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New national poll has Clinton barely edging Trump

On Saturday night, Clinton will host a concert with pop star Katy Perry in Philadelphia, then return to the city on Monday for a joint rally with President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Clinton's husband, former President Bill Clinton.

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Two arrested after volunteer sheriff's murder

Before Ramirez's body was found Thursday, the sheriff's office was investigating the case as a missing person. Police told KRON4 News on Thursday that the body found was burned. Ramirez volunteered with the Alameda County Sheriff Department's Explorer program, which offers programs and volunteer opportunities for teens and young adults who have an interest in law enforcement careers.

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Obama Says Army Corps Is Considering Rerouting Dakota Access Pipeline — NoDAPL

Law enforcement stepped in and arrested two of the protesters. Officials say protesters involved in building the bridge violated numerous federal and state laws including the Clean Water Act and the Safe River and Harbors Act. According to the Morton County, N.D., Sheriff's Department, a group of people began building a wood pedestrian bridge across a creek north of the main protest camp early Wednesday morning.

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ACLU Sues Over California Ballot Selfie Ban

The ACLU in a lawsuit filed on Monday said California's ban violates voters' right to freedom of speech by preventing them from expressing their political views. He also raised concerns that photos that capture other people at the polling place might intimidate or disturb voters. A state law forbids voters from publicly exposing their ballots after they're filled out.

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Judge blocks dual voter registration in Kansas

Under that system, voters who registered at motor vehicle offices or used a federal form would have been allowed to cast ballots in federal elections but not in state and local races unless they proved they were citizens. Crawford County Clerk Don Pyle says if early voting is any indication, that could very well be the case in Southeast Kansas as well. "It potentially jeopardizes Kansas' election security".

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Local police send support to Iowa after ambush

Police in Des Moines, Iowa , say two officers have been shot and killed in ambush-style attacks. Police spokesman Paul Parizek said Mr Greene was taken into custody without incident. The Des Moines Register , citing neighbors and court records, reported that Greene had been living with his mother, who moved out of the house after a recent fight with her son that led to her being charged with misdemeanor domestic abuse.

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Democrats eyeing polls as hunt for votes continues

The Trump campaign is urging voters who have already voted but are having second thoughts about Hillary Clinton to try and change their votes before Tuesday's general election. Trump has four rallies scheduled along the east coast Thursday, beginning in the northern Florida city of Jacksonville, before heading to a stop in eastern Pennsylvania , and finally finishing out the day with two stops in North Carolina .

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Two Former Chris Christie Aides Found Guilty In Bridgegate Trial

The governor added that he intends to "set the record straight in the coming days regarding the lies that were told by the media and in the courtroom". Chris Christie planned to make his return to the campaign trail for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. His sentencing hasn't yet been scheduled.

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Ohio order blocks activities from both campaigns

Attorneys for both sides declined to comment. The Trump campaign filed a notice to appeal the decision to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. The legal challenge is one of several around the country filed by Democrats claiming Republicans and the Trump campaign are pushing supporters to intimidate and confront voters on Election Day.

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Harris County reports record-breaking early voter turnout

A total of 12,113 residents voted early, setting a record in the county, which began the process in 2010. More than 8,000 Coffee County voters have already cast their ballots for the Tuesday, November 8 General Election, a record in Coffee County for early voting turnout.

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Early voting ends Thursday in Tennessee

Generally in Chatham County, about 30 to 40 percent of voters participate in early voting. In total, 372,188 ballots were cast since October 24, an astounding 51.07 percent of registered voters. That number surpasses what as seen in 2012. Early activity in Montgomery and Prince George's County mirrored statewide trends. Davidson County Election Commission spokeswoman Nancy DeKalb says the last ballot at the Southeast Community Center was cast just before 10 p.m.

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American voters unhappy by state of U.S. politics

OH remains a dead heat and Clinton has a slight lead in Pennsylvania . The latest polls in the USA election show Hillary Clinton is bouncing back after a dip in numbers following the FBI's announcement it would be reopening its investigation into her emails.

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Clinton, Trump in Dead Heat

Trump enjoys a 0.7 percentage point lead over Clinton. The WRAL/SurveyUSA polled 659 people statewide Friday through Monday who have already cast their ballots or are likely to vote in the election and found Trump with a 51 to 44 percent lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

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Johnson, Feingold making the final rounds

Tim Kaine, in Appleton and to hold an early voting rally in Madison with Sen. Democratic challenger Russ Feingold, who was once so far ahead of Mr. Johnson in polls that independent political analysts said his victory was a foregone conclusion, suddenly finds himself in need of outside support.

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Payback plot for bridge traffic was 'cruel,' prosecutor says

U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton brought jurors into her courtroom and excused the panel shortly after 10 a.m., following a meeting in chambers with lawyers for co-defendants Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly and the government. They shared an intense commitment to the political success of Gov. Chris Christie, and they felt they could use their political positions to execute a malicious scheme to punish a local mayor.

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Cop who killed motorist was wearing Confederate flag T-shirt

DuBose was shot by Tensing after the UC officer pulled his 1998 Honda Accord over for having a missing front license plate. When University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing shot and killed 43-year-old Samuel DuBose during a routine traffic stop this past July, he alleged that it was in self-defense.

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New York police sergeants shot, 1 killed; suspect dead

Sgt Anthony "Tony" Beminio and Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin were shot dead while sitting in their cars in two related incidents about 20 minutes apart. Mayor Bill de Blasio's office says the mayor is on his way to Jacobi Medical Center, where dozens more police officers also gathered to show support.

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Friend doesn't know why Scott fled traffic stop

Video shows Michael Slager fatally shoot Walter Scott in the back as he ran away. Now a court will consider whether to convict Slager of murder. The National Action Network, meanwhile, has announced a round-table discussion in regards to the jury selection in the trial of Michael Slager as well as their opposition to the half-cent sales tax referendum proposed for Charleston County.

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Former Christie Allies Guilty On All Counts In 'Bridgegate' Scandal

The George Washington Bridge, which spans the New York City borough of Manhattan and Fort Lee, New Jersey, is the world's busiest for motor vehicles. Prosecutors and defendants alike agreed that the illegal scheme the pair cooked up in 2013 - the closure of critical lanes of the George Washington Bridge - was a way to deliberately create snarled traffic to punish the mayor of Ft.

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Two NYPD officers shot in the Bronx, suspect dead

While local media reports said that the officers were injured while responding to a robbery and that the suspect involved was killed, the spokeswoman said she did not have that information yet. The sergeant is the fifth New York Police Department officer to be fatally shot in the line of duty in the last two years. Governor Andrew Cuomo released the following statement: "Every day, the courageous men and women of law enforcement selflessly serve our communities to keep the rest of us safe".

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Federal Bureau of Investigation had secret recordings of suspect talking about alleged deals Clintons made

Among the avalanche of new and damning evidence in the Hillary Clinton email scandal comes the news that the former secretary of state's private email server was nearly certainly hacked by at least five foreign intelligence agencies. While Baier apologized and clarified his statement, Trump's campaign manager said it doesn't matter if the story is true or not. But, as in any case, you have to build the evidence, and it continues to come in.

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Cadaver Dogs Signal Remains Near Where Woman Was Chained

The victim has not yet been identified though, and the family said it is unknown if the body belongs to a man or woman at this time. Sheriff Chuck Wright told reporters that the deputies found the 30-year-old woman "chained inside the container like a dog" when she began pounding on the walls.

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Dems trying to nudge Comey out at Federal Bureau of Investigation after Clinton probe decision

Not voting is voting for Trump. The Hispanics love him! White House aides said that grew out of a sense of communal superstition, reinforced by frequent reminders from Obama and White House chief of staff Denis McDonough that there was plenty of unfinished business and no distractions would be welcome.

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Authorities ID 4 people killed in wrong-way I-94 crash

Authorities say motorists called 911 Wednesday evening to report someone driving erratically and almost hitting a guard rail. A responding trooper was almost hit head on, but avoided the collision and continued pursuit. Three passengers in the other auto died at the scene. They have been identified as accountants with RitzHolman in Milwaukee . The driver suffered life-threatening injuries.

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GOP committee to spend money in Wisconsin

The Trump campaign, as well as high-ranking Republicans in Wisconsin , have seized on the revelation as an 11th hour reason for Wisconsin Clinton supporters to switch their vote. Biden told a crowd at the Orpheum Theatre near the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus that Johnson and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are "carbon copies of each other", not in character, but on their positions.

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Could Donald Trump win election? Poll says yes

However, the reports also show that the political leadership at the Department of Justice is trying to protect Clinton and are interfering in FBI's criminal investigation, he added. But the X factor in all of the polling - in swing states and nationally - is whether Trump can make good (or come even close to making good) on his pledge to reshape the electorate.

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Financial Aid Help For College Bound Students

Mr. Kantrowitz is a nationally-recognized expert on student financial aid, scholarships and student loans. They should apply for federal student loans before applying for private loans. You need not be planning to attend NJC to receive assistance completing your FAFSA-the volunteers in Sterling Nov. 13, will help you regardless which college the student may plan to apply for and enroll.

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Early voting total breaks record

Tennesseans turned out in big numbers to cast early ballots in next week's general election. He said his mother advised him to vote early because of the shorter lines. Stanart says he plans to call the precinct judges at that location and remind them to have poll workers provide more complete information. That turnout easily beat the record set during the 2008 presidential election when 1,579,960 Tennesseans voted early in person or by mail.

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Jury Finds 'Rolling Stone,' Reporter Liable For Damages Over Rape Allegation Story

Jackie stated that the attack reported as occurring in 2012, involved seven men and took place at the Phi Kappa Psi house associated with the University of Virginia campus. They claimed Ms Erdely also ignored red flags about Jackie's credibility, including the changing account of Jackie's rape and her refusal to let Ms Erdely talk to people who could corroborate her story.

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SCOTUS issues stay of execution for Tommy Arthur

Supreme Court issued a temporary stay of execution for convicted killer Thomas Arthur. Arthur's attorneys appealed to SCOTUS to review the 11th Circuit's decision. She later testified that she promised Arthur $10,000 to kill her husband. "We've still got wiggle room", he said earlier on Thursday. He requested a stay while he challenged the state's lethal injection procedure.

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No. 1 Alabama braces for motivated Fournette, No. 15 LSU

Ching: Defending Alabama's running game - especially those runs by Hurts - will nearly certainly be Aranda's top priority on Saturday . It's also the five-year anniversary of the most recent LSU win against Alabama . One would think at home, knowing full and well what the opponent will do, LSU could gain an advantage and secure a win. The Crimson Tide have scored at least 33 points in every game and have held their opponents to 14 points or fewer six times this season.

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Woman missing for 2 months found alive, chained inside container

Sheriff Chuck Wright said Brown was "chained inside the container like a dog" by her neck. Obviously traumatized, Wright said that it was "only by the grace of God she's alive". The property is about nine miles from Kohlhepp's residence, in Moore, USA Today reports. Todd Christopher Kohlhepp, 45, is in the Spartanburg Co.

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Hacked email appears to show DOJ official tipping Clinton campaign about review

But in their haste to control the message on "dumping" this week, team Clinton blew their cover and inadvertently confirmed the emails are real. The email exchange occurred about a month before Clinton officially launched her presidential bid in a video released in April 2015.

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New England's most faithful Cubs fan, 108, celebrates victory

The Cubs parade is scheduled to start about 10 a.m.at Wrigley Field before winding south into downtown along the famed Michigan Avenue to Grant Park for a rally . Fans attending the Cubs rally must pass through security screenings, city officials said. When the Leicester City soccer team won England's championship earlier this year, some people explained its significance to American fans by comparing it to the Cubs winning the World Series.

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Kaine makes pitch to Latino voters - in Spanish

It was a standard campaign speech filled with familiar talking points. The Virginia senator told the crowd there will be a place for everyone in United States, if Hillary Clinton becomes president, and reiterated her promise to send Congress immigration reform within her first 100 days in office.


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