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Black vote declining with 24.4 million ballots cast

In Ohio, the turnout looks more like 2008 than 2012, but with better numbers for GOP nominee Donald Trump than earlier contests, the Toledo Blade reported . Democrats led by 58,000 votes, an edge of almost 12%, at this point in 2012. But in states were more than 25 percent of the total vote was cast early, the early vote explained 83 percent of the variance.

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Shooting in Memphis Park Leaves 1 Teen Dead, 5 Wounded

MPD said the suspects' faces were covered with bandanas. The teenage girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Four victims were transported to Regional Medical Center, the fifth victim was taken to Baptist DeSoto hospital by private vehicle, and a 16-year-old is dead.

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Iraqi Army takes control of official Mosul TV station

The special forces troops remain some 5 miles from the center of the city, Iraq's second-largest. Between 200,000 - 700,000 people are expected to try and leave Mosul now that the battle has reached the city's edges, in what several humanitarian groups and the UN's aid agency have warned could be a "blood bath" unless proper humanitarian corridors are set up for civilians.

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John Oliver: Anthony Weiner may have stolen the election

It has dogged her presidential campaign for a long time - but what, exactly, is the core issue? Most of the biggest reactions were from people who had already decided, I suspect. 16, 2015 in Washington. The FBI will have to sort through thousands of newly discovered emails in its renewed examination of the practices of Hillary Clinton and her aides, a US official said Monday, raising questions about whether any findings might be released before Election Day.

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Prosecutors want to arrest woman in scandal

To try to ease public fury, Park Geun-hye has nominated a new prime minister and fired senior secretaries, but it has so far done little. South Korean President Park Geun-hye named a new prime minister and finance minister on November 2, Yonhap reported.

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Trump warns of 'constitutional crisis' if Clinton elected

As per IBD/TIPP, considered to be the most accurate poll, Clinton has the support of 45 per cent of the likely voters as against Trump's 44 per cent. On Tuesday in rallies across Florida, she plans to hit hard at the treatment of women by Trump, who has been accused of repeatedly sexually harassing and even assaulting them.

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State media: 13 dead, 20 missing in China coal mine blast

Rescuers have worked continuously to find trapped miners and the bodies of those who died in the explosion before noon on Monday at the privately-owned Jinshangou mine in the Chongqing region. "My injuries are nothing", she said to investigators. Luo Qingquan, head of the Yongchuan district government, was quoted as saying that police are investigating "possible misconduct" by the mine's management.

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CNN severs ties with Donna Brazile over Clinton leak

The contaminated water crisis facing the community dominated the debate. The revelations come as Democrats continue trying to rebuild trust, especially among supporters of Clinton's primary rival during the primaries, Sen. Left unresolved is how Brazile would have received advanced copies of the debate questions that were supposed to be closely guarded, if the emails are genuine.

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Jury Selection Set to Begin in Michael Slager Trial

Slager was charged with murder three days after he killed Scott; a grand jury indicted him in June. He faces 30 years to life in prison if convicted in the April 2015 shooting of Walter Scott. After a short foot chase, Slager confronted Scott in a nearby private park. Scott was shot multiple times , according to the medical examiner. A man walking past the scene on his way to work recorded much of the confrontation.

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Obama to campaign for Clinton in battleground North Carolina

Making an affirmative case about their own qualifications and vision has become a secondary priority. During an interview with CBS Miami in October, Trump said , "Our press is allowed to say whatever they want and they can get away with it", while suggesting he would seek to weaken First Amendment protections, if elected.

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Ravens return from bye with season's goals still in sights

The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting set to square off against the Baltimore Ravens and according to CBS Sports NFL insider Jason LaCanfora , Roethlisberger is planning to work out this week and be out there for the Week 9 showdown. I just want to go out there and play well. It's obviously early in the week, but the rumor mill has already started up about the availability of Ben Roethlisberger this week.

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Oklahoma fugitive who broadcast live on Facebook killed in shootout

Ellis County Sheriff Shane Booth said his deputies had been assisting in Roger Mills County since Saturday afternoon, according to the Oklahoma City newspaper. DPS Commissioner Mike Thompson added, "I am grateful the Oklahoma Highway Patrol was able to work with our law enforcement partners and prevent Vance from harming anyone else".

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Alabama No. 1, Texas A&M No. 4 in first playoff rankings

The first release of the College Football Playoff rankings didn't bring any major surprises, but it did bring hope to Nittany Lion fans. In the first two seasons of the College Football Playoff, only one team each season made the committee's initial top four and the final four.

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Klay Thompson responds to Cavaliers' Halloween tombstone cookies

When asked about the cookies on Tuesday, Thompson simply responded with, "Yeah, I don't get it, cuz I'm not dead", via USA TODAY Sports' Sam Amick . "I'm a basketball player", Durant told ESPN . "No ifs, ands and buts about it". Thus he was in position to put the back-and-forth into perspective. The sides will meet for the first time this season in Cleveland on Christmas Day.

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After Explosion, Company Aims to Restart Gas Pipeline

After the explosion, residents within a three-mile radius were given the option to evacuate out of precaution. Four remain hospitalised, ABC News reported. Gasoline futures rose, a sign that pump prices may go up, too. "So, when there is a mishap, it can have a very large impact", he said. The sheriff said the flames are still reaching about 50 feet in the air.

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Cubs Take Game Six Force a Winner Take All Game Seven

So Chapman faced one more batter, hit the 20-pitch mark, and Strop relieved him. Arrieta lasted 5 2/3 innings and 102 pitches, allowing two runs while striking out nine. "But I think that's the most important thing is just kind of - the 58 pitches is, yeah, it's 58 pitches". Neither took charge. Naquin appeared to take a false step as Chisenhall barreled down on him.

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Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the epicenter was near Pawnee, about 70 miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Similar posts were made by people in Wichita and Kansas City. Pawnee Police say that initial assessments show no significant damage to structures or buildings, and no casualties have been reported so far. It was originally reported as a 4.1 magnitude quake.

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Polls Open for Early Voting Ahead of Election Day

A friendly reminder: It is illegal in the state of IL to take a selfie with your ballot. New rules making it easier to vote by mail have election officials predicting they'll also shatter previous records for that. Voters who do not have an acceptable form of ID still may cast their ballot after completing the Virginia Voter Photo Identification Card and receiving a Temporary Identification Document from their voter registration office.

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Jury selection in Michael Slager trial begins Monday

Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager. Two South Carolina shootings that rocked the country past year and raised questions about race in America are now headed for trial, putting the historic city of Charleston on edge as the community awaits the testimony and juries' decisions.

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2 officers in Iowa killed in ambush-style attacks

For Des Moines , this is the first police officer shot and killed in the line of duty since two officers were gunned down in separate incidents in 1977. At 1:26, a second shooting took place several blocks away, and a Des Moines officer was killed, police said. The shooters appear to have been ambush-style attacks.

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County sheriff says wanted man had hit list

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma County sheriff says Michael Vance, the man wanted since Sunday in a string of violent crimes including two homicides, had a hit list targeting several more people. Law enforcement found two dead bodies that were later identified as Vance's family members. Valerie Kay Wilkson , 54, had similar neck wounds along with defensive wounds on her arms, the affidavit stated.

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Two suspects sought after deadly end to massive manhunt

Danny Roach, 34, was held without bond in the Oklahoma County jail on charges including two counts of accessory to felony murder for aiding suspected double murderer Michael Vance, Oklahoma County Sheriff John Whetsel told a news conference.

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Supreme Court to Hear Case on School Restroom Laws For Transgender Students

The group's brief said requiring Mr. Grimm to use a private bathroom had been humiliating and had, quoting him, "turned him into "a public spectacle" before the entire community, "like a walking freak show'". The move sparked a backlash and a lawsuit by several states that argued the administration had overstepped its authority. The justices must determine whether an unpublished agency letter which itself does not carry the force of law is subject to Auer deference, and whether the ...

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FBI's Comey Still Has Confidence of Attorney General Lynch, Official Says

Donald Trump ignores opinion polls when they are unkind to him but he has been talking about them again lately as he shrinks Hillary Clinton's lead in the final days of the race for White House. Congressional Republicans, who had been concerned Trump risked damaging their majorities in the House and Senate, were also encouraged by his recent statements on efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare.

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Time To Put Those Early Ballots In The Mail

In Wisconsin, on the other hand, you are allowed to vote up to three times, though officials there say that doesn't happen often. Because Berks County has elected to use approved voting machines in accordance with the Pennsylvania Election Code, Section 3004 (b) of the Election Code provides that "the use of paper ballots therein shall be discontinued".

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Newsflash: Donald Trump Doesn't Want You To Vote - Here's Why

The poll found that Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by just 4 points nationally, 48% to 44%. The survey shows her leading Mr Trump nationally by a staggering 14 percentage points among likely voters, 51-37. The president's appearance comes a day after Ms Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama held a joint campaign rally in North Carolina. Trump argues that as a successful businessman and political outsider, he is the best person to take a new approach to rebuilding an economy that ...

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Gas prices could soon rise after pipeline blast

For the second time in two months, Colonial Pipeline in Alabama, which supplies gasoline to millions of people, was shut down , raising the spectre of another round of gas shortages and price increases. "After the incident occurred, Colonial shut down its two main lines, which traverse Shelby County", the company said. Beck said the crew was using a track hoe to excavate the pipeline when the large piece of machinery struck the pipeline.

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Ben Roethlisberger: Tomlin admits Big Ben 'could' play this week

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin conceded that Ben Roethlisberger (knee) "could" play against the Ravens in Week 9. Roethlisberger is recovering from knee surgery and was dressed in street clothes for the exchange. Hopefully that's an asset to us as we come to a decision about when to activate him. Obviously, they're different players. Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Ladarius Green has finally started practicing with the team but at this point remains on the team's Reserve/PUP list.

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Clinton camp: FBI must say what it knows about Trump's Russia ties

The poll also registered a seven point decline for Clinton in the share of likely voters who are strongly enthusiastic about her, a possible reflection of the renewed controversy over her use of a private server while secretary of state, pollster Gary Langer said .

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Mom, 2 kids killed on back of Halloween trailer

A mom and her two young daughters were killed during Halloween festivities in rural MS after a truck rammed into a trailer taking people on a hayride. Surviving 7-year-old daughter, McKensey Shaver, was also injured in the wagon-ride accident. In addition to the fatalities, police said, there were multiple injuries in the crash.

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Ben Roethlisberger reportedly expected to start in Week 9 vs. Ravens

The players were enthused by Roethlisberger's appearance, but Markus Wheaton spoke for the majority when he was asked if it would be surprising to see Roethlisberger play in Baltimore on Sunday. "He'll play if he's willing and able to take those hits, because they're going to come". "We don't have any announcements to make along those lines", he said.

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Man steals cop car, streams chase on Facebook Live

In one video, Pinney exits the auto and shows his viewers the stolen cruiser. "I can't even believe that I'm doing this though, for real", Pinney said. He was booked into the Tulsa County Jail on nine complaints, including eluding, resisting arrest and possession of a firearm by a felon. Police spokeswoman Jeanne MacKenzie the auto-theft occurred when an officer left her vehicle unattended during an apparent coffee break.

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College Football Playoffs selection committee makes first picks tonight (poll, video)

In the AP and Coaches polls, MI has climbed as high as No. 2 in the country after starting the season in the top 10. Western Michigan - Sorry, but nope. West Virginia also had a chance to remain in the conversation, but the team picked up its first loss of the season against Oklahoma State on Saturday (Oct.

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Stand With Standing Rock: Local Protest Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Soldiers. "It doesn't have to put our water at risk", Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II told reporters. Protestors from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and others against the Dakota Access Pipeline are telling people to login to Facebook and check in at the Indian reservation.

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The 5 Most Overrated Teams In The 1st CFB Playoff Rankings

The first draft of these standings had more intrigue after early-season losses to Ole Miss. If the Aggies win out but Bama wins the SEC, it'll be interesting to see if they remain in the top four. The Big 12: The Big 12 as a whole are losers here, with its highest-ranked team, the Oklahoma Sooners coming in at 14th. Oklahoma State Cowboys (6-2) 19.


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