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New Polls Show Hillary Clinton Leading In Most Key States

President Barack Obama attacked Trump while campaigning for Clinton in Florida, another state where polls showed a tight contest. Clinton has spent seven days campaigning in Pennsylvania since July's Democratic National Convention and aides feel a win in Pennsylvania will severely limit Trump's path to the presidency.

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Clinton derides Trump's fitness; he disparages her honesty

First lady Michelle Obama and US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wave after a campaign rally in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, October 27, 2016. "You laugh. I'm not joking, he is temperamentally unfit to be commander-in-chief", Obama told cheering Clinton supporters in Florida . Franklin said though there may have been minor shifts in support for Clinton, it is not almost as large as the backlash Trump experienced after the release of a video in which he spoke ...

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Angry SEPTA strikers block Regional Rail

Though RR is SEPTA's only system now operating in full during the strike that went into effect Tuesday morning, Transit Workers Union members were picketing on the rail tracks, creating delays and stoppages on the train lines as early as 4 p.m.

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Hillary Clinton stokes fears about Donald Trump in appeal to black voters

There's just five days until the USA presidential election, and President Barack Obama came out swinging on behalf of Hillary Clinton today. The key for Clinton is to boost turnout in Philadelphia, especially among African-American voters, and in city's surrounding suburbs.

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Why Ohio State's Loss to Penn State Was a Good Thing

The loss raised questions about Ohio State's passing games - in particular its offensive line play - that had been bubbling toward the surface the past two games. No. 4 is "the records of the three teams will be compared against all common conference opponents". The Nittany Lions will worry about that later.

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Early, in-person voting begins Thursday across Oklahoma

These disaffected Trump-backers seem to be, as one astonished GOP official in Pennsylvania put it, "coming out of the woodwork" for the tycoon in parts of the state that are heavily unionized and traditionally vote Democratic. People can register on Election Day. Pennsylvanians can change their absentee ballots as long as they show up in person on Election Day. Does it happen during early voting? The most strident among early voting opponents warn the day is just around the corner when a ...

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Donald Trump tells early voters to recall their ballots

This time, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is expected to join Trump , marking just the second time he's appeared in support of the real estate mogul. That's according to Bryan Dean, state Election Board spokesman. Nichols was a diehard Bernie Sanders backer in the Democratic primaries, but with the "scary" prospects of a Trump upset in Wisconsin, he is taking no chances and voting for Clinton.

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Clinton, Trump battle for blue Michigan

Comey's October 28 letter, Obama conceded, may be politically damaging to Clinton. Polls in those battleground states and nationally have been tightening significantly over the past week as the November 8 election rapidly approaches.

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Clinton more than doubles TV ad spending in final days

Those lines of attack will be supplemented by millions of dollars worth of negative ads going up in key battleground states. But the Trump campaign's major play is to white voters, from the conservative panhandle to working-class inland areas to the state's huge senior citizen population.

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President Obama says Army is exploring rerouting the Dakota Access Pipeline

The standoff with officers concluded shortly before 2:00 p.m. when protesters retreated and returned to the main camp area. On Tuesday , President Barack Obama broke his silence regarding the controversies surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline Project, the $3.8 billion project that aims to move 470,000 barrels of crude 24 hours a day and create 374 million gallons of gasoline a day.

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Shortest haul: European airline offers 8-minute intl flight

Gallen in Switzerland. It's expected just 10 per cent of customers will only travel between Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen, with the majority of passengers staying on board for a longer flight that ends in Cologne. The airline says driving around the lake for an hour would produce as much emissions as the eight-minute-flight. Alternatively, travelers could also drive the roughly 63 kilometres between the two airports by vehicle around Lake Constance, which would take an hour.

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Berks police department stands with Iowa after tragedy

Anthony "Tony" Beminio, a 38-year-old husband and father of three who was killed yesterday morning while sitting in his patrol auto. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP ) - A white man with a history of racial provocations and confrontations with police ambushed and fatally shot two white officers in separate attacks as they sat in their patrol cars, authorities said.

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Race would be close, go out and vote: Obama tells supporters

Trump's daughter Ivanka was campaigning in New Hampshire. As the race goes down to the wire, profound Republican skepticism about Trump's controversial candidacy appears to be ebbing. This one shows parents marking off the heights of their kids as Clinton says a country is judged by what it does for its children. "We gotta work like our future depends on it, because it actually depends on it", Obama said.

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Clinton, Trump target North Carolina as Clinton holds slight lead

The posts come a few days after Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey wrote a letter to Congress letting them know the new Hillary Clinton emails that turned up were part of an unrelated case. Quinnipiac described the races in Florida and North Carolina, another key battleground, as "too close to call". Mrs Clinton holds a 14-point advantage over her opponent among women, while Mr Trump leads among men by 11 points.

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Lil Wayne apologizes for Black Lives Matter comments

Wayne walked out as Linsey Davis of ABC News was following up on his comment to Fox Sports in September when he said there's "no such thing as racism". "My life matter, especially to my [expletive]", Wayne said Tuesday. That man white [points at cameraman]; he filmin' me. "I'm connected", he added. For a long time, Wayne was rumored to be associated with the Bloods gang, but this has not been confirmed.

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#GagaEndedTheChainsmokersParty: Fans Freak As She Shuts Band Down After Diss

We all know she can sing but since her Oscar performances and jazz album, this is just another friendly reminder that Gaga is a singing powerhouse. The artist revealed she also touches upon the subject in her upcoming album, Joanne , which serves as a tribute to her father's sister, who passed away from lupus.

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APNewsBreak: GOP committee to spend money in Wisconsin

Ryan is to campaign with Johnson in Wisconsin on Friday, but aides to the speaker did not respond when asked whether Ryan agreed with Johnson that Clinton committed high crimes and misdemeanors. The Virginia senator's Madison stop was his second in the state on Tuesday, after he visited Appleton's Lawrence University that afternoon. But they probably don't reflect huge changes in how likely Wisconsin voters felt about Donald Trump.

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Police checking if car's autopilot engaged at time of crash

Witnesses reported the Tesla was traveling at a high rate of speed about 1 a.m. Thursday when it hit a tree, crashed into a building and caught fire, leaving a trail of burning battery components. Her 44-year-old passenger, Kevin McCarthy, CEO of a software management company, died later at the hospital. The impact of the crash disintegrated the vehicle, leaving a debris field over 150 yards long.

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Trump warns supporters in Florida against complacency

According to the New York Times , nationally, Clinton holds 45 percent of likely voters compared to Trump's 42. Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Tempe, Ariz., Wednesday. Mr Obama's spokesman on Tuesday refused to defend or criticise Mr Comey, one of Mr Obama's own appointees, for sending the letter 11 days before the election.

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FBI investigating arson, 'Vote Trump' tag at black church

Firefighters found flames and smoke pouring from the church sanctuary. A historic black church in MS has been burned and spray-painted with "Vote Trump" in what authorities are investigating as a hate crime one week before the U.S. Law enforcement officials said there was a person of interest, but no official suspect. 'I encourage all citizens not to be deterred by this cowardly act and exercise your right to vote at the ballot box'.

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Trick or Treat safe this Halloween

Choose neighborhoods that you know well and are populated with homes and other trick-or-treaters, and only trick-or-treat at houses that are well lit. Columbus Police said they have had situations in the past where Halloween candy was laced with drugs but those situations are few and far between. They can also carry glow sticks.

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Clinton Still Leads A Tightening Race

Sixty-six percent of college graduates who back Clinton say they have a hard time , compared with 53 percent of Clinton supporters who have not completed college. Clinton's campaign said Thursday that she will be making her closing argument. "We just have to look at everything he has said and done in his career and this campaign, it's a good preview of what would likely happen", she said .

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Trump Closes In On Clinton In CBS-New York Times Poll

House Speaker Paul Ryan, who told Fox News he voted for Trump last week, warned that electing Clinton and a Democratic-controlled Congress would be "the worst of all possible things". Among other new polls, Investor's Business Daily/TIPP said Trump and Clinton were tied at 44 percent each, and Rasmussen found Trump ahead 45 percent to 42 percent.

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Parkway High School holds 12th mock election

Since this mock election began in 1984 at the school, the students have correctly identified who will win the presidency, barring the 2012 election. The vote will take place Friday, reported ABC 7. Some think Trump's not good. Newsela's poll found students in 33 states going for Clinton, who successfully poached the kid vote in states that typically the favor the GOP such as Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas.

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Obama 'Will Do the Right Thing': Standing Rock Welcomes Potential DAPL Rerouting

The group sang and prayed while gathered in a semicircle at the still-closed bridge while law officers monitored from vehicles at a barricade on the other side, from surrounding hillsides and from a helicopter flying overhead. "They responded with brutal force", he said of the officers. The affected area includes land under Lake Oahe, a large and culturally important reservoir on the Missouri River where the line was supposed to cross.

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Trump's numbers rising in key "swing state" five days from the elections

She's also doubled down on her argument that Trump's offensive comments about women, as well as his boasts about touching women without their permission, disqualify him from the White House. Trump is hardly popular with the American voters which is evidenced by less than 30,000 of them reluctantly participating in each of his daily rallies.

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Most of Pennsylvania College System On Strike

Union spokeswoman Kathryn Morton said Friday it had made concessions on salary and benefits in return for the university system withdrawing proposed contract changes faculty had opposed. Both the union and the state system credited Gov. Wolf - a member of the state system's board of governors - as being pivotal in helping the sides reach an agreement.

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Trump, Clinton neck and neck in Georgia

Libertarian Gary Johnson garnered 6 percent in the poll, and 2 percent of respondents said they are voting for Green Party candidate Jill Stein. Trump led by 5 percent in Arizona and just a single point in Georgia, a statistical dead heat. In Georgia, Mrs. Clinton benefits from the support of 89% of African-Americans, who make up about 30% of the likely voter pool. But among the larger universe of registered voters, Trump's lead in the Lone Star State is just four points, 45 percent to 41 ...

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Westbrook is Western Conference Player of the Week

Their whole team going to come at us and vice versa. It's real. And I don't want to look at my time in OKC as if I abruptly just try to cut it off and forget about it. He was returning from a knee injury in the last campaign and struggled to find any consistency for large parts until he took his game to new heights in the playoffs.

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Sensing momentum, Trump on message in final week

In the battleground states, a set of eight automated polls conducted Sunday by Remington Research Group on behalf of the Republican consulting firm Axiom Strategies showed Trump gaining an average of 1 point compared to a week earlier. For example, Ciboski cited the 2014 Kansas gubernatorial election. Furthermore, the "toss-ups" map no longer shows Clinton with a secured 272 electoral points like last week, but rather decreases her total to 263 while increasing Trump's total from 126 ...

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Melania Trump targeting key demographic in campaign trail speech

Her description of the perils of social media seemed at odds with her husband's divisive and bullying rhetoric throughout the campaign. That speech was well-received initially, but was quickly overshadowed by the discovery that sections had been plagiarized from first lady Michelle Obama's address to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

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Shooting fleeing unarmed man in back unjustified

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. "To characterize a police officer on duty of having malice to a jury of 11 white folks. " Michael Slager didn't know that somebody was watching him", Wilson added. Slager was sacked shortly after the video was released. Please be warned that it shows a man's death .

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House Democrats seek probe of pipeline company

Based on statements issued by Colonial, Line 1 is now shut down. Those refreshingly low gas prices Americans have been enjoying throughout 2016 might be coming to an end after a deadly explosion occurred on the Colonial Pipeline Monday, the largest gas pipeline in the nation.

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White House refuses to 'defend or criticize' Federal Bureau of Investigation director over Clinton emails

Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said the decision showed a "blatant double standard" on the part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for sending Friday's letter but not publicly commenting on potential Donald Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation.

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Black voters sue North Carolina over last-minute purges

Furthermore, the NAACP accused the board of violating the National Voter Registration Act [materials] by performing an "en masse" systematic voter removal program within 90 days of election day . The lawsuit further argues that the state canceled voter registrations in a " coordinated effort " with the North Carolina GOP. The NAACP said 3,951 registrations were challenged in Cumberland County by an individual based on returned mail from mass mailings.


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