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Child's remains in concrete, plastic bin recovered in Wash

Relatives believed that the girl's mother and boyfriend had wrapped up the girl, put her body into a storage container and kept it in their home until it began to decompose and smell. The stepfather's mother declined to talk with a reporter who called her home Wednesday. In court documents, Betts wrote: "Pouring liquid cement into a container with a body would assist greatly in containing the odor [sic] - and concealing the body".

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'White House's praise of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief blow to Clinton Campaign'

Ed Rendell, the former governor of Pennsylvania and former Democratic National Committee chairman, said Tuesday that Hillary Clinton's campaign was making a mistake by attacking FBI director James Comey over how he handled recent developments into the investigation of Clinton's private server.

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Stop removing voters from rolls in North Carolina

The suit-filed months after a federal appeals court said the state's voter ID law was created "with discriminatory intent"-says that though African Americans make up less than 26 percent of the county's residents, they account for over 65 percent of the challenges".

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Obama aides want Comey out after email bombshell

Though the race between Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump already had been narrowing, according to public polls , Clinton has lost more of her lead since Comey's announcement. Overall, the state has been deluged with $125 million in general election advertising - by far the most of any state. Clinton painted a grim view of life for Hispanics under a Trump administration.

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Democrats sue Trump for alleged voter intimidation in four states

Asked about Trump as commander in chief, the GOP congressman said he expected Trump to surround himself with good people "and so I think that between the two candidates Donald Trump will be a good commander in chief". "Since it is our intention to interview voters voluntarily after they vote it (is hard) to see how voters would find this intimidating", Stone said.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director not meddling in election: White House

Now what people are focused on is choosing the next president and commander in chief". Clinton's blistering warnings about Trump's preparedness for the Oval Office were an attempt to refocus the choice In front of voters after a rough stretch for her campaign.

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Police shooting suspect had history of provoking blacks

Wednesday's shootings happened less than two miles apart. Wednesday's shootings come seven months after two Des Moines officers were killed when their vehicle was hit by a wrong-way drunken driver. The person shooting the video, who is never seen, asks police to investigate an assault against him. He has not been charged, police said. "They are our friends and co-workers", he added.

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New York Man Dies After NYPD Subdue Him With Stun Gun

When officers arrived, the suspect threatened them with a glass bottle, police said. The sergeant discharged a stun gun, and officers restrained him. He was taken into police custody and while in custody, went into cardiac arrest. The department came under fire for the officer not using a Taser to subdue Danner. The deadly police encounter comes on the heels of a similar one in which a sergeant, Hugh Barry, fatally shot a bat-wielding woman, Deborah Danner.

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Scott Michael Greene, Suspect in Iowa Police Ambush, in Custody

Tony Beminio, a sergeant with the Des Moines Police Department, was shot on Merle Hay Road a short time after Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin was shot near Urbandale High School about 1 a.m. Anthony "Tony" Beminio. The July 7 sniper killing of five officers in Dallas during a peaceful protest highlighted the deadly danger many officers face at work on a daily basis.

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CFP chairman explains rankings for UM, WMU

Clemson (8-0) 3. MI (8-0) 4. There is no surprise with the first three teams, as the trio of Alabama, Clemson and MI have more/less stood as front-runners all season. Tennessee's 24-21 loss at SC last Saturday night kept the Volunteers (5-3) out of the top 25 and a potential ranking similar to Florida or LSU. If they win out, they're in the playoffs.

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Chicago Cubs Break 108-Year Drought, Win World Series

In the 2016 version, Zobrist hit.357 in the World Series and tallied the game-winning RBI with his emotional tenth-inning double. In the top of the rain-delayed tenth inning, the Cubs' Kyle Schwarber opened the frame with a single and was replaced by pinch runner Albert Almora Jr., who took second base on a sacrifice fly by Kris Bryant that nearly left the park.

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President Barack Obama sings 'Purple Rain' to White House trick or treater

From WhiteHouse.gov to Twitter to Facebook , Flickr, Snapchat, Vimeo, iTunes, Instagram , Tumblr, YouTube , Medium and more, a "digital infrastructure" has been established that should serve as a launchpad for the next president as well as an important archive for all Americans.

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Early voting expands Monday in Illinois ahead of election

IL election officials also say it's not too late if you didn't register to vote. "Mondays are always our biggest mail days, the last couple Mondays we've got over 250 absentee applications for people wanting to vote their absentee ballot, the number of registrations that we've received at the end - it's gonna be a fun election day this year", Dutko explained.

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Bill Murray overcome with joy the moment Cubs win World Series

The Cubs struck quickly with a solo home run by leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler to center field off Indians starter Corey Kluber in the first inning. He hit a two-run, bloop double to right-center field in the first inning and a grand slam to center in the third, making him the first Cubs player in history to hit a grand slam in the World Series .

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Trump leads Clinton by 5 points in new poll of Ohio voters

It isn't just the candidates using social media to communicate with the public, as social media platforms themselves are actively encouraging users to get involved and register to vote. How many were to or from Clinton? "Nothing is a foregone conclusion but I would say it's more likely than not" that Democrats take the Senate. "Unbelievable.

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Dave Matthews to hold 'Stand With Standing Rock' concert

President Obama addressed the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy for the second time Tuesday , saying his administration is looking for way to reroute the pipeline. In his statement, Archambault called on the Obama administration to stop all work on the pipeline until the Army Corps was finished "examining this issue".

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UN Chief Sacks Commander Of Blue Helmets In South Sudan

The country took three decisions; to reject the decision to dismiss Lt General Johnson Ondieki, to withdraw immediately Kenyan troops now in deployment in South Sudan and discontinue plan to contribute to the Regional Protection Force, and to Disangage from South Sudan Peace process.

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People think Trump is more trustworthy than Clinton

Earlier this week, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the White House would neither criticize nor defend Comey and that Obama "believes that Director Comey is a man of integrity, he's a man of principle, and he's a man of good character".

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Ex-attorney general: 2 sons have been suffering

Kathleen Kane walked into court Monday hoping for house arrest or probation but instead - a judge sentenced her to between 10-23 months in prison. Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane was ordered Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail in the perjury and obstruction case.

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Commuters tackle evening rush as transit strike clogs roads

Between daily trips to church, working a part-time job and running errands into the city, Kirk's dependence on public transit was thrown into turmoil early Tuesday morning when the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority came to a screeching halt in Philadelphia .

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Suspect in killing of two Iowa officers is in custody

He's suspected in the early morning slayings of 24-year-old Justin Martin , who had been with the force in the Des Moines suburb of Urbandale since 2015, and 38-year-old Sgt. "We're familiar with Mr. Greene", Urbandale's police chief told reporters this morning. The officers' deaths are a blow to all officers in the Des Moines area, he said.

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After police slayings, woman shares emotional moment with officer

Five officers were killed July 7 in Dallas. Although the story of the Des Moines shootings has been developing since early Wednesday morning, one detail that still hasn't been released is the identity of the two slain officers. A 10-minute video posted on YouTube last month by a user calling himself Scott Greene showed an interaction with officers following an incident at a high school stadium in which he described holding up a Confederate battle flag during the playing of the USA ...

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Trump pulls ahead of Clinton in latest polls

He has denied them all. He cautioned that Clinton's plan to strengthen "Obamacare" would lead to dire consequences, although he offered few specifics about his own plan. This week, he is devoting his time to states where polls suggest he is trailing his Democratic opponent by significant margins. The nonpartisan Center for Health and Economy determined this summer that Trump's proposal would lower premiums significantly for policies purchased directly by consumers but also make 18 ...

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SCOTUS To Make Decision Concerning Transgender Bathroom Use In Schools

While the focus of the case is on discrimination in education, the court's ruling could have a major impact on other forms of bias against transgender men and women, such as in employment, said Shannon Minter, legal director of the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

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Suspect in police shootings angry over Confederate flag incident

Neighbor tells me that shooting suspect Scott Michael Greene put this Trump sign in his yard approx 2 weeks ago. pic.twitter.com/8HjtthB51I - Grant Rodgers (@GrantMRodgers) November 2, 2016 Heavy reports that a man named Scott Greene, who matches the description of the suspect, recorded himself being kicked out of an Urbandale football game about two weeks prior to the shootings.

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2 police officers ambushed, killed in Iowa: 5 things to know

One is a still image showing a middle-aged man wearing sunglasses holding a Confederate battle flag at what appears to be a high school sports event in Urbandale. He said there is "clearly danger" for police officers in the area right now. Officers are now conducting patrols in pairs to better protect themselves.

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Last day to request a mail ballot

Perhaps surprisingly, the Constitution says nothing about when in election years voting must occur. State and local elections are also decided by Tuesday's vote. ID MAY BE REQUIRED - First-time voters in Montgomery County may be required to show proper identification such as a Maryland driver's license or official document including your name and address.

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Obama sidesteps emails, tells OH not to be 'bamboozled'

Deploying rhetorical gymnastics, Earnest said Obama believed strongly in centuries-old FBI and Justice Department traditions "that limit public discussion of investigations". Comey has provided no timetable for concluding the review of the latest emails. And Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will also be in North Carolina Thursday.

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Chicago Cubs Win World Series Game 6

Rain returns to Progressive Field and the grounds crew has rolled out the tarp to cover the infield. Chicago Cubs fans Ricky Urbina Jr. and Ricky Urbina Sr. Part of that game was Russell's grand slam in the third inning, which was historic in itself. Alomar, the Indians' current first base coach, set the mark in 1997.

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University of Missouri names new president

Mun Y. Choi, the provost at the University of CT was to be introduced in Jefferson City in a Wednesday morning ceremony. He says that he plans to create an environment that is welcoming, inclusive, collegial, and respectful. He said issues that drew national attention last fall at the Columbia campus are not unique to that school or to Missouri and can be largely avoided with dialogue.

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Inside the Affordable Care Act's Arizona Meltdown

In Oregon, the average rate increase is about 27 percent - although many consumers will see higher rate increases depending on their plan. The White House announced last week that premiums are rising 25 percent, on average, for the coming year.

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Police identify Iowa officers killed in overnight shootings

Greene grabbed his mother's hand and she hit and scratched his face. The killings prompted schools in the area to close and launched law enforcement officers from multiple agencies into a sweeping search for Greene. on Wednesday, Des Moines police confirmed that Scott Greene was taken into custody without incident in Dallas County, just west of Des Moines. Authorities said the officer, still seated in a squad vehicle, was found dead at the scene.

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Mom texted video of dead toddler during fight with dad, police say

Ms. Clark sent a text message that said, "Im killing them (ended with a laughing emoji with tears in its eyes)", the affidavit said. And while the boyfriend never contacted authorities, even after receiving all of Clark's messages and her images of the children, police say they don't plan to charge him.

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U.S. election 2016: Clinton camp blasts Federal Bureau of Investigation 'double standards'

In July, Comey concluded that Clinton and her staff were "extremely careless" with their handling of classified information, but that there was not enough evidence to bring criminal charges. "That has been the fear and the commitment of Democratic and Republican presidents since the dawn of the Atomic Age", she said. "Hillary is the one who lied to Congress under oath".

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Game 7: Cubs lead 6-3

It will the 38th decisive Game 7 and the third time in six years the World Series has gone the distance. And attending Game 6 of the series together was even more meaningful because the two women had never met before. Russell became the second-youngest player to hit a grand slam in a World Series game, and all of a sudden it was 7-0 and essentially game over. He worked the final 2 2/3 innings of Game 5, a career high, to save a 3-2 win Sunday night at Wrigley Field that sent the Series ...


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