeks Ago

Leaving the American public in suspense days before the November 8 elections is, according to Painter, "a completely unjustified action that can only be used for political goal, and that's a violation of the Hatch Act". "The department has a practice of not commenting on ongoing investigations". "The president believes that it's important for those norms and traditions and guidelines to be followed", the spokesman said.

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Poll shows Clinton's lead over Trump slipping after FBI's investigation reopens

In a letter Monday, the department said it would work closely with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and "take appropriate steps as expeditiously as possible". "During a House Judiciary Committee hearing. he was asked more than a dozen times about the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation", said campaign manager Robby Mook, "and each time he declined to comment".

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Florida Early Voting Turnout Is Surging In Democratic Counties

As soon as the doors opened at 8 a.m. Monday, a rush of early voters ran through the process of early voting. The clerk's office increased the number of designated early voting sites for suburban Cook County voters to 52 for this year's presidential election, up from 44 in the March primary, according to a news release.

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Kathleen Kane sentenced to 10 to 23 months in prison

Her case was linked to a complicated legal process in which she made a decision to leak grand jury secret information to embarrass a rival prosecutor . "Considering all the publicity we've had I'm not surprised she got time ". But while their separation is regrettable, Kane should know that having children doesn't keep you out of jail.

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Oklahoma sheriff out of surgery, recovering

Vance, who was wounded, reportedly took off in a patrol vehicle, making appearances in two Facebook Live videos along the way, wearing a backwards baseball cap and a bloodstained T-Shirt, as The Post's Lindsey Bever reported. "It was pretty dramatic", Oklahoma Highway Patrol Chief Ricky Adams said. All three were charged with two counts of being an accessory to felony murder after the fact.

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Penn State Arrives At Purdue

Penn State faces Iowa next. Then, on their next position, the Nittany Lions were forced to settle for a Tyler Davis field goal possession before Miles Sanders took a McSorley pass 21 yards to the endzone to round out the scoring in that third quarter.

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DraftKings and FanDuel Merger Described as "Imminent"

Reports suggesting a tie-up between two of the biggest fantasy sports companies in the United States was imminent flared up after FanDuel and DraftKings paid a combined $12 million (£9.8m) to settle a long-running legal dispute with the NY attorney-general.


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